REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-13, 23:52

Mexican former minister detained, deepening president's anti-graft quest

A judge ordered a former Mexican Cabinet minister to be detained pending a trial over suspected losses to taxpayers, her lawyer said on Tuesday, opening a new front in President Andres Manuel Lopez Ob...

Mexican former minister detained, deepening president's anti-graft quest

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Mexican president says referendums could decide fate of ex-presidents Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday the public should have the right to choose whether ex-presidents should face trial once a bill has passed Congress making it easier to hold referendums....
2019-09-03, 20:13

Austrian Chancellor Calls for Top Minister’s Ouster, Deepening Government Chaos Austria’s chancellor called for the dismissal of his interior minister, a member of the Freedom Party, leading the far-right party’s other ministers to quit the government....
2019-05-21, 17:39

Journalist detained on Mexican military base The Mexican army says a journalist and two retired soldiers have been detained after entering a military base north of the capital under false pretenses and recording video...
2019-08-02, 02:13

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
2019-05-29, 02:13

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi, part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
2019-08-08, 20:39

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
2019-06-04, 01:39

Mexican foreign minister cites sharp decrease in immigration to U.S. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a "significant decrease" in U.S.-bound immigration through Mexico, especially from Central America, and he expected the trend to continue....
2019-09-11, 00:52

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, calling Mexico's treatment unfair....
2019-05-31, 18:39

Mexican finance minister quits with scathing resignation letter Mexico's finance minister, Carlos Urzúa, quit abruptly on Tuesday, with a letter of resignation that appeared highly critical of the current administration, and raised questions about the president's much-vaunted promise to reduce corruption....
2019-07-09, 23:26

Mexican foreign minister cites advances in U.S. immigration talks Mexican officials have made some advances in their talks with U.S. officials to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday after meetings at the U.S. State Department....
2019-06-06, 20:52

Mexican minister resigns after causing 38-minute flight delay Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for herMexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her president’s populist promises to rule for the people.Josef...
2019-05-27, 22:00

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt in a phone call on Saturday, the Iranian news agency ISNA reported....
2019-07-20, 17:26

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
2019-09-16, 23:39

Mexican foreign minister warns U.S. of dire economic consequences of tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, who spoke at a news conference in Washington, said the threat by President Trump would have no impact on Mexico’s immigration policy....
2019-06-04, 10:26

In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism' Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday with a letter that shocked markets by citing "extremism" in economic policy, before President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador quickly named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
2019-07-10, 03:52

Tariff talks 'have begun,' top officials meet Wednesday: Mexican minister Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said he started negotiating with officials in Washington on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on imports of Mexican products but face-to-face talks will not happen until next week....
2019-06-01, 00:00

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
2019-06-02, 18:52

Germans split over deepening ties with the EU A major poll shows a majority of voters feel Germany should strengthen EU ties, but a growing bloc wants more autonomy. Many also say fighting climate change must be a priority — but they don't want to pay for it....
2019-05-21, 18:26

BMW, Toyota, Everyone Is Deepening Ties with China There’s a mid-engine Corvette out in the world now, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the auto industry has stopped working. There’s a lot of development in China and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, July 19, 2019....
2019-07-19, 19:26

‘A zombie party’: the deepening crisis of conservatism The traditional right is clinging on to power – but its ideas are dead in the water.By Andy BeckettConservatism is the dominant politics of the modern world. Even when rightwing parties are not in power, conservative ideas and policies set the shape of society and the economy. Ever since the transfo...
2019-05-28, 10:13

Election results reveal UK's deepening polarisation over Brexit Nearly three years after the UK voted by a narrow majority to leave the EU, the Brexit Party - formed just six weeks ago - topped the polls in the UK's elections to the European Parliament, providing a further signal of Britain's deepening polarisation over the issue of Brexit....
2019-05-27, 09:13

Nvidia to work with Arm chips, deepening push into supercomputers Nvidia Corp on Monday said it will make its chips work with processors from Arm Holdings Inc to build supercomputers, deepening Nvidia's push into systems that are used for modeling both climate change predictions and nuclear weapons....
2019-06-17, 09:52

Jobs Report Eyed for Signs of Deepening Economic Slowdown The August employment report will provide the latest view of the economy’s health during a month of global economic turbulence and heightened Wall Street jitters....
2019-09-06, 10:26

Two nights, two very different Democratic debates, and a deepening liberal-centrist split If you were a Democrat, and you believed, as many Democrats do, that the nation faces an existential crisis in the form of President Trump, would you want to watch a Democratic debate which opened with ten of your party's presidential candidates stuck in an endless discussion of healthcare arcana?...
2019-08-01, 16:52

Watch Friday's Jobs Report for Signs of a Deepening Slowdown The August employment report to be released Friday will provide the latest view of the economy’s health during a month of global economic turbulence and heightened Wall Street jitters....
2019-09-05, 15:52

Trade war fears are deepening. It's having a mixed effect on the stock market Asian stocks fell while European markets opened higher Tuesday after China let its currency sink further and halted purchases of U.S. farm goods.       ...
2019-08-06, 14:00

U.S. Officials Attend Opening at Controversial Jerusalem Dig, Deepening Palestinian Animosity JERUSALEM — American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the e...
2019-06-30, 23:39

Cathay Chairman Slosar resigns weeks after CEO left, deepening reshuffle Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways shook up its top ranks further as Chairman John Slosar resigned on Wednesday, less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief executive....
2019-09-04, 17:00

China Gifts Military Warship To Sri Lanka In sign Of Deepening Cooperation China gifted a warship to Sri Lanka, in the latest sign of its deepening military cooperation with the strategically located island nation in the Indian Ocean....
2019-07-16, 22:52

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Apple's data shows a deepening dependence on China as Trump's tariffs loom Tapping factories in Brazil and India has not lessened Apple Inc's dependence on China, the company's supply chain data shows, raising the stakes for the iPhone maker as U.S. President Donald Trump wages a trade war and promises more tariffs....
2019-08-28, 21:13

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
2019-06-15, 00:52

Nearly 40% of Americans Think Presidents in Their 70s Are Too Old President Donald Trump is 72. The Democratic frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden, is 76, while the runner-up, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, is 77. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren turns 70 next week. Here’s some bad news for all of them: Nearly 40% of Americans think they’re ...
2019-06-12, 21:52

At 99, She's Worked For 4 Presidents And Says She Likes Them All Let's say you decide to call the White House and weigh in on the issues of the day. Chances are you may be on hold for a while, but when the line finally picks up, you'll be greeted by a soothing......
2019-06-22, 00:39

How U.S. Presidents Use Strategic Petroleum Reserve U.S. President Donald Trump might tap the nation’s emergency oil stockpile to stabilize pump prices in the wake of a major shock to global supply. The tool at his disposal is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, set up in the aftermath of the Arab oil embargo in the 1970s as a backup in case of subseque...
2019-09-16, 19:13

Trump says he wants to attend Presidents Cup in Melbourne U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would be interested in attending the Presidents Cup in Melbourne, ahead of a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on the sidelines of the G20 summit meeting in Osaka, Japan....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Els wants Australian fans to be 13th man at Presidents Cup Ernie Els wants Australian golf fans to make it clear that his Internationals are the home team when they face the United States in the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne in December....
2019-08-28, 02:39

At least four rookies on International Presidents Cup team The International team for December's Presidents Cup will have at least four first-time players, after Mexico's Abraham Ancer, China's Li Haotong, Taiwan's C.T. Pan and Australian Cameron Smith all qualified for the team on Sunday....
2019-08-19, 03:39

Pelosi wants law to clarify that presidents can be indicted WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says it’s time to change the law to ensure a sitting president can be indicted for wrongdoing. Pelosi told NPR in an interview Friday that Congress will have to pass laws “that will have clarity for future presidents.” The California Dem...
2019-09-21, 03:00

For U.S. presidents, poker is a main event We are in the midst of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, with the world championship $10,000 buy-in Main Event beginning July 3, and in its 50th year this annual festival dwarfs the World Series......
2019-06-16, 21:52

CBOE, CFE and CBSX Trading Schedule for Presidents' Day CHICAGO, February 2, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of Presidents' Day. …...
2019-05-22, 05:01

For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap President Trump is only the latest to propose returning to the moon and then heading to Mars. But he faces the burdens of history to accomplish what his predecessors could not....
2019-07-20, 01:39

Everything sucks so much that we're just airbrushing women presidents into history now In times of trouble, countries tend to retreat into the soothing dreams of a fictional, more glorious past. We see this in nationalist projects throughout history, leaders calling their people to reclaim some sort of lost greatness by hearkening back to utopian visions of what came before. America...
2019-05-29, 20:52

Pete Buttigieg Says There Have Probably Been Gay Presidents. Here’s Why That Theory Is Complicated Pete Buttigieg believes he probably won’t be the first gay president if he’s elected in 2020. In an interview with Axios on HBO, the South Bend, Ind. mayor was asked how he’d respond to critics who call him too young, too liberal and too gay. “We have had excellent presidents...
2019-06-18, 04:26

Captain Tiger Woods could pick himself for the Presidents Cup, but will he? As captain, Tiger Woods has four discretionary selections to make, and it won't be easy considering the depth of talent on hand.       ...
2019-08-06, 02:26

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Presidents’ Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- February 9, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday:...
2019-05-21, 19:52

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for Presidents’ Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL – February 14, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of the Presidents' Day holiday, observed on February 20....
2019-05-21, 18:39

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule For the Presidents’ Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL – February 4, 2015 –CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange ®(CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday:...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Mexico, El Salvador presidents to meet on immigration The Mexican and Salvadoran presidents were meeting in Mexico on Thursday to discuss a development plan that aims to slow a surge of mostly Central American migrants toward the U.S. border...
2019-06-20, 23:39

Woods wants US Presidents Cup team playing before Australia Tiger Woods wants the eight players who made his Presidents Cup team and four more under consideration as captain's picks to play tournaments and stay sharp over the next three months leading to the December matches Down Under....
2019-08-20, 17:52

"Presidents Should Avoid TV, Social Media": Obama's Dig At Trump Barack Obama appeared to lob a thinly veiled jab at his replacement in the White House at a technology event here Wednesday, marking a rare public rebuke from the former president....
2019-09-19, 11:52

El Salvador court absolves 2 ex-presidents in graft case A court in El Salvador has absolved two former presidents and three other defendants of criminal responsibility in the alleged diversion of $10 million donated by Taiwan to help victims of 2001 earthquakes...
2019-07-06, 01:26

How Tiger Woods will decide if he is picking himself for Presidents Cup team After Tiger Woods failed to automatically qualify for this year’s Presidents Cup, he could still name himself to the team as a rare playing captain. There hasn’t been a playing captain in the Presidents Cup in a quarter of a century, and Woods said he wouldn’t pick himself with one of his four selec...
2019-08-20, 21:13

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
2019-05-29, 18:26

The Latest: 2 school presidents knew of racist yearbook pic FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Nor...
2019-05-22, 22:52

CBOE, C2, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule For the Presidents' Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - February 10, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), CBOE Stock Exchange® (CBSX®) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of the Presidents' Day holiday....
2019-05-21, 22:26

CBOE, CFE, C2, and CBSX Trading Schedule For the Presidents' Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- February 12, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance of the Presidents' Day Holiday:...
2019-05-21, 22:52

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Presidents' Day Holiday CHICAGO, February 9, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance of the Presidents' Day holiday. The trading schedule is a...
2019-05-22, 02:00

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
2019-07-19, 20:01

15 unexpected places where statues of US presidents can be found around the world Bela Szandelszky / AP The Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Paraguay, Poland, Russia, and the United Kingdom all have former US presidents memorialized as statues. Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan appear the most. But George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Benjamin Franklin, Rutherford B...
2019-09-04, 21:52

Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent Trump jab Former president also said TV should be avoided: ‘Those are two things I’d advise, if you’re a good president, not to do’Barack Obama appeared to take a swipe at Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying he would “advise, if you’re president” to avoid social media and cable news.The former US president was ...
2019-09-19, 11:00

Patrick Reed is making things interesting for Tiger and the Presidents Cup Patrick Reed didn't just end a long drought by winning the Northern Trust. He put himself back in the conversation for the Presidents Cup and a U.S. team captained by Tiger Woods....
2019-08-12, 05:39

Elizabeth Warren says she'd reverse policy on indicting presidents – live The Senator and 2020 Democratic candidate says she’d push legislation to make it so that a sitting president may be charged with a crimeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.33pm BST California governor Gavin Newsom is encouraging women seeking abortions to come to his state if the...
2019-05-31, 19:52

Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent jab at Trump Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a rare shot at his White House successor on Wednesday, advising against “watching TV or reading social media” when running the country, according to reports. Obama made the remarks at the private event in San Francisco for data company Splunk. The 44th ...
2019-09-19, 06:13

Tiger leaves door open to playing on Presidents Cup team U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said on Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how sharp his game is before making the call....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Obama says presidents shouldn't watch TV and should stay off social media President Barack Obama spoke at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday hosted by software company Splunk and addressed how tech can help solve problems....
2019-09-19, 03:52

Adam Scott wins Presidents Cup spot, Jason Day misses out Australians Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith selectedDay likely to pick up a wildcard spot in early NovemberThree Australian golfers have secured International team spots for December’s Presidents Cup contest in Melbourne but former world No.1 Jason Day is not among them.The top-eight aut...
2019-08-19, 10:52

The Kardashian of Presidents Is Beefing With the Jordyn Woods of News Networks President Donald Trump believes all news is fake news except the state-sponsored Russia Times Fox News, which the president considers a friend. The president and news anchors share lawyers and buzzard souffle recipes, so it was strange to see the Kardashian of presidents beefing with the Jordyn Wood...
2019-07-08, 17:26

Polish, German presidents open WWII anniversary observances The presidents of Germany and Poland have opened daylong observances of the 80th anniversary of World War II start with a solemn ceremony in a central Polish town that was the first target of Nazi Germany’s deadly bombings...
2019-09-01, 05:39

Ranked: The best 10 movie presidents ever (including POTUS Morgan Freeman) Morgan Freeman takes his second turn in the Oval Office in 'Angel Has Fallen.' Here's how his role stacks up with the best movie presidents ever.        ...
2019-08-24, 20:26

Tiger Woods won't rule out selecting himself for Presidents Cup team As captain of this year's team that will play in December for the Presidents Cup, Tiger Woods says there is a chance he will select himself to play.       ...
2019-08-20, 20:52

FBI raids homes of current, former UAW presidents as corruption investigation continues FBI and IRS agents raided the home of United Auto Workers President Gary Jones in metro Detroit early Wednesday as a corruption probe continues.       ...
2019-08-29, 03:13

A Smackdown in the Kennedy Clan Summons Up the History of Presidents and Vaccines Family quarrels are usually private things—unless of course, the family is famous. A public spat among boldface names broke out on May 8, when three members of the Kennedy clan published a piece on Politico declaring that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.—son of Bobby Kennedy—has been “...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Joe Biden accuses Trump of deepening racial divide in US as he says racism is 'white man's problem' Joe Biden has lashed out at Donald Trump as he said described racism in the US as an institutional "white man's problem visited on people of colour"....
2019-08-28, 15:39

Scott urges Australian crowds to give U.S. cold shoulder at Presidents Cup Former world number one Adam Scott has tasted only heartbreak in eight Presidents Cups but believes a frosty crowd reception for the visiting United States could help the Internationals break their long losing streak in Australia this December....
2019-05-30, 16:39

Elizabeth Warren vows to pass law if elected allowing for presidents to be indicted Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she would, if elected in 2020, pressure Congress to pass new legislation effectively reversing current Justice Department guidelines and allow for the indictment of a sitting president on criminal charges....
2019-05-31, 18:26

Squirrel stew, jelly beans, and hoecakes: Here are all 44 presidents' favorite foods Charles Ommanney/Getty Images Presidents of the United States have had some eccentric choices for favorite foods. From squirrel stew to cheeseburger pizza, these commanders in chief didn't let their time at America's most famous address change their tastes. Here are the favorite foods of all 44 p...
2019-05-25, 23:26

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
2019-06-02, 21:39

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Presidents’ Day Holiday CHICAGO – February 13, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the following trading schedule for the company’s options, futures, equities and FX trading venues in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday....
2019-05-21, 16:39

PM Modi Meets Presidents Of Indonesia, Brazil; Talks Focus On Trade Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka today, and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation......
2019-06-29, 06:39

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
2019-06-04, 01:26

Anti-sex trafficking leader praises ICE, Trump: 'No question' he's done more than previous presidents Director and activist Jaco Booyens touted President Trump's historic work in fighting sex trafficking and defended Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as "incredible people" who helped keep children safe....
2019-08-11, 19:00

Democratic presidential contender Warren seeks law allowing presidents to be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can criminally indict a sitting president and charge the U.S. leader with obstructing justice....
2019-05-31, 15:52

French, Iranian presidents try to salvage nuclear deal as Sunday deadline nears Iran could start enriching additional uranium in defiance of the 2015 nuclear deal on Sunday if European Union countries don't ease sanctions on Tehran....
2019-07-07, 05:52

Warren pledges to reverse Justice policy that prevents indicting sitting presidents The Democratic presidential candidate said she would also push Congress to make changes to the law that make clear a president can be charged with obstruction of justice....
2019-05-31, 22:52

Lynch: Tiger Woods puts to rest any talk of being a playing captain at Presidents Cup After withdrawing from the Northern Trust, Tiger Woods isn't in the form he needs to play on the Presidents Cup team he will captain in December.        ...
2019-08-10, 02:26

Gurning lackeys, actors and presidents – tennis is in thrall to players’ box parade | Tim Lewis Razzle-dazzle and tittle-tattle in the best seats enhance the wow factor but detract from on-court idiosyncrasiesWhen James Haskell, the former England bruiser, announced recently he was swapping the rugby pitch for the MMA octagon, he explained that an inspiration for the switch was Roger Federer a...
2019-09-08, 20:26

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development......
2019-06-07, 17:52

British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
2019-05-25, 11:00

Japan economy minister Motegi front-runner to be next foreign minister: Yomiuri Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is set to replace Taro Kono as foreign minister when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet on Sept. 11, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Wednesday....
2019-09-04, 04:39

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
2019-05-21, 20:26

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
2019-06-01, 13:26

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
2019-06-02, 02:00

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
2019-05-26, 12:52

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
2019-07-13, 00:26

Japan's Abe to pick former vice minister Sugawara as trade minister: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hand former vice trade minister Isshu Sugawara the trade and industry portfolio and select Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura for the post of economy minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, NHK public broadcaster reported on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 09:26

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence that he wants a deal. Amber Rudd said “ther...
2019-09-09, 18:00

UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight to replace Theresa May....
2019-06-14, 13:13

The First Puzzle Quest Is Still The Best 2007's Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords combined tile-matching puzzles and role-playing game mechanics to create an incredibly compelling hybrid game that was near impossible to put down. One sequel, several spin-offs, and countless copycats later, the Switch version of the original Puzzl...
2019-09-18, 20:52

8K and the quest to express the 'real' To see is to believe: 8K resolution will express new details comparable to 'hyperrealism' oil paintings, according to Professor Yungkyung Park of Ewha Woman's University, and its commercialisation will be an important milestone in the evolution of TV visual experience....
2019-06-19, 05:13

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Even Better Than The First The first Dragon Quest Builders was an underrated gem, a delightful game that proved that Dragon Quest and Minecraft go together as nicely as peanut butter and pickles. The second game, which comes out Friday, is even better....
2019-07-11, 23:13

What comes next for Oculus after the Quest launch Jason Rubin, vice president of special gaming projects at Facebook, said the Oculus Quest launch went well and it should have 100 games by year end.Read More...
2019-06-22, 18:26

In Defense of Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest The original Castlevania was one of the first NES games I played. So when the sequel came out for the NES in December 1988, I knew I had to play it. Simon’s Quest mixed up the first game’s action-platforming formula and gave players a Metroidvania-style game with RPG mechanics, revolving around a cu...
2019-06-22, 22:00

EFL highlights on QUEST: How to watch, when, what time? "Quest, the Discovery-owned free-to-air TV channel powered by Eurosport, is home of football highlights for the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League One, Sky Bet League Two, Carabao Cup and Checkatrade Trophy. Here is everything you need to know."...
2019-08-02, 23:26

Ben Roethlisberger's complicated quest to be a better leader A season of drama in 2018 and shots from Antonio Brown left many questioning Roethlisberger's leadership. As the Steelers attempt to move on, Big Ben remains while trying to lead a young team....
2019-09-13, 00:13

He has ALS and is on a quest to visit all 30 MLB ballparks this season Visiting all 30 MLB ballparks is on the wish list of a lot of baseball fans. But for Larry Falivena, a husband and father of two, accomplishing that goal is about much more than the game....
2019-07-09, 15:13

Oculus Quest and Rift S now shipping Facebook -owned Oculus is shipping its latest VR headgear from today. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the higher end Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago. In a launch blog Oculus touts the new hardware’s “all-in-one, fully immersive 6DOF VR” — writing: “We...
2019-05-21, 14:52

The best movie presidents ever, ranked (including Morgan Freeman in 'Angel Has Fallen') Movie presidents face everything from assassination attempts to alien invasions. Here are the best, including Morgan Freeman in 'Angel Has Fallen.'        ...
2019-08-21, 01:39

UK business minister and trade minister go as Johnson becomes PM Britain's business minister Greg Clark and trade minister Liam Fox both said they would no longer be in government after Boris Johnson was formally appointed prime minister on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 18:52

Cboe Global Markets Appoints Executive Vice Presidents in Newly Formed Markets Division CHICAGO – April 4, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the appointments of Andy Lowenthal and Bryan Harkins as Executive Vice Presidents and co-heads of the firm’s newly formed Markets Divisi...
2019-05-21, 15:13

TPD on a quest to reunite ring with rightful owner TUCSON – From a symbol of marriage to a family heirloom passed down generations, diamond rings can be one of the most important objects in a person’s life. Tucson Police Department hopes to reunite someone with this precious item. TPD IS LOOKING FOR THE OWNER OF A LARGE DIAMOND RING&...
2019-05-25, 08:52

Self-hypnosis, amphetamines? I tried eight hacks in my quest to be more productive Arwa Mahdawi spent a week trying weird and wonderful productivity hacks so you don’t have toYou know those people who get up at 4am to do yoga and write 2,000 words of their novel before heading off to a high-powered job?Well, I’m not one of those. My mornings usually involve hitting the snooze butt...
2019-08-05, 07:52

Look At This Dragon Quest Slime Controller For The Switch Just like they did with the PS4 back in 2017, Square Enix is releasing a Dragon Quest slime controller for the Nintendo Switch, and everything about it is perfect....
2019-06-12, 04:52

Oculus blocks SteamVR streaming on Quest The developer of an Oculus Quest app called Virtual Desktop introduced an experimental feature that allowed users to stream SteamVR games to their Oculus headset. He's now being forced by Oculus to remove the feature. Guy Godin took to Reddit yesterd......
2019-06-12, 18:39

Guidemaster: 2019’s best VR is a battle between Oculus Quest, everyone else Enlarge / Front row: PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S. Back row: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro. (Only headsets from the front row made our recommended-in-2019 list.) (credit: Sam Machkovech) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we...
2019-08-20, 22:26

The mad scientist behind America’s mind-control quest with LSD In his mid-20s, future crime kingpin Whitey Bulger spent time in the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary for hijacking and armed robbery. While there, he volunteered to be part of a drug experiment that sought to find a cure for schizophrenia. Or so he was told. In reality, the experiment sought to determi...
2019-09-17, 05:52

Helping People In Dragon Quest Builders 2 Gives Me So Much Joy In Dragon Quest Builders 2, you play as a little anime friend who knows how to build stuff in a world where building things is outlawed. It’s very funny. Often in the game’s opening hours, you will construct something like a simple straw mat, and people will look at you like you invented a bubble gu...
2019-07-24, 18:13

Oculus Quest and Rift S hand-tracking just got better The more advanced Oculus VR headsets, the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S, have got a boost to their hand-tracking capability, after a July firmware update.Both the Quest and Rift S use mounted cameras on the front of the headset to track the position of your hands in the outside world, in order to t...
2019-07-24, 14:00

Man on the moon? Why we said Apollo 11 was an empty, obsessional quest New Scientist was opposed to the Apollo missions from the start, and complained for decades that the money to send people into space was being wasted. Why were we so grumpy and pessimistic about putting a man on the moon?...
2019-07-19, 17:13

I Keep Quitting Dragon Quest XI Thanks To Its Atrocious Music Ever since my friend and Kotaku comrade in arms Tim Rogers reviewed Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age last year with glowing praise, I’ve been trying desperately to play it. The combat is snappy, the world is gorgeous, and the prospect of a sweeping story excites me. But every time I play, I...
2019-09-01, 00:00

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Much More Than A Minecraft Clone Dragon Quest Builders 2 makes me feel like a creative genius. It accomplishes this bold feat through use of brilliant game design. In summary, no, it is not a “Minecraft Clone.” I use plenty of fancy words to elaborate on that in this video....
2019-07-11, 23:13

UK Reportedly Thwarted Yet Again in Quest Against Horny Teens The UK government’s plan to implement a mandatory, nationwide age verification system for pornographic websites attracted ridicule from technical experts who pointed out it could easily be evaded by anyone with minimal technical know-how, but would likely require sweeping tracking of porn viewers’ i...
2019-06-20, 08:00

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or preinstalled demo, but a full-featured, console-quality VR game. This is great....
2019-06-05, 02:39

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet another data breach....
2019-06-04, 19:39

The Next Smash Ultimate DLC Is The Hero From Dragon Quest Smash Ultimate is finally getting a hero: a Dragon Quest hero, that is. Today at E3, Nintendo announced that heroes from the Dragon Quest role-playing games will be playable in Nintendo’s own little Wrestlemania game world this summer:...
2019-06-11, 19:39

Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Becker Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has said....
2019-07-15, 07:13

Oculus Venues events are coming to the Quest Oculus Venues, the platform's feature that crams stadium-sized experiences into a VR headset, is arriving on the Quest today. Venues gives you a way to hang out with friends inside virtual social experiences and even to meet new people at big events......
2019-07-24, 11:13

Dragon Quest's First Three Games Coming To Switch The first three games of famous Japanese role-playing game series Dragon Quest are coming to the Switch, Square Enix announced this morning....
2019-09-16, 21:13

Elon Musk is once again on a quest to ‘nuke Mars’ If there’s one thing you can say about Elon Musk it’s that he’s never lacked ambition. He’s founded a number of successful companies, and with SpaceX he’s pushed science forward by lowering the cost of entry for satellite launches and opened up new possibilities for res...
2019-08-18, 03:26

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
2019-07-15, 02:39

Classic Dragon Quest games come to Nintendo Switch Dragon Quest became the prototypical JRPG when it launched on the Nintendo Famicom in 1986. Its first two sequels formed the Erdrick Trilogy, cementing Enix as a role-playing powerhouse. All three games will be making their way to the Nintendo Switch......
2019-09-16, 20:52

Dragon Quest Builders 2 review: Building on success Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a bigger and mostly better version of the original. [credit: Andrew Cunningham ] The three-decade-old Dragon Quest franchise loves its traditions. While Final Fant...
2019-07-11, 19:13

Vatican exhumes tombs in quest for missing teen After 36 years of looking for his missing sister, Pietro Orlandi had hoped to finally get an answer on Thursday when the Vatican exhumed two tombs nestled in the shadow of Saint Peter's Basilica....
2019-07-11, 18:39

Dragon Quest XI On Switch Lets You Make NPCs Lie This week, Nintendo put out a demo for the Switch version of Dragon Quest XI, and it’s got at least a few new features we didn’t know about before. My favorite has to be the toggle that makes townspeople lie....
2019-08-23, 23:13

Never count out Queen Serena on her quest for a Grand Slam "Serena Williams might be struggling for fitness and for form - but that does not mean she can\u0027t fight her way through to yet another Grand Slam final at Roland Garros."...
2019-05-27, 23:39

Video: The latest on Ferrari's quest to solve its F1 car's problems The Monaco Grand Prix was yet another difficult weekend for Ferrari and, even before Charles Leclerc's qualifying and race disasters, a chasmic Formula 1 performance deficit to Mercedes remained obvious...
2019-05-27, 21:26

'Football is life' -- Nigeria's quest to become a footballing force Rarely is there respite when trying to transform a country's sporting fortunes. For all the talent, there are the obstacles; for all the expectations, there is the actuality. Global acclaim can seem within touching distance, yet the fingertips are still reaching out over a chasm. Hopes are raised, t...
2019-05-29, 12:00

Microsoft continues its quest to speed up Xbox One’s dashboard Microsoft's working to improve the speed and experience of the Xbox One dashboard. It is testing an update that adds more dedicated buttons to its Home menu.Read More...
2019-07-25, 02:13

Amazon’s Fashion Quest Continues With the Drop and StyleSnap The world's largest online retailer goes after a new, more fashionable kind of shopper: social media influencers, and the people who love to follow them....
2019-06-08, 13:52

Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the Oculus Quest.Read More...
2019-05-22, 19:00

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information. The company has not received all the information about the incident...
2019-06-04, 08:39

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international agreement on taxing big tech companies....
2019-08-22, 16:52

Pep Guardiola’s quest for control at Manchester City undermined by VAR Football’s occasional ability to provide a wrinkle frustrates Guardiola’s dreams of order despite a dominant performanceFootball remains a magnificently capricious sport. You can crush its competitiveness with a self-perpetuating structure that leads to a radically unequal distribution of resources....
2019-08-18, 20:26

Mickey Callaway’s Mets quest has some Terry Francona in it The mentor owns two World Series rings as a manager and came within a Game 7 of winning another. The pupil manages the hottest team in the National League since the All-Star break and is trying to navigate the wild-card race for a playoff berth that seemed so unattainable five weeks ago. It’s now mo...
2019-08-21, 04:00

Pizza Quest: A Cross-Country Guide to the Best Pies America has regional pizza styles all its own, and each one has a fascinating story to tell. This summer, get out there and taste them for yourself. Here’s your road map....
2019-08-01, 03:13

Google's Quest to Build the Perfect One-Tap Smartphone Camera Across all three generations, the cameras on Google’s Pixel are extraordinary in their simplicity. You don’t get much in the way of manual controls, and even as competitors like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others have added more and more sensors to the backs of their phones, the Pixel 3 and 3a have ...
2019-06-05, 18:39

Bauer? Wheeler? Where Yankees’ pitching quest stands Now , where were we? The dizzying inaugural London Series felt more like a month than a weekend, albeit a fun month. The only baseball conclusion to draw from the Yankees’ overseas beatdown of the Red Sox? Boston’s bullpen, suspected as a liability ever since Craig Kimbrel’s departure last offseason...
2019-07-02, 03:13

Destiny Players Are Getting Fed Up With A Ridiculous Grenade Launcher Quest For months, hardcore Destiny 2 players have been trying to scale their way up to a seemingly impossible mountaintop. The Mountaintop, in fact… because that’s the name of a Legendary grenade launcher in Destiny 2 that many players have coveted for a long time. It is, as its name implies, incredibly l...
2019-07-23, 03:39

In quest for deal, Jags' Ngakoue skips minicamp After initially planning on attending every offseason workout, defensive end Yannick Ngakoue now says he won't be at the Jaguars' mandatory minicamp this week....
2019-06-10, 21:13

Phil Mickelson’s quest to end US Open nightmare is on its last legs Phil Mickelson will turn 49 Sunday, the day of the final round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. What are the chances that he’ll be standing on the first tee at Pebble on the final round with a chance to win on that day? Regardless of his age, because of who he is, how......
2019-06-10, 02:26

How China’s Rise Spurs Quest for Homegrown Giants “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic growth. The European Union worked for decades to stam...
2019-06-07, 06:13

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information....
2019-06-03, 18:52

An exhaustive look at Oculus Quest’s first day of great, wireless VR software Enlarge (credit: Oculus / Aurich Lawson) Three weeks ago, I had many positive things to say in my Oculus Quest VR system review. It's wireless, it's simple to use, and it runs on the bleeding edge of just powerful enough for engrossing "six degrees of freedom" (6DOF) virtual reality. Thankfully, t...
2019-05-22, 14:52

Andrew Yang’s Quest to ‘Make America Think Harder’ The entrepreneur turned presidential candidate is explaining automation to the masses. And as voters realize he is serious and substantive, his campaign is gaining steam....
2019-09-06, 11:26

How Domingo German could change Yankees’ pitching quest Their homer-less and winless streak lasted one game. Then the Yankees returned to familiarity Wednesday. They went deep twice. They won a game. This has been their first half — tons of long balls, lots of victories. They are at three weeks without losing consecutive games after beating the Mets 5-1 ...
2019-07-04, 11:13

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
2019-06-03, 20:39

Nearly 12M Quest Diagnostics customers may have had data compromised, reports say Quest Diagnostics said that nearly 12 million customers may have had information compromised in a data breach.        ...
2019-06-03, 16:52

Man’s $10K quest to find mom a mate gets an online dating boost Some dating app users can cash in on swiping right. An Upper East Side man — who recently offered a $10,000 reward to whoever can find his mother a match — is teaming up with the founder of Jewish dating app JSwipe to help her find the perfect mate. “It will be like super matchmaking......
2019-06-18, 18:39

Dragon Quest Builders 2 review — Busywork is happy work Dragon Quest Builders 2 for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch is better than the original in every way. It's from Omega Force and Square Enix.Read More...
2019-07-11, 16:26

Toyota tests solar-powered Prius in quest for plugless EV Toyota engineers fitted ultra-thin solar panels in a Prius to see whether they could generate enough electricity to power the car for long distances....
2019-09-12, 16:39

19 million patient records were stolen from Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp A security breach at a billing company has resulted in nearly 20 million patients of LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics getting their information stolen from them. The breach was first disclosed Monday by Quest Diagnostics, which reported in a Securities......
2019-06-05, 23:39

Nadal begins quest for 12th Roland Garros title "Defending champion Rafa Nadal begins his French Open campaign on Monday, seeking his 12th title and 18th Grand Slam while looking to dismiss any doubts about his form after three consecutive semi-final exits in the run-up to Roland Garros."...
2019-05-27, 10:00

The Difficult Dilemma Of Dragon Quest XI’s Post Credit Sequence Dragon Quest XI is a very long game full of tragic twists and turns, so when my journey finally came to an end, it felt like a real accomplishment. The credits rolled. I’d defeated the main villain and brought peace to the land. I actually felt sad that my time with my companions was coming to an en...
2019-06-22, 22:00

Colombia ex-rebels join quest to find nation’s missing Ex-combatants with Colombia’s once largest guerrilla group turned over names and information Tuesday on several hundred people who went missing during the nation’s long civil conflict in a first step toward helping more families find closure...
2019-08-20, 22:52

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court later allowed to take effect....
2019-06-14, 20:00

Luis Severino’s hectic mindset as comeback quest heats up Luis Severino and Dellin Betances could both make rehab appearances in minor league playoff games on Friday. The Yankees pitchers — with a combined six All-Star appearances — both believe they would be able to make their long-awaited season debuts in the Bronx soon afterward. Severino, who has been ...
2019-09-04, 09:00

Mickelson's quest for career grand slam put on hold again Phil Mickelson failed to drain birdie putts early and self-destructed late to finish with a 75 and another disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open        ...
2019-06-16, 09:13

LeBron James denied in his quest to trademark ‘Taco Tuesday’ LeBron James got dunked on by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Los Angeles Lakers star’s request to trademark “Taco Tuesday” through his company LBJ Trademarks was denied Wednesday, with the USPTO saying the phrase can’t be trademarked because it is a “commonpl...
2019-09-12, 20:39

Why Oculus Quest’s high prices might make me return my headset Oculus nailed so many details of its Quest hardware and OS, but high software pricing and multiple batteries to drain are making me reconsider my purchase.Read More...
2019-05-29, 19:39

This Lunch Quest exclusive takes kid skaters on a magical adventure Koyama Press always makes sure to include some kid-friendly releases in its publishing slate, and these books tend to be some of the more imaginative, unusual kid comics that offer plenty for adults to enjoy. Chris Kuzma’s Lunch Quest is one of those titles, a gleefully silly, often surreal series o...
2019-06-05, 21:13

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’s update has offered up a fine distraction in the form of a public quest called Project Paradise....
2019-05-22, 23:52

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was her voice, not her gender....
2019-08-16, 19:39

Oculus Quest keeps improving in important but screenshot-defying ways Trying to explain what makes VR special is like talking about TV through a radio, and recent improvements are defying screenshots and easy description.Read More...
2019-08-17, 00:26

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
2019-06-03, 14:39

Square Enix's answer to 'Pokémon Go' is 'Dragon Quest Walk' Square Enix today announced its own AR exploration game in the style of Pokémon Go. Dragon Quest Walk will include challenges to visit real-world locations to complete quests and though the gameplay details aren't clear, the trailer highlights......
2019-06-03, 15:52

New Oculus wireless VR device called ‘Quest’ shows potential It’s been five years since Facebook shelled out $2 billion to buy Oculus — and finally, the virtual-reality startup has produced a device that may grab the attention of more than just tech geeks. The $400 Oculus Quest is the company’s fourth headset, but the first that is completely wireless. This e...
2019-07-06, 04:13

Justice Department: Census citizenship quest wasn’t devious NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department lawyers say new claims casting the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census in a devious light are false. The lawyers filed papers late Monday in Manhattan federal court in advance of a Wednesday hearing. The hearing was called after opponents of addin...
2019-06-04, 02:13

Red Matter’s developers pull off a near-perfect Oculus Quest port It’s difficult to comprehend how Vertical Robot made such an excellent Oculus Quest port of Red Matter. Cofounder Norman Schaar tells us how.Read More...
2019-08-11, 19:00

Salvini's quest for snap Italian election faces hurdles League chief Matteo Salvini's call for snap Italian elections after he turned on his own coalition partner faced mounting resistance on Sunday, with both his former 5-Star ally and the center-left opposition seeking to put the brakes on....
2019-08-11, 18:13

‘Dragon Quest Walk’ turns ‘Pokemon Go’ into a full-scale RPG There have been multiple Pokemon Go clones in the years since the mobile phenomenon launched, but none have made a fraction of the impact as the original. Niantic’s next game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, has a chance to once again reach a wide audience when it launches later this year, but an...
2019-06-04, 02:39

Yankees claim Cory Gearrin in quest for bullpen depth The Yankees’ stockpiling of arms continued with Cory Gearrin on Friday. Gearrin, a right-handed reliever, was claimed off waivers from the Mariners, per The Athletic. Gearrin had a 3.92 ERA in 41 1/3 innings with 39 strikeouts and 21 walks. The 33-year-old is in his eighth MLB season, and the ...
2019-08-23, 22:52

Quest Diagnostics Says 12 Million Patients May Have Had Their Personal Information Exposed NEW YORK (CNN Business)– Quest Diagnostics said the personal information of 11.9 million customers has potentially been compromised. The clinical laboratory company said in a release that an “unauthorized user” gained access to a system used by American Medical Collection Agency (A...
2019-06-04, 17:52

What Oculus Quest nails and misses: Hardware, software, and pricing After testing the Oculus Quest standalone headset, a bit of advice: If you're going to be an early adopter, note the company's software return policy.Read More...
2019-06-05, 03:39

Beat Saber VR gets 360-degree play, but only the Oculus Quest can manage it If you've been following the steady release of VR games over the past few years, you've probably heard of Beat Saber: a frenetic, rhythm-based lightsaber game that mixes up Guitar Hero gameplay with fluid VR motion controls, giving us the Kylo Ren teen rocker simulator we never knew we wan...
2019-06-17, 18:00

Dragon Quest Builders 2 expands just about everything in a fight against an evil cult Square Enix showed off more about Dragon Quest Builders 2 today during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press briefing today in Los Angeles. It's comnig out July 12 for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.Read More...
2019-06-11, 09:52

No plastic please, Mum: my quest to make waste-free packed lunches The average lunchbox contains lots of needless wrapping. So how easy is to create eco-friendly alternatives – and will children eat them?A couple of months ago my son’s dislike of school dinners reached the tipping point, and outweighed his parents’ refusal to find an extra 10 minutes each morning. ...
2019-06-06, 23:39

Michael Rooker joins Amazon's quest for The Dark Tower According to Deadline, grizzled space pirate Michael Rooker has joined the cast of the pilot for Amazon’s The Dark Tower show, which is going to be a prequel to the main events of Stephen King’s book series and a “more faithful retelling” of the story than the awful 2017 movie adaptation. Rooker is ...
2019-06-12, 03:26

Von der Leyen faces crucial vote in quest to lead EU executive Germany's Ursula von der Leyen faces a make-or-break vote on Tuesday in her quest to be the European Commission's first female leader, and a raft of promises made the previous day may help her win over skeptical European Union socialist and liberal lawmakers....
2019-07-16, 03:00

Amazon launches Prime Video VR for Oculus Go, Quest, and Gear VR Amazon is expanding both the catalog and platforms of its Prime Video service, adding a collection of 360-degree videos and Oculus headset support.Read More...
2019-07-24, 22:39

Google takes users inside its never-ending quest to map everything in the world If you’re a Google Maps user, you’ve no doubt noticed how feature-rich the service has grown in recent months, with Google over the last few days alone adding new capabilities like now letting you quickly discover bike-sharing stations around you in addition to seeing how crowded your tr...
2019-07-23, 07:26

Rudy Giuliani's quest for dirt on Biden via Ukraine – a timeline A public claim by Trump’s personal lawyer that the former vice-president had acted improperly set off a troubling chain of eventsRudy Giuliani alleges on Fox News that former vice-president Joe Biden was involved while in office in irregular activity in Ukraine. The lawyer claims Biden pressed for t...
2019-09-21, 16:26

Oculus Quest gets Venues and control tweaks, will run Go apps later in 2019 Multiple updates to Oculus's premium standalone headset will make it easier to use, and potentially expand its catalog with numerous Go apps.Read More...
2019-07-24, 22:39

Dragon Quest Builders 2 review – a crafting game with solid foundations Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4; Square Enix Like Minecraft but with more constraints, this gentle, humorous adventure game mixes world-building with exploration, puzzle-solving and combatAs anybody who ever sat blinking in front of a blank page or canvas knows, boundless creativity can be paralysing...
2019-07-11, 15:00

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule In the first protests since the military crackdown a month ago, tens of thousands of people called for civilian rule. The army forced out long-time autocrat Omar al-Bashir three months ago....
2019-07-01, 08:00

A tech toolbox of new and old: inside the painful quest of relocating family missing in war But as the world becomes ever rifer with refugees, internal displacement and conflict much of the work of humanitarian actors now centers on trying to locate and unite loved ones who have scattered to various corners of the earth amid the chaos of a crisis. Indeed, the accelerated rise of new techno...
2019-07-03, 00:39

Toyota Tests Solar-Powered Prius In Quest For Plugless Electric Car Inspired by new ultra-thin solar panels developed for satellites, a project led by Toyota Motor Corp is experimenting with a sun-powered Prius that it hopes will one day require no plugging in. In the......
2019-09-12, 17:00

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
2019-06-01, 21:26

Former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge talks his quest to prove aliens exist Most people know Tom DeLonge from his days performing as a member of the band Blink-182 but the musician has found another calling: proving UFOs and extraterrestrial life are real....
2019-06-01, 19:52

Derek Jeter’s unanimous Hall of Fame quest gains steam If Mariano Rivera’s unanimous election to the Hall of Fame opened the floodgates, it’s only logical Derek Jeter would be next. The legendary Yankee shortstop, up for election next year, has a no-doubt Hall of Fame résumé, with the championship rings and pedigree to back it up. Tradition — that, if B...
2019-07-24, 23:39

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal information on around 11.9 million customers, including some financial and medical data.Read more......
2019-06-04, 11:13

Ringside Seat: Lomachenko's quest to unify division continues against Campbell Vasiliy Lomachenko's goal is to unify the lightweight division, and against Luke Campbell on Saturday, he has a chance to add one more belt to his collection....
2019-08-30, 16:52

Collecting Things (And Silly Animals) In Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Stressful Fun There has never been a video game checklist that I didn’t simultaneously love and hate. The Explorer’s Shores islands found in Dragon Quest Builders 2 are chock full of them, and I could not resist their siren songs. They led me to mini-adventures that were fun and mildly frustrating, as well as an ...
2019-08-24, 23:39

Fear, Tears, and Summer Camp: One 11-Year-Old’s Quest to See Terminator 2: Judgement Day Today is August 29, a very important day in the lore of Terminator. August 29, 1997 was originally Judgement Day, the day Skynet became self-aware and launched nuclear weapons, basically ending the world. The event marked the beginning of a timeline when machines ruled the world and started sending ...
2019-08-29, 20:39

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review: Built With Charm and made to last a lifetime Dragon Quest Builders was a series that no one really saw coming, but nevertheless found a home on consoles three years ago. With its sequel just around the corner, we see if the games charming JRPG originals continue to make for an interesting building adventure....
2019-07-11, 16:39

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially been breached....
2019-06-03, 23:00

Amazon's quest for constant growth is not leaving it with many friends — except for Wall Street From industry stalwarts to high-profile politicians, seemingly everyone's turning their backs onAmazon these days, with one notable exception: Wall Street. "None of this really concerns me — Everybody hates Goliath," says one analyst....
2019-08-11, 17:00

Dragon Quest XI's hero comes to 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' this summer Nintendo's E3 Direct opened up with one of the bigger announcements fans were waiting for: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC. This time around, it's a crossover with Dragon Quest XI, with that game's unnamed main character joining the roster of fighters......
2019-06-11, 19:13

UPDATE 3-Callon Petroleum to buy Carrizo in quest for strong cash flow Callon Petroleum Co said on Monday it would buy Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc for $1.2 billion in stock, the latest in a string of acquisitions as energy companies scale up to boost cash flow and quell investor criticism over lack of returns....
2019-07-15, 17:13

Oculus Quest devs see standalone VR as good for sales despite curation frustration We’ve heard from a growing list of VR developers who made it through Facebook’s stringent approval process for the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset and found a lot of buyers waiting to purchase their content on the other side.Read More...
2019-09-14, 20:13

NFL offensive lineman on quest to meet extraordinary weight goal: 'It's terrible' Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva is on a quest to gain more weight before the team kicks off its 2019 season against the New England Patriots next month....
2019-08-16, 19:39

Trump campaign sets sights on Latinx voters in quest to win Florida Given the state’s notoriously close margin in elections – Trump carried the state over Clinton by 1.2% in 2016 – even the slightest swing could prove significant Donald Trump has routinely spoken of Hispanic immigrants in disparaging terms while pushing for a more restrictionist agenda on immigratio...
2019-08-02, 11:01

Books on border wall, Tribe Called Quest on awards longlist A memoir by chef Iliana Regan and Hanif Abdurraqib’s best-selling chronicle of A Tribe Called Quest are among the works on the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards...
2019-09-19, 19:26

Fear, Tears, and Summer Camp: One 11-Year-Old’s Quest to See Terminator 2: Judgment Day Today is August 29, a very important day in the lore of Terminator. August 29, 1997 was originally Judgment Day, the day Skynet became self-aware and launched nuclear weapons, basically ending the world. The event marked the beginning of a timeline when machines ruled the world and started sending T...
2019-08-30, 05:39

Phil Mickelson’s latest quest for career Grand Slam fades away PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — It isn’t completely official. That will come on Sunday when the 119th U.S. Open comes to its conclusion. But Phil Mickelson’s latest quest to complete the career Grand Slam is over. Mickelson, needing to go low in his third round on Saturday, shot a 4-over-par 75 and stands at...
2019-06-16, 07:39

Superhot VR studio tested ‘larger’ levels for Oculus Quest port Superhot VR studio Superhot Team experimented with larger levels for the Oculus Quest port of their hit game -- but found it wasn't a good idea.Read More...
2019-05-26, 10:00

Facebook denies that Oculus Quest and Rift S share your room data A claim that Facebook's VR headsets may be gathering images and 3D data for the social media giant is unfounded, the company says, though that could change.Read More...
2019-09-05, 08:00

Horror VR classic Dreadhalls is coming to Oculus Quest in time for Halloween VR horror game Dreadhalls hits Oculus Quest on October 3 for $9.99. Full cross-buy support is available for those who bought it on Oculus Rift.Read More...
2019-09-15, 23:13

Opinion: Not everybody is supporting US women's team in 2019 World Cup quest With Spain in the rear-view mirror and France on the horizon, most American sports fans are all on board with the U.S. women’s World Cup soccer team       ...
2019-06-28, 06:52

Joe Douglas on Adam Gase bond, military dad, Jets’ Super Bowl quest New Jets general manager Joe Douglas discusses the types of players he seeks, the importance of culture and his philosophy on team-building in a Q&A chat with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Who are GMs in any sport who you admire? A: Growing up in Richmond, and growing up at the time of the Fun......
2019-06-16, 02:26

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Going On An Oculus Quest - Initial Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Going On An Oculus Quest - Initial Set Up And First Impressions • Nisemonogatari Part 1 DVD Review [NSFW] • TAY Retro: Nintendo Entertainment System - The Legend of Zelda [TV Commercial, NA]...
2019-05-29, 16:39

Ubisoft teases an Apple TV+ series called ‘Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet' Ubisoft is working on a live-action series called Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet, the company has announced at E3 2019. The new show, which stars Rob McElhenney (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Danny Pudi (Community), is said to be coming to Ap......
2019-06-11, 01:52

Rob McElhenney is an egotistical game designer in the first teaser for his Apple show Mythic Quest Way back in August, we heard that Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day from It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia were developing a show for Apple TV+ about a video game studio, with the weird twist that actual video game publisher Ubisoft was involved in some capacity. Today, at Ubisoft’s E3 press conference...
2019-06-11, 02:52

Oculus Quest developer shares tricks to optimize Rift and Vive ports An early third-party Quest developer says that surprising art optimizations make a huge difference in enabling Oculus Rift apps to run on mobile hardware.Read More...
2019-06-17, 19:39

Blood-testing firm Quest Diagnostics says data breach may have exposed 12M patients The world's largest blood-testing firm said Monday a security breach has compromised the sensitive personal information of nearly 12 million patients....
2019-06-03, 23:52

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Alexa Conversations may be Amazon’s most intri...
2019-06-15, 19:13

Ex-Trump adviser Stone faces uphill battle in quest to dismiss indictment President Donald Trump's longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday, as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the...
2019-05-30, 20:00

Fairweather friends: Elton John’s best collaborations, from Aretha to A Tribe Called Quest Elton John has assumed many guises throughout his more than 50 years in music. Campy, glammy pop star. Earnest piano balladeer. Bluesy troubadour. Incisive, emotional storyteller. Disney soundtrack kingpin. However, his appearance on Dionne Warwick’s “That’s What Friends Are For”—a 1985 single that ...
2019-05-30, 19:26

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China....
2019-05-28, 08:13

Medical data stolen in Quest breach makes patients very vulnerable, experts say Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.        ...
2019-06-06, 22:26

CBOE to List LEAPS Options on Quest Communications International Inc. (Q) on Monday, June 22 Chicago, June 19, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will list Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities (LEAPS) options on Quest Communications International Inc. (Q) beginning Monday, June 22....
2019-05-22, 05:01

Oculus forces Virtual Desktop to stop streaming SteamVR apps to Quest Oculus is forcing the developer of a popular Windows streaming app for Quest to remove support for SteamVR app and game streaming to the wireless headset.Read More...
2019-06-12, 16:26

Shell Quest carbon capture and storage project reaches milestone of 4M tonnes Shell Canada says the Quest carbon capture project near Edmonton has reached the milestone of four million tonnes of stored carbon dioxide, equivalent to the annual emissions of about one million cars....
2019-05-23, 22:52

Lin-Manuel Miranda aids Desus and Mero's EGOT quest with Babe Ruth: The Musical Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have been using their rapidly expanding Showtime talk show platform to scan the horizon for more worlds to conquer. Specifically, the rarified air of the planet EGOT, as the duo have used Desus & Mero to rope various award-winning guests into assisting them in their q...
2019-06-11, 13:52

Crash derails Jimmie Johnson's quest for 16th-straight NASCAR playoffs appearance Jimmie Johnson is the only NASCAR driver to make the playoffs every year since the format was created in 2004        ...
2019-09-17, 01:39

We (Jason Schreier and Tim Rogers) are playing Dragon Quest Builders 2 over on Kotaku’s Twitch chann We (Jason Schreier and Tim Rogers) are playing Dragon Quest Builders 2 over on Kotaku’s Twitch channel! I gotta say: I thought PLAYING a Dragon Quest was my favorite activity. Then I tried BUILDING one. And buddy are MY arms tired!...
2019-07-12, 19:52

Dragon Quest’s Hero joins ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ roster today Nearly two months after Nintendo unveiled the second and third paid DLC fighters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at E3 2019, one is ready to join the fight. On Tuesday, Nintendo announced that the Hero from the Dragon Quest series would be added to the roster before the end of the day. In addition to...
2019-07-31, 20:39

Lab-testing giant Quest Diagnostics just announced a data breach that could impact 11.9 million patients Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Clinical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics said on Monday that there had been a breach of financial information on nearly 11.9 million patients. The breach occurred at one of Quest's billing collections vendors, the American Medical Collection Agency, or AMCA. An ...
2019-06-04, 03:39

'Frozen in time' wreck sheds new light on Franklin's ill-fated 1845 Arctic quest British polar explorer and 130-strong crew vanished at seaLogs and maps could still be intact after 170 years underwaterEvidence recovered from beneath the bitter cold of Canada’s Arctic Ocean will shed new light on the final days the ill-fated expedition of the British polar explorer Sir John Frank...
2019-08-29, 00:00

Crash derails Jimmie Johnson's quest for 16th-straight NASCAR playoffs appearance Jimmie Johnson is the only NASCAR driver to make the playoffs every year since the format was created in 2004        ...
2019-09-09, 22:52

Serena Williams continues quest for eighth Wimbledon title after brushing aside Carla Suarez Navarro Serena Williams is on the road to winning her eighth Wimbledon title after a comfortable victory over Carla Suarez Navarro to reach the quarter-finals....
2019-07-08, 19:52

Space Pirate Arena takes advantage of Oculus Quest for a tennis court-sized playfield The developers of one of VR’s earliest and most popular wave shooters — Space Pirate Trainer — are showing footage from a multiplayer Oculus Quest game.Read More...
2019-08-19, 13:00

Opinion: Ezekiel Elliott's quest for big-money deal with Cowboys hurt by screwy NFL market Elliott and Dallas are engaged in a big game of chicken played against the backdrop of sorry market conditions for elite running backs.       ...
2019-08-25, 08:13

Andrew Bettles: The backstage Brit bidding to end Johanna Konta's quest for US Open glory Only three women have reached three Grand Slam quarter-finals in 2019. One, unsurprisingly, is Serena Williams; the other two meet at Arthur Ashe Stadium at 5pm BST for a place in the US Open semi-finals....
2019-09-03, 17:00

Jake Fromm aiming to lead Georgia to final step in national title quest after narrow misses Georgia has just missed out on winning a national title in the first two years with Jake Fromm at quarterback. He hopes to take the Bulldogs the last step.       ...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Three Australians detained in Iran Three Australian citizens have been detained in Iran, the Australian government said on Wednesday, adding that it was helping the families of the three but gave no further details....
2019-09-11, 06:52

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of statehood, according to top Kashmir police and arrest sta...
2019-08-21, 09:13

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
2019-08-08, 03:52

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authorities in Tehran....
2019-09-11, 06:00

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
2019-07-17, 14:52

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shooting at a popular Santo Domingo bar Sunday night. (Jun 12)        ...
2019-06-13, 07:13

UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the 8-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday...
2019-08-07, 20:26

Nearly 1,000 Kazakhs detained over protests: authorities Kazakh authorities said on Thursday they had detained nearly 1,000 people for taking part in protests over last weekend's presidential election that was won by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev's hand-picked successor....
2019-06-13, 11:52

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
2019-07-17, 02:01

Man detained after crashing into cactus, PCSD says TUCSON –A man was taken into custody after crashing into a saguaro on the north side Wednesday morning. Firefighters were dispatched First Avenue and Agave Drive at about 9:30 a.m. after a saguaro slammed into a vehicle’s windshield. Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the driver showed sign...
2019-07-10, 23:26

Nearly 250 migrants detained after BP encountering near Sasabe TUCSON – Nearly 250 migrants were detained this week after Tucson Sector Border Patrol encountered three large groups east of Sasabe. According to officials, three large groups – consisting of 98, 66 and 78 people, surrendered to agents after they allegedly crossed the border illegally. ...
2019-08-31, 14:52

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
2019-08-22, 00:00

Iran confirms three detained on spy charges Iran has acknowledged for the first time that is it detaining three Australian nationals on spying charges, including two who have dual British citizenship...
2019-09-17, 20:39

5 suspects detained in Ortiz shooting; 1 at large A sixth suspect is being pursued in the David Ortiz shooting, which witnesses said was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two other groups of people in cars....
2019-06-12, 23:26

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website Meduza, was detained on Thursday with four grams of mephedrone — a synthetic stimulant — on him, and that drugs were...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Aunt detained over beating of girl in Russia A seven-year-old has been flown to Moscow for emergency surgery after authorities in the Caucasus found serious injuries on the girl's body. Officials suspect the child's aunt of beating the girl in her care....
2019-07-06, 20:26

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian judiciary spokesman says Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials. The comment on Tuesday from Gholamhossein Esmaili is the first official confirmation that Nizar Zakka would be sent back to Lebanon, years after ...
2019-06-11, 11:00

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky detained for up to two more weeks in Sweden A Swedish court on Friday ordered that U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky be held in custody for up to two more weeks while prosecutors investigate his part in a brawl in Stockholm....
2019-07-05, 17:52

Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care Immigrants held in US detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities....
2019-08-20, 22:52

ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained for over 3 weeks HOUSTON — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on Tuesday. His lawyer, Claudia Galan, confirmed he ...
2019-07-24, 10:26

30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
2019-08-20, 16:52

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the House of Representatives voted to fund an emergency ...
2019-06-28, 14:39

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Syria-bound oil tanker detained in Gibraltar The government of Gibraltar says it has detained a large tanker that is believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria....
2019-07-04, 11:26

Among the 3,000 detained by Indian authorities in Kashmir: children India has detained thousands in the name of public order since it stripped the region of its autonomy. “There is an atmosphere of fear in every house,” said one mother, adding that she did not know why her son was detained. “If they can pick up children, they can do anything.”...
2019-08-30, 07:13

| Third Algerian protest figure detained within a week An Algerian court has ordered the pre-trial detention of a leading figure in protests that have gripped Algeria for nearly seven months, one of his lawyers says....
2019-09-20, 08:26

The Latest: At least 2 detained at alien festival in desert At least two people were detained by local sheriff’s deputies at a gate to Area 51 in Nevada after an estimated 75 people gathered at the site early Friday...
2019-09-20, 17:13

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released in Iran following years of imprisonment arrived in his native Lebanon on Tuesday, a development that comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. after President Donald Trump withdrew America from Tehran...
2019-06-11, 19:39

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
2019-06-05, 21:13

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines in Gibraltar have detained the supertanker Grace 1 on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria, the Gibraltar government said, in what a legal source said may be the first such interception of a vessel under European Union sanctions....
2019-07-04, 11:00

Algerian ex-PM Ahmed Ouyahia detained over corruption Ouyahia is the most senior politician to be detained over graft allegations since mass protests forced President Bouteflika to step down in April. Protesters are calling for an overhaul of Algeria's political system....
2019-06-12, 22:26

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said i...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Iran confirms it has detained three Australian citizens Cases of British-Australians Kylie Moore-Gilbert and Jolie King, and King’s Australian partner, Mark Firkin, were revealed last weekIran’s judiciary has confirmed it has detained three Australian citizens, alleging they were arrested for spying and taking images from sensitive areas.Judiciary spokes...
2019-09-18, 02:39

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3 in what...
2019-06-15, 05:13

Suspect detained after shooting on Southwest side TUCSON – A suspect wanted in a shooting on the Southwest side has been detained. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the suspect was located and detained on Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in the day, PCSD sent out a community alert, warning the public about the suspect. According to ...
2019-09-05, 08:52

Trump says he will discuss detained Canadians with China's Xi U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would raise the issue of detained Canadians being held by China as part of the ongoing spat involving China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd when he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-06-20, 18:52

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
2019-06-17, 15:26

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were released yesterday on humanitarian grounds at the individual sites,” said the US Attorney’s Off...
2019-08-09, 01:00

Argentine pediatrician detained for child pornography BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Authorities in Argentina say they have detained one of the chief pediatricians at a respected children’s hospital for allegedly producing and distributing child pornography. The Security Ministry said in a statement Wednesday that police detained the 55-year-old ...
2019-05-29, 23:52

Mexico says steel magnate detained, more arrests likely The Mexican attorney general's office said late on Tuesday that Alonso Ancira, the chairman of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was detained in Spain by Interpol for his alleged involvement in "a series of crimes that gravely hurt" state oil firm Pemex....
2019-05-29, 05:39

Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained Panama's Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade waterway....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday. Rosemary DiCarlo urged all parties to heed the Security CouncilR...
2019-08-08, 06:39

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
2019-06-16, 20:13

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah, a Muslim and the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, said US Customs and Border Patrol agents pulled h...
2019-09-14, 05:39

The Tariff Man's Mexican mischief In an ironic turn of events, the day after President Trump shocked the world with his plan to impose border taxes on all imports from Mexico beginning June 10, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released its latest 50-state “leading indicators” map, which forecasts a data-driven look at state ...
2019-06-06, 00:52

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affected by an "unknown chemical substance," said a spokesman for Navalny, citing a physician....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Rapper A$AP Rocky detained in Sweden after street fight Sweden’s prosecution authority says star rapper A$AP Rocky has been detained in the Swedish capital, suspected of an attack on an unknown person in downtown Stockholm...
2019-07-03, 18:00

Turkey: 30 detained in protest over elected mayors’ ouster Turkish media reports say police have used water cannon to disperse crowds protesting a government decision to oust three elected mayors in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish-populated southeast and replace them with government appointees...
2019-08-21, 16:39

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the construction site and were eventually pushed out by the polic...
2019-06-05, 15:13

"Can't Say How Long J&K Politicians Will Be Detained": Ajit Doval to NDTV National Security Advisor Ajit Doval told NDTV today thatthe governmenthad no specific time plan in place for the release of detained politicians in Jammu and Kashmir, while also claiming that the......
2019-09-07, 15:00

Detained mogul's presidential run tests Tunisia's democracy Media magnate Nabil Karoui's run for president was testing the rules of Tunisia's young democracy even before he was put in custody last month charged with tax fraud and money laundering....
2019-09-12, 07:39

Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
2019-08-16, 12:26

3 Pak Nationals Detained With Gold Worth Over Rs 23 Lakh In Rajasthan Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said today....
2019-06-16, 15:39

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 people primarily from Central America surrendered them...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Judge limits transfer of detained immigrants in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge says authorities can’t transfer immigrants from two Southern California detention centers to far-flung facilities if they have lawyers in the area. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California says U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal in Rivers...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Lebanon says Iran agreed amnesty for detained national Iran has agreed to grant an amnesty to a Lebanese citizen it detained in 2015 for "collaborating against the state", Lebanon's state news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 21:52

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
2019-08-18, 22:52

Pompeo: US focused on helping detained Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it’s wrong that China is detaining two Canadians and the Trump administration is focused on helping the two be released...
2019-08-22, 22:00

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
2019-06-09, 10:52

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
2019-06-09, 10:52

Detained oil tanker at centre of US power struggle 'set to depart' The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is expected to depart this evening, Iran's ambassador to Britain has said....
2019-08-18, 21:13

Refinitiv data shows detained Grace 1 still at anchor Refinitiv tracking data briefly showed the Iranian tanker at the center of a diplomatic dispute between Tehran and the West had changed its position status off Gibraltar on Saturday....
2019-08-17, 17:26

Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relations between Ottawa and Beijing since the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989....
2019-05-21, 22:52

Man carrying 2 knives Tasered and detained at Gatwick Airport A man carrying two kitchen knives through a staff search area at Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was Tasered and arrested by police early Monday morning....
2019-06-03, 22:52

Scores from Mexico, Guatemala detained in Mississippi raids The governments of Guatemala and Mexico said on Thursday that between them, almost 300 of their citizens had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
2019-08-09, 09:13

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 09:39

Two detained on south side after shooting, police pursuit TUCSON – Two people have been detained after a shooting incident prompted a southside police chase Friday morning. Tucson Police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Sunset Villa in connection to a report of a person firing shots into a car at a home. TPD said the suspect attempted to go ins...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
2019-07-04, 10:26

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US government has occasionally detained migrants in ...
2019-07-23, 07:26

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
2019-05-29, 03:26

Court orders release of Assange pal detained in Ecuador QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A court in Ecuador has ordered a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed after more than two months in jail on suspicion of hacking. In a two-to-one vote judges with a provincial court ruled Thursday that Ola Bini should be freed while he defends hims...
2019-06-21, 03:26

US to remove limit on how long immigrant children can be detained US moves to hold families in detention until immigration cases are completed, which could be much longer than current 20-day limitThe Trump administration announced on Wednesday a plan to eliminate a federal court agreement and replace it with a regulation that would allow the government to indefini...
2019-08-21, 18:39

'Worse than a nightmare': These oil executives are still detained in Venezuela nearly 2 years later When Tomeu Vadell, an American oil executive, was summoned to Venezuela for an emergency work meeting the week before Thanksgiving 2017, his wife said she urged him not to go....
2019-08-05, 02:26

Person at Munich airport detained after bypassing security Police at Munich airport detained a person who left a terminal via an emergency exit instead of going through passport control, prompting a partial shutdown of one of Germany’s busiest airports Tuesday...
2019-08-27, 12:00

Hundreds of Detained Migrants Diagnosed With Mumps in 19 States Mumps has swept through 57 immigration detention facilities in 19 states since September, according to the first U.S. government report on the outbreaks in the overloaded immigration system. The virus sickened 898 adult migrants and 33 detention center staffers, the Centers for Disease Control and P...
2019-08-29, 21:39

Man detained after 1 killed, 9 injured in knife attack in France An official with the Lyon regional administration told The Associated Press that one suspected assailant was detained and at least one other suspect in the attack on Saturday was on the run....
2019-08-31, 23:00

Dozens detained in anti-government protest in Kazakhstan More than 100 people detained at anti-government rallies in Kazakhstan amid continuing wave of public discontent over perceived orchestrated handover of power...
2019-07-06, 19:13

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters Thursday in Beijing as “very good” without saying what happened. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Alek Si...
2019-07-04, 09:13

Syrians detained, killed in southern cradle of revolt: U.N At least 380 civilians have been arrested in Syria's south and 11 civilians serving on local councils and former fighters have been killed or attacked there since the government retook the area, the United Nations said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21, 21:52

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of undermining its national security....
2019-05-28, 21:39

Russian newspapers show solidarity with detained journalist MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday’s editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist. Kommersant, Vedomosti and RBK, arguably the most respected daily newspapers in the country, published a joint editorial u...
2019-06-10, 12:26

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Judge orders suspected ISIS supporter be detained TUCSON – A judge has ordered for one the men arrested on suspicion of supporting ISIS, be detained. A judge ruled Ahmed Mahad Mohamed as a flight risk and has motivation to flee if released on bail. On July 26, Mohamed and Abdi Yemani Hussein were arrested at Tucson International Airport as th...
2019-08-01, 14:13

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, was returning from a trip in Shenzhen to his native ...
2019-08-20, 11:52

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital: Ifax Police said on Saturday that a Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences had been taken to hospital, Russian news agencies reported....
2019-06-08, 16:39

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
2019-06-07, 14:39

Hundreds detained at latest political protest in Moscow Moscow police detained more than 300 people Saturday who are protesting the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates from the city council ballot, a monitoring group said...
2019-08-03, 17:26

Australian Student Reportedly Detained in North Korea Australian officials are urgently seeking information about an Australian man in North Korea following reports he had been detained by authorities in Pyongyang....
2019-06-27, 18:39

IS leader calls on fighters to free detained comrades The leader of the Islamic State group has released a new alleged audio recording calling on members of the extremist group to do all they can to free IS detainees and women held in jails and camps...
2019-09-16, 20:00

The Latest: UN official says 100k detained, missing in Syria U.N. political chief says reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict...
2019-08-07, 17:52

FedEx pilot detained in China before commercial flight A FedEx pilot was detained in China last week after items found in his checked bag before he boarded a commercial flight, the company confirmed Thursday.   ...
2019-09-20, 05:00

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
2019-05-22, 09:26

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially easing tensions between the U.K. and Iran after a week of steady escalation....
2019-07-14, 11:26

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
2019-08-21, 06:52

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt's reputation....
2019-05-23, 16:26

‘I was scared I’d get sick’: the pregnant migrant women detained by the US Esther Ramos lost 20 pounds when she was sent to a Texas facility while pregnant – and critics say experiences like hers are becoming more commonEsther Ramos was 16 years old and two months pregnant with her second child when she, her husband, Fredy Aldana, and their then 19-month-old daughter, Mila...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Lawsuit: Troopers detained Latinos over immigrant suspicions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ten people are suing the state and Pennsylvania state troopers over allegations officers unlawfully detained them because they are Latino, to investigate their immigration status. An amended federal lawsuit filed Thursday addresses how the plaintiffs were treated during five t...
2019-06-27, 22:39

4, Including Woman, Detained After Mob Beats Cop To Death In Rajasthan Four persons, including a woman, were detained on Sunday in the case of a police constable being beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday....
2019-07-14, 19:13

Canada praises 'grit' of Canadians detained in China Canada's foreign minister on Friday praised two Canadian men detained in China for their "grit" and "tenacity," as the countries' diplomatic feud entered its eighth month....
2019-08-10, 01:39

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov taken to hospital Russian authorities charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. The 36-year-old was hospitalized while in police custody....
2019-06-08, 23:52

FedEx Pilot Detained by Police in Southern China Chinese authorities have detained a FedEx Corp. pilot in the southern city of Guangzhou, elevating pressure on the express shipping company, which is already in Beijing’s crosshairs amid a U.S.-China trade war....
2019-09-19, 20:39

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child since December.US Customs and B...
2019-05-21, 15:01

David Ortiz Shooting: Six Suspects Detained, Authorities Say A man suspected of shooting Ortiz was among the six detained, and the authorities said the coordinator of the attack had been offered about $7,800 to carry it out....
2019-06-13, 00:26

| SA dismiss Mexican hockey challenge South Africa and Mexico took on each other for the first time in a winner takes all group stage game at the FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar in India....
2019-06-11, 01:13

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
2019-07-05, 20:13

A Chef Plunges Into Mexican Politics Gabriela Cámara, of Contramar and Cala, is on the brink of global culinary fame. But first she’ll return home to Mexico to advise the country’s president on food policy....
2019-06-04, 19:26

Mexican Peso Tumbles Against the Dollar Investors dumped the Mexican peso and piled into haven assets Friday, as President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico rattled global markets....
2019-05-31, 18:52

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
2019-08-22, 09:52

Mexican president says 2% growth still possible in 2019 Mexico's economy can still grow by 2% this year, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday, a day after the central bank cut its growth forecast for 2019 again....
2019-05-30, 17:39

Mexican journalist murdered on her doorstep Norma Sarabia had worked as a crime reporter in the state of Tabasco for 15 years. She is the sixth journalist to be killed this year in a country ranked third most dangerous in the world....
2019-06-12, 22:26

'Dragon Quest Builders 2' review: A successful sequel built for PS4, Nintendo Switch Build settlements and run through wicked gardens in delightful followup 'Dragon Quest Builders 2' for Sony PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.       ...
2019-07-11, 23:13

British Consulate staffer in Hong Kong detained in China A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for more than 10 days, according to his girlfriend, who claims her beau urged her to pray for him when he crossed the border. Simon Cheng Man-kit, a trade and investment officer at the Scottish Development In...
2019-08-20, 16:26

Teen Migrants Are Being Detained With Adults Thanks to Faulty Dental Exams Several teen migrants have sued the U.S. for incorrectly placing them in adult detention thanks to inaccurate forensic dental exams, according to the Los Angeles Times. Federal law says that the government should not rely solely on the controversial forensic exams to determine age, but in several ca...
2019-06-03, 19:52

AP Source: FIFA vice president Ahmad detained in Paris PARIS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says FIFA vice president Ahmad has been detained in Paris, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. The person says the African Football Confederation president was detained for questioning on Thursday morning in the French capital. The...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities according to the country's Revolutionary Guards....
2019-08-04, 20:13

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
2019-07-14, 21:26

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces around a mock-up of an apartment. Music issues from so...
2019-07-22, 18:13

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center. The advocates accuse the administration of violating a decades-old settlement that they say requires t...
2019-06-15, 20:13

Watch: Hundreds detained in Moscow protest for fair election Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday for a second weekend running as police again clamped down on a rally calling for free elections.        ...
2019-08-03, 18:01

Canadian citizen detained in China as row continues over Huawei chief Beijing arrests Canadian citizen on drug-related charges amid diplomatic crisis, following detention of Meng WanzhouA Canadian citizen detained in China is being held on drug-related offences, Beijing said Monday, at a time of tense relations between the two countries.News of the latest arrest comes...
2019-07-15, 17:13

Russia demands Kosovo release detained Russian U.N. worker: RIA Russia's embassy in Serbia on Tuesday demanded that Kosovo immediately release a detained Russian national working at a United Nations mission in Kosovo, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-05-28, 14:26

Trump says he 'vouches' for detained U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky's release in Sweden U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would vouch for the bail of detained American rapper A$AP Rocky, who was arrested in Sweden in connection with a street fight that occurred in June....
2019-07-20, 21:13

Iran to release seven crew members of detained British tanker Iran will free seven crew members of the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, Iranian state television reported on Wednesday, although the vessel's owner said it had yet to receive any official confirmation of the release date....
2019-09-04, 14:13

FedEx pilot detained, released by police in south China Chinese authorities in the southern city of Guangzhou last week detained a U.S. pilot for FedEx Corp on suspicion of smuggling weapons and ammunition, the foreign ministry said on Friday....
2019-09-20, 12:26

Shaman detained while walking across Russia to 'banish' Vladimir Putin A self-styled "warrior-shaman" was detained by Russian police while walking across the country to Moscow, where he intended to "banish" Vladimir Putin. Authorities said they would fly him back to his home region....
2019-09-19, 15:00

Sudanese officers detained in connection with dispersal of sit-in: military council Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that some officers had been arrested for their involvement in the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in in Khartoum....
2019-06-13, 23:39

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
2019-06-09, 02:13

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured CARACAS - Venezuela's defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-30, 21:39

A trip to the campus counselor led to one student being detained and questioned by the police (KLAF) University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, Siraaj Salem, felt as if she was betrayed by the on-campus counselor after confiding in them. Recalling her session, Salem said: “I was second guessing myself. Did I do the right thing by coming here, and I was scared. I said ‘well, is she going t...
2019-07-02, 07:26

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemeni dagger CAIRO — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from the Yemeni port city of Aden. The officials say when the ...
2019-06-14, 19:52

Russia's FSB says one detained North Korean poacher died: Ifax Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Friday that one North Korean poacher, captured by Russian border guards in the Sea of Japan, has died, the Interfax news agency reported....
2019-09-20, 12:26

Russian newspapers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingRussia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist.Kommersant, Vedomosti and RBK, arguably the most respect...
2019-06-10, 11:13

Decades on, descendants of detained Italian Canadians recall shame Trudeau reopened a wound for families with his promise to apologize for the internment of hundreds during the second world warOn a rainy summer evening, Canadian federal police entered a social club in the city of Windsor and arrested bartender Michele Iannetta. Bewildered, he and others were rounde...
2019-07-15, 17:13

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians Thursday after first being rescued by another merchant vessel....
2019-06-14, 17:39

US government lawyer: detained children do not need soap and blankets – video Soap, toothbrushes and blankets are some of the items migrant children detained in the US do not need, a Trump administration official has claimed. Sarah Fabian, a lawyer for the US Department of Justice, argued at the US court of appeals for the ninth circuit that such children do not always requir...
2019-06-23, 21:26

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing ordered detained PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq has been ordered detained Friday. A criminal complaint alleges Mustafa Mousab Alowemer planned to bomb an unidentified church in Pittsburgh and purchased materials h...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Thousands detained in Kashmir amid communications blackout: police The latest crackdown began this month, just before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist-led government stripped Kashmir of its semi-autonomy....
2019-08-20, 22:00

Maharashtra Farmer Comes To Mumbai With Loan Waiver Complaint, Detained A farmer who had come to meet Dhananjay Munde, Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, was detained by Mumbai police today for criticising the Devendra Fadnavis government's......
2019-06-21, 20:52

350 detained after yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people....
2019-05-26, 20:52

Hundreds detained in latest Russian protests ahead of election Protesters once again took to the streets of Moscow Saturday, decrying the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates for upcoming city council election that has shaken up Russia's political scene....
2019-08-04, 01:00

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s important to remember that the Trump administration is still pushing its abominable efforts to punish and ...
2019-07-19, 01:39

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
2019-07-13, 23:39

Detained Ukrainian sailors waiting for flight from Moscow -lawyer All 24 Ukrainian sailors detained in the Kerch Strait last year are waiting for a flight from Moscow's Vnukovo airport, their lawyer Nikolai Polozov told 112 TV on Saturday....
2019-09-07, 11:26

2-Year-Old Killed In Aligarh: 5 Detained For Flouting Prohibitory Orders Five persons were detained today for flouting prohibitory orders imposed in view of escalating tension over the brutal murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl in Tappal area of Aligarh....
2019-06-09, 15:13

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north President claims UN staff member was camouflaged ‘to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid in the Serb-dominated north of the country that has caused international tensions.Moscow denounced it as a “provocation” ...
2019-05-28, 22:13

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over alleged torture of the deceased officer....
2019-07-02, 01:39

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on June 25. “[Sigley] has been released from deten...
2019-07-04, 09:13

Canada's Trudeau says Trump spoke to China about two detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China last week but did not say how he knew this....
2019-07-04, 18:39

Ex-UEFA President Michel Platini detained over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini, the former president of UEFA, European soccer's governing body, was detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, French police said....
2019-06-18, 22:39

Britain presses for information on HK consulate worker detained in China Britain's Foreign Office continues to "urgently seek further information" about an employee of its Hong Kong consulate who was detained in China, it said on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Hong Kong consulate employee 'detained for soliciting prostitutes' A British consulate employee detained in China was arrested for soliciting prostitutes, the country's state-backed Global Times newspaper has said....
2019-08-22, 14:52

Iran agrees to hand over detained US resident to Lebanon, officials say Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday, providing the first official confirmation that Nizar Zakka would be sent back to his native Lebanon....
2019-06-11, 14:26

The American Teen Detained by U.S. Immigration Officials Has Finally Been Released A U.S.-born teenager who was detained by U.S. immigration officials for more than three weeks was finally released Tuesday, the boy’s mother told the Dallas Morning News. Sanjuana Galicia said that her son, 18-year-old Francisco Erwin Galicia, was stopped at a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) che...
2019-07-24, 02:13

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled....
2019-05-26, 05:52

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", state television said....
2019-07-06, 04:39

Iran judiciary says to hand over detained Lebanese businessman to Lebanon Lebanon's security chief is due to escort a detained Lebanese man home from Iran on Tuesday after Beirut secured his release from an Iranian prison, with Iranian officials saying it was due partly to their close ties with Lebanon's Hezbollah group....
2019-06-11, 11:52

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 10:39

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sánchez said at a news conference on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 23:52

Texas-born US citizen released from ICE custody after being detained for 3 weeks A Texas-born U.S. citizen was released Tuesday from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being wrongfully detained for more than three weeks due to a mix-up of his documents, his lawyer said....
2019-07-24, 11:52

Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup probe Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
2019-06-18, 14:13

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
2019-07-11, 02:00

Family Of Detained UK Consulate Worker Rejects 'Made-Up' Report The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland for visiting prostitutes....
2019-08-24, 10:52

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month and could be sentenced to death if found guilty, Agence France-Press (AFP) reports. Michael Nguyen has been held in Vietnam since July last year. He w...
2019-06-11, 19:39

Wife of American Detained In Iran Wants the A$AP Rocky Treatment From Trump The wife of Xiyue Wang, an American who is being detained in an Iranian prison wants President Donald Trump to intervene in her husband’s case, just like Trump did for A$AP Rocky....
2019-08-09, 19:52

FedEx pilot detained in China for suspected weapons smuggling Chinese authorities in the southern city of Guangzhou detained a U.S. pilot for FedEx Corp last week on suspicion of smuggling weapons and ammunition after finding suspected air gun pellets in his luggage, the foreign ministry said on Friday....
2019-09-20, 13:26

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government crackdown....
2019-05-30, 00:26

Michel Platini detained over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationThe banned former Uefa president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption relating to Fifa’s decision to host the 2022 Worl...
2019-06-18, 16:52

Gibraltar police arrest captain of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria and have seized documents and electronic devices from the vessel....
2019-07-11, 17:52

Two detained on south side in connection to shooting, police pursuit TUCSON – Two people have been detained after a shooting incident prompted a southside police chase Friday morning. Tucson Police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Sunset Villa in connection to a report of a person firing shots into a car at a home. TPD said the suspect attempted to go ins...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Suspect detained in shooting incident at midtown apartment complex TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in midtown Monday morning. According to TPD, the incident was reported the 29th Street and Venice Avenue intersection, near Swan Road. TPD said the shooting was a result of a dispute at an apartment complex located at ...
2019-06-17, 21:52

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
2019-05-25, 13:26

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemen dagger CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from the Yemeni port city of Aden. The officials say when...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Reports of abuse of detained minors at Yuma border station NBC News- There are new reports of mistreatment of children at a border detention center in Arizona. NBC News have obtained reports on abuse of minors at a Yuma Border Patrol station. NBC News NBC News has obtained dozens of health and human services reports of alleged mistreatment of children held ...
2019-07-10, 23:26

60 Foreigners Staying Without Valid Documents Detained In Greater Noida Sixty foreign nationals were detained and face deportation after police searches in Greater Noida found them staying in the country without valid travel documents, officials said....
2019-07-11, 02:00

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal complaint with the UN about his treatment.In the 27...
2019-07-18, 17:13

12 Israelis Detained in Cyprus for Alleged Rape of British Woman (PARALIMNI, Cyprus) — A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped. Judge Tonia Nicolaou removed reporters from the hearing Thursday because som...
2019-07-18, 16:13

Greek man detained in US scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete have detained a man in the killing of an American scientist who was reported missing and later was found dead in an abandoned bunker used by the Nazis during World War II, it was reported Monday....
2019-07-16, 01:00

Hotline for detained migrants featured on Orange is the New Black shut down Hotline shut down by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement connected detained migrants to an advocacy groupUS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) has shut down a national hotline that connected detained migrants to an advocacy group, a month after the hotline was featured in a storyline in th...
2019-08-24, 01:39

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia, an international maritime tribunal said on Saturday....
2019-05-25, 19:13

Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup investigation Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
2019-06-18, 18:13

Greek man detained in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton A 27-year-old Greek man has confessed to killing the California scientist found dead last week in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete, according to a report on Monday. The man, who hasn’t been named, was detained on Monday in connection with the slaying of 59-year-old Suzan...
2019-07-16, 01:39

Lockdown at Carondelet clinic lifted after man detained for shooting threat TUCSON – Carondelet Medical Group facility was placed on lockdown after it received a threat Friday morning, according to Tucson Poice Department. TPD said a man reportedly called the family practice at 630 N. Alvernon Way near Fifth Street to voice his concerns about not being able to set up ...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Suspected gunman among 6 detained in David Ortiz shooting investigation Six suspects have been arrested in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, including the alleged gunman, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
2019-06-13, 10:00

UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors...
2019-05-25, 15:39

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
2019-08-09, 12:00

Up to four avocado trucks stolen in Mexican state every day Packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts to decry situation in Michoacán, a battleground for warring crime factionsUp to four trucks carrying avocados are stolen every day in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán, as organized crime groups seek to take advantage of consumers’ seemingly insa...
2019-06-14, 20:39