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Mexico offers protection to Ecuador opposition lawmaker as protests persist

Mexico's embassy in Quito has offered protection and shelter to Ecuador opposition legislator Gabriela Rivadeneira, Mexico's foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday....

Mexico offers protection to Ecuador opposition lawmaker as protests persist

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Iraq: several killed as anti-government protests persist The civil unrest has endured for a second day across the country. Protesters were venting their fury at Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi's government, despite a massive security operation aimed at quelling the rebellion....
02:51, 2019-10-03

Honduras reaches deal with striking truckers, protests persist Honduran authorities reached a deal on Thursday with striking truckers, whose protests had caused disruptive fuel shortages, but demonstrations against President Juan Orlando Hernandez that caused two deaths overnight persisted in the capital....
22:34, 2019-06-20

Ecuador's President Relocates Government Amid Protests Demonstrators protesting the end of a fuel subsidy stormed Ecuador’s Congress on Tuesday before police expelled them with tear gas, a day after President Lenin Moreno moved the administrative center of his government out of Quito....
10:34, 2019-10-09

Indigenous protests convulse Ecuador, 477 people arrested Indigenous protesters paralyzed roads around Ecuador and blocked a main highway into the capital on Monday in a fifth day of action against government austerity measures that have sparked the worst unrest in years, resulting in 477 arrests....
21:00, 2019-10-07

Ecuador detains 275 people, fuel protests continue Protests over fuel subsidy cuts paralyzed transportation in major Ecuadorean cities again on Friday, a day after unrest in which 275 people were arrested and 28 police officers were injured, the government said....
15:17, 2019-10-04

Violent protests in Ecuador cause government to flee Quito Thousands protesters have converged on Ecuador’s capital after anti-government demonstrations and clashes prompted the president to move his besieged administration out of Quito.        ...
05:00, 2019-10-09

Ecuador declares state of emergency amid protests Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno declared a state of emergency on Thursday as massive nationwide protests broke out against the elimination of four-decade-old fuel subsidies....
21:34, 2019-10-03

Ecuador imposes curfew after protests push government out of capital Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Tuesday ordered a curfew around government buildings after six days of violent anti-austerity protests that have pushed his administration out of the capital Quito and brought hundreds of arrests....
05:00, 2019-10-09

Ecuador oil output could fall by one-third amid protests: energy ministry Ecuadoran state-run oil company Petroamazonas estimates it could lose some 165,000 barrels-per-day (bpd), or one-third, of crude production due to "insecure conditions" in oilfields as anti-austerity protests convulse the Andean nation, the energy ministry said on Tuesday....
05:00, 2019-10-09

Ecuador moves government capital due to fuel subsidy protests Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno announced Tuesday he moved the government capital to the city of Guayaquil amid protests over the end of fuel subsidies in Quito....
13:00, 2019-10-09

Violent protests in Ecuador force government to move – video Ecuador’s president, Lenín Moreno, has moved his government from the capital in Quito to the port city of Guayaquil amid violent protests over the end of fuel subsidies. Images from Quito showed protesters hurling petrol bombs and stones as well as setting up barricades with burning tyres and branch...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Clashes erupt in Ecuador amid anti-govt protests Security forces in Ecuador launched tear gas at a crowd of protesters who attempted to break a barricade set up near the National Assembly in Quito. (Oct. 8)        ...
02:00, 2019-10-09

Ecuador declares state of emergency amid fuel protests After announcing a multibillion-dollar fiscal reform package, President Lenin Moreno is now facing street protests and transport strikes. The reform measures are aimed at improving the country's economic revenue....
13:34, 2019-10-04

Hopes for talks to end unrest in Ecuador dim as protests roil capital Hopes for a negotiated end to the worst unrest in Ecuador in at least a decade dimmed on Friday as clashes between police and anti-austerity protesters continued for a ninth day in the highland capital Quito....
23:51, 2019-10-11

Ecuador’s President Moves Seat of Government to Escape Protests The move came after six days of protests against austerity measures, including the end of a fuel subsidy. Demonstrators clashed with the police and looted businesses....
21:17, 2019-10-08

Ecuador's President Leaves Capital Amid Antiausterity Protests President Lenin Moreno said he moved the administrative center of his government away from the nation’s capital, as riots and protests rocked the South American country for a fourth day....
16:17, 2019-10-08

Venezuela releases opposition lawmaker after four months in custody Venezuelan authorities released opposition lawmaker Edgar Zambrano from custody on Tuesday, four months after his arrest on treason charges, a move his allies said was a result of popular pressure, not a sign of goodwill from President Nicolas Maduro....
07:17, 2019-09-18

Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Zambrano released from jail Edgar Zambrano had been detained on charges of treason following a failure to seize control in April. His allies have said his liberation was a result of global pressure and not one of goodwill from President Maduro....
07:17, 2019-09-18

Ecuador government leaves capital city amid violent protests Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno has announced that his government will leave the capital city of Quito amid violent protests over his move to end state fuel subsidies....
03:17, 2019-10-09

Ecuador factories, schools shut down during seventh day of fuel subsidy protests Demonstrators shut down portions of Ecuador on Wednesday as protests against President Lenin Moreno's decision to eliminate fuel subsidies reached their seventh day....
06:34, 2019-10-10

Ecuador halts major oil pipeline due to protests, eyes force majeure Petroecuador halted operations of its Trans-Ecuadorean Pipeline System (SOTE) on Wednesday after anti-austerity protests choked off production from some oil fields it uses for stock, the energy ministry said on Wednesday....
02:51, 2019-10-10

Ecuador: Transport union leaders call off fuel protests following arrest President Lenin Moreno's multibillion-dollar fiscal reform package led to street protests and transport strikes. The reform measures are aimed at improving the country's economic revenue....
17:34, 2019-10-05

Exclusive: Venezuela opposition eyes U.N. asset protection as option to save Citgo Venezuela's opposition is preparing to seek an asset protection program from the United Nations to prevent creditors from seizing the country's crown jewel overseas asset, U.S. refiner Citgo, a lawmaker and two opposition sources told Reuters....
06:51, 2019-09-20

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
19:34, 2019-06-04

Lawmaker Pragya Thakur's Modifications In Oath Trigger Opposition Uproar BJP leader Pragya Thakur sparked off a new controversy today by attaching the name of her spiritual guru to hers while taking oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. Opposition leaders protested in......
16:17, 2019-06-17

Ecuador’s indigenous people are leading the anti-government protests. They have a record of ousting presidents. Labor unions, women’s rights groups and students all are protesting the austerity package introduced by President Lenín Moreno. But Ecuador’s majority indigenous population is now at the heart of the demonstrations that have paralyzed the country....
11:17, 2019-10-11

Ecuador's government flees capital as violent protests erupt in wake of fuel price hikes Ecuador’s president is accusing his political rivals of trying to orchestrate a coup this week after violent protests tied to rising fuel prices forced his government to relocate away from the country’s capital....
20:17, 2019-10-08

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
05:34, 2019-06-18

Survey: Most Germans want climate protection, but not protests The majority of Germans believe children should not be allowed to skip school to protest the climate crisis, according to a new poll. However, they do believe the government should work to protect the environment....
05:51, 2019-10-11

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming weeks over a controversial planned extradition treaty to mainland China....
10:51, 2019-07-15

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
00:17, 2019-07-23

Haiti opposition summons new protests against president Opposition leaders in Haiti are urging the international community to withdraw its support for President Jovenel Moïse as protesters set up barricades of burning tires and prepare for a renewed push to demand the ouster of the embattled leader...
16:17, 2019-10-04

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Putin tried to smash the opposition. Instead protests have spiraled It's been a heady summer for Russia's embattled political opposition. On August 10, as many as 50,000 people rallied in Moscow calling for fair local elections, the biggest protests seen in the capital since early 2012. Now opposition leaders are calling for a protest on August 31, hoping to build o...
22:51, 2019-08-25

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock...
20:00, 2019-05-25

BJP Lawmaker Hans Raj Hans' Poetic Performance Wins Opposition Applause Helping one side score a few points over another, poetry and couplets have long been a tradition in parliamentary discussions. On Wednesday, a recitation by a lawmaker from the ruling party, however,......
14:17, 2019-07-03

Triad gangster attack in Hong Kong after night of violent protests: lawmaker Hong Kong police on Monday defended their actions and the lack of arrests after opposition lawmakers said police had failed to protect a train full of anti-government protesters from a triad gangster attack on Sunday....
08:17, 2019-07-22

Anti-abortion lawmaker in Mexico tells women 'think before spreading your legs' Mexican lawmaker Héctor Alonso Granados, who opposes abortions, said in a press interview that women must take responsibility for "irresponsible sex."...
22:34, 2019-06-02

Four killed in renewed Sudan protests, opposition medics say At least four protesters were killed and many injured by gunfire in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Thursday, opposition medics said, as hundreds of thousands took to the streets to pile pressure on the country's military rulers....
23:17, 2019-08-01

Top Opposition Activists Are Arrested in Moscow After Wave of Protests The lawyer Lyubov Sobol, the public face of recent rallies, and two others, were detained in Moscow in a sweep of opposition figures ahead of an election this Sunday....
08:17, 2019-09-03

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
20:00, 2019-05-25

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition is stag...
19:17, 2019-05-25

| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny detained ahead of protests A day earlier Navalny had called on protesters to continue rallies against a decision to leave opposition candidates off local election ballot papers. He has faced repeated legal trouble, often tied to laws on protests....
14:00, 2019-07-24

Freed Kremlin critic Navalny predicts bigger opposition protests Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Friday used his first statement after being released from jail to predict that opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin and protests against the authorities would only grow....
10:51, 2019-08-23

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
16:34, 2019-08-16

U.S. welcomes Mexico immigration offers, but 'long way to go' Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, said the Trump administration would file a formal "notice" on Friday to clear the way for tariffs to kick in on Monday, but added the president could "turn that off" over the weekend if negotiations continue to go well. ...
17:34, 2019-06-07

German bus operator offers free trips to climate protests Intercity coach network Flixbus has announced they will offer free rides to climate change protesters this month. Over 400 protests are planned in Germany as part of a global day of action on September 20 and 27....
00:17, 2019-09-17

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resignation as demonstrators had demanded....
23:34, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong Protests Resume After Carrie Lam Offers Olive Branch The protests on Friday were an early test of public reaction to Mrs. Lam’s four-point plan to ease the tensions that have plunged Hong Kong into crisis....
22:34, 2019-09-06

UPDATE 3-Mexico's Pemex offers to prepay chunk of $14.7 bln in bonds Mexico's Pemex said on Thursday it had launched a tender offer to prepay around a third of $14.7 billion in bonds maturing between 2020-2023, in President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's latest effort to shore up the state oil firm....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Mexico's Pemex offers to prepay chunk of $14.7 billion in bonds Mexico's Pemex said on Thursday it had launched a tender offer to prepay around a third of $14.7 billion in bonds maturing between 2020-2023, in President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's latest effort to shore up the state oil firm....
23:51, 2019-09-12

Mexico's Zacatecas state offers to mediate Newmont Goldcorp mine dispute Authorities from Mexico's Zacatecas state hope to mediate an agreement to end a two-month blockade at the Penasquito gold mine between mining firm Newmont Goldcorp Corp and villagers in San Juan de Cedros....
07:17, 2019-05-29

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thursday -- but it remained unclear Friday morning wh...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
09:17, 2019-05-30

Police rape allegations fuel women's protests in Mexico City A recent string of alleged police attacks on women and girls has led thousands of women to take to the streets in the Mexican capital. Women are demanding an end to violence and better security....
09:34, 2019-08-17

‘They Don’t Take Care of Us’: Anti-Rape Protests Vandalize Mexico City’s Famous Angel of Independence Monument (MEXICO CITY) — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police. The disorder Friday night erupted as part of protests that arose t...
02:17, 2019-08-19

Sudan's military rulers, opposition to hold transition talks within 48 hours: opposition Negotiators from Sudan's ruling military council and main opposition coalition have made progress on the sticking points in discussions on the transition from military rule and are set to hold direct talks within 48 hours, an opposition leader said....
23:17, 2019-07-31

Schlumberger Names New CEO as Shale Woes Persist Schlumberger named Olivier Le Peuch as its next chief executive, while the Houston oil-field-services company continues to suffer from a slowdown in spending by U.S. shale drillers....
02:34, 2019-07-20

Trump, Xi to Meet at G-20 as Trade Hostilities Persist President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping plan to meet at a Group of 20 summit late this month, the U.S. treasury secretary said, offering a prospective break in trade hostilities that are weighing on global growth....
18:17, 2019-06-08

Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist? Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen....
19:51, 2019-06-19

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling....
22:34, 2019-06-03

Fourth of July Forecast: Dry and hot conditions persist TUCSON – High pressure shifted to the southwest, and this is importing dry air into our region. This is why we are going to have dry conditions this afternoon and evening. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 103 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degre...
17:00, 2019-07-04

AIDS Deaths Down A Third Since 2010, Many Challenges Persist: UN HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 per cent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as......
18:51, 2019-07-16

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates....
00:34, 2019-06-19

Oil steadies on OPEC cuts, but oversupply fears persist Oil prices steadied on Monday as OPEC extended supply cuts until March 2020 during a meeting in Vienna, but prices pared gains as oversupply worries continued to overshadow the market....
19:34, 2019-07-01

Gloom in China's light-vehicle market to persist Wholesale deliveries of passenger vehicles fell 7.8 percent to 1.73 million units in June and have now slid for 12 consecutive months, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said....
23:00, 2019-07-10

Scattered showers and hot temperatures persist across Southern Arizona Heavy rain moved through sections of Santa Cruz, Cochise, and Pima counties today. Some areas experienced heavy downbursts and microburst type winds. Tonight, storms will begin to dissipate, but there will still be a slight chance for isolated showers to develop in Tucson. Tomorrow, a similar patte...
04:17, 2019-08-04

Investors Seek Havens as Growth Fears Persist Investors are snapping up safer assets including gold, dividend-paying stocks and the Japanese yen, underlining anxiety over trade tensions and slowing global growth....
21:34, 2019-08-19

Dow futures fall more than 100 points as trade war concerns persist U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Thursday morning, as market participants continue to monitor an intensifying trade war between the world's two largest economies....
09:17, 2019-05-23

Rains ease in southern Japan but landslide risks persist Heavy rains in southern Japan let up by Thursday, but authorities maintained evacuation orders for more than a million people, warning against a risk of more landslides, which have killed one person, with another missing....
04:17, 2019-07-04

U.S. corporate bond, IPO markets heat up as recession fears persist Corporate America appears to be rushing to get the most out of the decade-long bull market in stocks and bonds before a possible recession and election-year stock market volatility slam the IPO and credit windows shut....
08:34, 2019-09-11

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legal guardians of Wyoming State Hospital patients say serious problems persist at the mental-health facility four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a couch without food, water or bathroom use for over 24 hours. They say the problems include a suicide, a...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
20:17, 2019-07-18

Cyprus leaders agree to seek peace again, but 'disagreements persist' Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus agreed on Friday to pursue efforts to resume peace talks, although one side said serious disagreements remained in resolving one of the world's most enduring conflicts....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Dow futures slightly higher as trade, growth concerns persist Market focus has shifted to monetary policy this week, with a flurry of central banks across the world set to announce whether to adjust interest rate settings....
08:51, 2019-06-04

Marquez says Lorenzo should "persist" at Honda MotoGP after exit rumours MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez says his team-mate Jorge Lorenzo "needs to" persist with his current Honda challenge, following suggestions that Lorenzo could depart after the 2019 season...
05:00, 2019-08-09

Rams RB Gurley insists knee is fine as questions persist After an offseason of speculation about the health of Todd Gurley's left knee, it would be reasonable to think the Los Angeles Rams' running back would be ready to put those questions to rest....
01:00, 2019-09-07

Opinion: Robert Mugabe's dead, but Zimbabwe's woes persist Zimbabwe's youth felt betrayed by the greed of Robert Mugabe and his generation. The former autocrat may be dead, but there are those in government who carry on his legacy, Blessing Vava writes in this guest commentary....
20:00, 2019-09-06

Nikkei hits 2-week low as Sino-U.S. trade frictions persist Japan's Nikkei hit a two-week low on Wednesday as persistent Sino-U.S. trade frictions turned sentiment against companies with large exposure to China....
10:00, 2019-05-29

Asia stocks sag, bonds rally as trade war fears persist Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as rhetoric from Beijing and Washington over trade matters kept alive investor concerns about the tariff war's impact on global economic growth....
03:51, 2019-05-30

Oil prices climb as OPEC extends cuts, but demand worries persist Oil gained on Tuesday as producer club OPEC agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, although prices were pressured by worries demand could ease amid hints of a slowdown in the global economy....
10:34, 2019-07-02

Poor Conditions Persist for Migrant Children Detained at the Border, Democrats Say Republican members of the House Oversight Committee disputed those characterizations, but the allegations renewed scrutiny over the treatment of migrant children....
04:34, 2019-08-30

England boss Gareth Southgate bemoans errors as defensive frailties persist England possess pace and penetration in abundance but the search for poise continues. Gareth Southgate has made significant strides in his post-World Cup mission to transform England into an attacking, vibrant unit....
23:17, 2019-09-11

Egypt eyes minority stake sales of state firms by end-Dec but doubts persist Egypt plans to sell minority stakes in two companies by year-end, ramping up its long-delayed privatisation programme though analysts doubt it is moving quickly enough to convince investors it is serious about opening up the economy....
14:51, 2019-10-10

UPDATE 4-Pulte full-year forecast disappoints, higher costs persist PulteGroup Inc on Tuesday forecast full-year home sales and gross margins below analyst expectations, as it grapples with rising land costs, sending its shares down as much as 7%....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Survival up for children with single lower heart chamber, health problems persist For people born with only one heart ventricle, the Fontan procedure is literally a life saver, but the condition often compromises later quality of living, new research shows....
19:00, 2019-07-01

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Global growth worries slam Wall St as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalating trade war between United States and China would stymie global economic growth....
01:01, 2019-05-24

Bombardier posts loss, lowers 2019 profit forecast as rail woes persist Bombardier Inc on Thursday lowered its full-year core earnings and free cash flow forecasts, and reported a quarterly loss, as the Canadian plane and train maker wrestles with challenges in its important rail division....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Trump Offers to 'Vouch' For A$AP Rocky, Swedish PM Offers Trump Choice of Several Seats President Donald Trump was shocked to discover that there is no international exchange rate for white privilege when the Prime Minister of Sweden declined Trump’s offer to “personally vouch” for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky....
20:34, 2019-07-20

Hundreds Arrested in Ecuador Unrest Anger over the elimination of fuel subsidies was the catalyst for protests by transport workers and others that have paralyzed Quito and much of the country....
02:17, 2019-10-05

US loses to Ecuador 2-1 in Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal The United States has been knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup at the quarterfinal stage for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Saturday at Gdynia, Poland. Jhon Espinoza scored the tiebreaking goal in the 43rd minute for Ecuador, which next plays South Korea or Senegal on Tuesday...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Ecuador’s Government Crisis, Explained Ecuador’s government abandoned the capital city, Quito, as demonstrators sabotaged oil installations and ransacked government offices and businesses over rising fuel costs. ...
08:00, 2019-10-09

Hong Kong's ban on masks at protests sparks night of violent protests Hong Kong woke to a city transformed Saturday, after protesters went on a rampage across the territory in reaction to the government's use of emergency powers to ban masks at demonstrations....
09:00, 2019-10-05

Hong Kong protests gear up for a 13th weekend of protests Thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets Saturday for a series of wildcat protests as police locked down and barricaded major streets around the Chinese government's offices in the city....
10:51, 2019-08-31

Same-sex marriage approved by Ecuador's highest court In a landmark ruling, Ecuador has become the latest Latin American state to approve same-sex marriage. Constitutional Court rulings are "binding and mandatory" on Ecuadorean authorities....
07:34, 2019-06-13

Uruguay crush 10-man Ecuador 4-0 in Group C opener "Uruguay crushed Ecuador 4-0 in their Copa America opener on Sunday with help from an early sending off that deflated their opponents and assured the 15-times champions the simplest of starts to their campaign."...
14:17, 2019-06-17

USA eliminated by Ecuador in Under-20 World Cup quarter-finals USA ousted from U-20 World Cup with 2-1 loss to EcuadorJhon Espinoza scores winner for Ecuador in 43rd minuteThe United States were knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup in the quarter-finals for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Saturday at Gdynia, Poland.Jhon Espinoza scored the...
21:34, 2019-06-08

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court authorized same-sex marriage Wednesday in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation. The decision by the Constitutional Court came after a lengthy legal battle waged by several couples and gay rights advocates...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
02:00, 2019-06-14

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed half-ownership of Facebook....
01:00, 2019-06-12

Ecuador's Moreno says will study effects of subsidy cut Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said he would assess a decree that slashed fuel subsidies with the indigenous and social groups that have led protests against it, but did not indicate he planned to repeal it....
07:00, 2019-10-13

More than 470 protesters arrested in Ecuador over fuel prices Violent protests across Ecuador kicked off after the government announced the elimination of 40-year-old fuel subsidies. Hundreds of protesters over five days were arrested as police struggle to quell the unrest....
01:34, 2019-10-08

Nearly all Ecuador citizens have personal data leaked A major database breach has seen personal information on nearly every person in the nation of Ecuador leaked.The breached data includes names, cedulas (national ID numbers), date of birth, places of birth, home addresses, and gender, with millions of financial records also exposed.The affected datab...
20:17, 2019-09-16

Ecuador's streets rumble with indigenous wrath Some walked to Quito from the countryside. Others hitched rides in the back of trucks, squeezed between sacks of produce. Many have spent days sleeping outside and eating from communal pots....
04:17, 2019-10-10

Ecuador says Cascabel could become a top world copper mine A preliminary study of the Cascabel mining project in northern Ecuador shows that it could become one of the world's largest copper, silver and gold mines, Ecuador's government said on Wednesday....
08:00, 2019-06-13

Cycling: Ecuador's Carapaz attacks to take lead in Giro Ecuadorean Richard Carapaz launched a solo attack 28km from the end of a mountainous 14th stage to seize the leader's pink jersey from Jan Polanc in the Giro d'Italia on Saturday....
23:17, 2019-05-25

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled violence in the north of the country, the interior minister said....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Some 20 Million People The trove of personal details was found on an unsecured server in Florida, though it was unclear whether anyone had gained access to the information....
22:17, 2019-09-17

Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Up to 20 Million People The trove of personal details was found on an unsecured server in Florida, though it was unclear whether anyone had gained access to the information....
02:51, 2019-09-18

Ecuador president declares 'curfew' and 'militarization' in Quito The government has implemented the stringent measures as it fights for control of the capital. Five people have died since the violent protests began ten days ago....
04:34, 2019-10-13

Indigenous protesters convulse Ecuador, 477 people arrested Indigenous protesters paralyzed roads around Ecuador and blocked a main highway into the capital on Monday in a fifth day of action against government austerity measures that have sparked the worst unrest in years, resulting in 477 arrests....
19:00, 2019-10-07

Ecuador indigenous groups, workers keep pressure on Moreno Ecuadorean indigenous and union organizations kept protests going on Saturday and promised no let-up in their push to overturn austerity measures by President Lenin Moreno's government that have convulsed the nation for three days....
22:34, 2019-10-05

Ecuador high court approves marriage for 2 gay couples Ecuador's highest court on constitutional norms has granted two gay couples the right to marry in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation....
01:34, 2019-06-13

Court orders release of Assange pal detained in Ecuador QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A court in Ecuador has ordered a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed after more than two months in jail on suspicion of hacking. In a two-to-one vote judges with a provincial court ruled Thursday that Ola Bini should be freed while he defends hims...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on the archipelago which inspired Charles Darwin’s th...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Protesters move into Ecuador’s capital; president moves out Thousands of indigenous people have converged on Ecuador’s capital as anti-government protests and clashes prompted the president to move his besieged administration out of Quito...
21:51, 2019-10-08

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said....
05:00, 2019-06-08

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts....
05:17, 2019-06-10

Mexico official says no major impact in Grupo Mexico sulfuric acid spill A sulfuric acid spill in the Gulf of California at a site belonging to mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico would not likely cause a "major impact," Mexico's environment minister Victor Toledo said on Tuesday....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-10

Mexico busts human smuggling ring operating in Cancun, Mexico City airports Mexican authorities on Saturday said they detained two suspected leaders of a human smuggling ring that brought migrants from South America and Asia to Mexico before transporting them toward the country's northern border with the United States....
00:51, 2019-09-29

Mexico environmental authority suspends Grupo Mexico facility after sulfuric acid spill Mexico's environmental prosecutor Profepa said on Saturday it ordered the partial and temporary closure of mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico's Guaymas facility after it spilled sulfuric acid in the Gulf of California....
07:00, 2019-07-21

Ecuador: UN ‘stands ready’ to support talks, in bid to end political turmoil Amid violent street protests that have rocked Ecuador’s Government, fomenting a political crisis, the UN Secretary-General has voiced his concern, saying the Organization is standing by to help mediate if politicians can agree to sit down for talks.  ...
22:51, 2019-10-11

Ecuador protesters block roads over fuel subsidy cuts Transport unions went on strike and protesters blocked roads across Ecuador on Thursday protesting the end of four-decade-old fuel subsidies among a package of government fiscal measures worth more than $2 billion a year....
21:34, 2019-10-03

Ecuador paralyzed by national strike as Moreno refuses to step down Protesters clashed with riot police as thousands called for repeal of austerity measures that sparked worst political unrest in a decadeIndigenous protesters have clashed again with riot police in Ecuador’s captial as thousands of people joined anti-government rallies and marches calling for the rep...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Ecuador protesters defy military warning with mass rallies Protesters in Ecuador have clashed with police for the second day in a row over a drastic fuel price increase. President Lenin Moreno has left the capital and declared a state of emergency....
09:17, 2019-10-10

Indigenous protesters converge on Quito as Ecuador president moves out Protesters blockade roads after clashes prompted Lenín Moreno to move his besieged administration out of the capitalThousands of indigenous protesters have converged on Ecuador’s capital after anti-government demonstrations and clashes prompted the president to move his besieged administration out o...
21:51, 2019-10-08

Ecuador national strike raises pressure on defiant Moreno Indigenous-led protesters began a national strike in Ecuador on Wednesday after President Lenin Moreno refused to step down or overturn anti-austerity measures that have triggered the worst unrest in a decade....
15:51, 2019-10-09

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters showed on Friday....
04:34, 2019-06-08

Protest-hit Ecuador seeks foreign mediation, relocates government Ecuador's government sought foreign mediation via the United Nations or the Catholic Church on Tuesday, after almost a week of anti-austerity protests that have forced the government to move from the capital and brought hundreds of arrests....
21:17, 2019-10-08

Ecuador at Standstill as Striking Transit Workers Block Roads The country’s transit unions began a strike to protest their president’s decision to strip away a $1.3 billion fuel subsidy, which would raise fuel prices....
04:34, 2019-10-04

Court frees Swedish friend of Assange detained in Ecuador A court in Ecuador has ordered a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed after more than two months in jail on suspicion of hacking...
07:00, 2019-06-21

Protesters in Ecuador rally against austerity measures as food prices climb Ecuadoreans complain consumer prices have risen sharply as a knock-on effect of Moreno's abolition of fuel subsidies, which has also triggered the nation's worst unrest in more than a decade....
04:34, 2019-10-07

Ecuador president Moreno leaves Quito amid growing unrest With protests escalating in Ecuador, President Lenin Moreno has moved his administration out of the capital Quito to the port city of Guayaquil. Moreno claims his predecessor, Rafael Correa, is attempting a coup....
21:17, 2019-10-08

| WATCH | Ecuador protesters attack TV station, newspaper in Quito - reports Protesters in Ecuador have attacked a television station and newspaper, the outlets said, as violence in the capital city Quito prompted President Lenin Moreno to impose a curfew and military control. WATCH NOW....
16:51, 2019-10-13

Ecuador Declares State of Emergency as Striking Workers Block Roads The country’s transit unions began a strike to protest their president’s decision to strip away a $1.3 billion fuel subsidy, which would raise fuel prices....
16:17, 2019-10-04

Navy hospital ship Comfort completes first 2019 mission in Ecuador The USNS Comfort finished up a medical mission in Manta, Ecuador, which included caring for 7,799 patients and performing more than 120 surgeries on the vessel, as it assists with care for Venezuelan migrants....
23:00, 2019-07-08

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain....
17:51, 2019-05-27

Seven Latam nations suggest Maduro behind unrest in Ecuador, back Moreno Seven Latin American countries reject any attempt by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to destabilize democracies in the region and back Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno as he tries to calm unrest, Peru's foreign ministry said on Tuesday, speaking on behalf of the group....
05:00, 2019-10-09

Clashes As Ecuador President Declares State Of Emergency "To Avoid Chaos" Clashes broke out between protesters and police in Ecuador after President Lenin Moreno declared a state of emergency Thursday following demonstrations against rising fuel prices due to the government......
18:00, 2019-10-04

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon Inc the rights to the .amazon domain....
01:17, 2019-05-27

Ecuador’s president fled the capital and called a state emergency — what’s happening? Protests reached a climax when demonstrators rampaged through police barriers into the country's empty congress building and were repelled by tear gas fired by police....
05:34, 2019-10-09

Military patrols Ecuador's capital as clashes resume and many defy curfew Armored military vehicles patrolled the streets of Ecuador's capital, Quito, on Sunday after police and protesters clashed and many residents defied a curfew imposed by President Lenin Moreno in a bid to quell unrest triggered by fuel subsidy cuts....
23:34, 2019-10-13

Ex-Ecuador president Correa denies planning coup attempt from exile Ecuador's former president Rafael Correa denied on Tuesday he was orchestrating a coup against the government from his self-imposed exile in Belgium, after being accused of stoking the worst unrest in years in the Andean oil producer....
21:17, 2019-10-08

Database leaks data on most of Ecuador's citizens, including 6.7 million children Elasticsearch server leaks personal data on Ecuador's citizens, their family trees, and children, but also some users' financial records and car registration information....
16:17, 2019-09-16

Ecuador declares state of emergency as protesters decry end to fuel subsidies Fiscal reform package sends demonstrators to the streets: ‘We’re paralyzing the nation’Ecuador’s president, Lenín Moreno, has declared a state of emergency amid nationwide protests over the end of decades-old fuel subsidies in a government fiscal reform package worth more than $2bn a year.“Down with...
23:34, 2019-10-03

Ecuador: defiant protesters parade captured officers as unrest drags on Eight uniformed officers were brought onto a stage and forced to address a crowd of thousands of activists but were not harmedIndigenous protesters in Ecuador have paraded a group of captured police officers on stage in a brazen show of defiance to the government of Lenín Moreno, as protests against...
02:51, 2019-10-11

Venezuelans left stranded at Ecuador's border as visa rule comes into effect Ecuador's new visa restrictions left Venezuelans marooned at the border. Colombia's government criticized Quito's decision, saying it could boost human trafficking and put migrants at risk....
11:34, 2019-08-29

Ecuador: indigenous protesters paralyze roads in fifth day of anti-austerity unrest Measure to eliminate fuel subsidies sparks worst unrest in years, resulting in 477 arrestsIndigenous protesters have paralyzed roads around Ecuador and blocked a main highway into the capital in a fifth day of action against government austerity measures that have sparked the worst unrest in years, ...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Ecuador's military warns against violence as residents strike over fuel price increases Ecuador’s military is warning the country’s residents Wednesday to obey the law as its embattled president is trying to negotiate with dozens of indigenous groups that have been protesting recent fuel price hikes....
17:17, 2019-10-10

Richard Carapaz wins Giro d’Italia to make cycling history for Ecuador • Carapaz becomes country’s first grand tour champion• Chad Haga of the US fastest on last stage’s time trialRichard Carapaz became Ecuador’s first grand tour champion by winning the Giro d’Italia while Chad Haga of the US was fastest in the final stage’s individual time trial.Carapaz, who rides for...
00:51, 2019-06-03

South Korean prosecution confirms death of ex-head of Hanbo Group in Ecuador The prosecution concluded Thursday that Chung Tae-soo, former head of the now-defunct Hanbo Group, died in December in Ecuador, where he was hiding after fleeing South Korea while standing trial on embezzlement charges....
11:51, 2019-07-04

Colossal Ecuador leak exposes data of 20M individuals — including Julian Assange Welp, 2019 is shaping up to be the year of nationwide data breaches. After Bulgaria and Chile, Ecuador has suffered a colossal data leak, containing the personal information for over 20 million individuals — including the personal details of Wikileaks founder Julain Assange who was granted political...
18:17, 2019-09-17

Ecuador judge frees Swedish programer close to Assange; probe continues An Ecuadorean judge on Thursday ordered that a Swedish citizen and personal friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be freed, two months after he was detained for alleged participation in a hacking attempt on the government....
08:34, 2019-06-21

Watch: Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani help Uruguay destroy Ecuador at Copa America Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani each scored first half goals to help Uruguay to a 4-0 thrashing of Ecuador in the group stage of the 2019 Copa America....
18:34, 2019-06-17

Protest leaders in Ecuador accept talks with government, president imposes Quito curfew An indigenous group in Ecuador that has led protests for more than a week against a law that ended fuel subsidies said on Saturday it has accepted direct talks with President Lenin Moreno, the first sign of a possible breakthrough in the dispute....
07:00, 2019-10-13

IT firm manager arrested in massive Ecuador data breach case affecting 20M people Ecuador offiicals have arrested the general manager of IT consulting firm Novaestrat after a massive data breach exposed the personal information of more than 20 million individuals, including 6.7 million children. The 18GB cache of data was attributed to a leaky Elasticsearch server, but it has sin...
10:17, 2019-09-18

Cycling: Carapaz wins Giro to secure maiden grand tour title for Ecuador Richard Carapaz rode a perfect race to fulfill his immense potential and become the first Ecuadorian rider to win a grand tour when he prevailed in the Giro d'Italia on Sunday....
01:34, 2019-06-03

Best DDoS protection of 2019 In October 2016 DNS provider Dyn was hit by a major DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack by an army of IoT devices which had been hacked specially for the purpose. Over 14,000 domains using Dyn's services were overwhlemed and became unreachable including big names like Amazon, HBO, and P...
20:34, 2019-06-17

BMW armours X5 for bulletproof Protection VR6 Thick steel and polycarbonate-reinforced windows protect occupants from explosions and firearms BMW has unveiled an armoured version of its X5 SUV, designed to offer protection against explosives, firearms and attempted kidnappings.  The X5 Protection VR6, named in reference to its certified protec...
07:34, 2019-08-27

German journalists demand more protection from far-right The German government is not offering enough protection to journalists who appear on far-right "death lists," according to an open letter signed by media organizations. Several such lists have been discovered recently....
00:00, 2019-08-29

AI can't offer protection from 'deepfakes,' new report says Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report from Data and Society....
13:34, 2019-09-19

Cyberthreats have evolved: Norton protection has too TechRadar calls it “One of the most comprehensive security suites around, with no major weak spots” and it is easy to see why. The new Norton 360 “is a powerful set of tools which will keep you safe just about anywhere.”Online threats have evolved tremendously as smartpho...
11:17, 2019-09-23

Do You Really Need a Sunscreen With Blue Light Protection? Choosing the best sunscreen is already a daunting task, what with the myriad of confusing SPF options, sprays, sticks, and lotions, mineral versus chemical, water-resistant or sheer, and so on. The task has only been made more confusing in the past few years as new (and often expensive) sunscreens h...
19:51, 2019-08-09

Cyberthreats have evolved – but Norton protection has too We all know how critical it is to have good quality protection when online these days, particularly when entering credit card details for shopping, accessing online banking, or other finance-related activities.Cybercriminals have an increasingly diverse range of tricks and attack vectors at their di...
17:51, 2019-09-23

States sue over child immigrant protection changes Nineteen states and the District of Columbia sued on Monday over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention (Aug. 26)        ...
03:17, 2019-08-27

Lock in a lifetime of VPN protection for only $39 today KeepSolid has been around for five years — and coupled with industry plaudits from outlets like Software Informer, Laptop Review Pro and the venerable PC Mag, they’ve become a trusted name in that occasionally untrustworthy business. Now, you can land a lifetime of KeepSolid VPN Unlimited protection...
17:00, 2019-08-06

Five top tips for secure password protection The security of your business is of paramount importance. However, when it comes to safeguarding businesses from online threats, only 15% of the UK population feel they know how to protect themselves from harmful activity.No matter the size of your business, the first line of defence from hackers an...
10:34, 2019-10-03

Looks Like the Whistleblower Is Under Federal Protection of Some Sort The whistleblower who legally came forward to tell the government about Donald Trump’s hinky phone calls with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is “under federal protection,” 60 Minutes reported on Sunday night. The news magazine show reported on two letters from the whistleblower’s lawyers det...
08:17, 2019-09-30

Armour-plated BMW X5 Protection VR6 launched News 26 Aug, 2019 The BMW X5 Protection VR6 is an armoured version of the standard X5 SUV, which can shrug off grenade blasts and rifle fire...
04:34, 2019-08-27

Pre-first world war battleship granted special protection HMS Montagu awarded heritage status after war veterans surveyed wreck site The wreck of a battleship that ran aground more than a century ago has been granted special protection after wounded military veterans carried out the first full archaeological survey of the remains.HMS Montagu, a pre-first w...
18:51, 2019-09-20

Wear Ear Protection When Soothing Your Screaming Baby Babies cry. It’s a feature, not a bug. Sure, we all know this before getting into the whole parenthood thing, but I don’t think any experience—being seated next to a tiny screamer on an airplane, holding a shrieking nephew as his bottle is prepped, or even living above an infant in full sleep-traini...
06:51, 2019-07-04

EPA to drop Obama-era water protection rule The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. (Sept. 12)        ...
06:51, 2019-09-13

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht says it is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt. Odebrecht sent a statement Monday saying it filed the request for bankruptcy protection that same day. The debt restructuring is one of the largest ever filed ...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Are you ready for America’s data protection laws? If your company is still grappling with Europe's data protection laws, then watch out. You'll soon have American data protection laws to deal with, too.Read More...
03:00, 2019-10-13

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar....
12:17, 2019-06-01

AOC-obsessed man violated order of protection: cops Police are on the hunt for a DC man obsessed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after he allegedly violated an order of protection and descended on her Queens office building for the second time in a month, law enforcement sources said Thursday. Sources say Douala Hashi, 31, violated an order of pro...
19:00, 2019-06-27

CBI Moves Top Court Against Protection Of Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop The Central Bureau of Investigation today approached the Supreme Court challenging protection of arrest granted to former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam case....
17:34, 2019-10-04

Factbox: Germany's climate protection package Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package worth more than 50 billion euros ($55 billion) through 2023, including a domestic carbon price for transportation and heating in buildings.[L5N26B2FZ]...
21:51, 2019-09-20

Report warns AI can’t offer protection from ‘deepfakes’ Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report from Data and Society. In the report, authors Britt Paris and Joan Donovan put deepfakes on a long continuum of media manipulation and say that they requi...
06:17, 2019-09-20

The Power of Ares: Greek God of War, Lust, and Protection Ares is one of the most popular gods of the Greek pantheon. He is also one of the earliest documented deities, known from the texts much older than the Iliad. This deity is primarily known as a bloody god of war who was thought to help soldiers on the battlefield. Thousands of helmets unearthed in t...
09:34, 2019-09-05

Jets’ protection of Sam Darnold lives up to low expectations The Jets offensive line took its first game snaps with all five starters together Sunday afternoon. It showed. The revamped unit had a tough time giving Sam Darnold enough protection to throw the ball, allowing four sacks and nine quarterback hits in a 17-16 loss to the Bills at MetLife Stadium. “I ...
10:00, 2019-09-09

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
00:00, 2019-06-07

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies and joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region....
03:34, 2019-06-16

Fashion retailer Forever 21 files for bankruptcy protection Firm with 290 UK staff is latest traditional retailer to struggle with shift to online shoppingThe US fashion retailer Forever 21 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, joining a growing list of companies that have failed to navigate the shift towards online shopping.The group’s UK arm, whi...
14:00, 2019-09-30

China says faces 'new challenges' in ozone layer protection China faces "new challenges" when it comes to cracking down on the production of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer, the country's environment minister said, adding Beijing has shown "zero tolerance" to violators....
12:17, 2019-09-17

Digging Deeper: Cartels look to saints of the underworld for protection TUCSON – It’s a world filled with violence and criminal activity. The drug cartels operate in both the U.S. and Mexico. Some look to the underworld saints for protection. A former U.S. Marshal and narcotics officer now travels the country teaching about Patron Saints of the Underworld. R...
14:34, 2019-09-20

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
06:17, 2019-08-23

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Argentina Supreme court upholds glacier protection law Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld the country’s glacier protection law, rejecting an effort by mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. to have it declared unconstitutional...
00:17, 2019-06-05

Kaspersky Security for Office 365 adds OneDrive protection As businesses have moved away from local storage in favor of cloud storage, protecting sensitive files and documents stored in the cloud has become a top priority for organizations.However, according to Kaspersky's “Sorting out digital clutter in business” report, two thirds (66%)...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Mexican media call for more protection after three killings in a week Journalists say blame lies in ‘grey zone’ between organised crime and authoritiesJournalists in Mexico have said the new government is failing to protect them after three reporters were murdered in less than a week.Jorge Ruiz Vázquez, a reporter with the Gráfico de Xalapa newspaper, was the latest v...
10:00, 2019-08-05

Google expands its Advanced Protection Program to Chrome Google is expanding its Advanced Protection Program to its Chrome browser, protecting accounts that are more susceptible to being compromised from malware.Read More...
20:34, 2019-08-06

Forum used by extremists loses protection over mass shootings Controversial image board 8chan, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings in the US and New Zealand, has been abandoned by a firm designed to protect websites from digital attacks....
11:51, 2019-08-05

Chris Collins Found a Constitutional Protection for Congress Goes Only So Far A judge rejected Mr. Collins’s argument that the “speech or debate” clause shielded materials in his insider-trading case from a Justice Department inquiry....
23:00, 2019-10-07

Whistle Go Explore review: GPS-powered puppy protection I'm happy to say that I've never come close to losing Ellie, my beloved nine-year-old chocolate Labrador. But that doesn't mean I haven't occasionally had a moment of panic thinking about how truly terrible that would be. For years, the default prote......
18:34, 2019-08-07

Dubai's Princess Haya Wants Protection From City's Ruler. She's Not First An ongoing international custody battle between Dubai's ruler and one of his wives has undermined the deliberately cultivated image of the city as a playground for Western tourists that embraces......
10:34, 2019-08-01

Madhya Pradesh "Godman" Threatens To Kill Himself Over Cow Protection Job A self-styled godman has threatened to commit suicide outside Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's house in Bhopal on Monday if he is not appointed as the chairman of the state's Cow Protection......
20:51, 2019-08-18

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, according to a statement....
04:51, 2019-06-18

44% off the world's best identity theft protection will keep your family safer for less We're only a few short weeks away from the biggest online shopping period of the year, with sale events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday leading up to Christmas. To protect yourself and your family from identity theft, IdentityForce is offering a limited-time promotion on its UltraSecure prot...
03:17, 2019-10-10

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating as media organizations demand that police protect them and give them space to work after a radio reporter was killed...
00:51, 2019-06-12

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
03:17, 2019-05-25

Colombia to strengthen protection for politicians after candidate murders Colombia will increase protection for political candidates running in October's local and regional elections after the murders of seven aspirants, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
20:17, 2019-09-16

When New Investor-Protection Rules Come Up Short, States Step In A Nevada investor’s recent victory against her former Wells Fargo broker highlights the efforts by some states to enact tougher investor protections....
21:00, 2019-09-06

FTD files for bankruptcy protection, but flower deliveries will continue FTD has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it prepares to sell off pieces of the company and to deal with its debt.        ...
06:01, 2019-06-04

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major airports. CBP said Friday that it was experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems and was working to fix the problem. Airports tweeted ...
05:34, 2019-08-17

Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection Several thousand people marched in Bosnia's first Gay Pride on Sunday, protected by a major security operation including anti-sniper units after some conservative Muslim groups organized counter-rallies....
19:00, 2019-09-08

Pamplona bull-run festival steps up protection for women More police and app for reporting abuse introduced as tourists descend on Spanish town to watch bulls and partyOne man was gored and two sustained head injuries during the first run of the week-long San Fermín running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on Saturday. The injuries were ...
13:34, 2019-07-07

Salvadoran man dies in US Customs and Border Protection custody A Salvadoran man died while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency confirmed in a statement. The 32-year-old man was pronounced dead in Lordsburg, southw...
02:34, 2019-08-02

Flower-Delivery Company FTD Files for Bankruptcy Protection Flower-delivery firm FTD filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and agreed to sell certain assets as it pays down debt and implements strategic initiatives....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to deploy security personnel to "avert any untoward......
20:51, 2019-08-18

Motor racing: IndyCar to use 'Aeroscreen' cockpit protection IndyCar will use an "Aeroscreen" to provide cockpit protection from next season, with the Red Bull Advanced Technologies-designed system giving cars a jet fighter appearance, the U.S. open wheel series announced on Friday....
22:34, 2019-05-24

German cabinet approves climate protection measures The German cabinet on Wednesday approved climate protection measures designed to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, keeping on track plans by Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass the landmark package this year....
13:34, 2019-10-09

Vivek Oberoi Gets Police Protection Amid Threats Actor Vivek Oberoi has been provided protection, a police official said Wednesday evening. There were intelligence inputs about threat to the Bollywood actor, the official said....
00:34, 2019-05-23

Data breach reveals personal data of almost all of Ecuador Information including personal details such as names, addresses, national identity numbers and phone numbers has been compromised. The government has described the issue as a "major concern."...
00:17, 2019-09-17

Sun Capital-Backed Restaurants Unlimited Files For Bankruptcy Protection The Seattle-based owner of Kincaid’s, Palomino and Henry’s Tavern said it plans to put itself up for sale as part of the proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
21:34, 2019-07-08

Supreme Court Gives Mamata Banerjee's Critic 7-Day Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das, a social activist who is apprehending arrest in a criminal case filed in Bengal's Alipurduar for publishing a......
16:51, 2019-05-30

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a proposed €36bn (£32bn) mega-merger between French firm Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler....
18:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. Supreme Court divided on LGBT employment protection; Gorsuch could be key The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared closely divided over whether a landmark federal law forbidding sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees, with conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch emerging as a potential decisive vote....
01:00, 2019-10-09

Inquest slams lack of protection in London Bridge attack LONDON (AP) — England’s chief coroner has criticized the lack of barriers to protect pedestrians on London Bridge at the end of a lengthy inquest into the killing of eight people during an extremist attack two years ago. Coroner Mark Lucraft said Friday that the eight people were “unlawf...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New users of the browser who are downloading it for the f......
20:51, 2019-06-04

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins....
16:17, 2019-06-13

Court Extends Protection From Arrest To Chidambarams Till August 23 A Delhi court on Friday extended the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the ED....
00:17, 2019-08-10

One migrant child reported dead or missing every day, UN calls for more protection Around 1,600 children were reported dead or missing between 2014 and 2018 – an average of almost one every day – but many more go unrecorded, a new UN report revealed on Friday....
13:51, 2019-06-29

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month about the breach, which took place thanks to a ha...
10:17, 2019-06-11

Congress's DK Shivakumar Faces Arrest After Court Refuses Protection Karnataka Congress's chief troubleshooter DK Shivakumar faces arrest after his request for protection from arrest was rejected by the Karnataka High Court today. The former minister was asked by the......
12:34, 2019-08-30

Beijing mega-airport to use Israeli runway protection system Israel's Xsight Systems said on Wednesday that its hazard detection technology will be installed on runways of a new mega-airport in China scheduled to open later this year....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Dubai’s Princess Haya wants protection from the glitzy city’s ruler. She’s not the first. A custody battle between Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and one of his wives has undermined the deliberately cultivated image of the city as a playground for Western tourists that embraces modern sensibilities....
05:17, 2019-08-01

As fires ravage the Amazon, indigenous tribes pray for protection As thousands of fires ravage the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, some indigenous tribes are turning to prayer in a bid to halt the destruction and protect their environment for future generations....
00:17, 2019-09-03

Lesbian Couple In UP Village Seeks Police Protection To Get Married A lesbian couple in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district has sought police protection after their families opposed their decision to get married and allegedly threatened them of dire consequences, an......
15:34, 2019-06-20

Dubai princess seeks forced marriage protection order The estranged sixth wife of the ruler of Dubai, Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, applied in a London court Tuesday for a forced marriage protection order....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Microsoft launches Azure Security Lab for greater cloud protection To improve the security of its Azure cloud computing service, Microsoft is launching a new lab as well as increasing bug bounty rewards.At this year's Black Hat USA security conference, the company unveiled its new Azure Security Lab which is made up of a set of dedicated cloud hosts that secur...
21:00, 2019-08-06

IndyCar Will Use This Sleek 'Aeroscreen' for Cockpit Protection Starting Next Year Moves to at least partially close the cockpit in series like IndyCar and Formula One are long overdue, given the injuries and fatalities associated with leaving drivers’ heads wide open. But F1 finally mandated head protection with a “halo” in 2018, and IndyCar will be next—with a device called the ...
21:00, 2019-05-24

Tekashi 6ix9ine is now refusing witness protection, which should turn out fine It’s been a big month for rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine; after all, it’s not every day that someone who’s still working to establish himself in the music game gets to drop major releases featuring Cardi B or Jim Jones, or have his contributions to the zeitgeist critiqued by established hands like Snoop Dog...
08:00, 2019-09-27

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Warning: Poor protection of electric grid ‘jeopardize the survival of US’ Inadequate protection of the national electric grid, a key concern of President Trump, threatens the “survival of the United States,” a key defense task force warned on Tuesday....
04:00, 2019-08-28

Hundreds of stores at risk as Forever 21 files for bankruptcy protection US fashion retailer Forever 21 has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and said it plans to exit most of its international operations in Asia and Europe....
14:00, 2019-09-30

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a federal contractor and was criticized by civil right...
06:17, 2019-06-11

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
06:17, 2019-06-11

Google, Intel and Microsoft form data protection consortium It's common to secure data when its sitting put or flying to its destination, but not so much when you're actually using it -- there's still a risk someone could peek at your content while you work. Industry heavyweights might help keep your info se......
15:51, 2019-08-22

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.”...
04:51, 2019-07-16

Increased protection for endangered otters after social media craze Countries vote overwhelmingly to place two species on Cites appendix I, where trade is bannedA trade ban is looming for two endangered otter species after 100 countries voted to increase protections after a social media-fuelled craze for acquiring the mammals as pets.On Sunday in Geneva, parties to ...
19:17, 2019-08-26

Luxury department store Barneys files for bankruptcy protection U.S. luxury department store chain Barneys New York Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday and put itself up for sale after facing soaring rents and failing in its earlier attempts to find a buyer for the cash-strapped retailer....
10:00, 2019-08-06

Rebel Lawmakers Claim "Threat" To Life, Seek Protection The rebel Karnataka MLAs who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, Seeking protection from their Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
04:17, 2019-07-10

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation....
05:00, 2019-09-07

Bullied teen who stabbed classmate had switchblade for ‘protection’: lawyers The bullied Bronx teen charged with fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another had a switchblade on him that day for “protection,” his lawyers claimed Friday. Christopher Lynn painted client Abel Cedeno as the real victim of the 2017 attack at Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation i...
05:00, 2019-06-29

Hiding Tekashi 6ix9ine in witness protection would be hard, not impossible — if he actually wants the help The U.S. attorney’s office prosecuting him indicated Tekashi 6ix9ine could enter the witness protection program after serving his sentence. Whether the Brooklyn-based rapper plans to accept the offer is unclear....
17:34, 2019-10-01

Germany’s Merkel faces decisive week on climate protection Chancellor Angela Merkel is promising that Germany will “find its way to good climate protection,” but her governing coalition is still haggling over a major policy package that is due to be presented next week...
12:00, 2019-09-14

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection efforts are enough....
21:51, 2019-07-13

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-may-2019/...
18:51, 2019-06-17

French child protection group urges Epstein investigation A French child protection group stepped up pressure on Tuesday for prosecutors to open an investigation into the activities in France of Jeffrey Epstein, the U.S. financier found dead in an apparent suicide while being held on sex-trafficking charges....
14:17, 2019-08-13

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection in New York Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,000 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
07:51, 2019-09-16

Honduran president's brother promised 'El Chapo' protection, witness says Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman tried to give $1 million to Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's election campaign after being promised protection for his cocaine shipments, a witness at Hernandez's criminal trial in New York said Tuesday....
05:00, 2019-10-09

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Forever 21 could file for bankruptcy protection as early as Sunday, report says Forever 21 Inc. could file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as early as Sunday and may be preparing to close stores.       ...
00:34, 2019-09-12

Meat industry sues California for animal protection 'overreach' California was sued on Friday by the largest U.S. trade group for meat packers and processors, which wants to block enforcement of a voter-approved measure requiring farmers to provide more space for animals being raised for food....
05:00, 2019-10-05

Forever 21 files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, may close up to 178 US stores Fashion retailer Forever 21 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, hobbled by expensive leases and declining mall traffic.       ...
16:00, 2019-09-30

"They Have Mumbai Police Protection": Karnataka Minister's Crisis Theory DK Suresh alleged that BJP's national leaders were behind the political crisis in Karnataka. "They do not want any government or any opposition party to rule in any state. They are destroying......
13:17, 2019-07-08

Ollie wins ruling on union protection in fight over firing The arbitrator in the dispute between UConn and Kevin Ollie has ruled that the former basketball coach is protected by a union contract when it comes to the standard the school must meet in proving his firing was justified....
14:34, 2019-08-14

Forever 21, a staple in American malls, files for bankruptcy protection By Alex Johnson LOS ANGELES — Forever 21, the fast fashion clothing chain anchoring shopping malls across the United States, filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday, reporting more than $1 billion in liabilities. The company, which began with a single store in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los...
17:00, 2019-09-30

The Brutality and Delicacy of Samurai Armor: Superior Protection with a God-like Aesthetic The Samurai class was officially dissolved over 150 years ago. Nonetheless, the warriors’ elaborate armor is still recognized globally as an iconic emblem of Japanese military strength and virtue. The samurai were an elite group of strictly trained and well-armored soldiers – even the horses were ar...
21:17, 2019-05-21

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

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian opposition military alliance, it was announced on Monday, aimed at ending and preventing the recruitm...
21:17, 2019-07-01

'There is no protection': case of trans woman fired after coming out could make history Aimee Stephens is at the center of the first supreme court case involving the civil rights of transgender peopleGrowing up in a Southern Baptist family in Fayetteville, North Carolina in the 1960s the biggest problem in Aimee Stephens’ household was the length of her hair.“My dad thought it ought to...
14:00, 2019-09-30

Azam Khan's Wife Gets Protection From Arrest In Electricity Theft Case Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Azam Khan's wife Tazeen Fatima was granted bail by a court in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district on Saturday in connection with an electricity theft case....
09:00, 2019-09-22

On sidelines of UN climate summit, US President calls for protection of religious freedom As global leaders gathered at UN Headquarters on Monday to present their plans to combat climate change, United States President Donald Trump put the spotlight on the need to safeguard religious freedom worldwide....
21:17, 2019-09-23

#NetNeutrality: Appeals court provides a ‘net’ win for states’ rights, but upholds the end to federal protection A federal appeals court has affirmed the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to end net neutrality at the national level—but the court has OK’d the ability of state and local governments to set their own rules when it comes to the issue....
07:00, 2019-10-02

JC Penney vendors receive letters offering credit risk protection The buzzards are circling JC Penney. Vendors of the struggling department store have recently received letters from financial institutions, including JPMorgan, offering credit risk protection for their JC Penney receivables, or the money the department store chain owes them for their goods. These so...
09:00, 2019-06-01

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protection officers need, and expects more than 500 such professionals to benefit from a year-long pilot training programme....
01:17, 2019-07-18

The Ford Ranger's Crash Protection Is Fine but Its Headlights Aren't: IIHS The Ford Ranger returned to America for the 2019 model year, a move that got high ratings from anyone and everyone who appreciated the Ranger back when it was Ford’s bare-bones truck offering stateside. It now has high safety ratings as well, aside from those pesky headlights....
21:17, 2019-07-02

Customs and Border Protection seizes $90M in counterfeit jewelry, Cartier bracelets Counterfeit luxury bracelets from Cartier and other jewelry that would have sold for more than $90 million, had it been real, were recently seized at the Express Consignment Operations hub in Louisville, Ky., Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Wednesday....
07:51, 2019-09-26

German court begins protection proceedings for Thomas Cook's Condor Germany's Condor, which is owned by British travel operator Thomas Cook, said on Thursday that a Frankfurt court had begun investor protection proceedings that should allow the airline to be restructured....
13:51, 2019-09-26

Reef protection laws pass despite industry attacks on their scientific basis Queensland’s government will limit the agricultural pollution harming the Great Barrier ReefThe Queensland government has passed new regulations to limit agricultural pollution damaging the Great Barrier Reef in the face of a hostile campaign that has sought to discredit consensus science.On Tuesday...
16:00, 2019-09-19

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 bln euros by 2023 - source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023, a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday....
16:34, 2019-09-14

German daycares under police protection after plans to stop serving pork Two Leipzig daycare centers reversed moves to remove pork from the menu after the plans sparked a nationwide debate. The heated responses prompted police to park patrol cars outside to protect against "possible dangers."...
00:51, 2019-07-24

Top Court Agrees To Hear BJP Leader's Plea Seeking Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Wednesday took note of violence during Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and agreed to hear the plea of BJP candidate from Barrackpore seat seeking protection from arrest in several......
10:34, 2019-05-22

Notice To Robert Vadra On Protection From Arrest In Money Laundering Case The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Robert Vadra on an Enforcement Directorate plea seeking cancellation of his anticipatory bail in a money-laundering case. The probe agency has challenged a......
09:34, 2019-05-27

Wife allegedly gunned down Army husband days after he got protection order An Alabama woman is charged with fatally shooting her Army sergeant husband just days after he obtained an emergency protection of abuse order against her, alleging she was “very mentally ill” and unstable. Brittnay Ryals Paonessa, 27, is accused of gunning down Brandyn Lloyd Paonessa on Thursday in...
21:17, 2019-06-17

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kong....
21:51, 2019-05-21

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would not be deported. Democrats voted unanimously for the bill and seven republicans voted in favor of this legislation...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Google unveils advanced G Suite protection for high-risk employees Google is levelling up its security for businesses. The company unveiled a host of new protections for its G Suite, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Cloud Identity customers at the Next Tokyo summit. G Suite Enterprise admins can choose to enroll high......
12:51, 2019-08-01

Canada pushes for better Amazon protection during free trade talks with Brazil The talks are continuing despite Brazil's initial rejection of international funding to help fight fires in the Amazon, apparently over a personal spat with France's President Emmanuel Macron....
09:17, 2019-08-28

Gun sales surge 15%, driven by self-protection and Pelosi-Schumer demand for limits The leading indicator of gun sales jumped in August, driven in part by Americans seeking self-protection and deep concerns congressional Democrats are going to push through expanded gun control legislation....
17:34, 2019-09-10

Facebook practically begs for location access despite new tracking protection in iOS 13 and Android 10 Apple will unveil new iPhones on Tuesday, and announce the actual release date of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 for iPhone and iPad, respectively. And that’s exactly why Facebook is begging you to keep letting it track your location going forward. iOS 13 and Android 10 will both come with improved loca...
15:00, 2019-09-10

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded humanitarian assistance....
23:34, 2019-06-20

Germany's ruling coalition plans to spend €40 billion on climate protection The governing coalition parties in Germany have reportedly agreed to a deal to ensure the country meets its 2030 goals to combat climate change. The government is set to unveil its climate package on September 20....
05:51, 2019-09-15

UPDATE 1-OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
07:51, 2019-09-16

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to better protect journalists and media workers....
17:51, 2019-05-21

U.K. and European Allies to Form ‘Maritime Protection Mission’ in Strait of Hormuz (LONDON) — Britain announced plans Monday to develop and deploy a Europe-led “maritime protection mission” to safeguard shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the waterway last week. Briefing Parliament on the budding ...
20:51, 2019-07-22

Mozilla Firefox ups tracking protection to match Safari, exceed Chrome Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across the internet.        ...
16:00, 2019-06-04

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
19:34, 2019-06-27

U.S. House Foreign Affairs leaders seek protection of Kurds in Syria U.S. lawmakers introduced a resolution on Friday opposing President Donald Trump's decision to clear the way for Turkey to attack Kurdish fighters, underscoring unhappiness from both Democrats and Trump's fellow Republicans in the U.S. Congress over his Syria policy....
03:17, 2019-10-12

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world. ...
20:34, 2019-08-16

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Kim Kardashian Files Trademark Protection for Psalm West Days After Baby's Birth Kim Kardashian is making sure Psalm West's name is protected. E! News has learned that the Keeping Up With the Karadshians star has filed a trademark application for the name......
20:01, 2019-05-23

Civil rights groups slam Comcast for trying to weaken a key protection against racial discrimination A coalition of civil rights organizations this week accused Comcast of undermining Reconstruction-era protections against racial discrimination in the company’s civil rights case before the Supreme Court....
16:34, 2019-10-02

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Saradha Scam: High Court Extends Rajeev Kumar's Protection From Arrest The Calcutta High Court today extended the protection from arrest to West Bengal CID Additional Director General Rajeev Kumar in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam....
14:17, 2019-08-20

B.C. government announce moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strategies in the northeast part of the province....
23:51, 2019-06-20

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by agreeing to increased protection measures and more sustainable trade in animals and plants across the globe. ...
17:00, 2019-08-29

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, according to his agent, Mino Raiola.The 26-year-old h...
15:00, 2019-07-09

Karma Issues Another Stop-Sale on the Revero, This Time for Side-Impact Protection Oh, those poor souls who saw the rebirth of the old Fisker Karma and, entranced by its looks, bought a 2018 Karma Revero without doing a quick Google search—you know, to read a bit about it, maybe. It’s now on its second major U.S. safety recall in less than two months, this time for a side-impact ...
01:34, 2019-06-22

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coercive action against him in a money laundering case....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Ocasio-Cortez denounces Customs and Border Protection as 'rogue agency' – live Congresswoman tells of ‘horrifying’ conditions at borderSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.30pm BST Following the Democratic debates last week, we are starting to see some of the first polls to reflect those performances. This one is taken among progressives. A new poll conducted...
17:01, 2019-07-02

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed on Monday for bankruptcy protection, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
04:51, 2019-06-18

Credit Karma Will Give You a Year Of Free Tax Audit Protection, For a Limited Time Getting audited by the IRS sounds like less fun than a root canal performed by an art history graduate, but for a limited time, Credit Karma will give you a level of protection for free, just for signing up....
03:51, 2019-06-18

Art needs protection: it belongs in public galleries, not private vaults | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett It’s too easy for billionaires to game the system and lock cultural objects away from view. We should all have the chance to admire great worksI fell in love with a picture at the Royal Academy summer exhibition. I’ve long been fascinated by the Tom Phillips project A Humument, which began in 1966 w...
18:00, 2019-08-14

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.        ...
11:17, 2019-06-11

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donations....
15:17, 2019-08-20

Wall St Week Ahead-Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
21:01, 2019-05-24

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
03:51, 2019-05-25

New York City sues T-Mobile for violating consumer protection law, selling used phones New York City is suing T-Mobile and alleges the company scammed consumers by selling used phones as new and using other tactics.       ...
11:00, 2019-09-07

Saudi Arabia joins maritime protection mission: state news agency Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas, Saudi state media reported on Wednesday, citing an official source in the defense ministry....
07:17, 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 bln euros by 2023 - source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023, a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday....
16:34, 2019-09-14

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 billion euros by 2023: source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023, a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday....
16:00, 2019-09-14

German coalition parties reach deal on climate protection package: source Germany's government parties have reached a deal on a climate protection package which includes provisions to make sure that any future deviations from carbon emissions cuts targets can be corrected, a source close to the negotiations said on Friday....
21:51, 2019-09-20

Pavilion beside oldest cricket green in world wins protection from development threat Players at the world's oldest cricket green were today celebrating after their historic pavilion was awarded protection from the threat of development....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Listeria-tainted sausage deaths in Germany lead to calls for better consumer protection A public holiday likely contributed to a delay in the spread of information regarding a recall of bacteria-tainted meat in Germany. Advocacy group Foodwatch has urged new action to inform and protect consumers....
00:00, 2019-10-07

Rochester diocese, facing flood of sex-abuse claims, files for bankruptcy protection The Rochester diocese filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, less than a month after a new law led to a flood of sex-abuse claims.        ...
19:51, 2019-09-13

Trump administration removes Michigan songbird from endangered species protection after recovery The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service removed federal protection Tuesday for a songbird that calls northern Michigan home after the bird made a "remarkable" recovery due to decades of conservation efforts, officials said....
18:34, 2019-10-09

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
14:17, 2019-05-26

Lebanon lawmaker in violent standoff with ex-son-in-law A leaked police report says a Lebanese lawmaker from the Hezbollah group and a dozen gunmen attempted to storm a police station following a family dispute involving a high-speed car chase...
19:34, 2019-07-14

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democratic primary contest. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ...
14:00, 2019-06-19

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
00:00, 2019-05-23

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban “non-essential” helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash in the city. Rep. Carolyn Maloney vowed Monday to ...
08:17, 2019-06-11

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
20:00, 2019-05-24

Notre Dame Cleanup to Resume with Protection Rules After Toxic Lead Pollution Concerns (PARIS) — Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing public concern about toxic pollution. Under pressure from labor inspectors concerned about lead risks, the Paris region administration suspended clean...
06:00, 2019-08-03

Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection More than 590 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
08:00, 2019-08-15

Return of Arsenal young guns Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding a boost but defence needs more protection Arsenal fans have been getting excited about the return to fitness of Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and new-boy Kieran Tierney, all of whom got a run-out against Nottingham Forest last week. You can understand the optimism too....
14:34, 2019-09-30

Customs and Border Protection moving to fire and discipline dozens of agents for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection has proposed firing and disciplining dozens of federal agents for posting vulgar comments and offensive memes on a private Facebook page that was exposed in July, according to a senior agency official....
17:00, 2019-09-06

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care in Gaza....
00:17, 2019-06-18

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
15:34, 2019-06-03

Revealed: Trump’s Wildlife Service pick has ties to anti-animal protection groups Aurelia Skipwith, nominee to lead US Fish and Wildlife Service, linked to groups opposed to protections for endangered speciesDonald Trump’s nominee to lead the US Fish and Wildlife Service has links to powerful agricultural interests opposed to protections for endangered species she would oversee, ...
00:51, 2019-09-26

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly critical when assessing the state of the protection o...
21:34, 2019-05-23

Dubai ruler posts cryptic poem as wife attends court for protection order Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum published a poem online about “shining swords with sharp blades” on the day his estranged wife asked a judge in London for a “forced marriage protection order,” according to a report. Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, 45, was seen in public for the first time this...
15:51, 2019-08-01

Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy plan includes special protection for the Sackler family fortune Purdue has said it will ask the bankruptcy judge to take the unusual step of halting more than two dozen lawsuits by state attorneys general against the Sackler family, which Forbes estimates is one of the wealthiest families in the country worth $13 billion....
00:17, 2019-09-19

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of face recognition tools at U.S. ports of entry.Rea...
00:17, 2019-07-11

UNICEF backpacks used as a haunting symbol to call for greater protection of children living in conflict As children in many parts of the world return to school, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a haunting installation on Sunday that displays 3,758 school backpacks as headstones to illustrate the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018 and call for greater protection of chil...
22:34, 2019-09-08

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State Rep. Erica Thomas said in a tear-filled Facebook Live video that she was in the express lane at a Publix in Mableton Friday with her daughter, when a ...
03:51, 2019-07-22

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
18:34, 2019-07-22

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region’s energy reserves. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says the U.S. ...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to injure Thursday in Salt Lake City. Attorney Mark ...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning of swastikas and nooses as symbols of hatred and intolerance.” The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Nassau), would mandate that sixth- t...
16:17, 2019-08-13

Lawmaker removed from committee after shooting squirrel CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire lawmaker who shot a squirrel in his yard and shared a graphic photo of it on Twitter has lost his seat on a legislative committee. Deerfield Republican Rep. Jim Spillane shared a photo of the animal’s bloody carcass on May 26. That prompted a complaint to t...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally attacked in a supermarket Friday by a middle-aged white man who used profanity, called her vulgar names ...
11:34, 2019-07-20

Witness says Georgia lawmaker was the one who told man, 'Go back' The Georgia Democratic lawmaker who went viral with her claim that she was told to "go back where you came from" at a grocery store was actually the person who made the statement, a report said, citing a witnesses....
09:34, 2019-07-24

Brexit may have 'gravest of consequences' for health: UK lawmaker Britain's looming exit from the EU carries real risks that medicines and healthcare supplies will be delayed, the UK's public spending watchdog said on Friday, and an influential lawmaker said a no-deal Brexit may have the "gravest of consequences"....
17:34, 2019-09-27

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
21:01, 2019-06-18

Texas Lawmaker to Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR Is Ready for You’ A Republican lawmaker in Texas is in the spotlight after tweeting a threatening message to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke following Thursday night’s Democratic debate. “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis,” Texas state representative Briscoe Cain wrote, usi...
12:34, 2019-09-14

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a......
13:34, 2019-06-03

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
14:34, 2019-06-10

Human Organs Available In India Like "Peanuts": YSR Lawmaker A Rajya Sabha member of Parliament on Wednesday raised concerns over the availability of human organs in the market illegally and urged the government to penalize those involved in such rackets with......
20:34, 2019-07-31

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully who is unfit for office....
17:51, 2019-08-22

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
06:34, 2019-07-20

Ukraine lawmaker says new probe won't involve Biden or his son A prominent Ukrainian lawmaker has said a new investigation of a Ukrainian firm at the heart of a growing US political scandal would not involve Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden or his son....
21:17, 2019-09-26

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby County on Wednesday went to the House microphone t...
14:17, 2019-05-23

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
09:17, 2019-07-14

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s comments on Wednesday, reported by the semi-official ILN...
11:51, 2019-05-22

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
13:17, 2019-07-12

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
12:34, 2019-05-22

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who objected to the bill's p...
21:34, 2019-05-28

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-serving senator” who waits to see ...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP In dramatic events at the Allahabad High Court today, Ajitesh Kumar, whose marriage to Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP lawmaker, prompted the couple to claim they feared for their lives, was......
08:51, 2019-07-15

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants.......
10:34, 2019-05-22

Former UK Conservative lawmaker joins pro-EU liberal democrats Britain's pro-EU Liberal Democrats said on Monday that Heidi Allen, a former lawmaker for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives, had joined their party....
00:34, 2019-10-08

BSP Lawmaker Gets Filmy Advice From UP Speaker After His Overtures To BJP A BSP legislator got some film-style advice from the Speaker as he defied an opposition boycott of the special session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly to mark Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary....
03:34, 2019-10-04

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
03:34, 2019-05-25

NPP Lawmaker, His Son Among 11 Killed By Militants In Arunachal Pradesh A lawmaker and his son were among 11 people killed by NSCN (IM) militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district today. Two others were critically injured in the attack....
15:00, 2019-05-21

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
09:34, 2019-05-27

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to continue building on progress made, or “risk losi...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Germany mulls fiscal policy U-turn, eyes new debt for climate protection: official Germany is mulling a fiscal policy U-turn and considering ditching its long cherished balanced budget goal by issuing new debt to finance a costly climate protection package, a senior government official told Reuters on condition of anonymity....
16:51, 2019-08-08

GDPR: Record British Airways fine shows how data protection legislation is beginning to bite The ICO's proposed £183m fine should act as a wake-up call for other organisations: make sure your cybersecurity and data protection policies are GDPR-compliant - or you could be next....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regional Governments to uphold their rights and protect...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Sri Lankan lawmaker moves to abolish death penalty A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a bill to abolish the death penalty has been submitted to Parliament, while the president has sanctioned the hanging of four drug convicts...
09:01, 2019-08-02

Center-right EU lawmaker says he will back socialist assembly head The center-right leader of EU lawmakers, Germany's Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his group was ready to back a socialist pick for president of the bloc's assembly....
01:00, 2019-07-03

OP Chautala's Party Lawmaker, Ex-Minister Join BJP In Haryana In yet another setback for the Indian National Lok Dal ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, its assembly lawmaker from Haryana's Ratia joined the ruling BJP in Chandigarh on Thursday....
19:34, 2019-08-01

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
12:51, 2019-07-19

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
15:51, 2019-05-22

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it....
08:51, 2019-08-26

Ohio lawmaker proposes using seized fentanyl in executions An Ohio lawmaker says he has the solution to the state's problem securing execution drugs: use fentanyl seized by police instead.        ...
07:34, 2019-08-15

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
05:17, 2019-05-25

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
20:34, 2019-07-12

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
15:17, 2019-06-18

Tried Alerting Yogi Adityanath About Sonbhadra Situation: Lawmaker A ruling alliance MLA claimed on Wednesday that he wrote to Yogi Adityanath about the in Sonbhadra where 10 tribals were gunned down a week ago, but his letter was not shown to the Uttar Pradesh chief......
22:34, 2019-07-24

"BSP Gives Tickets For Money": Rajasthan Lawmaker From Mayawati's Party A Bahujan Samaj Party lawmaker in Rajasthan on Thursday made a shocking claim in the state legislature as he said that those who could pay money get party tickets to contest elections....
00:17, 2019-08-02

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
11:17, 2019-06-18

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawthorne was accused of using public money from the Ashdown-Little River Chamber of Commerce to buy alcohol and tobacco when she was serving as the organ...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
15:51, 2019-07-06

Texas GOP lawmaker tells Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR is ready for you’ By Dareh Gregorian A Texas state representative had a menacing response to Beto O’Rourke’s statement in Thursday’s debate that “hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15.” “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis,” Republican Representative Briscoe Cain t...
18:00, 2019-09-14

Hours After PM's Discipline Meet, BJP Lawmaker Says "We Will Spill Blood" In an apparent snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning to BJP leaders to steer clear of controversy, a lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh today declared his party would "spill blood" for the release......
14:34, 2019-07-04

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
08:51, 2019-05-28

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker “sickened” by arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is “sickened and upset” by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her death. Authorities on Friday announced the arrest of 48-year-old Rebecca Ly...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan, says parliament member Mohsin Dawar was captu...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in-chief. “I call upon the chairman to hold hearings...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
09:01, 2019-05-29

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities......
19:51, 2019-07-06

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
22:51, 2019-05-29

BJP Lawmaker Charged With Assaulting Constable Who Broke Away From Convoy BJP's Dhaurahra lawmaker Rekha Verma has been charged for allegedly threatening a police constable, who broke away from her convoy after escorting it till his police station's limits....
21:51, 2019-06-11

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
02:34, 2019-06-04

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he had only resigned from all posts but not from the......
01:17, 2019-06-29

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
05:34, 2019-05-28

Long Island lawmaker wants to crack down on drunk boating A Long Island state lawmaker is targeting drunk boating by making it a felony offense to drive while intoxicated with kids on board. Another proposal also would revoke an offender’s license to drive a car for boating while intoxicated conviction. “Drunk boating has long plagued Long Island’s w...
08:51, 2019-08-06

China 'encroaching' on Germany's parliament: Green lawmaker The Bundestag has appealed China's travel ban on a Green party politician, apparently over her criticism of its human rights record. Margarete Bause told DW she has had several run-ins with the Chinese government....
02:00, 2019-08-07

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker Seven-time BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar will administer the oath of office to the newly elected Lok Sabha......
12:17, 2019-06-11

My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke Twitter takes down Republican Briscoe Cain’s tweet within hours because it violates rules on ‘threats of violence’A Republican state lawmaker from Texas has caused outcry for tweeting “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis” after Democratic presidential candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke pledg...
09:17, 2019-09-13

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
00:00, 2019-09-14

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved......
21:51, 2019-07-09

Pompeo not complying with impeachment probe subpoena: lawmaker U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not yet come into compliance with a subpoena for documents in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe, a top Democrat helping to lead the inquiry said on Sunday....
20:34, 2019-10-06

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in the assembly segment earlier this month, a......
20:34, 2019-05-21

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
00:34, 2019-05-30

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
01:17, 2019-06-19

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
10:34, 2019-06-01

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name......
22:51, 2019-06-19

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as the embattled PM seeks a fourth attempt to pass a Brexit deal....
01:51, 2019-05-23

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media. Pavle Bogoevski, 33, a lawmaker from the leftist ruling party, said Thursday he was...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Top U.S. lawmaker demands answers in Jeffrey Epstein's death A top U.S. lawmaker joined the chorus of officials demanding answers from the Bureau of Prisons over the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein in federal custody....
14:17, 2019-08-13

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prominent lawmaker in Greece’s governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter. The revelations concerning Tassia Christodoulopoulou, a former cabinet minister who is a deputy...
18:00, 2019-06-07

US Lawmaker Apologises To Indian-Americans Over Letter On Kashmir In an unprecedented move, a US Congressman has apologised to Indian-Americans for not consulting them before writing a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express his concerns on human rights......
11:51, 2019-08-13

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker is questioning Democratic Gov. Tony Evers order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time. State Rep. Scott Allen in a tweet Friday asked, “Is this any more appropriate than erecting the Chri...
18:00, 2019-06-07

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
22:17, 2019-06-07

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
02:17, 2019-07-02

Massage Services On Trains Is "Against Indian Culture" Says Lawmaker The railways' plan of providing massage services to its passengers has come under criticism, with Indore Lok Sabha lawmaker Shankar Lalwani writing to Union minister Piyush Goyal, saying that it is......
17:51, 2019-06-13