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UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week

The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week

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UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the wa...
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Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country ...
06:00, 04/28/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instruct...
06:24, 04/28/2019

Without tackling ‘gross inequalities’ major issues will go unsolved, warns UN rights chief Bachelet Inequality continues to drive rights violations everywhere, but some countries have made significant progress in tackling the problem, not least in wo...
09:36, 04/28/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tue...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government o...
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Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all ne...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by rep...
15:24, 05/01/2019

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly vi...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid con...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Prince William, Kate visit royal baby Archie, Prince Charles to visit this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is a hit with royal relatives: The queen met him first; Prince William and Kate followed Tuesday, and grandpa...
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Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which con...
21:12, 05/16/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated ...
08:12, 05/12/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in sou...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, a...
23:48, 06/13/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians...
17:36, 05/16/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emi...
10:36, 06/05/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, w...
23:36, 05/08/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Can...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been laun...
01:12, 05/29/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the countr...
05:36, 05/29/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it...
06:24, 05/09/2019

UK is violating human rights by leaving families to starve, report says The UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Wat...
11:24, 05/20/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday HELSINKI (AP) — Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s key huma...
11:24, 05/16/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against ...
10:24, 05/16/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on...
11:36, 05/17/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation or...
10:24, 06/02/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a pri...
09:12, 05/14/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries wit...
04:36, 05/02/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, ...
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Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy ...
00:36, 06/05/2019

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-d...
11:12, 05/22/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about Ch...
17:24, 06/04/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights a...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for...
09:24, 04/30/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicia...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hum...
20:24, 06/05/2019

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was spea...
02:00, 05/29/2019

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights t...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanctions...
07:36, 05/09/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s ...
07:48, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance com...
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Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program ...
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Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Right...
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LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving...
11:24, 04/28/2019

WhatsApp spyware attack was attempt to hack human rights data, says lawyer NSO Group technology reportedly used against lawyer involved in civil case against the Israeli surveillance firmThe UK lawyer whose phone was targeted...
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Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of th...
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UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian...
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U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human right...
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Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Israel Invokes Anti-Boycott Law to Order Human Rights Worker Deported The case, involving a Human Rights Watch worker, tests the boundaries of criticism and protest in Israel. The advocacy group will appeal to Israel’s S...
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Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the Uni...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Israel plans to deport a U.S. human rights activist. Democrats are pushing back. Democratic lawmakers wrote to Netanyahu about the planned deportation of Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, but the Trump administration has taken litt...
11:24, 05/07/2019

Croatia denies rights violations ahead of Merkel visit The chancellor and the German center-right candidate for the top EU post head to the Balkans before the European Parliament elections. Croatia plays a...
14:12, 05/17/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally c...
22:12, 05/08/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mor...
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Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appe...
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Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a ho...
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10:48, 05/21/2019

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Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the exec...
14:12, 05/03/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic o...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporte...
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23:36, 05/09/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Prince Harry to visit Netherlands next week - will he be a dad by then? Could it be a clue? Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's royal baby could be arriving before next Wednesday, when Harry goes to the Netherlands for ...
13:48, 05/01/2019

UN counterterrorism chief invited by China to visit BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief is visiting this week at its invitation. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday co...
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Anger boils over Xinjiang visit by UN counterterrorism chief A visit by the UN's counterterrorism head to the Xinjiang lends credibility to the view that Uighurs pose a threat to China, the US and rights groups ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again next week The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for powe...
16:36, 05/25/2019

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the p...
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Trudeau to visit Trump next week to talk trade, China Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau will travel to Washington next week to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the ratification of the new North A...
11:12, 06/13/2019

No U.S. intelligence gap on Venezuela, acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed any concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded ...
11:12, 05/03/2019

Defense chief’s border visit will highlight Trump priority WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of the Pentagon, Patrick Shanahan, is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what the Trump ...
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04:48, 05/11/2019

UN rights chief: Libya fighting endangers thousands of lives The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of lives are at risk in parts of conflict-ridden Libya, decrying an escalation of attacks in residential ar...
08:24, 04/30/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2...
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Rahul Gandhi To Visit Wayanad In First Week Of June: Congress Leader Congress President Rahul Gandhi would visit Wayanad in the first week of June to thank the electorate for his record breaking win from this Lok Sabha ...
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Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and...
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Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the p...
09:36, 04/28/2019

U.S. intelligence on Venezuela 'very good,' acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the ...
20:24, 05/03/2019

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly h...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Mexico cannot move forward ‘without addressing the shadows of the past’, says UN rights chief Concluding “five intense, interesting and rewarding working days” in Mexico, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday that the coun...
06:00, 04/28/2019

UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over Jehovah’s Witness sentencing in Russia The sentencing in Russia of a Danish Jehovah’s Witness on Thursday to six years in prison on charges of “organising the activity of a banned extremist...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Mo...
05:51, 04/28/2019

London Craft Week 2019: the best shows, workshops and talks to visit in the capital London's craft makers are among the world's most celebrated, and they are joined by international crafts people for this five-day show with events tak...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Fortnite Season 9 Week 1 Challenges LIVE: Visit all 7 Sky Platforms, Ride the Slipstream Epic has revealed the first set of Challenges for Week 1 of Season 9 of Fortnite - it's an impressive list that makes use of all the new mechanics. He...
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Venezuela's Maduro says ex-intelligence chief helped plan 'coup' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday called his former intelligence chief Manuel Cristopher a "traitor" and said he had helped plan a militar...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issu...
21:36, 05/29/2019

On visit to New Zealand mosque, U.N. chief vows to combat growing hate speech United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres aims to draw up a global plan to fight a rising tide of hate speech, he said on Tuesday, during a vi...
23:00, 05/13/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly condemns’ attack on Indian security forces in Kashmir The top United Nations human rights official has strongly condemned the suicide bomb attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama district of Jamm...
06:24, 04/28/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong cond...
05:51, 04/28/2019

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ is needed in cities, where ‘the battle for sustainable development will be won or lost,’ says UN human settlements chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on commu...
14:36, 05/29/2019

John Oliver Challenges 13 States to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment on Last Week Tonight John Oliver knows that this year has been rough for women, who “judging from restroom signs are just men who have swallowed a trapezoid.” ...
02:12, 06/10/2019

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio ...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Brunei’s new penal code would enshrine ‘cruel and inhuman punishments’ UN rights chief warns Proposed changes to Brunei’s penal code to incorporate punishments under a strict interpretation of Islamic law - including death by stoning - should ...
05:53, 04/28/2019

LGBT rights movement a threat to Poland, says conservative party chief Jaroslaw Kaczynski Jaroslaw Kaczynski, a parliament member who has tremendous influence as leader of the Law and Justice party, said "everyone must accept Christianity."...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Acting Pentagon chief Shanahan defends US intelligence gathering on the crisis in Venezuela "I don't feel like we have an intelligence gap. I think we have very good reporting," acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urging...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on intern...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitar...
05:51, 04/28/2019

US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan at the ministerial meeting of the Organization ...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Newly-Appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Announces 5-Day Week For Employees Newly-appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as P S Golay, on Monday announced a five-day working week for state governmen...
10:12, 05/27/2019

China vice premier 'very unlikely' to go to U.S. this week: Global Times editor in chief China's Vice Premier Liu He is "very unlikely" to go to the United States this week following U.S. President Donald Trump's "threat" to hike tariffs o...
19:36, 05/05/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but du...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Prince William, Kate and Prince Charles to visit royal baby Archie this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is racking up visits by royal relatives: The queen met him first; now William, Kate and grandpa Prince Charles wil...
10:24, 05/14/2019

Prince William and Duchess Kate and Prince Charles to visit royal baby Archie this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is racking up visits by royal relatives: The queen met him first; now Will, Kate and grandpa Prince Charles will c...
14:24, 05/13/2019

Fortnite Sky Platforms Locations: Where to visit all Sky Platforms, in Season 9, Week 1? Fortnite has revealed the newest Challenges for Season 9 Week 1 - and we've got all the information you need to know about how to complete the 'Visit ...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, teammates visit police academy as part of National Police Week Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, and two other quarterbacks, spent time at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy as part of National Police ...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Amending Guatemala ‘reconciliation law’ would lead to unjust amnesty, warns Bachelet A bid to give amnesty to all those found guilty of grave human rights crimes during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, by amending the National Recon...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out rese...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitari...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border wo...
20:24, 06/05/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as ...
20:12, 05/17/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 2) Another busy week for Netflix has begun, as the fifth season of Black Mirror is set to hit the streaming service this Wednesday. Unlike seasons 3 and ...
11:00, 06/02/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 9) The hits keep on coming in June as Netflix has another killer selection of new titles dropping this week. The two biggest titles on this list are Ralp...
09:24, 06/09/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 16) The week of June 16th looks to be a relatively quiet week for Netflix releases, save for one major addition. No, I’m not talking about Adam Devi...
11:12, 06/16/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 19) We’re reaching the end of the month, which means the Netflix release schedule is starting to thin out a bit. Other than the return of Spike Lee&...
15:36, 05/19/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 26) Just when it looked like this might be another slow week, the first day of the month managed to sneak in on Saturday to inundate us with new content. ...
09:12, 05/26/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 5) The comedown after the first week of a new month is always tough for Netflix subscribers, but the good news is that there are a few gems that might pi...
14:36, 05/05/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 12) Any week with more Nailed It! — one of the stupidest and most joyous cooking shows ever made — is a good week. Therefore, this is a pretty...
11:48, 05/12/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses...
15:36, 06/07/2019

The human problem of AI When expectations for AI aren't met, it’s not always the tech that’s to blame. Here are some of the most common human errors in implementing AI.Read M...
11:48, 05/09/2019

AI doesn’t always need to be more human It's time to stop obsessing over making AI seem human and start focusing on how this transformative technology can help consumers, businesses, and soc...
00:36, 05/26/2019

My dog and I tried ‘human-grade’ pet food and this is how it went It’s an uncanny concept! Just Food For Dogs — a California company that makes, in its own words, “human-grade” cuisine for canines from scratch — open...
19:00, 05/21/2019

These human-face dog muzzles will probably be the last thing you see before you die Today in nightmare fuel: the “AXAYINC Dog Masks, Pet Entertainment Spoofs, Super Cute Masks Designed for Pets to Prevent Bites and Eat Unclean Food.”...
12:12, 06/14/2019

What non-human species is most crucial to our survival? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conc...
19:00, 05/07/2019

What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist A better understanding of the acoustics of screaming could help scientists understand how and why humans shriek—and add a new dimension to the surveil...
17:00, 05/15/2019

Area Man Craves Human Contact Scott Adams, creator of the workplace “humor” comic Dilbert, has many things: money, fame, an unwavering faith in President Trump, and perhaps most im...
19:48, 05/31/2019

'I've seen more self-aware ants!' AI: More Than Human – review Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, shiny toys and interactive paintings at viewers. But there’s little sign of creativity amid t...
02:12, 05/16/2019

Why this geneticist says we should stop human evolution Measles cases in the US have hit a 25-year high, with 78 new infections in the past week alone. In a sign of the times, a cruise ship with hundreds of...
10:36, 05/17/2019

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange st...
05:00, 06/10/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether specie...
05:47, 04/28/2019

AI is now better at predicting mortality than human doctors As scientists continue to toil away at creating machine learning algorithms that will one day enslave humanity save us all, artificial intelligence re...
21:00, 05/13/2019

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 d...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Human influence on drought started a century ago Enlarge / The expected pattern of human influence on drought (brown is more drought, green is less drought) for regions with long-term records. (credi...
07:00, 05/02/2019

China's human-like monkeys spark concerns A computer scientist who is credited as a researcher on a Chinese medical experiment that saw monkey brains implanted with human genes to make them mo...
07:12, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Prosecutor: Human decomposition detected in car HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis (all times local): 9:50 a.m. A prosecutor says trained dogs detected the sce...
21:00, 05/12/2019

Human trafficking victims mostly underage children from within the US The dark trade of human trafficking – in which people are traded or sold for the purpose of forced labor or sexual exploitation -- has been a persiste...
19:24, 05/11/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Human ancestors ate other humans because they were easier to catch Cannibal human ancestors would kill and eat each other because it was “more cost-effective” than catching animals, a new study claims. Res...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Trash and human bodies recovered from Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitud...
13:48, 05/02/2019

How to combat human trafficking with data science Modern slavery is unfortunately still part of our global reality, with more than 40 million people believed to be victims of human trafficking around ...
05:00, 05/10/2019

She Draws Deeply Human Characters. They’re Just Animals. Lisa Hanawalt, the illustrator behind “Bojack Horseman,” has created “Tuca & Bertie,” about two 30-something bird-women. “It was important to me to sh...
09:00, 04/29/2019

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
16:24, 06/06/2019

| 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 ...
20:48, 05/22/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. ...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Human failings are the reason you can't catch a self-driving bus yet It’s a weird vision: I’m speeding down the street, sitting backwards in the front passenger seat of an electric Renault Zoe Cab and nobo...
07:00, 06/03/2019

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 ...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Bringing human-like reasoning to driverless car navigation With aims of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual da...
22:24, 05/22/2019

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s Do...
21:48, 06/14/2019

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have troubl...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s ...
13:12, 05/23/2019

YouPorn introduces a virtual human brand ambassador YouPorn likes to push the edge with technology. So the porn company is announcing today it has created a virtual ambassador, a computer-animated woman...
08:12, 05/07/2019

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which u...
11:24, 05/31/2019

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance C...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Carbon dioxide levels highest in human history Atmospheric levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have hit a record high of more than 415 parts per million. The accelerated rise of man-made greenh...
22:00, 05/13/2019

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot r...
14:12, 06/13/2019

Suitcase with human remains retrieved from Cypriot lake A diver has retrieved from the bottom of a man-made lake a suitcase that police officials in Cyprus say contains the decomposing remains of a woman, b...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Google’s Translatotron is an end-to-end model that mimics human voices Google AI today introduced Translatotron, an end-to-end speech-to-speech model capable of retaining the sound of the voice that's being translated.Rea...
14:12, 05/15/2019

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven't come...
15:12, 05/26/2019

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But u...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers s...
09:36, 04/28/2019

Hospital staff on front lines of war on human trafficking WILMINGTON, Del.– Dawn Culp has been an emergency room nurse at Bayhealth for more than 25 years but says she never had enough resources to focu...
17:36, 05/17/2019

Catch-22 Is "Harrowing, Heartbreaking, Human, and Hilarious" According to the Cast In the mood for a bit of a weird laugh this weekend? Hulu just launched Catch-22, its miniseries adaptation of the classic satirical novel by Joseph ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw – ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, o...
12:48, 05/21/2019

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved b...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to ...
17:24, 06/03/2019

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility. &#...
13:24, 05/12/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupa...
13:36, 06/13/2019

Zoroark Can Trick People With Illusions And Turn Into A Human Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the cr...
10:48, 05/04/2019

Three tons of trash and human bodies carried off Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitud...
11:24, 05/02/2019

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 t...
07:36, 05/22/2019

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launch...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Aerial photos show human impact on natural world Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds, ...
11:24, 05/20/2019

Realistic Human Face Coin Purse Is Nightmare Fuel Japan’s DJ Doooo not only makes music but also wraps everyday objects in realistic-looking human flesh. The result is starting, and ghoulish....
08:48, 06/04/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a n...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to re...
13:00, 06/12/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activist...
11:48, 05/01/2019

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....
05:36, 05/22/2019

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday. ...
12:24, 05/22/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out th...
14:12, 06/03/2019

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating m...
17:36, 05/20/2019

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our ...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports a...
13:36, 05/22/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar expl...
04:36, 05/17/2019

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywh...
10:48, 06/14/2019

Amazon reportedly developing a wearable that recognizes human emotions In its latest effort to be involved in every aspect of our lives, Amazon is reportedly working on a new voice-activated wearable device that is capabl...
09:24, 05/23/2019

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oce...
10:48, 06/06/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New Y...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Statistical Date Analysis Concludes That 'Ancient Human' Was Not Our Ancestor One of the great issues in all of science is the search for the direct ancestor of modern humans. Many species of hominin have been put forward down t...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recogn...
11:00, 05/29/2019

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 compost...
14:36, 05/26/2019

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange ...
17:24, 06/06/2019

New research shows human cells mimic computer chips Living cells are wired like computer chips, using direct signals to instruct them how to function, but they can also change behavior rapidly -- someth...
22:24, 05/24/2019

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.    ...
16:48, 06/10/2019

NeRay exploits human foolishness in an overstuffed Legends Of Tomorrow It is to the great credit of Legends Of Tomorrow that the show’s writers have discovered a very particular sweet spot, one shared by some of TV’s best...
03:24, 05/14/2019

Why human oversight will be essential to the next generation of automated data anaytics We’ve all read the news and heard the scaremongering stories around potential flaws and biases in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. Despite...
01:36, 05/30/2019

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants i...
15:36, 05/25/2019

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of ...
10:36, 05/03/2019

Reggie Jackson remembers Bill Buckner as 'a great human being' Hall of Fame outfielder Reggie Jackson was among those who recalled playing with baseball great Bill Buckner, days after the former infield died battl...
09:48, 05/31/2019

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U.N...
11:48, 05/27/2019

New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact The human environmental footprint is not only deep, but old. Ancient traces of this footprint can be found in animal bones, shells, scales, and antler...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services t...
04:12, 05/02/2019

Custom-built drone delivers human kidney for transplant A kidney was delivered via drone for a scheduled transplant — in a first-ever technique that medical professionals hope will make future organ deliver...
04:36, 05/02/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.     ...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesis...
13:36, 06/12/2019

Seeing SpongeBob SquarePants Actors as Human Versions of Their Characters May Haunt You What happens when SpongeBob SquarePants comes to life? Well, the above picture happens. It's...a little jarring. The voice cast of the long-running a...
14:24, 05/22/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.     ...
01:24, 05/14/2019

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps ...
05:47, 04/28/2019

15 destinations you can visit for under $15 a day These are the top places to go if you’re itching to experience a beautiful travel adventure on a budget.        ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Human remains recovered from December midair crash of U.S. military planes A salvage operation after a midair collision of military planes off Japan's coast ended with the recovery of human remains, the U.S. Marines said on M...
19:36, 06/10/2019

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doct...
20:36, 06/01/2019

Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth's natural life Scientists reveal 1 million species at risk of extinction in damning UN report Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth...
11:36, 05/06/2019

Oh, brother! NASA twins study shows how space changes the human body An American astronaut experienced multiple biological changes in space but returned to normal - with some exceptions - after coming back to Earth, acc...
05:51, 04/28/2019

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Top geneticist calls for global rules for ethical human genome editing Following the shock announcement of the world's first genome-edited babies, geneticist Robin Lovell-Badge says the world must agree a set of safety pr...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Human remains found in suitcase identified as missing Indianapolis man, police say Human remains that were found in a suitcase in southeast Indianapolis were identified as Larry Terry, 56, who was reported missing in March.  &#...
23:00, 05/28/2019

A Texas man went fishing on the Brazos River. He caught a prehistoric human bone While fishing along a Texas river, a man found a 800-year-old human femur bone believed to belong to a Native American between 1286 and 1398 A.D. ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Pissed-off weatherman reminds viewers to prioritize human life over The Bachelorette Despite what Bob Dylan would have you believe, the vast majority of us do, in fact, need “a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” This is espe...
12:24, 05/28/2019

In Search For Hiker, Volunteers Checked Boar Intestines For Human Remains The helicopter buzzed over the forest canopy. Three searchers peered into dense foliage and rolling waterfall beds as they watched their fuel dwindle....
23:48, 05/26/2019

Portuguese police halt human trafficking network, 20 women freed A human trafficking network, which forced vulnerable women into sex work across Europe, has been dismantled by Portuguese authorities following a six-...
10:36, 06/04/2019

Leader of La Luz del Mundo Church Charged With Human Trafficking and Child Rape (LOS ANGELES) — The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 m...
10:12, 06/05/2019

Veganism? His ‘creed.’ Access to vegan food? This firefighter claims it’s his human right. In a complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Adam Knauff argues that the government discriminated against him by ignoring his dietary needs...
14:36, 05/22/2019

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's ...
19:12, 06/03/2019

Target of first human gene editing cuts life expectancy short Enlarge / Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong days afte...
06:00, 06/05/2019

Cave With 25,000 Years of Human History Now Delivers Headless Squatting Woman In China, archaeologists have made an extraordinary discovery from over 13,000 years ago according to the State News Agency. ...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Ted Cruz Admits to Savoring the Taste of Human Flesh As a Joke, I Guess I try not to judge people for their bizarre and frequently incorrect food opinions. If my Splinter colleague Hamilton Nolan wants to do weird shit wi...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Revenge of the nerds: Facebook is developing human-level AI to fight bullying Facebook might be taking its bullying problem a lot more seriously than you think. Rather than hire more humans to flag troubling content, it plans on...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Deadly Seattle crane collapse was likely caused by human error, experts say Human error may be to blame for the Seattle crane collapse on Saturday that killed four people and injured another four, experts said based on videos....
01:48, 04/30/2019

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic ...
17:12, 05/30/2019

Taputapuatea Marae, An Ancient Site of Human Sacrifice and Communing with the Gods French Polynesia is renowned for its beauty and friendly people, but still relatively little is known about its history.  ...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Human Services claimed people wouldn't pay debts if informed about its IT systems The risk management plan, a project progress report, and two open issues summaries for the controversial Centrelink-ATO data matching project must be ...
22:48, 06/06/2019

Human trafficking cases hit a 13-year record high, new UN report shows The latest Global Report On Trafficking In Persons, released on Tuesday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at UN headquarters in ...
05:53, 04/28/2019

First Neanderthal Remains Discovered in Serbia Reveals Human Migration History In 2015, our Serbian-Canadian archaeological research team was working at a cave site named Pešturina, in Eastern Serbia, where we had found thousands...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Buzz Aldrin calls for human 'migration' to Mars: ‘We explore, or we expire’ Buzz Aldrin argued that the U.S. should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of human...
20:00, 05/02/2019

What did the UK get out of President Trump's visit? Adam Boulton and guests assess the political impact of Donald Trump's state visit to the UK this week, after the president enjoyed the lavish hospital...
14:24, 06/05/2019

Donald Trump UK visit day two: all you need to know US President Donald Trump will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May for "substantial" talks on the second day of his three-day state visit to the UK....
01:12, 06/04/2019

Facebook is mapping demographics, human movement, and network coverage to combat diseases Facebook is partnering with organizations to combat diseases using maps powered by satellite imagery, computer vision, census data, and Facebook's own...
15:12, 05/20/2019

Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode Google’s DeepMind AI lab has been hard at work creating programs to take on human players across a variety of games these last few years. In 2016 its ...
12:24, 05/31/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism sector counts the human and financial toll of Easter attacks As Sri Lanka's hospitality industry tries to come to terms with the human and financial costs, the government is under pressure to act decisively...
18:36, 04/30/2019

Traces of Crawling in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Social Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Bank of America adds human option to enhance robo investment offerings Bank of America Corp is rolling out a new wealth management product that combines automated portfolios with human advice, becoming the latest brokerag...
01:36, 06/04/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far ...
10:48, 05/23/2019

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigator...
23:24, 05/22/2019

Scientists found the upper limit to human endurance, right before your body starts eating itself Shutterstock A new study says there is a definite limit to human endurance — beyond which our bodies start breaking down. For long-term levels ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Russian "Spy" Whale Refusing To Leave Norway City, Seeks Human Attention An alleged Russian spy whale is refusing to leave a Norwegian port city, in what appears to be a high-profile defection after a week of global attenti...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Anthropocene review – tough film makes case for human-created epoch From Kenyan children picking through plastic waste to swathes of Germany laid waste for coal mining, a film shows why we are in a new, human-created e...
10:00, 04/28/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive images...
10:24, 05/01/2019

Scientists suggest a nearby supernova may have prompted human ancestors to walk upright For scientists studying the history of human evolution, determining when certain changes happened and what may have prompted those changes are very im...
22:12, 05/29/2019

NASA teams up with SpaceX, Blue Origin to design a human lunar lander NASA has revealed its efforts to create a human landing system shortly after it announced the Artemis lunar exploration program. The space agency has ...
03:36, 05/17/2019

China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua China's top legislature will consider tougher rules on research involving human genes and embryos, the first such move since a Chinese scientist spark...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Human hedge fund managers embrace robot-rival tools to amp returns Traditional stock-pickers in the hedge fund world have been struggling to justify their expenses and weak returns in recent years, as low-cost algorit...
13:12, 05/01/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previou...
05:47, 04/28/2019

The Final Leg of My $500 Postal Jeep Road Trip Was an 1,800 Mile Test of the Human Spirit After taking my $500 Postal Jeep 1,800 miles to Moab, Utah and then on a terrifying trail ride, I faced a daunting task: I had to drive 1,800 miles ba...
12:48, 05/24/2019

10-foot-tall 'Jars of the dead' stored human bodies in ancient Laos More than 100 giant stone jars, thought to have been used in burial rituals thousands of years ago, have been rediscovered at ancient sites in forests...
12:36, 05/22/2019

Trump Is to Visit Ireland in June The president will meet with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar during an overnight stay wedged between a state visit to Britain and a D-Day commemoration in...
04:24, 05/22/2019

CNN Travel's 19 places to visit in 2019 CNN Travel unveils 19 of the best places to visit in 2019 -- including hallowed ground in France, the US Space Coast and the exotic Middle Eastern nat...
08:12, 05/22/2019

Visit Jersey Zoo – and stay the night It’s easy to sell glamping with animals to the kids but a more sceptical dad is also won over – particularly by the ‘deep connection’ with other speci...
01:24, 05/31/2019

Trump says his UK visit was the most fun Queen had in 25 years President Trump insisted Friday that Queen Elizabeth II had more yucks with him during his state visit to the UK than she’s had in more than two decad...
17:12, 06/14/2019

PM Modi To Visit Varanasi Today Preparations are going on in full swing in Varanasi ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to his parliamentary constituency today after gettin...
15:36, 05/26/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one o...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people...
15:00, 06/01/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards e...
09:24, 05/01/2019

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously re...
05:12, 05/01/2019

China says will protect rights of its businesses China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the country will take necessary measures to safeguard the rights and interests of its businesses, after...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Historic deep dive into Pacific's Mariana Trench yields 'obvious human contamination' On the deepest dive ever executed into the Mariana Trench, an American investor-turned-explorer discovered what appeared to be plastic litter nearly s...
03:36, 05/14/2019

Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick's animated Facebook series 'Human Discoveries' to debut in July Facebook has announced that its upcoming animated comedy series "Human Discoveries," featuring the voice talents of Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick, will ...
19:24, 06/12/2019

Is fair play in running more important than fairness to Caster Semenya as a human? | Gaby Hinsliff All her life, the South African athlete has been portrayed as a freak. Her case is as much about ethics as about sport or scienceWhen she was a girl, ...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Civilization Is Accelerating Extinction and Altering the Natural World at a Pace ‘Unprecedented in Human History’ A dire United Nations report, based on thousands of scientific studies, paints an urgent picture of biodiversity loss and finds that climate change is...
05:48, 05/06/2019

Controversial Study Suggests 15,600-Year-Old Impression Is the Oldest Human Footprint Ever Found in the Americas An apparent human footprint uncovered by archaeologists in Chile has been dated to 15,600 years old, placing it among the oldest prints ever found in ...
07:24, 04/30/2019

Ocean life faces ‘onslaught of threats’ from human activity, but tools exist to save it Underwater life is severely impacted by an “onslaught of threats,” but we already have the tools to positively influence ocean conservation, the UN sa...
06:36, 04/28/2019

Dogs detect human decomposition in car of man arrested in case of missing girl Maleah Davis, 4 Dogs detected the scent of human decomposition in the car of a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Maleah Davis, 4, outside Houston. ...
14:48, 05/12/2019

MSNBC interrupts airing of Lindsey Graham's speech to criticize him: He's a 'human shield' for Trump MSNBC interrupted its broadcast of Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., to correct him and criticize his actions as head of the committee...
10:12, 05/01/2019

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its h...
10:12, 06/13/2019

MLB notebook: Some Red Sox skip White House visit While manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, and about a dozen players of color skipped a visit honoring the world champion Boston Red Sox at the...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Golf: Koepka uses visit to the Big D to prepare for Big Apple Brooks Koepka does not sound too concerned about whether he wins the PGA Tour's Byron Nelson tournament this week as long as leaves the Big D for the ...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Trump on UK visit: 'People had never seen the Queen have a better time' US president claims he had ‘automatic chemistry’ with the British monarchThe US president, Donald Trump, has boasted about having “automatic chemistry...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Trump's UK state visit: Five things we learned US President Donald Trump returned to the UK earlier this week for a full-blown state visit. Here are five things we learned from his three-day stay....
23:48, 06/06/2019

Trump’s State Visit to the U.K.: Live Updates After repeated delays, President Trump is beginning his state visit to Britain, which will roll out the full honors, including ceremonies, government ...
02:12, 06/03/2019

Can’t Visit Stonewall in NYC? You Can Still Get Get There Via a ‘Living’ Pride Monument Today, New York City’s LGBT Community Center, Google and the National Parks Service launched Stonewall Forever, a “living” monument to 50 years of Pr...
09:48, 06/04/2019

| Trump courts May's would-be successors on UK state visit US President Donald Trump has courted candidates to replace Prime Minister Theresa May during his state visit to Britain, calling Boris Johnson and se...
15:36, 06/04/2019

Trump arrives in Ireland for low-key first presidential visit Donald Trump arrived in Ireland for the first time as U.S. President on Wednesday for a low-key stop-off at one of his golf resorts and a meeting with...
09:24, 06/05/2019

VP Mike Pence To Visit Lexington Friday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Vice President Mike Pence will be visiting Lexington on Friday. Pence will make a stop at Hallway Feeds on Loudon Avenu...
12:36, 05/03/2019

Day 3 of Trump’s U.K. Visit: A D-Day Ceremony With World Leaders President Trump joined other world leaders at an event on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the wartime operation on the final leg of his three-day s...
14:12, 06/05/2019

Trump’s U.K. Visit in Pictures: Honoring D-Day Sacrifice On Day 3 of President Trump’s state visit to Britain, he and other world leaders traveled to southern England for a commemoration of the Allied invasi...
15:36, 06/05/2019

Trump Arrives In UK On 3-Day Visit, Given A Lavish Welcome By The Queen Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth hailed the bonds between the United States and the United Kingdom on Monday after the U.S. president was feted with a...
20:36, 06/03/2019

7 reasons to visit Hoi An, one of Vietnam's most beautiful towns Here are seven great reasons to pack your bags and head to Hoi An. Set on the banks of the Thu Bon River in central Vietnam, it's easily one of the mo...
02:12, 06/17/2019

Kerry Blackshear Will Visit Kentucky On Tuesday LEXINGTON, Ky- Kerry Blackshear is the final coveted piece in filling out Kentucky’s 2019-20 roster, and Coach Cal will have the chance to make ...
00:36, 06/17/2019

Yankees’ CC Sabathia’s latest ‘K’: A fan visit from K-9 squad PHOENIX — Apparently the local sheriff’s office has added another duty for its trained dogs: Autograph sniffing. Two sheriffs and a bomb-sniffing dog ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

PM A Religious Man, Don't See Problem In His Kedarnath Visit: KC Tyagi Amid criticism over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath temples in Uttarakhand, Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi assert...
19:36, 05/19/2019

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, the first such trip in...
02:24, 05/24/2019

Trump to Be Greeted by Pomp and Protest on U.K. Visit President Trump’s arrival in Britain for a state visit this week is expected to lay bare some of the uncertainties surrounding both Brexit and the U.K...
09:00, 06/02/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict th...
03:00, 05/23/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v....
15:24, 05/13/2019

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the ...
23:12, 06/06/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonom...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly ...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
01:24, 05/23/2019

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty an...
16:00, 06/11/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel’s case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who face...
10:00, 05/24/2019

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Friend...
23:12, 05/09/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this...
09:12, 05/17/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in recen...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions...
13:24, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion r...
15:36, 05/21/2019

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits ...
06:24, 06/07/2019

Venezuela in crisis: What you need to know Venezuela is in crisis after an attempt overthrow corrupt dictator Nicolas Maduro. But is this just another proxy war between the U.S. and Russia? &...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Tuca & Bertie Creator Lisa Hanawalt Makes Shows About Animals. But at Their Core, They’re Deeply Human Fans of BoJack Horseman, who love their cartoons whimsical, full of puns and served with a side of depression, have cartoonist-designer-producer Lisa ...
13:24, 05/10/2019

Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes....
09:24, 06/05/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the ca...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Police investigating Cyprus serial killer recover third suitcase containing human remains from toxic lake A third suitcase containing human remains has been recovered from a toxic lake in Cyprus this week as police continue their investigation into a Cypri...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Derion Vence Allegedly Confesses to Killing Maleah Davis; Police Find Human Remains Houston-based Activist Quanell X, leader of the New Black Panther Nation, claims that while visiting Derion Vence in jail Friday morning, Vence confes...
10:24, 06/01/2019

Judge bars release of Kraft's spa-visit videos A Florida judge on Monday again blocked release of surveillance videos related to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's visits to a spa in Jupiter...
22:36, 04/29/2019

Ivanka Trump Trolled For The Hague Visit, Where War Crimes Are Tried Ivanka Trump inadvertently went viral on Wednesday with a tweet where she announced she was "en route to the Hague!," a city on the west coast of the ...
22:24, 06/05/2019

Rahul Gandhi To Visit Wayanad To Thank Electorate On Poll Win Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who won from Kerala's Wayanad seat in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha election, is likely to visit his constituency ...
13:48, 05/28/2019

London’s mayor says Trump not worthy of state visit Ahead of President Trump’s state visit to Britain on June 3, Sadiq Khan says he believes the U.S. leader is not “in the same class” as his predecessor...
16:36, 05/10/2019

PM Modi Arrives In Maldives For First Foreign Visit After Re-Election Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Maldives today for his first foreign visit after being re-elected. The visit is aimed at strengthening tie...
07:12, 06/08/2019

Why Trump’s critics had a royal meltdown over his visit with the Queen Picture a beautiful day, 72 degrees, low humidity, not a cloud in the sky. One guy says to another guy at the bus stop, “Nice day, isn’t it?” The seco...
08:48, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Iran’s president welcomes Abe on historic visit DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Ira...
08:00, 06/12/2019

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the Stat...
23:24, 06/10/2019

London prepares for controversial visit from Trump family For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armoured entourage on Monday mea...
07:36, 06/02/2019

Trump rips Biden during state visit to Japan ​President Trump sided with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s description of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as “low IQ&#...
08:24, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after 4-day Japan visit TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the...
03:12, 05/28/2019

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.       &#...
03:24, 05/27/2019

Modi promotes neighborhood-first policy in Sri Lanka visit COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka for a brief visit as part of his first overseas tour since reel...
23:48, 06/08/2019

Yankees Give Padres a Rude Welcome in First Visit to New Stadium Clint Frazier, Brett Gardner and Gary Sanchez homered, and Manny Machado was booed, as San Diego became the last opposing team to play in the Yankees’...
21:12, 05/27/2019

VP Pence to visit black church burned by arsonist OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has come to Louisiana to show his support for members of three black churches burned by an arsonist. P...
11:24, 05/03/2019

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging....
15:36, 05/31/2019

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming t...
17:12, 06/10/2019

Tiger Woods to visit White House on Monday President Trump will honor Tiger Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month, at the White House.    &#...
11:36, 05/02/2019

Trump arrives for ceremonial Japanese visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the thr...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Stacey Abrams remains mum about plans during visit to Washington The Georgia Democrat, who says she has not ruled out running for the Democratic presidential nomination, participated Friday at two foreign policy-foc...
13:48, 05/10/2019

PM Narendra Modi May Visit Varanasi Before Swearing-In Ceremony With PM Modi all set to herald a second term after winning the Lok Sabha elections, there is a possibility of his visit to Varanasi before taking oath...
21:12, 05/24/2019

Gerald McCoy leaves Browns visit without a contract CLEVELAND — Gerald McCoy isn’t ready to commit to the Browns — or anyone else just yet. The six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle visited Cleveland...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Greek court clears 9 jailed before Erdogan visit Nine people jailed before a 2017 visit by Turkey’s president and accused of belonging to a militant group have been cleared of terrorism and criminal ...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Dog runs away from home to visit friends at doggy daycare While some people consider their dog their best friend, one pup in Missouri had other ideas. Hugo, a dog who lives in St. Ann, a city roughly 16 miles...
09:24, 05/15/2019

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, ...
16:24, 05/24/2019

Kim Jong Un's sister to visit DMZ separating two Koreas, Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister will visit the demilitarized zone separating the North from the South on Wednesday to pay her condolences to ...
01:12, 06/12/2019

Trump mum on British PM race ahead of state visit U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday kept mum on the race to be the next British prime minister, but praised the two most high-profile proponents o...
13:36, 05/30/2019

Poland cancels Israeli visit over Holocaust restitution WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government says it has canceled a visit by an Israeli delegation because the Israeli government made last-minute chan...
22:48, 05/12/2019

China says reached 'broad consensus' with U.N. after Xinjiang visit China and the United Nations have reached a "broad consensus" about counter-terror work, China's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial...
21:36, 06/15/2019

Trump's coming to see the Queen but what actually happens on a state visit? – podcast Ben Rhodes was Obama’s national security adviser and accompanied him on his UK state visit in 2011. He reveals what goes into planning a trip of this ...
01:24, 05/31/2019

'It's not about Trump': mixed emotions in Portsmouth over president's D-day visit Police gearing up for protests as fears grow visit will detract from veterans on 75th anniversaryOver the decades, the city of Portsmouth has hosted D...
06:48, 05/31/2019

Pompeo visit to Germany highlights differences, commonalities US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with the German chancellor and foreign minister on his first Berlin visit. While Angela Merkel stressed clos...
08:24, 05/31/2019

Trump, Japan’s PM bond on golf course during state visit Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seems to know how to appeal to President Trump as he tries to ease trade tensions between Japan and the U.S. – incl...
06:48, 05/26/2019

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the ...
09:48, 05/25/2019

| Trump blimp flies again as thousands protest UK visit Thousands have taken to the streets of central London to protest the visit of Donald Trump, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again fly...
15:36, 06/04/2019

'Trump Baby' blimp to fly in London for U.S. president's visit The "Trump Baby" inflatable balloon that was the focus of protests when the U.S. president visited London last year will fly again this week when he r...
09:12, 06/02/2019

For Trump, London Visit Is a (Royal) Family Affair The president’s children seemed to materialize overnight in London. But their appearance with the British royals was the culmination of a month’s plan...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Trump state visit: I don't know Michael Gove, says president Asked for his views on the Tory leadership hopefuls, the US president says he knows Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, but isn't familiar with Environment...
08:12, 06/04/2019

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain in stasis In London, US President Donald Trump will be met with wide-scale protests and a febrile political climate. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May issued ...
13:24, 06/02/2019

Business and the blimp: Trump's state visit, day two – in pictures Donald Trump is joined by his wife, Melania, members of his family and US officials a state visit to the UK. Day two was a day of planned protest arou...
11:48, 06/04/2019

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alli...
13:36, 06/02/2019

S. Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shu...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Giant Balloon Of Trump As Angry Baby To Fly Again During His Visit To UK The "Trump Baby" inflatable balloon that was the focus of protests when the U.S. president visited London last year will fly again this week when he r...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Melania Trump's diary of the state visit Melania's escaped the White House — but not her husband. As FLOTUS and her 87 outfits touch down for a royal audience, Nick Curtis has a peek inside h...
13:12, 06/04/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greece...
13:12, 05/07/2019

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government distr...
10:12, 06/04/2019

Trump, family arrive in Britain for state visit LONDON — President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day durin...
02:24, 06/03/2019

Mets can exhale after Steven Matz doctor visit The Mets can now breathe again. After Steven Matz flew back to New York to get a nerve irritation in his left forearm examined by team doctor David Al...
11:36, 05/06/2019

10 'Star Wars' locations you can actually visit in real life Shutterstock You can visit many "Star Wars" filming locations in real life. Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park is one of the many forests they filmed...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Protesters Vow to Bring London to a Standstill During Trump’s Visit A big turnout is expected, as is the return of a giant orange balloon of Mr. Trump, depicted as a scowling baby in a diaper and holding a smartphone....
01:36, 06/04/2019

California wine country: How to visit Napa and Sonoma in one day If you find yourself in San Francisco with a day to spare, make tracks for wine country. With some smart navigating you can see both Napa and Sonoma. ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Melania Trump relies on her fashion favorites for UK visit Call it first lady fashion diplomacy. Melania Trump made a splash across the pond with her sophisticated style — particularly the ensemble she wore to...
14:00, 06/03/2019

| Caster pays Banyana a visit before China SWC clash Banyana Banyana might be in the middle of their pool matches at the women's Soccer World Cup but they had time to welcome a famous visitor on Tuesday....
15:48, 06/12/2019

Trump enjoys pomp and pageantry on state visit to UK Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have shared afternoon tea with Prince Charles and Camilla - after a day in which the US leader has enjoyed the ful...
11:12, 06/03/2019

Irish FM disputes reports of disagreement over Trump visit Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney is disputing reports that there is disagreement between Washington and Dublin over President Donald Trump's poten...
17:48, 05/19/2019

Barbara Streisand's cloned dogs 'visit mom's grave' Barbara Streisand has shared a picture of her beloved dogs - two of which were cloned following the death of her previous pet - paying their respects ...
13:12, 06/06/2019

Rudy Giuliani says his controversial pro-Trump Ukraine visit is off President’s attorney tells Fox News he will not go to KievTells New York Times Democratic outrage is ‘ridiculous’Rudy Giuliani has said his controvers...
09:36, 05/11/2019

Japan wrestling with Trump going to sumo during state visit Plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to check out the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling during a state visit are raising security issues for o...
21:24, 05/20/2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet The U.S. ambassador to China is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and t...
01:36, 05/20/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-...
11:36, 05/17/2019

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that i...
00:24, 05/28/2019

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the cou...
14:12, 06/04/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo tha...
14:12, 06/04/2019

The Latest: San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s “conscience rights” regulation (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The city of S...
16:48, 05/02/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying hum...
17:24, 06/03/2019

Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights As many rich and famous New Yorkers headed out to the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend, they were welcomed by large billboards erected by the local Sh...
09:24, 05/27/2019

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the...
12:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to r...
08:00, 05/21/2019

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil...
07:48, 05/19/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international in...
05:12, 06/08/2019

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness”...
23:36, 06/15/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender and...
05:47, 04/28/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for l...
15:36, 06/07/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Rights group alarmed by ouster of Bolivian judges A prominent human rights group says Bolivia has undermined judicial independence by arbitrarily dismissing nearly 100 judges since 2017 and it’s askin...
07:12, 04/29/2019

John Oliver: equal rights are 'so obvious, you assume we already have it' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the equal rights amendment’s importance and long journey to ratificationJohn Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on Sunday...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes...
08:36, 05/19/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short l...
09:48, 05/28/2019

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Government To Analyse Requests For Allocation Of Jet Flying Rights The government is planning to allocate Jet Airways' international flying rights to other airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vista...
01:36, 05/17/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, v...
02:12, 05/12/2019

Rolling Stones and Richard Ashcroft end 22-year rights row One of the UK music industry's most notable copyright disputes has been resolved with the royalties and rights for Bitter Sweet Symphony being returne...
17:12, 05/23/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for th...
13:24, 04/29/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s ma...
02:00, 05/17/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Mapuche rappers fight for indigenous rights in Chile With songs like "We'll Beat the State," Chilean rappers Wechekeche Ni Trawun are on a mission to support the Mapuche indigenous people's fight for jus...
10:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest ...
10:00, 05/15/2019

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 u...
03:24, 06/17/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Ku...
05:36, 04/30/2019