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Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait

Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies...

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait

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Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate c...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they f...
20:00, 05/29/2019

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States ...
14:36, 06/07/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to take action...
16:36, 04/29/2019

Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achie...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on clima...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world. ...
21:24, 05/24/2019

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on...
21:36, 06/23/2019

I Am Juliana: youth activists prepare nationwide climate protest Young people across the country to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connectic...
01:36, 06/01/2019

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered...
09:12, 06/23/2019

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threaten...
12:12, 06/23/2019

Greenpeace activists target chancellor's speech in climate protest Protesters wearing sashes reading ‘climate emergency’ disrupt Philip Hammond’s Mansion House speech Dozens of Greenpeace activists interrupted the chancellor’s Mansion House speech on Thursday night a...
00:24, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Young climate activists get ready for court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 12 p.m. Young people who sued the U.S. government over climate change are preparing fo...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Pe...
22:36, 06/22/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in th...
17:12, 05/23/2019

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal govern...
07:00, 06/05/2019

Voices of young climate action activists ‘give me hope’ says UN chief In the wake of Friday’s demonstrations by schoolchildren across the world against climate change inaction, the UN Secretary-General has said he understands their fears, but is hopeful for the future....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Greenpeace activists climb Sydney Harbour Bridge in climate protest Police arrested 13 people on Tuesday after they scaled the Sydney Harbour Bridge to demand Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison take emergency action to address climate change....
07:48, 05/14/2019

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Ore...
13:12, 06/04/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate emergency after weeks of protests put the issue at t...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Goldman Sachs, Bank of England and Treasury targeted by climate activists in London More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London's financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocking roads outside the Bank of England and major bank...
08:48, 04/29/2019

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
11:12, 06/14/2019

US removing Eritrea from counterterror non-cooperation list JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Eritrea is being removed from the United States government’s list of countries deemed not to be cooperating fully with U.S. counterterror efforts. The reclusive East African ...
17:24, 05/28/2019

Revealed: the illustrious past of a mystery portrait Zaga Christ, a pretender to the Ethiopian throne, was the first black man depicted in a European miniature in 1635When Sotheby’s sold a 17th-century portrait miniature last year, it was unable to iden...
19:12, 06/22/2019

The Souvenir Is a Haunting Portrait of Young Love People who want to tell the story of their youth usually write memoirs; seldom do they make movies. With The Souvenir, English filmmaker Joanna Hogg re-creates some version of her own experience as a ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

UA stays busy removing two bee hives from campus TUCSON – The University of Arizona is working on removing two beehives on campus after they were discovered over the weekend. According to UA officials, the two beehives were located at two sepa...
01:24, 05/22/2019

YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai....
12:36, 06/18/2019

Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s writing a musical …...
05:48, 06/18/2019

Charlie Schaffer wins 2019 BP portrait award Award comes amid criticism of BP’s funding and sponsorship of National Portrait GalleryA portrait of an English literature student posing in a fake fur coat has won one of the UK’s most prestigious ar...
21:36, 06/10/2019

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions’ of ‘illegal aliens’ President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the country illegally. “Nex...
16:24, 06/18/2019

From Miami With Love: The Beckham’s Release A New Family Portrait Victoria and David posted a photograph of themselves and their brood with captions that told their combined 80 million followers what a brilliant time they had in the south of Florida...
12:24, 06/03/2019

YouTube says it's removing more hateful videos from platform YouTube said it will remove more hateful and extreme content from its platform as it faces scrutiny over objectionable content hosted on its service.        ...
22:12, 06/05/2019

Grimes Contests Law Removing Her Power Over Elections Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s secretary of state has challenged a new state law removing her power over the State Board of Elections. Alison Lundergan Grimes claims the action by Republican l...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Navy picks new War College leader after removing president PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy has named the first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College after removing the college president who is under investigation. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer announc...
21:00, 06/14/2019

How to wear: a portrait neckline | Jess Cartner-Morley Without being too frisky for work, this just low enough neckline will see you through to dinnerThe neckline of what you wear sets the mood for the whole outfit. I’m not being judgy about cleavage, by ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the ...
16:12, 05/29/2019

Shen Wei's best photograph: a naked self-portrait on a Chinese stage ‘Not knowing if anyone would walk in gave me energy and inspired my powerful stance’On a trip through Jiangxi province in south-east China two years ago, my friend and I were wandering around one of t...
15:12, 05/30/2019

Couple must pay nearly $600G for removing oak tree from their property, judge rules A judge ordered a Northern California couple this week to pay nearly $600,000 for uprooting an almost 200-year-old oak tree from their property that was protected under a conservation easement....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Eating Animals review – painful portrait of factory farming Natalie Portman narrates an unsettling documentary about how agribusiness resorts to ever greater squalor and cruelty ‘You vote at least three times a day with your fork,” says a farmer in this sombre...
08:12, 06/06/2019

US Will Begin Removing Millions Of "Illegal Aliens" Next Week, Says Trump President Donald Trump said on Monday that US authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
07:48, 06/18/2019

Leonardo da Vinci drawing, portrait mark 500 years since his death LONDON — A drawing of a bearded, pensive-looking man owned by Queen Elizabeth II is a portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, a royal art adviser said Thursday on the 500th anniversary of the artist and polyma...
22:12, 05/02/2019

Sciamma’s ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ sends Cannes swooning Celine Sciamma’s feminist love story ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ has sent the Cannes Film Festival swooning, and some believe it will make history by winning the Palme d’Or...
10:36, 05/23/2019

Portrait comparison: OnePlus 7 Pro vs iPhone XS Max vs Google Pixel 3 vs Galaxy S10+ Portrait mode has become a staple of smartphones already, and you kind of expect each new phone to offer this functionality right off the bat. This applies to devices all across the spectrum - high-en...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Leading artists call on National Portrait Gallery to cut ties to BP Judge also among those calling on gallery to sever links to oil firm on eve of its annual awardsArts institutions: cut your ties with BPA judge and several leading artists have written to the director...
17:24, 06/09/2019

US says video shows Iran removing unexploded mine from oil tanker The US military has released video it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz. The grainy black ...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
04:12, 06/18/2019

Selena Gomez Is Removing Traces of Justin Bieber From Her Instagram Selena Gomez just proved she's over Justin Bieber once and for all. Over the weekend, a fan account noticed the 26-year-old singer had deleted an Instagram post about her ex that she......
19:24, 06/10/2019

U.S. nears deal with Canada, Mexico over removing metals tariffs U.S. officials have insisted they will only lift the tariffs if Canada and Mexico accept quotas or other mechanisms that would avoid them becoming a conduit for cheap steel entering the U.S. from othe...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Kris Meeke penalised for removing damaged windscreen on WRC Chile Toyota World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke has lost his eighth place at Rally Chile after being hit with a one-minute penalty for removing his windscreen in a time control...
07:12, 05/13/2019

Portrait of a Lady on Fire review – burning desires and flashes of Hitchcock Girlhood director Céline Sciamma’s gripping 18th-century story of obsession demonstrates a new mastery of classical style Céline Sciamma has brought a superbly elegant, enigmatic drama to Cannes that ...
17:48, 05/20/2019

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Om...
10:36, 06/14/2019

Full story behind iconic Dutch wartime portrait finally emerges Truth about Charley Toorop’s Working Class Woman revealed after its sitter was misidentifiedIt has been described by the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam as one of its most popular paintings but the caus...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Michelle Obama portrait artist unveils mural of Philly teen PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A mural by the artist who painted the official portrait of Michelle Obama is being dedicated in Philadelphia. Amy Sherald might be best known for the painting of the former first l...
18:24, 06/20/2019

| WATCH: Video purports to show Iran removing ship mine The US military has released a video it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz. WATCH NOW....
09:12, 06/14/2019

NASA’s Spitzer telescope snaps ‘family portrait’ of epic proportions NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has a habit of providing us with some downright gorgeous views of deep space, but its latest snapshot might actually be its best yet. The image, which NASA is show...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Watch the trailer for Mystify, an intimate portrait of INXS' Michael Hutchence Australian director Richard Lowenstein cut his teeth making music videos for INXS, the pop-rock outfit made famous by singer Michael Hutchence, a smoldering, charismatic frontman if there ever was one...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Pentagon unveils official portrait of James Mattis as Secretary of Defense Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place inside the Defense Department's headquarters....
06:24, 06/22/2019

Quickly removing fluids from kidney surgery patients may increase death risk Kidney patients have up to a 66 percent higher risk of death three months after surgery when excesss fluid is removed from their body at a rate higher than 1.75 milliliters....
08:48, 06/08/2019

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
13:24, 06/03/2019

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach breaking point between Washington and Tehran....
07:12, 06/14/2019

British lawmaker Mark Field under fire for removing activist at black-tie event A British Conservative member of Parliament is being asked to resign after he was seen grabbing a protester and forcing her out of a fancy black-tie event....
00:24, 06/22/2019

My friend Walter Wolfgang’s life was a portrait in moral courage | Jeremy Corbyn He always stood up for what he believed in, and he’ll be standing, in spirit, with protesters against Donald TrumpDonald Trump flies into the UK next week, and we will be treated to the surreal specta...
11:36, 05/31/2019

First naval officer to be UK defense secretary promises to hang Horatio Nelson portrait in her office A plucky new defense minister, the first serving naval officer and first female to hold the post, could be a boost for long-declining British sea power....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan says he's got 'green light' to continue removing illegal immigrants President Trump decided Saturday to postpone ICE raids and mass deportations across the country, set to begin Sunday, to give Democrats more time to reach a bipartisan agreement about the immigration ...
07:00, 06/23/2019

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

US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker....
05:12, 06/14/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in war time. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policy-making is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any se...
03:36, 06/03/2019

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference...
23:36, 05/28/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle t...
19:00, 06/25/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can ...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner ad...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society...
16:24, 06/13/2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style gui...
22:48, 05/21/2019

Cannes Review: Will Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire Be the Surprise Hit Out of Cannes? One of the festival favorites here at Cannes, a picture that, if reviews and word of mouth are any indication, nearly everyone seems to like, is French filmmaker Céline Sciamma’s Portrait...
22:48, 05/23/2019

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
18:24, 06/14/2019

Why Zuckerberg had to impress Macron One day after a Facebook co-founder called for the company to be broken up, Mark Zuckerberg met with a man with the power to influence whether that actually happens....
10:24, 05/13/2019

Macron says 3 candidates for top EU job have been ruled out BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says three top candidates to become head of the European Union’s powerful executive body have been rejected by the bloc’s leaders. Speaking...
15:24, 06/21/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
11:12, 06/14/2019

Emmanuel Macron Gets It All Wrong Over Nissan It’s hard to fathom why France is still seeking a Renault merger, even after the idea helped bring down Carlos Ghosn. Why not defuse tensions instead?...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
00:12, 05/29/2019

Macron to send Trump a new oak tree The French president has promised to send his US counterpart a replacement for the oak tree that died earlier this week. The world leaders planted it together in 2018 to symbolize their nations' frien...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day CAEN, France (AP) — France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States. But relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macr...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S. government moved to blacklist the Chinese telecoms...
11:48, 05/16/2019

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite c...
03:36, 05/29/2019

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
17:36, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Trump, Macron visit D-Day cemetery President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives are paying respects at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach where allied forces landed in a D-Day invasion that help...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
11:48, 06/10/2019

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said T...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Macron wants "strong", competent personalities for EU top jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said he wanted strong, competent officials to lead European institutions in the next five years, regardless of their nationality, but stuck to his opinion that EU lead...
20:36, 05/09/2019

Trump hails ‘outstanding’ alliance with Macron President Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, highlighted their “outstanding” alliance on Thursday and ​said they are in agreement that Iran cannot become armed with a nucle...
17:12, 06/06/2019

France's Macron says Europe must renew itself or fall The European Union must focus on climate, security and growth after continent-wide elections in two weeks, or fall, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday as its leaders met in Romania to ...
15:12, 05/09/2019

Macron's party falls behind Le Pen's far right in EU election poll The party of far-right leader Marine Le Pen will top the upcoming European Parliament elections with 22 percent of the vote, just ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's REM party, an Ipsos poll released...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Merkel, Macron clash in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders met to begin bargaining over candid...
18:00, 05/28/2019

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in European Parliament elections, will force a dissolution of France’s own parliament but French President ...
16:24, 05/27/2019

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said he wants to avoid Brexit “po...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Macron, Chastened by Yellow Vest Protests, Says ‘I Can Do Better’ President Emmanuel Macron, at the first news conference of his presidency, showed the wear of the economic and social protests that have torn France....
18:36, 04/28/2019

France’s first lady Brigitte Macron is no fan of politics PARIS (AP) — France’s first lady says Emmanuel Macron’s election as president “terrified” her and insists that she has no political ambitions of her own. Oh, and she hates the ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of the European Commission....
10:12, 06/12/2019

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t get.” Le Pen s...
19:12, 05/24/2019

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the danger...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Merkel admits differences with Macron, says they agree on fundamentals German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron have "intense debates" and think differently but can still find compromises, insisting that they are able to drive the Eur...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Macron takes aim at U.S. in push for fairer tech industry President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took a swipe at the freewheeling U.S. business model, saying the private sector had too much influence on U.S. policy and Europe should offer a middle way between...
17:48, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Macron: EU summit not France vs Germany contest BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU summit on the candidates for the bloc’s top jobs (all times local): 2:45 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the nomination contest for Europe’s...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Macron's EU election flagbearer admits campaign gaffes A political novice handpicked by President Emmanuel Macron to lead his European election campaign acknowledged on Thursday making a series of blunders early in a faltering campaign race in which the f...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result that will greatly strengthen her ability to build a fa...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people shouldn't read symbols into everything and that he w...
06:24, 06/12/2019

Sir Elton John to get France’s Legion of Honor from Macron PARIS (AP) — Sir Elton John is to receive the Legion of Honor, France’s highest award, during a visit to the presidential Elysee Palace. The singer is to meet first on Friday with French Preside...
17:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: France’s Macron warns not to freeze out Huawei BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 7:15 p.m. In Paris, France’s president has cautioned against freezing out Chinese tech giant Huawei or e...
13:24, 05/16/2019

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
01:24, 06/20/2019

Macron awards American D-Day vets with Legion of Honor France will never forget the sacrifices of the brave American and other Allied troops who liberated the country from the Nazis, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday during the 75th anniversary comm...
05:36, 06/07/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
11:36, 04/29/2019

France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not back down on the issue....
22:12, 06/14/2019

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the ...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Macron to Trump at D-day ceremony: fulfil the promise of Normandy French president praises multilateralism of Nato and EU while offering gratitude to USFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has appealed directly to Donald Trump to fulfil the “promise of Normandy” by ...
16:48, 06/06/2019

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship shown by the two leaders....
15:12, 06/10/2019

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
22:48, 06/11/2019

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
14:00, 06/12/2019

Trump and Macron's symbolic friendship tree 'has died' French media say oak given as a gift by Macron and planted at the White House as part of charm offensive is no moreThe tree planted by Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, at the ...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' The smiles and warm handshakes were back between Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday as they met in northern France, a sharp turnaround from a bad-tempered meeting last...
19:00, 06/06/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Emmanuel Macron chauffeur accused of fleeing police Off-duty ‘Stéphane P’ allegedly refused to stop when police flashed his Élysée vehicleEmmanuel Macron is facing a second staff scandal following reports his chauffeur fled police after being caught sp...
18:24, 05/05/2019

Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU par...
20:48, 05/26/2019

France's Macron seeks new measures to protect biodiversity French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday his government will work on new measures to protect biodiversity, after meeting with a group of scientists who issued a stark warning on the damage caused ...
22:24, 05/06/2019

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next EU Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be a...
05:24, 05/28/2019

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row PARIS (AP) — One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA’s leader, France’s most senior soccer official has tried to smooth relations. French soccer federation president Noël...
10:12, 06/05/2019

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards further......
21:00, 05/23/2019

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's o...
23:36, 05/27/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of having a habitable Earth" was at stake....
04:48, 05/07/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out of his presidency and cast his political future into...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Despite bruised ego, Macron starts real campaign for Brussels influence Emmanuel Macron may have ended up with a disappointing second place in the European election in France, but his battle for influence in Brussels can now begin in earnest - and he is in a stronger posi...
14:00, 05/27/2019

France's Macron says three lead candidates failed to get EU leaders support French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the three so-called spitzenkandidaten - or lead candidates - for the European Commission presidency had each failed to receive enough support among Euro...
03:12, 06/21/2019

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through "fires of hell" France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped brin...
18:24, 06/06/2019

Spain's PM, France's Macron meet to discuss parliamentary vote Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met on Monday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the results of the European parliamentary elections, Sanchez's office said....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Italy’s Salvini says Merkel, Macron have ‘ruined’ the European Union Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini excoriated German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, accusing them of having “ruined” Europe -- after Merkel said h...
22:24, 05/16/2019

Spain's Sanchez, France's Macron to talk EU jobs on Monday Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will meet France's centrist President Emmanuel Macron on Monday to discuss the allocation of top jobs in the European Parliament, the PM's office said....
11:36, 05/27/2019

Far-right wins French vote in EU election, but Macron limits damage Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National rode a wave of nationalist sentiment to win the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, but the margin of victory over Pr...
23:36, 05/26/2019

Macron camp seeks reset after EU campaign 'false start' A series of missteps by Emmanuel Macron's lead candidate for European Parliament elections has unsettled the French president's camp barely three weeks before the vote, which Macron sees as crucial fo...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Exit of French center-right leader bolsters Macron's grip France's once-dominant center-right political party, Les Republicains, was in disarray on Monday after its leader quit, acknowledging his responsibility for the group's poor performance in last week's...
15:48, 06/03/2019

Macron says Bannon, Russians eroding Europe ahead of EU vote French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe’s nationalists to dismantle the European Union...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan Pressure from the world's children to avert a climate catastrophe should be taken seriously, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a Berlin conference. She stayed coy on calls for EU carbon dioxide neutra...
14:24, 05/14/2019

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official.....
07:24, 06/11/2019

French far-right tops poll, EU vote turns into Le Pen/Macron duel Support in France has risen for both Marine Le Pen's far-right party and President Emmanuel Macron's candidates three days before voting in the European parliament elections, an opinion poll showed....
21:36, 05/23/2019

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's president has now given his backing for Angela Merkel to ta...
11:48, 06/12/2019

The tree Macron gave to Trump to symbolize friendship has died The ​friendship tree has died. ​The oak sapling French President Emmanuel Macron presented to President Trump last year to symbolize 100 years of friendship between the two nations died while in quara...
18:00, 06/10/2019

The Latest: France’s Macron sees stark choice ahead for EU French president Emmanuel Macron says that the European Union electorate faces a stark choice between building a common European future or a return to nationalism....
13:24, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy....
13:00, 05/23/2019

US ambassador to France: Trump, Macron getting along 'famously' ahead of visit President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are getting along "famously," and there should be little concern about disagreements, the U.S. ambassador to France said....
03:48, 06/05/2019

Why Yellow Vests Remain Thorn in Macron Presidency: QuickTake No matter which side of France’s political divide you’re on, the yellow vests donned by protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron’s policies and personal style have come to represent everything th...
13:24, 04/30/2019

Europe's savior or disruptor? Macron wanted an EU revolution — but little has changed Macron, the youngest ever French president, defeated his country's nationalist forces and made big promises to reform the 28-member bloc. However, two years into his presidency he seems to be str...
08:36, 05/01/2019

Libya’s Hifter tells Macron no cease-fire without negotiator Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter said in a meeting Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron that he cannot work toward a ceasefire because he has no one with whom to negotiate...
21:36, 05/22/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing ...
18:12, 05/13/2019

France's Macron accuses Bannon, Russians of eroding Europe French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe's nationalists to dismantle the European Union....
11:12, 05/21/2019

Macron's vision for Europe faces test in French EU elections Campaign is being dominated by power struggle between far right and president’s centrist agendaIn a restaurant in northern Paris with European flags pinned to the walls, the former French Europe minis...
11:48, 05/24/2019

The Latest: France's Macron: Iran nuclear deal must be saved The Latest on the crisis surrounding Iran's decision to step away from the embattled nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 12:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the Iran nuclear...
12:36, 05/09/2019

The Latest: France’s Macron: Iran nuclear deal must be saved BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the crisis surrounding Iran’s decision to step away from the embattled nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 12:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron...
12:36, 05/09/2019

The Latest: French president Macron hosts FIFA leaders FIFA president and secretary general have arrived at the Elysee Palace to meet French President Emmanuel Macron        ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

France’s Macron accuses Bannon, Russians of eroding Europe PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe’s nationalists to dismantle the European Union. The...
13:24, 05/21/2019

| Zuckerberg says 'optimistic' on French regulatory plans after Macron meeting Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said he was "encouraged" and "optimistic" about the regulatory framework being suggested by France for the social media giant and other online platforms, after a meeting...
19:24, 05/10/2019

French President Emmanuel Macron helps veteran stand during D-Day ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron helped World War II veteran Russell Pickett stand during the ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
17:36, 06/06/2019

France's Macron speaks to Iran's Rouhani to try to ease Mideast tension President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday as part of a French initiative to prevent an escalation of tensions in the Middle East, Macron's office said in ...
22:24, 06/25/2019

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is pick...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Oak Tree Symbolising Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron Friendship Is Dead The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders....
08:00, 06/10/2019

Defying Macron, Austria's Kurz says ax European Parliament's Strasbourg site Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month, as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the Eur...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron: Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be ready to talk if those conditions were met, a Fren...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Notre Dame is becoming a symbol of Macron’s gung-ho presidency | Pauline Bock The innovation-obsessed president is at odds with most French people who would like a faithful restoration of the cathedralTo restore or to innovate? Ever since that terrible blaze laid waste to Notre...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Libya’s Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting PARIS (AP) — Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-long offensive to take Libya’s capi...
13:36, 05/22/2019

France's Macron says three lead candidates for EU Commission presidency failed to get support French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the three so-called Spitzenkandidaten - or lead candidates - for the European Commission presidency had each failed to receive enough support among Euro...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Macron's EU election flagbearer targets 100-strong alliance with kingmaker role The flagbearer of President Emmanuel Macron's European election challenge on Sunday foresaw building a centrist alliance of more than 100 lawmakers, enough she said to thrust the French leader and his...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the automaker, sources said, raising que...
21:12, 06/12/2019

Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes in response to Yellow Vest protests French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes and make other reforms Thursday in an address responding to the country's so-called Yellow Vest protests....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now: French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had "infested" the U....
21:48, 05/22/2019

Macron pays D-Day tribute to Resistance victims of Caen prison massacre President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to 71 French Resistance fighters shot dead by the Gestapo on the day Allied forces landed in Normandy but whose bodies were never recovered, as he m...
21:12, 06/05/2019

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump-Emmanuel Macron Friendship Has Died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders....
02:00, 06/11/2019

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to ...
19:24, 06/17/2019

Emmanuel Macron Offers Donald Trump Replacement 'Friendship' Oak Tree French president Emmanuel Macron will send a replacement oak tree to US President Donald Trump after the original was dug up from the White House garden and died....
06:48, 06/13/2019

Emmanuel Macron To Discuss Iran Tensions With Donald Trump At G20 Summit French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he would discuss the current flare-up of tensions between Iran and the United States with President Donald Trump at this week's G20 summit in Japan,......
21:24, 06/24/2019

Ex-Romanian PM elected head of European centrist group with Macron's blessing A former Romanian prime minister was on Wednesday elected the first leader of Renew Europe, the new centrist force that includes French President Emmanuel Macron's La Republique en Marche party, insid...
14:12, 06/19/2019

Macron wants to revive Europe, but elections for the European Parliament could kill his plans French President Emmanuel Macron’s grand designs for a more united Europe haven’t gotten far, and if his party fares poorly in the election, while nationalist parties prosper, his leverage could be ev...
03:12, 05/12/2019

Macron says 'no big drama' after oak tree gifted to Trump dies, will send replacement French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to send a new oak tree to President Trump amid the death of the tree that he gave to Trump during a White House visit last year has died....
16:36, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, rais...
01:24, 06/13/2019

Macron suffers setback in EU parliament as party pays price for gaffes President Emmanuel Macron's handpicked candidate to lead a new centrist alliance in the European Parliament said on Thursday she was pulling out of the race, in a blow to French government influence i...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Man convicted in killing after being ID’d through Snapchat LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in a drug-related robbery killing in Las Vegas after initially being identified as a suspect because a friend of the victim thought to check and pre...
02:12, 06/09/2019

French police summon prominent journalist for reporting on corruption in Macron’s government Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been writing about the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup within the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of Pres...
21:36, 05/22/2019

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and Nomura to help arrange Fiat's proposed merger with...
17:48, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron - Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be ready to talk if those conditions were met, a Fren...
19:36, 05/22/2019

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission, an official from Macron's ...
23:36, 05/27/2019

Macron Reboots French Economic Overhaul as Yellow-Vest Protests Fade The government of President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to cut the country’s unemployment benefits as the French leader seeks to reboot his economic overhauls and put months of violent yellow-vest pr...
17:36, 06/18/2019

Macron wants to meet Libya's Haftar to push ceasefire: French foreign minister President Emmanuel Macron wants to meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to push a ceasefire and resume peace talks, France's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Cannes filmmaker urges Macron to watch tale of French police violence Filmmaker Ladj Ly urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to watch his thriller about a chaotic police patrol, in the running for the top award at Cannes, as an insight into France's "yello...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Macron's efforts to appease Yellow Vest protesters could fuel another rift in Europe President Emmanuel Macron's promise of new tax cuts in France could create further tension between Italy's anti-establishment government and the European Union, analysts told CNBC....
11:12, 04/30/2019

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
23:48, 06/09/2019

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
04:00, 05/30/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out t...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Germany: Trio convicted of killing gay man Three intoxicated men, aged 22 to 26, have been sentenced for beating a gay man to death in a railroad yard in Chemnitz last year. The prosecution said the group's extreme right-wing views played no r...
04:48, 06/08/2019

MN cop convicted of murder in 911 caller death A Minneapolis police officer has been convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after she called 911. (April 30)        ...
05:48, 05/01/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
19:12, 06/14/2019

Pastor convicted of sex charges to be sentenced TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman told jurors he groomed her for sex when she was 14 and encouraged her to have sex with two other pasto...
14:48, 06/17/2019

UK Man Becomes First Convicted in Britain of Making 3D-Printed Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
13:48, 06/20/2019

Man convicted in 4 killings set for execution in Alabama MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of murder in a quadruple killing after a dispute over a pickup truck is set to be executed in Alabama. Forty-one-year-old Michael Brandon Samra is scheduled to ...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. Is Convicted of Rape The former N.F.L. tight end was also convicted on two lesser charges Monday, and jurors will continue deliberating other rape charges on Tuesday. Winslow faces up to life in prison....
04:00, 06/11/2019

Ex-brother-in-law of former governor convicted of rape DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The ex-brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been convicted of two counts of rape and other charges. The Norfolk district attorney says 67-year-...
22:36, 06/13/2019

'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials....
03:36, 06/20/2019

Student is first in UK to be convicted for using 3D printer to make gun The United Kingdom on Wednesday convicted for the first time a 26-year-old college student on the charge of printing a restricted firearm on a 3D printer....
03:36, 06/20/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man BERLIN (AP) — Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups....
16:00, 05/17/2019

UK Man Becomes First Convicted In Britain Of Making 3D-Printer Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Brunei says it will not execute those convicted of adultery, gay sex After widespread condemnation, Brunei announced on Sunday that it will not carry out capital punishment—including stoning—for gay sex and adultery under its new interpretation of Shariah criminal laws...
11:12, 05/06/2019

Steve Bannon, Russians conspiring with nationalists to destroy the EU, French President Macron warns Europeans "should not be naive" about foreign interference ahead of this week’s European Parliament elections, Macron said Tuesday.        ...
22:24, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Macron wants to meet Libya's Haftar to push ceasefire - French foreign minister President Emmanuel Macron wants to meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to push a ceasefire and resume peace talks, France's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
20:48, 05/14/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be Venezuela's legitimate president. Counter-de...
19:12, 05/14/2019

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lead the South American nation. American activists sup...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Don't let animal activists stop needed HIV research At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a death sentence. One large leap was taken toward accomp...
09:36, 05/09/2019

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
14:48, 06/10/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris ...
06:36, 06/01/2019

Activists abandon occupation of drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed down from a Seadrill drilling rig in Norway on Tuesday and are no longer occupying it, the environmental group told Reuters....
14:12, 04/30/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of captive animals unless their young a...
11:00, 05/23/2019

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police removed protesters who had boarded the vessel days e...
15:24, 06/14/2019

Activists vow to stay inside the Venezuelan embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists who have staged a protest inside the Venezuelan embassy for 35 days say they plan to stay put hours after law enforcement informed them they are trespassing on embassy prop...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leader...
02:12, 05/17/2019

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the aborti...
03:36, 05/29/2019

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attack...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agre...
18:36, 05/29/2019

Two boys, 14, convicted of classmate's murder in Ireland Victim Ana Kriégel was lured from her home, beaten and sexually assaulted in May 2018Two 14-year-old boys have been found guilty of murdering a female classmate after luring her to an abandoned house ...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Twice-convicted sex offender who raped toddler gets 85 years SAN DIEGO — A registered sex offender who raped a 3-year-old girl in her San Diego home has been sentenced to 85 years in state prison. Forty-seven-year-old Francisco Diaz was sentenced Monday. Author...
08:24, 06/19/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
02:24, 05/25/2019

Michigan man convicted in 2 killings gets 2nd life sentence CENTREVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man already serving life in prison for a woman’s killing has now been given a second life sentence without the chance of parole for the slaying of his ex-wif...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Sentencing for pastor convicted of sex charges rescheduled A former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman told jurors he groomed her for sex when she was 14 and encouraged her to have sex with two other pastors is scheduled to b...
21:24, 06/17/2019

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-boun...
21:24, 05/08/2019

Two Irish Teens Are Youngest Ever Convicted of Murder There In a crime that shocked the nation, the two boys, 13 at the time, were convicted in the bludgeoning death of a 14-year-old girl who had been bullied....
14:24, 06/19/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
05:00, 05/17/2019

3 convicted of terrorism for arson of Australian mosque MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Three Sunni Muslim men have been convicted of engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian city of Melbourne three years ago. A Victoria state...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Probation ends for former Alabama gov. convicted of bribery MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A judge has ended probation for former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, who went to federal prison in a bribery scheme. WSFA-TV reports that a federal judge this week agreed with an...
00:12, 06/15/2019

Bronx man convicted of pimping out minors as young as 8 A Bronx man was convicted in Manhattan federal court of pimping out at least four minors for sex — including one victim who was just 8 years old. Claudius English, 45, used the Internet in 2013 to fin...
00:24, 06/12/2019

Man who pushed pensioner onto subway tracks convicted A British judge has sentenced a paranoid schizophrenic to at least 12 years in custody for pushing a 91 year-old man onto the subway tracks in London...
19:12, 06/24/2019

Man convicted of killing business partner, family A Southern California man was convicted Monday of killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the desert, a case that puzzled investigators for years after the family suddenly vanished from t...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Man convicted in model’s death says ‘justice was served’ PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in the strangulation of a model in one of Philadelphia’s affluent suburbs. Jonathan Harris told reporters that he believed “justice w...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the pote...
21:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff’s deputy PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff’s deputy and pulling the trigger has been...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Julian Assange: Convicted, unrepentant, and behind bars It was an ignoble end for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. After having spent almost seven years defiantly hiding in Ecuador’s London embassy, where he spread state secrets and bodily excretions alik...
19:24, 05/01/2019

Trump pardons friend who was convicted of fraud US President Donald Trump has pardoned former media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison after being convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007....
11:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the murder conviction of a German nurse (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being a...
11:00, 06/06/2019

It's who you know: How a soldier convicted of murder got Trump to pardon him Former Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna beat the odds Monday, becoming the 8th person pardoned by President Trump after a campaign by supporters who recognized that “it’s who you know" that matters most....
08:12, 05/10/2019

Two Russians convicted for coup plot in Europe Two Russian intelligence agents were convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted coup in Montenegro in 2016. They were among 13 other people from Montenegro and Serbia sentenced on T...
01:00, 05/10/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able...
16:36, 06/06/2019

Convicted money launderer arrives in Colombia from U.S. A Colombian man convicted by the United States of laundering drug trafficking proceeds returned to Bogota on Tuesday to serve additional jail time under a pyramid scheme conviction....
20:12, 06/25/2019

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tue...
20:12, 06/11/2019

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration ...
22:24, 05/31/2019

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former M...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have served an eviction notice to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, and asked them to leave immediately. B...
04:48, 05/14/2019

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

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
11:36, 06/19/2019

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow court on Monday found Leonid Volkov guilty of violati...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of murdering the Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Fracking tsar quits after six months and blames eco activists Natascha Engel says developing the industry would be ‘an impossible task’ The government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy relating to the controversial process ...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Who stands between you and AI dystopia? These Google activists | Veena Dubal In this brave new digital world, the most effective oversight had come from an unlikely and surprising source: white-collar tech workers within GoogleThe most pressing moral, political and social issu...
12:36, 05/03/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
00:24, 05/02/2019

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
14:36, 06/19/2019

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

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it ...
09:48, 05/12/2019

The Latest: EU urges release of China democracy activists The European Union is mourning the victims of the 1989 crackdown on Tiananmen pro-democracy protests on its 30th anniversary and calling on China to release pro-democracy activists...
08:24, 06/04/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists have launched a renewed effort seeking to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
04:36, 05/29/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur apparel in the Big Apple....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crac...
06:24, 06/17/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 y...
05:24, 06/17/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local li...
17:36, 06/07/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists s...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina, where they say the policy has not been ca...
03:00, 05/03/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
04:36, 05/03/2019

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
19:36, 06/11/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for suggesting that a missile be sent to “blow up” drug traffickers in a local slum...
04:48, 06/16/2019

Activists call for end to family separations with cage installations #NoKidsInCages asks lawmakers to pass Keep Families Together Act by portraying migrant children in cages across New York CityThey lie prone on the ground across New York City, covered with the metalli...
18:36, 06/12/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of bus...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international criticism of the kingdom’s crackdown on dissent....
12:12, 05/03/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women provisionally freed to seven....
13:00, 05/03/2019

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights....
22:48, 05/28/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and...
17:00, 05/25/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official ...
11:36, 06/20/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
12:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to g...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Thai activists accused of defaming king 'disappear' Rights groups have called on Thailand to explain the disappearance of three activists accused of insulting the monarchy. Separately, a man jailed under the country's lese-majeste laws has been freed i...
14:24, 05/10/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functioning embassy for a month....
02:12, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift f...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming election?...
02:48, 04/29/2019

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal c...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant trafficking...
02:24, 06/13/2019

Portuguese officers convicted of kidnapping black youths A Portuguese court has found eight police officers guilty of kidnapping and beating up six youths from a predominantly black neighborhood in the outskirts of Lisbon....
20:36, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Father convicted of murder in 5 kids’ deaths COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the South Carolina father accused of killing his five children (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Jurors have found a South Carolina father guilty of five counts of murde...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs. Maria Butina w...
01:24, 05/20/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother’s slaying ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case “shocking.” Now-18-yea...
02:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wife....
05:36, 05/17/2019

Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted in 2 deaths An Oklahoma jury has recommended a death sentence for a 36-year-old former oil worker convicted of raping and fatally beating a young mother and burning down her home with her child trapped inside....
23:24, 06/07/2019

Iran says they’ve executed a contractor convicted of spying for the CIA: report Days after the US called off a military strike on Iran, the country’s semi-official media reported Saturday that Iran executed a “defense ministry contractor” convicted of spying for...
13:48, 06/23/2019

Five convicted for brutally stabbing Bronx teen to death NEW YORK (WNBC) – After a weeks-long trial filled with emotional testimonies, chilling revelations and graphic photos, the jury reached a verdict in the Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz murder tri...
01:36, 06/15/2019

Police convicted after girl, 8, strangled and battered to death Six men, including four police officials, have been found guilty over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-controlled Kashmir....
17:36, 06/10/2019

5 convicted in Bronx murder of teen with knives, machetes NEW YORK (AP) — Five young men have been convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a teenager at a Bronx bodega. The Bronx Criminal Court jury reached the verdict Friday in the death o...
00:12, 06/15/2019

Kentucky man convicted of leaking Singapore HIV patient data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdic...
21:24, 06/05/2019

Germany deports teenage Afghan convicted in assaults BERLIN (AP) — Germany has deported an 18-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who was recently convicted over a string of assaults that prompted a public outcry. Authorities in the southern state of Bavaria ...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Convicted killer of 2 Virginia college students has cancer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The convicted killer of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with cancer. Jesse Matthew Jr. is serving multiple life sentences in the 2009 murder of Virginia Tech stud...
18:24, 05/22/2019

New Yorker convicted of giving material support to Hezbollah NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker has been convicted of providing material support to Hezbollah. A jury returned its verdict Thursday against Ali Kourani in Manhattan federal court. Kourani could face life...
01:24, 05/17/2019

2 convicted for tossing horse lubricant and glitter on cops PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two police officers at a protest. The Multnomah County Dist...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release, is scheduled to be executed on Thursday ...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley, 25, was taken into custody for second-degree murde...
21:36, 05/13/2019

Daycare operator convicted in 6-month-old baby’s death WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an infant in her care. Pallavi Macharla was convicted Monday after about eight hours of jury delib...
22:24, 05/13/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother's slaying Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case "shocking."...
01:24, 05/15/2019

Minneapolis officer convicted of murder in 911 caller death Jurors will resume deliberations Tuesday in the trial of a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape in the alley behind her home....
11:36, 05/01/2019

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens....
06:12, 06/14/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was executed on Thursday....
06:24, 05/24/2019

Judge keeps juror names secret after Minnesota cop convicted MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge is keeping secret the names of jurors who convicted a Minneapolis police officer this week in the shooting of an unarmed woman. Judge Kathryn Quaintance cited the possibilit...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Insys Co-Founder, Former Employees Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy A federal jury in Boston convicted five former executives and managers of Insys Therapeutics of engaging in a racketeering conspiracy designed to boost profits from the company’s prescription opioid d...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Man Convicted In Fatal Charlottesville Attack Asks For ‘Mercy’ RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man convicted in a deadly car attack on a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia is asking a federal court for mercy and a punishment shorter than a...
21:24, 06/22/2019

Dawkins, Code convicted in college hoops trial Aspiring agent Christian Dawkins and former Adidas consultant Merl Code have been convicted by a federal jury for their roles in bribing basketball assistant coaches....
04:24, 05/09/2019

Woman convicted of keeping Sri Lankan national as her ‘slave’ CAMDEN, N.J. — A federal jury convicted a New Jersey woman Thursday of forcing a Sri Lankan national to work for her for nine years without pay and even marry her so she could stay in the country. Ali...
08:48, 05/10/2019

Alaska man convicted of spreading pesticide at homeless site A businessman has been convicted of illegally spreading pesticide along a public right of way where homeless people in Alaska's largest city regularly gathered....
07:12, 05/02/2019

Woman convicted of keeping Sri Lankan national as 'slave' A New Jersey woman has been convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan national to work for her for nine years without pay and even marry her so she could stay in the country....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Dawkins convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA...
22:12, 05/08/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere convicted on 7 charges A New York jury on Wednesday found the leader of a purported self-help group guilty on seven charges associated with a scheme to force women into a sexual slavery cult....
23:36, 06/19/2019

The leader of the sex cult NXIVM was just convicted in the sex-trafficking case against him Associated Press Keith Raniere was found guilty on Wednesday on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into unwanted sex using systematic shame and humiliation...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Ex-Minnesota cop convicted of murder sued over traffic stop MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man is suing a former police officer recently convicted of murder for allegedly pointing a gun at him during a traffic stop. Brian Oman contends former Officer Mohamed...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Man convicted for attempting to sexually assault victim in home TUCSON – A jury has convicted Lewis William Parks of attempted sexual assault, aggravated assault, kidnapping and burglary. According to the Pima County Attorney’s Office, in April 2018, P...
18:00, 05/02/2019

US To Execute Man Convicted Of Kidnapping, Killing Eight Women In 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
04:36, 05/24/2019

Man convicted in kidnapping, murder of Menachem Stark gets 15 years One of the men convicted for his role in the fatally botched kidnapping of a notorious Brooklyn landlord wept in court Wednesday as he apologized to the victim’s family before he was sentenced t...
12:36, 05/02/2019

Man convicted of shooting crossbow during road rage incident PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been found guilty of shooting a crossbow at another vehicle during a road rage incident, but was acquitted of trying to murder the other driver. The Roanoke Time...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Couple convicted in death of boy killed over spilled cereal WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia couple has been convicted of murder in the death of a 4-year-old who was beaten for spilling his breakfast cereal. A jury returned the verdict Thursday...
15:24, 06/21/2019

US Man Who Raped, Beheaded Chinese Student Gets Convicted 2 Years Later An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now......
01:12, 06/25/2019

Kentucky Doctor Convicted Of Fraud Sentenced To 5 Years COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor convicted of health care fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay $1 million in restitution. The Daily Independent reports former car...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery. The Gwinnett County di...
18:12, 06/12/2019

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia's Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more women....
21:36, 06/11/2019

Vince Vaughn convicted of reckless driving for DUI arrest Actor Vince Vaughn has been sentenced to three years of unsupervised probation and ordered to complete a three-month alcohol program.        ...
02:24, 05/04/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an airport....
11:48, 05/03/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of murder of two women in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend during an argument in 1994 was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, state corrections officials said....
06:24, 05/03/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of 1994 murder of two women The U.S. state of Georgia on Thursday executed a 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994....
06:24, 05/03/2019

No apology from Trump to five men wrongly convicted of 1989 rape Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt"....
13:36, 06/19/2019

2nd suspect tried in Benghazi terror attack convicted on 2 counts A federal jury found a second Libyan militant guilty on two counts for their role in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission and nearby CIA post in Benghazi, Libya that killed four Americans, i...
06:12, 06/14/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in compa...
16:36, 05/24/2019

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
12:12, 06/18/2019

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech gian...
17:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Activists reject Hong Kong leader’s apology HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6 p.m. Activists and pro-democracy lawmakers have rejected an apology from Hong Kong’s leader despite her pledge not to ov...
12:24, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
12:12, 04/29/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina....
21:12, 05/04/2019

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Progressive groups such as Cred...
23:48, 06/05/2019

FIFA says wrong to stop Iran activists in World Cup stadiums NICE, France (AP) — FIFA says it was wrong for people campaigning for women to be allowed into Iranian soccer stadiums to be removed from a Women’s World Cup game in France. Stadium security off...
12:24, 06/18/2019

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday called for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows a...
05:36, 06/06/2019

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women...
17:12, 05/29/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the...
14:00, 05/16/2019

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
10:00, 05/27/2019

Hong Kong activists call on G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China and to support the full scrap...
06:12, 06/26/2019

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
04:48, 05/26/2019

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi frustrates Democratic activists on impeachment – but strategists like what she's doing Roughly three dozen House Democrats have called for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, and legal experts find clear justification in special counsel Robert Mueller's report. Pelosi k...
22:12, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Greenpeace activists block entrance to BP HQ demanding an end of oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP headquarters in London on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
12:12, 05/20/2019

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure on Democratic leaders in Congress to back a push ...
22:12, 06/15/2019

Three Influential Activists Have Launched an Organization to Mobilize Women in U.S. Politics (WASHINGTON) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and n...
04:48, 04/29/2019

Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed on Monday aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
08:12, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
10:12, 04/29/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
18:36, 05/21/2019

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges BANGKOK (AP) — Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a plan to remove a rising progressive po...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others....
05:24, 05/14/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
19:36, 05/22/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new...
02:48, 06/11/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of consci...
20:36, 05/13/2019

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

Hong Kong activists prepare for Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were preparing for a candlelight vigil Tuesday commemorating the 30th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen crackdown, underscoring concern for Chinese human rights ...
11:24, 06/04/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy 'disappear' in Vietnam Deputy PM denies reports that Thailand is holding the three dissidents in custodyThree Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietn...
13:36, 05/10/2019

Activists step up trainings amid Trump deportation threats CHICAGO (AP) — With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing tools: The know-your-rights training. From Los Ang...
21:24, 06/22/2019

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding a candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen protests and remembering the victims of the crackdown...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting king have reportedly disappeared Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday....
19:12, 05/10/2019

Anti-fracking activists hail resignation of shale gas tsar Natascha Engel quit government role after six months over ‘ridiculous’ regulationsAnti-fracking campaigners have welcomed the resignation of the government’s shale gas commissioner, who quit in frustr...
14:12, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
21:24, 06/19/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling p...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Thos...
10:12, 06/04/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fo...
14:12, 05/01/2019