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Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles

Two men from GD Pork pleaded guilty in WA to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo pig farmers in Western Australia will ...

Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles

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Are Mini Shampoo Bottles the New Plastic Straw? The IHG hotel group plans to replace “bathroom miniatures” with bulk supplies across all of its 17 brands, including Holiday Inn and InterContinental, becoming the first big brand to act....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Holiday Inn to get rid of mini-shampoo bottles by 2021; cutting back on plastic waste If you check into the Holiday Inn and just love those mini shampoo bottles they have ...well this might be some bad news.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-31

Australia emphasizes tough stance on people smuggling Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is warning human smugglers and people seeking to enter Australia by boat not to do so, emphasizing that the government continues to enforce the country’s ...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting on Monday, to cover damage they say they suffered ...
06:17, 2019-06-17

Woman who stole ketchup bottles from NJ restaurant wracked with guilt; returns 2 new bottles to owner A customer who claims to have stolen a bottle of ketchup from a New Jersey restaurant was so distraught with guilt that the thief bought two new bottles — and delivered them with a handwritten apology...
18:00, 2019-08-06

Man who kidnapped and raped UK woman in Australia jailed for 10 years Marcus Allyn Keith Martin admitted rape and deprivation of liberty of Elisha GreerAn Australian man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker has been jailed for 10 years.Marcus Allyn Keith Martin,...
17:34, 2019-05-28

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But roughly an equal amount of those fresh levies went ba...
17:00, 2019-08-08

What does semen taste like, and can it change? Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it its taste. Learn more here....
13:00, 2019-08-14

The best medicated cat shampoo you can buy Medicated cat shampoo needs prolonged contact with the skin to provide the maximum benefit. It may be tricky getting your cat to stay in the tub for 10 minutes, but giving the shampoo time to soak in...
23:34, 2019-06-29

Life Got You Down? Load Up The Sims 4 And Open A Semen Café There’s a lot of potential in the mod scene that surrounds The Sims 4. You can tell your Sims not to wash their dishes next to the toilet, give them outfits that don’t suck like the base games ones do...
19:51, 2019-06-28

The rise of Big Sperm: does the tech world have the answer to our semen crisis? Sperm counts in western men are falling, and nobody is sure why. But relax – because help is here, with everything from home-testing kits to sperm-freezingLads, lads, lads, hate to interrupt, but how’...
17:00, 2019-07-07

Cult-Favorite Klorane Dry Shampoo Is Half Off at Ulta Dry shampoo is an extremely useful hair innovation, but I’ll be honest, the smells of some dry shampoos are just way too overpowering for me. If you’d prefer a less perfume-y dry shampoo option, load ...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Semen Smugglers, Spreadsheets, and Laughing to Death: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s been a weird one this week at Gizmodo, folks: From hacking buttplugs and realizing our dog photos have personally identifiable information in them to smuggled boar semen and an Arctic weather sta...
05:51, 2019-08-19

Get Clean Curls With 25% Off Select DevaCurl Shampoo and Conditioner Sets Cult-favorite curly hair brand DevaCurl is blowing out a selection of shampoo and conditioner sets, including their Original, Delight, and Decadence lines, with their Friends & Family Sale, happen...
02:17, 2019-05-22

JB Hi-Fi Australia is officially selling Xiaomi and Vivo smartphones in Australia Only a few months ago Xiaomi launched an Australian Mi store and became available on Amazon, marking the end of the phone manufacturer’s official absence from the local market, but the Chinese ...
08:17, 2019-08-20

Afghanistan vs Australia: David Warner, Australia Player To Watch Out For Back in the fray after a scandalous exit from all cricket after the ball-tampering row, David Warner is going to be one of the players to watch out for in the Australian World Cup 2019 squad....
20:34, 2019-05-31

Australia tracks Chinese warship headed toward U.S.-Australia war games Australian defense officials said on Monday they were tracking a Chinese surveillance ship that is expected to position itself just outside of its territorial waters to monitor military exercises betw...
07:51, 2019-07-08

"He Has Gone Mad": Danish MPs On Trump's Reported Plan To Buy Greenland Danish politicians on Friday poured scorn on the notion of selling Greenland to the United States following reports that President Donald Trump had privately discussed the idea of buying the world's.....
23:34, 2019-08-16

The Latest: Danish PM ‘disappointed and surprised’ by Trump Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is “disappointed and surprised” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she said she rejected suggestions of sel...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Swedish man arrested over Danish tax agency explosion A Swedish man has been arrested over an explosion at the Danish Tax Agency headquarters in Denmark. An international arrest warrant for another Swedish citizen has also been issued....
12:34, 2019-08-14

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on Denmark’s general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats...
20:34, 2019-06-05

Danish PM hopes Trump ‘isn’t serious’ about buying Greenland COPENHAGEN — Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed ...
00:17, 2019-08-19

Danish PM says Trump's idea of selling Greenland to U.S. is absurd Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark's prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the U.S. inte...
23:51, 2019-08-18

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

| Danish star Olesen charged with sexual assault Danish golf star Thorbjorn Olesen has been suspended from the European Tour after being charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault....
15:34, 2019-08-07

Danish PM: Trump’s idea of buying Greenland is ‘absurd’ Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says U.S. President Donald Trump’s idea of buying Greenland from Denmark is “an absurd discussion,” reiterating that the Arctic semi-autonomous Danish territ...
18:17, 2019-08-19

Court orders Danish VW importer to pay dissident artist A suburban Copenhagen court has ordered the importer in Denmark of Volkswagen to pay 1.5 million kroner ($226,000) to Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei for “unjustified use of artwork in an advertise...
17:34, 2019-07-17

10,000 bottles of beer spill onto roadway BERLIN (AP) – Police in Germany say a truck carrying crates of beer lost part of its load, spilling about 10,000 bottles onto a road in the southwest of the country. Mannheim police said Saturda...
11:17, 2019-08-05

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of che...
13:00, 2019-05-24

In protocol breach, Merkel sits to welcome Danish PM after shaking bouts German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down at a ceremony to welcome Denmark's prime minister on Thursday, a day after she shook visibly when standing to receive Finland's premier - her third bout of sha...
13:51, 2019-07-11

Danish Muslims feel backlash as immigration becomes election issue Growing numbers of Danish Muslims say they have faced verbal abuse, exclusion and hate crimes since mainstream political parties began adopting anti-immigrant policies previously the preserve of the f...
12:34, 2019-05-31

In photos: Royal Danish Ballet rehearses for 'The Bournonville Legacy' The Royal Danish Ballet performs excerpts from "The Bournonville Legacy" at a dress rehearsal before opening night at the Joyce Theater on July 9, 2019 in New York City....
18:01, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 2-Nordea's Danish HQ searched in money-laundering inquiry Denmark's state prosecutor searched the local headquarters of Nordea last week in relation to new developments in a money-laundering investigation into the region's biggest bank....
13:17, 2019-06-18

US buying Greenland 'absurd discussion,' Danish prime minister says The United States' reported interest in buying Greenland from Denmark is "absurd" and the fjord-lined island is not for sale, according to Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen....
18:51, 2019-08-19

Empty alcohol bottles used for counterfeit booze CNBC's Frank Holland reports on the illicit alcohol market. After resort deaths in the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica were reported, an investigation into illicit alcohol was opened....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Booze bottles might be more dangerous than the alcohol inside them Alcoholic beverages are carefully controlled and their distribution is strictly regulated. Unfortunately, the typically fancy bottles that various spirits, beer, and wine come in might be hiding some ...
23:34, 2019-06-29

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
14:00, 2019-06-13

Poland Spring to use 100% recycled plastic for bottles PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Poland Spring announced Monday a plan to use 100% recycled plastic for all its noncarbonated water containers. The Maine-based company says the effort kicks off this month with ...
20:17, 2019-06-03

These Are Our Readers' Five Favorite Everyday Water Bottles Pour one out for the pretenders, because these are our readers’ five favorite everyday water bottles. Sip on what everyone had to say about the finalists below, then be sure to vote for your favorite ...
01:51, 2019-05-31

Shipwreck's 350-Year-Old Bottles of Wine Are Up for Auction - Would You Take a Sip? Divers have uncovered many treasures and rare items from the seafloor. Some years ago, a team of divers recovered a collection of wine-bottles from a shipwreck in the North Sea. They date back over 30...
22:34, 2019-06-05

New Jersey picks Danish firm Orsted for wind energy project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has chosen a Danish company to build a wind energy project off the coast of Atlantic City that could power half a million homes. The state Board of Public Utiliti...
01:17, 2019-06-22

U.S. singer Pink's tour crew crash land at Danish airport A private aircraft carrying members of U.S. singer Pink's tour crew crash landed at a Danish airport early on Tuesday and burst into flames but all occupants escaped unharmed, concert promoter Live Na...
04:00, 2019-08-07

Nordea's Danish headquarters searched as part of money laundering investigation The Danish headquarters of Nordea was searched on June 12 by Denmark's state prosecutor in relation to an ongoing money-laundering investigation into the bank, a Nordea spokesman told Reuters....
17:51, 2019-06-17

Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish 'Silicon Valley' Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewabl...
10:01, 2019-07-23

Trump postpones meeting with Danish PM after she dismisses offer to purchase Greenland U.S. President Donald Trump said he has postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredricksen due to her lack of interest in his offer to purchase Greenland....
08:51, 2019-08-21

Danish royal palace ‘surprised’ by cancellation of Trump’s Denmark trip The cancellation of President Trump’s visit to Denmark came as “a surprise” to the Danish royal palace, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Trump nixed the trip after Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen...
15:17, 2019-08-21

CBP K-9 stops meth smuggling attempt TUCSON – Authorities say a man from Caborca, Sonora is facing smuggling charges, after he was stopped with nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine stashed in his vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Pro...
00:17, 2019-07-13

You can now buy a waterproof purse that holds 6 mini bottles of prosecco Stickybaby Ruffino has teamed up with Brooklyn-based designer Stickybaby to design a purse that can hold up to six mini bottles of prosecco. The Ruffino Prosecco Six-Pack is a transparent tote bag w...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Anand Mahindra To Ban Plastic Bottles From Corporate Boardrooms Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him....
02:34, 2019-07-17

Celebs Are Kicking Caps Off Bottles, Thanks To New Viral Challenge The 'Bottle Cap Challenge' has participants attempting to unscrew a cap from a bottle with their foot in the middle of a kick - without knocking the bottle down....
13:17, 2019-07-02

Rookie Peter Lambert bottles up Cubs again, Rockies win 10-3 DENVER (AP) — Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3 on Tuesd...
08:00, 2019-06-12

German truck spills 10,000 bottles of beer on road Hundreds of cases of beer tumbled out of a truck and onto the autobahn in southwestern Germany, destroying an estimated €12,000 worth of beer. Emergency teams worked for over six hours to clean up the...
17:17, 2019-08-03

Bottles Down, Cleats On: U.S. Soccer Team Takes Its Joy on the Road The champions reconvened in California to open their five-game World Cup victory tour on Saturday at the Rose Bowl. Everyone was invited to the party....
20:51, 2019-08-03

Rome tests recycling bottles for transit cash The city of Rome unveiled three test machines Tuesday around metro stations where passengers can drop plastic water bottles, receiving five cents apiece through a scan on their phones....
21:34, 2019-07-24

Mother of Danish student suspected killed by jihadists demands death penalty Helle Petersen asks trial in Morocco for ‘just’ penalty after murder of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen in Atlas mountainsThe mother of a Danish student who was beheaded, along with another Scandinavian w...
19:00, 2019-07-11

INSIGHT-Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish "Silicon Valley" Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewabl...
11:34, 2019-07-23

Danish exit polls show centre-left opposition to win majority in elections Denmark's opposition parties led by the Social Democrats took a lead in two exit polls on Wednesday, suggesting the ruling Liberal Party and its centre-right alliance will have to hand over power....
20:51, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Nordea's Danish headquarters searched as part of money laundering investigation The Danish headquarters of Nordea was searched last week by Denmark's state prosecutor in relation to a money-laundering investigation into the bank, a Nordea spokesman told Reuters....
17:51, 2019-06-17

Danish Prime Minister Reacts To Donald Trump's Idea Of Buying Greenland Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark's prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the US......
19:17, 2019-08-19

Danish prime minister calls Trump's interest in buying Greenland 'absurd' The Danish Prime Minister called Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland "absurd" the same day the President confirmed he had discussed the possibility of the US purchasing the country -- albeit, ...
14:51, 2019-08-19

Trump nixes meeting with Danish prime minister over Greenland sale dispute President Trump has postponed a planned meeting with the Danish prime minister after the world leader stymied any talks of a possible deal to sell Greenland to the US. “Denmark is a very special count...
07:17, 2019-08-21

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border ...
02:34, 2019-06-06

Man caught at JFK smuggling 34 finches in hair curlers NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a 39-year-old Connecticut man has been caught trying to smuggle nearly three dozen live finches through John F. Kennedy Airport in order to sell them for singin...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Israel Brewery Apologises For Using Mahatma Gandhi's Image On Bottles An Israeli company that stoked controversy by putting the image of Mahatma Gandhi on its liquor bottles to commemorate Israel's 71st independence Day on Wednesday apologised to the people and the......
17:34, 2019-07-03

Gator busts through kitchen window, breaks bottles of wine CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-foot (3.4-meter) alligator busted through a kitchen window and broke several bottles of red wine in a Florida home before it was captured. Police tweeted ...
00:17, 2019-06-01

San Francisco airport announces ban on sales of plastic water bottles The change, taking effect 20 August, is part of SFO’s plan to become a zero ‘waste-to-landfill’ facility by 2021The days of picking up a plastic bottle of water to stay hydrated during a long flight w...
02:00, 2019-08-03

Costa Rican government confiscates 30,000 bottles of alcohol after 19 deaths Costa Rica's national health ministry issued a warning after 19 people died after consuming alcohol with toxic levels of methanol.       ...
19:51, 2019-07-22

He Took Wine Bottles For Safekeeping, Made Millions Via Brokers, Arrested After moving to Maryland in 2015, Aronovici realized the 400-bottle unit he owned wouldn't fit in his new garage. A collector for 38 years, he found Holder's Safe Harbour Wine Storage in suburban......
14:17, 2019-08-03

Restaurant thief returns ketchup bottles after karma strikes She wouldn’t cut the mustard as a hardened criminal. A thief who swiped a bottle of ketchup from a New Jersey restaurant was so wracked with guilt — and suffering from bad karma — that she secretly re...
23:34, 2019-08-05

You can buy piñatas filled with mini bottles of alcohol and candy chasers Nipyata A "Nipyata" is an adult piñata filled with mini bottles of alcohol, candy chasers, and party favors. You can select a shape to fit your party theme, plus decide how many mini bottles a...
23:51, 2019-07-23

Minister Asked To Take Action Over Mahatma Gandhi's Pic On Liquor Bottles Rajya Sabha members on Tuesday expressed concern over a picture of Mahatma Gandhi on liquor bottles of an Israeli company, prompting the Chair to direct External Affairs minister S Jaishankar to look....
00:51, 2019-07-03

A Danish Law Aimed at Child Brides Could Force the Prime Minister’s Son’s Girlfriend to Leave the Country The son of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has been tripped up by the country’s strict immigration laws, which will force his Harvard-educated American girlfriend to leave Denmark by ...
19:01, 2019-05-22

Russian Vladimir Kuznetsov arrested for smuggling gun parts out of U.S. Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Russian man with arms trafficking for sending illegal firearm parts and accessories from the United States to Russia, prosecutors said in announcing the...
18:34, 2019-08-07

Mexico, US to launch plan against arms smuggling at border The Mexican government says it has reached agreement with the United States to combat gun smuggling along the U.S. border after seeing a spike in the number of illegal firearms detected so far this ye...
20:17, 2019-07-22

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. F...
21:01, 2019-05-21

Singapore says drug smuggling worsens, even as hangings rise Drug trafficking into Singapore, which has some of the world's toughest drugs laws, has risen recently, the law minister said on Wednesday, and he defended capital punishment for serious drug crime as...
08:51, 2019-08-01

Lawyer busted for smuggling contraband to client in jail This lawyer is going to need a lawyer. A Manhattan criminal defense attorney was busted Friday for smuggling contraband to his inmate client, authorities said. Justin Levine, 60, of the Upper East Sid...
01:17, 2019-06-22

2 charged in massive international arms smuggling scheme MIAMI (AP) — Two people have been charged in Florida with orchestrating a massive arms smuggling scheme involving thousands of weapons and parts sent to South America. Homeland Security Department off...
21:34, 2019-06-28

Border Patrol arrests two women on smuggling charges YUMA – Federal authorities say two women have been arrested, after they were caught with nearly 90 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside their SUV. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector st...
02:51, 2019-05-23

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials....
10:34, 2019-07-09

Mexican man charged in smuggling crash that left 6 dead CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A 23-year-old Mexican man has been arrested and charged with smuggling migrants in a run that ended death for six migrants. A statement Friday from the U.S. Attorney’...
02:51, 2019-06-08

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. The ship and its 12 crew members we...
14:17, 2019-07-18

Man caught at JFK smuggling finches for bird-singing competitions A Connecticut man tried smuggling nearly three dozen live finches from Guyana through JFK Airport so he could sell them for use in high-stakes Big Apple bird-singing competitions, federal officials sa...
00:01, 2019-06-18

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enf...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Following 19 deaths since June, Costa Rica has confiscated 30,000 bottles of alcohol that could be toxic Several brands of alcohol tested positive for the presence of methanol, a toxic form of alcohol not intended for drinking.       ...
04:17, 2019-07-22

Wimbledon 2019: Water bottles set to be made entirely from recycled plastic for first time The hundreds of thousands of water bottles sold and handed out at Wimbledon over the next fortnight will be made entirely from recycled plastic for the first time....
16:34, 2019-07-01

Wrap Yourself in Recycled Plastic Bottles with Rumpl's New NanoLoft Puffy Blanket Rumpl’s technical blankets are a favorite for keeping us warm when we venture outside, and now, the brand is doing more to give back to the great outdoors. Rumpl has announced a shift toward the use o...
02:34, 2019-08-03

Old wine in new bottles? U.S. economic plans for Palestinians recall past efforts Several major projects in U.S. President Donald Trump's $50 billion economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace mirror previous proposals stalled by conflict, analysts said on Sunday....
18:51, 2019-06-23

Costa Rica blames 19 deaths on tainted alcohol, confiscates 30K bottles Several brands of alcohol tested positive for the presence of methanol, a toxic form of alcohol not intended for drinking.       ...
13:00, 2019-07-22

Paris wine thieves make off with bottles worth €400k-600k Bottles stolen from cellar of Maison Rostang restaurant near Arc de TriumphThieves have broken into the cellar of a luxury restaurant in Paris and made off with at least 150 bottles of prized wine est...
22:34, 2019-07-02

San Francisco airport to prohibit sale of single-use plastic water bottles The San Francisco International Airport will become one of the first major airports in the country to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles....
20:17, 2019-08-03

Remember the Starbucks cup? ‘Game of Thrones’ screwed up again with plastic water bottles The Game of Thrones finale is now history, and it all went down exactly as the leaks said it would. We know who survived season 8, who died, and who took the Iron Throne. The finale, just like the res...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Stay Hydrated Through This Hell-Summer With 50% Off Forever Cold Water Bottles Since once-in-1,000-year heatwaves now seem to occur over large parts of the country every other Thursday or so, you need a water bottle that can keep your drink ice cold all day long, even in brutall...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Beginning today, you won't be able to buy plastic bottles of water at San Francisco International Airport Want to hydrate at San Francisco International Airport? Forget plastic water bottles. You must use a water fountain, bring your own reusable bottle or buy an airport-approved glass or aluminum bottle....
08:51, 2019-08-21

Here's Jason Statham, John Mayer, and and Max Holloway just kicking caps off of bottles Jason Statham’s public persona is built on him being somehow more than human. To properly sell his appearances in action films, from The Transporter to the upcoming Hobbs & Shaw, we must all belie...
19:17, 2019-07-02

Danish Royal Palace ‘Surprised’ by Trump Snub, After President Cancels State Visit on Twitter (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described his plan to buy Greenland as “absurd” ...
14:51, 2019-08-21

Danish royal family 'surprised,' lawmakers fume as Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland The Danish Royal family was “surprised” after President Trump scraped the planned visit to Denmark following Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments that the idea that the U.S. might buy Gr...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
16:00, 2019-06-28

6 Indians Arrested In Sri Lanka For Smuggling Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Sri Lankan officials have arrested six Indian nationals at an international airport for attempting to smuggle gold worth over Rs 1.7 crores, the police said....
21:51, 2019-08-04

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears Tehran could further disrupt shipping traffic in the Mideast....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TV Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid height...
03:51, 2019-08-05

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling fuel."...
17:34, 2019-07-18

Marines arrested for smuggling illegal immigrants near southern border Two Marines were busted last week in California for allegedly smuggling a trio of illegal immigrants near the US-Mexico border. Marines Bryon Darnell Law II and David Javier Salazar-Quintero were caug...
08:51, 2019-07-09

The US Coast Guard Caught This Cocaine-Smuggling Semi-Submersible The U.S. Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Munro would offload thirty-nine thousand pounds of Cocaine in San Diego with Vice President Pence presiding. The copious amounts of pow...
04:00, 2019-07-12

Mexico uncovers massive migrant smuggling ring using trucks Mexican officials say they have uncovered an industrial-scale migrant smuggling ring using tractor-trailer rigs disguised as freight deliveries for major companies...
20:17, 2019-07-22

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashed An organised crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering has been smashed by Europol....
18:17, 2019-05-22

US general: Cartels are using migrants to distract from drug smuggling at the border Criminal cartels are using groups of migrants as a distraction for their drug smuggling activities on the southern border, according to the commander of U.S. Northern Command....
02:17, 2019-07-23

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
14:51, 2019-06-14

Man made $11 million by smuggling erectile dysfunction drugs from China John Lee pled guilty to conspiracy, smuggling contraband, and filing a false tax return. Lee sold pills with tadalafil, the ingredient found in Cialis.        ...
20:51, 2019-08-20

Mexico steps up raids on migrant-smuggling trucks, uses giant X-ray Mexican officials have captured more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks over the past two days, including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner huddled in secret compartments, as the country steps u...
08:51, 2019-07-09

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and instead start drinking bottled soda. A Canadian compa...
03:17, 2019-07-05

Fire officials warn water bottles left in hot cars can start fires TUCSON – While sounding a bit odd, fire officials warn that water bottles left inside hot cars can possibly start a fire. A popular video online shows how a water bottle can cause a fire. Jessic...
11:00, 2019-08-17

Glastonbury Festival attendees leave plastic bottles and trash strewn across grounds So much for being eco-friendly. Attendees at Britain’s five-day Glastonbury Festival — which ran on a theme of climate change and the environment — left behind thousands of plastic bottles and t...
22:01, 2019-07-01

Lead scare in New Jersey: Water bottles handed out as levels still high in some areas Even after city-issued filters were given out months ago, parts of New Jersey are still dealing with high levels of lead in their water, the EPA says.        ...
08:34, 2019-08-13

Woman who claimed to be Uber driver charged with smuggling immigrants in New Mexico The driver, Evelyn Limas, has been charged with one felony count of smuggling undocumented immigrants.        ...
02:34, 2019-07-12

Man sentenced to 8 years in prison for smuggling erectile dysfunction drugs from China John Lee pled guilty to conspiracy, smuggling contraband, and filing a false tax return. Lee sold pills with tadalafil, the ingredient found in Cialis.        ...
07:51, 2019-08-21

Two active-duty Marines accused of smuggling migrants from Mexico for cash Lance Cpls. Byron Darnell Law II and David Salazar-Quintero, both active-duty Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton, were arrested by Border Patrol agents.        ...
23:00, 2019-07-09

Turkey breaks up smuggling ring that brought thousands of migrants to Europe Turkish police said on Wednesday they had detained the leaders of what they called Europe's biggest people-smuggling ring, which helped thousands of irregular immigrants reach Europe from the Middle E...
18:51, 2019-05-29

Iranian woman pleads guilty in Minnesota in tech smuggling case An Iranian woman pleaded guilty in Minnesota on Friday to charges that she stole technology from U.S.-based companies which was then exported to Iran through a fake company in violation of U.S. law an...
15:34, 2019-08-10

Costa Rica and Panama Arrest Dozens on Suspicion of People Smuggling An international network, officials say, transported migrants from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean through Central America and toward the United States....
19:00, 2019-07-31

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has seized a vessel accused of smuggling fuel and detained its crew, Iranian state television said, the latest incident of Tehran interdicting ships in the volati...
15:00, 2019-08-04

'May God bless you': evangelical pastors' hidden role in human smuggling's boom As trusted individuals in a Guatemalan culture rooted in religion, pastors and priests play a role in the booming business behind immigration Early in the morning, Antonio knelt before an altar with w...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Iran Says Foreign Oil Tanker "Smuggling Fuel" To Arab Countries Seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, Iran's state TV reported, adding that seven sailors onboard of the tanker had...
17:51, 2019-08-04

'Game of Thrones' finale left water bottles in key scene, further inciting diehard fans Just two weeks after a coffee cup was spotted in an episode of "Game of Thrones," eagle-eyed fans have spotted another major gaffe in the show's finale — water bottles....
23:17, 2019-05-21

New Jersey woman admits role in smuggling $2 million in airplane parts to Iran A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty to conspiring with an Iranian national to smuggle airplane components worth an estimated $2 million to Iran.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-17

'A Kinder egg?': Boris Johnson shocked to hear prisoners' smuggling techniques – video Boris Johnson grimaced and exclaimed 'you are joking' as he was shown a body scan from a prisoner who tried to smuggle contraband into jail in a Kinder egg hidden inside his body. The prime minister w...
08:34, 2019-08-14

White nationalist gang charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from prison Members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood are charged with racketeering and conspiracy, among other chargesLeaders of a white nationalist prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killin...
03:51, 2019-06-07

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at three specialized laboratories....
19:34, 2019-05-30

Arizona sheriff says cartels smuggling people and drugs through Native American reservation An Arizona sheriff has revealed a major loophole in his state that's allowing Mexican cartels to smuggle drugs and people into the United States "left and right."...
21:00, 2019-07-01

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: state media Iranian forces seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to Arab states and has detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday....
13:00, 2019-08-04

Florida police thwart smuggling of McDonald's burgers and sandwiches, chewing tobacco into jail   Reps for the Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) in Florida announced that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Grizzly chewing tobacco ...
21:00, 2019-06-01

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019.        ...
02:34, 2019-07-12

Footage of porous US-Mexico border purportedly shows armed coyote smuggling dozens with ease Footage filmed at a porous section of the U.S. border with Mexico purports to show scores of migrants paying off an armed smuggler – known as a coyote – to come into the U.S., highlighting not only th...
20:34, 2019-06-12

Danish Prime Minister says discussion of Greenland sale is 'absurd' Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told the Danish broadcaster DR on Sunday that discussion of a sale would be an "absurd discussion."        ...
19:51, 2019-08-19

Man arrested at New York airport for allegedly smuggling 34 live song birds hidden inside plastic hair curlers A Connecticut man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after returning from South America with nearly three dozen small live birds, each concealed in a plastic hair curler hidd...
10:34, 2019-06-18

Trump: Latest Mexico tariffs will bring jobs back to US, fight drug smuggling, remedy trade deficit Trump has identified several unrelated issues that he claims will benefit from the latest round of tariffs he has threatened to impose on Mexican imports. But they could also muddy the White House...
19:51, 2019-05-31

Danish Prime Minister brands idea of US buying Greenland 'absurd' after claims Trump wanted to buy territory The Danish Prime Minister said the idea of selling Greenland to the US is "absurd" after Donald Trump reportedly talked to aides about buying the territory....
13:51, 2019-08-19

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspbe...
08:51, 2019-06-02

Walmart replaces iconic blue vests with 'modernized' options made from recycled bottles The blue vests that Walmart employees are known for will be replaced with a gray option with neon blue, green or pink trim.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-06

Trump Greenland row: Danish PM 'disappointed and surprised' at president's cancelled visit The Danish prime minister has said she is "disappointed and surprised" that Donald Trump cancelled his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen's refusal to sell Greenland to the US....
17:17, 2019-08-21

Farmers Welcome Trade Truce, Hope for More Farmers and agricultural groups welcomed the U.S.-China trade truce but are still looking for a comprehensive agreement to restore large-scale exports of U.S. crops and meat and lift the fragile farm ...
20:51, 2019-06-30

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s bi...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Why are farmers in Morocco becoming insect guardians? Bees, butterflies and other pollinators are threatened around the world. One project is encouraging farmers in Morocco to use blooming fields and insect hotels to protect them....
16:34, 2019-08-14

Is the US chicken industry cheating its farmers? Leaked documents reveal remarkable power US poultry industry holds over farmers struggling to stay afloat on thin marginsPoultry firms in the US have access to detailed information about farmers’ pay ...
16:34, 2019-08-03

Indian farmers use sun to help water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
11:17, 2019-06-17

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

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allenwaite, a seventh-generation dairy operation nearby....
19:51, 2019-07-13

What Is the Greatest Farmers' Market Stand in Your City? It’s prime season for farmers’ markets: local tomatoes, avocados, blueberries, corn, all the best produce in the Northern Hemisphere. But my favorite greenmarket stand is the one that sells lamb meat ...
17:51, 2019-07-08

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
03:34, 2019-07-04

Trump tweets U.S. farmers ‘starting to do great again’ — except they’re not Before the trade war with China even began, farmers and ranchers struggled with falling farm income and commodity prices, rising debt, floods and rain that reduced planting....
18:17, 2019-07-24

Drought-Hit Maharashtra Farmers Given Rs 4,461 Crore: Government The Maharashtra government today expressed solidarity with farmers reeling under the impact of severe drought in large parts of the state and said a sum of Rs 4,461 crore has been credited in bank......
19:17, 2019-06-18

Trump eyes up to $15B in more aid for farmers hurt by tariffs The Trump administration was expected to announce up to $15 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade war with China as soon as Thursday, people familiar with the plan said, Bloomberg reported. The ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Funds Under PM-Kisan Scheme Yet To Be Transferred To Farmers In UP Funds under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi could not be transferred to 1.5 lakh farmers in Uttar Pradesh due to "data mismatch" and they will soon receive funds after the problem is rectified,....
12:51, 2019-05-30

If farmers stopped using chemicals on crops, would the bugs take over? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWe are often told that the farming industry ca...
06:17, 2019-08-01

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley....
23:51, 2019-05-23

Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem....
02:51, 2019-08-20

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.       ...
03:34, 2019-08-14

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers stepped up to save his crop....
11:00, 2019-08-10

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultura...
11:51, 2019-05-30

Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Torrential rain this spring prevented most Midwest farmers from planting their crops but while the federal government provides help to growers of corn and soybeans, those who g...
19:17, 2019-06-16

China suspends purchases from US farmers as trade war heats up Beijing's Commerce Ministry announced Monday that it had stopped buying U.S. agricultural goods in retaliation for the Trump administration's decision last week to enact new tariffs on $300 billion wo...
04:00, 2019-08-06

Germany eases curbs on shooting wolves, in nod to farmers Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to loosen tight restrictions on shooting wolves to help tackle the growing threat they pose to livestock after a year-long row within Chancellor Angela Merkel's c...
22:51, 2019-05-22

US farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on HAYSVILLE, Kansas – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was ille...
20:00, 2019-06-14

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new anthropological study based in the Philippines sugges...
14:32, 2019-05-21

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre farm in Darke County, Ohio, is either under water o...
04:34, 2019-07-05

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere....
07:51, 2019-06-13

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp....
15:51, 2019-06-14

France asks EU for early farm aid to help drought-hit farmers France will ask the European Commission to bring forward the payment of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) of subsidies to help farmers cope with a hot spell that hurt crops and pasture, with more damage...
14:17, 2019-07-22

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all states and union territories to roll out the programme....
13:34, 2019-06-14

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cannot be sold....
15:34, 2019-05-25

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farmers may make it out of the summer ok, but others co...
08:00, 2019-06-12

Trump lifts curbs on E15 gasoline to help farmers, angering Big Oil The Trump administration on Friday lifted restrictions on the sale of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, keeping a campaign promise to farmers suffering from the trade war with China but drawing a leg...
18:34, 2019-05-31

Goa Floods Affect 6,000 Farmers, 1,928 Hectares Land: Minister Heavy monsoons and flooding in Goa have affected the livelihoods of over 6,000 farmers in the state and the consequent losses have been pegged at around Rs 8.92 crore, Deputy Chief Minister......
15:17, 2019-08-20

How eminent domain is blighting farmers in path of gas pipeline Compulsory purchase – or the threat of it – of property on the route of a pipeline for fracked natural gas has left a slew of grievances and lawsuits in West Virginia and VirginiaIn July 2015, Neal La...
09:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. Farmers See More Trouble in Fresh Mexico Tariff Threat Farm groups warned the White House against proposed new tariffs on Mexico, predicting they could trigger retaliatory trade actions from Mexico and again impede exports to one of the top markets for U....
01:00, 2019-06-01

President tweets American farmers ‘starting to do great again’ — except they’re not Before the trade war even began, farmers and ranchers struggled with falling farm income and commodity prices, rising debt, floods and rain that reduced spring planting....
18:17, 2019-07-24

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, for coffee, the growers' federation said...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Yogi Adityanath Assures Farmers Of Right Price Of Their Produce Acknowledging farmers' contribution in achieving country's self-sufficiency in food grains, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday sought to assure peasants that they would get the right....
06:17, 2019-06-10

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its Bollgard II RR Flex genetically modified cotton se...
00:00, 2019-07-12

U.S. to pay $15 minimum per acre to farmers hurt by China trade war The U.S. government will pay a minimum of $15 per acre to farmers hurt by President Donald Trump's trade war with China under an aid package to be unveiled before the end of the week, Agriculture Secr...
08:17, 2019-07-24

NSW farmers granted amnesty for illegal land-clearing Environment movement accuses the Berejiklian government of caving in to big agribusiness over the amnestyNew South Wales farmers who cleared land illegally under the old Native Vegetation Act have bee...
08:17, 2019-08-01

Uneven US free trade deal would 'betray' UK farmers Farmers have given a stark warning that any uneven free trade agreement between the UK and US would amount to "a betrayal" of British farmers and consumers....
19:51, 2019-06-03

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Southern Alberta farmers harvest wheat for charity Southern Alberta farmers are once again working together to battle world hunger by doing what they do best. The Taber and District Foodgrains Project is ready for harvest....
08:51, 2019-08-21

Food after oil: how urban farmers are preparing us for a self-sufficient future Bristol is at the head of a food phenomenon that is helping residents better connect with their cities and each otherIf you travel by train into Bristol from north of the city, there is a point two mi...
17:17, 2019-08-18

The ‘Pocket-Sized Monster’ Terrifying Farmers the World Over The fall armyworm is hungry, on the move and scaring farmers the world over. The crop-devouring pest has spread from the Americas to Africa and Asia, gorging on rice, corn, vegetables, cotton and more...
01:51, 2019-06-03

Aid to make up for Trump trade wars mostly going to largest farmers More than half of the $8.4 billion in aid the U.S. Agriculture Department has given out to compensate for disruptions caused by President Trump's trade wars, about $4.5 billion, has gone to the larges...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Indonesia, affected farmers in Ethiopia, victims' rela...
02:17, 2019-07-12

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's controversial migrant farmworker program....
10:34, 2019-07-19

| 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

Rajasthan Budget: Rs 1,000 Crore Farmers' Welfare Fund Announced Rajasthan Budget: From farming, irrigation, renewable energy and health sectors, the budget presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot came with many offerings for the people of the state....
14:00, 2019-07-10

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminished harvest this fall—and the possibility of still-...
22:17, 2019-07-11

Trump promises more aid for farmers in 2020 'if necessary' as China trade war drags on The Trump administration has already given out billions of dollars in subsidies to farmers threatened by America's tit-for-tat tariffs with China, and in May unveiled an additional $16 billion tr...
21:00, 2019-08-06

China's decision to cease agricultural imports rocks U.S. farmers China's announcement this week that it will cease importing agricultural products from the United States sent shock waves through America's battered farming sector....
05:34, 2019-08-09

Trump vows to help farmers as China halts U.S. agricultural purchases U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to protect American farmers against China by signaling to provide further aid if needed, a day after Chinese firms stopped agricultural purchases and Beiji...
21:00, 2019-08-06

Farmers call for national strategy on climate change and agriculture IPCC report finds reduction in global heating requires transformation of food production and land managementClimate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCCAn Australian farming g...
13:00, 2019-08-08

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down weather goes to two extremes....
21:34, 2019-07-13

Trump tariff tweets thicken fog of trade war for farmers and retailers The trade war that President Trump is waging with China was burden enough for the Midwest farmers who helped put him in the White House, forcing some to have awkward conversations with lenders and oth...
06:34, 2019-08-11

Minnesota Farmers Let Agriculture Secretary Know They Are Not Happy With Trump’s Trade War Farmers’ discontent over President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China erupted into the open Wednesday as his agriculture secretary was confronted at a fair in rural Minnesota. ...
21:34, 2019-08-08

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers....
21:51, 2019-08-05

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily ...
23:34, 2019-06-12

U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China's hog crisis It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars ...
10:17, 2019-07-23

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the ...
10:00, 2019-06-05

Farmers and ranchers caught in the middle of Trump’s trade wars The past few years have been trying times for America’s farmers and ranchers. As President Trump’s trade war with China drags on with no end in sight, the outlook for the American agricultural sector,...
04:51, 2019-08-20

Targeted insurance offers French farmers some drought relief Hundreds of French farmers who signed up for specialist policies aimed at insuring against freak weather are getting swift payouts which could help them recover from heatwaves and prolonged droughts t...
19:17, 2019-08-01

Farmers on Drenched Land Confront Tough Choice on Planting Millions of farm acres are set to go unplanted with corn this spring as persistent wet weather leaves U.S. farmers facing an agonizing choice: whether or not to risk trying to raise a crop....
16:34, 2019-06-05

Stocks to Watch: UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, and More Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, Walmart, and LSC Communications....
21:01, 2019-06-21

Soggy fields leave Midwestern farmers with few good answers Between the country's trade dispute with China and the seemingly endless storms that have drenched the central U.S., Iowa farmer Robb Ewoldt has had plenty of time to think about whether it's too late...
06:17, 2019-05-31

U.S. manufacturers, farmers fret over Trump's Mexico tariff plan Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, to back down from threats to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, in a dispute over migration that could cre...
19:34, 2019-05-31

Rights group accuses dairy farmers of animal cruelty _ again An animal rights group is leveling a new round of allegations against Pennsylvania dairy farmers who were acquitted of animal cruelty charges nearly a decade ago. A PETA operative gained employment at...
21:34, 2019-06-28

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
20:51, 2019-05-23

Ivorian cocoa farmers welcome rains amid concern over mid-crop Rains remained below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing regions but were more abundant compared to previous weeks, which could boost the April to September mid-crop, farmers said...
20:17, 2019-06-03

Trump offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.        ...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of no return, where the cost of planting outweighs pote...
22:51, 2019-06-18

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the case...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
16:51, 2019-07-23

Columbia's Jeffrey Sachs Proposes Coffee Fund to Help Poor Farmers The world’s coffee farmers are suffering because of low prices, but a fund investing $10 billion a year in helping the poorest improve efficiency and increasing their access to health care and educati...
12:00, 2019-07-11

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online...
18:01, 2019-05-21

China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
08:17, 2019-06-19

RPT-China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
14:00, 2019-06-19

Prince William Broke With Royal Tradition to Ask Sheep Farmers About Brexit The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge broke with longstanding royal tradition to talk about politics when they visited a rural community in England on Tuesday. Members of the royal family don’t ...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Torrential Rain Leaves U.S. Midwest Vegetable Farmers Struggling With No Aid in Sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting ...
06:51, 2019-06-17

Rahul Gandhi Writes To RBI Governor, Seeks Relief For Kerala Farmers Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, urging that the moratorium on repayment of crop loans be extended to December 31 for farmers in Kerala in the wake of floods.....
20:34, 2019-08-14

California sunflower farmers ask visitors to stop trampling fields for selfies ‘Selfie seekers’ are causing ‘noticeable concern and damage’ to several properties, according to sheriff’s departmentFarmers in one California county are asking visitors to stop taking selfies in thei...
20:17, 2019-07-03

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're finding alternatives to the destructive practice....
13:51, 2019-07-04

The Newest Audience for Democrats’ Climate Change Plans: Iowa Farmers As in other years, Democratic presidential candidates hitting the Iowa State Fair this weekend came armed with policy ideas targeted at rural farmers who dominate the state. The difference this time: ...
10:00, 2019-08-13

Kentucky farmers say federally protecting vultures are terrorizing livestock: report Kentucky farmers say they have little recourse against federally-protected vultures, which have increasingly been terrorizing their livestock to death....
07:34, 2019-07-01

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are traveling to Beijing and Washington to plead their case. “F...
15:34, 2019-07-05

Dairy Farmers Are Closing Up Shop. A Rite of Summer That Celebrates Them Lives On. Thousands of people in Wisconsin visit farms each June for a tradition known as the dairy breakfast. In one county where the industry struggles, two families kept the breakfast going....
13:00, 2019-06-21

Crop invaders: China's small farmers struggle to defeat armyworm Yan Wenliu leans on the side of his cart as he prepares to leave his sugarcane field in Southwest China, bewildered by the formidable new pest that has ambushed his crops this year....
22:34, 2019-08-09

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than ...
21:01, 2019-07-09

How Will PM Modi Double Farmers' Income? European Union Asks India At WTO Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO's quarterly agriculture committee meeting......
23:17, 2019-06-17

Centre Asks Odisha To Send List Of Farmers Under PM-Kisan Scheme The Centre has set July 31 as the deadline for Odisha government to send the list of farmers to avail benefits of the PM-Kisan scheme, according to state Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment minister.....
15:17, 2019-06-08

Irish farmers warned not to cut grass, spread fertilizer during Trump’s visit Farmers in the tiny Irish village of Doonbeg have been told to not cut the grass or spread manure-based fertilizer while President Trump is in town. The edict came from the Irish police force Garda Sí...
19:34, 2019-06-05

French farmers dump manure outside office of Macron party lawmaker French farmers protesting against a trade deal with Canada dumped manure overnight outside the office of a lawmaker from President Emmanuel Macron's LREM party, in the latest example of protesters van...
09:17, 2019-08-02

Mississippi farmers suffering after widespread flooding prevents crops from being planted The time to get crops like soy beans, cotton and corn in the ground have come and gone for many farmers in the Mississippi Delta. Months of flooding from record rainfall and backed up waterways, which...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest Tornadoes and worse hit the state’s corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten ‘a very big impact’The sun is finally shining in Indiana and the farming community is frantic. The ...
09:17, 2019-06-07

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports as tensions with China spiked again, the latest salvo in a yearlong trade war...
07:00, 2019-08-02

Thai farmers asked to delay rice planting as drought bites The Thai government has asked farmers to delay planting rice because of drought and the pumping of water from reservoirs for irrigation threatens household supplies, an agriculture ministry official s...
14:17, 2019-07-22

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 candidatesAaron Heley Lehman listened to the rain tap ...
16:17, 2019-05-30

INSIGHT-U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China's hog crisis It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars ...
06:51, 2019-07-23

Presidential hopeful Klobuchar woos rural votes, vows help for farmers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday will propose help for American farmers including looser restrictions on biofuels and student loan forgiveness, the latest effort by a Democratic ca...
20:34, 2019-08-07

Ex-Marine jailed for messages sent to Remain MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remainer politician which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
10:00, 2019-08-09

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
01:34, 2019-06-07

"Looking For Someone To Kill": Man Jailed For Throwing Boy Off Balcony The man who walked into the Mall of America in Minnesota "looking for someone to kill" and then threw a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony was sentenced on Monday to nearly 20 years in prison....
07:17, 2019-06-04

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of millions by using a scheme that involved masterpieces ...
20:17, 2019-07-31

Alcohol bottles might be more dangerous than the alcohol Alcoholic beverages are carefully controlled and their distribution is strictly regulated. Unfortunately, the typically fancy bottles that various spirits, beer and wine come in might be hiding some r...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the damage caused by the trade war with China. Another $1...
22:34, 2019-05-23

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September mid-crop is tailing off, farmers said on Monday....
18:17, 2019-06-17

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
23:34, 2019-06-05

Help African farmers cope with climate change threats, UN food agency urges African farmers need help to cope with the threats of climate change, with national policies that protect them and make them resilient, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has declared, fol...
17:34, 2019-08-06

More rain and sun needed ahead of Ivory Coast main cocoa crop, say farmers Rains were below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions and more sun was needed for the main October-to-March main crop to develop well, farmers said on Monday....
17:34, 2019-07-22

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
19:00, 2019-05-23

Trump praises U.S. economy amid China spat, vows to back farmers U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, saying the United States was "in a very strong position," a day after his administration ratcheted up ...
15:34, 2019-08-06

Trump’s $16 billion farm bailout will make rich farmers richer, report says While the top 1 percent of recipients received on average more than $180,000 each, farmers in the bottom 80 percent on average received less than $5,000....
00:00, 2019-08-02

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of...
16:51, 2019-06-20

Goose lovers, farmers face off at City Hall foie gras ban hearing Dozens of goose boosters rallied at City Hall Tuesday in support of a bill that would ban foie gras — as upstate farmers squawked that they stand to lose the big bucks if the measure passes. Supporter...
01:17, 2019-06-19

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington...
12:51, 2019-07-20

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn and wheat could lose out with the package that coul...
18:51, 2019-05-22

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classif...
05:01, 2019-07-20

Second Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A second man has been sentenced to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral west of Stoc...
15:00, 2019-06-11

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games &...
01:17, 2019-07-05

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
14:01, 2019-05-28

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
08:00, 2019-05-28

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
07:00, 2019-06-14

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mo...
15:00, 2019-08-07

'You deserve everything you get': Neo-Nazi who killed protester jailed A US white supremacist who drove his car at a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of other people, has apologised as he was jailed for life....
22:00, 2019-06-28

Mother and son jailed for murder of runner who used footpath Gary Dean was found dead near Barnsley after long-running feud with Dawson familyA mother and son who murdered a man after pursuing a vendetta against him over his use of a footpath crossing their lan...
16:34, 2019-08-12

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) f...
13:17, 2019-06-11

Man jailed for 15 years for driverless car bomb plot Farhad Salah convicted of planning attack in UK using remote controlled vehicleA man who plotted a terrorist attack involving the use of a bomb inside a remotely controlled vehicle has been jailed for...
14:17, 2019-07-24

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
18:00, 2019-08-09

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of sex life Judge calls Louise Porton ‘evil’ after murders of three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters after they “got in the way” of her sex life has been jailed for lif...
18:00, 2019-08-02

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
15:00, 2019-07-09

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protest...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two ...
20:17, 2019-06-17

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mo...
21:00, 2019-08-07

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an ...
03:34, 2019-06-08

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
17:51, 2019-07-11

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senators.        ...
04:34, 2019-06-28

The Daily 202: Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract Conservatives who purport to support free markets are biting their tongues about the resurgence of central planning and a 1950s-style industrial policy....
19:00, 2019-05-24

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
15:17, 2019-06-06

'Trump is ruining our markets': Struggling farmers lose a huge customer to the trade war — China China's exit piles on to a devastating year for farmers, who've struggled through record flooding and droughts that destroyed crop yields, and trade war escalations that have lowered prices ...
18:00, 2019-08-10

'Not just for white, educated foodies': fewer people are shopping at farmers' markets on food stamps California is rich with agriculture, but the region has seen a decline in low-income residents at outdoor marketsSan Francisco farmers’ markets are overflowing with summer’s plentiful bounty, but many...
14:17, 2019-07-24

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel...
18:34, 2019-05-22

State government-funded managers urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: Speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with Queensland government fundsSupport our independent journalism with a single or recu...
04:34, 2019-08-15

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the trade war with China. President Trump is scheduled ...
22:00, 2019-05-23

Neo-Nazi jailed for killing woman after ploughing car into protesters A SELF-described neo-Nazi who murdered a woman when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally has been sentenced to life in prison....
03:51, 2019-06-29

Reporter once jailed for refusing to disclose source dies PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jim Taricani (teh-ruh-KAH’-nee), an award-winning TV reporter who exposed corruption and served a federal sentence for refusing to disclose a source, has died. He was 69....
20:34, 2019-06-22

Concern for Australian citizen jailed without charge in Vietnam Van Kham Chau, 70, has been held for six months on treason charges and denied a lawyerHuman rights groups and relatives have expressed concern for the wellbeing of a 70-year-old Australian citizen who...
12:17, 2019-07-23

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Mississippi officer accused of murder remains jailed OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police officer charged with murder will remain jailed while prosecutors and defense lawyers negotiate over a bail amount. Oxford Police Officer Matthew Kinne (KIHN&#...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Moped thug who grabbed £11,000 of mobiles in five days is jailed A moped robber who punched victims as he snatched £11,000 worth of mobile phones from pedestrians in just five days has been jailed for nearly four years....
11:51, 2019-05-31

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
02:01, 2019-05-23

Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell? An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug 21....
05:00, 2019-08-15

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
18:17, 2019-06-20

Spain calls on UN to revise report on jailed Catalans Spain's caretaker government is calling on the United Nations to revise an expert panel's conclusion calling for the release of three jailed Catalan officials on trial for pushing for independence in ...
14:34, 2019-05-31

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to Agence France-Presse news agency....
13:17, 2019-06-06

Ugandan Academic Jailed for Insulting President on Facebook Stella Nyanzi, a researcher and activist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for a post including sexually explicit criticism of President Yoweri Museveni....
13:34, 2019-08-03

Man who raped and killed British teen in Goa jailed for 10 years A man convicted of the rape and murder of British teenager Scarlett Keeling in Goa, India, has been sentenced to "10 years of rigorous imprisonment"....
13:00, 2019-07-19

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin...
05:51, 2019-05-29

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
00:34, 2019-07-19

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed after being convicted of sexually abusing 24...
12:51, 2019-06-12

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU el...
19:34, 2019-05-27

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolas Maduro’s government...
04:34, 2019-07-17

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-07-09

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career....
17:00, 2019-07-17

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
12:51, 2019-07-11

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
15:17, 2019-07-04

Sex crimes cop jailed for sex assault on teen whose case he worked A California sex crimes cop has been jailed for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl he was supposed to be helping over a previous attack, according to authorities. Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deput...
20:00, 2019-08-13

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games ...
06:51, 2019-07-05

Caregiver jailed for abusing 101-year-old dementia patient An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, was caught on camera roughly cleaning the elderly wo...
03:51, 2019-06-22

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoin...
14:17, 2019-05-24

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which t...
04:34, 2019-07-20

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
17:51, 2019-05-24

How a jailed banker’s wife spent $20M at Harrods: report The suspiciously rich wife of a jailed Azerbaijani banker managed to blow $20.2 million at upscale London department store Harrods over a decade-long spending spree — including an eye-popping $760,000...
00:17, 2019-05-30

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the ca...
20:51, 2019-06-12

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news...
13:00, 2019-06-10

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neigh...
16:01, 2019-07-19

David Schwimmer lookalike jailed for Blackpool thefts Millions spotted likeness of ‘habitual thief’ Abdulah Husseini, 36, to Ross in FriendsA lookalike of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for nine months for theft and fraud offences.Abdulah ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedro...
00:34, 2019-06-12

Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, farmers said on Monday....
17:51, 2019-07-08

California farmers furious over delayed payments for land seized in high-speed rail push Farmers up and down California’s Central Valley are up in arms over the state seizing their land to build its long-awaited high-speed railway and then failing to pay the hundreds of thousands of dolla...
22:17, 2019-06-14

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. &l...
22:00, 2019-06-14

Far-right teen who branded Prince Harry 'race traitor' jailed A far-right teenager who reportedly branded Prince Harry a "race traitor" and suggested he should be shot after his marriage to Meghan Markle has been jailed in Britain for four years and three months...
00:51, 2019-06-19

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awe...
07:17, 2019-06-18

Indonesian Woman Jailed For Reporting Harassment From Boss, Pardoned Indonesia's parliament approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage victims of....
10:51, 2019-07-25

Applause as Indonesia pardons woman jailed after reporting harassment Indonesia's parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage...
10:00, 2019-07-25

Kremlin critic Navalny jailed for 30 days for calling protest Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was jailed for 30 days on Wednesday, his spokeswoman said, ahead of a march he planned to lead in Moscow in protest at the exclusion of several opposition-minded candidat...
23:01, 2019-07-24

US Woman Jailed For Killing 3-Year-Old Daughter To "Remove Demons" A California woman has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for killing her three-year-old daughter, who was left in a hot car for nearly 10 hours to cleanse her of demons, officials said....
05:17, 2019-07-25

Teenager who called UK's Prince Harry 'race traitor' is jailed A teenage neo-Nazi who called for Britain's Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should be shot was jailed for more than four years on T...
16:34, 2019-06-18

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an appeal court in Hungary has delivered the final ruli...
11:17, 2019-06-20

Press freedom group traveled to Saudi over jailed reporters Reporters Without Borders says it has taken an unprecedented mission to Saudi Arabia to advocate for the release of 30 jailed journalists in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi writer and critic Jam...
16:51, 2019-07-10

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mus...
21:34, 2019-07-22

Ex-butler to Queen Elizabeth II jailed for sexually assaulting young boy A former butler to Queen Elizabeth II has been jailed for sexually assaulting a young boy. Andrew Lightwood, 57 — who worked for the UK’s royal household at Buckingham Palace for six years — exp...
19:51, 2019-07-05

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty....
14:17, 2019-07-08

Driver who transported missile that downed MH17 flight jailed Ukrainian security services have confirmed the driver of a truck that transported the missile which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been in jail since 2017....
23:34, 2019-07-17

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the co...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozen...
21:34, 2019-07-15

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes between police and his supporters in London....
16:34, 2019-07-11

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
18:34, 2019-07-11

Jailed financier Epstein seeks release under house arrest American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest as he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls....
20:34, 2019-07-11

Financier Jeffrey Epstein To Remain Jailed Until Sex Trafficking Trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a US judge ruled on Thursday....
07:17, 2019-07-19

Swedish Prosecutors Want A$AP Rocky Jailed Even Longer – Despite Mounting Pressure From the U.S. (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky should be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm, a prosecutor ...
14:17, 2019-07-19

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Frenchman jailed for 5 years for Brussels airport diamond heist Marc Bertoldi has been found guilty in "one of the biggest" diamond heists in Belgium. In 2013, a team of armed men disguised as police officers stole diamonds worth €37 million from a plane about to ...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Husband of aid worker jailed in Iran says his wife is being used as ‘bargaining chip’ Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zagha...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister’s slaying CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a street fight will remain jailed until her trial on aggravated manslaughter charges. A state judge issued...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed ...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 7...
01:00, 2019-07-04

Johnson rejects any responsibility for plight of Briton jailed in Iran Boris Johnson has told Sky News he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran on spying charges, but he has rejected any responsibility fo...
15:34, 2019-06-30

President Trump will 'personally vouch' for jailed rapper Rocky A$AP U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he spoke to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the detainment of rapper A$AP Rocky in Lofven's country....
20:00, 2019-07-20

Jailed in Egypt, American limo driver attempts suicide Khaled Hassan of New York was allegedly tortured and raped after being unfairly imprisoned by Egypt more than a year ago, human rights activists said....
00:34, 2019-08-10

Pak Judge Who Jailed Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Sacked Over Blackmail Claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
19:01, 2019-07-12

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S....
09:51, 2019-06-08

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Exclusive: The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door....
13:17, 2019-06-11

1 teen dead, 1 jailed after clash over video game controller LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say one teen has been accused of killing another after they argued about a video game controller. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jesse Ham...
20:51, 2019-06-12

The Latest: Egyptian officials examine jailed Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s death during a court hearing (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Egypt’s chief prosecutor says authorities are examining the ...
20:17, 2019-06-17

Spain told by U.N. body to free jailed Catalan separatists Spain must release three jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied bail while facing trial for their role in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017, a United Nations expert group will say in ...
18:51, 2019-05-29

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers i...
23:00, 2019-06-17

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them to Poland....
10:51, 2019-05-28

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say this is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
02:51, 2019-06-07

Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament Spain's Supreme Court has denied a request by a Catalan separatist leader to leave jail so he can become a European Parliament member after being elected last month....
14:00, 2019-06-14

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
11:17, 2019-06-03

Mother jailed in death of baby she drunkenly fell asleep on A woman in Wales has been arrested and jailed in the 2017 death of her four-week-old baby, who she’d accidentally fallen asleep on after a night of drinking. “It is a mother’s respon...
08:17, 2019-06-09

Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America Rural America encompasses 19% of the United States’ population, generates 99% of its wind energy and cultivates the overwhelming majority of its agriculture. Yet, people who live in rural commun...
20:00, 2019-08-07

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police Department arrested 30-year-old David Dexter and 28-y...
07:34, 2019-07-02

Mexican steel exec jailed in Spain, faces extradition ruling A Spanish judge has sent the head of Mexico’s biggest steelmaker to jail while authorities decide on his extradition to Mexico, where he’s wanted for corruption-related preliminary charges...
16:01, 2019-05-29

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker ends hunger strike, husband says Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended a hunger strike in Tehran designed to push for her release, her husband told the BBC on Saturday....
12:34, 2019-06-29

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
04:51, 2019-07-05

Moped bandit who mugged four people for their watches in 20 minutes is jailed for nine years A violent moped bandit who mugged four people for their expensive watches in just 20 minutes while riding around central London has been jailed for nine years....
13:34, 2019-05-30

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday blocked Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras from leaving jail to collect his credentials for the European Parliament, to which he was elected on May 26....
15:51, 2019-06-14

Jailed Saudi feminist refuses to deny torture to secure release Loujain al-Hathloul will not retract electric shock and sexual assault claims, family saysThe prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release ...
08:34, 2019-08-14

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, tw...
06:17, 2019-05-27

Activist Jailed In Bhima Koregaon Case Gets Bail For Father's Death he Bombay High Court on Thursday allowed activist Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested for alleged Maoist links, to visit her family in Bengaluru to attend post-funeral rituals following her father's death....
21:34, 2019-08-08

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was reve...
04:34, 2019-06-18

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the Europea...
20:17, 2019-06-14

British sailor jailed in US for killing wife on honeymoon boat trip Lewis Bennett jailed for eight years for Isabella Hellmann’s involuntary manslaughterA newlywed British-Australian sailor whose wife died after their yacht sank off the coast of Cuba during a honeymoo...
11:17, 2019-05-29

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed succession bid....
19:17, 2019-06-14

Putin: Fate of captured Ukrainian sailors must be tied to jailed Russians President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the fate of 24 Ukrainian sailors held in Russia since last year must be linked to the release of Russian citizens held in Ukraine whom Moscow wants to se...
14:00, 2019-06-20

Free Journalist Jailed For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court Journalist Prashant Kanojia's arrest by the Uttar Pradesh police for "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath "is not murder", the Supreme Court said today, ordering his release....
08:34, 2019-06-11

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
19:34, 2019-06-06

Brazil reels at claims judge who jailed Lula collaborated with prosecutors Leaked cellphone chats published by the Intercept suggest Sérgio Moro, now justice minister, steered case against ex-presidentBrazil has been rocked by allegations that a prominent judge repeatedly co...
05:17, 2019-06-11

El Salvador rape victim jailed for murder after stillbirth faces retrial Pro-choice activists say Evelyn Beatríz Hernández’s case will be important in determining the stance of the country’s new leader A teenage rape victim in El Salvador who was convicted for murdering he...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Teen neo-Nazi jailed for threatening ‘race traitor’ Prince Harry A teenage neo-Nazi who suggested Prince Harry should be shot as a “race traitor” for marrying Meghan Markle was jailed for more than four years on Tuesday. British university student Micha...
21:00, 2019-06-18

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describin...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Man jailed in connection to brothers who vanished on business trip faces new charges The Missouri man jailed in connection to the disappearance of two men who visited his family farm on business is facing new charges out of Kansas, according to a report. Garland “Joey” Nelson, 25, was...
07:17, 2019-08-21

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
17:34, 2019-07-10

Mueller report witness to remain jailed on child porn charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to remain jailed while he awaits trial on a charge of transporting child pornography. U...
22:34, 2019-06-07

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker moved to hospital psychiatric ward Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
04:51, 2019-07-17

28 Relatives Jailed For Murder, Madhya Pradesh Congress Ally Protests A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator has lodged a protest against the Congress government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly after 28 members of her family were jailed in connection with the murder of a...
21:17, 2019-07-12

U.S. Embassy Concerned About ‘Deteriorated’ Condition of American Citizen Jailed in Russia (MOSCOW) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says the condition of an American man held on spying charges in Russia has worsened. The Embassy said on Twitter Monday that Russian authorities had rejecte...
20:17, 2019-07-01

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said ...
06:51, 2019-07-12

U.S. says hopes release of Lebanese man by Iran is positive signs for jailed Americans The United States on Tuesday applauded the release of Lebanese detainee Nizar Zakka, who has U.S. residency, by Iran as a "great day" for him and his family and said it hoped the move was a positive s...
19:17, 2019-06-11