REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 02:26

A criminal background doesn't have to be a barrier to employment: Ask HR

More employers are committed to getting talent back to work by considering qualified individuals with criminal backgrounds.       ...

A criminal background doesn't have to be a barrier to employment: Ask HR

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Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure government treats rural areas fairly....
2019-07-13, 10:26

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees....
2019-09-12, 19:52

These colleges have the highest employment rate after graduating Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a report analyzing colleges with the highest post-graduation employment rate.       ...
2019-06-20, 20:13

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we’re essential to research. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and advance our understanding. The backbone ...
2019-06-05, 12:26

Trump attacks General Motors over China, US employment Trump, in a tweet, said GM, "once the Giant of Detroit, is now one of the smallest auto manufacturers there. They moved major plants to China, BEFORE I CAME INTO OFFICE."...
2019-08-30, 22:26

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-07, 21:00

Employment Hero raises over $15 million to simplify employee onboarding Employment Hero, a Sydney, Australia-based startup developing tools designed to simplify onboarding, has raised over $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-07-09, 08:13

U.S. employment growth seen slowing in July; wage gains steady U.S. job growth likely slowed in July after outsized gains in the prior month, with wages probably maintaining their moderate pace of increase, which could boost market expectations for another interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve next month....
2019-08-02, 06:26

Lyft Slapped With Another Class Action Lawsuit About Driver Employment Status Lyft is facing another class-action lawsuit taking direct aim at alleged widespread and intentional misclassification of drivers as independent contractors....
2019-08-16, 15:13

WRAPUP 1-U.S. employment growth seen slowing in July; wage gains steady U.S. job growth likely slowed in July after outsized gains in the prior month, with wages probably maintaining their moderate pace of increase, which could boost market expectations for another interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve next month....
2019-08-02, 09:52

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
2019-05-24, 06:52

'National security imperative': Military spouses struggle to find employment Military spouses are better educated than ever before, but rather than helping increase family income, their additional qualifications are often an impediment to greater earning power....
2019-09-02, 15:52

John Bolton Out as the Revolving Door of Employment In the Trump Administration Continues to Spin He fires them just as quickly as he hires them it seems. “President” Donald Trump has shown another of his handpicked administration members toward the door. This time, it is John Bolton, who took on the role of national security adviser....
2019-09-11, 19:00

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Friday asking the Justices to rule that Title VII, a fe...
2019-08-18, 14:52

Aspiring teachers denied employment as Montreal school boards apply religious symbols ban A francophone school board in Montreal (CSPI) admits to turning down two aspiring teachers, after they refused to remove their visible religious symbols....
2019-09-10, 04:13

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful. The post Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06, 10:39

The latest barrier to 5G speeds? The summer Enlarge / 5G is here, but that doesn't mean you have to buy into it. Thermal throttling is a fact of life for smartphones. SoCs generate a lot of heat, and when this heat can't be dissipated, processors react by slowing down and thereby generating less heat. Usually this is just an issue for heav...
2019-07-12, 23:52

Driver crashes car into barrier outside FBI headquarters A suspected intoxicated driver crashed into a barrier at 26 Federal Plaza early Tuesday morning, telling authorities there was a bomb in his car and prompting a large police response before the vehicle was cleared of any explosives, police and sources said. The 36-year-old crashed a white Ford Fusio...
2019-07-09, 15:26

In a Tight Labor Market, a Disability May Not Be a Barrier To expand the pool of workers, companies are recruiting stay-at-home parents, retirees and people with disabilities. Will they keep it up if the economy sours?...
2019-09-05, 13:39

Outlook for Great Barrier Reef is now 'very poor' In a report issued Friday, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority downgraded the outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef from "poor" to "very poor."...
2019-08-31, 10:39

Join a rideshare to the Great Barrier Reef Update the ol' Uber app because beginning Monday, May 27 for an extremely limited time, riders in select Queensland, Australia cities will be able to request a ride out to the Great Barrier Reef....
2019-05-23, 22:39

Bugatti Chiron Becomes The First Series Production Car To Break 300 mph Barrier A pre-production model of a Bugatti Chiron became the first hypercar in the world to break the 300 mph or 482 kmph barrier. The car, piloted by Andy Wallace, reached a top speed of 304.773 mph or......
2019-09-05, 09:39

Barrier proposed to prevent Verrazzano Bridge suicides A Brooklyn councilman is demanding the MTA look west and rip a page out of Golden Gate Bridge’s playbook to stop a sudden surge of people leaping to death off the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Councilman Justin Brannan, a Democrat who represents the Bay Ridge side of America’s longest suspension ...
2019-06-05, 01:39

The psychology behind climate inaction: How to beat the 'doom barrier' Despite the urgency of a 'climate emergency' we're nowhere near fulfilling the Paris agreement. Why are we so reluctant to act? Climate psychologist Per Espen Stoknes says we need to move away from pointing blame....
2019-05-24, 11:52

Australia lowers Great Barrier Reef outlook to 'very poor' The government agency that manages Australia's Great Barrier Reef has downgraded its outlook for the corals' condition from "poor" to "very poor" due to warming oceans....
2019-08-31, 07:26

Australia lowers Great Barrier Reef outlook to ‘very poor’ The government agency that manages Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has downgraded its outlook for the corals’ condition from “poor” to “very poor” due to warming oceans....
2019-08-30, 19:39

Stage 10 winner Van Aert hits barrier, crashes out of Tour Belgian rider Wout van Aert has been forced out of the Tour de France race with a leg wound sustained in the time trial Friday       ...
2019-07-19, 17:39

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier Israeli forces began demolishing Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism....
2019-07-22, 10:52

Museum of underwater art to open on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Submerged sculptures and others that appear at low tide to be installed at several Queensland sites, as part of a project that also aims to rehabilitate sections of the reefFrom a colour-changing figure warning of warming seas to a sunken skeletal greenhouse encrusted with coral, a new museum of und...
2019-07-18, 15:52

Small but mighty: Ash Barty's height no barrier to winning Wimbledon None of the last 13 Wimbledon winners were under 1.7mBarty believes her power belies her 1.66m heightAshleigh Barty insists her diminutive size shouldn’t be a barrier to winning Wimbledon and believes she boasts the power game needed to claim the greatest prize in tennis.Barty ended Australia’s eigh...
2019-06-10, 12:13

Joan Johnson, Whose Company Broke a Racial Barrier, Dies at 89 With her husband, George, she founded the hair-care and cosmetics company Johnson Products, the first black-owned business on the American Stock Exchange....
2019-09-11, 02:00

Can a giant island of pumice help heal the Great Barrier Reef? CNN reports a pumice stone the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia. Scientists are hoping that it carries new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's coral.        ...
2019-08-27, 18:00

Disability not a barrier: At a time of low unemployment, employers tap a new talent pool Low unemployment, heightened advocacy and a new study make hiring people with disabilities the next front in the effort to diversify the workplace       ...
2019-08-12, 18:26

Baseball's 106mph barrier: have pitchers reached the limits of their velocity? The 100mph fastball used to be a rarity: now it’s an everyday occurrence in Major League Baseball. But the human body may not be built for such speedsSidd Finch was almost too good to be true. The rookie pitcher, while in spring training with the New York Mets, was reported to have shattered pitchin...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Muller takes blame for WTCR Race of Portugal barrier hit "Yvan Muller has taken the blame for the barrier hit that left his Cyan Racing Lynk \u0026 Co 03 TCR out of action for a large chunk of Free Practice 2 at WTCR Race of Portugal on Saturday."...
2019-07-06, 12:26

California highway barrier not repaired before fatal Tesla crash The National Transportation Safety Board found "systemic problems within the California Department of Transportation that negatively affect the timely repair of traffic safety hardware." The agency is still investigating the crash that killed an Apple engineer....
2019-09-09, 21:39

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United States....
2019-07-16, 03:00

AI is key for business success, but lack of skilled staff remains a barrier Other challenges to AI adoption are a lack of compelling return on investment and a lack of management understanding, according to a new report from EY....
2019-08-17, 03:39

Tissue model reveals role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s Beta-amyloid plaques, the protein aggregates that form in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients, disrupt many brain functions and can kill neurons. They can also damage the blood-brain barrier — the normally tight border that prevents harmful molecules in the bloodstream from entering the brain. MIT...
2019-08-13, 04:26

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest and fastest possible action” will reduce the risk...
2019-07-18, 22:39

Climate change causes Australia to downgrade Great Barrier Reef's outlook The world's largest coral reef system is now anticipated to be in "very poor" health in future, due to climate change. Despite large-scale bleaching of the coral, experts insist the problems are not insurmountable....
2019-08-30, 15:39

Australia's Great Barrier Reef In "Very Poor" Condition: State Agency Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in very poor condition because of climate change, over fishing and land clearing, a state agency said on Friday, as it downgraded the reef's status to the lowest......
2019-08-30, 12:26

Great Barrier Reef outlook now 'very poor', Australian government review says Five-yearly report says climate change is escalating the threat and window of opportunity for action is nowThe outlook for the Great Barrier Reef has deteriorated from poor to very poor according to an exhaustive government report that warns the window of opportunity to improve the natural wonder’s ...
2019-08-30, 07:13

Adam Peaty breaks 57-second barrier and 100m breaststroke world record ‘I’ve been chasing that for three years now,’ says PeatyPeaty wins World Championships semi-final in 56.88secAdam Peaty has broken his own world record in the men’s 100 metre breaststroke at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Peaty, 24, smashed the previous record of 57.10 seconds he s...
2019-07-21, 16:39

Colossal mass of volcanic material is drifting toward the Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef is in bad shape, and humans are to blame. Warming seas due to climate change have led to extreme “bleaching” of much of the coral that makes up the reef, effectively killing it and turning once-vibrant stretches of the reef into underwater wastelands. Australia has...
2019-08-27, 05:26

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
2019-06-18, 21:13

Vienna to host Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to break two-hour marathon barrier • World record holder will make second attempt to achieve feat• ‘It’s not unlike trying to put a man on the moon’Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon in Vienna in October. The Austrian capital has been chosen to host the Ineos 1:59 Challenge, in which the Kenyan...
2019-06-28, 04:13

Scientists at an aquarium just figured out how to save Florida’s ‘Great Barrier Reef’ Scientists in Florida may have just saved the the third largest coral reef on the planet. Florida Aquarium Senior Coral Scientist Keri O’Neil, aka “The Coral Whisperer,” and her team of researchers today announced they’d successfully spawned Atlantic coral in a laboratory – the first time this has b...
2019-08-22, 06:00

Australia's Great Barrier Reef in 'very poor' condition: government agency Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in very poor condition because of climate change, over fishing and land clearing, a state agency said on Friday, as it downgraded the reef's status to the lowest level, which could jeopardise its World Heritage status....
2019-08-30, 23:13

Pentagon to notify lawmakers of delayed military projects to pay for border barrier Under the emergency declaration Trump issued in February, about $3.6 billion designated for military construction projects would be rerouted for border barrier construction....
2019-09-04, 08:39

California highway barrier repairs 'ineffective' before Tesla crash: NTSB The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday that California state transportation officials should ensure timely repairs of highway traffic safety hardware in the aftermath of a March 2018 Tesla crash....
2019-09-09, 18:26

The Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ Is A $4 Million Salute To Breaking The 300 MPH Barrier Recently, Bugatti went out and did what many thought couldn’t be done with modern tire technology: It broke the 300-mph barrier, hitting nearly 305 mph in a “near production” Chiron plastered in orange stripes. And because success means nothing without commercial gain, the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport...
2019-09-10, 06:52

Hail an Uber submarine, scUber, and have your driver take you to the Great Barrier Reef Uber announced a ride-share submarine — aptly named scUber — for riders to explore Australia's Great Barrier Reef inside an underwater craft.        ...
2019-05-23, 14:13

Pat Toomey: Odds for background checks better than ever President Donald Trump has wavered on expanding background checks on gun sales — but the lead GOP sponsor of the effort says there’s still a better chance of succeeding than ever before. In an interview Monday, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey said he spoke with Trump late last week and that the presid...
2019-08-26, 23:26

These 3 senators might win Trump over on gun background checks Pat Toomey approached Chris Murphy on the Senate floor this week with an urgent warning: We’re running out of time to sway President Donald Trump. “The president's likely close to making up his mind and he’s getting a lot of pressure from the other side,” Toomey told Murphy. “We need to get before ...
2019-09-14, 17:13

Trump says he wants to strengthen gun background checks President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted to strengthen background checks for gun purchases, a policy response to two recent mass shootings that was notably absent from proposals he put before the American people in televised remarks on Monday....
2019-08-07, 16:13

Great Barrier Reef hard coral cover close to record lows Coral bleaching, crown-of-thorns starfish and cyclones cause 10% to 30% decline over past five yearsHard coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef remains near record lows in its northern stretch and is in decline in the comparatively healthy south, government scientists have found.A report card by the ...
2019-07-11, 07:00

Massive pumice 'raft' spotted in the Pacific could help replenish Great Barrier Reef The 150 sq km field of floating rock was created by an underwater volcanic eruption near TongaA giant raft of pumice, which was spotted in the Pacific and is expected to make its way towards Australia, could help the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef from its bleaching episode by restocking million...
2019-08-25, 18:00

Pumice stone ‘raft’ the size of Manhattan could help save Great Barrier Reef Pumice isn’t just something you use to scrub your calloused feet. Scientists have identified a giant floating “raft” of pumice rock — about the size of Manhattan — drifting through the Pacific Ocean. The floating rock isn’t far from the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Aus...
2019-08-26, 19:39

A giant lava raft drifting toward Australia could help save the Great Barrier Reef A large mass of hardened lava is headed toward Australia. Scientists think that the lava raft could help to save the declining Great Barrier Reef, according to recent news reports....
2019-08-29, 08:26

Phil Neville insists England must be ruthless to break semi-final barrier • Neville ‘cannot think of a better job than leading Lionesses’• England lost Women’s World Cup third-place play-offPhil Neville is back where it all began. A month ago he sat at the same beachside restaurant on the pebbly Mediterranean shoreline, just beneath the Promenade des Anglais, and talked a...
2019-07-07, 00:39

Great Barrier Reef expert panel says Peter Ridd misrepresenting science Exclusive: Panel head Ian Chubb compares ‘roadshow of Dr Ridd’ to tobacco industry strategy defending smokingAn expert panel led by the former chief scientist Ian Chubb has warned ministers that controversial scientist Peter Ridd is misrepresenting robust science about the plight of the Great Barrie...
2019-08-28, 00:26

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched a crusade against single-use plastics as part of his new role as special envoy for the Great Barrier Reef.Entsch told Guardian Australia he was inspire...
2019-05-27, 23:13

NRA warns Trump after he endorses background checks In the wake of the mass shootings, President Trump told lawmakers and aides privately that he is open to endorsing background checks – but the NRA chief warned him that a bill would be unpopular among his supporters, according to a report. On Wednesday, Trump gave a green light to background check l...
2019-08-08, 17:26

Trump still looking at gun background checks: Senator Murphy President Donald Trump wants to keep discussing tougher background checks for gun purchases, a leading Democratic senator on gun control said on Friday, adding that Trump's support is crucial for the U.S. Congress to pass reform legislation when it returns to work next month....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Germany: 20.8 million people with immigrant background While refugees catch the headlines, most migrants come from other parts of Europe. Only 15% of 20.8 million people with an immigrant background came as asylum-seekers....
2019-08-21, 11:26

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

Trump again appears to back away from gun background checks Advisers warned the president that there is little support for significant action on gun control among Republican voters — and even among some Democrats....
2019-08-20, 06:13

Trump says expanded U.S. gun background checks under consideration A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday said they would try to revive a failed 2013 bill to close loopholes on the law requiring gun sale background checks, but were awaiting word on whether President Donald Trump will support their effort....
2019-09-12, 01:52

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and listen to podcasts. It has easily become my main source of entertainment. But there is one thing that r...
2019-07-03, 18:26

Privately funded organization We Build the Wall starts construction of border barrier in Texas A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
2019-05-27, 17:52

Wind Waker Speedrunners Finally Pull Off Legendary 'Barrier Skip' Trick On GameCube For years, the “Barrier Skip” was the holy grail of speedrunning tricks. The trick, which would allow passage through a seemingly impenetrable barrier in The Wind Waker, became a reality in the HD version in 2017. Meanwhile, the trick still couldn’t be performed in the original GameCube “SD” version...
2019-07-09, 19:26

A giant pumice stone floating in the Pacific could help heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef A pumice "raft" the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia, bringing along with it new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals that have seen rapid deterioration in recent years due to climate change....
2019-08-25, 14:52

Massive pumice 'raft' could bring marine life to help save Great Barrier Reef A massive 150 sq km raft of floating rock seen heading towards Australia in the Pacific Ocean, could help to save the Great Barrier Reef by restoring millions of marine organisms that attach to it along the way....
2019-08-26, 02:26

A Giant Raft of Volcanic Rock From an Underwater Eruption Could Help Revive the Great Barrier Reef A mass of floating pumice so large it’s being tracked via satellite is making its way to Australia, and with it a range of marine organisms including corals that could help restore the threatened Great Barrier Reef. The giant sheet of rock — around 58 square miles — is the result o...
2019-08-27, 03:00

A giant raft of rock floating in the Pacific could help heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef A pumice "raft" the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia, bringing along with it new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals that have seen rapid deterioration in recent years due to climate change....
2019-08-26, 06:52

Sugarcane farmers support group working to undermine Great Barrier Reef science Exclusive: Farmers United says ‘we know in our hearts and minds’ experts are wrong about run-off damaging the reefQueensland cane growers’ groups are backing an opaque front organisation working to undermine Great Barrier Reef consensus science, including publishing claims that “we know in our heart...
2019-08-22, 23:13

Citigroup fined $1.25M for inadequate background checks when hiring Citigroup hired three convicted criminals over a seven-year period after failing to run adequate background checks on more than 10,000 employees, an industry watchdog said. The Wall Street giant headed by CEO Michael Corbat agreed to pay $1.25 million in fines to the Financial Industry Regulatory Au...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Trump Says Background Checks Would Not Have Prevented Recent Gun Violence As the United States grappled with yet another mass shooting event on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that background checks on gun purchasers would not have prevented recent gun violence in the......
2019-09-02, 11:13

McConnell says gun background checks will be ‘front and center’ in fall “Background checks and red flags will probably lead the discussion,” McConnell told WHAS-AM in Louisville. He noted “there’s a lot of support” publicly for background checks....
2019-08-09, 05:39

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun background checks, adding that there was tremendous support for common sense action....
2019-08-09, 17:00

Easy-to-make thermal chameleon fades into the background Enlarge / This story isn't really about this kind of chameleon. Sorry. (credit: Renee Grayson / Flickr) Chameleons, unlike bowties, are cool. The chameleon is most famous for its ability to blend with its surroundings (I'm just as impressed with the acrobatic tongue), something we'd often like to ...
2019-06-30, 15:13

Buying ammo in California now requires background check Purchases of ammunition surged statewide ahead of a new California law that took effect Monday, which requires almost all buyers to go through background checks....
2019-07-01, 21:39

Congressman Opposes Background Checks Because, What if His Friends Want to Borrow His Gun? Instead of using logic, reason or his sworn duty to protect his constituents from being shot in the Doritos section of their local Walmart, a U.S. Congressman came up with a particularly personal reason for opposing universal background checks on firearm purchases:...
2019-09-06, 07:52

Will a past misdemeanor show up in an employer background check? Ask HR Most employers do background checks, so if you are concerned about a transgression in your past, it's wise to be honest in a job interview.       ...
2019-07-16, 14:26

Trump says he has ‘tremendous support’ from GOP on ‘meaningful’ background checks President Trump said he believes he has GOP support for more extensive back ground checks. Evan Vucci / AP NBC News- President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “tremendous support” for possible new measures to tighten background checks on gun buyers, claiming that even Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
2019-08-09, 20:13

Chris Murphy: Trump isn't giving up on background checks Sen. Chris Murphy isn’t giving up on the long-shot effort to pass expanded gun background checks. And, he says, neither is President Donald Trump.Fresh off Thursday evening conversations with White House staffers and a recent call with the president himself, the Connecticut Democrat says it is still...
2019-08-23, 18:00

Arming up: Gun background checks spike after 80% of mass shootings Spikes in FBI background checks for gun purchases have occurred after eight of 10 recent mass shootings, confirming the trend of Americans arming up to protect themselves....
2019-08-23, 11:39

'Escape genius' bear scales three electric fences, 13-foot high barrier in daring breakout Forest rangers in Italy are on the hunt for a “genius” brown bear that reportedly escaped captivity by scaling three electric fences and a 13 foot high barrier. ...
2019-07-17, 18:13

Cane growers support front group working to undermine Great Barrier Reef science Exclusive: Farmers United says ‘we know in our hearts and minds’ experts are wrong about run-off damaging the reefQueensland cane growers’ groups are backing an opaque front organisation working to undermine Great Barrier Reef consensus science, including publishing claims that “we know in our heart...
2019-08-23, 02:26

Mass shooters exploited gaps, errors in background checks Most mass shooters in the US acquired the weapons they used legally because there was nothing in their backgrounds to disqualify them, according to James Alan Fox, a criminologist with Northeastern University who has studied mass shootings for decades. But in several attacks in recent years gunmen a...
2019-09-09, 23:13

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
2019-06-02, 01:26

Dems press Trump to suppport background check bill Democrats are pressing President Donald Trump to intervene with Senate Republicans and demand passage of a bipartisan bill to expand background checks for gun purchases. (Sept. 9)        ...
2019-09-10, 03:13

Pelosi and Schumer take hard line with Trump on gun background checks Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any firearm legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done,” complicating delicate negotiations between the president and a group of senators.Trump has...
2019-09-16, 08:13

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
2019-08-13, 22:26

How Online Gun Sales Can Exploit a Major Loophole in Background Checks Federal law doesn’t require private gun sellers to make background checks so millions of guns are sold without them. The internet has made these sales much easier....
2019-08-14, 02:00

With trade differences in the background, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in personal diplomacy aimed at smoothing tough discussions over differences on trade....
2019-05-26, 05:52

President Donald Trump on 'meaningful' background checks: 'I really want to see it happen' Before heading to his resort in New Jersey Friday, President Donald Trump called for meaningful background checks for gun purchases -- following what he said was a "great talk" with the top two Democrats in Congress....
2019-08-09, 20:39

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show his love for his boyfriend. Krastel, a meteorologi...
2019-05-30, 03:26

Top Democrats tell Trump gun bill must include universal background checks Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done."...
2019-09-16, 02:52

The Best Free Background Noise Generators for Working, Gaming, and Studying There are tons of background sound sites and apps, but most do the same things. We’ve compiled the best ones, all free online, plus a collection of the best background sound mobile apps. Use them as background noise while you work, read, study, play a tabletop RPG, or even in the background of a par...
2019-07-12, 00:26

From 'sesh mates' to background pals – what your friendships say about you | Emma Garland British people have fewer close friends than other nationalities. Here’s a quick guide to the key relationshipsEveryone in the UK is a friendless loser. Not my words, but those (slightly paraphrased) of a recent Snapchat survey that found British people have fewer close mates than other nationalitie...
2019-07-19, 13:13

Colbert on the Democratic debate: let the 'humble background games' begin Late-night hosts sort through three hours of sound bites and campaign promises from the Democratic presidential debateIn a live show following the three-hour Democratic debate, Stephen Colbert picked through a laundry list of potential water-cooler moments, starting with Bernie Sanders’s more gravel...
2019-09-13, 19:13

Dems pressure McConnell to hold votes on background checks House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead. In a letter likely to be delivered Wednesday, Democrats...
2019-08-06, 23:52

Pelosi, Schumer to Trump: Gun control must include background checks Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases -- or else risk no legislation at all....
2019-09-16, 15:00

iOS 13 will stop VoIP app background data collection, impacting Facebook Apple is stopping VoIP apps from collecting data while they run in the background, a change that will force multiple popular apps to make adjustments.Read More...
2019-08-07, 08:52

Donald Trump weighs up Senators gun background check bill President Donald Trump says there are "a lot of things under discussion," on background gun checks, including some things that will never happen and other things that might. "It's really 'Gun Sense,' if you think about it," Trump said. (Sept. 11)        ...
2019-09-12, 04:13

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks on a Kentucky news radio show follow a conversati...
2019-08-09, 03:26

Gov. Greg Abbott: Odessa shooter failed background check Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the man accused of killing seven people and wounding 25 others on Saturday had failed a background check to purchase a gun and wasn't screened when buying the gun he used in the shooting...
2019-09-03, 21:00

Trump Reverses Course on Gun Control Again, Says He Backs Tighter Background Checks (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls “loopholes” doesn’t clear the way for more gun control. Speaking to reporters as he departed the White ...
2019-08-22, 01:39

Trump says he will push to close background check loopholes for gun buys U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his administration would seek to close background check loopholes for gun purchases after Democrats accused him of reversing course on gun control measures....
2019-08-21, 20:39

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
2019-07-03, 07:39

Pelosi, Schumer urge Trump to support background checks House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday sent a letter to President Trump urging him to support gun background check legislation that has already been passed by the House. The two Democrats called on Trump to intervene personally to “stem the endless massac...
2019-09-09, 17:13

Churches conducting more background checks, but sex offenders still slipping through cracks There are more than 750,000 registered sex offenders across the country and, medical professionals explain, faith and community are often deemed a crucial part of their treatment to avoid re-offending....
2019-08-24, 13:13

Trump cools on background check push in recent lawmaker conversations President Donald Trump has been cooling to the idea of supporting new legislation for stricter firearm background checks in recent conversations with lawmakers, congressional and Republican sources tell CNN....
2019-08-20, 23:26

Hundreds of U.S. mayors push Senate to pass background check bills A bipartisan group of more than 200 mayors on Thursday called on the Senate to return from its August recess, demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reconvene the chamber to take up legislation to strengthen background checks on gun buyers. The coalition of mayors from three dozen states c...
2019-08-08, 21:00

Past Flip-Flops Cloud Trump’s Position on Background Checks Whether the president’s support is real or another momentary reversal will determine if Congress passes the first new federal gun control measures in years....
2019-08-10, 02:52

Trump says Mitch McConnell 'totally on board' with background checks – live Senate majority leader’s team says McConnell only committed to a ‘discussion’ on the issue while president also takes swipe at BidenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.41pm BST Deflecting a question about the children who were left abandoned after Ice raids in Mississippi, Trump ...
2019-08-09, 17:52

McConnell: Democrat ‘Theatrics’ Won’t Bring a Vote on Background Checks for Guns (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Democrats are engaging in “theatrics” over gun control legislation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that “people are dying” because the Senate leader refuses to act. After a summer of devastating ...
2019-09-11, 19:52

Democratic leaders assail Trump's apparent reversal on background checks Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are lamenting President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, with Schumer calling the move "not only disappointing but also heartbreaking."Trump told reporters this weekend he will look "very strongly" at ideas from both Democra...
2019-08-20, 03:00

Apple will limit VoIP background data collection from WhatsApp, Snapchat et al in iOS 13 Apple is reportedly planning a new feature in iOS that will restrict apps from runing voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) processes in the background when the programs are not actively in use. The “small but significant change” — according to The Information — strikes at the heart of Facebook and ot...
2019-08-07, 11:13

How to change the background wallpaper on your iPhone, and set a different image for your home and lock screens Hollis Johnson You can change the background on your iPhone with a few taps, should you wish to use another image. You can customize your iPhone's wallpaper to appear in either Still or Perspective formats. Different images can display on your iPhone's home screen wallpaper and the lock screen. ...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Reporter testing the 'availability of guns at Walmart' fails background check Hayley Peterson, a senior correspondent for Business Insider, investigated "the availability of guns at Walmart" by attempting to purchase a firearm but was unable to buy a gun after failing a background check....
2019-08-22, 22:52

Texas shooting: Trump says background checks wouldn’t have prevented massacre WASHINGTON – President Trump on Sunday called the Texas shooter “a very sick person” but suggested that background checks wouldn’t have stopped the most recent massacre that left seven people dead and more than 20 wounded. “Background checks – I will say that for the most part, sadly, if...
2019-09-01, 19:52

Texas gunman who killed seven had previously failed background check for firearm The gunman who killed seven people and wounded 23 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas obtained an assault-style rifle despite failing a background check, state and law enforcement officials said on Monday....
2019-09-03, 05:00

214 mayors call on Senate to reconvene and pass background check bills The letter was signed by the leaders of El Paso and Dayton and several other cities that have experienced high-profile mass shootings in recent years....
2019-08-08, 17:00

Trump flips stance on gun background checks, citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his support for legislation that would tighten background checks on gun sales after a pair of mass shootings left 31 people dead earlier this month.In the i...
2019-08-21, 04:00

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation in the aftermath of the horrific mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people. The two New York lawmakers said the legislation passed the De...
2019-08-06, 15:26

Trump Wants ‘Strong Background Checks’ After Mass Shootings but Ties Them to Immigration Laws President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-05, 16:13

Trump pushes for ‘strong background checks’ after 2 mass shootings claim 29 lives Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
2019-08-05, 15:13

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. At the same time, Trump said he had ass...
2019-08-10, 07:26

In call with Trump, Pelosi and Schumer say any gun bill that doesn’t include background checks ‘will not get the job done’ The two Democratic leaders urged the president to endorse House-passed gun measures and pledged to join him for a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” if the legislation is passed....
2019-09-15, 20:52

Trump vows ‘urgent resolve’ on background checks after mass shootings, provides no details Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
2019-08-05, 18:13

Texas gunman had been ruled 'mentally unfit' to buy firearms, used loophole on background check: report The gunman who killed 7 and injured at least 22 others in a West Texas shooting rampage Labor Day weekend before he was shot and killed by police was federally banned from owning or buying firearms after a court previously ruled he was mentally unfit to do so, authorities said....
2019-09-04, 13:26

Killer linked to cold-case Florida murder through fingerprint background check for job gets life A man linked eight months ago to a Florida 1998 cold case murder when he applied for a job requiring his fingerprints for a background check has been sentenced to life in prison for the crime....
2019-08-26, 00:26

Dayton and El Paso Shootings: Trump Links Call for Background Checks to Immigration Laws Mourners in El Paso and Dayton implored lawmakers for gun control, while President Trump suggested “marrying” tougher background checks to new immigration laws....
2019-08-05, 16:13

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happened in the border town of El Paso, Texas, where seve...
2019-08-05, 16:39

A win for public safety or a government ploy? California set to require background check for ammo sales Already, California has some of the toughest gun laws in the United States. There’s another hurdle for gun owners coming on July 1.        ...
2019-07-01, 03:00

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate challenge for the president as he works to assure his...
2019-08-17, 08:39

Top Democrats renew call for Senate to come back into session to pass background checks legislation Top congressional Democrats renewed calls on Monday for the Senate to reconvene and pass background check legislation in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
2019-08-06, 02:00

Democrats demand McConnell convene Senate to pass background checks after mass shootings As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take action this week on long-stalled gun control legislation they argue could help prevent the next large-scale tragedy....
2019-08-05, 03:39

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislative action following two deadly mass shootings earlier this month....
2019-08-21, 04:00

NRA leadership warns Trump background check bill is ‘unpopular’ with his base: Report In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Trump is reportedly in talks with leaders on both sides of the issue of expanding background checks for gun purchases.        ...
2019-08-09, 22:13

Tim Ryan calls for passage of background check bill, ban on assault weapons following attacks in El Paso and Dayton 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Tim Ryan on Sunday called on Congress to immediately head back to session to pass a background check bill for those seeking to buy firearms and called for a ban on the purchase of assault weapons....
2019-08-05, 00:39

Australia downgrades outlook for Great Barrier Reef to 'very poor' Australia downgrades the Great Barrier Reef's long-term outlook to "very poor" for the first time, as the world heritage site struggles with "escalating" climate change. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
2019-08-31, 06:13

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun reform bill that the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives passed in February....
2019-08-05, 00:39

NRA Head Reportedly Called Trump to Warn Him That Pushing Firearm Background Checks Wouldn’t Play Well With His Base Vladimir Putin’s most beloved Russian operative walked onto the White House lawn and told the press that he was “all in favor” of “background checks like we’ve never had before.”...
2019-08-09, 02:26

Ohio Gov. DeWine proposes 'red flag' law, expanding background checks for gun sales Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine proposed a "red flag" law to remove guns from potentially violent people and universal background checks for gun sales.        ...
2019-08-06, 21:26

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
2019-07-16, 11:13

'Prolific' criminal group in Europe busted One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 16:13

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the game in January, and back then we pointed out that it features the likenesses of characters like Walte...
2019-06-08, 04:13

‘Like I’m Some Kind of Criminal’: Tougher Fines in Tennis Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches....
2019-08-04, 00:39

Sen. Blumenthal accuses Shanahan of criminal cover-up Sen. Richard Blumenthal asserted that former acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was potentially involved in a criminal cover-up for failing to disclose an alleged domestic violence incident before his nomination as the permanent secretary of defense....
2019-06-19, 08:52

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, according to the Washington Post....
2019-07-19, 04:52

Russia launches criminal case over gay adoption Russian officials allegedly allowed a gay couple to adopt children. Now Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal negligence case. And thanks to a "gay propaganda" law, the family could also face charges....
2019-07-18, 23:13

Iran newspaper to Japan: ‘How Can You Trust A War Criminal?’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize the Japanese prime minister’s close ties with the U.S. ahead of his historic visit to Iran. The daily Farheekhtegan, or Educated, followed it up wi...
2019-06-12, 10:13

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an aid group said....
2019-07-04, 13:13

Jeffrey Epstein’s criminal case is officially over A Manhattan federal judge has officially dismissed the federal indictment against dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Prosecutors asked Judge Richard Berman to toss the case last week, following the 66-year-old’s Aug. 10 suicide while incarcerated at a Lower Manhattan jail. Berman signed off on th...
2019-08-29, 20:39

CHEAP: Call the police, a Nintendo 2DS for $50 is CRIMINAL Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Everyone loves a little bit of on-the-go gaming. There’s little better than kicking back on a plane, train, or any other sort of transport, and losing yourself in a title. And you know the best way to play games ...
2019-06-08, 15:00

No criminal charges in dog mauling death of 14-year-old boy DIGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have concluded their investigation into the dog mauling death of a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy without bringing criminal charges. The Bristol district attorney’s office said in a statement Friday that the death of Ryan Hazel, of Rehoboth, on May 9 was “...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Man charged for DUI, criminal damage after crashing into saguaro TUCSON – After getting in a sticky situation Wednesday morning, a driver involved in the saguaro-vehicle collision was charged for criminal damage and driving under the influence. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 39-year-old Kai Scott reportedly crashed into a saguaro near ...
2019-07-11, 03:52

Man arrested in Thursday’s manhunt has criminal record TUCSON – Court documents obtained Friday revealed the man arrested in Thursday’s day-long manhunt has an extensive criminal record. The search began for 25-year-old Kyle Montgomery Thursday morning after he reportedly pointed a rifle at a Marana police officer and rammed his car into a p...
2019-07-12, 19:52

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 22:00

Trump: 'I have an appetite for background checks' President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls "loopholes" doesn't clear the way for more gun control. (Aug. 21)        ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

Look: 'Criminal' gives first look at David Tennant, Hayley Atwell in new drama Netflix shared a premiere date and first-look photos for "Criminal," a police interrogation drama starring David Tennant, Hayley Atwell and Nicholas Pinnock....
2019-08-09, 20:13

Criminal case against Jeffery Epstein is officially closed A judge formally ended the criminal case against Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday, but not without a final tribute to the women who spoke out against the financier....
2019-08-30, 01:39

Staten Island lawyer went from cover of The Post to criminal He went from the front page to the crime blotter. A Staten Island lawyer reached a career high when he starred on the cover of The Post for challenging another attorney to a “Game of Thrones”-style trial-by-combat duel — then hit rock bottom when he appeared in the paper again as a criminal, h...
2019-09-06, 02:13

Harvey Weinstein to be arraigned again ahead of criminal trial Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning on an indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal trial, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney said on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 23:13

94 Taiwanese criminal suspects extradited from Spain to Beijing A charter flight carrying 94 Taiwanese criminal suspects arrived in Beijing from Spain on Friday morning, making it the first large-scale extradition from Europe to China, state media reported....
2019-06-07, 17:13

Dutch police are being infiltrated by criminal gangs, report says Dozens of officers suspended or sacked recently for corruption may be ‘tip of iceberg’Dutch police unions have called for extra training in resisting approaches from criminal gangs after a report concluded that the recent firing of dozens of officers for corruption and security breaches could prove ...
2019-07-16, 17:13

FCA negotiating with U.S. to settle training center criminal case The federal probe has led to charges of tax fraud and other crimes against former FCA US employees and people associated with the UAW. "We continue to cooperate with this investigation and are in discussions with the DOJ about a potential resolution of its investigation," FCA said in a government fi...
2019-06-19, 18:52

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Football star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault in Las Vegas 10 years ago, US prosecutors have said....
2019-07-22, 23:13

El Salvador president rules out talks with criminal gangs El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ruled out negotiations with criminal gangs on Tuesday and vowed to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the Central American country....
2019-06-19, 09:13

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the station confirmed the two men arrested were on th...
2019-06-17, 00:39

CFO criminal charges show conspiracy at Reagor Dykes The bankrupt dealership group's former finance chief faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. It's unclear if others will be charged, but court documents note "co-conspirators."...
2019-06-24, 09:39

Woman busted with loaded gun on way into Brooklyn Criminal Court A 22-year-old woman was busted Thursday morning for trying to enter Brooklyn Criminal Court with a loaded gun and ammunition — just one week after the NYPD’s chief of department blasted the DA for going soft on weapons cases. Keithia Lampkin, 22, placed her backpack on the magnetometer belt as...
2019-07-18, 22:13

Greece: Body believed to be American died by ‘criminal act’ A state coroner on the Greek island of Crete who examined the body of a woman believed to be of a missing American scientist say she had died as a result of a “criminal act.”...
2019-07-10, 19:00

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs’ Hill inactive OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating a criminal case against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill involving alleged injuries to his 3-year-old son. Johnson County Attorney Steve Howe told The Kansas City Star he would reconsider his decision if new evi...
2019-06-07, 21:00

Criminal investigation of Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill now inactive OLATHE, Kan. — A criminal investigation into allegations that Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill’s son was abused is no longer active. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe told The Kansas City Star Friday he would re-evaluate his decision if new evidence emerges. Howe said he still...
2019-06-08, 04:13

Inside the 21st-century British criminal underworld There are almost 5,000 criminal gangs in the UK. But the old family firms are gone – today’s big players are multinational, diversified and tech-savvy. By Duncan CampbellWho rules the underworld today, and where do they conduct their business? Once there were the familiar mugshots and Runyonesque ni...
2019-07-05, 03:13

Conservative economist suggests U.S. Census ask about criminal records The U.S. Census Bureau should ask about survey-takers' criminal records to help policymakers address weaknesses in the judicial system and rehabilitation, an economist at a conservative think-tank plans to tell lawmakers on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 21:00

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 16:00

Pastner accusers to face criminal fraud charge Ron Bell, a former friend of Ron Pastner who accused the Georgia Tech coach of sexually assaulting a woman, was charged with providing false information to law enforcement and facilitation of a fraud scheme practice....
2019-05-22, 03:26

FCA, U.S. in talks to settle training center criminal case The federal probe has led to charges of tax fraud and other crimes against former FCA US employees and people associated with the UAW. "We continue to cooperate with this investigation and are in discussions with the DOJ about a potential resolution of its investigation," FCA said in a government fi...
2019-06-19, 19:39

Los Angeles and San Francisco, ‘Polar Opposites’ on Criminal Justice They share a brand of liberal politics, but the cities’ competing approaches to crime and incarceration could clash in the race for district attorney of Los Angeles....
2019-06-21, 12:39

Gang crime still 'a huge problem,' says top criminal investigator German police have carried out a massive raid on a biker gang suspected of illegal arms trade and human trafficking. A leading detective told DW that police must adopt a long-term plan to eradicate such crime....
2019-05-22, 22:52

Criminal justice teacher arrested for stealing from students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand theft, witness tampering and petit theft charges. Johnson is accused of stealing at least $2,500 from...
2019-06-22, 05:13

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others. Common says a society must “look out for those who are overlooked.” Hart is drawn to ...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Flint Water Crisis: Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges Prosecutors abruptly dismissed cases against state and local officials in the drinking water crisis that began five years ago and has plagued Flint ever since....
2019-06-13, 21:52

Conviction Ratio In Criminal Cases "Very Pitiful", Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said conviction ratio in criminal cases in the country is "very pitiful" and age-old police techniques such as giving a suspect the third degree and phone-tapping......
2019-08-28, 14:26

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-07-12, 20:26

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – three 14-year-olds and two aged 12 – were detained b...
2019-07-10, 19:00

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
2019-07-10, 21:13

Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs executives Malaysia filed criminal charges on Friday against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc following an investigation into a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal that led to the demise of state fund 1MDB....
2019-08-09, 12:00

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. The vote — the second time a sitting attorney ...
2019-07-11, 21:13

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
2019-06-13, 23:00

Revealed: Criminal damage and traffic collisions among e-scooter incidents Hundreds of incidents involving electric scooters, hoverboards and Segways have been reported to UK police this year - including road traffic collisions, anti-social behaviour and criminal damage, Sky News can reveal....
2019-08-28, 09:00

Prosecutors dismiss all criminal charges in Flint water case Prosecutors have decided to drop all criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis — and must now start the entire investigation over again. Eight people had been charged for their alleged involvement, including former Michigan health department director Nick Lyon, who was accused of turn...
2019-06-14, 05:00

Thousands of federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will be released from prisons nationwide Friday under the first major milestone of the First Step Act. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen said the en masse release is possible because inmates’ sentences were lightened under the criminal justice reform legislation s...
2019-07-20, 02:52

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was happening...
2019-06-19, 22:26

White Officers Who Led Black Man on Rope Won’t Face Criminal Charges A photograph of the man’s arrest in Galveston, Tex., on Aug. 3 evoked images of slavery. The authorities are also investigating whether the officers violated any police department policies....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Police to face criminal probe on “lapses” over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
2019-06-20, 19:13

"Anyone Dividing Country Is Criminal": BJP's Pragya Thakur Attacks Nehru Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur on Monday sparked a fresh controversy when she backed former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's comment that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was a......
2019-08-19, 19:00

Nxivm leader’s lawyer says ‘disgusting lifestyles’ aren’t criminal The lawyer for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere acknowledged on Tuesday the mountain of “repulsive, disgusting and offensive” evidence against his client — but said none of it was tantamount to criminal activity. “We don’t convict people in this country for being repulsi...
2019-06-18, 20:13

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
2019-08-14, 16:00

ICE Taps States' Photo Databases to Hunt Criminal Suspects Federal immigration officials have sifted through state databases of driver’s licenses to hunt for criminal suspects with the use of facial-recognition technology, documents show....
2019-07-09, 09:52

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
2019-07-09, 13:26

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal cases, pledging to start the investigation from sc...
2019-06-14, 07:52

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to African-American and moderate white voters....
2019-06-14, 05:52

The wacky criminal underworld of Judgment is frustratingly indifferent to your existence Judgment, the new spin-off of Sega’s long-running Yakuza series, starts off with a very cool hook: Ace defense attorney Takayuki Yagami is riding high after scoring an extremely rare acquittal in the Japanese legal system—because, as the game repeatedly notes, 99 percent of all court cases in the co...
2019-06-20, 17:13

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-07-12, 23:52

Watch the first trailer for Netflix's police interrogation drama 'Criminal' How many crime-detective dramas does Netflix have now? Not enough, apparently. Today, the company released its first (proper) trailer for Criminal, a 12-episode series set entirely in police interrogation rooms. The show is split across four countrie......
2019-09-04, 17:52

UK Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Leaked Cabled On Trump British police said Friday it had launched a "criminal investigation" into the leak of British diplomatic cables critical of US President Donald Trump that led to the resignation of the UK ambassador......
2019-07-13, 05:26

Criminal investigation launched into deadly California boat fire A criminal investigation is underway into the dive boat fire that killed 34 people while anchored near Santa Cruz Island on Labor Day.        ...
2019-09-10, 06:52

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Congress has voted to hold a cabinet member in crimin...
2019-07-18, 15:52

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump signed into law last year....
2019-07-19, 21:52

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming Newark's "stop and frisk" policing when Booker was ma...
2019-07-25, 07:13

Suspect in Kyoto Fire Had Criminal Record and Trouble With Neighbors With the police and the public searching for explanations of a devastating crime, experts said they feared people with mental illness would be vilified....
2019-07-20, 15:26

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Juventus star had been accused of 2009 assault in Las VegasProsecutor says there is not enough evidence to bring chargesProsecutors in Las Vegas say that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations he raped a woman at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.After reviewing a po...
2019-07-23, 00:00

U.S. Files Criminal Charges Against Chinese Professor Linked to Huawei The U.S. has filed criminal charges against a Chinese professor in Texas accused of stealing a U.S. startup’s technology for Huawei Technologies, escalating the U.S.’s investigations into issues related to the telecom giant....
2019-09-10, 01:13

Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle U.S. anti-bribery charges Microsoft Corp agreed to pay about $25.3 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law by making improper payments to government officials in Hungary and other countries....
2019-07-22, 17:52

Criminologist: Trump acts like a criminal when denying climate change While much of the world now recognizes the need for immediate action, there are still those who question the scientific consensus on climate change and deter efforts to tackle it. As might be expected, they have the attention of US President Donald Trump and his Republican administration. The Heartl...
2019-07-31, 23:26

Biden, Harris field attacks on criminal justice records “You stood up and used that tough-on-crime phony rhetoric that got a lot of people elected but destroyed communities like mine,” Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) told Biden....
2019-08-01, 13:52

Ram Jethmalani Shaped Criminal Law In Independent India: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday condoled the death of veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani, saying his void would never be filled and his name would be written in golden words in the legal......
2019-09-08, 11:39

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
2019-07-18, 07:26

NYPD busts repeat city subway criminal, wants him banned A recidivist robber and subway sex offender released from jail earlier this summer has been busted — and police want to keep him out of the system for good, a high-ranking NYPD official said Wednesday. Santiago Gonzalez, 71, was arrested Tuesday after trying to steal cash out of a straphanger’...
2019-09-05, 15:26

Bard of Blood, Criminal, Blinded by the Light, and More on Netflix in September Bard of Blood, Criminal, Zodiac, Blinded by the Light, The Politician, Between Two Ferns, Ghostbusters, Silver Linings Playbook, and more - the TV shows and films to check out on Netflix India in......
2019-09-03, 16:00

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts New Flavor to Promote Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal justice system. Justice ReMix’d is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of cinnamon bun dough and spicy fudge brownies. A por...
2019-09-04, 02:39

The Epic Criminal Career of El Chapo Nears Its Final Chapter The Mexican drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, is to be sentenced on Wednesday and may speak in court. It’s his first appearance since he was convicted in February....
2019-07-17, 17:00

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
2019-05-30, 19:39

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to election......
2019-05-31, 22:52

Factbox: Highlights from criminal complaint in widening UAW corruption probe A senior United Auto Workers (UAW) official was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in a mushrooming corruption scandal....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Chinese woman in Mar-a-Lago trespassing case fights criminal charges A Chinese national arrested for bluffing her way onto U.S. President Donald Trump's Florida resort carrying a variety of electronic gear, sparking questions about whether she was an intelligence threat, faces her first full day of trial on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 14:26

Bernie Sanders signals his administration would pursue 'criminal' charges against oil executives Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., upped the ante in his progressive agenda on Thursday when he signaled support for criminal charges against executives at oil companies....
2019-08-23, 13:13

Netanyahu's wife admits criminal wrongdoing in meals catering case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday to admit criminal wrongdoing over the misuse of state funds to order catered meals, in a plea bargain carrying no jail time....
2019-06-16, 13:39

Malaysia's 1MDB criminal case against Goldman Sachs delayed to September Malaysia's criminal case against U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs involving $6.5 billion 1MDB bonds will be postponed to September, a court ruled on Monday, after defense lawyers asked for more time to receive instructions from their clients abroad....
2019-06-24, 06:39

Sanders to unveil criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
2019-08-18, 15:39

Another of Brazil president's sons facing civil, criminal probe: prosecutors Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son Carlos is under investigation by the Rio de Janeiro state prosecutor's office, it said on Wednesday, making him the second of the far-right leader's sons to be probed by state investigators....
2019-09-12, 07:39

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels between this case and the attack on double agent Skripal in the UK....
2019-09-04, 21:26

McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they may be having trouble securing criminal charges....
2019-09-13, 20:00

Texas state board fears DNA technology can jeopardize criminal cases AUSTIN, Texas — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at the US-Mexico border. Now a state board in Texas h...
2019-06-20, 23:26

Latest Blue Bell ice cream licker jailed for criminal mischief One Texas man likely won’t be getting the last laugh for recently licking a tub of Blue Bell ice cream and returning it to the frozen shelf of a local Walmart, as the offender has been booked into jail on charges of criminal mischief....
2019-08-23, 21:39

Criminal investigation of Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill no longer active, prosecutor says Prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating allegations that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill's son was abused.       ...
2019-06-08, 05:39

After Budapest Boat Crash, Fading Hope for Survivors and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
2019-05-30, 17:13

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is such an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian spoke at the White House on Thursday, appearing alongside President Trump boosting efforts to help people leaving prison return to the workforce....
2019-06-14, 03:13

Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids 'overhyped and over-politicized': Criminal aliens are top priority Acting Customs & Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said he believes the ICE raids which started over the weekend in a number of U.S. cities have been "overhyped" and "over-politicized."...
2019-07-15, 17:26

Former Google self-driving engineer, who prompted a lawsuit against Uber, gets hit with criminal charges U.S. attorney’s office files charges against former Google executive Anthony Levandowski, who allegedly stole self-driving car trade secrets and gave them to Uber....
2019-08-28, 00:52

Kamala Harris, Confronting Critics, Releases a Criminal Justice Plan In an interview, Ms. Harris sought to paint her prosecutorial career as a reason voters should trust her to deliver a criminal justice overhaul. But her critics say she has been part of the problem....
2019-09-09, 15:39

‘Trust Me’: Kamala Harris Makes Big Play on Criminal Justice Reform In an interview, Ms. Harris sought to paint her prosecutorial career as a reason voters should rely on her to deliver a criminal justice overhaul. But her critics say she has been part of the problem....
2019-09-09, 18:26

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
2019-06-14, 16:01

Accused subway saboteur charged with criminal tampering, reckless endangerment Alleged subway brake-yanker Isaiah Thompson was hauled into Manhattan criminal court Friday, where prosecutors tried to bring a screeching halt to the stalling spree with a request for $25,000 bail. As his mom looked on from the gallery, Thompson, 23, was arraigned on charges of criminal tampering, ...
2019-05-25, 03:26

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed CHICAGO (AP) — A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. Cook County Judge Steven Watkins said Thursday that while there are good arguments in favor of keeping the file sealed, the “Empire” actor forfeited his rights to keep the case sealed to...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaurant in Boston.Batali, who has faced multiple accus...
2019-05-23, 19:52

Mueller stopped short of calling Trump a criminal, but did we need him to? | Richard Wolffe The denial from Mueller’s office that the special counsel drew up an indictment on three counts obstruction of justice is problematic and entirely predictableDid Donald Trump repeatedly break the law by trying to block multiple investigations into his mysteriously intimate relationship with Russia?T...
2019-05-31, 00:13

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
2019-06-28, 00:26

Biden Unveils Criminal Justice Plan, With a Focus on Reducing Incarceration Mr. Biden, whose long record on criminal justice includes the 1994 crime bill, called for reducing incarceration, and the toll it takes on poor communities and people of color....
2019-07-23, 12:26

UPDATE 1-Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle U.S. anti-bribery charges Microsoft Corp agreed to pay about $25.3 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law by making improper payments to government officials in Hungary and other countries....
2019-07-22, 18:13

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The former vice president’s plan also calls for creating a $20 billion gr...
2019-07-23, 18:26

In 1976 speech, Biden said US criminal justice should focus on punishment not rehabilitation In a 1976 speech in Idaho, then-Sen. Joe Biden said the U.S. criminal justice system should stress punishment rather than rehabilitation -- a direct contradiction to his current platform, which focuses on rehabilitation, according to a report....
2019-08-14, 11:13

Second Judge Dismisses Criminal Charges in Philadelphia Train Wreck That Killed 8 A Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge dismissed criminal charges against a former Amtrak engineer. The state attorney general vowed Tuesday to appeal the decision....
2019-07-24, 04:39

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges in alleged sexual assault case District attorney's office decides Kathryn Mayorga’s claim of alleged sexual assault in 2009 couldn't be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.       ...
2019-07-23, 05:01

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that end cash bail fo...
2019-07-09, 06:39

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 19:52

Untimely flatulence leads to arrest of Northland criminal hiding from law enforcement KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re wanted for a felony and hiding from law enforcement, what’s the best way to avoid arrest? Well, for starters, don’t let one rip. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office tweeted on Tuesday that one unlucky felon did just that over the weekend, and the noi...
2019-07-10, 11:13

Kamal Nath Hits Out At Shivraj Chouhan For Calling Nehru A "Criminal" Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Sunday slammed former Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan for calling Jawaharlal Nehru a "criminal"....
2019-08-11, 18:13

UPDATE 3-Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs executives Malaysia filed criminal charges on Friday against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc following an investigation into a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal that led to the demise of state fund 1MDB....
2019-08-09, 12:26

UPDATE 4-Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs executives Malaysia filed criminal charges on Friday against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc following an investigation into a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal that led to the demise of state fund 1MDB....
2019-08-09, 14:00

New York eyes plan to clear criminal records for over 200K pot arrests New York State officials are scrambling to figure out how to erase more than 200,000 criminal records for marijuana possession as a bill to strike those charges awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature. The state Division of Criminal Justice Services would have to seal 126,136 Class B misdemeanors...
2019-07-07, 00:52

Former Chicago cop exposes criminal cover up in police department, says she feared for her life A former Chicago police officer, who risked her own safety to uncover years of corruption and dirty deeds by a public housing officer who extorted money from the city's poorest and then planted drugs on those who refused to pay, will have her story featured Friday during the CBS series "Whistleblowe...
2019-05-24, 20:52

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very personal reasons. For candidates like former Vice...
2019-07-02, 22:39

Biden unveils plan to end racial discrimination in U.S. criminal justice system Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced....
2019-07-23, 15:26

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
2019-08-18, 22:52

White officers in Texas who led black man on rope avoid criminal charges Donald Neely was arrested by two mounted officers who handcuffed him and used a rope to lead him through the city Two white police officers who prompted national outcry after leading a black man through the streets of Galveston, Texas by a rope while they rode on horseback will not face criminal cha...
2019-08-20, 11:52

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
2019-07-18, 04:00

Texas Police Won't Face Criminal Charges After Leading Black Man by A Rope The two Texas police officers who led a handcuffed black man down a street by a rope will not face criminal charges, according to the Texas Rangers. On Aug. 3, officers identified by Galveston police as “P. Brosch” and “A. Smith” led a handcuffed 43-year-old man by a rope as many as eight blocks dow...
2019-08-19, 06:26

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
2019-08-19, 03:39

Purdue Pharma reportedly in talks with DOJ to settle criminal, civil opioid probes OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is in talks with the Justice Department to resolve criminal and civil probes into its role in the opioid crisis, The Wall Street Journal reports....
2019-09-06, 23:13

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
2019-06-01, 00:52

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
2019-06-06, 19:00

Criminal investigation launched into the deadly California boat fire aboard the Conception A criminal investigation is underway into the dive boat fire that killed 34 people while anchored near Santa Cruz Island on Labor Day.        ...
2019-09-10, 03:13

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
2019-06-08, 03:00

Publisher Of Satoru Iwata Book Says Unauthorized Translations Will Be Subject To Criminal Charges A collection of Iwata Asks interviews done by former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata was recently published in the book Iwata-san. The book is in Japanese, and there are talks about doing official translations....
2019-08-02, 19:52

Minister Pratap Sarangi, Social Media Hero, Says Criminal Cases "False" Pratap Sarangi, the lawmaker from Odisha's Balasore who was sworn in to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new council of ministers on Thursday, has found instant stardom on social media for his austere......
2019-05-31, 14:01

CNN, MSNBC personalities 'read between the lines': Mueller urged impeachment, said Trump is a 'criminal' "Wednesday’s coverage resembled a series of English literature classes, with journalists reading passages from Mueller’s briefing and taking turns speculating about their deeper meaning."...
2019-05-31, 05:13

Microsoft settles U.S. charges it violated anti-bribery law, accepts criminal fine--SEC Microsoft Corp agreed to pay more than $25 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine imposed on its Microsoft Hungary unit, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 17:13

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt, as GOP decries 'more political theater' The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt, saying they were stonewalling congressional probes into the Trump administration's efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
2019-07-18, 01:52

Bannon described Trump Organization as 'criminal enterprise', Michael Wolff claims in new book Former White House adviser says financial investigations will take down president in sequel to Fire and FuryThe former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described the Trump Organization as a criminal entity and predicted that investigations into the president’s finances will lead to his political...
2019-05-29, 14:00

House holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress The House voted on Wednesday to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas, an escalation in House Democrats’ ongoing oversight battle with the Trump administration.The 230-198 vote to hold Barr and Ros...
2019-07-18, 01:39

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it would not prosecute him in the July 17, 2014 killing of Eric Garner with a prohibited chokehold....
2019-07-16, 23:26

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
2019-05-26, 18:39

Hungary launches criminal probe after tourist boat sinks, killing at least 7 people There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Budapest, the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday, police said on Thursday....
2019-05-30, 13:26

Jury says county violated a state's criminal records law. The total payout could be almost $67 million. Mugshots, dates of birth and other data from the arrests of nearly 67,000 people in a Pennsylvania county were available publicly online for two years. Even if their records had been expunged....
2019-05-30, 07:13

SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges, Quebec judge rules SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges linked to its alleged business activities in Libya under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi....
2019-05-29, 18:00

Judge keeps Levandowski's bail at $2 million as ex-Uber engineer's criminal trial nears Levandowski's case has been reassigned to Judge William Alsup, who presided over Uber vs. Waymo. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison on each count....
2019-09-05, 00:52

Microsoft settles U.S. charges it violated anti-bribery law, accepts criminal fine: SEC Microsoft Corp agreed to pay more than $25 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine imposed on its Microsoft Hungary unit, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 17:13

Robert Mueller: not enough evidence to prove a criminal conspiracy with Russia in 2016 election Special counsel Robert Mueller today broke his two-year silence on his investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential elections, saying: "If we had confidence that the President did not commit a crime we would have said so."...
2019-05-29, 17:39

Criminal investigation opens into fire aboard California dive boat: source Federal authorities are conducting a criminal investigation into the fire on a California dive boat that killed 34 people in one of the state's worst maritime disasters, a law enforcement source said on Monday....
2019-09-10, 10:00

Dems to pursue criminal contempt for William Barr, Wilbur Ross over census House Democratic leaders plan to move forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas for documents related to the 2020 census, senior Democratic aides said Monday. Being held in contempt by Cong...
2019-07-09, 01:00

‘Drag This Out as Long as Possible’: Former Official Faces Rare Criminal Charges Under Open-Records Law Public officials who fail to comply with document requests covered by “sunshine” laws are hardly ever prosecuted. Misdemeanor charges against an aide to a previous mayor of Atlanta are a first in Georgia....
2019-07-08, 11:52

Ezekiel Elliott Won't Face Criminal Charges For Knocking Over Event Staffer In Vegas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face criminal charges in connection to an incident in May where he shoved a member of an EDM festival’s event staff in Vegas, according to TMZ....
2019-08-18, 07:26

Bernie Sanders' Criminal Reform Plans Are Catching Up With His Radical Economic Platform Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people with reckless abandon. But Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to tackle some of the more contentious elements of the criminal legal system is just as radical as...
2019-08-23, 15:39

Beijing says the Hong Kong police are 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
2019-08-07, 17:26

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-06-19, 20:00

Deutsche Bank Faces Criminal Investigation for Potential Money-Laundering Lapses Federal authorities are focused on whether the bank complied with anti-money-laundering laws, including in its review of transactions linked to Jared Kushner....
2019-06-20, 06:52

Texas police officers who led black man down a street by rope will not face criminal probe Two Texas police officers who led a handcuffed black man down a street by a rope will not face a criminal probe by the state's law enforcement agency, according to officials....
2019-08-19, 13:26

Harvard reviewing sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein's multi-million-dollar donations "Jeffrey Epstein's crimes were repulsive and reprehensible," Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow wrote. "I profoundly regret Harvard's past association with him. Conduct such as his has no place in our society."...
2019-09-14, 00:00

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its authority....
2019-07-02, 23:52

No criminal charges for NY open-government expert after multiple women claim harassment Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government. Prosecutors closed the case.        ...
2019-06-28, 22:13

College wrestling star, teammate arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct A college wrestling star and his teammate were arrested Saturday on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct though details behind the arrest were scant....
2019-06-18, 05:26

David Tennant to star in Netflix's Criminal, an experimental police interrogation anthology One of the best episodes of television of all time is “Three Men and Adena,” the fifth episode of the first season of Homicide: Life On The Street. In it, two detectives interrogate a man over the death of an 11-year old girl, but fail to do so in the 12 hours they’ve been allotted. It’s intense, in...
2019-06-18, 01:00

Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charge in 2017 Encounter at Boston Restaurant The celebrity chef faces a criminal assault charge related to an allegation that he groped and kissed a woman. His lawyer said he denies the allegation....
2019-05-23, 07:00

Jerry Falwell asks FBI to investigate alleged 'criminal conspiracy' against him by former Liberty U officials Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said he's asked the FBI to investigate a "criminal conspiracy" against him that he alleges has been orchestrated by disgruntled former board members and employees of the evangelical Christian college....
2019-09-12, 06:39

Juventus soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo avoids criminal rape charges in US The current captain of the Portugal national soccer team had been accused of raping Kathryn Mayorga in Las Vegas in 2009. He still faces a civil complaint from his accuser....
2019-07-23, 03:26

Police officer shuts down phone scammer who threatened her with fake criminal charges The Apex Police Department shared the video to serve as a warning to not give out personal information to suspicious callers.        ...
2019-08-30, 06:52

Timeline: Autonomous car pioneer Levandowski faces criminal charges of stealing from Alphabet The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed criminal charges against Anthony Levandowski, accusing the former high-ranking Alphabet Inc engineer of stealing the company's self-driving car technology before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc ....
2019-08-27, 22:52

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal justice reform issues, tweeted a video of herself en r...
2019-06-14, 00:39

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
2019-06-14, 03:00

Justice Department will not pursue criminal contempt charges in Census dispute with Congress The U.S. Justice Department will not pursue criminal charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, after Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to hold them in contempt in a dispute over documents concerning whether to include a citizenship question on th...
2019-07-25, 07:13

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe loses effort to avoid potential criminal charges Lawyers for McCabe, who has not yet been charged in the case, met last month with a top Justice official in what were believed to be talks seeking to dissuade officials from filing criminal charges....
2019-09-12, 20:39

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
2019-05-23, 06:26

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges over rape claims, prosecutors say Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges related to a decade-old sexual assault allegation against him, prosecutors announced on Monday....
2019-07-23, 04:00

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
2019-05-22, 23:52

A Massachusetts police department is asking the public to refrain from criminal activity because it is 'straight up hot as soccer balls out there' REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn A massive heat wave is gripping half of the country, and as of Friday nearly 200 million people were under a heat advisory. And the Braintree Police Department in Braintree, Massachusetts, is asking residents to refrain from criminal activity until it cools down. In a Facebo...
2019-07-21, 20:26

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Harris addresses police shootings in criminal justice plan If elected president, Kamala Harris would restrict the legal use of deadly force by police, end the incarceration of juveniles in adult prisons and legalize marijuana at the federal level, the Democratic U.S. senator said in a plan set for release on Monday....
2019-09-09, 13:13

General orders ethics review of special forces community after criminal allegations against troops The head of the U.S. Special Operations Command is ordering a top-to-bottom study of the military's special forces community amid a rash of incidents for alleged misconduct that has shined a light on the normally secretive world of America's elite fighting forces. ...
2019-08-13, 09:39

Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken prices....
2019-06-27, 21:26

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs executives in 1MDB corruption probe Malaysia filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc over the multi-billion dollar corruption probe at state fund 1MDB, the attorney general said on Friday....
2019-08-09, 17:00

Florida governor orders criminal probe into handling of prior Jeffrey Epstein sex case Gov. Ron DeSantis the state Law Enforcement Department to launch an inquiry into "other irregularities" surrounding an earlier state probe and plea agreement with Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
2019-08-06, 21:52

Kamala Harris, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up on bill to help those with criminal records get housing Sen. Kamala Harris and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up to introduce legislation aimed at helping people with criminal records fairly obtain housing....
2019-07-10, 17:52

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul country's 'dysfunctional criminal justice system' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled Sunday a criminal justice overhaul to "reform every aspect of America's dysfunctional criminal justice system" by ending "for-profit greed" in the system, expanding inmates' rights and changing how policing works in the country....
2019-08-18, 16:26

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office – for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
2019-06-13, 23:13

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.        ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

CBP official supports pentagon troop surge at southern border, calls for criminal loopholes to be closed Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Robert Perez said he supports sending 1,000 more national guard troops to the U.S. southern border and advocated for closing immigration loopholes to discourage criminal activity. ...
2019-07-09, 23:26

Biden, Booker and Harris expected to spar on criminal justice reform and race in Democratic debate Wednesday's Democratic primary debate could be a referendum on the civil rights records of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, as each candidate looks to secure the crucial black vote....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Trump targets John Legend, Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after MSNBC criminal justice series President Trump targeted John Legend and Chrissy Teigen on Twitter after a criminal justice series aired on MSNBC. The couple was quick to respond.        ...
2019-09-10, 00:52

Trump slams 'nervous Nancy' Pelosi for accusing him of 'criminal cover-up': It's a 'fascist,' disgraceful statement President Trump called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Friday on "Fox & Friends" after she again accused him of a "criminal cover-up" and claimed he "does not know right from wrong."...
2019-06-14, 16:26

Mark Levin rails against Nancy Pelosi for declaring Trump a criminal: Democrats 'totally out of control' Fox News host Mark Levin called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats for acting in an "unconstitutional" fashion toward President Trump. ...
2019-06-14, 16:26

UPDATE 1-Trump critic Michael Avenatti faces new criminal charges over Stormy Daniels, Nike Federal prosecutors on Wednesday announced new criminal charges against Michael Avenatti over his dealings with adult film actress Stormy Daniels and Nike Inc, escalating the legal troubles afflicting the combative lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-05-22, 21:00

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement released on Monday, adding that the military leader had been given the role despite “serious allegations of gross viola...
2019-08-19, 22:39

Ahead of second round of 2020 debates, Biden unveils sweeping criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide ranging plan to reduce the country’s prison population, reform the nation’s criminal justice system and eliminate racial and income disparities in sentencing. The former vice president’s campaign also highlighted that the proposa...
2019-07-23, 12:52

'This ought to be criminal': Senators demand answers from Trump's Navy nominee on the $13B aircraft carrier that still isn't ready to deploy The Navy's newest aircraft carrier was delivered two years late and $2.5 billion over budget and still has fundamental flaws preventing it from being deployed. Senators grilled President Trump's nominee for Navy chief at his confirmation hearing to find out why....
2019-08-01, 01:13

Biden-Harris Rivalry Flares Anew as Democrats Spar on Health Care, Criminal Justice Exchanges over health care and immigration exposed a fundamental schism in the party, between more traditional reformers and liberals who hope for transformational change....
2019-08-01, 04:26

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Robin Thede, she became only the fourth Black woman ...
2019-09-07, 17:52

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole case out — and starting all over....
2019-06-14, 05:39

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
2019-06-12, 20:39

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegations, which the poultry processors have denied....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Trump slams ‘boring’ John Legend, ‘filthy mouthed’ Chrissy Teigen for not crediting his criminal justice reform President Trump lashed out over an MSNBC town hall event on criminal justice reform that didn't discuss the White House's efforts that passed earlier this year....
2019-09-09, 16:00

After Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, Ghislaine Maxwell may have taken his place as the 'kingpin' prosecutors are looking to take down. But experts say don't expect criminal charges anytime soon. Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images As pressure mounts on Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate and alleged madam, so has public speculation over why she hasn't yet been criminally charged. Former federal prosecutors told INSIDER that after Epstein's death on August 1...
2019-08-16, 12:52

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with common assault and criminal damage after drink is thrown at Brexit Party leader A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-07-12, 18:52

Ben & Jerry’s Takes on Criminal Justice Reform with New Flavor, Justice Remix’d In a world in which the trappings of allyship have devolved into Instagram likes or tawdry photo ops, premium ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s has quietly ignored fanfare in favor of doing the actual work....
2019-09-03, 22:13

Amazon’s Free Meek Is a Gripping Look at Meek Mill’s Kafkaesque Journey Through the Criminal Justice System On January 24, 2007, 19-year-old Robert Rihmeek Williams was arrested on his South Philly doorstep. He doesn’t recall everything that happened next because, Williams says, police beat him so severely that he kept losing consciousness. Facing 19 drug, firearms and assault charges—includin...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Johnson & Johnson’s stock tumbles after reports of criminal probe Johnson & Johnson’s stock plunged as much as 5 percent on a Friday report that the Justice Department is conducting a criminal investigation into whether the pharma giant misled the public about cancer risks of its talcum powder. J&J disclosed in February securities filings that it had received subp...
2019-07-13, 00:00

Donald Trump targets John Legend, Chrissy Teigen after Legend appears on MSNBC criminal justice series President Donald Trump called out John Legend and wife, Chrissy Teigen, after Legend spoke on criminal justice with Lester Holt on MSNBC Sunday night.        ...
2019-09-09, 18:52

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonprofits and others. But what has become a decades-l...
2019-07-14, 02:39

Match-fixing scandal hits Spain as LaLiga players arrested and 'organised criminal group' allegedly involved Several arrests have been made in Spain on Tuesday morning over allegations a LaLiga game was fixed in May 2018 by "an organised criminal group", the Spanish league has confirmed....
2019-05-28, 12:13

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped by prosecutors due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey will not face trial on a charge of groping a teen bus boy in 2016. Prosecutors dropped the case due to "unavailability" of the accuser to testify.        ...
2019-07-18, 00:39

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey was one of the first Hollywood figures to be accused of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct beginning in November 2017.        ...
2019-07-18, 12:52

Carl Beech: Criminal probe into police's bungled sex abuse inquiry is 'improper', Met boss says Cressida Dick today rebuffed calls for officers involved in the bungled investigation into alleged VIP child sex abuse to face a criminal probe over allegations that they misled a judge in obtaining search warrants....
2019-08-30, 15:13

Nora Quoirin missing: Police not ruling out 'criminal element' after fingerprints found at resort where London teen went missing Malaysian police have said they are not ruling out a "criminal element" after fingerprints were found in a forest resort where a 15-year-old London girl was reported missing....
2019-08-07, 18:26

Ben & Jerry's newest ice cream flavor 'Justice ReMix'd' backs criminal justice reform Justice ReMix'd is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of cinnamon bun dough and spicy fudge brownies.       ...
2019-09-04, 01:26

Trump Is Making First Trip to Baltimore Since Calling It a ‘Rodent Infested Mess’ BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday is making his first visit to Baltimore since describing it nearly two months ago as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” where “no human being would want to live.” Trump won’t be inspecting conditions in ...
2019-09-13, 00:39

'Scooby-Doo' at 50: Cast, creative team reflect on celebrity guests, origins of 'Jinkies!' Grab some Scooby Snacks and hop in the Mystery Machine: Beloved cartoon series "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" is celebrating its 50th anniversary.        ...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Analysts: U.S. approach to alliances ‘inadequate’ to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
2019-09-13, 01:00

Jets get some relief with Le’Veon Bell’s MRI results At least the Jets don’t have to worry about a significant injury to their star running back. Quarterback Sam Darnold may be out a while after being diagnosed with mononucleosis, but at least Le’Veon Bell won’t be joining him away from the team. The Jets did get a scare from their big offseason addit...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Antonio Brown catching Tom Brady passes in preparation for Patriots debut The greatest quarterback in history didn’t have to wait long to throw to another Hall-of-Fame talent. Despite facing a recent rape allegation, Antonio Brown participated in his second practice with the Patriots Thursday, and caught multiple passes from Tom Brady during drills in preparation fo...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Wall Street ends higher on trade, ECB stimulus hopes Wall Street advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 ended the session within striking distance of its all-time closing high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Trump Administration Rolls Back Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies....
2019-09-13, 03:00

Falcons hoping for quick turnaround on defense A week after getting gouged for 172 yards rushing, the Atlanta Falcons' defense faces a bigger challenge against Philadelphia       ...
2019-09-13, 03:00

No more Luck gives Titans chance to flip script vs. Colts The Indianapolis Colts have stood in the Tennessee Titans' way starting first with Peyton Manning, then Andrew Luck at quarterback and hoping to continue that with Jacoby Brissett       ...
2019-09-13, 03:00

Amazon will launch new Alexa hardware on September 25 It’s that time of year: every other gadget company seems to have new hardware on the way. Samsung and Apple have already had their events, and Microsft has one October 2nd. Today, Amazon sent out invites for a hardware event taking place on September 25th. The company isn’t saying what it’ll announc...
2019-09-13, 03:52

Valencia's Owner Fired His Manager, Pissed Off His Players, And Might Have Ruined The Season Despite securing a Champions League spot for the second consecutive year and beating Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final last season, Marcelino is no longer the manager of Valencia. The club sacked him on Wednesday, on the eve of two massive fixtures against Barcelona in La Liga and Chelsea in the C...
2019-09-13, 03:52

Robbie Shelton shoots 8-under 62, leads at Greenbrier by 2 Robby Shelton shot an 8-under 62 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier        ...
2019-09-13, 04:39

U.S. corruption probe involving lavish parties, champagne hits another top UAW official Just two days before the UAW's contracts with Detroit automakers were due to expire, U.S. prosecutors arrested and charged a senior union official on Thursday with embezzlement, releasing a complaint that alleges he spent member dues on lavish parties for union leaders, with liquor, cigars and women...
2019-09-13, 05:00

'Game of Thrones' Targaryen prequel series close to HBO pilot deal HBO is nearing a pilot deal for a 'Game of Thrones' prequel series that would explore Targaryen family history. Author George R.R. Martin is involved.        ...
2019-09-13, 05:39

Australia lobbies for release of three citizens held by Iran Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said she met last week with her Iranian counterpart, seeking to secure release of three citizens held by Tehran....
2019-09-13, 05:39

Venezuela's Maduro says he will skip U.N., but envoys will slam U.S. sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday he will not travel to New York for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly later this month, but that two of his envoys would attend to denounce U.S. sanctions on the OPEC nation....
2019-09-13, 05:39

World’s most powerful electric eel discovered, can generate 860-volt shock Lurking in the waters of the Amazon basin is a new species of electric eel that scientists say can generate a greater electrical discharge than any other known animal....
2019-09-13, 06:00

Donald Trump weighs in as Dem hopefuls prepare to debate President Donald Trump is weighing in on the Democratic primary field hours before his would-be opponents face off on the debate stage in Houston. (Sept. 12)        ...
2019-09-13, 06:26

See it: Two men captured pushing dead body on shopping cart through Harlem Here’s one thing you can’t actually get at Target: a dead body rolled up inside a red carpet. Two men used a Target shopping cart to push a corpse through the streets of Harlem early Thursday, as captured in this surveillance video obtained by The Post. The footage shows the two men on e...
2019-09-13, 07:13

What to know about leg cramps at night Leg cramps at night, or nocturnal leg cramps, are often linked with overuse or underuse of the muscles, but medical conditions may also be the cause. Learn about causes and treatments here....
2019-09-13, 07:39

Does the keto diet affect cholesterol? Because the keto diet involves limiting the intake of carbohydrates, it can help reduce cholesterol levels. However, the diet is not suitable for everyone. Learn more here....
2019-09-13, 07:39

Market LIVE Updates: Sensex Falls Over 200 Points From Day's High Stock market LIVE updates: Gains in IT, consumer goods and energy stocks were offset by losses in banking, metal and pharma counters. The Sensex moved in a range of 244.25 points, between 37,244.34......
2019-09-13, 08:00

Interminable Mike Pereira Rules Monologue Interrupted Several Times By Ghastly Football The NFL’s got to clean this crap up. The Thursday night game between the Panthers and Buccaneers was already a hellish, dismal slog, featuring punchless, amateurish offense run by a pair of deeply disinterested quarterbacks. Then the fourth quarter rolled around, and what might’ve otherwise been at ...
2019-09-13, 08:52

Datsun GO & GO+ CVT To Be Launched In October The Datsun GO and GO+ will continue to come with the 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine that is capable of churning out 67 bhp and develop 104 Nm of peak torque....
2019-09-13, 09:13

Democratic front-runners divided over healthcare The leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination have clashed in their first appearance together in the race to take on Donald Trump next year....
2019-09-13, 09:39

At the E.U., a New Title and Some Old Concerns About the Far Right Ursula von der Leyen is under pressure to ditch the title “vice president for protecting our European way of life” for the person in charge of migration policy....
2019-09-13, 10:00

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas as 1,300 still missing The Miami-based hurricane center issued a tropical storm warning for islands including hurricane-hit Abacos and Grand Bahama, saying the system could become a tropical depression or storm before making landfall as early as Friday....
2019-09-13, 10:26

Exclusive: Small business support for Trump ebbs, but experts say he can reclaim voters More small businesses prefer a Democrat than Trump in the 2020 election, a new survey shows. That represents erosion of his traditional support       ...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Brilliant Mario Maker 2 Designer Makes Courses Unlike Any Mario Game The suite of building blocks offered by Mario Maker 2 means there’s no shortage of creative users out there fine-tuning a wide array of levels that would likely never be seen in the original series. But one of my favorite creators is uniquely capable of making me forget that what I’m playing is tech...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Linking Tango and Jazz, Guillermo Klein Looks Back and Ahead The September album “Cristal” by Los Guachos, his multinational 11-piece big band, takes on tunes by the tango star Carlos Gardel, as well as Klein’s own compositions....
2019-09-13, 12:00

Spotify Cracks Down on Family Plan Misuse By Periodically Vetting Where You Live To make sure subscribers aren’t abusing Spotify’s family plan, the streaming music giant has started checking in on where they live. Over and over again.Read more......
2019-09-13, 12:00

Germany compensates almost 900 more WWII 'ghetto workers': report Almost 900 more so-called ghetto workers received compensation from the government, German media have reported. But critics say it is too little, and that many of those eligible know how to apply for the payments....
2019-09-13, 12:52

Quartararo leads opening Misano MotoGP practice Petronas SRT Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo led the way in the opening MotoGP practice session for the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano by a healthy margin of 0.376 seconds...
2019-09-13, 13:13

My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke Twitter takes down Republican Briscoe Cain’s tweet within hours because it violates rules on ‘threats of violence’A Republican state lawmaker from Texas has caused outcry for tweeting “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis” after Democratic presidential candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke pledg...
2019-09-13, 13:39

Dominican Republic Announces New Safety Measures After Deaths of 11 American Tourists Officials from the Dominican Republic gathered in New York City, along with the U.S. Ambassador, on Thursday to announce new safety measures months after 11 American tourists died in several resorts there last spring. Javier Garcia, the Dominican Republic’s Minister of Tourism, told reporters ...
2019-09-13, 14:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, bond yields perch at six-week highs World shares climbed to a six-week high alongside benchmark government bond yields on Friday, as markets cheered signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and another powerful slug of stimulus from the European Central Bank....
2019-09-13, 15:13

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover bid London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchased of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
2019-09-13, 15:13

Felicity Huffman faces sentencing for fraud, conspiracy in college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to be sentenced by a federal judge on Friday for her role in the sweeping college admissions scandal for which she’s already pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiracy and fraud....
2019-09-13, 17:13

The best iPhone 8 Plus deals and UK contracts in September 2019 Apple's newer flagships are, well very expensive. So for those wanting to land a phablet sized iPhone at a lower price, iPhone 8 Plus deals could be the ideal way to go. If you want one of the newest large screened Apple smartphones, but the new iPhone 11 deals make your head spin, then the 8 P...
2019-09-13, 17:39

Monsoon destroys Rohingya shelters, sparking record UN emergency food agency response in Bangladesh Unusually heavy monsoon rains have inundated shelters in refugee camps in southern Bangladesh creating “havoc”, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, as it launched its biggest emergency response of the year for displaced Rohingya families....
2019-09-13, 18:00

Czech attorneys drop fraud charges against billionaire PM Babis The Prague state attorney said on Friday he had halted a criminal investigation into whether Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis had abused EU subsidies, ending what had become a major headache for the businessman-turned-politician....
2019-09-13, 18:26

Tunisian court keeps presidential candidate in detention: lawyer A Tunisian appeals court on Friday rejected a request by presidential candidate Nabil Karoui to be released from detention pending the verdict in his trial for tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said....
2019-09-13, 18:26

EU goods trade surplus with US and deficit with China widen The European Union's trade surplus in goods with the United States and its deficit with China both increased in the first seven months of 2019, figures that could add extra strain to global tensions....
2019-09-13, 18:52

Attacks on central bankers are 'extremely unjust,' former ECB chief says Former European Central Bank (ECB) chief Jean-Claude Trichet condemned attacks on central banks after current President Mario Draghi faced a backlash over the major stimulus package announced Thursday....
2019-09-13, 18:52

Black hole at centre of galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists Scientists say Milky Way’s Sagittarius A* has been more active in recent months Unseeable and inescapable, black holes already rank among the more sinister phenomena out in the cosmos. So it may come as disconcerting news that the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way appears to be ...
2019-09-13, 19:13

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
2019-09-13, 20:26

Fashion photographers reveal their secrets Hours on end confined to two feet square, teetering atop a box amid screams, shouts and sometimes violence. And you might not even walk away with anything usable. It's no life, working in the photographer's pit....
2019-09-13, 20:26

Daily on Energy: Democrats spared tricky questions on fossil fuels at nation’s oil and gas capital Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-09-13, 20:52

16 times kids broke world records YouTube/Guinness World Records Breaking records isn't just for adults, or animals. There are plenty of kids out there who have broken world records over the years. Eight-year-old Roxanne Downs is the youngest person to become editor of a magazine. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Have yo...
2019-09-13, 22:00

UK committee condemns loot boxes (‘surprise mechanics’) as gambling The UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee today released their conclusions from their investigation into addictive game mechanics. While the report is a long one not solely focused on games or loot boxes, the committee firmly condemns the use of such mechanics, in spite of atte...
2019-09-13, 22:00

Museum says not everything glittered in Dutch ‘Golden Age’ A museum in Amsterdam is facing criticism for its decision to stop using the term “Golden Age” to describe the 17th century, when the Netherlands was a mercantile, military and artistic superpower...
2019-09-13, 23:13

After Fleeing North Korea, Women Get Trapped as Cybersex Slaves in China A growing number of North Korean women are smuggled from their country and trafficked into the sex trade in China, and forced to perform sex acts online for clients....
2019-09-14, 00:00

Ex-prosecutor accused of sex assault sues city for wrongful arrest A former Brooklyn prosecutor who last year beat charges of sexually assaulting a Daily News reporter has filed a $5 million wrongful arrest suit against the city, alleging that he was fired from the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office because he was falsely charged with drunk driving following...
2019-09-14, 00:26

Joe Biden Appears to Be The Last Person to Realize That Joe Biden Will Never Be President Between two and four times a week, I come home from whatever it is I was doing before, I change into gym-appropriate clothes, I stuff a four-year-old Gap Kids baby bag repurposed as a gym bag with a pair of Kyrie 5s, a knee brace, extra socks, and a T-shirt, and I make the drive to one of the places...
2019-09-14, 00:26

UA Volleyball team in Kansas for big tourney TUCSON – Coach Dave Rubio and the Arizona Wildcat Volleyball team are headed to the Midwest to take on the Jayhawks in the Kansas Invitational. Here’s more with the Cats from Thursday’s sportscast:...
2019-09-14, 00:26

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Orego...
2019-09-14, 01:13

‘I was stupid’: Huffman gets 14 days in college scam “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal...
2019-09-14, 01:13

Man being fired brings emotional support clown to meeting A support dog just wasn’t going to cut it. A New Zealand man facing the ax at work brought a support clown to his recent redundancy meeting — the $200 performer provided comedic relief as his bosses fired him. Auckland ad man Joshua Jack said he sensed the bad news when he received an em...
2019-09-14, 01:39

Graphic details emerge from autopsy of Italian police officer stabbed by US teens An undercover Italian cop who was fatally stabbed in a scuffle with two American teens suffered wounds so deep that the base of the 7-inch blade left imprints on his skin, according to a new report. Mario Cerciello Rega, 35, a deputy brigadier in the Carabinieri paramilitary police force, bled to de...
2019-09-14, 01:39

'I don't know how we come back from this': Australia's big dry sucks life from once-proud towns Guardian Australia reports from three communities hard hit by one of the worst droughts in living memoryAustralia is experiencing one of its most severe droughts on record, resulting in desperate water shortages across large parts of New South Wales and southern Queensland. Dams in some parts of wes...
2019-09-14, 02:00

Joe Biden Is A Doddering Old Mummy With A Skull Full Of Dumpster Juice Joe Biden’s politics are bad and he is a bad candidate. Ordinarily that might be the most important measure of a guy running for national office: That his positions, both as stated and as demonstrated by his decades in national government, amount to a tepid, grey, nutrient-free broth of long-discred...
2019-09-14, 03:39

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey collab on song for new 'Charlie's Angels' reboot Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey collaborated on a song together for the new reboot of 'Charlie's Angels.'        ...
2019-09-14, 04:00

GOP Politicians Liz Cheney and Rand Paul Caught Up In Fierce Foreign Policy Twitter Fight (WASHINGTON) — He called her a warmonger. She called him a terrorist-supporting loser. And on it went Thursday between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney in the latest Republican contest to influence — or just figure out — President Donald Trump’s foreign pol...
2019-09-14, 06:52

Wake Forest beats North Carolina 24-18 in nonconference game Wake Forest held off North Carolina 24-18 on Friday night in a nonconference game played between instate Atlantic Coast Conference programs       ...
2019-09-14, 06:52

Orioles top Tigers 6-2 in meeting of historically bad teams In the first meeting in 50 years of teams both 50 or more games under .500, DJ Stewart and Trey Mancini homered to lead the Baltimore Orioles over the Detroit Tigers 6-2       ...
2019-09-14, 06:52

Ken Burns shows there’d be no ‘Country Music’ without these humble icons Country Music | Sunday-Wednesday, 8 p.m., PBS Country music is three chords and the truth, said Harlan Howard, one of the genre’s songwriters interviewed in Ken Burns’ new documentary. Four episodes, spanning the 1920s to the mid-1960s, air this week (the remainder will be broadcast the week of Sept...
2019-09-14, 06:52

Vikings’ Rudolph: Fantasy football changed sports Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph discusses how fantasy football has changed the way fans approach sports. (Aug. 20)        ...
2019-09-14, 07:39

Votto, VanMeter go deep, Reds beat sinking Diamondbacks 4-3 Joey Votto and Josh VanMeter homered, Luis Castillo pitched five solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3       ...
2019-09-14, 08:00