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Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown

Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations wa...

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown

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Malta fines captain of German migrant rescue ship The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros ($11,240) by a Maltese court on Tuesday, after being found guilty of entering national waters 11 months ago without proper registration....
13:39, 05/14/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
23:13, 07/01/2019

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
20:26, 07/06/2019

Migrant rescue ship captain heads to Italian court hearing ROME (AP) — The German captain of a humanitarian migrant rescue ship is being taken in an Italian border police motorboat to a court hearing on whether she stays under house arrest. Italian state radio said Carola Rackete was being escorted Monday fr...
11:00, 07/01/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
20:13, 07/01/2019

Migrant rescue ship defies Salvini's ban to enter Italian port Sea-Watch captain plans disembarking at Lampedusa island after two-week standoffAfter a two-week stand-off with Italian authorities a ship carrying 42 migrants has reached the Sicilian island of Lampedusa in defiance of a ban by the country’s hard-li...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Migrant rescue ship captain regrets Italian docking scare The German captain of a migrant-rescue ship who defied an Italian government ban to dock at the island port of Lampedusa expressed regret on Sunday for any alarm caused when her ship trapped a police boat against the quay....
17:26, 06/30/2019

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government after she docked at the port of Lampedusa....
09:13, 06/29/2019

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a more than a two-week standoff....
22:26, 06/29/2019

New Italian government lets migrant rescue ship dock after Salvini's departure An aid ship carrying 82 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean has been granted permission to dock on the Italian island of Lampedusa and for migrants to disembark, SOS Mediterranee and an Italian minister said on Twitter....
00:13, 09/15/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini wants hefty fines for migrant rescue vessels Italian far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's latest crackdown on rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea includes draconian sanctions for every migrant taken on board. Michele Bertelli reports from Rome....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee says it has relaunched migrant rescues off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon its activities. The new mission comes after a standoff between Italy and Sea-Watch 3....
04:39, 07/22/2019

Rescue ship captain arrested for breaking Italian blockade Carola Rackete reaches Sicily with 40 people on Sea-Watch 3 in defiance of Salvini banThe captain of a rescue ship carrying 40 people has been arrested for breaking an Italian naval blockade that was trying to stop her from docking the vessel in Lamp...
17:52, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Spanish rescue ship now bound for Italian island BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Spanish humanitarian group says its rescue vessel spotted 40 severely dehydrated migrants whose boat is now being escorted to the tiny Italian island of ...
19:00, 06/30/2019

Italian police seize German rescue ship, say migrants to disembark Italian police on Monday seized a German migrant rescue ship that had been stranded at sea for a week with more than 100 migrants aboard, and will disembark the migrants soon, a police spokesman said....
13:26, 09/02/2019

Captain of rescue ship is arrested after docking on Italian island with 40 migrants The captain of a migrant rescue ship has been arrested after docking on an Italian island without permission after a two-week standoff with officials....
18:39, 06/29/2019

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to Malta's territorial waters to prevent it from docking at Maltese ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migrants on board....
21:26, 07/07/2019

Migrants disembark Open Arms rescue ship on Italian island of Lampedusa Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island on Tuesday night, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity operating the boat and the governme...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Captain of humanitarian rescue ship arrested after Italian police boat rammed The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday....
16:39, 06/29/2019

Migrant rescue boat enters Italian waters, defying government ban The German charity ship Sea-Watch with 42 migrants aboard entered Italian waters on Wednesday, defying an order from Rome to stay away, the ship's press office said....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Rescue-Ship Fracas Revives Europe's Migrant Debate A pitched battle of wills between Italy’s leading nativist politician and the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship has divided European Union governments and highlighted the unresolved problem of Mediterranean migration....
19:00, 07/03/2019

Italy puts captain of migrant-rescue ship under investigation Italian prosecutors have put the German captain of a rescue ship under investigation for allegedly aiding people-smugglers, raising the stakes in a standoff that is preventing the boat coming ashore with 40 rescued migrants from Africa....
15:52, 06/28/2019

Alan Kurdi migrant rescue ship heads for Lampedusa The German-owned ship rescued 40 refugees from a sinking vessel on Wednesday night. But the migrants now face a nervy impasse after Italy banned any migrant boat from entering its waters....
13:00, 08/01/2019

Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders There are 356 migrants on the Ocean Viking ship, which has not been allowed to dock by Italian and Maltese authorities for two weeks. The vessel picked up several groups of migrants but is running out of food....
02:52, 08/23/2019

| Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship 'not allowed' to refuel in Malta Maltese authorities have refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off the coast of Libya....
01:00, 08/13/2019

Migrant rescue ship captain arrested after stand-off with Italy ends The captain of a German aid ship has been arrested after the vessel docked without permission on a tiny Italian island - and rammed a police motorboat blocking its way....
18:39, 06/29/2019

German captain of migrant rescue ship turns down Paris award Pia Klemp has rejected Paris' most prestigious civilian award, the Grand Vermeil Medal. She and compatriot Carola Rackete were offered the prize for their efforts in rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean....
13:39, 08/22/2019

Judge in Italy Orders Release of Captain of Migrant-Rescue Ship Capt. Carola Rackete had defended her decision to dock the ship, owned by a German humanitarian group, by citing the growing exhaustion of the 40 migrants aboard....
22:39, 07/02/2019

Migrant aid ship rams Italian police boat; captain arrested The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard has rammed an Italian border police motorboat while docking at a tiny Mediterranean island in defiance of Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister...
04:52, 06/30/2019

Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.' An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island....
01:26, 07/01/2019

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Citing ‘Emergency Law,’ Rescue Ship Carrying 42 Libyan Migrants Enters Italian Waters, Seeking Port (MILAN) — A German humanitarian group said its ship carrying 42 migrants rescued off Libya two weeks ago has entered Italian waters near the southernmost island of Lampedusa at midday Wednesday in defiance of an explicit ban by the country̵...
20:52, 06/26/2019

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian officials....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest migrant standoff Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe's latest failure to deal with African migration....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the vessel and authorities came to a climax off the island of Lampedusa....
18:13, 06/29/2019

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way street....
16:26, 07/05/2019

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future l...
00:13, 08/07/2019

BlackRock pulls out of rescue for Italian bank Carige U.S. fund manager BlackRock has pulled out of a proposed rescue of Italian bank Carige, a move that could push Rome's fragile government into another costly state bailout....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep....
22:26, 06/19/2019

Aid group: Italy must let all migrants off rescue ship Four more migrants have been evacuated from a Spanish humanitarian rescue boat anchored near an Italian island but the aid group wants Italy to let all migrants on board land...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Italian authorities arrest rescue boat captain after docking The Sea-Watch humanitarian vessel was carrying 40 migrants when it docked at the port in Lampedusa in defiance of Italian orders after a weeks-long standoff....
14:26, 06/29/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed U.S. officials....
00:00, 06/22/2019

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But international maritime law and a country's own laws often don't chime....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Italy says migrants on German rescue ship to be taken in by EU countries German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has been in a tense standoff with Italian immigration authorities over dozens of rescued migrants. Italy says EU countries have offered to take in some of the 40 migrants still on board....
03:00, 06/29/2019

Rescue ship heads to Italy, with another blocked off shore The German humanitarian group Sea-Eye says its rescue ship Alan Kurdi with 65 rescued people on board is sailing toward the Italian island of Lampedusa, where it will join another blocked off shore...
11:02, 07/06/2019

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
23:00, 07/07/2019

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy MILAN (AP) — Two more migrants have been evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who were saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked offshore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark. Sea-Watch 3 ...
13:13, 06/28/2019

Migrants disembark rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff A migrant rescue ship carrying more than 80 people was evacuated near Italy's southernmost Island on Tuesday, ending a 19-day standoff that pushed 15 passengers to jump into the sea to escape deteriorating conditions aboard....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Cargo Ship With 13 On Board Stranded Off Maharashtra, Rescue Ops On A large cargo ship from Gujarat went adrift and got stuck between rocks in Maharashtra's Vangaon village due to stormy and rough weather conditions in the Arabian Sea on Saturday, officials said....
18:13, 08/03/2019

| WATCH | Migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italian island Several migrants have jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat that has been blocked for days from docking at an Italian island in a thwarted bid to reach land on their own....
11:52, 08/19/2019

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Carola Rackete says act of ‘disobedience’ in Lampedusa was necessary to avert tragedy An NGO rescue boat captain who has risked jail time after forcing her way into Lampedusa port in Italy with 40 migrants onboard has defended her act of “disobedienc...
19:00, 06/30/2019

EU should charter migrant flights, says Italian FM Italy's foreign minister has called for recent problems posed by mass migration to be solved within a European framework. Italy has borne the brunt of a huge influx of migrants to Europe that erupted in 2015....
00:00, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Italian bank fund could take Carige stake in BlackRock rescue -Intesa CEO A rescue plan for Italy's Carige by U.S. asset manager BlackRock would allow a fund financed by Italian lenders to take part in a cash call at the Genoa-based bank, the chief executive of Intesa Sanpaolo said on Tuesday....
15:52, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Italian banks back BlackRock's 720 mln euro rescue plan for Carige Italian banks have backed a 720 million euro rescue plan ($806 million) that will hand control of troubled peer Carige to U.S. asset manager BlackRock, the head of a banking fund said on Monday....
19:39, 05/06/2019

People on rescue ship off Italy at breaking point, say doctors Ship carrying 107 people rescued from sea has been refused permission to dockThe medical and psychological condition of people onboard a rescue boat anchored off the Italian island of Lampedusa for 18 days has reached breaking point, doctors have sai...
01:52, 08/20/2019

40 migrants on German rescue ship transferred to Malta port A German humanitarian group says 40 migrants rescued at sea off Libya have been successfully transferred to Maltese military boats to be brought to port...
13:39, 08/04/2019

Rescue ship with 42 migrants defies Italy order to stay out A German humanitarian ship carrying 42 migrants rescued off Libya two weeks ago is in Italian waters within sight of Lampedusa island in defiance of a ban by the country’s hard-line interior minister...
02:39, 06/27/2019

Ocean Viking rescue ship picks up 251 migrants off Libya Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, which operate the new migrant rescue ship, say the mainly Sudanese men and adolescents were picked up off the coast of Libya during three rescue missions....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Germany's Protestant Church to send rescue ship to Mediterranean The Protestant Church is calling for a political solution to the migration crisis in Europe. The Catholic Church's bishop council declined to say whether it would implement a similar measure....
06:52, 09/13/2019

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to fund a crackdown on migrants to Mexico from Central America with proceeds from the sa...
01:52, 06/13/2019

In Mexico's South, Police Check Buses, Trains in Migrant Crackdown Growing numbers of illegal immigrants are being detained along the key routes used by asylum seekers and human smugglers as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, under heavy pressure from President Trump, steps up efforts to stem the flow of migrant...
11:39, 06/11/2019

Wimbledon: Serena Williams, Fabio Fognini face fines Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 for damaging a court at Wimbledon, while men's player Fabio Fognini was fined $3,000 for saying he wished the All-England Club was bombed....
18:26, 07/09/2019

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered by town halls....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Hauliers face increased fines under new no-deal Brexit powers Hauliers will face increased fines and civilian traffic officers will be granted new powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit under government plans to try and avoid debilitating customs delays at Dover. ...
22:13, 07/31/2019

Drivers who leave their engines idling could face instant fines News 14 May, 2019 Environment Secretary supports council moves to issue fines without warning to drivers who leave their engines running...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its way into Lampedusa....
16:39, 07/05/2019

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

Restart migrant rescue missions, UN bodies tell Europe UN agencies have appealed to European countries to restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. More needs to be done to improve inhumane conditions for displaced people in Libya as well....
04:13, 07/12/2019

Italy under fire over charges against migrant rescue volunteer Portugal's parliament has protested an Italian decision to charge a Portuguese student with aiding illegal immigration, a move condemned by officials, who argue he was saving lives of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean....
01:52, 06/29/2019

After Desperate Migrants Jump Ship, Italy Allows Rescue Vessel to Dock A ship carrying more than 80 migrants stranded at sea for nearly three weeks must be allowed to dock in Italy, a prosecutor ordered on Tuesday, ending a crisis that had grown more dire by the day....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Rescue ship's captain accuses European states of abandoning migrants The captain of rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 said on Thursday European states have no interest in finding a political solution for the 42 migrants aboard her vessel, now positioned off the Italian island of Lampedusa....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Mediterranean rescue ship brings migrants to Italy, defying Salvini German migrant rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 is headed to the Italian island of Lampedusa with migrants on board, despite the threat of a fine. The Italian government wants the ship to dock in Germany or the Netherlands....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Captain of rescue ship carrying 42 migrants arrested in Italy – video The captain of an NGO rescue ship carrying 42 migrants has been arrested after more than two weeks in a standoff with Italian authorities. Carola Rackete reached Sicily on Saturday in defiance of a ban by the country’s far-right deputy prime minister...
20:52, 06/29/2019

Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, saying that its resources were exhausted and suggesting that Italy's Coast Guard should take the migrants to Spain....
05:00, 08/20/2019

A Rescue Ship Captain Being Held in Italy Is Attracting Donors and Defenders BERLIN (AP) — High-level support and almost three-quarters of a million dollars in donations poured in Sunday for the German captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after she defied repeated orders to stay out of Italy and struck a po...
06:39, 07/01/2019

Salvini closes Italy's ports to German refugee rescue ship Italy's interior minister is preventing a German rescue ship carrying 100 survivors from docking at national ports. The nationalist Matteo Salvini has been instrumental in barring rescue ships from Italy....
12:00, 08/28/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Evacuees removed from rescue ship in Bahamas over visa mix-up A group of people who survived Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas last week were removed from an evacuation ship late Sunday because they didn't have a valid visa to enter the United States, government officials said....
00:26, 09/10/2019

Cruise ship worker jumps into sea to rescue passenger who fell overboard A cruise ship crew member dove into the water to rescue a passenger who had fallen overboard in Italy. The Irish woman, who has not been identified, reportedly fell from the MSC Seaview cruise ship on Monday while it was at the Italian city of Genoa....
20:52, 06/21/2019

At Least 15 Migrants Jump Off Rescue Ship in ‘Desperate’ Attempt to Reach Italy (MILAN) — At least 15 more migrants jumped into the sea Tuesday from the Open Arms rescue ship in desperate bids to reach the shores of Italy after 19 days of being on the boat in deteriorating conditions as Italy refuses to open its ports. Ope...
11:13, 08/21/2019

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York C...
13:13, 05/13/2019

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming "harmful" videos....
20:01, 08/12/2019

Restart Mediterranean migrant rescue missions, UN bodies tell Europe UN agencies have appealed to European countries to restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. More needs to be done to improve inhumane conditions for displaced people in Libya as well....
07:13, 07/12/2019

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized....
12:13, 06/11/2019

| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa seeking a safe port....
11:26, 07/07/2019

Captain of migrant rescue vessel refuses honor from Paris The German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants' lives in the Mediterranean has turned down Paris's highest civilian award, accusing the city of hypocrisy over the treatment of migrants....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Second migrant rescue boat defies Salvini and docks in Italy Mediterranea’s Italian-flagged Alex arrives in Lampedusa with 41 shipwrecked migrantsA charity rescue vessel brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port in Lampedusa on Saturday, the second boat to defy far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini’s bid ...
22:52, 07/06/2019

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy....
21:00, 08/16/2019

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
09:13, 06/04/2019

German rescue captain to sue Italy's Salvini over migrant comments The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and the far-right leader....
17:00, 07/05/2019

Italy to fine migrant rescue boats without OK to enter ports ROME (AP) — Italy’s populist government has approved stiff fines for migrant rescue boats that defy orders to stay out of Italian waters. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday after a Cabinet meeting that a new decree allows fines of up...
20:26, 06/11/2019

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-line measures, saying "human lives are not a bargaining chip."...
04:39, 07/07/2019

After Dorian Survivors Are Kicked Off Rescue Ship, U.S. Border Patrol Says All Bahamians Welcome — Except Those Who Aren’t Dozens of Bahamians trying to evacuate from the hurricane-wrecked islands were told to get off a ferry headed towards Florida last weekend, and were told that was because they did not have U.S. visas. But the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency...
05:26, 09/10/2019

More migrants jump into sea trying to reach Italy as rescue ship stand-off enters 19th day More migrants aboard a rescue ship stranded off the Italian coast have jumped into the sea to try and swim ashore, according to the Spanish charity that runs the boat....
10:00, 08/21/2019

Italian Leader Extols Closing of Migrant Center Matteo Salvini, Italy’s nativist deputy prime minister, presided over the closure of a migrant reception center that was once the largest such structure on the continent during the region’s migration crisis....
00:39, 07/10/2019

Immigrants taking sanctuary in U.S. churches to avoid deportation face large fines Immigrants taking sanctuary in U.S. churches to avoid deportation are being told by U.S. ICE that they face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines under a little-used federal law, attorneys said....
10:26, 07/04/2019

Large carmakers including Volkswagen, FCA could face 2021 EU emissions fines: study Volkswagen and FiatChrysler could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros ($2.08 billion) and 746 million euros respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to AlixPartners....
06:39, 06/26/2019

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minister Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. A rescue boat landed without permission in port at Lampedusa and another is headed to Malta....
04:39, 07/07/2019

Migrant rescue group criticizes Spain's offer to dock in Mallorca The migrant rescue charity 'Open Arms' has rejected a Spanish government offer for its vessel to dock at a Balearic Island port. It was the second offer the group rejected, citing an "urgent" and "inhumane" situation....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Italy judge rules to free captain of migrant rescue boat A judge in Sicily says the sea captain who rammed a police boat while bringing 40 rescued migrants to an Italian port must be freed from house arrest...
02:00, 07/03/2019

Migrant ship captain released without charge The German captain of a rescue ship, who was arrested for forcing her vessel into an Italian port with dozens of migrants aboard, will be released without charge, Italy's ANSA news agency reported....
00:26, 07/03/2019

In break with past, Rome lets charity ship head to Italian port Italy's new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy of the previous administration....
08:39, 09/16/2019

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat docks at Lampedusa A migrant rescue boat on Saturday breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vessels....
23:52, 07/06/2019

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat disembarks at Lampedusa Migrants on a rescue boat that breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, disembarked on Sunday after the vessel was impounded, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vesse...
06:13, 07/07/2019

Rescue crews search for crew members aboard overturned cargo ship, concerns about stability Rescuers scoured the Georgia coast on Sunday for four missing crew members of a cargo ship that overturned and caught fire, but the efforts ran into trouble amid the flames and instability of the ship, the U.S. Coast Guard said....
09:52, 09/09/2019

Italian police seize migrant boat, risking stand-off with deputy PM Italian prosecutors have ordered the seizure of a rescue boat anchored outside the port of Lampedusa in Sicily, triggering a potential tug-of-war with Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini who has pledged to stop the migrants from disembarking....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Helicopter evacuates pregnant woman off migrant ship Malta’s armed forces airlifted a 9 months pregnant Nigerian woman and her husband from a charity-run ship carrying more than 80 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea....
05:39, 09/13/2019

Italy’s Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant ship Italy’s hard-line interior minister has buckled under pressure and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government...
18:52, 08/17/2019

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants onboard....
13:52, 07/01/2019

Italy's Salvini allows unaccompanied minors off migrant ship After more than two weeks, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has allowed 27 minors to disembark a migrant rescue vessel. Others on board have not been authorized to leave the boat....
13:52, 08/18/2019

The Latest: Germany: Migrant ship captain should be released ROME (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 12 p.m. Germany’s foreign minister says the captain of a migrant rescue ship in Italian custody should be released because saving lives is a humanitarian act, not criminal....
13:13, 07/01/2019

Italy lets 27 minors off migrant ship after loosening ban Under political heat, Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini loosened ban Saturday to let 27 unaccompanied minors off stranded migrant rescue ship....
22:00, 08/18/2019

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influence....
18:52, 08/30/2019

Italy government wins confidence vote on decree targeting migrant rescue ships The Italian government on Monday won a confidence vote in the Senate on a decree targeting charities operating migrant rescue ships, in a victory for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and his far-right League party....
23:00, 08/05/2019

Italy's government wins confidence vote on decree targeting migrant rescue ships The Italian government won a parliamentary confidence vote on Wednesday on a security and immigration decree, in a victory for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who heads the far-right League party....
22:52, 07/24/2019

Richard Gere boards migrant ship stuck in the Mediterranean Actor Richard Gere joined a humanitarian ship off the Mediterranean coast as its crew continues to wait for a safe port to accept the migrants they rescued....
23:39, 08/09/2019

Italy accepts migrant families rescued by Sea-Watch ship Rome had blocked a rescue ship from entering Italian territorial waters. But the coast guard then agreed to help families on board and take them to Lampedusa....
06:39, 05/18/2019

Carola Rackete: Court lifts house arrest order on captain of charity rescue ship arrested in Italy A Sicilian court has lifted a house arrest order imposed on the captain of a charity ship who was detained for forcing her way into an Italian port with 40 rescued migrants....
21:39, 07/02/2019

Italy's Salvini bans latest migrant ship entering waters Italy's outgoing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has signed a decree banning a rescue ship carrying about 100 migrants picked up off the Libyan coast from entering Italian waters....
22:26, 08/28/2019

27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban The 27 unaccompanied minors on board the Open Arms, a humanitarian ship carrying 147 rescued migrants, will be allowed to disembark in Italy, after a bitter standoff between Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
07:00, 08/18/2019

Italy's Salvini labeled 'dangerous' and 'racist' by migrant ship captain Carole Rackete says she is concerned about the rhetoric used by Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini over the migrant rescue crisis. The German captain was arrested after forcing her ship into an Italian port....
04:39, 07/07/2019

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation....
20:13, 05/06/2019

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80 More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to 72 in a disaster feared to have killed more than 80 people, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
07:13, 07/13/2019

Italian PM assures Huawei it won't face discrimination Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday he had assured China's Huawei Technologies that it would not face discrimination in the rollout of Italy's 5G telecoms network....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Italian PM summoned to face possible no-confidence vote Senate calls on Giuseppe Conte to respond to crisis after coalition member pulls outThe Italian senate has opted to summon the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, to parliament on 20 August to respond to the crisis facing his government after one of the ...
22:00, 08/13/2019

Elif Shafak: Turkish novelist calls for support as writers face crackdown Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international community to show support for the country’s authors, journalists and academics, and warned that all trac...
10:26, 06/02/2019

Rome court says migrant ship can enter Italy's waters, overriding Salvini An administrative court in Rome ruled on Wednesday that a Spanish rescue ship carrying around 150 migrants should be allowed to enter Italian territorial waters in defiance of a ban imposed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings as church urges more vigorous crackdown on militants Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to cover their faces amid a new emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of facing coverings that may conceal a person’s identity....
15:39, 04/29/2019

Ship captain who faces prison for migrant rescues refuses Paris bravery medal In a Facebook post Tuesday, Klemp accused Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo of hypocrisy for commending her work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, citing poor conditions faced by migrants in the French capital....
16:52, 08/22/2019

Battle with time: Italian towns face demise by depopulation Small Sicilian villages reflect the shifting demographics of economic migration and declining birth rates The birth of a baby in the small town of Acquaviva Platani, in inland Sicily, is such a rare event that the village bells toll to celebrate the ...
12:39, 07/12/2019

Couple face jail for taking sand from Italian beach We've all been tempted to bring a little bit of paradise home from our holidays. But the urge has backfired on a French couple, who are facing up to six years in prison for removing sand from a beach in Sardinia, where they had been on vacation....
21:39, 08/21/2019

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
11:00, 06/17/2019

Italian Party Leaders Face Tight Deadline to Form a Government Italy’s president gave party leaders five days to form a new government and avoid early elections that could deepen the uncertainty in one of Europe’s largest economies....
16:52, 08/23/2019

Jamaican player whiffs on bicycle kick, nails Italian captain in the face The Italian women’s soccer team narrowly missed out on having a huge injury to their captain during their second group-stage match against Jamaica on Friday....
22:00, 06/14/2019

French couple could face jail for taking sand from Italian beach, reports say A French couple’s desire to transport a keepsake from their vacation – a whopping 90 pounds of sand from an Italian beach – may reportedly land them behind bars for six years....
15:39, 08/20/2019

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is worki...
09:52, 07/01/2019

Migrant Families Would Face Indefinite Detention Under New Trump Rule The administration wants to send migrant families caught crossing the border illegally to a family detention center for as long as it takes for their cases to be decided....
01:39, 08/22/2019

After Record-Setting ICE Raid in Mississippi, Migrant Children Face the Horror of Living Without Their Parents After nearly 700 immigrants were detained by ICE agents on Wednesday during a series of strategic raids, an ugly situation in Morton, Miss., became even more gruesome as children, some as young as toddlers, have been forced to rely on members of thei...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Dehydrated rescue prompts rescue at Finger Rock Canyon Trail TUCSON – A hiker is in the process of being rescued Friday afternoon after the individual reportedly became dehydrated about a mile into the Finger Rock Canyon Trail. Rescue crews with Rural Metro Police Department have been dispatched to the t...
06:52, 08/24/2019

Rescue crews rescue 70-year-old hiker at Madera Canyon TUCSON – A 70-year-old was rescued after she was injured during a hike in Madera Canyon Tuesday. According to Green Valley Fire District, the woman was found one-eighth mile up the Super Trail in Madera Canyon. She was treated for her injuries ...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Pulisic captains US for 1st time under Berhalter PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Star 20-year-old midfielder Christian Pulisic is captaining the U.S. for the first time under coach Gregg Berhalter, who started the same lineup in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Curacao that he sent out for the initia...
06:13, 07/01/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Jet skiers rescue 100 residents trapped in flooded homes in the Bahamas as rescue efforts continue Kind-hearted jet skiers in the Bahamas rescued around 100 people trapped in their homes during the devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Dorian this week....
20:52, 09/07/2019

| Multiple captains for Boks in Rugby Championship? The Springboks may have a number of captains over the next few months as they navigate several challenges in order to get their squad ready for the Rugby World Cup....
15:26, 07/04/2019

| Former England captains weigh in on Headingley debacle England's hopes of regaining the Ashes were dealt a huge blow in the Third Ashes Test at Headingley on Friday, and it didn't take long for the knives to come out....
17:13, 08/24/2019

Delle Donne, Wilson top ASG vote, to be captains Washington's Elena Delle Donne and Las Vegas forward A'ja Wilson will serve as captains and pick teams for the WNBA All-Star Game, as the starters were announced Thursday....
22:26, 07/11/2019

Pro Kabaddi League Captains Geared Up For Seventh Season Ahead of season 7, the 12 PKL captains seemed confident of their strategies and plans, but at the same time expressed that no team can be taken lightly....
14:26, 07/20/2019

Delle Donne and A'ja Wilson are All-Star captains Elena Delle Donne is a captain of the WNBA All-Star Game for the second straight year. This time she'll be facing a team captained by A'ja Wilson.       ...
22:52, 07/11/2019

Is 'Fredo' the Italian N-Word? I Asked the 3 Most Italian Women I Know for Answers Chris Cuomo, host of CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time and the network’s chief Italian-American correspondent, threatened to beat up a heckler during a heated exchange after the man called him “Fredo.” In a video that has gone viral, Cuomo says, “Only punkass ...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Redskins rookie class packed with college captains. It’s not by accident. The Redskins have needed more leadership in their locker room. While many are praising their current draft class for its ability on the field, many also bring off-the-field qualities....
00:52, 05/12/2019

Ashes captains on Joe Root's role and the fifth and final Test – video Ashes captains Joe Root and Tim Paine have spoken ahead of the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Oval. England have made two changes with Sam Curran and Chris Woakes replacing Jason Roy and Craig Overton. Root insisted there was plenty still for his ...
17:39, 09/12/2019

Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election ROME (AP) — Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Ashes 2019: captains on Steve Smith and drawn second Test – video After it looked like England were closing on their first win of the series, a fine 59 from Australia's substitute Marnus Labuschagne saw the sides draw the second Test. Labuschagne was brought in for Steve Smith who was ruled out of the final day wit...
15:26, 08/19/2019

"Great Leaders": Vettori Hails World Cup Captains Morgan, Williamson Eoin Morgan has made England the most-feared ODI side since an embarrassingly early exit in 2015 while Kane Williamson has built on the legacy of Brendon McCullum....
20:00, 07/13/2019

Gold ship hoax: Executives jailed over 'sunken treasure ship' claims Three executives of a South Korean company, which claimed to have found a sunken Russian treasure ship containing billions of dollars in gold, have been jailed, months after their scam fell apart....
08:39, 05/02/2019

‘Ship of Horror’: Discovery of the Last Slave Ship to America Brings New Hope to an Old Community Enslaved Africans smuggled into Alabama in the schooner Clotilda founded Africatown after the Civil War. Now residents want to raise the wreck from under the Mobile River as a symbol of pride....
01:00, 05/27/2019

8 things to avoid at the cruise-ship buffet if you want to keep your stomach ship-shape With the buffet often included in your fare, it can be tempting to grab every item you see. But there are some foods you're better off avoiding.       ...
03:39, 08/26/2019

Navy to forward-deploy assault ship, landing platform dock ship to Japan The USS America and USS New Orleans will be forward-deployed to Japan while the USS Stethem and USS Wasp return to the U.S. for maintenance and upgrades, the Navy announced on Friday....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Cruise ship bosses: mass brawl on ship Britannia was not sparked by man in clown suit walking into black-tie event Cruise ship bosses have disputed reports that a mass brawl on board a liner was sparked by a man in a clown suit gatecrashing a black-tie event on board....
04:39, 07/29/2019

The Queen is joined by Harry, Beatrice and Eugenie to host team captains ahead of Cricket World Cup at Buckingham Palace garden party Prince Harry revived 140 years of English and Australian cricket rivalry today when he joked Aussie captain Aaron Finch might be getting a bit long in the tooth....
19:39, 05/29/2019

Ashes captains reflect on ‘phenomenal’ Ben Stokes and third Ashes Test – video England have won the third Ashes Test after a dramatic final day at Headingley. A sublime performance from England's Ben Stokes was the difference as he finished with an impressive 135 not out. Speaking after the match, England captain Joe Root calle...
07:39, 08/26/2019

England and New Zealand captains laud 'outstanding' Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy partnership Eoin Morgan heaped praise on 'outstanding' opening pair Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy, after their second successive century partnership helped book England's World Cup semi-final spot....
11:00, 07/04/2019

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea....
15:26, 06/30/2019

B.C. and Alberta premiers set to meet face-to-face for first time, want to avoid ‘phony war’ B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are set to meet face to face Thursday for the first time at the Western Premiers Conference in Edmonton....
04:00, 06/27/2019

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Russell hit in face, D-backs face deGrom LEADING OFF: Cubs' Russell checked after taking pitch to face, D-backs set to face Mets' deGrom, Fiers looks for Oakland win-streak record, Yankees-Red Sox for final time this year       ...
12:13, 09/09/2019

Mysterious 4,000-year-old grave reveals boy and girl buried face to face A mysterious 4,000-year-old grave has been unearthed in Kazakhstan and inside are a young male and female buried in an odd manner — they're facing each other....
10:00, 08/04/2019

People have unknowingly come face to face with two teens on the lam in Canada, suspected of murder In Northern Manitoba, the bugs are so big they can bite through your clothes. But this is reportedly where two teens suspected of killing three people are hiding out....
17:00, 08/01/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with gunman: 'I couldn't see his soul' • 8-year-old victim describes moment of shooting • Lori Kaye died protecting the rabbi • Synagogue shooting suspect booked on one count of murder in the first degree...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with shooter at California synagogue A 19-year-old man who authorities said gave himself up to police shortly after carrying out a deadly shooting in a Southern California synagogue filled with Sabbath worshippers is also under investigation for a mosque arson....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave fans another reason to be......
18:52, 07/02/2019

Odessa woman describes moment she came face-to-face with gunman A West Texas grandmother detailed the chilling moment when she came face-to-face with a gunman on a deadly freeway rampage. Shauna Saxton said stopped her car Saturday afternoon at an intersection near 1-20 in Odessa and heard a “pop, pop, pop&...
20:00, 09/01/2019

Face-to-face bullying 'a bigger problem for youngsters' than cyberbullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced because online bullying is less significant than its face-to-face equivalent....
07:00, 05/17/2019

In Africa, Pope Francis Comes Face to Face With the Future of the Church The Roman Catholic Church continues to expand in Africa, even as it faces competition from increasingly popular Pentecostal and Evangelical movements....
20:39, 09/05/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to end Friday. Before the Mets open a three-game series at Marlins Park to begin the second half, Van Wag...
11:00, 07/12/2019

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
07:52, 06/03/2019

People are trying face cupping as an instant face-lift People are trying face cupping as an instant facelift. Different than body cupping, during this treatment the cups are constantly moving, which stimulates circulation and builds collagen. We went to Shellie Goldstein Associates in New York to try the...
00:00, 09/03/2019

FCA will avoid EU CO2 fines in 2019, 2020, CEO says FCA will be compliant because of a regulatory credit deal with Tesla, the forthcoming debuts of plug-in hybrid Jeeps, the addition of the full-electric Fiat 500, and the arrival of more efficient combustion engines....
15:13, 08/09/2019

Only big fines will change how the auditors audit Splitting a firm’s audit and consulting functions has merit but only large penalties will affect proper change•Watchdog finds work of Patisserie Valerie auditor unacceptableThis time last year the Financial Reporting Council tried to read the riot ac...
04:26, 07/10/2019

Serco to pay £22.9m in fines over electronic tag scandal Serco, the outsourcing company, has agreed to pay £22.9m in fines and costs in a settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) relating to its electronic tagging contract scandal....
11:13, 07/03/2019

NBA fines Knicks $50,000 for rules violation The NBA fined the New York Knicks $50,000 for failing to allow a New York Daily News reporter to attend a news conference introducing draft picks R.J. Barrett and Ignas Brazdeikis....
23:26, 06/24/2019

Some Securities Fraudsters Escape Paying SEC Fines The SEC partly measures its success as an enforcement agency by how much it levies in fines and how much it collects. It also sometimes takes credit for fines that will likely never be collected....
12:26, 05/20/2019

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to date under Europe’s data-privacy laws....
16:13, 07/10/2019

Facebook continues to grow like crazy, despite FTC fines Facebook's $5 billion FTC fine is historic, but everybody knew it was coming. Three months ago, during its last quarterly earnings report, the social network estimated that it would be fined between $3 billion and $5 billion over the Cambridge A...
07:39, 07/25/2019

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running case brought by a woman who says she is his daughter....
04:52, 05/17/2019

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
15:13, 07/18/2019

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
23:52, 08/02/2019

Councils should be able to issue fines for traffic offences, say MPs News 22 May, 2019 Transport Committee says police are too stretched to enforce moving traffic offences, so councils should be allowed to do so instead...
19:39, 05/22/2019

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platform in breach of the country's law on internet transparency....
20:13, 07/02/2019

Uttarakhand To Reduce Traffic Violation Fines The Uttarkhand cabinet has cleared a proposal to reduce some of the penalties revised by the Centre for traffic rule violations under the amended Motor Vehicle Act. Gujarat and Karnataka have already......
20:26, 09/12/2019

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commission has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever imposed on a technology company....
02:13, 07/25/2019

Democratic FTC commissioner: We're not going to fix Big Tech monopolies with little fines Chopra's remarks on antitrust concerns come hours after the House Judiciary Committee said it requested documents from Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google....
21:39, 09/13/2019

‘Like I’m Some Kind of Criminal’: Tougher Fines in Tennis Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches....
20:52, 07/27/2019

NBA fines Knicks $50,000 for media access violation The NBA fined the Knicks $50,000 Monday for violating league rules regarding equal access for media. The team didn’t allow the Daily News access to its press conference Friday in which they introduced NBA Draft picks RJ Barrett and Ignas Brazde...
02:52, 06/25/2019

FCC fines ABC after Jimmy Kimmel uses emergency tones The feds may have wiped the smile off late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel’s face — fining the network that airs his talk show a hefty $395,000 for his use of restricted emergency tones in a comedy sketch. “ABC admits that it broadcast and transmitted th...
17:00, 08/17/2019

NBA Fines Doc Rivers $50,000 For Saying Kawhi Leonard Is Good The NBA’s ongoing freakout over tampering violations has already led the league to assess large fines to executives for making completely anodyne comments about players on other teams, and even got Anthony Davis dinged for what can broadly be describ...
01:00, 06/01/2019

EU fines Citigroup, JPMorgan, 3 other banks $1.2B for collusion The European Commission fined five banks more than $1 billion Thursday, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, for participating in collusion activities involving 11 currencies and two cartels in the Spot Foreign Exchange....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Video: The Big Face Box is a box that makes your face, uhm, big This video is part of our series on Lille’s Maker Faire. To stay up-to-date on releases (and to find out more), check out our master post here. We all have days when we lean on a window, look at a grey, grumbling sky, and think “why isn’t my face big...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Audi threatened with additional Dieselgate fines in Germany German transport ministry tells Audi it must meet next week's deadline for retrofitting new diesel software The German transport ministry has threatened to issue Audi with further fines if it does not meet upcoming deadlines for the retrofitting of ...
17:13, 09/16/2019

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Monday fined the men, aged between 27 and 37, to pena...
16:13, 05/27/2019

For Facebook and Alphabet, Big-Ticket Fines Cause Limited Pain Facebook and Google parent Alphabet have been hit with some hefty fines in recent years. But a closer look shows that for these tech giants, the penalties aren’t as huge as they seem, when compared with their operating expenses or their market capita...
23:26, 07/30/2019

Heavy Fines For Traffic Violations From Today: 10 Points Higher traffic penalties will come into effect across the country from today under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which was cleared by parliament last month. The new law aims to instill......
06:13, 09/01/2019

For Facebook and Google, huge fines will cause only limited harm Regulators have slapped Facebook and Google with some very large fines recently, but are the penalties really hurting the hugely profitable titans of Silicon Valley?...
05:00, 07/31/2019

India's Traffic Problem Needs Better Infrastructure More Than Just Hefty Fines The hefty fines under the new Motor Vehicle Act may not be enough to battle India's problem of traffic and road accidents or that is what the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) believes....
20:26, 09/12/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning seeks relief from fines for not testifying ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is seeking relief from accumulating fines of $500 a day for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. In a court filing Thursday in federal court in Alexan...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Germany Considers Fines for Not Vaccinating Children Against Measles As cases of the disease rise, the country’s health minister proposed barring school entry to pupils without immunization and a penalty of $2,800 for parents....
13:52, 05/07/2019

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
13:13, 07/18/2019

YouTube's Case Shows FTC Fines Alone Won’t Slow Down Big Tech The FTC could do more to punish companies like Google and Facebook over privacy violations. But the bigger problem is that Congress continues to do nothing at all....
00:39, 09/05/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
17:39, 05/10/2019

U.S. watchdog fines New York debt collectors more than $60 million The U.S. consumer watchdog on Thursday said it had fined a group of New York-based debt-collection firms and their two owners more than $60 million to settle claims they inflated consumer debts and broke the law when attempting to collect the money....
22:13, 07/25/2019

Venice fines architect $86K for tourist-unfriendly bridge Venice, Italy, has fined Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava €78,000 ($86,000) for what the city deemed as design flaws on the Constitution Bridge that spans the Grand Canal....
16:52, 08/21/2019

Wimbledon fines Fabio Fognini for ‘bomb’ outburst Wimbledon fined Fabio Fognini $3,000 on Monday after the Italian tennis star went on a “bomb” tirade following his loss over the weekend. During a three-set loss to Tennys Sandgren at tiny Court 14, the 10th-ranked Fognini referred in his...
05:13, 07/09/2019

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulatory visit in 2017....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Facebook revenues soar despite $5.1bn in fines and new antitrust investigation Company says US regulators have launched an antitrust investigation into platformTwo giant fines by US government agencies totaling $5.1bn could not derail Facebook’s financial juggernaut on Wednesday, as the company reported revenues of $16.9bn in t...
23:52, 07/24/2019

Fiat Chrysler to spend $2 billion on CO2 fines and credits The $2 billion to be spent by FCA in fines and credit purchases over three years compares with $10 billion that it plans to invest in EVs within the 2018-22 business plan....
16:00, 05/11/2019

EU fines five banks $1.2 billion for foreign exchange rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
14:39, 05/16/2019

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The ...
18:26, 07/24/2019

EU fines banks over $1 billion over foreign exchange cartel European Union regulators have fined five banks a total of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for allegedly colluding in the trade of large sums of foreign currency...
12:13, 05/16/2019

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling News 16 May, 2019 Instant fines could be issued to drivers who leave engines idling, with the DfT set to meet council representatives to discuss policy...
18:26, 05/16/2019

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
21:13, 07/18/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took effect last May....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Shanghai fines Didi, Meituan for using unlicensed vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they continue to fail to meet standards....
22:02, 08/13/2019

Massachusetts fines Wynn Resorts $35M over sex misconduct claims Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casi...
00:26, 05/03/2019

VW, FCA risk big EU emissions fines in 2021, study shows Volkswagen and FCA could face penalties of up to $2.08 billion and $847 million, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to a study....
17:13, 06/26/2019

US Fines Hyundai $47 Million Over Dirty Diesel Engines South Korean automaker Hyundai will pay a $47 million fine for illegally importing and selling dirty diesel engines in violation of American environmental rules, US authorities announced Thursday....
00:52, 09/20/2019

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
18:26, 07/18/2019

New Traffic Fines Will Not Be Implemented In Madhya Pradesh And Punjab The states of Madhya Pradesh and Punjab will not be implementing the new and increased traffic fines as of now. Both states will study the feasibility of the increased fines and then take a call on......
01:00, 09/05/2019

EU fines Qualcomm £217m for forcing UK rival out of the market The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242m (£217m) for abusing its market dominance with the aim of forcing British rival Icera out of the market....
13:39, 07/18/2019

France hands down 447 fines in 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
03:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
06:00, 05/11/2019

France fines Google nearly €1 billion in 'historic' tax fraud ruling Google has been ordered to pay nearly €1 billion to the French government over allegations of tax fraud. The ruling comes as European authorities are exploring new ways to clamp down on digital tax evasion....
06:52, 09/13/2019

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
21:26, 05/27/2019

Trump halts fines on Obama-era fuel efficiency violations President Trump is undoing another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The president said Friday he would freeze fines imposed by his predecessor on automakers who produced new cars which violated stiff fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. ...
21:39, 07/13/2019

Google to Pay Millions in Fines Over Children's Privacy Issues at YouTube Google agreed to pay around $200 million to U.S. authorities investigating alleged abuses of children’s privacy on the widely viewed YouTube video platform, according to people familiar with the matter....
00:26, 08/31/2019

No-deal Brexit would cost UK car makers billions in emission fines No-deal Brexit would mean UK car makers can't rely on European sales to balance out their fleet emissions average Line-ups of more than 40 UK-based manufacturers would fall foul of government-imposed CO2 regulations A no-deal Brexit could cost the...
11:39, 07/01/2019

China fines Ford's Changan JV $24 mln for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator on Wednesday said it was imposing a 162.8 million yuan ($23.55 million) fine on Ford Motor Co's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group for violating anti-monopoly law....
07:00, 06/05/2019

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
23:00, 05/27/2019

U.S. government fines Japan Airlines $300,000 for long flight delays The U.S. government is fining Japan Airlines $300,000 for delays that trapped passengers on two grounded planes for hours.       ...
04:52, 09/16/2019

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
23:39, 07/02/2019

SEC fines audit firm RSM $950,000 to settle independence violation claim The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Tuesday that it fined public accounting firm RSM US LLP $950,000 to settle claims it violated the agency's auditor independence rules....
20:52, 08/27/2019

Russia fines Google for failing to filter search results Russia's communications watchdog fined Google 700,000 roubles ($11,100) on Thursday for failing to fulfil legal requirements to remove entries from its search results that Moscow believes contain illegal information....
00:52, 07/19/2019

Arizona urges judge against more fines in inmate care suit PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers representing the Arizona Department of Corrections are urging a judge to not impose a second round of contempt-of-court fines for failing to adequately follow through on its promises to improve health care for inmates. Three mo...
17:39, 08/21/2019

MLB Fines Trevor Bauer Over Ball-Chucking Meltdown [Update] Trevor Bauer was fined by Major League Baseball Tuesday for his tantrum on the mound Sunday, when Bauer chucked the ball over the wall in center at the end of a brutal outing against the Kansas City Royals. Bauer apologized for the meltdown after the...
17:52, 07/31/2019

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
20:26, 07/02/2019

Cleartrip's Flexifly Allows Flyers to Reschedule Flights Without Hefty Fines Cleartrip users can now choose a new Flexifly option while buying domestic flight tickets via Cleartrip, and this will enable them to reschedule their flight without paying amendment charges or......
14:39, 08/01/2019

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution Tanzania's mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its North Mara mine....
17:13, 05/20/2019

SEC fines Russian firm for failing to disclose paid-for ICO reviews The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that it has fined and settled charges against a Russia-based ratings firm for failure to disclose payments it received to publicize digital asset offerings of issuers it had rated....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Watchdog imposes $5.8 mln fines on Deloitte, partner for audit failures The Financial Reporting Council has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct in relation to the audit of financial statements of Serco Geografix Ltd for the years 2011 and 2012....
12:26, 07/04/2019

Brown set to play for Raiders after summer of frostbite, fallouts and fines Star receiver reported to have clashed with GM this weekBrown yet to play game for Oakland since arrival from SteelersOakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden said star wide receiver Antonio Brown is back with the team and is expected to play the season open...
00:26, 09/07/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
11:52, 06/06/2019

Private firms issue 86% of councils' 250,000 fines for dropping litter Rise in number of local authorities using companies to police streets for littering The number of litter fines issued by councils has almost quadrupled in six years, with more than 250,000 handed out last year.The rise coincides with a growth in the ...
15:26, 08/17/2019

UPDATE 3-EU fines Barclays, Citi, JP Morgan, MUFG and RBS $1.2 bln for FX rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
17:26, 05/16/2019

FTC fines YouTube $170 million for alleged child privacy violations The FTC and New York Attorney General today announced that they'll levy a $170 million fine on YouTube and Google for allegedly violating the COPPA rule.Read More...
00:39, 09/05/2019

Sanitation worker racked up $17K in tickets, fines using scavenged plates He used one man’s trash in an attempt to stay clean. A city sanitation worker from Staten Island used license plates he picked up from a dumpster to remain incognito, as he racked up more than $17,000 in parking tickets, traffic violations and E-ZPas...
12:39, 08/15/2019

''It Is A Learning Curve'': Prakash Javadekar On Hefty Traffic Fines The amended Motor Vehicles law will bring discipline on roads and the police will need to challan fewer people in the next four months, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on......
18:26, 09/08/2019

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee district attorney is trying to change that. (July 10)        ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Sitting on Rome's Spanish Steps can lead to hefty fines Vistors to Rome's famous Spanish Steps looking to take a load off will need to keep on walking. Officials have announced fines for sitting or lying down on the landmark staircase....
18:00, 08/08/2019

EU fines beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev €200M Beer company Anheuser-Busch InBev has been fined for restricting cross border sales between the Netherlands and Belgium, forcing Belgians to pay more for their beer. The company had been under investigation since 2016....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Gujarat To Karnataka, BJP States Lead Charge Against New Traffic Fines Days after the Union Government prescribed steep penalties for traffic offenders under an amended law, a number of states across the country have decided to slash them in their respective......
20:13, 09/11/2019

This junk-covered home has $343K in unpaid fines — and a rat problem This Queens home is a total dump! A residence on an otherwise tidy block has stacks of junk-filled garbage bags and other debris piled up to the second-floor window — and the owner has racked up $343,000 in unpaid fines since 2015. “We’ve called 311,...
02:26, 09/04/2019

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
04:39, 06/06/2019

Ordered Deported, Migrants Hit With Fines Running Into Hundreds of Thousands Immigrants avoiding deportation by living in houses of worship received notices that they would be fined, the latest measure taken in an ongoing crackdown....
22:52, 07/04/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
20:39, 05/16/2019

No face-to-face trade talks announced for US and China, telephone talks limited The White House and Beijing have said they are engaged in negotiations over trade, but the current talks are taking place only over the telephone and appear to be limited. There have been no face-to-face meetings in a month, and none are scheduled be...
10:00, 08/28/2019

7 Best Italian Chicken Recipes | Easy Italian Chicken Recipes Italian Chicken Recipes: Find here the best of Italian Chicken recipes. From barley risotto, lasagne, pizza to spaghetti carbonara, we've got it all along with key ingredients and a step by step......
21:39, 05/08/2019

Company touted by Trump to build the wall has history of fines, violations President Donald Trump appears to have set his sights on a North Dakota construction firm with a checkered legal record to build portions of his signature border wall....
17:13, 05/31/2019

U.S. SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the U.S. markets regulator said on Thursday....
12:52, 08/23/2019

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that foresees fining parents of non-vaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative lawmaker said he wants to "eradicate" measles....
15:26, 05/05/2019

Explainer: Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies, to large fines and forcing them to cre...
19:52, 09/09/2019

Fines, jail time? Dems digging in as Trump resists oversight WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re talking about jailing people at the Capitol. Imposing steep fines. All sorts of extraordinary, if long-shot measures to force the White House to comply with Democratic lawmakers’ request for information about Pre...
17:39, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
11:39, 06/06/2019

Britain fines Russia's RT for breaking broadcast rules over Skripal and Syria Britain's media regulator fined Russia's RT 200,000 pounds ($248,740) for breaching broadcasting impartiality rules in its coverage of the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal, Ukraine and the conflict in Syria....
12:00, 07/26/2019

EXPLAINER-Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies, to large fines and forcing them to cre...
20:13, 09/09/2019

Antonio Brown unhappy with Oakland Raiders for fines; unveils new helmet Star wide receiver Antonio Brown expressed his displeasure with the Oakland Raiders after receiving a letter from the team that detailed about $54,000 in fines....
21:00, 09/05/2019

Stung by snubs, House Democrats weigh fines for U.S. attorney general Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr after he refused to provide them with an unredacted copy of the Mueller report....
22:13, 05/02/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Vadodara Man Sticks Driving License, Insurance On Helmet To Avoid Fines A man in Gujarat has figured out a way of staying one step ahead of cops as tighter road traffic regulations and heavier penalties kicked in this month under the amended Motor Vehicles Act 2019....
00:13, 09/11/2019

FCC fines 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', others over misuse of emergency alert tone The Federal Communications Commission fined a television broadcaster, cable television network and a radio broadcaster for misusing the emergency alert tones....
22:13, 08/17/2019

World Bank Imposes One Of Its Biggest Fines On Cash-Starved Pak Over Mine An international arbitration court has imposed a penalty of $5.976 billion on Pakistan -- one of the biggest in its history -- for the unlawful denial of a mining lease to a company in 2011....
09:39, 07/15/2019

Ethics agency fines MTA supervisor for running side biz on public dime The MTA suspended a city transit supervisor for 30 days without pay for moonlighting — running his own electronics repair shop on state time for up to three years, the state’s ethics watchdog agency announced Wednesday. Gustavo Espinal, i...
03:39, 07/11/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments on parents for children taking illegitimate absences from school....
20:39, 05/18/2019

U.S. fines firms transhipping via Cambodia to dodge Trump's China tariffs The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports, a U.S. Embassy official told Reuters on Wednesday....
12:39, 06/19/2019

Unpaid parking fines fuel increase in debt collector referrals Unpaid parking fines and council tax arrears made up almost all of the 2.6 million debts referred to bailiffs by councils in England and Wales in 2018-19....
12:26, 09/11/2019

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its privacy practices....
11:13, 08/09/2019

Ronaldinho: Ex-Brazil and Barcelona star has property seized over unpaid fines Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho has 57 properties seized and his Brazilian and Spanish passports confiscated over unpaid taxes and fines, according to reports in Brazil....
09:26, 07/31/2019

Gujarat Government Makes Massive Cuts In Fines Under New Motor Vehicles Act The BJP-ruled Gujarat government on Tuesday announced a drastic cut in the penalties for traffic violations even as the Centre is justifying the steep fine amounts under the amended Motor Vehicles......
10:52, 09/11/2019

SEC fines Juniper Networks more than $11.7 million to settle internal control violations The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday that it had fined and settled with California-based Juniper Networks, Inc. more than $11.7 mln to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)....
03:26, 08/30/2019

China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator said it has fined Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group $23.55 million for violating anti-monopoly law....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Country Time offers to pay fines for kids operating unlicensed lemonade stands The lemonade mix company Country Time announced an initiative to cover any fees you get from not having a permit to run a lemonade stand.       ...
18:26, 06/21/2019

FCC Fines Jimmy Kimmel Live $400,000 for Using Emergency Alert Tone in Very Expensive Joke Last October Jimmy Kimmel Live! made some expensive jokes about President Donald Trump’s ability to send emergency alerts to approximately 225 million phones across the country.Read more......
19:00, 08/16/2019

Europe's huge privacy fines against Marriott and British Air are a warning for Google and Facebook The EU imposed record fines this week on British Airways and Marriott, marking far and away the biggest fines imposed under the General Data Protection Regulation, which was enacted just over one year ago....
20:52, 07/10/2019

SEC fines Texas-based firm for offering illegal tokens, unregistered exchange The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday it fined and settled charges against a Texas-based cryptocurrency firm and its founders for wrongfully issuing digital offerings and for using an unregistered online trading platform....
22:00, 08/29/2019

Delhi Transport Union To Go On A Strike On September 19 Demanding Relief From Hefty Fines The United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) has confirmed that the strike will be include all class of commercial vehicles like Trucks, Busses, Cabs, Tempos, Autorickshaws and other Light and......
22:13, 09/18/2019

2019 Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill: Traffic Violation Fines To Increase The Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill has been cleared by both houses of the parliament and will be used to make changes in the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988. Part of the Amendment bill focusses on increased......
01:52, 08/02/2019

Billion dollar fines can't stop Google and Facebook. That's peanuts for them | Siva Vaidhanathan We need radical approaches to these companies. Our responses must be as broad and deep as these companies’ hold on our minds and pursesDuring the same 48 hours this week in which Facebook agreed to pay the largest corporate fine in the history of the...
16:39, 07/26/2019

NYC sanitation worker used license plates found in trash to avoid $17G in fines, investigators say A New York City sanitation worker was arrested Wednesday for allegedly putting license plates he found in the trash on his car to avoid paying more than $17,000 in fines....
05:00, 08/15/2019

French courts have handed down 447 fines in the past 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
19:39, 04/30/2019

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has imposed a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean unit for irregular trading activities....
10:52, 07/16/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
04:39, 08/15/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice, as security forces fanned out across the capital...
04:52, 06/08/2019

Swedish court fines Facebook group admin for failing to delete hate speech Patrik Markström, an administrator of the Facebook group “Stå Upp För Sverige” (Stand Up For Sweden), has been fined by a Swedish court for not regulating and deleting eight “grossly offensive comments” that other people had posted on the Facebook pa...
17:52, 06/26/2019

AZGFD fines individual who allegedly hung baited hooks to catch, kill coyotes WILCOX, Ariz. – A person was penalized after the individual reportedly placed bait on fishing hooks for coyotes in near Wilcox in May 2018, according to Arizona Game and Fish Department. According to the department, AZGFD received a tip in May ...
19:52, 07/01/2019

Uefa's 'parking ticket' fines will not rein in football's maverick clubs | Marina Hyde Unless it enforces a monster fine or ban on clubs who overstep the mark, Uefa is an employee of those it is supposed to policeReports that Uefa investigators are to recommend Manchester City be banned from the Champions League for a year are certainl...
15:39, 05/15/2019

Shanghai Fines Ride-Hailing Service Providers Didi, Meituan For Using Unlicensed Vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they......
17:26, 08/14/2019

Michigan can suspend poor people's driver's licenses for unpaid fines: U.S. appeals court A divided federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Michigan may suspend the driver's licenses of poor people with unpaid traffic fines, saying it did not violate their constitutional rights to due process and equal protection....
23:13, 05/08/2019

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's products if it doesn't correct its marketing....
23:13, 09/09/2019

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Bills that fine people who fail to get life-saving vaccinations are gaining attention. On Sunday, Germany's health minister proposed fining parents of school-age children who haven't received a measles inoculation up to $2,...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry — and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have penned a bill that largely tracks with President Donald Trump’s crackdown on vaping, according to a...
20:00, 09/19/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 had stayed in the U.S. after being ordered to leav...
22:13, 05/26/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The defense came days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the killings....
18:13, 06/02/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
23:26, 06/15/2019

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week. Tibor Nagy sa...
16:13, 06/15/2019

Shana Grice: Officers told not to hand out fines in stalking cases after teenager's murder Officers have been told not to hand out fixed penalty notices in stalking and harassment cases after teenager Shana Grice was fined for wasting police time before she was murdered....
17:39, 08/08/2019

Antonio Brown released by Oakland Raiders after fractured off-season, reported feud with GM over fines, money Antonio Brown’s future with the Oakland Raiders has become even murkier after the wide receiver called on the organization to release him following reports that he was fined over $215,000, voiding his contract’s guaranteed payout. ...
19:26, 09/07/2019

Bear scare: teens come face-to-face with black bear (KCRA) Two teenage boys said they learned an important lesson after finding a bear inside their vacation home in Truckee, California. Hayes Sherman and Bobby Harden were watching TV Saturday when they heard loud rummaging coming from the kitchen. Tur...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
15:39, 07/04/2019

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdown Sudanese activists say internet service has been restored in the country, after a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown earlier last month...
15:52, 07/10/2019

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May 31)        ...
22:39, 05/31/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying ...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
23:52, 08/12/2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have the resources to break up such demonstrations and jail people....
23:39, 07/27/2019

Russia detains more than 800 people in opposition crackdown Russian police arrested more than 800 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent times against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin's tight grip on power....
21:13, 07/27/2019

EU still mourns Tiananmen crackdown victims: spokeswoman The European Union continues to mourn the victims of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, the EU executive said on Tuesday....
14:00, 06/04/2019

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
07:13, 08/10/2019

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Easter bombings....
09:39, 04/29/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks one of the biggest incursions by the Home Office in...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council says the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in, which left more than a hundred dead earlier this month...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
05:13, 06/14/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, ...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
22:13, 06/07/2019

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has reappointed Margrethe Vestager to be its antitrust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue.Read More...
21:52, 09/10/2019

Israel seeks Swiss help in overseas tax crackdown Israel's finance ministry has sought help from Switzerland in identifying Israelis it believes have undeclared assets at Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) and Bank Julius Baer, Swiss government documents show....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman i...
15:13, 06/21/2019

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentration camps. But in Istanbul, 3,000 miles away, a co...
13:39, 05/09/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday....
01:26, 09/12/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande...
05:52, 06/24/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
23:13, 06/05/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners...
20:39, 06/11/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military has concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed...
05:52, 06/18/2019

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer Protections Director Andrew Smith said Tuesday as he announced a collaboration with multiple law enf...
02:52, 06/26/2019

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
12:13, 06/10/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel approved a bill that would take new steps to reduce the unwanted calls....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrict...
18:13, 08/16/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:26, 06/05/2019

Russian police detain nearly 700 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
20:39, 08/03/2019

| Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights group says....
08:00, 09/04/2019

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
00:52, 06/06/2019

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners....
15:26, 07/12/2019

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
12:26, 08/04/2019

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
10:26, 08/04/2019

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cryptocurrency crackdown....
03:00, 09/02/2019

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

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union rival Airbnb. De Blasio will join the labor union...
22:39, 06/05/2019

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events such as the Holocaust, the company announced Wednesday. “Today, we’re taking another step in o...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the troubled region with surveillance and mass......
00:26, 09/03/2019

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
11:52, 08/16/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said....
14:39, 05/17/2019

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
05:26, 06/02/2019

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had been "deliberately ignored" in the past, he said. But not any more....
10:39, 05/17/2019

General strike launched in Sudan after security crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
21:39, 06/09/2019

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the......
12:26, 08/11/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
15:00, 06/09/2019

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of troops to the region and detained hundreds of local politicians and party workers....
01:52, 08/13/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for more than one billion illegal calls. As part of "Oper...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure racism, or because they’re takin’ our jobs, or because MAYBE ISIS???? Surely, with your totally consiste...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacific Ocean, but the island state of Vanuatu is leading the global fight against plastic waste. The nat...
12:52, 06/22/2019

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned over the targeting of patients, medical staff and facilities in Sudan during a military crackdown on pro...
11:26, 06/07/2019

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enforcement agencies to tackle the problem.Eels are i...
05:00, 06/28/2019

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’...
20:52, 07/05/2019

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
01:00, 09/12/2019

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud....
17:00, 09/11/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Associa...
13:26, 06/09/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities said....
13:13, 09/11/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
08:52, 07/11/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
14:13, 05/02/2019

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
09:26, 08/13/2019

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
20:00, 06/04/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
06:26, 06/17/2019

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers....
18:26, 06/17/2019

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
09:00, 06/05/2019

Li Peng, Chinese premier during Tiananmen crackdown, dies The legacy of former premier Li Peng is largely modern China itself, where extended economic growth is inextricably coupled with authoritarian political controls...
06:39, 07/24/2019

Sudanese protesters rally to condemn June crackdown Thousands of Sudanese have joined protests condemning a deadly crackdown last month, as tensions remain high despite recent progress toward a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
07:13, 06/17/2019

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
01:13, 08/27/2019

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
15:26, 06/15/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
18:13, 05/22/2019

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, according to a new report. The agency is planning to use its police force to monitor workers’ attendan...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Twitter’s crackdown on bots and abuse is finally paying off Twitter’s stock soared nearly 10 percent after the social network said moves to ban bots and bad actors are luring new users and advertisers. The San Francisco-based company’s quarterly results on Friday beat Wall Street’s expectations on revenue, ra...
15:39, 07/27/2019

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week...
02:13, 07/23/2019

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter said, the latest effort by the Trump administration t...
00:13, 05/23/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Peru deports 150 Venezuelans in crackdown on illegal crossings Peru deported 150 Venezuelans for entering the country illegally as authorities sought to enforce stricter policies for migrants from the crisis-stricken nation, Peru's immigration office said on Thursday....
03:13, 09/20/2019

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising attacks on security forces. Mauricio Arriaza Chicas says new President Nayib Bukele is taking a stron...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood at ...
11:13, 06/05/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a dela...
01:39, 07/13/2019

Trial of Armenia's ex-president opens over police crackdown A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country's former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago....
17:52, 05/13/2019

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that accompanied the 13th week of protests against Chinese overreach in the city. “What charge is thi...
06:39, 09/01/2019

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
13:26, 07/13/2019

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
08:13, 08/03/2019

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world....
12:39, 08/10/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say laid bare broken Pentagon promises of a crackdown....
01:13, 05/03/2019

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary worldview....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Russian police accuse 10 of mass unrest in crackdown on eve of rally Russian authorities on Friday moved to press criminal charges against 10 people for their involvement in what they called mass unrest at an opposition protest last weekend, as defiant Kremlin critics vowed to hold another rally on Saturday....
23:26, 08/02/2019

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substantial poaching....
20:39, 07/12/2019

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize power-sharing months after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
22:52, 07/13/2019

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports. Vietnamese customs have found scores of such cases amid the o...
08:52, 06/10/2019