REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 03:13

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America

Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into the country, a new Gallup survey shows....

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America

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Gallup: Americans' confidence in economy down, but still strong Americans' confidence in the U.S. economy has dipped slightly since last month and more than 40 percent say things are getting worse, new research said Friday....
2019-08-23, 21:13

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 20:52

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
2019-07-17, 22:26

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor giving Puerto Rico statehood....
2019-07-18, 23:52

Gallup: For 2nd time in 30 years, less than half of Americans view NRA favorably For just the second time in 30 years, the share of Americans who view the National Rifle Association favorably has fallen below 50 percent, a new survey showed Friday....
2019-09-14, 02:26

Most Americans don't trust federal gov't on UFOs, Gallup survey shows The existence of extraterrestrial flying objects is one of the longest enduring conspiracy theories in history, and a new survey says almost two-thirds of Americans believe the government knows more than it's saying....
2019-09-09, 23:39

Most Americans say school segregation still a problem, Gallup poll shows Most Americans believe racial segregation in U.S. schools -- 65 years after it was ruled unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education -- is either a very serious or moderately serious problem....
2019-09-18, 01:00

Americans' support for initial Afghan war declining, Gallup survey shows On the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a new survey said Wednesday Americans have a very divided view on the conflict in Afghanistan -- which, after 18 years, is still being fought by U.S. armed forces....
2019-09-11, 22:13

Fewer Americans believe children can prosper, learn in U.S., Gallup poll shows A new study on International Youth Day Monday showed that Americans are becoming starkly less confident about opportunities for children to grow and learn in the United States....
2019-08-12, 20:39

Gallup: Record high concern on immigration, America’s biggest ‘problem’ Growing concerns about nonstop illegal immigration has surged to a record high, becoming America’s biggest “problem” by a mile, according to a new poll....
2019-07-23, 22:00

Hugo Boss Suits Are Out of Favor With Americans The German clothes specialist is having a tough time in the U.S. This doesn’t bode well for the luxury industry, which is already worried about Asia....
2019-08-02, 02:39

Americans Are Starting to Favor a Major Break With the DC Foreign Policy Consensus A new poll shows that American voters favor a series of policies which, if enacted, would radically reshape U.S. foreign policy around the world–especially when it comes to the use of military force....
2019-09-10, 17:39

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they get is the same food refugees live off of. The Ration Challenge was created to raise awareness and ...
2019-06-21, 07:26

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum....
2019-07-25, 00:13

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border with Guatemala....
2019-06-06, 22:52

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 17:13

For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S. A growing number of asylum seekers have found that the journey to the Continent is safer and cheaper than paying smugglers to get them through Mexico....
2019-06-09, 23:00

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday. The toll, 50 percent more than the 241 rec...
2019-06-19, 05:26

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Centr...
2019-07-15, 17:52

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
2019-09-12, 07:39

Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
2019-09-12, 01:52

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central America's crown....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Pelosi leads delegation to Central America Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a dozen Democrats are traveling this week to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, where living conditions are prompting hundreds of thousands of people to seek asylum in the United States....
2019-08-08, 20:13

U.S. cuts $185M in aid to Central America over immigration While Mexico avoided President Donald Trump's call for tariffs, other Central American countries will have their foreign aid cut because they haven't done enough to stop the flow of migrants into the United States....
2019-06-18, 21:13

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
2019-07-18, 09:26

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico....
2019-06-21, 23:26

Trump administration may take out billboard ads in Central America about migrating to US Trump administration officials are thinking about launching a Public Service Announcement-type campaign in some Central American countries in an attempt to cut down the number of people migrating through Mexico to the United States, according to two senior Homeland Security officials....
2019-06-05, 23:52

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico....
2019-06-18, 00:13

Central America suffers massive power outage Honduras has been the worst affected with Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala also partly without electricity. The blackout was caused by a failure in the connection network....
2019-09-17, 03:26

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member nations to take note of the high numbers of migrants fleeing Central America through Mexico....
2019-06-15, 01:52

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
2019-06-18, 10:00

Mexico sees decrease in U.S.-bound immigration from Central America Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a "significant decrease" in U.S.-bound immigration through Mexico, especially from Central America, and he expects the trend to continue....
2019-09-11, 02:26

US-Central America talks focus on drug, migrant trafficking The U.S. acting homeland security secretary has met with officials of Central America and Colombia to discuss fighting drug trafficking and migrant smuggling...
2019-08-23, 01:39

U.S. credits Mexico, Central America for sharp drop in border arrests The Trump administration on Monday credited Mexico and Central American countries with helping to cut U.S. border arrests by nearly 60% from a record high earlier this year but then lashed out at a federal judge for ruling against a strict anti-asylum policy....
2019-09-10, 10:00

Mexicans no longer majority of undocumented immigrants as more arrive from Central America Mexicans were the biggest driver of illegal immigration for 50 years, but fewer Mexicans are making the trek and more are returning to Mexico.        ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
2019-05-26, 19:26

Nancy Pelosi, 12 other lawmakers to visit Central America, Texas border town House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will lead a U.S. congressional delegation to Central America in the near future, before visiting south Texas to examine the controversial immigration situation....
2019-08-08, 23:52

Norway wealth fund should move more investment to North America, central bank says The world's largest sovereign wealth fund has historically given higher weighting to European stocks, focusing on countries that Norway does the most trade with, and a lower weighting to those of North America....
2019-08-27, 18:26

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses countries there to stop U.S.-bound asylum seekers before they reach the U.S. border....
2019-08-08, 22:39

UPDATE 2-Norway wealth fund should move more investments to North America, central bank says Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should shift billions in investments from European stock markets and instead invest more in the United States and other North American markets, the fund's manager recommended on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 13:13

A Florida man is recovering after he was bitten by a kinkajou, an exotic animal native to Central and South America (WPTV)  A Florida man is recovering after he was bitten by a kinkajou, an exotic animal usually found in Central and South America. Michael Litersky said the animal showed up on his doorstep on July 24th, so he left some watermelon out for the kinkajou to eat. The next morning while Litersky was try...
2019-08-21, 14:13

Norway wealth fund should move more investments from Europe to North America: central bank Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should reduce its exposure to European stock markets and instead invest more in the United States and other North American markets, the fund's manager recommended on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 12:00

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
2019-07-12, 03:26

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashes in Darfur; and a new report by UNICEF on the bes...
2019-06-13, 21:13

Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse A Gallup World Poll showed Tuesday that most Iranians see their economy as worse off since the U.S. decision a year ago to leave the Iran nuclear deal....
2019-06-11, 22:13

Gallup: Many parents worry for child's safety in school Many American parents are concerned about the safety of their children when in school -- continuing a years-long trend that emerged as the frequency of shooting attacks has grown, a new survey said Tuesday....
2019-08-28, 00:52

Gallup: Tribal campuses better prep students for post-college Graduates of tribal colleges and universities in the United States are more likely to be better prepared for life after college than graduates of traditional schools, a new survey showed Wednesday....
2019-09-04, 20:39

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from the 60-plus percent confidence the institutions enjoyed in the 1970s....
2019-07-08, 20:52

U.S. voters had mixed view of Ross Perot, Gallup review shows The U.S. electorate held a mixed view of Texas billionaire and former presidential contender Ross Perot, who died Tuesday after a years-long fight with cancer, pollster Gallup said in an analysis Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 21:52

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
2019-07-10, 21:52

Gallup: Trump leadership rating jumps, beats Obama on issues, ideology More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities to be president than two years ago, and he topped former President Barack Obama’s rating for working on issues most important to them, according to a new survey....
2019-05-28, 21:00

"Not My America Or Your America. Our America": Michelle Obama to Trump Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice Friday to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump's attack on four ethnic minority congresswomen, saying "there's a place for all of......
2019-07-20, 09:39

How to Get Someone to Follow Through on a Favor Without Nagging Them If you hate sending those annoying “just checking in!” emails, where you check whether the person who promised to do something for you will actually do it, then here’s a slightly cooler way to check in, without making anyone feel bad....
2019-08-29, 17:52

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Africa....
2019-07-16, 00:00

Mets’ path to playoffs isn’t in their favor The chatter around the Mets has been their schedule: From the release of next year’s slate to how soft their recent run has been. Now it’s going to be how tough their stretch run is, starting Tuesday with a three-game road set at National League East-leading Atlanta. “Yeah, for sure. I’ve already be...
2019-08-13, 06:00

Novak Djokovic on confrontation with fan: ‘He did me a favor’ Novak Djokovic’s barking left shoulder took a 180 degree turn. A heckler he confronted during his pre-match practice session fired him up. Combine those two factors, and American Denis Kudla didn’t have a chance against the top-seeded Serbian, as Djokovic looked every bit the world-class superstar w...
2019-08-31, 11:00

Filmmaker Michael Moore Wants America’s Favorite Black Woman to Save America From Trump Filmmaker Michael Moore knows exactly who could save America from the racist president leaving his Florsheim prints all over the Oval Office desk, and that person, according to Moore, would “crush” President Donald Trump in 2020 “and her last name rhymes with Obama.”...
2019-08-02, 02:26

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
2019-07-13, 18:13

Anna Kendrick follows A Simple Favor with another thriller According to Deadline, Anna Kendrick is set to star in a new thriller from Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day director Bharat Nalluri called Unsound, and if A Simple Favor wasn’t enough to convince you that Kendrick should be starring in more movies that aren’t exclusively about a cappella singing, here...
2019-08-30, 11:13

Why Yankees may favor these pitchers over Madison Bumgarner Cole Hamels pitched well for the also-ran Rangers against the Yankees in late May 2018, initiating an expectant wave that the outing was akin to an audition and soon Hamels would be in pinstripes. Shortly afterward I wrote a column indicating J.A. Happ, then of the Blue Jays, was likely more attract...
2019-06-18, 23:39

In U.S.-China fight, fortune may favor bold President Trump's escalating trade war with China could end up being a competitive advantage for some Chinese automakers racing to launch their retail networks in the U.S....
2019-05-26, 06:13

Hunting for Cheap Stocks Is Back in Favor Over the past decade, value stocks have underperformed their growth counterparts in all but one year. But for the past two days, there has been a shift....
2019-09-10, 20:26

China rules out allowing same-sex marriage BEIJING — Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China’s legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activists. Taiwan’s parliament passed a bill in May that ...
2019-08-21, 22:52

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed....
2019-06-08, 23:26

Pentagon chief says in favor of placing missiles in Asia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively soon, a day after the United States withdrew from a landmark arms control treaty....
2019-08-03, 12:52

Ky. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Executive Order FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Governor Matt Bevin’s re-organization of several boards and committees that oversee public education. That ruling came down Thursday. Attorney General Andy Beshear, who is running against Bevin in November,...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Did Dana White actually do Dos Anjos a favor by having him face Edwards? Rafael Dos Anjos is a former lightweight champion looking to find glory at welterweight. Leon Edwards, with seven straight wins, is streaking a title chance. Who will stay on course?...
2019-07-19, 17:26

Trump says any China trade deal would need to be somewhat tilted in U.S. favor President Donald Trump said on Monday that trade talks with China were under way and any deal would need to be somewhat tilted in favor of the United States....
2019-07-02, 01:39

Vegas shifts odds in Clippers' favor to win title After moves to acquire Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, the Clippers' odds to win the NBA title improved from 10-1 to 11-4 at the Caesars Sportsbook. The Lakers are next at 4-1....
2019-07-06, 19:13

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal government prepares to seek out undocumented immigran...
2019-07-13, 13:26

Source: Seahawks waive Lynch in favor of Geno The Seahawks waived quarterback Paxton Lynch on Friday, a source confirmed to ESPN, leaving the backup role behind starter Russell Wilson to Geno Smith -- as long as tests on Smith's knee don't reveal a serious injury....
2019-08-31, 06:39

Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs in favor of mirrorless versions For those looking to buy a new DSLR, there's quite a few models from Nikon to choose from, although only eight of them are currently active. But, if rumors are to be believed, three of them will be the last of their kind.Nikon Rumors is reporting that the D3500, the D5600 and the D500 will be a...
2019-07-03, 09:13

Support is moving in favor of gun control — but is it enough to pass new laws? Republicans are willing to have a conversation about guns, but it’s not clear there’s enough political pressure for them to actually pass new gun laws...
2019-09-09, 17:13

Google ditches Nest.com in favor of its online store Google hasn't been shy about phasing out what's left of Nest as an independent entity, and that now includes Nest's website. Droid-Life has noticed that Google has largely gutted Nest.com -- now, it just asks you to visit the Google Store if you're......
2019-06-19, 18:00

U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
2019-05-25, 22:13

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who have been released from federal custody onto flights despite not having required documents, according to several Department of Homeland Security offic...
2019-06-06, 19:13

Apple Gets Halfway to Allowing You to Repair Your Own Shit In an apparent flip on its position on independent repair operations, Apple this week announced that it will finally provide the parts and tools needed to perform “the most common out-of-warranty iPhone repairs” to independent businesses. But don’t go patting Apple on the back just yet.Read more......
2019-08-30, 05:39

China parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Limiting marriage to between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activists....
2019-08-21, 07:39

Nebraska beats UConn 8-5 after allowing 19 hits OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Angelo Altavilla homered, Robbie Palkert pitched 3 1/3 innings of shutout relief and Nebraska defeated Connecticut 8-5 even though the Huskies banged out 19 hits and their pitchers struck out 16 Friday in the NCAA Oklahoma City regional. Pat Winkel homered to help UConn go up 4-...
2019-06-01, 02:26

China's Parliament Rules Out Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighbouring Taiwan in allowing......
2019-08-21, 23:13

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy.        ...
2019-05-22, 21:13

Apple is neglecting the MacBook in favor of the iPhone 11 – and that could cost it dearly You might have noticed that Apple released a few new smartphones recently – including the iPhone 11 Pro, and while the Cupertino company gushed about its latest handsets, it became ever more apparent that it seems almost completely uninterested in its Macs and MacBooks.I can sort of understan...
2019-09-14, 21:13

Economic View: Why a Tax the U.S. Hasn’t Embraced Has Found Favor in Much of the World Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax evasion, an emerging body of research shows....
2019-05-21, 16:52

'Fear' and 'favor' chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper (This January 25 story corrects to specify the three goals cited by Japan Times management for the style change in the December meeting and to revise the description of management's expectations for the relationship to advertising revenue.)...
2019-07-19, 10:13

US court rules partially in favor of Molson in its fight over a Bud Light ad A U.S. court barred Anheuser Busch InBev from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
2019-05-28, 18:26

Italy's 5-Star votes in favor of PD coalition, opening way for government Members of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement overwhelmingly backed a proposed coalition with the center-left Democratic Party (PD) on Tuesday, opening the way for a new government to take office in the coming days....
2019-09-03, 20:13

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
2019-05-24, 18:39

MacBooks could ditch butterfly switches in favor of an optical keyboard Apple’s MacBooks have suffered somewhat at the hands of their keyboards – with a number of complaints about the by now infamous butterfly switch – but it seems the company might have plans to move away from a mechanical switch entirely, given the existence of a patent exploring ...
2019-08-28, 12:00

Majority of House Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the 118th Democrat to call for the process to begin....
2019-08-02, 21:39

Real estate stocks have room to gain, residential in favor The once-sleepy U.S. real estate sector could be poised to continue its revival into the second half of 2019 but investors are selective in their bets on property companies....
2019-06-30, 13:39

RPT-Real estate stocks have room to gain, residential in favor The once-sleepy U.S. real estate sector could be poised to continue its revival into the second half of 2019 but investors are selective in their bets on property companies....
2019-07-01, 13:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
2019-05-25, 23:13

'Doing me a favor': Vapers open to Trump's proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes New Yorkers who vape do not seem to mind if President Donald Trump pushes through a proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes, admitting that widespread youth addiction needed to be controlled and expressing hope that it might help them quit....
2019-09-12, 02:52

America's Least American-Style Car Was Also One of America's Most Influential Happy Fourth of July, fellow Americans! And, everyone else, have a beer and a hot dog on me! By me, I mean the United States government, who I’m sure will reimburse you promptly. Today I’d like to celebrate an under-appreciated American hero, that least-American-seeming of American cars: the Chevrol...
2019-07-04, 20:00

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region. Taiwan’s parliament passed a bill this month that endorsed same-sex marriag...
2019-05-30, 00:39

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
2019-08-16, 13:39

US to extend deadline allowing Huawei to buy from American suppliers The US is expected to give Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies permission to keep buying supplies from American companies, Reuters reported Saturday. A “temporary general license” will be extended for Huawei for 90 days, the news service reported, citing unnamed sources. The company was all...
2019-08-17, 19:26

Judge Approves Settlement Allowing CVS-Aetna Merger A federal judge on Wednesday approved a Justice Department settlement that allowed CVS Health’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna, removing a cloud of uncertainty for the merged company....
2019-09-05, 03:13

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-09-13, 17:13

PG&E Wins Ruling Allowing it to Pull Out of Power Contracts PG&E scored a victory in a clash with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over who has the right to rule on whether it can rip up $42 billion in power-purchase agreements....
2019-06-08, 18:00

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
2019-05-22, 17:13

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs....
2019-05-21, 21:52

DNC Votes 222-137 Against Allowing Candidates to Participate in Climate Debate Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against allowing candidates to participate in a primary debate focused on climate change, per the Mercury News, in a contentious 222-137 vote that comes amid ongoing devastation in the Amazon rainforest and growing evidence that scientis...
2019-08-25, 03:13

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
2019-06-13, 22:26

LG is ditching the notch in favor of a hole-punch camera, patent reveals LG, whose handset business has been struggling for a while now, notably hopped on board the trend of including the much-maligned front notch for the first time with last year’s G7 ThinQ. The South Korea-based manufacturer has since expanded that design touch to additional phones in its lineup,...
2019-08-07, 06:52

Amazon Reportedly Changed Its Algorithm to Favor Most Profitable Products, Including Its Own Despite internal opposition, Amazon has changed its search algorithms to prioritize listings that translate into bigger profits for the company—including its own private label goods, according to a Wall Street Journal exclusive.Read more......
2019-09-17, 00:00

Seth Meyers on Trump's trade war: hopefully truckers 'return the favor in 2020' Late-night hosts discussed truckers paying more under Trump’s tax bill and Tucker Carlson’s suspiciously timed vacationOn Late Night, Seth Meyers checked in on what has traditionally been a source of stalwart support for Donald Trump: trucking. Continue reading......
2019-08-14, 21:00

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Man Tried for Same Murders 6 Times by Racist Prosecutors The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for the murders of four people in 1996....
2019-06-21, 20:00

At $14,750, Could This 1993 40th Anniversary Year Chevy Corvette be Your Party Favor? The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 40th anniversary year ‘Vette says that pictures just don’t do it justice. Let’s see if that missing justice can be found in its asking price....
2019-05-22, 17:52

CBOE Statement on Today's Court Ruling in Favor of S&P Dow Jones Indices Against ISE CHICAGO, IL - December 18, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE ) announced today that a New York federal judge ruled in favor of S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) and dismissed an action brought by International Securities Exchange (ISE) that challenged SPDJI's rights to lice...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Virginia judge rules in favor of ex-student in transgender restroom case A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday in favor of a transgender former student, concluding that a school board's transgender restroom ban was discriminatory. ...
2019-08-10, 08:13

Virginia judge rules in favor of ex-student in transgender bathroom case A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday in favor of a transgender former student, concluding that a school board's transgender bathroom ban was discriminatory. ...
2019-08-10, 05:26

U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
2019-05-25, 12:26

Russia's Novak says all producers favor nine-month oil output deal extension Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that all OPEC and non-OPEC countries favored extending their global oil output deal by nine months under the same terms agreed in December....
2019-07-01, 15:13

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil rights law “would undermine the nation’s business interests.” “The 206 businesses that join this b...
2019-07-03, 03:13

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll....
2019-08-06, 21:00

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuana and products that contain CBD oil to be placed in carry on’s or checked bags. Forms of marijuana that include THC are still illegal to bring o...
2019-05-29, 07:39

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes....
2019-06-20, 18:13

Why Michigan State no longer allowing mascot Sparty in parades Due to safety concerns, Michigan State University officials have ruled beloved mascot Sparty the Spartan will no longer be permitted to participate in parades. “Participating in parades increases the risk of heat stroke and health related concerns regardless of temperature and duration,” MSU spokesp...
2019-06-08, 04:13

Italian coalition wins Senate vote allowing it to govern Italy's new governing coalition has been given the green light to govern after winning a confidence vote in the upper house of Parliament. But, after a heated debate, it was a close-run affair in the end....
2019-09-11, 05:39

Apple apologises for allowing workers to listen to Siri recordings Contractors graded accidental activations including recordings of users having sexApple has apologised for allowing contractors to listen to voice recordings of Siri users in order to grade them.The company made the announcement after it completed a review of the grading programme, which had been tr...
2019-08-29, 16:26

This airline is allowing an extra free checked bag for those traveling with infants Virgin Australia will be providing a free extra checked bag for infants. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has been described as a "workaround" after failed efforts by House Democrats to get the president's federal returns....
2019-07-08, 18:52

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all fines and restitution before casting a ballot, a hurdle that immediately drew a lawsuit from civil rights groups....
2019-06-29, 08:13

Oculus clarifies VR app return policy, allowing 5 refunds over 30 days There's an important but ambiguous caveat to Oculus' return policy, which seemingly allowed any app to be returned if used for less than two hours.Read More...
2019-07-20, 01:52

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives to provide a...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Ghulam Nabi Azad Thanks Supreme Court For Allowing Him To Visit J&K Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday thanked the Supreme Court for allowing him to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu....
2019-09-17, 06:13

Macron gambles on cultural shift with bill allowing IVF for lesbians The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbian couples and single women, honoring a long-standing campaign pledge but risking a backlash from conservative voters....
2019-07-24, 20:26

Trump administration to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health authorities amid a public outcry over high prices for life-sustaining medications. ...
2019-07-31, 23:26

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court filing....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Teachers allegedly told to favor black students in ‘racial equity’ training In controversial “implicit bias” training, New York City’s public-school educators have been told to focus on black children over white ones — and one Jewish superintendent who described her family’s Holocaust tragedies was scolded and humiliated, according to firsthand accounts. A consultant hired ...
2019-05-26, 06:01

In India, a Dispute Over Women’s Access to a Hindu Temple Plays in Modi’s Favor Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Major object recognition systems favor people with more money, Facebook AI study says Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more money.Read More...
2019-06-08, 01:13

REFILE-U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
2019-05-25, 09:13

Virginia coach Tony Bennett on why he rejected raise in favor of building program Virginia wanted to give basketball coach Tony Bennett a raise after winning the national title. He instead wanted to give money to his assistants.       ...
2019-09-16, 20:26

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the requirements of the Affordable Care Act....
2019-07-20, 00:52

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s passage through Congress and a major win for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-07-11, 06:52

Court Rules in Favor of CBOE, McGraw Hill and CME Against ISE in Index Options Litigation CHICAGO AND NEW YORK, May 25, 2012 --The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (McGraw-Hill) today announced that the Illinois Appellate Court has ruled in favor of CBOE, McGraw-Hill and CME Group Index Services, LLC regarding the index options litigation brought ...
2019-05-21, 22:52

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google, and Bank of America, on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender workers....
2019-07-02, 19:52

Union backing de Blasio 2020 bid scores major City Hall favor Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered the Department of City Planning to study mandatory permitting for all new hotels across the city, an unprecedented move that would give the politically powerful Hotel Trades Council tremendous leverage. The move comes as de Blasio banks on that union’s support for hi...
2019-08-27, 06:13

New Poll Shows That Black Voters Favor Former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020 A new poll has shown what we all feared—fine, maybe it’s just me—but black folks, at least the ones polled, have declared that Vice President Joe Biden is the frontrunner out of all the Destiny’s Child members that make up the Democratic nominees vying to become president....
2019-06-11, 22:39

How MIT was complicit in allowing Jeffrey Epstein to launder his reputation | John Naughton The financier’s links to the institution are symptoms of a deep malaise in big techIn the parallel moral universe known as the tech industry, the MIT media lab was Valhalla. “The engineers, designers, scientists and physicians who constitute the two dozen research groups housed there,” burbled the A...
2019-09-14, 18:26

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

Trump imposes rule allowing U.S. to detain migrant families indefinitely The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, eliminating a previous 20-day limit....
2019-08-21, 20:39

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislation green lights the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release Trump’s tax returns following a written request “for a specified and legit...
2019-07-09, 00:39

U.S. verdict allowing seizure of Iran-linked Manhattan skyscraper is overturned A jury verdict allowing the U.S. government to seize a midtown Manhattan office tower that it said was effectively controlled by Iran was thrown out on Friday by a federal appeals court, which cited several errors by the trial judge....
2019-08-10, 05:52

Trump Administration Weighs Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions The proposal was announced between two Democratic debates, seemingly timed to show that President Trump was also trying to tackle the highly populist issue of soaring drug prices....
2019-08-03, 22:52

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release tax returns of thousands of N...
2019-05-23, 01:13

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions Consumers and some Democrats have long complained that the United States should be allowed to buy drugs from Canada, where high-priced products like insulin are much cheaper....
2019-07-31, 19:39

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’s Great to be Straight” to fly a straight pride flag at City Hall, according to new reports. The city council in Airdrie, Alberta, received a letter f...
2019-07-04, 04:26

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

UPDATE 5-Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis -court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes....
2019-06-20, 19:39

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court’s 7-2 decision Monday preserves a long-standing rule that provides an exception to the Constitution’s ban on trying someone ...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Trump’s rise has pushed the Koch brothers out of Republican favor — but their political grip is still as powerful as ever Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images The billionaire entrepreneur David Koch died Friday at age 79. Together, he and his brother Charles are largely credited with fueling the modern day conservative movement in the US. But over the last few years, their grip on power within the Republican P...
2019-08-24, 01:39

Amazon exec tells lawmakers the company doesn't favor own brands over those from third-party sellers At a hearing with the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, an Amazon representative disputed a key argument about how it users sellers' data....
2019-07-17, 00:52

Opinion: How Zion Williamson's Nike shoe blowout worked in his favor five months later Zion Williamson’s negotiating position with Nike was only strengthened by what happened Feb. 21 when the sole separated from the rest of the shoe.       ...
2019-07-24, 01:13

Arizona Supreme Court rules in favor of Phoenix business based on religious beliefs PHOENIX – Monday morning, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in favor 4-3 that business owners can refuse service to same-sex couples based on their religious beliefs. It basically means business owners have the right to choose who they do business with. Brush & Nib Studio first began as a conver...
2019-09-17, 11:13

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial system could benefit the country....
2019-05-21, 15:52

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
2019-06-03, 20:13

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid that had been sought, less than $180 million has been received....
2019-08-19, 06:26

America the Beautiful, America the Cruel The Fourth of July, or the Fourth of You Lie as we black folks like to call it, is here again. And we’ll be inundated with bold-faced lies about American exceptionalism. You’ll hear it from television commentators. From politicians. From dudes wearing a red, white and blue t-shirt…made in China....
2019-07-04, 17:13

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation — slated to go into effect in November — allows bike riders cruise through red lights to get a brief head start on cars at intersections. Of the 51 cit...
2019-07-24, 04:52

Medal of Honor recipient: Trump allowing team to be part of ceremony 'meant so much' An Iraq war veteran who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Trump on Tuesday said the experience was "awkward and uncomfortable," but he praised the president for allowing him to include his team in the emotional ceremony. ...
2019-06-28, 20:00

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, cleared the Assembly by a vote of 72-0. A version of the bill passed the Senate by a similarly decisive vote in May....
2019-09-10, 09:26

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizens to refuse to help a police officer California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the state to help an officer who requests assistance during an arrest....
2019-09-04, 15:26

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
2019-06-11, 11:39

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President Donald Trump’s New York state tax returns. The bill, which Cuomo had been expected to OK, requires New York officials to release tax returns of...
2019-07-08, 18:13

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
2019-05-26, 05:52

Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market....
2019-06-18, 00:13

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow pedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released from custody....
2019-06-11, 16:26

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Australia’s decision to let Steve Smith resume his innings on the fourth day at Lord’s just 40 minutes after being felled by a sickening blow to the neck ...
2019-08-18, 02:39

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the city leader's advisers.        ...
2019-06-15, 10:52

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thousands took to the streets this week....
2019-06-14, 13:13

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their financial records over to Democratic lawmakers....
2019-05-24, 18:13

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to address a key concern for LGBTQ users in its community. At the end of May, Vox host Carlos Maza tweeted a thread exposing several instances where right-wing ...
2019-06-05, 16:13

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

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say there are only one for every 10,000 Catholics....
2019-06-17, 17:52

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll....
2019-08-06, 23:52

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detention camp is just the latest attack to target refugee facilities....
2019-07-04, 19:00

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those That Came Before, commissioned by Counterpoints Arts, will preview at the Tate Exchange in London as part of its Who Are We? programme, before transferring to t...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent – were able to be resettled in 2018....
2019-05-21, 19:13

UN: Invest in education for refugees 'or pay the price' More than half of all refugee children do not attend school, the United Nations Refugee Agency said Friday, warning host countries to correct the situation or "pay the price."...
2019-08-31, 05:26

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
2019-07-02, 00:39

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refugees than any other country in the world in 2018, according to a United Nations report, knocking the US from its position as global leader in resettling...
2019-06-20, 00:26

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations....
2019-06-20, 06:26

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward the growing number of Syrian refugees has become increasingly harsh....
2019-09-14, 22:26

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of the House of Lords. Addressing Corbyn directly, th...
2019-07-17, 18:13

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997....
2019-06-10, 12:00

Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure ST. LOUIS (AP) — Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure. The post Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-31, 22:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market, a move that could usher in new competition or lead foreign carriers to buy up the local players....
2019-06-17, 23:52

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department.        ...
2019-06-22, 03:39

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The amendment to a tax law would require the commissioner of the Department of Taxation and Finance to share state...
2019-07-09, 21:39

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leadership positions. ...
2019-07-02, 21:13

UPDATE 2-Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their financial records over to Democratic lawmakers....
2019-05-24, 22:13

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
2019-05-28, 06:13

Huawei Says Mate 30 Series Bootloader Will Be Unlockable, Allowing Easier Access to Google Apps The recently launched Huawei Mate 30 and Mate Pro 30 boast a lot of upgraded hardware including extra cameras and edge to edge, bezel-free screens, but they come with a huge tradeoff: Due to the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China and the associated Commerce Department blacklisting of Huawe...
2019-09-22, 12:39

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
2019-05-22, 23:52

California fair organizers, citing animal welfare concerns, do away with 'pig scramble' in favor of watermelon event, report says Organizers of California's Sonoma County Fair say one of the event's decades-old traditions -- a contest in which children try to catch 40 to 60-pound piglets for prizes -- will be scrapped this year because of growing public concerns about the humane treatment of animals, the Press Democrat newspap...
2019-07-23, 13:52

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

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck, a spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commissioner for...
2019-08-16, 12:26

Germany: Over 600 attacks on refugees in first half of 2019 Asylum-seekers and refugees continue to be the targets of attacks in Germany — and they are almost always victims of far-right violence. Offenses range from verbal slurs to arson and dangerous bodily harm....
2019-09-05, 17:26

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
2019-05-24, 11:52

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
2019-07-18, 21:00

Lesbos: Hellish conditions for refugees in Moria The EU-Turkey deal may have reduced the number of people arriving through the Aegean Sea, however conditions for refugees on the Greek islands are going from bad to worse. The camp in Moria is close to bursting....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Moscow: Refugees, locals dance to the same tune Russia accepts very few refugees. Those who come have a hard time socializing. But a local NGO has come up with an idea to change that and show them that Moscow can be friendly....
2019-09-07, 22:13

Syrian refugees make new lives in Vermont After fleeing the war in Syria, a refugee family is rebuilding their life across the globe in a small city in Vermont. (August 26)        ...
2019-08-26, 22:00

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is "appalled" at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children, her office said in a statement on Monday....
2019-07-08, 16:26

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
2019-07-13, 03:26

‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home As Trump attempts to dismantle the resettlement program, the city of Wausau is a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities that come from welcoming refugeesThe harrowing journey Nou Vang Thao took to freedom was nearly over when a boat captain gave Thao and his cousin three options: take their c...
2019-06-28, 09:00

Democratic National Committee votes against allowing 2020 candidates to participate in climate change debate Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have resulted in single-issue debates among candidates -- including on the issue of the climate crisis....
2019-08-25, 20:26

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own police force, politicians let the bill die amid public outcry over the separation of church and state, the congregation’s history of racism and its public ...
2019-06-20, 21:39

Trump admin reverses course on allowing temporary emergency deferrals for illegal immigrants facing deportation In a partial reversal, the Trump administration announced Monday it would resume the practice of considering whether to defer the deportations of certain people living in the U.S. illegally, on a temporary, case-by-case basis, after it abruptly suspended the process for non-military requesters earli...
2019-09-03, 04:26

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2019-06-03, 21:52

UN agency accused of pressuring refugees to return to Bangladesh Complaint against International Organization of Migration of ‘severe concerns’ over treatment of rescued migrants in TunisiaThe UN migration agency is the subject of a formal complaint after “severe concerns” were raised about its treatment of Bangladeshi refugees, including children.A Tunis-based N...
2019-08-26, 10:26

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Sa...
2019-07-23, 11:13

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
2019-06-27, 19:13

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday, while also supporting a call for far greater protection for vulnerable LGBTI individuals seeking asylum....
2019-07-01, 18:13

Rohingya refugees prepare camps for Monsoon season As monsoon season begins in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees are working with humanitarian agencies to fortify the flood-prone terrain where they have taken refuge. Diego Cupolo reports from Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh....
2019-05-31, 14:26

Turkey threatens to 'open the gates' to Europe for refugees The Turkish president has vowed to unblock what was once considered the main gateway for refugees seeking sanctuary in Europe. Recep Tayyip Erdogan demanded the US and the EU create a safe zone in northern Syria....
2019-09-06, 04:39

Democrats condemn reported Trump plan to bar most refugees from US Administration officials reportedly aim to slash admissionsBeto O’Rourke: ‘We need more refugees, not fewer’Leading Democrats have condemned reported moves by the Trump administration to effectively bar refugees arriving from most parts of the world.As reported by the New York Times, the administrat...
2019-09-06, 23:39

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for the EU not to send asylum-seekers back to the country....
2019-07-16, 02:52

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls Reports says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down...
2019-07-01, 16:39

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the seams with people trapped in limbo, they're taking drastic measures....
2019-06-22, 18:13

'Not without our rights': Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Myanmar Displaced families selected for repatriation say they will not go back, with lack of citizenship a sticking pointMuslim Rohingyas housed in sprawling refugee camps in Bangladesh are refusing to return to Myanmar, United Nations and local officials have said. Bangladesh’s refugee commissioner, Abul K...
2019-08-21, 04:00

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
2019-08-18, 15:13

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers removed “poison pills” that Democrats obj...
2019-06-19, 18:00

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh has failed after the authorities failed to convince the refugees it would be safe to return.The Myanmar government ...
2019-08-23, 10:26

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
2019-06-18, 22:26

'I'm like a mouse in a trap': trauma of Europe's refugees – in pictures Mental health is a critical issue for those who have fled their homes to Europe. Many feel stuck, both physically and mentally: held in limbo by immigration systems and tormented by the horror of past experiences Continue reading......
2019-09-03, 05:00

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
2019-08-06, 08:13

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
2019-05-30, 21:13

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for suppressing dissent....
2019-07-31, 20:52

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

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
2019-06-14, 10:26

The dignity of refugees: Homi K. Bhabha speaks at the Ruhrtriennale The Indian English scholar, a leading thinker in the fields of post-colonialism and integration, had food for thought for visitors at the Ruhrtriennale....
2019-09-16, 20:00

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many Venezuelans have ended up, rival armed groups control illegal border crossings, and wreak havoc among civilians alike with killings, intimidation, sexu...
2019-08-08, 14:13

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19, 09:13

UN moves 149 refugees, asylum seekers from Tripoli to Rome UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says 149 refugees and asylum seekers have been safely evacuated from the Libyan capital to Rome. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said the evacuees — nearly half of them children — were moved Thursday from a U.N. refugee agency facility in Tripoli “afte...
2019-05-30, 21:13

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their security, Lebanon’s controversial foreign minister has...
2019-06-15, 10:39

‘I thought psychologists were for crazy people’: can therapy help refugees? Their journeys over, many asylum seekers in Europe find themselves struggling with mental health problems. Seven people – and the therapists working with them – share their storiesFor Muntaser, it’s the memory of militiamen raiding his village in Darfur. For Ahmad, who fled Afghanistan as a child, i...
2019-08-31, 23:00

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
2019-06-18, 01:39

Bangladesh Cuts Mobile Access to Rohingya Refugees Bangladesh says it will end Rohingya refugees’ access to mobile-phone services to help curb criminal networks that use mobile phones to coordinate, but the move will further isolate the troubled community....
2019-09-04, 02:13

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants who settle in wealthy, developed host countries, ac...
2019-05-21, 19:13

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Rohingya refugees rally to mark 2nd anniversary of exodus COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by rallying, crying and praying Sunday as they demanded that Myanmar grant them citizenship and other rights before they agree to return. The rally was held day...
2019-08-27, 08:39

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measure swept through the Appropriations Committee by a...
2019-06-19, 17:01

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confirms Lionel Messi has clause allowing him to leave club for free Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed team-mate Lionel Messi has a clause allowing him to leave the Catalan club for free at the end of any given season....
2019-09-06, 20:52

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user's privacy by allegedly allowing Siri to record without consent (AAPL) Florence Fu/Tech Insider A recently filed class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user privacy by allegedly recording consumers and minors with its Siri digital assistant without consent. The lawsuit comes after The Guardian reported that the contractors Apple hires to evaluate Siri's perfo...
2019-08-08, 01:52

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military academies to play professional sports upon graduation....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
2019-05-27, 09:52

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lampedusa after a charity vessel that rescued them off Libya defied an attempt by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to close ports to NG...
2019-07-07, 16:52

Germany makes citizenship easier for descendants of refugees from Nazis Germany will on Friday enforce two decrees to make it easier for people, mainly Jews, who fled the Nazi regime because of persecution as well as their descendents to have their citizenship restored, the interior ministry said....
2019-08-29, 18:39

Amnesty International: Lebanon 'forcibly deported' 2,500 Syrian refugees Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees back to their native country in the last three months, according to government information obtained by Amnesty International, who urged the Middle Eastern nation t...
2019-08-28, 14:26

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic voucher system to distribute food aid. People are given debit cards loaded with “e-vouchers” that they ca...
2019-07-01, 15:39

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. Plus: Simon Jenkins on the leaked diplomatic cables...
2019-07-09, 07:00

Rohingya refugees shot dead by Bangladesh police during gunfight The two men had been accused of killing a ruling party official but activists say the shooting appeared to be stagedTwo Rohingya refugees were shot dead by Bangladesh police during a gunfight in a refugee camp on Saturday after they were accused of killing a ruling party official, police said.Nearly...
2019-08-25, 08:13

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of Christians accepted into the country....
2019-07-02, 23:26

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled an orphanage in Eritrea at 14.After eight years in...
2019-07-02, 23:13

Amid safety fears, Burundi to repatriate 200,000 refugees from Tanzania Burundi said on Tuesday it would start repatriating 200,000 of its refugees from neighboring Tanzania in October, sparking fears of forced returns among those who have crossed the border to escape violence....
2019-08-27, 20:00

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The competition attracted 169 entries from EPSRC-funded rese...
2019-06-03, 19:13

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see hi...
2019-08-16, 13:39

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization....
2019-06-27, 20:26

Turkey, Long a Haven for Syrian Refugees, Is Sending Them Home Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria....
2019-09-10, 16:26

‘Life-saving’: hundreds of refugees to be evacuated from Libya to Rwanda First group expected to leave dire detention centres in days, as UN denies reports that plan is part of EU strategy to keep refugees from EuropeHundreds of African refugees and asylum seekers trapped in Libyan detention centres will be evacuated to Rwanda under a “life-saving” agreement reached with...
2019-09-10, 21:13

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Repatriation plans stir fear among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Nearly 3,500 Rohingyas living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul Islam spoke to them at their shelters in Cox's Bazar....
2019-08-21, 17:26

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-course meal. A plethora of different nationalities...
2019-07-31, 20:00

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
2019-05-21, 16:39

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
2019-06-12, 16:00

'Snowden refugees' in Hong Kong dream of safety in Canada As Edward Snowden releases his memoir, refugees who sheltered him in Hong Kong in 2013 are still stuck in limbo. Now facing deportation, they hope Canada will offer them protection....
2019-09-17, 16:13

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "quite satifsifed" with migrants' assimilation into the labor market....
2019-08-06, 16:39

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seekers and the intimidation of civic groups, as well as concerns about judicial independence....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several anonymous sources....
2019-07-19, 14:26

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's work....
2019-08-07, 08:26

Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed that abuse tantamount to genocide had occurred in Myanmar....
2019-08-22, 20:26

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the alleged politically motivated murder of one of Angela Merkel’s party allies.An email...
2019-06-20, 18:00

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refugee and that it is your responsibility to do something.”...
2019-06-20, 17:13

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aimed at reshaping the narrative around migrants.Refug...
2019-06-23, 21:26

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have been disappeared or sold to traffickers....
2019-06-07, 18:13

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
2019-08-20, 17:52

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world....
2019-09-06, 22:52

Pentagon is last holdout as Stephen Miller tries to slash number of refugees allowed in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is fighting against proposals by White House officials to drastically cut the number of refugees allowed into the U.S., and has called for reserving visas for Iraqis who risked their lives working for U.S. troops, according to five people familiar with the plan. In internal...
2019-09-21, 03:00

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State group....
2019-07-31, 17:52

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean , the U.S. Southern Command announced on Monday....
2019-06-10, 19:52

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from the international community....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories on a portrait of themselves Continue reading......
2019-06-20, 18:00

Reality check: Scheer’s claim about refugees ‘jumping the queue’ is false Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer says asylum seekers who make claims at the border are "jumping the queue." This is false, and experts say there is no queue....
2019-09-14, 03:39

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkish president threatens to ‘open the gates’ in face of footdragging from US and EUThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is threatening to “open the gates” to allow Syrian refugees to leave Turkey for western countries unless a controversial “safe zone” inside Syria is established soon.Er...
2019-09-05, 17:52

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such poisonous language in politics, media and social med...
2019-05-21, 19:13

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain this represents for communities hosting them....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in a statement on Monday....
2019-05-21, 19:13

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained at the Manus Island Detention Center off Papua New ...
2019-05-22, 13:13

Turkey’s Radical Plan: Send a Million Refugees Back to Syria Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria....
2019-09-10, 18:52

Hundreds of Bahamian refugees kicked off US-bound ferry over visa confusion Viral video from the ferry Balearia in Freeport included an announcement that 'passengers who don't have a U.S. visa, please proceed to disembark.'        ...
2019-09-09, 20:00

Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse to return to Myanmar An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests....
2019-08-22, 15:13

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individuals in the UK are considering a legal case against the German government....
2019-07-10, 19:13

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests....
2019-08-23, 05:39

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
2019-06-03, 03:39

'Australia is a bigger cage': the ongoing trauma of Nauru's child refugees Even after finally being transferred to Australia, the scars remain for many young refugees“I don’t live in a tent any more. Now, I live in a house made of concrete walls instead of plastic,” says 21-year-old Diba*.“I don’t have to take two-minute showers under the guard’s eyes any more, no one can ...
2019-08-25, 02:26

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
2019-08-14, 17:52

CBOE Statement On Today's Court Ruling In Favor Of CBOE In ISE Patent Litigation CHICAGO, IL - April 7, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in its favor in a seven-year-old patent litigation with the International Securities Exchange (ISE), in which ISE claimed that CBO...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Democrat confident majority of Democrat caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should happen after the former special counsel speaks on the Hill....
2019-07-15, 20:26

Is the wagon dead? Volkswagen kills two more wagon vehicles in favor of SUVs Volkswagen confirmed that the VW Golf SportWagen and the VW Golf Alltrack will be discontinued after the 2019 model year.       ...
2019-07-18, 15:39

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the policy undermines the character of a nation praised for its response to deadly mosque attacks this year....
2019-08-21, 07:39

With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in Angola’s north-east Lunda Norte province in the past week, hoping to cross the border and return home, according to the UN refugee agency....
2019-08-23, 23:13

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sahara; and malnutrition in India....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
2019-08-14, 23:26

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed to summarily dismiss and define her hometown with just one flippant eye-roll of a quote: “Anybody wh...
2019-07-02, 09:26

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates according to a new report obtained by Fox News....
2019-08-07, 18:26

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, which is on alert....
2019-05-21, 14:52

War criminals among us: inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ice cream shop. They came to the United States from all corners of the globe -- Somalia, Rwanda, El Salvador, the Balkans, Germany, Iraq -- claiming to h...
2019-07-08, 18:39

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday....
2019-07-12, 17:39

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left her scared for her life once more. She and other LG...
2019-06-19, 16:26

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Kristallnacht (the night of broken glass) took place on 9 November 1938 – a night that Jewish homes, businesses, schools and synagogues throughout Germany we...
2019-07-01, 21:26

Trump’s history of denigrating majority black countries hangs over his response to Bahamian refugees Just hours after the head of Customs and Border Protection said Bahamians fleeing for their lives would be allowed into the U.S., the president said the people seeking shelter included "some very bad people and some very bad gang members."...
2019-09-11, 09:52

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to 'open the gates,' allow Syrian refugees to leave for Western countries The president of Turkey said Thursday he would be forced to “open the gates” and allow a route for Syrian refugees to travel into western Europe unless a deal is reached with the U.S. by the end of the month to help resettle migrants in a so-called “safe zone” within its borders, according to report...
2019-09-05, 13:13

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on the subject....
2019-05-21, 16:39

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to tackle hate speech. ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have been approved for resettlement in the United States, according to a draft of an executive order obtained by NBC News. According to the draft, “the...
2019-08-22, 04:52

Trump administration announces plan to help consumers cut prescription costs by allowing the import of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada (NBC News) The Trump administration announced Wednesday a proposal to help Americans pay less for prescription drugs by allowing imports of the same medications from Canada. “The burden now is on states, pharmacies and wholesalers to come in with plans so we can look at them and approve them t...
2019-08-01, 14:13

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
2019-05-22, 23:13

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ‘Appalling’ conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia A recap of Wednesday’s top stories: ‘Inhumane conditions’ in Syria’s Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in South Sudan; Arab League petitioned to support Palestine refugees; and mining in Mongolia should boost development....
2019-09-12, 03:13

New on Hulu in August 2019: 'A Simple Favor' to 'Star Trek' Hulu is offering up original documentaries, 'Star Trek' movies and 'A Simple Favor' in its list of titles coming to the streaming service in August.        ...
2019-07-22, 20:26

'A point of desperation': Iraqi refugees removing GPS trackers to avoid deportation One man removed his GPS tracker on the day he was to be deported, but was later arrested and is held in jail.        ...
2019-08-09, 04:52

Hulu in August: What's available to stream, from 'A Simple Favor' to 'Star Trek' Hulu is offering up original documentaries, 'Star Trek' movies and 'A Simple Favor' in its list of titles coming to the streaming service in August.        ...
2019-07-19, 23:52

This is how many times Americans think about sex a day A poll of 2,000 Americans looked at how frequently respondents consciously think and talk about sex typically and aimed to assess their comfort levels on the subject....
2019-07-12, 23:39

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

Here’s how many Americans consider themselves ‘foodies’ More than half of Americans (53 percent) consider themselves to be foodies, according to new research. A study of 2,000 Americans examined the rise of the foodie phenomenon and found that 62 percent would go to an event just for the food. The study, conducted by OnePoll in conjunction with Eventbrit...
2019-05-29, 02:26

Americans love adventure According to a new study by Onepoll on behalf of Rias Biaxas, Americans love adventure! Buzz60’s Keri Lumm reports.       ...
2019-08-05, 22:39

A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans The 4th of Julu marks America's Independence day, and buildup to it can last months; the federal holiday takes over most of the country, and is an all around big deal. Here's a run-down of the most important things to know....
2019-07-04, 10:26

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thing for the nation....
2019-05-22, 08:52

Americans consider this a vacation disaster What do Americans consider vacation disasters? A new study from Roku finds that internet is pretty important. Keri Lumm reports.       ...
2019-08-14, 19:39

The No. 1 reason Americans need a vacation More than one in three Americans (37 percent) have had a ‘life eureka’ moment while on vacation or a trip away, according to new research. Those vacation eureka moments — from taking relationships to the next level to deciding on a major career shift — reveal many Americans a...
2019-06-19, 22:39

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsake for over 20 years....
2019-06-14, 16:26

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
2019-06-05, 23:52

Many Americans have had a work spouse A work spouse can be a positive relationship and tends to be a stress reliever. It can become a problem is when the relationship crosses boundaries.       ...
2019-06-09, 16:52

Aid in Dying Soon Will be Available to More Americans. Few Will Choose It. By October, more than one in five U.S. adults will be able to obtain lethal prescriptions if terminally ill. But for those who try, obstacles remain....
2019-07-08, 17:52

Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick about-face President Trump made recently on the 99-year-old protectionist law known as the Jones Act....
2019-05-22, 23:39

Where Americans are putting their money In 2018, stocks were the most popular investment, at least, according to Fox Business. Buzz 60’s Chandra Lanier has the story.       ...
2019-07-24, 03:52

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis....
2019-05-21, 23:39

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
2019-05-21, 14:32

This is how quickly Americans would spend $10 million It would take the average American seven years to spend $10 million, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans sought to answer the age-old question: What would you do with $10 million? Turns out, Americans would take their time spending it. Thirty-eight percent of respondents would...
2019-06-20, 02:00

One in five Americans rarely or never wears sunscreen Watching too much TV, not reapplying sunscreen properly, and drinking too many cocktails are some of the most common “summer fails” Americans will experience in the coming months, according to new research. A study examining how frequently people experience things like sunburn, struggling to sleep d...
2019-06-20, 02:00

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
2019-07-24, 13:13

50 British words Americans just don’t get Traveling to the U.K.? These are some of the British words and phrases that probably wouldn’t make sense to Americans if we heard them.        ...
2019-08-02, 18:52

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
2019-06-16, 18:39

More than half of Americans say they’ve had a ‘taboo’ crush Does knowing you can’t be with someone make them more desirable? One in four Americans are currently crushing on somebody who is completely “off-limits”, according to new research. Additionally, seven in ten of those currently crushing have either acted on those feelings or are planning on acting on...
2019-05-31, 02:39

Americans Are Not Getting the Message About Exercising More and Sitting Less Doctors and public health officials have been urging Americans to get more active and try to exercise at least 150 minutes per week at a moderate level, or 75 minutes weekly at a vigorous level. Even if you can’t fit in that much activity, studies show that any exercise is better than none whe...
2019-07-31, 18:39

AOC says Palestinians have ‘no choice but to riot’ – and Americans could do the same Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Tuesday that groups like the Palestinians have no other option than to “riot” because they are “marginalized” by Israel — and suggested that the poor in the U.S. could do the same. The firebrand freshman Democrat said she believes that...
2019-07-31, 21:00

Can Americans Hack Their Way Out of an Aversion to Exercise? Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. But overall rates are still low, with disparities across geographic areas—underscoring the important role communities...
2019-06-15, 02:00

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
2019-06-14, 17:26

Americans trust this public institution more than any other Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.        ...
2019-07-08, 19:39

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,” which is different (obviously) from “Isle of Dogs...
2019-06-01, 15:39

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 Americans found more than 80 percent experience some type of tech frustration on a daily basis. Over ...
2019-05-23, 00:39

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white nationalism and white separatism. The report adds that Facebook posts should be banned even if those exact terms are not used. This would be done by picking...
2019-07-01, 09:39

Missing Americans' Jet ski found near Guadeloupe A jet ski believed to have been rented by two missing Americans vacationing in Barbados has been found near the coast of Guadeloupe, authorities said....
2019-07-08, 16:00

More elderly Americans dying from falls (Reuters Health) - Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans - and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-04, 17:39

3 in 10 Americans would rather watch paint dry than be put on hold Having to stay on hold for too long, being transferred multiple times and dealing with grumpy employees are just some of the poor customer service experiences Americans deal with, according to new research. The international poll of 3,000 respondents found that the majority of Americans have dealt w...
2019-09-05, 22:13

A Frightening Number of Americans Have Never Gotten Tested for HIV Fewer than 40 percent of Americans have ever gotten HIV testing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These rates are even lower in states with rural areas where the disease is disproportionately more common.Read more......
2019-06-29, 00:26

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
2019-06-28, 00:26

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
2019-05-23, 20:39

Pelosi says Americans have ‘no appetite’ for war with Iran Congressional leaders said they were troubled by Iran’s decision to shoot down an American surveillance drone and worried it could lead to another war in the Middle East. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes President Trump doesn’t want to start another conflict and that the American people ...
2019-06-21, 12:52

Pope Says It’s ‘an Honor That the Americans Attack Me’ En route to Mozambique at the start of a six-day trip, Pope Francis called it “an honor that the Americans attack me,” and seemed eager to read a new book about it....
2019-09-05, 16:13

One in Five Americans Get Hurt By Someone Else's Drinking Every Year The negative effects of secondhand smoke are well-documented—the CDC estimates that tens of thousands of nonsmokers die every year in the U.S. due to exposure to someone else’s cigarette habit. But a new study out Monday suggests that the secondhand effects of alcohol consumption are another source ...
2019-07-02, 08:13

Here's how more Americans can save for retirement, according to the 'father of the 401(k)' More employers, like small businesses, need to start offering retirement savings plans to their workers, says Ted Benna, best known as the 'father of the 401(k).'...
2019-07-08, 16:52

Americans aren't having enough kids, and it shows Americans aren’t having babies like they used to. In fact, the U.S. birthrate fell to a 32-year low last year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
2019-05-23, 19:13

It will be 90 degrees or warmer for nearly 90% of Americans this week At least 290 million people will swelter through the hottest weather of the summer as a record-breaking heat wave bakes the central and eastern U.S.        ...
2019-07-17, 19:52

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of changes before 2035 to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they think the government should do....
2019-07-08, 23:00

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U.S. effective Wednesday, June 5. The rules target the primary ways Americans travel to the island nat...
2019-06-05, 23:00

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took a stand for free trade. Tweet...
2019-06-28, 06:13

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community....
2019-06-14, 15:13

Here's one reason why Americans abroad want to surrender their citizenship Americans residing abroad say that tax complexities are making them rethink their U.S. citizenship, according to a survey from Greenback Expat Tax Services....
2019-07-03, 17:52

Poll: 1 in 7 Americans use CBD products, mostly young adults One in seven Americans use cannabidiol-based products -- which are derived from hemp -- especially young adults and residents of the Western United States, a new survey said Thursday....
2019-08-09, 01:26

Surprise: Most Americans Think We Shouldn't Be Selling Weapons To Anyone Seventy percent Americans think showering the rest of the world with tanks, ships, planes, radar and munitions makes the U.S. less safe, according to a new survey, a bipartisan consensus on a policy that both Republican and Democratic administrations have embraced. Imagine that....
2019-09-14, 05:13

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
2019-07-04, 00:26

Poll: Americans support Roe. v. Wade because they don't understand it Last week, Gallup released its comprehensive 2019 abortion polling data. The poll asked respondents whether they identified as “pro-life” or “pro-choice,” when abortion should be legal, how important abortion was in their voting decisions, and more....
2019-07-04, 00:39

New Tax Laws Drive More Americans Into Muni Bonds Investors in high-tax states like New York and California are piling into municipal bonds this year, fueled in part by the 2017 tax overhaul that raised tax burdens for some high-income households....
2019-08-07, 17:00

Analysis: This 4th of July, Americans are fighting over what 'American' should mean When President Donald Trump gives his military-themed "Salute to America" on Thursday, he'll stand in front of the Lincoln Memorial, where the words of President Abraham Lincoln's greatest speech, his second inaugural address, are etched in stone....
2019-07-04, 19:13

Obama: Americans must not let racist views become normalized President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation on the U.S. Counterterrorism strategy to combat ISIL, in the Cross Hall of the White House, Sept. 10, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first public statement since mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, form...
2019-08-06, 00:52

The Jet Ski ridden by two Americans missing in Barbados has been found A Jet Ski bearing the registration number of one used by two Americans missing in Barbados has been found, according to the press secretary for the Barbadian prime minister....
2019-07-07, 20:52

Stone tools suggest the first Americans came from Japan Enlarge / Lasers help record the precise position of each artifact on the site. (credit: Loren Davis) Evidence from the Cooper's Ferry archaeological site in Western Idaho shows that people lived in the Columbia River Basin around 16,000 years ago. That's well before a corridor between ice sheets ...
2019-08-29, 22:00

More Americans Are Living Solo, and Companies Want Their Business Consumer-products firms are catering to single-person households, upending generations of family-focused marketing; smaller appliances, individual packaging, giant toilet-paper rolls....
2019-06-03, 04:39

Americans somewhat confident in fight against climate change WASHINGTON — Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming — but there are limits to their optimism. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that also shows most think their own ac...
2019-09-19, 10:39

Americans would take this much of a pay cut in exchange for one perfect night of sleep Having trouble sleeping lately? Maybe you’re one of the many Americans who would sacrifice a chunk of their salary in the name of perfect sleep. A new study found that nearly half of Americans (43 percent) would take a 10 percent pay cut for just ONE perfect night of sleep. The survey of 2,000 Ameri...
2019-08-30, 21:39

Medical data of millions of Americans available online The medical images and health data of millions of Americans, including X-rays, MRIs and CT scans, have been discovered on unsecured servers.The records cover over 5m patients in the US as well as millions more around the world and in some cases, these images and private data can be viewed by anyone ...
2019-09-18, 02:13

50 Australian words and phrases Americans just don’t get If you're traveling to Australia, you may hear some of these words and phrases that are unfamiliar to Americans.       ...
2019-08-03, 14:52

Digital assistants! More than half of Americans now own one, according to study Digital assistants are taking over, and now a study is proving just that! Buzz 60's Lenneia Batiste has more.       ...
2019-08-08, 07:26

This many Americans still sleep with childhood ‘comfort objects’ A third of Americans sleep with a “comfort object” from childhood, according to new research. From a special pillow, a blanket or a stuffed animal held over from when they were little, 34% keep something of sentimental value close to them while they sleep. The survey of 2,000 Americans looked at our...
2019-06-12, 07:00

Why have Americans given so much money to restore Notre-Dame? When the iconic cathedral was nearly lost to flames, the wave of grief was felt across the Atlantic as donations came rolling inAs news broke on 15 April 2019 that the roof of the French cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris was on fire, phones immediately started ringing at the offices of the French Herita...
2019-08-08, 07:26

Americans will now be able to import prescription drugs from Canada The Trump administration will allow Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time.       ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
2019-06-15, 00:26

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do than have a bad or unflattering hairstyle, according to new research. The study of 2,000 Americans examined people’s confidence and attitudes arou...
2019-06-15, 00:26

Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and limit poor communities' access to healthy food....
2019-07-21, 21:26

One-fifth of Americans have no idea if they have credit card debt Americans need a credit check. A survey of more than 1,000 adults released this month from US News and World Report reveals that Americans are extremely unaware of their credit card situation. Indeed, when asked “do you have credit card debt?” fully 21 percent answered “I don’t know,” the survey rev...
2019-06-27, 18:52

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that?       ...
2019-07-17, 12:39

More than 1 in 3 Americans have been hacked or had their identity stolen: survey One in four people would be willing to buy back their private information from the black market, according to new research. A study of 2,000 people explored the value placed on private information available online and keeping their passwords secure — and it found the number willing to buy back...
2019-08-16, 13:13

Most Americans see catastrophic weather events worsening “We continue to loot our environment and it causes adverse weather,” said John Mohr, a 57-year-old self-described moderate Republican in Wilmington, North Carolina, where he was bracing for Dorian’s arrival....
2019-09-06, 20:26

Americans don't tell the truth when they talk about manufacturing jobs Many Americans think manufacturing jobs are "something other people's kids do." Only 30% of Americans want to work in manufacturing, a problem that Snap-On CEO Nick Pinchuk says is a bigger threat right now than robots....
2019-07-17, 17:13

Are you smarter about money than most Americans? Here's how you can find out. As people's finances improved following the Great Recession, here's what happened to their IQs when it came to money.       ...
2019-06-21, 15:26

Taliban Says "Americans Will Suffer More" For Cancelling Talks The Taliban on Sunday said US President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel peace talks would lead to fresh losses to American lives in Afghanistan at a time when the insurgent group was ready to......
2019-09-08, 17:39

Half of young Americans say college is no longer necessary In the spring of her senior year of high school, Malavika Vivek had four choices: Caltech, UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, or solutions architect at software company Avasoft Inc. She chose Avasoft. Vivek had been working for the company part-time while at a magnet engineering-focused high school in Ed...
2019-08-06, 23:52

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what they earn and spark wider job creation....
2019-08-21, 19:00

One extravagant wedding simply isn’t enough for rich Americans When Diane Schutz and Arie Moller started planning their wedding two years ago, they couldn’t imagine their elderly aunts and uncles sharing the dance floor with their free-spirited Burning Man friends. So the couple had two weddings. First came a sensible Jewish ceremony with 30 family members and ...
2019-06-27, 18:52

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" who use eagle feathers in observance of their Native American faith....
2019-07-15, 18:39

More Americans care about July 4th than US-China drama The whole country will be anxiously monitoring US trade talks with China this weekend as President Trump meets with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan. Americans will be glued to their TV sets wondering whether Xi will dump on Trump or whether Trump will zing Xi. Will Xi...
2019-06-27, 22:39

The big things Americans would give up for their small joys Is there anything better than taking in a small joy? Whether it’s coffee, a walk in the park or splurging on chips and guac, a recent survey shows that Americans would sacrifice quite a bit for them....
2019-09-13, 22:26

Can you afford to retire? Most Americans fear they can't Many Americans lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs.       ...
2019-07-10, 16:52

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
2019-07-12, 12:52

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off financially.       ...
2019-06-16, 17:13

50 British words and phrases Americans just don’t get Traveling to the U.K.? These are some of the British words and phrases that probably wouldn’t make sense to Americans if we heard them.       ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Trump’s Intel Vacancies Put Americans in Danger Sue Gordon's departure is the latest sign that US national security might be stretching its leaders too thin—and risks putting the wrong people into roles that American lives depend upon....
2019-08-10, 00:52

Remembering 9/11: How Americans have honored the victims for 18 years The 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be honored on September 11, 2019. Take a look at how Americans have honored the event.        ...
2019-09-11, 02:26

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
2019-08-13, 06:52

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
2019-06-18, 10:26

The real midlife crisis confronting many Americans What was once imagined as a time of exploration and reinvention has become marked by financial and emotional strain.       ...
2019-07-18, 16:39

More than half of Americans want ‘second breakfast’ to officially be a thing Ever treated yourself to breakfast in the morning and then a few hours later thought, “I think I’ll have breakfast again?” It’s more common than you think. According to new research, more than half (62 percent) of the 2,000 respondents believe it’s high time for ‘Second Breakfast’ to be officially r...
2019-09-07, 09:00

Older Americans more likely to cite workplace discrimination CHICAGO (AP) — A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says about half of Americans think there’s age discrimination in the workplace. But there’s a split by age. The poll finds 60% of adults age 60 and over say older workers in the U.S. are always or often...
2019-05-23, 18:13

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to seek out or receive these important services, a U...
2019-05-22, 20:52

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Could Hit Americans at Pump President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico could wreak havoc on the U.S. refining industry, potentially raising prices at the gas pump for American consumers just as the summer driving season begins....
2019-06-01, 01:52

One-Quarter of Working Americans Have Zero Retirement Savings Many American households remain financially fragile and uncertain about their retirement prospects despite a booming job market that is lifting wages, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Thursday....
2019-05-23, 19:26

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
2019-05-21, 17:00

Americans hitting the road over Memorial Day Weekend A record number of Americans will kick off the summer with a road trip this Memorial Day Weekend. AAA predicted 43 million Americans will head out of town for the long weekend. The majority are expected to drive to their weekend getaway. Despite rising gas prices, 37.6 million Americans will load up...
2019-05-21, 19:52

More than half of Americans have suffered a ‘workout hangover’ As many as 55% of Americans say they have suffered a workout hangover that’s caused them to stay inside all day, with more than a quarter even admitting to skipping work the next day....
2019-05-22, 05:01

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
2019-05-24, 01:26

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their personal details found that the average American has th...
2019-05-22, 04:00

7 of the 8 Spelling Bee winners are Indian Americans. Here's why that's not surprising This year, 562 spellers competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and after a grueling 20 rounds, the eight left at the end were named co-champions....
2019-06-01, 12:26

Americans consume an alarming amount of microplastics Americans consume tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year -- and that's just from the food we eat. Microplastics are also found in the air we breathe and the water we drink. Thanks to a study published in the journal Environmental Scie......
2019-06-06, 05:26

Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US Lower-income and minority communities are exposed to majority of the pollution coming from waste-burning plants, report findsA total of 1.6 million Americans live next to the most polluting incinerators in the country, with lower-income and minority communities exposed to the vast majority of pollut...
2019-05-21, 15:01

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
2019-05-23, 05:52

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012, Joe Biden went on Meet the Press to endorse marriage equality – and credited an NBC sitcom for his decision: “I think Will and Grace probably did mor...
2019-06-02, 10:52