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'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws

Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai resi...

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws

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X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
07:48, 05/29/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's...
19:48, 05/15/2019

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected school is located, signed a bill outlawing aborti...
04:36, 05/26/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The for...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank says will strictly abide by relevant laws, regulations Shanghai Pudong Development bank, asked about a Washington Post report that it could lose access to the U.S. financial system, said in a statement on Tuesday that it will strictly abide by the relevan...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
02:00, 06/08/2019

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies abo...
17:12, 06/03/2019

Uganda grapples with tourism vs. electricity Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the country's burgeoning tourism industry....
18:48, 07/12/2019

In Polarized Venezuela, Red Cross Grapples With Aid Distribution The first airlift of a large-scale relief campaign landed. Now relief workers must deliver aid in a divided, violent country where basic infrastructure is crumbling....
01:12, 04/29/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Al...
11:12, 05/29/2019

Pakistan Grapples With Unprecedented HIV Infections in Children When a doctor sounded alarm bells about children mysteriously testing positive for HIV, health officials decided to offer screening to his entire town. What they found, the World Health Organization s...
13:00, 06/09/2019

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years o...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
04:24, 06/18/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who dese...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Appeals Court Grapples With Whether to Scrap Entire Health Law A federal appeals court voiced skepticism that a central feature of the Affordable Care Act is constitutional, though it appeared to struggle with whether that meant the Obama-era health law should be...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives to try to roll back the U.S. Supr...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutrality to the books; the Obama-era rules made sure t...
09:24, 05/26/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst....
08:00, 05/23/2019

At trial, babysitters describe doting but strict dad COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Several women who babysat for a South Carolina father charged with killing his five children say he was a doting dad who demanded strict discipline. Timothy Jones Jr.’s def...
21:36, 05/29/2019

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to h...
23:24, 06/05/2019

Jesse Eisenberg grapples with masculinity in The Art Of Self Defense's hilarious first trailer We dug the hell out of Riley Stearns’ 2015 debut feature Faults, and the rising filmmaker will soon return with a brash follow-up in The Art Of Self Defense, which just received its first trailer. The...
02:12, 05/23/2019

Airbnb is the latest company to set a strict dating policy If you work at Airbnb and want to date a co-worker, you get just one shot to ask them out. “You can only ask another employee on a date once and it can’t be someone in your chain of management, so not...
20:00, 07/01/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic. ...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya w...
23:00, 06/12/2019

To control blood sugar, set strict meal times A small study has found that men who are at risk of diabetes could benefit from following a time-restricted diet, which can improve blood sugar control....
16:48, 05/02/2019

Now We Know What the Hell Is Going on With Huawei—Sort Of It’s been a rough few months for Huawei, but as of now, it looks like there might be some relief for the Chinese tech giant at the center of recent U.S.–China trade tensions. In a speech in Washington...
20:48, 07/10/2019

New Coke Is Back. Sort of. Coca-Cola is using one of its biggest failures as a marketing tool, bringing back New Coke for a limited time in a cross-promotion with Netflix’s retro science-fiction horror series “Stranger Things.”...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Here’s Your Chance to Own Your Own Battleship—Sort Of Most people can only dream of owning their own battleship, but thanks to eBay (of course!) you can now be the proud owner of three battleships—and a light cruiser to boot. The catch: All four ships ar...
13:12, 06/21/2019

As Sudan Grapples With a Post-Bashir Future, Regional Powers Circle In the battle to determine the future of Sudan after the ouster of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir, two foreign powers closely allied to the U.S. are playing an outsize role: Saudi Arabia and the Uni...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Awkwafina grapples with death and culture in trailer for Sundance breakout The Farewell Awkwafina, the Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s 8 star with a Comedy Central series in the hopper, has been drawing raves for her turn in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, one of the breakout films from this yea...
17:48, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abort...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
19:24, 05/10/2019

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its...
23:24, 07/02/2019

Dem candidates descend on South Carolina, as Biden grapples with backlash over segregationist remarks Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina this weekend for campaign events to court black voters, as former Vice President Joe Biden grapples with the furor over his comments...
01:12, 06/22/2019

Here's Stranger Things, but it's like an '80s anime, sort of The third season of Stranger Things acknowledges the world outside of the American Midwest, opening a whole can of worms about late Cold War-era international politics that it doesn’t seem all that eq...
22:36, 07/09/2019

Apple Finally Did the Right Thing (Sort of) About a week ago, the “a” key on my MacBook Pro broke. Once flat and useful, the poor little guy now looks like a mini ski slope and barely works. Several of my friends have similar keyboard problems ...
00:36, 05/22/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregna...
19:12, 05/09/2019

What really happens to the waste in your recycling bin? – podcast Recycling is often cited as one of the easiest ways to make a difference to the environment. But does old plastic really get reprocessed into new? Guardian reporters around the world have been investi...
04:48, 07/08/2019

House Moves Forward With Spending Bills as Congress Grapples With Looming Fiscal Deadlines The burst of productivity stood in stark contrast to the tenor of the wider negotiations, which are hung up over how much to increase domestic spending....
03:12, 06/20/2019

How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.     ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Olay Tests a Refillable Moisturizer as Beauty Industry Grapples With Its Giant Trash Problem Fresh, soft skin comes at a cost—to the planet. Specifically, I’m talking about all that packaging your favorite lotion or cream comes in, which is likely made of hard-to-degrade plastics. That’s why ...
02:36, 06/07/2019

New BH90210 Promo Goes Back to the Peach Pit, Sort Of If you've been wondering if the iconic Peach Pit diner would be making an appearance in BH90210, it looks like the answer could be maybe. At the very least it's appearing in the......
03:36, 06/07/2019

DealBook Briefing: Huawei Gets Its Breather, Sort Of The Commerce Department will issue licenses for American companies that want to do business with Huawei where there is no threat to national security....
12:36, 07/10/2019

Sort Brexit and win election: Five things on the next PM's to-do list Only three candidates - Boris Johnson, Esther McVey and Rory Stewart -  have so far formally declared their intention to stand for the Tory leadership. ...
03:36, 05/24/2019

5 Slugs That, In Retrospect, We Sort Of Whipped Ourselves Into A Frenzy Over When we first had the idea for this list, we were going wild for all the slugs we found—but now that we’ve had some distance from it, we can see that they’re okay at best. Here are five slugs that, in...
21:12, 05/29/2019

Greece's Yanis Varoufakis eyes EU job — sort of Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is running in the EU elections. He wants to shake things up in Brussels with his leftist DiEM25 alliance — with the help of German voters....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Passau crossbow deaths may be suicides, of a sort Investigators say they need more time to find out how and why three people died in Passau from crossbow wounds and two women died 600 kilometers away. How the deaths are linked is a question posing ch...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Box update makes it easier to sort out your storage Cloud content management company Box has announced its all new Box Relay to help simplify business processes across organization's extended enterprise of employees, partners and customers.The com...
22:12, 05/22/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Demo...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Allison Mack reportedly kept Catherine Oxenberg's daughter on strict 500 cal diet in sex cult The daughter of “Dynasty” actress Catherine Oxenberg spent a year on a 500-calorie-a-day diet while in Nxivm’s secret sex cult, a former slave testified Friday....
15:36, 06/08/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American migrants who he says have relied on immigration loop...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Sorting out recycling programs: Which ones work best? Changing markets and confusion over what can be thrown in recycling bins has forced some communities to rethink or even suspend their recycling programs. But many more recycling programs are working w...
20:00, 05/22/2019

No trash and recycling collection on Memorial Day TUCSON – Trash and Recycling will not be picked up on Monday, May 27 as workers observe Memorial Day. All City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular collection on any day M...
14:00, 05/23/2019

New Scientist 50 years ago: The first test-tube babies, sort of It was still 10 years before IVF would be used successfully in humans – and that wasn’t on our radar when we reported on the first lab conceptions using mice...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Tether in court: Yep, we sort of, kind of, definitely used our reserves to buy Bitcoin It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether – a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar – used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitcoin. The stablecoin issuer, which shares management ...
10:36, 05/22/2019

Pride of a Different Sort: Disabled Italians Parade in Rome Now in its fifth year, Italy’s Disability Pride Parade brings an often ignored community onto the streets, which are often tricky for them to navigate....
00:48, 07/15/2019

A New Way To Erase Ink Lets You Reuse Printouts Without Recycling Yes, it’s great that your office put a blue bin next to the copy machine so unwanted print outs don’t end up in the trash. But recycling paper still takes its toll on the environment, so researchers a...
18:12, 06/27/2019

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
17:24, 06/05/2019

Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry....
12:00, 07/04/2019

Recycling Centers Roll Out AI-Trained Robots Recycling facilities are deploying artificial-intelligence-guided robots, which can sort streams of waste more quickly and accurately than human workers....
12:24, 07/05/2019

Canada’s recycling industry is on life-support. Here’s how to fix it B.C. is the only place in Canada where producers pay for and run the recycling system, and the success is evident. But is it enough — or is it also time for governments to step in?...
15:00, 05/01/2019

IOA Will Talk To Govt After May 23 To Sort Pakistan Visa Issue: Mehta The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had revoked the Olympic qualification status of a shooting event in New Delhi after India refused to grant visa to two Pakistani athletes....
20:36, 05/16/2019

New program to replace curbside recycling in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Starting July 1, Sierra Vista will be ending its curbside pickup of recyclable materials. To replace the program is a new drop-off facility where anyone can go and drop off...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in North America....
05:36, 06/28/2019

Recycling steel could give lifeline to the industry, report says Vast quantities of carbon would be saved if the UK moved away from primary productionRecycling steel could provide a much-needed lifeline for the UK’s troubled steel industry, a new study has found, a...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Gove and bosses to hold recycling scheme summit The chief executives of Asda, Greggs and J Sainsbury will hold talks with Michael Gove this week amid growing concern that a series of recycling initiatives will impose unsustainable costs on an alrea...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Kentucky city temporarily stops recycling paper LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The city of Lexington, Kentucky, is suspending paper recycling due to “changes in the global marketplace” for recycled materials. City officials say there is an overa...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Homes evacuated near Tenn. recycling center fire Firefighters in Knoxville, Tennessee evacuated about 70 homes near a recycling center fire. Authorities warned against breathing the fire's thick, black smoke. No immediate injuries were reported...
12:48, 05/02/2019

In an impoverished Chilean suburb, a recycling drive flourishes La Pintana, an impoverished Chilean neighborhood plagued by crime, is an unlikely place to find a green revolution. But the area on the outskirts of capital city Santiago is blazing a trail in recycli...
15:48, 06/20/2019

Eskilstuna: how a Swedish town became the world capital of recycling The city was dying. Then somebody had a great idea to save it – make it the greenest place on Earth‘People talk about Eskilstuna as the place where nothing new is invented,” says the shopping mall man...
08:36, 06/18/2019

Lexington Recycling Center Expected To Reopen Monday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A broken machine forced the Lexington Recycling Center to shut down on for a couple of days as they waited for a replacement part. The part did not arrive Friday as expe...
22:12, 06/07/2019

Venezuelans adopt recycling to make ends meet In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a marketplace kiosk in Caracas and repairs broken light bulbs for people who ...
12:12, 06/11/2019

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic Amer...
14:36, 06/17/2019

Shelves of shame: are these the worst recycling offenders in supermarkets? A quick tour of the big stores shows they could do much more to cut out plasticCraig Curtis, the new president of the Recycling Association, is staring with exasperation at the aisle full of salad lea...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Major Misfire: This Kid Clearly Thought ‘MasterChef Junior’ Was Some Sort Of Bodybuilding Contest One of the main appeals of reality TV is its unpredictability, but one of the most popular reality shows on television just went off the rails in a way that, quite frankly, wasn’t fun for anyone to wa...
19:48, 05/24/2019

June Steam hardware survey: The Rift-Vive cap shrinks … sort of The Oculus Rift still leads the charge with 44.12% of the overall VR headset use on Steam, and HTC is at 42.42%. That’s a difference of just 1.7%.Read More...
09:00, 07/07/2019

Rory Stewart’s nerdiness means he is just the sort of oddball the British love The Tory leadership hopeful gives impassioned speeches in the house about hedgehogs, and sees himself as the second coming of TE Lawrence. What’s not to like?Is there anyone in the running for the Tor...
21:36, 05/29/2019

England must sort off-field politics to fulfil potential, says Eddie Jones • Head coach wants the RFU and clubs to work together• Jones admits to over-training players during Six NationsEddie Jones has claimed England will struggle to enjoy consistent success on the world st...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
01:36, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Winners/losers of quarterfinals -- France wins the World Cup, sort of France wins over public and Sweden finally beats Germany at a major tournament for first time since 1991: Winners and losers from quarterfinals.       ...
19:12, 06/30/2019

Boeing, Accused of Union-Busting, Really Going for Some Sort of 'Worst Company' Award With an entire line of its planes grounded following several, likely preventable air disasters that cost hundreds of passengers their lives, Boeing has decided to kick itself while it’s down by engagi...
21:36, 05/03/2019

Why recycling dead batteries could be leading to lead in baby teeth Smelters across US have been charged with polluting neighborhoods. Lead causes brain damage, serious illness.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows Consumers’ efforts to be eco-friendly go to waste as many communities find themselves with nowhere to send their refuseWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretA sign on an upside-d...
10:36, 06/21/2019

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our re...
16:24, 06/21/2019

Kentucky city hires consultant to find recycling solutions LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky city has hired a consultant to try to find solutions for its recycling program. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Lexington stopped recycling all paper products last...
14:36, 06/24/2019

George RR Martin (sort of) reveals whether the end of his 'Game of Thrones' book will match the show George RR Martin has spoken. And like everyone else who loves "Game of Thrones," the author of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" books is in his feelings about the show ending. But he also has lots of news...
18:24, 05/21/2019

Some contrarians predict Trump's tariffs could trigger the sort of interest rates he can't stand The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could cause interest rate hikes, the very opposite of what President Donald Trump wants, some analysts have told CNBC....
17:00, 05/16/2019

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get ...
06:48, 07/03/2019

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news Enlarge / Old news, new fish. (credit: Rick Barrentine/Getty Images) Researchers at Recorded Future have uncovered what appears to be a new, growing social media-based influence operation involving ...
21:12, 06/12/2019

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it w...
22:24, 05/28/2019

Victoria ignored recycling warnings that left it vulnerable to China move – report Auditor general finds Victoria has had no statewide waste policy since 2014, and agencies had not effectively regulated the industryVictorian authorities failed to prevent the state sleepwalking into ...
00:36, 06/08/2019

Lead measured in teeth of kids living near former battery-recycling plant Children living near a former car-battery recycling plant in Los Angeles have lead in their baby teeth at levels that track with neighborhood contamination, according to a study of exposure to the tox...
23:12, 05/15/2019

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative P...
20:48, 06/10/2019

Etiquette classes in Shanghai – in pictures Against a soundtrack of classical music, children learn social skills, dining manners and deportment – hence the books on their heads to teach them how to walk gracefully. Other exercises include how ...
11:00, 07/01/2019

SpaceX wants to go New York to Shanghai in 40 minutes The race to make point-to-point space travel a viable transportation method is heating up as companies like Blue Origin and SpaceX continue to move toward developing passenger rockets. A plane ride fr...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Five Killed In Shanghai Building Collapse Five people were killed on Thursday when the roof of a Shanghai commercial building caved in upon construction workers who were renovating it, the city government said....
17:36, 05/16/2019

At least 9 trapped in Shanghai building collapse SHANGHAI (AP) — At least nine people are trapped in a building collapse in China’s financial hub of Shanghai. The city’s rescue service said the building in the city’s downtown Chang...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggestsIndonesia and other countries rejecting Australian waste will no longer be a proble...
21:25, 07/10/2019

Five dead in building collapse in China's Shanghai Five people were killed when a building undergoing renovation collapsed in China's financial hub of Shanghai on Thursday, though 14 people were pulled from the rubble alive by rescuers....
13:48, 05/16/2019

19 Rescued From Collapsed Shanghai Building: Government Rescue teams pulled 19 survivors from the rubble of a commercial building that collapsed in Shanghai on Thursday as it was undergoing redevelopment, authorities said, leaving one person unaccounted......
17:36, 05/16/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium rises for 6th day, set for best week since Aug Shanghai aluminium prices moved higher for a sixth consecutive session in early trade on Friday, as alumina refinery shutdowns in northern China's Shanxi province raise production costs for the metal ...
04:24, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Five killed in Shanghai building collapse Five people were killed when the roof of a Shanghai commercial building caved in upon construction workers who were renovating it, the city government said....
21:12, 05/16/2019

Pak Decides To Let PM's Plane Fly Through Airspace For Shanghai Summit Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)...
21:36, 06/10/2019

Japan's Suntory joins rival Coca Cola to push Vietnam on plastic recycling Japanese beverage giant Suntory Holdings said it would work with rival Coca-Cola as well as Nestle to push the government in Vietnam, among the biggest contributors to plastic waste in the ocean, to c...
17:24, 06/25/2019

Apple's latest iPhone ads tackle privacy, encryption, and recycling in simple but effective ways Apple has uploaded not one and not two, but three new iPhone ads to the company's official YouTube channel for Australia (for some reason) in the past 24 hours, highlighting topics that have been the ...
18:36, 06/24/2019

Louisiana becomes latest US state to pass strict 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana has become the latest US state to pass a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant....
09:24, 05/30/2019

Two whales flown from Shanghai aquarium to sanctuary in Iceland Female 12-year-old beluga whales Little Grey and Little White arrive at Klettsvik BayTwo beluga whales from a Shanghai aquarium have arrived in Iceland to live out their days in a unique marine sanctu...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Shanghai shake-up beckons for Global Champions Tour From the beach to the big city, the Longines Global Champions Tour moves from Miami to Shanghai for the fourth round of showjumping's premier circuit this weekend....
13:36, 05/02/2019

Number Of Dead In Shanghai Building Collapse Rises To 10 The number of dead in the collapse of a Shanghai commercial building that was undergoing renovation rose to 10 overnight after three more victims were added to the grim tally, the city government said...
23:48, 05/17/2019

PM Modi To Leave For Shanghai Summit, Won't Use Pak Airspace: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today leave for the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit, which is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The summit will be keenly watched for any......
04:00, 06/13/2019

Tesla to Investigate Car That Appeared to Burst Into Flames in Shanghai The fire, involving a Tesla sedan in a parking garage, left no one injured, the fire department said. The automaker said it had dispatched a team “at once.”...
19:24, 04/28/2019

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
00:00, 06/29/2019

Apple’s first app development accelerator opens in Shanghai, China Chinese app developers now generate billions of dollars for Apple, so the company is hoping to transform their regional success into greater global sales.Read More...
16:12, 07/10/2019

Tesla Says Single Battery Module Caused Car Fire in Shanghai Tesla said a single battery module caused a car to catch fire in Shanghai and it had revised its vehicle settings to further protect its batteries following an investigation into the incident....
23:36, 06/28/2019

Several killed after roof collapse in Shanghai Mercedes-Benz dealership A building collapse in Shanghai claimed several lives after around 20 people were trapped under the rubble. Over 150 rescue workers raced to pull the survivors to safety from the former Mercedes deale...
14:00, 05/16/2019

PM, Xi Jinping To Discuss US Trade Friction At Shanghai Summit: China Describing PM Modi and President Xi Jinping as "good friends", China today hoped that the two leaders would discuss their respective trade frictions with the US and reach a consensus on opposing trade...
11:00, 06/10/2019

West Ham sells Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG West Ham has announced the sale of Marko Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG in a terse, two-line statement       ...
12:12, 07/08/2019

PM Modi To Meet China's Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of Shanghai Summit Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit this week at Kyrgyzstan where he would also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first meeting between the...
12:36, 06/09/2019

PM To Meet Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to pitch for strong and decisive action to deal with terrorism when he addresses a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Bishkek on June 14....
21:36, 06/10/2019

Tesla said single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday that it has found no systematic flaws in its vehicles following investigation of a vehicle that caught fire in Shanghai....
12:00, 06/28/2019

Shanghai Summit Meet Not Aimed At "Targeting" Any Country, Says China The SCO summit in Bishkek this week would discuss economy-related issues and security cooperation with a focus on counter terrorism, but it is not aimed at "targeting" any country, China said....
21:36, 06/10/2019

METALS-Shanghai copper hits 2-year low on demand concerns Shanghai copper slipped to a two-year low on Thursday, tracking falls in London's previous session, amid mounting concerns on weak metals demand due to rising trade tensions....
10:00, 06/06/2019

Oppo's under-screen camera is real and taking photos in Shanghai Earlier this month, Oppo teased its upcoming under-screen camera tech with a quick and dirty video, and Xiaomi was quick to announce that it was working on something similar. Neither company explained...
11:48, 06/26/2019

METALS-Shanghai copper slumps to 2-year low amid demand worries Shanghai copper plunged to a two-year low on Thursday, tracking weakness in London's overnight session, due to mounting concerns about slowing global growth and weak metals demand amid rising trade te...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Long-awaited London-Shanghai share listing project goes live Companies listed in Britain will be able to sell shares in China on Monday with the launch of a long-awaited London-Shanghai Stock Connect project that finance minister Philip Hammond called a chance ...
07:48, 06/17/2019

METALS-Shanghai tin plumbs 3-yr lows as short selling takes hold Shanghai tin prices fell for a sixth consecutive day on Wednesday as investors took out more short positions on the metal used in tin cans and lead-acid batteries, even as analysts said fundamentals h...
10:12, 07/03/2019

METALS-Shanghai copper hits 2-year low as demand fear grows Shanghai copper prices on Thursday tumbled to their lowest in two years, tracking falls in London's overnight session, as anxiety about global growth and metals demand hurt sentiment....
05:24, 06/06/2019

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealt...
12:12, 06/18/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares feeling blue as Shanghai turns red Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak week in the black on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic news and solid company earnings offered only a fleeting respite from the interminable Sino-U.S. trade di...
07:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla said single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday that it has found no systematic flaws in its vehicles following the investigation of a vehicle that caught fire in Shanghai....
12:00, 06/28/2019

Athletics: Lyles pips Coleman in Shanghai sprint photo finish Noah Lyles exploded over the final third of the race to win a thrilling men's 100m in a personal best 9.86 seconds at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday, pipping fellow American Christian Coleman...
21:36, 05/18/2019

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million peopl...
08:36, 06/20/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium rises on production halt at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit following a fire that broke out over the weekend....
08:24, 05/27/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium advances as fire halts production at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit due to a fire over the weekend....
09:48, 05/27/2019

METALS-Shanghai nickel hits 10-1/2-month high on Indonesian supply concerns Shanghai nickel prices on Monday surged to their highest in more than 10 months, tracking an overnight rally in London, on concerns that top producer Indonesia will resume an export ban on ore in 2022...
05:00, 07/15/2019

China's Ant Financial, Vanguard form Shanghai-based venture - govt records Chinese fintech company Ant Financial Services has formed a joint venture with a Shanghai unit of U.S.-based asset management firm The Vanguard Group, government records showed....
13:00, 06/10/2019

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges ini...
14:00, 06/13/2019

New Fallout game revealed ahead of E3 2019: Bethesda's best game gets a sequel - sort of Bethesda could be about to stealth drop a game at E3 2019 - here's everything you need to know about a potential new game incoming from the publisher....
20:36, 06/02/2019

Probably Awesome! The Kid Who Left High School To Go To Hockey School In Like Canada Or Vermont Seems To Be In Some Sort Of Pre-NHL League Now While we don’t know enough about how the hockey world works to be 100% sure, here’s some news that seems like it’s pretty great: The kid who left high school to go to hockey school in, like, Canada or...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of t...
07:24, 06/11/2019

China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index plunges 5.1% after Trump threatens to raise tariffs. BANGKOK (AP) — China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index plunges 5.1% after Trump threatens to raise tariffs....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Tesla says single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai, has changed vehicle settings Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday a single battery module caused a car to catch fire in Shanghai and it had revised its vehicle settings to further protect its batteries following ...
14:48, 06/28/2019

Snack bar wrapper made from sustainable paper hailed as recycling 'world first' A snack bar wrapper that degrades in a marine environment within six months and can be used on a high-speed packaging line has been hailed as a "world first"....
00:48, 07/03/2019

METALS-U.S.-China trade hopes lift base metals prices in Shanghai Base metals futures in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew for a resolution to the prolonged U.S.-China trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks would resume later this month after ...
06:36, 06/19/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals rise as U.S.-China trade talks set to resume Shanghai base metals prices rose on Wednesday as hopes grew for a resolution to the prolonged U.S.-China trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks would resume later this month after a re...
11:36, 06/19/2019

CORRECTED-METALS-Shanghai base metals rise on U.S.-China trade hopes Industrial metals in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew that an escalating trade war between the United States and China could abate after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that the two coun...
06:36, 06/19/2019

NYC to Shanghai in 40 minutes: SpaceX's goal for point-to-point space travel UBS believes that, if the obstacles to point-to-point space travel can be overcome, the service would represent an annual market of more than $20 billion....
14:12, 06/08/2019

China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index dives 6.4% on Trump threat of more China tariffs BANGKOK (AP) — China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index dives 6.4% on Trump threat of more China tariffs....
11:24, 05/06/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals slide in trade war selloff Shanghai copper and zinc slid to multi-month lows on Thursday as the China base metals complex tracked a broad selloff in London overnight amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions, while President Xi Jinping war...
05:12, 05/23/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals rise after China premier says to keep tax low Industrial metals on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose on Monday, after Chinese premier Li Keqiang said China would look to rein in taxes to support the economy....
06:24, 05/27/2019

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found i...
12:48, 05/28/2019

Ardern 'does not understand' lax US gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
03:12, 05/15/2019

Preview of new Kentucky laws FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The end of June means the annual influx of new laws in Kentucky. House Bill 254, the Campus Free Speech Bill, requires public universities to make sure speech is not sup...
00:36, 06/27/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
16:24, 05/01/2019

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native v...
08:24, 06/03/2019

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged w...
20:24, 06/03/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitutio...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU....
17:24, 05/19/2019

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the stat...
07:12, 06/06/2019

‘Heartbeat’ laws could ban most abortions across Deep South If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia. T...
18:12, 05/11/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with other ...
12:24, 05/19/2019

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penal...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to th...
15:36, 06/01/2019

Pelosi: ‘What is the point’ of enforcing immigration laws? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday called into question the nation’s immigration laws, asking “What is the point?” of tracking down fugitives ordered out of the country?...
00:24, 06/25/2019

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on the Liquid Network. Blockstream announced the launch...
18:24, 05/15/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
01:36, 06/04/2019

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe's open-border Schengen area if the referendum is r...
09:12, 05/19/2019

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include strong...
07:48, 06/10/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans were excited to try out was poker. Unfortunately, ...
23:12, 05/18/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Department of Homeland Security recently waived 41 laws to...
05:24, 05/18/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
19:12, 06/18/2019

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
11:48, 06/11/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees they feared would lead to extensive layoffs...
00:00, 06/04/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new tax laws slash values....
19:12, 04/28/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise after the Senate rejected his earlier effort...
01:48, 06/27/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
13:48, 06/10/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns about enforcement, it is unclear if this will leave...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammuniti...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Why won’t the U.S. change its gun laws? New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says: ‘I do not understand.’ “Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws. New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest, I do not understand the United States," Jacinda Ardern said in an interview...
17:48, 05/15/2019

'I Do Not Understand The United States': Jacinda Ardern On Gun Laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she does "not understand" why the US has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Last-Minute Laws Took Democrats’ Power. Court Says That’s Fine. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general of Wisconsin, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
21:12, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Swalwell supports state gun licensing laws LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a visit to Nevada by presidential candidate Eric Swalwell (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says he would support laws in ever...
00:36, 06/13/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Botswana scraps laws criminalising gay sex in landmark ruling Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
23:12, 05/12/2019

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5...
15:24, 06/13/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't...
00:48, 05/10/2019

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
21:36, 06/11/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
01:36, 05/08/2019

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison. Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuade the European Union to launch accession talks....
19:24, 06/17/2019

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in s...
13:12, 06/05/2019

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
12:12, 06/28/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
23:48, 05/17/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted to ease restrictions on divorce by an overwhelming landslide, continuing the country’s social liber...
12:12, 05/26/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU Swiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners...
23:48, 05/19/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trial begins in challenge to 4 abortion laws in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial began Monday in a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn four abortion-restriction measures in Virginia. The laws being challenged include a physician-only measure that bars ...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Warren unveils abortion rights platform following new laws WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state laws that dramatically restrict women’s abil...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
07:12, 05/18/2019

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse...
09:12, 07/10/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
23:12, 05/21/2019

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
05:00, 05/29/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
20:48, 07/15/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress repor...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A ...
09:36, 05/27/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly t...
18:00, 05/30/2019

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
03:24, 06/05/2019

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifically, the laws make it harder for landlords to conv...
02:12, 06/24/2019

Alabama’s new abortion ban could jail doctors. In some countries, laws already do. The Alabama Senate approved a restrictive abortion ban. Countries including El Salvador and the Dominican Republican already have similar legislation in place....
22:12, 05/15/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration offic...
23:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Switzerland’s referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Swiss media are reporting that early exit polls show voters have approved a measur...
13:48, 05/19/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
04:48, 05/31/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
23:24, 06/12/2019

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
00:24, 07/17/2019

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the countr...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights ex...
19:00, 04/28/2019

2020 contender Kamala Harris calls for ban of 'right to work' laws Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., indicated on Saturday that she would use the "bully pulpit" to fight "right-to-work" laws, describing them as an attack on workers' rights....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions fr...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Chilean Goalkeeper Boner Proves You Should Never Tempt The Laws Of Physics Goalkeeper boners come in all shapes, sizes, and crookedness, but sometimes, you just can’t compete with physics, as Club Deportivo Palestino goalie José Ignacio González found out on Tuesday night....
00:12, 05/10/2019

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes...
11:24, 07/10/2019

Four men arrested under terror laws over shooting of journalist Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested by detectives who are investigating the death of Lyra McKee, who was shot in the head while watching riots on Londonderry's Creggan estate last month....
16:00, 05/09/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not illegal to have nonconsensual sex with someone who i...
21:36, 05/05/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws - Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
18:24, 06/18/2019

Some states seek to close loopholes in marital rape laws COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Witches were still being burned at the stake when Sir Matthew Hale came up with his legal theory that rape could not happen within marriage. The 17th century English jurist decla...
04:36, 05/05/2019

What links Meera Syal with the laws of cricket? The Weekend quiz From poisonous trees to Japanese art, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was finished by Franz Süssmayr?2 Zora Neale Hurston was a major figure in what cultural blossoming?3 What has topp...
10:12, 05/04/2019

Towing guide 2019: UK laws, licences, costs and tips Tips & advice 29 Apr, 2019 From tips for towing a caravan across the UK to help getting your towing licence, our towing guide explains all...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial - a move wh...
18:12, 04/28/2019

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
00:24, 07/03/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
18:48, 05/01/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
21:36, 06/18/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the Natio...
02:00, 07/04/2019

Families of crash victims demand tougher limousine laws ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Parents of people killed in recent limousine crashes in New York have urged legislators to pass tougher safety regulations. Several provided tearful testimony at a legislative hear...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an...
04:36, 05/06/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a diffe...
09:24, 05/28/2019

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the US refuses to pass tough gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from...
04:36, 05/22/2019

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
12:00, 06/06/2019

Tighter gun laws approved by voters in Switzerland, a country known for gun traditions The Federal Chancellery said provisional results showed nearly 64 per cent of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago after deadly attacks in France,...
06:36, 05/20/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
21:24, 05/17/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European...
14:24, 05/23/2019

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpo...
18:00, 05/15/2019

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun...
06:36, 05/17/2019

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest a...
22:12, 05/23/2019

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional ...
09:48, 05/26/2019

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
00:36, 06/01/2019

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to...
07:48, 05/30/2019

GOP ally to Trump: Tighten asylum laws, cut immigration deal WASHINGTON (AP) — A South Carolina Republican senator is proposing to make it harder for Central Americans to win asylum in the U.S. He’s urging President Donald Trump to cut an immigration deal...
18:24, 05/15/2019

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.G...
14:24, 05/29/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
09:36, 05/14/2019

Texas passing laws, but not leading abortion fight this time AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would ban Texas’ capital city of Austin from continuing to a lease a downtown building to Planned Parenthood for $1 is almost to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott̵...
05:48, 05/18/2019

EU elections: Weber, in Bulgaria, vows tough migration laws SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A leading conservative candidate in next week’s European Parliament elections has promised Bulgarians tight measures against illegal migration. Manfred Weber said in Sofia...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that cr...
22:24, 06/11/2019

As States Pass Restrictive Abortion Laws, Questions Surface ATLANTA (AP) — As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet. Governors...
15:48, 05/19/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sp...
02:12, 06/12/2019

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws: Exit poll Switzerland has been voting in a referendum on whether to bring its gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the European Union...
13:24, 05/19/2019

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Departme...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Firearms Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
17:48, 05/19/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborti...
08:12, 05/18/2019

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tue...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Victim group says UK's revenge porn laws aren't working The UK's move to treat revenge porn as a specific crime was supposed to catch perpetrators who'd otherwise slip through the cracks, but that doesn't appear to have worked out in practic...
07:12, 05/20/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
20:12, 05/21/2019

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journal...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, ...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under scrutiny as lawyers for the retired baseball star...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same....
01:12, 05/25/2019

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary...
08:12, 07/10/2019

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for restrictive abortion laws i...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legisla...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissione...
05:00, 07/02/2019

California city declares itself 'second amendment sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sa...
00:48, 07/17/2019

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of abnormal foetus and allegedly violate...
15:48, 07/15/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the pr...
18:48, 05/17/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. ...
15:24, 05/23/2019

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater control over protests by groups with a history of vi...
05:36, 07/04/2019

Mohd Shami's Wife Arrested After High Drama At In-Laws', Released Later Hasin Jahan, wife of cricketer Mohammed Shami, was arrested in Amroha in Uttar Pradesh after she reached her husband's house and created a ruckus. She was later released on bail....
11:36, 04/29/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
23:24, 05/19/2019

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, police said Tuesday....
16:24, 07/09/2019

Rio Grande migrant deaths preventable if Democrats changed laws: Trump The bodies of the man and child — her arm draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments — was discovered in morning on the bank of the Rio Grande....
00:24, 06/27/2019

Joe Biden evoked Jim Crow when discussing current voting laws. He’s not wrong. Some recent changes in voting laws led by those in President Trump's party appear to be having effects that mirror that period of legalized discrimination....
20:12, 05/06/2019

Cabinet Approves Amendments To 2 Laws To Strengthen National Probe Agency The Union Cabinet is learned to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the NIA in probing terror cases in India and abroad, sources said Monday....
20:24, 06/24/2019

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps deliveringAfter bowing his head in prayer, Donald Trump addre...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even ...
05:12, 06/07/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially te...
23:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Monday....
01:00, 06/11/2019

Canon and Toshiba Fined $5 Million for Evading Premerger Notification Laws Faced with accounting irregularities that surfaced in 2015, Toshiba designed a scheme to sell its medical system subsidiary to Canon for around $6.1 billion in 2016 while evading notification rules, a...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached b...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Regulator says complaints against doctor calling for stricter gun laws are politically motivated Dr. Najma Ahmed, who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, received a letter from the complaints committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario that said it ...
08:36, 05/16/2019

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, like Georgia, continue to sign laws restricting acces...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bomb...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of ...
02:48, 05/29/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in ...
08:24, 06/05/2019

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, announcing they would take the company to court to f...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
02:48, 05/21/2019

Alice Johnson reflects on clemency granted by President Trump: 'These laws must change' Alice Johnson, who spent nearly 22 years in prison for a non-violent drug offense, has spoken out about her experience and encouraged President Trump to face the issue of mass incarceration in the Uni...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court to hear case that could bring major changes in school choice laws The Supreme Court is gearing up to decide next term whether states can ban students from using student-aid programs to attend religious institutions – an education dispute that could have major ramifi...
19:36, 07/11/2019

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
23:36, 06/10/2019

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she could back a change in policy that woul...
20:24, 07/11/2019

Swiss Voters Opt to Tighten Gun Laws in Measure That Tested Nation’s Shooting Traditions (GENEVA) — Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of loca...
02:00, 05/20/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:12, 06/04/2019

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 million. That’s what separated Stacey Abrams from Br...
15:36, 06/02/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
04:24, 05/25/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
12:36, 06/01/2019

World Cup: Crystal Dunn tried to convert her French in-laws ahead of game against France Crystal Dunn's jersey still has her maiden name, but her shoes have her married -- and French -- name of Soubrier. She got her in-laws special jerseys.       ...
23:36, 06/26/2019

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm...
03:36, 07/03/2019

Romanian president asks ruling party to revise controversial justice laws Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) on Wednesday to agree to undo changes to judicial legislation that have raised concerns about the rule of law in one of t...
23:24, 06/05/2019

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
10:00, 07/08/2019

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints o...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
22:36, 05/28/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at ...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Elisabeth Moss says it's apt' to compare anti-abortion laws to her 'Handmaid's Tale's dystopian society "Handmaid's Tale" star Elisabeth Moss praised those who donned her show's costumes during protests and suggested that it was fair to compare the United States to the show's dystopian world where women...
23:12, 06/05/2019

New Trump WH policy lets deputies detain immigrants on behalf of ICE, subverting 'sanctuary' laws A new Trump administration policy will allow local deputies to detain immigrants on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), even if sanctuary policies are written to prevent it. ...
07:12, 05/08/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative.        ...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
11:12, 07/09/2019

Steve Scalise touts Trump plan for 'merit-based' immigration: 'Right now, we've got some of the dumbest laws on the books' America should move toward a "merit-based" immigration system that also respects the "rule of law" and gets rid of the "dumb laws" currently on the books, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise told Fox Ne...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bolster athlete safety....
23:12, 05/12/2019

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’...
21:12, 06/04/2019

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion...
22:12, 05/19/2019

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds lame-duck laws limiting the powers of the Democratic governor and attorney general MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds lame-duck laws limiting the powers of the Democratic governor and attorney general....
15:24, 06/21/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own...
09:48, 05/12/2019

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
06:24, 05/26/2019

Less than 6 weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia lawmakers are considering a ban on assault weapons and background checks for all gun sales at a special session Tuesday in Richmond.        ...
20:24, 07/09/2019

Jameela Jamil describes abortion when she was younger as 'best decision I have ever made' as she slams US laws Jameela Jamil has described an abortion she had when she was younger as the "best decision" she has ever made as she hit out at a US state's new laws....
01:00, 05/14/2019

'McMafia' laws forcing owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain source of wealth The owner of three London properties worth £80 million may be forced to explain the source of their wealth under so-called McMafia laws being used by investigators....
02:24, 05/29/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speec...
00:36, 06/26/2019

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Mon...
14:24, 07/15/2019

Jenelle Evans and David Eason Get New Puppies After Dog Shooting Incident Jenelle Evans and David Eason won't let their recent drama stop them from expanding. The reality TV duo recently adopted two Anatolian Shepherd puppies named Buddy and Junior, David......
15:48, 07/15/2019

Ducati Panigale V4 25 Anniversario 916 Launched In India At Rs. 54.9 Lakh The Ducati Panigale V4 25 Anniversario 916 will be available on sale in India from October 2019, at a price of Rs. 54.9 lakh (ex-showroom). Only 500 of these bikes will be built and offered on sale......
16:12, 07/15/2019

| Mother of Nigeria ex-national football coach kidnapped Gunmen have abducted the mother of former Nigerian football national team coach Ogere Siasia, relatives said, in the latest kidnapping targeting a sports star....
16:24, 07/15/2019

Antoine Griezmann Trains For The First Time With Barcelona Antoine Griezmann was presented as a Barcelona player on Sunday night, after Barcelona paid the 28-year-old's 120-million-euro ($135 million) release clause....
17:12, 07/15/2019

Advancing human exploration: Is space the final frontier, and how can data and AI get us there? Fifty years after the moon landing, it's not just NASA working on what many consider the final frontier for humanity: space travel. NASA, however, is special, and one of the reasons is that data is at...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Reason for massive NYC blackout remains a mystery Around 72,000 energy customers experienced a blackout in New York City on Saturday night as a massive power outage hit the metropolis's West Side — and energy officials still don't know why it happene...
20:48, 07/15/2019

Dude plays a 7:11 polyrhythm at a 7-Eleven on July 7 at 7:11 p.m. for 7 minutes and 11 seconds July 11 is an unofficial holiday for 7-Eleven fans nationwide. Recognized as 7-Eleven Day—or Free Slurpee Day to the locals—July 11th is a celebration in which patrons can enjoy one free small Slurpee...
21:12, 07/15/2019

Minnesota 21-year-old died from rationing insulin, family says RAMSEY, Minn. (KARE) — Advocates say it is a sign of the growing problem of rising prescription costs in America. Friday, friends and family said 21-year-old Jesimya David Scherer-Radcliff died as a r...
21:48, 07/15/2019

UN hosts Yemeni talks to break stalemate New steps to salvage a ceasefire at Hodeida, a Yemeni port crucial for aid deliveries to civilians, have been agreed, say UN officials. Yemeni government and rebel representatives met on a ship in the...
23:12, 07/15/2019

20 years after deadly crane crash at Brewers' Miller Park, it's still 'an emotional roller coaster' In the two decades since the Big Blue crane collapse at Miller Park, construction sites have become safer for workers.       ...
23:24, 07/15/2019

Canada's Trudeau condemns Trump attacks: 'That is not how we do things' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday added his voice to those condemning an attack by U.S. President Donald Trump against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying "that is not how we...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Children's Birthday Party Gets Much Cooler After New Jersey Devils' Mascot Runs Through Glass Window When you’re a child, it’s surely cool to have the New Jersey Devils’ mascot show up to your birthday shindig, but what’s much more impressive is when NJ Devil gets overwhelmed by the play parachute, s...
23:48, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019 -executive As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into spac...
00:24, 07/16/2019

Lyles to run only 200m at U.S. trials, double in 2020 World 200 meters favorite Noah Lyles has ruled out also running the 100 meters at next week's U.S. championships/world trials, the sprinter and his coach told Reuters on Monday....
01:00, 07/16/2019

'He's here with us': How the Angels honored Tyler Skaggs with an emotional, historic tribute After losing their teammate and friend, the Halos added triumph to tragedy. Those who knew the pitcher best reflect on the hard homecoming and incredible night that followed....
02:12, 07/16/2019

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction....
02:24, 07/16/2019

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Gl...
02:36, 07/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's money: Accused child sex trafficker has $56.4M in cash, more in property, stocks A financial disclosure made by lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, reveals he has nearly $560 million in assets....
02:48, 07/16/2019

Valarivan Wins Gold; India Bag 10m Air Rifle Team Gold With World Record Elavenil Valarivan defended her gold medal in the Junior World Cup as she beat compatriot Mehuli Ghosh (630.4) by 1.4 points in the women's air rifle final on Monday....
03:48, 07/16/2019

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other Democratic congresswomen said Donald Trump's "blatantly racist" attack against them was a distraction from his failed policies. Trump said "many people" agreed...
04:12, 07/16/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least ...
04:36, 07/16/2019

Undersea earthquake strikes Indonesian tourist island Bali An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
05:00, 07/16/2019

Redragon K550W Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with Wrist Rest and Volume Control, 131 Key RGB LED Illuminated Backlit Yama, Programmable Macro Keys, USB Passthrough for Windows PC Games - White Redragon K550W Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with Wrist Rest and Volume Control, 131 Key RGB LED Illuminated Backlit Yama, Programmable Macro Keys, USB Passthrough for Windows PC Games - White...
06:12, 07/16/2019

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses House Call to Discuss Accusations She’s Been Talking Out of Turn Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway refused Monday to appear before a House committee probing stuff she’s said that lawmakers say violated federal law banning government employees from engaging in politica...
07:00, 07/16/2019

|ForensicprobeflagsR1.2billionin'suspicioustransactions'atEOH An investigation by law firm ENSafrica has found evidence of 'unsubstantiated payments, tender irregularities and other unethical business practices' at the ICT group....
09:00, 07/16/2019

Trump has made it clear: the only 'real Americans' are white and Christian | Theodore R Johnson In a recent tirade from his bully pulpit on Twitter, Trump made it abundantly clear who he thinks belongs in the United States – and who doesn’tOn Sunday morning, while journalists and talk show pundi...
10:36, 07/16/2019

Dutch appeals court postpones verdict on Crimean gold A Dutch appeals court on Tuesday postponed its verdict on the ownership of a collection of gold artifacts from Crimea that was on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia seized the peninsula in 2014, sayin...
11:48, 07/16/2019

Turing's story is 'motivation to fight for equity and justice' As a data scientist working at the UK's national institute for data science and AI, The Alan Turing Institute, I am absolutely delighted at the news of Alan Turing being chosen as the face of the new ...
13:12, 07/16/2019

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.        ...
13:12, 07/16/2019

SRK, Anushka Sharma, Others Behind 5 New Netflix Indian Series Netflix has added five new original series to its India slate - Betaal, Mai, Bombay Begums, Messy, and Masaba Masaba - which involve the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Alankrita......
13:24, 07/16/2019

Red Sox taking chance on their own Tim Tebow There is a Tim Tebow-like experiment underway in Boston. The Red Sox signed Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks last week after selecting the former high school pitcher in the 31st round of the 2019 ML...
14:36, 07/16/2019

This is the Travis d’Arnaud Mets dreamed of: ‘Coolest night ever’ Travis d’Arnaud is doing what the Mets dreamed of this year: helping in a playoff race, hitting for average and power, and absolutely killing the Yankees while he’s at it. All it took was getting out ...
14:36, 07/16/2019

Rahul Gandhi Exempted From Appearance In ''Modi Surname'' Defamation Case Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was Tuesday granted exemption from personal appearance by a court in a criminal defamation case filed by a Gujarat lawmaker over his "Modi surname" remark....
14:48, 07/16/2019

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the lates...
15:12, 07/16/2019

Barclays sees Carrefour-Casino merger as possible, pushing up Casino shares Shares in French retailer Casino rose around 2% on Tuesday after Barclays said in a note that a tie-up with larger rival Carrefour could be a possibility "given the difficulties encountered by Casin...
15:12, 07/16/2019

JP Morgan posts an earnings beat, but stock falls on lowered interest forecast J.P. Morgan Chase reported earnings that exceeded analysts’ expectations, aided by an income tax benefit that boosted results by $768 million.       ...
15:12, 07/16/2019

This national pizza chain becomes first to offer keto crust One pizza chain just hopped on the healthy bandwagon with a new keto crust. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
15:12, 07/16/2019

Power tools firm Husqvarna CEO sees battery restraints for another decade The head of Husqvarna, the world's biggest gardening power tools maker, said it could take another decade before batteries on the market have enough range to electrify some of the company's still petr...
15:36, 07/16/2019

Is the American dream dead? Middle-class families aren't so optimistic, report finds Middle-class Americans are less optimistic about their economic prospects, according to a new report from CUNA Mutual Group.       ...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Amir Khan claims Manny Pacquiao fight is ‘signed’ Amir Khan is going to fight in Saudi Arabia again on November 8 The post Amir Khan claims Manny Pacquiao fight is ‘signed’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:24, 07/16/2019

U.S. business inventories rise moderately in May U.S. business inventories rose moderately in May as sales rebounded, suggesting that inventory accumulation could have been a drag on economic growth in the second quarter....
17:24, 07/16/2019

Fat Controller 'should be in charge of rail system's day-to-day operation' Oversight for the UK's rail system should be in the hands of a single "Fat Controller"-type figure which is independent of the Government, the head of a major review has reportedly said....
18:12, 07/16/2019

Colombian man busted trying to smuggle cocaine under his wig A Colombian man who looked nervous coming out of his flight in Barcelona, Spain caught the attention of security officials not for his actions, but for his very unusual looking wig....
19:36, 07/16/2019

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
19:36, 07/16/2019