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Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea

Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out to sea and are staging a protes...

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea

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Canada civil liberties group says gov’t spied on activists The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association has released thousands of pages of heavily redacted documents purportedly showing the Canadian Secur...
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Bayer Bows to Investors With New Board Appointment Bayer appointed a prominent U.S. agriculture expert to its board in the company’s latest effort to convince investors that it has its troubled crop-s...
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Bayer to reduce size of management board to five Bayer management board members Hartmut Klusik and Kemal Malik will leave at the end of the year without a replacement, as the German drugmaker reduc...
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France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its f...
2019-05-28, 21:01

These are the highest-paid corporate board members in the U.S. At a number of major American companies, compensation for board of director members has come under fire from shareholders in recent years.  ...
2019-08-07, 23:32

Renault Board Votes to Remove CEO Bolloré Renault fired Chief Executive Thierry Bolloré as the French car maker seeks to turn the page on auto titan Carlos Ghosn’s decades of leadership and r...
2019-10-12, 08:00

ASOS shakes up board to revive fortunes Online fashion retailer ASOS Plc on Wednesday revamped its board by naming several new directors, including Ocado Solutions Chief Executive Officer L...
2019-10-02, 16:00

Boeing's board separates CEO ,chairman roles Boeing Co said on Friday it was separating the roles of chairman and chief executive officer to allow CEO Dennis Muilenburg to focus full time on run...
2019-10-12, 04:32

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and Raspbian Buster: How to set up your board With all the necessary hardware in hand, I'm ready to try out the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B, and the latest version of the Raspbian operating system...
2019-07-12, 14:16

| SABC COO's fate expected to be one of board's first decisions South African Broadcasting Corporation spokesperson Vuyo Mthembu told Fin24 that it is expected that chief operating officer Chris Maroleng’s fate wi...
2019-05-21, 19:32

Activist Investor Challenges AT&T Over Strategy, Board Activist investor Elliott Management disclosed a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T, criticized the company’s strategy and called on the telecommunications g...
2019-09-10, 00:32

BJP Parliamentary Board To Meet In Delhi Today The parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet today, sources said. The meeting will take place at 6 pm today at the party hea...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Kentucky HS board wants preapproval for esports players The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control says esports participants will need written approval to compete in the League of Legen...
2019-07-12, 19:48

Eight great board games we played at PAX Unplugged Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. PAX U...
2019-05-22, 08:16

Review: Jaws is a much better board game than we had any right to expect Jaws and its components. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.ar...
2019-10-05, 15:32

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enj...
2019-06-15, 02:32

Renault board removes Thierry Bollore as CEO Financial director Clotilde Delbos set to act as interim CEO following surprise management shake-up Renault's board of directors has voted to remove...
2019-10-11, 14:00

Boeing Board to Call for Safety Changes After 737 Max Crashes A committee of the Boeing board reviewed how the company designs and builds planes. It identified areas for improvement and major issues facing the c...
2019-09-16, 00:32

Renault Board to Vote on Whether to Remove CEO Bolloré Renault’s board is set to vote on whether to remove CEO Thierry Bolloré regarding concerns over his relationship with Nissan, according to people fam...
2019-10-10, 21:00

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like ...
2019-07-19, 04:01

NBA board passes stricter tampering measures By unanimous vote, the NBA board of governors on Friday passed a stricter package of measures to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap cir...
2019-09-21, 01:00

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain ...
2019-05-28, 21:01

What Yankees’ Plan B may be now that Dallas Keuchel’s off the board TORONTO — Max Scherzer. Justin Verlander. Gerrit Cole. Patrick Corbin. And now Dallas Keuchel. That quintet shares a bond beyond the obvious of being...
2019-06-07, 10:32

Air-board inventor makes it more than halfway across Channel Looking like a superhero, the French inventor of an airborne hoverboard glided partway over the English Channel on his personal flying machine then c...
2019-07-31, 20:16

Trentin jubilation - best of on-board cameras on Stage 17 "The on-board cameras at this year’s Tour de France have given an incredible insight into riding within the peloton, and on Stage 17 it was Matteo Tr...
2019-08-02, 22:32

MTA board approves controversial reorganization plan The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board on Wednesday approved a reorganization plan for the beleaguered agency — despite members̵...
2019-07-25, 06:48

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board Apple Inc said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/320193/000032019319000093/a8-kseptember201991019.htm on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Ex...
2019-09-14, 05:00

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to r...
2019-05-31, 02:48

NBA board votes for stiffer tampering measures Seeking to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention, the NBA board of governors on Friday unanimously passed a number of stiffe...
2019-09-21, 07:00

GOES-17 Mishap Investigation Board Study Completed A Mishap Investigation Board appointed by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has identified the most likely cause fo...
2019-08-01, 23:00

Facebook Forms Independent Board for Content An independent board will have the ability to review and potentially overturn content-moderation decisions, Facebook said. The move allows outsiders ...
2019-09-18, 08:00

The skyscraper infinity pool – sorry, but where's the diving board? It is meant to be a boundary-busting ‘punch for the sky’. But this design for a rooftop London pool is just another high-rise ego gimmick In 1924, Bu...
2019-06-08, 01:01

VW board, workers support top managers despite indictment Volkswagen's supervisory board and workers on Wednesday gave their backing to the carmaker's top managers a day after German prosecutors pressed cha...
2019-09-25, 18:32

Women's Share of Board Seats Rises to 20% One-fifth of board seats at the Russell 3000 index of public companies were held by women in the second quarter, up from 19% in the previous quarter ...
2019-09-11, 23:32

EBay CEO steps down, cites differences with board EBay Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig stepped down on Wednesday, citing differences with the company’s recently revamped board, which is looking t...
2019-09-25, 21:00

Cheer for this kid who conquered his diving board fears Even if you’re a grown-ass adult, you likely remember the terror of the public pool diving board. Once your hand left the railing, you had reached th...
2019-07-04, 01:32

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into...
2019-06-27, 19:48

Boat With 86 Migrants on Board Sinks in the Mediterranean The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean overnight, and just three people on board survived, w...
2019-07-04, 19:32

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a...
2019-06-10, 19:48

Board of Supervisors approves new migrant shelter TUCSON –The Board of Supervisors approved Monday leasing a former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services as a temporary housing l...
2019-07-22, 22:48

College Board adds SAT adversity score TUCSON — A big change is coming to the SAT. The College Board, the non profit that administers the test will be adding an adversity score to as...
2019-05-26, 09:00

Board game blowout: Gen Con 2019 in pictures Welcome to Gen Con. INDIANAPOLIS—Gen Con, America's biggest and longest-running board game extravaganza, hel...
2019-08-06, 19:00

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bo...
2019-07-15, 18:32

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the cit...
2019-06-29, 00:32

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nev...
2019-06-18, 21:01

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against wors...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Animal Rebellion activists to blockade UK's biggest meat market London’s Smithfield Market part of next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protestsThousands of animal rights and environment activists are plannin...
2019-08-16, 20:32

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have bre...
2019-06-29, 02:32

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
2019-07-14, 14:48

UPDATE 1-Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller...
2019-06-19, 21:16

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 pr...
2019-06-29, 02:48

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stoppe...
2019-06-29, 02:48

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tort...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Sudan activists: 4 shot dead amid marches against violence At least four Sudanese demonstrators shot dead by live ammunition amid mass marches in the capital and elsewhere across the country denouncing state ...
2019-08-01, 21:16

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases...
2019-08-01, 15:48

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dog...
2019-07-01, 11:16

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Frida...
2019-07-05, 16:16

Nearly 100 Activists Arrested During ICE Protest That Shut Down NYC's West Side Highway Nearly 100 people were arrested after anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement protesters temporarily shut down a section of New York City’s West Sid...
2019-08-12, 00:32

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope ...
2019-07-16, 04:16

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of ...
2019-08-05, 21:00

Activists step up trainings amid Trump deportation threats CHICAGO (AP) — With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing...
2019-06-22, 23:48

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultu...
2019-08-07, 00:00

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a ...
2019-07-16, 14:32

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – includin...
2019-07-16, 22:32

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor ...
2019-08-08, 18:32

Revealed: FBI and police monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists Emails show the latest example of environmental groups facing increased surveillance by law enforcementLaw enforcement groups, including the FBI, hav...
2019-08-08, 18:00

Hong Kong activists hold vigil for deceased supporters Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have held a memorial vigil for deceased supporters of the movement that has brought hundreds of thousands of res...
2019-07-10, 19:48

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use t...
2019-08-05, 06:16

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a seri...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Sheffield tree activists in legal talks to get convictions quashed Move comes after investigation into city council found it fell far short of good practiceTree campaigners in Sheffield who were prosecuted by the cou...
2019-07-24, 22:48

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of k...
2019-07-03, 16:32

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more tha...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resoluti...
2019-07-11, 20:48

Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
2019-07-16, 10:32

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders t...
2019-06-23, 12:32

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an ...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Turkey starts filling huge Tigris river dam, activists say Turkey has started filling a huge hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river, a lawmaker and activists said, despite protests that it will displace thousa...
2019-08-02, 20:16

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the acti...
2019-06-23, 10:16

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth...
2019-05-24, 15:48

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first ...
2019-05-22, 15:48

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a pl...
2019-05-22, 13:32

| SEE | 100 days later: How Hong Kong activists sustain protests with creativity With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the...
2019-09-16, 14:00

Animal activists glad Happy the elephant staying in Bronx Zoo — for now The Nonhuman Rights Project on Monday obtained a temporary restraining order in Bronx Supreme Court preventing the zoo from moving Happy, age 48, out...
2019-10-03, 10:32

1,800 Litres Of "Fake Blood" Sprayed On UK Treasury By Climate Activists Climate change activists used a fire engine to spray red paint at the facade of the British finance ministry on Thursday in an attempt to draw attent...
2019-10-03, 17:00

Ex-U.S. Marine held by Russia in spy case illegally isolated: activists A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying is being illegally isolated in a Moscow pre-trial detention center and prevented from comm...
2019-06-05, 14:32

Climate activists spray British Treasury with fake blood Extinction Rebellion activists hosed the Treasury with red liquid, unfurling a sign reading: "Stop funding climate death." Police arrested four peopl...
2019-10-04, 01:00

Extinction Rebellion activists target London fashion week Protesters to hold fashion funeral in demand for industry to take climate crisis seriouslyNot long ago, high drama at London fashion week meant a bat...
2019-09-14, 02:00

Climate activists' drone fails to disrupt Heathrow flights Climate change activists failed to disrupt flights out of Heathrow when technical difficulties foiled their plan to fly drones close to the airport a...
2019-09-14, 00:32

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a ...
2019-05-28, 04:48

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Sp...
2019-06-06, 00:32

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday ...
2019-06-06, 05:48

Climate activists press ahead with Heathrow drone shutdown Climate change activists have vowed to press ahead with their plan to disrupt Heathrow Airport using drones. The pledge came as five members of the H...
2019-09-13, 08:00

Climate activists block roads, stop traffic around the world BERLIN — Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked roads and staged demonstrations in big cities around the globe Monday, part of a wi...
2019-10-08, 00:00

Climate activists block roads, march in global protests Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement have blocked roads across major European cities and doused New York’s charging bull statue with fake...
2019-10-08, 02:32

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on September 23 Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring dai...
2019-09-11, 22:32

Dairy farmers, animal activists want to know how $900 million for marketing was spent Several groups seek legislation requiring public disclosure of records showing how $900 million paid by farmers into mandatory programs is spent. &#...
2019-10-02, 23:32

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
2019-06-04, 09:32

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday ...
2019-05-23, 19:00

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening t...
2019-05-26, 05:16

Police remove hundreds of climate activists from Lisbon street Portuguese police removed hundreds of climate change activists, mainly from the Extinction Rebellion group, from one of Lisbon's main streets on Frid...
2019-09-28, 09:00

Mexican activists take to streets demanding safe, legal abortions Mexican activists took to the streets in large cities on Saturday to demand safe and legal abortions, many wearing green bandanas that have become a ...
2019-09-29, 07:32

Veteran activists express hope, and caution, for Thunberg movement For the young environmental activists inspired by Greta Thunberg and her peers, the battle is going to have to be as much about changing the politica...
2019-09-30, 00:32

‘Time is running out’: Extinction Rebellion activists on why they risked arrest We talk to some of the hundreds of XR protesters charged with public order offencesScores of Extinction Rebellion protesters face London courtsHundre...
2019-09-30, 23:32

I Am Juliana: youth activists prepare nationwide climate protest Young people across the country to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texa...
2019-06-01, 01:32

Activists drop dismembered mannequins outside of Saudi consulate in France Activists stood outside the Saudi consulate in France to remember the one year anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's death.      ...
2019-10-02, 22:32

Revealed: how the FBI targeted environmental activists in domestic terror investigations Protesters were characterized as a threat to national security in what one calls an attempt to criminalize their actionsHelen Yost, a 62-year-old env...
2019-09-24, 11:00

Climate activists block traffic in U.S. capital, chain themselves to sailboat Activists seeking to pressure U.S. politicians to tackle climate change blocked major traffic hubs in the U.S. capital on Monday, chaining themselves...
2019-09-24, 01:32

Oil Giants, Under Fire From Climate Activists and Investors, Mount a Defense Thirteen energy companies gathered in New York City to pledge action on climate change, though many of their ideas would perpetuate the use of oil an...
2019-09-24, 01:00

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
2019-05-22, 21:32

Activists set sail across the Atlantic to Chile to demand curbs on flying Sailing ship leaves Amsterdam for COP25 climate summit with 36 campaigners on boardA group of environmental activists have set sail from Amsterdam on...
2019-10-02, 23:32

Youth climate activists demand bold action at U.N. summit Swedish 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg started the climate strike movement with her lone protest in front of her country's parliament and told U...
2019-09-21, 23:00

| Malawi activists resume protests over presidential vote result Thousands of people gathered in three cities in Malawi to call for the sacking of the head of the electoral commission, as protests continue over May...
2019-09-19, 03:00

Activists push U.S. Congress to pass Hong Kong bill Hong Kong democracy activists urged members of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to pass legislation to combat human rights abuses in the city, rejecting ...
2019-09-18, 04:00

Climate activists block roads, camp out in global protests Activists blocked roads and protested in Australian cities and in London during a second day of global demonstrations by the Extinction Rebellion mov...
2019-10-08, 15:00

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths ...
2019-08-22, 01:48

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took h...
2019-06-14, 13:48

'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

Climate activists to fly drones at London Heathrow airport from Sept. 13 British climate-change activists said they would fly toy drones at London's Heathrow airport from Sept. 13, a step that is likely to ground all fligh...
2019-08-29, 09:16

Digital Activists Take Aim at Video Game Companies Over China Censorship A leading U.S. digital rights organization is joining the battle against top video game companies that might seek to censor gamers for expressing sup...
2019-10-11, 06:00

Activists arrested worldwide during 'International Rebellion' climate rallies Hundreds of environmental activists worldwide were arrested Monday as part of the "International Rebellion" global climate change movement -- in citi...
2019-10-07, 23:00

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressur...
2019-06-15, 21:48

Climate activists to fly drones at London Heathrow airport from September 13 British climate-change activists said they would fly toy drones at London's Heathrow airport from Sept. 13, a step that is likely to ground all fligh...
2019-08-29, 11:16

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines th...
2019-08-29, 06:48

Why are Koch-funded activists trying to derail a US city's public transit? Phoenix will vote Tuesday on a light rail system expansion. It faces opposition from business owners backed by activists affiliated with the Koch net...
2019-08-27, 20:48

U.N. urges better protection of journalists, activists as Mexico murders climb A Mexican government program to protect journalists and activists is underfunded and cannot guarantee safety amid widespread impunity and threats, th...
2019-08-27, 01:16

French climate activists protest as Macron attends G7 summit Marchers carrying inverted portraits of president demand more action on climate crisisHundreds of climate activists have marched in south-western Fra...
2019-08-25, 19:16

Activists form 24-mile human chain across Hong Kong Demonstrators in Hong Kong formed a human chain across the island territory Friday to oppose governmental "tyranny," a controversial extradition bill...
2019-08-23, 23:48

Activists’ phones targeted by one of the world’s most advanced spyware apps Enlarge (credit: ShellyS / Flickr) Mobile phones of two prominent human rights activists were repeatedly targeted with Pegasus, the highly advanced...
2019-10-12, 19:00

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders o...
2019-08-23, 18:48

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters wil...
2019-08-23, 04:48

'48 years is enough': activists and celebrities call for release of ex-Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after nearly five decades in prisonLeading civil ri...
2019-05-21, 20:32

Arrest of Hong Kong Activists, Rally Ban Set Stage for Clashes The arrests of prominent pro-democracy activists and the ban of a mass rally set the stage for a pivotal weekend showdown between protesters and the ...
2019-08-30, 23:48

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigner...
2019-05-21, 20:32

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In ...
2019-05-22, 15:16

African activists urge Eritrea’s leader to launch reforms KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea’s authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and laun...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Tempers flare as German auto industry meets eco-activists Environmental activists accused Germany's auto industry of failing to do enough to help avert a climate crisis as executives sought on Thursday to bu...
2019-09-05, 23:00

NLRB rules companies can bar nonemployee union activists from property The National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, ruled Friday that businesses can ban nonemployee union activists f...
2019-09-07, 04:00

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administr...
2019-06-11, 07:48

Heathrow Airport warns climate activists against flying drones Climate protesters have said they plan to deploy toy drones to ground flights and draw attention to aviation emissions. But authorities say they are ...
2019-09-10, 23:00

Climate activists on trial in Paris for stealing Macron portraits Official portraits of French president stolen from public buildings by protestersEight protesters are to go on trial in Paris on Wednesday for steali...
2019-09-11, 16:00

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on Sept 23 Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring dai...
2019-09-11, 20:00

Hundreds of arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests London police have made nearly 500 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled "uncooperative crusties" by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, continue ...
2019-10-08, 18:32

Activists demand facial recognition ban for law enforcement in major new push A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement's use of facial rec...
2019-09-06, 04:32

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to b...
2019-05-21, 22:01

Be on your guard, Hong Kong activists tell Merkel before China trip Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be...
2019-09-04, 01:32

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists call on Angela Merkel for help Hong Kong pro-democracy activist leader Joshua Wong has appealed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for help ahead of her upcoming visit to China...
2019-09-05, 13:00

On Climate Change, Biden Has a Record and a Plan. Young Activists Want More. No presidential candidate has Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s experience in the trenches of the climate wars. For a youth-driven movement, though, he may not ...
2019-10-09, 11:32

Planned Parenthood CEO Dr. Leana Wen Is Out Due to ‘Philosophical Differences’ With Its Board Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore public health commissioner who was the first physician to helm Planned Parenthood in roughly 50 years, abruptly a...
2019-07-17, 01:16

ECB's Lane plays down divisions after top skeptic quits board The European Central Bank's chief economist Philip Lane played down divisions at the institution on Friday after the shock resignation of a fellow bo...
2019-09-27, 18:00

Hunter Biden to step down from board of Chinese company Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden, is stepping down from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity firm following...
2019-10-13, 20:48

Marathon's board backs CEO amid calls for his ouster Marathon Petroleum Corp said on Friday the top U.S. refiner's board supported Gary Heminger staying on as chief executive officer amid calls for his ...
2019-09-28, 02:00

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she’d been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Paren...
2019-07-17, 00:00

Renault board to meet, as CEO skirts departure reports Renault's CEO Thierry Bollore skirted the matter of his potential exit from the firm in a conversation with staff on Thursday, two company sources s...
2019-10-10, 17:32

Asos fashions board shake-up after profit alerts Asos, the online fashion retailer which has been buffeted by a series of profit warnings, will on Wednesday unveil a boardroom shake-up as part of an...
2019-10-02, 03:32

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg replaced as board chair Boeing announced Friday evening that it is separating its CEO and board chairman roles, the latest corporate reshuffling to come as the company seeks...
2019-10-12, 15:32

Shocker: The White House Is Not Totally on Board With Gun Control Right after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, President Donald Trump took some time between complaining about movies and livetw...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder ...
2019-07-18, 19:16

Board of Supervisors to vote on new migrant shelter location TUCSON — The Pima County Board of Supervisors will meet 9 a.m. Monday to decide whether to lease the former Pima County Juvenile Center to Cath...
2019-07-22, 21:16

Barclays Adds Prominent Investment Executives to Board U.K. lender Barclays added two prominent names from the investment world to its board at a time when the bank is buffeted by Brexit, a depressed stoc...
2019-09-26, 15:00

Raiders Of The North Sea Is A Really Good Digital Board Game As I’ve recently put on record here, I think Tokaido is the best digital board game. Its stay at the top might be short-lived, though, because Raider...
2019-08-02, 18:16

Boeing’s Board Acted After Months of Mounting Pressure The decision to strip Dennis Muilenburg of his chairman title culminated months of internal debate over whether to hold top executives accountable af...
2019-10-13, 22:48

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. ...
2019-09-13, 20:32

The Londoner: Politicos board good ship gossip In today's diary: Politicos board good ship gossip | Operational Yellowhammer encourages camping | Margaret Atwood asks if we're seeing a return to C...
2019-09-13, 03:00

UAW board member charged with embezzling union funds Vance Pearson, a 17-year UAW employee who succeeded President Gary Jones as Region 5 director in Missouri last year, is among the current and former ...
2019-09-13, 00:32

Azul Will Be the Prettiest Board Game In Your Collection, and It's Down To Its Best Price Ever Azul was Board Game Geek’s #1 most played board game last summer, and cracked our readers’ favorite video game list, and you can add it to your own c...
2019-08-06, 12:48

Nissan board has no plans to ask CEO Saikawa to resign, report says Nissan's board is expected to discuss potential disciplinary action against CEO Hiroto Saikawa on Monday after he admitted to being overpaid in viola...
2019-09-06, 12:32

WeWork adds woman to its board in face of backlash WeWork owner The We Company said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million payment to its ...
2019-09-04, 23:00

Nadal, Federer joining Djokovic on ATP leadership board Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are joining Novak Djokovic on the ATP Player Council to reshape board roiled by conflict     ...
2019-08-08, 23:32

Serve Your Fancy Cheese Board at Room Temperature Cheese is best stored in a cheese cave or the refrigerator (if you’re a peasant), but eating cold cheese—straight from the fridge—is, I am sad to day...
2019-09-03, 11:32

Regulator Wields First IPO Veto on China's New Tech Board China’s market regulator vetoed a proposed share listing, faulting the accounting in an application that had already been approved by the country’s b...
2019-09-02, 13:00

IMF board to meet for informal session about Argentina -spokesperson The executive board of the International Monetary Fund will meet for an "informal information session" on Friday to discuss recent events in Argentin...
2019-08-30, 23:16

The College Board is replacing the so-called adversity score associated with the SAT NBC NEWS-The College Board will not assign an “adversity score” for students taking the SAT. The single score would have been calculated...
2019-08-29, 20:16

Some Of Our Favorite Board Games Have Employee Cameos On The Cards Fantasy Flight, the publishers of some of the biggest and best board games around (from Star Wars to Arkham to Game of Thrones), have a little tradit...
2019-08-14, 01:32

Remarkable scenes on brutal Stage 2 - on-board footage "We look at some of the best on-board footage from a very tough Stage 2 of La Vuelta 2019 with some brutal challenges for the riders. Watch LIVE on E...
2019-08-26, 22:16

Sunnyside Little Leaguers honored by County Board of Supervisors TUCSON – The Sunnyside Little League team that came within a victory of making it to the Little League World Series received a special honor fr...
2019-08-20, 17:48

Boeing board will reportedly call for structural changes after 737 Max crashes The recommendations include changing corporate reporting structures, creating a new safety group, and changing the cockpits of future planes to accom...
2019-09-16, 00:00

Caf board rejects Wydad's Champions League appeal Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca will go back to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after their African Champions League final case is rejected by Caf'...
2019-09-16, 23:32

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from his Apple board seat Enlarge / Disney CEO and former Apple board member Bob Iger. (credit: DC Comics/Creative Commons) Disney CEO Bob Iger has sat on Apple's board sinc...
2019-09-17, 02:00

Boeing board creates aerospace safety committee U.S. aviation giant Boeing created a new aerospace safety committee Wednesday to monitor its aircraft designs, in the wake of a deadly problem with i...
2019-09-26, 06:00

MTA board, mayor greenlight $51.5 billion capital plan The MTA’s $51.5 billion capital plan inched closer to reality on Wednesday thanks to endorsements from both Mayor Bill de Blasio and the transi...
2019-09-26, 05:00

EBay CEO Devin Wenig Resigns in Conflict With Board Online marketplace eBay says Devin Wenig has stepped down as president, chief executive and a member of the board, and the company said it appointed ...
2019-09-26, 01:32

Occidental Pushes Back on Icahn's Board Plan Leaders of Occidental Petroleum are pushing their shareholders to reject billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s bid to replace four directors at the compa...
2019-07-22, 23:00

Thyssenkrupp: German steel giant's board wants to sack CEO Thyssenkrupp has been struggling through a failed merger bid, falling profits and difficult restructuring. Now the conglomerate's board wants CEO Gui...
2019-09-25, 12:32

Cargo Ship With 13 On Board Stranded Off Maharashtra, Rescue Ops On A large cargo ship from Gujarat went adrift and got stuck between rocks in Maharashtra's Vangaon village due to stormy and rough weather conditions i...
2019-08-03, 16:00

Trump’s Fed board choice calls for rate reduction President Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, Judy Shelton, is calling on the Fed to lower interest rates by 50 basis points as soon as ne...
2019-07-23, 04:00

Volkswagen board to meet Wednesday after CEO indicted: statement The supervisory board of German carmaker Volkswagen will meet on Wednesday, the board's executive committee said on Tuesday, after prosecutors indic...
2019-09-24, 17:32

Volkswagen board members to discuss indictment of CEO: spokesman Volkswagen's supervisory board said on Tuesday its executive committee would convene immediately to discuss the indictment of CEO Herbert Diess in r...
2019-09-24, 16:00

WeWork board is turning against CEO Adam Neumann: report The tide is turning against WeWork’s charismatic and controversial chief. A contingent of board members and big investors including SoftBank are angl...
2019-09-24, 11:00

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the boar...
2019-07-24, 18:32

The lone all-male board in the S&P 500 just added a woman to its ranks Copart, the online vehicle auction company, became the final company to add a woman to its board. The announcement was made less than a week after Th...
2019-07-31, 18:01

‘You’ll just bring her on the plane’: Baby on board during Scheer’s campaign In just seven days, Georgia Hubick has been to more than a dozen cities and towns in seven provinces, while her mom Kenzie Potter continues as Conser...
2019-09-22, 07:32

Facebook Oversight Board Won't Have Mandate to Change Policy Facebook will allow a new outside oversight board to make final decisions on whether individual pieces of content can be displayed on the social medi...
2019-09-18, 21:00

Labor watchdog agency could gain all-GOP board in December The National Labor Relations Board, the main labor law enforcement agency, is on track to be completely controlled by Republicans in December. The fi...
2019-09-18, 07:32

Facebook oversight board won’t have mandate to change policy Facebook Inc will allow a new outside oversight board to make final decisions on whether individual pieces of content can be displayed on the social ...
2019-09-18, 01:00

Interserve lines up Aggreko's Hanna for board role One of Britain's most experienced boardroom figures is being lined up to join the board of Interserve, the outsourcing giant which was briefly forced...
2019-08-21, 22:16

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more...
2019-07-15, 01:00

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 ...
2019-05-31, 19:16

Here are the finalists for 2019’s “Board game of the year” award Enlarge (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at car...
2019-05-25, 14:48

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reite...
2019-05-31, 17:16

Mohammad Shahzad Accuses Afghan Board Of Conspiring Against Him Mohammad Shahzad was ruled out of World Cup 2019 ahead of the encounter against New Zealand following a knee injury that he sustained during a practi...
2019-06-11, 00:32

Board recommends clemency for brother of acclaimed author The brother of prize-winning author John Edgar Wideman has moved one step closer to freedom, after a Pennsylvania parole board recommended pardoning ...
2019-05-31, 19:00

Abstract board games are all the rage—and Reef is the year’s best Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look a...
2019-05-22, 08:16

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the...
2019-07-06, 01:32

BMW CEO's future in doubt as board tensions emerge, report says Some BMW supervisory board members are raising questions over whether Harald Krueger is the right choice to lead the company and will discuss the CEO...
2019-05-21, 23:16

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screamin...
2019-06-15, 15:00

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s ho...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Calling All '90s Kids, Blockbuster Is Back As a Board Game If you never spent a Friday night scouring the racks at Blockbuster for movies and snacks, you clicked on the wrong article. ‘90s kids (and ‘80s babi...
2019-06-04, 02:16

ACF Fiorentina calls extraordinary board meeting Friday ACF Fiorentina has called an extraordinary board meeting on May 31, the Italian Serie A soccer club said in a statement on its website on Monday, wit...
2019-05-27, 17:32

Quacks of Quedlinburg deserves its “Board Game of the Year” win Enlarge / Let's brew some potions! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at ca...
2019-05-22, 08:16

Georgia parole board considers clemency for condemned man ATLANTA (AP) — The state parole board is holding a clemency hearing for a Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week for the killing of an of...
2019-06-19, 16:32

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man's life Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn't cause the death fo...
2019-06-17, 21:16

Board game review: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. ...
2019-05-22, 08:16

Our favorite two-player board games, 2019 edition If you're anything like us, Valentine's Day brings to mind iconic images of candlelit dinners, boxes of chocolate, roses, and, of course, board games...
2019-05-22, 08:16

Review: Beloved board game Castles of Burgundy is now an app Enlarge / Let's get ready for some hot Renaissance action! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete boa...
2019-05-22, 08:16

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty Milan’s mayor says that the La Scala opera house board has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year man...
2019-06-18, 18:48

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency i...
2019-05-22, 07:32

CBS board plans merger talks with Viacom- CNBC CBS Corp's board is preparing for merger talks with Viacom Inc, CNBC reported https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/30/the-board-of-cbs-is-preparing-for-deal-...
2019-05-30, 16:48

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settl...
2019-05-28, 05:48

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher pro...
2019-06-22, 01:00

Renault board adjourns FCA merger meeting to Wednesday Renault's board has adjourned a meeting to examine the merger proposal pitched last week by Fiat Chrysler until Wednesday afternoon, the French carma...
2019-06-04, 20:16

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length h...
2019-06-21, 23:16

"Will Take JDU On-Board When Cabinet Expands": Ram Vilas Paswan Party The Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday said it will try to persuade the JD(U) to join the Narendra Modi government on expansion of the Union cabinet, w...
2019-06-12, 23:32

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a dee...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Reddit 'quarantines' its biggest pro-Trump message board Visitors to the subreddit The_Donald will see warning about its ‘encouragement of violence towards police and officials’Reddit has taken steps to “qu...
2019-06-27, 21:32

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective im...
2019-06-27, 23:48

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael ...
2019-06-09, 05:32

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally vowed Sunday to overhaul the MTA board he controls — following revelations that Long Island Rail Road time clocks have been...
2019-06-10, 03:00

Mexico says trade deal dispute panel fix must be 'across the board' Mexico sees a push to close a dispute resolution loophole in the USMCA trade deal as a way to protect its interests as well as helping satisfy demand...
2019-07-12, 04:16

Indian plane wreckage found; fate of 13 on board not known The Indian air force says it has spotted the wreckage of its AN-32 transport plane nine days after it went missing near the border with China, but th...
2019-06-11, 13:00

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "pr...
2019-07-13, 21:16

Lapentti, Evans finalists to replace Gimelstob on ATP board Former top-10 player Nicolas Lapentti, former ATP executive Weller Evans finalists to replace Justin Gimelstob on ATP board     ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Raspberry Pi 4: This thing is a PC, says board's creator Eben Upton In this Q&A, Eben Upton talks about what the new Raspberry Pi 4 makes possible, whether Windows will be coming to the Raspberry Pi, and future plans ...
2019-06-27, 18:32

‘Daughters’ welcomes 1st black woman to national board NEW YORK (AP) — The Daughters of the American Revolution is having a milestone moment. On Sunday, the lineage-based group is officially installing th...
2019-06-29, 18:32

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leade...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissa...
2019-06-14, 05:16

Spice Girls film 'in the works and even Posh is on board' We've had the reunion tour and now it seems Spice Girls fans are getting more of what they really, really want, with a new animated film reportedly i...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getti...
2019-06-22, 22:16

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi...
2019-05-22, 16:48

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries...
2019-05-25, 00:16

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend,...
2019-06-23, 16:48

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see t...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Climate activists hold event to mark vanishing Swiss glacier Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming...
2019-09-22, 18:00

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who f...
2019-05-24, 12:16

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous ...
2019-08-14, 01:00

Venezuela detains six military, police officials: family members, activists Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainee...
2019-06-23, 19:32

Activists daub Louvre's Pyramid with molasses in anti-Total protest Environmental activists daubed the Louvre's glass pyramid with thick molasses on Friday in protest at what they said were the environmentally-damagin...
2019-09-27, 17:32

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an...
2019-07-11, 09:48

'Unholy alliance'? SE Asian authorities accused of trading exiled activists Three Thai policemen approached Vietnamese refugee Nguyen Van Chung at his home in Bangkok in January and asked him whether he was in touch with anot...
2019-06-21, 14:16

‘I profit from animal abuse’: Activists protest Bezos, Whole Foods in San Francisco Thirty-seven animal-rights activists were reportedly arrested amid a protest outside -- and on top of -- a Whole Foods market in San Francisco on Mon...
2019-10-01, 21:00

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidari...
2019-08-13, 07:32

Activists blast Bezos for saying Amazon is writing its own facial recognition laws An activist group pushing for a federal ban on facial recognition blasted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over comments this week about the company's efforts t...
2019-09-27, 04:32

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000...
2019-05-25, 12:32

Trump in U.N. speech attacks policies of 'open border activists' as evil U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the policies pushed by what he termed as "open border activists" were hurting the very people they s...
2019-09-24, 18:00

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the pu...
2019-06-16, 08:16

Activists Ask Japan PM To Scrap Metro Project In Fight Over Aarey Trees A group of activists protesting felling of trees for the upcoming metro car shed in Mumbai's Aarey Colony has written a letter to Japanese Prime Mini...
2019-09-17, 01:32

French court jails far-right activists over anti-immigrant Alps stunt Three members of Generation Identity group jailed for six months over incident in 2018A court in France has jailed three members of the far-right pan...
2019-08-30, 08:16

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read mo...
2019-08-30, 09:48

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of ki...
2019-06-05, 06:00

Pro-democracy activists arrested in Hong Kong, weekend march canceled Two prominent pro-democracy activists were arrested Friday in Hong Kong on charges of organizing an illegal protest — the latest crackdown by a...
2019-08-30, 20:16

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former Ea...
2019-06-06, 16:32