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China to restrict visas for Americans linked to certain groups: report

The Chinese government plans to restrict visas for some Americans, specifically those employed by the U.S. intelligence community and certain human r...

China to restrict visas for Americans linked to certain groups: report

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U.S. to Restrict Visas for Chinese Officials Linked to Abuse of Muslim Minorities The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials linked to the abuse of Muslim minority groups in China’s Xinjiang region, where as many as a million people are detained in camps....
06:00, 2019-10-09

China plans to restrict visas for U.S. visitors with 'anti-China' links China is planning tighter visa restrictions for U.S. nationals with ties to anti-China groups, people with knowledge of the proposed curbs said, following similar U.S. restrictions on Chinese national...
04:00, 2019-10-10

Beijing plans to restrict visas for US visitors with 'anti-China' links The Chinese rules would mandate the drafting of a list of U.S. military and CIA-linked institutions and rights groups, and the addition of their employees to a visa blacklist, according to sources, wh...
13:34, 2019-10-10

China restricting visas for ‘anti-China’ US visitors China’s Ministry of Public Security has for months been working on rules to limit the ability of anyone employed, or sponsored, by US intelligence services and human rights groups to travel to China....
18:00, 2019-10-09

US Tells India It Is Considering Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters,......
21:34, 2019-06-19

China may restrict tech access in spiraling trade war with US The People's Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will build a strong firewall to strengthen the nation's ability to innovate and to accelerate the development of key technologies....
22:00, 2019-06-09

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade disp...
23:17, 2019-06-09

China may restrict tech access in spiraling US trade dispute BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the government will create a system to protect China’s technology as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spirali...
10:34, 2019-06-09

China may restrict access to its technology as US trade dispute escalates China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the US restricts the access of Chinese companies to American tech amid a spiralling trade dispute....
11:34, 2019-06-09

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
21:51, 2019-06-09

United States Tells India It is Mulling Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The plan to restrict the popular H-1B visa programme, under which skilled foreign workers are brought to the United States each year, comes days ahead of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to.....
10:17, 2019-06-20

US restricts China officials' visas over treatment of Xinjiang minorities The US is increasing pressure on China over the situation in Xinjiang province. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced restrictions on visas for Chinese officials to "complement" 28 blacklisted Chin...
10:34, 2019-10-09

China to stop issuing visas for mainlanders to travel to Taiwan, as tensions mount Tensions between Beijing and Taipei have been mounting from their usual simmer to more of a boil ahead of presidential elections in Taiwan next year. Both sides conducted military drills this week....
19:00, 2019-07-31

Olympics: U.S. groups investigated on handling of sex-abuse claims - report The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agencies were conducting a widespread investigation int...
12:17, 2019-09-14

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report surveying 198 countries....
20:00, 2019-07-16

Army To Roll Out Integrated Battle Groups Along Border With Pak: Report The Indian Army is planning to raise Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the borders with Pakistan that will help it carry out swift strikes in case of war, sources said....
21:34, 2019-06-19

Large Groups Investing To Expand Ethanol Capacity In Brazil: Report Large companies operating in the sugar and ethanol sector in Brazil are investing to expand capacity to produce the biofuel, due to the continuing strong local demand and low global sugar prices, said...
19:17, 2019-09-18

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that are based on racism, hate and ... well, it would b...
18:34, 2019-06-15

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data pub...
09:51, 2019-09-19

Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, reportedly bid for NMC Health stake Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun, have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 billion, four sources familiar with the deal said....
13:17, 2019-08-22

5 rights groups urge UN chief to condemn China over Muslims Five human rights organizations are urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to condemn the Chinese government’s detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region and call for the ...
01:51, 2019-09-18

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platform...
22:51, 2019-05-22

New Power Projects May Get Investment-Linked Deductions In Budget: Report The power sector, which got a 10-year tax holiday till March 31, 2017, under the provision of an earlier Section 80-IA (profit linked incentive), was not included under the investment-linked tax......
23:51, 2019-06-17

Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in U.N. report Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator ...
02:34, 2019-06-20

U.S business groups urge Trump to postpone further China tariff hike Over 160 business groups on Wednesday appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter to postpone all tariff hikes on Chinese imports scheduled this year, warning that it could hit shoppers with h...
22:00, 2019-08-28

The Mueller Report will be read in its entirety over 24 hours in New York this weekend in an event organized by local theater groups Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A reading of all 448-pages of the Mueller Report is taking place in Queens, New York on Saturday and Sunday. Beginning on Saturday evening, volunteers will read from the...
07:51, 2019-06-02

Americans Love Their Trash and Hate to Recycle, Report Finds The world has a trash problem, and a new report out Tuesday reminds us just how much Americans contribute. Turns out that while we create the most waste in the world, we’re one of the worst countries ...
05:51, 2019-07-04

Are Americans benefiting from the strong economy? A Fed report raises questions Almost 4 in 10 people wouldn't be able to cover a $400 emergency, according to the Federal Reserve report that lays out the everyday concerns that worry U.S. households....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Even Americans who report financial improvement under Trump are split on voting for him Trump and his supporters claim that the health of the economy will spur support for his candidacy. The Quinnipiac poll suggests that this may be overly optimistic....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Australian police arrest 3 men over alleged ISIS-linked plot: report Police say three men have been arrested over an alleged Islamic State group-inspired plot to attack several Sydney targets, including police and defense buildings, courts, churches and diplomatic miss...
10:17, 2019-07-02

Business groups slam China tariff hikes and call for end to trade war escalation The business community slammed the White House's announcement Friday that it was hiking tariffs on Chinese goods. Trade associations said the continuing escalation of the U.S.-China trade war was bene...
20:17, 2019-08-24

Millions of Americans’ private medical images are available online, report finds Medical images and health data belonging to millions of Americans — including X-rays and CT scans — are unprotected online and able to be seen by anyone with basic computer expertise, a sc...
20:51, 2019-09-18

Most Americans believe politicians’ heated rhetoric can lead to violence, report finds 78% of Americans say aggressive language from elected officials makes violence against targeted groups more likelyA majority of Americans believe that heated or aggressive rhetoric from politicians ca...
17:51, 2019-06-19

Poor and middle-class Americans are much less likely to survive into their 70s than the wealthy, federal report says The report was commissioned by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) after he met with people from McDowell County, W.Va., where the life expectancy is 64 years, according to the senator’s aides....
13:34, 2019-09-09

Bank accounts linked to Russian opposition leader Navalny frozen: report Russian authorities on Thursday froze hundreds of bank accounts linked to embattled opposition leader Alexi Navalny in what his supporters say was a trumped-up effort to crack down on his political mo...
09:34, 2019-08-09

Seth Rich Conspiracy Spread by Fox News Linked to Russian Intelligence: Report A stunning report published Tuesday by Yahoo News identifies a Russian intelligence service as the origin of a conspiracy theory connecting the unsolved murder of former Democratic National Committee ...
20:34, 2019-07-09

Business groups warn new Trump China tariffs threat hurts ability to plan President Trump’s threat to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods has hurt businesses' ability to plan, trade groups say, even though the tariffs are at least four weeks away and trade ta...
10:17, 2019-08-03

More Americans care about July 4th than US-China drama The whole country will be anxiously monitoring US trade talks with China this weekend as President Trump meets with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan. Americans will be g...
21:51, 2019-06-27

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Sol Wisenberg on Robert Mueller hearing: Dems think Americans 'are stupid' and need the report explained to them Sol Wisenberg said Tuesday that Democrats "think the American people are stupid" and that many ignored former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election interference. ...
19:01, 2019-07-09

Bloody knife possibly linked to Jennifer Dulos case traded for crack: report A Hartford man claims he found a knife and bloody pillow near trash cans where evidence in the Jennifer Dulos case was recovered — but traded the weapon for a $5 piece of crack, according to a new rep...
19:34, 2019-08-03

Ex-Ukraine prosecutor claims he was told to back off Biden-linked firm probe: report Ukraine’s former top prosecutor told Rudy Giuliani earlier this year that he was indeed asked to back off any probe of a natural gas company linked to Joe Biden’s son, according to a copy ...
07:34, 2019-10-03

Climate Change is Already Killing Americans and Costing Billions in Medical Bills, Report Finds Climate change will make our lives worse in the years to come, but a new report out this week highlights the stark costs people are already paying in the U.S. In 2012 alone, it found 10 major climate-...
02:17, 2019-09-19

Tammy Bruce: Celebrity vid on Mueller report 'insults' Americans, shows 'pathological fixation' with Trump A video featuring actors Martin Sheen, Robert De Niro and George Takei demanding the public read the full Mueller report is insulting to the American people, according to Tammy Bruce....
03:51, 2019-06-22

China Threatens Sanctions On US Firms Linked To Taiwan Warplanes Sale China on Wednesday blasted a planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction US firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter jets....
18:17, 2019-08-21

China’s two-child policy linked to 5 million extra babies in 18 months A Chinese government policy allowing all couples to have two children led to an additional 5.4 million births in the first 18 months after it took effect...
06:17, 2019-08-22

Japanese stocks up sharply, China-linked shares climb on trade optimism Japanese stocks rallied on Friday on signs the United States and China might resume full-scale negotiations ahead of an approaching deadline for additional U.S. tariffs....
12:34, 2019-08-30

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters.       ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

One measure shows Americans have paid an extra $34 billion in tariffs since the start of the trade war with China Scott Olson/Getty Images Americans shelled out tens of billions of dollars in tariffs over the past year and a half. Businesses and consumers in the US have paid an additional $34 billion in tariffs...
20:34, 2019-10-09

'Credible evidence' Saudi Crown Prince linked to murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, UN report finds A UN expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has found 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the killing, according to a report....
18:51, 2019-06-19

YouTube may restrict kids' videos to its dedicated app YouTube's handling of kids videos has been problematic, to put it mildly, and the company is apparently looking into major changes in policy to prevent further incidents. Wall Street Journal sou...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Uber will restrict NYC drivers' access to app due to new regulations Uber drivers in NYC may find themselves unable to access the app during lull periods. According to Reuters, the ridesharing giant will start locking drivers out of its app at times and in areas with l...
09:51, 2019-09-17

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligenc...
22:34, 2019-07-08

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a...
23:17, 2019-07-22

Ex-prisoners sue over Republican bid to restrict voting rights Critics say Florida law that requires former felons to clear financial hurdles before they can vote is unconstitutionalA group of former prisoners in Florida are suing over what they call an attempt b...
18:34, 2019-10-08

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of ab...
00:34, 2019-06-08

Law passed to restrict foreign film production in Tanzania Foreign companies filming in Tanzania must give the government the right to vet raw footage and let the country use the movie in promotional material, according to a bill passed by parliament on Thurs...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors Juul Labs, the e-cigarette behemoth partially owned by Altria, has today announced a new POS age-verification system that it will require all Juul retailers to comply with by May 2021. The Retail Acce...
19:00, 2019-08-29

California Gov. Gavin Newsom OKs rules to restrict 'anti-vax' waivers Despite impassioned protests outside the statehouse, California Gov. Gavin Newsom authorized new rules late Monday that place limits on who can go without vaccinations....
20:00, 2019-09-10

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature - The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to make voice calls over the internet, The Information...
04:00, 2019-08-07

India capital to temporarily restrict cars to curb pollution Indian authorities have announced a plan to restrict the movement of private cars in the capital for nearly two weeks after a major Hindu festival that features fireworks that cloak the area with toxi...
13:34, 2019-09-13

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
01:34, 2019-07-25

Japan to restrict foreign students after school lost track of 1,600 The Japanese government said Tuesday it's imposing new restrictions for foreign students, after it lost track of more than 1,600 who were in the country to study....
22:51, 2019-06-11

Booker introduces bill to restrict use of census citizenship question The Trump administration is pressing forward with its effort to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, but Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is hoping to pass legislation that would limit its usef...
19:34, 2019-07-10

House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes The Democratic-controlled House voted Friday to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy, including a bipartisan proposal to limit President Donald Trump's authority to make war against Iran....
20:34, 2019-07-12

Calls to restrict cruise ships in Venice follow canal crash MILAN (AP) — Cruise industry officials have long insisted ship accidents wouldn’t happen in Venice’s busy Giudecca Canal. They said guiding tugboats and technology would ensure safety. The...
20:17, 2019-06-03

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be considered offensive. In theory, it will give user...
22:17, 2019-07-08

EU restricts visas for non-cooperation on migration Citizens from third countries that do not take back rejected asylum seekers may find it more difficult to obtain visas for the EU. Conversely, full cooperation could reap extra rewards....
18:17, 2019-06-06

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

The Latest: Top Iranian officials get US visas for UN event Iran says says its president and foreign minister have received US visas from the United States for next week’s U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York...
02:17, 2019-09-20

UK students stripped of visas over cheating accusations Around 34,000 international students were plunged into illegality after being accused of cheating on an English language test. Some gave up and returned to their home countries. Others found themselve...
23:34, 2019-06-12

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas and Ohio last weekend and killed more than 30 peop...
05:00, 2019-08-07

US OKs visas for Iranian officials to attend UN General Assembly The US has granted permission for top Iranian officials to enter the country for next week’s UN General Assembly, according to a report Thursday. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Foreig...
00:17, 2019-09-20

At Least 100 Bahamians Forced Off Boat Headed to U.S. Because They Didn’t Have Visas Adding to what is undoubtedly a deeply traumatic experience—losing one’s home and upending any sense of safety and normalcy—many evacuated Bahamians bound for Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Dor...
23:00, 2019-09-09

Peru begins requesting passports and visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country....
21:34, 2019-06-15

Indians Got 67-72% Of Total US H1-B Visas In 5 Years: Foreign Ministry Indian nationals have received between 67 and 72 per cent of the total H-1B visas issued by the US in last five years, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
22:34, 2019-07-17

Plan To End Work Permit For H-4 Visas Yet To Be Finalised: US Official The Trump administration's decision to rescind work authorisation for H-4 visa holders, a large number of whom are the spouses of high-skilled Indian IT professionals, is yet to get a final shape as.....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Portugal says Iranian visas suspended for consulate upgrade Portugal stopped issuing entry visas for Iranian nationals while it upgrades security at its consulate in Tehran, not because of political issues or any security threats, the Portuguese foreign minist...
13:00, 2019-07-17

The Trump Administration Is Screwing Poor Mexicans Out of Visas While the Trump administration’s “public charge” regulation changes are still days away from being finalized, Politico reports that the State Department has denied thousands of visa applicants essenti...
23:00, 2019-08-07

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and Moscow....
04:01, 2019-07-18

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Spike In Request For Evidences For H-1B Visas US lawmakers and experts have expressed concern over the US immigration agency's increasing demand for "irrelevant" or previously furnished information to adjudicate an H-1B application, causing delay...
13:51, 2019-07-18

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru’s northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country...
02:01, 2019-06-16

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change that will put the brakes on migration....
07:00, 2019-08-02

Russia denies visas to two U.S. senators, amid G7 tensions Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said Russia refused to grant them visas for a visit to Moscow next week, amid disagreement within Washington and among U.S. allies over whether the country shou...
22:34, 2019-08-27

Oxford professor’s children refused visas to join her in UK US family split as Home Office makes it increasingly difficult for overseas academics to work in UK universitiesAmber Murrey, an American academic, was “ecstatic” about being appointed associate profe...
14:34, 2019-10-01

Saudi Arabia offers foreign tourists visas for first time Saudi Arabia is finally opening its doors to foreign tourists as part of economic and social reforms. Skeptics don't see many wanting to visit an ultra-conservative country with a bad image in the Wes...
03:51, 2019-09-28

Russia vows 'tough response' for U.S. denying visas to U.N. delegation Russia's Foreign Ministry criticized the United States for denying visas to 10 members of Russia's delegation who were trying to attend the United Nations General Assembly....
09:17, 2019-09-25

Trump Ties Visas to Ability to Pay Health-Care Costs The White House issued a presidential proclamation requiring many future immigrant visa applicants to show they can afford health care, a move that could make it harder for poor migrants to enter the ...
09:00, 2019-10-06

Russia denies visas to teachers at Anglo-American school Staff say decision is ‘blowback’ as a result of worsening relations with USRussia has denied visas to teachers of the Anglo-American school in Moscow, in a move described by one teacher as “blowback” ...
22:17, 2019-07-17

"El Chapo" mother, sisters get US visas to visit drug lord The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City has granted the mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman a visa so she can visit her son in prison....
21:00, 2019-06-01

United States Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visas: State Department There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per centof them go to Indians....
10:00, 2019-06-21

Immigrants will be denied visas if they can’t pay for health care under new Trump rule Hundreds of illegal immigrants line up in New York in 2001 to apply for green cards before having to leave the country. (Spencer Platt / Getty Images file) President Donald Trump announced Friday that...
12:34, 2019-10-06

Mike Pompeo To Assure India US Is Not Planning To Slash H-1B Visas US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will assure India on a visit next week that the United States is not planning to slash visas commonly used by technology workers, an official said on Friday....
22:34, 2019-06-21

“El Chapo” mother, sisters get US visas to visit drug lord MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City has granted the mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman a visa so she can visit her son in prison. Consuelo Loera said...
20:17, 2019-06-01

China says laser report ‘not consistent with the facts’ BEIJING (AP) — China’s defense ministry says a report that Australian navy helicopter pilots were targeted with lasers, apparently coming from Chinese fishing boats, was “not consistent wi...
16:01, 2019-05-30

Report: NBA veteran Stephenson to play in China Well-traveled NBA veteran Lance Stephenson reportedly has agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal with the Liaoning Flying Leopards of the Chinese Basketball Association....
20:51, 2019-08-01

Oil rises after report on possible China talks concessions Oil prices rose early Friday trailing equity gains late Thursday that followed a report about possible concessions ahead in U.S. trade talks with China....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line it had been using for that product in recent years....
20:00, 2019-06-28

US restricts visas for Chinese officials over 'campaign to erase religion' in Xinjiang More than 1 million Uighurs and other minorities detainedMove is seen as victory for Pompeo and Pence over MnuchinThe US has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist party officia...
11:34, 2019-10-09

Woman stole money from immigrants seeking visas, citizenship: prosecutors A California woman posing as an immigration consultant defrauded clients seeking citizenship and visas by pocketing nearly $102,000 in fees without filing any paperwork, authorities said....
23:00, 2019-10-08

Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Visas For Immigrants Without Health Insurance (WASHINGTON) — Immigrants applying for U.S. visas will be denied entry into the country unless they can prove they can afford health care, according to a proclamation signed Friday by President ...
10:34, 2019-10-05

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for...
19:51, 2019-07-10

Saudi Arabia opens tourist visas to U.S., European visa holders Tourist visas for Saudi Arabia are now available online and on arrival to holidaymakers who already hold a visa from the United States, Britain or the EU's Schengen zone, expanding eligibility beyond ...
20:17, 2019-10-13

Trump issues proclamation to deny visas to immigrants who can't pay for health care President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Friday that will bar immigrant visa applicants from entering the United States unless they can prove they will have health insurance or the means to pay...
00:00, 2019-10-06

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
19:00, 2019-09-10

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy, Ron Johnson Denied Russian Entry Visas (HARTFORD, Conn.) — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut says the Russian government has denied him a visa to enter the country. The Democratic member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ...
23:00, 2019-08-27

U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas availabl...
06:51, 2019-08-20

China Warns Tech Giants After US Huawei Ban: Report The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US media reported on Saturday....
15:17, 2019-06-10

Report: China boosts food aid to North Korea China is to increase the volume of food supply to North Korea and is encouraging Chinese tourism to the country following President Xi Jinping's first state visit to Pyongyang, according to a Japanese...
21:51, 2019-08-20

Warriors top online influence charts in China: report Golden State Warriors continue to be the most popular NBA franchise online in China for a third consecutive year, according to annual report on the teams' digital performance....
10:34, 2019-08-29

India's Population To Surpass China "Around 2027": UN Report India, projected to surpass China as the world's most populous country around 2027, is expected to add nearly 273 million people between now and 2050 and will remain the most populated country through...
04:34, 2019-06-18

US, China trade war likely to continue with no new talks planned: report The trade war between the US and China shows no sign of coming to an end anytime soon. Officials in Beijing and Washington are at odds over planning a meeting this month to restart negotiations after ...
03:51, 2019-09-03

China Expels Journalist After Report On Xi Jinping's Family China effectively expelled a Wall Street Journal reporter from the country, one month after the newspaper published a report detailing allegations that a cousin of Chinese leader Xi Jinping was......
06:00, 2019-08-31

Latest China Tariffs Will Cost $831 per Household, Report Says The latest increase in tariffs on Chinese imports is costing the average U.S. household $831 a year through higher prices and reduced economic efficiency, a paper published by the New York Fed said....
03:51, 2019-05-24

Shares in China's Hikvision slump after report of U.S. blacklisting Shenzhen-listed shares in Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd opened 10% lower on Wednesday after reports that the U.S. may blacklist the firm....
04:17, 2019-05-22

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Satu...
11:51, 2019-06-22

Home Office backtracks after refusing to give Afghan women visas for UK talk A trailblazing Afghan woman who climbed her country's highest mountain was initially refused entry to the UK to speak at a Royal Geographical Society event, Sky News can reveal....
12:51, 2019-09-24

Faurecia will stick by 2019 goals despite China slide, report says Faurecia, which is 46.3 percent owned by PSA Group, has pledged to increase operating profit this year while delivering an operating margin of at least 7 percent....
13:51, 2019-07-11

Tesla aims to start China production this month, report says The electric vehicle maker also has started a new phase of construction at its plant in Shanghai to house battery pack production, Reuters reported....
15:00, 2019-10-02

China could overwhelm US military in Asia in hours, Australian report says The US military is no longer the primary force in Asia, and missiles from China's rapidly improving military could overwhelm its bases in hours, according to a new report....
06:51, 2019-08-20

China To Exempt Soybeans, Pork From Added Tariffs On US: Report China said Friday that some high-profile US agricultural products including pork and soybeans will be exempt from added tariffs, ahead of trade talks between Beijing and Washington scheduled for......
00:00, 2019-09-14

Australian helicopters targeted by lasers in South China Sea, report says Australian military helicopters were targeted with lasers during operations in the South China Sea this month, according to an analyst who was aboard the warship from which the aircraft were operating...
06:34, 2019-05-29

China suspends cooperation with France on police affairs, says report Action comes after France gave asylum to wife of jailed former Interpol chief Meng HongweiChina has cut off all cooperation with France on police affairs, after Paris gave asylum to the Chinese wife o...
21:17, 2019-08-03

Australia Pilots Hit By Lasers During South China Sea Flights: Report Australian navy pilots were hit by lasers during flights in the hotly contested South China Sea, the national broadcaster reported Wednesday, with informal Chinese militia vessels believed to be......
06:17, 2019-05-29

Tesla to raise prices in China earlier than planned, report says Price hikes that were originally planned for September will now take place this Friday as U.S.-China trade tensions escalate and the yuan declines, Bloomberg reported....
20:00, 2019-08-26

Popular app TikTok censors videos that China hates: report TikTok — the Chinese-owned video app popular with members of Gen Z — has instructed its moderators to censor any clips that mention Tiananmen Square, Tibetan independence or religious grou...
04:51, 2019-09-26

Report: Trump Admin Considering Ordering All US 5G Gear Be Made Outside of China Donald Trump’s administration is considering issuing requirements that would mandate all 5G telecommunications equipment installed in the U.S. be manufactured outside China, according to a Sunday repo...
06:51, 2019-06-24

Tesla considers raising vehicle prices in China, report says Tesla is mulling price hikes in September amid uncertainty over the yuan, Reuters reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. China allowed the yuan to weaken past the 7-per-dollar level thi...
01:00, 2019-08-09

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar To Visit China Next Month: Report External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is expected travel to China next month to prepare ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in....
22:51, 2019-07-20

Cambodia’s Hun Sen says report of military base deal with China ‘false’ Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen slammed a recent U.S. news report that his government secretly agreed China could build a naval base in his country....
01:00, 2019-07-23

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name Apparently To Evade US Sanctions: Report While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and......
23:34, 2019-08-16

U.S. 'solely to blame' for trade talks collapse, China says in report China blamed the United States for the breakdown of trade negotiations between the two largest economies in the world in a white paper released Sunday....
22:17, 2019-06-02

Huawei to join forces with China Mobile to bid for Brazil's Oi: report Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co is joining forces with China Mobile to potentially enter a dispute to buy struggling Brazilian carrier Oi SA , in an attempt to boost its footp...
17:51, 2019-09-21

Xi Jinping App Allows China Access To 100 Million Users' Phone: Report The Chinese Communist Party appears to have "superuser" access to all the data on more than 100 million cellphones, owing to a back door in a propaganda app that the government has been promoting......
09:51, 2019-10-13

China launches exercises on disputed Paracel Islands, report says China continues to engage in exercises in the South China Sea despite recent protest from ASEAN member states, according to a Vietnamese press report....
05:34, 2019-08-08

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, slash workforce, report says Peugeot parent PSA Group and Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of factory jobs in China and drop two of their four joint assembly plants, Reuters reported, in a last-ditch bi...
06:34, 2019-08-10

In Apparent Reference To PoK, China's New Envoy Appeals To India: Report As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit India later this year for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China has said the two neighbours should not allow any......
13:51, 2019-07-20

Trump administration to deny visas to immigrants without health insurance or means to pay for medical costs Joe Raedle/Getty Images President Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation on Friday, stating that immigrants seeking to live in the US will be denied visas unless they "will be covered by app...
06:34, 2019-10-05

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, wide...
20:34, 2019-06-19

Sri Lanka offers visitors free 1-month visas on arrival to revive tourism after bombings The south Asian country will offer free, one-month visas on arrival to visitors from 50 countries to revive its tourism industry after April bombings.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-31

Instagram is cracking down on online bullying with an AI tool called 'Restrict' Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Sketchy report says Apple will launch an iPhone with in-display Touch ID for China The last time we heard that Apple was working on iPhone models with in-display fingerprint sensors, the iPhone X wasn’t even out. Many rumors said in early 2017 that the iPhone 8, which was what...
02:51, 2019-07-03

CBO report warns of China trade feud, rising federal deficit The Congressional Budget Office warned the Trump administration in a new analysis Wednesday that its tariffs against Chinese imports will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy in the next year....
20:17, 2019-08-21

China, India And Pakistan Increasing Size Of Nuclear Arsenals: Report At the start of 2019, the United States, Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea had a total of some 13,865 nuclear weapons...
11:17, 2019-06-17

China Hacked India, Other Asian Telcos To Spy On Uighur Travellers: Report Hackers working for the Chinese government have broken into telecoms networks to track Uighur travellers in Central and Southeast Asia, two intelligence officials and two security consultants who......
16:17, 2019-09-06

Tariffs pause China's purchases of American soybeans, report says Tariffs have prompted China to halt its new purchases of soybeans from the U.S., according to a Bloomberg report.        ...
22:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. human trafficking report: China, Iran, N. Korea worst offenders U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said human trafficking is a strain on humanity that violates basic human rights and named China, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and Cuba among the worst offend...
21:17, 2019-06-20

Pakistan Received $6.5 Billion Loan From China In July-April: Report For the first time Pakistan has disclosed that it has taken a total debt of $6.5 billion from China in the current financial year, which is equal to 75 per cent of the total foreign loans of $8.6......
16:34, 2019-05-23

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, slash work force, report says Peugeot parent PSA Group and Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of factory jobs in China and drop two of their four joint assembly plants, Reuters reported, in a last-ditch bi...
18:34, 2019-08-13

Apple planning to shift large portion of production outside of China: report Apple sources components from a wide range of suppliers that are spread out across the globe. Manufacturing and assembly, however, is a totally different story with a whopping 90% of total production ...
17:34, 2019-06-19

China Warns India of 'Reverse Sanctions' if Huawei Is Blocked: Report China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in China, Reuters sources said....
09:00, 2019-08-07

Europe's China telecoms gear ban would cost industry $3.5 billion: report Replacing Chinese telecoms equipment would cost European telecom operators about $3.5 billion, a report by industry research firm Strand Consult predicted on Friday, far lower than the figure a lobby ...
16:51, 2019-09-20

Pentagon calls missile test in South China Sea ‘disturbing,’ report says The Pentagon on Tuesday said China’s decision to test-fire missiles in the South China Sea was “disturbing” and a U.S. official told Reuters that multiple anti-ship ballistic missiles employed in the ...
10:17, 2019-07-03

China’s CCTV features Daily Show report on Huawei lead in 5G BEIJING (AP) — China’s latest media broadside in its tariffs war with the U.S. features an unlikely star: Trevor Noah of the Daily Show. A clip from Noah’s “If you don’t know, ...
08:51, 2019-05-27

China's 'Belt And Road' May Keep Paris Climate Goals Out Of Reach: Report Carbon-heavy development in countries part of China's Belt and Road Initiative could render the Paris climate goals unreachable, according to a new analysis on the gargantuan global infrastructure......
13:51, 2019-09-02

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) condu...
19:01, 2019-05-22

GM's partner in China, SAIC, braces for first annual sales drop, report says China deliveries at SAIC General Motors are projected to slide by almost 8 percent to 1.82 million vehicles in 2019 while sales at SAIC's joint venture with VW are expected to fall by about 3 percent ...
20:51, 2019-07-19

AMD Denies Report That It Improperly Shared Sensitive Processor Tech With China Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) denied on Friday the accuracy of a Wall Street Journal report that alleged its joint venture with Chinese companies gave the latter country access to advanced processor te...
08:34, 2019-06-30

Victoria ignored recycling warnings that left it vulnerable to China move – report Auditor general finds Victoria has had no statewide waste policy since 2014, and agencies had not effectively regulated the industryVictorian authorities failed to prevent the state sleepwalking into ...
12:51, 2019-06-08

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report A UK-based organization has documented widespread violence against women in North Korea, claiming that thousands of the communist country's women are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitutio...
14:32, 2019-05-21

China, US Agree At Xi-Trump Meeting To Restart Trade Talks: Report Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump agreed Saturday to re-launch the stalled negotiations to end the bruising trade war, according to the Chinese state media which.....
15:17, 2019-06-29

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
16:51, 2019-08-22

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector followin...
09:00, 2019-05-24

White House Report Card: A- for a good week on Iran, China, immigration This week’s White House Report Card has our grader Jed Babbin giving President Trump an A- for his actions on international policy. And the conservative analyst noted that the two dozen Democratic 202...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Daimler to build Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China, report says Daimler plans to build Mercedes Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture with Beiqi Foton, according to Reuters and two sources familiar with the m...
16:51, 2019-08-22

China's gas demand growth rate to slow in 2019, government report shows China's natural gas consumption growth rate is expected slow to around 10% in 2019, from 17.5% last year, amid easing economic growth and pressure on the country's production, storage and sa...
12:17, 2019-09-02

Apple Contemplates Moving 15 to 30 Percent of Production Capacity Outside of China Over Trade War: Report Apple is exploring a shift of anywhere from 15 percent to 30 percent of its production capacity outside of China to somewhere in Southeast Asia, according to a new report from the Nikkei Asia Review. ...
17:01, 2019-06-19

China issues report blaming US for trade dispute, asserts desire for further talks BEIJING (AP) — China issues report blaming US for trade dispute, asserts desire for further talks. The post China issues report blaming US for trade dispute, asserts desire for further talks appeared ...
05:17, 2019-06-02

Hundreds of shackled, blindfolded prisoners in China purportedly seen in online videos: report Videos purportedly showing hundreds of prisoners in China with their heads shaved and their hands bound behind their back and blindfolds that were posted online earlier this week appears to be authent...
15:51, 2019-09-21

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live s...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Employee at Britain's Hong Kong mission detained in China over prostitution: report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
11:51, 2019-08-22

Australia kept secret a China hack on its parliament to protect trade, report shows The report, which also included input from the Department of Foreign Affairs, recommended keeping the findings secret to avoid disrupting trade relations with Beijing, two of the people said....
06:17, 2019-09-16

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China over prostitution: report An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, the state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday, as Britain said it continued to ...
14:51, 2019-08-22

Shares of Starbucks' China challenger Luckin Coffee fall after first quarterly report since IPO Since Luckin Coffee was founded less than two years ago, it has grown to nearly 3,000 stores and is trying to overtake Starbucks as the number one coffee chain in China....
14:34, 2019-08-14

Daimler to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China, report says Daimler plans to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture with Beiqi Foton, according to Reuters and two sources familiar with the m...
22:51, 2019-08-23

Trump Administration’s New Rule Could Block Visas, Green Cards for Legal Immigrants Who Need Benefits Like Food Stamps Because the Trump administration is made of people like Stephen Miller and those who think like him, on Monday the group of evil white men and complicit white women released a new regulation that woul...
23:00, 2019-08-12

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administr...
04:51, 2019-06-09

British consulate staffer Simon Cheng held in China for soliciting prostitute: report A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in China for “solicitation of prostitution,” according to a state-backed newspaper. The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Wed...
15:17, 2019-08-22

Actor from ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ sequel is stabbed onstage in China: report A well-known Hong Kong actor suffered a deep gash to his abdomen and a hand injury Saturday when a knife-wielding suspect attacked him onstage at a promotional event in China, according to a report....
09:17, 2019-07-21

White House denies report China's Liu He plans to leave Washington on Thursday: CNBC The White House has denied a report from the South China Morning Post that said that Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is planning to leave Washington on Thursday after just one day of minister-level meetin...
04:00, 2019-10-10

Trump report card: Manning the battle stations on China, Iran, Hurricane Dorian This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump manning the Hurricane Dorian battle stations at Camp David after a week that included his return from a tense G-7 in France, a pause in the tr...
02:34, 2019-09-01

UPDATE 1-U.S. lags in export financing arms race fueled by China -EXIM report China provided as much as $130 billion in government export financing support in 2018, dwarfing every other country and fueling a new export lending arms race, the U.S. Export-Import Bank said in a re...
17:51, 2019-06-28

Rocket Report: China discovers grid fins, NASA acknowledges Starship program Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.09 of the Rocket Report! This week, we've got a few highs but more lows—including small-rocket launc...
17:51, 2019-08-02

Wall Street hits session high on China interim trade deal report Wall Street's main indexes hit a session high on Thursday after a report that said President Donald Trump's advisers were considering offering an interim deal to China that would delay or potentially ...
17:00, 2019-09-12

UPDATE 2-Eyeing China, Pentagon sends report on rare earth minerals to Congress The U.S. Defense Department has submitted a report to Congress on rare earth minerals as it looks to reduce American reliance on China, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, amid mounting concern in Washing...
23:17, 2019-05-29

U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims ...
16:17, 2019-05-22

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL....
08:34, 2019-05-24

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its strengths.  ...
17:00, 2019-06-06

White House trade adviser Navarro calls China delisting report 'fake news': CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday dismissed reports that the Trump administration was considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges as "fake news."...
02:34, 2019-10-01

Hope for US-China trade deal? Chinese firms inquire about US agricultural prices, report says, after Trump delays new tariffs A top Chinese official on Thursday told a weekly news briefing that companies in the country have been inquiring about the prices for U.S. soybeans and pork in what could be a positive sign during tra...
13:34, 2019-09-12

Rocket Report: Cause of Vega failure found, China seeks rocket customers Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.14 of the Rocket Report! Not a whole lot of big rocket news this we...
14:51, 2019-09-06

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, where’s China’s biggest rocket? Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.05 of the Rocket Report! Some interesting news this week, including US military interest in a SpinLa...
14:51, 2019-06-28

Trump's trade war on Huawei is damaging China's economy, report suggests A report Monday on Chinese manufacturing suggested that Beijing’s trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage.        ...
23:34, 2019-06-03

Pak-China Bid To Internationalise J&K Broken Piece By Piece At UN: Report The rare closed-door consultations on Kashmir by the UN Security Council ended without any outcome or statement from the powerful 15-nation UN organ, dealing a huge snub to Pakistan and its......
15:34, 2019-08-17

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pursue their cause....
09:17, 2019-08-05

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort to stop a new Missouri law that bans almost all ter...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Beekeeper groups sue EPA over pesticide decision In the latest confrontation between the bee industry and the Trump administration, a group of concerned beekeepers have sued the Environmental Protection Agency over its July decision to expand the us...
22:17, 2019-09-23

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
03:34, 2019-08-18

Petrobras CEO says more than 20 groups interested in buying refineries More than 20 potential bidders are interested in the refineries that Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to sell, the company's chief executive officer said on Tuesday....
22:34, 2019-08-13

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON -Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton OH, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across th...
10:17, 2019-08-21

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protec...
01:00, 2019-08-15

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as society’s decline....
01:34, 2019-06-08

Tuberculosis rates down in most U.S. children, but still high in some groups (Reuters Health) - Over the past decade, the number of children and teens in the U.S diagnosed with tuberculosis has decreased by nearly half, according to a new study....
20:17, 2019-09-03

Both far-right and antifa groups claim victory in Portland PORTLAND, Ore. — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an inc...
04:51, 2019-08-20

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president...
03:34, 2019-06-14

Environmental groups sue over offshore drilling rule changes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups are challenging what they view as the Trump administration’s decision to weaken critical safety rules created after the nation’s worst offshore dril...
23:17, 2019-06-11

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Su...
16:17, 2019-06-05

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collect millions of telephone records. Civil liberties gr...
22:17, 2019-09-06

Facebook Groups Will Soon Lose Their Stories Feature Facebook is shutting down this feature on September 26. Soon, the existing group stories will be deleted and users won't be able to post new stories....
04:51, 2019-09-22

Meet the Sunnyside Cast, One of the Most Diverse Groups on TV Sunnyside, NBC's new comedy co-created by and starring Kal Penn, assembled one of the most diverse casts on television...maybe ever. The new series, named after and set in New York......
02:51, 2019-09-20

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration groups across US Company will match rider donations to Raices, which provides legal aid to immigrantsThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride credits to support immigration groups across the US ...
02:00, 2019-07-02

Climate groups call for SUVs to be banned Climate groups, including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe, called on Monday for sport-utility vehicles to be banned as part of a wider campaign to curb pollution by the auto industry....
20:34, 2019-09-09

New method visualizes groups of neurons as they compute Using a fluorescent probe that lights up when brain cells are electrically active, MIT and Boston University researchers have shown that they can image the activity of many neurons at once, in the bra...
23:34, 2019-10-09

A Mosaic of Groups Competes in Israel’s Election Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
22:51, 2019-09-17

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
05:51, 2019-06-14

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police&...
10:17, 2019-05-25

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
07:51, 2019-08-22

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
10:34, 2019-06-13

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
01:34, 2019-05-25

Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs LOS ALAMOS, NM — Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the US government doesn’t conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for t...
00:51, 2019-09-21

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dropping plans to place tariffs on its goods....
08:17, 2019-06-09

Marginalized groups hit hardest by inequality and stigma in cities Millicent Auma Otieno, a Kenya-based human rights and community activist, campaigns on behalf of women and persons with disabilities who face stigmatization, as a result of cultural and religious beli...
08:00, 2019-08-27

Israeli Vote Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
11:17, 2019-09-17

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum ...
14:17, 2019-07-12

This map connects Russia’s deadly malware to the espionage groups behind them Notorious threat actors like Potao Express, BlackEnergy and Turla account for as many as 79 unique malware families that have been used to infiltrate European government and military computers and tar...
17:17, 2019-09-24

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get participation in the effort from countries that are supporting embattled Presiden...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Koch-Backed Groups Launch Campaign to End War in Afghanistan In a first, a grassroots organization backed by billionaire Charles Koch and typically focused on domestic priorities is broadening its focus and calling for an end to the war in Afghanistan. American...
03:17, 2019-09-19

Tax groups cheer new trucking rule, to save $274M A tweak to rules governing the time truckers must rest is winning cheers from tax reform and conservative groups because it could save consumers $274 million....
20:51, 2019-09-03

Environmental groups sue over Trump auto emissions move Nine U.S. environmental groups sued the U.S. Transportation Department on Friday over its effort to bar California from setting tailpipe emissions and electric vehicle requirements....
18:17, 2019-09-27

India Seeks Better Cooperation At UN To Deal With Terror Groups India has called for increased cooperation between the UN and organisations such as the Financial Action Task Force to deal with terrorist groups and transnational organised criminal networks that......
12:00, 2019-10-05

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the Freedom Plaza....
19:01, 2019-07-07

Uber: Drivers tell us through focus groups and surveys they don’t want to be employees Uber agrees workers must be protected. We’ve proposed a progressive approach to ensure security and flexibility, writes chief legal officer Tony West       ...
00:51, 2019-09-17

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
17:01, 2019-05-22

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales Nine U.S.-based organizations have sent an 11-page letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expressing "deep concern" over the continued entanglement of right whales in Canadian w...
02:17, 2019-09-19

Israeli Election Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
13:51, 2019-09-17

Ecuador indigenous groups, workers keep pressure on Moreno Ecuadorean indigenous and union organizations kept protests going on Saturday and promised no let-up in their push to overturn austerity measures by President Lenin Moreno's government that have convu...
20:34, 2019-10-05

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups...
18:51, 2019-06-13

Modi government freezes ads placed in three Indian newspaper groups India's government has cut off advertisements to at least three major newspaper groups in a move that executives and an opposition leader said was likely retaliation for unfavorable reports....
15:17, 2019-06-28

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the ...
20:00, 2019-05-27

U.S. utility groups Avangrid and PPL hold merger talks - FT U.S. utility companies Avangrid Inc and PPL Corporation are in talks to combine their business, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
12:51, 2019-10-12

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ commun...
22:51, 2019-06-12

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncov...
07:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. environmental groups sue over Trump auto emissions move Nine U.S. environmental groups sued the U.S. Transportation Department on Friday over its effort to bar California from setting tailpipe emissions and electric vehicle requirements....
23:51, 2019-09-27

U.S. abortion rights groups fight new Missouri law in court Opponents of a new law in Missouri restricting most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy will ask a federal judge on Monday to stop the law from taking effect this week....
00:34, 2019-08-27

Crowdfunding for surgery is a 'distressing' trend, medical groups say ‘Something is seriously wrong if a terminally ill girl with a brain tumour has to raise $120,000,’ one doctor saysTwo of Australia’s leading health bodies have criticised the use of crowdfunding to pa...
17:34, 2019-05-28

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform ar...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to ...
01:17, 2019-05-25

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, other business groups oppose Trump on 'Dreamers' The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, other business groups and companies including Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Donald Trump's ef...
15:34, 2019-10-04

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to b...
17:51, 2019-06-13

Environment groups offer €30k reward to identify wolf's killer Naya, the first wolf sighted in Belgium for a century, believed to have been killed by huntersEnvironmental groups are offering a €30,000 (£27,000) reward for information that helps identify who kille...
13:00, 2019-10-04

France: Groups want Notre Dame enclosed during lead cleanup Environmental groups and one of France’s largest labor unions called Monday for a containment shield and other safety measures to ensure decontamination work at Notre Dame Cathedral does not expose wo...
18:17, 2019-08-05

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thur...
14:00, 2019-08-16

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
03:00, 2019-06-10

Iraqi leaders condemn air raids targeting paramilitary groups Iraq’s President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Monday condemned air strikes on Sunday that hit bases and weapons depots belonging to Iraqi paramilitary groups, which the factions...
22:00, 2019-08-26

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel b...
05:51, 2019-07-07

Iraq Shi'ite groups say two fighters killed by strikes near Syria border Iraqi Shi’ite paramilitary groups said on Sunday two of their fighters were killed in strikes by unmanned aircraft close to the Syrian border in Anbar province....
20:17, 2019-08-25

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy...
02:51, 2019-06-11

Pak Action Against Terror Groups Post Pulwama Attack Still Reversible: US Pakistan has taken some steps against terror groups post the Pulwama attack but they are still reversible, a top US official said on Wednesday, urging the Pakistani leadership to take sustained,......
14:00, 2019-06-13

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hat...
21:17, 2019-07-05

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Auro...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
15:17, 2019-07-07

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected t...
04:00, 2019-06-14

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertising policy this week, after facing scrutiny for prov...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national ...
02:17, 2019-06-05

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-based workers....
07:51, 2019-09-17

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of...
20:51, 2019-09-18

Shell, Exxon Mobil among groups to build 5 Pakistan LNG terminals Pakistan has approved the construction of five liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals by groups that include Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell, aiming to triple imports and ease the country's chro...
07:51, 2019-09-20

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who can be subject to a sped-up deportation process witho...
11:34, 2019-08-07

The parents using Facebook groups to reclaim their murdered kids' legacies Following their children’s deaths, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexande...
04:51, 2019-08-20

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico b...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilizatio...
22:51, 2019-05-28

Pinterest will direct vaccine searches to major health groups Pinterest Inc users searching for vaccine-related information will be shown results from leading public health groups, in an effort to combat health misinformation on the site, the social media compan...
16:34, 2019-08-29

Bury MP and fans groups call for inquiry into CVA and football regulation • FSA and James Frith raise questions with insolvency bodies• EFL says expulsion unlikely to be reversed despite late offersThe Bury North MP, James Frith, has called for an Insolvency Service investi...
00:00, 2019-08-29

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
04:17, 2019-08-22

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
07:51, 2019-08-23

New Congress Chief By 9 pm, Five Groups Hold Marathon Talks: 10 Points The Congress's top decision-making body, the Working Committee, met to select a leader today, giving up hopes of Rahul Gandhi rolling back his decision to quit the party's top job. A final decision......
14:34, 2019-08-10

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights groups, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions if an embryonic or fetal heartbeat can be detected....
17:00, 2019-06-28

Pinterest makes it easier for groups to organize and react to their boards Pinterest is making it easier to figure out your Group Board collaborators' thoughts when you're working on projects together. Starting this week, the social network will make it possible to...
17:17, 2019-09-18

Groups remove 40 tons of fishing nets from Pacific Ocean SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmentalists cleaning up plastic in the ocean pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The ...
20:00, 2019-06-28

Didn't Tell The Truth; 40 Terror Groups Were Operating In Pak: Imran Khan Successive governments in Pakistan did not tell the truth to the United States, in particular in the last 15 years, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday, adding that there were 40......
06:51, 2019-07-24

Ethnic community groups fighting city on Ubers, Lyfts cap Groups representing New York’s Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, Hispanic business owners and black pastors have joined Uber’s campaign to stop the city from indefinitely extending it...
03:00, 2019-08-02

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion and Bel...
04:17, 2019-08-23

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White ...
03:51, 2019-06-06

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. Th...
17:17, 2019-08-01

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation of the state government's schemes....
22:51, 2019-06-08

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
00:34, 2019-08-18

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to i...
04:17, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. utility groups Avangrid and PPL hold merger talks -FT U.S. utility companies Avangrid Inc and PPL Corporation are in talks to combine their business, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
12:51, 2019-10-12

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US trade deal met with a series of rightwing American t...
11:34, 2019-08-04

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about everyone of them. R...
08:00, 2019-08-14

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
05:17, 2019-06-23

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the presence of hate groups on their platforms. But a new st...
21:17, 2019-08-24

A new name for a new agenda: One of the food industry's biggest trade groups rebrands itself After suffering an exodus of members, the Grocery Manufacturers Association on Thursday will announce it's changing its name to Consumer Brands Association next year....
06:17, 2019-09-26

Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’ Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most peculiar....
02:17, 2019-09-18

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other racial groups look alike is rooted in the way human br...
04:34, 2019-07-02

Facebook, Instagram close accounts of Italian neo-fascist groups Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists because they had violated the platforms' policies against spreading hat...
21:00, 2019-09-09

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to free...
23:34, 2019-07-17

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots"...
10:00, 2019-07-10

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. Critics said they would give too much power to the...
02:51, 2019-05-31

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
17:51, 2019-06-06

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
21:51, 2019-07-09

Two German fibre groups for sale; buyer could combine them -sources Two German fibre-optic networks operators are coming up for sale, presenting an opportunity for a potential buyer to create a sizeable player in a fragmented market where Deutsche Telekom dominates, s...
17:34, 2019-08-01

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are ...
22:34, 2019-06-06

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in...
23:01, 2019-07-08

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-alig...
16:17, 2019-07-20

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king's "abuse" of his country's "privilege."...
10:17, 2019-06-01

Fertility App Downloaded by Thousands Is Reportedly Funded by Anti-Abortion Groups Period tracking apps aren’t anything new, but recently, a few have been subject to greater scrutiny regarding their privacy, and efficacy—especially those marketed as contraceptive methods. The latest...
22:17, 2019-05-30

Business groups warn Trump's new tariffs on Mexico jeopardize USMCA The nation's leading business trade associations warned that President's Trump's decision to slap tariffs on Mexico to force it to halt mass immigration into the United States could backfire and under...
00:00, 2019-06-01

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that ...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Groups say court must force Nova Scotia to protect endangered species Jamie Simpson cited six animal and plant species as examples - the mainland moose, Canada warbler, eastern wood pewee, wood turtle, ram's head lady's slipper and black ash....
21:17, 2019-09-23

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecological makeup of online hate groups. Based on their f...
23:51, 2019-08-22

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security....
03:51, 2019-06-01

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the ...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental g...
17:51, 2019-07-08

Tech firms join Muslim groups in support of bill to end travel ban Ahead of a congressional hearing Tuesday on the Trump administration's Muslim travel ban, more than a dozen technology companies, including Twitter and Airbnb, have thrown their support behind a bill ...
14:51, 2019-09-24

House Democrats call for stripping tax-exempt status from 60 ‘hate groups’ House Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee said on Thursday that over 60 alleged hate groups, mostly socially conservative organizations, anti-immigration entities, and religious groups should be...
02:17, 2019-09-20

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change cha...
02:34, 2019-07-10

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
04:34, 2019-06-06

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups that advocate for policies inconsistent with the Pa...
21:17, 2019-09-03

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from banks and other entities around the world....
10:51, 2019-09-14

Baloch, Sindhi Groups Gather In Houston To Seek Help From PM Modi, Trump Representatives of Sindhi, Baloch and Pashto groups have gathered in Houston to hold a demonstration in front of the NRG stadium on Sunday to draw the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US....
07:51, 2019-09-22

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both organizations over philosophical differences in th...
02:51, 2019-07-17

Rugby World Cup 2019 results and tables: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup takes place in Japan this autumn, with 20 teams battling for global supremacy across six weeks in the first tournament to held in Asia....
02:51, 2019-09-22

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face ...
05:00, 2019-06-03

US sanctions 3 North Korean hacking groups behind Sony and WannaCry attacks The US Treasury imposed sanctions on three state-sponsored North Korean hacking groups that have been found to engage in a variety of cyber attacks targeting criticial infrastructure. The groups are L...
12:51, 2019-09-16

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back pro...
23:17, 2019-08-21

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
13:34, 2019-07-13

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
01:34, 2019-07-19

Biofuel plan faces fresh backlash from U.S. agricultural trade groups U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans th...
14:51, 2019-09-07

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carr...
16:00, 2019-08-08

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by a majority of Florida voters who amended the state...
12:51, 2019-06-30

The Supremes’ Mary Wilson: ‘We were one of the most fabulously dressed girl groups of all time’ Many of the outfits worn by the Motown greats have ended up in museums – but Wilson still has all three of these African-inspired gownsWe called these the “Queen Mother” gowns because we wore them for...
18:00, 2019-08-06

Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban on the wearing of religious symbols by public emp...
03:17, 2019-07-24

Chemnitzer FC sack captain for 'openly displaying' sympathy for neo-Nazi groups Daniel Frahn watched Saturday’s game with far-right fansIn March he joined a tribute to deceased hooliganThe German third division team Chemnitzer FC have parted ways with their captain after accusing...
23:34, 2019-08-05

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist groups disrupted the proceedings in Strasbourg. The...
22:51, 2019-07-02

Walmart says it will keep selling guns, even as advocacy groups and workers voice concerns Walmart says it won't change its policies, after a man with an assault rifle opened fire Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Tx., killing 22 people. Days earlier, a Walmart employee in Southaven, Miss.,...
11:00, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peaceful afternoon march in Tai Po splintered into sever...
00:34, 2019-08-11

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Ma...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocat...
18:34, 2019-08-07

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secur...
04:00, 2019-06-28

‘Nanny shaming’ sparks uproar with baby sitters, mommy groups Between 11 p.m. and midnight on June 21, Randy Howk received a flurry of emails. Friends told the father of two that his family’s beloved nanny was unwittingly playing a starring role on mommy F...
04:51, 2019-09-19

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with littl...
19:00, 2019-06-27

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platform locked the account belonging to Senate Majority ...
08:00, 2019-08-09

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consumer group Which? has said....
22:00, 2019-08-06

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooti...
02:34, 2019-06-20

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to b...
07:34, 2019-06-15

German groups lose GMO soybean battle to Monsanto at top European court The European Court of Justice dismissed an action brought by three German NGOs against the authorization of genetically modified soy products. The NGOs argued more research was necessary to determine ...
12:34, 2019-09-12

Consumer groups, unions urge caution on $63 bln AbbVie deal for Allergan About a dozen advocacy groups and unions, including Public Citizen and the American Federation of Teachers, wrote the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday urging it to consider blocking drugmaker AbbV...
02:00, 2019-09-13

The Latest: Taiwan groups rally to support Hong Kong protest Thousands of people have gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters who are marching against a proposed extradition bill...
13:17, 2019-06-16

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
06:34, 2019-08-13

A year after election triumph, Mexican president faces flak from business groups Mexico's president drew sharp rebukes about his performance from major business lobbies on Monday, the one-year anniversary of his landslide election that ousted a long-ruling party and shook investor...
06:34, 2019-07-02

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said ...
15:34, 2019-07-07

Animal rights groups take credit after Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance Racing organisers blamed ‘changes to her Asian promo schedule’ for singer’s withdrawalAnimal rights activists are taking credit after pop star Taylor Swift cancelled her scheduled performance at this ...
04:17, 2019-09-22

Rugby World Cup 2019 pool tables and results: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup has reached the second round of pool matches in Japan, with 20 teams battling for global supremacy across six weeks in the first tournament to held in Asia....
11:17, 2019-09-28

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of carrying out attacks that targeted critical infrastr...
07:51, 2019-09-15

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query w...
13:51, 2019-06-13

Republican groups vow to stop buying Twitter ads until McConnell campaign account is unfrozen The Republican Senate and House campaign arms, along with the Republican National Committee and President Trump’s campaign, said Thursday they were withholding their advertising dollars until the Team...
23:34, 2019-08-08

Safety groups want FTC, state probes of Tesla's Autopilot system–and its marketing efforts Two consumer safety groups are calling for federal and state investigations of Tesla's semi-autonomous technology in the wake of several fatal crashes linked to the system earlier this year....
17:51, 2019-07-31

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that ...
05:34, 2019-06-01

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, such as stolen credit card information, account theft ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Democrats face recriminations as marijuana banking bill splits legalization groups The imminent House passage of historic legislation to allow banks to serve marijuana businesses is splitting marijuana advocates, some of whom argue that the vote will slow the broader push to legaliz...
20:17, 2019-09-25

Civil rights groups slam Comcast for trying to weaken a key protection against racial discrimination A coalition of civil rights organizations this week accused Comcast of undermining Reconstruction-era protections against racial discrimination in the company’s civil rights case before the Supreme Co...
16:34, 2019-10-02

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts...
18:34, 2019-09-13

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Instagram where he shared his thoughts......
00:51, 2019-07-02

| Ceasefire accords signed by armed ethnic groups in central Mali - officials Armed groups of the rival Fulani and Dogan ethnic communities in central Mali have signed accords to "cease hostilities", during a visit by the country's prime minister, official sources said....
11:34, 2019-08-06

Portland police keeping far-right protesters, antifa groups apart; violence avoided during rallies A heavy police presence kept members of the Proud Boys and other far-right groups separated from far-left activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
03:34, 2019-08-18

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-government militia groups” on Facebook, according to an...
21:00, 2019-06-15

Community groups in Halifax and Dartmouth offer ‘heat relief’ to vulnerable populations Several community organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality who are working together to reduce the negative health effects vulnerable populations face during the summer months....
06:34, 2019-07-09

California, advocacy groups file lawsuit against Trump public charge rule The state of California and several advocacy groups filed separate lawsuits Friday against a rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public benefits or are deemed likely to ...
11:00, 2019-08-17

U.S. agricultural groups say Trump biofuel reforms fall short of getting support: sources U.S. agricultural trade groups told Trump administration officials on Friday during a conference call that their proposed package of biofuel reforms falls short of getting their support, putting the p...
20:51, 2019-09-06

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another coun...
00:51, 2019-07-17

Recalled infant sleepers still used at 1 in 10 childcare centers surveyed by public advocacy groups A new survey claims that many daycare centers — even in states that ban recalled products — are still using infant sleepers that have been pulled from the market. ...
18:34, 2019-08-08

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to ke...
09:00, 2019-08-18

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in setting the policy. The top contender for the Democr...
21:34, 2019-07-31

BHP board plays down investor demands to leave groups including Minerals Council BHP says shareholder resolution to leave industry groups at odds with climate stance is unnecessary, as review is under wayBHP’s board has rejected as unnecessary a shareholder resolution requiring it...
07:51, 2019-09-06

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpose of the website into disarray) but altering any s...
05:34, 2019-08-14

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that ...
03:17, 2019-06-01

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held more than six weeks, sparking outr...
01:17, 2019-06-04

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
04:17, 2019-07-05

Peru native groups use new legal strategy to push back on oil, mining plans Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their land, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue...
08:51, 2019-06-13

FOCUS-Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocate...
01:34, 2019-08-08

WRAPUP 3-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that ...
22:17, 2019-05-31

Little Rock school district won't be divided into two groups, but teachers fear they'll be stripped of their rights An Arkansas school board vote against state supervision of public schools may have eased fears of resegregation in the capital city of Little Rock, but a vote to strip the teacher's union of their rig...
15:34, 2019-10-11

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in powerful combinations that can make it harder for th...
19:34, 2019-06-11

216 groups call on federal parties to make LGBTQ2 rights a campaign issue In a joint statement on Monday, 216 organizations from across the country called on Canada's political parties to include LGBTQ2 communities in their policies....
00:00, 2019-10-02

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. T...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Iran-backed Hezbollah partnering with communist terror groups in Latin America Iran’s main proxy terrorist group is expanding in Latin America and networking with organized crime and other violent groups, according to U.S. and Argentinean officials....
03:51, 2019-07-20

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nine months, following the worst violence since Presi...
07:17, 2019-06-04

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups have vowed to protect Republican senators in Oregon...
03:17, 2019-06-22

Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past year that have been detected by Microsoft, with the v...
04:01, 2019-07-18

‘It had nothing to do with us’: Restrictionist groups distance themselves from accused El Paso shooter, who shared similar views on immigrants Three Washington-based organizations have helped provide the intellectual and ideological framework for President Trump’s hard-line immigration agenda. Some of their ideas were echoed by the alleged g...
23:34, 2019-08-08

Florida animal rescue groups launch desperate search to find disabled dog stolen with car Florida rescue groups have stepped in to help a woman desperate to find her disabled dog after her car was stolen with the husky mix inside while she ran into a Dollar Tree store. ...
01:34, 2019-10-06

Army soldier arrested after talking about bombing news network, attacking leftist groups The solider, Jarrett William Smith, 24, of Fort Riley, Kansas, was charged with one count of distributing information related to explosives and weapons of mass destruction, according to the Department...
00:51, 2019-09-24

Swastikas Carved at Prehistoric Sites in England by Neo-Nazi Groups that Worship Norse God Odin Neo-Nazi groups in England have been carrying out sinister torchlit rituals and carving swastikas into trees at ancient sites across the country. An investigation by The Telegraph revealed that far-ri...
23:00, 2019-08-11

Biofuel reform plan criticized by U.S. agricultural groups ahead of Trump meeting: sources U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans th...
20:51, 2019-09-06

Pro-Beijing groups tear down Hong Kong's protest walls, raising risk of clashes Groups of China supporters pulled down "Lennon Walls" of anti-government protest messages across Hong Kong on Saturday, raising the possibility of clashes with democracy supporters and another weekend...
08:17, 2019-09-21