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| Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’

Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal ca...

| Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’

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The Cannabis Debate: What's the way forward on cannabis reform? Our experts give their verdict What do health experts, criminal justice practitioners and political thinkers say is the best way forward on cannabis? Do any of the legalisation models we have reported on so far in our investigation...
12:34, 2019-07-12

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here's everything you need to know about the emerging legal cannabis industry. Barbara Corbellini Duarte Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2012, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dol...
06:51, 2019-07-18

Cannabis in boxing Should boxers who use cannabis still be put in the same bracket as those who attempt to cheat by use performance enhancing drugs? Hall of Fame writer Nigel Collins investigates The post Cannabis in bo...
04:34, 2019-08-14

Are We In The “Golden Age of Cannabis”? EWI anticipated legal cannabis in the U.S. more than a decade ago. Now listen to Mark Galasiewski's interview with Dana Weeks, about opportunities in cannabis stocks....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
10:51, 2019-07-22

Can cannabis treat anxiety? It's complicated Marijuana companies and users proclaim the drug’s utility as a treatment but hard evidence is more difficult to come byMany cannabis users and businesses are invested in the idea of cannabis as an anx...
13:34, 2019-07-08

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much use for themIn the stoner culture that flourished ...
13:34, 2019-05-27

The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation Thanks to the legalization of recreational cannabis in 10 states and the District of Columbia, sparking up a joint in these areas is as easy as ordering a glass of wine. Spending on legal cannabis, wh...
20:51, 2019-06-21

We're launching Cultivated, a new cannabis newsletter REUTERS/Amir Cohen Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2014, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar pub...
06:51, 2019-07-18

Cannabis Investors Are Zoning Out About Supply Cannabis can’t cross state lines today, but should federal laws change, high-cost growers and areas with less favorable climates for cannabis growing will be undercut....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Canada's cannabis industry just beginning to bud For almost a year now, recreational marijuana can be legally sold and purchased in Canada. But what looks like a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity is proving to be an elusive pot of gold, report...
19:51, 2019-07-31

‘They’re gentrifying it’: big money muscles in on the cannabis market At the Cannabis Europa conference this week, business interests will be well represented – to the dismay of veteran campaignersLater this week at London’s Southbank Centre, hundreds of people – mainly...
12:51, 2019-06-23

'No one buys albums': why pop stars are selling cannabis From Jenny Lewis to Margo Price, pot is music’s new money-spinner. And it’s targeting womenBid farewell to the merch stand mainstays of T-shirts and tote bags and say hello to pop’s latest money-spinn...
09:00, 2019-06-01

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of...
04:51, 2019-06-02

Cramer Remix: The cannabis stocks I'm eyeing Jim Cramer turns to the charts to reveal that cannabis companies like GW Pharmaceuticals and Village Farms could be good additions to your portfolio....
05:01, 2019-05-22

Canopy expects to see the next cannabis breakthrough in 24 months "That's just enough time to use all of our IP and brands to really get ahead," Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton says about its acquisition of Acreage....
04:17, 2019-05-31

Edie Parker gives cannabis a chic makeover Edie Parker handbag designer Brett Heyman never imagined she’d have her own line of cannabis one day. “Literally, never,” she tells Threads with a laugh. “I thought maybe shoes.” But last week, she la...
20:00, 2019-05-22

Here’s how to apply for long-promised cannabis pardons Today, the federal government told people with prohibition-era marijuana convictions how to get long-promised pardons. It's a complex process involving lots of paperwork....
19:51, 2019-08-01

US teens may be finding it harder to buy cannabis after legalisation After seven US states legalised recreational use of marijuana, teenagers reported less use of the drug in anonymous surveys, perhaps because legal dispensaries require proof of age...
18:34, 2019-07-08

Arizona Tea maker enters the cannabis market In another example of marijuana hitting the mass market, the maker of Arizona Tea is entering the market for vape pens and cannabis-infused gummies and drinks through a licensing deal with Dixie Brand...
17:34, 2019-08-07

Canadian cannabis group snaps up UK greenhouse A giant Canadian cannabis producer has agreed its maiden foray into the British market by buying a vast Lincolnshire greenhouse in a deal worth tens of millions of pounds....
21:34, 2019-07-04

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists ...
02:51, 2019-07-13

Omura's Series 1 cannabis vaporizer uses 'flower cartridges' Cannabis vaporizers have come a long way. As weed becomes legal in more states, companies are free to devise new methods to administer the herb. Enter Omura and the Series 1. At first glance, it looks...
21:51, 2019-05-24

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. Th...
00:17, 2019-06-12

Danish cannabis firm quarantines more products from CannTrust Danish cannabis firm StenoCare said on Thursday it would quarantine more batches of cannabis oil from its partner CannTrust which has sold products from what Canada's federal health regulator called u...
22:34, 2019-07-11

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain t...
01:17, 2019-06-13

Kroger to start selling cannabis-based products Kroger Co said on Tuesday it would start selling cannabis-based products in 945 stores, joining the growing number of retailers that are trying to tap the demand for cannabidiol (CBD) products....
01:17, 2019-06-12

Cannabis-based health products are going mainstream – do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence supporting the claims...
17:00, 2019-08-14

Novartis CEO says cannabis not company focus despite Tilray partnership Speaking with CNBC's Jim Cramer from the "Healthy Returns" conference in New York City, Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan says cannabis is "not a focus" for the pharma company....
19:51, 2019-05-21

The Cannabis Debate: Ethnic minorities twice as likely to be arrested for possession The disproportionate impact on black communities of the war on drugs is not just an American phenomenon — an Evening Standard investigation reveals the racial disparity in London is just as alarming....
15:17, 2019-07-04

Jay-Z joins cannabis company as chief brand strategist The rapper is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US statesBillionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis ...
07:34, 2019-07-10

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday....
13:00, 2019-06-20

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
17:34, 2019-07-23

Dispute Over Evidence Of Cannabis Use By Vikings In North America Cannabis pollen discovered near an ancient Viking settlement in Newfoundland is generating differences in opinion as to whether or not the Vikings were smoking and eating the weed while they explored ...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years' imprisonment to death....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Italy court cracks down on cannabis shops in win for Salvini Italy's Supreme court on Thursday banned the sale of many widely sold cannabis derivatives, in a win for Deputy Prime Minister and far-right League leader Matteo Salvini who had declared war on the so...
20:51, 2019-05-30

Firefly 2+ is a smart and stylish vape for cannabis connoisseurs The Firefly 2 turned more than a few heads when it was released back in 2016. Lighter, sleeker and smarter than its clunky and cumbersome predecessor, it felt like the future of cannabis consumption. ...
23:51, 2019-07-04

Cannabis use in Canada increased 40 per cent between 2013 and 2017: UN report It says the increase in Canada during this time was more pronounced in adults aged 20 or older, while it declined among young people aged 19 or younger....
23:01, 2019-07-01

Doctors not prescribing medicinal cannabis due to lack of clinical trials Commons’ health committee warns patients’ expectations are being disappointedHigh expectations among the public of the benefits of medicinal cannabis are being disappointed because doctors are unwilli...
04:17, 2019-07-03

Anonymous Analytics goes long cannabis with Turning Point Brands Activist research group Anonymous Analytics has turned its attention to the cannabis industry, initiating a buy rating on Turning Point Brands Inc in a report on Wednesday....
17:00, 2019-07-10

Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse (WPTZ)   Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse. So far, more than 33 plants have been spotted outside the capitol building in Montpelier. Visitors have pulled some...
08:34, 2019-07-13

Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter is partnering with a California cannabis company as its chief brand strategist, and the company's CEO is looking to expand to other states....
08:51, 2019-07-13

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis...
01:00, 2019-05-23

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
12:00, 2019-06-07

Cannabis firm Tilray posts bigger quarterly loss Canada's Tilray Inc posted a bigger quarterly loss on Tuesday, as the company ramped up investments to produce and sell more cannabis and grab a larger share of the nascent market....
22:34, 2019-08-13

RPT-Canopy Growth pushes into cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis...
17:34, 2019-05-22

Norway's sovereign fund will no longer own stakes in cannabis firms Norway's sovereign wealth fund will no longer own stakes in companies with direct exposure to the cannabis industry, a spokesman for the fund's manager, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), said ...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imagination, away from its surfer and “Cheech and Chong” im...
22:51, 2019-07-08

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years...
05:01, 2019-05-22

Mixing opioids, cannabis may increase anxiety, depression in adults Recent research showed that while people who use cannabis and opioids showed no relief in pain, they did have higher levels of anxiety and depression....
00:34, 2019-08-13

Make cannabis legal and cut crime, says Adam Smith think tank A leading think tank today called for cannabis to be sold over the counter in pharmacies — and said legalisation for adult recreational use is a matter of "when, not if"....
12:51, 2019-07-09

Kamala Harris Is Seeking to Decriminalize Cannabis at the Federal Level Although 35 states in the union plus the District of Columbia have either legalized, decriminalized or made cannabis accessible for medicinal purposes, it is still illegal at the federal level. Sen. K...
03:17, 2019-07-24

Researchers find cannabis molecule 30 times more powerful than aspirin Researchers have uncovered how cannabis plants produce a pain-relieving molecule which is 30 times more powerful than aspirin at reducing inflammation....
14:17, 2019-07-24

Why do some victims of a cannabis vomiting syndrome avoid it after switching to legal weed? People with cannabis hyperemesis syndrome — a problem some heavy smokers get that involves chronic vomiting — are usually told to quit. But some cure it by switching to a legal supply....
01:00, 2019-08-10

Why can some people cure a cannabis vomiting syndrome by switching to legal weed? People with cannabis hyperemesis syndrome — a problem some heavy smokers get that involves chronic vomiting — are usually told to quit. But some cure it by switching to a legal supply....
14:00, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-Norway's sovereign fund will no longer own stakes in cannabis firms Norway's sovereign wealth fund will no longer own stakes in companies with direct exposure to the cannabis industry, a spokesman for the fund's manager, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), said ...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana ...
12:17, 2019-06-08

Girl, 5, 'hallucinating and screaming' after eating brownie laced with cannabis in cafe A HOME-MADE brownie sold at a popular Perth café caused a five-year-old girl to hallucinate and scream out loud at random intervals, her parents claim....
20:00, 2019-07-03

Clinic prescribing medical cannabis for children set to open in Harley Street Families seeking medical cannabis for their children could soon be able to get it in Harley Street when London's first private clinic to offer the drug to youngsters opens next week....
18:34, 2019-07-23

Colorado grows annual cannabis sales to $1 billion as other states struggle Colorado residents are spending $280 on marijuana, the highest average in states where marijuana legalization has passed. The cannabis market has already delivered $1 billion in revenue to Colorado an...
18:17, 2019-07-10

Cannabis has great medical potential. But don’t fall for the CBD scam | Mike Power The UK market for cannabidiol (CBD), a compound of cannabis, will soon be worth £1bn. But consumers are being connedRoll up, roll up, ladies and gentleman, and gather around. Do you, your loved one – ...
12:51, 2019-07-01

Cannabis-themed hotel opens in Essex – and it serves guests CBD cocktails THIS Essex lodging is dedicated to cannabis. The Green Coffee Lab and Leafy Hotel in Colchester serves CBD-infused products and boasts hemp-made furniture....
07:51, 2019-06-06

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of.....
05:00, 2019-06-13

CannTrust suspends sales of cannabis products during Canada regulatory review Canada-based medical cannabis company CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday it suspended sales of cannabis products after the federal health regulator found the company sold marijuana produced in u...
07:00, 2019-07-12

Kavos exposed: Cannabis sold in shops to Brit revellers over the counter KAVOS is known for its wild nightlife with young Brits heading to the Greek island of Corfu each summer, but this year there’s something new on offer to revellers....
22:17, 2019-06-13

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained bur...
23:00, 2019-06-12

People Inhaled Cannabis to Get High at Funerals 2,500 Years Ago, New Evidence Suggests Humans have been smoking, eating, and wearing cannabis for millennia, and a new study out Wednesday presents some pretty strong evidence of people using it explicitly to get high back during the first...
22:00, 2019-06-12

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of ...
21:34, 2019-06-12

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
21:17, 2019-06-12

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
00:34, 2019-05-23

Police searching for person who planted cannabis at Vermont statehouse lawn MONTPELIER, Vt. (WPTZ) — Police at the Vermont statehouse have found more than 30 cannabis plants in their flower beds. Capitol Police say they were notified Monday about a grouping of what appeared t...
01:34, 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Health Canada to allow some edible cannabis products starting mid-December Health Canada said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190614:nCNWmFHMga on Friday that some edible cannabis products, extracts and topicals woul...
07:34, 2019-06-15

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study sug...
22:17, 2019-07-18

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book is "The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America"...
00:34, 2019-06-22

Germany: Conflict in AfD pulling party to the right In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly po...
13:34, 2019-07-07

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh sanctions imposed by countries worried it was developing an atomic bomb. For the past year, it’s continued to abide by the restrictio...
08:51, 2019-05-22

'There will be conflict': US has underestimated Huawei, says founder Ren Zhengfei says firm is fully prepared to face US bans and that 5G plans will be unaffectedThe founder of Huawei has said the US “underestimates” the Chinese telecom makers’s strength and that confl...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declaresUK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warYeme...
14:51, 2019-06-20

FROM THE FIELD: Faces and Voices of Conflict “I want the war to stop, I want to go home and I want to go to school” - the melancholy words of a 15-year-old Ola who has been caught up in the civil war in Yemen; her story is one of many which feat...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Kashmir: The world's most dangerous conflict The dispute over Kashmir has poisoned relations between India and Pakistan since the two became independent countries in 1947. Here's an overview of how tensions have grown more dangerous over the pas...
17:34, 2019-08-07

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
06:01, 2019-06-14

Advisors down on crypto but give cannabis stocks and passive investing a thumbs up: survey The advisor survey from the Financial Planning Association reveals advisors are upbeat about the economy, still like passive investing and are interested in cannabis-related holdings but remain skepti...
15:51, 2019-06-06

Cramer's lightning round: Cronos, Aphria have eclipsed Canopy in the cannabis business "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
11:17, 2019-08-21

The Cannabis Debate: Three spells in jail, but now Linda earns $9,000 a month – dealing legally A California scheme is trying to right past wrongs in the justice system by fast-tracking low-income former drug criminals into running legitimate cannabis companies. David Cohen investigates...
15:17, 2019-07-04

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based balms, lotions this year American Eagle Outfitters Inc will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the United States later this year, entering a market that has seen booming demand among the appare...
22:34, 2019-07-11

‘The Nanny’ star Fran Drescher gets candid about cannabis: ‘Now I understand its medicinal attributes’ Fran Drescher said she has a great appreciation for cannabis since she had to undergo a hysterectomy after being diagnosed with uterine cancer back in 2000....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence th...
00:34, 2019-05-23

Mike Tyson reveals plans to launch 407-acre cannabis holiday resort MIKE Tyson hopes to open a cannabis resort in California. The Tyson Ranch can be visited by weed fans – but it'll also be used for research purposes....
02:51, 2019-06-12

Here's how high the price of oil could go if conflict broke out with Iran In an area responsible for the shipment of one-third of the world's seaborne oil, just how high could military confrontation send the price of crude?...
07:51, 2019-06-06

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday, by the semi-official news agency Fars....
08:51, 2019-06-23

Underage fighters are drawn into Indonesian conflict The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent...
08:34, 2019-06-23

Conflict Of Interest Issue Likely To Be Discussed At COA Meet  The BCCI ethics officer D K Jain asked VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly to choose one out of the multiple cricketing roles they are performing at the moment....
15:34, 2019-06-28

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict ‘are higher’ UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict “are higher than they have been in several decades” and it’s past time for the five...
20:51, 2019-06-12

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday, Benjamin Netanya...
12:00, 2019-06-30

Economists Upgrade U.S.-China Trade Conflict to 'War' A year ago, the economists in a monthly survey by The Wall Street Journal were evenly split over whether to describe the situation as a trade war. In the latest survey, 87% of respondents were comfort...
10:00, 2019-08-09

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward dis...
23:34, 2019-06-12

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rallied on Friday with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5% on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which p...
18:00, 2019-06-21

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing....
10:00, 2019-07-10

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicized debate....
21:51, 2019-07-16

Iran-US conflict: Tehran's asymmetrical approach As tensions between the US and Iran escalate, it appears Washington has backed down and Tehran is in control. The Iranian regime is using an unconventional military strategy to steer the Trump adminis...
21:34, 2019-06-23

UPDATE 1-Canopy Growth fourth-quarter revenue beats as cannabis sales soar Pot producer Canopy Growth Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, as efforts to strengthen its retail operations paid off and increased production capacity resulted in highe...
06:34, 2019-06-21

Couche-Tard makes strategic cannabis move with large investment in Fire & Flower Couche-Tard has agreed to make a strategic investment in Edmonton's Fire & Flower, which will use the money to expand its cannabis stores and digital retail platform....
19:51, 2019-07-24

Napa Valley, but for weed: Cannabis bill would tighten rules for claiming place of origin Like purveyors of fine wines, some cannabis industry insiders are backing a bill regulating who can use place names and appellations in weed brands.       ...
19:51, 2019-07-23

The Cannabis Debate: Legalisation could mean opportunities for investors but disruption for thousands of dealers on London estates Marco leaned against the front door of his high-rise flat in Battersea and lit up his sixth joint of the day. "There are maybe 800 flats in these endz, bruv," he said, scanning the surrounding tower b...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support ...
22:17, 2019-07-23

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including ...
02:51, 2019-07-04

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal m...
17:34, 2019-07-23

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
06:34, 2019-06-11

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have play...
10:00, 2019-07-10

In Baiting Candidates and Stoking Conflict, Did CNN’s Presidential Debates Go Too Far? (NEW YORK) — CNN poked and prodded for fault lines among Democrats running for president during both nights of debates this week, and that wasn’t to everyone’s liking. The network to...
04:34, 2019-08-03

Water wars: How to avoid conflict over our most precious resource Climate change is altering weather patterns, endangering the water supply of over half of humanity. New thinking is required to avoid things boiling over...
17:51, 2019-08-05

BCCI CEO Writes To CAC, Asks For Declaration On Conflict Of Interest Rahul Johri has asked CAC to give a declaration regarding conflict of interest so that the hiring process for the coach of Indian team can get started....
08:34, 2019-08-01

Has "Muscular Nationalism" Resolved Any Conflict In World?: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader and former Home Minister P Chidambaram today attacked the government over its actions on Jammu and Kashmir, asking if "muscular nationalism" has resolved any conflict in the......
10:34, 2019-08-08

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year....
13:34, 2019-06-19

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-A...
15:34, 2019-06-08

Czech PM found in conflict of interest by EU Commission: report The European Commission has determined that Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is in conflict of interest because of his business empire placed in trust funds, and the country may lose some EU funding ...
20:51, 2019-05-31

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for ...
12:51, 2019-06-19

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed efforts for peace in the Middle East, DW's Peter Ph...
20:51, 2019-06-21

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the Int...
21:00, 2019-06-11

NY judge resigns after conflict of interest in divorce case A respected long-time upstate judge agreed to resign after he was caught dishing out orders from the bench that helped him in a divorce case he was working privately as a lawyer. New Paltz Justice Jon...
01:00, 2019-08-13

Iran warns West against starting conflict, says not looking for confrontation Iran's foreign minister warned the West on Monday against "starting a conflict," saying it was not seeking confrontation after its military seized the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero in the Strait...
22:34, 2019-07-22

Donald Trump offers to mediate Kashmir conflict The US president has said he "would love to be a mediator" for the frozen conflict between India and Pakistan. While Pakistan said Trump had the potential to "bring the two countries together," India ...
01:00, 2019-07-23

What’s Happening in Sudan? A Guide to the Revolution and Continuing Conflict Although mass protests and Sudan’s military joined to force a longtime dictator, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, out of power, talks between civilian leaders and generals have collapsed....
01:51, 2019-06-05

New evidence emerges of Russian role in Ukraine conflict Research group Forensic Architecture collected images to use in ECHR caseNewly collated evidence documenting Russian military involvement in the conflict in Ukraine will be used to bolster legal claim...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Iran's Allies Target Its Rivals, Risking Conflict Iran-backed militias are lashing out at Tehran’s Middle East adversaries, forcing the U.S. and its allies to respond and risking an escalation that Iran says it doesn’t want....
15:34, 2019-05-24

Young Kashmiris, Nursed on Conflict, Pledge to Resist Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent decision to end Kashmir’s partial autonomy has set him against young, alienated Kashmiris who see New Delhi as an occupying force. Many say that they will ...
21:17, 2019-08-20

France sees risk of stumble into U.S.-Iranian conflict Iran's breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers' nuclear deal with Tehran was "a bad reaction to ... (a) bad decision", raising fears of a stumble...
14:00, 2019-07-14

Trump Urges Restraint by India and Pakistan in Kashmir Conflict President Trump urged restraint on both sides of the Kashmir conflict in calls with the leaders of India and Pakistan, as tensions over the disputed region have escalated between the two nations this ...
11:51, 2019-08-20

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
07:00, 2019-08-14

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an internati...
21:17, 2019-07-11

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to call for increased, ...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Potential Conflict Of Interest Prevents Dravid From Taking Charge At NCA The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution prohibits any individual from holding multiple positions at the same time which brings Rahul Dravid under the conflict of interest ambit....
18:51, 2019-07-02

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
20:34, 2019-07-02

High school tennis players sue over championship conflict with Sabbath A sister and brother who are star high school tennis players have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule that does not provide accommodations for them to play in Washington state championships while obser...
13:00, 2019-08-14

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
09:17, 2019-06-14

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack ...
21:51, 2019-06-13

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know whether he was alive or dead....
16:34, 2019-07-12

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
19:00, 2019-07-08

CoA Facing Issues Implementing Conflict Clause: Diana Edulji Stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Ganguly and VVS Laxman are all facing alleged conflict issues with notices served by Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) DK Jain at various point in time....
00:51, 2019-08-20

Iran Guards chief says enemy focused on economic conflict The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday the enemy was worried about the prospect of war and was focused instead on an economic conflict, according to the semi-official Fars new...
11:34, 2019-07-03

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers, an accord that the Trump administration pulled...
03:34, 2019-06-13

Pentagon sees high risk of ‘unintended conflict’ with Iran U.S. military officials see a high risk of “unintended conflict” with Iran due to rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, according to top Pentagon official....
23:51, 2019-07-20

'Our Boys' powerfully puts faces on Israeli-Palestinian conflict The language and pacing in "Our Boys" reflect its Israeli roots, but the emotional core of this powerful fact-based miniseries hinges on tribalism, the intractability of the Israeli-Palestinian confli...
01:00, 2019-08-13

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal ...
23:17, 2019-07-04

India denies Trump 'mediator' role in Kashmir conflict Indian officials have told angry opposition lawmakers that the government had not invited Donald Trump to mediate the conflict. A day before, the US president had made the offer, saying: "I would love...
19:17, 2019-07-23

China Imports Fall as Trade Conflict Saps Demand China’s imports dropped sharply last month, in a fresh sign of anemic demand in the domestic economy, adding to the pressure on Beijing as it struggles to manage trade tensions with the U.S....
22:51, 2019-06-10

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig their own graves. Some would be buried in the ground, ...
19:51, 2019-06-08

India is fanning the flames of conflict in Kashmir. Now 8,000 Pakistanis are protesting Supporters of a Pakistani Islamist party are marching to denounce New Delhi's changes to the status of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-10

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and living conditions continue to deteriorate due to the th...
00:17, 2019-06-22

US flexes muscle in Ukraine dispute, warns of new 'conflict' in Europe The Trump administration is taking new moves to flex its diplomatic muscle to calm escalating tensions over Russia’s effort to bully Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea....
20:00, 2019-07-23

Kept as a sex slave: Tragic consequence of Mali's inter-tribal conflict Precious can't look me in the eye when I first say hello to her. It's not that she's shy, she's petrified. And yet she's agreed to speak to us on the condition that only myself and my cameraman, Dan, ...
08:00, 2019-07-22

Trump uses discredited conflict-of-interest charges to attack Mueller In tweets and comments to reporters, the president accused the former special counsel of being a “true never-Trumper,” who was conflicted due to a past “business dispute” between them. He also alleged...
01:51, 2019-05-31

Mexican president reiterates desire to avoid conflict with Trump Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday reiterated his desire to avoid confrontation with the U.S. government and to stay friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump amid the threat...
02:34, 2019-06-08

We asked top VCs to pick 22 cannabis startups they think will blow up, raise fresh rounds, or IPO this year. Check out our exclusive lists here. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante We asked 12 of the top cannabis VCs to pick which cannabis startups they think will blow up this year. The list is divided into two categories: cannabis tech, and consumer-fa...
10:51, 2019-06-04

Tilray surges on plan to release 75 million shares held by cannabis company backed by Peter Thiel Privateer holds 75 million Tilray shares worth roughly $2.91 billion at Friday's closing price of $38.80. That stake was worth more than $16.05 billion at the company's peak price of $214.06...
17:34, 2019-06-10

Trudeau defends system for appointing judges after conflict of interest claims Trudeau's minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs is reportedly linked to five of the last six federally appointed judges in New Brunswick....
04:17, 2019-07-05

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
21:00, 2019-07-16

In Gulf of Oman, Tankers Are Struck Again, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Explosions disabled both tankers and forced their crews to evacuate. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said without presenting evidence that Iran was responsible....
00:34, 2019-06-14

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and ...
19:51, 2019-07-15

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak a “global wake-up cal...
14:34, 2019-07-09

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? The view that John Bolton is driving Trump into military confrontation with America's principal foe in the Middle East is spreading across the globe.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Mozambique leaders sign peace accord to end decades of civil conflict It came as more than 5,200 of the former rebel group’s fighters were disarming just weeks before a visit by Pope Francis and a national election that will test the resolve of the two parties to sustai...
00:51, 2019-08-02

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed ...
00:51, 2019-08-02

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk confrontation....
23:51, 2019-06-15

Chinese Yuan Skids to 2019 Low as Trump Ramps Up Trade Conflict China’s yuan slid to its weakest level of the year, nearing the symbolic level of 7 per dollar, after President Trump threatened to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports....
17:34, 2019-08-02

G20 finance chiefs express concern over risks from 'intensified' trade conflict Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a de...
16:34, 2019-06-09

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmaker...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit plan as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmaker...
18:51, 2019-05-23

Rahul Dravid Gets Conflict Of Interest Notice From BCCI Ethics Officer  Rahul Dravid is allegedly conflicted as he is the NCA Director and also employed as vice-president of India Cements group, which owns IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings....
19:00, 2019-08-06

Two killings symbolize reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data - one of the deadliest periods in the disputed terr...
09:17, 2019-07-19

Iran warns of risk of conflict, Trump sees scope for deal U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten ...
19:17, 2019-06-23

Islamic bloc supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran conflict The Organization of Islamic Cooperation indirectly condemned Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the 57-nation bloc backed US-ally Saudi Arabia over an ongoing conflict with ...
14:00, 2019-06-01

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have a...
04:00, 2019-06-21

Ain't No Way: Estate Conflict Reveals Aretha Franklin Once Kept $750,000 in Uncashed Checks in Her Purse The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate has gotten capital M-MESSY, requiring a long, drawn-out court hearing this week in which deep familial divisions—and some pretty shocking details about the lat...
03:00, 2019-08-08

Japan’s 2020 5G plans may be delayed by South Korea trade conflict A trade battle between the Japanese and South Korean governments is threatening the supply of 5G hardware to Japan ahead of a planned 2020 Olympic rollout.Read More...
21:51, 2019-08-05

IMF: Global economic growth is 'sluggish' amid trade/tech conflict The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday the global economic growth forecast has become 'increasingly sluggish,' amid conflicts over trade and technology....
23:17, 2019-07-23

Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict At least two tankers have been hit near where four tankers were damaged last month, according the Iranian news media and a shipping industry official....
10:17, 2019-06-13

New UN report shows record number of children killed and maimed in conflict A new UN report has found that 2018 was the worst year on record for children caught up in armed conflict; the year saw the highest numbers killed or maimed since the United Nations began monitoring t...
19:17, 2019-07-31

Trump is sanctioning Iran's top diplomat and it will likely make it harder to avoid military conflict Reuters The Trump administration on Wednesday announced it's sanctioning Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Zarif, who was educated in the US, is considered to be one of the more moderate members ...
12:17, 2019-08-01

US-Iran conflict: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrives in Jordan The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
09:51, 2019-06-08

A Long Simmering Conflict Takes Center Stage in the Supergirl Season 5 Trailer The larger Arrowverse is changing, and Kara Danvers along with it. In the first trailer for Supergirl’s upcoming fifth season that just dropped at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, the Girl of Steel is...
21:17, 2019-07-21

Report Finds Canada Prime Minister Trudeau Violated Conflict of Interest Law (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the nation’s conflict of interest law by pressuring his former attorney general to help SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. settle corruption charges o...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, Virginia Gamba, the United Nations Special Represent...
02:34, 2019-08-03

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Ban...
10:51, 2019-05-23

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data networks....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Long-Dormant African Conflict Draws Unusual White House Spotlight To the U.N., a tiny peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara is a success. But to national security adviser John Bolton, it’s a failure—Exhibit A of the U.N.’s shortfalls and the international order it ...
12:00, 2019-08-12

German finance minister: U.S.-China trade conflict escalation would hurt economy more An escalation in a trade conflict between the United States and China will further damage the global economy, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz warned on Tuesday, urging all sides to negotiate....
17:34, 2019-08-06

Five years after MH17 downing, airline conflict alert system remains patchy When Pakistan closed its airspace during conflict with India in February, Malaysia Airlines was not one of the carriers left scrambling to re-route flights because it had already done so two weeks ear...
15:00, 2019-06-04

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ur...
19:34, 2019-05-28

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesd...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a conflict of interest, a source with knowledge of the i...
06:34, 2019-06-10

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions o...
11:34, 2019-06-01

President Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan, says he has plan to end Afghan conflict During a White House meeting Monday with Pakistani leader Imran Khan, President Donald Trump said he's motivated to end the 18-year conflict in Afghanistan and has a plan to win it "in a very short pe...
01:01, 2019-07-23

Watch CNBC's full interview with Secretary Mike Pompeo on China and the Iran conflict Secretary Mike Pompeo joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the most pressing issues in geopolitical politics, specifically the trade war in China, the current U.S. conflict with Huawei, and the Trump Adminis...
21:17, 2019-05-23

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistan...
16:00, 2019-05-21

World Food Programme accesses Yemeni frontline district for first time since conflict began Amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis still unfolding in Yemen, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has gained access to the rebel-held northern district of Nihm, for the first time since the war...
16:51, 2019-05-31

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “su...
16:00, 2019-05-21

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict even before American forces are able come up with a r...
13:17, 2019-08-20

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
00:34, 2019-05-22

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says Canada's ethics watchdog....
21:51, 2019-07-10

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (F...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told the United Nations Security Council on Thurs...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where gove...
15:17, 2019-06-22

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road tha...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief As UN missions are drawn down and eventually closed, stronger partnerships are needed to ensure that countries recovering from conflict can transition successfully to a phase of durable peace and deve...
03:17, 2019-07-19

G20 finance leaders express concern over ‘intensified’ trade conflict, stop short of calling for resolution Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified," raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a de...
21:51, 2019-06-09

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Trump and Pakistani PM Khan meet amid tense relations, discuss ending Afghanistan conflict President Trump met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday as the two nations work to mend relations that have been strained since the United States cut off $300 million in military aid to...
19:34, 2019-07-22

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General A...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to ...
23:51, 2019-06-11

Conflict, climate change among factors that increase ‘desperation that enables human trafficking to flourish’, says UN chief To mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed that “human trafficking is a heinous crime that affects every region of the world” ...
21:00, 2019-07-31

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesd...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is fi...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Ba...
19:17, 2019-07-31

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress tow...
16:00, 2019-05-21

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message commemorating the Inter...
18:34, 2019-06-19

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increa...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Lib...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Snoop Dogg blasted over Gazza booze post: Rapper criticised for using image of Paul Gascoigne to 'compare effects of alcohol and cannabis abuse' Snoop Dogg has faced a social media backlash after he posted pictures of troubled England football legend Paul Gascoigne to illustrate the negative effects of "alcohol abuse"....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible steps’ to alleviate the crisis in the Occupied Pales...
22:17, 2019-08-03

Monday’s Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible steps’ to alleviate the crisis in the Occupied Pales...
04:17, 2019-07-24

US-Iran military conflict will be a 'lose-lose situation,' analysts say Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated rapidly after an American drone was shot down by Iranian forces in the Middle East on Thursday — but experts are not expecting it to lead to an ou...
11:17, 2019-06-21

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother John is a high-profile management-side lawyer invo...
06:00, 2019-07-25

The Cannabis Debate: 'Knifings? They're all about control over drugs' Former special constable Joseph Kaz's time on the beat radically altered his view of cannabis. But when he spoke up on Question Time, he was investigated for misconduct. David Cohen investigates...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departme...
04:51, 2019-07-11

U.S. Space Command to start Aug. 29, officials say The U.S. Space Command will begin operations on Aug. 29, Vice President Mike Pence and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford said Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-08-20

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz B...
17:00, 2019-06-16

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of disagreement with Europe over how to counter the co...
06:51, 2019-06-07

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their res...
00:34, 2019-06-28

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation’s ability to defend itself amid wo...
01:00, 2019-06-12

The Latest: Top officials say US doesn’t want war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Top Trump administration officials have told Congress that recent actions by the U.S. have det...
04:17, 2019-05-22

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who, he said, were inclined to the Samajwadi Party and....
23:00, 2019-06-06

One positive test so far at Pan Am Games say officials There has been one positive test at this year's Pan Am Games out of 1,197 anti-doping controls, officials said on Friday with three days of competition remaining....
16:34, 2019-08-10

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
18:51, 2019-05-21

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s cent...
16:34, 2019-06-09

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘p...
06:00, 2019-06-29

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskf...
22:17, 2019-06-28

Yemeni officials say top diplomat resigned over UN deal Yemeni officials say the country's foreign minister has submitted his resignation to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi due to differences over a U.N.-brokered peace deal....
22:51, 2019-06-10

US Military Drone Shot Down Over Yemen: Officials A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
18:17, 2019-08-21

Officials Claim ICE Raids Have Started, but the Worst May Be Yet to Come By broadcasting for weeks that massive raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in 10 cities across the nation were imminent, the Trump administration already has fulfilled one of its objec...
02:34, 2019-07-15

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
01:01, 2019-05-24

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
21:51, 2019-06-15

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Barry makes landfall after becoming hurricane: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120...
20:00, 2019-07-13

DC officials warn of high heat on July 4th Officials in Washington, D.C. warned of high heat for July 4th festivities on the National Mall next week. Temperatures are expected to climb into the nineties. (June 28)     ...
23:00, 2019-06-28

US, Canadian safety officials looking into train derailment PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Safety officials in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a multi-car train derailment in an international tunnel connecting Michigan’s Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario. The...
20:34, 2019-06-29

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseases like the West Nile virus or encephalitis virus, ...
11:00, 2019-08-17

Sri Lankan AG question why 2 officials haven’t been arrested Sri Lankan AG’s office asked police to explain why two former top officials have not been arrested for alleged negligence leading to the Easter bombings that killed 250 people...
10:17, 2019-07-02

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON — US officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The...
00:51, 2019-05-23

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money laundering charges....
12:34, 2019-06-28

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
02:51, 2019-06-13

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters ove...
03:34, 2019-08-09

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in t...
16:34, 2019-06-12

Trump officials warns of ‘active threats’ to U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration outlined “active threats” to U.S. elections as it briefed Congress Wednesday on steps the government has taken to improve election security in the wak...
04:51, 2019-07-11

Officials: BA suspending flights from London for 2 days Egyptian officials say Cairo’s international airport has been notified by British Airways that the airline is suspending flights to and from London for two days...
21:17, 2019-07-20

Trade uncertainties big downside risk, Fed officials say Uncertainty over U.S.-China trade, including how long recently increased tariffs will stay in place and if and how trade tensions will get resolved, is holding businesses back from investments and cou...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of p...
21:00, 2019-06-11

UK less able to cope with hard Brexit than it was in spring, say officials Exclusive: Analysis includes stark assessments of potential problems including panic-buying and civil disorderThe UK is currently less able to cope with a hard Brexit than it was in the spring, with t...
03:34, 2019-08-02

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers i...
12:34, 2019-07-09

Many Fed officials saw near-term rate cut, not all convinced: minutes Many U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting thought more stimulus would be needed soon if risks to the U.S. economy did not let up, and several others leaned in that direction, records f...
22:51, 2019-07-10

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the ...
23:51, 2019-06-07

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, NM — US Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical...
01:01, 2019-05-31

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbr...
17:17, 2019-06-18

The Latest: 1 Arkansas levee weakening, officials say FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding affecting parts of the United States (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Officials in western Arkansas are carefully watching a levee that’s beginning to ...
16:01, 2019-05-30

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on street demonstrations that began in the Central Americ...
21:34, 2019-06-21

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice officials has tainted the tournament. And the absence of...
03:17, 2019-06-09

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
18:51, 2019-05-31

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for ...
01:17, 2019-06-07

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguished. Bella Vista’s Property Owners Association ...
20:34, 2019-06-05

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police are blocking the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who are walking north along a southern Mexico highway...
21:17, 2019-06-05

Afghan officials: bus bombing in capital kills 5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a sticky bomb attached into a bus has detonated in the capital, Kabul, killing five people and wounding 10. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the interior min...
13:51, 2019-06-03

Mexican officials nab over 200 migrants hidden in trucks Mexican authorities nabbed more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks in recent days — including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner hiding in secret compartments. The X-ray shows a ghost-like truck ...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Climbers missing in Himalayas unlikely to be found, officials say Group of eight including four Britons, two Americans, an Australian and an Indian climber were attempting to climb Nanda Devi mountainEight climbers missing after avalanches in the Himalayas have not ...
04:17, 2019-06-03

3 accused of trafficking Mexican boy, 9, to Texas for $2,500, officials say Three people were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in a human trafficking scheme that involved a 9-year-old Mexican boy being delivered to his family in Texas for $2,500, the U.S. District At...
05:00, 2019-08-03

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
05:34, 2019-06-01

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Chinese officials go after ‘Beijing bikini’ habits Summer has arrived in China when men roll up their shirts to rest them on their bellies. But authorities recently have declared that exposing body parts that should be covered — including chests, bell...
04:17, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz B...
18:34, 2019-06-16

Haiti officials say PM Lapin has resigned, new PM selected Haitian Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin resigned on Monday, according to a high-ranking government official who asked not to be named, presenting a shakeup at the highest levels of government in the ...
08:00, 2019-07-23

Car Bomb Kills 2 U.N. Staff in Benghazi: Officials BENGHAZI, Libya — A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. security staff, health officials said. The a...
06:34, 2019-08-11

Jail: Torsteinson Picked Up By Immigration Officials ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Forks Jail has confirmed with LEX 18 that a man accused of sending inappropriate messages to minors in Estill County was picked up by immigration officials. To...
05:34, 2019-06-11

How Chinese spy app allows officials to harvest personal data Intrusive software collects emails and texts and could be used to track movementThe tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their phones had been compromised.The surveillance app be...
18:17, 2019-07-03

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large n...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Officials are working to help this alligator with a knife in its head, thank god If a picture is worth 1,000 words, this one raises just as many questions. Last week, Texan Erin Weaver spotted a gator in Pumpkin Lake, in the town of Sugar Land, Texas, swimming along just fine exce...
00:17, 2019-06-18

Norway officials trying to ID water contamination source Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospital...
15:00, 2019-06-11

The Latest: Officials reopen 2 Arkansas bridges FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Oklahoma and Arkansas (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Arkansas officials have reopened two bridges over the swollen Arkansas River after the risin...
21:51, 2019-05-28

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
00:17, 2019-07-10

Xi Jinping Tells Officials Not To Be Lazy And "Spend Whole Day Eating" Chinese officials must not use the fight against corruption as an excuse to sit around and do nothing, idling their time away and "spending the whole day eating", President Xi Jinping told a meeting.....
10:00, 2019-07-10

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Budget Proposals With Top Officials Nirmala Sitharaman will present the first budget of the Modi 2.0 government on July 5 against the backdrop of India's economy hitting a five-year low growth of 6.8 per cent in 2018-19...
18:34, 2019-06-19

Trump Administration Was Well Aware Of "Red Flagged" Officials: Report One nominee was flagged for his relationship with Russia, another for his alleged ties to white supremacist groups, and several others for criticizing Donald Trump before he became US president....
05:34, 2019-06-24

Kyrgios blasts officials after "rigging" rant at Queen's Things are never, ever, dull when Nick Kyrgios is in town and the Australian showman was causing a stir around the Pimms tents at Queen's Club on Thursday after accusing a line judge of "rigging" his ...
23:00, 2019-06-20

15 More Senior Tax Officials, Accused Of Corruption, Made To Retire The government today sent 15 senior tax officials facing probes in corruption cases to compulsory retirement, sending across a tough message to bureaucrats taking kickbacks for facilitating tax......
12:51, 2019-06-18

Senior Sri Lanka officials ordered detained over bombing A Sri Lankan magistrate has ordered the detention of the country’s suspended police chief and its former defense secretary for alleged negligence leading to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more tha...
16:34, 2019-07-03

Officials ID victims of fatal Marines motorcycle crash Officials on Sunday identified the seven motorcyclists killed in a crash with a truck while on their way to a Marines-related bike meet in New Hampshire Friday night. They were named as Michael Ferazz...
05:51, 2019-06-24

Libyan officials say Hifter’s forces fighting IS in south CAIRO (AP) — Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country’s south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past...
13:51, 2019-06-16

Breeders’ Cup officials tight-lipped about today’s meeting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mum’s the word, as Breeders’ Cup officials meet in Lexington. Could the event be  coming to Churchill Downs sooner than expected? Cup officials already told...
18:51, 2019-06-27

German election officials threatened after rejecting far-right candidates Election officials in a German state have received hate messages and will be given police protection for their meetings after they disqualified some far-right candidates for a vote in September, a reg...
16:51, 2019-07-09

Officials Warn of Wasp ‘Super Nests’ in Alabama A colony can grow to be as big as a Volkswagen Beetle and can have 15,000 wasps. The last time scientists saw such an unusually high number of enormous nests was in 2006....
23:34, 2019-06-30

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 7 Yemeni officials say airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels have hit a house in the southwestern province of Taiz, killing at least seven people from one family...
12:17, 2019-06-29

Iowa officials investigating death of man in police custody MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — Eastern Iowa officials are investigating the death of a man in police custody. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says in a news release that the death happened Saturda...
02:51, 2019-06-16

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandahar province. Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for t...
12:00, 2019-06-30

FA furious after US officials are caught in England’s World Cup hotel • US manager, Jill Ellis, says they were scouting base for final• England officials would never do that, says Phil NevilleAn extraordinary “spygate” row has broken out at the Women’s World Cup after u...
02:17, 2019-07-01

Officials: Florida man robs Wendy’s after grilling burger JENSEN BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials say they are looking for a ‘hamburglar’ who broke into two restaurants, fixed himself some food, and then stole money. The Martin County Sheriff...
20:34, 2019-06-29

Report: NFL set to drop full-time status for officials The NFL is set to feature part-time officials next season rather than granting full-time positions, according to a report from ESPN on Thursday night....
07:51, 2019-07-12

Mexican officials find 51 migrants in truck using giant X-ray Mexican officials using a large X-ray scanner at a checkpoint in the central state of Zacatecas found 51 Central American migrants in hidden compartments inside a truck....
21:34, 2019-07-08

DR officials identify man believed to have paid Ortiz hitmen Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they are closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the attempted killing of Red Sox baseball great David Ortiz as he recovers in a hospital in Boston...
15:34, 2019-06-18

San Francisco man gored in neck during Pamplona bull run, officials say A San Francisco man was gored in the neck and hospitalized after Friday’s opening of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona – better known as the running of the bulls, city officials said....
08:17, 2019-07-08

12 killed, more than 150 wounded by car bomb in central Afghanistan: Officials Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed claimed responsibility for the suicide attack saying the target was the intelligence service’s compound in Ghazni....
04:51, 2019-07-08

At least 20 dead, 70 injured after trains collide in Pakistan, officials say A collision between a passenger train and a stationary freight train at a railway station in southern Pakistan killed nearly two dozen people and injured more than 70 others, hospital officials said T...
16:34, 2019-07-11

Protests Over Incinerator Rattle Officials in Chinese City Riot police were deployed in the city of Wuhan after days of street protests. But officials are also promising that residents’ concerns will be heard....
21:17, 2019-07-05

Officials: No South Bend shooting body cam video St. Joseph County, Indiana Prosecutor Ken Cotter says there is no body cam video of the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in South Bend, the city where Democratic Presidential ca...
16:00, 2019-06-18

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could cour...
03:17, 2019-06-28

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "close" to its inflation target and three others warnin...
03:00, 2019-06-22

Afghan officials say Taliban attack kills 25 in north KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a Taliban attack against pro-government forces has killed at least 25 in the northern province of Baghlan. District chief Fazeluddin Muradi says that the...
08:34, 2019-06-29

Fire On Under-Construction Warship Won't Impact Completion: Officials A day after a fire occurred at an under-construction Naval warship at Mumbai's Mazagon Dockyard, a senior official Saturday said it would not affect the schedule of the ambitious ''Project 15-B''......
17:00, 2019-06-22

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilian workers. The officials say Saturday&#...
20:34, 2019-06-22

10 dead in Texas plane crash, officials confirm Ten people were killed when a small airplane crashed into a hangar as it was taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the town of Addison, Texas, said. (June 30)  ...
14:17, 2019-07-01

Death of man under vehicle believed due to California quake -officials A Nevada man found dead and pinned underneath his Jeep is believed to have been a victim of one of the recent earthquakes in southern California that ranked among the most severe in two decades, sheri...
10:17, 2019-07-10

Oregon bear put down after people feed him, take selfies, officials say A black bear was killed by Oregon wildlife officials last week after becoming so accustomed to humans through being fed that the public could get close enough to take selfies with the animal, authorit...
17:00, 2019-06-16

Tunisian national who backed ISIS deported from US, ICE officials say Federal immigration officials on Wednesday removed a Tunisian national who had declared his support for ISIS, entered the U.S. on a sham marriage, and committed tax fraud, according to a press release...
07:34, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Officials seek help in motorcycle crash probe LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities are asking for the public’s help as t...
23:17, 2019-06-22

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days....
18:00, 2019-06-16

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
02:17, 2019-06-19

Centre Won't Initiate Talks With Separatists Anytime Soon, Say Officials The government would not be initiating talks with the Hurriyat anytime soon as the Home Ministry feels talks with separatists would not yield any results, a senior official has told NDTV. "What can......
20:17, 2019-07-09

Armed With Bat, Another BJP Leader Threatens Officials In Madhya Pradesh Days after Indore legislator Akash Vijayvargiya was seen thrashing a civic body official on national television, a youth leader of the party today landed at the Damoh municipality office wielding a......
20:17, 2019-06-28

Alaska boaters likely killed by falling glacier ice, officials say The bodies of three boaters from Europe who died in an Alaska lake were surrounded by frozen debris, a sign that the victims were killed by ice that fell from the melting glacier that feeds the lake, ...
06:17, 2019-08-02

After Rate Cut, Trade Headwinds Complicate Outlook for Fed Officials Two Federal Reserve officials said lower interest rates might be warranted later this year amid a more uncertain trade outlook, but that it was premature to say when or how aggressively the central ba...
04:34, 2019-08-07

Kabul attack: nearly 100 injured in Taliban bombing, say officials Car explodes by police station as violence continues despite looming US-Taliban pactA car bomb exploded on Wednesday outside a police station in the Afghan capital, Kabul, wounding at least 95 people,...
11:00, 2019-08-07

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the....
19:34, 2019-05-30

| WATCH: 21 killed in Mexico road accident - officials A semi-truck and a bus carrying passengers back from a pilgrimage to a Catholic shrine crashed and burst into flames in eastern Mexico, killing at least 21 people, officials say....
18:51, 2019-05-30

Mexican officials describe El Paso shooting as 'act of terrorism' Mexican officials on Monday said their government considers Saturday's shooting at an El Paso, Texas department store that claimed eight of the country's citizens to be an "act of terrorism."...
13:00, 2019-08-07

Yellowstone officials warn visitors not to approach bison after man tries to pet one A man who learned over a railing to pet a bison demonstrated “an incredible lack of judgment and common sense,” park Superintendent Cam Sholly said.       ...
17:34, 2019-08-08

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
19:34, 2019-05-28

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state offi...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Illegal fireworks likely cause of Cape Cod brush fire, officials say The use of illegal fireworks likely led to a trio of Memorial Day Weekend brush fires on Cape Cod that damaged about five acres — and nearly spread to nearby houses, officials said....
17:34, 2019-05-28

J&K Governor Asks Officials To Reach Out To People, Address Their Needs Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has directed Deputy Commissioners in the Kashmir Valley to reach out to the people to take stock of their requirements relating to ration, medicines and......
13:34, 2019-08-09

Judge says officials can move forward with 14th Street car ban Officials can now move forward with a plan to speed up bus service on 14th Street by only letting buses, trucks with three or more axles, delivery vehicles and local residents access five blocks of th...
00:00, 2019-08-07

Mi Familia Vota, officials to weigh in on the importance of voting TUCSON – With elections around the corner, Mi Familia Vota and elected officials will hold a press conference Monday to talk about the importance of voting. The event is scheduled for 1 p.m., at 877 S...
01:51, 2019-08-06

Officials rescue 136 dogs from pro-Trump organizer’s home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community — owned by a lawyer and a local organizer for President Trump, a...
15:34, 2019-05-31

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awaits sentencing, and said he should be afforded regu...
19:00, 2019-06-03

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
19:00, 2019-06-03

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Trump, EU officials announce beef trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal on Friday to sell more American beef to Europe in what was a modest win for an administration that remains mired in a trade war with China....
22:34, 2019-08-02

Boeing reportedly left engineers, officials unaware of 737 Max changes Boeing's overestimation of the 737 Max's safety may have been prompted in part by a simple but dangerous problem: many of the people involved weren't aware of the changes. The New York...
22:51, 2019-06-02

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students that killed at least one person....
09:17, 2019-06-02

Yemen Officials: Al-Qaida Kills at Least 20 at Military Camp Islamic militants — both Yemen’s Al Qaeda branch and the Islamic State group’s affiliate — have exploited the chaos of the civil war to carry out bombings, shootings and assassinations....
05:17, 2019-08-03

The Latest: Officials say 2nd Arkansas levee wasn’t breached PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The National Weather Service in Arkansas says a levee near the Arkansas capital city wasn’t breac...
07:17, 2019-06-01

Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
23:17, 2019-08-03

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran high, three officials who worked in former President Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking with Iranian government officials in an...
19:51, 2019-05-31

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
12:17, 2019-05-28

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to ...
11:00, 2019-05-28

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Monday’s report came a day after officials in A...
00:51, 2019-05-28

Kenyan officials exhume body to retrieve uniform Residents of a small Kenyan village expressed disbelief and shock to hear that county officials forcibly exhumed the body of a man who had recently died....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. A statement issued Wednesd...
00:01, 2019-05-23

Washington Is Holding Secret Talks With One of Venezuela’s Top Officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantee...
08:51, 2019-08-19

Carlos Ghosn Accuses Nissan Officials of Mismanagement In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him....
05:34, 2019-05-22

No Major Incident Of Law And Order Violation In Kashmir: Officials There has been no major incident of law and order violation in Kashmir Valley and life is slowly returning to normal, top Jammu and Kashmir administration officials said on Monday....
01:17, 2019-08-20

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic,...
01:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle East....
22:34, 2019-05-21

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
17:00, 2019-05-21

El Paso shooting suspect placed on suicide watch, officials say The man accused of opening fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas earlier this month -- killing 22 people and injuring more than 20 others -- has been placed on suicide watch, police said Monday. ...
01:17, 2019-08-21

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audien...
02:17, 2019-08-21

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but fe...
15:34, 2019-05-23

Legendary fighter Frank Trigg hated UFC officials. Then he became one Frank Trigg spent his 15-year career loudly admonishing UFC officials. He believes they cost him millions. This is the story of why he has reentered the Octagon to fix what he thinks is MMA's most dan...
19:00, 2019-08-13

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which they say have shown remarkable effectiveness killing t...
17:00, 2019-08-13

Indonesia arrests six over plot to kill officials during unrest Indonesian police have arrested six people suspected of plotting to assassinate four state officials during a wave of civil unrest in Jakarta last week, a police spokesman said on Monday....
14:17, 2019-05-27

Notre Dame Reconstruction to Resume, French Officials Say The repair of Notre Dame Cathedral can resume later this month, French officials said Friday, announcing safety measures to protect against the spread of toxic lead at the landmark....
03:34, 2019-08-10

North Korea again fires projectiles into Sea of Japan, officials say North Korea fired more projectile missiles into the sea early Saturday in a likely rebuke of joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea that the North has long regarded as a dr...
15:34, 2019-08-10

Afghan officials: 10 wounded in Kabul minibus bombing KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated in the capital of Kabul. Police spokesman Ferdus Fa...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Officials: Car bomb kills 2 UN staff outside mall in Libya Health officials say a bomb-laden vehicle has exploded outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. security staff...
18:34, 2019-08-10

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia probe? "Because we don't know exactly what they did," ...
11:34, 2019-05-25

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the countr...
10:17, 2019-05-25

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former president Porfirio Lobo’s administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
07:51, 2019-05-25

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
23:51, 2019-05-24

Trump officials weaken protections for animals near extinction Changes to how Endangered Species Act is implemented come as world scientists warn biodiversity crisis will put humanity at riskThe Trump administration is scaling back the US government’s latitude to...
00:00, 2019-08-13

On the border, officials see dividends from Trump’s deal with Mexico Illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border has slowed in recent months, and officials on the frontlines credit in part President Trump's dealings with Mexico. Fox News accompanied agents to see ...
23:51, 2019-08-21

Fiat and Renault Try to Reassure French Officials and Nissan With Renault’s board set to meet Tuesday to discuss a merger, France’s finance minister wants the government to have a seat on any new board, and Nissan spoke of a “fundamental review” of its current ...
22:17, 2019-06-03

9-year-old girl set herself on fire while playing with lighter: officials A 9-year-old Florida girl accidentally set herself on fire while playing with a lighter and a bottle of rubbing alcohol, authorities said. The Fort Lauderdale girl had second-degree burns on her arms ...
22:00, 2019-06-14

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive Authorities say a Tennessee man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals this week, in an incident that led to backlash in Memphis, was the prime suspect in a shooting and car theft....
16:17, 2019-06-14

Two swimmers have disappeared into this lake. Now officials have shut down the beach Authorities in Ohio have shut down a Lake Erie beach after a second swimmer went missing in less than a month.        ...
15:51, 2019-07-24

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote...
12:17, 2019-06-07

Hawaii officials say they want peaceful end to protest over giant telescope Thirty Meter Telescope to be built on state’s highest peakMore than 1,000 activists fight development on Mauna KeaOfficials in Hawaii said on Friday they will not call up additional national guard tro...
16:17, 2019-07-20

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
19:00, 2019-06-08

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attack killed several police. The Interior Ministry issu...
17:51, 2019-06-07

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ ‘bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial markets....
03:17, 2019-07-20

Shortlist of Candidates to Lead IMF Focuses on Eurozone Officials A shortlist of candidates most likely to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund has been narrowed to officials from eurozone countries, with Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the form...
18:51, 2019-07-17

| Officials count on 'tough but true ' US Open test Pre-tournament nerves aren't limited to the players as the US Open Golf Championship returns to Pebble Beach with the US Golf Association under scrutiny....
11:34, 2019-06-13

Dallas Crane Collapse Kills 1 and Injures 6, Officials Say The crane toppled amid severe winds and sliced into an apartment complex in downtown Dallas on Sunday. One person was killed and six others were injured....
03:17, 2019-06-10

Austrian Doctor Suspected Of Abusing More Than 90 Boys: Officials A doctor in northern Austria faces trial for having allegedly abused at least 95 boys he was treating over more than 15 years, prosecutors said Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-07-24

Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda BENI, Congo (AP) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood has become the first cross-border case of Ebola in the current deadly outbreak. Now authorities in Congo are trying to determine how his family, expo...
10:00, 2019-06-12

Officials: Search For Missing Kayaker Now Recovery Mission NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search for a missing Nicholas County kayaker is now a recovery mission. According to officials, 62-year-old James Jolly had been camping near the Licking River...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without...
01:51, 2019-07-15

On First Day of the Partial Ban on Burqas, Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce It A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
23:34, 2019-08-01

Colorado Officials Consider Tearing Down Site Of Columbine Massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years......
13:34, 2019-06-07

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead: US media, officials US officials say they have intelligence suggesting the son of al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden has died. Hamza bin Laden, sometimes called the "crown prince of jihad," was seen as the heir to the al-Q...
13:51, 2019-08-01

Most Of Bihar Children Died Of Hypoglycemia, Not Encephalitis: Officials Thirty children have died this month in two hospitals in Muzaffarpur, with most of them being victims of hypoglycemia and not Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) as being reported in the media,......
14:17, 2019-06-12

Italian officials ban McDonald's near ancient Roman monument Italian officials have barred McDonald's from building a restaurant near an ancient site in Rome, with some believing it would be disrespectful to serve burgers so close to archaeological wonders. ...
03:51, 2019-08-01