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Humanitarian activist Winnie Byanyima named to head UNAIDS

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected humanitarian activist Winifred “Winnie” Byanyima to head the United Nations agency responsible for helping end the AIDS epidemic...

Humanitarian activist Winnie Byanyima named to head UNAIDS

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Winnie Byanyima ‘honoured to be joining UNAIDS’ as next Executive Director The UN programme dedicated to the elimination of AIDS as a public health threat by 2030, has warmly welcomed the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as it...
2019-08-15, 03:00

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chie...
2019-06-07, 03:32

Josh Wolff named first head coach of Major League Soccer expansion team Austin FC Former U.S. men's national team player and assistant coach Josh Wolff will be the first head coach of Austin FC, which begins MLS play in 2021. ...
2019-07-24, 04:32

Former Baylor coach Art Briles named head coach of Texas' Mount Vernon High School Art Briles, who was fired by Baylor in 2016 amid the school's sexual assault scandal, has been hired by Mount Vernon High School in Texas. ...
2019-05-25, 04:48

UNAIDS report: HIV-related deaths down a third since 2010 The United Nations has said HIV-related deaths dropped 33% since 2010, but warned that more funding is needed to control the spread of the disease. T...
2019-07-16, 15:16

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against H...
2019-05-21, 14:31

The Ratio Of Demonically-Named Cars To Angelically-Named Cars Is Way Out Of Balance I’m not necessarily suggesting there’s any great theological meaning behind this, but I do feel that it’s worth noting that there are many, many more...
2019-08-08, 17:32

Europe’s best set to go head to head with start of 2019 CEV Golden and Silver European Leagues "The final preparations are being completed and excitement is building for the start of the 2019 European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Golden and S...
2019-05-21, 16:16

India vs South Africa: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats India and South Africa have met four times in World Cup cricket earlier, and South Africa have a clear edge. However, India posted a big win in the 2...
2019-06-04, 08:32

South Africa vs Bangladesh: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats South Africa and Bangladesh have played three matches against each other in the World Cup, out of which South Africa emerged victorious on two occasi...
2019-06-01, 14:00

Afghanistan vs Australia: Head To Head, Winning, Losing, Tied Match Afghanistan will be taking on defending champions Australia in their first World Cup 2019 clash in a lop-sided face-off as both sides would be hoping...
2019-05-31, 18:32

Fortnite visit Durr Burger head, dinosaur, stone head statue Map locations in Season 10 Visit drift painted Durr Burger head, a dinosaur, and a stone head statue is one of the new missions available in Fortnite Season 10. This one is par...
2019-08-01, 13:48

Afghanistan vs Australia: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats Afghanistan are the minnows while Australia are the most successful team in the World Cup history. The two sides have faced off only once in World Cu...
2019-05-31, 18:32

Sony has a few fascinating ideas to go head-to-head with the Galaxy Fold Every player in the mobile business is toying with foldable designs. Some of them have already announced their first commercial products, but the fol...
2019-07-19, 02:16

England vs Pakistan: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats England and Pakistan have shared some dramatic stats when it comes to World Cup cricket, not least a no-result in the 1992 edition which had massive ...
2019-06-02, 15:48

India vs New Zealand: Head To Head ODI Match Stats, History While all the hype is about India, New Zealand have grabbed the points table lead with three wins out of three. The two teams will meet up in a battl...
2019-06-12, 08:48

Mauricio Pochettino vs Jurgen Klopp: Tottenham vs Liverpool managers head to head before Champions League Final Saturday will be an historic night for either Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp, with one manager set to lift the European Cup for the first time e...
2019-06-01, 09:16

Walmart CEO praises Amazon and reveals what he admires most about the tech giant as the companies go head-to-head with Prime Day sales (WMT) Gareth Patterson / AP Images Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Monday praised Amazon as the companies battle over competing sales on Prime Day. McMillon ...
2019-07-16, 00:48

OnePlus 7 Pro goes head-to-head with Galaxy S10 Plus in new speed test After an endless number of leaks, which seems to be par for the course for Android handset manufacturers these days, the OnePlus 7 Pro was officially...
2019-05-29, 01:16

Johnson and Hunt prepare for head-to-head debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are set to take part in a head-to-head debate this evening as they each bid to become the UK's next prime minister....
2019-07-09, 14:32

Serena Williams vs Simona Halep: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Serena Williams has found her form at the best possible time as she aims to win Wimbledon for an eighth time and seal a record-equalling 24th Grand S...
2019-07-12, 23:32

Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Two of the greatest players in the history of tennis, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, will go head-to-head once again in Sunday's men's singles Wim...
2019-07-13, 22:48

Chris Long, MLS' Fire win Humanitarian awards Retired NFL player Chris Long and the Chicago Fire were among those honored Tuesday at the Sports Humanitarian Awards, which recognized those who use...
2019-07-10, 09:00

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela throug...
2019-08-14, 23:32

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict...
2019-07-10, 00:16

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces th...
2019-06-07, 05:32

ENG vs PAK: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History England got off to the best possible start in their effort to lift the World Cup 2019 while Pakistan were dealt a hefty blow by the West Indies. Engl...
2019-06-02, 11:01

IND vs SA: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History India begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5. The Virat Kohli-led team will be hoping to add to South Africa's miseries a...
2019-06-04, 08:32

AFG vs SL: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History Afghanistan take on Sri Lanka in their second World Cup 2019 league encounter after both teams received a hammering in their first matches. Both will...
2019-06-03, 13:16

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add...
2019-06-05, 19:48

GOP offers $4.6B border ‘humanitarian’ plan, 86% for ‘migrant care’ Senate Republicans Wednesday offered up a $4.6 billion package for humanitarian assistance on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the bulk going to improve ...
2019-06-19, 19:00

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges ma...
2019-06-20, 07:32

Don't let my case distract from humanitarian crisis, Sea-Watch captain says A ship's captain being investigated for bringing migrants ashore in defiance of Italian coastguard orders has warned against her case becoming a dist...
2019-07-10, 21:32

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong wh...
2019-07-22, 08:32

| 'It's humanitarian': The medics helping Hong Kong's protesters In the early days of Hong Kong's protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators - within a day, 4 00...
2019-08-09, 14:32

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction a...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create exten...
2019-07-07, 15:48

Israel to allow entry to Rashida Tlaib for 'humanitarian' visit US Democrat, of Palestinian descent, granted visit to see her grandmother in the occupied West BankIsrael has announced it will allow the US congress...
2019-08-16, 15:00

U.N. to investigate attacks on humanitarian sites in northwest Syria The United Nations will investigate attacks on U.N.-supported facilities and other humanitarian sites in northwest Syria, Secretary-General Antonio ...
2019-08-01, 19:32

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Eu...
2019-06-13, 09:32

Bipartisan Senate deal reached on $4.5B border-humanitarian aid package Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, hav...
2019-06-19, 06:32

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American...
2019-07-02, 12:16

Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chie...
2019-08-19, 07:48

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during ...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from ...
2019-07-18, 15:48

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedente...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellb...
2019-07-09, 18:48

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added t...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Israel says it will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. She can see her grandmother in the West Bank.  ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistan...
2019-08-07, 18:32

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded t...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in t...
2019-06-19, 01:32

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in acco...
2019-05-21, 14:48

AOC warns US 'headed to fascism,' says Trump 'completely engineered' humanitarian crisis After touring a migrant holding facility, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., warned about the direction of the country and blasted House Democrat...
2019-07-03, 01:48

US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia. The post US...
2019-05-31, 04:16

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-no...
2019-06-14, 00:48

Israel grants Rashida Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds JERUSALEM — Israel’s interior minister said Friday he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-...
2019-08-16, 12:32

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials ...
2019-07-22, 18:01

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a mo...
2019-05-25, 03:48

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US co...
2019-08-16, 21:32

McConnell says he'll bring up 'freestanding' bill to address humanitarian crisis at border: 'What's the objection?' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that Democrats have been less helpful than Mexico when it comes to addressing t...
2019-06-17, 17:16

'Give People Their Flowers While They're Here': Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle's BET Humanitarian Award Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous ...
2019-07-11, 22:00

The Marathon Medal: Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards Along with his business acumen and music, Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) was known for his humanitarian spirit. Locals lovingly called him “Nei...
2019-06-17, 18:48

Nearly half of all illegal immigrants nabbed in Mississippi ICE raid released on ‘humanitarian grounds’ Almost half of those arrested in a mass Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] roundup of illegal immigrants in Mississippi on Wednesday have alre...
2019-08-08, 23:32

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 Medi...
2019-06-29, 21:00

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colomb...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising cas...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”,...
2019-08-01, 18:16

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over t...
2019-05-21, 15:16

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Humanitarian situation increasingly dire for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Food supplies are dwindling and the humanitarian situation has become increasingly dire in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’: UN Coordinator Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitar...
2019-08-03, 22:32

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to vi...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of...
2019-06-27, 21:48

2019 BET Awards: Nipsey Hussle Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award and Star-Studded Performance Nipsey Hussle may be gone but he will never, ever be forgotten. Though the rapper, born Ermias Asghedom, was shot and killed in late March outside h...
2019-06-24, 06:32

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanita...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare, humanitarian chiefs warn, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of...
2019-08-03, 22:32

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European gove...
2019-08-10, 16:32

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitar...
2019-06-21, 18:16

Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$...
2019-05-21, 20:16

LAPD chief: homelessness a 'humanitarian crisis' Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said he is working to eliminate thousands of homeless people's old warrants for minor offenses to help get...
2019-07-12, 09:16

How to Raise an Activist Over the past few years, I admit to having moments in which I’ve thrown my hands up and said, “It’s going to be up to our kids to fix the mess we’ve ...
2019-08-02, 19:01

9/11 activist hailed for bravery at funeral A former police detective who fought for the extension of health benefits for Sept. 11 responders has been remembered as a hero at his funeral Wednes...
2019-07-04, 10:16

LGBT activist murdered in St Petersburg Campaigner Yelena Grigoryeva, 41, found with multiple stab woundsRussian campaigners said on Monday that a woman found murdered with multiple stab wo...
2019-07-22, 23:48

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressu...
2019-05-21, 17:00

UA’s Cannon named 1st Team All-American TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielder Cameron Cannon has been named a First-Team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced on M...
2019-06-11, 17:32

Report: Sheppard to be named Wizards' GM Tommy Sheppard will have the interim title pulled off and be named general manager of the Washington Wizards, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
2019-07-20, 09:48

This French Restaurant Has Been Named The Best In The World France's Mirazur restaurant -- whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden -- was crowned ...
2019-06-27, 23:32

Lawsuit Says Former Boy Scouts Have Named 350 More Abusers Lawyers who represent victims of child sexual abuse have been urging former scouts to come forward with claims before a possible bankruptcy filing by...
2019-08-08, 01:32

Source: Markgraf to be named 1st GM of USWNT TwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailFormer player Kate Markgraf will be the first general manager of the U.S. women's national soccer team, a sour...
2019-08-12, 18:32

The AHL App Melted Down And Demanded $6,000 From A Guy Named Stewart The American Hockey League’s long-awaited schedule announcement for the 2019–20 season hit a minor road block on Wednesday, when the code behind the ...
2019-07-10, 23:01

What It’s Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii On Saturday, CNN published a lengthy piece of award-winning journalism on white people with black-sounding names. The insanely absurd story featured ...
2019-06-17, 04:16

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Gets Life For RTI Activist's Murder In Gujarat A special CBI court today sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others to life imprisonment for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa i...
2019-07-11, 14:16

Supporters of jailed UK far-right activist march on parliament Dozens of angry supporters of British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon scuffled with police and marched on parliament after he was jailed on ...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Proposed Changes In RTI Act Are Regressive: Social Activist Aruna Roy The bill proposing changes in the RTI Act is regressive and aimed at undermining the independence of information commissions, social activist Aruna R...
2019-07-22, 17:48

Brooklyn activist claims NYPD cop dousing was ‘fun that went too far’ A Brooklyn community activist said the gangbanger who was arrested Wednesday for the caught-on-camera water-soaking of cops in the borough had “no ma...
2019-07-25, 06:48

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter...
2019-06-05, 17:48

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, ...
2019-06-04, 18:16

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by assailants in a wooded a...
2019-06-17, 08:16

Environmental activist murders double in 15 years Death toll almost half that of US troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001, data showsKillings of environmental defenders have doubled over t...
2019-08-06, 04:48

The Latest: Flint activist doubts she’ll ‘ever see justice’ FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on criminal charges dropped in the Flint water scandal (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nes...
2019-06-13, 22:48

Climate activist Greta Thunberg: We're still 'on square one' World leaders must show at an upcoming New York summit that they are heeding warnings on climate change, Greta Thunberg says. She made her remarks ju...
2019-08-05, 22:48

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossr...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Activist rips on Hudson Bay’s $7 share offer Activist investor Jonathan Litt isn’t done rattling cages at Saks Fifth Avenue — but he may be too late. Saks owner Hudson’s Bay Co. announced plans ...
2019-06-19, 11:00

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a ...
2019-05-24, 18:16

Russian LGBT+ activist killed in St. Petersburg Yelena Grigoryeva, a prominent local campaigner for LGBT+ rights, was found fatally stabbed in St. Petersburg. Fellow campaigners said she regularly ...
2019-07-23, 21:48

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester...
2019-06-21, 11:32

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unab...
2019-07-02, 16:00

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem abou...
2019-08-07, 21:00

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem abou...
2019-08-06, 04:48

Lotus' electric hypercar is named 'Evija' No, Lotus isn't ready to spill the beans on its Type 130 electric hypercar. It is, however, ready to give the car a name: meet the Evija (prono...
2019-07-04, 02:32

MetroCard’s flashy replacement was almost named ‘Pretzel’ The salty street food was just one of many rejected names for the new system that ultimately wound up being dubbed One Metro New York, or "OMNY," acc...
2019-08-06, 18:00

3 Tucson Sugar Skulls named “All League” TUCSON – Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones and linebacker Zach Allen were named to the All Indoor Football League first team today as the le...
2019-07-03, 10:16

Lampard likely to be named Chelsea boss, says Redknapp "Derby County boss Frank Lampard would find it hard to say no to Chelsea if they offered him the manager\u0027s job, his uncle Harry Redknapp has sa...
2019-06-18, 20:00

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and c...
2019-05-23, 07:32

All Top Players Named For India's Davis Cup Tie Against Pakistan Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan will lead the singles challenge while Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan will make the doubles pair for the ...
2019-08-05, 21:00

T-Mobile's Legere named best U.S. wireless CEO, fourth best overall We've often praised T-Mobile CEO John Legere for leading the carrier's amazing turnaround that has made it the fastest growing and most innovative of...
2019-06-19, 23:00

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of ...
2019-07-01, 23:00

| SA Schools squads named for U18 International Series The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads to contest the U18 International Series against Argentina, England, France, Wales has been announced by SA Ru...
2019-07-15, 18:32

Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion Olympic star Nicola Adams has been elevated to world championship status The post Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion appeared first on Boxing ...
2019-07-31, 17:48

Yes, there is a sport named pizza acrobatics (and it is awesome) If you've never heard of pizza acrobatics, welcome to the club. We asked pizza acrobatics megastar Tony Gemignani to explain how The Ocho's newest ad...
2019-08-07, 22:32

Pima baseball player named All-American TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday....
2019-06-12, 10:48

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pf...
2019-07-08, 23:48

New Golan Heights community to be named after Trump President Trump is expected to get his imprimatur on the Golan Heights on Sunday, when a new community named Ramat Trump – or “Trump Heights” – will ...
2019-06-14, 02:00

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of ...
2019-06-11, 17:32

UK Minister Suspended For Assaulting Activist Who Gatecrashed Event A minister in charge of India in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was suspended on Friday after footage showed him "grabbing" and forci...
2019-06-21, 17:32

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a #MeToo champion and activist Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a champion for the #MeToo movement as part of her studies at Boston College, according to a Twitter account purportedly set ...
2019-08-02, 18:16

Greenpeace activist: 'Mark Field needs anger management' Janet Barker recounts assault by suspended MP and says it will not stop her activismBruised and still shaken, Janet Barker is incredulous at the viol...
2019-06-21, 18:48

'I have to go off': activist Sylvia Rivera on choosing to riot at Stonewall In a 1989 interview, the New York City LGBTQ activist and icon describes the tumult of the uprising in Greenwich VillageThe New York City LGBTQ activ...
2019-06-23, 15:16

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice ...
2019-07-09, 15:00

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Her...
2019-06-27, 20:32

Gay rights, antiwar activist Justin Raimondo dies at 67 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Justin Raimondo, a longtime gay rights advocate and antiwar activist, has died. He was 67. Friend Eric Garris said Sunday that R...
2019-06-30, 22:32

Russian Activist Navalny Wasn't Poisoned, Officials Say Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was being treated for a mysterious illness, wasn’t poisoned as he and his supporters have claimed, acco...
2019-07-31, 23:32

Japan's day care crisis is breeding a new kind of activist When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her 7-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for worki...
2019-07-08, 06:16

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arm...
2019-07-05, 03:48

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activis...
2019-06-14, 05:00

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Steve Sawyer, Greenpeace Activist and Leader, Dies at 63 He was there when the ship the Rainbow Warrior was bombed in an antinuclear protest and helped evacuate an atoll contaminated by radioactive fallout....
2019-08-08, 01:32

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% sta...
2019-06-10, 03:00

Border activist Scott Warren to be retried on 2 charges TUCSON – Prosecutors announced Tuesday morning the border activists charged on harboring counts will have a retrial. During Scott Warren’s trial in J...
2019-07-03, 05:16

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving th...
2019-06-04, 18:16

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2...
2019-07-06, 20:00

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who cam...
2019-06-10, 16:48

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, ...
2019-06-17, 15:32

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement,...
2019-05-30, 04:48

Brexit party activist says he obtained Kim Darroch cables Steven Edginton says his name was left out of original story to avoid ‘possible controversy’New questions have emerged over leaks of confidential UK ...
2019-07-22, 04:48

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on studen...
2019-07-19, 17:32

This activist Thai band is living in exile: ‘We are really in danger’ BANGKOK — They are members of a folk music group living communally in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, but they are in fear for their lives. The m...
2019-05-29, 23:16

Send us your questions for climate activist Greta Thunberg Got a question for the Swedish 16-year-old who started a youth climate revolution? Here’s your chance to ask her...On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg,...
2019-05-24, 15:48

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. ...
2019-05-29, 13:16

Arizona border activist going on trial for helping migrants PHOENIX (AP) — A border activist charged with helping a pair of migrants with water, food and lodging is set to go on trial in U.S. court in Arizona....
2019-05-28, 19:32

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m...
2019-05-30, 03:48

Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activist BANGKOK (AP) — An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canni...
2019-05-22, 15:16

Actress, singer and animal activist Doris Day dead at 97 Doris Day, versatile singer, actress, TV star, animal activist and radiant icon of sunny, funny femininity, died early Monday at age 97.   ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Joy Harjo Is First Native American to Be Named U.S. Poet Laureate (NEW YORK) — Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named U.S. poet laureate, has been ready for a long time. “I’ve been an uno...
2019-06-19, 15:16

Joy Harjo is first Native American named US poet laureate NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Harjo has been named the country’s next poet laureate, becoming the first Native American to hold that position. Librarian ...
2019-06-19, 16:16

US Economist David Lipton Named As Interim Leader Of IMF American economist David Lipton will serve as interim leader of the International Monetary Fund, replacing Christine Lagarde who was nominated to hea...
2019-07-03, 01:32

Aston Martin's new mid-engined hypercar named Valhalla Second model to emerge from Aston and Red Bull's partnership will bridge the gap between Valkyrie and Vanquish Aston Martin’s upcoming mid-engined h...
2019-06-18, 13:00

FC Tucson’s Venter named to League “Team of Week” TUCSON – As FC Tucson prepares for its next game on June 25 against North Texas SC, a player for the pro sports franchise representing the Old ...
2019-06-19, 17:00

MH17: Four suspects named for shooting down plane – video Four suspects, three of them Russian, will face murder charges for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014, international investig...
2019-06-19, 18:32

Jay-Z named world's first billionaire rapper by Forbes magazine In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named...
2019-06-04, 00:48

4 suspects named in 2014 shootdown of MH17 over Ukraine Investigators on Wednesday named four suspects they say are responsible for the shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines flight five years ago over Ukraine....
2019-06-19, 18:00

Blues forward O'Reilly named Stanley Cup playoffs MVP St. Louis Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup play...
2019-06-13, 07:48

Ex-Virginia attorney general named to US immigration post WASHINGTON (AP) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies has been named acting director of the agenc...
2019-06-10, 21:32

New York City street named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. Community members and elected officials gathered in a downpour on M...
2019-06-11, 06:00

Trump has downtown roundabout named after him in Israeli city An Israeli city has named a traffic circle after President Donald Trump, just weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government renamed a Go...
2019-07-09, 17:48

How To Train Your Dragon author named children's laureate How To Train Your Dragon author and illustrator Cressida Cowell has vowed to campaign for school libraries to be made statutory after being named the...
2019-07-09, 13:48

Meet a cuddly baby dugong named Marium A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by experts. (June 14...
2019-06-14, 21:01

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the ...
2019-06-05, 19:32

Bogaerts, Lowe, Berrios named as AL All-Star replacements Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe and Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios were named as ...
2019-07-04, 01:16

UA Women’s Golf’s Ianello named co-Pac-12 Coach of Year TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats head coach Laura Ianello earned Pac-12 Women’s Golf Co-Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.  Here&#...
2019-06-05, 06:48

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world A Zimbabwean scholar will be honored with a life-size statue in New York alongside media mogul Oprah Winfrey, Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman, Cate Bla...
2019-08-06, 19:00

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriou...
2019-07-13, 04:32

Hopes Dashed: Son Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Mob, Named In Chargesheet Amid a controversy over the name of Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer killed by a group of cow vigilantes in Rajasthan in 2017, in a chargesheet, his son on...
2019-06-29, 22:48

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder named Harvard fellow LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan governor who’s been criticized for his administration’s role in the Flint water crisis is headed ...
2019-07-01, 07:00

How a Christian band named Skillet became wildly successful The Kenosha, Wisconsin-based Christian rock band's 10th album, "Victorious," should continue an impressive streak of gold or platinum-certified ...
2019-08-01, 14:48

Victims named in New Hampshire motorcycle crash that killed seven New Hampshire authorities on Sunday named the seven people killed two days earlier when a pickup truck crashed into members of a motorcycle club for ...
2019-06-24, 01:32

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the N...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Building named to honor ice bucket challenge inspiration BOSTON (AP) — Boston College says its new indoor baseball and softball training facility will be named after the alumnus who helped popularize the ic...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill TOKYO (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with...
2019-06-10, 13:48

Arizona border activist to stand trial for helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal trial is scheduled to begin in Tucson for a border activist charged with harboring migrants and conspiring to transpor...
2019-05-29, 07:32

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and p...
2019-07-06, 01:32

World Cup soccer: Activist Megan Rapinoe says she is 'extremely American' United States Women's National Team forward Megan Rapinoe said she is "extremely American" when asked to respond to critics who say her words or acti...
2019-07-06, 01:00

Motion denied to dismiss indictment of Arizona border activist TUCSON – The motion to dismiss the indictment of an activist arrested for allegedly harboring migrants who crossed the southern border was deni...
2019-05-29, 10:16

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist is clashing with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. T...
2019-05-24, 18:16

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a ...
2019-07-11, 19:32

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday...
2019-07-17, 02:32

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, ha...
2019-05-24, 11:48

Activist Gautam Navlakha Was In Contact With Hizbul Mujahideen: Police Activist Gautam Navlakha and the Naxal groups he was associated with were in touch with Hizbul Mujahideen and Kashmiri separatist leaders, Pune Polic...
2019-07-25, 02:32

Jury deadlocks over activist who gave migrants food and shelter Scott Daniel Warren faced up to 20 years in prison in a case aid groups said would have wide implications on their work A US jury could not reach a v...
2019-06-12, 06:16

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management un...
2019-05-28, 13:16

White Nationalist Gets Life For Killing Activist During 2017 US Protests An American neo-Nazi who killed an activist when he rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters during a white supremacist rally was jailed for...
2019-06-29, 06:16

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals: Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and ...
2019-07-10, 07:48

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals -Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and ...
2019-07-10, 07:48

Lawyer: Activist on trial showed ‘kindness’ helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A lawyer for a border activist being tried in federal court in Arizona says his client was just trying to be kind by helping two...
2019-05-30, 23:32

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A South Sudan court has sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison. Relatives wept on Tuesday as Pe...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring undocumented migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucs...
2019-05-30, 05:48

Indian-American Activist Who Shouted At Jeff Bezos Arrested Indian-American activist Priya Sawhney, who interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos'' on-stage talk, has been arrested on trespassing and burgl...
2019-06-08, 10:00

Thai anti-military activist attacked and left unconscious BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist who opposes the military’s role in politics has been assaulted and left unconscious in the second attack against...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –r...
2019-06-12, 01:00

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spok...
2019-05-28, 14:16

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phon...
2019-06-07, 21:00

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes betwee...
2019-07-11, 22:48

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison HONG KONG (AP) — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison. Wong’...
2019-06-17, 05:00

Russian LGBTQ activist murdered after name is listed on ‘gay-hunting’ website An LGBTQ rights activist was murdered in Russia on Sunday after her name was published on a website that offers prizes to users for “hunting...
2019-07-24, 04:16

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dead at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya — One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend s...
2019-05-23, 04:00

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onb...
2019-08-13, 21:32

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. To...
2019-05-22, 17:48

Elizabeth Warren ‘should apologize’ at Native American forum: activist Liberal presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set to take part in a candidate forum Monday in Iowa on issues affecting Native Americans, an...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Pakistan's army denies 'state agencies' killed activist Pakistan's army has condemned the killing of an outspoken critic of the country's political and military leaders, saying state security forces were n...
2019-06-18, 21:01

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolu...
2019-08-04, 23:16

Judge orders jury to deliberate more in border activist case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in Tucson has ordered a jury to continue deliberations in the trial against an Arizona border activist charged w...
2019-06-11, 06:48

Prosecutors Are Still Trying to Convict Activist Who Gave Water to Migrants in the Desert Last month, the jury in the case of a migrant aid activist facing up to 20 years in prison for providing food, water, and shelter for immigrants maki...
2019-07-03, 17:00

No charges in Kentucky anti-abortion activist assault case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury has declined to indict a Louisville woman accused of attacking an 82-year-old anti-abortion protester wh...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Slain Russian gay-rights activist had received threats: campaigner A Russian activist for LGBT rights who was fatally stabbed in St Petersburg had regularly received death threats and reported them to police, who did...
2019-07-24, 05:00

ACLU sues FBI, Border Patrol, ICE over 'secret' activist database The ACLU is suing the FBI and two other agencies on behalf of three activists who say they were harassed and detained at the border as part of a secr...
2019-07-24, 16:16

Thai anti-military activist injured in street assault A Thai activist opposed to the military's role in politics says he was assaulted by a group of unknown men, in the latest in a series of such attacks...
2019-06-03, 12:01

Russian police arrest new suspect in slaying of LGBT activist Russian police have detained a new suspect in the fatal stabbing of an LGBT activist near her home in St Petersburg after last week taking the wrong ...
2019-08-01, 17:16

Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/797468/000114036119012312/nc1000301...
2019-07-03, 02:16

CBOE Named “Best Options Exchange” at the Markets Choice Awards CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2015 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange was named “Best Options Exchange” for the...
2019-05-22, 01:16

Shane Warne named as coach of Lord’s Hundred team • Warne to take charge of London side in new tournament• ‘I love the concept of the Hundred,’ says former Australia spinnerShane Warne will coach the...
2019-08-09, 17:32

'Trump Heights': Israeli settlement in Golan named after US president ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name,’ says resident in communityIt is a worl...
2019-06-17, 11:16

Marshall Islands says beer named after Bikini Atoll unacceptable A Texas-based beer company is facing backlash after it named a beer Bikini Atoll, the site of U.S. nuclear tests that led to contamination.  &#...
2019-08-16, 12:32

El-Erian named new president of Queens' College, University of Cambridge Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz and one of the world's most widely followed economists, was named on Tuesday as the new presi...
2019-05-28, 19:00

Woman named Marijuana Pepsi refused to change her name — now she’s a doctor That’s Doctor Marijuana Pepsi to you. A Wisconsin woman with the real given name Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned a doctorate degree last month, ...
2019-06-20, 06:16

Sharad Kumar Named Interim Central Vigilance Commissioner Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar has been named interim CVC until a new incumbent is chosen by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed selection panel...
2019-06-11, 13:00

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, t...
2019-06-10, 18:00

Big fluffy bunny named Thumper rescued by Queens cops It was a hare-raising rescue. A big, fluffy bunny was spotted on the loose in Queens early Friday — so cops hopped into action and saved the cottonta...
2019-06-21, 23:48

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the age...
2019-06-10, 21:48

'Luigi's Mansion 3' stars a jelly doppelganger named Gooigi Luigi's Mansion 3 hits Nintendo Switch in 2019, six years after the launch of the previous installment, Dark Moon. Luigi's Mansion 3 stars ...
2019-06-11, 18:48

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position o...
2019-05-21, 21:00

Ex-con with mental issues named as suspect behind mass killing in Japan The suspected arsonist behind the deadly fire at an animation studio in Japan was identified Friday as Shinji Aoba, who served time in prison for rob...
2019-07-19, 18:00

Former UA center Joseph Blair named assistant coach for 76ers PHILADELPHIA – Former University of Arizona men’s basketball player and assistant coach, Joseph Blair will join Philadelphia 76ers as an ...
2019-06-28, 02:32

APNewsBreak: Ex-judge with anti-abortion ties named to panel JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has appointed a former judge who has supported an anti-abortion pregnancy resource center — and ...
2019-06-17, 23:48

Felipe Oliveira Baptista named new Kenzo creative director The Portuguese-born, Paris-based designer is best known for his previous role as the creative director at LacosteFelipe Oliveira Baptista has been ap...
2019-07-01, 17:32

| Marler reverses retirement plan, named in England squad Joe Marler has come out of international retirement to be named in England's Rugby World Cup training squad, while Danny Cipriani has also been inclu...
2019-07-04, 14:32

500 million-year-old crab named after Han Solo's Millennium Falcon A newly discovered crab that lived more than 500 million years has been named after the Millennium Falcon, the starship that Ford's character, Han So...
2019-07-31, 21:16

First independents quietly named to Condé Nast’s board months ago Condé Nast, home of The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and Vogue, quietly expanded its board to eight members months ago and added two prominent executives ...
2019-06-28, 06:16

Lukas Euler Named to PING All-Southeast Region Team FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After enjoying the most prolific season of his four-year career, senior Lukas Euler continues to earn recognition for his effort...
2019-05-26, 03:32

CBOE NAMED U.S. OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR, INNOVATOR IN ETFS CHICAGO, May 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, in mid-Apri...
2019-05-23, 10:16

Spider new to science named after fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld A newly discovered Australian jumping spider resembles Lagerfeld’s signature style, inspiring scientists to dub it Jotus karllagerfeldi.  ...
2019-07-02, 23:48

Juanes named Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year NEW YORK (AP) — Colombian rocker-activist Juanes has been named the 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. The academy will honor the 23-ti...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Woman plans to marry 91-year-old chandelier named Lumiere A British woman who was once in a long-distance relationship with the Statue of Liberty now plans on marrying the love of her life, a 91-year-old cha...
2019-07-19, 21:48

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz,...
2019-05-23, 02:00

Park named after Boston Marathon bombing victim opening BOSTON (AP) — A park named in honor of the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing is being formally opened this weekend. Martin’s ...
2019-06-15, 18:16

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee ...
2019-07-02, 03:16

Corey Norman named in new look Queensland team for State of Origin III Corey Norman and Christian Welch to make their State of Origin debutsNew look forward pack with return of Joe OfahengaueInjury-hit Queensland have na...
2019-07-01, 03:00

Taylor Swift named world's highest paid celebrity The singer has reportedly earned $185m in the last year in Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid stars, followed closely by Kylie Jenner and Kanye West...
2019-07-11, 00:00

The Meaningful Reason Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Named Their Son Psalm What's in a name? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child on May 10 and revealed one week later that they named their baby boy Psa...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Rice group wins board control at gas producer EQT, new CEO to be named A pair of brothers has won control of the board of directors of natural gas producer EQT Corp, and one of them, Toby Rice, is expected to be named ch...
2019-07-10, 16:32

Newly-Discovered 'Vibranium' Fish Named in Honor of Wakanda While SCUBA diving off the coast of Zanzibar, marine biologist Luiz Rocha saw a fish he had never seen before. He sent a photograph to his collaborat...
2019-07-12, 14:48

Presenting "Conan The Bacterium" and other exceptionally-named academic papers Popular culture has made academia out to be a completely humorless field filled with boring people doing boring things in boring ways. While it’s tru...
2019-07-10, 20:48

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 1...
2019-05-29, 02:32

Soccer: Markgraf named general manager of U.S. women's team U.S. Soccer on Monday appointed former player Kate Markgraf as general manager of the World Cup-winning women's team where she will lead the search f...
2019-08-13, 12:00

Lexington native Alex Francke named Miss Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The first runner-up in last year’s Miss Kentucky pageant is now wearing the crown. News outlets reports Lexington native...
2019-06-09, 22:16

Seven Newly Named Glaciers Honor the Satellites That Helped Discover Them Glaciers and other icy landscapes are often named after the scientists who first set eyes on them. But it isn’t just human eyes spotting new features...
2019-06-08, 01:48

Eight London boroughs named as the worst for violent youth crime Eight boroughs were today named as the worst for violent youth crime as Sadiq Khan warned that violence had "become normalised" for some young London...
2019-07-15, 20:16

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names o...
2019-06-06, 23:32

Hirscher future remains in doubt despite being named in Austria squad "The future of defending Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher remains in doubt despite being named in Austria’s squad for the 2019/20 sea...
2019-05-28, 20:00

Poor guy also named Jeffrey Epstein gets hammered on social media A publicist for Disney who shares the same name as the dead convicted pedophile has been getting hammered with nasty comments and mentions on social ...
2019-08-13, 07:00

"You Had The Nobel Prize?" Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the ...
2019-07-18, 05:32

UPDATE 1-Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats...
2019-07-03, 02:16

Jury couldn't decide if Arizona activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented ...
2019-06-12, 06:48

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousan...
2019-07-03, 22:00

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election ove...
2019-05-22, 17:48

Activist hedge fund CIAM will 'strongly oppose' FCA-Renault deal Activist hedge fund CIAM has written to the board of French automaker Renault to say it "strongly opposed" a planned $35 billion merger with Fiat Chr...
2019-06-04, 13:16

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its ...
2019-07-09, 05:48

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the isla...
2019-06-17, 10:32

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison A prominent pro-democracy activist has been released from prison. Joshua Wong's release comes a day after a record-breaking protest in the former Bri...
2019-06-17, 11:32

"Hunt Gay People", Said Horror Film-Themed Website. Then An Activist Died The frightening Russian website promoted it as a "game" - identify gay people, upload their photos and information to a database and then proceed to ...
2019-07-24, 13:16

‘Our Diversity Is Our Strength.’ Latina Activist Joins Texas Race for U.S. Senate (AUSTIN, Texas) — A Latina activist in Texas launched a U.S. Senate run Monday saying hate has made people feel “they can target us on th...
2019-08-13, 00:32

Karmic reckoning? Investors in activist hedge funds agitate for change Frustrated by high fees and uninspiring returns, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other big institutional investors are demanding U.S. activ...
2019-08-01, 01:16

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada ...
2019-08-08, 16:32

Serpentine Galleries Chief Quits, With Harsh Words for Activist Artists Yana Peel resigned after a newspaper revealed she had connections to a cybersecurity firm whose spyware has been used by governments to track journal...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Abortion activist accuses Biden of assault in viral encounter: 'I thought he was going to hit me' A left-wing activist has accused Joe Biden of attempting to physically assault her after an event in Iowa on Tuesday, alleging that the former vice p...
2019-06-13, 00:32

Japan activist shareholder Murakami fails in bid for printing firm Kosaido Veteran activist shareholder Yoshiaki Murakami has failed to acquire a majority stake in printing firm Kosaido Co, his funds said on Thursday, blamin...
2019-05-23, 12:32

Jury Can't Convict Activist on Trial for Leaving Migrants Water in the Desert A jury in the case of an Arizona immigration activist on trial for helping undocumented migrants survive in the desert was deadlocked and unable to r...
2019-06-12, 20:32

Activist US workers push employers to cut ties with Trump immigration agencies With the Trump administration’s immigration policies under fire in Congress and the courts, a growing number of U.S. workers are pushing their employ...
2019-07-25, 07:32

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year stand...
2019-06-21, 04:48

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of...
2019-06-21, 07:16

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk...
2019-07-16, 01:16

S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the No.2 shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines , is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airli...
2019-08-19, 06:16

Ex-Fox News reporter Carl Cameron and a climate change activist take on Drudge A climate change activist and a former Fox News reporter are teaming up on a website designed to combat “disinformation” spread by right-leaning medi...
2019-07-01, 09:16

Top Court Notice To Bengal Government On BJP Activist's Plea In Meme Case The West Bengal government has been issued a show cause notice by the Supreme Court over the delay in the release of BJP activist Priyanka Sharma who...
2019-07-01, 09:48

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednes...
2019-08-14, 18:00

Activist Who Spotlighted Black History Found Dead In Trunk Of Car: Police Sadie Roberts-Joseph's sister remembers her as a woman who made things better - who led neighborhood trash cleanups and house repairs, who launched a...
2019-07-15, 03:32

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanit...
2019-05-28, 15:48

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum who...
2019-07-15, 05:00

Stonewall Activist and Trans Matriarch Miss Major Recovering From Stroke Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a rabble-rousing, bad-ass warrior woman who is ever liberal with the word “motherfucker,” and has been instrumental in dema...
2019-07-09, 21:16

Mexican activist shot dead before vote on power project he opposed Environmental campaigners against electric plant and pipeline say Samir Flores Soberanes’s murder is a ‘political crime’A Mexican environmental activ...
2019-05-21, 17:00

A transgender activist made waves when she spoke at the DNC. Now she’s running for state Senate. If Sarah McBride wins the 2020 race to replace Delaware Sen. Harris McDowell, who is retiring at the end of his term, McBride will be the state’s fir...
2019-07-10, 06:32

Opposition activist dragged from taxi as Russian police detain 685 protesters Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections...
2019-08-03, 21:32

Family of Loujain al-Hathloul fight to free imprisoned Saudi activist Relatives hope raising awareness in the US can help end detention of Hathloul who battled the ban on women driving When Lina al-Hathloul learned her ...
2019-07-14, 08:32

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder J...
2019-06-08, 04:16

Thai anti-junta activist attacked, latest in 'pattern' of violence Unknown assailants attacked and wounded a Thai pro-democracy activist on Friday, apparently the latest victim of what rights groups call a systematic...
2019-06-28, 15:48

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 29: De La Soul's 'A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturdays' De La Soul’s sophomore album, De La Soul Is Dead, was released on May 14, 1991. Sometime in late 1991, while I was in 7th grade, my class went on a f...
2019-06-29, 16:48

Tucson Sugar Skulls standout is named IFL Defensive Player of Week TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls have back-to-back IFL Defensive Players of the Week with defensive back Micah Eugene Jr. earning the honor thi...
2019-05-23, 13:00

Canada: two teens thought missing named as suspects in double murder Police name Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky as suspects in murder of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese in British ColumbiaTwo teenagers who were previou...
2019-07-24, 00:48

Ahead of Portland far-right protest, Trump says ‘antifa’ could be named terror group As a large far-right rally is underway in Portland, Oregon, U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken out against so-called anti-fascist counter-protest...
2019-08-17, 22:32

Woody Guthrie’s children named Mermaid Parade king and queen NEW YORK (AP) — Woody Guthrie’s children, Arlo and Nora Guthrie, are king and queen of this year’s Coney Island Mermaid Parade. Saturday&...
2019-06-22, 23:48

TrueCar CEO Chip Perry is retiring; Darrow named interim leader Perry, 65, came on board in 2015 to mend relationships with dealers at the vehicle-shopping site. He will be replaced by Michael Darrow, who was name...
2019-06-03, 20:48

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announceme...
2019-07-17, 13:48

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, t...
2019-05-24, 08:48

Azam Khan Named In Money-Laundering Case By Enforcement Directorate Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has been named in a case of money-laundering by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with multiple alleged land...
2019-08-01, 18:48

Azam Khan May Be Named As "Land Mafia" On UP Government Website: Official The district administration of Rampur, the hometown of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, is considering putting his name under the "land mafia" categ...
2019-07-14, 15:16

Pilot David Henderson Named In Emiliano Sala Manslaughter Arrest Emiliano Sala died when a plane carrying him and pilot David Ibbotson came down in the Channel on January 21, just days after he had joined Cardiff C...
2019-06-20, 17:16

Warren Gatland named Lions coach for record-equalling third time "New Zealander Warren Gatland will lead the British and Irish Lions for the third time after being named on Wednesday as head coach for the 2021 tour...
2019-06-12, 16:16

Hurricane season begins Saturday; top U.S. experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins June 1 -- will be close to normal, or d...
2019-05-30, 12:48

Mike Martin Jr. to be named Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 y...
2019-06-21, 19:32

UPDATE 1-Rice group wins board control at gas producer EQT, new CEO to be named Two brothers have won control of the board of directors of natural gas producer EQT Corp, and one of them, Toby Rice, is expected to be named chief e...
2019-07-10, 16:32

Ta-Nehisi Coates Named Apollo Theater’s Inaugural Artist-in-Residence On Monday, the Apollo Theater announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates—the critically acclaimed writer who recently presented his case for reparations during ...
2019-07-02, 01:16

Balasaheb Thorat Named Maharashtra Congress Chief By Party "President" Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat was appointed as the president of the party's Maharashtra unit today, replacing Ashok Chavan in the wake of the part...
2019-07-13, 21:16

British boy, 5, who died on Kos family holiday named as Theo Treharne-Jones A British boy who drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday with his family in the Greek island of Kos has been named as five-year-old Theo Treharn...
2019-06-18, 21:48

Feliciano López named in Wimbledon doubles match-fixing allegation • Feliciano and Marc López deny claim made in Spanish media• Spaniard due to play with Andy Murray in doubles this weekFeliciano López, due to play d...
2019-06-18, 21:32

Callum to step down as Jaguar design chief; Thomson named successor In his 20 years at Jaguar, Ian Callum has overseen a shift in design away from a traditional luxury style that frequently referenced cars from the pa...
2019-06-04, 22:32

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 victims and gunman named after 'horrific crime' Eleven killed were city staff members, one was contractorPolice say additional weapons found at suspect’s homeAmerica was reeling on Saturday after 1...
2019-06-01, 17:16

Ethiopia premier's aide named to lead restive Amhara region Ethiopia's Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after...
2019-07-15, 18:32

Newly discovered ancient predator named after Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon Hundreds of fossils of a primordial sea creature with rake-like claws and a head resembling the Millennium Falcon spaceship of “Star Wars” fame have ...
2019-08-01, 01:32

Marler named in England's World Cup training squad after retirement U-turn Prop Joe Marler last played for England in June 2018Danny Cipriani named in squad but Dan Robson misses outJoe Marler and Danny Cipriani have been in...
2019-07-04, 19:32

Alligator devours Florida woman’s 100-pound pit bull named Tank An alligator with an appetite gobbled up a 100-pound pit bull as its owner took it on a leisurely walk through a Florida park, according to the tragi...
2019-08-09, 21:32

Lithuanian couple named 'wife carrying' world champions for second time A Lithuanian couple completed a nearly 300 yard dash over the weekend to win the title of ‘wife carrying’ world champions for a second year in a row....
2019-07-09, 17:48

David Silva named new City captain, Sane ruled out until March "Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that David Silva has been named the club\u0027s new captain - but Leroy Sane will be out until M...
2019-08-09, 16:32

“Thou shalt know the chosen one by his chariot, named for a flaming rock and having the color of the “Thou shalt know the chosen one by his chariot, named for a flaming rock and having the color of the grapiest of grape sodas.” — Galafracians 6:15...
2019-07-23, 23:16

WarnerMedia’s Newly Named Streaming Service Will Not Change DC Universe (For Now) [Updated] WarnerMedia. just dropped a ton of news about their long-in-development streaming service and though it provides lots of answers, it raises just as m...
2019-07-10, 09:48

Marshall Gei Named to 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Team Photo by UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky senior Marshall Gei has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Team, it was announc...
2019-06-07, 02:16

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly...
2019-06-09, 05:32

Spread Love, It’s the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn, N.Y.,f may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyo...
2019-06-12, 03:16

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt...
2019-06-10, 01:32

Internet falls in love with mustachioed puppy named ‘Salvador Dolly’ This puppy who bears a striking resemblance to Salvador Dali is winning hearts on social media after a New York City-based adoption agency recently s...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Ivanka Trump gave her daughter a puppy named Winter for her 8th birthday Michele Sandberg/ Getty Ivanka Trump got her daughter, Arabella, a dog for her eighth birthday, and they named it Winter. Some commenters on Instag...
2019-07-22, 20:48

First-rounder Brandon Clarke named MVP as Memphis Grizzlies win NBA Summer League Brandon Clarke, the 21st pick last month, was named NBA Summer League MVP then helped the Grizzlies take the title against the Timberwolves.  &...
2019-07-16, 18:48

Arizona jury trial ends hung over whether activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented ...
2019-06-12, 03:16

Jailed Saudi activist ‘offered release in return for denying torture,’ family says Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video stateme...
2019-08-13, 21:32

The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own Terms How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disabilit...
2019-08-07, 11:00

Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statem...
2019-08-15, 04:00

UPDATE 1-S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the second-largest shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines Co Ltd, is interested in buying rival carr...
2019-08-19, 06:16

British lawmaker Mark Field under fire for removing activist at black-tie event A British Conservative member of Parliament is being asked to resign after he was seen grabbing a protester and forcing her out of a fancy black-tie ...
2019-06-21, 17:32

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A notorious Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — immediately joining the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattle...
2019-06-17, 16:16

UPDATE 1-Thousands rally at election protest in Moscow, leading activist arrested Tens of thousands of Muscovites staged Russia's biggest political protest for years on Saturday, rallying to demand free city-wide elections in spite...
2019-08-10, 15:32

UPDATE 2-HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year stand...
2019-06-20, 22:00

Jury deadlocked over Arizona border activist who allegedly helped illegal immigrants Jurors were deadlocked Tuesday in the case of an Arizona border activist accused of transporting and harboring migrants while providing them with hum...
2019-06-12, 03:16

Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Ha...
2019-08-11, 02:32

Sierra Leone community's suit against diamond miner shows activist trend At the foot of a slag heap some 40 meters high, Adi Kalie Bangura showed the black welts that dot his arms and legs that he says are the result of dr...
2019-08-06, 14:16

Trump attacks judge who blocked border wall plans as 'Obama activist' Judge Haywood Gilliam said officials could not use money secured under Trump’s emergency declaration to build key sections of wallAfter a federal jud...
2019-05-26, 04:32

New York City to Honor Revolutionary Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson With Monument The world’s first monument to transgender activists, announced Wednesday in New York City, will pay tribute to two women of color, Marsha P. Johnson ...
2019-05-30, 19:16

Hong Kong singer-activist urges U.N. rights body to defend territory China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told...
2019-07-08, 21:32

Climate activist Thunberg faces challenging boat trip from UK to New York, skipper says Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the s...
2019-08-01, 18:16

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Sets Sail on Zero-Carbon Journey Across the Atlantic (PLYMOUTH, England) — Eco-activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from the English coastline for New York as part of her campaign to pressure poli...
2019-08-14, 22:32

Algerian political activist Kamel Eddine Fekhar dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has die...
2019-05-29, 22:32

Hong Kong activist Wong: World leaders 'must' raise our eroding freedoms at G-20 Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said Friday that G-20 leaders meeting in Japan can help protect the city's freedoms by ra...
2019-06-28, 12:32

Opinion: Activist and Trump critic Kenny Stills is the kind of player every NFL team needs Calling out Dolphins owner Stephen Ross for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump reinforced that Kenny Stills is the conscience of a team....
2019-08-08, 01:00

Murdered Russian LGBT activist received death threats, friends and campaigners say An LGBTQ rights activist who was murdered in St. Petersburg had previously received death threats and was named on a website urging vigilante violenc...
2019-07-24, 02:48

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday. She w...
2019-06-03, 01:48

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.   ...
2019-06-08, 13:16

Watch CNBC's full interview with billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn Activist investor Carl Icahn joins 'Fast Money Halftime Report' to give comments on the Occidental Petroleum and Anadarko Petroleum deal, t...
2019-08-09, 03:32

Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying repo...
2019-08-14, 18:32

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as ...
2019-06-17, 08:16

Pakistan-Origin Sajid Javid Named UK Finance Minister By Boris Johnson Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed...
2019-07-25, 06:48

Purple fairy wrasse named Wakanda discovered on reef in twilight zone Scuba-divers have discovered a new fish – a vibrant purple fairy wrasse. They have named it Cirrhilabrus wakanda, after the fictional kingdom in Blac...
2019-07-12, 15:00

Instant View: Mexico's finance minister quits, deputy named successor Carlos Urzua resigned as Mexico's finance minister on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-re...
2019-07-10, 02:00

6,000-Year-Old Budj Bim Named Australia’s First ‘Purely Cultural’ World Heritage Site UNESCO has given a 6,000-year-old Aboriginal cultural landscape called the Budj Bim archaeological site in Victoria, Australia the status of a World ...
2019-07-09, 09:32

'Baby Fani': Odisha Newborn Named After Cyclone As Storm Unleashes Fury A baby who shared her birth in Bhubaneswar this morning with the landfall of Cyclone Fani off the coast of Odisha will share its name too. A 32-year-...
2019-05-21, 15:32

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Missing California man named 'person of interest' in the death of 8-month-old daughter, police say The missing father of an 8-month-old girl found dead behind a California funeral home Monday was named a person of interest on Wednesday in the child...
2019-05-30, 05:48

Paul Pogba could still be named Man Utd captain despite attempts to secure Real Madrid transfer ​Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Paul Pogba will be considered for the captaincy of Manchester United, despite his attempts to engineer a move to Real Ma...
2019-07-13, 20:00

Bombardier's rail unit named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail project Bombardier Inc's rail business was named the preferred bidder for a 3 billion euros ($3.36 billion) monorail project in Egypt, which would be the uni...
2019-05-28, 14:48

Barnet stabbing: Victim named as third brother from the same family to be murdered in London violence David Bello-Monerville, 38, was stabbed to death in a street battle earlier this week Six years ago, Joseph Burke-Monerville was shot in the head in ...
2019-06-21, 14:48

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain du...
2019-06-03, 02:48

Instant View: Mexican finance minister quits, deputy named successor Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regard...
2019-07-09, 22:48

Milo Yiannopoulos named grand marshal of Boston's 'Straight Pride' parade Organizers of Boston's "Straight Pride" parade on Friday named controversial right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, who is openly gay, as the gran...
2019-06-09, 02:32

Condé Nast sells W Magazine; Sara Moonves named editor-in-chief Condé Nast has sold Vogue’s sister publication W Magazine in a deal that has already resulted in a new editor-in-chief: Sara Moonves, daughter of dis...
2019-06-27, 20:48

Tucson Sugar Skulls runningback Mike Jones named “Player Of Week” TUCSON – As the Tucson Sugar Skulls professional indoor football team gears up for its playoff matchup this weekend against Sioux Falls, here&#...
2019-06-20, 09:48

Petition calling for terminal to be named after Fort Hood's 'hug lady' gains steam More than 82,000 signatures have been collected by late Monday for a petition to rename the Fort Hood air terminal after the "hug lady," whose embrac...
2019-06-04, 09:00

Man named Julius Caesar fatally shot in Brooklyn, gunman arrested: cops A Brooklyn man named Julius Caesar was fatally shot in broad daylight by a gunman who has since been nabbed by police, authorities said Thursday. The...
2019-07-11, 22:01

Lotus Evija: 1000bhp electric hypercar named ahead of 16 July debut What we think the Evija electric hypercar will look like Lotus' landmark flagship and first all-new model since 2008 will be shown in London ahead ...
2019-07-03, 22:48

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, ...
2019-06-14, 20:16

HD Deve Godwa's Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Named JDS' Youth Wing Chief JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda Thursday named assembly lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy as the party's state unit president, a month after the incumbent H Vishwana...
2019-07-04, 14:48

Planned Parenthood groups announce departure of president, acting leader named Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading provider of reproductive services, and its political arm, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, sai...
2019-07-16, 23:32

‘Orange Is the New Black’s’ Diane Guerrero is an activist for immigrant youth (and knows you hate series finales) The "Doom Patrol" actress talks about how sharing her story of her parents being deported has changed her, what she's looking for in a 2020 candidate...
2019-05-30, 23:32

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass prot...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.    ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fres...
2019-06-17, 17:32

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the managemen...
2019-06-21, 10:16

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong ...
2019-06-17, 09:32

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate activist fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the r...
2019-07-19, 00:48

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King says Manafort doesn't deserve Rikers Rikers Island is so bad, that not even Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort should be doing time there, says Black Lives Matter activist Sh...
2019-06-05, 06:16

Climate activist celebrities arrive at 'Google Camp' by yachts, helicopters, and private jets Scores of A-list celebrities arrived in Sicily, Italy this week for the annual "Google Camp" to discuss the threat of climate change while communing ...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Pro-Trump college GOP activist Charlie Kirk will launch a new group to target Democrats in 2020 The page concludes with a notice that Turning Point Action is a 501(c)(4) entity, which by law can campaign either for or against candidates running ...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Man charged in murder of activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, found dead in a car's trunk Ronn Bell, 38, was arrested and charged Tuesday with first-degree murder for Sadie Roberts-Joseph's death.        ...
2019-07-17, 05:00

Wilfried Zaha named on Crystal Palace bench for Premier League opener against Everton Wantaway star Wilfried Zaha was named on the bench for Crystal Palace's Premier League opener against Everton - the club he was denied the chance to ...
2019-08-10, 17:32

200-pound Florida python named 'Ginormica' could reach world-record size, zoo official says A 200-pound reticulated python at a Florida zoo already stretches over 20 feet long – but the massive reptile is still slithering toward world-record...
2019-07-16, 21:48

2019 Atlantic hurricane season now favors 'above-normal' activity, with 10-17 named storms, NOAA says After a timid start to the Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters are advising that conditions have changed to allow for "above-normal" activity as t...
2019-08-09, 03:32

New Death Stranding trailer provides more throat baby, a character named "Die-Hardman," and a release date For years now, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has been showing off his team’s new game, Death Stranding, through a slow drip of baffling trail...
2019-05-30, 14:48

An orphaned otter named Otto died after guests threw human food into his enclosure The Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium began looking after Otto the otter and his sibling after their parents died in a flood.     ...
2019-06-01, 01:16

Kanye West Launches Grant for Young Creatives, YEEZY Alum Named First Recipient Rapper and revisionist historian Kanye West has launched a grant for young creatives, providing financial assistance and mentorship to up-and-coming ...
2019-06-02, 07:16

Meet Scamp the Tramp, the messy-haired toothless canine just named the world’s Ugliest Dog Last year’s runner up in the annual Ugliest Dog Contest held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, was a messy-haired good boy with...
2019-06-23, 20:32

‘Unacceptable’: Beer named after Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism Manhattan Project Beer Company is under scrutiny by Marshall Islanders who were exposed to high levels of radiation by US government research from 19...
2019-08-17, 02:00