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Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown

Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday topped 100....

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown

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Iran calls U.S. offer for talks 'word-play', asks for action: Mehr News Reacting to a U.S. offer to engage with Iran without pre-conditions, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Tehran expected a change in U.S. beh...
2019-06-02, 19:48

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fea...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in Sou...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping c...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Kid Rock talks golfing with President Trump, calls him 'down-to-earth and cool' The musician was on the course for the 313 Area Celebrity Challenge, a three-team scramble, ahead of the Rocket Mortgage Classic PGA tour event. ...
2019-06-28, 01:32

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike deaths; Violence and broken pro...
2019-07-04, 03:00

Macy Gray talks recent hospitalization and calls herself a 'vampire,' leaving fans confused Macy Gray's appearance on the British talk show "Lorraine" Tuesday raised some eyebrows with viewers after she called herself a "vampire." ...
2019-07-18, 14:00

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic rest...
2019-06-27, 23:48

Fed may cut rates near zero if U.S.-China trade worsens: Morgan Stanley The Federal Reserve may lower U.S. interest rates to near zero by the spring of 2020 if U.S.-China trade relations deteriorate further and tip the U....
2019-06-18, 01:00

Encephalitis Outbreak Worsens Assam's Flood Ordeal With waters receding, the flood crisis in Assam is showing signs of improvement. But 38-year-old Dalimi Kalita wades through her waterlogged courtyar...
2019-07-21, 03:32

Under Modi, the Hindu-Muslim divide worsens in India NAYABANS, India — Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hind...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Robin Givens talks Brad Pitt hook-up rumors, calls Howard Stern 'a wonderful lover' Robin Givens revealed all about her Brad Pitt driveway moment and dating Howard Stern on "Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen."   ...
2019-06-11, 07:48

11 Dead, 26 Lakh Affected As Assam's Flood Nightmare Worsens Eighty-year-old Bano Khatun looks at her village in Barpeta, one of the worst-hit districts in Assam, and her eyes well up with tears. Her home has b...
2019-07-14, 22:00

52 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Worsens, 20 Dead So Far The number of people affected by the Assam floods rose to 52 lakh today, with as many as 1.5 lakh being moved to relief centres amid a red alert issu...
2019-07-16, 19:48

Russian travel embargo worsens; flights from Georgia banned After banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, Moscow is to stop its southern neighbor's airlines from landing at its airports. Relations slu...
2019-06-22, 22:16

78 Killed, 55 Lakh Affected As Flood Situations Worsens In Bihar Flash floods caused by heavy rains in catchment areas of Nepal have ravaged a dozen districts of Bihar so far, claiming 78 lives and affecting 55 lak...
2019-07-19, 04:48

7 Killed, Over 15 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam More than seven people seven people have died and over 20 lakh have been affected in Assam as monsoon floods have inundated 25 of the 33 districts in...
2019-07-14, 05:48

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and livi...
2019-06-21, 23:32

Seaweed invasion threatens tourism in Mexico's beaches as problem worsens Hotel occupancy rates have dropped as concern grows that the seaweed is threatening key industry in the Mayan RivieraTrying to ignore the rotten-eggs...
2019-06-28, 11:16

U.S. diplomat visits Seoul as South Korea, Japan dispute worsens A senior U.S. diplomat met officials in Seoul on Wednesday amid a worsening political and economic dispute between allies South Korea and Japan as So...
2019-07-17, 08:16

Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the ...
2019-06-01, 03:16

UPDATE 2-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the ...
2019-06-01, 04:00

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer a...
2019-06-02, 01:32

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
2019-07-15, 20:01

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about makin...
2019-07-14, 19:32

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is oust...
2019-06-08, 00:48

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigra...
2019-05-26, 20:00

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the fir...
2019-06-21, 21:48

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on studen...
2019-06-02, 09:00

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen an...
2019-06-19, 23:32

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
2019-06-14, 05:32

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent...
2019-06-18, 10:00

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and jo...
2019-05-31, 19:48

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: pa...
2019-07-04, 16:48

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a Ju...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media gian...
2019-05-30, 23:32

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor ...
2019-06-19, 21:48

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operati...
2019-06-27, 20:16

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the Germa...
2019-06-22, 12:32

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and ...
2019-05-21, 18:16

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.   &#...
2019-06-06, 17:48

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ...
2019-07-05, 19:32

China tightens security around Tiananmen on anniversary of crackdown Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were...
2019-06-04, 06:32

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming ...
2019-07-13, 02:01

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migra...
2019-06-10, 21:32

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly...
2019-06-17, 17:16

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to ...
2019-05-22, 17:16

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights ...
2019-06-17, 10:00

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters...
2019-06-04, 15:32

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur ...
2019-05-22, 21:32

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Paci...
2019-06-22, 09:32

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "co...
2019-06-02, 09:48

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. &#...
2019-06-17, 16:00

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, internat...
2019-07-10, 20:16

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming ...
2019-07-13, 02:01

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected chi...
2019-06-11, 20:00

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure rac...
2019-05-31, 18:32

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe h...
2019-06-27, 21:32

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emission...
2019-06-19, 18:00

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — followi...
2019-06-06, 02:16

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events...
2019-06-05, 22:00

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese poli...
2019-07-12, 11:32

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of...
2019-06-17, 23:16

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, t...
2019-06-21, 21:00

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s ne...
2019-05-22, 16:48

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their s...
2019-06-05, 10:16

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in t...
2019-06-05, 07:32

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on...
2019-06-21, 22:32

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Efforts to cut off the Chinese company from U.S. technology will crimp business over the next two years, said Ren Zhengfei, though he vowed a 2021 re...
2019-06-17, 11:16

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requi...
2019-06-14, 21:01

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary...
2019-05-31, 05:16

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest ...
2019-05-21, 18:00

On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's...
2019-06-04, 06:32

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Don...
2019-06-10, 11:01

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz...
2019-07-04, 17:48

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abor...
2019-06-08, 17:48

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing...
2019-05-21, 17:00

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a ...
2019-05-23, 11:32

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for ...
2019-05-26, 07:16

Drug Crackdown In Northern Kentucky Town Nets Indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky co...
2019-06-22, 17:00

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of subst...
2019-07-12, 17:32

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway st...
2019-06-18, 00:48

Nu Skin shares plunge 16% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighi...
2019-07-17, 16:32

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories chur...
2019-05-24, 12:16

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
2019-06-17, 16:00

UPDATE 1-Canada is worried about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports - PM Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and said he migh...
2019-06-06, 17:16

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-i...
2019-07-14, 02:16

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's T...
2019-05-21, 20:16

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it di...
2019-06-17, 22:32

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.   &#...
2019-06-21, 13:32

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obr...
2019-06-16, 01:32

Joe Biden rejects criticism he is the ‘old guy’ Joe Biden on Saturday rejected the idea that he’s too old to run for office. “I know I get criticized — ‘Biden says he can bring th...
2019-06-30, 04:32

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of ...
2019-06-10, 08:16

In Mexico's South, Police Check Buses, Trains in Migrant Crackdown Growing numbers of illegal immigrants are being detained along the key routes used by asylum seekers and human smugglers as President Andrés Manuel L...
2019-06-11, 12:48

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United...
2019-06-12, 16:00

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up an...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador ...
2019-06-12, 22:16

Washington city's crackdown on 'bikini baristas' wins court blessing Scantily clad "bikini baristas" in Everett, Washington, will have to cover up more of themselves after a federal appeals court on Wednesday freed the...
2019-07-03, 21:32

Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern borders -- as the government touts its own success in...
2019-07-20, 21:16

Pakistan announces terrorism finance crackdown on banned militant group Pakistani authorities announced a crackdown on Wednesday against Hafiz Saeed, leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid g...
2019-07-03, 18:16

Trump DOJ scores rare win on sanctuary city crackdown in appeals court President Trump notched a win on Friday in a federal appeals court, which upheld a Department of Justice method for cracking down on sanctuary cities...
2019-07-13, 04:32

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered bran...
2019-07-03, 14:32

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdow...
2019-06-06, 12:48

Ethiopia airs voice of alleged coup leader killed in crackdown Ethiopia has released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens of people, including fiv...
2019-06-29, 14:32

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigat...
2019-06-20, 02:16

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in indu...
2019-07-10, 16:48

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, w...
2019-05-27, 10:32

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

U.S. Goalkeeper Rejects Questions About Her Skill The U.S. women’s soccer team has moved through the World Cup with a superstar-loaded roster, but one question loomed: Did its goalkeeper measure up? ...
2019-07-03, 18:32

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing Increased enforcement along the border with Guatemala, which began in recent days, has made crossing into Mexico harder. This has dissuaded migrants ...
2019-06-27, 21:00

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolp...
2019-06-07, 19:32

UPDATE 3-Canada frets about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports, mulls Xi meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and that he migh...
2019-06-06, 23:00

Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country on Thursday as the gov...
2019-06-14, 05:32

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, citing an investigation by T...
2019-07-17, 00:00

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebra...
2019-06-20, 15:16

Goa Congress Rebels "Came To Us For Development": BJP Rejects Allegations Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, are in Delhi to meet BJP chief Amit Shah. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who...
2019-07-11, 12:00

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting ...
2019-06-10, 15:48

| Anglican Church of Canada rejects same-sex marriage The Anglican Church of Canada - which has more than 500 000 members - has rejected a motion to modify its definition of marriage to embrace same-sex ...
2019-07-15, 19:00

Ed Cooley rejects Michigan to stay at Providence Providence College men's basketball coach Ed Cooley signed a multiyear contract extension with the Friars after meeting with the University of Michig...
2019-05-21, 22:32

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
2019-06-27, 18:32

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
2019-06-27, 19:32

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. ...
2019-07-17, 08:16

Hong Kong protestors demand China be held to account for 1989 Tiananmen crackdown Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday as part of annual demonstrations demanding that China be held accountable for its...
2019-05-26, 19:16

Crackdown on Christians in Eritrea spurs UN expert to press Government 'to live up to its international commitments' Cracking down on Catholic Church activities, arbitrary arrest and imprisonment of Orthodox and Christian congregation members in Eritrea, prompted a ...
2019-06-21, 20:48

Mexico vows crackdown on human smugglers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and will crack down on human smugglers after nearly 80...
2019-06-17, 22:32

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island As of Wednesday, Americans can no longer take cruises to Cuba or visit the Communist country as part of educational and cultural group tours.  ...
2019-06-04, 20:00

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the govern...
2019-06-12, 05:32

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near fu...
2019-07-08, 17:32

Judge rejects Indiana AG’s bid to block abortion clinic SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an attempt by Indiana’s attorney general to prevent an abortion clinic from opening in nor...
2019-06-10, 21:32

World Court rejects UAE demand for immediate measures against Qatar The United Nations' highest court for inter-state disputes on Friday rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in ...
2019-06-14, 18:32

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to b...
2019-06-07, 23:48

Russia rejects US claim of violation of nuke test ban MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry has angrily rejected a U.S. claim of Moscow’s possible violation of a global nuclear test ban. Lt. G...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Mattel rejects renewed merger bid from rival MGA Entertainment Toymaker Mattel Inc last week rejected another merger offer from Bratz doll maker MGA Entertainment Inc, MGA's chief executive officer, Isaac Larian,...
2019-06-12, 07:32

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven ye...
2019-06-11, 14:16

EU rejects Trump suggestion for quotas on EU cars, parts European Union trade chiefs meeting in Brussels dismissed an idea floated by President Donald Trump earlier this month of fixing quotas on European a...
2019-05-28, 13:16

World Court rejects UAE demands for immediate measures against Qatar The United Nations' highest court for inter-state disputes on Friday rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in ...
2019-06-14, 16:32

European court rejects Catalan separatists' suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain's top court violated their rights ...
2019-05-29, 00:16

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently...
2019-07-09, 16:16

Vatican Rejects the Idea that People Can Choose Genders (VATICAN CITY) — The Vatican issued an official document Monday rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders and insisting...
2019-06-11, 07:00

Turkey rejects claims it is drilling illegally for gas off Cyprus Ankara hits back at Greek and EU officials and vows to press ahead with offshore operationsTurkey has hit back at Greek and EU officials, denying cla...
2019-07-11, 09:00

Canada Rejects Idea of Halting Extradition of Huawei CFO to US Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of Meng Wanzhou to the United States, saying...
2019-06-14, 08:01

U.S. judge rejects 'El Chapo' request for better jail conditions A U.S. judge has rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's request for better conditions at the Manhattan jail where the convicted Mexican drug lord await...
2019-06-04, 18:00

European court rejects Catalan separatists’ suit MADRID (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain’s top court vi...
2019-05-28, 20:16

U.N. deep sea mining body rejects Greenpeace criticism The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to ...
2019-07-05, 13:48

EU rejects Trump pitch for quotas on cars, parts European Union trade chiefs meeting in Brussels dismissed an idea floated by President Trump earlier this month of fixing quotas on the EU's automoti...
2019-05-29, 03:32

Alleged shooter on Utrecht tram rejects Dutch law An alleged shooter who killed four people on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht in March appeared at a pre-trial hearing on Monday and said he rejec...
2019-07-01, 13:16

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding ...
2019-05-23, 21:32

Malaysia rejects Russian involvement in MH17 downing KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downin...
2019-06-20, 12:16

FIA rejects Ferrari's request to review Vettel penalty Formula One stewards on Friday rejected Ferrari's bid to review a decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, ruling that...
2019-06-21, 18:32

Fernando Alonso rejects McLaren offer to buy him into Indy 500 Former F1 world champion failed to qualify for Sunday’s raceSpaniard did not want to deprive another driver of a placeMcLaren offered to buy Fernando...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Indonesian court rejects appeal against election result Losing candidate Prabowo Subianto had claimed April’s poll was rigged against himIndonesia’s constitutional court has rejected a lawsuit filed by the...
2019-06-27, 21:32

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by...
2019-06-24, 00:48

Mexico’s border crackdown sends some Central American migrants heading back south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.   &#...
2019-06-19, 05:00

U.S. south 'still under the gun' after deadly storms A storm system that blasted the U.S. South was weakening on Tuesday but another was on its way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of dest...
2019-05-22, 12:01

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detec...
2019-06-14, 23:16

Pakistani court rejects ex-President Zardari’s bail request ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a request by former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister for an extension of their bail that wou...
2019-06-10, 13:48

Spain's Podemos party rejects Sanchez's plan for cabinet Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's hopes of staying on as prime minister suffered a setback on Thursday when supporters of the Podemos voted to...
2019-07-19, 00:32

New Zealand's highest court rejects Eminem damages appeal New Zealand's top court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. rapper Eminem against a lower court ruling that reduced the damages a political party w...
2019-05-21, 17:16

Missouri election head rejects petition for vote on abortion JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s top election official has rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at e...
2019-06-11, 22:32

German military rejects dozens of candidates over extremist links The German army has turned down 63 applicants over the past two years after they failed security checks. Islamists, far-right, alt-left supporters an...
2019-07-21, 14:00

Missouri rejects abortion clinic’s license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s o...
2019-06-22, 01:32

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the V...
2019-06-10, 22:16

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite p...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange Ruling prevents prosecutors from applying immediately for extradition warrantAn attempt to extradite Julian Assange to Sweden has suffered a setback ...
2019-06-03, 21:48

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a...
2019-07-17, 05:32

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coun...
2019-06-20, 22:16

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipme...
2019-07-18, 07:00

Apple CEO says U.S. scrutiny 'fair,' but rejects idea company is a monopoly Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the U.S. government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into w...
2019-06-04, 18:16

U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed two resolutions opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countri...
2019-06-20, 19:16

Putin rejects conclusions of investigation into downing of Flight MH17 President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia disagreed with the conclusions of an international investigation that named three Russians and ...
2019-06-20, 16:32

Top Court Rejects Plea To Earmark PoK, Gilgit As Lok Sabha Seats The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the centre to earmark and declare Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as pa...
2019-07-01, 14:00

EU high court rejects compensation bid on Greek bond losses ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An EU high court has rejected a bid for compensation from the European Central Bank by some private owners of Greek bonds who s...
2019-05-23, 13:16

Swedish court rejects detention request for Julian Assange The ruling complicates the process for Swedish prosecutors to request the WikiLeaks founder's extradition. Assange's lawyer has called it a "big vict...
2019-06-03, 17:16

Missouri rejects Planned Parenthood's license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s o...
2019-06-23, 01:16

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, an...
2019-06-17, 01:16

Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate Turkey's foreign ministry said on Wednesday it rejected statements by Greek and European Union officials that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cy...
2019-07-10, 09:16

Malaysia rejects idea of Russian involvement in MH17 downing KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of ...
2019-06-20, 12:00

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusation...
2019-06-28, 00:48

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community h...
2019-06-11, 02:00

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Irani...
2019-05-31, 17:48

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, ...
2019-06-23, 11:32

Police: California man shoots 10-month-old in head after mother rejects him NBC NEWS – A 10-month-old girl is recovering in Fresno, California, after being shot in the head by a man who made unwanted sexual advances tow...
2019-06-28, 02:32

Family Threatened by Phoenix Police Rejects Apology as a ‘Sham’ A department with a record number of shootings last year was shown on video aiming a gun in a shoplifting case. Critics say officers routinely blame ...
2019-06-18, 04:32

Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea's Foreign Ministry that U.S. plans for military exercises with South Korea ...
2019-07-20, 01:32

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general's The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusation...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Algeria cancels July 4 presidential vote, rejects candidates Algeria's Constitutional Council says there will be no presidential election on July 4 as planned in the North African country after the two candidat...
2019-06-02, 14:16

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions...
2019-06-14, 04:48

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his p...
2019-06-04, 02:48

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on ...
2019-06-28, 22:32

India's Reliance Capital rejects PwC's observations after auditor quits Reliance Capital said on Thursday the observations of global audit firm PwC about its fiscal accounts were "completely baseless and unjustified", aft...
2019-06-13, 15:00

Mexico rejects idea to keep Central American asylum seekers Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Monday that his country would reject a proposed solution to the immigration and tariff stand-off with th...
2019-06-03, 23:00

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab...
2019-07-18, 14:16

Johnson rejects any responsibility for plight of Briton jailed in Iran Boris Johnson has told Sky News he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran on spying...
2019-06-30, 11:32

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield n...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and ...
2019-06-12, 03:48

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wal...
2019-06-04, 09:00

Top Court Rejects Plea Against Special Observers' Appointment In Bengal The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the appointment of two retired bureaucrats as observers in West Bengal for the L...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Alleged GoFundMe scam ringleader rejects plea deal MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A man charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran has pl...
2019-05-29, 11:48

India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims India’s Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Thursday’s vote-counting to de...
2019-05-22, 10:32

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against ...
2019-06-08, 17:48

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium fo...
2019-05-30, 11:32

"Laughable Claims": Iran Rejects US Accusation Of Attack On Ships Off UAE Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on...
2019-05-30, 00:48

2 Clemson players suspended for season; NCAA rejects appeal COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella will miss next season after an NCAA panel rejected the scho...
2019-05-24, 18:16

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being...
2019-07-04, 14:48

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its ...
2019-05-28, 22:48

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure...
2019-07-18, 10:48

Theresa May has 'full faith' in Kim Darroch but rejects his view of Trump May launches inquiry into leak of US ambassador’s memos that described US leader as ineptLatest politics news – liveTheresa May has expressed “full f...
2019-07-08, 16:48

Senate rejects Rand Paul’s balanced budget plan Sen. Rand Paul’s plan to slash federal spending by $183.1 billion in fiscal 2020 didn’t survive a procedural hurdle tonight, with the Senate failing ...
2019-06-04, 03:16

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coun...
2019-06-21, 11:32

The Latest: Iran rejects US blame for suspected ship attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Ir...
2019-06-14, 06:32

John Longmire rejects Kangaroos overtures to re-sign with Swans Sydney head coach to extent association with AFL club‘I’m really pleased that the club has the faith in me to continue’Sydney coach John Longmire has...
2019-07-13, 11:48

Judge rejects bail for financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein A federal judge denied bail for Jeffrey Epstein, who must await trial on sex trafficking charges in a jail cell rather than a Manhattan mansion. &#...
2019-07-19, 03:16

Appeals court rejects challenge to PolyMet copper mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected a request for another environmental review for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel m...
2019-05-28, 19:32

Lanka President Rejects Military Deal To Allow US Access To Ports Sri Lanka's President Saturday announced he will not allow his government to conclude a proposed military deal that would allow US troops free access...
2019-07-06, 18:16

Botswana high court rejects anti-gay law in historic ruling Botswana's high court overturned a law criminalizing homosexuality Tuesday that was on the books for decades since the territory was under British ru...
2019-06-12, 00:00

Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100. The...
2019-06-05, 16:16

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to ca...
2019-07-10, 00:16

What it's really like to scale Everest's deadly peak "Happy anniversary, my love. I can't wait to see you again," 34-year-old Ian Stewart told his wife, Katie, as they said their goodbyes at Mount Evere...
2019-06-01, 04:48

Deadly Shooting Suspect In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- A man accused of murdering a woman in Lexington is due in court for his first appearance. James Ragland, 28, of Ragland is a...
2019-05-23, 11:48

EPA rejects auditor’s call to recoup $124,000 in travel costs from ex-boss Pruitt Months after he resigned as administrator of the EPA over concerns about his business and first-class travel, a watchdog has recommended that the age...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Infantino rejects criticism over FIFA handling of Afghan abuse scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan...
2019-07-05, 20:32

Chico's FAS board rejects latest buyout offer from Sycamore Partners Women's apparel retailer Chico's FAS Inc said on Thursday its board had rejected an unsolicited buyout offer from private equity Sycamore Partners LP...
2019-06-27, 23:48

Irish Top Court Rejects Facebook Appeal Over Transfer of User Data to US European Court of Justice will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the US in July, after Facebook's bid to st...
2019-06-01, 06:48

Israel AG rejects Netanyahu request to push back pre-indictment hearing Israel’s attorney general Thursday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to postpone a pre-indictment hearing in the corruption cases ...
2019-06-07, 00:48

José Mourinho rejects huge contract offer from Guangzhou Evergrande • Mourinho turns down manager’s job in China for family reasons• Former Manchester United manager waiting for right clubJosé Mourinho has turned down...
2019-07-05, 20:32

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated...
2019-06-05, 05:16

Brexit: Carney rejects Boris Johnson's no-deal trade claim Bank of England governor says UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to EUThe Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has said that the U...
2019-06-21, 18:48

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge...
2019-05-28, 19:00

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead o...
2019-06-14, 19:32

Iran rejects 'baseless' Arab summit accusations: state media Iran on Friday rejected what it called "baseless" accusations made at an Arab summit, saying Saudi had joined the United States and Israel in a "hope...
2019-05-31, 09:32

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals...
2019-05-30, 23:48

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries,...
2019-06-20, 19:16

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for constructio...
2019-07-04, 10:48

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables ...
2019-07-09, 18:00

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the Unite...
2019-05-31, 11:48

| Brazil Supreme Court rejects request to free ex-leader Lula Brazil's Supreme Court has rejected a request to free leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison while they consider whether the convicting j...
2019-06-28, 01:00

UPDATE 3-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coun...
2019-06-20, 22:00

California governor rejects decision to free youngest Manson follower Gavin Newsom said Leslie Van Houten, who was involved in the 1969 murder of a couple, is still a threat despite reports of good behaviorThe Californ...
2019-06-04, 06:16

Judge rejects suit to reinstate North Dakota women's hockey A judge has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit by 11 former University of North Dakota women's hockey players seeking to reinstate a program that at...
2019-06-21, 18:16

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of...
2019-06-10, 22:00

Court rejects bid to suspend part of Canadian province's religious symbols ban A court in the Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday rejected a bid to suspend parts of a new provincial law that bans public sector employees from...
2019-07-19, 00:32

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, ...
2019-06-19, 22:48

US rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made SUVs The United States has rejected separate requests from General Motors and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on their Chin...
2019-06-05, 19:32

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Jok...
2019-06-27, 23:32

U.S. rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made SUVs The United States has rejected separate requests from General Motors Co and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on their C...
2019-06-05, 19:00

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to h...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Paper Round: Gerrard rejects Newcastle, United eye Pogba replacement "Steven Gerrard turning down Newcastle, as well as the futures of Manchester United duo Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba, feature in Monday’s Paper Round...
2019-07-08, 02:16

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued...
2019-06-22, 03:32

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing afte...
2019-06-09, 03:00

| Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the p...
2019-07-10, 02:16

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader ...
2019-05-24, 12:32

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morga...
2019-05-27, 19:16

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months a...
2019-06-29, 22:32

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was...
2019-06-10, 18:00

PNG opposition says new defections mean it has enough support to oust PM Opponents of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Friday they had mustered enough support in parliament to oust him over a ran...
2019-05-24, 10:48

Kabul University hit by deadly bomb blast The explosion took place as a number of students were waiting to sit an exam at Afghanistan's oldest and largest university. At least eight people we...
2019-07-19, 17:32

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, inclu...
2019-06-12, 16:32

75 years later, deadly circus fire will be remembered HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The city of Hartford in Connecticut is planning a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of what has become known as the Day th...
2019-06-29, 18:32

| Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit As the return of cloud and frozen hurricane-force winds seal off Mount Everest for another year, questions are being asked about how to police the wo...
2019-05-30, 07:32

Mozambique Says It Needs $3.2 Billion to Recover After Deadly Cyclones (JOHANNESBURG) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern Afric...
2019-05-30, 13:48

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city hom...
2019-06-18, 07:48

Mulvaney: Trump 'deadly serious' about new tariffs against Mexico White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "absolutely deadly serious" about imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-02, 20:48