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Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements

A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminating exemptions to school vaccination requirements on the basis of religious belie...

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements

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New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoi...
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New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
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| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions tha...
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Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Hera...
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New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades ...
2019-06-13, 19:32

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after t...
2019-06-14, 11:16

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades pr...
2019-06-15, 06:16

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requi...
2019-06-14, 07:48

New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades. The pos...
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Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exempti...
2019-06-14, 00:48

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California looks to crack down on vaccine exemptions amid national measles outbreak Amid a national measles outbreak, California lawmakers are weighing new legislation aimed at cracking down on vaccination exemptions.   &#...
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The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 4:...
2019-06-13, 22:48

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying Californ...
2019-06-13, 23:16

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
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Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies ...
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New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal (NEW YORK) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 ...
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Antivaxxers turn to homeschooling to avoid protecting their kids’ health Enlarge / A boy at school. (credit: Getty | Florian Gaertner ) Anti-vaccine advocates in New York are encouraging parents to homeschool their chil...
2019-07-09, 01:32

Mother of murdered New York girl pleads for state to block release of daughter’s killer The mother of a 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered in 1980 is urging a New York parole board to reconsider its decision to release her daught...
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Public Health Experts Call for Aggressive, Global Push Against Antivaxxers Public health experts are fed up with the anti-vaccination movement, which is most recently behind a surge of the completely preventable disease meas...
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This big bank is eliminating all fees on checking and savings accounts Discover is doing away with fees of any kind on its checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts.     ...
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Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, acc...
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Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of privat...
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Whole Foods eliminating plastic straws from US stores in July. Expect new chicken, too. Whole Foods Market is eliminating disposable plastic straws from its stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom in July.    &#...
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Find another place to stash your boarding pass; Southwest is eliminating paper ticket jackets Southwest said the move, spurred by more travelers using mobile boarding passes, will eliminate waste. Most U.S. airlines ditched them years ago. &#...
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Australia's AMP to comply with additional requirements from regulator Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd on Friday said it would implement additional license conditions dictated by the prudential regulator on its pension...
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Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the...
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Germany pressures Huawei to meet security requirements German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier, on a visit to China, told Huawei's CEO that all operators must fulfill security requirements. Germany has sto...
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Colorado will move forward on electric vehicle requirements Colorado said on Tuesday it plans to move forward with plans to adopt California's zero emission vehicle mandate after talks with major automakers fa...
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2019-07-10, 22:48

Maine to end non-medical exemptions for vaccinations AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gov. Janet Mills has signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for required vaccinations in...
2019-05-24, 22:48

It is up to Huawei to demonstrate they meet our security requirements, Germany's Altmaier says Germany expects Huawei to demonstrate that it is able to meet its security requirements for participating in building up the country's 5G network, th...
2019-06-21, 13:48

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U.S. Plans Temporary Exemptions to Huawei Blacklist U.S. officials said they would grant a handful of temporary exceptions to an export blacklist against Huawei, giving suppliers and customers of China...
2019-05-21, 17:00

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2019-05-25, 02:32

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China tightens vaccine management after scandals China passed a law on Saturday tightening the supervision and management of how vaccines enter the market, requiring stricter management of their pro...
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Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped...
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Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt’...
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EU ministers fail to reach migration agreement The inability to strike a deal at a meeting in Paris has been met with criticism from NGOs. Tensions have escalated in recent months over Italy's har...
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Trump will order boost to flu vaccine production: report President Trump wants to give the US flu vaccine production a shot in the arm. The former vaccine skeptic is working on an executive order that would...
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2019-06-19, 20:16

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against euroskeptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the euroskeptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Cou...
2019-05-29, 20:00

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2019-07-16, 21:32

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Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from v...
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US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party sa...
2019-06-22, 19:16

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administratio...
2019-07-18, 07:32

Paducah Council Weighing Religious Liberty, Civil Rights PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials are debating possible amendments to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah ...
2019-05-24, 18:16

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper ...
2019-07-20, 06:32

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2019-05-24, 16:48

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent a...
2019-07-09, 20:16

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in Califo...
2019-06-01, 19:32

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2019-06-11, 22:32

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| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent,...
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| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH ...
2019-06-21, 12:00

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2019-06-17, 08:00

| Leader of religious group based in Mexico charged with sex crimes The leader of La Luz Del Mundo, an international religious organisation based in Mexico, has been arrested in California on charges of human traffick...
2019-06-05, 11:00

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2019-06-28, 16:48

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2019-06-11, 03:32

"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

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2019-07-11, 22:48

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2019-06-07, 17:48

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy...
2019-07-10, 03:48

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom too vital to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom,...
2019-06-20, 22:00

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC ...
2019-06-05, 09:48

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2019-06-20, 20:32

If Australia and Europe fail to act on climate they risk their future Election results indicate a blow for efforts to fight climate change. Everyone should be clear that is in no one’s long-term environmental or economi...
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UK watchdog says all top accountants fail audit quality test All of Britain's leading accounting firms have failed to hit quality targets set by their regulator for auditing company books for the second year in...
2019-07-10, 15:00

AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Suicide, long the leading cause of death in U.S. jails, hit a high of 50 deaths for every 100,000 inmates in 2014, the last year for government data....
2019-06-18, 10:00

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider e...
2019-07-16, 02:16

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in hum...
2019-07-22, 08:32

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Or...
2019-06-18, 01:48

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended witho...
2019-07-01, 19:00

21 million children miss first dose of measles vaccine every year An estimated 169 million children worldwide have missed out on getting the first dose of a measles vaccine, including more than half a million in the...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday ...
2019-06-06, 22:32

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through th...
2019-05-24, 12:00

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
2019-05-24, 07:00

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the w...
2019-07-22, 21:16

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southe...
2019-07-02, 14:48

Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America's Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference It seemed virtually inevitable that I would be thrown out of AutismOne, a yearly conference that has been accused of being a hive of anti-vaccine se...
2019-06-20, 23:32

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects ...
2019-07-12, 09:00

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Opposition to vaccines on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vacci...
2019-06-13, 14:16

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” The state Capitol turned into a chaotic scene Thursday as both houses of legislature — and eventua...
2019-06-14, 05:48

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking contr...
2019-06-19, 10:48

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

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes...
2019-05-26, 06:16

Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When ...
2019-07-19, 16:48

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmop...
2019-06-20, 10:16

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday nig...
2019-06-19, 23:16

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at ...
2019-07-19, 02:48

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will ...
2019-07-19, 02:16

How religious celebs like Kanye West inspired Sunday ‘church’ fashion When Robelsie Collado orders her weekly shipment of designer outfits from Rent the Runway — a $159-a-month subscription service that’s like a library...
2019-05-21, 16:32

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing an...
2019-06-18, 07:16

In news, when words fail, graphic and shocking photos often don't Images of human crises can seize our attentions and, in some cases, propel us toward action or least new insight.       ...
2019-07-02, 11:32

The Latest: Kansas lawmakers fail to override tax bill veto TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has failed to ove...
2019-05-29, 19:48

| Samsung's foldable screens fail in some early review models Some test models of Samsung's new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, casting a shadow over next week’s introduction of a $1,980 ...
2019-05-21, 19:32

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides, investigation reveals Scores of jails have been sued or investigated for allegedly refusing inmates medication, ignoring their cries for help, and failing to monitor them....
2019-06-18, 23:32

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Ben...
2019-05-30, 07:16

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into...
2019-05-21, 17:00

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology comp...
2019-07-13, 06:16

Factbox: Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its bigge...
2019-06-16, 14:32

US men fail to follow women, lose Gold Cup final to Mexico U.S. men failed to follow the example of American women, losing 1-0 to Mexico in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup and showing just how far they are...
2019-07-08, 15:16

It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life Breakthrough Listen project found no evidence of alien civilisations on 1,327 starsThe close encounter will have to wait. Astronomers have come up em...
2019-06-18, 20:32

Monzo customers left fuming as transfers fail for several hours Customers of app-based bank Monzo told of their frustration today claiming their bank transfers had failed and they were unable to access their cash....
2019-05-30, 18:48

Livestream fail gives cop cat ears and whiskers during murder case announcement Canadian cops were left “feline” foolish when they livestreamed a press conference on a double murder — and a cat filter left the c...
2019-07-21, 19:32

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps Blockchain-based platforms have attracted thousands of volunteer developers with the promise of decentralized alternatives to Google’s Android or App...
2019-05-29, 12:16

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two year...
2019-05-21, 21:16

Eight reasons Trump's 'clean climate' claims fail to stack up President told Prince Charles US has ‘among the cleanest climates there are’. Here’s a reminder of some facts he may have overlookedDonald Trump beli...
2019-06-05, 19:32

Ferrari fail to get Sebastian Vettel Canada GP penalty overturned • Stewards at Circuit Paul Ricard dismiss Ferrari petition• Footage of Sky Sports presenter described as ‘personal opinion’Ferrari’s request to revie...
2019-06-21, 20:00

Knicks fail to land prized All-Star free agents, so where do they go from here? For months, free agency provided the next beacon of hope for the New York Knicks, but it didn't go the way they planned and their fans are stunn...
2019-07-01, 23:48

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed...
2019-07-10, 04:32

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

Pakistani politicians get cat ears, whiskers in hilarious Facebook fail A livestreamed press conference in Pakistan turned into a near cat-astrophe when a feline filter on Facebook plastered adorable cat ears and whiskers...
2019-06-17, 23:16

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2...
2019-07-02, 21:32

HPV vaccine 'offers chance' of wiping out cervical cancer in rich countries Study shows vaccine has greatly reduced infections among girls and young womenElimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK may ...
2019-06-28, 01:32

Rockland County summer camps suing over measles vaccine requirement Rockland County’s new requirement that the camps fork over campers’ personal data and health records to government bureaucrats — which must be done v...
2019-07-02, 00:32

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and F...
2019-07-02, 19:32

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory e...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Jessica Biel Weighs in on Vaccine Fight, Drawing Fierce Pushback The entry of Ms. Biel, the Hollywood actress, into the conversation broadened the scope of the national debate, but also provoked a furious response....
2019-06-13, 21:16

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola viru...
2019-05-21, 16:32

More researchers report promising Alzheimer's vaccine results in mice Researchers at the University of New Mexico say tests in mice have shown promising results for a vaccine that could prevent Alzheimer’s in huma...
2019-06-11, 23:16

Jezebel Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America’s Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference | Jezebel Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America’s Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference | Deadspin KawhiWatch: Kawhi Leonard Definitely Pa...
2019-06-21, 03:48

Pentagon contractor threatened to murder Rep. Frederica Wilson over vaccine bill: DOJ An anti-vaxxer from Maryland who works as a cybersecurity contractor for the Department of Defense was charged this week for “threatening to mu...
2019-07-19, 18:00

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
2019-05-21, 15:48

'Worry is contagious': the vaccine-hesitant parents putting children at risk More than committed anti-vaxxers, parents who are unsure about vaccination are one of the top 10 threats to global health this year. What’s behind th...
2019-07-13, 17:16

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecuti...
2019-07-18, 14:16

Rami Malek agreed to play Bond villain only if character had no religious motives "Bond 25" is currently in production, and the man set to play the iconic British agent's foe is opening up. Rami Malek, who was cast as the villain i...
2019-07-03, 19:32

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around...
2019-06-02, 22:00

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in respon...
2019-07-22, 09:48

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. Poland, Hungary an...
2019-06-20, 21:32

Chrissy Teigen criticized over daughter's first dentist visit: 'U guys never fail me' Chrissy Teigen was found defending herself again this week to social media users who criticized the mother of two over her daughter’s first dentist v...
2019-06-21, 18:32

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions p...
2019-05-21, 14:48

G20 summit could fail as Macron and Trump disagree on climate change action The G20 summit could fail over a commitment to tackle climate change as the French president prepares to veto any final communique if the US waters d...
2019-06-29, 07:48

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainWhat went wrong at British Steel?British Steel has entered insolvency,...
2019-05-22, 17:16

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused...
2019-07-18, 15:48

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goa...
2019-06-20, 22:00

Democratic debate: candidates fail to grasp centrality of climate crisis The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political i...
2019-06-28, 10:16

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked los...
2019-07-13, 14:32

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive s...
2019-06-15, 02:16

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo...
2019-07-12, 21:16

A Unicorn Lost in the Valley, Evernote Blows Up the ‘Fail Fast’ Gospel In this season of multibillion-dollar I.P.O.s, the 15-year-old start-up is proving that failure, for companies of a certain size, rarely happens abru...
2019-06-28, 15:32

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cart...
2019-05-23, 04:00

Knicks land Julius Randle after Kevin Durant fail: ‘He is a beast’ For their Kevin Durant consolation prizes, the Knicks went into a spending frenzy by signing four players — three power forwards and swingman Reggie ...
2019-07-01, 10:00

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones ...
2019-06-19, 12:00

VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses ...
2019-06-18, 08:48

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
2019-05-23, 13:48

Cue Shock and Awe: New Poll Reveals White Evangelicals Are the Most Islamophobic Religious Group, Love Trump Considering white Evangelicals use MAGA hats as bookmarks for their bibles, it should come as no surprise that a new poll has deemed them the most Is...
2019-05-23, 20:32

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian dis...
2019-07-12, 23:32

Trump to meet religious persecution victims from 17 countries, including China: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday was set to meet with survivors of religious persecution from 17 countries, including China, Turkey, North Ko...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Lee Bowyer looks set to leave promoted Charlton after parties fail to agree contract extension Lee Bowyer looks set to leave his role as Charlton manager with the club failing to agree an extension to his contract and citing his high demands as...
2019-06-17, 19:16

Jonny Bairstow blasts critics ‘waiting for England to fail’ at Cricket World Cup • ‘It’s a typical English thing to do, in every sport,’ says opener• Pietersen and Vaughan led criticism after Australia defeatJonny Bairstow has acc...
2019-06-27, 21:00

Prosecutors fail to turn over critical evidence in 1990 cold case murder Lawyers for a woman charged with the cold case murder of her baby daddy nearly 30 years ago blasted prosecutors Wednesday for not turning over critic...
2019-06-13, 05:48

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activis...
2019-05-22, 21:32

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't wa...
2019-06-13, 22:48

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Rally Draws Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dan...
2019-05-21, 20:16

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, m...
2019-05-21, 16:16

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthc...
2019-05-22, 01:00

Religious group demands Netflix cancel Good Omens… which is a show on Amazon Prime Video A religious Christian group in the US called Return to Order recently launched a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the series Good Omens. Their ...
2019-06-21, 11:48

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing one of its oil tankers on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsu...
2019-07-11, 09:32

Romelu Lukaku expecting to stay at Man Utd this summer after Inter fail to make suitable offer Romelu Lukaku is increasingly resigned to staying at Manchester United after Inter Milan failed to come up with a suitable offer during talks this we...
2019-07-12, 23:32

Half of public school kids in Bronx District 9 fail state math test The numbers are damning. More than half of public school kids in the Bronx’s District 9 who took a pivotal state algebra exam last year failed the te...
2019-07-03, 05:16

Iran talking to Russia and China in case EU nuclear deal efforts fail: TASS Iran is in talks with Russia and China on a possible settlement mechanism in case discussions with EU over a nuclear deal fail, the Secretary of Iran...
2019-06-19, 15:32

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiati...
2019-06-21, 07:16

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednes...
2019-05-21, 14:31

'Today we can't breathe': Garner family react after prosecutors fail to charge NYPD officer – video The family of Eric Garner have spoken of their anger after no charges were brought against Daniel Pantaleo, a white police officer implicated in the ...
2019-07-18, 05:32

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that t...
2019-06-11, 02:00

Ferrari fail to overturn Sebastian Vettel penalty as Canadian Grand Prix result upheld The FIA have upheld the result of the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix after Ferrari lost their review into Sebastian Vettel's controversial time penalty in ...
2019-06-21, 19:00

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcemen...
2019-05-30, 18:00

Brexit news latest: EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for ...
2019-06-21, 14:48

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria ...
2019-05-21, 16:32

‘Mosques should be safe havens, not sites of terror’, says Guterres announcing UN plan to help safeguard religious sites In the wake of a horrific mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced his intention to launch a UN ...
2019-05-22, 07:00

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, w...
2019-07-15, 18:48

Brexit paralysis a 'vaccine' against Eurosceptic vote in EU elections, says Donald Tusk Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the Eurosceptic vote in the EU parliamentary elections, said European Council President Dona...
2019-05-28, 23:32

Trials of vaccine to save newborns from potentially deadly CMV 'stealth virus' Trials are under way for a vaccine that could help protect thousands of babies and transplant patients from a common but potentially deadly "stealth ...
2019-07-08, 18:48

HPV vaccine prevents anal cancer, too, 'Desperate Houswives' Marcia Cross reminds us "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross is advocating for HPV vaccines after her anal cancer diagnosis follows husband Tom Mahoney's throat can...
2019-06-06, 19:32

Johnson & Johnson to test experimental HIV vaccine in U.S., Europe Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it plans to conduct a late-stage study of its investigational vaccine for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in seve...
2019-07-12, 18:32

Johnson & Johnson to test HIV vaccine in US and Europe Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is set to test an experimental HIV vaccine in the U.S. and Europe sometime this year, the company confirmed wi...
2019-07-12, 19:16

UK porn block: everything you need to know The UK 'porn block' is coming into effect on July 15 which means it's little more than a month away now. After this date, all UK-based...
2019-06-07, 14:32

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems....
2019-05-22, 11:16

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what ...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to...
2019-05-29, 18:16

This New App Promises to Block Robocalls Forever. But Should We Have to Pay for That? A new app is promising to rid your life of robocall spam and scams once and for all, in exchange for a monthly fee. But it also raises the question: ...
2019-06-27, 23:32

Phil Kessel Is On The Trade Block And That's Probably For The Best One of the hardest things to do in the NHL is to rebuild a team on the fly—to remake the roster, usually younger and cheaper, while still remaining c...
2019-05-25, 18:16

Russia will block nine VPN providers imminently Back in March, the Kremlin's communication watchdog, Roskomnadzor, sent out letters to 10 VPN providers informing them that their services would...
2019-06-10, 11:01

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers li...
2019-06-07, 15:00

Your phone carrier can now block robocalls by default Robocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a ...
2019-06-07, 17:16

The UK porn block is now one month away, and it's still a terrible idea The controversial UK porn block comes into effect on July 15 2019. According to the government it’s going to save the children from online awf...
2019-06-15, 16:00

RB Leipzig: New kids on the block target first trophy RB Leipzig head into the German Cup final against Bayern Munich aiming to win their first piece of silverware. Victory would send a message to German...
2019-05-25, 12:32

Biggie’s Block: Notorious B.I.G. gets his own street in Brooklyn Hip-hop luminaries and Bedford-Stuyvesant locals celebrated the long-awaited co-naming of a street for slain Brooklyn-native rapper Christopher "Noto...
2019-06-10, 23:16

FCC empowers carriers to block robocalls by default The FCC's quest to kill robocalls is moving forward. The regulator has voted for a ruling that explicitly lets phone carriers block robocalls b...
2019-06-06, 19:48

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military servic...
2019-06-19, 11:48

AT&T will automatically block fraud calls for new customers AT&T is making quick use of FCC rules explicitly allowing carriers to block robocalls by default. The network will start automatically blocking ...
2019-07-09, 20:48

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)     &...
2019-05-25, 06:48

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the...
2019-06-12, 06:32

UK porn block scheme delayed for another six months Ed: The Secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport has announced that the scheme, commonly known as the UK porn block, has been postpon...
2019-06-20, 16:48

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these servi...
2019-06-06, 18:48

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want ...
2019-06-18, 21:16

The FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these servi...
2019-06-06, 18:48

'Girls Who Code' founder Reshma Saujani is a boy mom fighting gender norms. 'Let them fail' Reshma Saujani talked to Motherly about her book "Brave, Not Perfect" and offered tips on raising girls to be confident and boys to be vulnerable. &...
2019-06-14, 20:01

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new o...
2019-05-21, 22:01

Trump cannot block Twitter opponents: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump cannot block critics whose views he dislikes from following his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday...
2019-07-09, 17:32

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British co...
2019-07-11, 11:00

Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension Amber Rudd has dropped her opposition to a no-deal Brexit but vowed to fight any bid by the next prime minister to suspend parliament to force it thr...
2019-07-14, 22:16

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the...
2019-06-10, 03:32

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First A...
2019-07-09, 18:32

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediate...
2019-06-08, 07:32

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive a...
2019-06-06, 22:16

Lockheed nabs $1.8B for F-35 Block 4 software development, testing Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.8 billion contract for the design and development of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 for the U.S.military branches a...
2019-06-10, 20:16

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next pri...
2019-07-07, 17:32

Extinction Rebellion block London concrete project Hundreds of demonstrators stopped the production of an underground tunnel in the river Thames. The second day of a week long nationwide protest deman...
2019-07-16, 12:32

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

City appeals ruling to block 14th Street car ban The city is appealing a court order blocking its plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street in Manhattan. The city’s Law Department filed an...
2019-07-04, 04:48

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views w...
2019-07-09, 20:32

UK Porn Block is 'pointless misleading and potentially dangerous' With just one month until the UK Porn Block comes into effect, a new report has warned that the government is failing to protect the privacy and secu...
2019-06-17, 07:16

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tues...
2019-07-09, 19:16

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.R...
2019-06-07, 02:16

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upward...
2019-07-10, 07:32

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the ...
2019-07-10, 00:16

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s grea...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Court refuses to block Alabama execution set for Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing to block Alabama’s bid to execute an inmate convicted of killing a country preacher...
2019-05-30, 03:48

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the Britis...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf The British navy says it has prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, ...
2019-07-11, 14:01

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new ...
2019-07-11, 14:16

Judge to hear bid to block Indiana abortion procedure ban INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge is set to take up the American Civil Liberties Union’s bid to block a new Indiana law that would ban a seco...
2019-06-03, 14:00

U.K. Navy Thwarts Iranian Attempt to Block BP Tanker A British warship trained its guns on three Iranian vessels that tried to block the passage of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker through the Persian Gulf, a ...
2019-07-11, 15:16

Guatemala court asked to block ‘safe 3rd country’ with US Three ex-Guatemalan foreign ministers are asking the country’s Constitutional Court to bar President Jimmy Morales from entering into a “safe third c...
2019-07-11, 22:16

US supreme court declines to block partisan gerrymandering Justices: redistricting a political question beyond court’s reachCritics warn court’s demurral could give ‘green light’ for abuseThe supreme court ha...
2019-06-28, 07:16

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Keep calm and wank on: UK porn block delayed for the third time With less than a month to go until pornographic sites are forced to implement their own age-checking software for UK users, the government has delaye...
2019-06-20, 21:48

Judge refuses to temporarily block new election-related law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has denied a request by the state’s chief election officer to temporarily block a law aimed at removing ...
2019-05-31, 15:16

Bitmain lost $150,000 because it mined an invalid Bitcoin block Bitmain-owned mining pool Antpool appears to have squandered at least $150,000 worth of Bitcoin mining rewards, reports BitMEX Research, the analytic...
2019-07-12, 02:48

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to...
2019-05-31, 19:00

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but ba...
2019-07-12, 00:16

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawy...
2019-06-28, 15:32

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
2019-07-11, 09:48

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
2019-07-11, 09:48

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyo...
2019-06-19, 08:00

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender serv...
2019-06-19, 06:32

Forbes Media may soon be on block again as investors explore sale The Asian investors who bought a controlling stake in Forbes Media from the Forbes family in 2014 are quietly exploring a sale of the magazine and re...
2019-06-19, 05:00

Massive Mudslide Block Chandigarh-Shimla Highway Massive mudslides hit the Chandigarh-Shimla national highway between Parwanoo and Solan towns in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday owing to heavy overnigh...
2019-07-13, 21:16

GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block tariffs on Mexican imports: Trump Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the econ...
2019-06-05, 02:32

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending pack...
2019-06-19, 12:00

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions; GOP may block Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plan...
2019-06-04, 22:32

Congressman: Block evidence of trysts in corruption case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for California Rep. Duncan Hunter want a federal judge to reject an attempt by prosecutors to introduce evidence that the ...
2019-06-29, 08:00

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location t...
2019-06-05, 11:48

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broa...
2019-06-04, 19:16

Heathrow brushes off fears Johnson could block expansion Heathrow has brushed off the potential threat of a Boris Johnson premiership to its expansion plans as it kicked off a consultation over the £14...
2019-06-19, 03:00

England and Germany ‘will block European Super League’ • German Football League president says new solution needed• ‘If you make a pyramid like the ECA, we would destroy the clubs’Combined opposition from...
2019-06-05, 08:16

Sri Lanka President Vows To Block Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has told his cabinet that he will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses leading to the Easter s...
2019-06-08, 10:00

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  ...
2019-05-24, 16:32

DOJ Attorneys Reportedly Ready to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger To literally no one’s surprise, the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced Monday that he’d recommend approving the merger...
2019-05-23, 04:48

German diplomat tells U.S., EU: don't use agriculture to block trade deal The United States and European Union should use common sense to move forward with formal negotiations about a trade agreement, instead of allowing di...
2019-07-08, 21:48

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his con...
2019-06-08, 03:48

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

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional inve...
2019-06-13, 02:16

Feds block SALT workarounds that high-tax states favored The feds blocked a move by blue states to craft a workaround to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limiting state and local tax deductions, saying receipt of ...
2019-06-12, 19:16

Shell, Exxon eye return to Somalia ahead of oil block round Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil are looking to return to Somalia ahead of an oil block bid round later this year, the East African country's oil ...
2019-06-28, 15:48

Huawei protests FCC actions to block it in the U.S. on national security grounds Huawei released an ex parte memo today outlining its position against the Federal Communications Commissions national security related ban of its equ...
2019-06-13, 01:32

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (...
2019-06-13, 20:16

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from enter...
2019-07-17, 13:32

Planned Parenthood sues to block U.S. rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule lettin...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Two deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital Sunday as they demanded the removal of P...
2019-06-10, 19:00

Hamilton given Austrian GP grid drop for Raikkonen qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton has been demoted from the front row of the Austrian Grand Prix grid after incurring a penalty for ...
2019-06-29, 21:48

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insul...
2019-07-18, 08:32

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia ...
2019-06-14, 01:16

Tory rebels flex their muscles in bid to block no-deal Brexit A Tory rebellion against a no-deal Brexit was staged today as a report said crashing out the EU would blow a £30 billion hole in the public finances....
2019-07-18, 16:00

How to Block Annoying Spam Calls and Texts In Android Nougat Android wants to keep you and spammy callers as far away from each other as possible. When you block a number in Android’s settings, it’s blocked for...
2019-06-18, 21:16

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on...
2019-07-18, 19:32

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to prevent a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription ...
2019-06-15, 01:48

State attorneys general sue to block merger between Sprint and T-Mobile Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, believing that the combination ...
2019-06-11, 19:32

Another judge refuses Donald Trump request to block subpoenas A second judge has declined to block subpoenas that seek financial records from President Donald Trump, moving congressional Democrats one step close...
2019-05-23, 13:48

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

'30-plus' Tory rebels willing to defy whip and block no-deal Brexit Northern Ireland bill could be used to prevent next prime minister from proroguing parliament and initiating unruly EU exitMPs opposed to a no-deal B...
2019-07-07, 17:32

Pete Buttigieg would block US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if he is elected and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to an...
2019-06-11, 22:16

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted represent...
2019-06-10, 00:00

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule lettin...
2019-06-11, 21:48

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

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divest...
2019-07-19, 01:48

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but ba...
2019-07-11, 23:48

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made wi...
2019-07-17, 01:32

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
2019-06-05, 20:01

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a ...
2019-05-26, 13:48

Follow states lead and block fetal tissue in research The United States is the world leader in most areas of science and medicine, yet our current medical establishment is decades behind in its ineffecti...
2019-05-30, 07:16

Insurgent Democrats, Many of Them Women, Worry a New Party Policy Will Block Them Democratic primary challengers are often female, young and nonwhite. Many fear a recent move by House Democratic leaders will prevent them from being...
2019-06-02, 11:48

Speaker warns Tory hopefuls: MPs will block no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has suggested MPs will thwart plans for a no-deal Brexit if they are put forward by the next leader...
2019-05-29, 08:16

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a sta...
2019-07-11, 12:32

French workers block world’s biggest Nutella factory PARIS (AP) — French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the ...
2019-06-04, 13:32

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Tr...
2019-06-06, 19:48

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government sa...
2019-07-11, 09:32

AT&T’s robocall-blocking expansion won’t block spam calls unless you pay extra Enlarge / AT&T's Call Protect and Mobile Security apps for Android. (credit: AT&T) AT&T yesterday said it will add "automatic fraud blocking and su...
2019-07-11, 05:48

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the preside...
2019-06-04, 23:16

Republicans threaten revolt, may block Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico wit...
2019-06-04, 23:16

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. Demonstrators insist that a controversial l...
2019-06-21, 07:32

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said. ...
2019-07-11, 11:32

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second C...
2019-07-10, 06:48

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups Announcement comes after Guardian revealed Google gave $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle has changed its advertising policy af...
2019-05-21, 17:01

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Face...
2019-07-16, 00:32

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s pr...
2019-05-31, 16:32

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far fro...
2019-05-31, 00:32

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies completely block cellphone signals inside the c...
2019-06-22, 06:32

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him,...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Senate Republicans Threaten to Block Trump on Mexico Tariffs Senate Republicans threatened Tuesday to block the White House’s planned tariffs on Mexico, hours after President Trump signaled he was prepared to m...
2019-06-05, 12:32

Hamilton chose not to block Bottas's pass for British GP lead Lewis Hamilton says he decided not to block Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas while the pair battled for the lead in the early laps of the...
2019-07-16, 01:48

Iran says if it decides to block Strait of Hormuz, it will do it 'publicly': Fars Iran's military denied on Monday being behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, and said if it decided to block Strait of Hormuz,...
2019-06-17, 14:48

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for t...
2019-06-06, 23:48

PC Chacko Writes To Sheila Dikshit Over Appointment Of Block Observes AICC in-charge for Delhi PC Chacko and three working presidents of the party Saturday wrote letters to Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit, objec...
2019-07-13, 22:16

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger -source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested...
2019-07-18, 21:48

House panel looks to block funds for low-yield nuclear warhead development Legislation by a Democratic-lead U.S. House committee would block funding for the deployment of a new low-yield nuclear warhead, proposed by the Trum...
2019-06-05, 03:16

Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. Trump...
2019-06-12, 22:00

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

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it e...
2019-07-17, 02:48

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from ...
2019-06-11, 05:48

Tory rebels line up with Labour to say: We'll unite to block no deal Senior Tories today hit out at leadership contenders threatening to suspend Parliament to ram through a no-deal Brexit as MPs prepared for a crunch v...
2019-06-12, 13:32

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it e...
2019-07-17, 01:32

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic...
2019-07-13, 04:00

NY judge denies Trump bid to block House Deutsche Bank subpoenas A Manhattan federal judge has denied a bid by President Donald Trump and his companies to block congressional subpoenas on two banks to obtain years ...
2019-05-23, 04:00

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — de...
2019-06-12, 03:48

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting fir...
2019-05-21, 15:32

Puerto Rico protesters to block highway as governor remains defiant Mass demonstrations resume in the US island territory demanding Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation following abusive text messagesPuerto Rico saw more ma...
2019-07-22, 20:32

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

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the dea...
2019-06-12, 03:00

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have bloc...
2019-06-21, 01:00

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to o...
2019-06-21, 01:32

Rare Nike ‘Moon Shoe’ on the auction block The 1972 Nike Waffle Racing Flat Moon Shoe is still for sale and is expected to fetch up to $160,000 at Sotheby's.     ...
2019-07-18, 04:32

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

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territ...
2019-05-31, 01:32

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms ...
2019-06-21, 01:32

Judge throws out lawsuit attempting to block Obama's Presidential Center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that tried to prevent construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park on Chicago's South...
2019-06-12, 00:32

Block-rocking beaks: Snowball the cockatoo – reviewed by our dance critic The frugging feathered friend may look like a pogoing punk, but he has no fewer than 16 moves – including a moshpit-ready headbang The internet has b...
2019-07-08, 23:32

No injuries reported so far at blaze at block of flats in London: ambulance service No injuries have so far been reported at a fire in east London, a London Ambulance spokesman said on Sunday, adding that ambulance units were still a...
2019-06-09, 20:16