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UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws

Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired rush to convert thousands of ...

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws

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Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
16:17, 2019-05-22

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-21

| Boris Johnson rules out working with Farage on Brexit Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, has ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage in trying to secure a divorce deal with the European Union....
22:00, 2019-06-27

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts to avert another financial crisis, global regulators said on Tuesday....
16:51, 2019-06-04

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
04:00, 2019-07-03

The OnePlus 7 Pro's 90 Hz screen will sometimes silently switch down to 60 Hz One of the OnePlus 7 Pro's defining features and major selling points is its 90 Hz display. The extra-fast refresh rate allows for animations to be buttery smooth giving you a kind of a "soap opera effect" as you scroll through information. It's cool, it feels smooth and responsive, and it's still a...
03:00, 2019-06-15

Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to 'silence' truckers who warned about risks of a no-deal Brexit Getty Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to "silence" UK truckers who raised concerns about a no-deal Brexit. The Road Haulage Association, a trade body for freight firms, said Grayling threatened to freeze the group out of meetings after they communicated with the press about a p...
12:00, 2019-07-08

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
21:17, 2019-06-22

‘Children are being poisoned’: California moms lead the way to pesticide ban Chlorpyrifos, a chemical used to treat pest infestations, was banned from residential use in 2000 but is still used in agricultureElisa Rivera’s face swelled up, her eyes watered and soon she was struggling to breathe.The 39-year-old first started to feel ill when the smell of pesticides drifted fro...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide variety of crops.The Environmental Protection Age...
21:17, 2019-07-12

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies about things like who has abortions, how abortions work, how women’s bodies work and how fetuses develo...
14:34, 2019-06-03

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Hey Dropbox users, how has Dropbox been for you lately? Major changes are coming ...
21:17, 2019-07-18

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador....
17:51, 2019-05-23

A Quiet Place Sequel Creeps Silently Toward a March 2020 Release Date We don’t yet know the name of the sequel to A Quiet Place, but we know the silence will be falling down upon us a little earlier than expected.Read more......
05:34, 2019-05-26

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-10

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
03:01, 2019-05-29

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
22:00, 2019-05-28

Public support for Brazil President Bolsonaro eroding: poll More than half of Brazilians say they lack confidence in right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, whose support has steadily eroded since winning a commanding victory in October's election, according to an opinion poll released on Thursday....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hundreds of thousands of people last weekend....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
15:34, 2019-06-01

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ability to properly handle these apparent violations...
08:17, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong activist Wong: World leaders 'must' raise our eroding freedoms at G-20 Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said Friday that G-20 leaders meeting in Japan can help protect the city's freedoms by raising their concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
13:00, 2019-06-28

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of the company, which have soared since it settled a ma...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L......
18:00, 2019-05-22

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's parliament....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
17:00, 2019-07-16

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get a deal because that is overwhelmingly in the economic interest of both the EU and the UK," said Phi...
12:00, 2019-07-08

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found it strange. “Just because a romantic relationship didn’t work out, doesn’t mean that you can’t stay f...
17:17, 2019-05-28

No-deal Brexit 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
09:17, 2019-07-08

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native vegetation laws that make deforestation easier.Environment groups are now demanding the government pu...
08:34, 2019-06-03

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, counterfeiting and treason. Since then, however, the ...
10:00, 2019-06-19

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged with a hate crime because the state has no such law. Victim Anthony Gooden said in a recent......
23:51, 2019-06-03

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats control both houses of the state Legislature. There are...
11:51, 2019-06-10

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
09:17, 2019-06-10

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic cameras, end regulation of the plumbing industry, make i...
13:00, 2019-06-01

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the status of legal parents as soon as a baby is born, the Law Commission has recommended.A consultation by ...
01:34, 2019-06-06

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected. Alabama’s governor signe...
18:34, 2019-05-21

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penalty and other taxes even though the owner was unaware of the property being claimed....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees they feared would lead to extensive layoffs...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
02:34, 2019-06-04

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
09:17, 2019-05-22

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released Wednesday, the EU’s executive commission cri...
15:00, 2019-05-29

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
05:51, 2019-05-29

Last-Minute Laws Took Democrats’ Power. Court Says That’s Fine. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general of Wisconsin, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
23:51, 2019-06-21

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
21:17, 2019-07-15

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, and several said they would not file criminal charg...
22:51, 2019-05-30

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
06:34, 2019-05-31

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse in Belfast remains....
06:34, 2019-07-10

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
21:51, 2019-06-11

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
12:51, 2019-06-28

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters supporting the change, which removes a clause requiring c...
09:00, 2019-05-28

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional property grab. The lawsuit — filed late Monday by two lan...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat signed Tuesday eliminates an exemption in state law...
13:51, 2019-06-05

X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
06:51, 2019-05-29

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
02:17, 2019-06-05

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia may be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without permission from a male relative, according to reports.Travel restrictions for women over the...
19:00, 2019-07-11

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a singular question: “What kind of trash are you?”The question is aimed at the city’s daily 22,000 tonnes...
04:17, 2019-07-12

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
21:01, 2019-05-21

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional requirement that couples be separated for four years before being allowed to divorce will be removed...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announcemen......
03:01, 2019-05-22

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by they/them pronouns, looking straight into the camera...
20:17, 2019-05-28

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across the country, national Republicans have now come ar...
07:17, 2019-05-24

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. It linked medical marijuana laws to slower than expected increases in state prescription opioid death rates. But the promising connec...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Vatican says laws cannot force priests to break seal of confession The Vatican on Monday reaffirmed Catholic teaching that priests cannot reveal what they learn in confession, in an apparent response to moves in Australia and elsewhere to force them to do so in cases of sexual abuse....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will probe whether Google’s online Ad Exchange violated g...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
14:51, 2019-06-11

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that criminalized consensual same-sex relations. It’s a big step for LGBT rights in Africa, where mor...
19:51, 2019-06-11

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
01:51, 2019-07-03

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
03:17, 2019-07-04

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
00:17, 2019-05-29

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
16:17, 2019-06-12

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
02:17, 2019-05-31

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes Paul Mulindwa....
11:00, 2019-07-10

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sanctuary” city, in a rebuke to the state’s strict policies on gun control.The city council of Needles...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-17

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States to do more to “combat racial discrimination”....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions from nearby Fourth of July fireworks. “The sounds were really loud, and I suspect he got scared out th...
04:00, 2019-07-13

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
07:00, 2019-06-01

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have thrust the issue into the national spotlight an...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
16:00, 2019-07-05

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and abhorrent violent content online.This proposal com...
07:34, 2019-07-02

Latest: Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds GOP’s lame-duck laws MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision to uphold laws introduced in a lame-duck session in December (all times local): 7:25 a.m. The conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld Republican-authored lame-duck laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Ton...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According to a government statement, those found guilty of di...
10:34, 2019-06-06

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
11:34, 2019-05-23

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women,...
09:00, 2019-06-05

U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for restrictive abortion laws in many states have energized the rights movement. Alabama recently passed the strictest law in the n...
15:34, 2019-05-26

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater control over protests by groups with a history of violence. ...
23:17, 2019-07-04

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government actions and the economic impacts,” says Jay Nevelof...
19:00, 2019-07-10

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
05:00, 2019-06-07

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
22:17, 2019-06-14

Canon and Toshiba Fined $5 Million for Evading Premerger Notification Laws Faced with accounting irregularities that surfaced in 2015, Toshiba designed a scheme to sell its medical system subsidiary to Canon for around $6.1 billion in 2016 while evading notification rules, according to a civil complaint filed by the Justice Department....
10:17, 2019-06-11

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, like Georgia, continue to sign laws restricting access to safe and legal abortions. Now, the woman who embodies one of the show’s most devout believers i...
08:17, 2019-06-13

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected school is located, signed a bill outlawing abortion after eight weeks. The legislation was a deal-breaker for Ellen Bender and her daughter, Eliza, a...
23:17, 2019-05-25

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of Justice....
20:51, 2019-05-28

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
19:00, 2019-05-27

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, police said Tuesday....
17:51, 2019-07-09

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” she says. A few minutes’ conversation with Kelsea i...
15:00, 2019-06-20

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 million. That’s what separated Stacey Abrams from Brian Kemp in Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial election, a sign of how closely contested this once reliabl...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
00:17, 2019-05-30

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:34, 2019-06-04

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
12:34, 2019-06-01

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
04:34, 2019-05-25

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm of a vehicle-driving society, the New York City Police Department has announced it will enforce som...
03:17, 2019-07-03

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
10:17, 2019-06-11

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
10:00, 2019-07-08

Supreme Court to hear case that could bring major changes in school choice laws The Supreme Court is gearing up to decide next term whether states can ban students from using student-aid programs to attend religious institutions – an education dispute that could have major ramifications for the school choice movement....
18:00, 2019-07-11

Liberals move to purge pro-life Dems from party, amid furor over abortion laws The left flank of the Democratic Party is ramping up efforts to target and isolate pro-life Democrats, as the party base mobilizes over restrictive new abortion laws being passed in states across the country....
17:34, 2019-06-06

Elisabeth Moss says it's apt' to compare anti-abortion laws to her 'Handmaid's Tale's dystopian society "Handmaid's Tale" star Elisabeth Moss praised those who donned her show's costumes during protests and suggested that it was fair to compare the United States to the show's dystopian world where women are property....
22:51, 2019-06-05

Governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed nearly every employee of Eric Greitens staff in Missouri had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
04:17, 2019-07-09

Glenn Close pictured at protest as she vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
13:51, 2019-05-24

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’s deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach calls for “votes and laws, not thoughts and prayers.&...
09:51, 2019-06-05

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds lame-duck laws limiting the powers of the Democratic governor and attorney general MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds lame-duck laws limiting the powers of the Democratic governor and attorney general. The post Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds lame-duck laws limiting the powers of the Democratic governor and attorney general appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:34, 2019-06-21

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri. This makes the president the late...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Less than 6 weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia Republicans slammed the door on a wide range of gun-control measures Tuesday, adjourning a one-day special legislative session.        ...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
05:34, 2019-05-26

'McMafia' laws forcing owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain source of wealth The owner of three London properties worth £80 million may be forced to explain the source of their wealth under so-called McMafia laws being used by investigators....
04:34, 2019-05-29

10 Key Things To Know About Changes In PAN, Aadhaar Rules The government has announced a slew of changes in rules relating to Permanent Account Number (PAN) and Aadhaar. From allowing quoting of Aadhaar by assessees in place of PAN for filing income tax......
16:34, 2019-07-11

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions generally don’t result in real punishment, and smaller countries sometimes complain that the biggest economies have gotten the most leniency. That’s set up...
22:00, 2019-06-04

U.S. states sue EPA for stricter asbestos rules Ten U.S. states and Washington, D.C. sued the Environmental Protection Agency to begin working on rules to tighten oversight of asbestos, and reduce the health risks that the substance poses to the public....
22:17, 2019-07-01

Rewrite of Bank Rules Bogs Down Trump-appointed regulators came into office vowing to pare back Wall Street’s postcrisis rulebook. More than two years into the administration, most of the work remains unfinished, particularly for the biggest banks....
12:00, 2019-06-10

Extreme Rules showed how WWE should use Undertaker The Undertaker still has some life in him — when used correctly. The WWE legend followed up a cringeworthy performance in a singles match with Goldberg at Super ShowDown in June with one of his better outings in years to open an excellent Extreme Rules pay-per-view Sunday night in Philadelphia. He a...
02:51, 2019-07-16

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
22:34, 2019-07-04

So the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Is Growing Up--Now What? They grow up so slow, don't they? It's hard to believe but Vanderpump Rules just finished its seventh season in particularly dramatic fashion on Monday night, once again leaving......
03:51, 2019-05-22

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election Commission made a ruling today that will make it legal for campaigns to secure low-cost services fr......
08:17, 2019-07-12

EU court rules against autobahn tolls The ECJ has rejected the fees known as "vignettes" after Austria, with support from the Netherlands, had lodged a complaint. The EU has said the tolls are in breach of anti-discrimination laws....
11:00, 2019-06-18

G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-06-09

Article 13: A guide to the new EU copyright rules and the ban on memes What is Article 13? How does it affect the way you use the internet? Should you be worried? Your questions answered about the EU's new copyright rules...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Iran Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country was ready for negotiations with Iran....
02:51, 2019-06-03

F.D.A. Can Act Against Stem Cell Clinic, Judge Rules A Florida judge says the agency is entitled to an injunction against a stem cell clinic that has blinded patients and challenged the government’s authority to regulate it....
04:34, 2019-06-04

FCC loosens rules to make 5G available in lower frequencies The FCC is acting on its plans to open up mid-band frequencies for 5G. The Commission has voted in favor of an order that would eliminate the restrictions on who can own 2.5GHz spectrum, including a Kennedy-era requirement for educational uses. The......
04:51, 2019-07-11

WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs The United States is in breach of a World Trade Organization ruling and is subject to sanctions from China unless it removes certain tariffs against Beijing, the international trade body ruled Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-07-17

The Official Rules for the 2019 Cookout Season As the opening day to Cookout Season 2019 approaches, it is the responsibility of the Black Legislative American Cookout Council (BLACC) to keep our constituents informed of the rules. These guidelines have been voted on by a panel of experts that includes:...
23:17, 2019-05-25

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Friday....
20:34, 2019-06-28

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
21:34, 2019-06-08

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it could make it all but impossible for pipe-dream campaigns like his to qualify. During an appearance on NY1, Hizzoner said he feels “very good” about his c...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Man must pay ex $15M after winning lottery during divorce, arbitrator rules How’s this for alimony? A Michigan man who won more than $30 million playing the lottery while separated from his wife has been ordered to give her nearly half the money as part of their divorce settlement....
08:00, 2019-06-21

McKinsey Said Disclosure Rules Were Confusing. It Ignored Its Own Primer. The consulting company has argued it’s too hard to understand the disclosure rules intended to keep bankruptcy proceedings honest. It could have just looked at “Bankruptcy 101.”...
04:51, 2019-05-28

Salvini says he wants pre-Maastricht EU rules, ahead of far-right rally Italy's hardline Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has told CNN that European Union rules are creating "full-on unemployment" and he wants to go back to pre-Maastricht Treaty rules....
15:17, 2019-05-21

The best- and worst-case scenarios for WWE Extreme Rules The Undertaker returns at Extreme Rules to team with Roman Reigns, but how he'll perform is just one of the many questions leading into the final pay-per-view ahead of SummerSlam....
16:17, 2019-07-12

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would 'resonate throughout the Common Law world,' the plaintiff's lawyer said....
11:51, 2019-06-11

EU Threatens Italy for Flouting Budget Rules The EU threatened to punish Italy for flouting budget rules, setting the stage for a renewed confrontation between the EU and Italy over Rome’s plans to boost spending despite ballooning debt....
23:17, 2019-06-05

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C....
11:17, 2019-07-17

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
19:34, 2019-07-13

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
16:34, 2019-05-22

Silver: NBA needs 'enforceable' free-agency rules Adam Silver acknowledged the NBA has "work to do" with enforcement of rules after several star players changed teams through deals that were apparently agreed upon before the official start of free agency....
06:51, 2019-07-10

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digital economy and society, Bulgaria’s Mariya Gabriel,...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280......
18:51, 2019-06-06

| Knee injury rules Kolisi out for up to 6 weeks The Stormers will be without the services of inspirational captain Siya Kolisi for the rest of the season after a knee injury ruled him out for six weeks....
17:51, 2019-05-30

Polish LOT rules out cancelling Boeing 737 MAX order LOT Polish Airlines on Tuesday ruled out cancelling an order for grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX jets but urged the U.S. planemaker to take steps to restore their credibility after two accidents....
07:17, 2019-06-04

IRCTC RAC, Waitlisted Ticket Booking Rules You Need To Know IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, the e-ticketing arm of the Indian Railways, enables the passengers to book train tickets online through its website or mobile app. Passengers......
15:51, 2019-06-29

Transportation dept. to relax rules on truckers The Transportation Department is poised to relax the federal regulations that govern how many hours a day truckers can be behind the wheel. Interest groups have lobbied to make the rigid “hours of service” rules more flexible. (July 1)        ...
15:00, 2019-07-01

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New DLC Goes To Hell, Which Rules Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s first story DLC, “Fate of Atlantis,” started with a fantastical, pulp-schlock bang. It was a tale of scheming gods and magical powers, as good as anything from the main game. The second episode “Torment of Hades,” released today, ditches the sunlit fields of Elysium for th...
06:51, 2019-06-05

Scholes fined $10,000 for breaching gambling rules LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined 8,000 pounds ($10,000) for breaching gambling rules by betting on games. Scholes was charged by the English Football Association for placing 140 bets on matches between August 2015 and January 2019, covering a period when ...
14:00, 2019-06-19

Adidas: EU court rules against three stripes trademark The German company will not be allowed to trademark three stripes next to each other, Europe's second-highest court has ruled. The court called it "an ordinary figurative mark."...
13:51, 2019-06-19

6 ground rules for health tech startups Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the odds.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-07

Budget 2019: New Aadhaar, PAN Card Rules, Here's All You Need To Know Aadhaar is issued by the UIDAI to an Indian resident, PAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric number allotted by the tax department to a person, firm or entity...
06:00, 2019-07-08

NFL player accused of knocking out woman The New York Giants have suspended safety Kamrin Moore after he was charged with aggravated assault following an incident in which a woman alleged he stepped on her neck before knocking her unconscious....
01:34, 2019-07-17

Mom accused of killing toddler son because he was getting in way of affair A New Jersey woman allegedly killed her toddler son because he was getting in the way of her extramarital affair, it was revealed in a detention hearing on Wednesday. Heather Reynolds, of Gloucester Township in Camden County, is charged with murder and child endangerment for the 2018 death of her 17...
19:00, 2019-06-27

MI5 accused of ‘extraordinary and persistent illegality’ Agency has been obtaining surveillance warrants based on false information, high court toldMI5 has lost control of its data storage operations and has been obtaining surveillance warrants on the basis of information it knows to be false, the high court has heard.The security agency has been accused ...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
07:34, 2019-06-15

Google has been accused of working with China. Here's what they've been doing there Google's services have been blocked in China for several years, but the company still has a business there, as the tech giant seeks to sell products to Chinese firms in international markets....
15:00, 2019-07-17

Lexington Man Accused Of Attacks On 2 Women LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Lexington man who is accused of attacking two women. Authorities say 34-year-old Lewis Jones is accused of attacking his live-in girlfriend two different times. Police said the woman had bruises on her right arm from a recent attack and showed o...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder can be her own lawyer A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday. Yujing Zhang was found to be competent. She struggled with legal concepts and English. (June 12)        ...
12:51, 2019-06-12

LA mom accused in death of special-needs son kept in closet LOS ANGELES (AP) — A preliminary hearing is underway in the case of a Los Angeles mother accused of keeping her special-needs son locked in a closet, ultimately causing his death. KABC-TV reports police Detective Abel Munoz testified this week that when he found 10-year-old Yonatan A...
18:17, 2019-06-19

El Salvador president rules out talks with criminal gangs El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ruled out negotiations with criminal gangs on Tuesday and vowed to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the Central American country....
06:17, 2019-06-19

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
03:51, 2019-06-14

FA to appeal against Daniel Sturridge ban for breaching betting rules • Forward given six-week suspension and £75,000 fine• FA unhappy with findings and consider sanctions too lenientThe Football Association is to appeal against the six-week suspension and £75,000 fine handed to Daniel Sturridge for breaching its betting rules. A regulatory commission has found the fo...
15:51, 2019-07-18

Italy's Salvini says need to change 'defeated' EU budget rules Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday European Union budget rules should be changed because they were rejected by voters in European parliamentary elections....
20:17, 2019-05-28

Pelosi rules out a censure of Trump, saying ‘if the goods are there, you just impeach’ Some Democratic lawmakers have been looking for a less divisive alternative to impeachment to address what they believe is the president’s possible obstruction of the special counsel’s investigation....
15:51, 2019-06-19

Democratic WH hopefuls Bennet, Ryan jab at DNC over debate rules Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Tim Ryan, two of the Democratic presidential candidates gunning to make the first round of presidential debates, say it’s too soon for the Democratic National Committee to exclude some of the candidates from making the debate stage....
23:34, 2019-05-28

NBA’s weird trade rules lead to draft hat confusion The conversation was about what the players were wearing on Thursday night, but for wrong reasons. Several players picked during the 2019 NBA Draft were seen wearing hats of a team they aren’t going to actually suit up for, thanks to trade agreements and NBA rules. De’Andre Hunter heard his name ann...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capacity by 2030, energy companies said on Tuesday....
23:51, 2019-06-18

Sturridge banned for 2 weeks for breaching betting rules Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been handed a two-week suspension from domestic soccer matches in England for breaching betting rules, including giving inside information to his brother about a possible move to Sevilla       ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

WEC commits to hypercar rules from 2020/21 and reveals details The ACO has confirmed the details of the World Endurance Championship's hypercar regulations for the 2020/21 season ahead of this year's Le Mans 24 Hours...
14:17, 2019-06-14

FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules Fiat Chrysler, in written statements to regulators, said it agrees with one of the Trump administration’s central arguments: Stricter fuel-efficiency mandates drive up new vehicle prices, keeping older, dirtier and less-safe cars on the road longer....
22:00, 2019-06-17

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
02:51, 2019-06-28

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
11:00, 2019-06-28

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Uncleared margin rules unlikely to clarify clearing migration FX prime brokers are expected to adapt to the pricing challenges of uncleared margin rules, but it remains far from clear whether these rules will push the market definitively in the direction of central clearing....
16:00, 2019-05-21

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in March it was considering such a policy, and now it's e......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
09:34, 2019-05-28

U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
22:34, 2019-05-25

White House readies final review of new mpg rules Trump administration officials, at odds with California and many automakers, defended a controversial plan to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White House for final review within weeks....
01:34, 2019-06-21

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a patient might have one....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Appeals court allows Trump abortion rules to take effect A federal appeals court says new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect. Courts in Washington, Oregon and California had blocked the rules from taking effect. The rules ban taxpayer-funded clinics from making abortion referrals and prohibit...
22:34, 2019-06-20

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
22:34, 2019-06-20

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
03:51, 2019-06-12

IRCTC Rules For Online Ticket Cancellation Explained Here IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, the e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways, has set certain refund rules for its cancelled tickets. Once the tickets are cancelled, the refund is......
18:00, 2019-06-20

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
05:51, 2019-06-20

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Students: Know the rules of the road before your Uber or Lyft summer gig Driving for Uber or Lyft could be an ideal way for college students to earn some summer cash. Here are some rules of the road they should know first.       ...
13:34, 2019-06-13

Twitter to put notice on politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
19:51, 2019-06-27

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximum pressure campaign was working and the Trump......
14:17, 2019-05-29

E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to Replace Obama-Era Climate Rules The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming....
16:51, 2019-06-19

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, says climbers without basic skills should be barred to prevent a recurrence of this year's deadly season on the world's highest peak....
19:00, 2019-05-27

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
01:51, 2019-05-31

Seidl: F1 teams, drivers can't complain about rules they pushed for McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says teams and drivers cannot complain that there are too many rules in Formula 1, because they pushed for them in the first place...
17:51, 2019-07-03

Top German court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
16:00, 2019-07-03

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed....
23:51, 2019-06-08

UEFA's financial fair play rules: 7 things you need to know Freshly crowned Premier League champions Manchester City could be hit with a ban from next season's Champions League after a potential breach of UEFA's financial fair play rules. But what is FFP and how does it work?...
06:34, 2019-05-22

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF’s testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medication. Margaret Wambui of Kenya, who won bronze in the 800 meters behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 Olympics, says she is affected by the new rules bu...
11:51, 2019-05-22

National Pension System (NPS) Withdrawal Rules Explained Here NPS account: Originally launched for the government employees in 2004 and extended to the general public in 2009, it allows premature withdrawal and exit from an account under certain conditions....
14:34, 2019-07-13

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t......
08:00, 2019-06-10

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
22:17, 2019-06-06

Judge rules neo-Nazi publisher should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estate agent should have to pay the victim $14 million. US Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch’s ruling also recommends that the court order The Daily Stormer p...
08:51, 2019-07-16

SEC alters overtime rules to avoid another 7-OT game like A&M-LSU marathon Last season's LSU-Texas A&M game accounted for most combined points (146) in NCAA history and lasted nearly 5 hours in time elapsed.       ...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Formula 1 2021 rules sign-off delay now set to be agreed The sign off of Formula 1's 2021 technical regulations is now set to be delayed until October following a team principals' meetings to discuss plans on Saturday morning in Montreal...
21:34, 2019-06-08

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
02:34, 2019-07-10

Third debate rules could shrink Democratic field by half The second round of Democratic primary debates on July 30-31 in Detroit is expected to include just about the same 20 participants — including Mayor de Blasio. Already, 21 candidates have qualified by one of the two metrics – surpassing 65,000 unique donors or getting 1% in three separat...
04:51, 2019-07-05

Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
14:34, 2019-05-22

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan, Judge Barrington Parker said that the president...
18:34, 2019-07-09

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
19:17, 2019-07-09

Do I want to work for that CEO? New rules show the gap between chief executive, worker pay Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gulf exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
21:17, 2019-07-08

Tax On Super-Rich Decoded: Here's Your Guide To Understanding New Rules Income tax slab: "In view of rising income levels, those in the highest income brackets, need to contribute more to the nation's development," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said while presenting......
16:34, 2019-07-11

Singapore says global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
07:51, 2019-06-01

Mexico and US trying to tweak USMCA rules about settling disputes The U.S. and Mexico are working on adding a side deal to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to address Democrats’ concerns over the deal’s dispute resolution systems, a top Mexican official said....
02:51, 2019-07-06

U.S. judge rules Qualcomm practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm Inc unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday....
12:34, 2019-05-22

FIA to reinforce rules to marshals after Perez's Monaco near-miss The FIA will strongly reinforce instructions to marshals that they must not go on track without the permission of race control, following Sergio Perez's near-miss at the Monaco Grand Prix...
22:34, 2019-06-06

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner....
16:17, 2019-06-10

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China's rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China....
16:34, 2019-05-31

Review: Istanbul: The Dice Game rules the bazaar Enlarge (credit: Nate Anderson) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. When it comes to gaming, I am a man of simple pleasures. I need no boxes of sculpted minis, no hour-long setup, no manuals ...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
18:00, 2019-06-04

Williams: Ferrari's "silly" Formula 1 rules veto has to end Claire Williams says it is "silly" and "makes no sense" that Ferrari can veto Formula 1 rules and is expected to keep that right despite sweeping changes planned for 2021...
18:34, 2019-05-23

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them. In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat....
22:17, 2019-06-10

UEFA tightens rules on Kosovo, but leaves loopholes UEFA is tightening its rules to stop countries which don't recognize Kosovo from excluding its national soccer team, but has left some loopholes        ...
19:34, 2019-05-29

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
04:51, 2019-06-11

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
17:34, 2019-05-29

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
19:00, 2019-06-28

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “criticism” was debating rather than harassment.Car...
13:51, 2019-06-05

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments at VA centers....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Spanish judge rules 43-year-old man is son of Julio Iglesias A Spanish judge has ruled that there exists sufficient evidence to determine that a 43-year-old Spanish man is the biological son of Julio Iglesias, despite the singer’s refusal to submit to genetic testing...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
15:17, 2019-05-31

Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Are Married Love officially rules this summer with the Vanderpump Rules crew. On Saturday evening, Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright said "I Do" in a romantic wedding ceremony, People......
13:17, 2019-06-30

US Court Rules Abortion Services Can Continue In Missouri For Now Abortion services can continue in Missouri for now, a court ruled Friday, granting a temporary restraining order to keep open the sole clinic that performs the procedure in the US state....
10:34, 2019-06-01

Fresenius says tighter EU rules could trigger antibiotic shortage German drugmaker Fresenius warned that stricter production norms being considered by Europe's drug regulator could compound shortages of a life-saving antibiotic that is used by about 25 million patients globally each year....
03:17, 2019-06-06

Teams suspect initial 2021 F1 rules will be nowhere near final Formula 1's final 2021 car regulations will be "nowhere near" what is expected to be signed off this month, according to Red Bull boss Christian Horner...
19:00, 2019-06-03

Rules that control drive time for truckers set to be relaxed OPAL, Va. (AP) — The Transportation Department is poised to relax the federal rules that govern how many hours a day truck drivers can be behind the wheel. Interest groups that represent motor carriers and truck drivers have lobbied for revisions they say would make the rigid “hours of service...
14:00, 2019-07-01

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal government prepares to seek out undocumented immigran...
13:17, 2019-07-13

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
11:51, 2019-06-06

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of national security. The Commerce Department recommended sweeping changes Tuesday in mining policies. President Donald Trump had asked for the proposals, sayin...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
18:51, 2019-07-16

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Fifty-three-year-old Stephen Bradley Mell, a former CEO of a New Jersey investment firm, was sentence...
02:34, 2019-06-19

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

Kentucky man accused of impersonating police, threatening 2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of impersonating a police officer and pointing a gun at two people on separate occasions. News outlets report 28-year-old Christopher Flannery was arrested over the weekend and charged with wanton endangerment and impersonating an officer. His LinkedI...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Accused Terrorists Use Loopholes to Tap Frozen Funds Loopholes in U.N. Security Council sanctions procedures are allowing blacklisted al Qaeda and Islamic State terrorists and their supporters to tap their bank accounts despite a U.N. asset freeze, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal and people familiar with the matter....
01:00, 2019-06-20

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life....
08:00, 2019-05-31

Perv accused of 4 separate sex attacks in the Bronx A pervert forced himself on four young women, mostly teenagers, in separate incidents throughout the Bronx, becoming increasingly violent with each attack, police said Wednesday. The creep first struck around 1 p.m. March 24, near Hatting Place and Pennyfield Avenue in Throggs Neck, where he approac...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Kentucky Man Accused Of Severely Beating 2-Month-Old Son LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of severely beating his 2-month-old son who’s now on life support. News outlets report 28-year-old Donnie E. Rowe was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree assault and first-degree criminal abuse. He’s set to appear in court Thursday...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Driver accused of intentionally running over, killing dog NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 29-year-old Florida man is accused of intentionally running over a dog in an act that was caught on surveillance video. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that Robert Joseph Kayat was arrested Sunday after investigators reviewed evidence...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Woman, called rude, accused of hitting man with car PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman has been charged with intentionally hitting a man and running over his packages with her car outside a Pennsylvania post office after he accused her of rudeness. Pittsburgh police say the 31-year-old man said he called Elizabeth Noel Morrison rude after she flung the Bloomf...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Man accused of trying to torch NYC church pleads not guilty NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey college philosophy teacher has pleaded not guilty to trying to set fire to Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Marc Lamparello was arraigned Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court. His attorney argued the 37-year-old suffers from mental illness. Prosecutors say ...
23:17, 2019-06-07

HIV infects over 400 Pakistani children; doctor accused More 400 children have been diagnosed with HIV in a Pakistani town as several families accuse a local doctor of spreading the virus through tainted syringes....
03:17, 2019-05-22

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custody after her arrest — but is scheduled to appear in...
01:51, 2019-06-15

El Salvador: Retrial for woman accused of abortion Rape victim Evelyn Hernandez was jailed for murdering her baby after suffering a miscarriage on a toilet. Now she's facing a retrial. The case is being closely watched in El Salvador, which has a total ban on abortion....
10:17, 2019-07-16

Trump says will consider pardons for U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" U.S. soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he said would be controversial but justified because he said they had been treated "unfairly."...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Iran releases US resident accused of spying A Lebanese businessman with permanent US residency who was imprisoned in Iran for several years for alleged anti-state activity was released Tuesday, his lawyer said. Nizar Zakka, 52, who had been living in Washington, DC, was detained in Tehran in September 2015 after being invited by the Iranian g...
15:51, 2019-06-11

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said “there is zero evidence” to support lo...
00:34, 2019-06-22

Hunt accused of breaking promise to dying man Tory leadership contender and ex-health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of not fulfilling his promises to victims of the infected blood scandal....
02:00, 2019-06-22

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder seeks to become her own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort could soon learn whether she will be allowed to act as her own attorney. Yujing Zhang’s request to fire her public defenders and represent herself is scheduled to be he...
08:17, 2019-06-11

Lexington Man Accused Of Robbing, Threatening Grandmother LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man was arrested after being accused of robbing his grandmother and threatening her if she called police. Authorities arrested 29-year-old Rodney Edwards on Friday night on charges stemming from an incident Thursday. Police said Edwards used physical force...
15:17, 2019-06-16

Ukraine ex-president accused of taking key servers with him KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The office of Ukraine’s new president is accusing his predecessor of gutting out key computer equipment in a meeting room when he left office. Oleksandr Danylyuk, who was appointed chairman of the National Security and Defense Council on Tuesday, said he discovered that al...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas have called his reported death an "assassination."...
13:51, 2019-07-01

Iran Releases Lebanese Man Accused of Spying for U.S. Iran released a Lebanese national it detained nearly four years back on charges of spying for the U.S., a move that comes amid attempts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Audi accused of using four defeat devices in V6 diesel Engine-warming function actually used to manipulate emissions readings The German transport ministry has identified up to four different emission defeat devices in software code used by Audi’s V6 diesel engine, according to separate reports published by Germany’s Bayerischen Rundfunk and Handelsbla...
12:17, 2019-07-01

Gambia's ex-president Jammeh accused of rape Three women have accused Gambia's ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, of carrying out a series of rapes and sexual assaults while in power, according to Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International, a group that advocates for crime victims....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of war crimes “Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and then when they fight, sometimes they get really treated very unfairly.”...
00:34, 2019-05-25

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
05:17, 2019-05-25

Kentucky man is accused of stealing car with teen inside LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police were in pursuit of a stolen car with a 14-year-old girl inside when the driver crossed a median and crashed into a guardrail. News outlets report 33-year-old Thomas Oxendine had been arguing with the teen’s stepmother Thursday when she pulled into a gas st...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Judge Allows Accused Mar-a-Lago Intruder to Be Her Own Attorney (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuously trying to talk her out of it as she struggled with legal concepts and spoken English. U...
15:00, 2019-06-12

SC mom accused of yelling at son’s bullies arrested, charged GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman accused of confronting her third-grader’s bullies was arrested and charged with disturbing schools. News outlets quote a Greenville County sheriff’s report as saying deputies learned of the May confrontation after Jamie Rathburn posted a Fac...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Neymar Accused Of Raping A Woman In Paris A Brazilian police document obtained by the Associated Press says Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in Paris last month....
03:51, 2019-06-02

'Artists don't value it': pop accused of taking advantage of dancers Vague promises of ‘exposure’ used as cover for poor pay and insecure working conditions, Guardian toldLast year, one of pop’s rising stars was heading to London for a show and needed local dancers to accompany her. The singer’s management only wanted the best, a handpicked group who could live up to...
17:51, 2019-07-12

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place May 15 a...
06:34, 2019-06-02

Graves Co. Man Accused Of Firing Shotgun At Juveniles GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Western Kentucky man accused of firing a shotgun at two juveniles. The Graves County Sheriff’s Department said 25-year-old Kendall Andreason faces multiple charges in the case. Authorities said two juveniles reported someone shot at th...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a record phone call,...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Man accused of brutally beating 3-month-old daughter RICHMOND, Ky. — A Kentucky man is accused of punching his infant daughter and repeatedly slamming the 3-month-old on the ground, causing 27 bone fractures and other injuries. News outlets report 24-year-old Sean Dykes was arrested Thursday and charged with abuse of a minor and domestic violence. An ...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Indiana brothers accused of trying to support ISIS A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted two Indiana brothers for allegedly attempting to provide firearms and other support to the Islamic State (ISIS). ...
02:17, 2019-07-12

What Happens Next in Brexit? It’s three years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, but the Brexit saga drags on. Departure day has been postponed twice, and what kind of divorce the U.K. really wants isn’t yet clear. Parliament is deadlocked, having repeatedly rejected the withdrawal agreement negotiated by Prime Mi...
01:17, 2019-05-22

Judge rules Missouri’s last abortion clinic will remain open — for now The Circuit Court of St. Louis ruled Friday that the remaining Missouri abortion clinic can remain open, at least for now. Judge Michael F. Stelzer granted Planned Parenthood a temporary restraining order against the state until Tuesday’s hearing to consider a preliminary injunction....
02:51, 2019-06-01

Verstappen: F1 teams shouldn't make 2021 rules decisions Red Bull's Max Verstappen says there is too much self-interest from teams in Formula 1 and there needs to be "one person in charge" to sort the rules out properly...
14:17, 2019-06-14

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse's death A spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack        ...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Film Director Cannot Divorce Wife Over Affair, Rules Court A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation....
16:34, 2019-06-14

Details of Holden Supercars parity rules change revealed The Holden ZB Commodore has been allowed an extension to the front splitter and a change to the rear wing as part of the latest wave of Supercars parity adjustments...
14:17, 2019-06-14

U.S. SEC adopts rules to prevent broker conflicts, boost disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted to adopt a package of rules requiring brokerage firms to disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commissions brokers earn when giving financial advice....
19:51, 2019-06-05

Formula E alters rules to encourage more energy saving for 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E will alter its sporting rules for the 2019/20 season in a bid to reduce flatout races and encourage regular energy management tests...
20:17, 2019-06-14

Eden Hazard rules out playing for another English club after Chelsea • ‘I am a Blue. It means a lot to me,’ says forward• Europa League final likely to be Hazard’s last Chelsea gameEden Hazard, who is preparing for what is likely to be his final appearance after seven years at Chelsea, has ruled out playing for another English club and vowed to leave on a high by win...
02:51, 2019-05-28

Mount Everest 'Traffic Jam' Survivor Calls For Tougher Rules Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred to prevent a recurrence of this year's deadly......
05:34, 2019-05-28

US court rules partially in favor of Molson in its fight over a Bud Light ad A U.S. court barred Anheuser Busch InBev from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
14:51, 2019-05-28

How an Obama Fed appointee is scuttling Wall Street's bid to ease rules As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank's board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration's efforts to ease rules for Wall Street....
12:17, 2019-06-14

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Won’t Close at Midnight, Judge Rules A judge in Missouri ruled on Friday that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the procedure, blocking Missouri from becoming the first state without an abortion clinic in nearly 50 years. Planned Parenthood said in a statement Friday that St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stel...
06:17, 2019-06-01

Deontay Wilder rules out Anthony Joshua showdown – The BN Verdict With Deontay Wilder announcing rematches with Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury the chances of Anthony Joshua showdown ever occurring get smaller and smaller The post Deontay Wilder rules out Anthony Joshua showdown – The BN Verdict appeared first on Boxing News....
04:17, 2019-06-02

Judge rules against FERC's jurisdiction over PG&E power contract dispute A judge in San Francisco has ruled that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has no jurisdiction over a dispute involving PG&E Corp's $42 billion worth of contracts with energy companies....
21:17, 2019-06-08

Gareth Southgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea job • England manager focused on 2020 European Championship• Southgate confident his No 2, Steve Holland, will also stay putGareth Southgate has ruled himself out of a return to club football with Chelsea and expressed confidence his assistant, Steve Holland, will also remain with England as they target...
00:17, 2019-06-09

Treasury Finishes Rules Ending Blue-State Tax-Cap Workarounds The Treasury Department is releasing final rules that shut down a tax-planning strategy for residents of high-tax states, nixing a workaround that could have helped New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents skirt the new cap on state and local tax deductions....
07:51, 2019-06-12

Despite tighter rules, unwanted Canadian trash still is showing up overseas Malaysia this week is demanding Canada pay to take back a shipping container filled with plastic grocery bags and packaging the Malaysian government says is too contaminated to be recycled....
04:34, 2019-05-30

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers. The group marched through the Capitol chanting protests Tuesday morning before taking positions outside ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Mexico court rules minors can’t be held at migrant center MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican court has ruled that authorities must stop detaining minors at a migrant center in Mexico City following the death of a 10-year-old Guatemalan girl there. Monday’s ruling also says children in other detention centers must be identified immediately and have access t...
05:17, 2019-06-11

IRCTC Guidelines For Boarding Station Change: Rules, Other Details Here IRCTC Train Guidelines: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the online ticketing arm of the Indian Railways, allows its users to change the boarding station ahead of their planned......
11:51, 2019-06-04

Judge Rules That Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Must Remain Open for Now A judge granted Planned Parenthood of St. Louis a preliminary injunction on Monday, allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open for the time being. The ruling, hailed as a victory by abortion rights advocates, is not the final word on the dispute over Planned Parenthood’s lic...
06:51, 2019-06-11

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
23:34, 2019-06-01

Google unveils new privacy rules for Chrome extensions and Drive Google announced new rules that will restrict access to user data for third-party add-ons in Chrome and Drive. From now on, Chrome extension developers must request the least amount of user data their app requires to function. Apps that connect with......
23:17, 2019-05-30

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media company Kik—backed by prominent voices in the cry...
16:17, 2019-06-01

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
05:51, 2019-06-14

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
19:17, 2019-06-06

Defendant in face-biting attack challenges insanity rules Attorneys for a Florida man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband's face attacked the constitutionality of the state's laws governing insanity defenses....
02:17, 2019-06-14

IRCTC Ticket Concession Rules For Senior Citizens: Five Things To Know Concessions on fares are available for male senior citizens of minimum 60 years and female senior citizen of minimum 58 years. The element of concession is 40 per cent for men senior citizens and 50......
15:17, 2019-06-08

Italy's Deputy PM Di Maio rules out government reshuffle: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Thursday ruled out a government reshuffle and reiterated that cutting taxes is the coalition's priority....
09:51, 2019-06-13

Federal Panel Reverses Ruling That Tossed Ky. Ethics Rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky law that regulates contact between legislators and lobbyists — stemming from a scandal that shook the state’s political landscape decades ago — is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appea...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Ruling declares that ridehailing company drivers decide whether, when and for how long they work, not when their employer saysThe ridehailing company Uber does not have a traditional employment relationship with its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has ruled, because drivers have control over “wheth...
05:51, 2019-06-07

McLaren warns 2021 Formula 1 rules plan must not be diluted McLaren Formula 1 team boss Andreas Seidl says the FIA must stick to the principles of the 2021 regulations even if a delay in their publication allows time for changes...
09:17, 2019-06-13

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
03:34, 2019-06-13

Canada will move on new drug price rules in 'very near future': minister Work on the Canadian government's proposal to crack down on patented drug prices is underway and "movement" should come very soon, Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor said on Wednesday....
01:34, 2019-06-13

Mexico court rules minors can't be held at migrant center A Mexican court has ruled that authorities must stop detaining minors at a migrant center in Mexico City following the death of a 10-year-old Guatemalan girl there....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials using......
17:17, 2019-07-09

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
14:17, 2019-06-20

CDC says eight in ten US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules More than 80% of adults strongly favor or somewhat agreed that tobacco companies should be forced to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, according to a CDC study....
18:00, 2019-07-11

Rihanna's Fenty label aims to rip up fashion industry rules Singer’s new clothing line, on sale this week, has ditched traditions such as catwalk showsA corseted Japanese denim minidress ($810), a cotton canvas blazer belted with a coordinating bumbag ($1,100), oversized sunglasses ($460) and a brass-and-crystal earcuff ($420) will go on sale at a pop-up bou...
21:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral commitments," a federal judge in California has ruled....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
00:51, 2019-05-24

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the government said on Friday....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Semenya lawyers: IAAF ordered to suspend testosterone rules LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Caster Semenya’s lawyers say the Swiss supreme court has ordered track’s governing body to suspend its testosterone regulations. The lawyers say Monday’s ruling allows Semenya to compete unrestricted in all female events. The two-time Olympic 800-meter ...
19:34, 2019-06-03

China's environmentally stressed regions to curb industry in new rules China will order local governments to raise the approval threshold for new industrial projects and limit the number of polluting factories in regions where environmental conditions are already stressed, an environment official said on Friday....
14:17, 2019-06-28

Di Grassi: Formula E should simplify rules for fans amid energy changes Audi driver Lucas di Grassi says Formula E should focus on simplifying its sporting rules ahead of the introduction of reworked energy after race interruptions for the 2019/20 season...
18:00, 2019-07-05

People Ignored Rules To Take Selfies With Bear. Officials Shot Him Dead The young black bear was starting to grow comfortable around his new human friends. The 100-pound male, believed to be around 2 or 3 years old, knew he could often find trail mix, sunflower seeds and......
19:17, 2019-06-19

Twitter Will Quarantine Politicians’ Tweets If They Violate Rules—Finally The company has been criticized for ignoring when tweets by government officials, namely President Trump, appear to violate its policies on hateful conduct....
16:17, 2019-06-28

Mercedes boss Wolff says F1 should change rules for "harder racing" Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff wants a discussion with Formula 1 stakeholders to establish new rules for 2021 that allow drivers to engage in "harder racing"...
20:17, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
02:51, 2019-05-26

IRCTC Ticket Booking: Reservation Rules, Tatkal Timings And More Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation or IRCTC, the e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways, allows individual user to book a maximum of six tickets in a calendar month under certain......
14:34, 2019-07-13

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
18:51, 2019-05-21

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters related to government affairs, he can’t bar some Ameri...
13:34, 2019-07-10

Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘new rules’ for the internet happen to benefit Facebook Facebook has recently outlined how it intends to clean up its content, making much of the fact that it has expunged 3.3 billion fake profiles in the last six months. After 18 months of mounting criticism, culminating in Senator Elizabeth Warren’s promise to break up so-called Big Tech – she is now a...
13:34, 2019-07-10

Crime: Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
14:32, 2019-05-21

FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
20:51, 2019-07-09

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Slovakia's new parties cry foul as lawmakers tighten financing rules Slovakia's parliament on Thursday rushed through draft legislation tightening campaign financing rules, a move seen by new parties as the ruling coalition's strike against rivals before next year's general elections....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications” of an abortion. Democrats in the Assembly ...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Sebi Tightens Rules For Pledged Shares, Mutual Funds Sebi meeting today: Sebi made it mandatory for all liquid schemes to have at least 20 per cent in liquid assets such as cash, government bonds, treasury bills or repo in government securities...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas......
09:17, 2019-07-10

Trump administration abortion rules can take effect, 9th Circuit Court says Trump administration rules restricting federal funding for clinics providing abortion referrals can take effect a federal appeals court said Thursday.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-21

Spanish court rules Julio Iglesias is father of 43-year old man A Spanish court ruled on Wednesday that singer Julio Iglesias was the father of a 43-year old man, resolving a paternity dispute that had lasted three decades after the singer refused to take a DNA test....
12:00, 2019-07-10

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
04:51, 2019-06-21

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
23:17, 2019-06-27

New Hampshire weakens Medicaid work rules and extends deadline New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill into law Monday that delays requiring certain Medicaid beneficiaries in the state work or train for work as a condition of staying enrolled in the program....
21:17, 2019-07-08

RPT-FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
12:51, 2019-07-10

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
20:17, 2019-06-20

WWE Extreme Rules results: Undertaker returns, New Day, AJ and Nakamura win gold The Undertaker and Roman Reigns scored a win in the opener while the New Day became six-time tag team champions. There's more to come at Extreme Rules. Follow live....
04:17, 2019-07-15

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled....
05:17, 2019-05-26

DAMS rules out swift FIA F3 entry after rumours linked it to move Francois Sicard says his DAMS team has no intention of joining the new FIA Formula 3 Championship in the near future, despite paddock speculation suggesting otherwise...
15:17, 2019-06-19

Djokovic rules, Serena falls short: What we learned at Wimbledon The Big Three remains, well, big (especially Novak Djokovic), but is Serena Williams running out of Grand Slam title chances? We look back at an eventful Wimbledon....
15:34, 2019-07-17

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Superhero blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame" was the top winner at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Monday in a show marked by messages of empowerment and self-esteem....
09:17, 2019-06-18

Intel and the auto industry pen first safety rules for self-driving cars Intel and a team of automotive companies have teamed up to create new guidelines for autonomous vehicles. The intention of the "Safety First Automated Driving" paper, published today, is to establish a framework of universal safety principles that al......
21:00, 2019-07-02

Health Brands Hims and Hers Flout Facebook’s Rules on Drug Ads Wellness brands Hims and Hers violate Facebook policies by offering prescription drugs in ads. The ads also don't disclose side effects, as required by the FDA....
22:00, 2019-07-01

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Blue states file suit against IRS over rules on SALT workarounds Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey is suing the IRS and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, responding to new, final rules from the IRS that would largely block states' attempts to get around a $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions....
19:51, 2019-07-17

Andy Warhol’s ‘Prince Series’ Is Fair Use, Court Rules The artwork did not violate the photographer Lynn Goldsmith’s copyright, according to a ruling that sided with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts....
16:34, 2019-07-02

US Open plans to bend rules to make sure they get Coco Gauff U.S Open officials plan to extend a wildcard to 15-year-old Wimbledon sensation Coco Gauff into the main draw in the coming weeks, The Post has learned. However, if it does so, the Open would be ignoring the WTA’s age-eligibility rules for 15-year-olds. According to the WTA rulebook that is adopted ...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Cuomo wants to bend rules for MTA board pick Robert Mujica Because Mujica lives in Columbia County near Albany, he is ineligible to serve on the MTA board under a statue stating that member must reside in the 12-county downstate region that the authority serves....
05:17, 2019-06-17

WRC Rules Officially Switch to Hybrid Power for 2022 Season The World Rally Championship’s highest class will move to incorporate hybrid electric drive in two seasons time. The rule change will initially feature what the rulemakers are calling a “supplementary hybrid system” with spec components and software as a transitional stage from 2022 to 2025. Followi...
22:34, 2019-06-15

Conservative MP calls for national rules for emotional service animals Michelle Rempel's husband, U.S. military veteran Jeffrey Garner, has an emotional-service dog for therapeutic reasons and has official documentation from medical specialists for it....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday....
08:17, 2019-07-02

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5-4 ruling, with Donald Trump appointee Brett Kavan...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright's Road to Marriage Vanderpump Rules star Jax Taylor is officially off the market, y'all! The reality TV star married his lady love and Bravo co-star Brittany Cartwright, in a romantic, fairytale-like......
13:17, 2019-06-30

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Indonesia drafting rules to apply VAT on online products and services Indonesia is drafting new rules to impose value added tax to online products and services provided by offshore companies, as authorities target a bigger slice of revenue from the country's fast-growing digital market, a top tax official told Reuters....
08:51, 2019-07-16

Twitter says Trump’s tweet didn’t violate its rules against racism but won’t say why Twitter’s new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Trump called on several Democratic members of Congress to “go back” to their countries — prompting widespread allegations of racism agains...
22:17, 2019-07-15

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announced new immigration rules ending asylum protections for almost all migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border, in violation of both US and internation...
01:34, 2019-07-16

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution....
09:00, 2019-06-19

WWE Extreme Rules: Brock Lesnar cashes in on Seth Rollins Brock Lesnar cashed in his Money in the Bank contract at Extreme Rules, choosing to face Seth Rollins for the Universal Championship in an impromptu match....
20:51, 2019-07-15

Rules banning outdoor weddings face shake-up, May announces Couples in England and Wales could marry where they like as PM attempts to cement legacyCouples in England and Wales may be given the option of tying the knot at sea, in the woods or even at home after a review of outdated marriage laws was kicked off by the prime minister.Theresa May announced that...
00:01, 2019-06-29

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have breached an injunction designed to stop them demonstrating outside a fracking site in Lancashire, which they say has a “chilling effect on the right to pe...
04:17, 2019-06-29

New Zealand Coach Wants Rules Review After "Hollow" World Cup Final New Zealand coach Gary Stead said such a thrilling match, which has been hailed by many experts as the greatest one-day game in history, deserved a better way to determine the result....
10:34, 2019-07-16

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in March. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network said Wednesday that it is instituting a new “one s...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Wellness startup’s generic Viagra ads flout Facebook rules Enlarge / The Facebook login screen. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) On television and radio, the ads are fairly innocuous: “Hey guy,” a female narrator says playfully in one TV spot for Hims, a men’s wellness brand that sells prescription drugs to treat erectile dysfunction, oral herpes, socia...
16:51, 2019-07-05

Does 'Cunt' Break the Rules? Twitter Finds it Hard to Decide Earlier this month, the Twitter account for a streaming online porn platform tweeted about one of its new featured titles: Love Your Cunt. “Don’t let anyone tell you how your cunt should look or feel,” read the tweet from PinkLabel.TV, which specializes in content from independent adult filmmakers....
20:00, 2019-07-16

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
21:00, 2019-07-15

Richmond Nurse Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Patient MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WBON)– A nurse has been arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted a patient on multiple occasions. WBON is reporting 49-year-old Alvin C. Buckmaster, of Berea, was a triage nurse for the victim last October at Baptist Health Richmond. According to an arrest citation, ...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Relative of Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort $5m from NFL star Man accused of attempting to extort $5m from All-Pro safetyMathieu is entering his seventh NFL season and first with KCA relative of Tyrann ‘Honey Badger’ Mathieu has been accused of trying to extort $5m from the Kansas City Chiefs safety. ESPN reported that Geourvon Keinell Sears, 21, allegedly thr...
17:34, 2019-05-22

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arrested Monday and has since been released from jail...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Man Accused Of Stabbing Person In Chest With Kitchen Knife LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police arrested a Lexington man who they say stabbed a person Thursday. Police say 56-year-old John Lapham stabbed someone in the chest with a serrated kitchen knife. Authorities said alcohol was suspected to be involved in the case. The victim’s condition was n...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Accused gym perv too handsome to force himself on women: lawyer Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant is so good-looking he wouldn’t need to force himself on women. “He’s in great shape, he’s a handsome guy, he doesn’t need to perv on people,” said attor...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Ikea Accused Of "LGBT Indoctrination" By Polish Bishops Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what it called "LGBT indoctrination" after an employee was sacked for refusing to take down a homophobic comment he posted on the......
02:34, 2019-07-07

Dad accused of killing his 5 kids would ‘whip’ them, but wasn’t insane: ex The South Carolina dad on trial for killing his five young children was known to “whip” his kids over minor things — like spilling a drink — and would often force them to “stand in the corner on their tippy toes all day long,” an ex-girlfriend said Wednesday in co...
04:51, 2019-05-30

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping reforms. Sunday’s decision by track’s world governing body, the IAAF, means Russia has three months to convince the IAAF it’s made enou...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck was banned from university The man arrested in the alleged murder of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was banned seven years ago from the Utah State University Campus, where he was once a student, new documents reveal. Ayoola A. Ajayi, now 31, was arrested on suspicion of having stolen an iPad, a misdemeanor, during...
21:34, 2019-07-03

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she said sexually harassed her. Muller, a New-York based French journalist accused French TV executive Eric Brion of making sexually explicit remarks to her...
17:17, 2019-05-30

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors....
14:51, 2019-07-03

Judge sets $300,000 bond for stripper accused in DUI crash MIAMI (AP) — A 31-year-old stripper accused in a crash that killed three young soccer players as they walked to a bus stop has been granted a $300,000 bond. Mariam Coulibaly appeared in bond court Thursday, nearly two weeks after police say she was driving while under the influence May 25 when she r...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Poland Frees Ex-Official Accused of Spying for China Poland released a local ex-counterintelligence official who had been detained on charges of spying for China, as Polish and Chinese ministers met in an effort to ease tensions between Beijing and one of the U.S.’s closest allies in Europe....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
07:34, 2019-06-02

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s former manager and two other individuals over a “sinister plot” to take financial advantage of him and s...
19:34, 2019-06-05

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Charged With Terrorism (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — New Zealand police on Tuesday filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, was already facing murder and attempted murder charges from the March 15 shootings. The new cha...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Kentucky man accused of beating infant, causing 27 fractures A Kentucky man is accused of punching his infant daughter and repeatedly slamming the 3-month-old on the ground, causing 27 bone fractures and other injuries....
18:51, 2019-06-04

Malaysian ex-PM accused of buying $800,000 in high-end jewelry in a single day Malaysia’s disgraced former Prime Minister, Najib Razak, is alleged to have racked up more than $800,000 at an Italian jeweler in just one day – in what prosecutors’ claim is only part of a much larger corruption scandal....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Newark cop accused of killing estranged wife says he ‘blacked out’ The Newark cop accused of fatally shooting his estranged wife and wounding her boyfriend told investigators that he “blacked out” when he dropped by at his former home and suspected that another man was in her bedroom, according to a report. Lt. John Formisano, 49, was charged with murder, attempted...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Accused Colts Neck killer is in more legal trouble The New Jersey man already facing four counts of murder for allegedly killing his brother, sister-in-law and their two kids, then torching their Colts Neck mansion, is staring down a new legal hurdle — an insurance fraud charge. Paul Caneiro, 51, now faces a count of insurance fraud, punishable by u...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terror finance charges, a spokesman for the chief minister of Punjab province said....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Indie Developer Accused Of Plagiarism Says It Was An 'Intentional' Reference A Reddit user’s Sunday post comparing lines in the 2019 indie game YIIK: A Postmodern RPG to passages from novelist Haruki Murakami has led to charges that the game plagiarized the award-winning writer....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Man accused of killing his child's mother, fleeing to Cuba An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert about him....
00:51, 2019-06-04

Man accused of raping 88-year-old neighbor pleads not guilty A Brooklyn man accused of binding and raping his 88-year-old neighbor was hauled into court Monday to face charges including first-degree rape and burglary. Selwyn Worrell remained silent and handcuffed as he appeared before Judge William Miller in Brooklyn Supreme Court. Prosecutors say the 24-year...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Roy Jeffs, who accused polygamist leader dad of abuse, kills himself A son of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs who accused his father of molesting him as a child has killed himself, some four years after speaking out against the alleged abuse, a relative said. Roy Jeffs, 26, was found dead Friday in his Salt Lake City home, his half-sister, Rachel Jeffs, told...
20:51, 2019-06-03

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they could have a chilling effect on the movement's future....
12:17, 2019-06-05

Volkswagen Accused of Illegally Selling Prototypes Not Fit for the Road The automaker, which is trying to regain the trust of car buyers after an emissions scandal in 2015, has acknowledged improperly selling preproduction cars....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Detroit man accused of murder used dating app to target gay men, police say A 26-year-old man was charged with numerous felonies, including first-degree murder and four firearm counts, for allegedly assaulting two gay men in Detroit, one of whom died. ...
03:34, 2019-07-13

Marriott accused of deceptive 'drip pricing' by Washington, D.C. The Attorney General for the District of Columbia announced Tuesday that he is suing the hotel chain Marriott International over alleged price deception....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Report: Zuckerberg security chief accused of misconduct SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A business news site is reporting that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct. In a detailed report Thursday, Business Insider cites legal letters reportedly written by former employees of Zuckerberg’s household ...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Florida woman accused of urinating in ice cream machine She’ll give you something to scream about. A Florida convenience store worker allegedly ruined an estimated $2,000 worth of ice cream at a rival business in the most disgusting way possible — by urinating, spitting and sticking her snot-covered fingers into its frozen treats, the Tampa Bay Tim...
00:34, 2019-07-10

Kentucky man accused in murder-for-hire awaits extradition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused in a murder-for-hire plot is awaiting extradition in the Philippines, where he was arrested on charges including complicity to murder. The Bowling Green Daily News reports 39-year-old Antonio Marsonel Wilson was supposed to appear in Kentucky court th...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Perv accused of going on groping spree in Midtown Starbucks A suspected sicko walked into a Manhattan Starbucks and allegedly groped three women, including two employees, on Monday evening, police and sources said....
09:00, 2019-05-22

Police Searching For Man Accused Of Firing Shots At Officers KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are searching for a man who allegedly fired a gun at officers Thursday morning. The Erlanger Police Department posted to Facebook saying the Lakeside Park Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Speedway Dixie. Officials say the suspect fled from the...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Tony Robbins accused of groping, harassing more women Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces a new series of allegations that he groped and harassed fans and staffers — including a former assistant who claims he touched her inappropriately during a job interview. The latest sexual misconduct claims bring the total of women who have accused the 59-year...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Couple accused of murder being transported back to Arizona TUCSON – Blane and Susan Barksdale appeared for an extradition hearing in a New York courtroom on Thursday. The two waived their extradition and are set to return to Arizona. The couple is accused of killing an elderly man and setting an east side home on fire. They are facing first-degree mur...
15:34, 2019-05-31

The Latest: $1M bond for man accused of abducting Idaho girl The Latest on the abduction of a 17-year-old girl from Idaho who has been found in Arizona and the suspect arrested (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Bond has been set at $1 million for an 18-year-old man accused of abducting a teenage girl in Idaho before being arrested in Arizona....
01:34, 2019-05-22

Prominent Vegas businessman accused of DUI after fatal crash A judge set bail at $250,000 on Friday for a 53-year-old Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor facing multiple felony charges of driving under the influence in a high-speed crash that killed one person and injured two....
02:51, 2019-06-01

Fired charity CEO accused of using cash on LSU, Saints games BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana hospital foundation’s former fundraising chief is accused of stealing about $550,000 in donations and using some of it to send family and friends to LSU and New Orleans Saints football games. The Advocate reports court documents filed Tuesday say 49-year-old...
13:51, 2019-06-05