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Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny n...

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life

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Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British...
08:36, 06/15/2019

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as er...
18:24, 06/15/2019

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s governm...
11:24, 06/15/2019

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cave...
08:24, 06/18/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspape...
07:12, 05/08/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen pol...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Former FIFA official fights life ban for bribery in court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi has been challenging his life ban for bribery and corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport  &...
09:12, 07/04/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing wi...
11:12, 05/13/2019

Sea Of Class fights for life after colic attack ends her career • Filly had been second-favourite for this year’s Arc• Sea Of Class receiving intensive care after operationSea Of Class is fighting for her life afte...
04:36, 07/07/2019

Croydon stabbing: Baby fights for life after pregnant mother, 26, is stabbed to death A baby was fighting for life in hospital today after being delivered in an emergency procedure after the mother was stabbed to death in south London....
01:00, 06/30/2019

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — an...
11:48, 05/22/2019

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an...
21:12, 06/17/2019

'Just the tip of the iceberg': revealing Life's early female photographers In a new exhibition, six women who shot impactful imagery for Life magazine are finally getting the credit they deserveWhen Henry Luce, the owner of T...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more ...
03:36, 05/17/2019

Nxivm trial: alleged sex cult leader tried to 'break' female followers, says witness Mark Vicente, a key witness at Keith Raniere’s trial, said women would also push their diets as penance if they made mistakesSeveral female members of...
02:12, 05/14/2019

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislati...
22:24, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong traffic flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic restored in the heart of Hong Kong day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects t...
21:48, 06/12/2019

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage d...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Thailand's oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand's oldest political party has named Jurin Laksanawisit as its new leader following its abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the...
05:24, 05/15/2019

Thailand’s oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand’s oldest political party has chosen an experienced insider as its new leader following an abysmal performance in recent elections that led to...
08:01, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ext...
09:36, 06/09/2019

Mayawati Suffering From 'Political Depression': BJP Leader Dinesh Sharma Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said BSP president Mayawati is suffering from "political depression" as she fears defeat of her part...
04:36, 05/13/2019

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high-profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also ...
11:00, 05/26/2019

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting ...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier fo...
00:24, 04/29/2019

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters began gathering once again in the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Ehud Barak, Ex-Leader of Israel, Announces Comeback Amid Political Disarray The longtime critic of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he was forming a new political party as the country braced for a second electi...
09:36, 06/26/2019

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3.5...
00:36, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that h...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented ...
16:24, 05/30/2019

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for ...
23:24, 05/25/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived duri...
07:24, 06/18/2019

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial...
03:48, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over he...
12:48, 06/16/2019

Extradition bill 'is dead,' Hong Kong leader says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest "is dead" -- but stopped short of a form...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and ...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not ...
12:24, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong’s leader has apologized for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the cu...
02:48, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader suspends unpopular bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has...
02:24, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on ...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work her hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promise...
03:12, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
02:12, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspen...
01:12, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment....
05:36, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes, suspends extradition bill Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing’s backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition b...
06:36, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong expects more rallies demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended an unpopular ...
20:12, 06/15/2019

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader Lam after mass protest Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty mounts over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and an extradition b...
17:36, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only sus...
02:24, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest "...
05:48, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon following massive ...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam, Says Extradition Bill Is ‘Dead’ Mrs. Lam’s remarks did not satisfy protesters, who have demanded a full withdrawal of the bill that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainla...
03:24, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping mal...
20:24, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters said ...
05:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared a controversial extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, stating the g...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against the...
23:24, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of peo...
09:48, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology After Protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader signaled that her government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed extradition law, which she suspended following mass prot...
10:00, 06/18/2019

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China redoubled its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests against a planned extradition bill, and a source close to...
14:36, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protesters continue to demonstrate as leader hides from public Hong Kong protestors in opposition to their legislation’s proceedings demonstrated outside their Department of Justice’s headquarters on Thursday to s...
13:12, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally ...
05:36, 06/17/2019

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a march protesting the government's handling of a propo...
06:48, 06/16/2019

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong sent back to jail One of the young leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests was sent back to jail on Thursday after losing an appeal against...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to ...
00:12, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests The leader of Hong Kong said Tuesday the extradition bill that set off a firestorm of protests in the region was dead. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sai...
21:36, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong Leader Condemns Clashes, Calls Protesters "Rioters" Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as she...
06:00, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she ...
06:24, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would ...
13:36, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstra...
22:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that gove...
03:00, 07/12/2019

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who ...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition l...
17:36, 06/14/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong’s Leader Faces More Calls to Delay Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill in the wake of clashes between the police and prot...
05:12, 06/14/2019

China's top official in Hong Kong again backs leader amid crisis China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing continues to support Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is gra...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet with the city's university students, her office said on Thursday evening, as the embattled le...
10:36, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mos...
05:48, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wides...
01:12, 06/15/2019

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widespr...
01:12, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear cons...
04:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' but does not abandon extradition bill amid fury Hong Kong's leader has appeared in public to offer her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said ...
08:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that s...
02:36, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Leader Pledges to Listen More Tense scenes as the police push back protesters attempting to disrupt an annual ceremony marking the anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese contr...
20:48, 06/30/2019

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit Protesters in Hong Kong on Friday again hit the streets to press the city's leader to resign — just three days after she vowed to finish her term...
06:48, 06/21/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after h...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill Is 'Dead' but Doesn't Mention Withdrawal Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said a controversial bill to legalize extradition to mainland China is “dead,” though she didn’t say whether she ...
00:48, 07/09/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader suspends divisive extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from he...
08:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protests: government leader Carrie Lam condemns 'blatant riot' Lam denies she is ‘selling out’ to Beijing; city is quiet on Thursday as just a handful of protestors remain and many roads reopenHong Kong’s chief ex...
20:12, 06/12/2019

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the city's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extr...
21:36, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely. Lam told media Saturday she took the move in ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainland...
10:24, 06/15/2019

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protest...
02:12, 06/17/2019

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the b...
00:36, 06/17/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW....
03:48, 06/17/2019

Umbrella Movement leader joins Hong Kong protests after jail time A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversia...
02:36, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as h...
23:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resig...
10:36, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead following mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the b...
20:24, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the s...
11:12, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail Hong Kong's Court of Appeal sent a young leader of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests back to jail on Thursday for...
03:24, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive ...
03:24, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh...
22:24, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to t...
04:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve t...
04:24, 06/18/2019

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the g...
08:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader expected to delay extradition bill ahead of more mass protests Carrie Lam to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce ...
23:36, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additio...
23:24, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldr...
13:12, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldr...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong regulator bans former Goldman banker Leissner for life Hong Kong's financial regulator has banned former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner from re-entering the industry for life for his crimes linked to th...
03:12, 07/03/2019

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life A BJP lawmaker has provoked shock with his comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her ...
02:12, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice...
01:24, 06/10/2019

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now...
00:24, 07/10/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is ‘dead,’ but stops short of full withdrawal Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up the...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the form...
03:36, 07/02/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely wit...
00:12, 06/16/2019

A small, but growing group of Hong Kong people find a new life in Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Yim, both from Hong Kong, are finalizing work on a hostel in the southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors to ho...
03:24, 06/30/2019

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpks...
11:24, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the political...
03:48, 07/05/2019

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling p...
21:48, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking protes...
00:12, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being m...
07:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protests: Tens of thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Tens of thousands of activists gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a proposed extradi...
07:48, 06/16/2019

Democrats who are purging pro-life progressives putting party ‘in jeopardy,’ leader warns Democratic leaders are "completely wrong" in their attempts to purge members opposed to abortion from the party, a pro-life Democratic leader tells Fo...
08:24, 05/20/2019

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its su...
12:12, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest....
03:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. &...
18:36, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature yes...
23:12, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignatio...
10:12, 06/18/2019

Jermaine Dupri feels female rappers rap "about the same thing," so female rappers set him straight So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri has been instrumental in the progression of hip-hop into the mainstream consciousness, developing and producing for i...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot ...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was no...
05:24, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found Pre...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, gam...
15:24, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspende...
05:00, 06/29/2019

Men's Round-up: Thiem fights through "Fourth seed Dominic Thiem needed four sets to beat 22-year-old American Tommy Paul but eventually progressed to the second round, winning 6-4 4-6 7-6...
21:12, 05/27/2019

10 heavyweight fights on the horizon 10 heavyweight fights that either will or could be happening in the near future The post 10 heavyweight fights on the horizon appeared first on Boxing...
19:12, 06/18/2019

What to watch for in the PFL's second round of fights As fighters jockey for spots in the PFL playoffs and postseason positioning, these are the bouts at PFL 4, PFL 5 and PFL 6 to keep a particularly clos...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Fights to make before the end of 2019 So far, so good for the first part of 2019. But what other big fights can be made the rest of the year? Steve Kim has a list of bouts, their chances o...
09:12, 07/09/2019

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a phot...
13:12, 05/26/2019

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right ...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His ...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Artur Beterbiev: ‘I want unification fights’ Artur Beterbiev and Jerwin Ancajas defend their world titles The post Artur Beterbiev: ‘I want unification fights’ appeared first on Boxin...
11:00, 05/05/2019

Suburbs return to Trump, GOP fights to keep them When the 2018 elections practically wiped out GOP members from suburban districts, the party went into a panic. But since, the suburban vote, especial...
09:24, 05/21/2019

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girl...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
12:00, 07/15/2019

MSG mega-fights may be as one-sided as their betting action LAS VEGAS — Big-time boxing returns to Madison Square Garden the next two Saturday nights in what are likely to be tune-ups for hopefully bigger fight...
12:24, 06/01/2019

Fights over lampposts could delay 5G rollout in the U.K. by two years In the U.K., 5G transmitters must be placed on a group of structures that are taller than a double-decker bus. According to The Guardian, this has tur...
19:24, 05/19/2019

Dan Evans fights back in Nottingham to keep winning run going "Dan Evans extended his winning run to seven matches to reach the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham with a 6-2 2-6 7-5 victory."...
17:00, 06/14/2019

The UFC needs a better plan for Anderson Silva's final fights After one of the most dominant runs in UFC history as middleweight champion from 2006 to 2013, Anderson Silva has just one win over the past six years...
07:00, 05/08/2019

In Plastic-Bag Wars, the Industry Fights Back The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alternat...
10:12, 05/20/2019

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. i...
01:24, 06/10/2019

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a gro...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Ticketmaster fights ticket fraud with 'refreshing' barcodes Ticketmaster is trying a new way to combat ticket fraud: make the ticket change on its own. It's introducing a SafeTix system that gives ticket ...
14:36, 05/15/2019

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these years...
15:12, 07/13/2019

Teen girl fights off kidnapper during attempted abduction _____ A 13-year-old girl was walking home from school when a man followed and tried to grab her. The girl fought off the attacker and her brother chas...
09:49, 07/06/2019

Blogger Tries To Eat Octopus Alive, It Latches Onto Her And Fights Back A video that has gone massively viral online shows a live-streaming host trying to film herself while eating an octopus alive. Unluckily for her, the ...
21:48, 05/08/2019

13-year-old fights off would-be kidnapper on Long Island: cops A tough 13-year-old thwarted a sicko’s attempt to grab her on her way home from a Long Island middle school, police said Wednesday. The teen fir...
09:00, 07/03/2019

French Open fan fights with kid for sweaty towel, is a big jerk You’re never too old to be a superfan — even though you really should be. Tennis fans flocked to Roland Garros for the opening day of the French Open,...
17:36, 05/26/2019

LaCroix Fights Sales Drop as Rivals Bubble Up LaCroix’s faintly flavored bubbly water drove an explosion of sales in its corner of the beverage market. Now, as parent National Beverage Corp. prepa...
07:24, 06/26/2019

Golf: Rose fights off challenges to stay top at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose had enough of them to take a two-shot clubhouse lead midway th...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him ...
08:48, 06/05/2019

Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right there. I just need to knock Nathan Gorman out the way’ Daniel Dubois is itching for the talk to finish and the fight to start, writes John Dennen The post Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right the...
18:12, 07/10/2019

Her Book in Limbo, Naomi Wolf Fights Back After her American publisher delayed her new book, “Outrages,” over accuracy concerns, she is responding with a strategy mixing scholarly peer review ...
03:12, 07/09/2019

Federer fights off match points to advance in Rome Third-seeded Roger Federer saved two match points in a third-set tiebreaker against Croatia's Borna Coric to advance to the quarterfinals of the Inter...
23:24, 05/16/2019

NFL lineman Malik McDowell fights policeman after getting tased On the field, Malik McDowell rose through the ranks fighting through blocks. Off the field, he apparently fights through Tasers. The 6-foot-6, 300-pou...
19:12, 07/09/2019

Fights break out at Utah youth center; several injured Utah media are reporting multiple injuries and at least one person in custody after what appears to be a riot broke out at a residential center for ad...
23:48, 04/28/2019

TFD fights early morning house fire on Stone _____ Fire crews responded to the call of a house fire on North Stone early Sunday morning. Tucson Fire Dept. says someone saw a fire through the fron...
22:00, 05/12/2019

It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns attention to America Josh Warrington speaks after a controversial split decision win over Kid Galahad in Leeds The post It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns ...
04:24, 06/17/2019

Walmart fights back against Amazon with one-day shipping in some U.S. markets Walmart Inc is stepping up its battle with Amazon.com Inc by offering one-day delivery without a shipping fee, weeks after Amazon announced a similar ...
23:12, 05/13/2019

The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history The tragic story of 1991's Fight of the Year between Robert Quiroga and Kid Akeem The post The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxi...
22:00, 06/14/2019

New food supplement made from bacteria fights metabolic syndrome A new study finds that taking Akkermansia bacteria in pasteurized form as a food supplement improves metabolic parameters in people with prediabetes....
03:24, 07/03/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Sa...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt...
09:12, 05/28/2019

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on Tu...
11:48, 07/02/2019

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight ag...
19:12, 07/15/2019

Deontay Wilder eyeing big fights after destroying Dominic Breazeale Deontay Wilder believes they are coming, the mega matchup with Anthony Joshua and the rematch with Tyson Fury. Until then, he moved onto some business...
23:48, 05/18/2019

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everyt...
15:24, 06/26/2019

Kohl's Is Selling a T-Shirt with a Truck on It That Could Inspire Fights and Riots I don’t think we’ve ever had such a dire story involving Kohl’s department stores before, or even mentioning Kohl’s at all. But there’s a T-shirt for ...
12:24, 05/28/2019

I've protected many, Assange tells UK court as he fights U.S. extradition warrant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday his work had protected "many people" and refused to agree to be extradited to the Uni...
07:36, 05/02/2019

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in th...
12:00, 06/18/2019

On This Day: Roberto Duran edges Sugar Ray Leonard in one of the best fights of all-time David Fletcher reflects on an epic welterweight showdown that saw Roberto Duran cement his place among the immortals The post On This Day: Roberto Dur...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political foo...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Jane The Virgin enters stalker mode as she fights against a new status quo Michael is out of the picture, and Jane can’t wait to get back together with Rafael. The problem is that Rafael isn’t interested. It’s unlikely that h...
04:12, 05/16/2019

My Night: Tony Tubbs explains why 15-round fights should return Tony Tubbs and Greg Page had history and this time, the WBA heavyweight title was on the line. Tubbs tells the full story The post My Night: Tony Tubb...
06:48, 05/01/2019

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver me...
09:12, 07/14/2019

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comm...
04:36, 06/06/2019

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with re...
08:12, 05/23/2019

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit w...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Food fights and racial divisions The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had come...
02:36, 06/28/2019

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics say Help us reach our $150,000 goal to ...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
00:24, 07/16/2019

Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights Olympic star Katie Taylor is now a undisputed professional champion. But she will require more stringent drug testing for her next fight. John Dennen ...
19:12, 06/18/2019

Ocasio-Cortez fights against solitary confinement for Paul Manafort Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday took up an unlikely cause — the plight of convicted fraudster Paul Manafort.The progressive lawmaker expres...
11:24, 06/05/2019

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were str...
12:36, 06/29/2019

Police say Sierra Vista woman fights off attack by ex-boyfriend SIERRA VISTA – Police have arrested a man on second-degree attempted murder and other charges, after investigators say he kidnapped and assaulte...
22:36, 06/26/2019

2-year-old with Down syndrome enjoying birthday cards as he fights cancer Freddie Taylor / Team Freddie Facebook CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTHR) — Freddie Taylor is a 2-year-old fighter. He has Down syndrome, and in January, he was ...
13:12, 06/12/2019

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradi...
03:24, 06/10/2019

NFL concussion fund pays out $485M, but legal fights resume A claims administrator for the NFL concussion fund says the fund has paid out $485M, but some retired players' lawyers say there aren't enou...
13:24, 05/07/2019

UK opposition Labour fights off Brexit Party to retain parliament seat Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Fa...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at t...
02:12, 06/09/2019

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her moth...
14:24, 05/31/2019

Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights The Trump administration has argued that economic security is national security. But as a consequence, it now finds itself in an economic war on nearl...
10:00, 06/08/2019

Stop Having So Many People Get Thrown Into Walls In TV Fights--It Wouldn't Happen--End of Story There are a lot of fights on TV. Fine. It’s a dramatic thing that happens. But can we “cool it” with the throwing of people into walls, during fights?...
14:24, 07/19/2019

Century After Grandfather's School Expulsion, Harvard Teacher Fights Bias In 1926, Sarah Lewis's grandfather, Shadrach Emmanuel Lee, was expelled from a Brooklyn public high school for asking why black people were not in his...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Spain fights huge forest fire as European heatwave intensifies Blaze fanned by strong winds and high temperatures could burn through 20,000 hectaresMore than 500 firefighters and soldiers are working to bring a hu...
07:24, 06/27/2019

Katy Perry suggests impromptu court gig as she fights plagiarism case Pop superstar Katy Perry offered to sing live in the witness box of an LA courtroom as she fought a lawsuit from Christian rappers over one of her cha...
08:36, 07/19/2019

Tesla Fights Back on Weak Demand Claims With Big Delivery Push Elon Musk is making calls, Renault doesn’t want human sacrifice, and the United Auto Workers is trying again in Chattanooga. All that and more in The ...
11:48, 05/30/2019

In Pataliputra Lok Sabha Seat, Misa Bharti Fights Father's Former Aide Named after the ancient city that was the seat of power during the rule of the mighty kingdom of Magadh, the Pataliputra Lok Sabha constituency is wit...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Good Samaritan fights off a kidnapper dragging woman into woods: cops A Good Samaritan was being hailed a hero for intervening when he spotted a man dragging a woman into the woods off a New Jersey highway last week and ...
07:00, 06/11/2019

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico B...
08:12, 05/23/2019

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a platf...
16:12, 07/05/2019

Adam Gase addresses, fights off Le’Veon Bell reports: ‘ridiculous’ One of the fallouts from the firing of Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has been reports of coach Adam Gase not being fully on board with signing f...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Kevin Durant calls out reporter, fights on Twitter over his ‘worst nightmare’ Kevin Durant proved yet again that he’s the most online NBA superstar out there, and that probably isn’t a good thing. Durant took it upon...
17:48, 05/20/2019

Sheriff fights back tears describing scout's death A county sheriff says an 11-year-old Girl Scout was walking along a gravel road when she was fatally struck by a falling tree in Indiana.   ...
17:24, 06/25/2019

Tennis: Putintseva fights back to win maiden singles title in Nuremberg Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva came back from a set down to beat unseeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 4-6 6-4 6-2 and capture her first WTA singles tit...
10:12, 05/25/2019

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former ...
14:12, 07/10/2019

After runway entrance, Serena fights through sluggish French Open start Despite a self-admitted frustrating start in her first-round match, Serena Williams was able to make a statement in her come-from-behind victory at Ro...
17:24, 05/27/2019

Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home Hannah Rankin returns from New York with lessons aplenty ahead of Saturday night’s showcase in Glasgow, writes Matt Christie The post Hardened by wor...
07:36, 06/11/2019

Tesla critic fights company lawsuit, denies he menaced workers In a fiery court filing, Randeep Hothi -- known on Twitter as "Skabooshka" -- said none of the allegations the company made to get a judge to order hi...
11:24, 05/02/2019

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on...
06:48, 05/29/2019

Harley-Davidson fights for a bigger slice of India's huge motorcycle market Harley-Davidson is trying to expand its international presence to offset a declining market at home. Big opportunity lies in India, the world's l...
06:24, 06/04/2019

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, imm...
08:12, 07/12/2019

Quentin Tarantino fights the future in his funky, meandering, elegiac Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood A few years ago, Quentin Tarantino announced, with typical stop-the-presses grandiosity, that he would officially stop making movies after completing ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Justin Bieber inspiring people to challenge celebrities 31 years older than them to fights Yesterday, we reported on pop star Justin Bieber inexplicably challenging Tom Cruise to an MMA fight . We’re still very much in the dark as to why Bie...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Apple fights back against Spotify claiming the music streamer's data is out of tune Music streamer Spotify has been complaining about having to pay the so-called "Apple Tax." This is the 30% cut Apple takes from revenue generated by a...
14:24, 06/24/2019

Tyreek Hill fights back with letter, texts: Child’s mother is to blame Tyreek Hill’s lawyer is fighting back on child abuse allegations against the Chiefs wide receiver, instead levying the blame on Hill’s fia...
16:12, 05/02/2019

A father fights to keep his daughter alive as anti-vaccine sentiment swells in Italy When his daughter Angela was gravely ill, Nicola Pomaro made her a solemn promise: If she recovered, he would do all he could to help her live life to...
10:24, 06/26/2019

On Rahul Gandhi's Reported Outburst, Team Ashok Gehlot Fights Back Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot gave only a fraction of his time to campaign for his son, sources close to him said today, countering allegation...
07:00, 05/28/2019

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark w...
07:48, 06/28/2019

Trump: Dems have turned border into 'Disneyland,' says Perry Mason needed to win court fights President Trump told "Sunday Morning Futures" that illegal immigrants are pouring into the country at unprecedented rates "because our economy is so g...
08:00, 04/28/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Demo...
04:12, 06/12/2019

Caster Semenya, Hero in South Africa, Fights Hormone Testing on a Global Stage The 28-year-old runner, who holds two Olympic gold medals, has been lauded for her resistance to international sports officials’ limits on female athl...
18:24, 05/01/2019

Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles Madison Square Garden’s proud boxing history is not lost on Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest f...
09:36, 05/30/2019

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get t...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal, as Trump administration fights back Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta faced mounting calls Tuesday from top Democrats to resign over his involvement in a controversial plea deal years ago...
11:24, 07/09/2019

Boxing News at Five: Klitschko comeback rumours gather pace, Khan says he’s still on the hunt for big fights Wladimir Klitschko is apparently being offered £76 million by DAZN to get back in the ring, and Amir Khan says retirement hasn't even crossed his mind...
17:36, 05/03/2019

Fights Over ‘Authentic’ Chinese Food Have a Long and Complicated History. Now They’re Tearing the Culinary World Apart When Chef Gordon Ramsay hosted a preview for his Asian-inspired London restaurant Lucky Cat in April, he called the evening “warm, buzzing & bri...
11:48, 07/08/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bo...
08:36, 05/12/2019

Family of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice fights to keep case alive 7 years after kidnapping: ‘This is a viable mission’ Marc and Debra Tice insist their journalist son, Austin Tice, is still alive after going missing in Syria. But nearly seven years since Tice was kidna...
12:12, 07/05/2019

Boxing News at Five: Kovalev vs. Yarde mooted for August 24, Frampton fights Dominguez, Jennings focuses on Joyce’s jaw Kovalev and Yarde could fight next month, Frampton and Dominguez will definitely fight next month, and Jennings says Joyce's jaw won't be enough The p...
15:48, 07/02/2019

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the ...
04:00, 06/16/2019

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of wil...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more lik...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker gove...
10:00, 05/30/2019

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

A visual history of female rage In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings last September, I developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look...
09:12, 04/28/2019

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the offi...
00:00, 05/31/2019

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their erotic yearning...
03:12, 07/09/2019

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different ...
01:24, 06/14/2019

The Man Behind The Mask Wants to Make a Female-Led Reboot Jon Favreau’s Lion King remake is a lot longer than you’d expect. Netflix has already committed to a second season of its Pacific Rim anime. Arrow tea...
07:12, 07/05/2019

Slovakia's first female president sworn in Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity in her inauguration speech. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the yo...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under sc...
19:00, 05/08/2019

India's GS Lakshmi Becomes First Female ICC Match Referee GS Lakshmi, 51, officiated her first match in women's domestic cricket in 2008-2009, and has supervised 3 women's One Day Internationals, and 3 T20 In...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Finland's new female-powered government sworn in Finland's new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country's first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office a...
07:24, 06/06/2019

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts ...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker S...
08:12, 05/27/2019

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel C...
08:36, 07/15/2019

Promoted: Inspiring the next generation of female engineers Increasingly, automotive and motorsport organisations are enjoying greater gender diversity within their workforces, and initiatives such as Internati...
11:24, 06/26/2019

Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Jessica Estephan, who is from Australia, was also Magic: The Gathering’s first Gra...
11:24, 05/13/2019

Riverside Church’s First Female Pastor, Until She Was Dismissed New York's Riverside Church has dismissed its first female pastor by not renewing her contract, setting off a debate about sexism, harassment and hypo...
18:24, 07/11/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches WASHINGTON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire fem...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Biden: It would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be “great” to have a female vice president, but he won’t say whether he...
11:12, 07/05/2019

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight tit...
15:36, 07/05/2019

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female mo...
10:48, 05/31/2019

Chadwick on pole for first all-female W Series race British racer Jamie Chadwick took the first pole position of the new all-female W Series by a comfortable margin on Saturday after also dominating Fri...
06:24, 05/04/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security background...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario Dr...
12:24, 07/02/2019

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to ef...
11:12, 07/19/2019

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, C...
10:36, 06/05/2019

How Was It For You? Female Flies Sense When Sex Partner A Good Fit A new study published Monday in the journal Neuron has shown that the sensation of copulating -- and not just insemination -- is responsible for femal...
22:24, 05/06/2019

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new hea...
05:48, 07/03/2019

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks fo...
08:36, 06/15/2019

Biden says it would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said in a new TV interview that it would be “great” to have a woman for the No. 2 spot — but demurred w...
10:36, 07/05/2019

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commiss...
05:36, 07/16/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing J...
12:24, 05/23/2019

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead a...
13:36, 05/30/2019

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commission...
02:36, 06/05/2019

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary co...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's g...
13:36, 05/30/2019

Arizona Highway Patrol getting first female commander PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Highway Patrol is getting its first female commander. The state Department of Public Safety says Maj. Jenna Mitchell on Sat...
23:24, 07/04/2019

Tiger Woods fights off another 'crappy' start, finishes on a high note at U.S. Open Tiger Woods shot a 2-under-par 69, his best round of the tournament, to close out the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach on a high note.    ...
12:48, 06/17/2019

Clarke, Paull become first female officials to work CFL game CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Emily Clarke and Georgina Paull became the first female officials to work a Canadian Football League game Friday night Clarke ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest tr...
15:24, 07/03/2019

How period tracking can give all female athletes an edge The adviser to the US’ women’s World Cup winners shows them how to train with their menstrual cycle, not against it – and there are lessons for the re...
13:36, 07/10/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's...
19:36, 05/06/2019

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, inve...
05:48, 05/29/2019

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the w...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Recommended Reading: The legacy of female players in 'FIFA' How female characters in FIFA led to a diversity movement at EA Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat Discussions on diversity and equal pay have taken over i...
15:12, 07/13/2019

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today re...
18:48, 07/10/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with ra...
07:48, 05/18/2019

Her mom broke barriers with an all-female crew. She’s about to set sail on the same yacht. The story of Tracy Edwards and the Maiden crew that competed in the round-the-world Whitbread race is the subject of a new documentary, which has insp...
15:48, 07/04/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church's 4th black female bishop A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Te...
07:12, 05/09/2019

Female authors listed on just 30% of recent UK academic research Progress rate ‘disheartening’, says expert as 2014-17 figure is small improvement on 2006-09Women are listed as authors of just 30% of academic resear...
16:48, 05/15/2019

US World Cup champs: Soccer is now a ‘female-dominated’ sport The US women’s national soccer team started their victory tour in New York Tuesday morning — proudly declaring that the world’s most popul...
08:24, 07/09/2019

Dad says he will kill Britain’s worst female pedophile after her release A raging dad who fears his daughter was abused by Britain's worst female pedophile revealed he will kill her if he sees her after her shocking jail re...
15:12, 07/12/2019

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coach...
02:36, 05/23/2019

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a female coworker in Sahuarita SAHUARITA — A man is behind bars after he allegedly assaulted a female coworker with a handgun in Sahuarita. According to Sahuraita police, the ...
22:00, 05/12/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrict...
19:00, 05/17/2019

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unles...
18:36, 07/11/2019

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading foo...
15:00, 05/23/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. ...
09:24, 05/17/2019

Meet the female powerhouse duo changing the way women work Start-up supremo Debbie Wosskow and former CEO Anna Jones are changing the way we work — to suit women. As they get the keys to their Mayfair club, th...
09:12, 05/07/2019

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing wi...
12:24, 05/11/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black female director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black female filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she ...
10:36, 05/17/2019

‘The Lion King’ is a lie that erases female pride: scientist Some catty critics have said the new remake of “The Lion King,” featuring the animal kingdom animated with CGI technology, lack the “...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether wome...
14:24, 05/07/2019

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
04:12, 06/12/2019

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Female streaker steals the show after boxing match A female streaker did a lap of the boxing ring and arena to celebrate her friend’s fifth professional win in Newcastle. Joe Laws moved to 5-0 at the E...
13:36, 05/05/2019

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood...
17:48, 06/10/2019

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial ...
16:36, 06/09/2019

Ex-USC gynecologist hit with 29 felonies for alleged abuse of female students Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall — who was accused of sexual abuse and harassment by hundreds of women last year — was finally arres...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Zuzana Caputova inaugurated as 1st Slovak female president BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Liberal environmental activist and lawyer Zuzana Caputova has been inaugurated as the first female president of Slovakia. ...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the w...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male. ...
09:36, 06/07/2019

'People think we’re from another planet': meet Karachi's female cyclists Teams of women and girls are among numerous cycle groups increasingly to be seen on the streets of the frenetic Pakistan megacityEarly on Sunday morni...
03:36, 06/26/2019

Costco chief among best CEOs for female workers, according to women Compiled data from female staffers found the CEOs who ranked highest for women included the heads of software and IT companies.    ...
10:48, 06/24/2019

Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters Going camping alone, I was reminded that the great works of environmentalist female writers are often overlooked – and it’s our lossIt’s Monday in the...
02:48, 07/17/2019

Female jockeys took Cheltenham glory but still underestimated by punters • Research reveals backers’ bias against women riders• Parity in rides for men and women at least 50 years offThe betting public is behind the times i...
10:00, 06/27/2019

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who h...
11:12, 06/25/2019

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the W...
09:24, 06/06/2019

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want ...
14:24, 06/25/2019

Female Hockey Players Say They’ll Boycott in a Bid for One Sustainable League More than 200 female hockey players say they will not compete professionally in North America next season in an effort to establish a single sustainab...
14:48, 05/02/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in prem...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Garmin now offers female health tracking in its app, and on your wrist too Along with the announcement of the Garmin Forerunner 945 and three other new running watches, the company has introduced menstrual cycle tracking into...
05:12, 05/01/2019

Dalai Lama still thinks a female successor must be ‘attractive’ The Dalai Lama has reiterated his desire that if a woman succeeds him, she better be good looking. “If [a] female Dalai Lama comes, then she sho...
12:00, 06/28/2019

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive sex...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Female candidates challenge electability question in debates MIAMI (AP) — The two Democratic presidential debates featured a historic number of female candidates. Some, including Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harr...
01:24, 06/29/2019

Facebook Sets Goal to Double Female Workforce in Five Years Facebook unveiled new diversity goals on Tuesday, including an effort to double the number of female employees globally over the next five years, and ...
04:00, 07/10/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now faci...
13:24, 05/15/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN re...
19:36, 05/21/2019

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission (BRUSSELS) — Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most p...
23:00, 07/16/2019

The Annals of Quedlinburg: Rare Example of Female Scholarship in Medieval Europe Mention medieval scholarship, and the first image that most people will have would probably be that of a monk with a quill in his hand and an open boo...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Taylor Swift will lead Amazon Prime Day’s all-female concert Taylor Swift has been tapped to headline the upcoming Amazon Prime Day Concert. The pop powerhouse of current “Calm Down” controversy will...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested...
15:36, 07/03/2019

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for...
07:24, 06/12/2019

Britain’s Jamie Chadwick wins 1st all-female W Series race HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — British driver Jamie Chadwick won the inaugural race of the new all-female W Series at Hockenheim, Germany, on Saturday. Th...
12:24, 05/04/2019

Estonian interior minister calls first female president 'emotional' Estonia's first female president Kersti Kaljulaid has been criticized by the country's new interior minister for being an "emotionally upset" woman, a...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male. ...
14:48, 06/09/2019

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, invoked the “Billy Graham rule” of not spending time alone with women other than one’s wife. He said photos cou...
14:12, 07/10/2019

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continenta...
05:36, 05/21/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Edinburgh gives female medical students their degrees – 150 years late Victorian women who were prevented from qualifying as doctors are finally recognisedSeven women who were among the first females to be admitted to a B...
12:00, 07/06/2019

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used...
11:36, 06/17/2019

10 female fantasy writers to read after Game Of Thrones ends With HBO’s eighth and final season of Game Of Thrones coming to a close this weekend, millions of dedicated, dare we say obsessed, viewers of the fant...
09:00, 05/14/2019

W Series takes next step towards female F1 driver with points move • FIA to award drivers super licence points next season• Leila Lombardi in 1976 is last woman to compete in F1The all-female W Series has taken a majo...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first w...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the ru...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president German minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude JunckerUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European commission’s first f...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Some female Dem voters question whether woman should face Trump in 2020 Is a woman a shoo-in to win the Democratic nomination and take on President Trump in 2020? Some women in three states that could make or break White H...
20:36, 04/28/2019

Caster Semenya ruling uses an unscientific definition of who is female, critics say The Wednesday decision has prompted an outcry from human rights groups and medical researchers who call the idea “unscientific” and say it sets a dang...
14:36, 05/02/2019

City with a female face: how modern Vienna was shaped by women The Austrian capital has been pioneering ‘gender mainstreaming’ for nearly 30 years. How did the city come to be so far ahead – and could its gains be...
13:24, 05/14/2019

Hayes and Carragher back campaign to end abuse of female footballers • Leading names from women’s and men’s game offer support• Campaign and petition follow Guardian reporting on abuseLeading names from women’s and men’...
07:36, 07/03/2019

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took ...
11:12, 05/22/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone for Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she reduc...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Motor racing: New all-female series ready to hit the track in Germany Eighteen women racers will line up on the starting grid at Germany's Hockenheim circuit on Saturday for the debut of W Series, the first all-female ch...
21:24, 05/02/2019

Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the San...
15:24, 06/21/2019

'It's latent misogyny': Hare Krishnas divided over whether to allow female gurus The close-knit ascetic movement says only men can become gurus – and conservative devotees are resisting calls to changeThe chanting starts at five in...
23:36, 06/03/2019

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — The first female governor of Guam says she’s concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Female-founded podcast network Earios releases its first shows Right now, there are more than 700,000 active podcasts and more than 29 million podcast episodes, as illustrated by Music Oomph. And although there se...
05:00, 07/04/2019

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, wi...
02:24, 06/19/2019

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while...
19:36, 06/12/2019

Female nominees rule top category at Americana Music Awards In contrast to other country music award shows, all the artist of the year nominees at this year’s Americana Music Association’s Honors and Awards are...
15:24, 05/14/2019

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there...
01:12, 06/13/2019

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive rig...
11:24, 06/28/2019

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Y...
01:12, 06/13/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have ap...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Hayley Turner becomes first female jockey to win at Royal Ascot since 1987 • 33-1 shot Thanks Be takes Sandringham Stakes• ‘In 10 years’ time the girls will be having winners more often’“It was only a matter of time,” said Ha...
11:24, 06/21/2019

Plea In Top Court On Safety Of Female Lawyers To Be Heard On Tuesday The Supreme Court agreed today to hear a plea on June 25 seeking safety and security of women lawyers in courts in wake of the recent murder of Uttar ...
02:12, 06/21/2019

Like a natural woman: why taboos about discussing the female body are dying Periods, miscarriage and menopause were traditionally ‘private topics’. A raft of new books is changing thatWhen comedian Eleanor Thom first decided t...
07:36, 07/20/2019

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior...
22:36, 06/03/2019

Lisa Taddeo explores female sexuality and desire in Three Women In the backroom of a doctor’s office in rural Indiana, eight women, a weight loss group, sit around a large mahogany table drinking chardonnay. The co...
12:36, 07/08/2019

More Than an Awards Show: BET Just Gave Us Another Unforgettable, Female-Fueled 'Experience' Fun fact: When Rihanna gives you a standing ovation in the middle of your flute solo, your DNA test is probably right: you’re 100 percent “that bitch....
08:00, 06/24/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a female journalist and adviser to the country’s...
05:48, 05/11/2019

Meghan Markle Champions Female Education in Inspiring Message Meghan Markle surprised attendees at the CAMFED Education Changes Everything Gala in New York on Thursday by appearing in a pre-recorded message and t...
14:24, 05/10/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats int...
14:24, 05/15/2019

Women's World Cup – the best shots by female photographers | Picture essay Our picture editor looks back at a captivating tournament in France through the work of six exceptional female photographersWhile the 2019 Women’s Wor...
10:48, 07/08/2019

The campaign to rename Oakland Airport after a trailblazing female pilot No major US airport is named after a woman. One activist wants to change that, with a campaign to rename Oakland Airport after aviation pioneer Maggie...
10:00, 07/17/2019

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female chara...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Graphic: America's economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce Data released on Friday showed a return to strong job growth in the United States, allaying some fears the U.S. economy is on a short path to recessio...
08:24, 07/05/2019

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 wome...
13:48, 05/24/2019

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesT...
10:36, 06/07/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing group...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club ...
11:48, 07/02/2019

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The r...
20:36, 05/21/2019

Cannes Film Festival launches by defending record on female filmmakers Issues of gender equality have resonated in Cannes, where only one female filmmaker has ever won the festival's top award, the Palme d'Or. ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Married Columbia grad accused of secretly filming female roommate A married Ivy Leaguer secretly filmed a female roommate while she showered and changed in the Upper East Side pad she shares with the couple, prosecut...
15:24, 05/11/2019

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an u...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Female athlete with high testosterone level loses fight against medication Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners...
05:24, 05/01/2019

Fin24.com | WATCH: Female lorry drivers change gear in Ghana Rumbling along the rutted roads of Ghana at the wheel of her giant truck, Abigail Asumadu-Amoah turns heads but keeps her focus. She is one of 21 driv...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash ...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading f...
10:48, 05/23/2019

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eag...
04:36, 05/26/2019

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cav...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Bondy’s search for a female Kylian Mbappé hots up in suburbs of Paris With the Women’s World Cup in full swing the unofficial search for candidates for future France teams is well under wayIt was on a modest pitch in a n...
05:36, 06/12/2019

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agency...
12:12, 06/14/2019

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in p...
11:24, 06/14/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to sa...
14:00, 05/23/2019

LA County to pay $53M to settle suit over 'nightmare' strip searches of female inmates Los Angeles County has agreed to pay out $53 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in which tens of thousands of female inmates accused jail guards...
16:24, 07/17/2019

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking t...
07:24, 07/04/2019

TV anchor fired for suggesting Baltimore needs a change from black female mayors A Baltimore TV anchor has been fired after suggesting the city needed a “different kind” of mayor after three black women had held the pos...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top fem...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Warner Bros. names Ann Sarnoff CEO, first female chief in 96-year history For the first time in its 96-year history, Warner Bros. has a female chief executive -- and she replaces a studio head accused of misconduct involving...
18:12, 06/25/2019

Burrow action: female crickets more attracted to older males – study Mature crickets better at luring females – but struggle to live up to expectationThe sweet singing charms of an old male appear to be irresistible to ...
16:36, 05/23/2019

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican ca...
13:36, 07/10/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages...
17:24, 05/08/2019

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power. ...
17:12, 05/19/2019

Motor racing: Chadwick leads as all-female W Series readies for first race British racer Jamie Chadwick looked the early favorite as the new all-female W Series held its first official practice sessions at a rainy Hockenheim ...
21:12, 05/03/2019

Two female monkeys went to space 60 years ago. One became the poster child for astronaut masculinity Sixty years ago today, a pair of female monkeys made history when they went to space and landed safely — but their story was only just beginning to ge...
06:12, 05/30/2019

Lyft driver kidnapped female passenger, sexually assaulted her twice: cops A Lyft driver in Illinois kidnapped a female passenger and sexually assaulted her twice during the hellish ordeal, police said. Alexander Sowa, 34, is...
13:00, 05/08/2019

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At...
05:48, 07/20/2019

African female footballers face uphill battle to play 'man's game' Football in Africa is a game some people believe should only be played by men. To avoid parental disapproval, some women have to sneak out of their ho...
09:48, 06/20/2019

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations a...
12:36, 06/06/2019

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing difference...
13:36, 07/19/2019

Female corrections officers busted for invasive visitor strip searches Six city Corrections officers, including a retired captain, were busted Monday for unlawfully strip-searching female visitors at the Manhattan Detenti...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Facebook and Amazon back search engine for female movie and ad directors Facebook and Amazon Studios are among the backers of a new website that will help businesses and producers find female photographers, ad and movie dir...
11:00, 06/20/2019