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‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting

A gunman killed two people and injured four others on the last day of classes at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The police have taken a suspect int...

‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting

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What We Know About the Shooting at U.N.C. Charlotte The police have a suspect in custody in the attack, which erupted in a classroom on the last day of classes and left two students dead and four injured....
21:39, 05/01/2019

Shooting at UNC Charlotte leaves at least 2 dead, 4 injured The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown after a shooting that left at least two dead.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

The UNC Charlotte Shooting Didn't Even Register a Blip in D.C. On April 30, a campus shooter killed two UNC-Charlotte students, Riley Howell and Ellis Parlier. In the two weeks since, hardly anyone on Capitol Hill has so much as uttered their names....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Shooting at UNC Charlotte campus leaves two dead A shooting on the campus of University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday left two people dead and four people injured, emergency officials said....
05:26, 05/01/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting: Former student formally charged with murder An ex-student, Trystan Andrew Terrell, was formally charged with murder and attempted murder at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.        ...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Man fatally shot across the street from UNC Charlotte day after campus shooting A man reportedly died Wednesday evening after a shooting at an apartment complex across the street from the University of North Carolina - Charlotte, just one day after two students were killed in a shooting on the campus....
08:13, 05/02/2019

Here's what we know about the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting Shots fired on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus led to a lockdown: The latest on the active shooter suspect, fatalities, injuries.        ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Here's what we know about the University of North Carolina Charlotte shooting Shots fired on the University of North Carolina Charlotte campus led to a lockdown: The latest on the active shooter suspect, fatalities, injuries.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Tim Tebow meets with UNC-Charlotte shooting survivor before game Before Wednesday's minor-league game, Tebow took the time to meet with Drew Pescaro, a survivor of the UNC-Charlotte shooting.       ...
11:13, 06/20/2019

UNC Charlotte victim receives her degree at commencement 11 days after shooting The university conferred honorary degrees on two students killed in the April 30 shooting on campus.        ...
02:26, 05/12/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting victims identified, as suspect seen smirking while in custody The two people killed and four that were injured when a college student with a pistol opened fire at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte on Tuesday were all students, according to the university's chancellor....
18:39, 05/01/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting leaves 2 dead, multiple others injured: officials At least two people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, officials said....
05:13, 05/01/2019

Multiple deaths in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown Tuesday evening following reports of a shooting.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

At least 2 dead, 4 injured in shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte A shooter killed two people and injured four others at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte on Tuesday night, causing a campus lockdown.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Former UNC Charlotte student formally charged with murder after shooting; victims identified An ex-student, Trystan Andrew Terrell, was formally charged with murder and attempted murder at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Trystan Terrell, a former history major, is suspect in deadly UNC Charlotte shooting Trystan Terrell is facing pending charges after a shooting Tuesday left two people dead at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.        ...
08:39, 05/01/2019

Student sportswriter and football video assistant among injured in UNC Charlotte shooting Drew Pescaro, a student sportswriter at UNC Charlotte, was among those injured. He is in stable condition after surgery, the school's newspaper said.        ...
01:39, 05/02/2019

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
02:13, 05/22/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting: Grieving students hear words of encouragement and hope at vigil Student body President Chandler Crean told the crowd that '"no one is going through this alone," and he urged students to lift each other up.        ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

Petition calls for UNC Charlotte shooting hero to receive burial with full military honors A new petition calls for the White House to honor one of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting victims with a burial with full military honors to salute his heroic actions during the deadly rampage....
19:52, 05/03/2019

Family of UNC Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell 'beyond proud' of heroic actions attacking gunman The mother of the North Carolina college student who was shot dead while confronting a gunman in his classroom said Thursday she was "beyond proud" of her son's actions during the rampage on the campus that left another student dead and 4 others inju...
19:39, 05/02/2019

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city an...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor appears determined to project that he’s up to...
10:26, 06/03/2019

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
09:00, 06/05/2019

'It was a lot of shots': 911 calls from UNC Charlotte shooting describe campus in chaos One of the callers told a 911 operator she had escaped from the class where the shooting unfolded. “He was still shooting when we left.”        ...
07:13, 05/04/2019

Cops tried to provoke violence with profanity-laced traffic stop, lawsuit says Two Atlantic City Police officers with disciplinary histories are being sued by men who claim their civil rights were violated during a traffic stop.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Family 'beyond proud' of Riley Howell, student hero killed in UNC Charlotte shooting The mother of University of North Carolina Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell said his family is "beyond proud" of his actions during a gunman's rampage.        ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation....
23:13, 06/04/2019

Charlotte shooting witness: 'Just loud bangs' A shooting on a Charlotte, North Carolina university campus left two people dead and four wounded Tuesday, prompting a lockdown and chaotic scene in the state's largest city. Police identified the suspect as 22-year-old Trystan Andrew Terrell. (...
08:39, 05/01/2019

Shooting Survivor To Focus On Reducing Gun Violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened ...
11:39, 06/13/2019

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame 'safe' after UNC Charlotte shooting, cancels campus concert Waka Flocka Flame has marked himself safe after Tuesday's shooting at UNC Charlotte, where the rapper was scheduled to perform Tuesday night.        ...
06:39, 05/01/2019

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticism for omitting any mention of the LGBTQ community targeted in the attack....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to express her grave concern “at the impact ...
23:26, 06/11/2019

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday, condemning them “in the strongest terms”.    ...
18:39, 06/21/2019

Virginia Beach shooting: Booker and Warren seek focus on all gun violence Democratic candidates make case for gun control reform in terms of reducing overall death tollAfter 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach on Friday, some contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination sought to pr...
06:00, 06/03/2019

UNC Charlotte's 'worst day': Former student kills 2, injures 4 in shooting at North Carolina university Police on Tuesday night identified the shooter as Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, who, according to school records, was last enrolled in fall 2018.        ...
06:13, 05/01/2019

'Let's tell Riley we love him': Hundreds gather to honor UNC Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell has been called a hero for his efforts to stop the suspected gunman. Ellis Parlier also was killed; four others injured in shooting.        ...
03:52, 05/06/2019

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’s deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach calls for...
23:39, 06/04/2019

Family of girl injured in Poway synagogue shooting: We fled violence in Israel. We thought it was safe here Eden Dahan — mother of Chabad of Poway shooting victim Noya Dahan — says her family left Israel's violence seeking a better life in America.        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Hero cops stop teen from shooting himself at last possible moment When the officers turned the corner in the stairwell on the third floor, the 19-year-old was sitting on the stairs with a shotgun barrel to his chin and his finger on the trigger....
03:13, 06/19/2019

Texas officer fired after shooting black man in traffic stop A Texas police officer has been fired after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year....
04:26, 05/18/2019

Texas officer fired after fatally shooting black man during traffic stop ARLINGTON, Texas — A Texas police officer has been fired after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year. In a statement Friday, Arlington police announced Officer Bau Tran ...
10:39, 05/18/2019

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a city municipal building, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the Virginia Assembly to address gun control....
19:52, 06/04/2019

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
07:39, 06/05/2019

The teen who sacrificed his life to help stop the Colorado school shooting is honored by hundreds of Jeeps CNN – When a memorial service was held today at a Colorado church for Kendrick Castillo, the streets around the church were filled with Jeeps. Castillo, the teen who was killed while trying to stop a gunman during the shooting at STEM School H...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Vomit violence: A 'large amount' of throw up led to New Mexico Uber shooting The driver shot and killed the passenger after a dispute stemming from vomit and a potential clean-up fee.        ...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Young Marine hopeful helped stop Colorado school shooting that left 1 dead, 8 injured The U.S. Marine Corps says a student who helped subdue one of the Colorado school shooters is Brendan Bialy, a member of the Marines’ Delayed Entry Program....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Florida school shooting: 'Coward' sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson is charged for failing to stop Parkland massacre An armed officer accused of being a coward for failing to tackle a gunman who killed 17 people in a Florida school has been charged with failing to help the students he was there to protect....
15:52, 06/05/2019

"Stop Supporting Terrorism, Else Will Stop River Water": Gadkari To Pak Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday warned Pakistan that India will not hesitate to stop water of rivers flowing to that country if Islamabad does not end its support to terrorism....
07:26, 05/09/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
21:39, 05/22/2019

Student sportswriter among wounded in Charlotte Drew Pescaro, a sportswriter for the student newspaper and a video assistant for the UNC Charlotte football team, was one of four wounded by a gunman on campus Tuesday. Two others were killed....
11:00, 05/01/2019

ACC baseball tourney slated for Charlotte in 2020 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s 2020 baseball tournament will be held in Charlotte. The league said in a news release Thursday that the selection culminated a yearlong process involving the conference’s baseball com...
02:13, 05/31/2019

White Sox bring up C Collins from Triple-A Charlotte CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have brought up catching prospect Zack Collins from Triple-A Charlotte and placed Welington Castillo on the 10-day injured list with a strained left oblique. The White Sox also reinstated Jace Fry from the IL befo...
21:00, 06/18/2019

See new pictures of Princess Charlotte celebrating her 4th birthday Will and Kate's only daughter, Princess Charlotte, turns 4 on May 2, and her parents released new pictures of the little charmer to mark the occasion.        ...
07:39, 05/02/2019

UNC Charlotte hero to be buried with military honors The 21-year-old University of North Carolina Charlotte student who died trying to stop a gunman on campus this week will be buried with full military honors, a funeral home in his hometown told local media outlets....
17:13, 05/04/2019

Anticipation for Charlotte grows after Kansas delivers Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway has garnered rave reviews for its parity and competitiveness. Fords, Chevrolets and Toyotas all led laps and played into the final outcome....
05:26, 05/14/2019

'Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress' Review: A Minimalist Goes Outside the Box Humble materials and a fiercely democratic mindset are at the heart of this retrospective of the underknown Charlotte Posenenske, who gave up making art in her mid-30s....
09:39, 05/07/2019

Take a Look Back at Pretty Little Princess Charlotte's Most Adorable Photos Ever Everyone's favorite princess is a year older today, and where has the time gone? Princess Charlotte is now four years old and she's just as adorable now as she was when she was......
21:26, 05/02/2019

UK's Princess Charlotte celebrates fourth birthday with new photos Britain's Princess Charlotte celebrates her fourth birthday on Thursday and her parents released three new pictures of the smiling young royal to mark the occasion....
01:00, 05/02/2019

How Princess Charlotte Is Secretly Winning Everyone Over as the Sassiest Little Royal For a while there, it seemed as though Prince George would have no competition in the cuteness department. With photos like these, how could anyone come close to matching the little towheaded......
14:13, 05/02/2019

UNC Charlotte shooter was disarmed by retired NYPD detective The man who disarmed the gunman who killed two people and injured four others at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte this week is a former member of the NYPD’s elite Emergency Service Unit, who said the specialized team “prepared&#...
04:39, 05/03/2019

Gunman kills two, injures four at University of North Carolina, Charlotte A gunman reported to have been a student opened fire in a building at the University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four others, three of them critically, officials said....
12:52, 05/01/2019

UNC Charlotte is latest in a string of North Carolina campus shootings Since 2014, there have been at least seven other shootings on or near North Carolina colleges and universities.        ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

By George! Princess Charlotte to attend school with brother this fall The first day of school can be stressful but Princess Charlotte will have her older brother there to lean on.        ...
21:13, 05/24/2019

Larson 'hated' causing NASCAR Cup championship Charlotte 600 crash NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson admitted he was completely at fault for the biggest crash of the 600-mile Cup championship round at Charlotte...
17:26, 05/27/2019

Princess Charlotte Is Spitting Image Of Queen In New Pics, Says Twitter Twitter can't stop marvelling at the resemblance between Princess Charlotte and her great grandmother Queen Elizabeth in a set of new pictures released on the occasion of Charlotte's birthday....
18:00, 05/02/2019

UNC Charlotte gunman intentionally chose building for attack, police say An ex-student, Trystan Andrew Terrell, was formally charged with murder and attempted murder at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.        ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

Kemba Walker says he's willing to take less than supermax contract to stay with Charlotte Hornets Kemba Walker is expected to be one of the most intriguing free-agent point guards to hit the market once the NBA free agency period opens later this month....
22:00, 06/14/2019

How Charlotte Casiraghi Channeled Grandmother Grace Kelly at Her Wedding Grace Kelly's granddaughter is married! Charlotte Casiraghi wed film producer Dimitri Rassam over the weekend. The bride wore a strapless white Chanel dress for one of her......
19:39, 06/03/2019

Why Princess Charlotte wore two dresses in her official birthday snaps PRINCESS Charlotte of Cambridge wore two frocks as she posed for birthday pics. Here's why Prince William and Kate Middleton's child usually wears dresses....
11:00, 05/02/2019

NASCAR drivers to watch at Charlotte's Coca-Cola 600 For The Win's Michelle Martinelli thinks these drivers have the best chance of winning NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola 600.        ...
15:52, 05/20/2019

Charlotte native Byron, 21, wins Coca-Cola 600 pole CONCORD, N.C. - Brad Keselowski opined on Thursday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway that the Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolets were the fastest cars in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage....
10:26, 05/24/2019

Touching military service held for slain UNC Charlotte hero Hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday for a service with military honors that was held for slain UNC Charlotte student hero Riley Howell. Friends and relatives remembered the 21-year-old Howell as a generous and goofy “Star Wars”-loving fr...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Charlotte Tilbury, Britain's Favorite Lipstick Mogul, Is Invading Los Angeles Charlotte Tilbury is beloved in her native England for her madcap persona and famous friends—whom, like author J.K. Rowling (a “peachy nude-rose”), she names lipsticks after. For her next act: Los Angeles...
19:39, 06/21/2019

Charlotte Casiraghi Marries Dimitri Rassam In Saint Laurent & Chanel The bride, who is the 11th in line to the Monegasque throne, said her vows in a short lace brocade Saint Laurent dress with long sleeves and three bows down the front...
17:13, 06/03/2019

UK's Princess Charlotte, four, to join brother George at south London school Britain's Princess Charlotte, fourth in line to the throne, will start at the same private London school as her brother George from September, Kensington Palace said on Friday....
22:26, 05/24/2019

Prince William apparently calls Princess Charlotte this 'sweet' nickname How sweet! Prince William appeared to call his middle child, Princess Charlotte, by an adoring nickname during the royal family’s recent visit to the Chelsea Flower Show in London. William and wife Kate Middleton took their three children to explore ...
01:52, 05/23/2019

Princess Charlotte to Join Big Brother Prince George at School This Fall Prince George will have a new--but familiar--classmate when he starts school this fall. Princess Charlotte will join her big brother at Thomas's Battersea in London this September.......
21:39, 05/24/2019

Riley Howell’s Parents Say He Was Shot 3 Times While Tackling the U.N.C. Charlotte Gunman The parents of the 21-year-old student, one of two killed in the shooting last week, said their son had died as he had lived: headlong and helpfully....
14:39, 05/07/2019

Police escort honors Riley Howell, hero killed in UNC Charlotte rampage The mother of University of North Carolina Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell said his family is 'beyond proud' of his actions.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Charlotte brewery’s stolen van recovered 42 minutes after offering free beer for its return CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) — The Unknown Brewery may have just accidentally broken an unofficial world record for locating a stolen vehicle. The Charlotte-based brewing company posted a photo of their missing van to their Facebook page on Monday stating ...
21:39, 05/14/2019

Princess Charlotte turns 4: See new photos and read Harry and Meghan's message to her Will and Kate's only daughter, Princess Charlotte, turns 4 on May 2, and her parents released new pictures of the little charmer to mark the occasion.        ...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Kensington Palace shares new Princess Charlotte photos in honor of her fourth birthday With Princess Charlotte’s 4th birthday fast approaching, her royal parents on Wednesday released a bunch of new photos of her in honor of the big day....
02:52, 05/02/2019

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd set to begin appeal against conviction over death of Charlotte Brown Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd will today launch an appeal against his conviction over the death of a women who died during their date on the River Thames....
04:52, 06/13/2019

Prince William posts a Father's Day photo with Louis. But, oops, where are George and Charlotte? Some fans criticized Prince William for being too exclusive when it came to his Father's Day photo choices: Not all of his kids were pictured.        ...
03:39, 06/17/2019

NASCAR All-Star Race 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and weather at Charlotte Motor Speedway All the information you need to get ready for Saturday night's Monster Energy Open and Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race.        ...
01:26, 05/19/2019

UNC Charlotte student killed while stopping a gunman in his classroom was awarded posthumous ROTC Medal of Heroism Associated Press Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell, who was killed in a shooting at UNC Charlotte in April, was posthumously awarded the ROTC Medal of Heroism this month. The 21-year-old was buried with full military honors near his hometown of Waynesvil...
22:39, 05/23/2019

Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist exercises $13 million player option for next season: report While several big-name NBA players appear to be ready to opt out of their current contracts, Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist reportedly exercised his player option for next season....
01:00, 06/20/2019

'He didn’t look anywhere else:' UNC Charlotte shooter appears to have had specific targets The gunman who killed two students and wounded four at UNC Charlotte April 30 may have been targeting a group at a classroom table, witnesses said.        ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis Are Clearly the Most Amusing Spectacle at the Trooping the Colour 2019 The children of the British royal family may have stolen the thunder from their great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, at her own parade. Happy Birthday to Her Majesty The Queen! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte...
02:52, 06/09/2019

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden of Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë for sale The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
09:26, 06/18/2019

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
13:52, 05/22/2019

Bevin Vs. Beshear In The Battle For Governor (LEX 18)– The voters have chosen and after years of battling it out in the courtroom, Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear will fight for your vote for Governor of Kentucky. Experts say things may get ugly. The night of the pri...
01:39, 05/23/2019

POLL: Do you think the governor should legalize nunchucks? Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. To read the full story, click here....
04:13, 05/03/2019

California governor wants to end tax on tampons, diapers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to end the sales tax on tampons and diapers and use revenue from legal marijuana sales toward enhancing child care programs. Those items are part of a “parents’ agenda” Ne...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Deal on NYC tenant protections will be signed, says governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor says he will sign a deal that would strengthen rent stabilization rules covering more than 1 million tenants in and around New York City. The agreement would permanently extend the current rules governing...
20:00, 06/12/2019

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last aborti...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Friday told The Dallas Morning News that David Whitl...
04:39, 06/01/2019

California governor wants to nix sales tax on tampons, diapers Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife called for an end to sales taxes on tampons and diapers on Tuesday — because they are medically necessary — as part of a proposal called a “parents’ agenda.” “The governor and I a...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
00:13, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Governor says suspect known in officer death BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Biloxi police officer (all times local): 4 p.m. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says investigators believe they have identified the man accused of shooting and killing a Biloxi police officer. Bryant t...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Arizona governor will decide whether to legalize nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona may lift the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. The House voted Thursday to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly weapons that are illegal to own in most circumstances. GettyImages The weapons used in martial arts a...
04:13, 05/03/2019

California governor signs internet sales tax law California's Democratic governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Turkmen leader promotes son to provincial governor Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has named his son Serdar a provincial governor, state television said, bolstering an already stellar career that has prompted speculation Serdar is being groomed to succeed his father....
22:00, 06/17/2019

GM to discuss $1B plant expansion with Mo. governor, report says GM officials are meeting Thursday with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to discuss incentives for a $1 billion investment at the company's Wentzville factory that assembles large vans and midsize pickups, according to a local media report....
18:26, 05/02/2019

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Kentucky governor gets election-eve boost from Trump LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his “good friend” and urges Kentucky Republicans to support the governor’s reelection in a recorded phone message on the eve of the state’s primary ele...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the allegations publicly. Lee issued the statement Thursday after declining for months to answer questions ...
23:52, 05/23/2019

‘SOTC’: Governor Bevin Running For Re-Election (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is running for re-election. He stood on the steps of the Capitol four years a...
13:52, 05/19/2019

Montana governor in Democratic presidential race Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself as the field's only statewide elected official to win a state that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. (May 14) ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country....
18:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate h...
07:26, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Oklahoma governor says more rain a concern OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says more rain in the forecast is a big concern with parts of the state already flooded following severe weather...
18:13, 05/22/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives to try to roll back the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1973 ruling establishing a wo...
02:39, 05/16/2019

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to become law without his signature. However Gov. Bill Lee...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Florida Governor: Trump won’t allow flying migrants to state MIAMI (AP) — The office of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says President Donald Trump told him he didn’t approve and wouldn’t authorize to fly hundreds of immigrants from the Mexican border to South Florida on a weekly basis. DeSantis’ s...
23:39, 05/19/2019

California governor aims to hike security grants California's Democratic governor is vowing to spend $15 million for increased security at "soft targets" like the synagogue where a gunman opened fire over the weekend, killing one worshipper....
04:13, 04/30/2019

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House...
00:52, 06/15/2019

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pr...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Madhya Pradesh Government In Minority, Says BJP In Letter To Governor The BJP in Madhya Pradesh has written to Governor Anandiben Patel, claiming that the Congress government is in minority and asking for a special session....
10:52, 05/20/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to te...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Kentucky governor faces voters after tumultuous term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has lashed out at protesting teachers and ridiculed judges during a tumultuous term steering Kentucky on a conservative course. Now the pugnacious governor faces the first test of his reelection campa...
11:00, 05/20/2019

"Glad RBI Governor Has Shakti In His Name": Anand Mahindra After Rate Cut The policy rate cut for a third time this year by the powerful Monetary Policy Committee under the leadership of RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has won praise from industrialist Anand Mahindra - along......
13:26, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Republican Gov. Mike Parson is calling for a vote on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnan...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign new abortion restrictions into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Minnesota governor to hand over power during knee surgery ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will temporarily transfer his powers and duties to Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan while he undergoes knee surgery Thursday. Walz’s office says he will be under general anesthetic while doctors repair a to...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Georgia governor to sign 'heartbeat bill' on Tuesday Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is keeping his campaign promise to sign the "heartbeat" abortion bill in the face of Hollywood actors threatening a statewide boycott....
19:13, 05/06/2019

‘SOTC’: A Look At Democratic Candidate For Governor Rock Adkins (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Representative Rock Adkins is the House Minority Leader. He is a former Morehead State University point gu...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of 2020. The announcement Thursday would make Texas t...
23:52, 05/23/2019

California governor proposes safety steps for utilities SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to throw a financial lifeline to California’s biggest electric companies dealing with the results of disastrous wildfires — but only if the companies agree to concessions such as tying ex...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
20:52, 05/16/2019

US sanctions ex-governor of Mexico’s Nayarit state, judge MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department says it has sanctioned a Mexican ex-governor and a Mexican judge under corruption and narcotics statutes. The department alleged Friday that ex-Gov. Roberto Sandoval Castañeda engaged in corrupt acts su...
23:52, 05/17/2019

Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Candidate Recovering From Wreck LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Kentucky lieutenant governor says she hopes to be back on the campaign trail later this week after recovering from a car wreck. Stephanie Horne told the Courier Journal she “was in a pretty big ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger ...
11:52, 05/31/2019

California governor won't free Manson follower Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom overruled a parole board's decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stopped the release of the youngest member of Manson's murderous cult....
02:39, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Wisconsin governor to meet with Foxconn head MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Foxconn Technology Group and its Wisconsin project (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is planning to meet with the head of Foxconn Technology Group for the first time, after saying the Taiwanese...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Arizona governor signs bill legalizing nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is lifting the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly weapons that are illegal to own in most circumstances. The weapons used in mart...
18:39, 05/11/2019

California governor won’t free Manson follower Van Houten SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten. Newsom said Monday that the 69-year-old inmate shouldn’t be released. She’s spent near...
04:39, 06/04/2019

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
01:26, 06/22/2019

‘SOTC’: A Look At Democratic Candidate For Governor Adam Edelen (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Former State Auditor Adam Edelen said he wants to move Kentucky forward. “We’ve got to build b...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
04:26, 06/14/2019

Oh God This Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor Thing Might Actually Happen When President Donald Trump announced that world-class bullshit artist Sarah Huckabee Sanders was leaving his administration, he said he hoped Sanders would fill her father’s terrible shoes as governor of Arkansas someday....
02:26, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Georgia governor signs restrictive abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the signing of an early abortion ban by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Tha...
22:13, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor addresses abortion license JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is doubling down on the state’s threat not to renew the license of the only abortion cl...
22:00, 05/29/2019

California governor launches task force on homelessness SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is creating a task force on homelessness as the state grapples with a housing crisis. The Democratic governor made the announcement Tuesday in Oakland, where county officials reported last week t...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Setback For Kiran Bedi, Court Says Lt. Governor Can't Act Independently In a major setback to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi. the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has cancelled two clarification orders by the centre in 2017 on the powers of the Lieutenant......
10:13, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Trump tweets support for Kentucky governor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has tweeted support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky’s primary election. Trump’s tweet encouraged Kentuc...
19:26, 05/21/2019

Oklahoma governor surveys damage from tornado that killed 2 EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has toured the area where two people were killed by a tornado over the weekend, saying it was “just unbelievable that anybody could survive.” Stitt traveled Monday to El Reno, a city about 2...
00:26, 05/28/2019

Governor in Russia’s North Caucasus quits following protests MOSCOW (AP) — A governor in Russia’s North Caucasus responsible for an unpopular land swap deal has stepped down. Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said in a televised address on Monday that he was resigning as governor of Ingushetia. He did not mention the u...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
21:52, 06/19/2019

Georgia's governor fills insurance post after indictment Georgia's governor has appointed an Atlanta-area police chief to head the state's insurance commission after the previous commissioner was indicted on federal charges....
04:13, 06/13/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
04:13, 05/09/2019

Governor signs 'heartbeat bill': Georgia will 'not back down' Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, approved a piece of legislation Tuesday that prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected — usually around the sixth week of pregnancy....
03:39, 05/08/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Pritzker joined fellow Democrats Saturday to announce the legislation. It...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. government sued nearly two dozen of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies Tuesday to get them to pay about $4.8 million in unpaid mine safety fines. The civil lawsuit was filed by federal prosecutors ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a power...
01:13, 05/16/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court...
20:39, 05/20/2019

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that ...
08:00, 06/12/2019

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
17:13, 06/07/2019

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of Saturday’s peace walk. The victim’s m...
06:26, 06/09/2019

Akhilesh Yadav Meets Governor, Alleges "Jungle Raj" Prevailing In UP Alleging that "jungle-raj" was prevailing in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav met Governor Ram Naik on Saturday over the poor law and order situation and asked him to "wake up"......
14:26, 06/15/2019

Michigan governor criticizes GOP-backed auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t embracing a Republican-passed plan to cut high auto insurance premiums, saying it falls short and that her first priority is passing a budget that fixes the state’s roads. The Dem...
18:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
03:26, 06/22/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Governor's visit strikes anti-union tone in Chattanooga Workers at VW's only nonunionized plant, in Chattanooga, Tenn., jeered and applauded Tennessee's new governor in his recent visit to the shop. On April 9, workers filed a petition for what will be their third attempt to form a union....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT ...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
08:39, 05/21/2019

Louisiana Governor breaks with Dems, indicates he'll sign 'heartbeat' legislation Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reportedly signaled he would sign his state's "heartbeat" legislation -- effectively banning abortions after just weeks of pregnancy -- as his party faced questions over whether it should be more inclusive of pro-l...
05:39, 05/18/2019

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Governor Announces Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Training Project MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Governor Matt Bevin spent the day jet-setting from airport to airport across the state to announce new job opportunities for former coal workers, veterans, and young people. The governor landed just in time for the...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Rio governor branded a show-off after tweeting video during police operation Bolsonaro ally Wilson Witzel was onboard police helicopter when he tweeted the videoRio de Janeiro’s new governor, Wilson Witzel, is facing criticism after tweeting a video from a helicopter while observing a police operation in which shots were repo...
00:26, 05/06/2019

Mystery of racist photo in governor’s yearbook left unsolved NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s rocky progress to redemption didn’t get much of a boost Wednesday after a month’s long investigation failed to determine whether he appears in a racist yearbook picture that almost d...
07:39, 05/23/2019

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
09:39, 06/04/2019

Onetime NM governor says humanitarian and security crises at border are intertwined The former governor of New Mexico, Susana Martinez, on Thursday urged Congress to put political affiliations aside and act on the humanitarian and security crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border....
04:39, 05/03/2019

Sarah Sanders speculation shakes up Arkansas governor’s race LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Speculation that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders could run for governor in her home state of Arkansas is shaking up a race three years away that was already expected to attract a crowd of Republican candidates. Pres...
00:52, 06/15/2019

Minnesota governor signs law making marital rape illegal Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Thursday signed a law that repeals the state's marital rape exception, which protected rapists against prosecution if they lived and had an ongoing sexual relationship with the victim....
11:39, 05/03/2019

Governor signs bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed legislation that creates more hurdles for citizens to change the Florida Constitution through petition drives. The bill signed into law Friday without comment requires paid petition gat...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion ...
09:52, 06/07/2019

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead? WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, will leave her post at the end of the month. President Donald T...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House passed the bill Friday after outcry from Democrats wh...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor opens pool for kids who don’t have access to one FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is opening the pool in the official residence he doesn’t use to children who typically wouldn’t have access to one. Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced Friday the new access to th...
04:52, 06/08/2019

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest The General Election Commission confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave President Joko Widodo a 55.5% share of votes...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Cambodia building collapse: minister sacked, governor quits The governor of Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has stepped down after a seven-floor building collapsed. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has also fired a top safety official for "lack of responsibility."...
13:39, 06/24/2019

Georgia governor to sign heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday is expected to sign a bill outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the country....
13:52, 05/07/2019

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s House speaker and other Republican lawmakers are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend. Speaker Greg Hertz wrote in a Facebook p...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Probe of Virginia governor’s racist yearbook photo complete NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released. Eastern Virginia Medical School plans to make the results of the investigation public at ...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia became the fourth U.S. state this year to outlaw abortion after a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, when its Republican governor on Tuesday signed a bill that an abortion-rights group vowed to challenge immediately....
18:26, 05/07/2019

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Governor Doug Ducey passes adult changing table law SAHUARITA – A baby changing table inside a public restroom is common, but for adults, it is not. Three Southern Arizona moms from the advocacy group “Dignified Changes” have pushed to get changing tables for adults in Arizona public...
08:26, 05/09/2019

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years of age to undergo chemical castration treatment....
10:00, 06/11/2019

California governor makes big change to giant water project SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is scrapping a $16 billion plan to build two giant tunnels to deliver water to Southern California. Instead, he wants to build a single tunnel with a different design and a lower price. Newsom...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Georgia Governor Signs "Heartbeat" Abortion Ban, Joining A US Movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the......
08:39, 05/08/2019

Trump blames NRA’s woes on New York’s governor and attorney general In a morning tweet, the Republican president said without elaboration that the two Democrats were trying to “illegally” take down the gun-rights organization....
15:26, 04/29/2019

J&K Governor's Twitter Account Hacked, Made To Follow Pak PM: Office The office of Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday said that his official Twitter account was hacked and he was made to follow Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan....
03:39, 05/01/2019

Florida governor says Russians accessed voter databases in 2016 Hackers from Russia gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties before the 2016 presidential election, Gov. Ron DeSantis said. While the hackers didn't compromise election results or manipulate any data, the fact that they gained ac...
00:13, 05/15/2019

California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites 'genocide' California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's history and called their mistreatment genocide....
04:39, 06/19/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to ease restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court, an action that comes after a wave of details last year about the abuse of minors in the Roman Catholic Church...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
01:13, 05/31/2019

Florida Governor Says 'NDA' Prevents Him From Naming Counties Hacked by Russia Russian hackers breached the election systems of two Florida counties back in 2016, the state’s governor, Ron DeSantis, told reporters at a press conference Tuesday. As for which counties, he wouldn’t, or couldn’t, say.Read more......
00:26, 05/15/2019

Florida governor confirms 2 counties were hacked in 2016 election Two Florida counties were hacked by Russians during the 2016 elections, but the security breach was “nothing that affected the vote count,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a press conference on Tuesday.  ...
05:13, 05/15/2019

Oregon governor sends police to get GOP lawmakers after they flee from vote Republican lawmakers in Oregon fled the Salem courthouse Thursday following a days of "fruitless" debate over a cap-and-trade bill, known colloquially as HB 2020....
07:39, 06/21/2019

Missouri governor hits back at Planned Parenthood: 'Disregard for the law' Missouri Gov. Mike Parson accused a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis on Wednesday of violating multiple medical laws and safety standards after the organization filed a lawsuit Tuesday to allow the clinic to stay open....
21:52, 05/29/2019

Showdown over Missouri abortion clinic postponed as governor weighs in Gov. Mike Parson said court intervention in the fight over whether to renew the license of Missouri's lone abortion provider would be "reckless."        ...
14:52, 05/30/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
11:52, 05/25/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to abortions....
18:39, 05/24/2019

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only governme...
04:52, 05/27/2019

Former Missouri governor’s new military assignment prompts Navy investigation The Navy has commissioned an investigation examining how it manages personnel cases for those with personal misconduct allegations after it was reported former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may deploy to the Middle East....
09:13, 06/01/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
21:39, 05/24/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Abortion: judge strikes down Kentucky restriction but governor to appeal Federal judge says 2018 law would create ‘substantial obstacle’ to abortion rightsAfter a federal judge struck down a Kentucky abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies, the state’s anti-abortion Republican g...
21:52, 05/11/2019

Louisiana's governor, a Democrat, signs 'heartbeat' abortion bill into law Louisiana's Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards broke from his party's ideology Thursday and signed a bill that would prohibit women from having an abortion once a baby's heartbeat is detected, in almost all cases....
00:13, 05/31/2019

Russian hackers breached two Florida counties in 2016, governor says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that Russian hackers breached voter databases in two of the state's counties before the 2016 presidential election....
21:26, 05/14/2019

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
04:26, 06/04/2019

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federal government to treat it as such....
21:52, 05/03/2019

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end....
22:39, 06/03/2019

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world's 20th mo...
09:26, 06/19/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
23:00, 05/27/2019

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
15:26, 06/03/2019

Trump: violence against people of faith must end President Donald Trump says violence and terrorism against people of all faiths must end. Trump spoke Wednesday to faith leaders at a White House dinner in honor of the National Day of Prayer. (May 2)        ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that s...
06:39, 06/08/2019

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
00:26, 06/14/2019

Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What does the incident say about the political culture in the country?...
10:39, 05/04/2019

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus of condemnation....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Invites Pema Khandu To Form Government Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brigadier (Retd) B D Mishra on Monday invited BJP leader and chief minister-designate Pema Khandu to form the next government in the state, sources in the party said....
21:13, 05/27/2019

Russia's thirst for gold is just a diversification play, central bank governor says Russia's surge in gold buying over the past year is simply down to a wish to diversify its portfolio of reserves, the central bank governor told CNBC Friday....
15:39, 04/28/2019

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within......
03:26, 06/13/2019

Bengal Governor Briefs PM, Amit Shah On "Ground Situation": 10 Points Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss the ground situation in the state after political violence flared up in Bengal over the......
11:39, 06/10/2019

Centre Official Meets J&K Governor, Discusses Amarnath Yatra Arrangements Union Home Ministry Additional Secretary Gyanesh Kumar met Jammu and Kashmir Governor S P Malik in Srinagar on Friday and discussed about the arrangements for the smooth conduct of the Amarnath Yatra,......
17:39, 06/07/2019

Amid Bailout Talks, Pak Appoints Ex-IMF Official As State Bank Governor A Pakistani economist working for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been appointed as the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), as the cash-strapped country seeks to finalise a......
10:39, 05/05/2019

Okinawa governor delivers 'peace declaration' on anniversary of WWII battle Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki made a "peace declaration" Sunday on the 74th anniversary of the end of the World War II ground battle that claimed hundreds of thousands of Japanese lives....
23:39, 06/23/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
11:00, 06/20/2019

Stacey Abrams again claims she won Georgia governor’s race: ‘I’m not' a good sport Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams again claimed she won the 2018 contest on Friday, despite losing to now-Gov. Brian Kemp, and telling supporters that “I’m not a good sport.”...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues - BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
10:26, 06/20/2019

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in......
01:26, 06/15/2019

J&K Governor Orders To Fast Track Probe In Bandipora Rape Case Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday directed police to complete investigations in the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in Bandipora district on a fast track basis....
01:13, 05/14/2019

South Dakota governor, Oglala Sioux in pipeline protest law standoff The Oglala Sioux and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem are each waiting for the other side to make a move to resolve a disagreement over anti-protest legislation that led to the tribe banning the governor from one of the largest reservations in the Unite...
02:26, 05/08/2019

Montana governor Steve Bullock enters 2020 presidential race Democrat has pushed progressive policies in conservative stateBullock stresses campaign finance reform in launch videoSteve Bullock, the Democratic governor of Montana, announced on Tuesday that he is entering the presidential race after pushing a pr...
18:52, 05/14/2019

California Governor Apologizes for State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans Native Americans have been waiting a long been time for the United States and its state governments to apologize for the violent treatment of their people. On Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom took that step....
02:26, 06/20/2019

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according to a report released on Wednesday following a three-month inquiry....
00:26, 05/23/2019

South Carolina governor pledges to sign state's 'heartbeat' abortion ban As more states across the nation advance abortion restrictions, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster told Fox News he will sign the state's "heartbeat" abortion ban when it reaches his desk....
18:13, 05/21/2019

California governor rejects decision to free youngest Manson follower Gavin Newsom said Leslie Van Houten, who was involved in the 1969 murder of a couple, is still a threat despite reports of good behaviorThe California governor overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on ...
04:39, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
00:39, 06/22/2019

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
07:26, 06/04/2019

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Monday that would require some sex offenders to be chemically castrated before parole....
22:00, 06/11/2019

California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday reversed a parole board recommendation that the youngest of Charles Manson's murderous "family" of followers be released early from prison....
14:39, 06/04/2019

Former Missouri governor and SEAL Eric Greitens to deploy to Mideast with Navy Former Missouri governor and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens says he will deploy with the Navy to the Middle East this year, according to a new report....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Oregon's Democratic governor sends police for AWOL Senate Republicans Oregon's Democratic governor dispatched the state police on Thursday to bring back to the legislature Senate Republicans who left the Capitol in order to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation....
04:26, 06/21/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

Texas governor signs bill to protect kids’ lemonade stands AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a measure that’s meant to allow children to run lemonade stands without fear of being shut down by police. The bill signed by the Republican governor on Monday was passed this year...
20:26, 06/11/2019

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun rights activists....
02:13, 06/17/2019

Wisconsin high court upholds curb on powers of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers, ruling that passing such measures in lame-duck sessions is constitutionally permissible....
21:13, 06/21/2019

New Hampshire abolishes death penalty after state senate overrides governor Vote came a week after the 400-member house voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishmentNew Hampshire, which hasn’t executed anyone in 80 years and has only one inmate on death row, has became the latest US state to ab...
21:13, 05/30/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
14:52, 05/15/2019

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor's desk The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients....
21:52, 06/04/2019

J&K Governor Discusses State Security, Development Issues With Amit Shah Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the security situation in the state, which is currently under the President's rule....
16:39, 06/01/2019

ETA's bloody history: 853 killings in 60 years of violence The most-wanted member of the Basque separatist militant group ETA, who had been on the run for 17 years, was caught by police on Thursday in the French Alps....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend."...
02:00, 05/29/2019

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
10:26, 06/19/2019

Mexico state plagued by violence: 682 killed In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings, and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
04:00, 04/29/2019

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193-member world body adopted the resolution by conse...
01:39, 05/29/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest organizer said....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department, Augustine Rodriguez allegedly caused the victim ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
09:00, 06/19/2019

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
14:26, 06/07/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
14:26, 06/22/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
00:13, 06/23/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
13:13, 05/03/2019

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
09:13, 06/13/2019

More than 20 dead as violence flares between Gaza and Israel Air and tank strikes kill 19 Palestinians after Netanyahu orders ‘massive attacks’, while rockets kill three in Israel Militants in Gaza and Israeli forces engaged in a bloody and spiralling clash over the weekend, with Palestinian factions launching...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance....
19:52, 05/18/2019

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
23:52, 06/06/2019

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-...
20:13, 06/18/2019

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Democratic Governor Bullock touts broad appeal as he launches White House bid Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to make campaign finance reform a signature issue....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri governor says politics plays no role in abortion clinic licensing fight Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider....
23:39, 05/29/2019

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow pedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released from custody....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Georgia governor delays film industry trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, producers and actors criticize the state’s new abortion ban. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the ...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
11:13, 06/11/2019

Tenn. governor urges VW workers to chose 'direct relationship' as UAW vote looms Newly elected Republican Gov. Bill Lee touted the business environment in Tennessee, but only indirectly urged workers to reject forming a union in the plant....
20:52, 04/30/2019

Louisiana passed an abortion ban. Its Democratic governor plans to defy his party and sign it. The Louisiana bill, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, is the first of the drumbeat of bans this year to receive the imprimatur of prominent local Democrats....
14:13, 05/30/2019

Yogi Adityanath Asks Governor To Expel Minister OP Rajbhar, Estranged BJP Ally Yogi Adityanath has finally asked the Uttar Pradesh Governor to remove minister OP Rajbhar, an estranged ally who had wanted out a month ago. Mr Rajbhar, who had been part of the BJP government in......
07:39, 05/20/2019

New York Governor Cuomo calls for investigation into whether Intuit, H&R Block hid tax filing options Governor Andrew Cuomo called for an investigation into whether Intuit, H&R Block and other tax preparation companies allegedly hid tax filing options from low-income individuals who are eligible to file their taxes for free....
21:13, 05/01/2019

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challengin...
18:13, 05/22/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it ...
07:13, 05/30/2019

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Southern and Midwest states to curb abortion rights....
04:52, 05/30/2019

Head of Virginia governor's medical school knew about racist photo but kept quiet A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook -- which featured a racist photo of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- revealed that the school's president, who donated to the Democ...
13:13, 05/23/2019

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as Arizona need to prioritize border security over commerce, but his opponents make the opposite argumen...
00:39, 06/06/2019

17 Protesters, Including Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood, Arrested Outside Governor's Office As Missouri awaits a decision on whether its last abortion clinic will remain open, protests have resulted in over a dozen arrests, including M’Evie Mead, Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become probably the second-most restrictive abortion law in the nation, banning the procedure after eight w...
07:00, 05/18/2019

California governor again rejects parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled the state's parole board to keep convicted killer and Charles Manson cult follower Leslie Van Houten in prison....
19:52, 06/04/2019

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within the party at the national level....
02:52, 05/30/2019

Governor: Flags Lowered To Half-Staff To Honor Virginia Beach Victims FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Governor Matt Bevin’s Office announced Sunday morning that American and state flags at public office buildings will be lowered to half-staff until sunset on June 4 to honor the victims of the Virginia Beach shooti...
17:13, 06/02/2019

RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya Quits Months Before Term Ends: Sources Viral Acharya, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, has resigned six months before his term ends, say sources. Mr Acharya's reported resignation comes six months after his former boss Urjit......
07:13, 06/24/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Zealand mosque attacks, but stopped short of endorsi...
11:39, 05/17/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country's northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area....
18:13, 06/11/2019

Violence and graft to test El Salvador's maverick new president El Salvador's maverick new president takes office on Saturday pledging to battle violence, poverty, corruption and mass migration to the United States - but will have to do all that without a congressional majority....
01:13, 05/31/2019

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
03:52, 06/12/2019

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiat...
16:13, 06/03/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
15:13, 05/16/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
23:00, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Chief: ‘Signs of homicidal violence’ in death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the...
04:39, 06/04/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
01:39, 05/07/2019

John Carpenter looms over a day of madness and violence at Cannes Of the three film festivals that happen at the same time as Cannes in Cannes, Quinzaine (or Directors’ Fortnight) is the one that comes closest to rivaling the main one in prestige, importance, and quality of selections. Two days in, it’s too early t...
16:52, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas o...
02:39, 06/04/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
14:13, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
17:13, 05/26/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year to 4.3 million people, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday....
05:00, 05/14/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies The U.S. and European Union lawmakers on Monday called on Albania's center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests....
20:13, 05/13/2019

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
05:52, 06/06/2019

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country's top investigative body, saying police used violence against him while in custody....
15:00, 06/09/2019

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
03:13, 06/06/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femicide — a man murdering of a woman or girl because of her gende...
17:26, 05/14/2019

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and was expected to remain in the D...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they have made similar claims in certain other countries, including the United States....
23:13, 05/08/2019

After Violence In Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee-BJP War Of Words: 10 Facts BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge today as the rallyists clashed with students holding "Amit Shah Go Back" posters. Mr Shah called it......
19:52, 05/14/2019

Soldiers patrol India's Kolkata after election violence Soldiers patrolled the centre of Kolkata, the capital of India's West Bengal state, on Wednesday a day after rival political supporters clashed during campaigning for the country's general election....
17:26, 05/15/2019

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
22:52, 05/28/2019

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Their fury rising, relatives of dozens of the 55 inmates killed in Brazil prison riots this week are still waiting for authorities to turn over the bodies of their loved ones...
08:26, 05/30/2019

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years......
19:39, 05/21/2019

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
03:26, 06/13/2019

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least 38 people are dead after the latest series of attacks on villages near the border with Burkina Faso. Mali’s government says the violence took place on Monday in the ethnic Dogon villages of G...
14:13, 06/19/2019

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
15:00, 06/15/2019

Trump calls on people of Gaza to ‘end the violence’ against Israel President Trump on Sunday called on the people of Gaza to “end the violence” and make peace with Israel. The president’s appeal came as cross-border fighting between Hamas militants and Israel continued into a third day Sunday, in t...
04:00, 05/06/2019

New Estonian minister probed over alleged domestic violence Estonian authorities say a criminal investigation into suspected domestic violence has been launched against a new government member just hours after he assumed office....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
06:52, 06/21/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
17:52, 06/16/2019

The Latest: 1 killed, 10 wounded in South Bend violence SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on shootings in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor (all times local): 7 p.m. Violence has flared again in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete B...
08:26, 06/24/2019

Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
19:26, 05/05/2019

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found s...
00:52, 06/17/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the ...
19:13, 06/19/2019

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking ...
04:39, 06/20/2019

Death toll of gun violence in Agua Prieta increases to six DOUGLAS, Ariz. – The unofficial death toll from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora has grown to six, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday afternoon. According to the CCSO, initial information indicates that it...
02:52, 06/15/2019

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty, the show centers around the lives o...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Stalemate in Venezuela persists after days of protests and violence. What comes next? In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and desperation....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
20:52, 04/30/2019

Venezuela defense minister says 'act of violence partly defeated' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said "acts of violence" by some members of the armed forces on Tuesday had been "partly defeated" and that the military's top ranks remained "loyal to the constitution."...
20:52, 04/30/2019

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
12:52, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Islamists in Sudan cancel rally over fears of violence Islamists in Sudan who were allied with ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir say they have cancelled a planned rally for fear of violence from the protesters who drove him from power earlier this month....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Violence Flares at May Day Rally in Paris, and Police Arrest About 200 The police in France fired tear gas after violence broke out at the labor rally, with masked vandals mixing with demonstrators, smashing vehicles and throwing rocks....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
16:00, 05/08/2019

In White House launch, Democratic Governor Bullock vows to reform campaign finance Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to take on campaign finance reform on his first day in office....
05:52, 05/15/2019

Oregon governor sends out state police to find GOP lawmakers skipping climate vote Republican lawmakers in Oregon are in hot water after they refused to partake in a historic vote Thursday to implement a cap and trade program that would target reducing industrial carbon emissions in the state. ...
04:00, 06/21/2019

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department.        ...
04:26, 06/22/2019

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Nevada governor vetoes bill giving electors to presidential popular vote winner Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have given all the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
09:39, 05/31/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an ...
01:39, 06/06/2019

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar to the laws restricting abortion recently passed in...
03:13, 05/31/2019

Georgia governor calls out 'C-list celebrities' threatening to boycott state over abortion bill Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) called out "C-list celebrities" who have threatened to boycott filming in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. ...
16:52, 05/20/2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock enters Democrats' 2020 White House race Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to make campaign finance reform a signature issue....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for Santa Anita Park to be shut down until it can determine why more than two dozen horses have died competing there this race season....
12:13, 06/12/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations.        ...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Bank of England deputy governor warns against curbing financial regulations post-Brexit Light touch financial regulation after the U.K. leaves the European Union will not help the British financial sector, according to a deputy governor at the Bank of England....
11:25, 04/30/2019

Reserve Bank Governor Meets Arun Jaitley Amid Rumours Of BJP Leader's Ill Health Mr Jaitley, 66, suffers from kidney problems and underwent a transplant in 2018. He was then operated on in January, reportedly for soft tissue cancer in his left leg, which prevented him from......
03:00, 05/27/2019

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have used search warrants to seize from storage the state-owned mobile devic...
04:39, 06/04/2019

After Violence-Marred Polling, BJP, Trinamool Approach Poll Body The Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers on Monday clashed at many places during voting in eight constituencies of West Bengal, repeating the pattern of violence that has marred the ongoing national......
04:52, 04/30/2019

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged domestic incident....
20:26, 05/28/2019

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justic...
21:39, 05/29/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Amid Battle With BJP Over Kolkata Violence, Trinamool Cites "Evidence" Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has claimed to have "irrefutable evidence" that BJP goons are responsible for yesterday's violence at Amit Shah's rally and the vandalism at Vidyasagar College in......
19:52, 05/15/2019

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since Omar al-Bashir was ousted as president in April....
14:00, 06/04/2019

1,200 Doctors Of Chandigarh's PGIMER Protest Kolkata Hospital Violence Over 1,200 resident doctors at Chandigarh's Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) held a demonstration to express solidarity with their protesting counterparts in Kolkata....
15:39, 06/14/2019

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate the situation....
06:00, 05/15/2019

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own ...
04:26, 05/28/2019

Facebook sets new rules to keep violence, abusive content offline Social giant Facebook will spend millions on research to develop ways to prevent users from utilizing its livestream feature for nefarious purposes, like the gunman who broadcast an attack on two mosques in New Zealand....
14:52, 05/15/2019

West Bengal Witnesses 16.9% Polling Till 9 am Amid Violence Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo's car was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol today. Reports of EVM malfunctioning in three states and poll boycott in West Bengal's......
07:26, 04/29/2019

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America, exploring how California’s Bay Area has defied e...
09:13, 06/04/2019

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
16:26, 06/21/2019

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's southern defences....
23:52, 05/25/2019

Protesters in Benin clash with police in post-election violence Security forces in Benin's capital Cotonou on Thursday fired weapons to disperse crowds protesting against the exclusion of opposition parties from last Sunday's parliamentary election, Reuters witnesses said....
07:39, 05/03/2019

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him ...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets o...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Violence mars voting in India's eastern battleground state West Bengal state, crucial for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hopes of retaining power, took center stage in India's staggered general election on Monday after clashes broke out between supporters of his party and a regional bloc....
20:13, 04/29/2019

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
12:26, 06/16/2019

BJP's Tajinder Bagga Trends As He Claims 2 am Arrest Over Rally Violence Tajinder Bagga, a Delhi BJP leader, alleged today that he was arrested at 2 am in Kolkata hours after the Amit Shah roadshow that ended in clashes, arson and vandalism of a statue of iconic Bengali......
14:52, 05/15/2019

Latest round of India’s national election marred by violence The fourth phase of India’s staggered national election Monday was marred by multiple clashes that injured at least seven people and led to security forces firing warning shots outside one polling station...
13:39, 04/29/2019

In Bengal, Poll Violence Near Tagore's Shantiniketan, "Abode of Peace" Sporadic clashes and irregularities took place during polling in Bengal, where voters are taking a decision on eight seats today. The worst of these was in Nanoor in Birbhum, a district in the......
12:13, 04/29/2019

Trinamool Seeks Election Commission's Intervention Over Asansol Violence A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation led by party MP Shukhendu Shekhar Roy on Monday sought time from Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) West Bengal in connection with BJP leader and Union Minister......
12:13, 04/29/2019

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential sto...
14:26, 06/03/2019

Supreme Court rules 'crime of violence' law is unconstitutionally vague A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that a federal law requiring longer prison sentences for using a gun during a "crime of violence" is unconstitutionally vague....
00:26, 06/25/2019

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
10:39, 06/17/2019

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
14:26, 06/06/2019

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’ he newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody, with charges including murder expected to be filed Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Off-duty officer dies in domestic violence at Michigan home GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Detroit police officer has died following what was described as domestic violence at a home in a suburban community. Detroit police spokesman Cpl. Dan Donakowski tells The Detroit News that the vi...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April....
04:52, 06/05/2019

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people seriously injured in demonstrations since the movement ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Mexican state of Veracruz plagued by bloody shadow of violence In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka soldiers patrol areas hit by anti-Muslim violence Sri Lankan soldiers in armored vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs attacking their homes and shops....
13:39, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
21:39, 05/05/2019

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
17:13, 06/18/2019

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
23:52, 06/12/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with ...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza as violence worsens An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks, marking the first Israeli casualty from rocket fire since the 2014 war with Hamas militants....
14:52, 05/05/2019

Oregon capitol shuts down after potential threat of militia violence Plans for the Oregon Senate to meet Saturday were scrapped after Oregon State Police identified a potential threat from militia groups.        ...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Gaza violence escalates after militants launch rocket attacks Gaza militants fired more than 400 rockets at Israel over the past day in one of the deadliest escalations in in years. The clashes included the first Israeli fatality from rocket fire since 2014....
10:26, 05/05/2019

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Sudanese military and opposition resume talks after street violence Sudan's ruling military council said it had restarted talks late on Sunday with an alliance of protest and opposition groups that is pushing for a civilian-led transition to democracy....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
02:52, 05/21/2019

Reports of ceasefire between Gaza and Israel after days of violence – video Palestinian officials said Egypt has mediated a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel to end a recent surge of violence. Reports of a ceasefire came not long after Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a build-up of military along the Gaza b...
18:00, 05/06/2019