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69-year-old 'anarchist' shot, killed after attacking Washington migrant detention center

The attacker, Willem Van Spronsen, was accused of assaulting a police officer at the same detention facility in 2018.        ...

69-year-old 'anarchist' shot, killed after attacking Washington migrant detention center

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Armed man shot, killed after throwing incendiary devices at Washington ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center....
00:17, 2019-07-14

40 killed when airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country’s UN-supported government said. The airstrike targeting the detention center in Tripoli’s Tajoura neighborhood also wound...
16:51, 2019-07-03

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
14:51, 2019-07-03

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country's U.N.-supported government said....
10:34, 2019-07-03

A group of police officers shot a man dead after he was caught throwing incendiary devices at a migrant detention center Google Streetview A man died early Saturday morning after throwing incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Tacoma, Washington while armed with a rifle. The man, who has not been identified yet, died after four police officers arrived at the scene and opened fire at him. Visit INSIDER's homep...
00:34, 2019-07-14

Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after police opened fire, authorities said....
01:34, 2019-07-14

Armed man fatally shot after attacking U.S. immigration detention centre: police An employee at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma reported one vehicle on fire and said the suspect was also attempting to ignite a large propane tank outside the facility, the Tacoma Police Department said in a statement....
09:34, 2019-07-14

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the attack on forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, but his militants denied it....
06:00, 2019-07-03

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic's eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce....
16:51, 2019-06-17

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capital....
18:34, 2019-07-03

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens, officials in the country’s U.N.-supported government said. The airstrike was likely to raise further concerns about the European Uni...
16:51, 2019-07-03

'We see you!': Democratic 2020 hopefuls visit migrant detention center Candidates participating in the debates including O’Rourke, Sanders and Warren stopped by the Homestead facility in FloridaFor all the unprecedented scale and diversity of the massive number of candidates vying for presidential nomination of the Democratic party, they can be sheeplike in their herd ...
04:34, 2019-06-28

Man attacks immigrant detention center in Washington state, found dead after police shooting TUCSON– A day before the Trump administration was set to conduct mass roundups of undocumented immigrants around the U.S., a man threw incendiary devices at an immigrant detention center in Washington state and was later found dead at the scene after police opened fire. The unidentified suspec...
03:51, 2019-07-14

Washington ICE detention center attacker Willem Van Spronsen wrote 'I am Antifa' manifesto before assault The 69-year-old armed man killed by Washington state police as he attacked a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center Saturday sent a manifesto to friends the day before the assault in which he wrote "I am Antifa," and was being lionized by members of the leftwing group as a "marty...
21:17, 2019-07-15

Migrant children draw jail-like scenes of Texas detention center The three pictures were made by two 10-year-old children and one 11-year-old at a McAllen, Texas, temporary shelter. Two of the children were from Guatemala and it wasn’t clear where the third was from....
03:17, 2019-07-06

De Blasio calls Florida migrant detention center a ‘prison camp’ HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio described the Homestead detention center that’s housing 2,300 unaccompanied migrant children as a “prison camp” during a visit Thursday. The longshot presidential hopeful was the latest 2020 candidate to drop by the facility, located south of ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Amnesty International calls for closure of migrant child detention center Detention of several thousand children aged 13 to 17 at Homestead facility in Florida is ‘cruel and unlawful’, human rights group saysAmnesty International USA has called for a detention center for migrant children in Florida to be closed down and for congressional public hearings to be held into co...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Trump claims migrant detention center visited by Pence was ‘clean but crowded’ VP had said McAllen facility was told ‘not to clean up’Report of cages and ‘overwhelming stench’ stoked online furyA Texas detention center which Vice-President Mike Pence visited on Friday, seeing migrants packed into cages amid what one reporter called an “overwhelming” stench, was in fact “clean ...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Armed man killed in police confrontation at ICE detention center in Tacoma Police in Tacoma, Wash., said an armed man who threw homemade incendiaries at a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement was shot and killed Saturday....
02:01, 2019-07-14

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednesday, according to the Health Ministry's emergency service Field Medicine and Support Center....
02:34, 2019-07-04

He was killed after attacking a cop, police say. His cousin says he was a 'gentle giant' The cousin of a man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in a California Costco has questions about what happened because the shooting victim was nonverbal and had an intellectual disability, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times....
19:34, 2019-06-17

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado. The Sentinel reports the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says the men escaped from the center in Aurora around noon Sunday. Authorities are searching for 23-year-o...
01:34, 2019-06-18

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

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children....
02:34, 2019-06-17

Japan’s bare detention center holds many without convictions TOKYO (AP) — With its bare cells, the Tokyo Detention House looks much like a high-security prison, but those who get incarcerated here, including former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, have not been convicted of any crime. Japan’s system of refusing bail while suspects await trial, often for mo...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Mexican authorities send more migrants to detention center Authorities in southern Mexico have sent about 100 more migrants to a detention center amid the government’s push to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States...
22:51, 2019-06-23

At least 100 migrants walk free from shelled detention center in Tripoli Libyan officials allowed at least 100 migrants to walk free on Tuesday from a detention center in the capital Tripoli that was hit by a deadly attack last week....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Pence acknowledges ‘tough stuff’ at border detention center WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging “this is tough stuff,” Vice President Mike Pence says he was not surprised by what he saw Friday as he toured a Texas Border Patrol station, where hundreds of men were being kept in cages with no cots amid sweltering heat. Pence said later, “I knew w...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Showcase child detention center is clean and bright but it's still a jail The facility at the tiny Texas town of Carrizo Springs is subcontracted to a not-for-profit but its high perimeter fence is topped with barbed wireThe searing desert sun had brought the early afternoon temperature close to 100F (38C) but, inside, the rooms were an ambient 72, the beds neatly spaced ...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsibility....
00:34, 2019-07-05

Dems seize offensive against Trump after detention center outrage Democrats in Congress think they can finally beat Donald Trump on immigration.Senior Democrats this week leaped into the debate over border policy — livestreaming their trips to detention facilities, calling for the ouster of Department of Homeland Security officials and mobilizing the party around...
01:00, 2019-07-04

44 Migrants Dead After Airstrike Hits Detention Center in Libya (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the U.N. mission to the war-torn country said. The airstrike raises further concerns about the European Union’s policy of p...
16:51, 2019-07-03

What Is Happening at Migrant Detention Centers? Here’s What to Know In light of recent reports of overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at migrant detention centers run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other federal agencies, top Democrats have summoned the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the acting Secretary of Homeland ...
00:00, 2019-07-11

Airstrike Kills 44 in a Libyan Migrant Detention Hub An airstrike on a migrant detention center in Tripoli killed at least 44 people, U.N. officials said, in the deadliest single attack in a three-month long battle for Libya’s capital among the country’s warring factions....
20:01, 2019-07-03

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of the illness in 32 more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
06:51, 2019-05-23

Beto O'Rourke to visit Mexico and hold rally at Texas detention center Beto O'Rourke is set to visit Mexico on Sunday to meet with migrants in an effort to highlight the conditions facing those forced to wait outside the United States as they seek asylum....
19:51, 2019-06-30

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at least 100 migrants were sick with disease, mainly tuberculosis....
01:34, 2019-07-01

| Migrant whose daughter died slams 'cruelty' of US detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centers on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-07-11

Migrant children in detention facility draw themselves in cages EL PASO, Texas (NBC NEWS) — Migrant children should not be held in detention centers, the incoming president of the American Academy of Pediatrics said Wednesday after touring Customs and Border Protection facilities last week. “Children do not belong in Customs and Border Protection facilities, or ...
04:17, 2019-07-05

Instead of Being Horrified By Migrant Detention Centers, Pence Is ‘Inspired’ By CBP Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators on a tour of two migrant detention centers in Texas on Friday in an effort to downplay the horrifying conditions that thousands of migrants—including children—are being held in....
21:34, 2019-07-13

Will our migrant detention cages be studied in tomorrow’s museums? A Hirshhorn exhibit, “The Evidence Room,” spotlights the architecture of Auschwitz, exposing the many banal contributions of ordinary people “just following orders” to a colossal moral failure....
15:34, 2019-07-18

County transforming detention facility into migrant shelter TUCSON – Construction workers have already started working to transform part of the Juvenile Justice Complex into a temporary migrant shelter. Catholic Community Services along with the county, hope to get the facility up and running as a temporary migrant shelter in just a few weeks. Even th...
08:34, 2019-07-18

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said about 225 children are being held at the site ...
12:51, 2019-07-11

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention centres in the wake of an airstrike that killed 53 people after it was reported that guards shot at detainees trying to flee the attack.Overnight the a...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Migrant woman dies shortly after Border Patrol detention EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — A 40-year-old female migrant has died in Border Patrol custody shortly after she was apprehended while crossing the border from Mexico. A statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the Honduran woman was apprehended at 6:20 a.m. Monday. The woman collapsed at 6:4...
01:34, 2019-06-05

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
06:51, 2019-07-03

Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials of the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatment of migrant families under the Trump administration....
19:51, 2019-07-17

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal unit....
00:34, 2019-06-15

Texas migrant detention centers warned of 'dangerous overcrowding' After Democratic lawmakers toured the US detention centers, the inspector general for the US Department of Homeland Security has warned of "dangerous overcrowding" in the migrant facilities in Texas....
07:51, 2019-07-03

Guatemalan Migrant Whose Daughter Died Slams "Cruelty" Of US Detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centers on Wednesday....
04:17, 2019-07-11

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of.”...
02:00, 2019-07-14

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Attorneys ask court to intervene against U.S. over migrant kids' detention conditions A 17-year-old Honduran migrant described babies sleeping on a cold floor. A teen mother said her sick baby was unable to open her eyes but no one responded to her pleas for help for two days. Another teenager took charge of a 5-year-old stranger because the small child was very upset and had no one ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children Inspectors and lawyers traveling to border facilities in Texas described tremendous overcrowding and filthy conditions for hundreds of children and other detainees....
23:51, 2019-06-21

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention facility on Friday, calling conditions he saw there “awful.”The New York Democrat, who led a dozen Senate Democrats to the border, blamed the administr...
01:34, 2019-07-20

Reports reveal ‘egregious’ conditions in US migrant detention facilities Child migrants could lose access to recreational activities, while conditions at adult facilities pose health and safety risksAs the number of Central American families and children approaching the US-Mexico border continues its dramatic rise, the US is failing to provide adequate care to those alre...
08:51, 2019-06-07

Texas Border Agent Allegedly Sexually Harassed Mother of Child Held in Detention Center A border agent who worked at a child detention facility in Clint, TX allegedly sent harassing messages to the mother of a 12-year-old child who was detained where he worked, according to the Washington Post. The mother filed a complaint with Customs and Border Protection about the alleged incident....
06:17, 2019-07-18

Pence slams CNN for 'dishonest' coverage of detention center visit; says America 'deserves the full story' Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network's "dishonest" coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center in Texas....
08:00, 2019-07-13

How The Times Analyzed the Migrant Center Airstrike It seemed too outrageous that such a place would be bombed, but if it were true it might be a war crime. It was the middle of the night in Libya. How could we verify the claim?...
05:51, 2019-07-18

New migrant processing center to open in Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection is opening a new facility for migrants in Yuma, Arizona, near the Mexico border. The 500-person tent will house migrant families and children. (June 28)        ...
04:34, 2019-06-29

U.S. Homeland Security secretary defends conditions at migrant detention centres He said everyone in the chain of command is worried about the situation of children detained at the border. He said that on June 1, his department had 2,500 children in custody, including 1,200 who had been there for more than three days....
04:34, 2019-07-08

Texas migrant detention facilities 'dangerously overcrowded' – US government report Report from government’s own auditors includes images of children and adults penned into roomsNew images of children and adults in “dangerously” overcrowded US border patrol facilities in Texas have been released as part of a report from government auditors.The congressional House oversight committe...
01:17, 2019-07-03

Vice President Pence Tours Overcrowded Migrant Detention Centers WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots. Some of the men said they were hungry and had been held there for 40 days or longer. “...
20:17, 2019-07-13

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detainees and Border Patrol agents at five facilities in the Rio Grande Valley...
03:00, 2019-07-04

Wayfair employees plan walkout over sales to migrant detention centers Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. More than 500 employees at the company’s Boston headquarters signe...
01:34, 2019-06-28

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants along the US-Mexico border.Late last year, the Gua...
19:51, 2019-07-05

Democratic Lawmakers Outraged by ‘Dehumanizing’ Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers A group of House Democrats expressed outrage at the conditions inside migrant detention centers after touring federal facilities in El Paso and Clint, Texas, on Monday. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemned the facilities as unsanitary and “dehumanizing” in a series of tweets....
00:17, 2019-07-04

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed U.S. officials....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Italian Leader Extols Closing of Migrant Center Matteo Salvini, Italy’s nativist deputy prime minister, presided over the closure of a migrant reception center that was once the largest such structure on the continent during the region’s migration crisis....
06:51, 2019-07-10

Fire at migrant center in Bosnia injures 29: police Twenty-nine migrants were injured in a fire that broke out early on Saturday at a center in the northwestern Bosnian town of Velika Kladusa, police said....
19:01, 2019-06-01

Fire engulfs migrant center in Bosnia, injuring 29 SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Bosnian police say a fire has engulfed a migrant center in the northwest of the country, injuring at least 29 people. Police say the fire erupted early Saturday in the center located in Velika Kladusa, which hosts hundreds of migrants stuck in the Balkan country while ...
11:34, 2019-06-01

Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers Hundreds of employees at Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday over the company's decision to sell furniture to shelters for detained migrant children....
20:51, 2019-06-27

CBP Leadership ‘Knew for Months’ That Kids Were Kept in Appalling Conditions at Migrant Detention Facilities Conditions at a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, were so appalling for the migrant children being detained there that some of those who worked at the site sounded the alarm to superiors. But nothing happened until a group of lawyers and lawmakers began raising hell publicly after visiting Texa...
23:17, 2019-07-07

AOC tears into Trump for 'manufactured' border crisis at emotional hearing on migrant detention Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tore into what she called the Trump administration’s “policy of dehumanization” and stood by claims that detained migrants were told to drink out of toilet bowls at a fiery and emotional hearing about the migrant crisis at the border that featured the New Yor...
18:34, 2019-07-12

Mike Pence visits migrant detention facilities on southern US border – video The vice-president, Mike Pence, got a first-hand view of migrant detention facilities after touring two centres in Texas as he spoke out against grandstanding on Capitol Hill after legislators delivered emotional testimony about appalling conditions. Pence was in the border city of McAllen, Texas wh...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
08:17, 2019-06-20

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday....
08:34, 2019-07-17

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
19:51, 2019-05-22

Pope Francis says attack at Libya migrant center intolerable Pope Francis has said that the international community shouldn’t tolerate acts of violence like the air attack that recently struck a detention center for migrants in Libya....
14:01, 2019-07-07

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

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

Lawyers Say Migrant Children Are Living in ‘Traumatic and Dangerous’ Conditions at Border Detention Site (EL PASO, Texas) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without adequate food, water and sanitation. A team of attor...
23:51, 2019-06-20

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
01:34, 2019-07-09

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of those who died in the Holocaust....
02:17, 2019-06-19

House lawmakers hear emotional testimony from migrant mother whose daughter died after ICE detention House lawmakers on Wednesday heard emotional testimony from a Guatemalan woman seeking asylum in the United States whose two-year-old daughter contracted a lung infection while at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Texas and died shortly after their release....
02:34, 2019-07-11

The Government Opened a New Holding Center for Migrant Children in Rural Texas (CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas) — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of overcrowding and filthy conditions have sparked a wor...
06:17, 2019-07-11

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
02:34, 2019-06-01

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did not call for a ceasefire....
12:51, 2019-07-04

Italy's Matteo Salvini shuts what was Europe's biggest migrant center The Italian interior minister toured the Sicilian center with politicians and reporters, calling it a haven for drugs, prostitution and violence. Salvini has said he wants to deploy military ships to keep migrants away....
21:51, 2019-07-09

Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces barrage of lawmaker questions on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
10:51, 2019-07-18

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by US border detention conditions, says holding migrant children may violate international law Conditions in which migrants and refugees are being held in the United States are appalling, said the UN human rights chief on Monday, underscoring that children should never be held in immigration detention, or separated from their families....
19:17, 2019-07-08

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old from Guatemala died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Man Killed After Throwing "Incendiary Devices" At Detention Centre In US An armed man was fatally shot Saturday after throwing what authorities called "incendiary devices" at an detention center in Washington state and trying to set a commercial-size propane tank on fire,......
05:17, 2019-07-15

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag on Friday afternoon. An upside down Blue Lives Matter flag spray painted with "Abolish ICE" was also raised. Around 2,000 protesters gathered at the Au...
18:17, 2019-07-13

2020 Democratic hopefuls take detour from debates to join protests outside child migrant center Numerous 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls in Florida this week for the first set of debates took a detour to stop at the nation’s largest child migrant detention center – turning the privately run facility outside of Miami into a symbol of what they say is the Trump administration’s harsh treat...
22:00, 2019-06-27

20 students killed in Surat tutoring center fire Twenty students were killed and 17 more are being treated for injuries after a fire tore through a commercial building in Surat, in the Indian state of Gujarat....
11:34, 2019-05-25

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
18:17, 2019-06-17

At least 20 students killed in tutoring center fire in India: officials At least 20 people were killed on Friday and several others were injured in a fire that broke out in a tutoring center in the western Indian city of Surat, according to officials in India. ...
04:34, 2019-05-25

10-year anniversary of tragic fire that killed 49 kids in daycare center TUCSON – Ten years ago today, a fire in Hermosillo, Mexico burned down a daycare center killing 49 babies that were trapped inside. It is one of the worst tragedies in the history of this region, with many families from Tucson who have traditional ties in the Sonoran Desert also being affected...
17:00, 2019-06-05

'A kennel for dogs': Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan grilled by lawmakers on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-18

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital....
00:34, 2019-07-04

10-year anniversary of tragic fire that killed 49 kids in daycare center in Sonoran Desert TUCSON – Ten years ago (on June 2nd, 2009), a fire in Hermosillo, Mexico burned down a daycare center killing 49 babies that were trapped inside. It is one of the worst tragedies in the history of this region, with many families from Tucson who have traditional ties in the Sonoran Desert also ...
01:01, 2019-06-09

U.S. Offers $7 Million Reward for Hezbollah Operative on Anniversary of Jewish Center Attack That Killed 85 (WASHINGTON) — The United States is targeting a senior operative of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group with sanctions as part of its pressure campaign against Tehran. The government is also issuing a $7 million reward for information leading to the capture of the operative, Salman Rauf S...
23:00, 2019-07-19

Sacramento police officer shot and killed The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. (June 20)        ...
13:34, 2019-06-20

Tennessee Authorities: US Marshals shot and killed man A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman says US Marshals shot and killed a man who had multiple felony warrants, rammed police cars with his vehicle and had a weapon. An angry crowd threw rocks at police, hurting 25 officers. (June 13))        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

Migrant woman killed in fall from train in Mexico The Mexican crackdown on migrants prompted by pressure from the Trump administration has pushed Central American migrants to seek new ways to try to reach the U.S. border...
20:01, 2019-06-28

Protesters shot, killed as Sudan police try to disperse sit-in Security forces have used live rounds in an operation to disperse peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
13:34, 2019-06-03

Man shot, killed after argument at northwest apartment identified TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the victim of Saturday’s fatal shooting at a northwest side apartment complex. At around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, a man later identified as 24-year-old Benjamin Jordan Palmer, was transported to the hospital after he was found wi...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Boy, 16, fatally shot while trying to sell Xbox: 'They killed my son over nothing,' mom cries Johnny Peluyera, 16, of Merrillville, Ind., was looking to sell his Microsoft Xbox game console. The teen thought he found a buyer in Gary, just a few miles away, after using an online sales app....
14:34, 2019-06-14

DA to investigate New York homeowner who it says shot, killed 2 would-be burglars The Oneida County District Attorney is investigating a 64-year-old homeowner in New York who shot and killed two attempted burglars with an unregistered gun on Tuesday....
04:34, 2019-05-30

2-year-old boy shot and killed in Texas home invasion A 2-year-old boy from Texas is dead and two others were injured after a botched home invasion in a Harris County neighborhood late Tuesday, police said. Lt. Robert Minchew with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were dispatched to the Trailing Vine Apartment complex in northeastern Har...
20:34, 2019-07-03

Man walking his dog shot and killed by gunman with rifle in Harlem A Manhattan man walking his dog on a street near his Harlem apartment was shot in the leg by a gunman with a rifle and later died of the wound, law-enforcement sources said. Winston McKay, 40, was walking his dog Milton at about 2:20 a.m. Monday near Amsterdam Avenue and West 146th Street when he......
14:34, 2019-06-12

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emergency services spokesman told AFP....
03:51, 2019-07-03

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed 10 died this past weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
01:51, 2019-06-04

2 cops shot, suspect killed during Westchester drug raid Two police officers were wounded — and a suspect killed — during a drug raid at a seedy Westchester motel, according to authorities and a local report. The pair — a Greenburgh police sergeant and a Dobbs Ferry officer — were part of a team taking part in the Monday night sting at the Ardsley......
18:34, 2019-06-04

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednesday, was wanted for a shooting in Mississippi, a prosecutor there said. ...
14:34, 2019-06-14

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80 More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to 72 in a disaster feared to have killed more than 80 people, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Virginia Cardiologist Shot and Killed in Belize Was Likely a ‘Victim of Circumstance,’ Police Say Police in Belize say a Virginia cardiologist who was shot and killed alongside a tour guide in the Central American country was a “victim of circumstance.” According to a police report posted in the local San Pedro Sun, on June 23 police found the bodies of Boca Del Rio tour guide Mario ...
21:34, 2019-06-28

Texas boy, 2, shot and killed in home invasion, suspects on loose: police A 2-year-old boy from Texas was killed and two others injured in a botched home invasion Tuesday night in a Harris County neighborhood, police said. ...
15:00, 2019-07-03

Lawyers for officer who shot, killed Minnesota woman ask for unusual sentence Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder after he shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 asked a judge Thursday to forgo a prison sentence in lieu of an unusual arrangement: they propose he'd report to jail for a week each year on the woman’s birthday and the anniv...
06:34, 2019-06-07

Rapper NBA Youngboy and crew shot at in Miami, one person killed: reports One person has died and at least one other was injured in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, on Sunday in what local media said is an incident involving rapper NBA Youngboy.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Man with gun shot, killed by Fort Worth police in pursuit of assault suspect, officials say A fatal officer-involved shooting took plan Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas when police said they tried to arrest a suspect for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon....
05:51, 2019-06-10

5 CRPF Soldiers Killed In Anantnag Terror Attack; 1 Terrorist Shot Dead Three security personnel were injured when a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol team was fired upon by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Michael Douglas says Steven "I hate TV movies" Spielberg killed his best shot to win at Cannes There are few people in Hollywood more obviously powerful than Steven Spielberg—certified hitmaker, multiple Oscar winner (and governor’s board member), and possibly the most famous filmmaker on the planet. Which is why it’s such a big deal when Spielberg, as he has several times over the last few y...
07:34, 2019-06-08

South Carolina man who mistakenly shot, killed daughter arrested on drug charges, police say A man in South Carolina who shot and killed his daughter after mistaking her for a potential intruder was arrested Monday on drug charges, according to police. ...
23:17, 2019-05-21

Texas toddler killed, father shot nine times in apparent home invasion robbery attempt (KPRC) A child was killed and his father was shot several times in the chest during an “apparent home invasion robbery” in Spring, Texas late Tuesday. A father was sitting in his open garage with his 2-year-old son – identified as Ivory West Jr. – and a friend when they were ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Police in California shot 55 times in 3.5 seconds and killed Willie McCoy. That's 'reasonable,' report says Family attorney John Burris dismissed the report by the same expert who deemed police had probable cause in the fatal 2018 shooting of Stephon Clark.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

NYPD cop charged with attacking girlfriend An off-duty NYPD cop was arrested Tuesday for allegedly attacking his girlfriend, police said. Leonard Swanson, 46, was busted in Harlem just after midnight and charged with strangulation and assault, according to the NYPD. The transit cop has been suspended without pay, according to police. Swanson...
23:34, 2019-06-04

Look: Alligator escapes after attacking deputy's patrol car Authorities in Louisiana said an alligator found loitering in the middle of a highway took a bite out of a deputy's patrol vehicle before making its escape....
20:17, 2019-06-11

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump’s skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post that’s ruffled Big Bird’s feathers. The Democratic hopeful was promptly grilled about the barrage of negative media coverage of his longshot p...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Iran tried to drive up oil prices by attacking tankers: Pompeo Four oil tankers damaged earlier this month were targeted by Iran in an attempt to drive up international oil prices, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
11:51, 2019-05-31

Police kill man allegedly attacking immigration prison TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state. The Tacoma Police Department in a news release says officers responded at about 4 a.m. Saturday to the privately run Tacoma North...
03:51, 2019-07-14

Sri Lanka Soldier Arrested For Attacking Newspaper Editor 10 Years Ago A soldier has been arrested in Sri Lanka for attacking the editor of a popular Sinhala language newspaper 10 years ago, Sri Lankan police said today....
16:34, 2019-07-08

Fan accused of attacking Bret ‘Hitman’ Hart looks dejected in court Who’s the tough guy now? The crazed fan accused of attacking WWE wrestler Bret Hart looked cowed and glum in court Tuesday as a judge reminded him to adhere to two orders of protection and steer clear of his victim. Zachary Madsen has been out on bail since April 10, four days after he alleged...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Suspected Bloods gang member busted for attacking elderly man A suspected gang member was nabbed Thursday morning for beating an elderly man unconscious in a random attack behind a Bronx charter school, police and sources said. Tyekeem Wright, 19, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. for attacking the 71-year-old behind South Bronx Classical Charter School III/IV on...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Pauley Perrette Says She Is ''Terrified'' of NCIS Co-Star Mark Harmon ''Attacking'' Her Pauley Perrette has confirmed rumors of Mark Harmon's alleged role in her 2017 exit from NCIS. The actress spoke out against her longtime co-star on Twitter, saying she has no......
04:00, 2019-06-08

Trump’s tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen don’t violate policy, Twitter says In an email to Global News Monday evening, a spokesperson for Twitter said Trump's tweets do not violate the policy, but did not offer further comment....
07:51, 2019-07-16

Video shows man attacking TSA agents at Phoenix airport security checkpoint _____ Newly released surveillance shows the moment a 19-year-old man bum-rushes a security checkpoint and attacks Transportation Security Administration agents at a Phoenix airport earlier in the week. Tyrese Roshawn Garner was arrested Tuesday on charges of felony trespassing, resisting arrest, and...
18:17, 2019-06-22

Passenger caught on video attacking Lyft driver for going too slow to hospital Cops are looking for a man who attacked his Lyft driver after demanding he go faster on the way to a Queens hospital last Thursday. The caught-on-camera beating of Eduardo Madiedo occurred as he drove the suspect and an unidentified woman to Mount Sinai Hospital in Astoria, according to NBC. Shortly...
10:34, 2019-05-28

Creep busted for attacking, trying to rape elderly woman in the Financial District Police arrested a man Sunday night for allegedly trying to rape an elderly woman after brutally attacking her in lower Manhattan earlier this month. Clarence Bradley, 23, was busted on charges of attempted rape, robbery and public lewdness for approaching the 73-year-old while she was walking on Gre...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Taylor Swift slammed for lying and bullying after attacking former label boss After Taylor Swift blasted Big Machine Records founder Scott Borchetta in a Tumblr blog on Sunday, a member of the country record label's board of directors accused the singer of trying to "rewrite history."...
17:51, 2019-07-02

Here's the real reason Trump is attacking 'the squad': he's scared | Joshua Leifer The four congresswomen who came under attack by Trump are popular – as are their policies. That’s why he is terrified of themDonald Trump is scared. Though it has always been hard to ascertain what he knows and does not know, it appears he knows he is unpopular; he fired three of his five internal p...
08:34, 2019-07-17

West Ham confirm signing of Villarreal attacking midfielder Pablo Fornals • Spain international signed for fee in region of £24m• Fornals: ‘Pellegrini is one of the world’s best coaches’West Ham have announced the signing of Villarreal’s Pablo Fornals, for a fee believed to be in the region of £24m.“West Ham United is delighted to announce the signing of highly sought-aft...
16:51, 2019-06-14

Some 2020 Dems turn on Kamala Harris for attacking Biden, then backtracking Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking aim at Democratic presidential nomination rival Sen. Kamala Harris over the California senator’s takedown of former Vice President Joe Biden during the first round of presidential primary debates....
00:51, 2019-07-09

New York man plotted killing police, attacking Times Square: prosecutors A New York man who prosecutors say plotted an attack on Times Square, spoke about killing police officers and praised Islamic militants appeared in court on firearms charges on Friday and was denied bail....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Deputies: Convicted rapist wanted for allegedly attacking victim after released from jail SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man convicted of raping a Seattle-area woman tracked the victim down and attacked her three days after he was released from jail. The Seattle Times reports police are looking for 35-year-old Francisco Carranza-Ramirez who is wanted on charges of assault, harassment a...
14:51, 2019-06-20

North Carolina man charged with attempted murder after attacking ex-girlfriend with machete: police A North Carolina man is charged with two counts of attempted murder after attacking his ex-girlfriend and another person during a domestic dispute Sunday, police said. ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump, Attacking Times Article, Claims Mexico Deal Has Secret Provisions The Times, which had reported that the deal consisted largely of previously agreed actions, responded: “Our stories stand up over time and the president’s denials of them do not.”...
22:01, 2019-06-09

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
13:51, 2019-06-28

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
20:34, 2019-07-16

Thug googled ways to kill unborn baby before attacking pregnant lover to cause miscarriage An expectant father who organised an attack on his pregnant teenage lover in which laundry detergent was forced down her throat in a bid to cause the miscarriage of their child is facing jail....
18:17, 2019-06-11

Kamala Harris had her biggest day of fundraising after attacking Joe Biden's record on race during the Democratic debate Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Kamala Harris, a California Democrat, announced that her campaign had its best-ever day of fundraising, raking in $2 million in the 24 hours following Thursday night's Democratic debate in Miami. The donations came from a total of 63,277 — just under 37,000 of ...
23:17, 2019-06-29

Former Bengal charged with assault for attacking wife and sister with golf club in front of son: police Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces kidnapping and assault charges for allegedly using a pipe, broom handle and golf club to assault his sister and wife in front of their 9-year-old son....
21:17, 2019-06-07

'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife, demanding she get abortion: docs Laura Fleiss -- wife of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" creator Mike Fleiss -- has been granted a temporary restraining order against him following claims he attacked her at their Hawaii home after he allegedly "demanded" she get an abortion, according to court documents. ...
00:51, 2019-07-17

Jack Shepherd latest: Speedboat killer jailed for four more years for attacking former soldier with vodka bottle Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has been jailed for four more years for hitting a former solider over the head with a bottle in a drink-fuelled attack....
21:34, 2019-06-06

TV Fans Rejoice! The Cast Of Friends Reunited To Form A Giant Mech Suit To Battle A Colossal Lizard Attacking L.A. It was 15 years ago that Friends left the air after 10 incredible seasons, and loyal viewers have been missing the Central Perk pals ever since. But today, those fans got an amazing treat when the Friends cast reunited to assemble into a giant mech suit to battle the colossal lizard attacking L.A.!...
02:34, 2019-06-28

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to his weeklong detention...
08:34, 2019-07-05

Girl, 10, 6th known child to die after US border detention HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case. The death marks the sixth known case in the last year. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday that she died on S...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Journalist released after 15 months in ICE detention A Memphis journalist who was arrested while covering an immigration protest and detained by US immigration officials for more than 15 months has been released, his attorneys said....
00:51, 2019-07-13

U.N.: Child detention at U.S. border cruel, inhumane The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowding. Some described sexual assaults by agents, while others described retaliation from agents when t...
05:51, 2019-07-10

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations happening in detention facilities. (July 10)        ...
00:00, 2019-07-11

Sweden wants extension of rapper’s detention after fight A Swedish prosecutor wants U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm...
10:01, 2019-07-19

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a detention center, packed in amid garbage covered in maggots and sewage, shared buckets of water, and barely surviving on only one meal a day...
17:34, 2019-06-30

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in the bombing of a detention centre south of Tripoli condemned by the UN Libya envoy as a possible war crime.Ghassan Salamé said the attack, apparently car...
15:17, 2019-07-03

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
16:17, 2019-06-29

Trudeau raises detention of 2 Canadians with China’s Xi at G20 summit Canada and China are going through a "challenging moment" right now, Trudeau said in his summit closing press conference, adding that direct conversations are key to moving forward....
14:51, 2019-06-29

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
21:17, 2019-05-21

A Timeline of Despair in Australia’s Offshore Detention Centers The New York Times worked with human rights groups and asylum seekers on Manus Island to examine a rash of suicide attempts and acts of self-harm since Australia’s May 18 election....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Australian student released from detention in North Korea One of a small body of international students studying in the North Korean capital, Alek Sigley had been out of contact since last Tuesday. He arrived in Beijing and said he was “very good.”...
10:17, 2019-07-04

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
14:34, 2019-07-03

How a congressional trip highlighted migrants' detention misery Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their arrival in Texas to tour facilities, the visit ha...
01:17, 2019-07-03

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker for a month Gibraltar was granted the power on Friday to detain Iran's Grace 1 oil tanker for another month, keeping the vessel at the center of a big-power quarrel between Iran and the United States and its allies....
15:17, 2019-07-19

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia is "deeply disappointed" that Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been transferred to criminal detention in China, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a strongly-worded statement on Friday....
08:51, 2019-07-19

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
15:00, 2019-05-31

Sweden requests detention order for Julian Assange The development sets up a possible future tug-of-war between Sweden and the United States over any extradition of Assange from Britain.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Booker Proposes Drastic Changes to Immigration Detention System Senator Cory Booker’s plan would create new standards for civil detentions and phase out contracts with private prisons through a sweeping executive order....
14:34, 2019-07-02

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowded detention cells, and preventing refugees from ac...
22:00, 2019-06-21

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker to August 15 Gibraltar's supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities there to continue to detain the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 until Aug. 15....
14:00, 2019-07-19

This week in Washington Comedian Jon Stewart and first responders from the 9/11 terrorist attacks testified during a hearing on reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. The Indianapolis 500 champions visited the White House. Watergate figure John Dean testified before the House Judiciary Committee the wee...
22:34, 2019-06-11

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
09:00, 2019-07-05

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned to the US. The move could have implications for hundreds of children born to non-Syrians who have bee...
07:00, 2019-05-23

U.S. probes border patrol as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
19:34, 2019-07-03

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters....
15:34, 2019-07-10

U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents....
17:17, 2019-07-11

U.S. border patrol under fire as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
20:34, 2019-07-03

Trump Praises Mexico Amid Record Detention of Migrants President Trump praised Mexico’s stepped-up efforts to stop Central American migrants from reaching the U.S., saying his recent threats of tariffs on the country’s exports were bearing fruit....
05:00, 2019-07-02

Mother whose toddler died after Ice detention speaks out in emotional testimony The House hearing comes as reports of harrowing conditions at border detention facilities have sparked a national outcryA House committee looking into the treatment of migrant children at detention facilities on the US border has heard searing testimony from the mother whose 21-month old toddler die...
06:34, 2019-07-11

Detention Of Tanker Loaded With Iranian Crude "Excellent News", Says US White House National Security Advisor John Bolton applauded the interception by Britain's Gibraltar Thursday of a supertanker believed to be carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria, saying the ship was......
02:17, 2019-07-05

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating their appeal to close all such facilities in the em...
21:34, 2019-07-05

U.N. raises alarm over child detention conditions at the border in Texas The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
18:51, 2019-07-08

Chinese state media denies reports about detention of Uighurs Beijing has faced increasing criticism for its treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority ethnic group living in Xinjiang, a far western region of ChinaA Chinese state media outlet has called overseas reports on China’s mass detainment of Uighur Muslims in internment camps “fake news” and published in-...
09:00, 2019-07-05

Tripoli detention centre hit by airstrike, killing at least 44 people – video At least 44 people have been killed after an airstrike hit a detention centre on the outskirts of the Libyan capital, according to an official in the UN-supported government. The death toll is the highest that has been reported from an airstrike since forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar launched an offen...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Swedish court rejects detention request for Julian Assange The ruling complicates the process for Swedish prosecutors to request the WikiLeaks founder's extradition. Assange's lawyer has called it a "big victory" as his client tries to clear his name over rape accusations....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Thousands of immigrants suffer in solitary confinement in U.S. detention centers Dulce Rivera lived for the one hour a day she was allowed to walk outside on a patch of concrete surrounded by metal fencing. The 36-year-old transgender woman from Central America was locked in solitary confinement at a New Mexico detention center that housed immigrants in the custody of Immigratio...
04:51, 2019-05-22

Trump Says Immigrants "Unhappy" With Detention Centers Should Stay Home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants......
23:34, 2019-07-05

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have been disappeared or sold to traffickers....
18:17, 2019-06-07

Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with detention centers should stay home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants unhappy with conditions at detention centers should be told "not to come."...
02:51, 2019-07-04

Immigrants ‘unhappy’ with detention centres should stay home: Trump The DHS inspector general on Tuesday published photos of migrant-holding centers in Texas' Rio Grande Valley crammed with twice as many people as they were meant to hold....
11:00, 2019-07-04

Michel Platini was 'hurt' by detention and Qatar World Cup questioning ‘It hurts for everything I can think of, everything I’ve done’Platini released and lawyer says his client is innocent The former Uefa president, Michel Platini, was released in the early hours of Wednesday after having been questioned over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Platini‘s lawye...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said....
17:34, 2019-05-21

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

Journalist Deniz Yucel's detention was illegal: Turkish court The constitutional court found that Deniz Yucel was falsely imprisoned by authorities. Judges unanimously agreed that his freedom of speech was infringed upon by the state for his work as a journalist....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an “encouraging reduction” in the level of abuse since 2016. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Swedish prosecutor will not appeal court ruling on Assange detention Sweden's prosecution authority said on Thursday it would not appeal a court ruling rejecting a formal request that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained while an allegation of rape is investigated....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Washington to Big Tech: You're on notice A rare thing is happening in the US capital. Progressives, conservatives and the Trump administration are probing the internet giants. Two companies are particularly in the crosshairs of lawmakers and regulators....
01:51, 2019-06-06

In photos: This week in Washington President Donald Trump signs three executive orders to address affordable housing, transparency in healthcare costs and to issue sanctions on Iranian officials the week of June 24, 2019 in Washington, D.C....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Migrants shout 'no shower!' as Pence visits Texas detention centers Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two Friday in Texas....
23:51, 2019-07-13

'The Five' unanimously blasts AOC for comparing detention centers on the border to 'concentration camps' Was Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., wrong to compare the U.S. detention facilities along the southern border with the Holocaust concentration camps? Fox News' "The Five" unanimously said 'yes' Tuesday criticizing the congresswoman for her comments and her defense of her comments afterwards....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, even on a dark, wet afternoon in early June. The X-shaped building dominates the skyline of the unfashi...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Armed Man Attacks Immigration Detention Centre In US, Cops Shoot Him Dead A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after......
15:51, 2019-07-14

ICE again seeks detention of Maryland teens accused in murder of 14-year-old girl The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced Tuesday that it had sought custody of two MS-13 members accused of beating and stabbing a 14-year-old girl to death in Maryland last month. ...
01:34, 2019-05-22

Trump claims tour of immigrant detention centers showed they are ‘well run and clean’ _____ President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed a recent tour of two immigrant detention centers “showed vividly … how well run and clean” the facilities are. “Friday’s tour showed vividly, to politicians and the media, how well run and clean the children’s detention centers a...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
10:00, 2019-07-04

From bad to ‘sheer inhumanity’: Detention conditions for migrants worse under Trump, advocates say The exposure of cramped and filthy facilities where migrants are being held have sparked either outrage at President Donald Trump or accusations that the bad conditions all started with former President Barack Obama. But advocates who protested Customs and Border Protection’s treatment of immi...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Sweden wants extension of A$AP Rocky's detention despite celebrity protests for his release Prosecutors want U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating.        ...
19:17, 2019-07-19

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees’ rights....
05:00, 2019-06-07

A$AP Rocky to remain in detention after Swedish court grants prosecutor's request American rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in prison for another week to allow prosecutors to finish their investigation into an assault that took place in June, a Swedish court has ruled....
23:17, 2019-07-19

(3) Washington Gets Key Hits in Game One Win over (14) Kentucky Katie Reed makes the throw in Super Regionals at Washington – Photo by UK Athletics SEATTLE – The No. 3 Washington Huskies won a low-scoring affair 3-0 in game one of the 2019 Seattle Super Regional thanks to timely hitting and execution in clutch situations. UW leads the series 1-0 and will n...
10:34, 2019-05-25

And Now, A Washington Wizards Update: Hell If you lost track of the Washington Wizards amid all Sunday’s wild NBA free-agency news, that’s fine, and reasonable. It speaks well of you, all things considered. A solid double-fistful of the league’s big stars switched teams over the weekend, and none of them came to or left the Wizards—but the W...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s next ambassador to the U.S....
21:34, 2019-07-12

McDaniels Picks Washington Over Kentucky At 1:00 AM Eastern time Wednesday morning, University of Kentucky recruit Jaden McDaniels finally made his college  and it was not good news for True Blue Fans. pic.twitter.com/wr12lgZjBO — Jmac (@Jmcdaniels7) May 22, 2019 McDaniels is a 6’10”, 185 pound forward from Washington and gives the Hu...
15:51, 2019-05-22

In Moscow, Riyadh and Washington, this is the age of the shameless lie As David Miliband argues in his Fulbright lecture, world leaders have found they can lie with impunity. We must not be complicit in their mendacityTruth or consequences, a parlour game in which players are penalised for dishonesty or wrongdoing, is mostly fun – but it also reflects a broad moral con...
01:17, 2019-06-23

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
06:17, 2019-05-22

Four climbers rescued from Mt. Rainier, Washington A helicopter crew has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the peak in Wash. for several days.        ...
16:01, 2019-06-07

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Rolling Thunder 2019 might be last for Washington Thousands of motorcyclists gathered in Washington, D.C., this weekend amid confusion over whether this would be the final ride for Rolling Thunder.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-27

Archbishop Gregory installed in Washington, DC The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors. (May 21)        ...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Planes fly over Washington during Trump speech U.S. military warplanes and presidential aircraft conducted flyovers as planned during President Donald Trump's speech in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, capped by the Navy Blue Angels aerobatics team. (July 5)        ...
12:17, 2019-07-05

Lawyers claim infants, children are in dangerous situation at border detention site EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without adequate food, water and sanitation. A team of attorney...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Bank of America to cut ties with companies that help run immigrant detention centers, private prisons Bank of America has decided to "exit the relationships" it has with companies that provide prisoner and immigrant detention services.       ...
07:34, 2019-06-28

Migrants describe overcrowded Mexican detention centers as Trump ratchets up pressure Mexico's immigration centers are becoming increasingly squalid and overcrowded as authorities step up the detention of migrants headed for the United States, with inmates languishing for weeks amid medical neglect, according to detainees, lawyers and rights groups....
13:51, 2019-06-23

'I saw hell': under fire inside Libya's refugee detention centres | Sally Hayden As deadly airstrikes prompt plans to release detainees, fears rise for those trapped in the country amid claims of serious abuses Kosofo was hiding in the bathroom when a deadly airstrike ripped through the ceiling of the hall he was locked inside, in Tripoli’s Tajoura migrant detention centre last ...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Border Patrol agent disputes Nadler, AOC criticisms, says detention facilities are 'not inhumane' Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, both Democrats from New York, were wrong when they claimed migrants are held in degrading conditions, according to a regional Border Patrol chief....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Bank of America cuts business ties with detention centers, private prisons The move comes as corporate giants wrestle with whether to cash in on business opportunities tied to President Trump’s immigration policies or to distance themselves amid increasing public pressure....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Volunteers needed at the Center of Opportunity TUCSON – A few months ago, the old Holiday Inn on Irvington and Palo Verde roads watched over Tucson and its roughly 400 homeless population left sleeping outdoors. But last week, new life has entered into the hotel. Since opening June 3, the facility, renamed H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Cent...
15:01, 2019-06-12

New court resource center opens TUCSON – The new Pima County Juvenile Court Resource Center is officially open. Arizona’s new Chief Justice Robert Brutinel was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will provide one-stop access to legal forms and information. “This is a tremendous asset for access to justice,...
12:34, 2019-07-12

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
12:17, 2019-05-27

Devils select U.S. center Hughes No. 1 overall Center Jack Hughes was the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft on Friday night -- and just the start of a record-setting evening for the United States National Development Team....
09:51, 2019-06-22

Sen. McSally to visit Center of Opportunity Old hotel to become one-stop-shop for homeless and low income. TUCSON –Sen. Martha McSally plans to tour H.S. Lopez Family Foundation of Center of Opportunity, a new local homeless shelter, on Friday. According to a news release, McSally’s visits is to learn more about the shelter’s serving the home...
23:34, 2019-06-20

Nationals vs. Braves: Take Patrick Corbin and Washington Should I stay or should I go? Another tough spot for Mayor de Blasio this weekend. At the same time his presidential campaign heats up, the heat index in New York will be in the 105-110 degree range. With power outages expected, de Blasio surely wants to be anywhere but here while ordering a full......
00:34, 2019-07-20

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
06:51, 2019-05-22

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
07:34, 2019-06-12

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic” method of burying human remains in the dirt. The composting process mixes a human body with wood chips and straw, ultimately turning the deceased pers...
07:00, 2019-05-22

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Washington is the best state in America, says U.S. News rankings Washington, home to tech giants such as Amazon and Microsoft, was named the top state in U.S. News & World Report's Best States rankings.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
23:17, 2019-06-02

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
19:17, 2019-06-02

Nationals vs. Reds: Take Patrick Corbin and Washington The Washington Nationals finally have their key position players healthy which makes their one big woe a bullpen that is dead last in the MLB in ERA. The best way to mitigate that is by not going to it and with Patrick Corbin on the mound, it is always a possibility. Corbin is coming off......
00:17, 2019-06-01

Fireworks in Washington DC to mark July Fourth A massive fireworks display was held in Washington DC' on Thursday to celebrate the Fourth of July. (July 5)        ...
12:17, 2019-07-05

Hornets draft Kentucky forward PJ Washington at No. 12 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets selected forward PJ Washington from Kentucky with the 12th overall pick on Thursday night after becoming enthralled with his development during his sophomore year of college. The 6-foot-8, 230-pound Washington averaged 15.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per gam...
03:51, 2019-06-21

P.J. Washington Selected 12th Overall by Charlotte Hornets Lexington (LEX 18) – Former Kentucky Forward P.J. Washington was selected 12th overall by the Charlotte Hornets in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Washington made the very wise decision to return to Kentucky for a second season. He went from being a possible second round draft pick in 2018 to a lo...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Wilton Gregory installed as new archbishop of Washington The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory has been installed as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taran Alvelo struck out 16 in a complete-game shutout, and Washington defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Washington (52-8) advanced to play UCLA on Sunday in the semifinals. The Huskies will need to win twice t...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to provide bike-sharing services in the Washington, DC area through Capital Bikeshare, joining New York......
16:00, 2019-06-28

Trump v. U.S. Chamber shows just how much Washington is changing Of all President Trump’s feuds, his ongoing scuffle with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may be the most helpful to his political brand as a Republican disrupter taking on the old Washington establishment....
14:51, 2019-06-11

Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’ve said that the political crisis in Washington wo...
07:01, 2019-06-11

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
03:34, 2019-07-13

How Washington Learned to Love Debt and Deficits Political support for taming federal debt has melted away, and the U.S. is testing just how much it can borrow as few see evidence of dire economic consequences today....
18:51, 2019-06-13

Secrets you didn't know about 8 famous landmarks in Washington, DC Dan Thornberg / EyeEm via Getty Images Washington, DC, is home to some of the country's most famous buildings. Though the buildings receive thousands of visitors each year, some have little-known features inside and out. Moon rocks, secret crypts, and underground tunnels are the best-kept secrets i...
03:51, 2019-06-10

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs 'sanctuary' state law Local authorities in Washington will be barred from asking about someone’s immigration status under a new “sanctuary” policy that expands similar requirements already in place for state agencies....
04:51, 2019-05-23

Trump Says Tanks Will Be on Display in Washington for July 4 The tanks will join a spectacle of the nation’s firepower, including a flyover by Air Force One. Critics say Mr. Trump is hijacking a nonpartisan celebration....
02:51, 2019-07-02

New Saudi ambassadors take up posts in Washington and London Saudi Arabia's new ambassadors to the United States and the United Kingdom have taken up their posts after several months' vacancy amid tensions with Western allies over the Yemen war and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
13:34, 2019-07-04

In photos: Highlights from the week of May 20, 2019, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump gave an impromptu press conference after abandoning a meeting with House Democrats on infrastructure. Abortion rights advocates protested the recent restrictions placed on the procedure in state houses across the country. Former White House counsel Don McGhan ignored a subpoen...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
04:17, 2019-07-10

‘The Big Bang Theory’ makes history in Washington, DC ‘The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a slew of show-related artifacts from the long-running ...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Former Bills DT Adolphus Washington signs with Dolphins DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Defensive tackle Adolphus Washington has signed with the Miami Dolphins, his fourth team since the start of last season. Washington was a third-round pick by Buffalo in 2016 and started 21 games in his first two seasons. He was cut by the Bills last September, spent a brief time o...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Washington DC prepares for July Fourth Celebration Washington, D.C is preparing for the annual July 4th celebrations to be held on the National Mall. President Trump plans to deliver a speech. A U.S. official tells AP military vehicles to be used in the event are stored at a railyard. (July 2)        ...
10:51, 2019-07-02

Several injured in Washington, D.C., pride parade from gun scare Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they thought was gunfire, and a man was later arrested when police found a firearm near him, officials said....
11:51, 2019-06-09

Several Injured In Washington DC Pride Parade After Gun Scare Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they thought was gunfire, and a man was later arrested when police found a firearm......
14:17, 2019-06-09

Washington, Montana, Vermont top list for most UFO sightings Compiling data from the National UFO Reporting Center and the US Census, Satellite Internet issued a report looking at how many sightings there were per 100,000 people, as well as the overall rankings of where people are most likely to spot a UFO....
05:51, 2019-07-05

In Photos: Washington, D.C., commemorates 75th anniversary of D-Day For those who couldn't make the trip across the pond to France, ceremonial events honoring the June 6, 1944, invasion of Normandy took place in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2019. A funeral service also was held for D-Day veteran Carl Mann at Arlington National Cemetery....
22:00, 2019-06-06

National Memorial Day parade held in Washington The weather was great for the crowds that came out for the National Memorial Day parade held in Washington.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-28

Trump's Independence Day parade in Washington DC – in pictures Donald Trump is overseeing Fourth of July celebrations with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicising an important holiday and wasting taxpayers’ money. The president has dismissed concerns about the event, which will take place in front of the Lincoln M...
21:34, 2019-07-04

In photos: The week of July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Four Democratic congresswomen respond to racist comments about them from President Donald Trump; presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway defies a subpoena to appear before the House Oversight committee; and Trump signs an order on American manufacturing requirements, the week of July 15, 2019, in Wash...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
17:34, 2019-05-22

In photos: July Fourth 2019 in Washington, D.C. Military equipment and protests fill Washington, D.C., as the U.S. capital prepares for Independence Day. President Donald Trump plans a "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial, with a speech from him, two fireworks displays and several military flyovers on July Fourth....
03:00, 2019-07-04

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley detail conditions in border detention facilities – video In an emotional testimony to the House oversight committee on Friday, Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib described conditions at an immigrant detention center, decrying alleged mistreatment happening 'in front of the American flag'. During Ocasio-C...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime, says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wednesday, as both the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the head of the UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL), insisted that it may amount to a war cri...
18:34, 2019-07-03

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday....
18:17, 2019-07-12

ICE releases report of illegal immigrants who allegedly committed crimes after cops ignored detention requests As the Trump administration prepares to engage in an operation to locate and deport illegal immigrants across the U.S., Immigration and Customs Enforcement has released a report meant to illustrate the necessity for removing those who have committed crimes....
15:34, 2019-07-14

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
19:34, 2019-06-07

Former acting ICE boss: Judge's ruling on Trump detention policy will worsen immigration crisis The federal judge who brought a temporary halt to a Trump administration policy that held asylum-seekers in detention while their cases are pending will make the immigration crisis worse, according to Tom Homan....
09:17, 2019-07-03

'I'm good:' Missing Australian student Alek Sigley released from detention in North Korea Reuters Alek Sigley, an Australian Master's student studying in North Korea, has been released from detention, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday local time. "Earlier this morning we were advised that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea had released Alek from detention, an...
17:51, 2019-07-04

After Rio Grande tragedy, UNICEF chief highlights ‘dire’ detention centres on US-Mexico border The shocking image of a drowned Central American migrant and his infant daughter on the banks of the river dividing Mexico and the United States, continues to evoke strong reactions, the latest from the head of the UN Children’s Fund....
20:34, 2019-06-27

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to "serious overcrowding" and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General. ...
04:34, 2019-07-03

CBSA’s immigration detention guards shouldn’t wear batons, pepper spray: advocates A group of doctors, lawyers, legal scholars and human-rights organizations says a policy requiring Canada Border Services Agency staff to wear defensive gear while working with detained migrants goes against international standards....
22:51, 2019-07-19

#MeToo tomes front and center at BookExpo Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey, comedian-actress Jenny Slate and Jennifer Weiner were all drawing long lines as the BookExpo moved into high gear at the Javits Convention Center Thursday. Pilkey’s new children’s book from Scholastic, “Dog Man for Whom the Ball Rolls,” is due to hit in August a...
12:17, 2019-05-31

Fire in commercial center in India kills at least 17 At least 17 people were killed when a fire broke out in a four-story commercial building in the city of Surat in India's western state of Gujarat on Friday, police said....
20:17, 2019-05-24

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a second wind. Sources said the New York Academy of Sciences and Silverstein properties will renew the academy’s lease for 40,000 square feet at Seven Wor...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Jon Halapio ready to be the Giants’ center of attention again The backbone of the Giants’ offensive line won’t be new additions Kevin Zeitler or Mike Remmers. Neither will it be Nate Solder or Will Hernandez, who are both returning for their second season in the Meadowlands. It’ll be the man in the middle. Center Jon Halapio has worked his way back after suffe...
12:17, 2019-06-16

Bishop blesses new Center for Opportunity before opening TUCSON – Tucson’s new Center for Opportunity was blessed by the Diocese of Tucson Bishop on Thursday, May 30. Bishop Edward Weisenburger took a tour of the new facility before blessing it. The former Holiday Inn Hotel on the Southside will provide housing and services to the city’s homeless po...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
17:17, 2019-06-02

This is what it really looks like inside a bank's cybersecurity center right before an attack In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's new book "Kingdom of Lies," she takes you directly inside the security operations center of one of the world's largest banks....
18:17, 2019-06-15

Why a former Nazi sub base in Marseille is becoming a data center Fabrice Coquio, managing director of Interxion, at the site of MRS3—a data center being built in a former Nazi sub bunker. [credit: Interxion ] Marseille—France's largest city on the Mediter...
23:00, 2019-06-27

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fewer repeat admissions than other hospitals, a study of heart patients suggests....
05:51, 2019-05-22

A Money Center Bank Falls to a 10-Plus Year Low: Now What? From a high near $150 in 2007, Deutsche Bank's share price recently fell below $8. But is this the end of the long down trend? A hint comes from an Elliott Wave pattern that unfolds in three legs. See it for yourself in Chart of the Day....
14:51, 2019-05-21

The games were the star of E3, but gaming PCs were center stage Yes, smartphone gaming is growing rapidly, but for people who want the best possible visuals and the most compelling action, PCs are still the go-to.       ...
12:34, 2019-06-15

New center dedicated to helping the homeless opens up TUCSON – A new facility aimed at helping the homeless get off the streets and back on their feet opened up Monday. The H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Center of Opportunity moved into the old Holiday Inn near Irvington and Palo Verde Roads. The building has been transformed into a shelter that of...
08:34, 2019-06-04

Greens Are the New Hope for Europe’s Center. For the Far Right, They’re Enemy No. 1. As climate change emerges as the latest front in Europe’s culture wars, can Green parties show that environmental policy is compatible with social justice?...
19:51, 2019-07-14

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the maintenance room, which was under control less than an hour later, the FDNY said. Once on the scene, smoke ...
12:17, 2019-05-25

Ford opens new research center in Tel Aviv U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it opened a research center in Tel Aviv, becoming one of several global automakers beefing up operations in Israel to take advantage of the country's vibrant technology sector....
11:34, 2019-06-12

Apollo 50 Festival: Washington celebrates the moon landing Space fans can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at a three-day event in the US capital. Whether you want to know about satellite imaging or be run over by a Mars rover — it's all there!...
03:00, 2019-07-20

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
02:51, 2019-06-03

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

First look: Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington stoke ‘Little Fires’ Cue the fire emojis: Reese Witherspoon isn’t satisfied just telling “Big Little Lies.” The star and executive producer of HBO’s hit series dropped the first look Tuesday of her next project: Hulu’s “Little Fires Everwhere.” The eight-episode limited series i...
00:17, 2019-06-12

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market....
02:34, 2019-07-19

#DontMuteDC goes national again as the BET Awards turns into a tribute to Washington Host Regina Hall, a D.C. native, filled the show with references to her hometown, including legendary go-go performers and a lesson about gentrification....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Washington state landowners are asked to take dead whales Without any more space to store the gray whale carcasses washing ashore in Washington state, a federal agency is asking if landowners can lend their properties as a final resting place for the marine mammals while they decompose....
02:17, 2019-06-16

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status, the Washington Post reported....
19:34, 2019-07-12

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington in his job after the envoy was criticized publicly by U.S. President Donald Trump....
01:17, 2019-07-10

Koch network gets behind Big Tech in the regulatory battle with Washington The industry has come under fire from both sides of the aisle, and the libertarian Koch network said it would not hesitate to cross party lines to defend innovation....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Pakistan PM to visit Washington, meet Trump on July 22 Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will travel to Washington later this month for a meeting with President Donald Trump It will be Khan’s first trip to the U.S. since becoming prime minister last year...
14:17, 2019-07-04

Oh Good, Trump is Getting His Tanks and Fighter Jets in Washington D.C. After All President Donald Trump has long pined for tanks and fighter jets as part of a major holiday celebration, and this 4th of July the President is finally, at long last getting his wish. The United States is preparing for its most militaristic 4th of July in years, as Trump turns the annual non-politica...
03:17, 2019-07-03

In photos: Highlights from the week of June 17, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The House Transportation Subcommittee heard testimony on the Boeing 737 Max safety; former adviser to President Donald Trump Hope Hicks testified in a closed-door interview before the House Judiciary Committee; and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, voted for the 7,000th consecutive time in her career the...
05:51, 2019-06-20

Apollo 11 tribute features projections onto Washington Monument The Washington Monument was turned into a 555-foot-tall movie screen Friday night celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday. It included a true-to-size, 363-foot-tall Saturn V rocket. The 17-minute show was projected onto the monument three times Friday night. Three more sho...
01:51, 2019-07-21

In photos: Highlights from the week of July 8, 2019, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump meets with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House and delivers a speech on environmental policies the week of July 8, 2019, in Washington, D.C....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Washington tops Minnesota 5-3 in WCWS elimination game Gabbie Plain struck out 10 and Washington beat Minnesota 5-3 on Saturday in a Women's College World Series elimination game        ...
00:34, 2019-06-02

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
00:51, 2019-07-18

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace....
11:51, 2019-07-03

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts to dirt.Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or crematin...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Washington man convicted in 1987 killings of Canadian couple EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man has been found guilty in the 1987 killings of a young Canadian couple. Seattle TV station KOMO reports that jurors deliberated for more than two days before reaching their verdict Friday against William Earl Talbott II in the trial that hinged on 32-year-...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Washington Post Dives to New Stupid Low to Attack Bernie It’s the first day of July, so summer is here and rent is due. You probably have to pay your student loans and credit cards, too. Feeling a bit light in the ol’ wallet? Well, don’t fear. Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler has an interesting way of looking at wealth and debt, which is that it...
09:17, 2019-07-02

Exit stage far right: behind the pro-Trump play hitting Washington DC In what’s been called ‘Hamilton for the MAGA crowd’, Dean Cain heads up a dramatic retelling of the controversial anti-Trump FBI texts aimed at a rightwing audienceIt was not your typical Broadway or West End crowd.On Thursday night, audience members passed through airport-style metal detectors into...
17:34, 2019-06-14

Eco-friendly burial alternative: You can now compost your loved ones in Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks.        ...
22:51, 2019-05-23

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and receive less in federal programs, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government. The numbers were also certified by a state offici...
05:00, 2019-06-09

U.S. to move public lands agency to Colorado from Washington The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Colorado from Washington, officials said on Tuesday, sparking ire from conservationists who said the decision would weaken the agency dedicated to managing the country's vast public lands....
01:01, 2019-07-17

Washington, D.C. may become next city to allow residents to issue each other parking tickets A small army of Washington, D.C. residents may soon be teaming up with police to bust owners of illegally parked vehicles if the city moves forward with a bill aimed at getting “more eyes on the street.”...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and domestic politics....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
04:17, 2019-05-30

Tanks Already in Washington for Trump’s Fourth of July Event The presence of tanks in the capital suggests that the president has succeeded in turning the city’s Independence Day festivities into a salute to the U.S. military....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importance....
16:34, 2019-07-12

Debating Tonight: Michael Bennet on Corruption in Washington Mr. Bennet, a senator from Colorado, has called for a lifetime ban on members of Congress becoming lobbyists, and other measures meant to reboot American democracy....
01:51, 2019-06-28

UK ambassador to Washington quits after leaked memo spat After the leak of diplomatic cables that were heavily critical of US President Donald Trump, Britain’s envoy in Washington, Kim Darroch, has resigned. Trump had said his White House would no longer work with him....
16:17, 2019-07-10

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple SEATTLE (AP) — A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won’t challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to the crime. William Earl Talbott II is one of dozens of men authorities have ar...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump's administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets health care professionals refuse to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs....
07:34, 2019-05-29

In photos: Highlights from the week of June 3, 2019 in Washington, D.C. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at an event marking the the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on Capitol Hill; actress Busy Philipps testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on reproductive rights; and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks on the Virginia Beach mass shooting, the w...
01:00, 2019-06-06

Hiker rescued from Mount Washington may be on hook for bill An 80-year-old hiker rescued last week from New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures may be on the hook for emergency services, officials said Tuesday....
06:34, 2019-06-19

UA softball gearing up for #3 Washington at College World Series TUCSON – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team have to play Pac-12 nemesis #3 Washington in the opener of the College World Series this Thursday at 9 a.m. Tucson time. Here’s an in-depth story with Wildcat players from Tuesday’s sportscast: ...
14:34, 2019-05-29

4 gunmen on run, one dead, after Washington-area gun store break-in Four gunmen were on the run in a suburban Washington, D.C., neighborhood Thursday after they smashing into gun shop with their car, stealing weapons.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
21:17, 2019-07-04

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-05-23

NBC News reporter shares breaking story on sexual assault allegation at Yuma detention facility YUMA, Ariz. – NBC News reporters Jacob Soboroff and Julia Ainsley broke a story this week of poor treatment of migrant children in the hands of border agents in a Yuma detention facility. “A lot of the things we read about these children describing their conditions consistent to things h...
10:34, 2019-07-11

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Lexington Recycling Center To Be Shut Down Thursday, Friday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington’s Recycling Center will be shut down Thursday and Friday because of a mechanical problem. The mechanical problem involves a machine that separates aluminum cans from other materials. The replacement part is expected to arrive Friday, according to a pres...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wild....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Church at center of the D-Day invasion honors American paratrooper The bond between a Normandy town and the Americans who liberated it is memorialized in a unique way -- on a church where an American paratrooper found refuge 75 years ago....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Kentuckian Takes Center Stage At Tony Awards LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Tony Awards are Broadway’s biggest night and at this year’s ceremony, a Lexington girl was front and center. Proud dad T.G. Shuck was glued to his TV during the broadcast of the 73rd Annual Tony awards. He was hoping to catch a glimpse of his daughter B...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Man goes on stabbing rampage inside Virginia plasma center A madman with a machete stabbed three people donating blood at a Virginia plasma center, police and reports said. The mayhem unfolded at the Octapharma Plasma center in Petersburg Thursday at around 4:40 p.m., when the weapon-wielding man allegedly burst inside the blood center, sending staffers and...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Vincent Lambert, Frenchman at Center of Right-to-Die Case, Dies at 42 Mr. Lambert, a nurse who was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 accident, had been taken off life support. The case bitterly divided his family....
11:17, 2019-07-11

Apollo 11 Module Coming To Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI (LEX 18) – As we approach the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Cincinnati Museum Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service have announced that CMC will be the fifth and final stop on the national tour of the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibition Destination...
20:34, 2019-06-14

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Nintendo's E3 will center on Pokémon, Zelda and Luigi's Mansion We already knew that Nintendo would be focusing on 2019 games at E3 this year (sorry, Metroid Prime fans). Today, the company has gone a step further and revealed the exact games that will be playable on the show floor: Pokémon Sword and Shiel......
17:34, 2019-06-06

UK’s anxiety takes center stage at Hay ideas festival HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) — At Britain’s leading literary gathering, the word of the year was anxiety. Fifty shades of worry —about climate change, mental health and of course Brexit — dominated this year’s Hay Festival, an annual carnival of ideas held in Hay-on-Wye, a tiny Welsh town with...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Ford Motor opens research center in Tel Aviv Ford Motor Co on Wednesday opened a research center in Tel Aviv, joining a growing number of major automakers and suppliers setting up shop in the Israeli tech hub as they race to develop self-driving cars....
15:17, 2019-06-12

The Galaxy Note 10 might have its selfie camera in the center... do you think that'd look good? Samsung skipped on the whole Notch fad only to join the punch-hole movement in 2019. The Galaxy S10 trio has edge-to-edge screens with just a tiny cutout at their top right for the selfie camera. Some people still hate it, others got used to it or don't mind it entirely. Hey, it's neat, it's clean, ...
22:51, 2019-06-06

FCA negotiating with U.S. to settle training center criminal case The federal probe has led to charges of tax fraud and other crimes against former FCA US employees and people associated with the UAW. "We continue to cooperate with this investigation and are in discussions with the DOJ about a potential resolution of its investigation," FCA said in a government fi...
19:00, 2019-06-19

What impact will IoT edge computing have on the data center market? As the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown with more businesses deploying IoT devices, so to as the amount of data these devices create. This data is then sent back to data centers where it can be analyzed and used by organizations. However, what if this data could be analyzed in real-time at the edg...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Center-left looks set to win Denmark election on welfare pledges Danes were voting on Wednesday in a parliamentary election that could deliver the Nordic region's third leftist government in a year as people rebel against austerity measures they fear could dismantle their cherished welfare model....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering center Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to detect and remove malicious content, fake accounts and harmful behavior, it said on Wednesday....
11:34, 2019-06-12

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monday, saying the money will help pay for construction at the planned site of former President Barack Ob...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Apple cancels plans for second data center in Denmark Apple Inc said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data center in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
19:34, 2019-06-11

Lexington Recycling Center Expected To Reopen Monday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A broken machine forced the Lexington Recycling Center to shut down on for a couple of days as they waited for a replacement part. The part did not arrive Friday as expected and is now scheduled to arrive on Monday morning. If the part arrives Monday morning, it will b...
23:17, 2019-06-07

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)        ...
23:17, 2019-05-30

Hurricane Center: Andrea will ‘degenerate,’ no harm to land MIAMI (AP) — The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was fizzling out Tuesday over the western Atlantic, far from any shore. The National Hurricane Center said Subtropical Storm Andrea was about 280 miles (450 kilometers) west-southwest of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds droppin...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's history....
13:51, 2019-07-02

Daily on Energy: Center-right group says time isn’t right for a carbon tax SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
18:51, 2019-05-22

The Big Little Lies Finale Trailer Reveals the Real Lie at the Center of Everything? You've been wrong about the big little lie this whole time?! In the trailer for the (series?) finale of Big Little Lies, Nicole Kidman's Celeste Wright lays it all out: "The Monterey......
17:51, 2019-07-15

Paris says tourist buses no longer welcome in city center Paris aims to ban tourist buses from the city center to spur visitors to walk, cycle or take public transport, tackling complaints about nuisances caused by mass tourism, the French capital's deputy......
16:17, 2019-07-02

Fujifilm to open new content experience center in London From its retina-punishing Instax cameras and handsome X-series models through to its high-end GFX medium-format monsters, Fujifilm certainly has a product portfolio wide enough to entice photographers from all corners.And now the company will be bringing them all together in a new home, with the lau...
00:51, 2019-07-18

Kit Harington Spotted in Connecticut After Checking Into Treatment Center There's nothing better for your health than a bit of fresh air. Kit Harington must be a follower of that principle because he was seen taking a stroll through a small town in......
15:51, 2019-05-31

Kit Harington checks into wellness center post-‘Thrones’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington has checked into a wellness retreat to work on what his representative says are “personal issues.” A representative for Harington said Tuesday the British actor was utilizing a post-“Game of Thrones” break in...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Barrymore Film Center will honor little-known ‘original Hollywood’ Realty Check rarely crosses the Hudson River. But we make an exception for this week’s beam-signing ceremony for the Barrymore Film Center in Fort Lee, NJ — a 21,500 square-foot, 260-seat cinema, museum and movie archives building designed by architect Hugh Hardy. The “retro-futuristic” project, is ...
18:00, 2019-05-30

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be hit again which led to survivors being evacuated, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday....
05:17, 2019-07-14

Devils select US center Hughes with 1st pick in NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have selected American center Jack Hughes with the first pick in the NHL draft. Hughes is from Orlando, Florida, and becomes the eighth American selected No. 1, and first since 2016, when the Toronto Maple Leafs chose Auston Matthews. The 5-fo...
04:17, 2019-06-22

EU elections: Gutted center, high turnout, rising right The European Union prides itself on being a brilliant mosaic of nations, but its parliamentary elections produced a hodgepodge of sometimes contradictory results that complicates the future of both the 28-country EU and the domestic politics of several members....
20:34, 2019-05-27

FCA, U.S. in talks to settle training center criminal case The federal probe has led to charges of tax fraud and other crimes against former FCA US employees and people associated with the UAW. "We continue to cooperate with this investigation and are in discussions with the DOJ about a potential resolution of its investigation," FCA said in a government fi...
22:34, 2019-06-19

“Midnight Muttness” at the Pima Animal Care Center PIMA COUNTY- The Pima Animal Care Center is holding a “Midnight Muttness” event on July 19th at the shelter. Courtesy of Pima Animal Care Center The “Midnight Muttness” event is where PACC will be offering waived adoption fees from noon until midnight on July 19th. The event ...
04:51, 2019-07-03

Toronto ready to take center stage with Raptors in NBA Finals With the Raptors in the NBA Finals for the first time, Toronto and Canada's growing basketball culture are prepared to seize the spotlight.        ...
13:34, 2019-05-28

Fatal lion attack nets 3 ‘serious’ violations for center RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina labor officials have cited an animal sanctuary for safety violations after a lion fatally mauled a 22-year old intern last December. The state Occupational Safety and Health Division issued a citation for three “serious” violations to the Conservator&#...
01:01, 2019-06-29

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas came under new scrutiny Saturday after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility in the U.S.-Mexico border city of McAllen to allow doctors inside to conduct health assessments, but it was not immediately ...
01:34, 2019-06-16

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

Pelicans waive forward-center Christian Wood New Orleans Pelicans waive forward-center Christian Wood despite his productive showing with the club late last season.       ...
05:34, 2019-07-16

Mount Washington climber dies after hiking in freezing temperatures A woman attempting to hike up New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures died after suffering an unknown medical condition, officials said Friday. ...
12:34, 2019-06-15

How can Kim Darroch represent Britain in Trump’s Washington now? | Simon Jenkins The UK ambassador was a fool to put his unvarnished opinions in writing and think they would be kept secretUniquely dysfunctional, incompetent, unpredictable, faction-riven, diplomatically clumsy, inept. That is Donald Trump’s Washington according to Britain’s ambassador, Sir Kim Darroch. Or is it p...
16:17, 2019-07-08

Tanks in Washington ahead of Trump's Fourth of July pageant Battle tanks were seen on a train in Washington on Tuesday ahead of a controversial July Fourth celebration highlighting U.S. military might that Democrats say Republican President Donald Trump may turn into a re-election campaign rally....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesman said. The video shows firefighters putting out t...
00:01, 2019-07-05

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington DC Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful storms swept across the nation’s capital, inundating roadways, unleashing flash floods, and creating at least two waterfalls in the Metro system. Even the White House experienced some flooding.Read more......
17:34, 2019-07-08

Elizabeth Warren on antitrust: ‘What’s been missing is courage in Washington to take on the giants’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) defended her position that companies like Amazon should be broken up in the first Democratic presidential candidate debates.Read More...
19:17, 2019-06-27

UK ambassador to Washington continues in post with PM May's full support: spokesman Britain's ambassador to Washington remains in post and continues to carry out his duties with Prime Minister Theresa May's full support, her spokesman said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Washington Nationals slug four consecutive home runs in San Diego Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon slug back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers in San Diego.       ...
02:34, 2019-06-10

USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field in Washington state....
04:34, 2019-06-08

Johnson vows to stand up for UK diplomats after Washington envoy's resignation Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain's diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he succeeds in becoming the next prime minister....
21:51, 2019-07-11

Washington Spirit, NWSL adjust to more departures to Women’s World Cup Beginning this week, and for one to two months, the Spirit will attempt to fill roster gaps and adjust to the National Women’s Soccer League campaign without several key players....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Washington State S Jalen Thompson loses year of eligibility PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State safety Jalen Thompson has lost his final year of eligibility for violating an NCAA rule and will enter the NFL supplemental draft. Thompson’s status was announced by the school on Saturday. No other details about the violation were released by the school....
05:17, 2019-06-30

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
05:17, 2019-05-30

Kim Darroch's fall from grace casts chill over Washington ambassadors Fellow envoys say they have made similar observations about the Trump administration and deplore the lack of support from Boris Johnson for their UK counterpartIt was like a tennis match with an empty umpire’s chair. On Friday, the British ambassador’s residence in Washington hosted a Wimbledon Watc...
09:34, 2019-07-13

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White House, has always been a source of contention....
22:51, 2019-06-14

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
23:17, 2019-06-02

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
22:17, 2019-06-27

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only government in the world—to explicitly allow "natural organ...
15:34, 2019-05-27

Washington DC gears up to host Trump's massive military parade The US is preparing for an Independence Day parade that Donald Trump promises will be an "incredible" display from the "strongest military anywhere in the world"....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Washington wants to sanction Turkey over its Russian arms deal — but it could backfire Turkish dollar-denominated bonds and the lira have both fallen in recent days, with investors concerned about its credibility and the potential for U.S. sanctions over a Russian weapons deal....
09:17, 2019-07-17

Spike Lee to present Denzel Washington with AFI Life Achievement Award Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Washington Redskins LB Reuben Foster tears ACL in first OTA practice, per report Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster suffered a major knee injury during the first full-team practice rep at OTAs, according to a report.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
03:34, 2019-07-04

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
07:34, 2019-06-02

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still bears a rust mark, the consequence of a bloody fing...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Iran's IRGC says downing of U.S. drone carried a message to Washington: TV Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards warned on Thursday against any aggression against Tehran, state TV reported, saying that the downing of a U.S. drone carried a "clear message" to Iran's arch enemy, the United States....
14:17, 2019-06-20

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
09:17, 2019-06-02

U.S.-Mexico migration talks continue as Trump returns to Washington U.S.-Mexico migration talks were set to resume on Friday as Mexican officials continue their push to reach an agreement that would avert U.S. tariffs set to take effect next week....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Julia Roberts, Spike Lee toast Denzel Washington at event LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denzel Washington is being honored this year as the 47th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. Peers and collaborators from Spike Lee to Julia Roberts turned out Thursday night to celebrate his career at a star-studded dinner in Los Angeles. The two-time Oscar winner was br...
10:17, 2019-06-07

Washington state waterfront owners asked to take dead whales PORT HADLOCK, Wash. (AP) — Officials are asking Washington state waterfront landowners to volunteer their properties as the final resting places for dead gray whales. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries says so many gray whale carcasses have washed up this year that the age...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Turning loved ones into soil? Washington becomes first state to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks.        ...
15:17, 2019-05-22

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
11:17, 2019-06-18

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon as next year....
17:01, 2019-07-16

British ambassador to Washington quits after spat over leaked memos Britain's ambassador to Washington quit on Wednesday after days of stinging criticism from Donald Trump, leading to accusations that Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, had "thrown him under the bus"....
15:34, 2019-07-10

President Trump Says Tanks Will Be Part of July Fourth in Washington WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn’t taking “no tanks” for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said Monday that a display of U.S. military tanks will be part of a special event he’s headlining July 4 in Washington — and an Associated Press photographer saw at...
08:34, 2019-07-02

Kacey Musgraves' elaborate gowns, detention slips get Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit Along with the pantsuit she wore at the CMAs, you'll see handwritten lyrics for "Slow Burn," and high school detention slips earned for 'excessive talking.'        ...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of the Holocaust — and she doesn’t care who may be butt-hurt about the comparison....
06:17, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Ford Motor opens research center in Tel Aviv Ford Motor Co on Wednesday opened a research center in Tel Aviv, joining a growing number of major automakers and suppliers setting up shop in the Israeli tech hub as they race to develop self-driving cars....
14:51, 2019-06-12