GOTODAYNEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11, 14:39

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country

Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she...

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country

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Central American migrants plead to seek asylum in U.S., not Mexico Several Central American migrants seeking asylum in the United States were allowed to return there on Thursday after being forced to wait in one of Me...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border ...
2019-06-06, 18:39

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.   &#...
2019-06-04, 20:52

Mexico begins busing home migrants seeking asylum in U.S. The Mexican government on Tuesday began busing dozens of Central American migrants to their native countries, after they'd been forced to wait in Mexi...
2019-07-03, 09:00

Mexico sends 70 migrants seeking asylum in US back home A Mexican official said Tuesday about 70 Central American migrants who’d been returned to Ciudad Juarez from the US to await the outcome of their asyl...
2019-07-02, 15:39

Mexico buses home migrants who gave up on U.S. asylum claims Dozens of Central American migrants who were forced to wait in Mexico for their asylum claims to be processed in the United Stated opted on Tuesday to...
2019-07-02, 20:26

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who ...
2019-06-06, 16:13

Asylum applications in EU rise as more Venezuelans seek refuge The number of people seeking political asylum in the European Union is rising again, driven up by Latin American refugees, but flows are expected to r...
2019-06-24, 03:52

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe thir...
2019-07-15, 16:00

Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Mexico City at the weekend to discuss migrati...
2019-07-16, 13:13

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in...
2019-07-15, 13:39

71M migrants forcibly displaced in 2018, and many still searching for asylum: UN As their choices narrow on land and at sea, migrants are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the cou...
2019-07-06, 10:39

Guatemalan court halts 'safe third country' designation for asylum seekers Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country ...
2019-07-15, 12:52

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms safe third country plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings ...
2019-06-14, 11:00

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump...
2019-07-11, 13:39

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said o...
2019-06-14, 19:39

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the ...
2019-07-15, 10:39

Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the Unite...
2019-06-09, 20:39

Photo of drowned migrants triggers fight over Trump asylum clampdown A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday...
2019-06-27, 14:26

Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule The rule, which goes into effect on Tuesday, denies protections to migrants who failed to apply for asylum in the first country they passed through on...
2019-07-15, 15:26

Few migrants seeking U.S. asylum successfully claim fear of waiting in Mexico About 1% of the migrants sent to wait in Mexico pending the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims have successfully claimed that they would face danger ...
2019-06-29, 00:01

New border plan: Migrants get 15 days to prove asylum claim — or leave Frustrated with the nonstop surge of illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, a new and bipartisan solution has emerged to give migrant...
2019-07-18, 11:52

Guatemala says it has not pledged to be safe third country for migrants Guatemala has not committed to becoming a "safe third country," or a buffer zone for asylum seekers, but is analyzing with the United States how to co...
2019-06-18, 17:39

Trump needs an ‘intervention’ for good of the country, Pelosi says A day after Donald Trump stormed out of a meeting with top Democrats, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wished his family or staff would conduc...
2019-05-23, 14:13

White House defends 'lawful' citizenship question on census: 'Have a right to know who's in this country' Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley defended the Trump administration's desire to add a citizenship question to this year's national censu...
2019-07-08, 20:00

Countdown to Trump's Mexico tariff deadline: Talks focus on asylum for migrants The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no. ...
2019-06-07, 09:26

‘Regrets is not what I do’: Pelosi defends her comment about four House women The House speaker said she was not sorry about comments she made this weekend that Democrats say were dismissive of four liberal freshmen and their bo...
2019-07-10, 20:26

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Spe...
2019-05-25, 20:26

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stingin...
2019-07-09, 18:52

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini ...
2019-07-08, 08:39

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the...
2019-05-27, 18:52

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made a...
2019-06-20, 15:26

Sen. Kamala Harris defends Pelosi, saying she has been ‘very respectful of women of color’ The Democratic senator from California and presidential contender reacted during a radio interview in response to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Co...
2019-07-12, 09:39

Salvadoran president says his country is to blame for migrants drowning in Rio Grande The president of El Salvador has taken the blame for the death of a father and his daughter who drowned while trying to reach the United States across...
2019-07-01, 13:26

El Salvador’s president blames own country for drowning deaths of migrants El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele said his country was to blame for the death of a father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande while trying t...
2019-07-01, 19:13

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTub...
2019-05-27, 10:26

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to...
2019-05-24, 19:52

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning yo...
2019-05-31, 08:13

Pelosi urges Trump aides, family to stage an ‘intervention’ for the 'good of the country' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged members of the Trump family, White House staff, and administration officials to stage an “intervention” f...
2019-05-23, 13:00

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential f...
2019-06-20, 14:26

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a cle...
2019-07-05, 09:26

President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump said Thursday night that the United States would impose a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods starting next ...
2019-05-30, 20:52

Hamilton defends his 'Britishness' ahead of home race "Lewis Hamilton defended his \u0027Britishness\u0027 at his home race on Saturday, against a backdrop of tens of thousands of fans flying the flag for...
2019-07-13, 16:13

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in hi...
2019-06-07, 10:13

Nashville-based country stars love to play tourist at home NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tourism comes alive in the Music City during summer, but the thousands who flock here aren’t the only sightseers in town...
2019-06-21, 10:52

For Honduran migrants, leaving home is an uphill battle For many Hondurans, the dream of a better life outweighs the danger of journeying north to the US. They flee poverty, desperation and corruption, and ...
2019-06-28, 00:39

For U.S.-bound Central American migrants, better to stay in Mexico than be sent home Many of the Central Americans who lined up for papers at an asylum office in southern Mexico said they could abandon plans to reach the United States ...
2019-06-15, 13:13

Former US goalie Tim Howard excited for US women ahead of World Cup: 'It's everyone's dream' to play for home country There is no doubt former U.S. men’s national team goalkeeper Tim Howard will be cheering on the U.S. women’s team while they defend their World Cup ti...
2019-06-11, 14:39

Remittances matter: 8 facts you don’t know about the money migrants send back home This Sunday marks the second International Day of Family Remittances, observed every year on 16 June, in recognition of the fundamental contribution o...
2019-06-16, 01:00

Trump rips Dems over border crisis, says migrants should stay home President Trump dismissed the Democrats who exposed often-squalid conditions at detention facilities for illegal immigrants on the southern border as ...
2019-07-03, 20:39

Country music icon Lee Greenwood helps gift double-amputee veteran a customized home Country music star Lee Greenwood was especially proud to be an American over the holiday weekend, after working with a non-profit to provide a special...
2019-07-08, 13:13

'The Office' star Rainn Wilson shares photo of a noose at friend's home: ‘Racism exists in our country' “The Office” star Rainn Wilson posted a “chilling” image of a noose he claims was discovered on a friend’s lawn to show that racism is alive and well ...
2019-06-05, 13:39

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abort...
2019-06-03, 09:52

Trump targets freshman congresswomen, Pelosi on Twitter, tells progressives to 'go back,' 'help fix' home countries President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and progressive freshman congresswomen Sunday on Twitter, telling the new lawmakers to "go...
2019-07-14, 16:26

Country singer Granger Smith's 3-year-old son drowns at family home in 'tragic accident' Country singer Granger Smith announced on Twitter on Thursday that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, had died. The boy was 3.    &#...
2019-06-07, 00:39

European election results - country by country Below is a snapshot of the key results in the European Parliament elections in each European country, in alphabetical order. Click on the flags to fin...
2019-05-27, 14:52

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series o...
2019-07-07, 18:39

Home Depot is charging into Target's home-decor territory, but the home-improvement retailer refuses to copy one of its winning strategies (HD, TGT) ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Home Depot is ramping up its home decor offerings. Business Insider spoke with merchandising EVP Ted Decker and merchan...
2019-07-04, 04:26

Four More Kentucky Counties Allowing 9-1-1 Text Messaging LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Fayette, Jessamine, Lincoln, and Garrard Counties are joining Franklin County in accepting text messages for 9-1-1 situ...
2019-06-13, 15:26

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy....
2019-05-22, 13:26

Nebraska beats UConn 8-5 after allowing 19 hits OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Angelo Altavilla homered, Robbie Palkert pitched 3 1/3 innings of shutout relief and Nebraska defeated Connecticut 8-5 even thoug...
2019-05-31, 17:52

China signals won't follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan's example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were ...
2019-05-29, 02:39

PG&E Wins Ruling Allowing it to Pull Out of Power Contracts PG&E scored a victory in a clash with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over who has the right to rule on whether it can rip up $42 billion in ...
2019-06-08, 13:26

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupa...
2019-06-13, 16:00

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.   ...
2019-05-22, 15:52

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unio...
2019-05-29, 22:01

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all ...
2019-06-28, 23:13

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Why Michigan State no longer allowing mascot Sparty in parades Due to safety concerns, Michigan State University officials have ruled beloved mascot Sparty the Spartan will no longer be permitted to participate in...
2019-06-07, 17:13

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seekin...
2019-05-21, 11:39

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has ...
2019-07-08, 11:52

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuan...
2019-05-29, 03:26

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday aft...
2019-06-20, 14:13

Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law several measures meant to boost school security, including ones that will allow armed ...
2019-06-06, 15:00

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday aft...
2019-06-20, 16:13

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law...
2019-05-22, 18:39

Centre Depriving West Bengal By Not Allowing Name Change: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused a "section of BJP leaders" of not allowing to them change the name of the state to ''Bang...
2019-07-05, 07:26

Elizabeth Warren vows to pass law if elected allowing for presidents to be indicted Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she would, if elected in 2020, pressure Congress to pass new legislation effectively reversing current Justice Depar...
2019-05-31, 11:52

Democratic presidential contender Warren seeks law allowing presidents to be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can criminal...
2019-05-31, 12:00

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’...
2019-07-03, 20:39

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill v...
2019-06-14, 06:00

Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest a...
2019-06-17, 18:39

Medal of Honor recipient: Trump allowing team to be part of ceremony 'meant so much' An Iraq war veteran who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Trump on Tuesday said the experience was "awkward and uncomfortable," but he prais...
2019-06-28, 19:00

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President...
2019-07-08, 18:00

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow ...
2019-06-15, 14:13

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to address...
2019-06-05, 09:52

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
2019-06-11, 07:52

Hong Kong braces for mass protests against bill allowing extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people ...
2019-06-11, 07:52

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being presc...
2019-05-25, 23:13

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferre...
2019-06-15, 04:26

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say t...
2019-06-17, 11:39

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow paedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released fr...
2019-06-11, 04:26

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital O...
2019-05-24, 13:39

Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure ST. LOUIS (AP) — Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure. The post Judge issues order allow...
2019-05-31, 15:26

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve...
2019-05-27, 21:13

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the...
2019-06-10, 05:52

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. ...
2019-07-17, 08:52

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain Presiden...
2019-07-09, 02:52

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department. ...
2019-06-21, 23:52

UPDATE 1-Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest a...
2019-06-17, 18:13

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leaders...
2019-07-02, 14:39

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his...
2019-05-28, 05:26

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own polic...
2019-06-20, 22:52

Hong Kong leader to address city amid fury at bill allowing extraditions to China Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will address the city on Tuesday after some of the biggest and most violent protests seen in the financial hub a...
2019-06-18, 04:13

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military acade...
2019-06-27, 14:26

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed fo...
2019-05-27, 03:39

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Lea...
2019-06-11, 12:00

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,...
2019-06-03, 16:26

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 201...
2019-06-03, 03:26

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s earl...
2019-06-19, 12:26

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature h...
2019-06-01, 04:26

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned thr...
2019-05-21, 09:52

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would le...
2019-06-03, 19:39

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be up...
2019-06-05, 22:39

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
2019-06-10, 09:13

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Bei...
2019-06-11, 08:52

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. Th...
2019-06-10, 06:52

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.    &#...
2019-06-18, 07:39

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the G...
2019-06-03, 03:39

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light ...
2019-06-27, 18:26

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history i...
2019-05-27, 14:39

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, questioni...
2019-05-27, 10:26

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HI...
2019-05-21, 10:13

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in V...
2019-06-04, 20:00

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citize...
2019-06-28, 05:13

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal ...
2019-05-22, 12:26

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution h...
2019-05-27, 07:26

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on thei...
2019-05-21, 10:26

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G inf...
2019-06-13, 09:00

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a ...
2019-07-15, 22:52

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership tal...
2019-05-29, 10:13

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitu...
2019-05-26, 04:13

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, t...
2019-07-18, 21:13

X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
2019-05-29, 01:13

The Latest: Trump says Mexico taking advantage of US laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports (all times local): 10:30 a.m. President Dona...
2019-05-31, 11:13

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes...
2019-07-09, 23:39

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a com...
2019-06-05, 08:13

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the mom...
2019-06-11, 15:00

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifica...
2019-06-23, 20:39

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
2019-05-28, 21:26

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terr...
2019-05-21, 12:52

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to...
2019-07-16, 16:39

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuad...
2019-06-17, 13:13

At home in a pig sty: how one creative couple carved a spacious home and gallery from a rundown barn after falling for the Fens Artist Fred Ingrams and his interior designer wife Laura converted a rat-infested outbuilding into a sleek house-cum-gallery flooded with Fenland ligh...
2019-06-03, 02:26

Want to sell your home? Think like a buyer and follow these home-staging rules According to a study, 83% of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for prospective owners to see the properties as future homes. &#...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The G...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Asylum: What is it and how hard is it to get? Immigration experts say successfully achieving asylum in the U.S. is incredibly difficult, especially for those coming here from Central America. ...
2019-07-15, 15:52

What Netflix's 'Wine Country' gets right about visiting wine country To be clear, this isn’t a movie about wine. It’s a movie about friendship and the joys and challenges of midlife.     ...
2019-05-31, 16:13

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance...
2019-06-06, 03:13

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for...
2019-07-12, 21:52

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of...
2019-07-03, 20:39

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city ...
2019-07-16, 22:26

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Sa...
2019-05-28, 08:26

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and...
2019-05-21, 19:26

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and cl...
2019-05-31, 19:39

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce...
2019-05-26, 03:39

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements...
2019-06-11, 07:52

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
2019-07-16, 20:13

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation in...
2019-05-23, 08:52

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male gu...
2019-07-11, 14:00

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from Jun...
2019-06-04, 06:26

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the co...
2019-05-28, 22:52

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overtu...
2019-06-11, 13:13

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for dr...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and a...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. &...
2019-06-12, 11:52

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions ...
2019-07-10, 08:52

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade...
2019-06-18, 12:26

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender id...
2019-07-03, 02:26

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and telev...
2019-05-30, 15:26

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental a...
2019-06-12, 08:39

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which wo...
2019-05-23, 18:39

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excit...
2019-06-10, 16:26

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscr...
2019-05-29, 07:26

Lourdes Gurriel Jr.'s Second Home Run Interrupted A Replay Of His First Home Run Lourdes Gurriel Jr.—one of Toronto’s many sons of former players—has been a rare bright spot on an otherwise mediocre Blue Jays squad. An example of j...
2019-06-29, 13:39

High-tech home upgrades for your smart home Here are a handful of impressive, new AI-powered gadgets that can do most of the thinking for you around the house.      ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know ...
2019-06-20, 22:00

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rig...
2019-05-26, 11:13

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to...
2019-05-27, 10:26

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling cl...
2019-07-10, 10:00

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, lik...
2019-06-12, 20:26

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected...
2019-05-25, 21:52

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries ...
2019-05-24, 16:52

Poland's lowering of retirement age for judges breaks EU laws: EU court adviser Poland's new rules that lower the retirement age for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, an advocate general for the EU's top court ...
2019-06-20, 06:52

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York Universit...
2019-05-27, 06:52

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life o...
2019-07-15, 12:26

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and ...
2019-06-06, 04:52

New road safety plan includes stricter seatbelt laws and alcolocks Penalty points for drivers who don't belt up are being considered The Department for Transport has unveiled a 74-point strategy aimed at reducing cr...
2019-07-19, 10:13

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater co...
2019-07-04, 00:00

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say th...
2019-06-06, 23:26

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewher...
2019-06-14, 10:00

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago...
2019-05-21, 12:13

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack wo...
2019-06-05, 01:39

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a...
2019-05-28, 19:39

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in pla...
2019-07-02, 03:13

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign carte...
2019-05-23, 08:26

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of...
2019-07-09, 09:26

US announces stricter asylum regulations The new regulation forbids refugees from claiming asylum in the US if they have traveled through a third country. Officials called it an 'interim rule...
2019-07-15, 14:39

Cartel members seeking asylum TUCSON – Cartel members and some of their families crossed into Douglas and Naco, Arizona this past week asking for asylum. They stated their reason f...
2019-06-18, 06:52

UN: Venezuelans now file 1 in 5 of all new asylum claims LIMA, Peru (AP) — When Johan Álvarez was unable to provide more than one meal a day for his young family he knew it was time to leave Venezuela. With ...
2019-06-19, 14:13

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans asylum U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was looking into the possibility of granting asylum or temporary protected status to Venezuelans fleein...
2019-06-11, 17:52

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
2019-07-08, 05:39

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea ...
2019-06-20, 10:13

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 mi...
2019-06-02, 09:00

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems befo...
2019-06-10, 15:13

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for propos...
2019-05-24, 14:13

Supreme Court to hear case that could bring major changes in school choice laws The Supreme Court is gearing up to decide next term whether states can ban students from using student-aid programs to attend religious institutions –...
2019-07-11, 13:26

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the Unite...
2019-07-02, 21:13

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
2019-06-03, 20:13

Romanian president asks ruling party to revise controversial justice laws Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) on Wednesday to agree to undo changes to judicial legislation that have...
2019-06-05, 16:26

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's ne...
2019-05-24, 00:00

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
2019-05-28, 15:52

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about ...
2019-05-29, 14:00

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes. &...
2019-06-01, 06:52

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special ...
2019-06-21, 13:13

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-M...
2019-07-16, 14:52

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Wash...
2019-07-17, 06:39

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her...
2019-05-31, 18:39

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong pol...
2019-05-24, 08:52

Trump administration announces new asylum rules The Trump administration said Monday it will change asylum rules, essentially making Central American migrants traveling through Mexico ineligible to ...
2019-07-15, 11:13

I Wish I Could Wear This Wee Arkham Asylum Batman Cowl When I heard that DC Collectibles was making a replica of the distinctive cowl the Dark Knight wore during Rocksteady’s Arkham Asylum video game, I im...
2019-07-15, 11:52

The Power of a Unified ‘No!’: U.S. Asylum Restrictions Hit a Bump Institutions that are not normally partisan or political have begun to declare that the Trump administration’s border policies violate their core valu...
2019-07-07, 19:00

New U.S. rule orders asylum seekers apply elsewhere first The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it will change asylum rules to limit the number of Central American migrants reaching the American border, by ...
2019-07-15, 11:52

Trump Moves to Destroy Asylum System as We Know It The Trump administration moved today to drastically change the country’s asylum rules, effectively ending the possibility for many Central American mi...
2019-07-15, 16:39

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern bord...
2019-06-13, 11:13

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt...
2019-07-16, 00:00

Trump administration announces asylum restrictions TUCSON –The Trump administration announced a new rule that would make it a lot more difficult for migrants to seek asylum in the United States. ...
2019-07-16, 00:00

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could ...
2019-06-19, 16:52

Liberals move to purge pro-life Dems from party, amid furor over abortion laws The left flank of the Democratic Party is ramping up efforts to target and isolate pro-life Democrats, as the party base mobilizes over restrictive ne...
2019-06-06, 10:39

Elisabeth Moss says it's apt' to compare anti-abortion laws to her 'Handmaid's Tale's dystopian society "Handmaid's Tale" star Elisabeth Moss praised those who donned her show's costumes during protests and suggested that it was fair to compare the Unite...
2019-06-05, 14:39

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the pro...
2019-06-10, 00:39

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursd...
2019-07-15, 11:39

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared w...
2019-06-11, 00:39

Another Asylum-Seeker Dies in Border Patrol Custody A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die i...
2019-07-06, 16:01

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers A recent explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep il...
2019-07-15, 17:26

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them to apply for...
2019-07-16, 18:13

Mexico has yet to expand asylum-seeker program agreed to with U.S. Mexico has yet to expand the number of border crossings where U.S.-bound asylum seekers must be returned to Mexican territory to await processing, des...
2019-06-09, 20:26

‘Do Not Travel Due to Crime and Kidnapping.’ Here’s Where the U.S. Is Sending Asylum Seekers Doctors Without Borders is arguing that the expansion of a Trump Administration program to leave asylum-seekers in Mexico while they await immigration...
2019-07-11, 18:26

Asylum seeker testifies about daughter’s death A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel that she came to the United States seeking safety, but instead watched her infant daughter die s...
2019-07-10, 20:13

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. ...
2019-05-30, 19:00

Sen. Booker crosses border, meets asylum seekers Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker crossed back over the U.S. southern border on Wednesday, traveling to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico,...
2019-07-04, 08:39

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically deny...
2019-05-30, 22:52

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in Fear over new U.S. curbs on almost all asylum seekers spread this week among migrants at its southern border, but some on waiting lists in Mexican cit...
2019-07-18, 03:00

UN moves 149 refugees, asylum seekers from Tripoli to Rome UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says 149 refugees and asylum seekers have been safely evacuated from the Libyan capital to Rome. U.N. deputy ...
2019-05-30, 15:26

Guatemala says it has not pledged to accept U.S.-bound asylum seekers Guatemala has not yet committed to becoming a "safe third country" for U.S.-bound migrants seeking asylum, but is analyzing with the United States how...
2019-06-18, 20:00

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following report...
2019-06-04, 01:39

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says Trump was right about asylum system, ‘pains me to say’ Fareed Zakaria, the CNN anchor, on Sunday said it “pains” him to admit it, but President Trump was correct that the U.S. finds itself in a crisis with...
2019-07-03, 03:26

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number ...
2019-06-11, 06:13

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an a...
2019-06-07, 22:52

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas...
2019-07-08, 23:13

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 a...
2019-07-18, 03:39

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed,...
2019-06-23, 21:13

U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expa...
2019-06-21, 16:13

Guatemala to Discuss Absorbing Central American Asylum Seekers President Jimmy Morales plans to discuss a potential deal with U.S. officials that would require migrants from El Salvador and Honduras to seek asylum...
2019-07-11, 21:13

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tense...
2019-07-19, 07:26

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the fl...
2019-06-10, 17:13

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three youn...
2019-07-04, 22:13

Mexico rejects idea to keep Central American asylum seekers Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Monday that his country would reject a proposed solution to the immigration and tariff stand-off with the...
2019-06-03, 19:13

Transgender asylum seeker Johana Leon dies after ICE release A transgender asylum seeker who was held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement died four days after she was released from custody, U.S. authorities s...
2019-06-03, 15:13

Russian tainted oil suspect seeking political asylum in Lithuania Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian probe into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has asked for political asylum in Lithuania, ...
2019-07-19, 06:00

Guatemalan and U.S. leaders to discuss migration, asylum deal seen close Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, among other topics, following weeks of intense negotiatio...
2019-07-11, 16:13

U.S. doubled number of asylum seekers sent to Mexico daily: official Luis Carlos Cano, a spokesman for Mexico's national immigration agency in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, said starting Thursday some 2...
2019-06-15, 04:52

Australia minister in Sri Lanka stresses 'tough' asylum policy A senior minister restated Australia's tough border policy on a visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday amid reports that the Australian navy had intercepted an...
2019-06-04, 04:39

President Trump Wants Asylum Seekers to Stay in Mexico. Here’s How That Would Work Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States could soon spend months or even years in Mexico waiting for their cases to be heard, but they wi...
2019-06-10, 20:13

Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statistics A Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department came under fire for appearing to minimize statistics about criminality among asylum seek...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Pregnant woman seeks deportation asylum in Chicago church CHICAGO (AP) — A pregnant woman is seeking asylum in a Chicago church after she says she received a deportation order and must leave the U.S. ...
2019-05-22, 15:13

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed of...
2019-05-21, 20:26

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to...
2019-07-15, 19:13

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central A...
2019-07-01, 03:13

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media ...
2019-06-08, 13:13

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and j...
2019-05-22, 05:13

Two vacant TUSD schools considered shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant fa...
2019-07-15, 11:39

O’Rourke to visit Mexico, meet turned away US asylum-seekers WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is heading to Mexico to meet with immigrants seeking U.S. asylum but “tu...
2019-06-30, 05:13

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In i...
2019-05-22, 08:52

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announc...
2019-07-15, 20:39

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting righ...
2019-05-22, 14:00

President Trump Wants to Dramatically Limit People Seeking Asylum in the U.S. When Gabriela left her home in El Salvador in 2011, she did not know anything about U.S. immigration law. She just knew that she needed to escape from...
2019-06-12, 17:26

Asylum-seekers could find shelter in county juvenile center PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. – Asylum-seeking migrants could soon be sheltered at the Pima County Juvenile Justice Complex, as the Benedictine Monastery p...
2019-07-08, 21:52

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce...
2019-07-15, 13:26

The U.S. begins returning asylum seekers to one of Mexico’s most dangerous states On Tuesday morning, the United States sent the first 12 migrants back to Tamaulipas under a program known as the Migration Protection Protocols. Mexic...
2019-07-10, 14:26

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant fa...
2019-07-13, 03:52

Number of asylum seekers sent back to Italy triples in five years EU countries sending growing numbers back to country of arrival in blocThe number of asylum seekers returned to Italy from elsewhere in Europe under a...
2019-06-27, 14:13

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from enteri...
2019-07-16, 23:52

Family Who Helped Edward Snowden Asks Canada For Asylum A lawyer for a family who sheltered fugitive former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden asked Canada on Wednesday to take them in as...
2019-05-29, 21:13

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants ...
2019-06-05, 18:26

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexica...
2019-07-15, 18:26

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to fir...
2019-07-15, 16:00

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package o...
2019-06-04, 14:39

Trump moves to limit eligibility for Central American asylum-seekers ​WASHINGTON — The Trump ​a​dministration unveiled new asylum rules Monday that would drastically limit the eligibility of Central American migrants to...
2019-07-15, 13:52

Homeland Security chief says 90% of asylum seekers miss court dates The acting Homeland Security secretary said on Tuesday that 90 percent of asylum seekers are missing their court dates after being released into the U...
2019-06-11, 20:39

Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to U.S. asylum seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of...
2019-07-10, 04:52

Freshman Rep. Veronica Escobar reports death threats over asylum story Freshman Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas says her office has received death threats against her, her family and staffers following a news re...
2019-07-09, 20:39

Rwandan man gets 8 years in jail for lying in asylum bid about role in 1994 genocide A Rwandan man was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison Monday after he was convicted of deceiving immigration officials about his invo...
2019-07-03, 19:39

White House blasts federal judge in asylum case as ‘at war with the rule of law’ An injunction issued by a Seattle-based judge blocked an administration plan that would detain thousands of migrants indefinitely while waiting for th...
2019-07-03, 11:52

U.S. churches, some immigration officers denounce sending asylum seekers to Mexico U.S. faith leaders on Thursday expressed outrage over a Trump administration policy that sends asylum seekers to some of Mexico's most violent cities,...
2019-06-27, 21:00

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure center When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gai...
2019-05-30, 12:26

Mexico draws asylum red line ahead of talks about Trump's tariffs Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump adminis...
2019-06-03, 16:13

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be return...
2019-07-16, 05:00

U.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico's commitment to examine and potentially change its la...
2019-06-11, 17:52

Asylum seekers waiting in Nuevo Laredo fear lurking dangers For the 1,800 or so asylum seekers and migrants currently stuck in Nuevo Laredo waiting for a chance at refuge in the United States, fear is palpable ...
2019-07-18, 03:00

Church, civic officials to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers TUCSON – Catholic Community Services leaders and officials plan to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers in Pima County Wednesday afternoon. Th...
2019-07-17, 11:39

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee ...
2019-07-16, 16:13

As Peru tightens its border, desperate Venezuelans cling to asylum lifeline Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from thei...
2019-06-16, 13:26

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the m...
2019-05-31, 11:39

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling ov...
2019-06-30, 19:52

Trans woman seeking asylum dies after pleading for medical help in US custody Death of Johana Medina Leon, hospitalized following chest pains, echoes case of Honduran woman a year agoA transgender migrant has died after becoming...
2019-06-03, 20:39

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump adm...
2019-06-04, 01:26

Transgender asylum seeker from El Salvador held by ICE dies at El Paso hospital The death of a transgender woman from El Salvador at an El Paso hospital reignites concerns about the treatment of transgender migrants held by ICE &...
2019-06-03, 20:39

Violent Mexican Border City Opens Its Doors To US Asylum Seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of...
2019-07-10, 09:52

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump adminis...
2019-06-03, 17:39

Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump a...
2019-06-03, 13:52

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help open...
2019-05-22, 19:26

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs ...
2019-06-10, 21:00

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending arou...
2019-06-14, 19:39

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum-seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost...
2019-07-16, 22:01

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, re...
2019-06-14, 19:39

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 fro...
2019-07-16, 20:13

Asylum officers union: Trump migration policy goes against nation's 'moral fabric' A union representing U.S. asylum officers has asked a federal court to end the Trump administration's policy of forcing migrants to wait in Mexico whi...
2019-06-27, 16:39

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost...
2019-07-16, 18:13

DHS chief reveals startling stat on asylum seekers who skip hearings, disappear The acting Homeland Security secretary gave lawmakers a glimpse Tuesday into just how many asylum seekers skip their hearings after being released int...
2019-06-11, 13:26

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 e...
2019-07-17, 12:01

Mexico says United States cannot send back unlimited number of asylum seekers Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings ...
2019-06-14, 10:13

25 years later, Soul Asylum’s “Runaway Train” is still raising awareness for missing children Soul Asylum’s breakthrough 1993 hit “Runway Train” won the Grammy for Best Rock Song and peaked at number five at the Billboard Hot 100. Fueling the s...
2019-05-24, 14:39

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' from...
2019-07-14, 15:39

WRAPUP 5-Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump adm...
2019-06-03, 23:52

In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion Tens of thousands of migrants who have been waiting for months in Mexican border cities are struggling to understand what the U.S. new asylum policy m...
2019-07-18, 08:39

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home s...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera k...
2019-06-13, 15:26

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started dr...
2019-06-16, 17:00

BMW CEO Krueger will not seek contract extension BMW said its CEO, Harald Krueger, will not seek another term of office, pre-empting deliberations about whether he would be given another five-year te...
2019-07-05, 06:52

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ru...
2019-05-25, 10:52

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to ...
2019-07-03, 02:00

Judge Blocks William Barr's Inhumane Plan to Deny Asylum Seekers Bail A federal judge has blocked a plan by the Trump administration that would have denied bail to asylum seekers who crossed into the U.S. illegally, acco...
2019-07-02, 22:52

White House rips judge for blocking Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers The White House fired another broadside at the federal judiciary on Wednesday — targeting a judge in Seattle for supposedly being “at war with the rul...
2019-07-03, 13:13

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that th...
2019-05-22, 03:52

Some asylum-seekers should be halted at border, new USCIS acting director says in memo to staff: report President Trump’s recent appointee to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is apparently wasting little time in making changes at th...
2019-06-19, 06:52

Asylum seekers in Sri Lanka fear for their safety, in wake of Easter Sunday terror attacks Since the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21, there have been concerns for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers living in the country: in ...
2019-05-31, 18:13

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to...
2019-05-22, 04:13

R&A executive defends pay gap between Opens R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers defended the sizable gap between purses for The Open Championship and the Women's British Open, even as reporters ...
2019-07-17, 11:00

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week...
2019-07-02, 06:39

Spain's Sanchez says he will seek confirmation vote as PM Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he will seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as premier and form a government follow...
2019-06-06, 19:00

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to pres...
2019-06-18, 15:13

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles quit, with members appalled by pl...
2019-06-03, 08:00

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3) ...
2019-06-03, 20:39

Cubans seek to revive little-known tango legacy Cuba may be known now for upbeat salsa, but long before that genre even emerged its Afro beats fed into the melancholic Argentine tango which was wide...
2019-07-19, 08:26

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they are seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurg...
2019-05-25, 11:52

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
2019-06-06, 18:13

'Under one flag': two Belgiums seek one government after vote Belgium was stunned on Monday by a Flemish separatist surge in national elections that will make forming a new federal government a tortuous task as t...
2019-05-27, 09:26

Prosecutors can’t seek execution in case against immigrant _____ PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a ...
2019-07-07, 05:52

Univision Owners Seek Exit After Tumultuous Run Univision is exploring a possible sale, a move that would put an end to 12 years of private-equity ownership marked by an erosion of the Spanish-langu...
2019-07-04, 16:39

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block...
2019-07-11, 20:39

Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield Tommy Frank returns to the scene of his Commonwealth coronation, writes Paul Wheeler The post Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield appeared first on Boxin...
2019-07-02, 13:13

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defending the policy of execution for gay people. The issue erupted after a pointed ...
2019-06-12, 06:13

Schwarzenegger defends 102-year-old being evicted Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California, on Sunday reportedly reached out to the 102-year-old Los Angeles woman being boote...
2019-05-26, 23:39

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also...
2019-05-26, 05:00

Less than 6 weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia Republicans slammed the door on a wide range of gun control measures Tuesday, adjourning a one-day special legislative session.   ...
2019-07-09, 17:00

The best country to be a woman? It's not the US A gender equality study released by Equal Measures 2030 assessed gender pay gaps, women's rights, gender-based violence, representation, and more...
2019-07-10, 13:26

These are the best small towns in the country See which small towns took home top honors across six categories in the 2019 10Best Readers' Choice contest.       ...
2019-05-21, 20:26

When Your Country Is On Fire, There's Always Softball When he lived in Venezuela, Freddy de Freitas played baseball every day of the week, except for the occasional Monday. He played and baked under the C...
2019-06-06, 18:13

The best small towns in the country Some of America's most underrated travel destinations are its small towns. 10Best asked readers to vote for their favorites, and the results are ...
2019-06-13, 16:52

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- eve...
2019-06-16, 07:13

Serena may seek grasscourt wildcard ahead of Wimbledon Serena Williams said she felt "pretty far away" from her optimal level after suffering a surprise third round defeat at the French Open to Sofia Kenin...
2019-06-01, 22:00

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Teh...
2019-05-21, 20:52

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Ma...
2019-07-14, 17:39

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new p...
2019-07-10, 23:39

Polish convicted businessman uses threats to seek pardon WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish newspaper says a businessman who had fled the country for Spain after being sentenced to a 2-1/2-year prison term for i...
2019-06-10, 13:00

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chi...
2019-07-10, 19:52

Climbers seek new routes to keep the thrill of Everest alive It was a scene no one could quite believe -- atop Everest, once considered the most remote place on earth, lines of climbers snaked over the ridgeline...
2019-07-07, 03:39

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that...
2019-05-22, 15:13

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chi...
2019-07-10, 23:52

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the...
2019-06-12, 13:26

Americans rarely seek guidance from clergy members DETROIT — Timothy Buchanan says he never consults clergy about important decisions, but it’s not for lack of faith: He regularly attends a nondenomina...
2019-07-08, 17:39

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been pai...
2019-06-28, 15:13

In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
2019-05-22, 14:00

Attorneys for cop who shot 911 caller seek creative sentence MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a ...
2019-06-06, 17:52

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown...
2019-06-07, 05:52

| Banyana seek redemption in World Cup after woeful build-up Banyana Banyana make their Women's World Cup debut against Spain in the French port city of Le Havre having failed to win in 10 matches since qualifyi...
2019-06-07, 03:13

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max gr...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman are asking a judge for a creative se...
2019-06-07, 01:13

Qatar Airways to seek compensation from Boeing over MAX grounding Qatar Airways plans to seek compensation from Boeing over the grounding of three 737 MAX aircraft by Italian airline Air Italy, where the Qatari compa...
2019-06-07, 07:39

UK prosecutors won’t seek retrial in abused wife case LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors won’t seek a retrial for a woman who had been serving a life sentence for killing her husband. Sally Challen w...
2019-06-07, 10:00

Prosecutors seek life sentence in Charlottesville car attack CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to give a life sentence to a man convicted of hate crimes for plowing his car into ...
2019-06-28, 01:26

Minneapolis officer's attorneys seek no prison for shooting Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no priso...
2019-05-31, 10:39

Minneapolis officer’s attorneys seek no prison for shooting MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing...
2019-05-31, 09:13

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executiv...
2019-05-31, 08:52

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner - CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executiv...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Police seek help after Marshall County man found dead GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police are seeking the public’s help after a Marshall County man was found dead Saturday in f...
2019-06-30, 11:13

China's Big Three Airlines Seek 737 MAX Payouts From Boeing: Reports China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft follow...
2019-05-22, 03:52

Central Park 5 prosecutor won’t seek renewal of Columbia job NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post re...
2019-06-13, 03:13

China's big three airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding China's three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 73...
2019-05-22, 06:39

Ferrari may seek review of Canadian stewards' decision Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, the team said on Thursday, but could still...
2019-06-13, 16:39

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement ...
2019-06-03, 11:39

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights b...
2019-06-17, 01:39

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. Th...
2019-06-02, 05:52

The Latest: Officials seek help in motorcycle crash probe LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Autho...
2019-06-22, 17:39

Sweden won’t seek Assange’s detention, court rules COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain and suspected of rape in Swed...
2019-06-03, 11:52

Mnuchin Urges Suppliers to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chi...
2019-07-11, 06:26

Chinese Carriers Seek Compensation For Boeing 737 MAX Groundings China's official airline association said Friday it will help 13 member carriers seek compensation from Boeing for losses already approaching $580 mil...
2019-05-24, 20:52

Lexington Police Seek Breakthrough In Double Homicide LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are asking for help finding the person or people responsible for a double homicide two months ago. Po...
2019-06-04, 20:13

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rig...
2019-06-17, 02:39

Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10% to 14% from the...
2019-06-03, 04:52

Sweden Won't Seek Warrant for Assange, Easing U.S. Extradition Bid A Swedish judge on Monday rejected a request to issue an arrest order for Julian Assange, a move that could ease efforts by the U.S. to extradite the ...
2019-06-03, 12:39

In Vietnam beer war, Heineken and Sabeco seek to take each other's turf In Vietnam, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing beer markets, new battle lines are being drawn as Heineken NV and local industry leader Sab...
2019-06-04, 19:52

'McMafia' laws forcing owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain source of wealth The owner of three London properties worth £80 million may be forced to explain the source of their wealth under so-called McMafia laws being used by ...
2019-05-28, 21:52

Southgate defends England’s style despite another defeat GUMARAES, Portugal (AP) — Despite another semifinal elimination and another missed chance to end a title drought, England coach Gareth Southgate is no...
2019-06-07, 10:00

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Anto...
2019-05-22, 03:26

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other...
2019-05-31, 21:26

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée...
2019-05-22, 13:26

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democr...
2019-06-10, 00:26

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during th...
2019-06-14, 13:00

"He's A Novice": BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Defends Son Who Hit Official Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya has defended his son Akash Vijayvargiya - a party lawmaker - who assaulted a civic official with a cricket bat ...
2019-07-01, 05:39

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie G...
2019-05-27, 00:39

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC i...
2019-07-09, 16:39

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and...
2019-06-12, 18:13

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system wi...
2019-07-16, 02:39

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Defends Lauren After She's Mom-Shamed Over Going Out Last Wednesday, The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their first child, daughter Alessi Ren Luyendyk. A week later, mom went ...
2019-06-06, 14:00

Liam Fox defends UK ambassador to US in row over leaked memos Trade minister says Kim Darroch is ‘held in high regard’ as Farage calls for his sackingWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpBritai...
2019-07-08, 08:26

UK PM candidate Johnson: the country can trust me Former foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday Britain could trust him to be prime minister and he would continue to voice his opinions direc...
2019-06-12, 08:26

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the I...
2019-06-18, 11:13

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergen...
2019-05-29, 07:00

Best selling country albums of the last 10 years 24/7 Tempo identified the best selling country albums of the last 10 years based on the albums that have at least 1 million in certified sales.  ...
2019-05-30, 12:52

Sudan: Deportations to an embattled country After the military council used brutal force against civilian protesters, the situation in Sudan has continued to escalate. Now German politicians are...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Canada becomes first G7 country to ban shark fin imports Measure which also bans sale of fins awaits royal assentShark fin soup has long been seen as a delicacy in AsiaIt was on a family visit to Hong Kong t...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becomi...
2019-06-11, 19:26

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refuge...
2019-06-20, 00:00

Mom gets apology from Sun Country Airlines after she had to pay $75 to sit with her toddler Sun Country Airlines apologized to a mother who claims the airline wouldn't let her sit next to her toddler unless she paid extra money.  &...
2019-07-11, 12:39

Know the risks: Travel advisories by country The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.  &...
2019-07-17, 17:39

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
2019-05-24, 12:26

Germany's Social Democrats seek new leader, question coalition Germany's Social Democrats appointed three caretakers to run the party after leader Andrea Nahles resigned on Monday and SPD members, appalled by the ...
2019-06-03, 13:52

U.S. to seek death penalty for murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors were expected on Monday to argue that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago shou...
2019-07-08, 13:00

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Tru...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Toronto police seek 4th person in Raptors rally shooting Police in Canada are looking for a fourth person and haven't recovered the gun involved in a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors that lef...
2019-06-18, 11:52

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus ...
2019-06-06, 07:39

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss h...
2019-07-03, 22:13

The Latest: Detroit police seek person of interest in deaths DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local): 5:53 p.m. Detroit’s police chief has identified a person of ...
2019-06-07, 20:52

Sanders, Harris seek Hispanic votes at California forum PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are dueling over Hispanic votes in California. The two prominent Democratic presidential cand...
2019-05-31, 15:26

Pakistan police seek to unravel networks trafficking women With waves of arrests, Pakistani investigators are trying to unravel trafficking networks that convince impoverished Pakistanis to marry off their dau...
2019-06-17, 05:39

Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China...
2019-05-22, 12:39

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule propos...
2019-05-24, 22:13

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to ...
2019-06-10, 18:00

US Doesn't Seek War With Iran, But Won't Back Down: Vice President Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that the United States is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and citizens in the Middle East as tensions...
2019-07-08, 16:26

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amne...
2019-07-08, 08:39

The Latest: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win The Latest on the four-day voting in the European Union to fill the 751-seat European Parliament (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Polls have opened for th...
2019-05-24, 11:26

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election Dominic LeBlanc stepped away from his duties as federal minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs in April after being diagnosed with a form ...
2019-06-18, 12:00

Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding: state TV China's three biggest airlines have requested compensation from U.S. planemaker Boeing Co for losses incurred by the grounding and delayed deliveries ...
2019-05-22, 03:26

Government Not To Seek Funds For State-Run Bank Recapitalisation: Report In 2018-19, the government had pumped in the highest-ever infusion of Rs 1.6 lakh crore into PSBs to meet regulatory and growth capital requirements....
2019-06-11, 09:52

As trade war rages, U.S. lawmakers seek new limits on Chinese scholars Some U.S. lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would make it harder for Chinese students and scholars to enter the United States, citing secu...
2019-06-04, 23:52