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Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ong...

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war

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The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines....
07:42 2019-07-12

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war o...
02:00 2019-07-12

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong d...
15:42 2019-07-11

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria an...
02:42 2019-07-13

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political...
08:01 2019-06-20

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambi...
23:28 2019-07-12

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

U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-ca...
16:42 2019-07-11

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by ...
09:56 2019-07-08

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdow...
13:56 2019-06-07

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international i...
12:01 2019-06-08

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a ...
14:42 2019-06-07

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 1...
07:56 2019-07-12

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a t...
18:14 2019-07-05

Calls for justice, intervention as Philippines buries drug war's youngest known victim One by one, a mother and her children splash holy water over a white coffin barely a meter long. On the dirt floor beneath it lies a pair of tiny pin...
10:14 2019-07-10

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as p...
19:28 2019-07-08

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact o...
14:39 2019-05-21

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
19:14 2019-07-01

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
08:00 2019-06-14

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
20:56 2019-06-27

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on str...
22:56 2019-06-21

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry i...
21:56 2019-07-08

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now e...
20:56 2019-06-27

37 countries rally around China at top UN human rights body More than three dozen countries have defended China’s “remarkable achievements” in human rights, challenging Western countries that have raised conce...
20:00 2019-07-12

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire si...
14:42 2019-06-22

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

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible...
20:28 2019-06-03

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to re...
06:56 2019-07-13

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been lau...
20:14 2019-05-28

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to em...
22:28 2019-06-05

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he...
19:14 2019-06-02

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing d...
18:00 2019-06-17

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
18:42 2019-06-27

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from ...
00:56 2019-07-09

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzha...
01:14 2019-06-29

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all n...
15:56 2019-05-21

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck ...
22:42 2019-07-15

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commi...
10:56 2019-06-28

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s r...
01:28 2019-07-09

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being...
15:00 2019-07-04

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly forme...
18:28 2019-07-11

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against...
14:33 2019-05-21

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, ...
20:42 2019-06-19

Amnesty: don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Uefa criticised for staging Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has ...
16:42 2019-05-22

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposi...
17:42 2019-06-14

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official met Friday in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, wh...
20:56 2019-06-21

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As...
07:42 2019-07-10

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met separately in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro, who are ...
03:42 2019-06-22

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudici...
01:14 2019-06-11

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
18:56 2019-06-04

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Huma...
20:14 2019-05-28

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain fo...
14:39 2019-05-21

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has ...
23:56 2019-07-08

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-...
20:00 2019-05-22

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hu...
05:14 2019-06-06

On Tiananmen anniversary, Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Tuesday by expressing what he call...
20:14 2019-06-04

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes,...
06:42 2019-06-22

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
03:14 2019-06-05

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours ...
00:28 2019-07-16

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights ...
21:28 2019-06-03

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers an...
17:28 2019-07-08

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in Russia’s province of Chechnya has paroled a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international o...
18:00 2019-06-10

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public execu...
16:42 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has ...
21:00 2019-07-01

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involvin...
17:56 2019-05-21

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of t...
16:00 2019-06-07

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
20:56 2019-07-03

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the Un...
17:14 2019-05-29

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a ...
08:56 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
03:00 2019-06-05

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other eth...
07:42 2019-06-29

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues...
14:33 2019-05-21

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights o...
15:56 2019-05-21

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange...
19:14 2019-06-27

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

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disaster...
15:14 2019-05-21

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, an...
02:42 2019-06-20

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human ...
00:14 2019-06-20

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 – Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-ru...
18:14 2019-06-19

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-le...
04:00 2019-07-17

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of ...
21:28 2019-06-06

Rights group calls Duterte’s drug war crime against humanity Amnesty International says in a study of the Philippine president’s anti-drug crackdown that the scale of abuses has reached “the threshold of crimes...
04:14 2019-07-09

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end wha...
13:42 2019-07-08

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by re...
15:56 2019-05-21

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
03:56 2019-07-09

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mo...
15:56 2019-05-21

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay r...
21:42 2019-07-09

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia...
17:42 2019-07-10

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues app...
15:00 2019-06-01

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and h...
03:14 2019-07-01

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

Philippine rights office condemns child’s death in drug raid The Philippine Commission on Human Rights has condemned the killing of a 3-year-old girl during a police raid in which her father, a drug suspect, wa...
14:00 2019-07-04

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty Impunity and unlawful killings are going on unabated in the Philippines, three years into a war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guis...
10:42 2019-07-08

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detent...
21:56 2019-05-21

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country...
15:56 2019-05-21

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

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the exe...
15:14 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; update...
16:42 2019-05-21

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the ...
19:56 2019-07-02

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detentio...
19:42 2019-05-21

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instruc...
18:00 2019-05-21

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic ...
16:42 2019-05-21

Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it ...
21:00 2019-06-05

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty report Impunity and unlawful killings continue unabated three years into the Philippines' war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of poli...
08:14 2019-07-08

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a ...
04:56 2019-05-31

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change...
15:28 2019-05-21

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under const...
12:28 2019-06-07

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been impriso...
00:00 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it ...
21:00 2019-06-05

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s F...
05:56 2019-06-28

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$...
23:14 2019-05-21

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime an...
14:14 2019-05-30

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health iss...
20:56 2019-05-29

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out res...
09:14 2019-06-06

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of o...
15:14 2019-06-06

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of over...
04:42 2019-06-07

Philippines’ Firebrand Take more than 7,600 islands, add 100 million people, throw in a twist of corruption, an unhealthy slug of poverty and a dab of dynastic politics and...
16:00 2019-05-21

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are ...
20:56 2019-06-27

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and...
18:28 2019-07-13

Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified A Philippine general says authorities have identified as a Filipino militant one of two suicide attackers who set off bombs that killed five people a...
10:14 2019-07-02

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in th...
09:56 2019-06-04

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived...
11:42 2019-07-10

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the Wo...
14:00 2019-07-02

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines g...
00:42 2019-06-01

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the so...
20:00 2019-07-13

U.N. experts seek inquiry into 'unlawful' killings in Philippines United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into a "staggering number of unlawful deaths and police killi...
10:28 2019-06-07

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodri...
05:28 2019-07-05

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from Presiden...
09:42 2019-05-23

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about...
18:28 2019-07-15

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of g...
21:00 2019-06-06

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, has shipped 69 containers of ...
13:42 2019-05-31

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident...
23:28 2019-06-29

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash...
10:42 2019-05-23

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 45...
11:56 2019-07-16

Quake in Philippines injures 25, damages homes, churches Officials say a moderately strong earthquake struck in the southern Philippines as people slept before dawn, injuring at least 25 villagers and damag...
14:42 2019-07-13

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried t...
13:00 2019-05-31

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel again...
13:00 2019-05-31

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel wh...
14:42 2019-06-13

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southe...
12:14 2019-05-31

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide atta...
10:28 2019-06-29

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to s...
14:42 2019-07-13

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over internationa...
09:56 2019-05-31

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed ...
21:28 2019-05-31

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Phili...
10:14 2019-07-09

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row whic...
10:28 2019-05-23

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deploy...
21:42 2019-07-01

Philippines' Cebu Air close to buying A330neo or B787 aircraft Philippines' Cebu Air Inc , the country's largest carrier, is close to buying several Airbus or Boeing aircraft as it expands and upgrades its fleet,...
13:56 2019-05-30

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shore...
20:00 2019-05-22

'War on drugs' makes Philippines fourth most dangerous country – report Duterte’s violent anti-drugs operations are responsible for 75% of civilian deaths this yearPresident Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of a “war on drug...
12:28 2019-07-09

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a...
19:42 2019-06-29

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has test...
05:56 2019-05-31

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasin...
14:14 2019-05-31

Impeach Me, I'll Jail You: Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Dares His Rivals Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asi...
15:42 2019-06-28

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citi...
19:42 2019-06-08

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines...
05:00 2019-07-09

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a swe...
09:42 2019-06-10

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents ...
02:56 2019-07-08

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a ...
17:14 2019-06-29

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesda...
16:28 2019-05-22

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. ...
02:56 2019-07-13

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce f...
18:42 2019-07-15

Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel The Philippine defense secretary says an anchored Filipino fishing boat has sunk in the disputed South China Sea after being hit by a suspected Chine...
15:00 2019-06-12

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term ele...
17:42 2019-05-22

Hit-and-Run Collision in Disputed Waters Tests Philippines' China Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to Chin...
18:56 2019-07-12

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.   ...
00:42 2019-06-14

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered h...
04:14 2019-05-23

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing ...
18:28 2019-06-20

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to ...
04:42 2019-05-31

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on ...
17:00 2019-06-29

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with...
19:28 2019-07-12

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippin...
11:28 2019-07-05

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from...
11:56 2019-06-22

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and sai...
18:28 2019-05-31

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Phil...
13:56 2019-05-30

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Fili...
04:14 2019-06-22

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a ...
23:56 2019-07-03

Philippines aims to sell 2.2M pounds of mangoes in June after fruitful harvest: official The Philippines announced a new agriculture program this week that is aimed at selling over 2.2 millions pounds of fresh mangos in the month of June ...
20:42 2019-06-11

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Can...
19:14 2019-05-22

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back to Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave the...
13:42 2019-05-22

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped i...
21:28 2019-05-30

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; fellow travellers in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of...
21:56 2019-06-28

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other ...
09:42 2019-06-01

Come on slam, and welcome Don Cheadle to Space Jam 2 In a casting announcement that sounds almost too good for what we’ve come to expect from the Space Jam brand, Deadline is reporting that Don Cheadle ...
03:28 2019-07-12

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th annivers...
21:28 2019-05-21

A 24th Slam for Serena or a second for Simona? "Serena Williams enters her 11th Wimbledon final knowing she is just one title away from equalling Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slams held sin...
14:00 2019-07-12

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz     ...
21:14 2019-05-23

| Tougher for teen to win men's Slam than women - Federer Roger Federer believes there's no reason why 15-year-old Coco Gauff can't win a Grand Slam, but doesn't expect to see a similar breakout performance ...
09:56 2019-07-07

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio tha...
23:00 2019-06-13

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroit 5-2 to finish...
23:14 2019-05-23

No. 1 cruising at French, eyes 'Djoker Slam II' Novak Djokovic continued to cruise at the French Open, sweeping to an easy win over 147th-ranked Italian qualifier Salvatore Caruso to reach the four...
18:14 2019-06-01

MLB roundup: Machado, Padres slam Phils Manny Machado hit the ninth grand slam of his career Monday night to cap a seven-run sixth inning as the San Diego Padres earned an 8-2 victory while...
12:42 2019-06-04

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
22:42 2019-06-07

Win Wimbledon, win the all-time Grand Slam title race? "With Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon semi-final action on Friday, what bearing could this Grand Slam have in their three...
19:42 2019-07-11

McIlroy's grand slam bid on life support at Masters "Rory McIlroy\u0027s quest to complete the career grand slam at this year\u0027s Masters was on life support after the misfiring Northern Irishman fa...
18:56 2019-05-21

Highlights: Supreme Vondrousova reaches first Slam final "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday with defeat to Marketa Vondrousov...
14:56 2019-06-07

Highlights: Thiem ends Djokovic’s Slam streak "Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 to set up a rematch of last year’s clash with Rafa Nadal in the French Open f...
19:42 2019-06-08

Brett Baty’s first Mets home run is a grand slam Brett Baty’s first professional home run definitely made some noise. The Mets’ first-round pick in the 2019 MLB draft stepped up to the plate for the...
05:42 2019-07-02

I can’t protect Grand Slam record forever, says Federer "Roger Federer admits he cannot protect his men’s Grand Slam singles record forever after an “incredible opportunity missed” saw Novak Djokovic close...
09:14 2019-07-15

Residents slam NYCHA redevelopment plan in Chelsea Residents of a NYCHA development in Chelsea packed a meeting Tuesday night to voice their objections to a plan that would knock down a portion of the...
04:14 2019-06-05

Will Nadal pass Federer for grand slam wins? Rafael Nadal's 12th French Open title took him to just two grand slams behind Roger Federer's mark of 20. But who will end their career with more maj...
06:14 2019-07-03

Second 'Nole Slam' would put Djokovic up with Federer and Nadal: Wilander Novak Djokovic stands on the verge of holding all four Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career and should he do it by winning the French ...
17:00 2019-05-26

Wimbledon is Federer's best chance to win 21st slam: Wilander Wimbledon is Roger Federer's best chance to win another Grand Slam but, at 37, the Swiss maestro is no longer an outright favorite to prevail in mult...
23:56 2019-06-30

| Grand Slam clock ticking for weary Serena With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at R...
19:28 2019-05-25

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian research...
04:14 2019-06-08

| Federer into Wimbledon last 16 with record 350th Grand Slam win Eight-time Wimbledon singles champion Roger Federer posted yet more landmarks as all the main contenders encountered few problems in reaching the las...
05:14 2019-07-07

The Latest: Khachanov reaches first Grand Slam quarterfinal The Latest on the French Open: Tenth-seeded Karen Khachanov points to his pregnant wife in the stands after concluding a 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory o...
23:42 2019-06-03

Freese’s grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese hit a grand slam off opener Michael Feliz and Cody Bellinger added his 18th homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers bea...
04:42 2019-05-25

Serena returned to tennis to hunt down Slam No. 24, says coach "Patrick Mouratoglou has steered Serena Williams to some of her greatest achievements, but the coach has never seen the American work as hard as she ...
17:42 2019-07-10

Bruce hits slam, 2-run HR to lift Phillies over Padres 9-6 Jay Bruce hit a grand slam and a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 to snap a five-game skid   ...
08:56 2019-06-05

Never count out Queen Serena on her quest for a Grand Slam "Serena Williams might be struggling for fitness and for form - but that does not mean she can\u0027t fight her way through to yet another Grand Slam...
00:14 2019-05-28

Dozens of tornados slam Midwest as floodwaters rise; at least 2 dead Dozens of storms and tornados in the Midwest damaged multiple buildings in their path Tuesday -- including a racetrack grandstand -- but were expecte...
12:00 2019-05-22

Dems slam Trump for comments to Putin about election meddling President Trump was assailed by Democrats on Capitol Hill on Friday over his smirking, finger-wagging warning to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin not...
06:56 2019-06-29

Chavis’ grand slam helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-8 Rookie Michael Chavis hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts had three hits and Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs for Boston on Monday night to lead t...
06:00 2019-07-16

The Latest: Halep says Slam losses helped her beat Williams Simona Halep figures her past problems in Grand Slam finals allowed her to come through against Serena Williams at Wimbledon     ...
02:56 2019-07-14

Blaum’s grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bryce Blaum’s grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in ...
03:00 2019-06-03

Naomi Osaka's unbeaten Grand Slam run ended by Siniakova Naomi Osaka's 16-match winning streak in Grand Slam tournaments came to an end in straight sets at the hands of Katerina Siniakova in the third round...
21:56 2019-06-01

The Latest: Dems slam White House after Shanahan withdrawal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s decision to step down (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Top Senate Democ...
22:00 2019-06-18

Drake's Emotional Performance of ''O Canada'' at the NBA Finals Is a Slam Dunk Drake offered up quite the rendition of "O Canada" during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, and let's just say it was every bit sweeter than a spoonful of ma...
06:42 2019-06-11

Machado’s grand slam carries Padres over Harper’s Phillies SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado hit a grand slam over Bryce Harper in the first showdown this season between the superstars who changed teams during s...
11:14 2019-06-04

Sports: Serena Chases a Grand Slam Record at Wimbledon This is the third Grand Slam final for Serena Williams since she gave birth to her daughter. She lost the first two — can she win Saturday at Wimbled...
00:42 2019-07-13

4 Democratic women of color slam Trump for ‘bigoted remarks’ From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., respond t...
19:42 2019-07-16

Serena Williams loses her 3rd consecutive Grand Slam final Serena Williams' loss to Simona Halep at the All England Club was her third consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final     &#...
20:00 2019-07-13

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one milli...
03:00 2019-07-03

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poo...
21:28 2019-05-23

Trade, global growth worries slam Wall Street U.S. stock indexes slumped 2% on Thursday, as investors dumped technology, industrial and energy stocks on fears that a spiraling trade war between t...
21:14 2019-05-23

French Open glance: Djokovic looks to keep Slam streak alive A quick look at the French Open: Djokovic looks to extend his Slam streak with quarterfinal matches rescheduled for Thursday after Wednesday's w...
20:14 2019-06-05

Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended in the French Open semifinals because he made some odd strategic choices, because the wild ...
20:56 2019-06-08

Politicians In J&K Slam Centre Over Report Of Redrawing Assembly Segments Mainstream parties in Jammu and Kashmir have reacted sharply to reports that the Centre was planning delimitation in the state, claiming it was an ob...
08:42 2019-06-05

The Latest: Federer wins in his 400th Grand Slam match PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 5 p.m. Roger Federer’s 400th Grand Slam match was a confident 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (...
17:42 2019-05-31

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open The four remaining quarterfinal matches at the French Open have been rescheduled for Thursday after a washout Wednesday due to rain   ...
10:42 2019-06-06

Dylan Alcott on track for calendar year grand slam Alcott defeated Wagner 6-2, 4-6, 6-2Wins at Wimbledon and the US Open will see him equal Rod Laver’s featAn emotional Dylan Alcott reached out to his...
08:56 2019-06-09

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
03:28 2019-07-04

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill ...
00:28 2019-05-23

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationis...
06:14 2019-06-20

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal...
13:00 2019-06-13

Mickelson's quest for career grand slam put on hold again Phil Mickelson failed to drain birdie putts early and self-destructed late to finish with a 75 and another disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open &#...
09:56 2019-06-16

Hernandez hits grand slam in Dodgers’ 9-0 rout of Giants LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw combined with two relievers on a four-hit shutout, Enriquè Hernàndez had a pinch-hit grand slam to highlight a six...
09:56 2019-06-19

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pal...
15:28 2019-05-21

Against the odds, Germany's Kerber eyes career Grand Slam Former world number one Angelique Kerber is going into next week's French Open knowing victory on the Parisian clay would make her only the seventh w...
05:56 2019-05-24

Laureano hits grand slam, Athletics beat Rays 6-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ramon Laureano hit his first career grand slam to break an eighth-inning tie and finished with five RBIs and the Oakland ...
22:00 2019-06-12

Conforto’s grand slam sends Mets past Dodgers 7-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Conforto’s first career grand slam snapped a seventh-inning tie and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7...
08:42 2019-05-29

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure ove...
20:42 2019-07-08

Serena Williams opens bid for 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam Serena Williams renews her bid for her 24th Grand Slam title and eighth at Wimbledon with a Centre Court match against Giulia Gatto-Monticone of Ital...
17:00 2019-07-02

Defense attorneys slam ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz as a gang kid Lawyers for the gangbangers accused of slaughtering an innocent teen outside a Bronx bodega last summer insisted in their closing arguments that the ...
04:14 2019-06-12

'Thinker' Cilic's search for winning grand slam formula Marin Cilic describes himself as a "thinker." Deeply reflective, the Croatian is one of only three players outside the Big Four to win a grand slam i...
13:14 2019-06-17

| Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki made history becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain in the Wimb...
18:00 2019-07-14

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing pe...
00:14 2019-07-03

Michael Conforto’s grand slam propels Mets past Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Michael Conforto’s month has included a concussion and ricocheted ball off the fence that nailed him in the crotch earlier this week. S...
09:28 2019-05-29

Baez hits grand slam, Cubs beat Reds 6-0 behind Quintana CINCINNATI (AP) — Javier Baez hit his first grand slam of the season Saturday, and Jose Quintana went six innings for his first victory since May 5, ...
03:01 2019-06-30

World Cup Live: Rohit, Rahul Slam Fifties, India On Top vs Pakistan India vs Pakistan Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul got India off to a flying start and added 100-run inside 18 overs...
13:14 2019-06-16

Djokovic has time on his side as he eyes Federer’s grand slam haul Wimbledon champion says Swiss rival is an inspiration and he hopes that he will still be competing at the age of 37At the end of this seesawing and t...
17:56 2019-07-15

Yelich hits grand slam, Brewers power past Braves 13-1 Christian Yelich hit his second career grand slam, Keston Hiura and Lorenzo Cain each had a solo home run, and the Milwaukee Brewers got a need victo...
07:28 2019-07-17

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global...
15:56 2019-05-27

Phil Mickelson’s latest quest for career Grand Slam fades away PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — It isn’t completely official. That will come on Sunday when the 119th U.S. Open comes to its conclusion. But Phil Mickelson’s ...
08:00 2019-06-16

Dwight Smith hits 1st grand slam, Orioles beat Giants 9-6 Dwight Smith's first career grand slam capped a six-run outburst in the first inning and the Baltimore Orioles outslugged the San Francisco Gian...
05:42 2019-06-01

| Federer marks record 400th Grand Slam match with victory Roger Federer became the first player to contest 400 Grand Slam matches, marking the occasion in style with a straight-sets victory over Casper Ruud....
18:42 2019-05-31

Wimbledon: Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win second Grand Slam Simona Halep was nearly flawless in her first Wimbledon final, quickly dispatching Serena Williams in straight sets to win the championship. It is th...
18:28 2019-07-13

Odor hits grand slam, Rangers’ bullpen beats Reds 7-1 CINCINNATI (AP) — Roughned Odor hit his fourth career grand slam, Delino DeShields singled and drove in a run during a reunion with his dad, and the ...
06:00 2019-06-15

Collins and Murkowski become most prominent Republicans to slam Trump for 'unacceptable' tweets Two senators from President Trump’s own party spoke out Monday against the president’s tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen "go back" t...
22:28 2019-07-15

Gallo’s 1st career grand slam leads Rangers past Royals 6-2 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo’s first career grand slam capped a six-run, sixth inning outburst as the Texas Rangers rallied past the Kans...
08:42 2019-06-01

Fitness key to Serena breaking slam record, says Billie Jean King She's on course to break the all-time grand slam record, but fitness could be the key to Serena Williams achieving that goal, according to tennis Bil...
12:01 2019-07-02

Dershowitz, Concha slam media fueling calls for Trump's impeachment Professor Alan Dershowitz says impeachment "isn't constitutionally permissible," and members of the liberal media should stop calling for Democrats t...
09:42 2019-06-13

Posey hits grand slam in 10th, Giants beat Brewers 10-7 Buster Posey hit a grand slam in the top of the 10th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers   &#...
06:56 2019-07-13

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture...
01:56 2019-07-01

Watch: Chris Herrmann crushes grand slam in first game with Athletics Chris Herrmann had just one hit in his Oakland Athletics debut, but it happened to be a go-ahead grand slam in an 8-6 win against the Minnesota Twins...
20:14 2019-07-03

Iglesias hits grand slam as Reds beat Pirates 8-1 for split CINCINNATI (AP) — José Iglesias hit his first career grand slam off Mitch Keller in the right-hander’s major league debut, and the Cincinnati R...
05:00 2019-05-28

French Open glance: Osaka takes 14-match Slam run to Paris A quick look at the French Open: Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open &#...
02:28 2019-05-28

Naomi Osaka knocked out of French Open to end winning grand slam run • Osaka beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Katerina Siniakova• Defending champion Simona Halep races into last 16Naomi Osaka’s winning grand slam run came to a disap...
17:56 2019-06-01

Thiem ends Djokovic's Slam streak in French Open semifinals Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupte...
20:56 2019-06-08

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move ...
14:28 2019-07-10

Anderson hits grand slam as Marlins beat Nelson, Brewers 8-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brian Anderson hit his first career grand slam and the Miami Marlins spoiled Jimmy Nelson’s return to the major leagues, beati...
05:14 2019-06-06

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two s...
06:56 2019-06-20

Acuña hits grand slam after early fracas, Braves top Pirates ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a grand slam, Ozzie Albies added two homers and the Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh 13-7 on Monday night after Pir...
06:42 2019-06-11

Classic Matches: Agassi comes from two sets down to complete career Grand Slam "In this Classic Match we revist the men\u0027s 1999 final when Andre Agassi came from two sets down to beat Andriy Medvedev and complete a Career Gr...
12:28 2019-05-26

Play Eurosport's Fantasy Tennis game for the second Grand Slam of the year "The second Grand Slam of the year is upon us, so sign up for the Eurosport Fantasy Tennis game, pick your team, join a league, and invite your frien...
22:14 2019-05-23

"Agenda Of White Nationalists": Congresswomen Slam Trump's Racist Attack After being singled out by President Donald Trump with racist tweets - following days of scolding from their own party leaders - four Democratic cong...
04:42 2019-07-16

Federer overcomes shaky start to join Grand Slam 100 club Roger Federer chalked up another monumental milestone to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday, recovering to beat Japan's Kei Nishikori in fo...
23:28 2019-07-10

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, ...
02:42 2019-05-24

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the As...
20:28 2019-05-30

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden wil...
17:56 2019-06-11

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the ...
08:28 2019-06-14

Tellez slam helps Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-6 to end skid BALTIMORE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit a grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the...
05:42 2019-06-13

She was just 17: Amanda Anisimova first player born in 2000s to reach Slam quaterfinals American Amanda Anisimova, 17, is the first player born in the 2000s to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal.        ...
01:42 2019-06-04

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage...
18:28 2019-05-31

Serena Williams loses 24th Grand Slam title to Simona Halep Williams started stronger in the second set as the pair traded holds until it was 2-2, but Halep broke her in the fifth game and never looked back --...
18:42 2019-07-13

4-year-old boy's performance of the national anthem at Indiana Fever game is a slam dunk A 4-year-old boy stepped up and gave a rousing performance of the national anthem prior to the Indiana Fever’s game against the Las Vegas Aces on Wed...
21:56 2019-07-12

"Gaon, Gareeb, Kisaan": Opposition Leaders Slam Budget Over Farmer Issues The government on Friday announced an increase in budget allocation for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare by over 78 per cent to around...
22:00 2019-07-05

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occur...
20:42 2019-05-29

English soccer fans slam Alex Morgan’s tea gesture over ‘poor technique’ "My biggest issue with Alex Morgan's celebration is that it was v.poor tea drinking technique. You don't throw it back like that, unless you want a f...
01:28 2019-07-04

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros ...
06:00 2019-06-15

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena targets 'calm' space She's 37 and a mom, but Serena Williams says she is inspired by other veteran sports stars such as Roger Federer and Tiger Woods as she chases a reco...
17:00 2019-07-12

Gallo's 1st career grand slam leads Rangers past Royals 6-2 Joey Gallo's first career grand slam capped a six-run, sixth inning as the Texas Rangers rallied past the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Friday night &...
05:42 2019-06-01

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons "World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his car...
22:42 2019-05-24

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Threaten Novak Djokovic Bid For Historic Slam Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 20 and 17 career Grand Slam titles each respectively, are ahead of 15-time major winner Novak Djokovic in total ...
08:14 2019-05-25

Tech Giants Slam British Spy Agency Proposal to Snoop on Encrypted Chats Some of the biggest names in tech - Google, Apple, Microsoft and WhatsApp, among them - have joined human rights groups and security researchers in c...
10:56 2019-05-31

Dylan Alcott wins at Wimbledon to secure fourth straight grand slam • Australian beats Britain’s Andy Lapthorne 6-0, 6-2 in final• Alcott is Wimbledon’s first quad wheelchair singles championWhen Rod Laver won Wimbled...
02:42 2019-07-14

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero...
01:42 2019-07-10

Rosie O'Donnell defends Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after Sarah Sanders slam Rosie O’Donnell defended Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Sarah Sanders after the freshmen congresswoman criticized Ivanka Trump for accompanying h...
15:42 2019-07-02

Watch: Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam skies for thunderous alley-oop slam Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam threw down a monstrous alley-oop dunk against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 2 of the ...
06:28 2019-06-03

'I'm getting closer' - Djokovic nears Federer tally with 16th Slam title at Wimbledon "\"When the crowd is chanting \u0027Roger\u0027 I hear \u0027Novak\u0027,\" freshly-crowned Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said with a smile on Su...
09:14 2019-07-15

Wimbledon '19: Serena eyes 24th; Sharapova makes Slam return The AP takes a look at some of the women to watch at Wimbledon in 2019, including 23-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams, top-ranked Ash Bar...
23:28 2019-06-27

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pr...
10:42 2019-06-15

2020 Democratic hopefuls slam Trump's meeting with Kim as 'photo opportunity', say he's 'coddling' dictators The candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary put aside their squabbles on Sunday - sort of - to focus on a common enemy: President Trum...
22:42 2019-06-30

Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood her ground Thursday in response to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming the speaker has been d...
18:42 2019-07-11

Watch: Serena Williams moves on to final, eyes record Grand Slam at Wimbledon Serena Williams will go for her record-tying 24th Grand Slam title after beating Barbora Strycova in straight sets in a 2019 Wimbledon semifinal Thur...
18:14 2019-07-11

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Global growth worries slam Wall St as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escala...
23:28 2019-05-23

Johanna Konta backed to end Grand Slam title wait after disappointing Wimbledon exit Five times Johanna Konta has made it to the last eight of a Grand Slam but not once has that been converted into a final appearance, let alone the ti...
13:14 2019-07-10

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
19:00 2019-06-04

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the ...
13:14 2019-06-06

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarett...
07:28 2019-06-20

Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning French Open and first grand slam title – video Ashleigh Barty says 'the stars aligned' for her to claim her maiden grand slam title after becoming the first Australian woman to win the French Open...
00:42 2019-06-09

Dirty dozen: Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th Slam title Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for his record-extending 12th French Open...
20:56 2019-06-09

Tenants, son slam soft-serve king accused in multimillion-dollar ticket scam Accused ice-cream “cone” artist Dimitrios Tsirkos has a freezer full of problems. The soft-serve king, whose fleet of trucks got scooped up last week...
03:42 2019-06-09

Ashleigh Barty: a humble and hugely popular grand slam champion | Simon Cambers The Australian was close to individual perfection in the French Open final but as ever was keen to stress the importance of her teamEverything you ne...
04:28 2019-06-09

Isaiah Rivera wins slam dunk contest in Paris using Blake Griffin as prop – video NBA stars Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, Kemba Walker and WNBA star Maya Moore along with filmmaker Spike Lee helped judge the 15...
20:14 2019-06-27

Serena Williams faces Simona Halep in Wimbledon final chasing 24th Grand Slam Serena Williams faces "pressure times 100" when she plays Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final seeking a 24th Grand Slam singles title, her coach says...
13:14 2019-07-13

Ashleigh Barty rides momentum heading into maiden grand slam final | Simon Cambers Australia’s No 1 plans to go out and simply enjoy French Open decider against Markéta Vondroušová There have been a couple of near-misses in the 46 y...
02:00 2019-06-08

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency...
20:00 2019-07-15

Britain denies supporting violent Hong Kong protests as China media slam 'Western ideologues' British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong, after Chinese state media blamed "Wester...
12:42 2019-07-04

Atletico Madrid slam Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann chase with wantaway star expected to report for pre-season Atletico Madrid have hit out at Barcelona over their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann and say the French forward is obliged to report to pre-season train...
10:28 2019-07-06

NBC, Chuck Todd not ready for primetime? Critics slam Peacock Network, 'Meet the Press' host following Dem debates The second night of NBC’s two-day, audio-issue plagued Democratic debate proved that the Peacock Network may not be ready for primetime, as the broad...
20:00 2019-06-28

AI doesn’t always need to be more human It's time to stop obsessing over making AI seem human and start focusing on how this transformative technology can help consumers, businesses, and so...
12:56 2019-05-26

Serena Williams ousts Strýcová, reaches Wimbledon final to inch closer to 24th Grand Slam Williams handily defeated unranked Barbora Strýcová of the Czech Republic in straight sets to advance to Wimbledon's final for a s...
22:56 2019-07-11

My dog and I tried ‘human-grade’ pet food and this is how it went It’s an uncanny concept! Just Food For Dogs — a California company that makes, in its own words, “human-grade” cuisine for canines from scratch — ope...
04:56 2019-05-22

Siri now sounds more like a human While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC,...
21:42 2019-06-03

'I've seen more self-aware ants!' AI: More Than Human – review Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, shiny toys and interactive paintings at viewers. But there’s little sign of creativity amid ...
14:56 2019-05-21

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to buri...
08:56 2019-05-22

These human-face dog muzzles will probably be the last thing you see before you die Today in nightmare fuel: the “AXAYINC Dog Masks, Pet Entertainment Spoofs, Super Cute Masks Designed for Pets to Prevent Bites and Eat Unclean Food.”...
19:14 2019-06-14

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her t...
02:28 2019-06-19

What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist A better understanding of the acoustics of screaming could help scientists understand how and why humans shriek—and add a new dimension to the survei...
14:42 2019-05-21

Area Man Craves Human Contact Scott Adams, creator of the workplace “humor” comic Dilbert, has many things: money, fame, an unwavering faith in President Trump, and perhaps most i...
21:14 2019-05-31

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange s...
13:28 2019-06-10

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic”...
08:42 2019-05-22

Increased bond sought for man who had human torso in car KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee prosecutor is seeking to “revoke or substantially increase” the bond for a man who had the upper half...
20:00 2019-06-20

Bringing human-like reasoning to driverless car navigation With aims of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual d...
10:42 2019-05-23

The Euro 2020 Mascot Is Just A Creepy Human Man Creating a mascot for your international sporting event can be fraught with peril. Izzy, originally Whatizit, was the mascot of the 1996 Olympics and...
18:28 2019-06-18

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church ...
20:00 2019-05-22

I was a human pet after my family was killed in Rwandan genocide Running as fast as she could in the dark, terrified nine-year-old Marceline had no idea she was fleeing a genocide which would wipe out her entire fa...
05:42 2019-07-16

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon...
02:56 2019-05-23

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on....
20:28 2019-06-04

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to...
07:00 2019-05-22

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the ...
19:42 2019-06-18

The evolution of cognitive architecture will deliver human-like AI There's no one right way to build a robot, just as there's no singular means of imparting it with intelligence. Last month, Engadget spoke ...
01:42 2019-06-21

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This dis...
01:42 2019-06-19

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read Mo...
23:28 2019-07-11

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s D...
00:00 2019-06-15

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik’s Cube Without Human Help Fancy algorithms capable of solving a Rubik’s Cube have appeared before, but a new system from the University of California, Irvine uses artificial i...
02:56 2019-07-17

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
01:56 2019-06-07

Man arrested after human torso found in crashed car A severed human torso reportedly turned up in a Tennessee man’s crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now, Dorrae Debrice John...
16:00 2019-06-18

Jellyfish as big as a human seen off Cornwall coast – video A large barrel jellyfish has been spotted by the biologist and wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly, who came face to face with the sea creature while divi...
22:14 2019-07-16

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of u...
23:14 2019-06-04

Machado's grand slam carries Padres over Harper's Phillies Manny Machado hit a grand slam over Bryce Harper in the first showdown this season between the superstars who changed teams during spring training an...
09:28 2019-06-04

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern...
06:42 2019-05-24

This human-sized jellyfish is both really cool and kinda scary The world’s oceans are filled with all manner of jaw-dropping creatures, but you have to be in the right place at the right time to actually ca...
02:14 2019-07-17

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Au...
06:00 2019-06-21

Bag of bones found at NJ snack stand confirmed to be human The bag of bones found at a New Jersey snack stand overlooking the Hudson River were confirmed as human remains on Wednesday, according to a report. ...
14:42 2019-07-04

Bruce Parry: ‘Human beings have really big problems ahead’ The adventurer and explorer has been to the Amazon and the Arctic. Now he’s setting up a project in Wales as a personal response to the climate crisi...
16:42 2019-07-14

Pompeo unveils 2019 human trafficking report Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled an annual report on human trafficking Thursday and pledged to "send the strongest message possible to traffic...
23:28 2019-06-20

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launc...
15:28 2019-05-21

Early human ancestors were breastfed for the first year of life New analysis of ancient hominin teeth suggests Australopithecus africanus, one of the earliest human ancestors, breastfed their children for the firs...
21:14 2019-07-15

Miniature brains grown in the lab have human-like neural activity Neurons in lab-grown ‘mini brains’ can be coaxed into communicating with each other, which might help in disease research – while also raising ethica...
03:42 2019-06-28

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, ...
20:42 2019-05-21

Lance Armstrong As A Bunny-Human Hybrid Is Creepy Hello! Today we meet drink some semen, sacrifice a pizza, learn about the future of Gears of War, talk about Farmville (?) and meet the animal versio...
11:28 2019-06-30

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pi...
16:42 2019-06-18

Human bones reportedly found in bag at NJ snack stand A bag of what appears to be human bones was found at a New Jersey snack stand that overlooks the Hudson River, a report said Monday. Employees at the...
05:14 2019-07-02

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn...
20:42 2019-06-27

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved ...
17:14 2019-05-21

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance ...
14:56 2019-05-21

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to...
02:14 2019-06-04

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw –...
20:14 2019-05-21

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which ...
17:56 2019-05-31

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the w...
16:42 2019-06-17

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on tw...
20:14 2019-05-21

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said ...
08:28 2019-07-12

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant quer...
14:28 2019-07-12

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have troub...
00:28 2019-06-16

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But ...
22:14 2019-05-29

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases BOSTON (AP) — Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecuto...
20:42 2019-05-26

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occup...
22:56 2019-06-13

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s...
22:28 2019-05-23

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts ...
06:14 2019-05-22

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exe...
07:56 2019-07-08

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot ...
16:42 2019-06-13

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colo...
10:14 2019-06-16

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte used to be gay but says he 'cured' himself by marrying beautiful women, drawing outrage from at least...
20:42 2019-06-03

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
21:00 2019-06-13

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services ...
08:56 2019-05-22

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said ...
20:28 2019-07-12

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesi...
11:42 2019-06-13

Human leg, other body parts found in Coney Island: cops A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to...
00:28 2019-07-12

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating ...
15:28 2019-05-21

England's 'super-human' Stokes revels in ultimate vindication "Most players would have been broken by what happened at the end of the T20 World Cup final in 2016 but Ben Stokes, the bowler destroyed by West Indi...
02:28 2019-07-15

A dog found a big bone that turned out to be human. Police are seeking answers Seneca, South Carolina police searched this week for human remains after a homeowner's dog found a large bone that belonged to a human female. ...
19:56 2019-06-21

Reggie Jackson remembers Bill Buckner as 'a great human being' Hall of Fame outfielder Reggie Jackson was among those who recalled playing with baseball great Bill Buckner, days after the former infield died batt...
01:42 2019-06-01

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U....
18:14 2019-05-27

Aerial photos show human impact on natural world Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds,...
17:14 2019-05-21

Amazon reportedly developing a wearable that recognizes human emotions In its latest effort to be involved in every aspect of our lives, Amazon is reportedly working on a new voice-activated wearable device that is capab...
19:14 2019-05-23

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.    &#...
15:42 2019-06-10

Human remains found inside suitcase near Indianapolis creek Homicide detectives are searching for answers after a suitcase with human remains was found near a creek in Indianapolis. Authorities responded to a ...
20:14 2019-05-28

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands ag...
23:42 2019-07-11

New research shows human cells mimic computer chips Living cells are wired like computer chips, using direct signals to instruct them how to function, but they can also change behavior rapidly -- somet...
02:42 2019-05-25

Snail-inspired reversible superglue can hold weight of a human Scientists have demonstrated how the super strong product can hold the weight of an average male with only two postage stamp-sized squares of the sub...
20:56 2019-06-18

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media ha...
10:28 2019-06-23

Turning loved ones into soil? Washington becomes first state to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks...
14:42 2019-05-22

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anyw...
19:14 2019-06-14

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of ...
05:28 2019-06-18

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out t...
19:42 2019-06-03

Human remains found behind newly purchased Massachusetts home A Massachusetts contractor preparing a newly purchased home for its owner’s move-in day next month has discovered a set of human remains in its backy...
23:00 2019-06-18

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The fin...
02:28 2019-07-11

Realistic Human Face Coin Purse Is Nightmare Fuel Japan’s DJ Doooo not only makes music but also wraps everyday objects in realistic-looking human flesh. The result is starting, and ghoulish....
14:56 2019-06-04

Elon Musk Forecasts Grim Future of Human Race Elon Musk's grim forecast of humanity suggests that a "population bomb" would lead to a worldwide collapse in humans in the coming decades and everyb...
14:56 2019-06-22

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the compos...
20:28 2019-05-26

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants ...
22:28 2019-05-25

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another s...
21:42 2019-07-09

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)     ...
03:14 2019-06-22

Watch super slow-mo video from a camera with human-like vision Conventional video cameras that capture scenes frame by frame have little in common with our eyes, which see the world continuously. A new type of de...
20:56 2019-07-09

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New ...
16:42 2019-05-21

Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount Everest KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everythin...
06:28 2019-06-24

'Human Fall Flat' lands on iOS and Android June 26th Human Fall Flat has proven a big hit on consoles and PC, with more than five million copies sold by last February as players hopped into No Brakes Ga...
08:56 2019-06-20

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our...
23:56 2019-05-21

Seeing SpongeBob SquarePants Actors as Human Versions of Their Characters May Haunt You What happens when SpongeBob SquarePants comes to life? Well, the above picture happens. It's...a little jarring. The voice cast of the long-running ...
21:14 2019-05-22

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to r...
18:56 2019-06-12

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday....
21:42 2019-05-22

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an a...
14:00 2019-06-20

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oc...
12:56 2019-06-06

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the...
20:14 2019-05-21

Stranded Rohingyas linked to human trafficking: Thai police Thai police said on Thursday there is enough evidence to press human trafficking charges against the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya ...
11:28 2019-06-13

U.S. human trafficking report drops child separation warning The U.S. State Department's annual human trafficking report released on Thursday demoted Saudi Arabia and Cuba to countries that failed to meet minim...
21:28 2019-06-20

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports ...
22:56 2019-05-22