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Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets

When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets

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Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
00:34, 2019-06-29

How Amazon is fighting back against workers' increasing efforts to unionize Momentum to organize has picked up at Amazon, but unionizing efforts haven't come far. Amazon increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour and is fending off unions with tweets, training videos and new hires....
20:51, 2019-08-22

Amazon employees in Minneapolis are fighting for better conditions. And it’s working | Spencer Cox Workers have banded together to improve wages, transit and housing, and acting like their own unionOn 15 July 2019 Amazon fulfillment workers outside Minneapolis in the suburb of Shakopee walked off the job for six hours, joining workers across Europe in an Amazon Prime Day strike. This was the firs...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Jurgen Klopp to hand Liverpool FA Youth Cup youth stars pre-season opportunity Jurgen Klopp has revealed that FA Youth Cup-winning stars Bobby Duncan and Paul Glatzel have a big role to play during Liverpool's pre-season campaign....
15:51, 2019-07-10

Fighting Game Tournament Has Too Much Actual Fighting Community Effort Orlando has grown to become one of the biggest fighting game tournaments in the world, putting it just below the Evolution Championship Series in terms of both size and importance. The event’s 13 different fighting games were exciting to watch, but in a few cases, the excitement got...
23:00, 2019-07-02

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack Enlarge / The latest victim of an apparent wave of Ryuk ransomware has managed to fend off paying attackers, but not everyone is getting away unscathed. (credit: Getty Images) A spokesman for Georgia's Administrative Office of the Courts has confirmed that the AOC's information technology team dis...
02:34, 2019-07-03

| Trump courts May's would-be successors on UK state visit US President Donald Trump has courted candidates to replace Prime Minister Theresa May during his state visit to Britain, calling Boris Johnson and setting up talks with one of his main rivals, British political sources say....
21:17, 2019-06-04

For Donald Trump, Courts Are Another 2020 Battleground Donald Trump’s decision to release a shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees in the 2016 election for a seat held open by Senate Republicans helped persuade many conservatives to support his campaign. As he heads into re-election, he is again seeking to turn federal courts into a hot top...
00:34, 2019-07-10

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020 "The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organisers said on Sunday."...
16:51, 2019-06-09

As Duterte Courts China, U.S. Says Don’t Forget Your Old Friend American officials met with their Philippine counterparts to discuss shared concerns like Islamist militants and China’s aggression on the high seas....
13:00, 2019-07-16

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
18:51, 2019-07-08

Why clay courts mold top tennis players The courts at Roland Garros aren’t just a pretty canvas; many players and coaches believe the surface demands a more fit, well-rounded and strategic player....
20:51, 2019-06-04

U.S. judge bars immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts A federal judge on Thursday ruled that U.S. immigration authorities cannot arrest illegal immigrants at Massachusetts courthouses, the first order of its kind barring courthouse arrests....
00:51, 2019-06-21

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020: organizers The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organizers said on Sunday....
18:34, 2019-06-09

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in the cannabis industry from using bankruptcy to save their home or business....
02:51, 2019-06-23

Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts BOSTON (AP) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursday in the lawsuit brought against U.S. Immigration...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism about his "alternative arrangements" to the Irish backstop....
01:17, 2019-08-22

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking to tackle a problem activists say the criminal jus...
05:00, 2019-06-20

Hungary to suspend launch of administrative courts: PM aide Hungary will suspend the launch of a new administrative court system indefinitely to allow disputes about judicial independence to be settled, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff said on Thursday....
13:17, 2019-05-30

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke points....
06:17, 2019-05-24

Ronaldo courts Netherlands defender De Ligt for Juventus PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt says Cristiano Ronaldo wants him to become his new teammate at Italian club Juventus. Dutch media are reporting that De Ligt said Ronaldo asked him if he was “coming to Turin” after they faced off in the UEFA Nations League fin...
14:00, 2019-06-10

No grass courts? No problem, says Wimbledon king Djokovic "Lack of grass courts in Serbia will not be detrimental to Novak Djokovic\u0027s bid to defend his Wimbledon title, the world number one said in the early stages of his training for the July 1-14 tournament at the All England Club."...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. Critics said they would give too much power to the justice minister....
19:51, 2019-05-30

Microsoft courts Steam’s audience with Xbox Game Pass on PC Okay, Microsoft, what bad karma are you trying to negate? The company is not only bringing several of its games to Steam, relinquishing them from Windows Store purgatory, but it’s also bringing its Game Pass to PC now. That’s a previously-unforeseen level of love for PC gamers. Microsoft revealed vi...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Isner advances to final on Newport's hot grass courts Top seeded John Isner overcame extremely hot conditions and a first-set tiebreaker loss to beat fourth-seeded Ugo Humbert of France, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-3, Saturday and advanced to the Hall of Fame Open final.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-21

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
14:00, 2019-06-19

New York courts brace for surge of cases under new Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act goes into effect on Wednesday — a landmark law expected to unleash a torrent of lawsuits from victims of child sex abuse seeking long-awaited justice. The new law opens up a so-called “look-back window” for one year and one year only, allowing victims of any a...
00:34, 2019-08-14

Government To Strengthen POCSO Act, Set Up Fast Track Courts: Minister The Centre will soon set up fast track courts to clear the pending 1.6 lakh cases of crime against children and further strengthen the POCSO act with stringent penal provisions, Minister of State for......
04:00, 2019-07-18

App Store in Crosshairs as Apple Courts Developers at WWDC 2019 Apple is set to court software savants at its annual developers conference beginning Monday while contending with criticism that the iPhone maker has made its App Store a walled garden....
10:34, 2019-06-03

Uber Eats courts smaller European restaurants with new offer Uber Eats is opening up its platform to more restaurants in Europe that prefer to use their own delivery staff, seeking the business of smaller, independent restaurants as it battles Just Eat and Takeaway.com in a crowded market....
07:34, 2019-07-03

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
03:34, 2019-06-18

The House v. Trump: Stymied Lawmakers Increasingly Battle in the Courts Lawmakers say President Trump’s disregard for their authority leaves them no choice but to use the courts with greater frequency, but that could have constitutional consequences....
22:17, 2019-08-13

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Wins Temporary Reprieve in the Courts A St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction that will keep the state’s only abortion clinic open. The state has until June 21 to make a decision on the facility’s license....
03:00, 2019-06-11

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country's judicial system was independent of political interference....
20:51, 2019-07-31

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
21:34, 2019-07-17

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it would help him politically....
22:34, 2019-07-05

Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat....
12:00, 2019-07-02

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by customers for his Victorian-based software busine...
00:34, 2019-07-10

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
14:51, 2019-05-28

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
23:00, 2019-06-17

Inside the Iraqi courts sentencing foreign Isis fighters to death Campaigners accuse France of ‘outsourcing’ Isis-related trials and say suspects should not be tried by abusive justice systemsWhen Mustapha Merzoughi, a French citizen of Tunisian origin, left France for Syria in 2015, he hoped to start afresh in the so-called Islamic State and leave behind a life p...
04:01, 2019-06-03

New York courts brace for hundreds of lawsuits by victims of child sex abuse New York courts have assigned 45 judges to handle the expected lawsuits by hundreds of people who were sexually abused as children when a state law takes effect on Wednesday that temporarily lifts the statute of limitations on decades-old allegations....
22:17, 2019-08-13

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village of Chaandpur in Etah district today....
17:51, 2019-06-13

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
06:34, 2019-06-03

Supreme Court says federal courts don’t have a role in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims The 5-4 ruling, which upholds congressional maps drawn by Republicans and Democrats, comes as the public appears to have grown more outraged by the partisan practice....
03:34, 2019-06-28

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-06

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things have gotten: According to newly uncovered documents, Massachusetts’ courts are still working through a massive backlog of pending witch trials....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Dayton shooting: Ohio’s Republican governor wants courts to take guns from people deemed dangerous Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced proposals as lawmakers across the country spar over how to prevent mass shootings and whether to tighten firearm restrictions....
23:51, 2019-08-06

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that shield illegal immigrants from deportation – while protecting law enforcement officials who follow federal law. ...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Conservative group hits back after Feinstein accuses Republicans of packing courts by rushing confirmations Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accused Republicans on Thursday of trying to stack federal courts by pushing President Trump's nominees so quickly through the confirmation process....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Deadly motorcycle crash hits courts: Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle agency The June 21 crash that killed seven in has already led to the suspension of over 1,600 licenses. It could soon have more legal ramifications as well.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-23

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I'm In Love With My Youth Pastor Hello internet skulltroll freakscene, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s been remastered for the Switch....
01:17, 2019-06-14

What youth movement? The Big Three still dominate at Wimbledon The tennis world keeps wondering when a generation of young stars will unseat Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It won't be this year at Wimbledon....
19:34, 2019-07-11

The future of youth football in Germany German football has an issue at youth level. Next week, a decision will be made on the reforms that could be suggested. There is an approach that could revolutionize the country's approach to youth football....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Is jazz music now the sound of British youth? Young musicians are leading the revival of jazz music as streaming sites like Spotify report a growth in the number of people under 30 listening to the genre....
14:00, 2019-08-17

Saudi youth, arrested at 13, faces possible execution DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amnesty International says a young Saudi man, arrested when he was 13, could get the death sentence for taking part in protests by minority Shiites demanding greater rights. The rights group says Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, is on trial for offenses that involve takin...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse WINCHESTER, England (AP) — A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period. Bob Higgins, who ran the youth training programs at English clubs Southampton and Peterborough, was found guilty last month of 46 charges of indecent as...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Streets near Notre-Dame to be decontaminated Work is about to begin on decontaminating the streets around the Notre-Dame cathedral after high levels of lead were detected following the blaze at the landmark in April....
18:51, 2019-08-13

Puerto Rico streets 072419 Puerto Ricans wait for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's reported resignation on Wednesday night in the streets of Old San Juan.        ...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Philadelphia’s new street-sweepers don’t fit on some streets PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s new street sweeping program has hit a road bump: The trucks are too wide to fit down some of the city’s narrow, colonial-era streets. Philadelphia has been trying for decades to tackle its litter problem. WHYY reports that the 10 new str...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative president Jair Bolsonaro’s cuts to education, including moves to dramatically reduce funding for federal universitiesStudents protest across Brazil over ...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Study: 90 percent of youth gun deaths are assault, suicide About 90 percent of firearm deaths among young people up to age 17 comes from assault or suicide, according to new research suggesting that not enough is known about firearm-related injuries and deaths to prevent them....
02:01, 2019-08-02

Redskins hope they can off-set their youth at linebacker with some cerebral play Washington is thin at linebacker after releasing two starters and losing another to injury, but its young players have responded by picking up the scheme quickly....
04:00, 2019-08-20

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Australia repatriating 8 youth from Islamic State families Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian children and grandchildren of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
08:51, 2019-06-24

France launches national civic service for youth Two decades after France ended conscription, the government has launched a program targeting youth. The government is hoping to "increase the cohesion and resilience of the nation" with the service....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest Folklife Alliance and the University of Arizona...
05:00, 2019-06-11

Southampton continue to invest in youth after Gao Jisheng’s reshuffle The Chinese businessman has remained in the background since purchasing 80% of the club but the club has recruited shrewdly from across EuropeWhen Gao Jisheng bought 80% of Southampton for £210m in August 2017 the club’s executives did not know what to expect. Would the Chinese businessman be a hand...
16:34, 2019-07-22

Pima County to hold youth job fair Wednesday TUCSON – If you or someone you know between the ages of sixteen and twenty-four are looking for a job, there will be a youth job fair on Wednesday. It is a free hiring event at the Pima County’s Youth One-Stop Employment Center from 1 to 3 p.m. The event is for young people looking for y...
23:34, 2019-07-31

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
22:51, 2019-05-27

QPR says youth team abandoned friendly in Spain over racism Queen Park Rangers says one of its youth teams abandoned a friendly in Spain because players were subjected to racist abuse by their opponents       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

| 'Worse than prison': Abuses in Philippine youth homes Eleven-year-old Jerry's crime was breaking curfew laws after fleeing violence at home. His punishment? Being sent to a youth detention centre, where he says he endured sexual abuse....
12:00, 2019-07-23

Not all youth with psychiatric disorders need thyroid tests, study says Many health professionals recommend children with anxiety or depression get tested for thyroid disease. Now, researchers say those screenings need to be targeted to young people who meet certain criteria....
02:00, 2019-08-08

From checkpoint to counterpoint: on tour with the Palestine Youth Orchestra Most international musicians would baulk at the notion of a two-day journey to final rehearsals past military checkpoints on alert for weapons smugglers - but for 19-year-old viola player Ibrahim......
21:51, 2019-08-22

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still persists today—but new data published in JAMA ...
00:17, 2019-05-22

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals with a kickoff set to begin at midnight PT...
20:17, 2019-06-27

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices are already great value given the high quality you get in your hands.We really want to help you beat those standard Kindle prices and given Amazon Prime ...
19:17, 2019-07-12

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will be able to shop on the Global Store until the sale...
12:34, 2019-07-02

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, dangerous. “I didn’t know there were job...
19:34, 2019-07-03

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an emailed statement. The decision quickens the comp...
17:51, 2019-08-07

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
16:17, 2019-05-27

GPS tracking and the streets of San Francisco: this is how one man makes art as he runs Frida Kahlo, pizza, California and more: Lenny Maughan tracks his runs to make art using the streets of San Francisco and a GPS app.       ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

The charity keeping children off the streets by teaching them to ski A charity which teaches inner city youngsters from deprived communities how to ski is aiming to recruit a record number of teenagers onto this year's snow sports programme....
11:34, 2019-06-15

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters: What Is the End Game? We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this leaderless protest movement will advance....
14:51, 2019-07-02

Albanians take to the streets calling for fresh election Violence erupted as thousands of Albanians protested for a snap election. The political crisis is seen as a threat to the country's aspirations of joining the European Union....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Why Hondurans are taking to the streets or leaving the country Dead protesters, a "failed state" and accusations of high-level drug trafficking. This time it's not Venezuela in the headlines, but key US ally Honduras....
19:17, 2019-07-06

In Google's hometown, some residents are living on the streets in RVs There’s a housing crisis in one of the most affluent areas in the country. To make it even more shocking, it's at the doorstep of one of the world's most valuable companies: Google....
15:17, 2019-05-24

Moscow protests: 'It is our civic duty to go out on the streets' Old and young gathered in central Moscow on Saturday to demand a free and fair election. Nearly 700 people were detained in the latest opposition rally but the protesters who spoke with DW said they wouldn't be deterred....
09:34, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and suspicion....
04:00, 2019-08-12

Skateboarders squeezed out in fight for Shanghai streets Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, but many in the growing scene in China's mega-city of Shanghai complain that they have few places to go and are looked down upon as trouble-makers.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Why Cuba's streets are flooded with classic cars Classic cars fill the streets of Cuba and a trip isn't complete without a ride. Cubans have used their ingenuity to keep these decades-old cars on the streets. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:This artist gives dolls more realistic makeoversYou can swim up close with elephants at...
23:00, 2019-07-22

Can American Soccer's Salvation Be Found In The Streets? Every Wednesday after the snow disappears, the message goes out: Who can play soccer this week? “Want” appears nowhere in the question; it’s assumed that everyone is desperate to get out and play. A poll in a private Facebook group gauges how many people can show up. Only 16 can play at a time, as 8...
23:51, 2019-06-11

Seven killed as protesters return to streets of Sudan Seven people have been killed and more than 180 wounded across Sudan as protesters returned to the streets to call for the ruling military council to hand power to the people....
07:51, 2019-07-01

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term...
02:17, 2019-05-27

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital’s streets and damaging several buildings. Authorities said four people were hospitalized with injuries, none of them serious. The Athens Instit...
23:00, 2019-07-19

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

Get £10 off a £25 spend at Amazon when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering £10 off a £25 shop if you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension. The deal is open to Amazon Prime users who install Amazon Assistant for the first time between July 1 and July 14.Amazon Assistant is available for all major browsers, in...
12:34, 2019-07-02

Honda expands esports venture to connect with youth audience Honda is the first automaker in North America to sponsor both an esports team — Team Liquid — and an esports league, giving it marketing reach into millennial and Gen Z audiences....
22:17, 2019-08-08

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says the latest grant will continue the program through ...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Opinion: Youth baseball brawl latest example of parents being babies Last week's news of a group of Colorado parents fighting each other at a youth baseball game didn't surprise columnist Mitch Albom.       ...
17:17, 2019-06-23

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for business....
04:00, 2019-08-17

QPR youth team right to leave pitch due to racist abuse-club CEO "Queens Park Rangers\u0027 Under-18 coach Paul Furlong was right to take his players off the pitch after they were allegedly subjected to racist taunts in a friendly in Seville last week, the Championship club\u0027s CEO Lee Hoos said on Wednesday."...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Vintage photos capture the mischief of East Germany's youth Photography from German Democratic Republic -- otherwise known as East Germany -- has received limited exposure in the art world, not least due to the strict limitations imposed by the former authoritarian state....
17:34, 2019-07-11

Police: 11 adults, 1 teen cited after youth baseball brawl LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Police say a dozen people have now been cited for disorderly conduct after a brawl during a youth baseball game in Colorado. Lakewood police had previously announced the citations to six people and provided an updated total on Thursday. Police received a video of the June 15 f...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Prince Harry honours Princess Diana during youth summit On Tuesday, the Duke of Sussex attended the Diana Award National Youth Mentoring Summit in London and delivered a speech focused on the impact role models can have on others....
21:51, 2019-07-03

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
21:17, 2019-05-25

BSF Jawan Died 26 Years Ago. Now, Village Youth Get His Family A New Home Twenty-six years after he was killed in the line of duty, the family of a BSF jawan left their thatched dwelling behind and moved into a new pucca house, thanks to a group of youngsters from their......
23:34, 2019-08-16

Redskins hope they can offset their youth at linebacker with some cerebral play Washington is thin at linebacker after releasing two starters and losing another to injury, but its young players have responded by picking up the scheme quickly....
07:17, 2019-08-20

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low The unemployment rate for Americans between ages 16 and 24 ticked down to 9.1% in July from 9.2% a year earlier, the lowest such rate since July 1966, when youth unemployment was 8.8%, the Labor Department said....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change....
14:17, 2019-05-28

Brawl erupts between parents, coaches at youth baseball game There’s no sucker-punching in baseball! A little league game turned into a giant brawl between parents and coaches in Colorado — and cops are looking to identify the participants. “These coaches and parents, unhappy with a baseball game involving 7-year-olds and a 13-year-old umpire, took over...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees have been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, officials said. The two Denver Public Works employees were placed on investigatory leave Thursday in connection with Saturday’s all-out melee in Lakewood du...
19:34, 2019-06-21

'These kids are ticking time bombs': The threat of youth basketball In part one of a two-part series, ESPN explores the dangers of youth basketball -- and how the culture of perpetual competition is jeopardizing the futures of the very stars it hopes to create....
19:34, 2019-07-11

No Experience Needed: Japan opts for Women’s World Cup youth NARASHINO, Japan (AP) — Jun Endo turned 19 a few days ago and is headed to her first Women’s World Cup. The Japan forward has lots of company. Sixteen others on the 23-player roster are also going for the first time. “I think age doesn’t matter when it comes to playing football,...
12:51, 2019-05-27

CNN Wonders If Smartphones Are Why The Tennis Youth Can't Beat Roger Federer An article over at CNN today formally advances a claim dropped casually by commentators, coaches, fans, and any crank with a taste for caricaturing a whole generation. Here goes: Smartphones are hampering tennis’s young players, which is why they can’t stop the Big Three in the men’s game, who enjo...
00:17, 2019-08-22

Eight London boroughs named as the worst for violent youth crime Eight boroughs were today named as the worst for violent youth crime as Sadiq Khan warned that violence had "become normalised" for some young Londoners....
17:17, 2019-07-15

‘We need everyone’: youth activists call on adults to join climate strikes A general strike globally on 20 September could be a ‘turning point in our history’, they sayRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers for climate action from across the world have called for all adults to join a global genera...
18:34, 2019-05-23

Fight against youth violence gets £10m boost after donation from packaging billionaires Tetra Pak heir Hans Rausing and his wife Julia have donated £10 million to help launch a pioneering initiative to combat the "staggering" levels of youth violence in London....
17:00, 2019-08-12

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness (Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth who don't have physical health problems, a U.S. study suggests....
06:51, 2019-06-22

Ex-officer admits to sexually abusing kids in youth program LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former Kentucky police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing two minors in the Louisville department’s now-defunct youth program. The Courier Journal reports Kenneth Betts pleaded guilty in state court Monday to third-degree sodomy and admi...
17:17, 2019-07-09

‘We are facing a learning crisis’, UN chief warns on International Youth Day Schools are “not equipping young people with the skills they need to navigate the technological revolution”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned, in a message released to mark the UN’s International Youth Day....
07:34, 2019-08-12

‘Let our voices be heard’: Youth march in protest of Mississippi ICE raids The children of Sacred Heart Catholic Church streamed out into Mississippi's heat on a blistering Sunday afternoon, carrying what they said was a message of opposition against immigration raids their parents could not....
04:00, 2019-08-12

Louisville Council Considers Disbanding Youth Detention Services LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s top justice official says the state is ready to take charge of Jefferson County juveniles charged with crimes if local officials decide to stop running Louisville Metro Youth Detention Services. State Justice Secretary John Tilley tells news outlets that the s...
17:00, 2019-06-22

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Business Insider Intelligence research through your co...
09:00, 2019-07-08

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead Paris police have closed off streets near the Notre Dame cathedral as part of a lead decontamination effort. Several residents and activists had criticized authorities for underestimating the effects of lead pollution....
08:34, 2019-08-15

| Liverpool fans line streets to honour idols Liverpool became a carnival of red as the football-mad city hailed its heroes for bringing home the Champions League trophy for the first time in 14 years....
19:51, 2019-06-02

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president has seen his popularity plummet since taking office in January....
06:00, 2019-05-27

I wore that ridiculous skintight romper through the streets of Manhattan Here’s the thing: I’m a modest dresser. Unlike most gals in their early twenties, I tend to stay away from anything too body-conscious or attention-grabbing. Instead, my wardrobe is made up of preppy staples: loose-fitting denim, horizontal stripes, Peter Pan collars and classic turtlenecks. T...
21:17, 2019-08-20

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
06:00, 2019-06-03

Liberia's frustration with President Weah spills onto the streets Rising public discontent in Liberia over the economic and alleged corruption under President George Weah spilled onto the streets on Friday, with an unprecedented mass protest dubbed #SavetheState....
19:51, 2019-06-07

Scooter Operators Race to Remain on Streets of Paris The race for a limited number of licenses to operate electric scooters in Paris is driving brands to dredge discarded vehicles from the River Seine, run apologetic ad campaigns and reshape their workforces....
15:51, 2019-08-13

Indian Clampdown Reverberates on Kashmir's Quiet Streets India’s military lockdown and communications blackout of disputed Jammu and Kashmir has left the disputed state’s biggest city full of closed shops and largely desolate streets, said local police officials and residents who left Srinagar hours earlier....
01:00, 2019-08-08

'Streets of Rage 4' will be scored by an all-star group of composers However well Streets of Rage 4 turns out, it should at least have a top-tier soundtrack. Guard Crush Games, Lizardcube and Dotemu have revealed that the side-scrolling beat-em-up will have music from Motohiro Kawashima and Yuzo Koshiro, both of whom......
02:34, 2019-07-18

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China....
14:34, 2019-06-09

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a proposed extradition bill. The crowds, walking slowly ...
09:17, 2019-06-16

Zebra escapes, gallops through streets of Texas city A zebra got loose in a city near San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday and galloped through the streets before police safely corralled it — and authorities said they’re now on the lookout for another zebra that may be loose in the city. The first zebra was spotted running through the streets of New Braun...
05:17, 2019-08-08

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Protesters return to streets in Honduras, despite president's concessions Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's decision to repeal decrees that have sparked violent demonstrations against his government in recent days failed to stop protesters from returning to the streets on Monday....
03:34, 2019-06-04

De Blasio admits city should do more to get violent vagrants off streets Mayor Bill de Blasio made a rare admission Tuesday — telling Fox Business anchors that the city could do more to get violent vagrants off the streets. Fox host David Asman asked the mayor if laws that are “meant to protect the mentally ill but end up endangering innocent citizens” ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

Protesters are taking to the streets in Moscow. The Kremlin is watching to see if others will do the same It's marching season in Moscow: Over the weekend, police detained more than 1,000 people in protests over municipal elections scheduled for September....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Georgia protesters return to streets despite speaker resignation Thousands took to the streets of Georgia's capital once again after anti-Russia protests the night before left hundreds injured. Russia's Vladimir Putin has also suspended flights to Georgia over the situation....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Hong Kong protesters move back to the streets Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong shifted out of the airport and back into the streets on Wednesday — as the Chinese appeared to amass paramilitary vehicles in a nearby sports arena. Heavily armed Hong Kong police faced off with civilians Wednesday night outside a police station in the reside...
05:00, 2019-08-15

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be applied next time you spend $50/£25.Amazon Assi...
15:00, 2019-07-08

U.S. senators ask Amazon CEO if 'Amazon's Choice' deceives consumers Two U.S. senators asked Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Monday how the "Amazon's Choice" badge on certain products is determined and whether the mark deceives consumers into purchasing "products of inferior quality."...
00:17, 2019-08-13

Pima County implements new model to aid youth in welfare, justice system TUCSON — Pima County Juvenile Court announced Thursday that it will be soon put in place a new practice that aims to improve the lives of youth in the welfare and justice system. According to Arizona Superior Court, Crossover, Youth Practice Model will introduce the youth and their families to...
04:34, 2019-05-31

A break in and a burglary make me miss my fearless youth | Coco Khan Perhaps as we age we take fewer risks. But I feel I have lost somethingRecently I have had two nasty surprises. The first was finding my flat’s back windows shattered (“Was it a child’s football? Or a burglar’s fist?” I fretted). And the second was finding my car broken into. These events aren’t unu...
15:34, 2019-06-28

2 Sikh Youth Charity Workers Arrested In Counter-Terrorism Probe In UK Two persons, including a woman -- having links with a Sikh youth group, have been arrested by Britain's counter-terrorism police in connection with an alleged fraud relating to the group's charitable......
20:00, 2019-07-04

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rallies ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a film. And in rural North Carolina, activists will draw on a toxic spill to commemorate the environment...
02:34, 2019-06-01

Julius Holt Makes American Youth Football Hall of Fame TUCSON – A former U of A football standout is being honored nationally through his work with youngsters.  Julius Holt was recently selected to the American Youth Football and Cheer Hall of Fame. Here’s more from our Friday sportscast: Here’s a story we did a few years ago on Juliu...
06:17, 2019-06-29

Enes Kanter: LI youth camp canceled after Turkey’s vicious threats Turkish leadership’s beef with Enes Kanter is clearly still going strong, with the former Knick center saying his free basketball camp on Long Island got canceled because of strong-arm moves by the Turkish Consulate. Kanter, who is now playing for the Celtics, was slated to hold a free camp for kids...
09:51, 2019-07-25

City whitewashed records for homeless youth, runaway shelters: audit A city agency whitewashed inspections of emergency shelters that house homeless youths and runaways at a cost of $8 million a year, according to a new report by city Comptroller Scott Stringer obtained by The Post. The Department of Youth and Community Development covered up unspecified hazards that...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen."...
15:34, 2019-06-19

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two decades....
22:51, 2019-05-22

The nightmarish bowling alley videos of yore still haunt the youth of yesteryear Bowling alleys are the home of sticky shoes, broken arcade games and, lest we forget, those very, very dated videos that come on when you get a strike, a split, a gutter, or turkey. They’re peak ‘90s, with trippy, psychedelic colors, shapes, and weird cartoons that, on some occasions, have nothing t...
21:01, 2019-05-24

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled its lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts on Tuesday....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
18:51, 2019-05-23

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand. But for Trevor Bayliss, the head coach, it is the chance to i...
02:00, 2019-07-13

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website....
01:51, 2019-05-23

D-Backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp coming to Tucson TUCSON – The “D-backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp” is coming to Tucson July 22-26 and hope you will consider including it in the newscasts ahead of the camp. The camp will be held at Silver Lake Park and run from 6 pm to 9 pm daily July 22-26. The camps are taught by our D-b...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, '13 Reasons Why' Netflix Inc. is removing a controversial graphic scene from its popular young adult drama "13 Reasons Why", which depicts a youth suicide, following advice from medical experts, the company said on its Twitter account early on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-07-16

Group Seeks To Infuse Youth Into Aging Horse Racing Industry (AP)– Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich watched the horses run at Keeneland Racecourse and a crazy idea came to mind. Sutton, 24, suggested they buy one. Bussanich was game. “We’re both young,” said Bussanich, 21. “We both make stupid decisions. Why not?” They soon di...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Youth offenders are now being screened for suicide risk at New York probation offices Probation officials hope addressing mental health issues in young offenders will help prevent future run-ins with the law.        ...
07:00, 2019-08-13

Energy of African youth ‘propelling’ new development era as UN ties bear fruit The “boundless energy and optimism” of young Africans is propelling the continent into a new era of sustainable development, alongside new partnerships between the UN and African Union....
06:17, 2019-05-25

Marana youth football president sentenced to 120 days in jail for embezzlement Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a Grand Jury indicted Steve Leslie Marshall for the embezzlement of funds from the Marana Broncos, a youth football organization/ Marana Broncos Facebook Page MARANA, Ariz.- The president of a youth sports league in Marana was sentenced to 120 days in jail in...
05:00, 2019-06-11

Ron Burkle and Sydell Group Sell Youth Hostel Brand for $400 Million A U.K. investment firm is paying about $400 million to acquire Freehand Hotels, the New York-based lodging company majority owned by hotel operator Sydell Group and private-equity investor Ronald Burkle’s firm....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Women's World Cup: Germany show pros and cons of youth in scrappy win Two of Germany's youngest players proved pivotal in their opening 2019 World Cup game against China. They helped Germany get the win, but many questions still remain about how far this Germany team can go....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city government headquarters after massive demonstrations that stretched deep into the night before....
07:17, 2019-06-17

Streets around Notre Dame Cathedral sealed off for lead decontamination Streets around Notre Dame Cathedral have been sealed off as workers prepare to decontaminate the streets from high-levels of lead after April's blaze....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Notre Dame cathedral's surrounding streets to be decontaminated of lead Some of the streets around the famed Notre Dame Cathedral will be decontaminated to ensure locals and workers are not exposed to unsafe levels of lead following the April blaze that left the historic landmark gutted....
01:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Marchers Flood Streets Over Extradition Bill Protests rocked the city for a second Sunday despite the suspension of a controversial bill to expand the government’s extradition powers, prompting an apology from the city’s leader....
20:51, 2019-06-16

Astrologaster review – comedy quack stalks the streets of Shakespeare iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC; Nyamnyam You play an Elizabethan astrologer-physician treating a bunch of hilarious hypochondriacs in this well put together gameIt’s the late 16th century, in the aftermath of aplague outbreak, and you’re a Londoner troubled by a heaviness in the limbs and involuntary upward ...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
15:34, 2019-06-09

Brazil streets ahead but rest of South America far behind Europe Argentina’s long trophy drought, combined with sub-par organization, is further evidence that Brazil’s dominance apart, the gulf between South American and European football is growing....
13:51, 2019-07-09

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital A civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted on Sunday, while police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum North, witnesses said....
14:17, 2019-06-09

72 officers off streets amid probe into social media posts PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police Commissioner Richard Ross says 72 Philadelphia police officers have been placed on administrative duty amid an initial investigation into a national group’s accusation of officers in several states posting racist and anti-Muslim comments on social media. Ross said he...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Algeria fans celebrate football victory in the streets of London Hundreds gather in Trafalgar Square and around the city after team win Africa Cup of Nations Hundreds of Algeria fans took to the streets of London to celebrate the national football team’s first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years.Footage posted on social media showed huge crowds gathering in T...
18:34, 2019-07-20

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have taken to the streets across the country in their first major show of force since his landslide election victory last Oc...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Puerto Ricans pack streets again after governor refuses to resign Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans packed the streets of San Juan Monday to renew demands that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign amid a scandal triggered by the leak of offensive chat messages between him and advisers. A sea of people waving flags, chanting slogans and banging pots and pans jammed a majo...
08:34, 2019-07-23

Hong Kong protesters back on streets after explosives discovery For the seventh weekend, tens of thousands of people are protesting and demanding more autonomy from China. Two more people have been arrested in connection with a huge explosives find linked to a pro-independence group....
13:17, 2019-07-21

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
21:51, 2019-07-10

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
12:34, 2019-06-10

Self-driving vehicles could clog Canada’s streets, experts warn Tranportation experts say autonomous vehicles could lead to traffic and congestion increasing by up to 30 per cent in cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver....
10:17, 2019-05-27

| Armed soldiers patrol silent streets after Kashmir curfew Armed soldiers stand in front of barbed wire in Indian Kashmir's near-silent summer capital of Srinagar during a massive security lockdown imposed on the restive region by the Hindu nationalist government....
21:51, 2019-08-07

Parents in Japan Trust the Streets Are Safe for Children. Then a Man Stabbed 17. Across the country, young students travel to school on their own every day. But a peaceful assumption was shattered by a rampage that killed a schoolgirl and a parent....
17:51, 2019-05-28

Crowds Pack Hong Kong Streets for Another Weekend of Protests A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
13:17, 2019-08-17

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
00:00, 2019-06-21

Cops On Horseback Led Black Suspect By Rope Through Texas Streets In a pair of photos, two white lawmen atop horses guide a bound black man with a rope down a wide and empty street. If it weren't for the cars and pavement, a quick glance may lead to the conclusion......
03:51, 2019-08-07

March for Change: anti-Brexit protesters take to London streets March takes place three days before Boris Johnson is expected to become Tory leaderThousands of demonstrators from across the country assembled in central London today to march against Brexit, and Boris Johnson’s likely move into No 10, as well as to push for a second Brexit referendum.At first sigh...
00:00, 2019-07-21

A dangerously hot climate, simmering political tensions; ‘This is not the summer of our youth,’ UN chief warns Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reports on Thursday, previewing the UN’s upcoming Climate Action Summit, and spotlighting geopolitical hotspots....
19:00, 2019-08-01

An emotional Terry Crews hits golden buzzer for Detroit Youth Choir Holding back tears, Terry Crews saw a piece of himself in the Detroit Youth Choir. Then, he hit the golden buzzer.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Police investigating brawl that broke out among adults at Colorado youth baseball game Police said the fight occurred when coaches and parents started throwing punches during a game for 7-year-olds that featured a 13-year-old umpire.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-19

HD Deve Godwa's Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Named JDS' Youth Wing Chief JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda Thursday named assembly lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy as the party's state unit president, a month after the incumbent H Vishwanath resigned accepting "moral" responsibility for......
14:34, 2019-07-04

13 Reasons Why Creator Responds to Study Showing Youth Suicides Up After Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why creator and showrunner Brian Yorkey is speaking out about the concerns about a possible link between the Netflix series and real-life suicide rates. According to a National......
08:17, 2019-05-30

Colorado youth baseball game erupts into brawl as parents slug it out on the field Roughly a dozen irate parents took their frustrations with the game out on each other, culminating in an all-out brawl on the diamond while their stunned 7-year-old children looked on, video of the incident shows....
16:17, 2019-06-19

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the head of UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Henrietta Fore, said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Indian Youth Congress Chief Resigns, Takes "Responsibility" For Poll Loss Indian Youth Congress (IYC) president Keshav Chand Yadav on Saturday resigned from his post taking "full responsibility" of the party's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections....
09:51, 2019-07-07

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Youth leads way in startup Dynasty league Jamey Eisenberg looks at how several teams built their rosters in a startup Dynasty league, with younger players getting an edge over guys like David Johnson, Julio Jones and Aaron Rodgers....
17:00, 2019-07-03

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
12:51, 2019-08-21

A dangerously hot climate, simmering political tensions: ‘This is not the summer of our youth,’ UN chief warns Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters on Thursday, previewing the UN’s upcoming Climate Action Summit, and spotlighting geopolitical hotspots....
05:34, 2019-08-04

Adidas added to lawsuit vs. disgraced youth coach who sexually exploited at least 440 boys Adidas has been added to a lawsuit against convicted Iowa youth basketball coach Greg Stephen, who has been sentenced to 180 years in prison.       ...
04:00, 2019-07-12

Homecoming: Virgil Abloh Returns to Chicago With Nike to Empower the City’s Youth He’s conquered runways from New York City to Paris (and recently garnered significant criticism), but Virgil Abloh’s native Chicago is clearly never far from his heart, as proven by his newest venture....
04:34, 2019-05-31

Experts cite 'bully parents' in decline in youth sports participation nationwide Youth sports have long been seen as a right of passage in American childhood – from Little League baseball to Pop Warner football – but participation levels are dropping nationwide because kids say it's no longer fun for them....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Crocodiles invade flooded streets and attack dogs in terrifying footage SEVERE flooding has seen dozens of deadly crocodiles invading city streets – with footage showing one attacking a dog who failed to escape to safety....
08:17, 2019-08-02

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations 2019: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
10:00, 2019-06-21

Helicopter debris plummeted to Midtown streets after fatal crash landing Nicholas Estevez, a car service driver, said his black Suburban SUV was parked in front of The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel on Seventh Avenue at 51st Street when the warped piece of metal debris collided with the pavement....
17:51, 2019-06-11

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, in a bid to win approval by the end of the month....
18:00, 2019-06-09

Watch: Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill Hong Kong streets A time-lapse video from June 9 shows hundreds of thousands of protesters streaming into Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay area to protest the government’s proposed extradition bill....
18:00, 2019-06-10

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city....
05:17, 2019-07-11

On 5th Anniversary of Eric Garner’s Death, Protesters Will Take to New York City’s Streets Once More On the fifth anniversary of Eric Garner’s death, New Yorkers will once again return to the streets in protest—this time, at the forefront of their minds will be the Department of Justice’s recent decision not to pursue civil rights charges against the NYPD officer who placed Garner in a deadly choke...
23:17, 2019-07-17

Thousands flood London streets to protest Trump’s state visit The pomp and circumstance of President Trump’s three-day state visit to the UK turned into protests as he met with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May. Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of London, bringing traffic to a standstill as they waved signs that said “Dump TrumpR...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
04:00, 2019-07-18

André 3000 just wandering the streets, playing the flute for delighted strangers Aside from a handful of excellent guest verses and the sporadic release of a few new songs, André 3000 has mostly disappeared from music since Outkast’s last record, the soundtrack to their movie Idlewild, came out back in 2006. Lately, though, he’s made an unexpected return to the limelight with a ...
22:00, 2019-07-18

Earthquake rocks Athens, sending city’s residents rushing into streets A strong earthquake rocked the Greek capital, Athens, on Friday, sending residents rushing into the streets, causing power outages and leaving people stuck in elevators. The 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 2:13 p.m. local time 14 miles northwest of the capital, near Magoula, at a depth of about 8 mi...
18:00, 2019-07-19

Donald Trump baby blimp takes off for a second time as protesters take to the streets The giant inflatable Donald Trump 'baby' blimp has taken off over Parliament Square for a second time, as thousands of people were preparing to take to the streets in protest at the US president's official state visit to the UK....
20:51, 2019-06-04

Operation Triple Beam removes 355 violent criminals from Missouri streets Missouri and federal law enforcement agents arrested hundreds of repeat offenders during a U.S. Marshals' operation aimed at removing violent criminals from Kansas City streets, authorities said....
05:51, 2019-08-22

Police say two shot as 1.5m pack Toronto streets for Raptors' title parade Police say two people sustained non-life-threatening injuriesRaptors became first non-US team to win NBA title last weekPolice lift fans seeking safety as overcrowding becomes problemToronto police say two people were shot as Toronto Raptors fans packed the city’s downtown to watch the team’s NBA ti...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Thousands jam San Juan streets to demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Thousands of people blocked a major San Juan highway on Monday in a protest aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes....
18:51, 2019-07-22

Hong Kong protesters throng streets peacefully in pouring rain Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares under torrential downpours in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
23:17, 2019-08-18

Streets Of Rage 2 Champ Pulls Off Nigh Impossible No Death Mania Run Speedrunner Anthopants is one of the best Streets of Rage players in the world, but even he couldn’t complete Streets of Rage 2 on Mania difficulty as the character Max without dying...until this weekend, that is, when he downed the final boss with a mere sliver of health left. His reaction upon bec...
10:17, 2019-05-29

Hong Kong protesters throng streets peacefully in heavy rain Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
22:17, 2019-08-18

Freak hailstorm in Mexico buries cars, swamps streets in up to 5 feet of ice One of Mexico's largest cities was transformed into a scene straight out of winter Sunday when a freak hailstorm dropped a deluge of ice that left streets impassable and cars buried....
08:51, 2019-07-02

45 Injured As Hong Kong Protest Escalates, Triad Gangs Seen On Streets Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, in a dramatic escalation of the political turmoil......
14:34, 2019-07-22

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.        ...
14:34, 2019-06-17

Operation Triple Beam removes 355 violent criminals for Missouri streets Missouri and federal law enforcement agents arrested hundreds of repeat offenders during a U.S. Marshals' operation aimed at removing violent criminals from Kansas City streets, authorities said....
11:00, 2019-08-21

Opposition in legislature, streets to Puerto Rico governor's pick for successor The lawyer tapped to succeed Puerto Rico's outgoing governor faced opposition on Wednesday largely over conflict of interest concerns, two days before the bankrupt U.S. territory's top executive plans to bow to the demands of protesters and resign....
04:00, 2019-08-01

Another cyclist killed on city streets amid spike in rider deaths A cyclist was fatally struck by a box truck in Greenpoint Tuesday afternoon — becoming the 17th bike rider killed in the city this year, just hours after the 16th died in Staten Island. The 58-year-old, whose name has not been released pending family notification, was on the southbound side of...
05:34, 2019-07-24

Thousands Take to the Streets of Hong Kong as Anti-Extradition Protests Continue Thousands of protesters withstood sweltering heat in Hong Kong Sunday for the seventh consecutive week of mass demonstrations that have plunged the city into a political crisis and galvanized resistance to Beijing’s growing influence in the China-ruled territory. Since early June, organizers s...
12:51, 2019-07-21

Hong Kong protesters take to the streets in seventh week of mass marches Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have taken to the streets for the seventh consecutive weekend amid an ongoing political crisis in the semi-autonomous Chinese city over a now-suspended extradition bill....
16:51, 2019-07-21

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the southern border, according to the Boston Globe. The protest was organized by Jewish organization Never Again Action and the immigrant rights group Movimie...
14:51, 2019-07-03

‘Orange is the New Black’s’ Diane Guerrero is an activist for immigrant youth (and knows you hate series finales) The "Doom Patrol" actress talks about how sharing her story of her parents being deported has changed her, what she's looking for in a 2020 candidate and why audiences will never be satisfied with endings....
20:51, 2019-05-30

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collaboration with the Office of Information & Communications Technology, to try and answer that question, fostering collaboration between the United Nations,...
23:51, 2019-07-22

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
05:34, 2019-06-13

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care about peace”....
23:34, 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top official using misogynistic and homophobic slurs wi...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico: hundreds of thousands flood streets as governor remains defiant US island territory hit by general strikeRicardo Rosselló insists: ‘I am a good man’Puerto Rico saw more massive protests on Monday as hundreds of thousands lined the streets following Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s attempt to cling on to power despite resigning as president of the ruling New Progressi...
02:17, 2019-07-23

72 Philadelphia police officers taken off streets over alleged racist social media posts Philadelphia has placed 72 of its police officers on administrative duty pending an investigation into alleged bigoted social media posts. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

San Juan streets packed with protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign Thousands of people poured into the streets of San Juan on Monday in protests aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello to resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes....
16:34, 2019-07-22

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil liberties in the semiautonomous territory. The ov...
11:17, 2019-06-12

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back control of the city in 1997. The throngs streaming th...
04:34, 2019-06-10

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes after Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced an indefinite halt to the proposed bill, which would allow residents and visitors to be sent ...
18:00, 2019-06-16

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Watch Quietly With Alarm A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional headquarters....
10:17, 2019-06-12

Puerto Ricans return to streets as Democratic hopefuls call for Rosselló's resignation Several Democratic presidential candidates called for Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation as residents of the territory returned to the streets Saturday to protest disparaging text messages....
01:51, 2019-07-21

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong Thousands of black-clad protesters blocked roads and surrounded police headquarters in Hong Kong on Friday in the latest demonstrations over an extradition bill that has triggered violent protests and plunged the Chinese-ruled city into crisis....
13:51, 2019-06-21

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators....
01:34, 2019-07-20

Free kick for Fitzroy's youth in a football club scoring diversity goals – a photo essay The Lions play a vital role for the talented kids, many from refugee backgrounds, living in one of Melbourne’s most gentrified suburbsGrowing up in the high-rise commission flats of Melbourne’s inner north, one thing was certain for Abdul Abdurahman.Despite being a football devotee since grade six, ...
01:00, 2019-07-07

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming. ...
22:34, 2019-06-23

Deion Sanders' son shares epic story about NFL legend father attending his youth basketball game Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive back Deion Sanders was known for his hard-nosed play on the field and his flashy style off the field and one story reinforced how much of an attention-grabber he was....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among young voters in last week's European Parliament election....
16:51, 2019-05-29

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked roads and restricted access to government buildings....
08:17, 2019-06-12

| WATCH | Hong Kong protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement still draws wide public support....
10:51, 2019-08-20

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters began gathering once again in the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum for Lam’s resignation and the withdrawal of a divisive extradition bill. Chanting a Christian hymn that has bec...
05:17, 2019-06-21

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Naked Bike Ride in Cologne joins world call for safer, cleaner streets About 60 bicyclists bared nearly all to cycle around the western city of Cologne promoting safety on the streets. German laws restrained the Naked Bike Ride motto 'bare as you dare' to a degree of modesty....
22:17, 2019-07-12

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: inclusion in development, Asia monsoons, Ebola risk for youth, obesity and Yemen latest In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
23:34, 2019-08-03

Archie christening: Crowds line Windsor streets to catch glimpse of royals at private event Crowds lined the streets outside Windsor Castle to celebrate the christening of Harry and Meghan's son, hoping to catch a glimpse of the royals even though the event is taking place in private....
15:51, 2019-07-06

Chicago FOP president praises officers who gave up holiday time to patrol streets, stem gun violence The president of Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police praised the 1,500 officers who gave up their holiday to patrol the streets and help lower the number of shootings. ...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protests: Riot police hit the streets after thousands march through city for latest demonstration Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong today after thousands of schoolteachers marched through the Chinese territory in the latest weekend of protests....
16:00, 2019-08-18

London violence: Four killed including heavily pregnant woman in 24 hours of bloodshed on the capital's streets Heavily pregnant woman, 26, stabbed to death in Croydon - her baby survived but is in critical condition in hospital Just before 6pm on Saturday, a man was injured in a fight in Coldharbour lane in Brixton and later died A man in his 20s was stabbed to death in Newham just after 11pm last night An 1...
22:51, 2019-06-30

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago....
15:17, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
14:00, 2019-06-12

It's A Very Fighting Game Weekend It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means either chaining hot dogs, hamburgers and handfuls of chips or jab, jab, uppercut, jab, throw, special. Or both....
08:17, 2019-05-25

10 boxers who continued fighting well into their 40s Miracle man Manny Pacquiao, the new WBA welterweight champion, isn’t the only boxing great to keep fighting beyond his fortieth birthday The post 10 boxers who continued fighting well into their 40s appeared first on Boxing News....
15:17, 2019-07-22

The women fighting for Lapland As climate change affects the livelihoods of Finland's indigenous Sami people, a proposed new Arctic railway, forestry and mining could change Lapland forever....
05:17, 2019-06-23

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play in countering and preventing violent extremism....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Westminster's grand plans: family housing, safer streets and a return to cool for Soho are unveiled in exclusive preview Westminster has poor social housing and high crime rates. Many of its streets need a complete makeover while once-quirky Soho has become corporate and sanitised....
16:51, 2019-06-19

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any business with a "foreign adversary," and on Monday Googl...
16:34, 2019-05-23

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world’It was not an auspicious beginning. The first vid...
18:51, 2019-06-01

What is Amir Khan doing fighting Billy Dib? And does Dib have any chance? Matt Christie examines the curious Amir Khan card in Saudi Arabia The post What is Amir Khan doing fighting Billy Dib? appeared first on Boxing News....
18:17, 2019-07-09

Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned' Drew Harwell, The Washington Post The 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddling across the internet. With the rise of so-called deepfake tec......
23:17, 2019-06-15

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray since Muammar Qaddafi was ousted as head of state and killed in 2011. Oil output has surged in 2019, but continuing battles are a reminder that reliabl...
20:00, 2019-07-05

Gustafsson and Smith fighting to prove something ... to themselves Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith have three things in common: Their last fight was against Jon Jones; they both had disappointing performances; they have a chance at redemption when they share the Octagon on Saturday....
15:34, 2019-05-31

Fighting Racism Even, and Especially, Where We Don’t Realize It Exists In “How to Be an Antiracist,” the scholar Ibram X. Kendi scrutinizes himself and the rest of us for lessons on how to eradicate the scourge of racism....
18:17, 2019-08-20

Oh God Trump and Biden Are Fighting About Their Brains Ladies and gents, I give you a depressingly possible preview of the 2020 general election: Joe Biden and Donald Trump arguing about whether their minds work....
21:51, 2019-08-09

The US and EU are fighting over trade when they should be finding common cause If ever there was a "wrong war at the wrong time," the transatlantic trade conflict that's boiling this summer defines it, writes Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe....
15:51, 2019-07-13

Audi Sport boss: We are fighting for V10 in next-gen R8 Senior figures have strong desire for 10-cylinder engine to remain, while more hardcore variant will be previewed by GT2 race car at Goodwood next week Audi Sport is fighting to ensure the V10 remains an integral part of the next-generation R8, despite the increasing likelihood the flagship superca...
11:00, 2019-06-28

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
12:51, 2019-05-22

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and medical students plan to walk out of their clinics and onto the streets of Chicago to confront the American Medical Association at the organization’s an...
11:34, 2019-06-06

Wild videos capture flooded streets and subways as severe rainfall hits New York City, leaving thousands without power Stig Ottesen/Unsplash Parts of New York City and New Jersey are hit with flash floods during severe rainfall, a stark transition from the heat wave that hit the area just a few days before. WABC-TV reported the rainfall is bringing one to two inches per hour and winds reaching at least 60 miles an ...
10:17, 2019-07-23

Protests in Puerto Rico show no sign of stopping as thousands take to the streets demanding governor resign over leaked text messages AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo Thousands of protesters have jammed streets in San Juan since Saturday, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello to step down after the leak of a raft of controversial and vulgar text messages between him and his closest allies. The massive and at times violent prote...
21:51, 2019-07-19

“I Hit It With Everything I Could” – Dad Describes Fighting Shark To Save Daughter A North Carolina teen who lost her leg in a June 2nd spoke publicly about her ordeal for the first time Friday. Paige Winter wants the world to know the shark may have taken her leg, it didn’t take her determination or spirit. “I’m going to be able to walk, going to be able to writ...
00:51, 2019-06-15

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
15:17, 2019-06-18

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on the UK government to use its influence wiselyOver the last few years, we have come together around ...
22:00, 2019-06-09

Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015 A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015....
06:51, 2019-06-19

Monkeys rip each other to pieces fighting over water during heatwave Fifteen monkeys killed each other while fighting over scarce water during a heatwave in India, where temperatures have reached 122 degrees. Their carcasses were found around a group of forest caves in Madhya Pradesh after a nearby river dried up, Indian news site NDTV reported. Autopsies carried out...
23:00, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continue to "resist and fight back" against Chinese encroachment....
08:00, 2019-06-17

Fighting Harassers and Stalkers on the Web, in Court and in Print “Nobody’s Victim,” by the lawyer Carrie Goldberg, and “Consent,” by Donna Freitas, recount the authors’ personal experiences with sexual harassment and its lasting trauma....
14:17, 2019-08-13

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berkeley cafe....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Why isn’t Canelo Alvarez fighting Sergey Derevyanchenko? In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Canelo Alvarez's problem and rounds up the boxing world this week The post Why isn’t Canelo Alvarez fighting Sergey Derevyanchenko? appeared first on Boxing News....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)        ...
12:00, 2019-06-04

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defending one -- for the first time in the U.S. has not gone so well historically for British boxers....
15:51, 2019-05-29

In memoriam: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been stronger....
18:17, 2019-05-23

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now focusing on another world record -- for the largest number of players to ever play in a single game....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Fighting Big Tech Makes for Some Uncomfortable Bedfellows Conservatives are showing up at largely liberal conferences to call for breaking up Facebook and Google. Liberals are going on conservative TV shows to do the same. It’s awkward....
23:34, 2019-07-14

Germany's AfD in-fighting leading to rightward shift In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
07:17, 2019-07-07

Analysis: This 4th of July, Americans are fighting over what 'American' should mean When President Donald Trump gives his military-themed "Salute to America" on Thursday, he'll stand in front of the Lincoln Memorial, where the words of President Abraham Lincoln's greatest speech, his second inaugural address, are etched in stone....
17:51, 2019-07-04

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Nick Newell is back, once again fighting for his UFC dream Nick Newell, who came up short in his bid to win a UFC contract last year, returns to competition on Friday. The congenital amputee is fighting in a regional promotion but still has a big league career ambition....
16:51, 2019-05-30

Ai Weiwei: my art was used to sell cars – but I’m fighting back An advert for Volkswagens that featured my artwork about refugees illustrates corporations’ focus on profit over peopleIn October 2017 I was astonished when Michael Thouber, the director of Copenhagen’s Kunsthal Charlottenborg, informed me that my artwork Soleil Levant had been used in an advertisem...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Stonewall vet: ‘We were fighting back years of oppression’ The Stonewall Inn uprising was 50 years ago this week, but Mark Segal, 68, remembers a lot about his time there in the early hours of June 28, 1969. That was the night when the NYPD raided the gay bar, leading to four days of unrest in Greenwich Village. He especially recalls a personal shift......
03:51, 2019-06-22

Ducati 'can't think' about fighting Marquez in next MotoGP races Andrea Dovizioso says Ducati will be more competitive in the coming MotoGP races, but says this still won't be enough to "even start thinking" about challenging championship leader Marc Marquez...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to cut off Huawei phones from Android updates. Which ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Evo 2019 fighting game tournament – as it happened Bonchan wins Street Fighter V 3:2Pakistan’s Arslan Ash takes the Tekken 7 championship 3:2MKLeo makes a comeback from loser’s bracket to win Smash Ultimate 3:0 6.19am BST MKLeo holds the crystal trophy aloft and we bid farewell to Evo 2019, James Chen apparently not taking the last commentator posit...
11:51, 2019-08-06

Powerhouse US women’s soccer team driving boom in youth soccer program sign-ups The team’s smashing success is sending enrollment in youth soccer programs into overdrive, turning 10-year-olds into seasoned analysts, and even winning over a few boys, coaches and young players....
01:17, 2019-07-07

Chelsea apologise for 'reprehensible' child sex abuse by former youth coach Eddie Heath Dario Gradi missed a chance to stop "dangerous and prolific child abuser" Eddie Heath from sexually assaulting youth players at Chelsea, a report has found....
18:00, 2019-08-06

UN highlights importance of skills development on World Youth Skills Day At UN Headquarters, and across the globe, events are taking place on Monday to celebrate World Youth Skills Day – marked each year on 15 July – to raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development....
17:17, 2019-07-15

Hong Kong latest: Officers fire tear gas and flood streets in riot gear at hundreds of protesters gather outside police station There were more scenes of chaos today in Hong Kong as police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in Kowloon....
20:00, 2019-08-14

‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the president’s most prominent pledges to voters....
02:00, 2019-06-19

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The presidential candidate has made jogging part of his election toolkit, from his campaign against the decidedly less athletic Ted Cruz, to repeated 5km ja...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Fighting Cormier in the clinch could spell doom for Miocic at UFC 241 Stipe Miocic must use his advantages in size and power while fighting at distance in order to reclaim the UFC heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier on Saturday night....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Police: 2 ex-cops among 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting Police say four militants have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including two counterinsurgency police officers who defected to fight with rebels in the disputed region....
15:34, 2019-06-07

The Black Mirror Fighting Game Episode Was Out Of Control Kotaku Editor Natalie Degraffinreid and I watched the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, which is about two old friends that reconnect through a video game. If that sounds both tame and normal, we would both like to assure you that it is neither. It was so out of control that we had t...
05:51, 2019-06-07

Why a Black Preacher Is Fighting for Control of a Neo-Nazi Group At a time when far-right extremism has been on the rise, James Hart Stern is battling with a longtime member of the National Socialist Movement over control of the group and its website....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Absolutely No One Could Stop These Enraged Cubs Fans From Fighting Every good fan fight has a defining quality, and this one is no different. What we have here is not an alarming display of savagery, or swift and frightening violence, or even anything that rises to slapstick humor. What we have here is simply two women with an indefatigable commitment to causing ru...
21:17, 2019-07-08

| George Pell, defender of orthodoxy, fighting to get out of jail Former top Vatican insider Cardinal George Pell is fighting to avoid spending possibly the rest of his life in jail after receiving a six-year sentence for child sex offences....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Baby fighting for life after mom leaves her in running bathtub A Bronx baby is fighting for her life after her mom put her in the bathtub with the water running — and then left the room to do chores, police sources told The Post on Thursday. The 23-year-old mother placed her 8-month-old daughter in the tub shortly before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in their third-floor...
00:01, 2019-07-05

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days....
13:51, 2019-06-16

Look at All These Celebrities Fighting Climate Change With Private Jets! At the end of July, a fleet of private jets and luxury “super yachts” descended on Italy for Google Camp, a conference cum party to fight climate change. Guests in attendance—described as the brightest minds of our time—included billionaires and celebrities. I’d ask why we’d entrust the future of o...
23:34, 2019-08-19

Daigo’s New Controller Causes A Stir In The Fighting Game Community Daigo Umehara is arguably the most popular fighting game player of all time. As such, eyes will always be on him when it comes to high-level play. The legendary Japanese competitor caused a stir recently by announcing his plans to try out an unconventional hit box controller instead of his tradition...
03:00, 2019-05-24

British man fighting for his life after outdoor sex goes horribly wrong A British man and a Canadian woman plunged 12 feet to the ground when a balcony collapsed from under them as the two were in the heat of a “passionate” sex session at a resort in the South of France, according to a new report. The unidentified 30-year-old man was left gravely wounded fro...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Evo founder confirms Riot is working on a new fighting game Riot Games is working on a new fighting game that it hopes will appeal to a wide audience. Tom Cannon, the founder of the Evolution Championship Series who now works for Riot, confirmed the news on Friday at EVO 2019. The game will be the first all-n......
14:34, 2019-08-03

Libyan officials say Hifter’s forces fighting IS in south CAIRO (AP) — Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country’s south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days. The officials said Sunday that the self-styled Libyan National Army began its attack on...
15:17, 2019-06-16

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Leclerc plays down chances of fighting Mercedes in British GP Charles Leclerc has played down Ferrari's chances of fighting Mercedes at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix, admitting the SF90 was "struggling quite a lot" in race simulations on Friday...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Fighting Cormier in the clinch could again spell doom for Miocic Stipe Miocic must use his advantages in size and power while fighting at distance in order to reclaim the UFC heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier on Saturday night....
14:00, 2019-08-14

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
06:34, 2019-06-03

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Foresters fighting to save Germany's threatened woodlands A lack of rain, soaring temperatures and droughts are posing a serious threat to Germany's woodlands. Foresters are doing what they can to save them, and the agriculture minister has vowed to help....
22:17, 2019-08-01

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a message st......
21:34, 2019-08-21

Sidestepping Apple: the third-party tinkerers fighting for your right to repair Online repair communities are spreading repair knowledge online to place power back in the hands of consumersWhen Jessa Jones’s twin daughters flushed her iPhone 4S down the toilet, she decided that she was going to fix it herself. She took the toilet apart in her backyard, retrieved the device, and...
16:00, 2019-05-21

India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir for decades. Is this tug of war about to go nuclear? The South Asian state of Kashmir is in the middle of a fight between India and Pakistan for control over its government.        ...
17:51, 2019-08-08

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young guys, older guys, we’re as strong as our weakest li...
15:51, 2019-06-10

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China. The North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Wednesday said workers nationwide were proceeding with ...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Biden and Booker Say Trump Is Fostering Hatred, Not Fighting It The Democratic candidates lashed the president with their sternest denunciations yet of his exploitation of racism for political purposes and his resistance to gun control....
09:34, 2019-08-08

World powers call for an end to deadly Libya fighting Major global and regional powers have urged the warring groups in Libya to stop their bloody fighting, warning that the bloodshed is worsening what’s already a catastrophic humanitarian situation....
04:34, 2019-07-17

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Fighting for their futures: boxing under a bridge in Mexico – in pictures Former professional football player and amateur boxer Miguel Angel Ramirez has set up a small gym under a vehicular bridge in Ecatepec, in the State of Mexico, in order to keep children away from drugs, teach them a sport and prevent them enlisting in the ranks of organised crime Continue reading......
08:34, 2019-08-02

Stacey Abrams is fighting voter suppression – but how widespread is it? Ten states – all with Republican-controlled legislatures – have strict voter ID laws in placeThe former lawmaker Stacey Abrams – who energized Democrats in Georgia with her near-miss run for governor there – said this week that she would not enter the Democrats’ race to be the party’s 2020 president...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Fighting Germans and Jim Crow: Role of black troops on D-Day BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Portrayals of the massive D-Day assault on Normandy often depict an all-white host of invaders, but in fact it also included many African Americans. Roughly 2,000 African American troops are believed to have hit the shores of Normandy in various capacities on June 6, 1944. Se...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill by a 354-58 vote, with 130 Republicans joining eve...
07:01, 2019-06-04

Bombas has launched rainbow socks for Pride Month — and it's sending 40% of all the socks it donates to LGBTQ youth homeless shelters Jen Gushue, Sally Kaplan The sock brand Bombas has launched a line of rainbow socks in both ankle and calf length ($12 each) to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month. Since its founding in 2013, Bombas has donated a pair of socks to a homeless shelter for every pair sold. For the month of June, Bombas is sen...
03:51, 2019-06-28

'AGT': Detroit Youth Choir moves an inspired Terry Crews to tears, wins a golden buzzer Detroit Youth Choir, a community-based group led by Choir Director Anthony White, reminded "America's Got Talent" host Terry Crews of himself.        ...
14:00, 2019-06-19

Back in time: See You Yesterday brings time travel to the streets of Flatbush Claudette "C.J." Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), Sebastian (Dante Crichlow), and their lab mate, Eduardo (Johnathan Nieves), carefree and excited about science. [credit: YouTube/Netflix ] Direct...
22:51, 2019-05-24

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late last week the department would be working with Stony Brook Medicine to make it easier for Long Island women to get tested for breast cancer. It’s not t...
01:01, 2019-06-17

Jamey Mosley fighting Jets odds to play with brother again It took Jason McCourty 10 years before he got to share a dream and play on the same NFL team with his twin brother, Devin, with the Patriots. Shaquem Griffin somehow made to the NFL with one hand and now plays in Seattle with his twin brother, Shaquill. Jamey Mosley walked on at Alabama to......
17:51, 2019-06-06

Disneyland brawl attacker was choked out by parkgoer, tried fighting again: witness A high school football coach from Texas who got caught up in the viral Disneyland brawl over the weekend has come forward to describe the mayhem, including how the main attacker got choked out by a parkgoer — and then woke up and tried scrapping again. “When the man regained consciousness, he ...
07:17, 2019-07-09

Fighting the Flaming Wrath - The Great Fire of London, 1666 It was a year with a special number. A year that carried a lot of ominous superstitions. ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

The women fighting back in Kenya's biggest slum - podcast Edita Ochieng and like-minded women are taking a stand against endemic sexual violence and police corruption in Kibera. Plus: Angelique Chrisafis on why climate protesters in France are stealing portraits of Emmanuel Macron. Warning: this podcast contains references to sexual abuseEdita Ochieng, lik...
10:00, 2019-08-05

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland went camping for four days. It was less a surprisingly timed vacation and more a return home.Her dest...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly being trained for fighting. Investigators seized one pit bull Thursday morning at the Morgan County home of Martin Anderson, the Indianapolis Star repo...
23:17, 2019-05-25

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to end the fighting in Libya, the U.N. Support Mission in Libya said in a tweet on Tuesday....
22:34, 2019-07-16

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in America. And what is he doing now? He’s lending his name to a billionaire-funded astroturf group that aims to quash the power of teacher’s unions....
21:17, 2019-07-22

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
16:17, 2019-05-22

Farfus shows WTCR fighting qualities with ‘best touring car race ever’ "Augusto Farfus produced what he admitted later was his ‘best touring car race ever’ after he battled from P19 to fifth in Race 1 at WTCR Race of Slovakia yesterday."...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Baby left fighting for life when herpes virus attacked his eye Noah Tindle was just four weeks old when his short life was left hanging in the balance. Mom Ashleigh White noticed her son’s right eye had become swollen, blistered and was watering. The 21-year-old sought advice from a visiting nurse, who reassured her it was probably just a blocked tear duc...
22:00, 2019-06-12

'Why should I have to work on stilts?': the women fighting sexist dress codes Too many female employees are forced to wear high heels, or skirts, or even a particular type of bra. But the resistance is growingIt was at the beginning of a shift at Harrods that Georgia Brown told her manager where to go. Brown, then aged 22, was working for a temp agency that supplied shop assi...
12:34, 2019-07-11

Freightliner and Autocar are Fighting for The Soul of the American Sanitation Engineer Unless you’re me at four years old, you probably don’t give garbage trucks much thought. Trash trucks are utilitarian machines by design. That much is clear. But behind the scenes, the sanitation management industry (not that one, the real one) is contending this year with the launch of two new ones...
21:17, 2019-08-10

Smokey the Bear celebrates 75 years of fighting fire — with fashion Feeling hot? Outdoor brand Filson launched a Smokey the Bear-themed collection Friday, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the iconic fire-fighting mascot. Filson — once the official manufacturer of uniforms for the US Forest Service — is offering up a smokin’ range of stylish items, including T-s...
05:34, 2019-07-21

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research suggests some of these remedies were actually quite good at fighting off infections—a finding that could lead to effective new drugs.Read more......
23:51, 2019-05-22

Germaine de Randamie no longer fighting 'never-ending' fear narrative She was ridiculed by fans for refusing to take a fight, then spent a year sidelined by injury. But Germaine de Randamie never lost sight of what MMA means to her....
19:34, 2019-07-11

Foreskin reclaimers: the ‘intactivists’ fighting infant male circumcision Emboldened by the body-positive movement and a sense of rage, a growing chorus is pushing back against a common customThe media officer of one of the UK’s top medical schools doesn’t realise she hasn’t muted herself as she puts me on hold.She sniggers with her colleague as she passes on my request –...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Bale must channel Real Madrid hurt to come back fighting "Gareth Bale did not become one of the world\u0027s best players through chance, and after being ruthlessly shown the door by Real Madrid, the Cardiff-born star must call upon his powers of recovery again, writes Ben Grounds."...
00:00, 2019-07-22

Tiny fighting worms make one of the loudest sounds in the ocean Tiny, feisty worms that live off the coast of Japan fight by headbutting each other — and they aren't quiet about it. During these feuds, the worms emit one of the loudest sounds in the ocean, according to a new study....
22:01, 2019-07-17

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
20:34, 2019-05-28

Trump fighting ‘liberal paper straws’ with $15 plastic set during campaign Forget the debate between socialism and democracy — the 2020 election is coming down to a contest between paper and recyclable straws. President Trump’s reelection campaign is calling on supporters to reject “liberal paper straws” that turn soggy and “stand” with the pr...
00:34, 2019-07-22

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger say October trial may not be possible An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile's $26 billion merger with Sprint told the judge on Monday that an Oct. 7 trial may not be possible....
11:51, 2019-07-16

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to now-Justice Minister Sergio Moro coordinating with prosecutors to convict ex-President da Silva....
12:51, 2019-07-18

Smokey Bear celebrates 75 years of fighting fire — with fashion Feeling hot? Outdoor brand Filson launched a Smokey Bear-themed collection Friday, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the iconic firefighting mascot. Filson — once the official manufacturer of uniforms for the US Forest Service — is offering up a smokin’ range of stylish items, including T-shirts...
07:34, 2019-08-04

Nurmagomedov confirms fighting return date after McGregor brawl Khabib Nurmagomedov's first fight after serving a nine-month suspension will be against Dustin Poirier for the lightweight championship at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi in September, according to the Ultimate Fighting Championship....
02:17, 2019-06-06

Apple devotes website to fighting anticompetition claims against App Store Apple has quietly launched a new website promising consumers and developers that its App Store "welcomes competition," pushing back against claims the online marketplace employs monopoly tactics....
05:34, 2019-05-31

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes using nuclear weapons could “create conditions for decisive results and the restoration of strategic stability”, according to a new nuclear doctrine ad...
21:00, 2019-06-19

Fighting with your partner about money? Take a look at your parents, says an author and marriage expert. Motortion Films/Shutterstock Belinda Luscombe is an Australian-born journalist and editor-at-large at TIME Magazine. The following is an excerpt from her latest book, Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together, which covers why staying together is better for your health, your finances, ...
01:34, 2019-06-18

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive rightsThe year is 1972. You’re part of an underground network of feminists in Chicago that provide illegal (at the time) abortion services to vulnerable,...
05:51, 2019-06-29

The Women Of The Fighting Game Community Have One Clear Request: 'Listen' Evo 2019 hosted a special panel titled “The Women of the FGC,” allowing female members of the community the opportunity to speak about their experiences within the competitive fighting game space. While the hour-long discussion would touch on a variety of topics, there was one clear through-line exp...
22:17, 2019-08-03

Fighting Rust, Serena Williams Has a Rocky Start in Paris Williams has barely played on clay and was terrible in the first set of her opening match before a sharp turn to winning form. Then she faced questions about Nike and mothers....
09:00, 2019-05-28

Inside Taylor Swift's Music Battle: A Breakdown of What She's Fighting For and Why Taylor Swift is fighting for control over her record-breaking album catalog. The Grammy winner, who released six albums under label Big Machine Records before her contract expired, took......
07:51, 2019-07-03

Roger Stone and the DOJ are fighting in court over a clip from 'The Godfather Part II' Roger Stone and the Department of Justice have been sparring for a month over whether jurors can be shown a 4-minute-and-20-second clip from the film....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Pedro Munhoz has learned to balance passion for fighting with inner peace Munhoz's first fight wasn't in an Octagon, but a bar in Brazil against his cousins. Fighting is in his blood, and finding a balance hasn't been easy....
01:34, 2019-06-05

Joe Biden is Ready for a Debate Rematch. This Time He’s in a Fighting Mood. A month after Senator Kamala Harris caught former Vice President Joe Biden flat-flooted with her criticism of his record on racial issues, the two will share the stage again Wednesday night in Detroit. But the dynamic for the re-match may be very different. At the first Democratic debate in Miami, B...
18:34, 2019-07-31

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from the World Mosquito Program in Brazil capture the fight against it Continue reading......
02:17, 2019-06-28

Ex-BC women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese ‘fighting for her life’ Former Boston College women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese is “fighting for her life” after suffering a traumatic brain injury during an accidental fall this week, according to friends and family. “I am asking all family, friends and acquaintances to please pray for her,” w...
09:17, 2019-07-19

Ravens cut receiver who threw football in pond after fighting teammates Jordan Lasley showed off his arm strength at Ravens camp on Monday, and got cut on Wednesday. The first of those acts was done via celebrating a touchdown. Upon scoring, Lasley — a receiver — mustered all his strength and chucked the ball into a nearby pond. This came just after he start...
02:34, 2019-08-02

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot recommendations by the anti-charter teachers’ union....
03:51, 2019-06-03

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in 10 fighting roosters TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of single-rooster homes or rescues after 10 cockerels were put in their care. According to PACC, the roosters were confiscated after authorities discovered that they were being trained to participate in cockfights. One rooster has been taken in at Ho...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Ethnic community groups fighting city on Ubers, Lyfts cap Groups representing New York’s Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, Hispanic business owners and black pastors have joined Uber’s campaign to stop the city from indefinitely extending its cap on new for-hire vehicles. Recent letters from seven ethnic and religious groups to the Taxi an...
00:51, 2019-08-02

Wimbledon Champion Angelique Kerber On Finding Her Fighting Spirit Tennis champion Angelique Kerber knows the courage and determination that it takes to succeed in the sport. Here, she recalls how she hit her stride and reignited her passion for the game...
16:34, 2019-05-31

In Greta Thunberg's footsteps: the climate kids fighting for their future A keen reader of graphic novels, nine-year-old Zayne Cowie has a bookshelf laden with tales of the struggles of imaginary superheroes. Now, a real-life role model has inspired him to join a battle for his own planet's future....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Russia says it's Turkey's duty to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
14:17, 2019-05-31

AEW giving ‘Hangman’ Adam Page the chance he’s been fighting 11 years for “Hangman” Adam Page has been around enough main-event talent during his 11 years wrestling to know what it takes to reach that level and stay there. “I had to stand behind and watch Kenny [Omega] and all these IWGP title matches and matches with [Kazuchika] Okada, watch him from a distance become wh...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s text chats or calls. The same goes for the British spies at GCHQ, who proposed back in November tha...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Bryan Stevenson: the lawyer devoting his life to fighting injustice Michael B Jordan is to play him in a new film – but first a documentary tells the incredible true story of a man taking on America’s criminal justice systemIn the 30 years since he founded the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, Bryan Stevenson has worked to free more than 100 inmates f...
02:17, 2019-06-28

Ex-Giants QB Jared Lorenzen ‘fighting with everything he has’ in scary health battle Former Giant Jared Lorenzen remains hospitalized in the intensive care unit, battling an infection as well as heart and kidney issues. His family released an update on his condition late Saturday through Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio. “On Friday, June 28th Jared began playing a bigger, m...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Right-wing protesters, 'antifa' clashes bring chaos to streets of Portland, Oregon Order was restored to the streets of Portland, Oregon, after protests that clogged streets, crippled public transit and left at least 8 people hurt.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-01

The (Mostly) Non-Beetle Cars of the Streets of Puebla, the VW Beetle's Final Home I was just down in Puebla, Mexico, visiting the Volkswagen factory there (I’ll explain that more soon), and while there I found some time to explore and be your eyes, ears, and, if no one is looking, tongue, to experience the cars on the streets of Puebla. Last time, I mostly focused on the many Voc...
00:17, 2019-06-21

Ryuk, Ryuk, Ryuk: Georgia’s courts hit by ransomware Enlarge / Court systems in Georgia are down due to a ransomware attack. Surprise. (credit: Rivers Langley / SaveRivers / Wikimedia) Georgia's Judicial Council and Administrative Office of the Courts is the victim of the latest ransomware attack against state and local agencies. And this looks like...
00:34, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature yesterday....
15:51, 2019-07-02

'He must resign': Thousands shut down Puerto Rico streets demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down Thousands of Puerto Ricans took to the streets Monday as Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló clung to his job amid a deepening scandal.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-23

Fighting in northeastern Colombia puts 300,000 civilians in danger: rights group Fighting between three armed groups for control of territory and drug trafficking in northeastern Colombia has exposed some 300,000 civilians to potential rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday....
23:51, 2019-08-08

Samurai Shodown Competition Heats Up At This Weekend's Fighting Game Tournaments Evo 2019, the premier fighting game tournament, is less than a month away, and players are spending the weekend getting ready. With their game having only released in June, it’s an especially important time for Samurai Shodown players....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Scythian Priesthood of Fierce Fighting Eunuch Shamans of the Snake Goddess The Scythian goddess Argimpasa was half-human, half-snake with a priesthood of powerful shamans, who despite their self-inflicted castration ...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are traveling to Beijing and Washington to plead their case. “Farmers can’t say, I’ll just grow broccoli this year.”...
12:00, 2019-07-05

China, United States Will "Lose By Fighting": Xi Jinping To Donald Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war....
22:51, 2019-06-18

Border bill exposes Dems’ rift over limits of fighting Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to provide humanitarian aid to migrants spilling across the southwest border has exposed deep and bitter division among House Democrats. The bill the House passed Thursday dealt a blow to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who had to accept weaker legislation than she preferred. It ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Libya's Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-long offensive to take Libya's capital, Tripoli....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as well as for its allegedly “grotesque” greed....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Fighting Game Community Mourns Death Of Prominent Louisiana Player A weekend that was supposed to be full of fun and excitement took a decidedly tragic turn when it was announced that fighting game competitor Bryand “Krucial B” McIntosh, 34, passed away shortly after competing at Defend the North in New York City. McIntosh was a prominent member of the Louisiana fi...
02:51, 2019-07-23

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territory....
15:34, 2019-05-21

New Mexico Dems Are Fighting to Protect Sacred Tribal Land From Drilling On Tuesday night, the House passed an appropriations package that included funding for the Department of the Interior. The bill was never going to lead the nightly news, but for the Native population in New Mexico, its success in the House—though just the first step—is the most promising legislative...
02:00, 2019-06-28

Fighting anti-Semitism a 'civic duty,' German President Steinmeier says German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said German society must oppose anti-Semitism on a daily basis. His remarks came a day before a planned Quds Day march in Berlin protesting against Israel....
22:51, 2019-05-31

Man ‘fighting for his life’ after contracting flesh-eating bacteria on kayaking trip An Alabama man is “fighting for his life” because of a flesh-eating bacteria infection he contracted during a weekend kayaking trip — according to his wife, who shared gruesome photos on social media to warn others about the rare disease. Ricky Rutherford and his wife, Cassey, of Waterlo...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Duvets discarded, cushions thrown at Japan's Pillow Fighting Championship The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on Saturday during qualifying for the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships in Shizuoka Prefecture....
13:34, 2019-05-25

A hit-and-run scooter crash nearly killed him. Now he’s fighting for the data that could reveal the rider’s identity. A Chicago cyclist was injured by an electric scooter rider who fled the scene. Now he's gone to court to get the city's scooter companies to turn over personal information about their riders and their history....
00:51, 2019-07-11

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dog fighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dog fighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Harley-Davidson Is Fighting For Its Life by Building Anti-Harleys in Asia Harley-Davidson is in trouble, and has been for some time. Young people in America don’t want the big, heavy motorcycles that are Harley’s main business, and President Trump’s trade war has been nigh disastrous. So it increasingly has turned to Asia. Pretty soon, the company hopes, selling bikes abr...
17:00, 2019-06-20

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C., voicing concern for the rise of hate crimes in the U.S....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Fighting for sex helps animals survive habitat loss, new beetle research says Animals around the world are seeing their environments change. Climate change is causing heating and changes to weather patterns, the oceans are becoming more acidic, and previously undisturbed habitats are being altered and degraded by human activities. If we want to understand how these changes wi...
22:00, 2019-08-03

Exxon fighting fire at Baytown, Texas, refinery and chemical complex Exxon Mobil Corp said it was fighting a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its 560,000 barrels per day Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Tyson Fury fighting Schwarz to prepare for Deontay Wilder rematch Schwarz fight ideal preparation for Wilder rematch, says Tyson Fury’s trainer The post Tyson Fury fighting Schwarz to prepare for Deontay Wilder rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
09:51, 2019-06-14

PM Modi Talks About Team India's "Fighting Spirit" After World Cup Exit As Indian cricket team crashed out of world cup after losing against New Zealand in a low-score thriller, Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the "fighting spirit" of the team which put up a tough......
18:51, 2019-07-10