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Iran's Khamenei backs Yemen's Houthi movement, calls for dialogue

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged on Tuesday Tehran's continued support for Yemen's Houthi movement and called for dialogue among Yemenis to safeguard the war-shattered nation's ter...

Iran's Khamenei backs Yemen's Houthi movement, calls for dialogue

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Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S. plan for Palestine a 'betrayal of the Muslim world' The U.S. plan for Middle East peace will "never materialize" and is doomed to fail, the leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said....
2019-06-05, 17:13

Iran's Khamenei calls U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace a 'dangerous plot' Iran's supreme leader said on Monday that a U.S. plan to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians through development fueled by international investment was a "dangerous plot" to destroy Palestinian identity with money....
2019-07-22, 12:52

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
2019-05-25, 19:13

Clashes resume in Yemen's Aden as U.N. calls for dialogue Fierce clashes resumed on Saturday in Yemen's southern port of Aden between nominally allied forces that have turned on each other, exposing rifts in a pro-government military coalition and complicating U.N. efforts to end the country's war....
2019-08-10, 10:13

Kazakh president calls for dialogue, more protests planned Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev invited critics on Wednesday to join a new public council after days of protests over his election, while state prosecutors warned against further rallies and police were on high alert....
2019-06-12, 10:39

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “immediately” set up a platform for dialogue with citizens and tackle complaints against the police, after a weekend of peaceful protests that she hoped wo...
2019-08-20, 11:52

Algeria's interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council's scrapping of a vote set for July 4....
2019-06-07, 02:01

Algeria interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria’s interim president Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council's scrapping of a vote set for July 4....
2019-06-06, 23:39

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Maduro calling for dialogue and opposition leader Juan Guaido decrying alleged human rights violations by Maduro's "dictatorship."...
2019-07-06, 00:52

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, during an address to the Human Rights Council, coinciding with the publication of a new UN report on Ven...
2019-08-03, 23:26

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests in the South American country and competing claims...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Son of Hamas leader calls the militant movement a ‘racist terror organization’ Suheib Yousef caused an uproar in Palestinian society when he told an Israeli news channel of his disillusionment with the group’s corruption and his disappointment with leaders living opulent lifestyles while people in Gaza suffer in poverty....
2019-07-05, 00:39

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
2019-06-11, 00:26

Trump backs Boris Johnson; calls Duchess of Sussex 'nasty' US president backs Tory in leadership run and reacts to criticism by duchessDonald Trump has backed Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister, in an interview with the Sun in which he also called Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, “nasty”.The president, speaking to the British newspaper before he visi...
2019-06-01, 06:52

Carl Lewis backs equal pay for women, calls President Donald Trump a 'racist' Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis said female athletes deserve fair and equal pay, and then also called President Donald Trump a "racist."       ...
2019-08-06, 09:52

Top Khamenei aide says no talks with U.S. under any circumstances The top military adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that Tehran would not negotiate with the United States under any circumstances, an apparent hardening of its position as the Gulf tanker crisis escalates....
2019-07-24, 18:52

Khamenei says Iran to continue to cut nuclear deal commitments Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Tuesday Iran would continue to reduce its commitments under its nuclear deal, accusing European partners of not fulfilling their obligations....
2019-07-16, 13:13

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easing regional tension, in what experts called a rare, bold move for a Japanese leader....
2019-06-11, 06:13

Iran's Khamenei: Tehran will not abandon its missile program Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Tehran would not be "deceived" by U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of negotiations and would not give up its missile program....
2019-06-04, 21:26

Iran says can talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: IRNA Iran's intelligence minister said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority allowed the talks between the arch foes, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday....
2019-07-04, 11:00

Iran could consider talks with U.S. only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday....
2019-07-04, 13:26

Iran could consider talks with US only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday....
2019-07-04, 12:13

Khamenei vows Iran will respond to UK 'piracy' over tanker seizure Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Tuesday Iran would respond to Britain's "piracy" over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar....
2019-07-16, 13:13

Ayatollah Khamenei Condemns US Mideast Plan As "Great Betrayal" Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday slammed a US Middle East peace plan as a "great betrayal of the Islamic world", and warned Gulf rivals not to back it....
2019-06-05, 19:39

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website....
2019-05-23, 01:01

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see the group as the start of a new citizens' rights movement....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday....
2019-06-14, 05:52

Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen's Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition spokesman said in statement released by Saudi Press Agency early on Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 02:13

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
2019-05-21, 21:52

Intra-Afghan dialogue – end of war more likely than ever Experts say the first direct talks between the Taliban and Afghan officials are crucial because the Islamists had previously refused to engage with Kabul. The US has hailed substantive progress on all parts of a deal....
2019-07-06, 20:26

Saudi-led coalition says it foiled Houthi attack on ship in Red Sea Naval forces from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen foiled an attempted attack on a commercial ship in the Red Sea by the Iran-aligned Houthi group, a military spokesman said on Monday....
2019-07-08, 18:52

Houthi attack on military parade in Yemen kills more than 30 Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of the Saudi-backed government, that killed more than 30 people according to medical and security sources....
2019-08-01, 14:13

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
2019-06-24, 01:26

Houthi rebels claim attack on Saudi air base A drone attack on King Khalid Air Base in southwest Saudi Arabia by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels Monday evening resulted in competing narratives from the opposing sides....
2019-07-16, 19:52

The Latest: Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7 a.m. Saudi Arabia says its military intercepted five drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom. Military spokesman Col. Turki al-Malik...
2019-06-14, 05:39

Yemen Houthi rebels target Saudi oil field Drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels have attacked a massive oil and gas field in Saudi Arabia. This is the second such attack on the Saudi energy industry in recent days and comes amid high Middle East tensions....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Bolton Blames Iran for Houthi Drone Attacks Iran bears responsibility for recent drone attacks carried out by Houthi rebels on targets in Saudi Arabia, John Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, said Thursday....
2019-05-31, 04:52

Houthi attack on military parade in Yemen kills more than 30: sources Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of the Saudi-backed government, that killed more than 30 people according to medical and security sources....
2019-08-01, 12:13

Saudi says it foiled Houthi attack on ship in Red Sea, the group denies Naval forces from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen foiled an attempted attack on a commercial ship in the Red Sea by the Iran-aligned Houthi group, a military spokesman said on Monday....
2019-07-08, 18:39

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched at kingdom A Saudi-led military coalition said on Monday it had intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthi group that was heading toward the kingdom, a statement on Saudi state media said....
2019-07-01, 15:52

Saudi-led coalition says it intercepted Houthi drone launched at Asir: TV Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthis at a residential area in Saudi Arabia's southern Asir region, a coalition spokesman said late on Saturday in a statement reported by Al-Arabiya TV....
2019-06-30, 02:01

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
2019-05-23, 01:01

Houthi rebels injure 26 with rocket attack on Saudi airport Iranian-backed Houthi rebels launched a rocket attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport on Wednesday, injuring 26 civilians, officials said....
2019-06-12, 17:52

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi airport with drone Yemen-based Houthi rebels have launched their third attack in three weeks on Abha international airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis say they will intensify air raids on rebel positions....
2019-07-02, 10:26

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparent war crime.” Human Rights Watch urged the Houthis to stop attacks on civilian infrastructure in Saudi Arabia. Michael Page, deputy Middle East d...
2019-06-15, 16:52

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-09, 13:52

Houthi drone attack on Saudi oilfield causes gas fire, output unaffected A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said....
2019-08-17, 17:26

UPDATE 1-Saudi says it foiled Houthi attack on ship in Red Sea, the group denies Naval forces from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen foiled an attempted attack on a commercial ship in the Red Sea by the Iran-aligned Houthi group, a military spokesman said on Monday....
2019-07-08, 18:52

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday....
2019-06-16, 20:13

Saudi-led coalition intercepted a Yemeni Houthi drone launched at kingdom: SPA The Saudi-led military coalition spokesman said late on Monday that the coalition had intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi group at civil targets in the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported....
2019-07-09, 00:26

Aden attack exposes splits in Yemen's anti-Houthi alliance Yemen's southern separatists on Tuesday accused an Islamist party of complicity in last week's deadly attack on Aden, the seat of government, exposing rifts in the Saudi-backed coalition battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
2019-08-06, 19:39

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi's Abha airport with drones: Houthi TV Yemen's Houthis launched a drone attack against Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the movement's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, citing a military spokesman....
2019-08-10, 10:13

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched at Jizan airport Saudi-led military coalition said on Thursday it had intercepted drones launched by Yemen's Houthi group that was targeting Jizan airport, a statement on Saudi state media said....
2019-07-05, 02:13

Saudi-led coalition says intercepted Houthi drone launched at Jizan airport Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthis at Jizan airport in southern Saudi Arabia, a coalition spokesman said on Saturday....
2019-06-30, 00:39

Iran says it's prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia also ready Iran is prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos through dialogue Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that dialogue with peaceful protesters would provide a "way out" for the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-08-20, 05:52

Putin says ready to step up dialogue with U.S over disarmament: paper Russia is ready to step up dialogue with the United States over disarmament and strategic stability, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, adding that he discussed these issues with his American counterpart Donald Trump in Japan....
2019-07-04, 11:00

Russia's Putin says Trump meeting will help continue dialogue Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Osaka would be a good opportunity to continue dialogue between the leaders following their summit in Helsinki last year....
2019-06-28, 09:13

Scores more Kazakh protesters arrested despite dialogue call Kazakh police rounded up about 150 people on Wednesday as protests continued against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev despite his call for dialogue after a disputed election....
2019-06-12, 18:52

The Latest: EU urges Kosovo, Serbia to return to dialogue BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The European Union’s top diplomat is urging Kosovo and Serbia to return to the negotiating table and normalize relations amid high tensions following an armed raid by Kosovo police in the ...
2019-05-29, 16:00

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons. In his regular update to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors on M...
2019-06-10, 13:39

After Divisive India Election, Some See a Moment for Dialogue With Pakistan Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with a second five-year term, has an opportunity to look toward his legacy—and for any Indian leader, the big prize is ending the seven-decade enmity with Pakistan....
2019-05-28, 23:39

U.S. supports direct dialogue between Pakistan, India on Kashmir The United States on Wednesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on the disputed Kashmir region and called for calm and restraint as the dispute escalated....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
2019-06-02, 02:00

Important to continue dialogue in Sudan, avoid escalation: UAE It is important to continue dialogue in Sudan and avoid an escalation, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday, after protests against the ruling military....
2019-07-02, 08:52

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
2019-08-07, 03:13

Inter-Afghan dialogue makes 'substantive progress' U.S. Special Rep. Zalmay Khalilzad said Saturday intra-Afghan dialogue, negotiated in most productive Taliban talks so far, is critical to the peace process....
2019-07-07, 05:52

Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport leaves nine injured A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday left nine people injured, a Saudi-led coalition statement said....
2019-07-02, 07:39

Houthi drone attack causes "minor" gas fire, oil production unaffected: Saudi source A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia caused a "minor" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, a Saudi industry source said....
2019-08-17, 17:26

Houthi leader says drone attacks a response to spurned Yemen peace moves A leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Sunday it had resumed drone strikes deep inside Saudi Arabia this month in response to what he called the Saudi-led coalition's spurning of "peace initiatives" by his group....
2019-05-26, 21:13

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implement a “phased suspension”....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Norwegian delegation in Venezuela to restart dialogue: sources, Guaido A delegation from the Norwegian government has come to Venezuela to restart talks between the government of President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition that were halted last week after Maduro's allies pulled out, according to four sources and opposition leader Juan Guaido....
2019-08-15, 01:52

The Latest: Iran urges regional dialogue to ease tensions Iran’s U.N. Mission is calling for an urgent dialogue among all countries in the Persian Gulf region to ease tensions following attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz...
2019-06-14, 03:00

Mike Pompeo Says US Open To Dialogue With India After Trade Snub The United States is open to dialogue with India after taking away its preferential trading status, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as he prepares to travel to New Delhi....
2019-06-13, 07:13

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28, 14:26

Algerian interim leader says dialogue and elections only democratic solutions Algeria needs a national dialogue to lay the groundwork for presidential elections to end a political crisis, interim President Abdelkader Bensalah said on Wednesday as mass protests calling for political reforms continued....
2019-07-03, 23:01

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
2019-05-30, 00:13

Trump suggested stepping up mutual dialogue to Putin: Ifax U.S. President Donald Trump suggested stepping up a dialogue with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when the two met in Osaka, Japan, Interfax news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Sunday....
2019-06-30, 14:52

Italy's Di Maio says Rome will seek dialogue with EU but hold its stance Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said Rome would seek "a dialogue" with the European Union over its next budget while sticking to its goals of improving workers' pay and cutting taxes....
2019-06-11, 10:13

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
2019-06-01, 07:26

UPDATE 2-Hong Kong leader sees "way out" of chaos through dialogue Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that dialogue with peaceful protesters would provide a "way out" for the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-08-20, 07:26

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine conflict....
2019-07-18, 21:00

Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport leaves five injured: Al-Arabiya A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday has left five people injured, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya reported....
2019-07-02, 02:00

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region....
2019-06-18, 03:39

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
2019-05-24, 20:52

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue moving forward....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Norwegian delegation arrives in Venezuela to restart stalled dialogue: sources A delegation from the Norwegian government has come to Venezuela to restart talks between the government of President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition that were halted last week after Maduro's allies pulled out, four sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday....
2019-08-14, 23:00

Venezuela's Maduro promotes dialogue with opposition after Guaido dismisses talks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was committed to talks with the opposition to resolve a political crisis, hours after opposition leader Juan Guaido said there would "never" be a good time to negotiate with a "dictatorship."...
2019-07-03, 07:39

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
2019-05-21, 15:39

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that have provided American companies access to their......
2019-06-13, 07:13

France urges Hong Kong authorities to renew dialogue with protesters French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called on Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday to renew talks with protesters to find a peaceful solution to the current crisis....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest. The post Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest appeared first on L...
2019-06-12, 11:52

As Houthi forces withdraw from key Yemeni ports, UN monitoring chief welcomes 'first practical step on the ground' As Yemenis continue to finalize redeployment procedures in line with the UN-brokered Hudaydah Agreement, under which Government coalition and rebel leaders are to pull forces out of the key port city of Hudaydah, the Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee on Friday welcomed an offer by the...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Trump Urges India-Pak Dialogue On Kashmir In Call With Imran Khan: Report United States President Donald Trump pushed for talks between New Delhi and Islamabad on the Kashmir issue during a phone conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday, news agency......
2019-08-17, 05:26

Mexico finance minister says Pemex plan first step in dialogue with ratings agencies Mexico's newly appointed finance minister, Arturo Herrera, said on Tuesday that a business plan presented by state oil firm Pemex earlier in the day was the first step in a permanent dialogue with ratings agencies....
2019-07-17, 03:52

Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current opportunity to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Kim Jong Un, Trump agree to push forward on denuclearization dialogue: state media Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met Kim in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks....
2019-07-01, 14:26

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
2019-06-13, 01:39

‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled top official, held out an olive branch to anti-government protesters Tuesday, promising “a platform for dialogue with people from all walks of life.” She added: “This is something that we want to do in a very sincere and humble manner.”...
2019-08-20, 15:00

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communities, made up of Tutsis and Hutus, especially in t...
2019-05-26, 17:13

Is Sweden's no-fly movement just media hype? Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg refuses to travel by plane. Media coverage would have us believe it’s a movement that has spread across Sweden – but is it all just hype? DW's Louise Osborn reports....
2019-08-03, 01:26

What youth movement? The Big Three still dominate at Wimbledon The tennis world keeps wondering when a generation of young stars will unseat Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It won't be this year at Wimbledon....
2019-07-11, 16:26

What Is Antifa? Explaining the Movement to Confront the Far Right The assault of a conservative journalist in Portland over the weekend has brought renewed attention to anti-fascist protesters, whom he blamed for the attack....
2019-07-02, 21:52

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
2019-07-15, 17:52

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
2019-07-14, 20:00

How gerrymandering paved the way for the US's anti-abortion movement Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose votersPublic opinion polls in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and elsewhere have all found that a majority of citizens in those places prefer to keep abortion legal. Yet Republican-cont...
2019-06-18, 18:39

#MeToo Cuba: Will the movement spread to the island? An abuse accusation against one of the island's most prominent musicians raises questions over Cuba's lack of #MeToo. The country currently has no organized involvement in the global feminist movement....
2019-06-27, 19:13

QAnon: The far-right conspiracy movement gaining prominence The death of Jeffrey Epstein has ignited a firestorm of conspiracy theories - and added new fuel to one of the more bizarre fringe movements to have taken hold in Donald Trump's America....
2019-08-20, 01:26

In Europe, the Movement to Give Up Air Travel Is Taking Off. Could the U.S. Be Next? As a fairly reserved group, Scandinavians tend to be generally disinclined to chat to people they don’t know. But as the train for Berlin pulls out of Malmo station in southern Sweden late on a July afternoon during one of this summer’s many heatwaves, the atmosphere among the strangers ...
2019-08-01, 19:00

'A new Hawaiian Renaissance': how a telescope protest became a movement Demonstrators opposed to the building of a telescope on Mauna Kea, the state’s highest peak, have forged a communityOn Hawaii’s Big Island, a protest against a $1.4bn observatory on Mauna Kea, a mountain considered sacred by many Native Hawaiians, is entering a second month. In that time, the prote...
2019-08-17, 08:39

Israel welcomes US vote against boycott movement Israel has welcomed a U.S. congressional resolution opposing the Palestinian-led boycott movement against Israel, while Palestinians say the decision is a blow to human rights and free speech...
2019-07-24, 14:39

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs ranging from ballads to reggaeton. Now she’s also the center of a new phenomenon in Cuba after publicly ...
2019-07-16, 01:13

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, part of an escalation of tit-for-tat strikes that has stoked regional tensions....
2019-06-15, 10:52

Saudi-Led coalition attacks military targets in Houthi-controlled Sanaa: Saudi TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched an attack on Monday on military targets in the capital Sanaa, which is controlled by the Houthi movement, Saudi state TV reported....
2019-08-20, 01:26

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
2019-06-15, 08:26

Saudi-led coalition: Houthi projectile lands near Saudi desalination plant The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Thursday a projectile launched by Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi forces had landed on Wednesday night near a Saudi desalination plant in Shuqaiq, causing no casualties or damage....
2019-06-20, 11:39

Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday which wounded 26 people....
2019-06-12, 15:13

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said in a statement....
2019-08-17, 17:26

Houthi attack on Saudi oil field aims to disrupt global oil supply: Saudi minister A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on a Saudi oil field on Saturday aims at disrupting the global oil supply, said the kingdom's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
2019-08-17, 17:26

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the world."...
2019-06-05, 03:52

Yellow brick road: Lib Dem Jo Swinson wants to lead a new movement As her party's popularity soars, the Jo Swinson tells Susannah Butter about unity, introducing proxy voting and why taking her baby into Parliament isn't the naughtiest thing she's ever done...
2019-06-07, 13:52

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
2019-08-11, 08:13

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2019-08-07, 02:52

Mata's 'Common Goal' movement reaches 100 signatories A hundred players and managers have signed up for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata's Common Goal cause, with Australia women's players Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac the latest to join the movement....
2019-05-30, 08:13

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement's mistakes, passion Wu'er Kaixi was among the most outspoken of the student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, famously reproaching then-Premier Li Peng at a meeting broadcast on national television....
2019-05-31, 05:13

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement’s mistakes, passion BEIJING (AP) — One of the most outspoken student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests is now more circumspect but remains just as harsh a critic of China’s Communist regime. Wu’er Kaixi (WOO’-err KAI’-shee) says, “Sometimes remembrance is one ...
2019-05-31, 07:01

Deepika Padukone Lends Her Support To #AllSleepMatters Movement Deepika Padukone has put forward a sentiment that is sure to strike a chord with many. The Bollywood star took to Instagram on Tuesday to talk about a subject close to the hearts of many - the......
2019-06-04, 10:26

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
2019-05-21, 15:39

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
2019-07-24, 04:39

Stonewall 50: A look at the history — and future — of the movement that changed the world How do we recall an event for which only the vaguest of records exists, with most of the central actors dead and gone? The Stonewall riots of 1969, which gave rise to the modern LGBTQ rights movement, rest on one unequivocal historical fact: On the night of June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall...
2019-06-22, 12:13

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have emboldened Iranian hard-liners and cornered reformists even further....
2019-06-14, 15:13

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement rules in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules with the EU would immediately end. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
2019-08-20, 09:13

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as right-wing extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend European identity through ethnopluralist ideology, has gained traction....
2019-07-11, 21:52

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy....
2019-08-19, 21:00

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
2019-06-18, 05:26

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in China, she’s still a superstar to demonstrators in her hometown....
2019-08-19, 17:00

UK plans to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal Brexit Britain said on Monday it would end European Union freedom of movement rules immediately after it leaves the bloc on Oct. 31 but Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the country would not be hostile to immigration....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Threat to end freedom of movement overnight is reckless, say EU citizens Priti Patel’s reported aim contradicts the PM’s promises, says the3million campaignEnding freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit would be reckless and could create a hostile environment for European nationals, a campaign group has said.The3million, a citizens group th...
2019-08-19, 16:13

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
2019-05-22, 02:26

Trump, Duda announce movement of 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrated a new military cooperation agreement Wednesday with a flyover of U.S. F-35 fighter jets at the White House in Washington, D.C....
2019-06-13, 00:26

The socially responsible investing movement is hot and there are no signs of it cooling off Socially responsible investing has exploded across the globe and interest in it has never been higher. But there is a real chance the business and financial communities will let slip opportunities to fully capitalize on the demand....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo......
2019-07-01, 12:00

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules would end at the same time, with no transition period. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
2019-08-20, 17:52

When ‘fat acceptance’ movement leaders decide to lose weight 'Body positivity' and 'fat acceptance' are growing movements online. But influencers who decide to lose weight often face a backlash from their fans....
2019-07-22, 21:52

Corbyn: Plan to end EU free movement 'Windrush on steroids' Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan have called on the government to scrap plans to immediately end freedom of movement from the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-20, 19:39

Britain To End Free Movement For People From EU Immediately After Brexit Britain said Monday it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on October 31, in a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
2019-08-20, 18:13

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition has said....
2019-06-12, 20:39

Rallies in all 50 states Tuesday aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday, to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
2019-05-21, 15:00

Tlaib urges boycott of Bill Maher after he slams BDS movement Rep. Rashida Tlaib has suggested that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO show after he denounced the international boycott movement against Israel as a “bulls–t purity test.” Tlaib said in a tweet that she was tired of “folks” like Maher “discrediting a form of speech that i...
2019-08-18, 20:52

| Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates....
2019-06-22, 15:52

Pioneering surgery brings movement back to paralysed hands Melbourne-based Natasha van Zyl has treated 13 young adults with nerve transfer surgeryThirteen young adults who were paralysed in sporting or traffic accidents have had movement in their hands restored through pioneering nerve transfer surgery, enabling them to feed themselves, hold a drink, write ...
2019-07-05, 00:52

Lakshadweep Reviews Security Over Reports Of Movement Of ISIS Terrorists The Lakshadweep administration Tuesday held a multi-agency security review meeting following intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to the scenic......
2019-05-28, 21:00

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of me. It has the word ALSOK plastered across its ne...
2019-08-13, 23:26

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
2019-06-27, 23:26

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
2019-05-30, 22:52

Khan: Scrap 'callous' plan to end EU free movement in no deal London mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the government to scrap plans to immediately end freedom of movement from the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-20, 15:00

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about direction and leadership....
2019-07-01, 23:39

India reimposes some curbs on movement, phones in Jammu and Kashmir Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
2019-08-18, 17:39

Pashtun movement leader: 'Pakistani army is afraid of our popularity' The Pakistani military is facing immense opposition in the restive northwestern region — not from the Taliban, but rather a popular anti-war Pashtun movement, whose leader Manzoor Pashteen spoke to DW about the conflict....
2019-06-05, 19:00

EU official sees little movement in talks with US on cutting industrial tariffs The European Union has seen little movement thus far in talks with the United States about reducing industrial tariffs, a top EU official said on Monday before meetings with U.S. officials....
2019-07-22, 17:13

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she described how the Indian leader influenced American......
2019-07-12, 02:52

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their television using only their eyes. The Xfinity X1 eye control will give Comcast customers the ability to......
2019-06-17, 15:39

‘Retake Hong Kong’: A Movement, a Slogan and an Identity Crisis Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government is struggling not only for control of the streets but over what the city means as a place and political entity....
2019-08-14, 20:39

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture...
2019-06-17, 16:00

I tried out a vegetarian diet for 21 days. Here's what I learnt about the growing meatless movement. Meatless alternatives are on the rise, fueled by startups and companies. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi tried out 21 days as a vegetarian and explores whether this is a fad or the future of food....
2019-06-20, 08:00

England batsmen will dread facing the mystery movement of Tim Murtagh The Ashes are just nine days away, but England's batsmen will face a very different challenge against Ireland on Wednesday to that at Edgbaston next week....
2019-07-23, 15:00

30 years after Tiananmen – Is China's pro-democracy movement losing steam? Many pro-democracy activists fled China after the Tiananmen massacre, but they continue to support dissidents from abroad. With Beijing intensifying its crackdown on civil society, the movement faces new challenges....
2019-06-03, 18:26

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violence....
2019-08-05, 01:39

Tyson Fury shows off incredible head movement during Tom Schwarz fight Tyson Fury defeated Tom Schwarz via technical knockout in the second round Saturday night to stay the world’s lineal heavyweight champion and remain unbeaten overall....
2019-06-18, 05:26

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
2019-06-10, 13:39

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
2019-08-08, 05:00

Matt Gaetz: Trump's 'Keep America Great' campaign an 'inclusive movement' President Trump's campaign is an inclusive venture that seeks to unite Americans in favor of economic prosperity, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
2019-06-19, 05:26

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
2019-06-10, 09:39

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment.        ...
2019-07-17, 14:52

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Casey Affleck said....
2019-08-06, 21:26

Toy Story 2 casting couch 'blooper' deleted by Disney after #MeToo movement Now removed scene features Stinky Pete behaving in an inappropriate way with Barbie dollsA fake blooper scene from Toy Story 2 featuring a “casting couch” scenario has been quietly deleted by Disney from the latest home releases of the animated film.A running gag in Pixar’s films are the faux outtak...
2019-07-03, 08:26

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
2019-06-04, 21:26

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement that has rocked Asia’s financial center this summer. The staid two-hour gathering at a garden in the heart of the financial district reflects just h...
2019-08-02, 19:13

New Video Inspired by Madonna’s ‘I Rise’ Captures Global Protest Movement “Freedom,” sings Madonna, “is what you choose to do with what’s been done to you.” This lyric from the artist’s new song “I Rise,” off her 14th studio album Madame X, is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit. A new video inspired by the song,...
2019-06-20, 04:00

Indian-Origin Pioneer Of Islamic Movement In South Africa Dies At 81 Shawkat Ali Thokan, an Indian-origin man considered the pioneer of the Islamic movement in South Africa, died on Wednesday following a lengthy illness. He was 81....
2019-06-21, 06:52

Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job Star gymnast Simone Biles renews criticism of USA Gymnastics and Olympic officials after Senate report shows FBI dragged feet on Larry Nassar probe       ...
2019-08-08, 10:13

U.S. 'deeply concerned' by reports of China paramilitary movement near Hong Kong The United States is "deeply concerned" about Chinese paramilitary movement along the Hong Kong border, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday, while warning that continued erosion of the territory's autonomy put at risk the preferential status it enjoys under U.S. law....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success....
2019-05-22, 17:39

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.” Vets around the country say they are seeing increased cases of pet owners influenced by anti-vaccination rhetoric shun inoculation against dange...
2019-05-23, 02:13

Japanese women petition against high heels at work, with #KuToo movement going viral A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
2019-06-04, 10:13

NYPD Apologizes for 1969 Stonewall Inn Raid That Sparked Modern Gay Pride Movement New York City’s police commissioner apologized Thursday for the “discriminatory and oppressive” police raid 50 years ago on the Stonewall Inn that inspired what became the modern gay pride movement....
2019-06-07, 03:52

Sean Savoy is closer to home with Maryland football. The other movement doesn’t matter. The junior transferred from Virginia Tech with the understanding he would switch to defensive back from wide receiver. But he has no problem with having switched back after spring football....
2019-08-13, 21:00

All hail Theresa May, reluctant hero of the Scottish independence movement | Kevin McKenna With Brexit and Boris Johnson playing badly north of the border, the PM’s legacy could be a break-up of the unionThe problem with legacies and the obsession of departing leaders to bequeath them is that the wrong sort can breenge in and wreck the place. Tony Blair modernised the Labour party, repeal...
2019-07-05, 22:52

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
2019-08-18, 11:26

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
2019-06-07, 13:13

Rep. John Lewis says Trump's message in 2016 'arrested' the movement toward goodness, openness Rep. John Lewis said Monday that President Trump’s election in 2016 “arrested” the movement for positive change and the president of felling “at home” with racist violence....
2019-05-28, 18:13

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before entering politics....
2019-05-27, 04:52

Facebook is mapping demographics, human movement, and network coverage to combat diseases Facebook is partnering with organizations to combat diseases using maps powered by satellite imagery, computer vision, census data, and Facebook's own data.Read More...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Final Wheel Movement Decided Controversial Penalty That Undid Ferrari's F1 Win: Report The Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday began as a welcome break from the norm in Formula One, with a car finally giving Mercedes, which has won every race this year, a real challenge—a beatdown, even. But the race ended with Mercedes on top yet again, by virtue of a penalty dealt to the team that actual...
2019-06-11, 01:00

Airlines scramble to overcome polluter stigma as 'flight shame' movement grows In Lorna Greenwood's London home, there is a shelf lined with travel guides. But the 32-year-old mother and former government employment lawyer has given up flying....
2019-06-03, 18:13

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' as demonstrators 'prepared to die for the movement' Two-months of growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have become increasingly violent have drawn a stark warning from China on Tuesday, which said it will be "only a matter of time" before it punishes those behind the demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-07, 10:52

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a threat to families and society. US and other weste...
2019-06-09, 04:52

Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement, regional leaders fear arrest The disputed region of Kashmir was thrown into further turmoil in the early hours of Monday as regional leaders said they feared being arrested and Indian officials imposed restrictions in the city of Srinagar and suspended mobile data services in parts of the state....
2019-08-05, 07:00

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't want their child vaccinated....
2019-06-14, 00:00

Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement and regional leaders fear arrest "As per the order there shall be no movement of public and all educational institutions shall also remain closed (in the district of Srinagar)," Indian authorities said on Kashmir....
2019-08-05, 09:00

Maher slams far-left Dems for backing anti-Israel BDS movement: A 'bulls--- purity test' "Real Time" host Bill Maher spent part of Friday's show slamming the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement, calling it a "bulls--- purity test."...
2019-08-17, 08:13

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s attorney launches #NotMe movement after judge refuses to dismiss sex abuse case A defense lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. has launched a #NotMe movement after a Manhattan judge Wednesday denied his request to dismiss the actor’s sex abuse case....
2019-08-08, 14:39

“Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence HONG KONG (AP) — “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence. The post “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence appeared first on...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Hoping to ‘Make Hong Kong People Happy Again,’ This Bakery’s Mooncakes Now Feature Protest Movement Slogans (HONG KONG) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese harvest festival treat comes with a twist: slogans opposing the city’s Beijing-backed government and ...
2019-08-20, 16:52

Umbrella Movement leader joins 'fight' against Hong Kong leader A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversial extradition bill after being released from prison....
2019-06-17, 11:13

Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Is Suing a Blogger in an Effort to Push Back Against the ‘Free Britney’ Movement LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conservatorship that oversees Britney Spears’ personal life and career sued the creator of a blog devoted to the pop superstar Wednesday in an increasingly aggressive effort to push back against the so-called “Free Britney” movement, which alleges the s...
2019-06-28, 01:26

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement — going from strength to strength An extradition bill has recently sparked mass protests in Hong Kong. The bill has been stalled, but the citizens want it scrapped and Chief Executive Lam ousted. DW looks at the pro-democracy movement's major milestones....
2019-06-22, 06:26

Severe Threat Backs Off But We’re Still Unsettled Our midweek round of strong to severe storms faded early Thursday morning but we’re not done with active weather. The combination of a cold front stalling out across the Ohio River Valley and an approaching upper low will keep scattered showers and storms firing the rest of the week and into t...
2019-06-06, 10:39

Mind your backs, dollar coming through! The dollar charged to its highest in more than two years on Thursday, trampling almost everything in its way, after the Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a lengthy run of U.S. interest rate cuts....
2019-08-01, 16:52

Rain Briefly Backs Off Tuesday We saw a few nice breaks in the action over the weekend but overall sustained repeated rounds of showers, storms and at times, torrential rain. The general 1″-3″ forecast from last week held but there were pockets of 4″-6″ in areas hit repeatedly by heavy rain. A cold front s...
2019-06-10, 12:26

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
2019-05-28, 02:39

CBOE TO LAUNCH S&P 500 ANNUAL DIVIDEND INDEX OPTIONS ON MAY 25:Aimed at Customers Accustomed to Viewing Dividend Movement Over Entire Year CHICAGO, IL, May 13, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced plans to begin trading options on the S&P 500® Annual Dividend Index (ticker symbol - DIVD) on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Initially, two annual expirations - December 2010 and December 2011 - will ......
2019-05-22, 02:26

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
2019-05-23, 17:13

These running backs will provide best fantasy football value “The Price Is Right” is a game show everyone knows. We watched as children with our parents. Our children watched with us. And every show magically culminates in an epic Showcase Showdown. Well, maybe it isn’t so epic, especially in today’s times, because the showcase often is a collection of stuff ...
2019-08-18, 07:52

Adams has 2 HR, 7 RBIs as Nats pound D’backs 15-5 WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Adams homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, Anibal Sanchez got his 100th career victory, and the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 15-5 on Sunday to split their four-game series. Adams, Anthony Rendon and Kurt Suzuki homered off Arizona reliever...
2019-06-17, 00:39

Hancock backs Johnson to 'bring country together' Boris Johnson has won the much sought-after endorsement of former Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock, despite being attacked by his rivals for snubbing the first TV debate....
2019-06-17, 05:13

Queens man accidentally backs into wife with car, killing her A woman was killed Saturday when her husband accidentally backed into her while washing their car at a Queens gas station, police said. Isabel Ramirez-Cohetero, 51, and her husband, 50, were washing their red Jeep Commander at a gas station on Eliot Ave near 61st Street in Ridgewood at about 12:15 p...
2019-08-18, 03:26

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded 737 MAX jet Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX aircraft that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes....
2019-06-18, 18:13

Urged to 'do something,' Ohio governor backs 'red flag' law Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Tuesday proposed a "red flag" law that would allow authorities to take guns away from people who may harm themselves or others, responding to pressure for him to "do something" after a mass shooting in Dayton that killed nine people....
2019-08-06, 21:00

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count immigrants in the US....
2019-07-12, 10:39

Eliminated UK PM candidate Raab backs Johnson Dominic Raab, a former British minister knocked out of the race to become prime minister, backed frontrunner Boris Johnson on Wednesday, telling the Evening Standard newspaper he was the only candidate who would deliver Brexit by Oct. 31....
2019-06-19, 14:00

Brexit: top Tories would bring down any PM who backs no deal Philip Hammond and senior party figures warn that MPs are prepared to take drastic actionBoris Johnson and Dominic Raab have been warned that Tory MPs would be prepared to bring down any prime minister backing a no-deal Brexit, triggering a general election, amid fears the leadership hopefuls will v...
2019-05-27, 00:13

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost in his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals backed him and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
2019-06-17, 11:39

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2019-07-23, 03:39

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
2019-07-13, 02:52

8 is Great: D-backs go homer happy in 13-8 win over Phillies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks got to play Home Run Derby in Philly. The Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game and finished with a team-record eight in a 13-8 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in a homer-happy game on Monday night. Scott Kingery hit two of Philade...
2019-06-11, 11:00

| Curwin Bosch backs Beauden Barrett: 'We all do this' Sharks back Curwin Bosch seemingly has no issue with Beauden Barrett stealing a few metres before kicking a penalty against the Springboks last weekend....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Peralta’s hit gives D-Backs 3-2 win, stops Dodgers streak PHOENIX (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit a tying double in the eighth inning with the help of Chase Field’s new artificial turf, David Peralta had a winning single in the 11th, and the Arizona Diamondbacks slowed the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 3-2 win Wednesday that avoided a three-game sweep. The two-...
2019-06-06, 03:01

| Serena backs Nike after maternity pay controversy Serena Williams backed her sponsor Nike after controversy over the sporting goods giant's maternity policy, saying that "it's about learning from mistakes"....
2019-05-28, 02:39

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants’ 6-3 win over D-Backs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Posey came into the game hitless in 15 straight at-bats and with only 18 RBIs on the ent...
2019-06-29, 11:52

Trump backs away from stronger gun background checks Trump had initially showed support for strengthening the federal background check system -- so that "sick people don't get guns" -- following the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. But he appears to have softened his stance, telling reporters that "we have very, very strong background ch...
2019-08-20, 23:26

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems....
2019-06-27, 20:00

Kingery’s 3-run homer lifts Phillies over D’Backs 7-4 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery hit a three-run homer, Jake Arrieta threw six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 on Tuesday night. Arrieta (6-5) allowed three runs and six hits for his second win in eight starts. Hector Neris pitched the ninth for his...
2019-06-12, 07:52

Webb backs VAR to improve Premier League "Howard Webb has more experience than most of officiating top flight football matches and his stint in North America\u0027s Major League Soccer has convinced him that Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will only improve the English Premier League."...
2019-08-09, 10:26

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
2019-07-19, 08:26

Renault backs new electric car in Andros Trophy for 2019/20 Renault will provide manufacturer backing to the DA Racing team in the top class of the Andros Trophy, as the series switches to electric power in 2019/20...
2019-07-20, 19:52

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
2019-07-13, 22:13

Traffic backs up on I-95 in Florida as wildfire shuts road JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Traffic is backed up on a section of Interstate 95 in Florida after authorities closed a section of the freeway in response to a nearby wildfire. First Coast News reports that detoured traffic was backing up Thursday afternoon after the Florida Highway Patro...
2019-05-23, 23:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Mind your backs, dollar coming through! The dollar charged to its highest in more than two years on Thursday, trampling almost everything in its way, after the Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a lengthy run of U.S. interest rate cuts....
2019-08-01, 15:26

Garver’s homer backs Gibson in Twins’ 2-0 win over Royals MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver’s two-run homer in the eighth inning snapped a scoreless tie, and Kyle Gibson gave up two hits in eight innings in the Minnesota Twins’ 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Garver’s 11th home run of the season was deep to the berm...
2019-06-15, 05:13

Let the most popular win: Oregon backs change in presidential voting Lawmakers in Oregon passed legislation on Wednesday to award its seven Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide, rather than the candidate who gets the most votes in the state....
2019-06-06, 13:26

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoenaed six years of Trump’s tax returns in May...
2019-06-15, 07:26

| Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca are still hurting Lionel Messi wants Ernesto Valverde to continue as Barcelona coach but admits the team have not recovered from their Champions League loss to Liverpool....
2019-05-25, 02:01

D-Backs, Phillies set MLB record with 13 combined home runs The Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies combined to hit 13 home runs, a new Major League single-game record, in Monday's 13-6 Diamondbacks victory....
2019-06-11, 19:00

MLB roundup: D-backs top Phils in record 13-homer game The Diamondbacks hit a franchise-record eight home runs, and they combined with the Phillies for a major-league-record 13 homers as Arizona won 13-8 at Philadelphia on Monday....
2019-06-11, 11:00

Senate committee backs Hyten for Pentagon post The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed General John Hyten to be the second-highest ranking U.S. military official, a day after he denied sexual assault allegations against him....
2019-08-01, 01:52

Wainwright pitches 7 scoreless, Cardinals beat D-Backs 5-2 Paul Goldschmidt homered, Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2       ...
2019-07-15, 01:13

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
2019-06-07, 03:00

Pep Guardiola happy to start season with only three centre-backs • Manchester City manager ‘so happy’ with the squad he has• Guardiola wants Leroy Sané to stay despite Bayern interestPep Guardiola has said it is not vital Manchester City sign a new centre-back before the start of their Premier League title defence. Related: Kompany quits Manchester City to become...
2019-07-19, 18:26

Lewis backs 'F1 great' Vettel to rebound from slump Lewis Hamilton is sure Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel will recover from his recent run of mistakes and rediscover the form which made him a four-time world champion....
2019-07-22, 22:52

The top 10 defensive backs in college football for 2019 is headlined by LSU USA TODAY Sports wraps up its positional rankings for the 2019 college football season by breaking down the best defensive backs in the country.       ...
2019-07-17, 22:52

Top-5 shareholder backs Scout24 management in clash with Elliott Fund manager Baillie Gifford on Friday threw its weight behind the management team at German classifieds group Scout24, which has faced calls from activist investor Elliott Advisors to break up the business....
2019-08-16, 12:52

CNN backs Chris Cuomo after caught-on-video confrontation CNN says it completely supports anchor Chris Cuomo after video surfaced of him threatening to push a man down some stairs during a confrontation after the man apparently called him “Fredo,” in a seeming reference to the “Godfather” movies...
2019-08-13, 16:00

'Once you win here, why not win on the Champs-Elysees?' - Kelly backs Ewan to win in Paris "Caleb Ewan can underline his status as the fastest man in cycling by claiming victory on the Champs-Elysees, according to Eurosport expert Sean Kelly."...
2019-07-24, 02:52

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
2019-06-16, 08:52

The Londoner: Entreprepurr Jeremy Hunt backs Larry the Cat In today's Londoner: Fears for Larry the cat / Germans want their own John Bercow / Georgia Toffolo joins team Boris / Nick Clegg sticks out "like a sore thumb"...
2019-07-18, 21:26

Chuck Schumer backs Trump on new China tariffs Chuck Schumer offered some rare praise for President Trump on Thursday, backing his decision to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods on Sept. 1. “We have to be really tough on China. They’ve taken advantage of us,” he said. “America has lost trillions of dollars and millions of j...
2019-08-01, 23:13

ISS backs Icahn's call for more shareholder say after Anadarko deal Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Thursday urged Occidental Petroleum Corp shareholders to ask management to let them weigh in on board and governance issues as the company......
2019-07-31, 18:00

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday....
2019-06-14, 10:13

Dodgers, D-backs clear benches after heated 11th Both benches cleared after the final out Friday when D-backs reliever Archie Bradley shouted at the Dodgers' dugout after completing his third save. Earlier in the 11th, Bradley had exchanged gestures with A.J. Pollock after a controversial video review....
2019-08-10, 12:00

Iannetta drives in 2 in 10th, Rockies sweep D-backs PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Iannetta’s two-run, bases-loaded single in the 10th inning lifted the Colorado Rockies to a 6-4 victory Thursday that completed a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Iannetta, a former Diamondbacks catcher, singled off the center-field wall against Yoshihisa Hira...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Brexit Party MEPs turn their backs on EU anthem Members of Britain's Brexit Party turned their backs on the EU anthem on Tuesday as it was played live at the opening of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, in a move that other lawmakers branded disgraceful and pathetic....
2019-07-02, 18:13

Tom Cotton backs Trump on canceled Iran strike Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday backed President Donald Trump’s decision not to retaliate militarily against Iran last week but urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing with Tehran.“What I see is Iran steadily marching up the escalation chain,” the Arkansas Republican, a member of the Senate ...
2019-06-23, 16:39

"Congress Has Lost Its Way": Haryana's BS Hooda Backs BJP On Kashmir Congress's Haryana stalwart Bhupinder Singh Hooda raised eyebrows today by declaring support for the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir, deviating from the party line ahead......
2019-08-18, 18:26

Shoaib Akhtar Backs India To Win World Cup 2019 India will take on New Zealand in the first semi-final, which will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday. The final of World Cup 2019 will be played at Lord's on July 14....
2019-07-07, 14:26

| Warne backs Archer to challenge Smith in Ashes Australia great Shane Warne believes Jofra Archer could be the man to stop Steve Smith's Ashes run-spree as "no one likes to face tall 90 mph (145 kph) bowlers"....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Top NY biz group backs driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants ALBANY — A top New York State top business group backs legislation giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — claiming it will be a boon to the economy. “This is the law in 12 states and its been beneficial to those states’ economies,” Heather Briccetti, CEO of the Business Council of New York...
2019-05-30, 04:52

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
2019-05-30, 08:00

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
2019-06-20, 00:26

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says the country’s next leader should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
2019-07-09, 15:26

Locastro wins it, D-backs end six-game losing streak PHOENIX (AP) — Tim Locastro’s single with the bases loaded in the 10th inning gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Locastro’s line drive to left field scored Nick Ahmed and helped the Diamondbacks end a season-long six-game losing streak. Giant...
2019-06-24, 03:26

Google Backs Down After New Zealand Murder Case Gaffe Google agreed Friday to change how it publishes New Zealand news after top officials lashed out at Google for breaching court suppression orders in a high-profile murder case....
2019-07-05, 18:39

MLB roundup: Bellinger blasts D-backs, extends L.A.'s walk-off run The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their late-game heroics, winning their fifth consecutive home game in walk-off fashion, this time on a Cody Bellinger home run in the 10th inning for a 5-4 victory Wednesday over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks....
2019-07-04, 14:52

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country has taken such strong action against the chemical over concerns that it can cause cancer....
2019-07-03, 02:52

Austrian far right crashes out of government as president backs Kurz The far-right Freedom Party (FPO) quit Austria's coalition government on Tuesday after the president sided with conservative chancellor Sebastian Kurz and sacked the hardline FPO interior minister....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Army Backs Plan To Tax Disability Pension, Says Not For "Tax Exemption" In a circular issued June 24, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said pensions drawn by personnel who retired under normal circumstances would be taxed. It also clarified that disability pensions,......
2019-07-03, 12:26

Walk this way: Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 on 5 straight walks Cody Bellinger's bases-loaded walk _ the fifth in a row given up by Arizona's bullpen with two outs _ forced in the winning run in the ninth and helped the Los Angeles Dodgers edge the Diamondbacks 5-4       ...
2019-07-03, 13:26

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants' 6-3 win over D-Backs Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
2019-06-29, 09:00

Teenager Gauff backs up Venus win to reach third round American 15-year-old Cori "Coco" Gauff showed her stunning first-round defeat of Venus Williams was no flash in the pan as she outclassed Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-3 to reach the third round of Wimbledon on Wednesday....
2019-07-04, 03:13

FDA panel backs Gilead's HIV prevention drug for certain population Independent experts on an FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted in favor of Gilead Sciences Inc's combination drug to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
2019-08-08, 00:26

Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 for 5th straight home walk-off win All-Star Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a franchise-record fifth consecutive walk-off victory at home, 5-4 over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
2019-07-04, 11:26

Iannetta homers in 7th, Rox beat D’backs 6-2 on rainy night DENVER (AP) — Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the seventh on a cool and drizzly Tuesday evening, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Iannetta sent a curve from Merrill Kelly over the left-field fence for his fourth homer of the season. He was a late additio...
2019-05-29, 07:39

Pelosi: No Trump censure bid if evidence backs impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wouldn’t have the House try to censure President Donald Trump if Democrats are able to find evidence that could support impeachment. “If the goods are there, you much impeach,” the California Democrat tells reporters at a breakf...
2019-06-19, 17:01

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
2019-06-18, 22:26

Brailsford backs Froome to come back after horror crash Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford expects four times Tour de France champion Chris Froome to return to elite cycling after last week's horror crash at the Criterium du Dauphine....
2019-06-17, 11:26

Velasquez tosses 7 strong in Phillies' 7-3 win over D-backs Vince Velasquez allowed two runs on six hits in his longest outing of the season, seven innings, and Scott Kingery homered in his hometown ballpark, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday night       ...
2019-08-06, 11:00

Trump backs off adding citizenship question to census President Trump will announce that he is backing away from trying to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census during a Thursday afternoon news conference, according to multiple reports. The president instead will take executive action to direct the Commerce Department to collect the informa...
2019-07-12, 01:52

MLB roundup: Homer-happy Rockies sweep D-backs Trevor Story had four hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 on Thursday in Denver to sweep a four-game series....
2019-05-31, 02:52

Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson in UK leadership race LONDON (AP) — A former candidate to lead Britain’s Conservative Party has thrown her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson. Andrea Leadsom, an ardent backer of Britain’s exit from the European Union, told LBC Radio that she’s backing Johnson, because “I think he will be a...
2019-06-18, 12:13

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an international framework....
2019-07-11, 21:52

‘I don’t know why he’s here’: Adam Peaty backs Scott’s decision to snub Sun Yang • Sun shouted ‘you’re a loser’ at Duncan Scott after being shunned• ‘Should he be in sport when people are booing him,’ says PeatyAdam Peaty has backed the decision by British bronze medallist Duncan Scott to snub Sun Yang on the podium on Tuesday after the controversial Chinese swimmer’s victory in...
2019-07-23, 17:52

Australia senate backs $110 billion tax cut plan to boost economy Australia's upper house Senate passed on Thursday A$158 billion ($110 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, the centrepiece of the conservative government's plan to boost an economy that is threatening to stall....
2019-07-04, 13:26

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
2019-07-10, 03:52

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an opinion released Friday by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel. The House Ways an...
2019-06-15, 00:52

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champion has sent a message of support to the Matildas ahead of their women's World Cup opener....
2019-06-09, 15:52

Tucson native with Dodgers excited to play in Arizona vs. D-Backs PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are gearing up for a 3-game series against Major League Baseball’s top team (The Dodgers) beginning Monday evening.  It’ll also be a state homecoming for the Dodgers’ Alex Verdugo.  Verdugo was born and raised in Tucson and is a Sahuaro High...
2019-06-24, 08:00

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi......
2019-06-10, 01:52

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
2019-06-17, 20:13

President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Trump issued an executive order Thursday that directs other federal agencies and departments to provide...
2019-07-12, 01:26

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger T-Mobile’s controversial deal to buy rival Sprint won’t be getting any more static from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai threw his weight behind the $26 billion mega-merger on Monday, saying the deal could bolster the rollout of high-speed 5G wireless networks across the ...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Apple backs up privacy chest-beating with critical new feature Apple showed at WWDC that it’s practicing what it’s preaching, with strong new privacy features woven in everywhere from the Mac to the Apple Watch.        ...
2019-06-05, 06:52

Wiggins backs Thomas to impress at 2019 Tour de France "Bradley Wiggins says Geraint Thomas as the mental strength to mount a strong bid for a second Tour de France title despite a difficult 2019 season."...
2019-07-02, 12:13

Team Trump backs off threat to slap tariffs on Mexico Team Trump on Wednesday appeared to back off the president’s threat to slap 5 percent tariffs on Mexican imports, with a top White House trade official suggesting they wouldn’t be needed because the US now has “the Mexicans’ attention” on border security. “We believe that these tariffs may not have ...
2019-06-05, 20:39

Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliament Nigel Farage faces wall with party members for European anthem on opening dayNigel Farage and his Brexit party MEPs turned their backs during the playing of the European anthem at a ceremony to mark the opening of the European parliament.As a saxophone quartet and opera singer performed Beethoven’s ...
2019-07-02, 14:00

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
2019-06-16, 21:52

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris....
2019-06-16, 18:13

Gareth Southgate backs Stones and Barkley after errors against Netherlands • ‘John will get horrible criticism for that mistake’• England to continue playing from the backGareth Southgate has thrown his support behind John Stones and Ross Barkley and insisted his team will continue to play the ball out short from the back after dreadful errors in extra time condemned Engla...
2019-06-07, 02:13

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautioned China that the "one country, two systems" should not be cast aside....
2019-07-03, 13:39

Aidy Boothroyd backs England Under-21s’ hard work to excite • Coach out to enhance home reputation in Euros• Boothroyd’s team face tricky French test on TuesdayRoaring lions and motivational lines from figures such as Raheem Sterling and Gareth Southgate decorate the walls of England’s training base but the home of Sammaurese provides none of the comfort of ...
2019-06-15, 23:39

Hong Kong Leader Backs Down on China Law But More Protests Planned Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center....
2019-06-15, 20:52

Lewis Hamilton performs handbrake turn and backs Wolff for F1’s top job • World champion now concedes Mercedes principal fits bill• GPDA to continue offering input into the future of F1Lewis Hamilton has changed his stance on the suitability of his Mercedes team principal to run Formula One and now says Toto Wolff would make an excellent candidate to take over the sport...
2019-06-28, 04:13

New German defense minister backs higher military spending Germany’s new defense minister is underlining her commitment to long-term military spending targets and says that financing must keep rising, telling critics that that reflects Germany’s own needs rather than outside pressure...
2019-07-24, 14:39

Steph Houghton backs ‘scary’ England to improve at World Cup • Captain in bullish mood after narrow win over Scotland• ‘In another day we’d have scored a few more’ she saysSteph Houghton sent a warning to England’s World Cup rivals following their 2-1 defeat of Scotland on Sunday, saying it was “scary” that the Lionesses came out on top despite not playing at...
2019-06-10, 12:13

NASA backs demo that will 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit NASA is expanding its efforts to bring 3D printing to space. The agency has given Made In Space a $73.3 million contract to demonstrate the ability to 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit using Archinaut One (shown above), a robotic manufacturing ship......
2019-07-15, 00:00

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of weapons....
2019-06-12, 18:52

D'backs tie franchise record with 21 hits, beat Rangers 19-4 Eduardo Escobar homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record with 21 hits while thumping the Texas Rangers 19-4       ...
2019-07-18, 09:26

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc....
2019-07-09, 17:26

Coach Kerr backs Scots to bring 'A-game' against Argentina Scotland must "bring their A-game" to their final group stage match of the women's World Cup against Argentina on Wednesday if they are to have any hope of reaching the last-16, coach Shelley Kerr has said....
2019-06-19, 07:26

Johnson dodges question on ambassador's future as Hunt backs Sir Kim Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he will keep Britain's ambassador to the US in post after the leak of sensitive diplomatic messages about Donald Trump....
2019-07-10, 08:39

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face hefty fines....
2019-07-17, 12:52

Merrill Kelly, D-Backs blank Phillies in crisp 3-hitter Merrill Kelly tossed three-hit ball over 7 2/3 innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0       ...
2019-06-13, 04:13

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restored in Belfast by October 21....
2019-07-10, 01:52

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency recommended against it on grounds the plane would not be operationally ready in 2019....
2019-06-13, 11:00

LeSean McCoy isn’t threatened by all the running backs Bills brought in LeSean McCoy isn’t bothered by a few fresh faces in Buffalo. McCoy, who hill turn 31 in July, struggled through the worst year of his illustrious career in 2018, rushing for 514 yards and three touchdowns, averaging just 3.2 yards per carry. Both McCoy’s rushing yards and yards per carry were career...
2019-06-13, 18:26

Lauer throws 7 impressive innings, Padres beat D’backs 5-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander Eric Lauer pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in seven starts and Greg Garcia had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run for his hometown San Diego Padres, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Lauer (3-4) held t...
2019-05-23, 02:52

Late Night Backs Up ‘the Squad’ After Trump’s Accusatory Tweets Seth Meyers said of the congresswomen that “if you’re asking them to fix the totally broken, crime-infested governments of their home countries, they’re trying.”...
2019-07-16, 08:52

Unifor backs UAW's 'nice and aggressive' start to contract talks Unifor President Jerry Dias doesn’t get a chance to sit across from Detroit 3 executives until the summer of 2020 -- all but one Canadian contract expires in September 2020....
2019-07-16, 00:26

Fantasy football: Running backs with easiest schedules, best values New England Patriots running back Sony Michel could be the steal of your draft this season, according to UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler. Read for more running backs with easy schedules in 2019....
2019-08-14, 18:13

German court backs Bundeswehr decision to dismiss far-right janitor A Berlin labor court has ruled that the dismissal of a janitor by the German military due to links with the far-right was justified. The employee was fired over his online opinions and membership of an extremist group....
2019-07-17, 19:52

Yastrzemski hits 3 HRs, Giants beat D'backs in 11 innings Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th inning, and the San Francisco Giants recovered after squandering two late leads, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9       ...
2019-08-17, 21:00

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
2019-05-21, 14:32

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23, 01:00

Etzebeth backs changed Boks to rise to the occasion against Australia South Africa captain Eben Etzebeth says the team selected for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday is not second-string in comparison to the one sent to New Zealand....
2019-07-19, 15:13

Vidal backs Messi over Copa America referee criticism "Chile\u0027s Arturo Vidal has backed Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi after the Argentina attacker slammed the quality of refereeing in the Copa America."...
2019-07-07, 17:52

Crown backs down and ‘refines’ plans for offshore wind auction Tender process for seabed use made more transparent after warnings from energy firmsThe Queen’s property manager has bowed to criticism over its plans for the biggest offshore wind auction in a decade by agreeing to fairer terms for renewable energy companies.The Crown Estate, which holds the rights...
2019-07-19, 09:26

The Supreme Court Backs White Minority Rule for Generations to Come The Supreme Court dealt a potential hammer blow to voting rights in America on Wednesday, ruling that federal courts could not judge issues of partisan gerrymandering because it would “countermand the Framers’ decision to entrust districting to political entities.” The decision could lead to...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Renault backs Nissan's move to give it boardroom seats French ministers have consistently highlighted the importance of ensuring the two-decade alliance between Renault and Nissan remains strong, before planning any further consolidation....
2019-06-20, 18:13

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
2019-06-20, 15:13

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection....
2019-07-10, 20:13

Tony Romo reveals top fantasy football running backs Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo told UPI which running back he would pick first in a fantasy football draft. He also said he thinks Ezekiel Elliott is a 'coin flip' when it comes to missing games in 2019....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded jet with 200-plane order Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX jets that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes....
2019-06-19, 01:13

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 06:39

The big kick-off, English centre-backs and Crusty – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss the Community Shield, Harry Maguire and the centre-back daisy chain, Nicolas Pépé, the return of the Football League and Crusty the PieJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.Back for another season, we start by lo...
2019-08-06, 02:52

Congress's Janardhan Dwivedi Backs Centre's Kashmir Move. He's Not Alone While it led protests in parliament today against the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir by scrapping Article 370, the Congress was embarrassed by voices of its own leaders......
2019-08-05, 20:13

Liverpool's Van Dijk backs Adrian to cover for injured Alisson "Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian\u0027s Premier League experience can help him seamlessly slot into their starting lineup if first choice Alisson is out for a long spell with a calf injury, defender Virgil van Dijk has said."...
2019-08-11, 15:52

Warne Backs Archer To Be Smith's "Biggest Challenge" In Ashes Shane Warne believes Jofra Archer's extra pace, as well as the knowledge gained from playing alongside Steve Smith in the IPL, will stand him in good stead if he is selected....
2019-08-10, 00:26

UK PM May backs return of maintenance grants for poorer university students Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce her backing on Thursday for the reintroduction of maintenance grants for university students from disadvantaged backgrounds, a move that will pressure her successor to follow suit....
2019-05-30, 02:52

UK PM backs 'stop-and-search' power, says will create 10,000 more spaces in prisons British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given support to the police's "stop-and-search powers" and also pledged to create "another 10,000 spaces" in UK prisons....
2019-08-11, 04:13

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
2019-06-04, 10:39

Sanders backs Warren after Liz Cheney attacks 'no first use' nuclear policy Sanders rejects ‘national security advice from a Cheney’Congresswoman is daughter of Iraq war architect Dick CheneyBernie Sanders has defended his rival for the Democratic presidential 2020 nomination, Elizabeth Warren, after her policy against pre-emptive use of America’s nuclear weapons was attack...
2019-08-03, 20:39

Iannetta homers in 7th, Rox beat D'backs 6-2 on rainy night Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the seventh on a cool and drizzly evening, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks        ...
2019-05-29, 06:52

Clijsters backs Bertens as contender for Roland Garros title "Eurosport pundit Kim Clijsters says the women’s competition at Roland Garros is “wide open” as defending champion Simona Halep returns without former coach Darren Cahill."...
2019-05-25, 16:52

FDA panel backs Gilead's HIV prevention drug Descovy, except in women An FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted in favor of Gilead Sciences Inc's combination drug to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
2019-08-08, 00:52

On eve of UK visit, Trump backs Boris Johnson, dings duchess WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing in on the United Kingdom’s political maelstrom days before his state visit, saying Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” prime minister and calling Meghan Markle “nasty.” Trump is expressing support for Johnson, the c...
2019-06-01, 02:26

Man City's Guardiola backs 'special' Sterling to shine as striker "Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling\u0027s improving physicality and finesse can help him excel as a central striker when he is deployed in the role, manager Pep Guardiola has said."...
2019-08-11, 15:52

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any Brexit deal after the Labour leadership came under overwhelming pressure to halt the exodus of its remain voters who backed pro-EU parties at the Euro...
2019-05-27, 22:00

Unkindest Cut? Congress's Jyotiraditya Scindia Backs Centre On Kashmir Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia became the surprise addition today to the list of party leaders openly backing the government on its decision to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir......
2019-08-06, 17:00

"Aimed At Improving Efficiency": UAE Backs India On Article 370 Move The United Arab Emirates today supported the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcation of the state into two union territories. The gulf nation's ambassador said it......
2019-08-06, 17:00

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backs fellow democratic socialist for Queens DA Justice may be blind — but it’ll be seeing red if Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has anything to say about it. The rising lefty star, whose district straddles the Bronx and Queens, endorsed long shot candidate and fellow democratic socialist Tiffany Cabán on Wednesday in the upcoming Queens Dis...
2019-05-23, 04:39

In setback for 5-Star, Italy's PM backs completion of rail link with France Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday that blocking works on a rail link with France would cost Italy more than completing the infrastructure, taking a stance on an issue that has divided the government coalition for months....
2019-07-23, 22:13

D-Backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp coming to Tucson TUCSON – The “D-backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp” is coming to Tucson July 22-26 and hope you will consider including it in the newscasts ahead of the camp. The camp will be held at Silver Lake Park and run from 6 pm to 9 pm daily July 22-26. The camps are taught by our D-b...
2019-07-09, 03:39

Dow ends higher after US backs off China sales restrictions, snapping 2-day skid The Dow Jones industrial average ended higher Tuesday after the U.S. eased up on China sales constraints. Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak.        ...
2019-05-22, 02:52

Brazilian anti-corruption crusader backs Bolsonaro 2022 re-election Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro, who oversaw Brazil's biggest corruption probe as a federal judge, said on Monday he has no interest in elected office and that President Jair Bolsonaro is his candidate for the 2022 election....
2019-08-13, 02:26

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
2019-06-04, 07:26

Ukraine's Constitutional Court backs decree dissolving parliament: Ukrinform Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's move to dissolve parliament was constitutional, the Ukrinform news agency reported on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 15:52

Trump threatens Guatemala after it backs away from ‘safe third country’ asylum deal The dispute pits the United States against an impoverished country the president aims to enlist in his effort to cut migration to the southwest border....
2019-07-24, 14:39

Didier Drogba backs Frank Lampard’s case to become Chelsea manager • ‘If he feels ready I don’t think it is too early,’ former striker says• Derby manager on shortlist with Allegri and Watford’s GraciaDidier Drogba has endorsed Frank Lampard’s credentials to become Chelsea’s manager once Maurizio Sarri joins Juventus, with the former striker insisting his old teamm...
2019-06-13, 19:13

Bayliss backs Morgan to remain England captain after World Cup triumph • Head coach trusts captain for T20 World Cup next year• ‘The rest of the boys try and run through a brick wall for him’Eoin Morgan has been backed to remain as England captain for the foreseeable future after masterminding the World Cup victory that has sealed his place in the pantheon of British s...
2019-07-15, 19:26

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
2019-05-21, 16:39

U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell backs Saudi arms sales U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged lawmakers on Thursday to vote against resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-06-20, 18:13

Austrian parliament backs no-confidence vote against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coalition partners....
2019-05-27, 17:13

UPDATE 1-FDA panel backs Gilead's HIV prevention drug Descovy, except in women An FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted in favor of Gilead Sciences Inc's combination drug to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
2019-08-08, 00:26

DirecTV owner backs free streaming service Locast as hedge NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T, the owner of DirecTV, is backing a free streaming service as a hedge against losing broadcast channels in disputes over fees. TV subscribers are increasingly finding the channels they pay for blacked out because channel owners and the cable or satellite companies can’t ag...
2019-06-27, 22:39

Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern borders -- as the government touts its own success in drastically reducing the influx of migrants into the country....
2019-07-21, 01:26

Justice Department backs Led Zeppelin in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright case The U.S. Department of Justice has weighed in on the next big music copyright case on the horizon following the Katy Perry “Dark Horse” decision, and taken Led Zeppelin’s side in the long-running copyright dispute that pits the writers of the group’s anthem “Stairway to Heaven” against the publisher...
2019-08-19, 10:00

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the tradition of human rights in the city is at stake....
2019-06-13, 15:26

Senator who killed Amazon deal defies Cuomo again, backs AOC’s DA pick State Sen. Michael Gianaris — the lawmaker who helped stop Amazon from opening a new headquarters in Long Island City — is backing public defender Tiffany Caban in the race for Queens district attorney. Gianaris finds himself again in the same camp of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, one o...
2019-06-22, 09:39

Soccer: South Africa captain Van Wyk backs VAR, but says gray areas remain South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has backed the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in football, but believes it is only "fair to an extent" and is still bound by the interpretation of match officials....
2019-06-10, 12:00

Vegas tourism board backs $49M Elon Musk transit system LAS VEGAS (AP) — A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been granted a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority approved the cont...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Slim majority backs Trump’s raids on illegal immigrants: poll A slight majority of voters support the deportation raids that President Trump said occurred across the country over the weekend, a poll ​out Wednesday found. While 51 percent of the respondents said they agree that illegal immigrants with outstanding court orders should be deported, 85 percent of R...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Italy's 5-Star backs Di Maio to carry on as leader after EU vote defeat Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Thursday resoundingly backed Luigi Di Maio to carry on as leader following a bruising defeat in European parliamentary elections....
2019-05-30, 21:13

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry was "nasty."...
2019-06-01, 15:13

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
2019-07-11, 11:26

Islamic bloc supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran conflict The Organization of Islamic Cooperation indirectly condemned Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the 57-nation bloc backed US-ally Saudi Arabia over an ongoing conflict with Iran....
2019-06-01, 15:13

Dave Brailsford backs Chris Froome to come back after horror crash "Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford expects four times Tour de France champion Chris Froome to return to elite cycling after last week\u0027s horror crash at the Criterium du Dauphine."...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Australia backs Genex Power hydro project with $425 mln cheap loan The Australian government said on Thursday it would provide up to A$610 million ($425 million) in cheap financing for Genex Power Ltd to build a pumped hydro project to help stabilise the country's electricity grid....
2019-07-11, 05:39

South Australia's Budget backs Adelaide as 'innovation capital of the nation' Upgrades to Lot Fourteen, where the Australian Space Agency is housed, as well as cybersecurity among the initiatives funded under the state's 2019-20 Budget....
2019-06-19, 02:39

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administration says would strengthen Moscow's economic grip on Europe....
2019-07-31, 20:13

China backs Pyongyang's efforts to solve Korea Peninsula issues, Xi says in op-ed Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean Peninsula politically....
2019-06-19, 04:13

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
2019-06-01, 02:39

Mimi Chakraborty Backs Nusrat Jahan After Fatwa Over Sindoor, Bangles Newly-elected Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Mimi Chakraborty has backed her party colleague and friend Nusrat Jahan who has been criticised by some Muslim clerics for wearing vermillion and......
2019-06-30, 19:00

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his presidency is creating "grave national concerns."...
2019-08-20, 07:52

UK's Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson "as the best candidate" to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister....
2019-06-17, 00:13

You're hired! Lord Sugar backs Johnson despite Brexit jail demand Lord Sugar has backed Boris Johnson as the next prime minister - despite having previously suggested he should be jailed for misleading the public over Brexit....
2019-06-14, 17:00

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cause cancer....
2019-07-03, 02:52

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democracy....
2019-07-31, 21:52

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs backs Umbrella, a community marketplace for boomers Umbrella is setting out to help homeowners in their later years connect with others in their neighborhood through a membership-based marketplace.Read More...
2019-07-12, 18:26

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections Monday, just days after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges and agreeing to ...
2019-06-11, 23:26

UA/Astros broadcaster & Pueblo High grad reacts to trade for D-Backs Greinke HOUSTON – With former Arizona Diamondback ace Zach Greinke being traded to Houston, many believe the Astros have all it takes to win another World Series.  That includes Pueblo High School grad and U of A football announcer for Spanish-language games Francisco Romero. Romero is also part of th...
2019-08-02, 22:00

The most savage celebrity parent clap backs by Chrissy Teigen, Pink, Kardashians and more Celebrity parents including Chrissy Teigen, Pink, Dax Shepard, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, Ayesha Curry and Gabrielle Union take aim at trolls.       ...
2019-05-21, 20:52

Senior BoE official backs fund suspensions amid Neil Woodford saga A senior Bank of England official has supported the use of suspensions to protect funds, as pressure grows on under-fire asset manager Neil Woodford....
2019-06-11, 15:39

SEE IT: Man in suit piggy-backs woman to escape flooded New Jersey train station A bizarre viral video shows a man in a suit being piggy-backed by a woman through water gushing into the Short Hills, New Jersey train station during Wednesday night’s downpour....
2019-07-19, 09:13

Carl Lewis backs equal pay in sports and attacks 'racist' Donald Trump Olympic legend supports US women’s team lawsuitCalls US president ‘prejudiced, and misogynistic’Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis said on Monday that female athletes deserve fair and equal pay and criticized Donald Trump for being “racist” and “misogynistic.”Lewis spoke in the Peruvian capi...
2019-08-06, 18:13

Canadian government backs startup NorthStar to boost data on space debris NorthStar's proposed system calls for the 2021 launch of a new constellation of small satellites that will use an array of hyperspectral, infrared and optical sensors to continuously monitor and analyze the Earth's ecosystems and orbit....
2019-06-16, 20:52

Marcus Morris backs out of deal with Spurs to give Knicks yet another power forward San Antonio traded away a rotation player to create enough salary-cap space to add Morris, but he chose a shorter, more lucrative contract with New York....
2019-07-12, 13:00

Gabrielle Union backs Klay Thompson over husband Dwyane Wade for All-NBA team Following the news that Klay Thompson didn't make an All-NBA team but Dwyane Wade received one vote, Gabrielle Union backed the Warriors star instead.        ...
2019-05-25, 21:26

Trump backs Gorka in fiery Rose Garden dust-up with Playboy reporter President Trump on Friday backed former aide Sebastian Gorka after a dust-up between Gorka and Playboy reporter Brian Karem, in which Karem taunted Gorka -- who in turn called Karem a “punk.”...
2019-07-12, 19:26

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Running backs still lead the way in three-receiver league Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the results of our latest 12-team PPR mock draft, which has three receivers in the starting lineup. Despite that, one manager drafted Christian McCaffrey, Nick Chubb and Leonard Fournette with his first three picks....
2019-07-10, 03:39

President Trump Backs Boris Johnson in U.K. Leadership Race Before State Visit Donald Trump weighed into Britain’s domestic political turmoil by backing the pro-Brexit Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, in a breach of convention on the eve of the president’s state visit to the U.K. Trump insisted he wasn’t giving a full endorsement of any...
2019-06-01, 19:52

White House backs off 'backdoor rebate' idea for lowering drug prices The White House has thrown out a plan to upend the drug pricing rebate model that President Trump's health chief once said could be the "most significant change" in how medicines are priced....
2019-07-11, 17:26

Cincinnati Bengals' Joe Mixon: You can’t replace the great running backs in the NFL Bengals RB Joe Mixon is keenly aware of what’s going on in Dallas and Los Angeles and believes elite running backs should get their due.       ...
2019-08-06, 22:13

India celebrates control over key territory as China backs Pakistan at United Nations India’s nationalist leader celebrated his country’s Independence Day by touting his consolidation of control over territory also claimed by Pakistan as diplomats prepare for a rare United Nations meeting on the controversy....
2019-08-17, 01:13

Amy Klobuchar backs 'Green New Deal,' promises executive action on gun control in first 100 days Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., released a sweeping plan for her first 100 days as president -- touching on a wide range of issues and pledging to reverse many of the decisions made under President Trump's administration....
2019-06-18, 23:39

Jermaine Dupri backs Scooter Braun in Taylor Swift feud over masters Super producer and hip-hop legend Jermaine Dupri says Taylor Swift shouldn’t be miffed at Scooter Braun for buying her old label, Big Machine, and owning her masters....
2019-07-16, 16:26

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
2019-06-15, 04:26

Justin Bieber backs down from Tom Cruise fight challenge, depriving us all of prime entertainment Within the space of a week, we’ve gained and lost the possibility of witnessing the fight of the century. Bieber V. Cruise, which was first suggested by young Justin, was to be a clash between two of the most insufferable celebrities on the planet. Throughout the days that followed Bieber issuing a ...
2019-06-13, 18:39

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-09, 19:39

Italian Senate backs train link with France, widening coalition rift The Italian Senate on Wednesday rejected a motion by one of the ruling coalition parties, the 5-Star Movement, to block an alpine rail link with France, paving the way for the long-contested project to continue....
2019-08-07, 13:52

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainland China....
2019-06-15, 11:39

House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
2019-06-13, 01:26

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Geechee Nation....
2019-06-15, 17:00

Queensland captain Cherry-Evans backs State of Origin anthem boycott Maroons skipper hopes snub will spark debateIndigenous players won’t sing Advance Australia FairQueensland captain Daly Cherry-Evans says he not only respects a national anthem boycott by State of Origin players, he hopes it sparks debate for change. The Maroons skipper on Monday threw his support b...
2019-06-03, 07:13

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science....
2019-06-14, 16:52

Jose Mourinho backs Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof's Man Utd partnership Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United have the beginnings of a solid centre-back partnership in Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof following a 4-0 victory over Chelsea at Old Trafford....
2019-08-11, 21:00

Three high-volume running backs you can grab after Round 1 of your fantasy football draft In 2018, the No. 1 running back on a team’s depth chart got 23 percent of their team’s opportunities on average, the lowest share over the past 17 years....
2019-08-20, 21:13

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator over a fellow American....
2019-05-27, 23:13