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Hundreds of scientists sign declaration supporting civil disobedience to force climate action

The declaration was coordinated by a group of scientists who support Extinction Rebellion, a civil disobedience campaign that formed in Britain a year ago and has since sparked offshoots in dozens of countries....

Hundreds of scientists sign declaration supporting civil disobedience to force climate action

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Scientists endorse mass civil disobedience to force climate action More than 300 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning that failure could inflict "incalculable human suffering."...
15:51, 2019-10-13

Nordic PMs, CEOs sign joint declaration on climate change Nordic prime ministers and business leaders sought on Tuesday to reinforce the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by signing a joint declaration to promote public-private partnerships....
17:51, 2019-08-20

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
15:17, 2019-06-09

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
01:17, 2019-06-11

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
11:01, 2019-06-10

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force transition of power. Monday marks a week since forces loyal to the ruling military council killed more than 100 protesters....
08:51, 2019-06-10

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible effects. The coalition representing the protesters a...
13:51, 2019-05-30

| Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience on July 14 Sudanese protest leaders called for a one-day nationwide "civil disobedience" campaign on July 14, in an announcement a day after they organised mass protests against the ruling generals that rocked the country....
17:00, 2019-07-02

Hundreds of Thousands Demand Climate Action in Massive Youth-Led Strikes Around the World After years of equivocation on climate issues by politicians and leaders around the world, young people have had enough. That’s the message from the young leaders of Friday’s global climate protests, which drew hundreds of thousands of people to climate “strikes” around the w...
02:34, 2019-09-21

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

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals transfer power to a civilian government.The call by t...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong Protesters Launch Three Days of Civil Disobedience Violence erupted anew as police responded with tear gas amid signs that the authorities are taking an increasingly hard line against the pro-democracy movement....
18:51, 2019-08-03

Sudan protest leader says to step up civil disobedience after 'coup' A leader of Sudan's protest movement on Monday called the storming by security forces of a protest camp in central Khartoum a "coup" against the uprising that led to the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army Sudan’s protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of their main sit-in...
19:34, 2019-06-08

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong Protesters Plan Double Marches as Part of Civil Disobedience Campaign The marches on opposite ends of town come on the second of three straight days of large-scale actions intended to increase pressure on the government....
12:34, 2019-08-04

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
11:01, 2019-06-10

This stamp lets you put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill in an act of 'civil disobedience' After Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced the delay of a Harriet Tubman $20 bill, some are turning to a stamp in an act of civil disobedience.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

'Storm Area 51' causes second Nevada county to sign emergency declaration A second county in rural Nevada voted Wednesday to pre-sign an emergency declaration out of fears the "Storm Area 51" event next month may bring alien-obsessed crowds that could overwhelm the area....
01:51, 2019-08-30

Dems to force another vote on Trump's border emergency declaration Senate Democrats will force Republicans to vote again on President Donald Trump’s contentious national emergency declaration in the next month.Trump declared a national emergency in February to build a wall along the southern border after he failed to secure billions he asked for amid the longest fe...
18:34, 2019-09-10

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Delhi Declaration: Countries agree to make ‘land degradation neutrality’ by 2030, a national target for action A major UN conference on fighting desertification agreed on Friday to make the Sustainable Development Goal target of achieving “land degradation neutrality” (LDN), a national target for action....
00:34, 2019-09-14

Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion that, when completed, will pump 590,000 barrels of highly-polluting tar sands oil from Al...
01:51, 2019-06-20

190 Countries Adopt Delhi Declaration On Climate Change At UN Meet The world needs to consider land-based solutions for climate action and biodiversity to achieve the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, said the Delhi Declaration adopted by over 190 countries on......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to...
05:00, 2019-08-15

Global climate strikes: Don’t say you’re sorry. We need people who can take action to TAKE ACTUAL ACTION | First Dog on the Moon Brenda the civil disobedience penguin gives some handy dos and don’ts for your civil disobedience Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
08:17, 2019-09-20

'Storm Area 51' event forces second Nevada county to sign emergency declaration The "Storm Area 51" event has drawn more than 2 million RSVPs on Facebook. Officials in Nye County, Nevada, OK'd an emergency order in preparation.        ...
19:34, 2019-08-30

Mozambique leaders sign peace accord to end decades of civil conflict It came as more than 5,200 of the former rebel group’s fighters were disarming just weeks before a visit by Pope Francis and a national election that will test the resolve of the two parties to sustain the peace....
00:51, 2019-08-02

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
09:17, 2019-09-20

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98% of them have died, scientists from the National ...
18:51, 2019-06-15

Hundreds of sharks snarled by plastic in the world's oceans, scientists warn New research suggest previous studies have underestimated the number of sharks and rays entangled in plastic. The problem is likely much worse than scientists realized....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true number is likely to be much higher....
22:34, 2019-07-05

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
16:00, 2019-06-13

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was repor...
16:17, 2019-07-11

MIT and U.S. Air Force sign agreement to launch AI Accelerator MIT and the U.S. Air Force have signed an agreement to launch a new program designed to make fundamental advances in artificial intelligence that could improve Air Force operations while also addressing broader societal needs. The effort, known as the MIT-Air Force AI Accelerator, will leverage t...
19:00, 2019-05-21

Hundreds of children die in Philippine dengue epidemic as local action urged Health ministry calls for greater efforts to deal with mosquito-borne disease at village level as death toll reaches four figuresThe Philippine health ministry has urged local officials to ramp up efforts to combat dengue fever after the death toll from the epidemic reached 1,021.The young have born...
12:51, 2019-09-12

‘Listen to the scientists’: Greta Thunberg urges Congress to take action Teen climate activists attend a hearing to address the climate crisis and its traumatic effect on the younger generationClimate campaigner Greta Thunberg has bluntly told members of Congress to heed scientists’ warnings over global heating on a day when the existential anguish of young activists was...
22:17, 2019-09-18

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
16:00, 2019-06-12

Hundreds March In Mexico City to Demand Action Against Police Accused of Rape Hundreds gathered in the streets of Mexico City on Friday to protest police violence and demand punishment for police officers accused of raping minors....
03:17, 2019-08-19

More than 200 mayors sign letter to McConnell urging gun control action now More than 200 U.S. mayors have called on Senate lawmakers to cut short their summer recess to take up new gun control bills that have already passed the House....
21:51, 2019-08-08

Nearly 150 businesses sign letter to Senate urging gun control action Nearly 150 U.S. companies have signed and sent a letter to the U.S. Senate, urging the chamber to act on gun control legislation that requires tougher background checks on all gun sales and imposes "red flag" laws....
15:51, 2019-09-12

Pelosi to Trump: Use the Constitution to force Senate action on guns Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to use his constitutional powers to bring the Senate back into session, ramping up her efforts to force Republicans to act against gun violence.The unusual request — which would be extraordinary if Trump were to agree — comes as Senat...
23:51, 2019-08-08

US Urges Pakistan To Expand Financial Action Task Force Safeguards The US has urged Pakistan to expand Financial Action Task Force (FATF) safeguards to informal sectors of economy amid its concerns over slow progress on implementation of the 27-point action plan,......
14:17, 2019-08-09

John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz, and Tawny Newsome sign on for Steve Carell's Space Force show Few shows currently in active development seem like more of a product of a brief, semi-serious, “Fuck it, why not?” conversation than Netflix’s new sitcom Space Force, which appears to have been put together solely because Greg Daniels and Steve Carell saw Donald Trump’s dumb plans for a dumb space ...
08:00, 2019-09-27

Hundreds of puffins are starving to death because of climate change Hundreds of dead seabirds have washed up on an Alaskan island – all apparently starved to death because the warming waters they forage from contain less food...
00:17, 2019-05-30

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists Record global temperatures this month set to beat previous record set in 2017Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists.The past fortnight has seen freak heat in the Canadian Arctic, c...
19:17, 2019-07-16

Police remove hundreds of climate activists from Lisbon street Portuguese police removed hundreds of climate change activists, mainly from the Extinction Rebellion group, from one of Lisbon's main streets on Friday evening after a peaceful demonstration earlier in the day....
04:17, 2019-09-28

Hamilton climate strike in Gore Park draws hundreds Gore Park was flooded with people calling for action on climate change Friday afternoon in one of hundreds of climate strikes across Canada and the world....
02:17, 2019-09-28

Hundreds of arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests London police have made nearly 500 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled "uncooperative crusties" by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, continue two weeks of civil disobedience to push for more to be done to protect the environment....
18:17, 2019-10-08

Hundreds of climate change activists block Amsterdam traffic Hundreds of climate change activists chanting "rebellion!" blocked traffic in downtown Amsterdam on Monday morning, defying a ban by police who began detaining them one-by-one to clear the road....
11:34, 2019-10-07

Scientists to Drift With Arctic Ice to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
13:51, 2019-09-26

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
09:34, 2019-06-01

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged the US Congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
21:00, 2019-09-19

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
21:17, 2019-07-04

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping official said on Thursday, calling for enhanced political and economic solutions to help tackle the...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Hundreds of mayors sign letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call Congress back to Washington for votes on gun safety legislation (NBC News)  More than 200 mayors from across the country are urging Congress to return to Washington and begin work on new gun safety legislation. Earlier in the week President Trump said he was open to expanded background checks for gun buyers.  A bill has already passed in the House, but hasn̵...
08:51, 2019-08-09

Watch: Hundreds Of Thousands Throng Australian Streets For Climate Strike Children across Asia and the Pacific kicked off what are set to be the largest global climate protests in history Friday, demanding adults act now to stop environmental disaster....
00:34, 2019-09-21

Hundreds of young people join Greta Thunberg in climate protest outside UN Swedish teen climate activist protests among surging crowdsYoung speakers chant: ‘Don’t just watch us – join us’Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by swelling and excited crowds of American teenagers at a protest outside the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, in a further blossoming...
23:00, 2019-08-30

Study: Hundreds of bird species at risk of extinction with climate change Nearly two-thirds of North American birds studied will go extinct if global warming hits 3 degrees Celsius (5.4˚F), a new report from the National Audubon Society finds....
02:51, 2019-10-11

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
21:17, 2019-06-23

Europe Heatwave Up To 3 Degrees Hotter Due To Climate Change: Scientists The record-shattering heatwave that baked much of northern Europe last month was likely between 1.5 to 3 degrees Celsius hotter due to manmade climate change, an international team of scientists said......
18:51, 2019-08-02

Heat wave 3 degrees hotter due to climate change: scientists A rapid study by European scientists has revealed the impact of man-made global warming on the recent extreme weather. They calculated the odds of record temperatures occurring with and without rising CO2 emissions....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
22:17, 2019-06-04

Scientists Set Out to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
23:00, 2019-09-20

UK scientists join the Extinction Rebellion climate change protests New Scientist spoke to members of Extinction Rebellion who are scientists to find out why they are taking to the streets of London to protest climate change inaction...
07:00, 2019-10-08

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
01:34, 2019-07-04

After this year’s Climate Action Summit, what happens next? People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Claudio Forner, from UN Climate Change in Bonn, told UN News in an interview that took place following the Cli...
20:34, 2019-10-12

'I want a future.' Global Climate Strike draws out hundreds of thousands of protesters in New York, DC At least 100,000 people joined the Global Climate Strike in New York City as high school students around the world skipped class to protest        ...
21:17, 2019-09-20

Greta Thunberg joins hundreds of teenagers in climate protest in New York - video Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by hundreds of American teenagers protesting outside the UN headquarters in New York on Friday calling for adults to act on the crisis of global heating. Holding her trademark “skolstrejk för klimatet” (Swedish for “school strike for climate”) sign,...
01:00, 2019-08-31

Kamala Harris Takes Twitter to Task Over Trump Tweets: 'We Need a Civil Society, Not Civil War' On Tuesday night, as the president tweeted about impeachment efforts—likening an inquiry into his self-made Ukraine scandal to a “coup”—Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) called on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to put a stop to Trump’s increasingly toxic nonsense....
08:00, 2019-10-03

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday....
15:00, 2019-06-05

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Scientists Prepare to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
01:51, 2019-09-20

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
07:01, 2019-05-24

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
22:01, 2019-06-18

Greta Thunberg tells US lawmakers 'listen to scientists' on climate change Speaking to the US Congress, the teenage climate activist has urged lawmakers to take action on the "existential crisis" of climate change. Thunberg criticized the US for being the "biggest carbon polluter" in history....
07:00, 2019-09-19

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Exclusive: carmakers among key opponents of climate action Lobbying in US and Europe has tried to block and delay moves to cut emissions, study showsFossil fuel firms’ social media fightback against climate actionGlobal carmakers are among the leading opponents of action on the climate crisis, according to exclusive analysis of the way major corporations fr...
14:17, 2019-10-10

Students Take to the Streets for Day of Action on Climate Change Hundreds of thousands of students led a wave of rallies around the world to pressure governments to commit to tougher measures against climate change at the United Nations next week....
21:17, 2019-09-20

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senators.        ...
07:00, 2019-06-28

'Our house is on fire.' Global Climate Strike draws out hundreds of thousands of protesters in New York, DC At least 100,000 people joined the Global Climate Strike in New York City as high school students around the world skipped class to protest        ...
01:34, 2019-09-21

Nuclear war between India and Pakistan would unleash 'global climate catastrophe', scientists warn A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would place the entire planet in jeopardy by unleashing a “climate catastrophe,” according to the American Association for the Advancement of Science....
05:34, 2019-10-04

Scientists Unveil Memorial To Iceland’s ‘First’ Dead Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland is mourning the loss of one of it’s famous glaciers, Okjökull Glacier, in an official memorial ceremony that will take place on August 18. Following an “Un-glacier tour” led by two Rice University anthropologists, the attendees will install a special plaque with a somb...
21:17, 2019-07-22

Boris Johnson to unveil £1 billion in funding to help scientists tackle climate change Up to £1 billion of the aid budget will be made available to scientists inventing new technology to tackle the climate crisis in developing countries, Boris Johnson is to announce....
22:17, 2019-09-23

Scientists begin ambitious Arctic mission to sharpen climate change models The 140-million euro ($158 million) expedition into the ice will see 600 scientists from 19 countries, including Germany, the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China, work together in one of the most inhospitable regions of the planet....
03:34, 2019-09-21

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
12:34, 2019-06-29

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergency climate summit....
00:00, 2019-09-14

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next century, climate change will likely make extreme heat conditions—and their concordant health risks—much more frequent in nearly every part of ...
21:34, 2019-07-16

Scientists call on Elections Canada to clarify policy on climate change advertising The scientists are calling on Elections Canada to clarify how it interprets issue-based advertising rules in the Elections Act so that groups can advertise on climate change issues without having to register as third parties....
02:51, 2019-08-23

Angela Merkel demands more climate action and less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "deindustrializing" the country in the name of a "green-leftist ideology."...
01:00, 2019-09-12

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
02:00, 2019-07-10

Thousands take part in Winnipeg’s strike for climate action Thousands of people -- including many students -- gathered at the Manitoba Legislature Friday, joining others across the globe calling for action on climate change....
19:51, 2019-09-28

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive resolution. But climate change is different, he tells ...
13:51, 2019-06-13

At U.N. Climate Summit, a Call for Action Yields Few Commitments China made no new commitiments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other countries made incremental promises at best....
00:51, 2019-09-24

In New York, global climate protesters plead for action Ahead of Monday's United Nations Climate Action Summit, young activists took to the streets and gathered at their own climate conference in New York City. Their message to world leaders: this is a climate emergency....
04:34, 2019-09-23

Thousands march in Paris to press for more action on climate Thousands of environmental activists took to the streets of Paris to press President Emmanuel Macron, world leaders at the U.N. and multinational companies to reduce emissions faster...
19:34, 2019-09-21

Students, activists march to demand climate action Tens of thousands of students, workers and activists took to the streets in major U.S. cities to demand government action on global warming. They were part of a wave of protests that swept the globe Friday a head of a U.N. summit. (Sept. 20)        ...
09:00, 2019-09-21

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate crisis.Camden’s Citizens Assembly, convened to inte...
20:17, 2019-07-19

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Countries promise more aggressive action at U.N. climate summit, but is it enough? At least 65 countries have now indicated that they intend to strengthen their commitments they made under the 2015 Paris agreement by the end of next year....
05:34, 2019-09-24

NYC climate march joins global call for action A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, in New York, public school students join the global climate protest. Thousands of mostly young people marched through lower Manhattan, carrying signs and chanting. (Sept. 20)        ...
01:34, 2019-09-21

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent action is taken to cut CO2 emissions.Francesca Os...
14:34, 2019-05-31

200 Reindeer Starved to Death. Experts Call It a Sign of Climate Change. Scientists surveying reindeer populations in Norway said the deaths occurred on iced pastures in the Arctic, a result of global warming’s effect on a vulnerable ecosystem....
00:00, 2019-08-01

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by the Labour party, addressing energy use, greenhou...
15:17, 2019-05-31

After skepticism, U.S. Chamber of Commerce forms climate change task force The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday it was forming a climate change task force to better understand how businesses are responding to the issue, backing away from the skepticism on global warming that prompted several companies to quit the group a decade ago....
22:51, 2019-09-24

Extreme heat baked Europe last month. Scientists say man-made climate change is to blame The heat wave that smashed temperature records in Western Europe last month was made more intense by man-made climate change, a new study says.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-02

As Dorian stalls, scientists debate if climate change is creating slower-moving hurricanes Hurricane Dorian is at a standstill as it pounds the Bahamas, raising concerns about the role of climate change in more intense and slower-moving storms....
00:51, 2019-09-04

Climate change made Europe's July heat wave up to 3 degrees hotter, scientists say The scorching heat wave that broke records across Europe last month was made more likely, more intense and up to three degrees Celsius hotter by climate change, a study has found....
18:17, 2019-08-02

Tybee Island Police Department says officers’ body camera footage shows proper action was taken during a recent arrest that some claimed was an excessive use of force. (WSAV/NBC News) Georgia’s Tybee Police Department has released more video showing a closer look at what happened when two officers arrested 21-year-old Olivia Simons. Cell phone video of the arrest went viral on social media after the arrest last Saturday, with some claiming it showed an exces...
09:00, 2019-08-08

The movement to take climate action has begun – but we have a long way to go | António Guterres Young people, the UN and a growing number of leaders are mobilizing, but we need many others to take action, the UN secretary general writesOn the eve of the September UN climate action summit, young women and men around the world mobilized by the millions and told global leaders: “You are failing u...
18:00, 2019-10-03

Germany agrees 'art of the possible' climate action plan without blowing budget Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition agreed a package of budget-neutral measures on Friday to protect the climate and restore its green credentials, but drew criticism from environmental groups which had hoped it would go further....
21:51, 2019-09-20

Video Game Companies Vow Action On Climate Change, But Critics Say They Need To Do More Within a couple generations, after climate change has more visibly ravaged the Earth, the easiest way for humanity to interact with lush forests and icy glaciers might be video games. It’s a bleak, maybe science-fiction potential future, but not an improbable one; according to some analyses, we have...
04:17, 2019-09-25

Students in New Brunswick to demand action on climate change in rally Students all around the world are going to be leaving on Friday to demand action on climate change. The protest is part of an international movement led by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg....
23:34, 2019-09-26

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackling the climate crisis will require “the biggest global mobilisation since World War II” has prompted claims the world’s biggest miner is more serious a...
22:34, 2019-07-24

Global Action on Climate Change Blocked By Political Disruptions On Sept. 20, millions of young people around the world took to streets demanding bold action on climate change. When world leaders gathered at the United Nations Climate Action Summit three days later, the activists’ demands were left unmet. The problem, by and large, isn’t that countri...
16:00, 2019-09-25

Global climate strikes: millions take to the streets to demand action Hundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ inaction on climate change...
02:34, 2019-09-21

Third Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Millions of protesters around the world took the day off school and work Friday to participate in the youth-led Global Climate Strike urging action to fight climate change....
04:34, 2019-09-21

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “a brutal act of injustice toward the poor and futu...
21:17, 2019-06-14

'We will make them hear us': Millions call for climate change action Across the globe, millions of people, mostly students and children, have taken part in demonstrations calling for more urgent action from their governments to tackle climate change....
05:00, 2019-09-21

Angela Merkel tells parliament: More climate action, less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "deindustrializing" the country in the name of a "green-leftist ideology."...
12:00, 2019-09-11

UN Climate Action Summit: Surprise guests and harsh words World leaders gathered to share plans on how to tackle global warming. The biggest surprise, however, wasn't a particularly ambitious climate action plan, but a pit-stop by climate change skeptic Donald Trump....
10:51, 2019-09-24

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change....
04:00, 2019-09-19

'People are dying': Teen activist urges new climate action at UN World leaders and environmental policy makers presented details of more ambitious carbon reduction plans at Monday's Climate Action Summit in New York City....
10:51, 2019-09-24

Pension funds and insurers pledge climate action at U.N. summit Insurers and pension funds managing $2.3 trillion pledged on Monday to shift their portfolios away from carbon-heavy industries in the hope of triggering snowballing climate commitments from other big investors....
17:17, 2019-09-23

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change and protect the natural environment, according to research by a coalition of green charities.Theresa May, in one of her last acts as...
09:00, 2019-06-19

Climate action: 4 shifts the UN chief encourages Governments to make Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “nature does not negotiate” and emphasized four key measures that Governments should prioritize in order to reach carbon neutrality by 2050....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Minerals Council says it will release a 'climate action plan' next year ‘A leopard doesn’t change its spots,’ says activist investor group, dismissing plan as effort to play for timeThe Minerals Council has announced it will develop a “climate action plan” amid increasing pressure on its biggest members, BHP and Rio Tinto, to quit the industry body over its position on ...
13:00, 2019-10-10

Macron warns he won't sign Mercosur deal if Brazil leaves climate accord French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he would not sign any trade deal with Brazil if President Jair Bolsonaro pulled out of the Paris climate accord, threatening to put a spanner in the works of EU-Mercosur trade negotiations....
02:34, 2019-06-28

Climate change made Europe's July heat wave up to 3 degrees Celsius hotter, scientists say The scorching heat wave that broke records across Europe last month was made more likely, more intense and up to three degrees Celsius hotter by climate change, a study has found....
02:34, 2019-08-04

Ahead of UN summit, leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast Top climate scientists issued a report Sunday showing that over last several years, sea-level rise, planetary warming, shrinking ice sheets and carbon pollution have accelerated; a sobering call to action for political leaders heading to New York for summit-level climate change talks at the United N...
20:51, 2019-09-22

We scientists must rise up to prevent the climate crisis. Words aren’t enough | Claire Wordley and Charlie Gardner Our profession has been great at raising awareness. But this alone won’t succeed against the might of the oil and gas lobbyistsAs scientists, we tend to operate under an unspoken assumption – that our job is to provide the world with factual information, and if we do so our leaders will use it to ma...
08:34, 2019-09-06

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centres in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
15:51, 2019-07-02

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe....
01:51, 2019-09-20

'Let's do it now': Greta Thunberg crosses Atlantic and calls for urgent climate action Climate activist, 16, receives cheers as she steps off boatThunberg says: ‘Let’s not wait any longer. Let’s do it now’Greta Thunberg arrived in New York on Wednesday, stepping on to dry land after crossing the Atlantic in a zero-carbon yacht with a passionate message to tackle global heating.Crowds ...
00:00, 2019-08-29

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most prevalent criticism of the Green New Deal is its emphasis on social justice. Critics contend that the ...
08:51, 2019-06-11

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the streets on Friday, demanding action to address climate change....
00:00, 2019-09-21

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Trump prioritizes religious freedom talks over climate action at UN summit Trump said it was an “urgent moral duty” for world leaders to stop crimes against faith, release prisoners of conscience and repeal laws restricting religious liberty....
08:17, 2019-09-24

Protests block roads in Europe cities, urging climate action Climate activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement have blocked a central junction in Berlin at the beginning of what is billed as a wide-ranging series of protests for new climate policies...
11:00, 2019-10-07

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
00:51, 2019-06-11

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg....
03:34, 2019-09-21

Demand Action On Climate Change: Antonio Guterres To Lawmakers, Voters UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged voters and lawmakers to pressure governments to fight climate change and achieve carbon neutrality....
23:51, 2019-10-12

Calgary students march through downtown in rally for action on climate change Students joined others in the Fridays For Future rallies at Calgary's City Hall, outside the University of Calgary and outside St. Mary's High School to demand action on climate change....
02:17, 2019-09-28

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
07:01, 2019-05-24

No future, no children: Teens refusing to have kids until there's action on climate change Canadian Emma Lim is pledgeing #NoFutureNoChildren until her government takes serious action against climate change. And it's cathcing on globally.        ...
18:00, 2019-09-19

Friday afternoon protest at Manitoba Legislature to demand climate action The event, which will be mirrored in cities around the globe, is demanding action from federal and provincial governments to take emergency measure to fight climate change....
18:51, 2019-09-26

From clothes to kids, young activists’ pledge for climate change action Vowing to not have children and making fashion choices that make a statement – young people concerned about climate change say actions speak louder than words....
02:17, 2019-09-26

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington's Capitol Hill....
23:17, 2019-09-17

Chicago teens stage 'die-in' to demand action on climate change; one man arrested Dozens of Chicago teens gathered across from Trump International Hotel and marched to City Hall Monday to demand action on climate change.        ...
09:00, 2019-10-08

It’s taken years, but at last there’s real hope for meaningful climate action | Caroline Lucas The young protesters have been inspiring. Politicians have to respond – and our Green New Deal bill will slash carbon emissionsIt’s been more than 10 years in the making, and is the top demand of the youth strikers gathering on Friday for the UK’s largest ever climate protest – which is why Friday i...
18:51, 2019-09-20

Mont Blanc glacier at risk of collapse, PM calls for climate action Part of a glacier on Mont Blanc, Europe's highest mountain, is at risk of collapse, prompting Italian authorities to close roads and evacuate Alpine hamlets and the prime minister to call for action to tackle global warming....
17:34, 2019-09-25

'We cannot be radical enough': David Attenborough urges action on climate emergency – video The naturalist appeared at a parliament select committee hearing to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He said the government's commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 was not necessarily the best approach. 'The question is: what is practically possible? How can we take the el...
15:17, 2019-07-09

Fossil fuel firms' social media fightback against climate action Industry funds ‘grassroots’ resistance to tougher rules while touting green credentialsOil and gas companies are spending millions of dollars on campaigns to fight climate regulations at the same time as touting their dedication to a low-carbon future, according to a joint analysis by the Guardian a...
14:17, 2019-10-10

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Nearly 100 German artists join Extinction Rebellion call to climate action As Extinction Rebellion activists prepare for blockades in cities worldwide on Monday, many artists have signed their call to action to the German government....
23:51, 2019-10-04

Finally Some Good News: Scientists Have Concluded That Climate Change Will Not Affect The Size Of This Kid’s Fascinatingly Humongous Head With news of catastrophic storms and record-setting heat waves coming at a near-weekly clip, there’s never a shortage of stories about the damage climate change is already doing to the Earth. But amidst the seemingly never-ending flurry of bad news, it looks like scientists have finally found a silv...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
01:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which has often dismissed the issue....
22:00, 2019-06-12

How to Watch Greta Thunberg's Testimony at the United Nations' Climate Action Summit On Monday, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg testified before the United Nations as part of the Climate Action Summit—and tore world leaders a new one....
21:51, 2019-09-24

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organization....
04:00, 2019-09-19

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class seeking damages....
02:34, 2019-07-17

Calgary students join worldwide strike for climate action with Green Party leader Over 300 people took part in the Global Climate Strike held in Calgary on Friday at City Hall Municipal Plaza, including Green Party Leader Elizabeth May....
01:34, 2019-09-21

At UN, youth activists demand bold climate action, vow to hold leaders accountable at the ballot box Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level climate talks, demanding that they “stop wasting time” and work harder to curb carbon emissions, “or we will vote you out.”...
22:34, 2019-09-21

Ocasio-Cortez tells world's mayors drastic action needed on climate crisis In a passionate address to leaders of 94 cities in Copenhagen, the congresswoman called ‘runaway’ pursuit of profit unsustainableUS congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned that tackling the climate crisis will involve making dramatic economic changes in a passionate closing speech at the C40 W...
04:17, 2019-10-12

Glacier on famed Mont Blanc in danger of collapse, prompts calls for climate action Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, speaking on Wednesday at the UN General Assembly, said “news that a glacier on the Mont Blanc risks collapsing is a warning that can’t leave us indifferent, it must shake us up and we have to mobilize.”...
21:17, 2019-09-25

Greta Thunberg tells world leaders ‘you are failing us’, as nations announce fresh climate action Speaking at the beginning of the UN’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, the 16-year-old acclaimed climate activist Greta Thunberg, was unsparing in her criticism of world leaders, telling them that they are still “not mature enough to tell it like it is”....
20:17, 2019-09-23

In visit to hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, UN chief calls for greater action to address climate change World leaders attending the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit are being urged to show up armed not with speeches but with plans to achieve carbon neutrality, reduce emissions and improve adaptation....
02:00, 2019-09-14

At UN, youth activists press for bold action on climate emergency, vow to hold leaders accountable at the ballot box Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level climate talks, demanding that they “stop wasting time” and work harder to curb carbon emissions, “or we will vote you out.”...
00:00, 2019-09-22

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Beyond Meat uses climate change to market fake meat substitutes. Scientists are cautious While companies selling imitation meat boast of the environmental benefits, some climate researchers say that the carbon footprint of those products are significantly higher than real plant-based diets....
15:51, 2019-09-02

London's climate will feel like Barcelona's by 2050, scientists say London's climate will be more like Barcelona's by 2050 as the impact of global warming brings a striking change in conditions, expert analysis shows....
01:17, 2019-07-11

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
18:17, 2019-06-28

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heating. ...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Friday's Daily Brief: World youth call for climate action and peace, record food needs met in Yemen, exclusive sit down with UN chief A recap of Friday’s top stories: Climate emergency threatening peace progress; Guterres urges States bring concrete answers to GA; Migrant shooting in Libya signals danger; Xenophobia attacks rise in South Africa; Record number get UN food aid in Libya....
01:00, 2019-09-21

Young Edmontonians join global ‘climate strike’ to demand action on global warming A couple hundred young people marched through downtown Edmonton on Friday before taking part in a "die-in" to draw attention to what they fear may happen if politicians don't act on climate change....
01:34, 2019-09-21

Extinction Rebellion founder calls for mass psychedelic disobedience Gail Bradbrook, a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, has called for a mass ingestion of psychedelic substances in protest against the criminalisation of drugs...
21:00, 2019-08-19

F1: Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc react to Ferrari disobedience – video Lewis Hamilton managed to take advantage of a mishap from Ferrari before winning the Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel repeatedly ignored orders to let his teammate past after taking the lead early on in the race, with the strategy then costing teammate Charles Leclerc secon...
19:51, 2019-09-29

PM Modi, Amit Shah Praise Indian Air Force On 87th Air Force Day Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised the role of the Indian Air Force in protecting the country during conflicts and helping people during natural calamities....
18:51, 2019-10-08

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Central African Republic, UN refugee agency calls on Greece to keep young migrants safe after deadly incident at Lesvos reception centre; and Security Coun...
03:17, 2019-08-27

| What does Sudan's constitutional declaration say? Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country's military rulers and opposition coalition signed a hard-won constitutional declaration....
08:51, 2019-08-06

These are the 56 people who signed the Declaration of Independence Some of the signers are world famous – among them Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams – and some are obscure.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-04

Sign Up For The Deadspin Newsletter, Then Sign Up Your Enemies Many people have come up to me—on the street, at a restaurant, in my bathroom—with tears in their eyes, and they’ve asked, “Sir, when is the Deadspin newsletter coming back?” Great news for them: It’s back. Sign up here. ...
17:00, 2019-09-14

Motorola One Action With Ultra Wide-Angle Action Camera Launched in India Motorola One Action price in India is set at Rs. 13,999 for the lone 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. Motorola One Action will go on sale via Flipkart starting 12pm (noon) IST on August 30....
09:17, 2019-08-24

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
15:34, 2019-07-17

Iraq coalition says Israeli airstrikes a ‘declaration of war’ The Fatah Coalition said it holds the United States fully responsible for the alleged Israeli aggression, "which we consider to be a declaration of war on Iraq and its people."...
02:51, 2019-08-27

Anthony Davis’ Lakers declaration: We can beat anybody Anthony Davis wasted no time putting a target on the Lakers’ backs. After being formally introduced as a Laker during a Saturday press conference, Davis boasted about the team’s roster and how it would fare against the rest of the NBA. “I would put our roster up against anybody,...
17:51, 2019-07-14

Rare surviving Declaration of Independence draft on display in NYC Here’s one way to celebrate Independence Day that has nothing to do with fireworks or cookouts. Only two complete “fair copies” of the Declaration of Independence still exist — and one is currently on display in the first floor of the New York Public Library’s Gottesman Hall ...
19:34, 2019-07-01

U.S. and Mexico Issue Joint Declaration on Migration and Tariffs Mexico agreed to take “unprecedented steps” to stop migrants from crossing its border into the United States, the State Department said. Read the statement here....
06:34, 2019-06-08

'Like a declaration of war': Lebanon accuses Israel after drone crashes Lebanon's president has accused Israel of behaviour "similar to a declaration of war" after drones crashed in Beirut and an airstrike near the border. ...
19:51, 2019-08-26

Trump views rare copy of U.S. Declaration of Independence with UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump was shown a handwritten parchment copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence - one of only two known to exist - during a visit to British Prime Minister Theresa May's office on Tuesday....
16:51, 2019-06-04

U.S. House votes again to end Trump's border emergency declaration The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday backed for a second time legislation that would terminate President Donald Trump's February declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, sending the measure to the White House for Trump's expected veto....
19:34, 2019-09-27

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
03:51, 2019-08-03

Sen. Collins’s declaration as New England moderate challenged in Trump era The Republican, who likely will seek another term next year, was a hero to liberals when she opposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act but outraged the left by her vote for Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh....
00:51, 2019-07-06

BCCI CEO Writes To CAC, Asks For Declaration On Conflict Of Interest Rahul Johri has asked CAC to give a declaration regarding conflict of interest so that the hiring process for the coach of Indian team can get started....
09:34, 2019-08-01

NRA sues San Francisco over 'domestic terrorist organization' declaration The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit against San Francisco Monday over the so-called sanctuary city's recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a "domestic terrorist organization."...
12:00, 2019-09-10

In photos: Rare copy of Declaration of Independence on display A rare historic copy of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson's hand is on display at the New York Public Library on July 2, 2019 in New York City....
21:34, 2019-07-02

Trump views rare handwritten copy of US Declaration of Independence President Trump was shown one of two handwritten copies of the US Declaration of Independence while visiting outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday. On the second day of his three-day state trip to the UK, Trump and his wife Melania view the document — known as the Sussex Decla...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Emergency declaration issued ahead of ‘Storm Area 51’ event Nevada officials have issued an emergency declaration ahead of the viral “Storm Area 51” raid that’s supposed to happen next month — fearing they could be overwhelmed by all the people who show up trying to “see them aliens.” “Oh, we’re taking this seriously,” Lin...
15:51, 2019-08-21

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
20:17, 2019-08-03

South Koreans rally outside U.S. Embassy, demand peace declaration Hundreds of South Koreans protested outside the U.S. Embassy in Seoul on Saturday, carrying peace signs, banging on drums and demanding the promised peace declaration that would end the Korean War....
20:17, 2019-06-01

Guatemalan Congress approves controversial state of siege declaration Guatemala's Congress voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to approve a temporary state of siege in six northeastern provinces, a measure designed to tighten security after several soldiers were killed by suspected drug traffickers....
01:00, 2019-09-08

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration....
15:01, 2019-06-12

UN makes ‘declaration of digital interdependence’, with release of tech report The digital future must be safer and more inclusive, says a new tech report, “the Age of Digital Interdependence”, released on Monday by the UN High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, almost a year after the Panel was launched by Secretary-General António Guterres....
20:34, 2019-06-10

Okinawa governor delivers 'peace declaration' on anniversary of WWII battle Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki made a "peace declaration" Sunday on the 74th anniversary of the end of the World War II ground battle that claimed hundreds of thousands of Japanese lives....
20:51, 2019-06-23

It's time small business owners wrote their own declaration of independence Are you enslaved by your small business? Take a deep breath, take a step back and take a vacation. Then take charge of your schedule and yourself.       ...
14:51, 2019-07-03

Copy of Declaration of Independence makes rare showing at New York library A rare copy of the United States Declaration of Independence has been put on scarce public display in New York City, ahead of the United States' 243rd birthday....
21:34, 2019-07-02

Trump approves N.C. emergency declaration as Atlantic coast braces for Dorian U.S. President Donald Trump approved North Carolina's emergency declaration Tuesday night as Coastal regions from Florida to Virginia remained on the lookout for Hurricane Dorian....
17:51, 2019-09-04

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is issuing an emergency declaration that will allow it t...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Senate again blocks President Donald Trump's emergency declaration for border wall The Senate blocked President Donald Trump's emergency declaration again Wednesday, which called for border protection without congressional approval....
04:17, 2019-09-26

Adam Gase makes bold declaration as Jets open training camp The Jets have missed the playoffs for eight straight seasons and have not even contended for the playoffs in the last three years. New coach Adam Gase plans on changing that this season. “We’re going to play meaningful games in the end of November and December,” Gase said. “That’s what we’re going t...
20:51, 2019-07-24

Trump approves disaster declaration in Kansas as large tornado slams state A tornado touched down in the vicinity of Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, as the Midwest grapples with a slew of twisters that have wreaked havoc on several communities with no end in sight....
07:34, 2019-05-29

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archives....
04:00, 2019-07-09

Scaramucci says he’s done supporting Trump The Mooch is no longer in President Trump’s corner. Anthony Scaramucci, who served all of 11 days in the administration as White House communications director, said he won’t support Trump’s re-election and suggested the GOP might need to find another candidate to top its 2020 ticke...
19:00, 2019-08-12

Be a Better Conversationalist by 'Supporting' Instead of 'Shifting' The last time a friend told you how busy they’ve been, did you respond with “Omg, SAME”? If you did, you might be what one sociologist calls a “conversational narcissist,” and it could be damaging your relationships....
23:34, 2019-06-10

U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration. The post U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration appeared first on LEX18.com....
04:34, 2019-05-25

Glastonbury: Supporting Stormzy's headline set As Stormzy delivered his acclaimed headline performance at Friday's Festival, interpreter Tara Asher who specialises in signing grime music was working alongside him. ....
13:17, 2019-07-01

Trump said he granted a disaster declaration at the request of North Carolina’s Republican senator. It came from the state’s Democratic governor. With Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Tar Heel State, the president appeared to inject politics into the federal emergency process. Sen. Thom Tillis is up for reelection next year....
14:51, 2019-09-04

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
06:34, 2019-06-23

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
17:51, 2019-08-09

‘May I Give You a Hug?’ How El Paso Is Supporting the Families of Victims Yvonne Loya sat against a metal railing on a curb overlooking the Walmart. She held her head in her hands as her kids worked on a poster with colored markers on the concrete in front of her, with no respite from the sun in the nearly hundred-degree day. “May I give you a hug?” a woman a...
05:51, 2019-08-07

How Khloe Kardashian Is Supporting BFF Malika Haqq During Her Pregnancy Khloe Kardashian will be right by BFF Malika Haqq's side throughout her pregnancy. On Friday, the 36-year-old star, who is a close friend of the Kardashian family and has made several......
00:51, 2019-09-28

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion rights....
09:34, 2019-06-04

Buttigieg alleges Trump voters are 'supporting racism' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg suggested during Thursday night's debate that those who back President Trump and his immigration policies are “supporting racism."...
04:17, 2019-09-13

For Hong Kong Celebrities, Supporting Protests Comes With a Cost Denise Ho, a Cantopop singer, has championed the protesters. But she is blacklisted in mainland China, and few Hong Kong stars have been willing to follow her lead....
07:34, 2019-07-06

The Inevitable Cosplay Of Overwatch's Mei Supporting Hong Kong Yesterday, when Kotaku reported that Overwatch’s Mei had been turned into a symbol of the Hong Kong resistance, one commenter wondered if there would be cosplay of this at next month’s BlizzCon. Probably! But we don’t have to wait that long....
21:17, 2019-10-10

Are you still supporting your college graduate kid? Here's how to wean them off your money Many parents help their adult children pay everyday expenses. Here's how to manage that help it responsibly.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela's Maduro U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp escalation of U.S. pressure on the leftist leader....
01:17, 2019-08-07

Top US Senator Accuses Pak Of Supporting Taliban, al-Qaeda In Afghanistan A top US senator has accused Pakistan of supporting terror groups like the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and harbouring terrorists belonging to these groups in the war-torn country....
22:00, 2019-10-13

Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism A Turkish court acquitted three journalists Wednesday on charges of producing propaganda for a terrorist organization in connection with a 2016 incident....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Steam will stop supporting Ubuntu Linux over 32-bit compatibility If you're a Linux gamer who prefers Ubuntu, you might want to look for another distribution in the near future. Valve is dropping official support for Ubuntu in Steam as of the operating system's upcoming 19.10 release, which will cut 32-bit x86 com......
06:34, 2019-06-23

TP-Link won't be supporting HomeKit in its Smart Plug Mini after all TP-Link will not be updating their popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini to support Apple's HomeKit, according to the product's FAQ page. The networking brand had previously announced support for Apple's smart home framework at CES back in January, with plans......
05:00, 2019-08-13

Prosecutor responds to detective supporting LGBT executions KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is reviewing all pending cases investigated by a detective who has said the government should execute gay people. Knox County District Attorney Charme (SHARM’) Allen announced the action Wednesday in a statement after news outlets reported ...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Germany arrests Kosovo man accused of supporting IS group BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a Kosovo national accused of supporting the Islamic State group by transferring thousands of euros to a fighter and a would-be recruit. The federal prosecutor’s office said the 31-year-old man, identified only as Hassan Rejan B. in line with Germa...
17:17, 2019-06-12

I have lifelong form supporting the underdog | Coco Khan The euphoria of winning is unfamiliar when you are always on the losing sideDriving home from Wembley stadium last month, I had a realisation. I’d been to watch the women’s FA Cup final where my team, West Ham, took a thumping. “You must be very disappointed,” said my friend with tender concern. “I’...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower hearts to suet cakes, is supporting a rising number and greater diversity of species in Britain’s urban areas, according to research.In the 1970s, half...
21:01, 2019-05-21

Factbox: All the president's men - Supporting actors in Trump's Ukraine scandal President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats in the House of Representatives to move ahead with an impeachment inquiry, threatening his presidency....
03:51, 2019-10-05

Number of Americans supporting Trump impeachment is growing: poll The number of Americans who now support impeaching President Trump is growing, according to a poll released this week. A new poll from NPR-PBS NewsHour-Marist found that 49 percent of Americans now approve of impeachment, with 46 percent saying they disapproved. The numbers show a 10-point jump in f...
01:51, 2019-09-29

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
21:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
23:17, 2019-07-09

Matthew Stafford supporting wife Kelly through ‘tough times’ ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is juggling his job on the field and his role as a husband and father as his wife, Kelly, recovers from surgery to remove a brain tumor. “There’s been some long days and some tough times,” Stafford said Tuesday after jo...
07:34, 2019-05-22

Bebe Rexha: Pooch will help me through nerves of supporting Jonas Brothers Bebe Rexha has said having her Insta-friendly pet pooch Bear will help get her through the nerves of supporting the Jonas Brothers on their worldwide tour....
18:34, 2019-07-20

The NBA Feels a Backlash in China After a Tweet Supporting Hong Kong Chinese companies have suspended ties with the Rockets, one of the NBA’s most popular teams in China, after Houston’s general manager tweeted his support of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
09:34, 2019-10-07

Penn State confiscates T-shirts supporting Jonathan Sutherland The “Chains, Tatoos, Dread & WE ARE” T-shirts Penn State players were wearing before their 17-12 road win over Iowa apparently didn’t go over well with the school. Penn State personnel confiscated the T-shirts, and, according to ESPN, Nittany Lions coach James Franklin was upset hi...
15:51, 2019-10-13

Montana governor says he’s open to idea of supporting Keystone XL pipeline Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday during an online meeting about climate change that he's open to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline "if it's done right,'' a departure from other Democratic presidential candidates who condemn the proposed oil line from Canada as an environmental threat....
21:51, 2019-07-01

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt appeared to back down on previous comments....
12:51, 2019-07-04

"Happy That PM Supporting Our Policies": Shiv Sena On Population Control A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for smaller families to combat population explosion, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Friday welcomed his remarks saying that late Bal Thackeray always......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Charlie Daniels on why he's committed to supporting veterans: 'There is a great need for assistance' Whether you have an ear for gospel music, southern rock songs or that country twang – one thing will be certain, Charlie Daniels serves it to you straight....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appeared on behalf of reauthorizing the September 11th ...
21:34, 2019-06-12

Alysia Montaño called out Nike for not supporting parents. Many Americans can relate. The Olympian and seven-time national champion appeared to have it all: a healthy child, a supportive husband and her dream job. What she didn’t have, though, was maternity leave....
21:51, 2019-05-29

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
03:17, 2019-07-15

Labour-supporting Momentum launches campaign to oust UK PM frontrunner Johnson A group set up to support British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, has launched a campaign to try to oust Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the next prime minister, from his parliamentary seat, it said on Monday....
12:34, 2019-07-01

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect their party’s latest platform calling for the...
05:34, 2019-06-06

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allies....
17:51, 2019-05-29

Home Depot shoppers threaten boycott over Trump-supporting co-founder Home Depot shoppers have been threatening to boycott the store after its co-founder, Bernie Marcus, revealed in a recent interview that he’d be donating to President Trump’s re-election bid. “Never shopping @HomeDepot again,” wrote one Twitter user. “Cutting up my card,...
07:17, 2019-07-09

NITI Aayog "Not Supporting State", Will Skip Meet: Mamata Banerjee To PM West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today and said she will not attend a meeting of the NITI Aayog in Delhi next week, saying that the government think......
12:17, 2019-06-07

Alyssa Milano faces backlash for supporting a Marianne Williamson fundraiser: ‘I know. I know.’ The "Charmed" actress defended her decision to help raise money for the controversial Democratic candidate, saying Williamson is addressing the "soulful ache of the nation."...
21:34, 2019-07-17

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentary—Jon Stewart has been extremely careful about the ways he’s spent his cultural cachet. (Okay, mostly.) Even when popping up to joke around with his ol...
04:51, 2019-07-18

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Thanks Girls For Supporting Campaign For Unnao Teen Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday thanked young girls for participating in the party's signature campaign in support of the Unnao rape victim, and said unity can force......
21:17, 2019-08-03

AFL-CIO head 'would have a hard time supporting' 'Medicare-for-all' that eliminates union plans Democratic candidates' 'Medicare-for-all' plans will rip apart union members' health coverage in a move AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says will make it difficult for him and workers to get behind....
06:17, 2019-09-02

Opinion: Not everybody is supporting US women's team in 2019 World Cup quest With Spain in the rear-view mirror and France on the horizon, most American sports fans are all on board with the U.S. women’s World Cup soccer team       ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Apple's Supporting Actors---iPad, Watch and Mac---Take Center Stage at WWDC Apple spent a decade building a universe of products around the iPhone. But on Monday at its Worldwide Developers Conference, the company made it look like the iPhone was just one member of an ensemble cast...
19:34, 2019-06-06

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Shortly after, she tweeted a reversal of that position....
15:01, 2019-07-11

Call of Duty Endowment, the charity all gamers should be supporting this Armed Forces Day Armed Forces Day is this Saturday and for Call of Duty fans there's no excuse not to do your bit to help support ex-forces personnel, by getting involved with the Call of Duty Endowment in-game digital items....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont senator tweeted that he would “apologize to no one...
23:34, 2019-05-24

Meet 'Barry's' hit men, who make up half of the comedy supporting actor category Does HBO's "Barry" -- the darkly comic tale of a talented hitman yearning to break away from his violent vocation and start a more fulfilling new life as an actor --have the deepest comedy acting bench on television? Emmy voters certainly think so....
20:34, 2019-08-28

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
15:00, 2019-07-10

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as Arizona need to prioritize border security over commerce, but his opponents make the opposite argument, as tariffs on Mexico will harm the economies of...
04:01, 2019-06-06

Lindsey Graham supports Israel barring Omar, Tlaib, says there needs to be 'consequences' for supporting BDS Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Thursday defended Israel’s decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from visiting the country for a scheduled visit this weekend, saying there needs to be consequences for their support of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions mo...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition from the likes of Sonos and Bose as well, aiming to put their voice assistants on as many third-party devices as possible.Just a few days after Sonos ...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Supreme Court leaves in place Pennsylvania policy supporting transgender students The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities....
17:51, 2019-05-28

NBA stands to lose billions as China lashes out over tweet supporting Hong Kong The NBA boasts some 600 million fans in China and rakes in billions of dollars from lucrative TV and merchandising contracts with the PRC. But that could all change because of a single tweet. Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, took to Twitter last week in support of the people ...
07:34, 2019-10-09

Blizzard Entertainment Bans Professional Gamer for Supporting Hong Kong Protestors Blizzard Entertainment has banned a professional Hearthstone player who expressed support for protestors in Hong Kong during a live broadcast following the recent Asia-Pacific Grandmasters tournament in which the top pro players from the region participate — and rescinded the money he won in t...
21:51, 2019-10-08

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Protest seeks to stop US libraries supporting Drag Queen Story Hour Nearly 100,000 Christians have signed a petition to end backing for the events that present kids with ‘unabashedly queer role models’Nearly 100,000 Christians have signed a petition to the American Library Association protesting against its support of “Drag Queen Story Hour”, but the ALA has said it...
19:34, 2019-08-07

Bills supporting religion-based rejection turning parents away from adoption agencies Religious interest groups have developed a playbook, called Project Blitz, to help push hundreds of copycat bills through statehouses nationwide.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-10

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
04:51, 2019-06-12

Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage Would Walk Through Fire and Ice Again After Winning Best Supporting Actor Emmy Peter Dinklage did it again. Tyrion Lannister just took home yet another Emmy for best supporting actor in a drama for Game of Thrones, his fourth after being nominated every single......
12:51, 2019-09-23

Mario Lopez on parents supporting trans kids: "I just think it’s dangerous as a parent to make this determination" Too bad, A.C. Slater fans: Recently released clips from Mario Lopez’s June interview on the conservative PragerU video series The Candace Owens Show, reveal that the former game-show host stated that “parents who allow their children to live according to their self-identified genders are setting a ‘...
21:00, 2019-07-31

Hedley wins BTCC-supporting Ginetta Junior title early at Brands Hatch Elite Motorsport's James Hedley has secured the Ginetta Junior title, part of the support package for the British Touring Car Championship finale at Brands Hatch this weekend...
23:00, 2019-10-12

Fans hold signs supporting Hong Kong at Wizards game during China-NBA spat Security approached a fans with a "Free Tibet'' and a Tibet flag. After refusing to give the sign, the fan was followed by security out of their seat....
15:17, 2019-10-10

Multi-Billionaire David Koch, Who Spent Millions Supporting Conservative Policies, Dies at 79 (WASHINGTON) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother, Charles, transformed American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, has died at age 79. His older brother, Charles, the death on Friday, saying, “It is with a heavy heart that I now m...
21:17, 2019-08-23

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China. The bipartisan Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy A...
09:51, 2019-06-14

Nets owner Joe Tsai rips Rockets GM Daryl Morey for supporting Hong Kong demonstrators Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says the damage from Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s tweet showing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong “will take a long time to repair.” Tsai, co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, said in an open letter posted on his Facebook page that he fe...
15:00, 2019-10-07

Dozens supporting TUSD Family Life Curriculum walk out in solidarity at final public hearing TUCSON — Many supporters of the Family Life Curriculum walked out of Thursday night’s TUSD School Board public hearing at Cholla High School. “The people united will never be defeated,” dozens chanted. “By stonewalling changes, by delaying changes, it actually endangers...
13:00, 2019-08-23

Chinese state media slams NBA, accuses Silver of supporting violence in Hong Kong protests Chinese state media slammed NBA head Adam Silver's remarks in apparent support of a tweet by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey supporting anti-government protests in Hong Kong....
08:00, 2019-10-09

ACLU Files Lawsuit After California Church Is Removed as Polling Place for Supporting Black Lives Matter With the 2018 midterms three months away, the Fresno, Calif., country clerk and register of voters received a rather peculiar grievance....
19:34, 2019-06-11

Julia Garner Beat Game of Thrones Stars to Win the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Julia Garner just defeated Arya Stark, Sansa Stark, Cersei Lannister and Brienne of Tarth at the Emmys! Of course, that's our way of saying the Ozark star won the 2019 Emmy for Outstanding......
12:51, 2019-09-23

Displaced 'ISIS-supporting women' revolt in Syria border camp as Turkish incursion gains momentum It was a chillingly familiar sight for Syrian-Kurds in the north-eastern slice of their conflict-ripped country: civilians stuffing themselves into vehicles and running on calloused feet with little more than the clothes on their back, fleeing the border towns....
17:17, 2019-10-10

76ers say fans who held up signs supporting the protests in Hong Kong were ejected for verbal confrontations and 'disrupting the fan experience' AP Photo/Matt Rourke The NBA is still managing the fallout of Daryl Morey's tweet in support of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. On Tuesday, the controversy made its way into the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, where two 76ers fans were escorted out of the arena after holding up signs and che...
09:51, 2019-10-10

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent much...
08:34, 2019-06-03

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggested it was wrong to portray the worldwide shift nec...
23:17, 2019-05-28

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 Americans earlier this month and found that… Conti...
18:34, 2019-09-15

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
19:34, 2019-09-20

Billie Eilish and Woody Harrelson teamed up to speak out on climate change: 'We are in a climate emergency' Billie Eilish/YouTube Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish teamed up to speak out against climate change in a new video. The actor and the "Bad Guy" singer, who recently appeared on the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" together, highlighted the ways the planet is suffering. "We are in a clim...
03:51, 2019-09-30

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest school strike 4 climate newsClimate strike in Australia: everything you need to know about ...
05:51, 2019-09-20

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
07:00, 2019-09-19

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Indian Climate Activist To Participate In First UN Youth Climate Summit A young climate activist from India is among 100 outstanding climate champions selected from around the world for a special ''Green Ticket'' that will help them travel to the UN headquarters next......
13:00, 2019-08-23

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please support the Guardian’s independent journalism 1.52a...
10:00, 2019-09-21

WeWork May Be Headed for Civil War DealBook Briefing: Some directors and large investors in the company, including SoftBank, want Adam Neumann out as C.E.O. So far, he doesn’t appear willing to go....
02:00, 2019-09-24

Trump's Civil War Is Already Starting Since the very beginning of the 2016 campaign, it’s been exceedingly difficult to describe anything Donald Trump has done or said as a “new low.” On Sunday, he came pretty damn close by extensively quoting Dallas pastor and Trump sycophant Robert Jeffress’ declaration on Fox News that impeachment co...
21:00, 2019-09-30

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate change protest – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for the latest school strike 4 climate newsWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more about the Covering Cl...
08:17, 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please support the Guardian’s independent journalism 5.45p...
18:51, 2019-09-20

COMMENTARY: Is climate change changing the political climate? Look at the climate change plans of the Greens and the NDP, because they show what could be on the negotiating table in a minority government, Nathalie Des Rosiers says....
16:34, 2019-09-27

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously restricting people’s freedoms, according to a new report that warns of a growing repression around the world.According to the study, there is little or ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declaresUK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warYemen has been troubled by civil wars for decades, but the current conflict intensified in March 2015 wh...
17:34, 2019-06-20

Empowering women in Yemen's civil war When it comes to gender equality, Yemen is ranked worst in the world, and women and girls have suffered massively in the country's five years of fighting. Yet CARE gender activist Suha Basharen sees glimmers of hope....
22:51, 2019-09-25

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White House next year....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-02

Syrian Civil War Fast Facts View CNN's Fast Facts on Syria's Civil War to learn more about the on-going conflict, the escalating refugee crisis, and to view a timeline of events....
21:00, 2019-10-12

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website published a statement Sunday, outlining its new policy...
22:51, 2019-06-27

Dwyane Wade details supporting son at Miami Pride, tells parents: 'Get to know your kids' The NBA basketball star said it's a parent's job "to facilitate their lives and to support them and be behind them in whatever they want to do."        ...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
14:00, 2019-05-22

With major PC OEMs supporting Linux, is this the year of the Linux laptop? While boutique vendors like System76 catered to Linux enthusiasts for years, major brands such as Dell, Lenovo, and now Huawei are selling Linux-powered notebooks....
15:17, 2019-09-16

| Long after Angola's civil war, its veterans are destitute "I was defending this area during the war," Domingo Seiala explains hunched over his rusted crutches - a constant reminder of the injuries he sustained during the Angolan civil war....
19:01, 2019-07-07

Bastille Day inspired French civil protest. Here's why. Bastille Day, marked on the 14th of July,celebrates the seizure of justice from tyrannical powers. Here's the run down on Bastille Day's history, and the resistance it inspired long after....
15:34, 2019-07-13

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure had caused costly diversions to international flights....
10:17, 2019-07-16

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collect millions of telephone records. Civil liberties groups aren’t happy about it....
03:34, 2019-09-07

Germany's Selmayr to quit as top EU civil servant Secretary-General Martin Selmayr looks set to quit next week. The German drew rebukes last year over his sudden rise to Commission general secretary and combatant advocacy for outgoing president Jean-Claude Juncker....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70,000 people have been killed....
19:51, 2019-07-16

How the Civil Rights Act emerged in a divisive U.S. 55 years ago Tuesday marks the 55th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act -- landmark legislation that outlawed discrimination in the United States based on race, religion, sex and national origin....
21:34, 2019-07-02

Alphabet says received civil investigative demand from U.S. DoJ Alphabet Inc said on Friday it had received a civil investigative demand from the U.S. Department of Justice on Aug. 30 seeking information and documents relating to its prior antitrust investigations in the United States and elsewhere....
01:00, 2019-09-07

ICE sued for ‘unlawful and unconstitutional’ civil arrests State and local law enforcement officials are suing US Immigration and Customs Enforcement for carrying out “unlawful and unconstitutional” civil immigration arrests in and around New York City courthouses. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court by New York Attorney General Letiti...
04:51, 2019-09-26

Top EU civil servant Selmayr to quit post The European Commission's top civil servant Martin Selmayr, whose sudden promotion to that post last year angered EU lawmakers and earned a rebuke from the European Ombudsman, will step down next week, a Commission spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Be My Matelotage! The Civil Union of 17th Century Pirates Love strikes hard like the broadsiding from a warship, leaving both splinters and buckshot in one’s heart. When it hits, there's nothing anyone can do but accept the bombardment with both arms open.  ...
08:17, 2019-08-30

Civil rights lawyers praise Dallas verdict Attorneys representing the family of a black man killed in his own apartment by a white Dallas police officer called a guilty verdict in the case "a huge victory." (Oct. 1)        ...
02:34, 2019-10-02

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that could divide the country and imperil the security of its neighbors and the wider Mediterranean region. Ghassan Salame told the Security Council on Tues...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
23:17, 2019-06-21

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become prime minister....
21:00, 2019-06-29

Antonio Brown accused of rape in civil lawsuit New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown was accused of sexually assaulting his former trainer in a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday. The NFL will be investigating....
08:00, 2019-09-11

Nashville Civil War fort gets ‘slave route’ designation NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fort built by freed slaves during the Civil War in Nashville has received an international designation for its significance to the history of slavery and African Americans. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has named Fort Negley a “S...
15:51, 2019-05-22

U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal....
22:00, 2019-08-16

VW, SEC urged by judge to resolve civil diesel suit The federal judge in California earlier questioned why the regulator waited two years to sue the automaker, which has paid billions in fines and buyback costs worldwide for skirting U.S. and other diesel emissions rules. The judge put the lawsuit on hold until Oct. 4....
00:00, 2019-08-17

REFILE-Alphabet says received civil investigative demand from U.S. DoJ Alphabet Inc said on Friday it had received a civil investigative demand from the U.S. Department of Justice on Aug. 30 seeking information and documents relating to its prior antitrust investigations in the United States and elsewhere....
02:00, 2019-09-07

U.S. FAA moves to support growth of civil supersonic air industry The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil supersonic air travel....
23:00, 2019-06-17

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is working to keep up with the rush of migrants coming in....
07:01, 2019-07-01

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal law prohibits discrimination only on the basis of a person’s “biological” sex, the administration a...
12:17, 2019-08-24

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors of the nuclear deal have vowed to salvage it after the US' withdrawal....
11:51, 2019-08-01

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
22:17, 2019-05-30

Explainer: Deadly civil unrest - what is happening in Iraq? Dozens of Iraqis have died in recent days in clashes between protesters and the security forces during street demonstrations that caught the authorities by surprise....
22:34, 2019-10-05

Corbyn writes to top civil servant over 'too frail' claims Jeremy Corbyn has written to Britain's most senior civil servant to demand a "speedy and thorough independent investigation" into reported claims the Labour leader is "too frail" to be prime minister....
10:17, 2019-07-02

Jammu And Kashmir Flag Gone From Srinagar's Civil Secretariat The flag of Jammu and Kashmir was removed from the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar today following the orders of the Centre, three weeks after the government ended special status of Jammu and Kashmir.......
17:00, 2019-08-25

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians....
07:17, 2019-06-04

No evidence of hacking in UK diplomatic leak: top civil servant There is no evidence that hacking was involved in the leaking of British diplomatic memos from London's ambassador to Washington but an investigation is ongoing, the UK's top civil servant in the Foreign Office said on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Elizabeth Holmes' lawyers in Theranos civil case want out because she can't pay them Lawyers representing Elizabeth Holmes in a civil lawsuit against Theranos and Walgreens filed a motion to withdraw representation, saying Holmes has not paid them....
01:17, 2019-10-05

Syrian civil war has damaged more than 120 churches, report finds As many as 124 churches have been damaged or targeted by military forces on all sides of Syria's civil war, which has stretched on for more than eight years....
04:34, 2019-09-05

Sources: Pats unaware AB involved in civil matter Representatives for Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown and Britney Taylor, his former trainer, were in confidential discussions before the filing of Taylor's civil sexual assault lawsuit, sources tell ESPN's Jeremy Fowler....
04:51, 2019-09-13

Carlos Ghosn reached civil settlement with U.S.'s SEC: lawyers Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has reached a civil settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve its investigation of alleged violations of U.S. securities laws, Ghosn's lawyers said in a statement on Monday....
22:51, 2019-09-23

FAA moves to support growth of civil supersonic air industry The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil supersonic air travel....
03:34, 2019-06-18

Civil Services Main Exam Begins Tomorrow UPSC will conduct the Civil Services main exam from September 20 to September 29. This year 11,845 candidates have been shortlisted for the exam based on their performance in the preliminary exam....
12:00, 2019-09-19

NRA shakes up legal team amid intensifying civil war The gun rights group severed ties with prominent Washington attorney Charles Cooper, who said that during his three decades of work for the NRA, he “adhered to the highest standards of professionalism and loyalty.”...
11:51, 2019-08-23

See the Civil War general role that Nathan Fielder believes may be his "best performance" Before Nathan Fielder the comedian became inexorably combined with Nathan Fielder, the marketing guru who helps businesses achieve greatness on Nathan For You, he mainly worked in the background of shows like Jon Benjamin Has A Van, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, and Important Things With Demetri Martin ...
10:34, 2019-10-05

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, many of whom formerly in bondage, who fought to en...
23:34, 2019-06-22

On Aircrafts Overshooting Runways, Civil Aviation Minister's Response After incidents of aircraft overshooting runways were reported, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said such incidents happen sometimes due to excessive rains but everything......
13:34, 2019-07-03

Biden defends civil rights record during NAACP appearance Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden defended his civil rights record on Wednesday, reminding a crowd of black leaders of his close relationship with Barack Obama while backing away from his work on the 1994 crime bill....
22:17, 2019-07-24

Ex-U.S. diplomats: Troop withdrawal from Afghanistan risks 'total civil war' Former U.S. diplomats to Afghanistan warned that the country could return to "total civil war" if the Trump administration commits to withdrawing all U.S. troops....
17:51, 2019-09-04

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
13:51, 2019-06-10

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tackled at the UN Civil Society Conference, which takes place in Salt Lake City, due to take place at the end of August....
15:00, 2019-07-03

Artifacts believed to be from final battle of English Civil War discovered Archaeologists have unearthed artifacts believed to be from the final battle of the English Civil War, including musket balls, horse harness fittings and sword hilts....
08:34, 2019-09-05

U.S. Judge Urges Volkswagen, SEC To Resolve Civil Dieselgate Suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal....
11:34, 2019-08-17

EU Commission shifts top civil servant Martin Selmayr to Vienna Top EU civil servant Martin Selmayr is to leave Brussels to head the bloc's mission in Vienna, Austria. The German aide to outgoing EU commission head Jean-Claude Juncker was regarded as influential but controversial....
18:51, 2019-07-24

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

Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India....
09:17, 2019-07-16

How a hard-charging lawyer helped fuel a civil war inside the NRA After helping jettison his rivals, William Brewer III now counsels NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre on some of the group’s most important decisions....
12:34, 2019-09-19

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. — has died, her family announced late Saturday. She was 96. “The Chase family is heartbroken to share the news that our Mother, Grandmother and Great Gr...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Dieselgate damages: civil case against Volkswagen starts in spring Dieselgate scandal broke four years ago – and still rumbles on Motorists affected by emissions scandal seek ‘hundreds of millions’ of pounds in court battle A high court battle to decide if Volkswagen must pay out hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation to owners of cars affected by Diesel...
07:17, 2019-07-25

America is about to have a huge test on LGBTQ civil rights, discrimination It's 2019, but job discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is still legal in some states. The Supreme Court could change that.        ...
12:51, 2019-10-08

Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T. Workers Are Protected by the Civil Rights Act Justices seemed divided along predictable lines. But there was a possible exception: Neil Gorsuch, a member of the court’s conservative majority, whose questions suggested his vote might be in play....
22:51, 2019-10-08

Supreme Court to consider whether LGBT workers are protected by civil rights law The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term’s most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination....
18:17, 2019-10-08

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to tackle water shortages....
16:00, 2019-07-02

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could explode againIf Donald Trump’s racist diatribe against four congresswomen of colour was intended to animate his most loyal supporters, it seemed to have w...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-07-17

NFL notebook: Pats, Raiders reportedly were unaware of AB civil matter Neither the New England Patriots nor the Oakland Raiders were aware of rape allegations involving Antonio Brown until a civil sexual-assault lawsuit was filed by Britney Taylor, ESPN reported Thursday....
14:51, 2019-09-13

Joe Biden Says He Wasn’t Ready for Kamala Harris to ‘Come After’ Him on Civil Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden defended his civil rights record and said he wasn’t ready for California Sen. Kamala Harris to go after him on his past stance on busing during the first round of 2020 Democratic primary debates. “I was prepared for them to come after me,” Biden told...
12:34, 2019-07-06

Explainer: Does the impeachment probe violate Trump's civil rights? The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump will refuse to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry by the Democratic-led House of Representatives on the grounds that it is fundamentally unfair and violates his legal rights....
21:34, 2019-10-09

Biden defends civil-rights record after U.S. debate attack A day after coming under attack by fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris in a debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his record on Friday, arguing that the fiery exchange did not reflect his “lifetime commitment to civil rights.”...
22:17, 2019-06-28

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region, Emirates News Agency (WAM) said....
11:17, 2019-06-22

Montgomery, a Cradle of Civil Rights, Elects Its First Black Mayor “This is our season,” one lifelong resident of Alabama’s capital said of electing Steven Reed to lead the 200-year-old city that has been molded by its Confederate and civil rights history....
03:17, 2019-10-10

Justices tuning in to cable television civil rights lawsuit The Supreme Court is about to weigh in on a racial discrimination lawsuit involving Comcast and a Los Angeles-based media company owned by comedian and media mogul Byron Allen...
17:00, 2019-09-08

US government files civil lawsuit against Snowden over publication of memoir Suit contends whistleblower published Permanent Record ‘in violation of non-disclosure agreements’ with both CIA and NSAThe US government on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit against Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee and National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower, over the publication this week of...
10:17, 2019-09-18

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be doing the opposite....
23:17, 2019-07-14

Birthplace of U.S. civil rights movement elects first black mayor Montgomery, the capital of the southern U.S. state of Alabama, known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement for its 1950s bus boycotts over segregated seating, has elected the first black mayor in its 200-year history....
21:34, 2019-10-09

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola...
17:51, 2019-07-31

Civil rights probe opened into transgender athlete policy The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy that allows transgender high school athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Britain’s Conservatives Erupt Into Civil War as Unlikely Rebels Defy Boris Johnson A group of renegade Tory lawmakers — who only months ago were holding the reins of power — are trying to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for Brexit....
08:51, 2019-09-04

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement that has rocked Asia’s financial center this summer. The staid two-hour gathering at a garden in the heart of the financial district reflects just h...
06:00, 2019-08-03

Afghanistan: current US withdrawal plan risks 'total civil war', top envoys say Nine ambassadors condemn US approach to negotiationsLetter says full withdrawal must come ‘only after real peace’The majority of America’s ambassadors to Afghanistan since the removal of the Taliban government have condemned the US approach to negotiating a troop withdrawal, warning it risked a retu...
01:17, 2019-09-04

Rolls-Royce‎ eyes French buyer for civil nuclear arm A French-led consortium is in advanced talks to buy a big chunk of Rolls-Royce‎ Holdings' civil nuclear operations as part of a deal that will continue the transformation of one of Britain's most important industrial  groups....
23:51, 2019-08-20

Hardeep Singh Puri Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office today amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private airline and concerns over debt-laden Air India,......
20:51, 2019-05-31

'Top priority': PM tells civil servants to prepare 'rapidly' for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson has piled pressure on the civil service to prepare "rapidly" for a no-deal Brexit, after Downing Street aides had their summer holiday cancelled....
17:51, 2019-08-09

Amazon's Ring camera raises civil liberties concerns: U.S. senator U.S. Democratic Senator Edward Markey raised concerns on Thursday that law enforcement use of Amazon.com Inc's Ring doorbell camera in investigations could disproportionately affect people of color and encourage racial profiling....
04:34, 2019-09-06

UK's Johnson tells civil servants their top priority is preparing for no deal Brexit: Sky British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written to all government civil servants to tell them that preparing for a no-deal exit from the European Union is his and their top priority, Sky News reported on Friday....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Top Scotland civil court rules move to suspend Parliament illegal A three-judge panel in Scotland on Wednesday declared British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament illegal because its chief purpose was to hinder lawmakers....
16:51, 2019-09-11

Another of Brazil president's sons facing civil, criminal probe: prosecutors Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son Carlos is under investigation by the Rio de Janeiro state prosecutor's office, it said on Wednesday, making him the second of the far-right leader's sons to be probed by state investigators....
04:00, 2019-09-12

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The German parliament praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East Germany. A memorial to the victims of communism is being planned....
02:34, 2019-06-07

Civil service should put their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, says Lib Dem mayoral candidate The civil service should "play their part" by putting their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate Siobhan Benita said today....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Watch: Civil War cannonballs found on South Carolina beach after Dorian A South Carolina couple walking on a beach after Hurricane Dorian discovered the storm had washed up some unusual debris -- a pair of Civil War cannonballs....
10:00, 2019-09-12

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on the Christian right in the US ranging from religious magazines to authors to elected politicians have warned that the fight over abortion rights could ...
10:00, 2019-05-26

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week, according to a coroner's report released on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-16

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21:51, 2019-10-08

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from liberal civil rights groups that it has turned a blind eye to the issue....
23:34, 2019-07-10

Comcast tries to weaken a key protection against racial discrimination, say civil rights groups A coalition accused Comcast of undermining Reconstruction-era protections against racial discrimination in the company’s civil rights case before the Supreme Court....
23:00, 2019-10-02

UPDATE 2-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India....
08:51, 2019-07-16

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual harassment, as well as creditors of his now-defunct movie studio, and the New York State Attorney General’s Office....
16:17, 2019-05-24

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will be respected and their rights will be respected," said the Manitoba premier....
02:51, 2019-07-19

Westinghouse to buy Rolls-Royce's North American Civil Nuclear unit U.S. nuclear energy firm Westinghouse Electric Co said on Thursday it would buy Rolls-Royce Holding's Civil Nuclear Systems and Services business in North America, to boost its growth in North American and European nuclear markets....
04:34, 2019-09-27

'Manhattan of the desert': civil war puts Yemen's ancient skyscrapers at risk In addition to the conflict’s huge human cost, Yemen’s rich cultural heritage has been ravaged, from the Queen of Sheba’s reputed throne room to the mudbrick high-rises of ShibamOn the edge of the vast Empty Quarter desert that dominates the Arabian peninsula, white and brown towers rise together ou...
22:51, 2019-10-04

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change characterized by the New York Times, which first broke the news, as a “scaling back” of the company’s p...
02:17, 2019-07-10

'It should be treated just like every other civil right': Top Trump health official looks to enshrine religious liberty The Trump administration official who enforces civil rights protections in healthcare sees his work on religious liberty as his biggest legacy for the Department of Health and Human Services....
21:17, 2019-09-26

Civil case against crazed Times Square driver should be put on hold: lawyers The civil case against the city and maniac driver Richard Rojas — who drove a Honda Accord into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square in 2017, killing one — should be postponed until his criminal trial concludes, city lawyers argued in new court papers. Rojas was sued by the six victims of his ramp...
02:17, 2019-05-29

Air Canada forced a 12-year old to remove her hijab: civil rights group Fatima Abdelrahman was waiting in line to board her flight to Toronto on Aug. 1 when an Air Canada agent approached her and demanded she remove the religious head covering, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations....
08:51, 2019-09-24

A Day After Bruising Debate, Biden Pushes Back Against Criticism on Civil Rights Mr. Biden suffered a setback in his exchange with Kamala Harris, raising questions about his electability and highlighting the unsettled nature of the race....
02:34, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 4-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan reopened its airspace to international civil aviation on Tuesday after months of restrictions imposed because of clashes with India, which forced long detours that cost airlines millions of dollars....
19:00, 2019-07-16

Donald Trump Is Keeping the Impeachment Discourse Completely and Totally Civil It was a really normal Sunday night. The Cowboys raised my blood pressure, 60 Minutes aired, and President Donald Trump’s publicized the comments of a pastor who believes impeaching the president would mean a second civil war....
08:17, 2019-09-30

Brexit is 'unsettling' the civil service, cabinet sec admits in leaked letter Sir Mark Sedwill, the head of the civil service, has declared that Brexit is "unsettling" his colleagues and has pledged to go "on the road" to listen to concerns, according to a letter leaked to Sky News....
19:00, 2019-09-30

GOP Congressman Calls President Trump’s Tweets About Impeachment and Civil War ‘Beyond Repugnant’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is warning that the Democrat-driven impeachment proceedings and any move to oust him from office amount to “treason” and would spark a civil war, prompting outrage from a Republican congressman. Trump tweeted a conservative pastor’s comme...
19:01, 2019-09-30

Biden, Under Fire for Civil Rights Record, Stresses Ties to Obama In remarks prepared for delivery Saturday, Mr. Biden is expected to say that his rivals want to dissect his decades-long record, but have ignored the eight years he spent serving the nation’s first black president....
19:51, 2019-07-06

Former Google exec ran 'sex ring,' estranged wife claims in civil complaint Android co-founder and former Google exec Andy Rubin has found himself at the center of a lawsuit filed his by soon to be ex-wife, who is accusing him of, among other things, running a sex ring with one of several mistresses....
08:17, 2019-07-03

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants have joined anti-government street protests while China’s top diplomat accused the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of the demonstrations...
05:17, 2019-08-03

Labour leader to meet Britain's top civil servant over newspaper report Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet Britain's top civil servant on Wednesday to demand an independent investigation into a report citing unidentified senior officials as expressing concerns over his health, his spokesman said....
16:34, 2019-07-03

Mindy Kaling addresses backlash from supporting comedian Aziz Ansari: He's a 'good person' Mindy Kaling is opening up about the reaction she received from supporting comedian Aziz Ansari after a #MeToo allegation was made against him in 2018.        ...
07:51, 2019-06-20

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants rally, wave of protests planned Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants rallied on Friday night to support protesters and urge authorities to rebuild confidence in the government as escalating protests rock the Asian financial hub....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Civil case dropped against Kevin Spacey over alleged Nantucket groping incident Actor still faces criminal charge of indecent assault and batteryNo reason given for ending civil case, which cannot be refiledA young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the actor, his lawyer said on Friday.Spacey still faces a criminal ch...
19:51, 2019-07-05