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Are you ready for America’s data protection laws?

If your company is still grappling with Europe's data protection laws, then watch out. You'll soon have American data protection laws to deal with, too.Read More...

Are you ready for America’s data protection laws?

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Reef protection laws pass despite industry attacks on their scientific basis Queensland’s government will limit the agricultural pollution harming the Great Barrier ReefThe Queensland government has passed new regulations to l...
15:15 2019-09-19

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ...
00:00 2019-06-22

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
20:45 2019-07-08

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts co...
03:45 2019-06-11

Google, Intel and Microsoft form data protection consortium It's common to secure data when its sitting put or flying to its destination, but not so much when you're actually using it -- there's...
06:15 2019-08-22

Google, Intel, Microsoft Join Data Protection Consortium Microsoft has joined other industry partners like Google and Intel to create the Confidential Computing Consortium, a new organisation that will be h...
13:45 2019-08-23

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protect...
18:15 2019-07-17

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, ...
08:45 2019-07-20

GDPR: Record British Airways fine shows how data protection legislation is beginning to bite The ICO's proposed £183m fine should act as a wake-up call for other organisations: make sure your cybersecurity and data protection policies are GDP...
20:45 2019-07-08

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
09:45 2019-07-08

Federal Appeals Court Rules That Duh, Scraping Public Data Doesn't Violate Hacking Laws Microsoft subsidiary LinkedIn lost an appeal in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday against hiQ Labs Inc., with three justices unanimousl...
19:45 2019-09-10

'Ready or Not': When your new in-laws are insane A woman is roped into a lethal game of 'Hide and Seek' with her husband's unhinged, wealthy family in this black comedy.   ...
05:15 2019-08-17

Consumer Data Right ready to be tested ahead of February go-live The consumer watchdog has named the 10 financial services firms and startups that will be testing components of the first tranche of the Consumer Dat...
10:30 2019-09-25

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in h...
02:45 2019-06-08

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abor...
18:00 2019-06-03

IOM study: More than 500 migrants dead in Americas so far More than 500 migrants have died so far this year in the Americas -- nearly half of whom in their attempt to enter the United States, the United Nati...
02:45 2019-08-17

The story of how humans got to the Americas isn’t a simple one The New World wasn’t conquered by a single group of people - different populations migrated and interbred in a tangled web. This is the new normal fo...
14:15 2019-09-30

Norte Chico: The First Civilization in the Americas? The Norte Chico Civilization was an ancient civilization/complex society belonging to the Pre-Columbian era. ...
23:30 2019-07-09

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea (Reuters Health) - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of ep...
20:00 2019-06-19

Pre-Columbian Explorers in the Americas: The Hard Evidence These days, few people still believe Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to travel to the “New World.”  ...
20:15 2019-08-18

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas pass 500 in 2019 The International Organization for Migration says the number of migrant deaths in the Americas in 2019 has passed 500. Almost half of the deaths were...
07:45 2019-08-17

Levi Strauss profit declines on trouble in the Americas Levi Strauss & Co reported a 4% drop in third-quarter profit on Tuesday, as the denim apparel maker struggled to grow its wholesale business in the A...
23:30 2019-10-08

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles o...
00:30 2019-05-25

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affect...
22:45 2019-06-13

Idaho artifacts show human presence in Americas 16,600 years ago Artifacts including stone tools and animal bone fragments found in Idaho dating back about 16,600 years represent what may be the oldest evidence of ...
01:15 2019-08-30

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americas for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against it...
07:45 2019-06-19

CBOE Holdings To Present At UBS Best Of Americas Conference In London On September 13 CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present...
02:45 2019-05-22

Levi Strauss profit hit by weakness in wholesale business in Americas Levi Strauss & Co reported a 4% drop in third-quarter profit on Tuesday, as the denim apparel maker struggled to grow its wholesale business in its ...
07:30 2019-10-09

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for t...
06:45 2019-05-22

Sahuarita Wrestling Champ to head Combate Americas card in Tucson TUCSON – Former MMA World Champ and Sahuarita standout wrestler Anthony “El Toro” Birchak is heading a fight card on Friday at the ...
06:00 2019-10-10

Humans arrived in Americas earlier than thought, new Idaho artifacts suggest Stone tools recovered from an archaeological dig in western Idaho suggest humans were living in the region at least 16,000 years ago, 1,000 years ear...
17:45 2019-08-30

CBOE Wins Global Capital's ‘Derivatives Exchange of the Year - Americas' Award CHICAGO, IL -- May ­­29, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named "Derivatives Exchange of the Year -- Americas" Thursday ...
01:30 2019-05-22

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night...
23:15 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference in London on Tuesday, May 24 CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the...
08:15 2019-05-22

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter t...
08:00 2019-07-17

Michael Flynn says he is not ready to be sentenced, U.S. says he is ready Lawyers for former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn accused the federal government of stalling their efforts to defend him, and said the ...
20:45 2019-08-30

Google Maps integrates more travel data, AR in an artful data mashup Yes, Google Maps is integrating augmented reality and hotel and flight reservations. But the big picture revolves around how Google can integrate dat...
06:00 2019-08-09

Microsoft's new 'Data Dignity' team could help users control their personal data Microsoft is staffing up a new Data Dignity team in its CTO's office which could help users to control their own personal data, ultimately to the poi...
22:00 2019-09-23

Cybersecurity vendor that protects firms from data breaches hit by data breach You know it’s a bad day for cybersecurity when a leading provider of internet firewall services that helps safeguard websites from malicious attacks ...
22:45 2019-08-28

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read Mo...
04:15 2019-07-12

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, a...
20:15 2019-06-27

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people...
17:45 2019-08-19

Data scientist vs. data analyst: 3 main differences While there are many overlapping skills, the roles of data analyst and data scientist demand different requirements and earn different salaries, acco...
17:00 2019-08-08

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researcher...
20:15 2019-06-07

Data breach reveals personal data of almost all of Ecuador Information including personal details such as names, addresses, national identity numbers and phone numbers has been compromised. The government has...
08:15 2019-09-17

Capital One Data Breach Compromises Data of Over 100 Million A software engineer, facing federal charges in Seattle, was accused of gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numb...
21:15 2019-07-31

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management and consumer grade UI to the enterprise data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualiza...
19:15 2019-06-19

Data across borders: The importance of data residency An explosion in regional privacy laws has left companies wondering how to handle data residency: the storage of personal information in a particular ...
18:15 2019-10-03

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data se...
09:00 2019-05-22

Best DDoS protection of 2019 In October 2016 DNS provider Dyn was hit by a major DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack by an army of IoT devices which had been hacked speci...
22:15 2019-06-17

BMW armours X5 for bulletproof Protection VR6 Thick steel and polycarbonate-reinforced windows protect occupants from explosions and firearms BMW has unveiled an armoured version of its X5 SUV, ...
04:45 2019-08-27

Use less cellular and Wi-Fi data with iOS 13's Low Data Mode Don't have an unlimited data or internet plan and finding that your iPhone or iPad is burning through data too fast? Paying for Wi-Fi by the megabyte...
20:30 2019-10-09

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly opera...
21:30 2019-05-21

German journalists demand more protection from far-right The German government is not offering enough protection to journalists who appear on far-right "death lists," according to an open letter signed by m...
06:15 2019-08-29

Looks Like the Whistleblower Is Under Federal Protection of Some Sort The whistleblower who legally came forward to tell the government about Donald Trump’s hinky phone calls with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky ...
19:15 2019-09-30

States sue over child immigrant protection changes Nineteen states and the District of Columbia sued on Monday over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how ...
01:45 2019-08-27

Cyberthreats have evolved – but Norton protection has too We all know how critical it is to have good quality protection when online these days, particularly when entering credit card details for shopping, a...
18:30 2019-09-23

Do You Really Need a Sunscreen With Blue Light Protection? Choosing the best sunscreen is already a daunting task, what with the myriad of confusing SPF options, sprays, sticks, and lotions, mineral versus ch...
18:00 2019-08-09

Armour-plated BMW X5 Protection VR6 launched News 26 Aug, 2019 The BMW X5 Protection VR6 is an armoured version of the standard X5 SUV, which can shrug off grenade blasts and rifle...
12:15 2019-08-27

AI can't offer protection from 'deepfakes,' new report says Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report fro...
09:45 2019-09-19

Cyberthreats have evolved: Norton protection has too TechRadar calls it “One of the most comprehensive security suites around, with no major weak spots” and it is easy to see why. The new ...
11:00 2019-09-23

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and hi...
13:45 2019-05-28

Factbox: Germany's climate protection package Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package worth more than 50 billion euros ($55 billion) through 2023, including ...
23:15 2019-09-20

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing t...
23:15 2019-06-06

The Power of Ares: Greek God of War, Lust, and Protection Ares is one of the most popular gods of the Greek pantheon. He is also one of the earliest documented deities, known from the texts much older than t...
21:45 2019-09-04

DA: Gay couples shouldn’t get domestic violence protection NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn’t receive domestic v...
20:30 2019-06-06

Report warns AI can’t offer protection from ‘deepfakes’ Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report fro...
04:15 2019-09-20

Pre-first world war battleship granted special protection HMS Montagu awarded heritage status after war veterans surveyed wreck site The wreck of a battleship that ran aground more than a century ago has bee...
08:15 2019-09-20

Jets’ protection of Sam Darnold lives up to low expectations The Jets offensive line took its first game snaps with all five starters together Sunday afternoon. It showed. The revamped unit had a tough time giv...
09:45 2019-09-09

EPA to drop Obama-era water protection rule The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by d...
03:45 2019-09-13

AOC-obsessed man violated order of protection: cops Police are on the hunt for a DC man obsessed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after he allegedly violated an order of protection and descended on h...
20:45 2019-06-27

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar...
14:45 2019-06-01

CBI Moves Top Court Against Protection Of Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop The Central Bureau of Investigation today approached the Supreme Court challenging protection of arrest granted to former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kuma...
19:15 2019-10-04

Wear Ear Protection When Soothing Your Screaming Baby Babies cry. It’s a feature, not a bug. Sure, we all know this before getting into the whole parenthood thing, but I don’t think any experience—being ...
02:15 2019-07-04

61 arrested at tenant protection protest at NY state Capitol ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sixty-one people have been arrested after protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protection...
04:30 2019-06-05

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oi...
19:30 2019-06-15

Google Chrome, Firefox and Cloudflare add HTTP/3 protection Cloudflare, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have all added support for the next major iteration of the HTTP protocol, HTTP/3.Cloudflare announced t...
01:30 2019-09-28

44% off the world's best identity theft protection will keep your family safer for less We're only a few short weeks away from the biggest online shopping period of the year, with sale events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday leadi...
22:30 2019-10-09

Flower-Delivery Company FTD Files for Bankruptcy Protection Flower-delivery firm FTD filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and agreed to sell certain assets as it pays down debt and implements strategic i...
14:30 2019-06-03

Helmet tour: Seeking safest possible head protection There probably never will be a perfect football helmet. That doesn't mean manufacturers won't chase that goal.     ...
13:45 2019-05-30

Kaspersky Security for Office 365 adds OneDrive protection As businesses have moved away from local storage in favor of cloud storage, protecting sensitive files and documents stored in the cloud has become a...
06:15 2019-08-24

Pamplona bull-run festival steps up protection for women More police and app for reporting abuse introduced as tourists descend on Spanish town to watch bulls and partyOne man was gored and two sustained he...
14:15 2019-07-07

Chris Collins Found a Constitutional Protection for Congress Goes Only So Far A judge rejected Mr. Collins’s argument that the “speech or debate” clause shielded materials in his insider-trading case from a Justice Department i...
02:30 2019-10-08

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressu...
20:45 2019-05-24

Argentina Supreme court upholds glacier protection law BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld the country’s glacier protection law, rejecting an effort by mining g...
23:30 2019-06-04

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to depl...
17:15 2019-08-18

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major ...
09:15 2019-08-17

Fashion retailer Forever 21 files for bankruptcy protection Firm with 290 UK staff is latest traditional retailer to struggle with shift to online shoppingThe US fashion retailer Forever 21 has filed for chapt...
01:15 2019-10-01

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the w...
18:15 2019-08-23

U.S. Supreme Court divided over gay, transgender employment protection U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared divided over whether a landmark decades-old federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in the workpla...
18:30 2019-10-08

Motor racing: IndyCar to use 'Aeroscreen' cockpit protection IndyCar will use an "Aeroscreen" to provide cockpit protection from next season, with the Red Bull Advanced Technologies-designed system giving cars ...
04:30 2019-05-25

Madhya Pradesh "Godman" Threatens To Kill Himself Over Cow Protection Job A self-styled godman has threatened to commit suicide outside Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's house in Bhopal on Monday if he is not appoi...
21:45 2019-08-18

Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection Several thousand people marched in Bosnia's first Gay Pride on Sunday, protected by a major security operation including anti-sniper units after some...
13:45 2019-09-09

DIGGING DEEPER: Cartels look to saints of the underworld for protection TUCSON – It’s a world filled with violence and criminal activity. The drug cartels operate in both the U.S. and in Mexico. Some look to t...
07:45 2019-09-20

Google expands its Advanced Protection Program to Chrome Google is expanding its Advanced Protection Program to its Chrome browser, protecting accounts that are more susceptible to being compromised from ma...
09:00 2019-08-07

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A ...
14:37 2019-05-21

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating, and the slaying of a radio reporter has prompted media organizations to renew demands that polic...
19:45 2019-06-11

China says faces 'new challenges' in ozone layer protection China faces "new challenges" when it comes to cracking down on the production of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer, the country's environment mi...
04:15 2019-09-17

When New Investor-Protection Rules Come Up Short, States Step In A Nevada investor’s recent victory against her former Wells Fargo broker highlights the efforts by some states to enact tougher investor protections....
23:15 2019-09-06

Forum used by extremists loses protection over mass shootings Controversial image board 8chan, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings in the US and New Zealand, has been abandoned by a firm designed to ...
13:45 2019-08-05

Bosnians to march for Gay Pride - under heavy police protection Bosnia's first Gay Pride march on Sunday will be protected by a major security operation after some conservative Muslim groups had attempted to preve...
17:15 2019-09-06

Dubai's Princess Haya Wants Protection From City's Ruler. She's Not First An ongoing international custody battle between Dubai's ruler and one of his wives has undermined the deliberately cultivated image of the city as a ...
14:00 2019-08-01

FTD files for bankruptcy protection, but flower deliveries will continue FTD has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it prepares to sell off pieces of the company and to deal with its debt.       ...
21:45 2019-06-03

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and...
03:30 2019-06-11

Hundreds of stores at risk as Forever 21 files for bankruptcy protection US fashion retailer Forever 21 has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and said it plans to exit most of its international operations in Asia a...
12:15 2019-09-30

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are ...
04:30 2019-06-05

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be publi...
14:37 2019-05-21

Forever 21, a staple in American malls, files for bankruptcy protection By Alex Johnson LOS ANGELES — Forever 21, the fast fashion clothing chain anchoring shopping malls across the United States, filed for bankruptcy pro...
17:15 2019-09-30

As fires ravage the Amazon, indigenous tribes pray for protection As thousands of fires ravage the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, some indigenous tribes are turning to prayer in a bid to halt the destructio...
06:45 2019-09-02

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tu...
04:15 2019-06-05

Luxury department store Barneys files for bankruptcy protection U.S. luxury department store chain Barneys New York Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday and put itself up for sale after facing soaring re...
20:00 2019-08-06

South America leaders gather to discuss protection of Amazon Leaders of several South American nations that share the Amazon have met in Colombia to discuss ways to increase protection of the world’s largest ra...
01:15 2019-09-07

Forever 21 files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, may close up to 178 US stores Fashion retailer Forever 21 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, hobbled by expensive leases and declining mall traffic.    &#...
09:15 2019-09-30

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been comp...
08:00 2019-06-11

Brazil court accepts Odebrecht bankruptcy protection filing RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court says it has accepted a petition from construction giant Odebrecht to undergo bankruptcy protection while it r...
18:45 2019-06-18

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday af...
12:15 2019-07-16

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the comp...
08:15 2019-09-16

P Chidambaram, Son Karti Granted Protection From Arrest Till August 1 A Delhi court Thursday extended till August 1 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in ...
07:45 2019-05-30

Tekashi 6ix9ine is now refusing witness protection, which should turn out fine It’s been a big month for rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine; after all, it’s not every day that someone who’s still working to establish himself in the music ga...
17:00 2019-09-27

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a planned €36bn (£32bn) mega-...
13:45 2019-05-28

Warning: Poor protection of electric grid ‘jeopardize the survival of US’ Inadequate protection of the national electric grid, a key concern of President Trump, threatens the “survival of the United States,” a key defense t...
22:15 2019-08-27

U.N. urges better protection of journalists, activists as Mexico murders climb A Mexican government program to protect journalists and activists is underfunded and cannot guarantee safety amid widespread impunity and threats, th...
00:15 2019-08-27

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie...
15:15 2019-06-13

Hong Kong police demand better protection ahead of more protests A Hong Kong police officers' union has urged police chiefs to better protect rank-and-file staff as the city braces for rolling protests in coming we...
10:30 2019-07-15

Congress's DK Shivakumar Faces Arrest After Court Refuses Protection Karnataka Congress's chief troubleshooter DK Shivakumar faces arrest after his request for protection from arrest was rejected by the Karnataka High ...
11:45 2019-08-30

"They Have Mumbai Police Protection": Karnataka Minister's Crisis Theory DK Suresh alleged that BJP's national leaders were behind the political crisis in Karnataka. "They do not want any government or any opposition party...
12:30 2019-07-08

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from ...
16:45 2019-07-18

Sun Capital-Backed Restaurants Unlimited Files For Bankruptcy Protection The Seattle-based owner of Kincaid’s, Palomino and Henry’s Tavern said it plans to put itself up for sale as part of the proceedings in U.S. Bankrupt...
21:30 2019-07-08

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under ...
06:15 2019-09-07

Supreme Court Gives Mamata Banerjee's Critic 7-Day Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das, a social activist who is apprehending arrest in a criminal case ...
16:45 2019-05-30

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-pro...
23:30 2019-06-17

U.S. Supreme Court divided on LGBT employment protection; Gorsuch could be key The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared closely divided over whether a landmark federal law forbidding sex discrimination in the workplace protect...
23:30 2019-10-08

IndyCar Will Use This Sleek 'Aeroscreen' for Cockpit Protection Starting Next Year Moves to at least partially close the cockpit in series like IndyCar and Formula One are long overdue, given the injuries and fatalities associated w...
22:45 2019-05-24

Inquest slams lack of protection in London Bridge attack LONDON (AP) — England’s chief coroner has criticized the lack of barriers to protect pedestrians on London Bridge at the end of a lengthy inque...
20:15 2019-06-28

The Brutality and Delicacy of Samurai Armor: Superior Protection with a God-like Aesthetic The Samurai class was officially dissolved over 150 years ago. Nonetheless, the warriors’ elaborate armor is still recognized globally as an iconic e...
22:30 2019-05-21

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Ministe...
20:45 2019-07-13

Meat industry sues California for animal protection 'overreach' California was sued on Friday by the largest U.S. trade group for meat packers and processors, which wants to block enforcement of a voter-approved m...
22:45 2019-10-04

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential serv...
13:15 2019-08-16

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Dis...
16:15 2019-06-04

Dubai princess seeks forced marriage protection order The estranged sixth wife of the ruler of Dubai, Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, applied in a London court Tuesday for a forced marriage protection ord...
19:45 2019-07-31

One migrant child reported dead or missing every day, UN calls for more protection Around 1,600 children were reported dead or missing between 2014 and 2018 – an average of almost one every day – but many more go unrecorded, a new U...
22:45 2019-06-28

Salvadoran man dies in Customs and Border Protection custody: report A Salvadoran man died while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency confirmed in a statement. The 32-year-old man was ...
02:30 2019-08-02

Bullied teen who stabbed classmate had switchblade for ‘protection’: lawyers The bullied Bronx teen charged with fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another had a switchblade on him that day for “protection,” his lawyers...
05:30 2019-06-29

Germany's Muslims demand better protection amid increased threats Germany's Muslims feel increasingly threatened after a number of recent bomb scares at mosques. Now, the heads of the country's leading Muslim associ...
02:15 2019-07-25

Beijing mega-airport to use Israeli runway protection system Israel's Xsight Systems said on Wednesday that its hazard detection technology will be installed on runways of a new mega-airport in China scheduled ...
17:15 2019-06-19

Dubai’s Princess Haya wants protection from the glitzy city’s ruler. She’s not the first. A custody battle between Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and one of his wives has undermined the deliberately cultivated image of the city as a...
08:45 2019-08-01

French child protection group urges Epstein investigation A French child protection group stepped up pressure on Tuesday for prosecutors to open an investigation into the activities in France of Jeffrey Epst...
11:15 2019-08-13

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it ...
20:30 2019-08-09

My in-laws are obsessed with my partner’s ex He abandoned my partner and her son, yet my mother-in-law still maintains contact and secretly meets himI’ve been with my partner for more than four ...
00:45 2019-08-01

New AZ laws to take effect on Tuesday TUCSON — The Arizona State Legislature approved more than 300 laws this year, with many set to go into effect on Tuesday. The laws cover a vast...
13:45 2019-08-27

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "R...
19:30 2019-06-27

#NetNeutrality: Appeals court provides a ‘net’ win for states’ rights, but upholds the end to federal protection A federal appeals court has affirmed the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to end net neutrality at the national level—but the court has O...
05:15 2019-10-02

On sidelines of UN climate summit, US President calls for protection of religious freedom As global leaders gathered at UN Headquarters on Monday to present their plans to combat climate change, United States President Donald Trump put the...
21:30 2019-09-23

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
20:15 2019-05-21

The Ford Ranger's Crash Protection Is Fine but Its Headlights Aren't: IIHS The Ford Ranger returned to America for the 2019 model year, a move that got high ratings from anyone and everyone who appreciated the Ranger back wh...
18:30 2019-07-02

Germany's ruling coalition plans to spend €40 billion on climate protection The governing coalition parties in Germany have reportedly agreed to a deal to ensure the country meets its 2030 goals to combat climate change. The ...
10:45 2019-09-15

JC Penney vendors receive letters offering credit risk protection The buzzards are circling JC Penney. Vendors of the struggling department store have recently received letters from financial institutions, including...
06:30 2019-06-01

Mexico offers protection to Ecuador opposition lawmaker as protests persist Mexico's embassy in Quito has offered protection and shelter to Ecuador opposition legislator Gabriela Rivadeneira, Mexico's foreign ministry said in...
09:30 2019-10-13

Flood Protection Work At 250 Spots In Jammu Ahead Of Monsoon: Officials Over 250 vulnerable spots have been identified for taking up the urgent nature of flood protection work in three districts of Jammu region, officials...
17:15 2019-09-03

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child pro...
19:30 2019-07-01

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 bln euros by 2023 - source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will ...
17:45 2019-09-14

Customs and Border Protection seizes $90M in counterfeit jewelry, Cartier bracelets Counterfeit luxury bracelets from Cartier and other jewelry that would have sold for more than $90 million, had it been real, were recently seized at...
01:00 2019-09-26

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants wh...
06:45 2019-06-06

Canada pushes for better Amazon protection during free trade talks with Brazil The talks are continuing despite Brazil's initial rejection of international funding to help fight fires in the Amazon, apparently over a personal sp...
06:15 2019-08-28

Amazon countries to seek deal on forest protection at Colombia summit Leaders from Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana and Peru and Suriname have begun discussion of possible regional measures to protect the Amaz...
22:45 2019-09-06

German court begins protection proceedings for Thomas Cook's Condor Germany's Condor, which is owned by British travel operator Thomas Cook, said on Thursday that a Frankfurt court had begun investor protection procee...
17:30 2019-09-26

Court Extends Protection From Arrest To Chidambarams In Aircel-Maxis Case A Delhi court on Thursday extended till August 9 the interim protection from arrest to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Airce...
10:15 2019-08-01

Notice To Robert Vadra On Protection From Arrest In Money Laundering Case The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Robert Vadra on an Enforcement Directorate plea seeking cancellation of his anticipatory bail in a money-la...
11:30 2019-05-27

Facebook practically begs for location access despite new tracking protection in iOS 13 and Android 10 Apple will unveil new iPhones on Tuesday, and announce the actual release date of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 for iPhone and iPad, respectively. And that&rs...
18:15 2019-09-10

Chinmayanand Accuser Told To Seek Protection From Arrest From Trial Court The Allahabad High Court has turned down the petition seeking a stay on the arrest of the law student who had accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape...
14:30 2019-09-23

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and e...
00:45 2019-08-17

Wife allegedly gunned down Army husband days after he got protection order An Alabama woman is charged with fatally shooting her Army sergeant husband just days after he obtained an emergency protection of abuse order agains...
17:30 2019-06-17

Gun sales surge 15%, driven by self-protection and Pelosi-Schumer demand for limits The leading indicator of gun sales jumped in August, driven in part by Americans seeking self-protection and deep concerns congressional Democrats ar...
03:15 2019-09-11

U.K. and European Allies to Form ‘Maritime Protection Mission’ in Strait of Hormuz (LONDON) — Britain announced plans Monday to develop and deploy a Europe-led “maritime protection mission” to safeguard shipping in...
07:15 2019-07-23

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
01:15 2019-06-21

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monda...
17:45 2019-05-21

German daycares under police protection after plans to stop serving pork Two Leipzig daycare centers reversed moves to remove pork from the menu after the plans sparked a nationwide debate. The heated responses prompted po...
23:30 2019-07-23

Google unveils advanced G Suite protection for high-risk employees Google is levelling up its security for businesses. The company unveiled a host of new protections for its G Suite, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and C...
02:15 2019-08-01

'There is no protection': case of trans woman fired after coming out could make history Aimee Stephens is at the center of the first supreme court case involving the civil rights of transgender peopleGrowing up in a Southern Baptist fami...
00:15 2019-10-01

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 20...
15:30 2019-06-03

France to scrap breathalyser laws News 18 Sep, 2019 Motorists will soon no longer be required to carry breathalysers in their car when driving through France following l...
18:45 2019-09-18

New Zealand plans further tightening of gun laws New Zealand's government is planning to further restrict gun ownership by the end of the year. The measures proposed to Parliament come as the countr...
08:15 2019-09-13

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s ear...
04:15 2019-06-19

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay...
01:30 2019-06-04

Trump backs 'red flag' gun laws. What do they actually do? In the aftermath of this weekend's mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, attention turned to what could be done to prevent something like th...
20:00 2019-08-06

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence i...
22:00 2019-08-07

What Reconstruction-Era Laws Can Teach Our Democracy “The Second Founding,” by the historian Eric Foner, argues that the radical promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments — all passed after the Civi...
19:15 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 bln euros by 2023 - source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will ...
17:45 2019-09-14

Saudi Arabia joins maritime protection mission: state news agency Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime mission to protect commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas, Saudi state media r...
09:15 2019-09-18

Civil rights groups slam Comcast for trying to weaken a key protection against racial discrimination A coalition of civil rights organizations this week accused Comcast of undermining Reconstruction-era protections against racial discrimination in th...
23:15 2019-10-03

Trump administration removes Michigan songbird from endangered species protection after recovery The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service removed federal protection Tuesday for a songbird that calls northern Michigan home after the bird made a "remarkabl...
22:30 2019-10-08

Dubai Ruler’s Wife Seeks ‘Forced Marriage Protection Order’ in U.K. Court Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, the wife of Dubai’s leader, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, asked a court in London for a “forced m...
19:15 2019-07-31

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 billion euros by 2023: source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will ...
16:45 2019-09-14

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Man...
13:45 2019-07-09

Listeria-tainted sausage deaths in Germany lead to calls for better consumer protection A public holiday likely contributed to a delay in the spread of information regarding a recall of bacteria-tainted meat in Germany. Advocacy group Fo...
05:15 2019-10-06

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.  &#...
09:45 2019-06-11

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb defo...
03:45 2019-08-20

Kim Kardashian Files Trademark Protection for Psalm West Days After Baby's Birth Kim Kardashian is making sure Psalm West's name is protected. E! News has learned that the Keeping Up With the Karadshians star has filed a trademar...
23:45 2019-05-23

Karma Issues Another Stop-Sale on the Revero, This Time for Side-Impact Protection Oh, those poor souls who saw the rebirth of the old Fisker Karma and, entranced by its looks, bought a 2018 Karma Revero without doing a quick Google...
04:45 2019-06-22

Pavilion beside oldest cricket green in world wins protection from development threat Players at the world's oldest cricket green were today celebrating after their historic pavilion was awarded protection from the threat of developmen...
13:15 2019-07-19

German coalition parties reach deal on climate protection package: source Germany's government parties have reached a deal on a climate protection package which includes provisions to make sure that any future deviations fr...
16:45 2019-09-20

B.C. government announce moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strate...
03:15 2019-06-21

Religious freedom push must be matched with hate speech protection, LGBTQI advocates say Equality Australia is concerned new laws could override state legislation that protects minority groups against vilificationA government push to prev...
13:30 2019-07-08

Exclusive: Venezuela opposition eyes U.N. asset protection as option to save Citgo Venezuela's opposition is preparing to seek an asset protection program from the United Nations to prevent creditors from seizing the country's crown...
13:45 2019-09-20

Wall St Week Ahead-Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, acc...
15:30 2019-05-27

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by...
21:15 2019-08-28

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the wel...
05:30 2019-07-17

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, acc...
07:15 2019-05-25

New York City sues T-Mobile for violating consumer protection law, selling used phones New York City is suing T-Mobile and alleges the company scammed consumers by selling used phones as new and using other tactics.    &...
10:45 2019-09-07

Art needs protection: it belongs in public galleries, not private vaults | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett It’s too easy for billionaires to game the system and lock cultural objects away from view. We should all have the chance to admire great worksI fell...
14:15 2019-08-14

Rochester diocese, facing flood of sex-abuse claims, files for bankruptcy protection The Rochester diocese filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, less than a month after a new law led to a flood of sex-abuse claims.   &#...
12:45 2019-09-13

Credit Karma Will Give You a Year Of Free Tax Audit Protection, For a Limited Time Getting audited by the IRS sounds like less fun than a root canal performed by an art history graduate, but for a limited time, Credit Karma will giv...
03:15 2019-06-18

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be u...
07:30 2019-06-06

Google Wins EU Case Over 'Right to Be Forgotten' Laws Google has won a legal case in the European Union over the so-called “right to be forgotten,” a concept that allows people in Europe to request the r...
20:00 2019-09-24

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would l...
01:30 2019-06-04

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime ...
21:15 2019-08-21

CEOs Urge Senate to Pass Gun Laws Chief executives of dozens of companies ranging from Levi Strauss to Uber sent a letter to members of the Senate, asking them to pass legislation to ...
02:45 2019-09-13

New Zealand Unveils New Legislation To Tighten Gun Laws New Zealand unveiled new legislation Friday aimed at ensuring only "fit and proper" people can own guns in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attack...
17:45 2019-09-13

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Be...
13:30 2019-06-11

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.    &...
21:45 2019-06-18

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature ...
17:45 2019-06-01

New Tax Laws Drive More Americans Into Muni Bonds Investors in high-tax states like New York and California are piling into municipal bonds this year, fueled in part by the 2017 tax overhaul that rai...
14:00 2019-08-07

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON – Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton,...
21:15 2019-08-21

Australia proposes new laws to keep extremists in prison The Australian government has introduced legislation to Parliament that would give authorities more power to keep extremists behind bars after they h...
08:45 2019-08-01

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most s...
13:15 2019-08-16

Sex with HIV still a crime? Updated laws divide advocates ATLANTA — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men ine...
01:30 2019-07-24

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned th...
18:15 2019-05-21

Tesla may open 'Centers' to get around pro-dealership laws Tesla may be planning an end-run around state laws that bar direct car sales and protect dealerships. Electrek sources claim the automaker is planni...
00:30 2019-10-13

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
11:00 2019-06-10

EU sues Poland over judicial independence laws The European Commission has referred Poland to the top European court over concerns that new laws strip judges of their independence. Investigations ...
14:00 2019-10-10

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. T...
07:15 2019-06-10

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out...
04:15 2019-08-06

Customs and Border Protection moving to fire and discipline dozens of agents for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection has proposed firing and disciplining dozens of federal agents for posting vulgar comments and offensive memes on a...
10:15 2019-09-06

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, acc...
20:00 2019-05-24

Return of Arsenal young guns Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding a boost but defence needs more protection Arsenal fans have been getting excited about the return to fitness of Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and new-boy Kieran Tierney, all of whom got a run-...
22:15 2019-09-30

Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection More than 590 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for U.S. Customs and Bord...
06:15 2019-08-15

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber o...
21:30 2019-05-23

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack tr...
11:30 2019-07-11

Exclusive: Germany eyes fiscal U-turn to finance climate protection plan - official Germany is considering ditching its long-cherished balanced budget policy to help finance a costly climate protection program with new debt, a senior...
19:00 2019-08-08

Notre Dame Cleanup to Resume with Protection Rules After Toxic Lead Pollution Concerns (PARIS) — Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing...
00:00 2019-08-03

Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy plan includes special protection for the Sackler family fortune Purdue asked the bankruptcy judge to take the unusual step of halting more than two dozen lawsuits by state attorneys general against the Sackler fam...
03:15 2019-09-19

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international sci...
16:30 2019-06-03

Dubai ruler posts cryptic poem as wife attends court for protection order Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum published a poem online about “shining swords with sharp blades” on the day his estranged wife asked a judge i...
16:00 2019-08-01

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat De...
00:45 2019-06-18

Revealed: Trump’s Wildlife Service pick has ties to anti-animal protection groups Aurelia Skipwith, nominee to lead US Fish and Wildlife Service, linked to groups opposed to protections for endangered speciesDonald Trump’s nominee ...
00:30 2019-09-26

UNICEF backpacks used as a haunting symbol to call for greater protection of children living in conflict As children in many parts of the world return to school, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a haunting installation on Sunday that ...
00:45 2019-09-09

As Amazon Fires Rage, Brazil’s Government Employees Warn of ‘Collapse’ of Protection System Hundreds of environmental protection professionals in Brazil warn that budget and personnel cuts set the stage for a rise in deforestation and fires....
17:45 2019-08-28

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning y...
06:15 2019-05-31

France's IVF laws make mothers feel like outlaws Isabelle Laurans and her boyfriend spent years trying for a baby. When it didn't work, they decided to see if fertility treatment would help them con...
09:00 2019-09-24

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants FILE – In this file photo, Innocence Project lawyer Vanessa Potkin, left, hugs Alfred Swinton in Superior Court in Hartford, Conn. (Mark Mirko/...
06:15 2019-09-15

Botswana judges rule laws criminalising gay sex are unconstitutional Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising...
22:45 2019-06-11

How American Gun Laws Are Fueling Jamaica’s Homicide Crisis Hundreds of thousands of guns sold in the United States vanish because of loose American gun laws. Many reappear on the Caribbean island, turning its...
22:15 2019-08-29

Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Here’s How Women Are Reacting. The government is said to be considering a revision to laws that require women to get the permission of a male guardian to marry, apply for a passpor...
22:15 2019-07-21

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two ...
06:45 2019-08-06

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Ja...
14:15 2019-08-06

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
07:15 2019-05-29

X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
07:30 2019-05-29

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The change...
06:45 2019-07-10

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following ter...
14:31 2019-05-21

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the count...
14:45 2019-05-29

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on the...
14:31 2019-05-21

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a...
22:30 2019-07-15

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws t...
00:45 2019-07-17

"Scooty Worth 15,000": Delhi Man Fined Rs. 23,000 Under New Traffic Laws A Gurgaon scooter rider has been fined Rs 23,000 for not carrying his vehicle's registration documents and his driving licence, days after the amende...
17:15 2019-09-03

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against H...
16:30 2019-05-21

"Only One-Two States Have Objections," Says Nitin Gadkari On Traffic Laws Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) has the support of almost all states eve...
16:45 2019-09-18

A novel challenge to Maryland gun laws: Trump supporters are targets A Republican Senate staffer has appealed the state’s strict concealed-carry law, saying he must protect himself against people who don’t like the pre...
16:15 2019-09-14

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citiz...
09:45 2019-06-29

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuan...
01:15 2019-06-21

Occidental CEO calls for new U.S. laws to boost carbon capture Occidental Petroleum Corp plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model, it chief executive said on Thursday, but new U.S. laws are needed ...
06:15 2019-09-13

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 15 for the community to learn more about service animal la...
20:15 2019-08-16

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings...
20:15 2019-08-16

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution ...
10:45 2019-05-27

CBI To Change Standard Operating Procedures After Amendments In Laws After nearly 14 years, the Central Bureau of Investigation is updating its standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the Crime Manual to bring them in ...
23:45 2019-09-11

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in ...
03:15 2019-06-05

‘Red flag laws’ offer tool for preventing some gun violence After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12...
21:45 2019-08-24

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer ...
23:15 2019-08-21

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G in...
15:45 2019-06-13

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce...
16:30 2019-05-30

Court rules the FCC can't block state net neutrality laws The FCC has won a key bid to uphold its repeal of net neutrality, but at a significant cost. A federal appeals court handling a Mozilla complaint ha...
20:45 2019-10-01

Support is moving in favor of gun control — but is it enough to pass new laws? Republicans are willing to have a conversation about guns, but it’s not clear there’s enough political pressure for them to actually pass new gun law...
00:45 2019-09-10

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specific...
05:30 2019-06-24

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature...
01:00 2019-08-11

The California senator fighting for the strictest vaccination laws in the US Richard Pan has faced death threats and harassment from anti-vaxxers but says in an interview: ‘Science is true, whether they believe it or not’The F...
10:15 2019-08-29

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal...
17:30 2019-05-22

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as ...
01:00 2019-08-08

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks ...
00:00 2019-08-08

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign prom...
22:00 2019-06-12

State records reveal extent of botched abortions, as GOP reps push ‘born-alive’ protection law At least 40 babies were born alive after botched abortions across three states since 2016, according to state health data that offers a glimpse into ...
14:45 2019-08-19

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services ...
14:31 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...
14:31 2019-05-21

New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services WASHINGTON (AP) — New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. The post New...
15:45 2019-05-24

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender i...
02:30 2019-07-03

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put th...
18:45 2019-07-31

Guns Across Borders: California Has Strict Laws, but Nevada Doesn’t The shooting in Gilroy illustrated a familiar problem for states that toughen their gun laws, only to see them neutralized by neighboring states with...
17:45 2019-07-31

Boomers and Coalition voters least worried by metadata and encryption laws Almost 40% of those aged over 55, as well as Coalition voters, are not concerned by the introduction of Australia's encryption laws, according to Dig...
07:00 2019-07-25

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from Ju...
13:30 2019-06-04

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total o...
08:15 2019-07-04

Hong Kong leader says no plan to use emergency powers for other laws Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday her administration had no plans to use colonial-era emergency powers to introduce new laws, a...
09:30 2019-10-08

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which w...
08:30 2019-05-24

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the c...
01:30 2019-05-29

"In-Laws In Kashmir, No Contact In 22 Days": Urmila Matondkar Hits Out Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar on Thursday hit out at the Centre over the security clamp-down in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of ...
08:15 2019-08-30

Liberals accuse gun group of violating election ads laws, ask for investigation The ads, produced by the Canadian Shooting Sports Association in English and Mandarin, urged gun owners to vote, warning that their right to own fire...
11:00 2019-09-26

Optimistic Senator Holding Out Hope That Trump Could Still Come Around on Passing New Gun Laws Sen. Chris Murphy has been one of the strongest proponents of gun law reform in the Senate for years, working tirelessly to break through the brick w...
06:15 2019-08-24

Warren proposes sweeping rewrite of labor laws to aid unions Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing a top-to-bottom rewrite of federal labor laws to make it easier for unions, whose sup...
02:15 2019-10-04

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental ...
10:45 2019-06-12

Laws are needed when technological change ends up squeezing workers California’s Assembly Bill 5 will let gig workers have benefits, unions and legal protection. It was needed to prevent a return to Dickensian working...
19:45 2019-09-19

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot ...
05:15 2019-06-12

Laws Protected Thomas Cook Travelers. They Don’t for North Americans. Consumer-friendly laws in Britain and the European Union protect passengers who purchase tour packages, in ways that many Americans and Canadians fin...
17:00 2019-09-26

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movement...
21:15 2019-06-11

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overt...
19:45 2019-06-11

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that oppone...
10:15 2019-07-24

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns o...
22:30 2019-08-07

After its latest mass shootings, Texas leads the way – in loosening gun laws Four of 10 deadliest massacres in the modern US occurred in the state but its governor has stuck to the NRA playbookHours after Texas suffered its la...
16:15 2019-09-06

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and ...
07:30 2019-05-22

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for d...
16:30 2019-05-21

Queensland to fast-track laws to crack down on climate protesters Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the state is seeing ‘major disruption’ amid rolling protests by Extinction RebellionThe Queensland government has ...
10:30 2019-10-09

Hong Kong set to enact emergency laws as it struggles to contain violence Hong Kong's government is expected to discuss sweeping emergency laws on Friday that would include banning face masks at protests, two sources told R...
17:45 2019-10-03

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistanc...
11:15 2019-06-06

Google wins EU court case on reach of ‘right to be forgotten’ laws The European Court of Justice said Tuesday that there “is no obligation under EU law for a search engine operator” to extend the rule beyond the EU s...
13:30 2019-09-25

Indonesia police tear gas students protesting sex, graft laws Thousands gathered in cities around Indonesia to protest plans to criminalize premarital sex and weaken the country's corruption-fighting agency. Law...
17:30 2019-09-24

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the refo...
13:30 2019-07-22

Haryana, Odisha Collect Rs 1.4 Crore In 5 Days Under New Traffic Laws Regional transport offices across Haryana and Odisha have collected more than Rs 1.4 crore in fines and penalties since the revised Motor Vehicles (A...
12:15 2019-09-06

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

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes an...
07:15 2019-05-22

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.       ...
02:01 2019-07-17

Finland under pressure to criminalise lack of consent in rape laws Council of Europe says law should criminalise lack of consent not just use of violenceFinland is facing calls from the Council of Europe to reform it...
19:45 2019-09-02

NASA engineer's 'helical engine' may violate the laws of physics A NASA engineer has published plans for an engine that could accelerate a rocket without using propellant. But there are questions over whether it co...
16:30 2019-10-11

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city...
06:45 2019-07-17

Tourists boycott Texas as gun laws loosened after mass shootings Terrified tourists are vowing to boycott Texas after new laws easing gun restrictions were put in place just hours after the state’s second mas...
20:45 2019-09-02

Yukon introduces stricter vaping laws, raises smoking age to 19 Health Minister Pauline Frost says the proposed legislation is part of the territory's ongoing efforts to discourage the use of the addictive and har...
12:30 2019-10-08

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubsc...
14:30 2019-05-29

Police fire water cannon as Indonesians rally against new laws Indonesian police fired water cannon and tear gas to break up protests on Tuesday, as tens of thousands of students gathered in cities nationwide ove...
16:00 2019-09-24

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
17:30 2019-06-12

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation i...
11:45 2019-05-23

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorc...
09:45 2019-05-26

Jihadi Jack hopes Canada will take him as Trudeau says laws will be enforced In response to a question about the Canadian citizenship of Jack Letts, also known as "Jihadi Jack," Justin Trudeau said Canada will make sure its la...
23:45 2019-08-19

Court says Tesla and Musk's tweet violated labor laws Tesla broke labor laws by interfering with legitimate union organizing, among other things, California administrative law judge Amita Baman Tracy has...
11:30 2019-09-29

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male g...
01:30 2019-07-12

Federal judge continues blocking Arkansas abortion laws A federal judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas laws that would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close cannot ...
07:00 2019-08-07

US judge rules that Tesla broke a series of labor laws Reuters Electric carmaker Tesla interfered with legitimate union organizing and must read a notice to workers explaining their rights in a meeting ...
05:30 2019-09-28

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and c...
02:45 2019-06-01

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest si...
22:15 2019-08-20

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds State laws requiring women with dense breasts to be told about the benefits of further imaging after mammography may not lead more women to get extra...
22:30 2019-08-08

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trad...
18:15 2019-06-18

UK urges Hong Kong not to aggravate tensions as new laws invoked British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Friday that political dialogue was the only way to resolve the situation in Hong Kong after the Chines...
12:45 2019-10-04

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatenin...
01:00 2019-08-09

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short fo...
04:00 2019-07-13

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!' It might seem obvious, but a Wisconsin police department felt the need to remind citizens that laws still apply when you’re drinking, even if it’s Wh...
08:45 2019-08-21

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases...
14:30 2019-08-01

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call S...
09:45 2019-05-28

In Wake of Deadly Mass Shootings, Texas Gun Laws Will Get Even Looser Texas is slated to ease its gun laws—already some of the most lax in the country—next month, making it easier for Texans to carry firearms in schools...
09:30 2019-08-08

Democrats oppose proposed Trump administration changes to apprenticeship laws A group of about 150 Democrats told the Trump administration Monday that it objected to proposed changes to federal apprenticeship programs, a key pu...
05:15 2019-08-27

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental hea...
02:45 2019-08-06

Bezos blasted for saying Amazon writing its own facial recognition laws An activist group pushing for a federal ban on facial recognition blasted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over comments this week about the company’s eff...
20:30 2019-09-27

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions...
14:30 2019-07-10

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing ...
00:00 2019-08-09

Deutsche Bank fined over $16 million for violating US corruption laws Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated US corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government...
18:15 2019-08-23

US says digital assets are covered by money laundering and disclosure laws US regulators issued a blunt warning to cryptocurrency holders who think they're not beholden to the usual rules. The Securities and Exchange C...
02:00 2019-10-14

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thu...
10:00 2019-08-01

US abortion rate is at its lowest, but restrictive laws aren't the likely cause, study says A study says the number of abortions in the USA has fallen to the lowest level since 1973, citing a decrease in pregnancies.     ...
00:45 2019-09-19

French child protection group calls on prosecutors to open investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's activities in France Stephanie Keith/Getty Images A French child protection group stepped up pressure on Tuesday for prosecutors to open an investigation into the activi...
22:15 2019-08-14

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement...
14:37 2019-05-21

Princess Haya, Wife of Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, Is Reportedly Seeking Protection in London Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, the sixth wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the billionaire ruler of Dubai, is said to be seeking refuge ...
04:30 2019-07-04

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhe...
21:01 2019-06-14

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say t...
08:30 2019-06-07

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a cl...
10:15 2019-07-05

Colombian regulators order delivery app Rappi to comply with commerce laws Colombian regulators on Thursday ordered popular delivery app Rappi to comply with electronic commerce laws, saying the company is offering services ...
11:15 2019-09-06

Activists blast Bezos for saying Amazon is writing its own facial recognition laws An activist group pushing for a federal ban on facial recognition blasted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over comments this week about the company's efforts t...
12:00 2019-09-28

Northern Ireland abortion laws violate human rights, says court The High Court in Belfast has handed abortion rights activists a win, finding that the country's laws conflict with European human rights. Northern I...
08:15 2019-10-04

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news Sri Lanka's government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the after...
13:30 2019-06-06

Gilroy suspect bought gun at 19 in Nevada. Will state lawmakers reconsider gun laws? The suspected gunman was legally able to buy the assault weapon in Nevada at 19. He couldn't buy the weapon in California where gun laws are str...
21:30 2019-08-02

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respecte...
03:15 2019-05-26

NRA may have violated tax laws with 2015 trip to Russia, according to report by Senate Democrats A long-running inquiry by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) found that senior NRA officials pursued personal business interests. The NRA rejected the findings....
08:00 2019-09-28

New road safety plan includes stricter seatbelt laws and alcolocks Penalty points for drivers who don't belt up are being considered The Department for Transport has unveiled a 74-point strategy aimed at reducing c...
14:00 2019-07-19

Australia taking six years to list threatened habitats under environment laws Senate inquiry hears that major threats to wildlife are not being recognised because of environment department budget cutsAustralia is taking at leas...
15:45 2019-08-20

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive ri...
16:30 2019-05-26

Trump Says He'll Pardon Aides if They Break Laws to Get His Wall Built By Election Day Donald Trump sees his border wall as the key to his reelection, and reportedly told aides he would pardon them if they ignored laws to get it built f...
22:15 2019-08-29

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York Universi...
19:01 2019-05-27

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including ...
01:30 2019-05-29

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in Californi...
01:45 2019-08-17

Two gay men exiled from St Vincent challenge old British colonial laws criminalising homosexuality Two gay men exiled from their Caribbean country have filed court proceedings to challenge the homosexuality laws inherited from British colonial rule...
10:45 2019-08-25

Jeff Bezos: How About Just Letting Amazon Draft Any Possible Facial Recognition Laws? Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is hoping that Congress will take him up on the offer to just let him write any potential fa...
08:30 2019-09-26

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look t...
08:15 2019-05-27

Pelosi: Trump should call in lawmakers for 'urgent' session on gun control laws McConnell, the Senate majority leader, refuted Pelosi’s suggestion, but called for a bipartisan solution when Congress resumesThe House speaker Nancy...
04:30 2019-08-09

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status." &...
18:45 2019-07-24

Poland's lowering of retirement age for judges breaks EU laws: EU court adviser Poland's new rules that lower the retirement age for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, an advocate general for the EU's top court...
12:15 2019-06-20

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in pl...
06:30 2019-07-02

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Doesn’t Propose Gun Laws After Shootings President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people. “Our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and...
18:00 2019-08-05

GOP Sen. Scott says laws to combat mass shootings should focus on mental illness WASHINGTON (NBC News) — Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Sunday called on Congress to use Florida’s response to the 2018 mass shooting at a high school in Pa...
18:45 2019-09-02

REFILE-Papua New Guinea to review resource extraction laws next year Papua New Guinea plans to begin working with foreign investors next year to review natural resource extraction laws that are more than 40 years old, ...
07:30 2019-09-26

Google fined $170M for YouTube’s violation of child privacy laws Google has agreed to pay a $170 million fine for allowing YouTube to profit by breaking child privacy laws, authorities announced Wednesday. Regulato...
16:45 2019-09-04

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater c...
04:30 2019-07-05

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ag...
20:15 2019-05-21

Senate inquiry into Great Barrier Reef seen as bid to discredit Queensland laws Greens and conservationists warn it will be used by the Liberal National party to attack state Labor environment rulesThe Senate has approved a Liber...
12:45 2019-09-17

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling c...
08:15 2019-07-10

Digital assets subject to money-laundering, disclosure laws: U.S. regulators Three U.S. financial regulators on Friday issued a warning to firms with registered digital assets that they have an obligation to follow securities ...
08:00 2019-10-12

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life ...
17:45 2019-07-15

Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online pl...
16:15 2019-09-13

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries...
23:00 2019-05-24

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other state governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault wea...
20:45 2019-09-11

Russia reportedly enacts laws defining cryptocurrency and smart contracts Russia has reportedly just enacted a new “digital rights act” that defines smart contracts and cryptocurrency tokens. Russian news outlet Regnum repo...
20:15 2019-10-02

Schneier slams Australia's encryption laws and CyberCon speaker bans Governments breaking encryption is bad, and 'will get worse once breaking encryption means people can die', says one of the world's leading security ...
10:00 2019-10-09

Appeals court upholds net neutrality rollback but says states can enact own laws A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Federal Communications Commission's decision to strike down net neutrality, but said the age...
22:15 2019-10-01

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack w...
12:45 2019-06-05

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district o...
18:15 2019-07-09

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
22:15 2019-08-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection  This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Liby...
23:45 2019-08-20

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect...
21:30 2019-05-28

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos...
03:15 2019-06-04

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted t...
06:15 2019-08-17

Wales working hard to stay within laws at Rugby World Cup, says Justin Tipuric • Warren Gatland’s side put in extra tackle technique training• Wales face Australia in key Pool D match on SundayJustin Tipuric says Wales have done...
04:00 2019-09-27

Pelosi Backs Passing Laws to Make It Easier to Indict Tru ..., Uhm, Any Sitting President House Speaker Nancy Pelosi remains on the fence about impeaching the current occupant of the Oval Office, but she says Congress should make it clear ...
12:15 2019-09-21

Hong Kong protests: first charges brought under laws banning face masks Man and woman, arrested on Sunday, appeared in court after arrest for illegally covering their facesHong Kong authorities brought the first charges u...
10:30 2019-10-07

New Texas laws loosening gun control draw outrage from advocates after Odessa shooting TEXAS (NBC News) – As a community is still in shock over the 7 dead and 22 injured in Saturday’s mass shooting in west Texas, new laws go...
18:45 2019-09-02

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release ...
02:30 2019-07-24

'Shocking' numbers: Half of LGBTQ adults live in states where no laws ban job discrimination The Supreme Court will soon decide whether it's illegal under a 1964 law to fire someone based on their gender identity and sexual orientation. ...
16:30 2019-10-08

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over ...
03:00 2019-08-07

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea...
19:30 2019-06-20

No trade mechanism until Iran passes terrorism financing laws: French diplomat A European trade mechanism to barter humanitarian and food goods with Iran will not work until Tehran sets up a mirror company and meets internationa...
15:45 2019-09-04

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems bef...
20:45 2019-06-10

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special...
17:30 2019-06-21

UCP says Alberta’s energy war room’s ‘internal operations’ not subject to freedom of information laws The Kenney government's so-called "energy war room," which is aimed at countering criticism of Alberta's energy industry, is coming under fire again ...
17:30 2019-10-12

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the Unit...
10:45 2019-07-03

A Patchwork of Laws Protect European Travelers. Fewer Exist for North Americans. Consumer-friendly laws in Britain and the European Union protect travelers who purchase tour packages, in ways that many Americans and Canadians find...
00:00 2019-09-26

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check la...
22:00 2019-08-09

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 m...
18:15 2019-06-02

FCC Improperly Blocked States From Passing Net Neutrality Laws, Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court on Tuesday largely upheld the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to roll back nationwide net-neutrality protections...
03:15 2019-10-02

Apple and Foxconn Accused of Breaking Labor Laws in China to Produce iPhones Apple and Foxconn have been accused of violating labor laws at a factory where the tech giants are producing the new iPhone, according to a new repor...
15:15 2019-09-09

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes. ...
19:45 2019-06-01

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for propo...
03:15 2019-05-25

States, activists hope wave of new abortion laws will get Supreme Court attention The Supreme Court returns for its next session in October, and a growing movement hopes it will soon take up one of several new abortion cases advoca...
05:15 2019-09-10

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about...
20:15 2019-05-29

Bill de Blasio spars with Tucker Carlson over city’s public urination laws Mayor de Blasio made a head-scratching claim Thursday, telling Fox News host Tucker Carlson the city hadn’t decriminalized public urination — even th...
16:45 2019-09-06

Tesla violated labor laws by blocking union organizing, judge rules Tesla must reimburse workers after unfairly preventing employees from unionizing, a judge ruled in a National Labor Relations Board complaint Friday,...
02:00 2019-09-28

Apple, Foxconn caught breaking Chinese labor laws while making iPhones Enlarge / A Foxconn facility. (credit: Ken Marshall / Flickr) Apple and Foxconn violated a Chinese labor rule by using too many temporary staff at ...
05:45 2019-09-10

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senat...
16:15 2019-07-23

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill bat...
20:15 2019-07-23

California Governor Signs 'Stephon Clark Law,' One of the Strictest Police Use of Force Laws in the Country In its efforts to deter police shootings and change the culture of its police departments, California has officially adopted one of the strictest law...
18:45 2019-08-20

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Co...
00:15 2019-08-17