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Trump’s history of denigrating majority black countries hangs over his response to Bahamian refugees

Just hours after the head of Customs and Border Protection said Bahamians fleeing for their lives would be allowed into the U.S., the president said the people seeking shelter included "some very bad people and...

Trump’s history of denigrating majority black countries hangs over his response to Bahamian refugees

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U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal...
04:30 2019-07-05

Biden: AOC and allies don’t represent 'the majority,' Pelosi 'knows what she’s doing' Former Vice President Joe Biden praised freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other far-left first-term Democratic congresswomen who’ve ta...
18:15 2019-07-16

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new r...
23:30 2019-06-14

Majority of House Dems now support 'Medicare-for-all' The single-payer health care plan known as "Medicare-for-all" now enjoys support from more than half of Democrats in the House of Representatives, wi...
20:15 2019-09-09

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the ...
15:30 2019-06-10

No EU candidate gets required majority for IMF nomination: source A majority of European Union governments gave their support to Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund, ...
21:30 2019-08-02

GE to Give Up Majority Control of Baker Hughes General Electric is giving up majority control of Baker Hughes, selling shares in the oil-field services firm that will raise about $3 billion cash b...
03:45 2019-09-11

4 Your Health: Majority of adults may soon be screened for hepatitis C Taking the glass half full approach to life could help you live longer, according to a new Boston University study of more than 70,000 adults. The st...
02:45 2019-08-28

UK PM fails to win majority needed for early vote British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday failed to win sufficient parliamentary support for his call for an early election. (Sept. 4)  ...
05:15 2019-09-05

KKR to take majority stake in NVC Lighting's China business KKR & Co Inc said on Sunday it would take a majority stake in NVC Lighting Holding Limited's China Lighting Business for a total equity value of abou...
14:30 2019-08-11

Pence: Trump committed seeing 2020 GOP majority Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat Friday, where he said he and President Donald Trump...
22:15 2019-09-13

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-At AIG, $21 mln pay package for CEO gets slim majority American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow...
00:45 2019-05-22

Lib Dems win key by-election as Johnson's working majority is cut to one The Liberal Democrats have won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election - meaning Boris Johnson's working majority in parliament has now fallen to just...
17:15 2019-08-02

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many ...
12:00 2019-08-08

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to...
10:30 2019-06-14

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for supp...
18:45 2019-07-31

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to en...
09:30 2019-06-20

Rohingya refugees rally to mark 2nd anniversary of exodus COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by rallyi...
06:15 2019-08-27

UN moves 149 refugees, asylum seekers from Tripoli to Rome UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says 149 refugees and asylum seekers have been safely evacuated from the Libyan capital to Rome. U.N. deputy...
21:45 2019-05-30

African refugees held in Libya to be evacuated to Rwanda: U.N. African refugees being held in squalid conditions in detention in Libya will be evacuated to Rwanda under an agreement reached with Kigali and the Af...
15:45 2019-09-10

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges ma...
19:45 2019-06-19

Turkey threatens to 'open the gates' to Europe for refugees The Turkish president has vowed to unblock what was once considered the main gateway for refugees seeking sanctuary in Europe. Recep Tayyip Erdogan d...
21:45 2019-09-05

Treat fleeing Venezuelans as refugees, U.N. urges world Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not...
15:01 2019-05-21

The dignity of refugees: Homi K. Bhabha speaks at the Ruhrtriennale The Indian English scholar, a leading thinker in the fields of post-colonialism and integration, had food for thought for visitors at the Ruhrtrienna...
08:15 2019-09-17

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees...
15:01 2019-05-21

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to...
18:15 2019-06-19

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in...
15:01 2019-05-21

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leb...
07:30 2019-06-15

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Secur...
19:45 2019-06-27

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million d...
10:15 2019-06-19

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
02:45 2019-07-16

Rohingya refugees prepare camps for Monsoon season As monsoon season begins in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees are working with humanitarian agencies to fortify the flood-prone terrain where they have t...
13:30 2019-05-31

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims ...
22:45 2019-08-22

Democrats condemn reported Trump plan to bar most refugees from US Administration officials reportedly aim to slash admissionsBeto O’Rourke: ‘We need more refugees, not fewer’Leading Democrats have condemned reported...
08:15 2019-09-07

Bangladesh Cuts Mobile Access to Rohingya Refugees Bangladesh says it will end Rohingya refugees’ access to mobile-phone services to help curb criminal networks that use mobile phones to coordinate, b...
01:15 2019-09-04

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as m...
19:45 2019-06-18

‘I thought psychologists were for crazy people’: can therapy help refugees? Their journeys over, many asylum seekers in Europe find themselves struggling with mental health problems. Seven people – and the therapists working ...
16:15 2019-08-31

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on M...
18:45 2019-07-01

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and...
12:30 2019-08-06

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for a holiday might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspape...
14:15 2019-08-18

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the s...
18:15 2019-06-22

'I'm like a mouse in a trap': trauma of Europe's refugees – in pictures Mental health is a critical issue for those who have fled their homes to Europe. Many feel stuck, both physically and mentally: held in limbo by immi...
19:45 2019-09-02

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condi...
19:45 2019-06-17

In Bosnia, refugees stuck in a country its own people leave SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A covered-up landfill in a mine-infested part of a dysfunctional Balkan state whose own people are emigrating in ...
20:30 2019-06-20

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border t...
13:30 2019-07-01

Majority of parents think children’s summer vacation is too long If you’re relieved the kids are back in school, then you’re not alone: Sixty-seven percent of parents think children’s summer vacation is too long. A...
02:15 2019-09-18

Majority of Americans think the government is hiding info about UFOs In a Gallup poll released Friday, 68 percent of respondents said the government knows more than it's saying about UFOs in the wake of a plan to ...
18:15 2019-09-11

How Boris Johnson Lost His Legislative Majority, And What It Means When Britain's Parliament convened for the first time following a summer recess Tuesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a working majority of one. ...
08:45 2019-09-05

Majority of Britons support 'Brexit by any means': poll A majority of Britons believe Prime Minister Boris Johnson must take Britain out of the European Union "by any means", even if that involves suspendi...
23:45 2019-08-12

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings...
20:00 2019-08-01

College-Educated Women Are the Workplace Majority, but Still Don’t Get Their Share Women in the U.S. have earned more degrees for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that they edged out college-educated men in the work force. Tho...
20:15 2019-07-02

Sudan: Civilian-majority ruling council sworn in General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has been announced as the head of the new council. While many citizens welcome the progress towards democracy, a group...
00:45 2019-08-22

CBOE Makes Majority Investment In Vest Financial CHICAGO and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and The Vest Financial Group Inc. announced today at the Inside ETFs Co...
23:15 2019-05-21

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 20...
19:30 2019-05-28

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have ...
15:15 2019-07-01

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign ...
16:45 2019-08-21

| WATCH: Huawei laying off majority of US unit - source FutureWei Technologies, the US research arm of China’s Huawei, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to ...
00:30 2019-08-04

Majority of Britons say any Brexit deal should be put to referendum: poll Just over half of Britons back any final Brexit deal or agreement being put to a referendum, a poll showed on Wednesday with just over two months unt...
11:45 2019-08-21

Congress Questions BJP Over "Sentiments Of Majority" After Delhi Clashes Does the BJP not care about the sentiments of the majority community, the Congress asked on Wednesday, alleging that Home Minister Amit Shah and Delh...
12:30 2019-07-03

Brooklyn is home to the vast majority of US baby boomers Brooklyn sure is booming — not with hipsters, but with baby boomers. A new study of US ZIP codes with the biggest populations of baby boomers found t...
06:15 2019-06-13

Party of Ukraine's president can win parliamentary majority: poll The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win a majority in a parliamentary election due on ...
11:30 2019-06-14

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls shor...
17:15 2019-07-21

Tory rebels threaten Boris Johnson after majority cut to one Prime minister faces losing control of parliament after Lib Dem byelection win Boris Johnson faced a grave threat to his control of parliament on Fri...
21:15 2019-08-02

Majority of victims in Kyoto Animation fire were women Twenty of the 33 victims of the Kyoto Animation fire were women. Witness accounts and reports suggested the larcenist had a grudge against the studio...
04:15 2019-07-20

Italy's president gives parties to Tuesday to build majority President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday gave Italy's bickering parties five days to clinch a deal to resolve a political crisis and avoid a snap elec...
23:45 2019-08-22

Boris Johnson loses majority in UK Parliament after MP defects British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his working majority after a Conservative Party lawmaker defected to another party amid the Brexit cris...
21:45 2019-09-03

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public also more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: you find a wallet stuffed with ban...
20:15 2019-06-20

Johnson could sacrifice majority by withdrawing whip from rebel MPs Rebel Tories face deselection over Brexit, as PM abruptly cancels meeting with group including ex-ministersBoris Johnson is prepared to blow up his o...
07:15 2019-09-02

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump...
15:15 2019-08-01

Majority of Americans get down and dirty to this type of music when cleaning A survey of 2,000 Americans found that 66 percent listen to music while they clean -- with top genres found to be hip-hop/rap (58 percent), blues (51...
18:15 2019-09-05

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more tha...
19:15 2019-06-11

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 ...
14:37 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter the U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refug...
19:15 2019-09-06

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rig...
18:45 2019-06-07

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to...
15:00 2019-07-19

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refug...
18:30 2019-06-20

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly falteri...
14:30 2019-08-09

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of...
22:30 2019-07-02

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle ...
20:15 2019-07-02

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refug...
00:45 2019-09-07

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and...
18:00 2019-06-23

Gordon Brown: Compassion for refugees replaced by 'open hostility' Gordon Brown has warned that refugees risking their lives to reach Europe are facing "open hostility" and the compassion shown after the Second World...
14:15 2019-08-30

'Snowden refugees' in Hong Kong dream of safety in Canada As Edward Snowden releases his memoir, refugees who sheltered him in Hong Kong in 2013 are still stuck in limbo. Now facing deportation, they hope Ca...
14:15 2019-09-17

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science ph...
14:30 2019-06-03

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino r...
13:45 2019-06-12

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to car...
22:30 2019-07-31

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...
19:45 2019-06-27

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "qui...
16:00 2019-08-06

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees...
02:45 2019-06-21

Turkey, Long a Haven for Syrian Refugees, Is Sending Them Home Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syri...
12:45 2019-09-10

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo T...
04:15 2019-07-09

Amnesty International: Lebanon 'forcibly deported' 2,500 Syrian refugees Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees to their native country in the last three months, according to government information obtain...
18:45 2019-08-28

Repatriation plans stir fear among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Nearly 3,500 Rohingyas living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul ...
14:15 2019-08-21

This German city had few foreigners. Then refugees changed it in some surprising ways. To some locals in a community on the Polish border, the refugees offer salvation after decades of devastating population decline. To others, the new ...
21:15 2019-07-18

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lamp...
14:15 2019-07-07

Ukraine's president offers citizenship to Russian political refugees Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to fore...
14:45 2019-08-13

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, ...
12:45 2019-08-16

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) o...
15:45 2019-07-01

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's...
05:00 2019-08-07

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Staniši...
16:45 2019-08-20

Majority of Canadians want change in Ottawa, 37% say they’d vote Conservative: Ipsos The Ipsos poll showed Conservative leader Andrew Scheer picking up the approval of 36 per cent of respondents, compared to Justin Trudeau's 32 per ce...
12:45 2019-07-17

UK PM Boris Johnson Loses Majority As MP Joins Liberal Democrats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working parliamentary majority ahead of a crucial Brexit vote on Tuesday after Conservative MP Phillip ...
01:45 2019-09-04

Majority of Germans support Angela Merkel, want her to finish term Germans see Chancellor Merkel as a force of stability in a crisis-ridden world, a recent survey has shown. Despite her popularity, a majority are dis...
02:45 2019-09-06

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive ...
19:15 2019-06-13

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide det...
00:30 2019-06-12

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote. Experts hav...
20:00 2019-07-21

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body...
09:30 2019-06-23

Jo Swinson elected Lib Dem leader with big majority over Ed Davey - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 4.25pm BST Brinton reads out the resultsEd Davey: 28,021 4.23pm BST She says Cabl...
17:45 2019-07-22

Goldman moves to take majority control of China joint venture Goldman Sachs has applied for majority control of its Chinese joint venture, the bank confirmed on Wednesday, the latest international bank to do so...
14:15 2019-08-21

Ukraine election: President’s party leads, majority unclear Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party is showing the most support in opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s snap parliamentary elections, but obta...
12:15 2019-07-18

Majority Of Opinions Worked Against Jaspal Rana: Bhaichung Bhutia Bhaichung Bhutia was part of the 12-member committee that conducted meetings over two days in New Delhi to recommend names for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel ...
02:15 2019-08-19

Boris Johnson loses majority in House of Commons after defection British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his majority in the House of Commons Tuesday after a member of the Conservative Party defected in protest o...
22:45 2019-09-03

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive ...
02:15 2019-06-13

BC Partners close to buying majority stake in Garda World - WSJ Private equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Canada-based security services company Garda World Security Corp, the Wa...
10:30 2019-07-23

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Nonmanagement campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with cam...
01:30 2019-06-05

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Sav...
07:30 2019-06-12

Majority of voters think Boris Johnson would make bad PM - polling expert Antipathy among many voters towards favourite may harm his Tory leadership chancesMany voters have a “distinct antipathy” towards Boris Johnson, whic...
15:01 2019-06-05

Majority of House Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, a...
04:45 2019-08-03

Majority Reeling Under Poverty, And PM Modi Talking About Cake: Mayawati Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "size of the cake matters" remark, BSP chief Mayawati said Sunday the PM is talking about cake fo...
07:30 2019-07-08

GE to cede majority control of Baker Hughes in $2.7 bln share sale General Electric Co on Wednesday said it plans to reduce its ownership in oil and gas company Baker Hughes A GE Co to 38.4% from 50.4% at June-end, a...
05:15 2019-09-12

Kumaraswamy Seeks Time To Prove Majority In Karanataka Assembly The Supreme Court today gave a reprieve to Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD(S) coalition government as it ruled there would be no decision ...
10:30 2019-07-12

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the n...
16:30 2019-05-21

Majority of Americans trust police to use facial recognition responsibly A majority of Americans trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly and say it's okay to use the controversial to...
11:15 2019-09-12

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings agains...
03:45 2019-09-13

Study: Majority of online gamers have experienced both harassment and friendship A study has shone a light on how many gamers have experienced harassment and hate while playing online games — and it’s a staggeringly high number. S...
03:30 2019-08-01

Majority Of US House Democrats Favour Starting Impeachment Proceedings A majority of Democrats in the US House of Representatives now favour launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, af...
01:30 2019-08-03

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the comp...
21:00 2019-08-05

Shinzo Abe On Course To Retain Majority In Japan Upper House Election Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on track plans...
08:30 2019-07-21

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French adv...
11:15 2019-06-20

PM Modi Only PM To Return With Full Majority After Nehru, Indira Gandhi After Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Narendra Modi is the third prime minister of the country who has been able to retain power for a second ter...
16:30 2019-05-23

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software...
02:15 2019-06-17

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setti...
21:15 2019-08-02

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent state...
20:45 2019-06-13

Japan PM Abe's coalition on track to win solid majority in election: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track to win a solid majority in a July 21 upper house election, and his dream of revising the p...
08:15 2019-07-06

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management ...
21:30 2019-08-05

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premier...
07:15 2019-07-07

'Australia is a bigger cage': the ongoing trauma of Nauru's child refugees Even after finally being transferred to Australia, the scars remain for many young refugees“I don’t live in a tent any more. Now, I live in a house m...
04:15 2019-08-25

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individual...
22:30 2019-07-10

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his ...
15:01 2019-05-21

Turkey’s Radical Plan: Send a Million Refugees Back to Syria Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syri...
18:15 2019-09-10

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee ...
18:45 2019-08-14

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monit...
20:45 2019-06-02

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories...
02:45 2019-06-21

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families re...
03:45 2019-08-23

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkish president threatens to ‘open the gates’ in face of footdragging from US and EUThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is threatening to ...
20:45 2019-09-05

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum...
22:15 2019-07-24

Reality check: Scheer’s claim about refugees ‘jumping the queue’ is false Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer says asylum seekers who make claims at the border are "jumping the queue." This is false, and experts say the...
03:45 2019-09-14

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election ove...
15:45 2019-05-22

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejec...
14:31 2019-05-21

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded t...
14:31 2019-05-21

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State ...
23:30 2019-07-31

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on ...
00:15 2019-06-11

GE to lose majority control of Baker Hughes with up to $3 billion share sale General Electric is looking to raise up to $3 billion in sale of majority-owned Baker Hughes shares, resulting in a reduction of the U.S industrial...
00:45 2019-09-11

FBI Director: Majority of Domestic Terrorism Cases Tied to White Supremacy FBI Director Christopher Wray noted that his agency has made around 100 “domestic terrorism-related arrests since October.” Any guesses on how many o...
23:15 2019-07-23

Majority of engaged couples register for this kitchenware item, study reveals Creating a registry may be one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding – and these are the most popular gifts newlyweds desire. “The registry jou...
22:30 2019-05-31

UPDATE 2-GE to lose majority control of Baker Hughes with up to $3 bln share sale General Electric is looking to raise up to $3 billion in sale of majority-owned Baker Hughes shares, resulting in a reduction of the U.S industrial c...
01:15 2019-09-11

Mexicans no longer majority of undocumented immigrants as more arrive from Central America Mexicans were the biggest driver of illegal immigration for 50 years, but fewer Mexicans are making the trek and more are returning to Mexico.  ...
00:15 2019-06-13

In a flash, Boris Johnson’s working majority in Britain’s Parliament is now just one seat Following the loss by his party of a seat in Wales, the British prime minister’s wafer-thin hold in the House of Commons will make passing his “do-or...
16:45 2019-08-02

| Boris Johnson loses parliamentary majority as Brexit crisis bites Phillip Lee has abandoned the Conservative party, citing 'bullying and lies'. In a moment of high-drama in the House of Commons, Lee crossed the floo...
02:45 2019-09-04

Essential poll: majority of Australians support medevac or better asylum care Voters continue to back Scott Morrison post-election and are still coming to terms with Anthony Albanese, survey showsA majority of Australians eithe...
01:45 2019-09-17

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Just Lost His Majority in Parliament. Here’s What That Could Mean (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party Tuesday, losing a working majority in Parliament and wea...
03:45 2019-09-04

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame so...
00:30 2019-07-05

Canadian province Manitoba set to re-elect majority Progressive Conservative government Voters in Canada's western province of Manitoba were set to re-elect the right-leaning Progressive Conservative (PC) party led by Brian Pallister on ...
07:45 2019-09-11

Majority of parents consider back-to-school season the most stressful time of the year It’s not only students who are stressed about school: Six in 10 parents are so worried about their child that they’ve lost sleep in the back-to-schoo...
21:15 2019-07-24

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a s...
18:15 2019-06-07

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanist...
06:15 2019-07-12

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment, according to an analysis by The Washington Post The push to remove Trump has been accelerated by testimony from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III confirming that the president could be c...
22:00 2019-08-02

Lib Dems win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, reducing Boris Johnson's majority to just one ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images The Liberal Democrats win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. Their candidate Jane Dodds won the seat from the ...
02:45 2019-08-03

Japan’s ruling coalition secures majority in upper house of parliament Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s party will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions, according to vote counts by Japanese ...
01:15 2019-07-22

The Vote Is In: A Majority of Americans Say Trump’s a Racist, Quinnipiac Poll Finds Just over half of all Americans think Donald Trump is racist, according to a Quinnipiac University poll, including a majority of people identifying a...
03:00 2019-08-02

Slim majority backs Trump’s raids on illegal immigrants: poll A slight majority of voters support the deportation raids that President Trump said occurred across the country over the weekend, a poll ​out Wednesd...
19:45 2019-07-17

Apple just acquired the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion It won’t come as much of a surprise since the news leaked the other day, but it’s nevertheless a hugely important move on Apple’s p...
18:30 2019-07-31

Indian troops lock down its only Muslim-majority state, Pakistan warns of war Since India and Pakistan obtained independence from British rule, the neighbors have fought two wars over Kashmir.       &#...
11:00 2019-08-07

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the tw...
00:30 2019-07-23

Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but fails to win super majority Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections, with early polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house o...
12:45 2019-07-22

Europe’s centrists lose majority in EU elections, Brexit Party surges Europe’s centrist parties took a beating in the European Union’s parliamentary elections over the weekend — losing ground to environmental and libera...
05:30 2019-05-28

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
08:45 2019-07-07

With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in...
22:15 2019-08-23

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are mo...
14:45 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by...
20:30 2019-06-27

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Di...
09:30 2019-07-02

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's ...
22:45 2019-08-14

War criminals among us: inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ic...
19:30 2019-07-08

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates acco...
18:30 2019-08-07

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey...
02:45 2019-08-29

Johnson loses majority as Brexit rebels get chance to seize Parliament's agenda Boris Johnson was dealt twin blows on Tuesday evening when a dramatic resignation cost him his razor-thin majority in Parliament and rebel lawmakers ...
21:45 2019-09-03

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Ga...
23:45 2019-07-10

Boris Johnson fails first electoral test, party majority cut to one after election loss Newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a setback after his Conservative Party lost a special election on Friday, reducing his Pa...
20:15 2019-08-02

Jay-Z Reportedly to Get Majority Ownership in NFL Team; Eric Reid Calls Move ‘Despicable’ With at least half of his 30 pieces of silver, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter will soon acquire a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL team, reports TMZ,...
08:45 2019-08-18

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's pol...
02:15 2019-05-23

Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in year's second election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future was in doubt late Tuesday, as exit polls showed his conservative Likud party and its har...
02:15 2019-09-18

Pew survey: Majority of U.S. adults trust police to use facial recognition technology responsibly The Pew Research Center said Thursday that more than half of U.S. adults trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsi...
12:45 2019-09-06

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judg...
11:15 2019-05-30

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of...
04:30 2019-07-22

Modi's ruling alliance may win key India upper house majority next year: projection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the upper house of parliament next year if some small regio...
14:30 2019-06-08

Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan polls, but lacks enough seats for reform Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise ...
09:15 2019-07-22

Brexit: MPs give bill to stop no-deal second reading by majority of 29 – live news Bill passes initial vote by 329 to 300 as prime minister threatens to seek snap general electionExplained: who are the 21 Tory rebels and will an ele...
20:45 2019-09-04

Biden slights progressive pols, saying his views represent 'vast majority' of Dems Former Vice President Joe Biden seemed to zing some of the more progressive members of his party when asked Thursday about decriminalizing illegal bo...
00:01 2019-08-02

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents f...
10:45 2019-06-01

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Lead...
22:45 2019-07-09

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Amer...
22:45 2019-08-19

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection gua...
21:15 2019-07-12

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identi...
16:45 2019-06-19

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Krista...
02:45 2019-07-02

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic cen...
15:45 2019-08-16

Air Force says 'vast majority' of crews' overnight Glasgow stays weren't at Trump resort A preliminary Air Force review found that a small minority of its flight crews on international travel stayed at a Scottish resort owned by President...
05:15 2019-09-13

Share of Asian, Central American illegal immigrants grows as Mexicans drop from majority Mexicans stopped representing the majority of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. in 2017 -- dropping by 2 million since 2007 -- while the proportion...
00:45 2019-06-13

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal procee...
04:15 2019-08-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children...
14:37 2019-05-21

Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have b...
09:15 2019-08-22

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host c...
14:37 2019-05-21

The countries with the most vacation days 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the Center for Economic Policy and Research among other sources to compile our list.       &#...
18:00 2019-07-31

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.     ...
17:00 2019-07-07

The 30 least densely populated countries To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.   &...
01:30 2019-07-12

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project...
13:45 2019-07-14

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.    ...
14:15 2019-07-16

10 most expensive countries to hail a cab Western European countries and Japan are not home to cheap taxis. Click forward to see the 10 most expensive cab rides in the world.   ...
01:15 2019-06-29

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.    ...
13:45 2019-07-14

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.    ...
17:00 2019-07-07

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition falls short of super-majority needed to change Japan's constitution Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach...
20:30 2019-07-21

House Republicans, seeking path back to majority, vow to try again on scrapping health-care law, curbing deficits Health care remains an albatross for the GOP, two years after the Affordable Care Act replacement effort sputtered. So does the national debt, which ...
10:15 2019-09-14

Vera Bradley acquires a majority stake online jewelry store Pura Vida Bracelets Vera Bradley announced Thursday it agreed to pay $75 million to buy a majority stake in Creative Genius, the owner of Pura Vida, an online seller of ...
17:30 2019-06-20

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wi...
23:30 2019-07-11

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
22:45 2019-05-22

US is considering duties on countries that undervalue their currencies The U.S. Commerce Department said its proposed rule would amend the normal countervailing duty process to include new criteria for currency undervalu...
05:45 2019-05-24

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testam...
01:45 2019-06-18

These are the best countries for tourists to visit in 2019, according to the WEF The Wolrd Economic Forum ranked 140 countries based on their appeal to tourists, but warned that many countries were nearing a tourism "tipping point...
18:15 2019-09-04

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.     ...
13:30 2019-07-10

No Two Countries Understand Each Other So Well As India And Bhutan: PM No two countries in the world understand each other so well or share so much as India and Bhutan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday as he e...
16:15 2019-08-18

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.   &...
21:15 2019-07-10

The 25 countries that love to visit America the most Which countries love visiting America the most? 24/7 Tempo identified them (think Canada, UK) using data from the National Trade & Tourism Office. &...
23:15 2019-07-24

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions gene...
21:15 2019-06-04

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty. ...
19:15 2019-06-13

How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in spa...
19:15 2019-07-16

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
01:30 2019-07-12

10 countries with the most software developer talent With developers accounting for some of the most in-demand job positions, companies should look toward these 10 countries for top talent, according to...
18:15 2019-07-31

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
22:15 2019-06-08

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil. ...
13:30 2019-05-22

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, ...
19:45 2019-06-17

Trump says other countries need to fight Islamic State U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that other countries will need to take up the fight against Islamic State militants, citing Russia, Pak...
22:45 2019-08-21

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with econo...
15:30 2019-06-28

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launch...
20:30 2019-06-27

The most welcoming countries to expats, from Spain to Australia Expats are people living outside of their native country. The reasons they are doing so include jobs, education and for love and family.   ...
19:15 2019-08-01

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos yo...
03:45 2019-07-19

These Countries Follow the 'Six Month Rule' for Passports If you have any international travel planned, you’re going to want to check the expiration date on your passport right away. Of course, you know bett...
22:45 2019-06-05

Fed PickShelton Says Other Countries Are 'Cheating' by Devaluing Currencies One of President Trump’s latest picks for the Federal Reserve Board, conservative economic commentator Judy Shelton, said foreign countries are deval...
10:45 2019-08-02

FIFA Says 10 Countries May Bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup The enthusiasm is the latest sign of growing interest and potential investment in the women’s game, but FIFA’s decision to expand the event will leav...
19:45 2019-08-19

The IMF is hurting countries it claims to help | Mark Weisbrot The fund’s loan agreement with Ecuador will worsen unemployment and poverty When people think of the damage that wealthy countries – typically led by...
20:45 2019-08-27

Oil price spike will be 'quite harmful' to some countries: Investor Frank Tsui of Value Partners says the situation in the oil market seems "manageable" unless there is more military action in Saudi Arabia. He also we...
10:15 2019-09-17

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarte...
05:45 2019-05-29

Countries with widest gaps between rich, poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.  &#...
00:30 2019-06-01

Why are countries failing on their promise to stop deforestation? Despite a pledge in 2014 to halve deforestation by 2020, the area of forest destroyed annually has increased by more than 40 per cent globally in the...
20:45 2019-09-12

Samsung Galaxy Fit goes on sale in select countries Three months after being officially revealed the Galaxy Fit is finally making its way to select markets. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be world...
23:45 2019-06-01

NBA Finals broadcast to more than 200 countries, thanks to one 40-foot truck The NBA world feed truck is packed with equipment to put together one live broadcast that is shared by all of the league's game providers around the ...
17:45 2019-06-03

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or webs...
01:45 2019-06-21

Child advocacy group: Kids in 173 countries better off now A children’s advocacy group says youngsters in all but three of the 176 nations it evaluated have a better chance of growing up healthy, educated and...
00:30 2019-05-29

GTA Online’s New Casino Won’t Let Players In Some Countries Gamble The most recent Grand Theft Auto Online update added a large new casino into the game, allowing players to buy chips, gamble and win big or lose ever...
07:00 2019-07-25

Oil producing countries would like to see higher prices from where they are now, expert says Jason Bordoff, professor and director at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy and former adviser to President Obama, discusses o...
15:45 2019-09-07

These 15 countries have the widest gaps between rich and poor To study income inequality, 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data from 42 countries to identify those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor. ...
16:00 2019-05-28

Was Worried About India Lagging Behind Other Countries: S Jaishankar External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday batted for promoting nationalism to deal with challenges like terrorism and said the country now h...
18:45 2019-07-06

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to...
21:15 2019-07-14

Countries with the widest gaps between the rich and poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.  &#...
16:00 2019-05-28

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook...
11:30 2019-07-18

US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries US represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and IndiaThe US produces far more g...
06:45 2019-07-03

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally...
08:45 2019-08-13

Trump now says he would report dirt from foreign countries to the FBI President Trump on Friday said he would “absolutely” report political dirt provided by a foreign country to the FBI — but only if it’s “incorre...
17:45 2019-06-14

EU countries extend welcome to Eleonore migrants without Italy Five EU member states have said they agree to receive the 104 migrants aboard the German charity rescue boat. The EU will schedule a special meeting ...
14:15 2019-09-04

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nu...
00:15 2019-08-13

Trump Tells 4 Congresswomen To "Go Back" To Their Countries, "Fix" Them President Donald Trump said Sunday that four minority, liberal congresswomen who have been critical of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should "go back and...
04:30 2019-07-15

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ‘Appalling’ conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia A recap of Wednesday’s top stories: ‘Inhumane conditions’ in Syria’s Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in Sou...
01:45 2019-09-12

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to ha...
01:00 2019-06-10

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) ba...
20:45 2019-07-14

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced T...
05:15 2019-07-19

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and c...
19:30 2019-07-14

U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela's Maduro U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with ...
02:00 2019-08-07

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN h...
03:00 2019-06-13

Foreign countries issue warnings after mass shootings This isn't the first time foreign countries have issued travel warnings because of gun violence in the U.S.       ...
08:30 2019-08-07

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi...
18:30 2019-07-14

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Cardinal Red launched in select countries Samsung recently introduced the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and S10+, but rumor has it, a Galaxy S10e of the same color might be released on the market a...
07:30 2019-06-06

Bumrah 1st Asian To Pick 5-Wicket Hauls In These 4 Countries Jasprit Bumrah ran through the West Indies top-order in the second innings of the first Test in Antigua on Sunday as he bagged his fourth five-wicket...
22:15 2019-08-26

Countries vote to protect endangered mako sharks Mako sharks have practically disappeared from the Mediterranean, and their numbers have plunged in other seas, too. Japan and China opposed a global ...
20:45 2019-08-25

U.N. warns 22 aid programs in Yemen will close if countries do not pay pledges The United Nations warned on Wednesday that 22 "life-saving" aid programs will be forced to close in Yemen in the next two months if countries do not...
22:45 2019-08-21

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maxim...
17:45 2019-05-29

These 5 countries are busy prepping for a post-Brexit world The British Parliament is trying to avert a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31. But these countries are bracing for the economic worst-case scenario of a no-d...
03:45 2019-09-06

Caf boss Ahmad paid expenses for same days but different countries Confederation of African Football president Ahmad received at least two sets of expenses, claiming to be in different countries, for the same nine-da...
16:45 2019-07-15

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the ...
20:15 2019-08-23

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means ...
21:30 2019-06-21

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countri...
02:30 2019-07-15

US joins four rogue countries seen as likely forces for bad, poll finds Russia, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Iran and the US are also seen as less likely to use their influence for good than they were 10 years agoThe United Stat...
03:45 2019-06-20

Countries agree to limit sales of elephants to zoos Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught Africa at a conference in Geneva on trade in endangered species known ...
20:45 2019-08-27

UN food agency boosting aid given to four Central American countries The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the UN agency helps in four central American countries affect...
00:00 2019-08-10

Indian Packaged Food And Drinks Unhealthiest Among 12 Countries The survey conducted by George Institute for Global Health ranked Indian packaged food products lowest among the various food items analysed. Package...
17:15 2019-08-22

U.S. will sanction any countries that import Iranian oil: special envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on F...
15:30 2019-06-28

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this...
01:30 2019-05-29

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is n...
23:30 2019-05-28

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China ...
00:30 2019-08-08

Google Maps now shows speed limits in more than 40 countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a stapl...
22:45 2019-05-30

The Latest: UEFA to force countries to host Kosovo BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — The Latest on the Europa League final (all times local): 7:40 p.m. UEFA is tightening its rules to stop countries which don&#...
17:45 2019-05-29

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried...
22:15 2019-09-14

Iran Says Ready To Work For Yemen Peace With UN And Other Countries Iran is ready to cooperate with the United Nations and countries seeking peace and stability in Yemen and the region, an Iranian government spokesman...
20:15 2019-09-16

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by U...
18:15 2019-06-04

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable d...
20:45 2019-08-14

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' rolls out to 25 more countries If you were disappointed at being left out of the initial Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launch, don't worry -- there's a good chance you can ...
03:45 2019-06-23

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come fo...
06:15 2019-06-17

UAE say welcomes participation of other countries in tankers attack probe The United Arab Emirates said it welcomes the participation of a number of ''brotherly and friendly states'' in the investigation of the ''sabotage o...
14:30 2019-05-22

Investors should look at these countries which have benefited from the trade dispute, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in ...
06:45 2019-07-18

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after th...
12:45 2019-08-04

Instagram is hiding likes in 6 more countries so you can post like no one’s watching In an effort to remove the pressure of posting content, Instagram is doubling down on its experiment to hide certain social media metrics in select r...
14:00 2019-07-18

WHO: Four European countries lose measles-eliminated status Four European countries previously declared to have eliminated measles have lost their coveted status as the highly contagious disease surges within ...
17:15 2019-08-29

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries t...
22:30 2019-05-21

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tack...
15:15 2019-06-29