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Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran

The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 201...

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran

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Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel Beijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing angerIn the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese ...
17:56 2019-07-05

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse wh...
13:42 2019-09-18

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests...
08:14 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstr...
05:42 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protest news: Car ploughs into protesters as strikes bring city to a standstill The leader of Hong Kong said she had no plans to resign as strikes brought the city to a standstill, with a car ploughing into protesters at one road...
17:28 2019-08-05

Hong Kong leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hopes a non-violent weekend protest that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets in a...
05:56 2019-08-20

Threat to end freedom of movement overnight is reckless, say EU citizens Priti Patel’s reported aim contradicts the PM’s promises, says the3million campaignEnding freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-...
16:14 2019-08-19

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters and forced it to postpone a second round of debate on a controversial law ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album s...
16:14 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFul...
05:56 2019-06-12

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its...
22:28 2019-05-30

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the...
18:14 2019-06-13

Telegram Moves to Protect Identity of Hong Kong Protesters Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, will allow users to cloak their telephone numbers to safeguard Hong Kong protesters against monitoring b...
11:14 2019-08-31

‘Retake Hong Kong’: A Movement, a Slogan and an Identity Crisis Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government is struggling not only for control of the streets but over what the city means as a place and political entity....
00:00 2019-08-15

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against B...
16:56 2019-06-23

Exclusive: Messaging app Telegram moves to protect identity of Hong Kong protesters Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, will allow users to cloak their telephone numbers to safeguard Hong Kong protesters against monitoring b...
16:00 2019-08-31

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protes...
02:14 2019-06-30

Hong Kong Christians fear religious freedom could be 'gone forever' Hong Kong Christians fear freedom of religion could be "gone forever" despite extradition bill withdrawal and the country's leader Carrie Lam's effor...
13:14 2019-09-18

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
02:42 2019-05-23

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the cityR...
13:56 2019-06-16

Expat Chinese Embrace Freedom---Marching Against Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong’s summer of political unrest is going global. In countries like the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K., the sometimes aggressive tactics ...
21:14 2019-08-22

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extrad...
13:28 2019-06-12

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says Hong Kong Freedom Must Be Guaranteed German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li...
12:00 2019-09-06

Climate crisis is greatest ever threat to human rights, UN warns Rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlights role in civil wars‘The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope’Climate change is not on...
18:42 2019-09-09

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to ...
22:42 2019-06-21

Hong Kong Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha...
12:42 2019-09-03

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
00:42 2019-06-10

Rohingya refugees protest exodus, demand rights in Myanmar Thousands of angry and frustrated Rohingya refugees have marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by demanding thei...
06:56 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in H...
08:56 2019-06-17

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again stormed the political heart of Hong Kong on Friday. In a series of rolling occupations, they forced the hurried evacuatio...
12:14 2019-06-21

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder J...
01:56 2019-06-08

Fur fury: Animal-rights activists protest at Midtown’s Dolce & Gabbana Anti-fur activists faced off with security guards after storming Dolce & Gabbana flagship store on Fifth Avenue Sunday, according to a protester and ...
06:00 2019-08-28

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase th...
19:42 2019-09-16

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesda...
17:56 2019-05-21

Austria to shut Saudi-backed religious dialogue center in rights protest Austria's government said on Wednesday it plans to shut a Saudi-funded center for religious dialogue in Vienna after parliament urged it to try to pr...
20:56 2019-06-12

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday ...
00:14 2019-05-30

89-year-old civil rights leader Dolores Huerta arrested at California labor protest The 89-year-old civil rights icon Dolores Huerta was taken away in handcuffs at a Fresno protest Tuesday.        ...
08:00 2019-08-21

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its de...
23:00 2019-05-29

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critic...
22:28 2019-05-29

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major...
03:56 2019-06-19

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through s...
14:56 2019-05-21

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the ...
18:14 2019-06-19

Edinburgh prankster dresses Antony Gormley sculpture in 'bawbag' pants Cast of Turner prize winner’s own body in Water of Leith found in mystery underpantsAn Antony Gormley sculpture in Edinburgh has had its modesty pres...
20:56 2019-06-22

‘The Boys’ star Antony Starr dishes on edgy new superhero show If Superman was real, he’d be a megalomaniac using his powers for personal ends. That’s the premise of “The Boys,” a new satiric Amazon series create...
00:42 2019-07-21

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, an...
22:00 2019-08-27

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimba...
23:14 2019-08-16

Hundreds of cyclists hold 'die-in' in New York City to protest deaths Three cyclists were killed in one week: ‘People are literally dying on the streets because they’re not being adequately protected’New York City cycli...
16:14 2019-07-10

Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest Hundreds of women wielding pink spray paint and smoke have demonstrated in downtown Mexico City to protest against a string of alleged sexual attacks...
01:14 2019-08-18

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main...
04:28 2019-06-19

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an elect...
18:01 2019-07-20

U.N. experts: Protect protesters’ rights in Hong Kong A panel of United Nations experts on Thursday called for China and Hong Kong to protect the rights of protesters and expressed alarm at reports of at...
23:00 2019-09-12

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a ...
20:28 2019-09-06

'A nuclear option': Hong Kong and the threat of the emergency law Analysts say use of draconian law that would allow censorship, arrest and deportation could push city into bigger crisisThe Hong Kong government’s hi...
08:28 2019-08-28

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomou...
01:28 2019-08-24

Another protest underway in Hong Kong with no end in sight Protesters have begun gathering at a park in central Hong Kong for another day of demonstrations that have generally started peacefully but often end...
09:28 2019-08-11

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize ...
06:28 2019-08-19

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam&...
06:42 2019-06-11

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of H...
12:28 2019-06-09

City Of Milwaukee Offers Sterling Brown $400,000 To Make Civil Rights Lawsuit Go Away The city of Milwaukee is looking to settle the federal civil rights lawsuit brought by Bucks guard Sterling Brown, who was tased and arrested by city...
10:14 2019-09-05

Reporter brutally punched during live hit at Mexico City protest: report A television reporter in Mexico was knocked unconscious during a live broadcast while covering a tense protest sparked by allegations that police off...
12:14 2019-08-19

NYPD officers protest de Blasio outside Democratic debate: ‘Can’t run the city, can’t run the country’ NYPD cops turned out Wednesday to protest New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appearance at the 2020 Democratic primary debate, calling on him to ge...
02:14 2019-08-01

UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honored Britain warned China on Tuesday there would be serious consequences if Beijing broke its promises to protect freedoms in Hong Kong, after police fire...
14:28 2019-07-02

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make ...
17:56 2019-06-09

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WA...
15:56 2019-06-13

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature...
22:01 2019-07-01

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer o...
17:14 2019-07-15

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to...
03:42 2019-07-08

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a proposed extradi...
09:28 2019-06-16

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to ...
10:28 2019-06-20

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shut...
11:14 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vanda...
07:14 2019-07-04

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill w...
11:56 2019-06-17

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extrad...
17:56 2019-06-06

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’...
17:42 2019-06-29

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The pr...
00:56 2019-06-04

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figu...
02:14 2019-07-21

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel says China must 'guarantee' rights and freedoms ‘In the current situation, everything must be done to avoid violence,’ German chancellor says in BeijingThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has sai...
05:14 2019-09-07

Hong Kong singer-protester faces China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, denouncing “deceitful promises” by ...
18:42 2019-07-08

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its ...
04:42 2019-07-09

Hong Kong Lawmaker’s Video Is Seen as ‘Death Threat’ to Fellow Legislator The comments by Junius Ho, widely perceived as threatening toward a pro-democracy legislator, were an escalation of sharp words amid a violent period...
11:56 2019-07-24

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquar...
15:28 2019-06-17

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced t...
16:56 2019-08-16

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 11 a.m. 11:03 a.m. The secretariat of Hong KongR...
06:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in...
15:14 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
12:42 2019-06-10

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to...
13:28 2019-07-08

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
07:56 2019-06-10

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters. &#...
23:14 2019-06-09

Protest march in downtown Hong Kong erupts into violence A mixed crowd of hardcore protesters in black and wearing masks, along with families with children, spilled into the roads of the Causeway Bay shoppi...
17:14 2019-09-15

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people t...
14:14 2019-06-09

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Hong Kong to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people ...
16:28 2019-06-09

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much...
00:42 2019-06-03

| 'P is for protest': Hong Kong families join pro-democracy rally Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to show support for pro-democracy protests that ar...
15:14 2019-08-10

'P is for protest': Hong Kong families take to the streets in pro-democracy rally Event billed as rally to ‘guard our children’s future’ given permit by authorities, unlike others planned for weekendArmed with balloons and stroller...
08:56 2019-08-10

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protest shutdown Hong Kong's airport has reopened, but authorities have warned that dozens of flights would still be affected. The airport, one of the world's busiest...
02:56 2019-08-13

In Hong Kong, a protest boom for some businesses starts waning John Lam's safety equipment shop has been spared the global downdraft shaking Hong Kong's economy. In times of crisis, businesses providing basic nec...
08:56 2019-08-14

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and businessmen off Hong Kong’s st...
15:00 2019-06-09

Hong Kong airport suspends check-ins due to pro-democracy protest Hong Kong airport on Monday suspended check-ins for all remaining flights due to pro-democracy protests taking place inside arrival terminals, accord...
12:14 2019-08-12

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradit...
18:56 2019-06-12

Flights resuming at Hong Kong airport after protest chaos Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening p...
11:28 2019-08-14

If I protest in Hong Kong and travel to mainland China, will I be able to come home? In late May, two weeks before the first major anti-extradition bill march in Hong Kong, four high school friends and I took a day trip to the Chinese...
11:00 2019-08-22

In Hong Kong, Protest Photo Evokes Memories of Tiananmen Era A New York Times photographer captured an image of an unarmed protester peacefully confronting a Hong Kong police officer. For many, it has brought b...
01:00 2019-08-27

People in protest-hit Hong Kong eye Malaysia's second-home program A Malaysian program to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year...
14:00 2019-08-20

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Standoff With Police After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council....
14:28 2019-06-12

Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where ...
00:28 2019-08-19

Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos after peaceful protest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore calm and that ...
09:28 2019-08-20

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a maj...
23:14 2019-08-18

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditi...
19:14 2019-06-09

Hong Kong soccer fans stage protest against China Thousands of Hong Kong football fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier mat...
10:14 2019-09-11

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader Lam after mass protest Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty mounts over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and an extradition ...
02:56 2019-06-17

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects...
06:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its facilities on Wednesday and that ...
08:00 2019-08-28

Fourth U.S. City Bans Facial Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts unanimously voted to prohibit local government from using facial recognition, becoming the fourth ci...
22:56 2019-07-31

Recovery shows Liverpool remain chief threat to City’s home hegemony | Jonathan Wilson The Community Shield was sufficiently even for Liverpool to have won eventually and that is good news for the Premier LeagueIt is the Community Shiel...
01:56 2019-08-05

Hong Kong singer-activist urges U.N. rights body to defend territory China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told...
21:56 2019-07-08

Hong and Kong? Berlin's panda cubs at centre of Chinese human rights row Competition to name Meng Meng’s twins intensifies pressure on German governmentThey may have captured the public’s imagination, but the tiny, pink pa...
03:28 2019-09-06

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former Britis...
13:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples,...
11:56 2019-06-06

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
19:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned "stress test" protest Hong Kong's airport and the roads and railways leading to it were operating normally early on Saturday despite plans by protesters to implement a "st...
04:42 2019-08-24

Hong Kong airport suspends all flight check-ins on 2nd day of mass protest A day after thousands of protesters brought the Hong Kong airport to a standstill, almost 350 more flights were canceled Tuesday as China accuses the...
13:14 2019-08-13

Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified F...
05:56 2019-08-20

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the ...
03:42 2019-06-22

More than 50 arrested as Hong Kong's fiery 13th protest weekend began Police and protesters faced off in Hong Kong for the 13th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests, amid plumes of tear gas and scattered fires....
11:00 2019-09-01

Frustration of surviving pricey Hong Kong stirs protest anger Young people in Hong Kong have been at the forefront of violent protests over a proposed extradition law that have shaken the city and angered Beijin...
03:42 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protest continues despite withdrawal of controversial extradition bill About 2,000 angry protesters surrounded the police station in the crowded, working-class district of Mong Kok late Friday for a second straight night...
08:28 2019-09-07

Hong Kong airport suspends flight check-ins on 2nd day of mass protest A day after thousands of protesters brought the Hong Kong airport to a standstill, almost 350 more flights were canceled Tuesday as China accused the...
16:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police fend off airport protest after night of violence Police checked for tickets and passports to allow only airline passengers through to the Hong Kong airport to avoid the chaos of last weekend's ...
22:56 2019-09-07

Huge Crowd Takes Hong Kong Protest Message To US Consulate A huge crowd of pro-democracy activists marched to the United States consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to ramp up international pressure on B...
16:56 2019-09-08

| Huge crowd takes Hong Kong protest message to US consulate A huge crowd of pro-democracy activists marched to the United States consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to ramp up international pressure on B...
17:42 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protest: China says violent demonstrations 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnat...
10:00 2019-07-02

Hong Kong activists freed on bail, protest march banned Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and another core member of a pro-democracy group have been granted bail after being charged with inciting people to jo...
03:14 2019-08-31

Hong Kong police use tear gas to counter protest petrol bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs...
13:00 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Police Derail Another Airport Protest, But Battles Continue HONG KONG — Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stati...
02:00 2019-09-08

Hong Kong cops fend off another massive protest inside airport A mass of Hong Kong police fended off an attempt by protesters to once again shut down the city’s airport. Police checked people traveling to t...
22:14 2019-09-07

Hong Kong police draw guns in latest protest violence Hong Kong police drew their weapons and deployed water cannons for the first time as the civil unrest in the Chinese city entered its 11th week. Pro-...
19:28 2019-08-25

Hong Kong tells US to stay out; students form protest chains Thousands of students formed human chains in schools across Hong Kong to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes to push for democratic reforms...
15:00 2019-09-09

Hong Kong police fire tear gas after fending off airport protest Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running ...
17:28 2019-09-07

Huge crowds defy police in peaceful Hong Kong protest Hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters of all ages returned to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, in a massive show of solidarity for a movement ...
09:14 2019-08-19

Hong Kong: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill Sit-in outside Legislative Council offices is fourth demonstration in two weeks in the cityProtestors in Hong Kong have blocked a key road through th...
07:14 2019-06-21

Hong Kong civil servants protest in defiance of loyalty order Mass walkout from government offices at start of four days of mass demonstrationsThousands of civil servants in Hong Kong have protested against the ...
17:56 2019-08-02

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against...
18:01 2019-07-20

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the dold...
10:00 2019-06-10

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement tha...
19:56 2019-08-02

Hong Kong artist offers free protest-themed tattoos A Hong Kong artist is offering free protest-themed tattoos to people who want to show their support for pro-democracy demonstrations in the Chinese t...
11:28 2019-08-27

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are givin...
06:28 2019-08-08

45 Injured As Hong Kong Protest Escalates, Triad Gangs Seen On Streets Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, in...
10:14 2019-07-22

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose ...
07:56 2019-06-10

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear con...
11:14 2019-06-10

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” ...
20:42 2019-07-13

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the dold...
13:42 2019-06-10

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
04:01 2019-06-16

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed ...
23:56 2019-06-10

Events, Including WTA Open, Cancelled In Protest-Wracked Hong Kong One of Hong Kong's most prestigious sporting tournaments on Friday became the latest victim of the huge protests convulsing the city as a growing ros...
11:42 2019-09-13

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say p...
13:14 2019-06-11

Latest Hong Kong Protest Plays to a Different Crowd: Mainland Chinese As thousands of protesters marched in their fourth mass demonstration in a month, their target is expanding beyond the city’s government to the more ...
19:28 2019-07-07

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public ...
16:14 2019-06-09

Thousands of Hong Kong students protest, call for democratic reforms Thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted the first day of school Monday to continue a series of protests that began in June over calls for autonomy ...
03:56 2019-09-03

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Thousands have taken to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives fro...
11:56 2019-06-09

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peace...
03:14 2019-08-11

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
20:42 2019-06-09

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite...
17:28 2019-06-09

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controv...
08:14 2019-06-12

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind biparti...
19:28 2019-06-19

RPT-Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong on Friday as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy, with banks re-opening branches closed dur...
09:00 2019-06-14

Biggest Hong Kong Protest in Weeks Sends Peaceful Message for Change Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrators braved torrential rain to hold their largest rally in weeks, in a show of strength by more moderate protest l...
15:42 2019-08-18

China Allows Hong Kong Protest Images to Circulate, Fanning Public Anger China allowed images of Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests to spread on social media, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger, a...
15:14 2019-07-22

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.  ...
15:42 2019-06-10

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its offices on Wednesday and that it ...
08:00 2019-08-28

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.  ...
08:56 2019-08-19

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW...
18:14 2019-06-17

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of hu...
17:14 2019-06-18

Tens of thousands march through Hong Kong to protest Chinese extradition bill Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people to the streets in the former British colony in recent weeks, posing the biggest...
20:00 2019-07-07

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bri...
16:56 2019-06-09

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that ...
00:42 2019-08-20

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colo...
19:14 2019-08-16

Panic spreads through Hong Kong protest as riot officers fire tear gas Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial...
19:42 2019-06-12

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be...
15:42 2019-08-14

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
12:01 2019-06-08

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop th...
14:56 2019-08-16

US Upgrades Hong Kong Travel Warning Ahead Of Planned Airport Protest Washington on Thursday warned US citizens to "exercise increased caution" when travelling to Hong Kong, as protesters announced three days of new dem...
08:28 2019-08-09

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Counter Protest Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs...
00:00 2019-08-25

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a cr...
01:42 2019-07-03

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow...
06:28 2019-06-10

Thousands gather in Hong Kong in latest protest against controversial extradition bill Thousands of people have gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong for the latest in a series of mass protests over the extradition bill that sparked ...
14:14 2019-07-21

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​C...
01:56 2019-06-10

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the buildi...
10:42 2019-06-12

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed dur...
06:56 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Officer Fires Shot, and Police Use Water Cannons at Protest The police drew their pistols and unleashed rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks and firebombs, as a weekend of violence followed nearl...
22:56 2019-08-25

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to ...
12:56 2019-06-09

Hong Kong children form chains of protest as economic worries grow Hundreds of uniformed school students, many wearing masks, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government ...
20:42 2019-09-09

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bri...
17:42 2019-07-16

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march. ...
20:56 2019-08-03

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed...
15:42 2019-08-14

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activist...
10:00 2019-06-19

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests t...
22:14 2019-08-08

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Demonstrators Try to Disrupt Handover Anniversary Event Tense scenes as Hong Kong’s leader, speaking to an annual ceremony marking city’s return to Chinese control from Britain, pledged that the government...
04:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after th...
16:56 2019-06-10

| WATCH | Students form 'human chains' around schools in latest Hong Kong protest Hong Kong's secondary schools have become the latest ideological battleground for pro-democracy protesters with thousands of students taking part in ...
23:14 2019-09-10

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to ...
12:28 2019-06-10

Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-govern...
10:14 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fres...
14:01 2019-06-17

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in t...
18:56 2019-07-21

Students Boycott Classes on the First Day of the School Year in Hong Kong’s Latest Democracy Protest The Demosisto party of high-profile activist Joshua Wong called a student strike Monday—the first day of the new school year—in a bid to ...
08:42 2019-09-02

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights, China compares protest to 'terrorism' Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights Monday after a swarm of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied the main terminal, prompting a fier...
20:28 2019-08-12

Protest chaos grips Hong Kong with tear gas, water cannon and pouring rain Police fired water cannon and tear gas in running battles with brick-throwing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, the second day of vi...
19:00 2019-08-25

Russian police detain hundreds, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up at least 381 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march. &#...
17:01 2019-08-03

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong...
09:00 2019-06-13

Police launch tear gas, protesters throw eggs as Hong Kong protest turns violent Walking in sweltering heat, Hong Kong protesters dressed in black carried a large banner that read “Independent Inquiry for Rule of Law.”...
02:28 2019-07-22

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, sett...
16:28 2019-06-20

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradi...
19:28 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial ext...
10:42 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protest escalation: Tear gas, water cannons and a police officer firing a warning shot The tension between law enforcement and pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong escalated over the weekend as police used tear gas, deployed water c...
05:56 2019-08-27

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the contro...
17:42 2019-06-21

Hong Kong police draw guns, fire tear gas and water cannons in latest protest violence The confrontations were the latest violence in a summer of protests that have shaken the city's government and residents. Police also brought out wat...
18:42 2019-08-25

Hoping to ‘Make Hong Kong People Happy Again,’ This Bakery’s Mooncakes Now Feature Protest Movement Slogans (HONG KONG) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a messag...
21:42 2019-08-20

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news v...
08:42 2019-06-19

| Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WAT...
07:28 2019-07-01

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of massive demonstrations and other protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition ...
05:14 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences h...
15:14 2019-06-28

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
15:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil...
23:28 2019-08-02

'We must defend our city': A day in the life of a Hong Kong protester As demonstrations entered their 11th week, the Guardian shadowed a protester for the day at a major anti-government rally banned by the police It is ...
11:42 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters beg Trump to ‘liberate’ city ​Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday chanted the US national anthem and called on President Trump to “liberate” the Chinese-ru...
20:00 2019-09-08

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest. The post Hon...
13:14 2019-06-11

City-wide strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport,...
21:00 2019-08-05

Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation' Protesters should "say no to chaos," city leader Carrie Lam said in her first media appearance in days. Police said they had made a record 82 arrests...
17:56 2019-08-05

Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues ...
19:28 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters to form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong were preparing to lock hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily repor...
15:14 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters urge Trump to ‘liberate’ their city Demonstrators in Hong Kong march to the U.S. Consulate, urging President Donald Trump to “liberate” their city as they press for more democratic free...
09:28 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protesters form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong have locked hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily reported a detai...
20:42 2019-08-23

Hong Kong’s Leader Pleads for Order in a City on Edge Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are...
06:28 2019-08-13

Students in Hong Kong form human chains across city after protests The protesters' demands include the retraction of the word "riot" to describe demonstrations, the release of all those arrested and the right for Hon...
13:56 2019-09-09

More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City’s Leader Pleads for Calm Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are...
10:28 2019-08-13

Hong Kong cancels all flights in and out of the city as protesters fill the airport for 4th day Hong Kong airport has cancelled all flights going in and out of the city for the rest of the day as protesters occupy the arrival and departure halls...
15:42 2019-08-12

Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, ...
02:56 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protesters and police clash across city with renewed tactics Demonstrators, who at one point lobbed two petrol bombs, retaliated with a flash-mob strategy: withdrawing when pressed, only to re-appear elsewhere....
19:42 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Activists Urge U.S. to Reassess City's Trade Status Joshua Wong and other Hong Kong activists told a Congressional hearing that Beijing was eroding the city’s relative autonomy and unable to govern a f...
06:00 2019-09-18

Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply The city’s top official, Carrie Lam, warned of “very precarious circumstances” and accused protesters of challenging Chinese sovereignty over Hong Ko...
21:00 2019-08-05

Hong Kong Protesters Ask Trump To "Liberate" City, Sing US Anthem Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to Hong Kong streets on Sunday and marched to the US Consulate, urging American lawmakers to pass legislation...
16:56 2019-09-08

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has...
06:42 2019-06-15

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who...
16:42 2019-07-11

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as city is again roiled by protests Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chin...
20:00 2019-08-03

Hong Kong brought to a standstill as city-wide strikes and protests hit More than 150 flights cancelled and train services suspended as city braces for fresh marchesHong Kong protests – live updatesHong Kong’s embattled l...
07:56 2019-08-05

Hong Kong Protesters' New Target: City's Vaunted Subway System Hong Kong protesters accuse the city’s subway operator, 75%-owned by the local government, of aligning with the authorities—and have made the system ...
17:14 2019-09-13

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for vi...
07:14 2019-08-03

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit Protesters in Hong Kong on Friday again hit the streets to press the city's leader to resign — just three days after she vowed to finish her ter...
15:42 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protest: Demonstrations are 'the worst crisis since end of British rule' Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, a senior Beijing official said today, as the city braced...
13:14 2019-08-07

Hong Kong airport protest: Riot police clash with demonstrators as airport crippled for a second day Riot police armed with pepper spray and swinging batons clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport as departing flights were suspende...
21:42 2019-08-13

Fitch cuts Hong Kong's credit rating amid unrest in the city A now withdrawn extradition bill has sparked protests that have occasionally degenerated into violence, creating Hong Kong's worst social unrest...
10:56 2019-09-06

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow peopl...
06:00 2019-06-11

In Latest Protests, Hong Kong Students Form Human Chains Across the City (HONG KONG) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity after violent weekend cla...
22:00 2019-09-09

Hong Kong anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game Hong Kong soccer fans sang protest songs and waved anti-government banners as politics spilled into the sporting arena on Wednesday during a friendly...
02:14 2019-07-25

Alibaba Puts Hong Kong Listing on Hold as Protests Roil City Alibaba has postponed plans for a multibillion-dollar share listing in Hong Kong, as protests now in their third month exact a deepening economic cos...
11:00 2019-08-22

Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City A group of club-wielding attackers apparently targeted people, including a pro-democracy lawmaker, who had participated in antigovernment protests, l...
12:14 2019-07-22

Hong Kong protests: Car ploughs into protesters as strikes bring city to a standstill The leader of Hong Kong said she had no plans to resign as strikes brought the city to a standstill, with a car ploughing into protesters at one road...
09:00 2019-08-05

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of...
14:28 2019-06-16

UPDATE 4-Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a "tsunami", city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as ac...
16:00 2019-08-09

As Hong Kong Erupted Over Extradition Bill, City’s Tycoons Waited and Worried Business titans who have prospered in the global financial center feared the wrath of China. They spoke out only after Beijing wavered. China’s rise ...
22:00 2019-06-20

Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-con...
06:00 2019-08-04

Hong Kong government: protests are pushing city to 'extremely dangerous edge' Hong Kong's government said violence and illegal protests were pushing the city to an "extremely dangerous edge", as police fired multiple rounds of ...
21:56 2019-08-04

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoi...
17:28 2019-07-24

Hong Kong activists press U.S. to counter China’s erosion of city’s freedoms As protests roil the Asian financial hub, Joshua Wong and Denise Ho are urging lawmakers to act to safeguard the territory’s rights, including throug...
16:28 2019-09-17

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, rubber bullets as strikes paralyze city Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets in fresh clashes with protesters after a general strike caused transport chaos on Monday, and as n...
16:42 2019-08-05

| WATCH | Hong Kong protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement ...
02:42 2019-08-20

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after p...
09:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader says bill withdrawal a first step as city braces for weekend protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Friday said measures announced this week to help restore order in the Chinese-ruled city are a first step, and disagre...
11:14 2019-09-06

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. The post Hong Kong leader apologiz...
12:00 2019-06-18

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that t...
08:56 2019-05-22

Global firms are sounding the alarm as Hong Kong protests deal "serious blow" to the city's outlook Two months of protests in Hong Kong are starting to take a toll on some of the largest global companies, adding to a host of geopolitical concerns as...
22:28 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests: Riot police hit the streets after thousands march through city for latest demonstration Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong today after thousands of schoolteachers marched through the Chinese territory in the latest weekend of p...
00:56 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protesters sing Star Spangled Banner, appeal to Trump to ‘liberate’ city HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong protesters on Sunday sang the Star Spangled Banner and called on President Donald Trump to “liberate...
09:28 2019-09-09

Hong Kongers Form Human Chains Across City to Call for Democracy – Evoking Protests Against Soviets (HONG KONG) — Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement lined city streets and part of the city’s harbor front Friday, inspi...
19:00 2019-08-23

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres ...
01:28 2019-09-13

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the politica...
12:14 2019-07-05

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenz...
23:00 2019-08-23

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition...
12:14 2019-07-09

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
21:42 2019-07-04

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions." Allegedly, the minors collabora...
18:00 2019-09-10

Heathrow Airport drone protest: Environmental activists will go ahead with week-long protest to disrupt flights with toy drones, airport says Climate change activists are going ahead with their plan to cause major disruption at Heathrow Airport by flying toy drones in a week-long protest, t...
18:28 2019-08-30

Why Estonia pioneered digital identity Estonia topped a poll of the most digitally advanced nations this year, according to research conducted by global community network InterNations. The...
07:56 2019-09-04

FX: Brokers cannot afford an identity crisis The recent withdrawal of Stater Global Markets from the prime-of-prime broker market has underlined the need for providers to continue to prove their...
23:14 2019-07-02

Opinion: Germany is fighting for its identity On the 80th anniversary of the first battle of World War II, the right-wing populist AfD party scored its strongest-ever results in two states. Germa...
03:28 2019-09-02

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the interne...
16:42 2019-05-21

'Sharenting' Now May Lead to Identity Theft Later There are lots of reasons to think twice before we post pictures and anecdotes about our kids online—they might find it embarrassing later, we’re cre...
21:14 2019-09-13

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political p...
20:28 2019-06-03

Oro Valley woman has wallet and identity stolen ORO VALLEY AZ. – An Oro Valley woman was shocked when she learned her identity had been stolen and then the thief stole nearly $4,000 a year la...
07:00 2019-05-23

Banks Can Now Use Aadhaar For Identity Verification With Consent The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including ...
20:42 2019-05-29

How anime shaped Japan's global identity A biker gang slices through Tokyo's neon-soaked night. The riders hit the brakes next to a giant, black crater created by an atomic blast. It's so en...
07:42 2019-08-01

DR AG: Ortiz shooting case of mistaken identity The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor said former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting at a nightclub in his hometown on J...
03:00 2019-06-20

Man says license suspended due to case of stolen identity TUCSON — A Tucson man said his license was suspended after a driver involved in a car accident falsely claimed to be him. Jorge Hernandez recei...
06:00 2019-08-13

£165,000 benefits fraudster lived in UK under false identity An illegal immigrant lived in the UK for a decade under a false identity to secure herself a council home and swindle taxpayers out of almost £165,00...
18:56 2019-07-10

Free Wi-Fi could be putting you at risk of identity theft UK consumers are putting their security at risk by signing up to insecure free public Wi-Fi networks, researchers have warned.A report from BullGuard...
14:00 2019-08-01

How Mistaken Identity Led To 28-Year-Old's Murder On US Highway Timothy Davison begged the cops to hurry up. It was around 2 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2014, and the 28-year-old, known as "Asti" to friends and family, was he...
02:56 2019-08-08

Archive TV interview may reveal identity of Banksy Footage shows partly covered face of man who claims to be artist and seems to be working on two of his piecesA long-lost interview with a young man c...
21:28 2019-07-04

9 days until the crypto industry must verify the identity of anyone sending $1,000 or more In just nine days, new rules by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) will force cryptocurrency businesses in roughly 200 countr...
16:00 2019-06-12

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems...
23:28 2019-07-15

How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Mangostar / Shutterstock.com Freezing your credit is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity or data was brea...
01:42 2019-06-14

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification...
14:42 2019-05-28

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to...
01:42 2019-06-08

Afro-Ecuadoreans Maintain Identity Through Spiritual Practices The photographer Johis Alarcón documented not just the indelible influence of African culture in Ecuador, but also how the descendants of enslaved wo...
10:28 2019-05-31

Broncos out to forge new identity following owner's death Broncos CEO and president Joe Ellis says he no longer is running the team as he felt owner Pat Bowlen would have wanted     ...
20:14 2019-07-18

Chinese ‘deepfake’ app sparks concerns over identity theft Zao, a Chinese app that uses “deepfake” technology to let users superimpose themselves onto the faces of movie and TV stars, has sparked ...
03:14 2019-09-05

Woman sexually assaulted at Stanford reveals her identity This image released by Viking shows Chanel Miller. For years, Miller was known in legal proceedings as “Emily Doe,” the woman assaulted w...
17:28 2019-09-05

Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the ne...
11:00 2019-08-22

If I’m not trash, what am I? What Forky from ‘Toy Story 4’ has to teach about identity and self-worth The Emmy-winning actor Tony Hale says that he was "overwhelmed" by his Pixar experience — much like his new character in the latest "Toy Story" relea...
02:28 2019-06-22

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table...
03:00 2019-06-20

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be ...
21:56 2019-06-12

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the ki...
04:42 2019-09-11

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving fo...
03:14 2019-07-19

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his ...
20:28 2019-09-04

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of th...
20:28 2019-05-22

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter t...
08:42 2019-07-17

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing roo...
02:56 2019-09-15

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” init...
08:00 2019-08-12

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday...
03:42 2019-09-15

Coventry City announce groundshare at Birmingham City for next season • League One side fail to reach agreement to stay at Ricoh Arena• EFL ‘reluctantly agree’ club can play home games at St Andrew’sCoventry City have a...
15:14 2019-06-07

Norwich City v Manchester City: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offCity won’t spend big to replace injured Laporte, says GuardiolaAny comments? Email scott.murray@th...
19:14 2019-09-14

Survivor in the Brock Turner rape case has revealed her identity Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner, is releasing a memoir on her trauma, her healing and the toxic culture of sexual violence. &#...
15:56 2019-09-04

Woman busted for stealing lawyer’s identity to play one in court A Brooklyn woman was busted for ripping off the name of another lawyer — so she could play one in court. Natasha Riley, who presented herself as R...
01:14 2019-06-29

5 Indicted in Identity Theft Scheme That Bilked Millions From Veterans The defendants obtained Social Security numbers and bank account information from a technician who worked for the military, the Justice Department sa...
04:14 2019-08-22

Robert Levine, Who Studied Kindness, Identity and Time, Dies at 73 His social experiments explored how people around the world spend time, whether kindness varies by city and what compels us to buy things we may not ...
01:56 2019-07-04

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the ...
12:42 2019-06-14

Massive choir a place for Estonians to find identity, solace Tens of thousands of Estonians have joined in singing folk songs on the 150th anniversary of a music festival that inspired resistance to Soviet cont...
01:14 2019-07-08

German identity rediscovered: Nora Krug's graphic novel 'Heimat' Living in the US, illustrator Nora Krug struggled with the fact that she came from the country responsible for the Holocaust. Her powerful graphic no...
17:56 2019-08-08

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician...
14:14 2019-05-23

Opinion: Germany's awkward search for a national identity continues Expect the soul-searching about what it means to be German to continue after changes to the Nationality Act. The old standards used to establish a na...
22:56 2019-07-01

Contra Rogue Corps is a Wacky Shooter With An Identity Crisis We caught up with Contra Rogue Corps at E3 2019, a game announced during the Nintendo Direct that is a fairly strange departure from the Contra you k...
15:56 2019-06-20

David Ortiz shooting a case of mistaken identity, officials say The former baseball star was not the intended target of the shooting in the Dominican Republic. A Mexican drug cartel is suspected of being involved....
08:01 2019-06-20

David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say The shooting last week that left Ortiz wounded was actually intended to target a friend of his who was wearing a similar shirt, the authorities in th...
07:56 2019-06-20

Louisiana university gun scare linked to apparent mistaken identity A gun scare that jolted Louisiana State University's Baton Rouge campus on Tuesday apparently stemmed from an off-duty policeman in plain clothes see...
07:00 2019-08-21

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot due to mistaken identity: Dominican AG Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table...
06:14 2019-06-20

Valerie Plame’s claim that Scooter Libby leaked her identity Libby, chief of staff to vice president Cheney, was convicted of perjury, but he was not the source of the article that first disclosed a CIA operati...
12:42 2019-09-10

Cops: David Ortiz's Shooting Was An Unlikely Case Of Mistaken Identity Dominican Republic Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez announced new findings Wednesday afternoon in the non-fatal shooting of Red Sox all-timer Da...
01:56 2019-06-20

Footballer Bakary Jatta's identity being investigated by German authorities A media report that Hamburg footballer Bakary Jatta is playing under a false name has sparked investigations by the DFB (German FA) and city authorit...
20:42 2019-08-07

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community h...
04:00 2019-06-11

2020 Democrat bemoans identity politics, says it's being used to 'tear people apart' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said identity politics are being weaponized to purposely divide the country and called for unity during an appearance o...
20:28 2019-07-22

Identity theft case open after Catalina Foothills car break in TUCSON — According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, a woman’s identity was stolen after a car break in at an apartment comp...
07:42 2019-06-23

Protect your online identity now: Fight hackers with these 5 security safeguards Having your identity stolen can be a nightmare, and cleaning up the mess can take months. You can make life difficult for a would-be identity thief b...
16:42 2019-06-18

Identity Politics Roil Most Diverse House Democratic Caucus Ever The staff struggles at the House Democratic campaign arm point up a fundamental issue: As the caucus celebrates its diversity, its majority relies on...
20:14 2019-08-02

North Carolina: trans people given right to use bathrooms matching identity Settlement marks the end of a three-year battle over a controversial ‘bathroom bill’, also known as HB2A federal judge has affirmed the right of tran...
00:28 2019-07-24

Hobbs & Shaw Is a Solid Action Movie That Lacks an Identity Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw has three end credits scenes and those scenes tell you everything you need to know about the film. (No ...
22:56 2019-07-31

Eritrean man released from jail in Italian mistaken identity case Judge acquits Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe of being a human trafficking kingpinA Palermo judge has acquitted an Eritrean man of being a human trafficki...
18:42 2019-07-12

| Eritrean cleared of being trafficking kingpin in mistaken identity case An Italian court ruled Friday that an Eritrean accused of being a human trafficking kingpin known as "the General" was telling the truth when he clai...
10:14 2019-07-14

Agave plant to flower, reveal its identity for the first time in 57 years After more than a half-century, an agave plant in the Arid House greenhouse at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden is preparing to flower for the...
19:14 2019-07-08

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2...
14:28 2019-07-16

DNA leads to identity of suspect in 1972 murder of California girl, 11 DNA testing and genetic genealogy helped police in Southern California crack a 47-year-old cold case wide open and identify the man who raped and mur...
02:14 2019-09-12

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City. ...
10:00 2019-07-15

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeede...
04:56 2019-05-31

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this ...
10:28 2019-06-13

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Frid...
00:56 2019-07-13

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said...
07:56 2019-08-24

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years...
04:14 2019-05-26

Lionel Shriver returns to Australia and doubles down on 'fascistic' identity politics Three years after controversial speech in Brisbane, US author denounces cultural ‘control’, ‘obedience’ and ‘conformism’ Three years after vowing nev...
21:28 2019-09-02

Two years after huge Equifax breach, consumers are still too vulnerable to identity theft While the majority of survey respondents have taken at least 1 of 10 actions to help battle fraud, the most effective methods remained largely unused...
12:28 2019-09-07

Gap's newest ad campaign attempts to clarify its identity ahead of the Old Navy spinoff Gap's newest ad campaign is a step to focus the retailer's identity, ahead of plans to spin off Old Navy into a separate, publicly traded c...
20:00 2019-07-31

Human Services says access to identity-matching database would help stop fraud Extending biometrics access to the Stuart Robert-led department would help it thwart fraud, and ensure welfare is being distributed to the right peop...
12:28 2019-09-18

Brie Bella Recalls Depression and Identity Struggle After Giving Birth For anyone reading, Brie Bella has a message: when you're struggling, reach out to someone. After all, she's been there. During a new motherhood-fo...
19:56 2019-07-24

David Ortiz shooting was case of mistaken identity, attorney general says AG says Ortiz was not intended target in shootingAt least 11 people have been arrested in case so far Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in ...
18:56 2019-06-20

Social media star Christian Aaron charged with identity theft A young social media influencer is accused of stealing a Long Island woman’s identity to open up American Express credit cards, which he used t...
02:42 2019-06-22

Prevent SIM-Swapping Hackers From Stealing Your Phone Number—and the Rest of Your Identity You know what’s worse than having your password stolen? Having your phone number stolen. SIM-swapping, a type of identity theft, is a means for scamm...
05:42 2019-09-17

Farooq Abdullah's Arrest Threatens Identity Of Country: Salman Khurshid Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Monday said that former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah has served the country by upholding it...
04:56 2019-09-17

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male....
00:42 2019-07-14

NASA astronaut accused of stealing her estranged wife’s identity from space The first crime in space may be much less dramatic than the movies promised, but the intergalactic identity theft charge did involuntarily out the fi...
17:00 2019-08-24

Emily Doe at the Center of Stanford Sexual Assault Case Reveals Her Identity Throughout Stanford swimmer Brock Turner’s trial, after which he was found guilty of three felony counts of assault, his accuser remained anonymous a...
01:14 2019-09-05

Italy court says Eritrean in migrant case was victim of mistaken identity An Italian court ruled on Friday that an Eritrean man extradited from Sudan in 2016 was the victim of mistaken identity and dismissed allegations tha...
17:28 2019-07-12

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to all...
21:28 2019-07-31

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of...
05:42 2019-08-01

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal...
19:00 2019-06-27

Rahul Gandhi Considered Amethi His Family, Gave It Identity: Raj Babbar The poor electoral showing of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh has left pain in the hearts of party president Rahul Gandhi, state Congress chief Raj Bab...
14:14 2019-06-03

EA's Origin had security flaws that could have put up to 300M at risk for identity theft The nation's second-largest video game publisher, Electronic Arts, closed a security flaw that could have exposed up to 300 million players&apos...
19:42 2019-06-27

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were give...
16:56 2019-07-05

A hit-and-run scooter crash nearly killed him. Now he’s fighting for the data that could reveal the rider’s identity. A Chicago cyclist was injured by an electric scooter rider who fled the scene. Now he's gone to court to get the city's e-scooter companies to turn o...
19:56 2019-07-10

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public spac...
14:28 2019-06-23

Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Cathy Hampton's job as a nurse practitioner is similar in a lot of ways to that of a doctor. She can prescribe medication, order tests, refer patient...
09:14 2019-08-09

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first ...
22:42 2019-05-29

In the not too distant future, when climate alarmists and identity politics have destroyed civilisation ... | First Dog on the Moon What did you do in the climate wars Daddy?Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First D...
05:42 2019-07-09

2020 Dem rips party's focus on identity politics: 'Great way to lose elections' Businessman and 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang broke with other Democrats when he admonished the party's focus on identity poliitcs leading up...
04:28 2019-06-10

William Kentridge retrospective: Africa's largest modern art museum goes beyond identity politics South Africa's leading contemporary art museum is about to show one of the country's most beloved artists, William Kentridge. Should race still matte...
16:00 2019-07-22

Kerala Betel Leaf, A Tamil Nadu 'Prasadam' Get Geographical Identity Tags Palani Panchamirtham, a temple "prasadam" from Tamil Nadu, Kerala's Tirur betel leaf and two other products have been awarded Geographical Indication...
10:00 2019-08-17

Identity of 1000-Year-Old Warrior Corrupted by Nazi and Soviet Spin Doctors Facts are finally dislodging almost 100 years of lies and misinterpretations pertaining to a mysterious 1000-year-old warrior’s skeleton unearthed at...
02:56 2019-08-14

David Ortiz shooting is called a case of mistaken identity. Many Dominicans are skeptical When the Dominican Republic youth baseball league where David Ortiz got his start plays this weekend, its founder hopes to steer clear of debates ove...
10:01 2019-06-22

Opinion: Schalke's identity crisis shows no sign of ending under David Wagner Schalke's erratic start to the season has come as little surprise given their penchant for unpredictability over the past few seasons. New coach Davi...
16:14 2019-09-03

Opinion: In a place obsessed with identity, Shane Lowry is a champion fans can relate to Shane Lowry looks like a man more likely to guard Claret Jug than have his name engraved on it, but he's one you'd want to drink from it wi...
21:00 2019-07-21

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been d...
15:00 2019-06-05

Machete killing of Bronx teen in case of mistaken identity leads to five convictions The five men who viciously slashed a New York teenager to death with knives and a machete in a case of mistaken identity last June were found guilty ...
01:42 2019-06-16

The Exhibit Lauded Freedom of Expression. It Was Silenced. A political battle between Japan and South Korea has spilled into the art world, with the abrupt closing of an exhibit with a statue symbolizing wome...
21:00 2019-08-05

Amazon Dash Buttons took away our freedom to choose – and to think All Amazon Dash buttons will stop working at the end of August – and that’s a good thing. Dash Buttons made re-ordering everyday items ...
07:42 2019-08-06

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats...
14:14 2019-06-03

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to ...
20:14 2019-05-29

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is th...
15:42 2019-05-30

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afterno...
11:14 2019-08-23

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind ...
02:42 2019-06-20

Craving Freedom, Japan’s Women Opt Out of Marriage The percentage of women who work in Japan is higher than ever, yet cultural norms have not caught up. More and more, women are rejecting the double s...
09:28 2019-08-03

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Violations of Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned for their work in countries from India to Turkey to Kyrgyzstan are included on this month’s list of cases representing t...
14:56 2019-08-01

New US envoy Kelly Craft says she will be voice for freedom Kelly Craft has presented her credentials as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and says she is coming to the world organization “as a voi...
02:42 2019-09-13

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: Best Deals Available on the Last Day Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 has entered its last day today. There are still quite a few great deals you can grab, including a good chance to buy some la...
10:14 2019-08-11

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of...
17:14 2019-06-06

| Africa's freedom fighters: Liberators or oppressors? How the recently deceased Zimbabwean ruler, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, should be remembered is a question that has split opinion across Africa. Read more...
23:42 2019-09-10

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald T...
10:00 2019-06-11

Virginia Gov. Northam’s medical school 'unable to determine the identity of the individuals' in racist photo A law firm investigating a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan clothing on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's me...
17:28 2019-05-22

Ladakh Leaders Urge Centre For Tribal-Area Status To Protect Land, Identity Prominent leaders of Ladakh have made an appeal to the Centre to declare the region a tribal area under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution, sayin...
11:14 2019-08-18

Michael Avenatti indicted on charges of defrauding ex-client Stormy Daniels, identity theft Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti was charged by federal prosecutors in New York Wednesday with defrauding adult film star Stormy Daniels, the clie...
22:42 2019-05-22

Gang members found guilty in mistaken-identity stabbing death of Bronx teen One of five alleged gang members charged in the brutal stabbing death of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz outside a New York City convenience store las...
02:42 2019-06-15

Dominican Attorney General: Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz Shooting Result of Mistaken Identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor said Wednesday that former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was n...
10:28 2019-06-20

Police make arrest, say May shooting of Colts assistant coach's home was mistaken identity A 20-year-old man has been named as a suspect in the Mother's Day shooting of the home of Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Parks Frazier.  &#...
21:14 2019-09-16

Australian Parliament to probe press freedom after raids A parliamentary committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of Australian law enforcement and intelligence powers on press freedom following p...
12:42 2019-07-05

Britain says won't compromise on freedom of navigation in Strait of Hormuz There cannot be compromise on freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz and Britain can work with the United States on its approach to the issue ...
20:42 2019-07-22

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement rules in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules with the EU would immediately end. Cri...
05:56 2019-08-20

Press freedom in danger: Ten 'most urgent' cases in September Imprisoned, assaulted, murdered with impunity and other crimes against journalists: press freedom is ignored and in danger around the world. One Free...
01:28 2019-09-03

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 starts today: Everything you need to know Amazon India will be kicking off its annual Freedom Sale today for all its customers in India. Here’s how to make the most of this sale and ge...
09:42 2019-08-07

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue...
13:14 2019-06-21

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organ...
06:28 2019-06-12

Daily on Healthcare: Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
04:28 2019-08-14

Countries that restrict media freedom must pay price: UK's Hunt Countries that restrict media freedom must be made to pay a diplomatic price, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday, as he warned ab...
17:42 2019-07-10

Kosovo honors Bill Clinton with Freedom Order PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo has awarded the Freedom Order to former U.S. President Bill Clinton for his role in helping end the country’s wa...
19:42 2019-06-11

Australia's Morrison calls for more prayer and religious freedom Australia needs more prayer, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a devout Christian, has said, vowing that his administration would do whatever needed to ...
13:00 2019-07-10

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father ...
00:00 2019-06-01

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules would end at the same time, with no tr...
00:42 2019-08-21

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Alba...
15:00 2019-06-12

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights c...
08:28 2019-06-28

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing i...
00:42 2019-06-11

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was ...
23:42 2019-07-08

R. Kelly doesn’t have freedom, money for this legal battle The difference between R. Kelly’s life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious c...
15:28 2019-07-18

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tue...
02:14 2019-05-30

Trump says Roger Penske to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, the most powerful man in American ...
20:00 2019-06-20

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The G...
12:28 2019-06-02

Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ is the best bribe from presidential candidates Now let’s talk about the wonderful bribes being offered by presidential candidates who want your vote. And then let’s see if we can come up with some...
11:42 2019-09-17

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by...
19:56 2019-06-23

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned, harassed and threatened for doing their work in countries spanning from Colombia to India to Iran are included on September&#...
13:28 2019-09-03