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Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to...

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally

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Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
09:39, 06/12/2019

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation. Delegates representing the nation’s largest Protestant denomination will likely vot...
19:13, 06/08/2019

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates are expected to adopt new abuse prevention measures and consider a proposal ma...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
09:39, 06/12/2019

Southern Baptists see 12th year of declining membership NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest Protestant denomination reported its twelfth year of declining membership in an annual report released Thursday. The Southern Baptist Convention said it had 14.8 million members in 2018, down about 1...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they play....
14:13, 05/30/2019

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
05:39, 06/12/2019

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention apologized Wednesday for the abuse crisis besetting his denomination and outlined an array of steps to address it. “...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
04:13, 06/11/2019

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
19:52, 06/04/2019

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
17:39, 06/05/2019

World Rally Championship's Rally GB Oulton Park stage revealed MSV chief executive Jonathan Palmer has explained how the World Rally Championship will use the Oulton Park circuit for Rally GB's first return to a race circuit in 20 years...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Lowry brushes aside critics: 'I'm a champion' After posting 26 points and 10 assists in the Raptors' title-clinching win, Kyle Lowry basked in his career-defining moment and said, "The critics will have something else to say, which is fine. But I'm a champion."...
11:00, 06/14/2019

She Has Friends at FIFA. At Home, It’s Mostly Critics. Isha Johansen of Sierra Leone, one of the few women ever to run a national soccer federation, is in the fight of her professional life to keep her post....
23:00, 04/28/2019

WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mitigate the dangers....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
19:52, 05/05/2019

As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was greeted by a crowd of activists dressed in blue, the color of prison uniforms....
12:52, 06/18/2019

Critics pan Jim Acosta's new book: He has 'become a commentator, not a reporter' Reviews of the new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America" are starting to pour in and they're panning the book and its author, CNN liberal star reporter Jim Acosta, who one critics insisted has "become a comment...
12:13, 06/14/2019

Golf: Spieth says he is close to top form, but critics not so sure Jordan Spieth will have a third opportunity to complete the career grand slam at the PGA Championship this week, but his form is a far cry from that which saw him ranked third in the world as recently as this time last year....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Catfight erupts among theater critics over ‘Hadestown’ Critics are always sniping at something, but the real fun begins when they start sniping at one another. The members of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle got into a heated exchange last week over “Hadestown,” the Anaïs Mitchell musical that’s doing ...
23:39, 05/09/2019

Cannes critics warm to Ken Loach's dig at gig economy With the tale of a family unraveling under the pressure of their precarious jobs, Ken Loach's latest Cannes entry takes aim at the gig economy model dividing politicians and workers the world over....
06:39, 05/18/2019

Overstock CEO lambastes critics of stock sale Overstock Chief Executive Patrick Byrne blasted investors who questioned his recent stock sale, calling their criticism “gauche” and vowing never to defend his selling again. The fiery letter to shareholders follows a 21 percent drop in the company’s...
15:39, 05/18/2019

The Penetrating Gaze of One of America’s Most Brilliant Art Critics “Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light,” a new collection by Peter Schjeldahl, includes 100 reviews from the past 30 years, capturing his talent for distilling the essence of an artist’s work in a single line....
20:39, 05/24/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15th she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation focuses on improvements to the investigation and jud...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Military sealift may need more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and P...
01:26, 05/31/2019

U.S. Air Force F-35As conduct first combat mission An airstrike against an IS tunnel network and weapons cache in Iraq marked the first combat employment for the U.S. Air Force's variant of the F-35 fifth generation fighter aircraft....
10:13, 05/02/2019

How the Gulf War combat debut of 'stealth and GPS' transformed war When GPS-enabled sensors pinpointed enemy targets, surveillance aircraft monitored enemy troop movements and stealth bombers eluded radar tracking from air defenses in the opening days of Operation Desert Storm decades ago -- in January of 1991 – ver...
23:13, 05/24/2019

NC Combat Medic uses training in campus shooting As an enlisted Combat Medic with the National Guard, 21-year-old Cooper Creech expects to use training on the battlefield but not when shots rang out Tuesday in his UNCC classroom. (May 3)        ...
07:13, 05/04/2019

Instagram is testing more tools to combat bullying At the F8 conference today, Facebook announced it's working on more tools to stop and prevent bullying. The changes will include things like nudges -- if you make an aggressive comment, Instagram will warn you to tone it down a bit. The platform...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Rep. Hurd says US isn’t prepared to combat altered videos WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman and former CIA officer says America isn’t prepared for disinformation campaigns that use altered video to spread false information across social media. Texas Rep. Will Hurd’s comments come days a...
21:26, 05/26/2019

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former director of communications, after he admitted...
09:00, 05/29/2019

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk fest A three-and-a-half hour largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet, claimed the dubious honor as the most universally panned film at Cannes on Friday....
15:13, 05/24/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not over....
19:39, 06/15/2019

Critics of new Packers management structure say it could lead to dysfunction Packers enjoyed consistent success when Ron Wolf and Ted Thompson ran team. But now a revamped management setup has has critics predicting dysfunction.        ...
01:00, 05/13/2019

USA aim golf-clap at their celebration critics and show their steel Carli Lloyd celebrated her goals on Sunday like she was on the links. And while her team are scary in attack the quality of their defence is still a mysteryIn a result that surprised no one, the US women’s national team punched past Chile to secure a...
11:26, 06/17/2019

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics Australia captain Sam Kerr says their 3-2 win over Brazil at the women's World Cup on Thursday was the perfect response to critics who had written them off after their opening defeat by Italy....
05:13, 06/14/2019

Trump to ‘worst and most vicious critics’: Happy Father’s Day ​President Trump didn’t forget his critics on Father’s Day. “Happy Father’s Day to all, including my worst and most vicious critics, of which there are fewer and fewer,” Trump tweeted on Sunday. “This is a FANTASTIC time...
21:52, 06/16/2019

Brailsford hits back at critics as Sky becomes Team INEOS Dave Brailsford is accustomed to answering awkward questions and the man who masterminded Britain's rise as a cycling powerhouse was at it again as Team Sky transformed into Team INEOS on Wednesday....
18:52, 05/01/2019

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to critics....
00:39, 06/05/2019

Tech-Savvy Critics Aim to Upgrade the Tampon Dispenser Public-bathroom dispensers of tampons and other feminine-hygiene supplies are way behind in modern features like electronic payments and real-time inventory, and some critics blame the lack of women in tech....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Critics gush over the spectacle and story of 'Avengers: Endgame' Film critics unleashed overwhelmingly positive reviews on Tuesday of "Avengers: Endgame," the highly anticipated final installment in a decade-long superhero story from Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Why Trump’s critics had a royal meltdown over his visit with the Queen Picture a beautiful day, 72 degrees, low humidity, not a cloud in the sky. One guy says to another guy at the bus stop, “Nice day, isn’t it?” The second guy loses his mind. “Nice day? Whaddya mean nice day? You can’t talk to me like that. Help, help,...
02:26, 06/09/2019

USWNT shuts out Chile, trolls critics in another World Cup win They took down Chile — and the critics. Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United States in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending Women’s World Cup champions to the round of 16. The Americans were c...
23:52, 06/16/2019

Darkly comic 'Parasite' gets critics buzzing at Cannes "Parasite", a thriller that doubles up as a wickedly funny satire about class struggles, has upped the ante at the Cannes Film Festival, with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho emerging as an strong contender for an award after impressing critics....
04:39, 05/23/2019

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Dribble no more: Physics can help combat that pesky “teapot effect” Enlarge Tea drinkers know all too well that annoying dribble from the kettle spout that so often occurs as one pours a nice refreshing cuppa. It's even known as the "teapot effect," and it usually happens when the tea is poured too slowly. Potters...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the forthcoming European elections, Jeremy Corbyn will warn, as he blames government cuts for opening the do...
03:26, 05/18/2019

Boeing awarded $5.7B for KC-46 Pegasus combat capability work Boeing has been awarded a $5.7 billion post-production contract for combat capability for the U.S. Air Force's new K-46 Pegasus refueling tanker aircraft....
18:00, 04/30/2019

London firefighters combat apartment building blaze Several floors of an apartment building in east London were on fire and at least 100 firefighters were deployed to the scene, officials have said. The cause of the fire was not immediately known....
22:26, 06/09/2019

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
06:26, 05/23/2019

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Action-RPG Combat Detailed Today during its E3 press conference, Square Enix showed off new gameplay footage of the Final Fantasy VII remake and reaffirmed that it’ll be released as a series of episodes....
04:00, 06/11/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world...
23:52, 06/18/2019

MTV launches ‘Save Our Moms’ campaign to combat mortality NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is launching a campaign aimed at stemming the rise of maternal mortality in the U.S. Thursday’s launch of “Save Our Moms” comes as Mother’s Day approaches and will feature original content and educational r...
18:00, 05/09/2019

BAE awarded $67M to develop amphibious combat vehicle for Marines BAE Systems was awarded a $67 million contract to develop three amphibious combat vehicle command and control variants, as well as the ACV medium caliber cannon MRV, for the U.S. Marines....
17:52, 06/21/2019

Defying critics, outgoing Greek government picks top judges Greece's outgoing government has defied opposition critics by appointing new top judges to the country's supreme court, weeks before a general election....
23:13, 05/31/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
11:00, 06/13/2019

South Sudan denies kidnapping, executing prominent critics South Sudan rejects U.N. allegations its security services kidnapped two prominent government critics exiled in Kenya in 2017, flew them to Juba and days later executed the pair on a farm owned by President Salva Kiir, a government minister said on W...
17:52, 05/01/2019

Critics decry long-distance counseling for migrant teens HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. government is providing long-distance video counseling to teens housed at the country’s largest child migrant detention center as officials struggle to accommodate increasing numbers of minors illegally crossing ...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Caster Semenya ruling uses an unscientific definition of who is female, critics say The Wednesday decision has prompted an outcry from human rights groups and medical researchers who call the idea “unscientific” and say it sets a dangerous precedent for using biological measures to justify discrimination....
21:00, 05/02/2019

New York Times needs to ‘look in the mirror’ if it thinks MSNBC, CNN are too partisan, critics say The New York Times is reportedly blocking its reporters from appearing on liberal cable news programs such as MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “CNN Tonight” with Don Lemon because they’re “too partisan,” but critics think the Gray Lady needs to l...
18:52, 05/31/2019

MLB power rankings: Dodgers silencing the critics with blistering start Buoyed by Cody Bellinger's monster opening month , the Dodgers are looking like the team to beat in the National League.        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Malick's tale of conscientious objector divides Cannes critics A World War Two drama by U.S. director Terrence Malick is proving one of the Cannes film festival's most divisive premieres yet, with some critics hailing a cinema master at the top of his game and one calling it "a big swing and a miss"....
01:13, 05/21/2019

SEC’s new rule tells brokers to put clients’ interests first. Critics say it’s too weak. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s requirement falls short of what many consumer advocates argue is needed to address conflicts of interest that permeate Wall Street and is far weaker than a rule adopted during the Obama administration....
04:13, 06/06/2019

Trump critics 'prefer to insult and incite' rather than legislate, GOP congressman says Democrats critical of President Trump would prefer to hurl insults and launch investigations instead of passing meaningful laws, a Republican congressman claimed Thursday....
05:39, 05/24/2019

D-Day combat patches reproduced by California company honoring US soldiers To honor the soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy, a California company is reproducing combat patches from D-Day and making them available to relatives of those who fought in that epic battle....
07:13, 06/07/2019

France restricts access to Mont Blanc to combat overcrowding Climbers wanting to scale the EU's highest peak now have to book a room in one of its shelters before making the ascent. The new rules aim to reduce risks caused by overcrowding....
14:52, 06/01/2019

AAI nets $20.5M for mine sweep system on Littoral Combat Ships AAI Corp. was awarded a $20.5 million contract for engineering and technical services for the unmanned influence sweep system, which allows the Navy's Littoral Combat Ships to perform mine warfare sweep missions....
18:26, 05/03/2019

Combat search and rescue exercise underway at Davis-Monthan TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson is hosting an exercise that officials say will provide realistic training for combat search and rescue missions. A statement released by the southern Arizona base said aircraft from Davis-Mo...
17:52, 05/03/2019

Apple introduces new call blocking software with iOS 13 to combat robocalls Apple is looking to help users receive fewer robocalls with new call blocking tools included with iOS 13.        ...
00:26, 06/07/2019

Fish Cannons, Koi Herpes and Other Tools to Combat Invasive Carp Researchers are experimenting with a Rube Goldberg-esque mix of tactics to control hearty, nonnative swimmers that re-engineer nutrient-rich Midwest waters....
20:52, 06/04/2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms hands-on — Combat is no longer an imperial pain Total War: Three Kingdoms' combat felt messy in initial previews, but tweaks during the games delay have it feeling like a Total War game should.Read More...
14:39, 05/07/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
18:39, 04/28/2019

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women an...
23:13, 06/17/2019

Tuskegee Airman who flew 142 WWII combat missions dies at 99 LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99. Friend’s daughter, Karen Friend Crumlich, told The Desert Sun her father died Friday...
12:52, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Combat vets possible jurors in Navy SEAL trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A defense lawyer for a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner says he’s ...
05:52, 06/18/2019

How combat and storytelling will work in Square Enix’s The Avengers game The Avengers game from Square Enix will have solo play or four-player combat, and it will let characters like the Hulk destroy the environment.Read More...
23:13, 06/23/2019

Walmart debuts next-day delivery in latest move to combat Amazon Walmart is rolling out next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The nation’s largest retailer said Tuesday it’s been building a network of more efficient e-commerce distribution cente...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
16:52, 06/22/2019

Southeast Asian nations vow to combat plastic debris in oceans Southeast Asian nations vowed on Saturday to fight against plastic pollution in the ocean, as their leaders adopted a joint declaration during a summit in Bangkok....
16:52, 06/22/2019

Nvidia GeForce RTX cards may get faster RAM to combat AMD’s Navi GPUs AMD will soon be introducing new Navi graphics cards which are likely to be highly competitive offerings, and according to the graphics grapevine, Nvidia already has plans to counter this move with a refresh to its existing GeForce 20-series Turing p...
13:26, 05/15/2019

EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change Europe sought to increase the flow of money into businesses that tackle climate change on Tuesday with the publication of European Commission guidelines on what qualifies an investment as environmentally friendly....
17:13, 06/18/2019

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
05:39, 05/22/2019

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day deliv...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Police union leader says 60 more detectives needed to combat MS-13 in New York A Nassau County police union leader claimed over the weekend that the department is "undermanned" and needs about 60 new detectives to deal with MS-13 violence. ...
15:26, 05/29/2019

Air Force Chief's Squadron To Be First Rafale Combat Aircraft Unit The first Rafale is expected to be handed over to the Indian Air Force in September 2019 but it would be required to undergo intensive 1,500 hours of testing to validate the India Specific......
11:26, 05/29/2019

Warren releases $100 billion plan to combat opioids epidemic WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new version of her plan to combat America’s opioid epidemic, proposing to spend $100 billion over 10 years on battling the public health consequences of addicti...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemi...
06:39, 05/26/2019

Navy to christen littoral combat ship USS Minneapolis-St. Paul The U.S. Navy said it will christen its latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Minneapolis-St. Paul, Saturday morning at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marinette, Wis....
21:39, 06/14/2019

Accenture Interactive, Stockholm Exergi aim to combat elderly loneliness with AI The project, collaboration with Accenture Interactive and Stockholm Exergi, is called Memory Lane and uses conversational artificial intelligence to capture stories from the elderly....
22:26, 04/30/2019

Mike Pence tells US military graduates: you should expect to see combat ‘Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists’Pence hints at possible military intervention in VenezuelaVice-President Mike Pence has told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the US Military Academy the world is ...
00:52, 05/26/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller probe "would be guilty themselves" by that metric, Ari Fleischer said Friday....
05:39, 05/18/2019

Trump ignores critics and welcomes Hungary's PM Orbán to White House White House says visit crucial to deepen US ‘re-engagement’Orbán condemned for eroding democracy and human rightsDonald Trump is due to host the Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán at the White House on Monday afternoon, shrugging off complaints th...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Cabinet Chief Peña takes aim at critics of Macri gov't communication strategy Marcos Peña described conspiracy theories about his office's operations, including the deployment of trolls on social media to delegitimise opposition voices, as "malefic"....
16:26, 05/13/2019

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
06:00, 06/09/2019

Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused fo...
13:26, 05/31/2019

Trump is avoiding a crisis of his own making with US-Mexico migrant deal, critics say Critics say Trump's deal with Mexico over migrants avoided a political crisis of his own making – one that could have wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy and sparked a political revolt from within his own party.     ...
01:26, 06/09/2019

A Calm But Occasionally Perplexing Interview With The Ex-NBA Scout Who Beefed With All His Critics On Twitter Bryan Oringher, a former video coordinator for the Wizards as well as a former scout for the Raptors and Hawks, has since left the NBA to make a career in public-facing basketball commentary. The one hitch in that plan is that he has struggled to pea...
06:39, 05/30/2019

'Staggeringly silly': critics tear apart Jacob Rees-Mogg's new book AN Wilson describes Tory MP’s book about eminent Victorians as ‘morally repellent’Adoring colleagues on the right of the Conservative party hang on Jacob Rees-Mogg’s every word in the House of Commons, considering him one of Brexit’s foremost rhetori...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Jumaane Williams joins chorus of critics after de Blasio announces 2020 run Public Advocate Jumaane Williams ripped Mayor Bill de Blasio’s job performance Thursday — and declared that he was “ready, willing and able” to take over should Hizzoner skip town for his quixotic presidential run. “I ran to be public advocate, I did...
02:39, 05/17/2019

Tammy Bruce defends Tiger Woods against critics: 'I'm glad that he's not conforming' Fox News contributor Tammy Bruce defended golf legend Tiger Woods Tuesday after critics expressed dismay that he appeared with President Trump to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom this week....
07:26, 05/08/2019

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
17:52, 06/11/2019

Watch: USA's Carli Lloyd golf claps critics at Women's World Cup United States Women's National Team star Carli Lloyd aimed a golf clap at the team's critics after a golazo against Chile in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
16:26, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial, despite mounting opposition locally and internationally....
12:39, 05/21/2019

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
19:52, 05/23/2019

World Championship in Medieval Combat Unfolds Like a Ukrainian Game Of Thrones This weekend the ‘World Championship in Medieval Combat’ was held in the Ukraine where hundreds of warriors clanking around in armor, swinging swords and axes, in a scene reminiscent of an episode ending in Games of Thrones ...
03:52, 05/22/2019

Control measures in place to combat Hepatitis A outbreak in Pima County TUCSON – A surge of Hepatitis A has been hitting Tucson and the rest of southern Arizona, health officials say. With more than 150 confirmed cases since November in Pima County alone, Pima County Health Department has implemented several exposu...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
03:13, 06/06/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotlight on an issue that has been at the center of his political identity for more than two decades....
14:26, 06/05/2019

Oh, shift! Why don't baseball players bunt to combat defensive strategy? Baseball fans who hate the shift reveled in Matt Carpenter's bunt double for St. Louis, but don't expect to see a flood of copycats.       ...
19:00, 06/22/2019

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fig...
01:00, 06/15/2019

How do we combat the global measles revival? It’s a matter of trust | Charlie Weller Our report shows that lower vaccination rates are linked to a lack of trust in institutions in general, not just in science• Charlie Weller is Wellcome’s head of vaccines programmeThere’s no vaccine against distrust in vaccines. Millions of children ...
11:52, 06/20/2019

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
13:26, 06/17/2019

Darrell Issa calls Trump critics hypocrites, says they'd accept 'oppo research' from anywhere Former Republican Rep. Darrell Issa said critics of President Trump's opposition research comments are being hypocritical on "Outnumbered" Thursday, and claimed they'd have done the exact same thing. ...
01:39, 06/14/2019

US soccer star Carli Lloyd sent message to critics with golf-clap celebration Carli Lloyd knocked in the first of her two goals to help the U.S. defeat Chile on Sunday and after the first one, she celebrated with a resounding golf clap....
17:26, 06/17/2019

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
15:52, 05/31/2019

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate ...
01:13, 06/13/2019

With US-China talks stalled, critics fear tariffs will stay for the long term Lawmakers and the business community are growing increasingly concerned that President Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods will be around for the long term....
06:52, 06/14/2019

Trump views the Supreme Court as an ally, sowing doubt about its independence among his critics The president’s tweet on impeachment exacerbates a dilemma facing Chief Justice John Roberts, who took the unprecedented step of publicly admonishing Trump last year....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Erika Jayne Claps Back at Critics After Posting NSFW "Business Casual" Pic Erika Jayne gives zero f--ks about the critics! On Thursday morning, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star decided to strip it down and give fans a look inside her......
00:00, 06/21/2019

CORRECTED-Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused fo...
01:26, 06/01/2019

Alexis Sanchez hits back at critics in Instagram apology to Man United fans Alexis Sanchez has denied accusations of unprofessional behaviour at Manchester United, but has apologised to fans following the club's disappointing season....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Tiffany Cabán will turn Queens into the world’s biggest brothel, critics worry Tiffany Cabán, a democratic socialist, has vowed to decriminalize prostitution in the borough and also give a free pass to cathouse owners and customers....
09:00, 06/23/2019

Raptors' Kyle Lowry silences critics with NBA Finals Game 6 performance After disappointing performances in Games 1 and 2 and a miscue in Game 5, Kyle Lowry gets Raptors off to quick start that helps propel them to title.       ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ critics petition Benioff and Weiss not to ruin Star Wars Thousands of critics of Game of Thrones’ just-ended, final season have signed petitions to keep its two showrunners from making the next Star Wars film, as planned. Petitioners are urging Disney to kick the pair off the upcoming project so that they ...
07:26, 05/26/2019

China puts gentler face on Belt and Road, hits back at critics China sought to put a gentler face on its massive plan to recreate the old Silk Road at a summit that ended on Saturday, saying it must do more to explain the program and boost sustainability even as state media hit back at critics....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Defence Research Body Test Fires Guided Bomb From Sukhoi Combat Jet The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan....
21:26, 05/24/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare trailer shows us the bleak future of combat – again After laying dormant for close to a decade, Activision has finally announced the next game in the Call of Duty Modern Warfare franchise called… well, Modern Warfare. The game was unveiled in a new trailer posted by Activision that stars o...
21:39, 05/30/2019

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook is mapping demographics, human movement, and network coverage to combat diseases Facebook is partnering with organizations to combat diseases using maps powered by satellite imagery, computer vision, census data, and Facebook's own data.Read More...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Air Force preps light attack plane for combat missions in great power war Despite the Air Force’s stated intention and the widespread assumption that a low-cost off-the-shelf Light Attack airplane would primarily perform counterinsurgency missions, it seems entirely conceivable that the plane could have limited uses for ma...
16:39, 05/20/2019

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, addressing the latest gathering of nat...
22:26, 06/17/2019

Salesforce's Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
03:13, 06/15/2019

On visit to New Zealand mosque, U.N. chief vows to combat growing hate speech United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres aims to draw up a global plan to fight a rising tide of hate speech, he said on Tuesday, during a visit to a New Zealand mosque where dozens of worshippers were killed in a mass shooting in March....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Eoin Morgan backs England openers to combat Bangladesh spin threat • England have lost early wickets to spin in World Cup• ‘It’s just another challenge the guys have been presented with’They came into the World Cup as the arguably the most feared opening batting partnership around, having spent the past two years te...
23:52, 06/07/2019

Vice President Pence Tells West Point Grads They Should Expect to See Combat (WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of...
07:13, 05/27/2019

Lawmakers rush to introduce bipartisan measures to combat surprise medical bills Less than a week after President Donald Trump called on Congress to address surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both the House and Senate unveiled bipartisan measures to protect Americans from this costly and frustrating issue....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to combat car industry upheaval Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to tackle the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
23:39, 05/27/2019

New documentary puts a youthful face on suicide and mental health; aim is to combat stigma There are many causes behind these tragedies. Academic, social and economic pressures weigh on students. Social media can compound anxiety.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

EPA pursues new cost-benefit analysis for regulation that critics fear will undermine climate rules The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing new rules for regulatory cost-benefit analysis that critics fear could undermine the agency's regulation of climate pollution by saying it costs too much....
02:52, 05/22/2019

Books News: She Pulled Her Debut Book When Critics Found It Racist. Now She Plans to Publish. Amélie Wen Zhao canceled the June publication of her young adult novel, “Blood Heir,” after claims that it had insensitive depictions of slavery. Then she decided the critics were wrong....
23:52, 04/29/2019

'Game of Thrones' critics petition Benioff and Weiss not to ruin 'Star Wars' franchise Thousands of critics of"Game of Thrones’" just-ended, final season have signed petitions to keep its two showrunners from making the next "Star Wars" film, as planned....
00:52, 05/27/2019

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
13:26, 06/13/2019

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused fo...
19:13, 05/31/2019

Florida legislators agree to limit felons’ voting rights. Critics call it a new poll tax. The measure would require felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations before they can cast a ballot. Critics said they would label Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) the “Jim Crow” governor if he signs the bill....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Critics seek to stop Great Lakes pipeline run by company with poor safety habits Environmental groups say Line 5 poses a major threat and is run by Canada’s Enbridge which has a long record of mismanagementA coalition of environmental groups and newly elected Democrats in Michigan are seeking to shut a controversial pipeline thro...
09:39, 06/20/2019

Celebrities bite back: why Armie Hammer and Justin Bieber should grow up and ignore their critics The rich and famous have millions of followers online. So when they object to critics not liking their outfit or performance, they’re giving licence to their armies of fans to attackI read in yesterday’s Guardian about models objecting to the critica...
23:39, 05/01/2019

Trump rips into British left-wing critics Khan, Corbyn in press conference President Trump on Tuesday, in a press conference with outgoing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, blasted his British left-wing critics as a "negative force" -- and confirmed that he snubbed the leader of the opposition Labour Party when he sought a s...
16:52, 06/04/2019

Critics blast 'P is for Palestine' children's book as anti-Semitic; library postpones author event A public library in New Jersey has postponed a public reading of the alphabet book "P is for Palestine," after some members of the town's Jewish community claimed the book introduces youngsters to violence and anti-Semitism....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversial role in the 3-2 win over Brazil. She was offsid...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Jamie Lynn Spears has a message for Britney’s critics as fans voice concern for pop star Britney Spears' younger sister Jamie Lynn is defending the pop star, whose reported stay in a mental-health facility has concerned fans tweeting #FreeBritney.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
02:13, 06/15/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Develops Sensory Steering Wheel To Combat Driver Distraction The research, in partnership with Glasgow University, has created a sensory steering wheel, parts of which can be quickly heated and cooled to inform drivers where to turn, when to change lane or to......
09:13, 05/31/2019

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveils $100 billion plan to combat the opioid epidemic Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday unveiled a $100 billion proposal to tackle the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States....
17:52, 05/08/2019

White House refuses to sign on to Christchurch call to combat online extremism – live White House said in response to an international agreement to to curb hate speech that ‘productive speech’ is the best tool to defeat itSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.22pm BST Jameela Jamil, formerly a presenter on BBC Radio 1...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Final Fantasy 7 Remake E3 2019: New gameplay trailer, full combat system, ATB explained Final Fantasy 7 Remake was announced four years ago, and we still don't know when it's coming. Here's everything you need to know about the mythical reimagining of the PlayStation 1 classic from Square Enix....
04:26, 06/11/2019

Susan Collins unveils $300M energy storage bill to combat climate change Sen. Susan Collins introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to bolster energy storage, an emerging technology geared at solving renewable energy’s most persistent problem: using it when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing....
10:13, 05/23/2019

‘Thank a Cop Day’ in Southern Arizona TUCSON –  National Police Week, “Thank a Cop Day” will be celebrated Thursday in Tucson. Created by the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation, the day is used to recognize and thank our local law enforcement officers. Partneri...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Eagles TE Zach Ertz stands up for wife Julie, scoffs at critics of U.S. Women's World Cup team Philadelphia's Zach Ertz is excited about his wife, Julie, playing for the U.S. in the Women's World Cup. He plans to fly to Paris for next game.       ...
12:52, 06/13/2019

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and that the degradation in...
05:39, 06/17/2019

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order interview — How Respawn designed the game for thoughtful combat Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order -- which Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment showed off yesterday -- is slower paced and more thoughtful in combat.Read More...
18:52, 06/09/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bolster athlete safety....
17:52, 05/12/2019

Los Angeles County seeks action from city on toilets, rats and trash to combat homeless crisis In a letter, the county recounts a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to try to get basic sanitation for thousands living on the streets        ...
21:00, 06/08/2019

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
12:13, 06/14/2019

320 more troops to be sent to U.S. southern border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan approved Monday to send an additional 320 military troops to the southern border to provide humanitarian support....
06:52, 04/30/2019

Jesse Watters: Joe Biden a 'civil rights pioneer,' Dem critics trying to apply '2019 morality on the reality of 1972 America' Should Democratic presidential candidate apologize for saying he could work with Senate segregationists in the past or should he continue to refuse? Fox News Jesse Watters defended Biden's position on "The Five" defended Biden calling him a Civil Rig...
04:00, 06/21/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media platforms “accountable” for “hate” should she be elected president in 2020....
22:39, 05/06/2019

The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned 60 combat badges on a deployment that saw it fire 5,000 howitzer rounds at ISIS fighters US Army/Sgt. Edward Bates The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned about 30 Combat Action Badges and 30 Combat Infantry Badges during a recent deployment in Iraq, Syria, and Kuwait. "It was a great time to be an artillerymen in the 3rd Cavalry Regimen...
02:13, 06/20/2019

Best places to see the northern (and southern) lights If seeing the aurora borealis or aurora australis is on your bucket list, some careful planning will increase your odds. Here’s what you need to know.        ...
14:52, 04/30/2019

D-Day Doll lands in Southern Arizona A historic aircraft made a pit stop in Southern Arizona, on Wednesday. The D-Day Doll landed at the Tucson International Airport before it heads to Normandy for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Officials say the WWII-era plane flew three missions that ...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment center. Players will get the chance to hop inside a M...
06:26, 06/18/2019

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
05:13, 06/06/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Rashida Tlaib hits critics over Holocaust remarks, says friend told her to speak to 'racist idiots' at fourth-grade level Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, doubled down on her controversial remarks about having a "calming feeling" whenever she thinks that Palestinians created a "safe haven for Jews" after the Holocaust during her appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" on...
08:52, 05/14/2019

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 12 people have been reported killed and more than 130 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Southern Alberta crops in dire need of rain The seed is in the ground and now all farmers can do is wait. Last year's farming season saw drought-like conditions in summer and a wet fall, delaying harvest. Will farmers see the same fate in 2019?...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
12:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: NWS confirms EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma GERONIMO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Authorities have confirmed a tornado with winds up to 130 mph (209 kph) touched down in southern Oklahoma. The National Weather Service says the E...
01:52, 05/19/2019

1 shot at Southern California shopping mall TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California are hunting for a gunman who shot one person at one of the nation’s largest malls. Stores have been locked down and some people evacuated from the sprawling Del Amo Fashion Center just south...
04:39, 06/04/2019

Thousands of migrants wait at the southern border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
06:13, 05/10/2019

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers...
02:52, 05/23/2019

Southern Copper says first quarter net profit drops 17.5 pct Southern Copper Corp's net profit fell 17.5 percent to $388.2 million in the first quarter from the same period a year earlier, as lower metal prices weighed on sales, the company said on Monday....
17:13, 04/29/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
09:26, 05/02/2019

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also involved in the two-week re-enactment....
12:39, 06/02/2019

Thursday Forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast h...
20:26, 05/30/2019

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas...
16:52, 06/10/2019

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
04:26, 06/14/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, 7th since December MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead at her home. The shooting is the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “it’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. Known as purple h...
12:00, 06/04/2019

Friday forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Get ready for a warm-up. Today’s forecast high in Tucson will reach the 90 degree mark under abundant sunshine. This warm-up is thanks to a ridge of high pressure, parked to our west. This will continue to build and expand over the de...
17:52, 05/03/2019

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
17:39, 06/07/2019

Help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona save more kittens TUCSON -The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants the community to know some tips and information on how to save more kittens’ lives. Each spring, local animals shelters are filled to capacity with litters of kittens. Many of those kittens w...
03:52, 06/13/2019

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to e...
03:00, 06/05/2019

'Senseless hate': the far right's deep roots in southern California The Poway synagogue shooting is far from the first time California’s Jewish communities faced threats, as rightwing groups date as far back as the 1920sThe murderous attack on the Poway synagogue in San Diego last weekend may have shattered some peop...
09:13, 05/05/2019

Global migrants' journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crum...
20:26, 04/28/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
19:26, 05/18/2019

Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa _____ IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the 30-inch bone belonged to a juvenile mastodon, an elephant-l...
22:26, 05/18/2019

Southern Miss erases 8-run hole, tops Ariz. St. 13-12 Gabe Montenegro's two-run single to right with two outs completed a stunning comeback and lifted Southern Mississippi to a 13-12 victory over Arizona State at the Baton Rouge regional        ...
02:13, 06/03/2019

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as ...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Body of man swept away by floods found in southern Oklahoma DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in southern Oklahoma say they’ve recovered the body of a 57-year-old man who disappeared after he was swept away by floodwaters while riding an all-terrain vehicle. Stephens County Sheriff Wayne McKinney says th...
19:52, 05/02/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Injured baby burro rescued in Southern California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a baby burro found injured and alone on a Southern California road will recover. The Riverside County Department of Animal Services says the tiny creature was only one or two days old when a resident spotted i...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Tuesday Forecast: The 90s return this afternoon to Southern Arizona TUCSON – It’s warming up! Temperatures will continue to warm up as high pressure expands over the desert southwest. Today’s forecast high in Tucson is expected to reach the low 90s under plenty of sunshine. There will be enough moisture ...
21:39, 05/14/2019

TSA to deploy hundreds of personnel to southern border: report Hundreds of TSA personnel — including air marshals—are being redeployed to the southern border with Mexico to help handle the migrant inflows as the summer travel season heats up, according to a new report. The Transportation Security Administration ...
13:52, 05/15/2019

'Express deportations' surge on Mexico's southern border Government statistics show that Mexico's deportations of migrants from Central America, Cuba and Haiti surged in April, adding to their despair as they wait for days to obtain immigration documents....
21:26, 05/03/2019

24th horse dies at Southern California track After six weeks without any deaths, a horse had to be euthanized Friday while training at the Santa Anita Racetrack in Southern California, marking the track’s 24th horse fatality since the beginning of the winter meet in December, according to a rep...
11:39, 05/18/2019

Iraqi hospital says 4 killed in unrest in southern city A hospital and local authorities in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf say four people were killed in unrest that erupted as a mall burned down during a demonstration there....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats indicated to Republicans late Thursday afternoon th...
05:39, 05/17/2019

| World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected country....
13:39, 05/04/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland...
15:52, 05/03/2019

90 Cubans escape migration detention in southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ninety Cubans have broken out of the Siglo XXI migrant detention center in southern Mexico, the latest escape of migrants at the overextended facility. The National Migration Institute says the migrants escaped in the very early ho...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (6...
18:26, 05/27/2019

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
13:39, 06/14/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Fore...
16:13, 06/15/2019

Austria's Kurz says southern EU states 'gladly take our money' Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Thursday that European Union states that have taken in many migrants and have large debts "gladly take our money", while pushing his plan for the EU to penalize countries that are lax on those issues....
11:52, 05/09/2019

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona take on “Camp Fury” TUCSON – Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are learning the ins and outs of working in a firehouse. News 4 Tucson Photojournalist Tim Eden got an inside look at “Camp Fury.” Watch below:...
09:26, 05/29/2019

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
00:00, 06/14/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the......
10:13, 05/07/2019

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming gr...
04:13, 05/03/2019

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered on Saturday night and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final. No. 3 seed Southern Miss (39-19) will play Arizona State in an elimination game on Sunday a...
10:00, 06/02/2019

U.S. commander overseeing Guantanamo Bay fired: Southern Command The U.S. admiral in charge of the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba has been fired "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command," U.S. Southern Command said in a statement on Sunday....
03:52, 04/29/2019

Mississippi State rallies to beat Southern 11-6 in NCAAs STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Missi...
23:13, 05/31/2019

Global migrants’ journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Africa, Asia and the Americas have traveled across oceans, through jungles and mountains and up through Central America on a route that — so far — ends in the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula...
22:26, 04/28/2019

Miami beats Southern 12-2 to advance in NCAA Tournament Alex Toral knocked in four runs, Adrian Del Castillo hit two doubles and Miami beat Southern 12-2 in an elimination game in the NCAA Tournament        ...
23:13, 06/01/2019

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater. State Rural Development Minist...
14:13, 06/19/2019

Southern Arizona man walks miles in father’s shoes in Normandy TUCSON- June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and one southern Arizona man is remembering his father who was a paratrooper in Normandy on that day. Tom Nunn’s father, James Nunn was born in Texas in 1913. Nunn said that his father was one ...
05:39, 06/07/2019

Monsoon Rains To Arrive On Southern Coast On June 4: Skymet Rains usually lash Kerala state around June 1 and cover the whole country by mid-July. Timely rains trigger planting of crops such as rice, soybeans and cotton....
13:39, 05/14/2019

LSU tops Southern Miss 6-4 to advance to NCAA super regional BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Josh Smith hit a solo home run and a two-run triple, and LSU advanced to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi on Sunday night. The Tigers (40-24) won all three of their g...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
17:13, 05/23/2019

The Southern Plains Is at High Risk of 'Violent' Tornadoes on Monday The South saw a few dozen tornadoes over the weekend, but Monday’s conditions are ripe for something much worse. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a high alert forecast for tornadoes across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, including Oklahoma ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in Southern California. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor prompted the park to announce an evacua...
23:26, 06/09/2019

Six Southern AZ teams battle for state championship in HS softball, baseball PHOENIX – Three Southern Arizona high school softball teams and three baseball squads from our region are suiting up In the state title game on Monday and Tuesday night.  Here’s the schedule. MONDAY, MAY 13 SOFTBALL: 5A CHAMPIONSHIP (ASU)...
01:26, 05/14/2019

House Explosion Kills 1, Injures 2 In Southern Indiana City JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a house exploded in southern Indiana, killing one person, injuring two others and leaving several nearby homes uninhabitable. Jeffersonville police and Indiana State Police are investigating the cause of th...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week's European Council meeting....
19:13, 06/14/2019

A week late, but India's monsoon arrives in southern Kerala India's annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country's rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of southern Kerala state on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual....
12:52, 06/08/2019

Sunday Forecast: Isolated showers continue across Southern Arizona TUCSON –  Happy Mother’s Day! It was another busy afternoon and evening for showers and thunderstorms on Sunday. The National Weather Service released the 24 Hour Precipitation Totals for SE Arizona. Tucson International Airport received ...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Irregular crossings part of life at Mexico’s southern border Irregular crossings between Guatemala and Mexico are part of daily life along the porous border, and locals fear a planned deployment of Mexican troops could disrupt that while doing little to stop migrants who are trying to reach the U.S....
06:26, 06/14/2019

Friday Forecast: Temperatures continue to climb across Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 96 degree...
20:26, 05/31/2019

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credib...
05:39, 06/19/2019

Joe Biden boldly predicts he’ll win southern states in 2020 election “First of all, I plan on campaigning in the south. I plan, if I’m the nominee, winning Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, believe it or not,” Biden said Monday....
03:13, 06/18/2019

In southern Afghanistan, U.S. airstrikes kill up to 18 members of Afghan forces  U.S. military officials said the airstrikes, in what they described as a “tragic accident,” killed members of the Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters, but they did not say how many from each side died....
09:39, 05/18/2019

Military service member found dead in southern Arizona AJO, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say another military service member assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border has died in southern Arizona. Officials at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said in a statement that the military s...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
21:52, 06/19/2019

Arby’s presents $26K check to United Cerebral Palsy of Southern AZ TUCSON –Arby’s of Tucson presented a check for more than $26,000 to the Leaders of United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona on Tuesday. The event took place at Arby’s on E. Broadway Boulevard and Euclid Avenue. Harry Schiff, 13, who lives with cereb...
23:00, 06/19/2019

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared, the National Weather Service said on Tuesday....
14:13, 05/21/2019

Imports at Southern California Ports Fell Sharply Last Month The volume of inbound loaded containers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the neighboring ports that comprise the largest U.S. gateway for seaborne trade, fell 6.3% last month from a year ago....
19:26, 06/12/2019

Deadly storms hit U.S. Southern Plains, more severe weather coming A storm system that blasted U.S. southern and central states weakened on Tuesday but more severe weather was on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killing at least three people and tearing up a NASCAR grandstand....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
17:26, 06/11/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
10:52, 06/06/2019

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an of...
18:26, 06/06/2019

Illegal crossings a part of life at Mexico’s southern border Irregular crossings between Guatemala and Mexico are part of daily life along the porous border, and locals fear a planned deployment of Mexican troops could disrupt that while doing little to stop migrants who are trying to reach the U.S....
23:26, 06/13/2019

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
01:52, 05/06/2019

Todd tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — J.R. Todd led Funny Car qualifying Friday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. The defending season champion had a 3.944-second run at 323.50 mph in a Toyota Camry. “This gives me a lot of confide...
06:13, 05/04/2019

Boston sports host hangs up on reporter for his Southern accent The Eastern Conference finals won’t just be a showdown on the ice. The seven-game series already has a rivalry off of it, between media members of the Bruins and Hurricanes. Boston radio host Fred Toettcher, co-host of the “Toucher & Rich” show...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resources and personnel to help respond to the "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Fifth Avenue maisonette has ties to Sister Parish, ‘Southern Charm’ A maisonette at exclusive 960 Fifth Ave. is hitting the market Thursday for $4.99 million. The one-bedroom, 1½-bathroom spread in the Rosario Candela-designed building is the former home of Sister Parish, the late interior designer and socialite who ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit off the coast of southern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage, the Japan Meteorological Agency said....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan, No Tsunami Threat A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was no tsunami threat....
14:13, 05/10/2019

Kevin Durant's mother puts son's critics on blast with passionate message following injury Wanda Durant, the mother of two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant, posted a passionate message on Twitter early Tuesday calling out her son's critics.       ...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Ford-class combat system completes test as Ford availability further delayed The USS Gerald R. Ford completed the final developmental test of its integrated combat system off the coast of California -- a major accomplishment after years of delays and cost overruns with the first of class vessel....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast on June 4: Skymet India's monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on June 4 and deliver less rainfall than average in 2019, the country's only private weather forecasting agency said on Tuesday, dampening prospects of higher farm and economic...
13:26, 05/14/2019

Southern Railway Hiring Opens For Data Jobs, Eligibility, Details Here Railway Recruitment 2019: The Southern Railway is inviting online applications for these posts through online basis only and applications sent by post will not be entertained, Southern Railway's......
14:39, 06/04/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Southern Baptist president: Racial insensitivity shows disregard for Gospel Speaking at a black church in a city that is nearly 75 percent African American, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, J.D. Greear, said Christians who are racially insensitive are disregarding the Gospel....
19:52, 06/11/2019

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Suspect in custody after police chase RV in Southern California; dog seen tumbling from vehicle A suspect was in custody following a high-speed police chase of a mobile home in Southern California on Tuesday evening. At one point, a dog was seen tumbling out of the suspect's badly damaged vehicle but appeared to walk away unscathed....
10:52, 05/22/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
19:13, 06/12/2019

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate crime targeting Sabbath worshipers on the last day of...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Mexico tightens southern border security as another day passes with no tariff deal Under pressure from Trump, Mexico has launched a crackdown on the Guatemala border, arresting activists and holding migrantsAs Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous bord...
10:26, 06/07/2019

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Guatemalan 16-year-old dies in US custody after arriving to southern border: report A 16-year-old unaccompanied Guatemalan migrant who crossed into the United States last month died in U.S. custody after falling ill in a government shelter in Texas, officials said Wednesday....
08:13, 05/02/2019

Terrified Venezuelans fleeing Maduro join the masses at the southern border While the American border crisis is centered on the 1.9 million migrants coming out of the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in the last four years, the next great wave of migration — from Venezuela — has already begun....
06:26, 05/12/2019

Hulu’s here to remind you America’s southern border is already a fucking horror movie As Chicago’s Cinepocalypse Film Festival winds down, it’s nice to see that its late-in-the-game programming can still surprise. To wit: Who would’ve thought a big-screen airing of the latest episode of Hulu’s sometimes lackluster horror anthology ser...
19:13, 06/20/2019

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
05:52, 06/10/2019

Islamic State and Chadian fighters behind attack in southern Libya: source Islamic State militants and Chadian opposition fighters were responsible for an attack on the forces of eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in the southern Libyan city of Sebha, a military source said on Saturday....
15:39, 05/04/2019

Trump asks for $4.5 billion to address surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
06:52, 06/07/2019

Cholla High grad & Pima standout signs with University in Southern Cal TUCSON – Cholla High School alum & Pima Community College men’s basketball player Abram Carrasco signed his national letter of intent on Friday to continue his education and collegiate career.  Here’s more from Friday’s sportscast o...
15:13, 05/18/2019

Mexico will reinforce its southern border to stem illegal immigration: minister Mexico will reinforce its southern border after an "incursion" of hundreds of Central American migrants into Mexican territory on Wednesday, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Thursday....
22:13, 06/06/2019

Heavy rain lashes southern China, stranding thousands and killing 5 The official China Daily said floods had wiped out crops and destroyed hundreds of houses in the Jiangxi province, with a total of 1.4 million people affected and direct economic losses amounting to 2.65 billion yuan ($382.41 million)....
04:39, 06/11/2019

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
04:39, 06/08/2019

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres ...
08:26, 06/10/2019

Newsom scraps $16B plan for tunnels to deliver water to Southern California California Gov. Gavin Newsom has formally abandoned a plan to build two giant tunnels to reroute the state's water from north to south, an idea pushed by his predecessor, Jerry Brown....
04:39, 05/03/2019

Three killed in suspected Islamic State attack on southern Libya: official Three people were killed on Thursday in a suspected hit-and-run attack by Islamic State militants on a town in southern Libya, residents and a military official said, the second such attack within days....
11:52, 05/09/2019

Watch Kathryn Weather a Southern Charm Confrontation: "I'm F--king Working My Ass Off to Get All My S--t Together" It's time for a girls trip on Southern Charm. Those never produce drama, right? Of course they do. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at the big showdown between the ladies and Kathryn......
18:39, 06/05/2019

Boston Radio Host Hangs Up On Carolina Hurricanes Reporter Because Of His Southern Accent To preview the upcoming Carolina Hurricanes–Boston Bruins playoff series, Boston sports radio show Toucher & Rich had Chip Alexander, Canes beat writer for the Raleigh News and Observer, call in Wednesday to talk hockey. It wasn’t long before one...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing Increased enforcement along the border with Guatemala, which began in recent days, has made crossing into Mexico harder. This has dissuaded migrants from traveling north....
17:52, 06/24/2019

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednesday in Southern California, in a show-and-tell that raised some eyebrows but never left the ground....
06:26, 05/30/2019

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
02:26, 06/12/2019

Indian police raid houses in southern state a week after Sri Lanka bombings Indian police said on Sunday they raided the houses of three suspects in connection with a case concerning 15 people who left India to join the militant Islamic State group, a week after bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 250....
09:50, 04/29/2019

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18...
05:39, 06/07/2019

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast around June 8: weather office Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 8, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country's farm-dependent economy....
14:52, 06/05/2019

See How the Southern Charm Cast Reacts to Thomas Ravenel Charges in the Season 6 Premiere It's time to return to sunny Charleston, South Carolina for Southern Charm season six, but first there's an elephant in the room Kathryn Dennis, Shep Rose, Craig Conover and the rest of......
19:39, 05/14/2019

Boston sports talk radio host hangs up on Hurricanes reporter because he had a southern accent Boston sports talk radio host hung up on Hurricanes reporter during interview: "Can't listen to a guy with a southern accent talk about hockey."        ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Tornadoes destroy homes across Southern Plains ahead of 'significant severe weather event' A spate of tornadoes caused destruction across the Southern Plains on Saturday that left a few people injured and the region with little time to clean up the damage before an even bigger severe threat looms at the start of the week....
14:39, 05/19/2019

Migrants dropped off at bus stations in Southern California amid swelling border detentions: report U.S. Border Patrol in southcentral California said it began dropping off migrants at San Bernardino’s Greyhound Station last Wednesday because housing facilities are beyond maximum capacity, according to a report....
08:13, 05/21/2019

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border....
23:52, 06/16/2019

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Idai slammed southern Africa: UNICEF One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the international community to  help some 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact.  ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Trump Administration Will Start DNA Testing Migrant Families Seeking Asylum at Southern Border The Department of Homeland Security is launching a DNA testing pilot on the southern border next week to identify and prosecute people posing as families. The program is intended to limit human smuggling, according to reports from CNN and BuzzFeed....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
22:13, 06/06/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to la...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
01:52, 05/23/2019

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punchcard timekeeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential overtime abuse, the agency’s inspector general said Thursday. IG Carolyn Pokorny toured both the...
07:39, 06/07/2019

Vatican sex abuse office looking for more canonists VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican office that handles clergy sex abuse is looking for help to process what a top official says is a steady stream of cases that arrive every day from around the world. Monsignor John Kennedy, head of the discipline secti...
19:00, 06/21/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
09:13, 05/14/2019

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
14:52, 05/20/2019

MCC will throw out members guilty of abuse The MCC have reminded their 23,000 members of the behaviour that is expected of them at Lord's with a new code of conduct brought in following a pair of alleged incidents last year....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Co...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Ohio St. leaders knew of former doctor's abuse At least 177 men were sexually abused by a former Ohio State team doctor, according to an investigation that concluded school leaders knew at the time....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Disgraced NYPD cop on probation arrested for sex abuse A disgraced NYPD cop who is on probation for a perjury conviction last year was arrested for undressing a woman while she slept in his car, The Post has learned. Ex-detective Kevin Desormeau, 35, was charged with sexual abuse last week in connection ...
04:39, 05/03/2019

OSU football players allege abuse on, off campus An attorney representing more than 50 former Ohio State athletes said sexual abuse by a team physician happened during required examinations at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center and at his off-campus clinic and home....
01:52, 05/19/2019

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse WINCHESTER, England (AP) — A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period. Bob Higgins, who ran the youth training programs at English clubs Southampton and Peterborough, was fo...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Religious superiors to get training on nun abuse cases VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy and says their superiors must be better trained to understand the problem an...
16:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
12:26, 06/11/2019

2 ex-guards sentenced for covering up abuse of inmates MONROE, La. (AP) — Two former Louisiana prison guards will spend time behind bars for covering up abuse of inmates in 2016 when they worked at the Richwood Correctional Center in Louisiana. The U.S. Justice Department says in a news release Wednesday...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
04:26, 05/03/2019

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said ...
22:26, 06/06/2019

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual a...
08:52, 05/30/2019

No action taken against Cagliari over alleged racist abuse "Serie A will take no action against Cagliari over allegations of racist chanting by the Sardinian club\u0027s fans aimed at Juventus players Moise Keane and Blaise Matuidi during their match in April."...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Stan Lee's ex-manager to be charged with elder abuse Prosecutors in Los Angeles are to charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
21:39, 05/29/2019

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day....
01:00, 06/01/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care that it has sometimes left children in grave danger. The study released Wednesday is comes after Gov...
08:52, 05/15/2019

The Latest: US Catholics welcome abuse reporting protocol The head of the U.S. bishops conference is welcoming Pope Francis’ new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups...
16:26, 05/09/2019

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
04:52, 06/05/2019

Filmmaker pleads guilty to sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s, entered the plea during a court hearing in Utah. (April 30) ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
00:00, 05/31/2019

Sentencing set in caging, abuse of autistic woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man faces sentencing Thursday in federal court for his role in the abuse of an autistic relative who was held captive in a cage and physically abused. Jody Lambert of Amite pleaded guilty in October to a federal civil r...
14:00, 06/13/2019

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53...
09:00, 05/26/2019

Bird says its new One e-scooter can survive a year of abuse The e-scooter market feels like it's growing faster than you can speed down the street on one, which is pretty fast indeed. Today, micromobility company Bird has unveiled its newest model, Bird One, which promises to be significantly more durabl...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Key points of Vatican law on reporting sex abuse, cover-ups Pope Francis on Thursday issued a new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and cover-up, outlining investigation procedures when the accused is a bishop or religious superior....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
09:26, 06/20/2019

U.S. border agents apprehended nearly 100,000 people at southern border in April: data U.S. border officers apprehended nearly 99,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in April, the highest figure since 2007, the government said on Wednesday, as Trump administration officials decried what they call a humanitarian and security cr...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest...
01:26, 05/26/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore. The pressure comes not only from longtime critics of the church’s response...
18:13, 06/09/2019

Many women in Morocco face abuse at home, some are now speaking out Bearing pictures of scars and bruises she said she had suffered at home, Fatna Ben Ghala sought help at a women's counseling center in a poor neighborhood near Morocco’s capital Rabat after she and her mother endured domestic violence by a relative....
19:13, 06/10/2019

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
02:26, 05/25/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
01:26, 05/29/2019

Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham have arrested 40 people over the last two months, the National Crime Agency announced today....
16:13, 05/08/2019

Preparing to sue, ex-Boy Scouts recall abuse by unit leaders NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of men across the U.S. are signing up with lawyers to sue the Boy Scouts for damages related to sex abuse they claim to have suffered at the hands of scout leaders. The expected wave of litigation poses a financial threat to ...
16:39, 05/27/2019

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
21:26, 05/25/2019

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
18:52, 06/08/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
00:13, 05/31/2019

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
03:13, 05/31/2019

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in documents Tuesday that Schroder’s girlfr...
01:39, 05/23/2019

The Latest: California reviews dioceses’ sex-abuse response LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California reviewing how Catholic dioceses handled sex-abuse allegations (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The California attorney general’s office will review how all 12 Roman Catholic dioceses in the state handled ...
06:13, 05/04/2019

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s former manager and two other individuals over a “sinis...
21:39, 06/05/2019

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “...
12:52, 06/05/2019

Pope Francis decrees new law to fight sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, requiring all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
23:13, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted “swiftly and justly” to the allegations ma...
11:13, 06/05/2019

Detroit monsignor praises pope’s sex abuse law An official with the Archdiocese of Detroit is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups. (May 9)        ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced an...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto...
04:13, 05/22/2019

Roy Jeffs, who accused polygamist leader dad of abuse, kills himself A son of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs who accused his father of molesting him as a child has killed himself, some four years after speaking out against the alleged abuse, a relative said. Roy Jeffs, 26, was found dead Friday in his Salt L...
19:13, 06/03/2019

Exeter alumni demand more from school over sex abuse claims Alumni from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are accusing the administration of failing to deliver promised reforms after a slew of complaints accusing staff members of sexual misconduct that dated back decades....
22:52, 05/22/2019

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church says that allegations of child sex-abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million....
23:13, 05/31/2019

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests....
02:13, 05/23/2019

R. Kelly due back in court for hearing on sex-abuse case CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly is due back in court for a hearing on his sex-abuse case. The R&B singer is required to attend Tuesday morning’s status hearing. It is unclear what issues will be discussed, but one matter before the judge involves attor...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Vatican law: Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana farm: What we know so far The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
07:00, 06/06/2019

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and recorded his apology....
06:13, 05/01/2019

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
05:52, 06/13/2019

Abuse Allegations Rock Vienna Ballet School “The students who were subject to physical or emotional abuse have our deepest sympathy,” the ballet academy of the Vienna State Opera said in a statement....
16:26, 04/28/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
16:26, 05/14/2019

'He never hit her in front of me again' – Donna Ferrato's domestic abuse photos As two exhibitions of the photojournalist’s work open in Madrid on her 70th birthday, Ferrato recalls some of the most powerful images in Holy – a retrospective spanning nearly 40 yearsFor nearly four decades, the photojournalist Donna Ferrato has do...
10:13, 06/20/2019

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criticized...
15:00, 05/16/2019

UK police arrest 44 on historic child sex abuse allegations LONDON (AP) — Police in northern England say they have arrested 44 people in connection with allegations of child sex abuse between 1995 and 2002. West Yorkshire Police said in a statement Friday that 36 men and 3 women were arrested across the towns...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Poland: Statue of priest accused of abuse removed A statue featuring a Polish priest suspected of child sex abuse was removed from the grounds of a major Catholic pilgrimage site in central Poland, days ahead of a meeting between Polish bishops and the Vatican's sex crimes investigator....
17:52, 06/12/2019

India investigates Google for suspected Android abuse India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet Inc.’s Google used its Android platform to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
05:00, 05/14/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
08:39, 05/17/2019

Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment. The Los Angeles Times reports the 44-year-old unnamed woman has sued UCLA and Dr....
19:00, 06/19/2019

Delivery Man Who Rescued Girls From Alleged Abuse Honored LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark Buede was honored Tuesday by the Lexington Police Department. Police...
12:13, 06/19/2019

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic's eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce....
11:52, 06/17/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy....
17:39, 05/15/2019

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse A lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota seeks to trace a direct line from clergy sex abuse victims, through Minnesota church officials, to the Vatican, with claims made by three brothers who were abused by a Catholic priest. (May 14)   ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

5 more ex-students sue Ohio State claiming abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more former Ohio State University students who claim they were abused by a former university physician and team doctor have sued the school. The Columbus Dispatch reports the plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit filed Friday a...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Stan Lee’s Former Business Manager Charged With Elder Abuse (LOS ANGELES) — A former business manager of Stan Lee has been charged in California with five counts of elder abuse involving the late Marvel Comics mastermind. A request for a restraining order filed last year by Lee’s daughter alleged ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
09:26, 06/15/2019

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
22:52, 06/13/2019

DJ Jinx killer gets jail time after sex abuse arrest The man who admitted to fatally mowing down Brooklyn’s DJ Jinx was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Wednesday — after violating the terms of his plea deal when he was arrested for allegedly molesting a teenage relative. Brooklyn Supreme Court Ju...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Overturns Garrard Co. Man’s Sex Abuse Conviction FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a Garrard County man serving a 20-year sentence for rape, sodomy and sex abuse. Matthew Hacker Sr., 51, was convicted last year. The case involved a girl who ...
16:26, 06/16/2019

Ex-MVP Wetteland maintains innocence amid sex abuse charges An attorney for John Wetteland says the former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher is "completely shocked" and innocent of charges accusing him of child sex abuse....
01:26, 05/15/2019

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more t...
12:52, 06/22/2019

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm...
09:26, 06/12/2019

Bakayoko subjected to racist abuse by Lazio fans Italian football club Lazio has blamed "isolated elements within its support for racist abuse directed at AC Milan midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko ahead of the Italian Cup semifinal match between the clubs on Wednesday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Spanish prosecutors want inquiry into church sex abuse cases Spain’s public prosecutors are suggesting opening a national investigation into the sexual abuse of minors in the Catholic Church, the first such official proposal in the country...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the nationwide investigation conducted by federal, st...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Wolff: Online abuse only makes Mercedes stronger "Mercedes have endured a torrent of online abuse in the two weeks since the Canadian Grand Prix but team boss Toto Wolff says the \u0027haters\u0027 have only strengthened the Formula One champions\u0027 resolve."...
17:13, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Ex-UCLA doctor pleads not guilty to sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former UCLA gynecologist charged with sexually abusing patients (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A former University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients. Dr. J...
06:26, 06/11/2019

PM vows to end 'postcode lottery' for domestic abuse victims Thousands of victims of domestic abuse will be better protected by a new legal duty for councils to provide secure homes for them and their children....
16:26, 05/13/2019

Poland's church head says film on sex abuse not an attack The head of Poland's Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing....
14:52, 05/17/2019

New York Archdiocese lists 120 former clergy accused of abuse The New York Archdiocese, one of the largest in the United States, on Friday identified 120 former Roman Catholic bishops, priests and deacons who were accused of sexually abusing children....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Online abuse only makes us stronger, says Mercedes boss Mercedes have endured a torrent of online abuse in the two weeks since the Canadian Grand Prix but team boss Toto Wolff says the 'haters' have only strengthened the Formula One champions' resolve....
17:13, 06/24/2019

The Latest: 1 arrested on abuse charges at Indiana farm FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular agritourism destination (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested one of three people charged with animal cruelty following the rel...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Religious superiors asked to more freely speak about abuse The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy and says their superiors must be better trained to understand the problem and respond....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The decision Friday came about 10 months after the former Baylor basketball player was arre...
00:52, 06/15/2019

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern US More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern U.S., falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
19:52, 06/03/2019

'American Idol': Southern heartthrob Laine Hardy pulls off stunning win over Alejandro Aranda The rebooted "American Idol" ended its second season on ABC Sunday night, with Southern rocker Laine Hardy besting viral star Alejandro Aranda.        ...
06:52, 05/20/2019

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
14:00, 06/03/2019

Stan Lee: ex-business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Keya Morgan sought to capitalize on the late comic book author’s wealth and exert influence over him, say authoritiesA former business manager of the late comic books author Stan Lee was arrested on Saturday, on charges of elder abuse.Lee died in Nov...
18:00, 05/26/2019

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donnie Rowe asked neighbors for help last Friday night....
00:52, 06/15/2019