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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 an agreement Morale...

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America

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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 in Guatemala. Critics of the plan say the country...
03:12, 07/12/2019

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, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as...
04:36, 06/15/2019

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 to contain flows of people from Central America, ...
02:24, 06/19/2019

Trump's request to have Guatemala accept asylum seekers postponed A proposal to turn Guatemala into a "safe third country" for Central American asylum seekers has been delayed until a Guatemalan court rules on the matter....
17:12, 07/15/2019

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 U.S. that would involve it keeping Central Americ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

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 seek relief at the US-Mexico border. In a major m...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to send back asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out court process The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals late Tuesday granted the Trump administration's request to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out court proceedings temporarily....
04:36, 05/08/2019

Not enough vaccine: Asylum seekers awaiting rulings face chickenpox outbreak The health department doesn’t have enough vaccine for the asylum seekers and the shelter can't quarantine the sick, a health official said.        ...
00:12, 05/17/2019

Asylum seekers from 100 countries in detention face shrinking chance of bond The decision to detain asylum seekers indefinitely as the courts work through a backlog is focused on Central Americans at the U.S.-Mexico border. But those from more than 100 other countries also ar...
23:12, 05/03/2019

Appeals court allows U.S. to keep sending asylum seekers to Mexico A U.S. Appeals Court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration could continue sending asylum seekers to wait out their cases in Mexico while the government appeals a lower court ruling that found...
04:00, 05/08/2019

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 young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
00:24, 07/05/2019

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers The accord is not final, and President Trump might not accept it, but the deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican national guard troops to the border with Guatemala....
02:12, 06/07/2019

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, according to Bloomberg. The ruling was made in respons...
04:36, 07/03/2019

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
23:48, 07/12/2019

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 US. Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan told the Senat...
03:24, 06/12/2019

Trump Administration Can Keep Sending Asylum Seekers to Mexico, Court Rules A federal appeals court ruled that the Trump administration can continue to enforce a policy that returns asylum seekers to Mexico while they wait for an immigration court to decide their cases....
04:12, 05/08/2019

Court rules Trump admin can return asylum seekers to Mexico while cases are reviewed A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration can continue to send Central American migrants to Mexico while their amnesty applications are being reviewed in the U.S. The ruli...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Obamacare to face Trump-backed constitutional challenge in court Tuesday A federal appeals court in New Orleans will hear arguments over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in a significant case for the health system....
16:00, 07/09/2019

Trump wants to charge asylum-seekers fee President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorand...
02:48, 04/30/2019

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20:00, 06/11/2019

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
22:48, 05/31/2019

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the as...
21:24, 05/24/2019

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 officially disqualifying those who travel through ...
18:12, 07/15/2019

Trump wants to charge asylum-seekers to apply President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorand...
05:24, 04/30/2019

Trump's attempts to keep asylum seekers out of the US have hit 5 big hurdles The Trump administration has pursued a number of policies to reduce access to the US for asylum seekers. But those maneuvers, which come amid increasing arrivals of asylum seekers at the US's southern...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico...
04:36, 07/21/2019

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
10:36, 05/22/2019

‘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 court decisions will “put vulnerable people...
20:12, 07/11/2019

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 agreement reached late on Friday that led President...
05:00, 06/08/2019

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week, those at the front of the line in Mexican border citie...
02:00, 07/18/2019

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 denying them parole....
03:24, 05/31/2019

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. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by ...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers Germany will continue providing refuge to Syrian asylum-seekers, the Interior Ministry has said. It refuted earlier reports that some applicants from war-torn Syria could receive lower levels of prote...
19:48, 05/15/2019

UN: Hungary depriving rejected asylum-seekers of food The UN has accused Hungary of illegally denying food for up to five days to failed asylum-seekers. Budapest replied it "is not responsible" for people whose asylum requests have been denied....
17:48, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Judge to rule on hearings for asylum seekers SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a legal challenge to a new Trump administration policy denying bond hearings for asylum seekers (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A U.S. judge in Seattle says she expects to r...
22:00, 06/28/2019

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, to meet with migrants attempting to seek asylum i...
14:12, 07/04/2019

Guatemala's president Morales to visit Washington amid asylum negotiations Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week, his spokesman said on Thursday, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe d...
19:24, 07/11/2019

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 in the south of the country, three Mexican sources...
23:24, 06/05/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta accused of being dishonest about Trump's asylum seekers remark CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta was accused of being dishonest over a tweet he sent while covering President Trump's immigration overhaul remarks. ...
00:12, 05/17/2019

Taiwan says it will treat Hong Kong asylum seekers humanely Taiwan’s president says she will follow “humanitarian principles” in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong, which has been roiled by pro-democracy protests...
06:36, 07/20/2019

President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a pr...
06:24, 04/30/2019

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 200 asylum seekers per day were being sent back, up...
03:36, 06/15/2019

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 will not yet be required to seek asylum there first....
01:36, 06/11/2019

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 prepares to shut its doors for upcoming constructio...
04:48, 07/09/2019

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. Mexican authorities dismissed them from the city’s immi...
16:24, 07/10/2019

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 controversial EU regulation has almost tripled in...
16:36, 06/27/2019

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 expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims sout...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border illegally to be held without bond....
06:24, 05/03/2019

U.S., Mexico set talks amid tension over new curbs on asylum-seekers The chief diplomats of Mexico and the United States plan to meet on Sunday for talks about a new U.S. rule restricting asylum applications from Central American migrants that would burden Mexico's alr...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Five ways Trump's moves to stem asylum seekers have hit hurdles Grappling with a ballooning number of mostly Central American families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump has suggested increasingly bold steps to limit protections for t...
21:24, 04/30/2019

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 families on a temporary basis sends the wrong messag...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Mexico buses home dozens of asylum seekers returned by US Dozens of Central Americans who had been returned to the border city of Juarez to await the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims are being bused back to their countries by Mexican authorities, a first ...
01:00, 07/03/2019

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 “turned away.” In his first international trip ...
05:00, 06/30/2019

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 families on a temporary basis sends the wrong messag...
09:12, 07/13/2019

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 American violence and turmoil to seek asylum in the...
22:12, 06/30/2019

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. The press conference is scheduled at 1:45 p.m., at t...
16:36, 07/17/2019

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, echoing U.S. asylum officers who said the program...
21:00, 06/27/2019

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 a program begun in January, US and Mexican......
17:12, 07/10/2019

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 returned to Mexico to await decisions by U.S. immigratio...
06:24, 07/16/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least one suicide attempt. Bavarian officials say conditi...
21:12, 05/15/2019

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 over the southwestern border to Mexico....
05:12, 07/01/2019

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 gain his footing in a country he knew very little abo...
19:12, 05/30/2019

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 morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff a...
20:00, 05/31/2019

ACLU sues to stop Trump policy on jailing asylum seekers SEATTLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are again going to court to challenge the Trump administration, this time over its policy to bar detained asylum seekers from asking ...
04:12, 05/03/2019

Hungary forces 11 Afghan asylum-seekers into Serbia: rights body Hungary forced 11 Afghan nationals to cross into Serbia after rejecting their asylum requests, a rights advocate said on Wednesday, and deported a 12th convicted of people smuggling back to Kabul....
22:12, 05/08/2019

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 a program begun in January, U.S. and Mexican offi...
09:00, 07/10/2019

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 provincial jails, into one of the agency's three...
00:48, 07/15/2019

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 around 200 migrants back through the El Paso, Texas, p...
22:12, 06/14/2019

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’s immigration policy....
19:12, 07/11/2019

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 into the United States -- telling a Senate panel that...
20:36, 06/11/2019

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 all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern ...
01:24, 07/17/2019

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 all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern ...
15:00, 07/17/2019

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 the immediate aftermath, there were reports of ref...
00:12, 06/01/2019

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 the agency....
08:36, 06/19/2019

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 bond hearings....
02:48, 07/03/2019

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 spread the debunked claim that President Trump ca...
08:24, 05/22/2019

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 centres are being “deliberately deprived of food ...
18:36, 05/03/2019

Homeland Security to Start DNA Testing Asylum Seekers as It Tries to Back Up 'Fake Families' Scare Tactic The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will start using Rapid DNA tests on some asylum seekers at the U.S.–Mexico border next week, according to a new report from CNN. The tests are intended to dete...
17:48, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Avenatti snipes about Trumps outside court NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on court appearances by embattled attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Michael Avenatti expressed his displeasure with a day of court appearances in New Yo...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Job seekers in this country face the worst racial discrimination While racial discrimination in hiring plagues many developed countries, one nation may have particular trouble bidding it adieu. France has the highest level of hiring discrimination against non-white...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May be Shut Down. A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end....
18:12, 05/18/2019

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, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times v...
18:24, 07/15/2019

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 Mexico's most violent cities, supported by faith lea...
07:24, 06/28/2019

US and Mexico working on plan to stop migrants at Guatemala border: report US and Mexican officials are floating a plan to deploy thousands of Mexican troops on the Guatemalan border to choke off the flow of illegal immigrants — and persuade President Trump to back off impos...
05:36, 06/07/2019

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 United States to more aggressively to curtail migration...
02:48, 06/10/2019

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 president’s battle to tamp down the number o...
15:12, 07/15/2019

Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes At a small migrant shelter near the U.S.-Mexico border, a Honduran is disappointed over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central America...
02:24, 06/10/2019

Guatemala court rules out run by ex-dictator’s daugher GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Constitutional Court says the daughter of former dictator José Efraín Rios Montt cannot run for president in the country’s June election. The court’...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Guatemala court rules out run by ex-dictator's daugher Guatemala's Constitutional Court says the daughter of former dictator José Efraín Rios Montt cannot run for president in the country's June election....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other nations like Honduras and El Salvador to first stay in G...
23:48, 07/15/2019

Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous jou...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Guatemala court asked to block ‘safe 3rd country’ with US Three ex-Guatemalan foreign ministers are asking the country’s Constitutional Court to bar President Jimmy Morales from entering into a “safe third country” agreement with the United States, days ahea...
22:48, 07/11/2019

Guatemala court ruling all but ends ex-prosecutor's election hopes Guatemala's top court on Wednesday rejected an appeal to clear the way for a former attorney general to seek the country's presidency next month, all but ending her chances of competing....
06:48, 05/16/2019

Belizeans vote to ask U.N. court to settle Guatemala border dispute Belizeans have voted to ask the United Nations world court to decide Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful owner of half of Belize's territory, setting the scene for a resolution to a dispute that...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Belizeans vote for U.N. court to settle Guatemala border dispute Belizeans have voted to ask a top United Nations court to decide on neighboring Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful owner of half of Belize's territory, setting the scene for potential resoluti...
17:36, 05/09/2019

Guatemala court bars ex-dictator's daughter from presidential race Guatemala's top judicial body said on Monday that it had barred the daughter of former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt from participating in the country's presidential elections in June....
05:48, 05/14/2019

Central Recasting: Division rivals ready to challenge Blues After the big and gritty St. Louis Blues bruised their way to the Stanley Cup, Central rivals responded in different ways this offseason to create a stacked division      ...
05:00, 07/03/2019

Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Guatemala court upholds request to suspend work at huge nickel mine Campaigners say full consultation was not carried out before 2014 reopening of European-owned Fenix siteGuatemala’s constitutional court has upheld a request from indigenous campaigners to suspend ope...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor’s candidacy has turned Guatemala’s presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote. The r...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central America's crown....
17:48, 05/20/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to th...
23:24, 05/16/2019

Central America’s long silence on migration might not last The governments of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were conspicuously silent during the nearly two weeks that Mexico twisted in the wind under the threat of crippling tariffs from U.S. President D...
06:24, 07/03/2019

Antigua: Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year make Antigua, Guatemala, a superb travel spot. Could it be Central America's most charming city?...
15:36, 05/20/2019

U.S. cuts $185M in aid to Central America over immigration While Mexico avoided President Donald Trump's call for tariffs, other Central American countries will have their foreign aid cut because they haven't done enough to stop the flow of migrants into the ...
17:24, 06/18/2019

Mexico asks US to invest in Central America WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects designed to boost the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate mi...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Malta challenge withdrawn from 2021 America's Cup: organizers The next America's Cup regatta in New Zealand in 2021 suffered a blow on Friday with its organizers confirming that a challenge from Malta has been withdrawn....
08:36, 05/31/2019

Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic h...
20:12, 05/16/2019

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 with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the exp...
17:12, 06/14/2019

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 families 15 days to prove they deserve asylum or ...
14:24, 07/18/2019

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 laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by ...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Trump administration may take out billboard ads in Central America about migrating to US Trump administration officials are thinking about launching a Public Service Announcement-type campaign in some Central American countries in an attempt to cut down the number of people migrating thro...
23:48, 06/05/2019

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the thre...
21:12, 06/17/2019

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
04:36, 07/18/2019

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration...
01:36, 06/22/2019

Simeone to face tough challenge without Griezmann, Godin MADRID (AP) — More than ever, Diego Simeone will be put to the test as Atletico Madrid coach. Simeone will begin next season facing the difficult challenge of keeping Atletico competitive after the de...
13:24, 05/16/2019

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 on Friday, in the first sign of action following a ...
04:36, 06/15/2019

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member nations to take note of the high numbers of migran...
04:36, 06/15/2019

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects a...
04:00, 06/18/2019

MBA students face off in challenge to create the next best idea in impact investing An inaugural competition challenged MBA students to come up with investment portfolios that have a positive social and environmental impact without sacrificing financial returns. The contest could poi...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Mexicans no longer majority of undocumented immigrants as more arrive from Central America Mexicans were the biggest driver of illegal immigration for 50 years, but fewer Mexicans are making the trek and more are returning to Mexico.        ...
21:24, 06/12/2019

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
16:00, 05/26/2019

Guardiola lauds Liverpool as City face huge title challenge "Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola considers Liverpool among the best sides he has faced in his managerial career with the two clubs set to fight for the Premier League title on the final day of the ...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Judge in face-biting attack denies insanity rules challenge STUART, Fla. (AP) — A judge has rejected a constitutional challenge to Florida’s insanity defense law made by the attorneys for a man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband’s ...
03:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had no...
20:36, 07/17/2019

The Central Park Five story tells us how we should face down racism | Rashad Robinson Ave DuVernay’s compelling Netflix documentary When They See Us is a reminder that we need to change how the system worksThe Central Park Five marked a political awakening for me. I was just getting to...
12:36, 06/03/2019

Erdogan reportedly said Turkey may face 'serious problems' if the central bank is not overhauled A presidential decree released Saturday said Turkish central bank Governor Murat Cetinkaya was removed from his post and replaced with his deputy, Murat Uysal....
13:12, 07/10/2019

Central bankers weigh up Facebook's Libra plan A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more information as central bankers try to get to grip...
13:12, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not...
21:48, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 6-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data....
00:36, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had no...
18:36, 07/17/2019

Weld could face scrutiny on party loyalty, lobbying, more amid Trump primary challenge Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor making a longshot challenge for the 2020 Republican presidential nod, has aggressively gone after President Trump since his campaign launch -- calling him ...
23:12, 05/06/2019

Mexico wants U.S. backing for development plan to stem Central American migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and other nations in support of a development plan for Ce...
06:24, 05/21/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest atta...
21:12, 06/13/2019

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The just...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital following a spasm of apparently orchestrated violence...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Argentine court denies challenge to law against mining on glaciers Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge to an environmental law banning mining in glacial areas that had been brought by Canadian miner Barrick Gold....
00:24, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Court hears challenge to cleric’s imprisonment ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a challenge to the imprisonment of a 1960s black militant who later became a Muslim cleric and was convicted of killing a sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 10:50 a...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Former FIFA official to challenge life ban at sports court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi will challenge his life ban from soccer for financial corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport next month       ...
18:36, 06/11/2019

Austrian Muslims to challenge school headscarf ban in court The organization representing Austria's Muslims said on Thursday it would ask the Constitutional Court to reverse a ban on headscarves in primary schools a day after it was passed in parliament....
20:48, 05/16/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and therefore owners should not be required to register th...
19:12, 06/10/2019

Appeals court rejects challenge to PolyMet copper mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected a request for another environmental review for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. Environmental groups...
19:24, 05/28/2019

Chamber of Commerce could challenge Trump's Mexico tariffs in court The Chamber of Commerce may give President Trump a legal fight over his plan to slap 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods, eventually rising to 25%, if the country doesn't crack down on immigration to the ...
04:48, 06/01/2019

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Trump's steel tariffs The Supreme Court on Monday announced that it will not hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel imports into the United States....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Texas court rejects challenge to $2 bln Kinder Morgan gas pipeline Kinder Morgan Inc can begin work on a $2 billion natural gas pipeline without having the Texas energy regulator approve its proposed route, a state judge ruled on Tuesday....
04:00, 06/26/2019

| Boris Johnson wins court challenge over misconduct summons Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, won his bid to block a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum c...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Liberty mounts latest court challenge to 'snooper's charter' Rights group argues powers of MI5 and GCHQ to obtain and store data breach human rightsThe legality of the intelligence services’ bulk surveillance activities under which personal data is obtained fro...
14:24, 06/17/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across ...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Georgia high court to hear appeal in election challenge ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court plans to hear an appeal of the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the outcome of the election for lieutenant governor in November. The arguments set for Tu...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Supreme Court rejects early challenge to Trump steel tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an early challenge to President Donald Trump’s authority to impose tariffs on imported steel based on national security concerns. The justices di...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Residents prepare court challenge over redevelopment of London gasworks site Campaigners escalate health protest over brownfield development in SouthallResidents are preparing a legal challenge to the redevelopment of a former gasworks in Southall, west London. The move follow...
10:36, 07/07/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency....
16:36, 05/17/2019

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more th...
05:36, 05/21/2019

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts....
22:12, 07/16/2019

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technolo...
19:24, 06/27/2019

Boxing News at Five: Fury could face Pulev in America, Warrington also wants his next fight to be stateside Tyson Fury won't be fighting back in the UK for some time, and Josh Warrington also believes his future lies in America The post Boxing News at Five: Fury could face Pulev in America, Warrington also ...
03:48, 06/18/2019

Epic’s store continues to absorb PC gaming exclusives large and small Enlarge / Breakpoint is the first Ubsioft game in recent memory to never be made available on Steam. Gamers hoping to stick with Steam and avoid Epic's major effort to compete in PC game distributi...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Mexican police revolt against plans to absorb officers into new National Guard Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard....
03:48, 07/04/2019

Wireless nanowire lasers absorb infrared, emit blue light Enlarge / This article is about lasers (not necessarily the one pictured). (credit: Knick Banas / Flickr) Some of us are anxiously awaiting the photonics revolution, where photons will band together...
16:12, 06/01/2019

"Does Opposition Plan To Have New PM Face Every 6 Months?": Sena Asks Slamming NCP chief Sharad Pawar over his comments on prime ministerial candidates if the BJP does not get the required mandate in the Lok Sabha polls, the Shiv Sena Tuesday sought to know if the......
19:24, 04/30/2019

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains in the name of religious freedom....
01:36, 05/30/2019

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result in Constitutional Court Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in the Constitutional Court, campaign team official Sufmi Dasco said on Tuesday....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the Constitution through earnings from D.C. businesses i...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Appeals Court Allows Trump Administration’s Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ to Take Effect Amid Challenge A federal appeals court said Thursday new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the government appeals decisions that blocked them. M...
04:00, 06/21/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
03:24, 05/29/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader ...
17:24, 05/08/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to fight racism in America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana - whose campaign has been dogged by accusations of systemic racism in his city as he struggles to gain support from A...
16:36, 07/11/2019

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders issued by President Trump....
21:36, 07/16/2019

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway....
16:48, 05/01/2019

Kinder Morgan wins Texas court challenge, removing obstacle to $2 billion gas pipeline Kinder Morgan Inc can begin work on a $2 billion natural gas pipeline without having the Texas energy regulator approve its proposed route, a state judge ruled on Tuesday....
08:36, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 3-Kinder Morgan wins Texas court challenge, removing obstacle to $2 bln gas pipeline Kinder Morgan Inc can begin work on a $2 billion natural gas pipeline without having the Texas energy regulator approve its proposed route, a state judge ruled on Tuesday....
04:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from Presi...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Companies Without a Tech Plan in M&A Deals Face Higher IT Costs Companies without a playbook for integrating information-technology systems in the wake of an acquisition or merger risk spiraling IT costs—and angry employees—chief information officers, consultants ...
10:12, 06/19/2019

Trump unveils sweeping plan to ‘transform’ America’s immigration system President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country, shifting the system in order to favor admissions ba...
21:24, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway....
14:12, 05/01/2019

Brooklyn apartment residents revolt against plan for face-tracking cameras  Atlantic Plaza Towers is an apartment complex in Brooklyn where the landlord has been making preparations to add another layer to existing security elements that include cameras, security guards and k...
04:24, 05/31/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota....
23:48, 05/17/2019

As Trump team prepares Mideast plan, Palestinians face financial crisis Israel and the United States are putting the financial squeeze on the Palestinian Authority, where opposition to a long-awaited U.S. peace plan and anger over Israeli sanctions remain strong....
13:36, 05/01/2019

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic candidate Julián Castro released a formal lead elimi...
20:24, 06/11/2019

Snap shares climb as Bank of America sees improved revenue after viral 'gender-face-swap' filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap rose in premarket trading on Thursday after Bank of America said a recent spike in app downloads will drive better revenue....
14:36, 07/11/2019

Beto O'Rourke releases $5T plan to fight climate change, the 'greatest threat we face' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan Monday to combat climate change, vowing to mobilize $5 trillion in spending over 10 years to address what he called "the greatest t...
12:24, 05/02/2019

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
15:24, 05/21/2019

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germany, refuse to bring some of their citizens-turned-m...
22:12, 06/06/2019

Trump's 'merit-based' immigration reform plan 'makes sense' for America, Laura Ingraham says President Trump's new immigration reform plan, including its shift toward a "merit-based" system is the right way to "tackle the big issue" before America....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Watters on Beto's climate plan: He's a 'scam artist' who feels guilty about America's economic success "The Five" host Jesse Watters had some tough words for 2020 hopeful Beto O'Rourke after the former Texas representative proposed a $5 trillion climate change plan alongside the claim that the United S...
02:00, 05/01/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson to face court over Brexit claims Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied about Brexit by stating Britain would be 350 million pounds a week better of...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a busin...
17:12, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson to Face Court Questions Over Brexit Claims (LONDON) — A British judge ruled Wednesday that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court over allegations that he lied and misled the public during the Brexit referendum ...
16:24, 05/29/2019

Protesters at Venezuela's U.S. Embassy appear in court to face criminal charges Four protesters arrested on Thursday for occupying the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. appeared in federal court on Friday where they were charged with trespassing and interfering with the U.S....
00:12, 05/18/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
13:48, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson to face court questions about Brexit claims LONDON (AP) — A British judge has ruled that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court to answer questions about his possible misconduct in public office during the Brexit refer...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Johnson to face court over claims he lied to public over Brexit Boris Johnson is to be summonsed to court to face accusations of misconduct in a public office, over claims he made that the UK sent the EU £350m a week. ...
12:12, 05/29/2019

Williams back on Centre Court to face Strycova in semifinals Back on Centre Court and back in the semifinals of a major tournament, Serena Williams will take on Barbora Strycova at Wimbledon       ...
09:48, 07/11/2019

Even Judges Have To Face Brunt Of Social Media, Says Supreme Court Even judges have to face the brunt of social media, the Supreme Court said Tuesday while hearing the case of journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested for allegedly making "objectionable comments" on......
19:48, 06/11/2019

America's corn belt farmers face uncertainty after rain … and more rain Cold, rainy weather has meant severe planting delays for farmers from Ohio to Nebraska – and next week’s acreage report takes on heightened importanceIn his 32 years of farming, Steve Fourez says he’s...
13:12, 06/23/2019

Renault could face French court action over emissions following report, paper says A French probe into alleged emissions cheating by Renault is a step closer to court action after a technical report confirmed that some of the automaker's diesel engines were configured to emit more p...
23:24, 05/13/2019

Witness could face perjury charge in Navy SEAL court-martial SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy SEAL who testified that it was he — not his platoon chief — who killed a wounded prisoner in Iraq may face perjury charges. After telling prosecutors that he had seen Special O...
10:48, 06/27/2019

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states U.S. President Donald Trump's order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over whether states can redraw their voting maps based on...
12:48, 07/15/2019

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as...
21:36, 07/03/2019

Boris Johnson to face court for 'misconduct' over £350m for NHS Brexit bus claim BORIS Johnson will be summonsed to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over claims he was lying when he said the UK gave the EU £350 million a week....
16:12, 05/29/2019

BNP Paribas to face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide: U.S. appeals court A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit against BNP Paribas SA by alleged victims of a genocidal regime in Sudan, who sought to hold the French bank liable for aiding in the government's a...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Accused California synagogue shooter due in court to face hate crime charges A 19-year-old man accused of murdering one woman and wounding three other people at a California synagogue was due in a San Diego court on Tuesday to face hate crime charges....
17:12, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas must face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide- U.S. appeals court A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit against BNP Paribas SA by alleged victims of a genocidal regime in Sudan, who sought to hold the French bank liable for aiding in the government's a...
19:36, 05/22/2019

AOC to face lawsuit over blocking Twitter users, following appeals court ruling on Trump Former Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind told Fox News on Tuesday he's preparing to sue Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for blocking users on Twitter based on their personal viewpoints...
22:12, 07/09/2019

Man Going Through Divorce Wins $80 Million Jackpot. Court Has A Plan How much credit can a person take for good luck? That was the question at the center of a high-stakes divorce case that came before a Michigan appeals court last week. Michigan appeals court...
05:24, 06/23/2019

Accused San Diego synagogue shooter appears in court, may face state and U.S. death penalty The 19-year-old man accused of killing one and wounding three in a hate-inspired attack on a synagogue outside San Diego appeared in federal court Tuesday.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Tommy Robinson to face fresh contempt hearing, High Court judges rule Far right campaigner Tommy Robinson will face a fresh Contempt of Court hearing over claims he put the trial of a child sex abuse ring at risk, High Court judges have ruled....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Supreme Court ruling means Apple could face lawsuits from lots of angry customers The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that users could sue Apple for allegedly monopolizing the App Store and driving up the price of apps. This means that, if you’re so inclined, you could ...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Spanish court halts government plan to exhume Franco Spain’s Supreme Court is temporarily halting the government’s plan for relocating the remains of Gen. Francisco Franco to a discreet tomb next week because judges need time to decide on appeals by the...
13:12, 06/04/2019

Supreme Court to decide if retirees can sue US Bank over pension plan The Supreme Court said Friday that it will hear a case between pensioners and US Bank concerning whether members of a pension plan can sue the fund manager even if the plan is overfunded. The plaintif...
17:48, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court to hear U.S. Bancorp pension plan dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider reviving a class action lawsuit against U.S. Bancorp that accused it of mismanaging an employee pension plan in a manner that violated the Employee ...
16:12, 06/28/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it th...
19:24, 06/03/2019

Logging plan for Alaska's Tongass National Forest challenged in court Environmentalists in Alaska filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to block a Trump administration plan to open vast swaths of the nation's largest national forest to logging, nearly a third of it in old-...
04:12, 05/08/2019

Biden declines to discuss a plan B if the Supreme Court kills Obamacare "Look, this is a court that's ruled it's constitutional twice," Biden said. "We'll see. I'm not going to go down that route and speculate what's going to happen in a negative ...
20:24, 07/16/2019

Court weighs Trump plan to fund border wall build A federal judge in Oakland heard arguments Friday in two lawsuits seeking to block the White House from building a wall on the Mexico border with billions of dollars secured under President Trump&apos...
07:12, 05/18/2019

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campai...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Japan says no comment on International Court of Justice plan in South Korea dispute Japan's government is considering various steps to resolve the dispute with South Korea over wartime forced laborers, but will not comment on whether it would go to the International Court of Justice ...
07:12, 07/19/2019

Israelis protest plan to give Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Opposition protesters have vowed not to let Benjamin Netanyahu undermine democracy, as they rallied against plans to grant the prime minister immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charge...
00:36, 05/26/2019

White House faces court deadline to reveal U.S. census citizenship plan The White House faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal whether it intends to follow through on U.S. President Donald Trump's pledge to press ahead with his fight to add a contentious citize...
16:36, 07/05/2019

"Not My America Or Your America. Our America": Michelle Obama to Trump Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice Friday to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump's attack on four ethnic minority congresswomen, saying "there's a place for all of......
06:24, 07/20/2019

Apple's surprise defeat in the Supreme Court is bad news for Tim Cook's turnaround plan (AAPL, SPOT) Yves Herman/Reuters Apple's loss at the Supreme Court could ultimately hobble its services business. The court ruled that a case over the fees Apple charges on app sales could go forward, a move that...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Tea with the Trumps – a red leicester nightmare | Stewart Lee The royal family has been forced to dine on the wrong side of history’s tableLast Monday I attended the worst family dinner I have ever experienced. It honoured a visiting American with whom we were b...
02:00, 06/10/2019

A Great New Reason to Bleed the Trumps Dry A new Guardian report published on Monday found that new New York City environmental regulations are set to begin costing the Trump Organization millions of dollars in fines unless they renovate their...
17:12, 05/13/2019

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US pres...
18:00, 06/04/2019

CREW: Trumps meetings with Putin, Kim broke the law President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, White House Adviser Jared Kushner, allegedly broke the law by "intentionally" failing to keep records of meetings with foreign government officials, accordin...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Boris Johnson to face court over 'lies' during Brexit referendum campaign Boris Johnson's bid to become prime minister was today hit by a bombshell as he was ordered to court to face accusations he lied to the public with the Leave campaign's slogan that Britain gives the E...
13:12, 05/29/2019

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One jacket. America’s first couple came be...
16:36, 06/04/2019

The Trumps are coming: London ready for controversial visit For Britain’s unflappable monarch, the arrival of President Donald Trump and his family means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace, but beneath the po...
12:12, 06/02/2019

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffle...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prim...
12:48, 07/09/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
05:24, 05/11/2019

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms i...
15:36, 06/01/2019

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
21:36, 07/12/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
02:00, 05/11/2019

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
03:36, 06/04/2019

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
00:24, 06/04/2019

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
05:12, 06/22/2019

Trumps sit down with Britain’s royals for lavish state banquet in London President Trump sat down to dinner with Britain’s long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II for a lavish state banquet at historic Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. The three-course affair got underway sh...
22:36, 06/03/2019

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
00:00, 07/08/2019

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger ...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the ...
23:48, 06/29/2019

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, t...
14:24, 05/25/2019

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
09:36, 06/06/2019

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White...
07:12, 06/07/2019

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
14:24, 05/27/2019

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
23:24, 06/03/2019

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Afri...
04:36, 07/16/2019

Biden rips off Avenatti with ‘let's make America America again’ slogan Former Vice President Joe Biden was applauded Tuesday by Democrats in Iowa when he slammed President Trump with his own twist on the president’s famous campaign slogan....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
05:12, 06/05/2019

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and ...
12:36, 06/30/2019

B.C. and Alberta premiers set to meet face-to-face for first time, want to avoid ‘phony war’ B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are set to meet face to face Thursday for the first time at the Western Premiers Conference in Edmonton....
07:36, 06/27/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with shooter at California synagogue A 19-year-old man who authorities said gave himself up to police shortly after carrying out a deadly shooting in a Southern California synagogue filled with Sabbath worshippers is also under investiga...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Rabbi recalls coming face-to-face with gunman: 'I couldn't see his soul' • 8-year-old victim describes moment of shooting • Lori Kaye died protecting the rabbi • Synagogue shooting suspect booked on one count of murder in the first degree...
07:12, 04/29/2019

U.S. to deploy up to 89 DHS agents to Guatemala: document The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will deploy up to 89 agents to Guatemala by the end of August under a joint agreement to curb illegal immigration and strengthen border security, according to ...
22:24, 06/25/2019

U.S. Restores Some Aid to El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Gu...
03:12, 06/18/2019

California synagogue rabbi recalls moment he came ‘face-to-face’ with gunman in shooting that killed 1, injured 3 Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein recalled the moment he came “face-to-face” with the 19-year-old gunman who opened fire inside a California synagogue, killing a beloved member of the congregation and injuring ...
21:36, 04/28/2019

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave fans another reason to be......
19:00, 07/02/2019

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays in Game 5.        ...
19:12, 06/06/2019

America's Least American-Style Car Was Also One of America's Most Influential Happy Fourth of July, fellow Americans! And, everyone else, have a beer and a hot dog on me! By me, I mean the United States government, who I’m sure will reimburse you promptly. Today I’d like to cel...
20:24, 07/04/2019

At least seven killed, 17 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison At least seven people were killed and 17 injured after shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, according to officials, who said that authorities have regained control at the pri...
01:12, 05/08/2019

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 contain migrant flows from Central America, interior...
23:12, 06/18/2019

Spain arrests 5 in Guatemala corruption investigation MADRID (AP) — Spanish anti-corruption prosecutors have arrested five people who are suspected of being involved in payoffs by a Barcelona company to the former president and vice president of Guatemal...
18:12, 05/08/2019

Guatemala cancels meeting between Morales and Trump A meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Guatemalan counterpart Jimmy Morales over a potential “safe third country” agreement for asylum seekers has been canceled...
03:48, 07/15/2019

Guatemala, U.S. Discuss Controversial Migrant Deal Under safe-third-country treaty, the violence-racked Central American nation would require asylum seekers from Honduras, El Salvador to make their claims there....
23:24, 06/19/2019

Shock: Over 1% of Guatemala, Honduras entered US since September In a shocking demonstration of the latest surge of illegal immigrants border officials are struggling with, over 1% of the populations of Guatemala and Honduras have entered the United States since Se...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, a local emergency services official said....
20:24, 05/07/2019

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a ...
06:24, 06/09/2019

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
05:36, 06/03/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to end Friday. Before the Mets open a three-game series...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Nevada pioneers law to protect pot-using job-seekers LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada is set to pioneer a law to prevent job-seekers from being immediately rejected for work based on a positive marijuana test. Democratic Assembly members Dina Neal and Edgar Flor...
00:36, 06/13/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, c...
12:12, 06/16/2019

Guatemala votes for new president, runoff likely to decide outcome Guatemalans on Sunday voted for a new president, who will face the daunting challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has ravaged the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United State...
05:24, 06/17/2019

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national palace on 3 September 2015, Gabriel Wer celebrated ...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Official: Guatemala hasn't agreed to be safe third country A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called "safe third country" for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle mi...
04:36, 06/19/2019

Government warnings can’t turn back migrants from Guatemala SAN CRISTOBAL DE TOTONICAPAN, Guatemala — Dressed in a bright orange shirt, Francisco Gomez yells and uses his arms to vigorously direct the myriad souped-up buses at the crossroads known as Cuatro Ca...
00:12, 06/02/2019

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
19:00, 06/01/2019

Former first lady Torres takes lead in Guatemala election Center-left candidate Sandra Torres took an early lead in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday but was well short of an outright majority and will likely face a major test from a conservative c...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections. C...
00:36, 06/13/2019

Guatemala probes judge who ordered candidate's arrest Prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened an investigation into a Supreme Court judge who ordered the detention of former chief prosecutor and presidential candidate Thelma Aldana, who gained intern...
00:00, 05/09/2019

16-year-old migrant boy from Guatemala dies while in U.S. custody: officials A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy from Guatemala fell ill after he was transferred to a government shelter in Texas and later died, officials said Wednesday....
04:00, 05/02/2019

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said in a statement on S...
06:00, 05/26/2019

Guatemala volcano kills 75 as ash buries entire villages The Fuego volcano in Guatemala has exploded and spewed out molten rock and ash, killing at least 75 people in the country's most violent eruption for over a century...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Sunnyside wrestling great talks about Pan Am Games in Guatemala GUATEMALA – Former Sunnyside wrestling great Roman Bravo-Young, who ended his high school career with four state championships and no losses, has just won another gold medal. Bravo-Young talks a...
08:12, 06/10/2019

Guatemala to review vote amid complaints of inconsistencies Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal says it will conduct a review of Sunday’s elections amid complaints of possible inconsistencies in the results...
01:36, 06/21/2019

ZipRecruiter Taps AI to Let Employers Pursue Job Seekers ZipRecruiter is the latest job-search company to roll out a new feature driven by artificial intelligence to address challenges facing employers and potential applicants....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Trump: U.S., Guatemala close to a safe third country deal on migrants The United States and Guatemala are close to reaching a safe third country agreement as part of an effort to curb U.S-bound migrants, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, offering no details...
20:24, 06/26/2019

Mexico sees 'better conditions' to tackle migration with next Guatemala leader Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he hoped scope for cooperation with Guatemala on containing migrant flows from Central America to the United States would improve after the...
20:24, 06/03/2019

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to ...
14:24, 06/15/2019

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against I...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Guatemala election headed for runoff, former first lady Torres leads Guatemala's presidential election appeared to be headed for a runoff as partial results on Monday gave center-left candidate Sandra Torres an early lead but far short of the majority needed to avoid a...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Impunity through bribery: Helen Mack Chang on corruption in Guatemala A culture of impunity and organized crime have made life dangerous for many in Guatemala. As citizens went to the polls, DW sat down with Helen Mack Chang to discuss the situation for activists in the...
14:12, 06/17/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig their own graves. Some would be buried in the ground, ...
19:36, 06/08/2019

Guatemala says it’s working with the U.S. to tighten borders, break up migrant caravans Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart told The Post that officials are working with attorneys from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to revise its border-control agreement with its Cen...
05:36, 06/06/2019

Campaign chaos sows disillusion ahead of Guatemala vote The road to Sunday’s presidential election in Guatemala has been a flurry of court rulings and shenanigans, illegal party-switching and allegations of malfeasance that torpedoed some candidacies...
00:12, 06/15/2019

Guatemala election: former first lady Sandra Torres heads for runoff Centre-left candidate falls far short of outright majorityTorres to face rightwing candidate in August second roundGuatemala’s presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave t...
17:24, 06/17/2019

Guatemala’s Presidential Election May Be a Blow to Anti-Corruption Effort The race will head to a runoff in August as a former first lady and a former prisons director vie for the presidency. Neither candidate has made fighting corruption a priority....
00:36, 06/18/2019

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transp...
07:24, 06/14/2019

Thrill-seekers take zipline ride off Eiffel Tower Volunteers jumped off a platform hanging from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday for a thrilling ride down an 2,600 foot zipline.        ...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry TECÚN UMAN, GUATEMALA — Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo Robles bridge connecting Guatemala to Mexico — in th...
06:24, 06/09/2019

Claims of corruption, drug trafficking and political divorce. Welcome to Guatemala's elections Few politicians have a backstory like Sandra Torres, winner of the first round in Guatemala's presidential elections earlier this month, but the former first lady is no ordinary candidate....
14:00, 06/25/2019

European-owned mine paid Guatemala just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes Swiss-based Solway group that runs Fenix nickel mine paid 1% on revenues from unrefined oreGuatemalans who pay price for west’s need for nickelGuatemala’s largest nickel mine paid just £1.4m in compul...
18:36, 06/19/2019

Mexico is sending its new national guard to the Guatemala border. The mission is unclear. The force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
00:00, 06/11/2019

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, a...
07:24, 06/20/2019

Amending Guatemala ‘reconciliation law’ would lead to unjust amnesty, warns Bachelet A bid to give amnesty to all those found guilty of grave human rights crimes during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, by amending the National Reconciliation Law, could represent a “drastic set-back...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Guatemala postpones Trump summit, says will not sign 'safe third country' deal Guatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala's potential designation as a 'safe third country' for asylum seekers, stressing that it has...
21:00, 07/14/2019

Guatemala rounds up dozens of immigrants to send back to their home countries Guatemala authorities rounded up 96 people as part of an operation to identify unqualified migrants trying to go to the United States and return them to their countries of origin....
13:24, 07/04/2019

America the Beautiful, America the Cruel The Fourth of July, or the Fourth of You Lie as we black folks like to call it, is here again. And we’ll be inundated with bold-faced lies about American exceptionalism. You’ll hear it from television...
03:12, 07/05/2019

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corrup...
03:24, 06/15/2019

Guatemala's center-left candidate Torres takes early lead in election Early results from Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday showed center-left candidate Sandra Torres leading the race from her nearest conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei by more than seven p...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan Republican and Democratic U.S. senators blasted President Donald Trump's proposal for a 23 percent cut in the U.S. budget for foreign aid and diplomacy as "insane" and "short-sighted" on Tuesday, and ...
01:12, 05/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is maki...
11:12, 06/09/2019

Unsecured Database Leaking Data About Millions of Indian Job Seekers: Report A massive database containing over 275 million records with personally identifiable information about Indian citizens was found unprotected and publicly indexed on the Internet....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Tax season was good news for small businesses – and bad for job seekers | Gene Marks Small businesses gave CPAs a ‘resounding thumbs up’ guiding them through the tax reforms but savings isn’t being spent on hiring, a survey revealedA new survey revealed some interesting things about s...
19:12, 05/12/2019

Businesswoman and Former First Lady Sandra Torres Is Ahead in Guatemala’s Election, Early Results Show GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Early results in Guatemala’s presidential election point to a businesswoman in the lead in a nation where tens of thousands have fled poverty and gang violence to see...
12:00, 06/17/2019

State Department cuts new funds to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, pending immigration fixes The State Department announced Monday it will cut new foreign aid to the "Northern Triangle" countries -- Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador -- unless their governments take "concrete action" to ste...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Homeland chief cuts deal to stop historic flow of illegal immigrants from Guatemala Guatemala, which has lost over 1% of its population to the United States via illegal immigration since just September, has signed a deal with President Trump’s Homeland Security chief to stop the surg...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Video: The Big Face Box is a box that makes your face, uhm, big This video is part of our series on Lille’s Maker Faire. To stay up-to-date on releases (and to find out more), check out our master post here. We all have days when we lean on a window, look at a gre...
19:24, 05/01/2019

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing on Wednesday as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
17:12, 06/26/2019

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.        ...
21:48, 07/15/2019

Refugees should not have to pay fee to seek asylum: U.N. The U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday that seeking asylum was a fundamental right and that people lodging applications should not be made to pay a fee, as proposed by the Trump administration....
13:24, 04/30/2019

Alien seekers join forces to 'storm Area 51' together Area 51 is a highly classified Air Force Facility rumored to be the government's hiding place for secrets about aliens and UFOs.        ...
02:48, 07/16/2019

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 for asylum, “credible threat.” This comes after off...
10:00, 06/18/2019

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' until Congress passes stricter laws....
20:00, 07/15/2019

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 fleeing political turmoil in their country....
19:36, 06/11/2019

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 Washington, D.C....
10:36, 07/17/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to thr...
15:12, 05/01/2019

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 to restrict the influx of migrant families coming...
07:48, 07/16/2019

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 values....
05:48, 07/08/2019

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-Mexico border....
21:12, 07/16/2019

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. The rule would end protection for those who came t...
07:48, 07/16/2019

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 migrants or refugees to apply for asylum and fundame...
19:00, 07/15/2019

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 be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach t...
18:48, 06/19/2019

Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young...
00:36, 05/14/2019

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 imagined skulking about my house as a masked vigilan...
18:12, 07/15/2019

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 border....
16:24, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government....
12:48, 06/14/2019

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Jayalalithaa Gifts Case: Top Court Rejects Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving......
12:12, 07/09/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
12:36, 05/21/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosce...
16:24, 06/24/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street sh...
00:24, 06/12/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
11:24, 05/10/2019

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling w...
00:00, 06/18/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
04:24, 07/20/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state...
16:36, 06/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in anoth...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Sweden grants asylum to 2 Pussy Riot activists Two members of the Russian protest group have won an appeal on their asylum claim in Sweden. The couple said they had received death threats and feared arrest if forced to return to Moscow....
15:12, 05/01/2019

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 countries they flee....
18:00, 07/06/2019

2 activists linked to Pussy Riot get asylum in Sweden Swedish broadcaster SVT says two activists linked to the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have successfully appealed their rejected asylum application and received shelter in Sweden...
14:00, 05/01/2019

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 with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asy...
04:24, 06/11/2019

Somali asylum-seeker detained for over 2 years released CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawyers representing an asylum-seeker from Somalia who’s been detained for over 2 ½ years without a bond hearing say he’s been released. Acting on behalf of Mahamed Ah...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Trump directs officials to toughen asylum rules U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally ...
05:00, 04/30/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
12:12, 05/02/2019

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 of refugees from Latin America — particularly Vene...
12:12, 06/11/2019

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 in the custody of immigration authorities since Sep...
19:12, 07/06/2019

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 program to be immediately extended to the whole borde...
07:24, 06/10/2019

Former Interpol Chief's Family Granted Asylum in France France has granted asylum to the family of a former Interpol chief who was detained by the Chinese government and hasn’t been seen since, his wife said, escalating tensions between Beijing and the Wes...
23:24, 05/15/2019

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 asylum system and the number of new arrivals....
09:00, 07/03/2019

US will train dozens of border agents to screen for asylum Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protec...
02:48, 05/09/2019

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 slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy...
01:12, 07/11/2019

AP Exclusive: Ex-Interpol chief's wife gets asylum in France The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young boys by...
16:48, 05/13/2019

Trump administration sets 'new bar' for immigrants seeking 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 the United States, putting the onus on them to as...
16:48, 07/15/2019

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country the...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Border agents to be trained to conduct asylum interviews Immigration officials said they will train dozens of U.S. Border Patrol agents to start screening immigrants seeking asylum. The director of U.S. Citizenship And Immigration services said his team wil...
18:36, 05/09/2019

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 illegal immigrants out, according to federal statist...
16:36, 07/15/2019

Trump’s Deadline for an Asylum Deal With Mexico Is Monday. Here’s What We Know Donald Trump stood on the South Lawn of the White House on June 11, waving a folded piece of paper in front of the cameras that he said was an agreement with Mexico to address the migrant crisis at th...
16:36, 07/20/2019

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 Mexico while their U.S. asylum claims are being proces...
13:12, 07/03/2019

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 first pursue their claims in a third country they tra...
20:48, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong activists get asylum in Germany; denounce extradition law Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campa...
13:24, 05/23/2019

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 asylum claims were being bused back to their home coun...
00:48, 07/03/2019

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 first pursue safe haven in a third country throug...
03:12, 07/16/2019

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 return to their home countries with the Mexican g...
00:00, 07/03/2019