REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 15:52

California church leaders arrested for forced labor of homeless

Authorities arrested a dozen leaders of a California-based church who have been accused of subjecting dozens of homeless people to forced labour and holding them against their will, prosecutors said....

California church leaders arrested for forced labor of homeless

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California church leaders charged with forced labor of homeless Twelve leaders of a Southern California-based church have been arrested on charges of coercing dozens of mostly homeless people into forced labor, holding them captive and compelling them to panhandle hours a day to collect money for their overseers....
2019-09-12, 14:39

California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been accused of forcing vulnerable people to panhandle “for the financial benefit of the church leaders,” federal prosecutors said....
2019-09-12, 05:26

Church leaders charged with using homeless people as forced labor A dozen leaders of California-based Imperial Valley Ministries, including a former pastor, are accused of subjecting dozens of mostly homeless people to forced labor, making them surrender their government benefits and panhandle up to nine hours a day, six days a week, so the leaders could reap the ...
2019-09-11, 13:52

US ministry accused of luring homeless people into forced labor Leaders from the organization were arrested on charges of conspiracy, forced labor, document servitude and benefits fraudA dozen leaders of a California-based ministry were arrested on charges that they used homeless people as forced labor, holding them in locked group homes and forcing them to panh...
2019-09-12, 05:00

89-year-old civil rights leader Dolores Huerta arrested at California labor protest The 89-year-old civil rights icon Dolores Huerta was taken away in handcuffs at a Fresno protest Tuesday.        ...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Autistic Boy Was Forced to Leave a Church. He Got an Apology. When Paul Rimmer took his son to a service at King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England, an usher asked them to leave. Mr. Rimmer‘s letter to the dean went viral, with many parents sharing similar stories....
2019-06-19, 19:39

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
2019-06-27, 23:52

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
2019-05-24, 01:52

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
2019-07-17, 00:52

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09, 14:39

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-10, 03:13

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, citing an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate companies, including Nestle, Hershey and Mars, failed to keep a 2001 promise to Congress to eradicate chi...
2019-07-17, 00:26

Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
2019-07-19, 05:39

Perry Co. woman pleads guilty to forced labor scheme involving kids PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Perry County woman has admitted to allowing her boyfriend to force her children to work instead of going to school, under threat of severe punishment. Officials said 33-year-old Tiffany Walsh pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in London to one count of forced...
2019-06-30, 16:13

Japan rejects Korean fund plan to compensate forced wartime labor South Korea said on Wednesday it had proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War Two, but Japan rejected the idea out of hand....
2019-06-19, 14:00

Mars, Nestle, other food companies face complaints of forced labor at palm oil supplier In another supply chain controversy for chocolate makers, petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian company's palm oil and any products containing it. Company officials say they have taken steps to eradicate labor abuses....
2019-08-16, 14:26

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
2019-07-16, 10:52

Shirtless, homeless man arrested for smashing bus windshield A shirtless, homeless maniac was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly using a cane to smash the front windshield of an MTA bus in the Bronx, police said. Austy Persons, 62, went berserk on the BX2 bus while it was stopped at a light at Grand Concourse and East 149th Street in the South Bronx at.....
2019-06-14, 01:52

California Today: Homeless Populations Are Surging. Here’s Why. Wednesday: It all comes back to housing. Also: Representative Adam Schiff warns about deep fake videos; and California eaters opine on the new Michelin guide....
2019-06-05, 17:13

Homeless man arrested in disturbing machete attack on deli worker A homeless man was picked up hours after allegedly hacking at a helpless deli worker with a machete in Hells Kitchen, police said Sunday. Rigoberto Reyes, 57, was arrested just after 2 p.m. Saturday on charges of assault, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal tressing passing, according to po...
2019-06-09, 20:52

Homeless woman arrested after trying to throw teenager off bridge, police say A 23-year-old homeless woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after she assaulted two high school students and tried to push one of them off a bridge in Ladera Ranch, Calif., on Friday afternoon, police say....
2019-08-25, 21:13

Men arrested on suspicion of setting fire to Los Angeles homeless encampment Investigators say the fire, which burned through 45 acres and injured a firefighter, was an ‘intentional act’Two men have been arrested on suspicion of arson and attempted murder after a Los Angeles homeless encampment was set on fire, sparking a fast-moving blaze that injured a firefighter, authori...
2019-09-05, 05:26

'Free money!': California developer tries to bribe homeless to leave Gene Gorelik was shouted down by community activists and encampment residents before could turn on leaf blower full of cashIn a stark display of the wealth disparities that are currently ravaging the San Francisco Bay Area, a real estate developer attempted to shoot $1,000 in dollar bills over a hom...
2019-07-13, 09:13

Good Samaritans help California cop subdue homeless suspect who tried to take deputy's weapon Three men are being hailed as heroes after they stepped up to help a California police officer who came under attack while trying to arrest a homeless suspect during the weekend....
2019-08-28, 18:52

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousands of homeless and itinerant people who currently c...
2019-07-14, 17:39

LDS Church leaders didn’t report member who confessed to making child porn: docs A Utah man belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says he told LDS leaders about his child porn obsession — including how he made and distributed images of kids as young as 4 — and they didn’t report him to police. Benjamin Alyk, a former LDS mission rep who s...
2019-07-25, 09:00

Homeless man arrested after stabbing woman in neck with needle in New York City bank, cops say A homeless man who allegedly stabbed a woman in the neck with a hypodermic needle while at a bank in New York City was arrested on Saturday, according to police....
2019-07-23, 13:52

The Trailer: Labor union members and leaders are skeptical -- but pondering their 2020 choices In this edition: Democrats follow labor's lead in Iowa, the debate-rules grumbling gets louder, and trans rights come to a Southern race for governor....
2019-08-23, 18:26

YouTube trolls advertise fake homeless shelter, tricking 'desperate' California residents ‘Shelter’ address listed online was actually for a private mansion associated with a social media personalityThe “Ice Poseidon Homeless Shelter” promised beds, free meals and security for people living on the streets in a Los Angeles region that has long failed to provide enough shelter space.There ...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Florida trucker arrested, charged with plotting church shooting U.S. federal authorities said they have arrested a Florida truck driver who "was thinking about shooting up a church" in Memphis this week, making him at least the fourth person this month charged with plotting a mass shooting....
2019-08-21, 01:13

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support and resources to a terror group and two counts of distri...
2019-06-20, 03:52

Man arrested for allegedly plotting bomb attack on Pittsburgh church Authorities arrested a Syrian man who allegedly plotted a terrorist attack on a Christian church in Pittsburgh last month, the Department of Justice said Wednesday....
2019-06-20, 14:52

Trump officials tour unused FAA facility in California in search for place to relocate homeless people President Trump has directed aides to launch a major crackdown on homelessness in California, spurring an effort across multiple government agencies to determine how to deal with sprawling tent camps on the streets of Los Angeles and other cities, officials said....
2019-09-12, 11:52

HUD Secretary Ben Carson, other top Trump officials to visit California as White House ramps up homeless push The trip brings into sharp focus the Trump administration’s tightly held effort to spotlight and intervene in California’s growing homeless population....
2019-09-14, 02:26

Florida trucker arrested, charged with plotting church shooting: prosecutors Federal authorities said they have arrested a Florida truck driver who "was thinking about shooting up a church" in Memphis this week, making him at least the fourth person this month charged with plotting a mass shooting....
2019-08-20, 19:39

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
2019-06-07, 02:13

Syrian man planned Pittsburgh church bombing to inspire ISIS followers, arrested A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq.        ...
2019-06-20, 15:52

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday....
2019-06-08, 06:52

Arrest of La Luz del Mundo church leader sends shock waves through California congregation Naasón Joaquín García, of La Luz del Mundo church, was arrested Tuesday on 26 felony counts, including child rape, trafficking and child pornography.        ...
2019-06-06, 22:26

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to keep fighting the changes, possibly by bankrolling a...
2019-09-12, 12:39

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
2019-09-10, 03:13

Kanye West leads epic praise and worship during ‘Sunday Service’ at California church Kanye West's "Sunday Service" has gone from the mountaintop to the church -- well, a church that meets at James Madison Middle School in North Hollywood....
2019-08-19, 21:26

Trump pushing for major crackdown on homeless camps in California, with aides discussing moving residents to government-backed facilities Administration officials have discussed using the federal government to get homeless people off the streets of Los Angeles and other areas and into new government-backed facilities....
2019-09-11, 09:52

California Is Blaming Prison Reform for Incarcerated Fire Fighting Labor Shortage Every time a dangerous wildfire breaks out somewhere in California, fire crews race to battle it. Incarcerated people play a major role in this effort; the state has about 2,600 incarcerated people fighting wildfires under the state’s fire camp program. Over the past four years, the state has had tr...
2019-09-03, 17:26

Three arrested after moped raid at luxury watch shop where Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews was forced to hide in vault Three men have been arrested over an armed raid on a luxury watch shop in Duke Street, in London's West End, while reality star Spencer Matthews was shopping....
2019-05-29, 00:52

ACLU Files Lawsuit After California Church Is Removed as Polling Place for Supporting Black Lives Matter With the 2018 midterms three months away, the Fresno, Calif., country clerk and register of voters received a rather peculiar grievance....
2019-06-11, 19:13

California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is charged with child rape LOS ANGELES (AP) — California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is charged with child rape. The post California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is charged with child rape appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-05, 05:01

Trump officials look to fix California homeless problem, state officials say back off Trump officials are in California assessing ways to tackle the state's homelessness crisis, but some local officials and experts are skeptical.        ...
2019-09-11, 05:39

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state priso...
2019-06-19, 23:52

"Stay Inside Longer And Get More Votes": J&K Governor On Arrested Leaders As many as 50,000 vacancies across various government departments will be filled on priority in the coming months, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Wednesday, listing out the various......
2019-08-28, 20:26

Two Sudan rebel leaders arrested after meeting Ethiopia PM: sources Two Sudanese rebel leaders were arrested early on Saturday, opposition sources said, shortly after meeting visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is trying to mediate in a crisis threatening a transition to democracy....
2019-06-08, 16:39

Federal agencies serve search warrants at Truth Aquatics, owner of California boat in Labor Day fire Federal agencies on Sunday served search warrants at the company that owned the Conception boat following a Labor Day fire that left 34 people dead.        ...
2019-09-09, 06:26

Trucker arrested days before he planned to 'shoot up' Memphis, Tennessee, church A probable cause affidavit said Thomas Matthew McVicker planned a mass shooting at a Memphis church Thursday, Aug. 22. McVicker was arrested Monday.        ...
2019-08-21, 01:13

Joshua Wong and other Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders arrested ahead of rallies High-profile pro-democracy leaders were arrested Friday in Hong Kong, in an apparent roundup of activists ahead of what will be the 13th consecutive weekend of mass protests in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-30, 13:39

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which has spearheaded protes...
2019-07-03, 06:26

Joshua Wong and other Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders arrested ahead of rally High-profile pro-democracy leaders were arrested Friday in Hong Kong, in an apparent roundup of activists ahead of what will be the 13th consecutive weekend of mass protests in the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-30, 06:26

The Secret To The Success Of Bastion, Pyre, And Hades: No Forced Crunch, Yes Forced Vacations It’s been ten years since Supergiant Games opened its doors. The team put all of their hopes into the studio’s debut game, Bastion, an action-RPG with a narrator. It succeeded with flying colors. Since then, the studio has released Transistor, Pyre, and Hades, every single one receiving critical acc...
2019-09-14, 03:13

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution. Police in San Francisco said Friday that 44-year-old Douglas Lomas and 35-year-old Stephanie Ching were arrested after ar...
2019-05-25, 22:52

California man arrested after boy, 5, struck in the head with bullet California police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly fired a gun into his neighbor’s home and struck a five-year-old in the head with a bullet while the boy was watching cartoons, a report said....
2019-07-17, 17:39

California man arrested in freeway shooting that left 1 dead TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in a freeway shooting north of Green Valley that left one woman dead and a man and his baby daughter injured. Tucson police say 21-year-old Mateo Zavala of Santa Ana, California was taken into custody Saturday night. He’s been booked into the Pi...
2019-07-01, 06:52

California mom arrested, sons found unresponsive in a ditch PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Central California woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her 12-year-old son and critically injuring her 7-year-old son who were found unresponsive in a ditch. The Tulare County Sheriff’s office said someone called 911 Saturday to report that 45-year-old ...
2019-06-30, 09:26

2 men arrested for murder in disappearance of California firefighter: report Two men were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of murder in the disappearance of a Los Angeles firefighter last Friday, the West Covina Police Department reportedly said....
2019-08-30, 00:13

Woman arrested for allegedly trying to push boy off California bridge Orange County police have charged a 23-year-old California woman with attempted murder after she allegedly tried to push a boy off a bridge, authorities said....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Two men arrested in California and Wisconsin for alleged workplace threats Two men in California and Wisconsin who had large firearms caches have been arrested in separate incidents for threatening attacks on their workplaces, authorities in the two states said, following a spate of recent mass shooting threats and three deadly attacks since July....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Church of the Apostles Found? Archaeologists Claim Byzantine-Era Church is Highly Significant Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority have made what they claim to be a major discovery.  ...
2019-07-19, 16:00

Mormon church clarifies gun policy: No lethal weapons on church property The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints tweaked its rule on guns and lethal weapons after previously calling them inappropriate at churches.        ...
2019-08-27, 17:39

California man arrested on suspicion of running over, killing peacocks: police A California man has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately running over and killing two wild peacocks in northwest Los Angeles last month, police said....
2019-08-14, 08:00

Utah man arrested in shooting of off-duty California deputy at Jack in the Box A Utah man on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy as he waited in line at a fast-food restaurant has been arrested, authorities said....
2019-06-12, 04:52

Church of Scotland sues for share of $2.5 million Viking treasure trove unearthed on church land The Church of Scotland is suing a man for a share of a $2.5 million Viking treasure trove he discovered with a metal detector on church land in 2014....
2019-09-15, 20:52

California man arrested after attempting to fix flats using 'gauze and Band-Aids': police California cops say a case of creative car repair left them flat once they determined the man was no MacGyver-like mechanic but actually a drug-fueled novice trying to implement a half-baked fix....
2019-08-21, 23:13

Former Marine arrested in California woman's 1976 cold case murder California authorities say their arrest of a former Marine has confirmed their long-held hunch that the killer of a woman 43 years ago was someone with a military connection....
2019-06-02, 22:26

California man arrested after cops find him unconscious next to dead infant, authorities say Authorities in northern California say a 29-year-old man who they arrested was found unconscious in a home Saturday afternoon with a 13-month-old baby at his side....
2019-09-16, 02:00

Naked California burglary suspect arrested after getting stuck in chimney: reports A naked California man was pulled from a chimney over the weekend after he reportedly bolted from a suspected botched burglary attempt -- rambling that people were trying to kill him....
2019-08-13, 23:26

California couple arrested after strangling newborn baby in hospital, police say An Oxnard couple has been arrested in connection with the death of a newborn baby, police said Friday.        ...
2019-07-21, 22:39

At least 4 dead, 2 injured in Southern California stabbing rampage; suspect arrested A series of stabbings and robberies in Southern California Wednesday night killed and injured multiple people, police said.        ...
2019-08-08, 11:52

At least 1 dead, 2 injured after shooting inside California Costco; suspect arrested A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument, killing a man, wounding two other people, according to police.        ...
2019-06-15, 11:39

California man arrested for alleged online threat against Bernie Sanders rally: police A California man was arrested Monday for allegedly posting an online threat of violence against a scheduled rally by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., police say....
2019-08-07, 02:52

Remains of missing California mother of 3 discovered, husband arrested, sheriff's office says A search for a missing California mother of three came to a grisly end on Friday after her remains were discovered and her husband was arrested, according to officials....
2019-09-08, 17:13

Juventus 'ultra' fan leaders arrested in tickets probe Police have arrested 12 hardcore Juventus "ultra" fan leaders for a series of accusations, including making illegal demands to the club in order to obtain more tickets       ...
2019-09-16, 18:52

California woman says she was kidnapped, raped 'numerous times,' held for 4 days; 2 arrested, cops say A man and woman were arrested in Northern California on Saturday after another woman told deputies she was kidnapped, held against her will for four days while being raped repeatedly, according to officials....
2019-09-16, 17:13

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
2019-07-17, 01:13

China Labor Watch: Apple and Foxconn violated labor laws by using too many temporary workers Apple and Foxconn have confirmed allegations in a China Labor Watch report that it relied on too many temporary works to assemble the iPhone.Read More...
2019-09-09, 17:13

Border Patrol finds pricey stash of drugs in child car seat, stroller in California; woman arrested A woman in California was arrested earlier this month after agents found 23 packages containing methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin in her child’s car safety seat and stroller, according to the U.S. Border Patrol....
2019-06-28, 08:52

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother John is a high-profile management-side lawyer involved in cases before the agency....
2019-07-25, 09:52

As Sen. Bernie Sanders wins major labor endorsement, others in organized labor aren’t rushing to take sides in the 2020 presidential contest Like other candidates for the Democratic nomination, the independent from Vermont has sought backing from organized labor, which largely has declined to offer formal endorsements at this point....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Labor Unions celebrating Labor Day TUCSON – The 23rd annual Labor Day Picnic took place at Reid Park Monday. Labor unions, members and their families gathered to celebrate what Labor day is all about. Fabian Sandez is with the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters. He’s president of the local 1912 for Arizona. He said the founder ...
2019-09-03, 09:26

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
2019-07-24, 16:52

This app lets you donate, interact with the homeless In November of 2015, Jonathan Kumar stood on a street corner in Seattle and watched wincingly as a man begged for twenty minutes and not a single car opened a window for him. “He stood there painfully, seeking diabetes medication for his feet after recently ending up on the street,” Kumar, who was w...
2019-08-10, 00:26

Ground Zero homeless man moved away by cops The homeless man who set up camp in a cardboard shanty near Ground Zero was ordered to move Wednesday by police officers, who also gave him some cash “to get something nice to eat.” About eight cops evicted homeless man James Eve, 43, from his spot in the shadow of the World Trade Center...
2019-05-23, 06:00

De Blasio blasted over homeless man living near Ground Zero Tourists and New Yorkers around Ground Zero are getting a fresh look at how Mayor de Blasio is handling the homelessness crisis — and they don't like what they see....
2019-05-23, 01:13

Second-hand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
2019-06-15, 11:39

New center dedicated to helping the homeless opens up TUCSON – A new facility aimed at helping the homeless get off the streets and back on their feet opened up Monday. The H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Center of Opportunity moved into the old Holiday Inn near Irvington and Palo Verde Roads. The building has been transformed into a shelter that of...
2019-06-04, 10:13

NYC homeless population drops from historic high New York City’s homeless population is ticking down in 2019 for the first time after a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, dropping to 58,150 this week, officials disclosed Wednesday. It’s the first time the city’s homeless shelter population has dropped below 60,000 since 2016, leaving officials...
2019-05-23, 01:13

Homeless Tennessee student graduates as valedictorian MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A homeless Tennessee student has graduated as his high school’s valedictorian and was offered dozens of scholarships totaling $3 million. Tupac Moseley says his family fell behind on bills after his father died. They lost their home when it was foreclosed in February. Mos...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Los Angeles County homeless population rises 12% to nearly 60,000 Despite spending millions on housing, the number of homeless people in Los Angeles County rose 12% to 58,936. Some call it a public health crisis.        ...
2019-06-05, 01:00

Proposal would buy one-way bus tickets for Seattle’s homeless population As the Seattle area tries to tackle its homelessness crisis, an official wants to spend $1 million to expand a strategy of buying bus tickets out of town for people living on the streets....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Group hands out new backpacks to 20K homeless kids Thousands of homeless children across New York City will be getting backpacks just in time for the upcoming school year, thanks to one city organization. Volunteers of America Greater New York expects to hand out 20,000 bookbags stuffed with school supplies to kids in need. “These are kids who...
2019-08-09, 15:39

Homeless man who kidnapped good Samaritan gets 18 years GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A homeless man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and assaulting a good Samaritan in Mississippi has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. News outlets report a judge sentenced 47-year-old Ernest Eugene Leffew on Tuesday. Harrison County authorities say the good Samaritan, a man...
2019-06-13, 04:39

‘It’s only a matter of time’ before homeless leprosy outbreak: NYU doc Homeless conditions are so dire, diseases associated with the Middle Ages could soon re-emerge, according to a new report. Dr. Marc Siegel of NYU Langone Health, writing for the Hill, warns that infections thought to be stamped out by modern medicine could make a comeback in communities with poor me...
2019-09-09, 20:00

Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
2019-06-15, 14:13

13-year-old baker matches every sale with donation to homeless He’s baking the world a sweeter place. Michael Platt of Bowie, Maryland, has been whipping up sugary treats since he was 9 years old. Now, at 13, his baking business no longer requires his parents’ financial backing, the Washington Post reports. Michaels Desserts operates on a one-for-on...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Homeless man returns to college after four decades to finish degree A homeless man has been given a second chance to finish his college degree, more than four decades after dropping out, thanks to the help of a local student. David Carter had been a student at the University of Texas at Austin studying studio art but dropped out in 1971 at the age of 23......
2019-06-06, 01:39

Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets. As cities offer transportation passes to get homeless people to a more stable destination, some worry whether they are sending people to insecurity in a new place....
2019-09-15, 12:39

HUD Announces New Plan to Fuck Over Homeless Trans People Led by nuclear-grade moron Ben Carson, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced it will remove protections for homeless trans people by allowing government-funded shelters to discriminate on the basis of gender identification, according to Politico. The new rules are part of a p...
2019-05-23, 03:26

Former Stanley Cup champion homeless again in Canada, refuses help: report Joe Murphy, who was the No. 1 pick of the Detroit Red Wings in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft and a Stanley Cup champion with the Edmonton Oilers in 1990, is reportedly homeless for the second time in two years and is struggling with his mental health....
2019-08-09, 17:26

Homeless in College: Students sleep in cars, on couches when they have nowhere else to go With many college students saying they've been homeless, schools, lawmakers and community groups are trying to take on the crisis.       ...
2019-06-10, 11:39

YouTube star who humiliated homeless man given prison term ReSet posted footage of man eating Oreos filled with toothpaste in BarcelonaA YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating biscuits filled with toothpaste and then posted footage of the incident online has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay his victim €20,000 in “moral d...
2019-06-03, 18:52

Amazon to Share New Building With Homeless Shelter in Seattle The e-commerce company is looking to make a temporary arrangement permanent, pledging to spend “tens of millions of dollars” on a facility for families....
2019-05-21, 16:26

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican president called the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, San ...
2019-07-02, 23:52

Michael Sheen: Why I’m backing Cardiff’s Homeless World Cup Hollywood actor hopes tournament can help highlight poverty in WalesMichael Sheen, star of Good Omens and Masters of Sex, is this weekend preparing for his next, possibly most challenging, role. But his latest production will play out on football pitches in Cardiff, not on TV screens.The award-winni...
2019-07-13, 14:39

City expands program to get homeless off subways and into shelters The city is expanding a program to get unruly homeless people off the subway and into shelters from Manhattan to all five boroughs, officials announced Thursday. The program, which launched July 1, allows vagrants approached by the NYPD for violating transit rules and laws to accept social services ...
2019-08-23, 02:26

Naomi Osaka on driving force behind her will to succeed: 'Be the best or I'm going to be homeless' Naomi Osaka has had a meteoric rise in tennis after defeating Serena Williams to capture her first major title to winning the Australian Open in the winter....
2019-07-17, 20:26

Homeless high school valedictorian earns $3M in scholarships A Tennessee teen who overcame homelessness to become his high school’s valedictorian — is being showered with college scholarships totaling a whopping $3 million. Tupac Mosley, of Memphis, recently lost his father, did not have a permanent home and at one point lived in a tent, CNN’...
2019-05-22, 22:00

‘Billionaires’ Row’ residents to appeal homeless shelter decision Residents of “Billionaires’ Row” plan to appeal a court decision that greenlights a homeless shelter in the ritzy Manhattan neighborhood, they said Wednesday. The anticipated appeal is only the latest turn in a drawn-out legal battle between the residents and the city, which first ...
2019-06-13, 01:00

El Rio hosts 15th Annual Healthcare for Homeless Breakfast TUCSON – National Association of Community Health Centers is raising awareness during National Health Center Week. The organization will celebrate America’s Health Center with different community events. In Tucson, the El Rio’s 15th Annual Healthcare for Homeless Breakfast will be hosted Wednesday a...
2019-08-07, 19:13

Austin plan to allow homeless camps faces backlash Austin officials are facing a major backlash after a vote that would permit the city's homeless population to sleep or camp in any public area -- with few exceptions, such as City Hall....
2019-07-02, 22:26

‘Where the hell are we supposed to go’: Winnipeg set to dismantle homeless camps The City is planning to dismantle homeless encampments on public property, but those who live there and those who support them say that won't solve the problem....
2019-05-23, 15:00

Los Angeles homeless population hits 36,000 in dramatic rise More than 59,000 people are homeless across county as housing crisis plagues CaliforniaLos Angeles has experienced a 16% increase in the homeless population over the last year, the latest sign of severe income inequality and a worsening housing crisis plaguing California.There are now more than 36,0...
2019-06-05, 00:52

Bangladesh slum fire leaves 10,000 people homeless More than 10,000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, destroying thousands of shanties, according to Bangladeshi officials....
2019-08-18, 14:26

Homeless population increases by 12 percent in Los Angeles County The number of homeless people in California's Los Angeles County increased to nearly 60,000 despite a multi-million dollar investment aimed at ending homelessness....
2019-06-05, 07:00

PSG CEO: Nobody forced Neymar to sign with us Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi has warned record signing Neymar he only wants players who are "willing to give everything for the shirt."...
2019-06-17, 20:39

Brussels police remove homeless people before Tour de France Volunteers suggest moving rough sleepers to shelter is attempt to protect city’s imageThe clearing of homeless immigrants from a park in Brussels through which the Tour de France will pass next week has led to claims that the municipality is seeking to protect the city’s image when it hosts the Gran...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Strike Tripura, Over 700 People Homeless Over 700 people were rendered homeless and forced to take shelter in relief camps across Tripura due to heavy rain and thunderstorms since Friday, an official said....
2019-05-26, 08:13

Massachusetts officer charged with raping homeless teen girl WOBURN, Mass. — A veteran Massachusetts police officer has been charged with raping a 16-year-old girl who was homeless and addicted to heroin at the time of the alleged attacks. Lowell Officer Kevin Garneau pleaded not guilty Thursday to two counts of rape. Prosecutors say the girl alleges the 49-y...
2019-06-28, 09:00

Massachusetts cop accused of raping homeless teen while on duty: reports A Massachusetts police officer was indicted Wednesday on charges that he raped a homeless 16-year-old while working for a city outreach program in 2016, according to reports.     ...
2019-06-28, 08:52

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
2019-05-24, 03:00

Former Los Angeles city administrative officer: homeless problem 'going to get worse before it gets better' A former Los Angeles city administrative officer stepping down from a committee overseeing a homelessness program said this week the citywide problem is going to get worse before it gets better, according to a report. ...
2019-08-22, 09:52

Los Angeles crisis illustrates the daunting task of housing the homeless In Los Angeles' Skid Row, tents line entire city blocks. These makeshift shelters for the city's homeless are now an almost permanent fixture of the city's landscape, with barbecue grills and clusters of bikes standing alongside them....
2019-06-18, 12:39

Homeless woman, 25, killed in ‘horrendous bashing’ in Melbourne park Police in Australia said a 25-year-old homeless woman was killed in a “horrendous bashing” after her body was found by walkers at a park in Melbourne over the weekend....
2019-05-27, 18:52

Joe Murphy, the No. 1 pick in 1986 NHL draft, is homeless again — and refusing help Efforts to get Joe Murphy, the No. 1 pick in the 1986 NHL draft, off the streets have failed. And now some say he's using drugs.       ...
2019-08-09, 04:13

Bangladesh fire leaves 10,000 homeless after blaze razes slum Fire broke out in Dhaka’s Mirpur district on Friday, destroying almost 2,000 tin shacks, officials sayAt least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said on Sunday.The fire broke out at in...
2019-08-18, 11:26

10,000 People Left Homeless After Fire Destroys Slum In Bangladesh At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday....
2019-08-18, 20:52

As homeless are suffering, risk of hepatitis, typhus and other diseases is growing The rise in homelessness is creating public health risks across the USA. Los Angeles, Louisville and Seattle have all had Hepatitis A outbreaks.        ...
2019-06-18, 22:39

Homeless man sentenced to 364 days for attacks on women in East Village A homeless man was slapped with a 364-day sentence for assaulting two women after he went on a drunken rampage in the East Village in July 2018. Carlos Munoz, 23, pleaded guilty to assault in the second and third degrees and attempted assault in the second degree under a deal Friday in Manhattan Sup...
2019-08-24, 01:39

Homeless man suspected in Manhattan ‘hate spree’ smiles in court A homeless man smiled during his arraignment Sunday morning on a series of “hate crime” attacks this month on random Manhattan pedestrians. Todd Lyons, 33, had been free on two previous assaults in The Bronx and Manhattan when cops suspect he committed as many as seven new attacks; all t...
2019-08-25, 10:39

Mom accused of trying to drown kids at homeless shelter blames ‘bad marijuana’ A woman who claimed to be on “bad marijuana” tried to drown her young children in a bathtub at an East Harlem homeless shelter because she thought they were covered in bugs, police sources told the Post. Keyshana Mims, 35, allegedly attempted to drown her daughters — aged 15 months...
2019-06-05, 21:39

Volunteers pack lunches for homeless teens and homebound seniors TUCSON-On Saturday nearly 100 Southwest Gas employees and their family members volunteered to pack food boxes for homeless teens and low-income seniors that are homebound. “This, in my opinion, is just one great example of how generous our employees and their families really are,” Julie ...
2019-07-21, 04:52

Workers on frontlines of homeless crisis tell Trump: 'We don't need tough talk' Amid reports that president is seeking to clear California streets of encampments, activists call for funding for housingThe Trump administration’s threat to crack down on homelessness in California has prompted skepticism and fear from advocates, who said the federal government should provide fundi...
2019-09-12, 05:00

Thousands homeless, 50 dead in Bahamas as Dorian recovery continues As many as 10,000 Bahamians from the Abaco Islands remain homeless, one week after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the islands and left at least 50 residents dead — with many more expected. Survivors from the fierce storm continued to arrive at the Bahamian capital of Nassau on Tuesday, crowding shelters a...
2019-09-11, 02:52

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and into shelters. In the program — first reported by The Post on Tuesday and set to begin July 1 — vagrants approached by the NYPD for violating transit rule...
2019-06-13, 21:26

NYC 7-Elevens blasted classical music to deter homeless — who loved it New York’s music-loving homeless won’t Bach down. City 7-Elevens have been blasting classical music at people hanging around outside the stores, part of a national effort by the chain to disperse vagrants. But all that cacophony had no effect in New York. “It didn’t work,” said the manager of the 7-...
2019-09-08, 14:52

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair of inquiries found workers holing up in their offices instead of offering their services to vagrants, according to a letter obtained by The Post. Audi...
2019-07-24, 04:52

Bahamas in 'hour of darkness' as tens of thousands left homeless The prime minister of the Bahamas says the islands are in their "hour of darkness" as conditions "rapidly" deteriorate six days after Hurricane Dorian....
2019-09-08, 08:26

Volunteers pack lunches for homeless teens, homebound seniors TUCSON – On Saturday nearly 100 Southwest Gas employees and their family members volunteered to pack food boxes for homeless teens and low-income seniors that are homebound. “This, in my opinion, is just one great example of how generous our employees and their families really are,”...
2019-07-22, 18:39

Homeless man busted for stabbing bank employee with hypodermic needle A homeless man was busted Saturday for allegedly stabbing a Midtown bank employee with a hypodermic needle earlier this month, law enforcement sources said. The 35-year-old was nabbed shortly after 2:30 p.m. Saturday when a security guard at a building in Flatiron recognized him from the news as som...
2019-07-20, 23:26

45-year-old woman found dead in Bronx homeless shelter A woman was found dead in a homeless shelter in the Bronx, cops said. The 45-year-old woman was discovered naked on the floor of the first-floor room of Bronx Works, on E. 138 St. near Cypress Avenue in Mott Haven just before 8 a.m. Thursday, cops said. A man was seen fleeing the room, cops......
2019-07-19, 20:00

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr convicted of raping homeless woman Former tight end faces life in prison for two counts of rape Winslow Jr, 35, played for Browns, Bucs, Patriots and JetsFormer NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr – the son of a Hall of Famer who himself earned more than $40m during his career – has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last...
2019-06-11, 18:01

Ray Kelly rails against Rikers closure, city’s homeless problem Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly raged against plans to open neighborhood jails, decriminalize fare-beating and a ballooning homelessness crisis during a radio appearance Sunday. Kelly painted a picture of a city slipping backwards during a Fourth-of-July-weekend interview on AM 970’s Cats Round...
2019-07-07, 23:39

MTA creating task force to deal with subway homeless crisis The MTA is launching a task force dedicated to combating the growing homeless crisis in the city’s subways, the agency announced Wednesday. The task force, expected to be created in the coming days, will design a plan centered on “housing alternatives and increased resources” in or...
2019-07-24, 21:39

A Playlist to Deter the Homeless: ‘Baby Shark’ and ‘Raining Tacos’ The city of West Palm Beach, Fla., is blaring two maddeningly catchy children’s songs on a loop each night to prevent people from sleeping in a city park....
2019-07-18, 14:26

Trump administration exploring police crackdown on homeless people A new report suggests law enforcement as ‘an important tool’ and escalates a recent push on California’s homelessness crisisThe White House has said it is exploring using police to remove homeless people from the streets, a vague threat that has escalated concerns about Trump pushing a law enforceme...
2019-09-17, 21:26

Footage reveals Savoy Hotel doorman's 'assault' on homeless man Met police reopen investigation into apparent assault at central London hotelThe Met has reopened an investigation into an apparent assault on a rough sleeper by a Savoy Hotel security guard in December last year, after footage emerged of the doorman beating a man and jumping on his head.The exclusi...
2019-09-06, 23:39

Cuomo demands MTA execs fix ‘egregious’ subway homeless crisis Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired off a letter to MTA execs Friday demanding they address the homeless crisis in the city’s subways — saying he’s “never seen it this bad.” “I’ve never seen it this egregious, either on the numbers and on the statistics, or as a matter of visibility,” Cu...
2019-07-12, 21:13

San Francisco: wealthy opponents of new shelter claim homeless are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block construction of a new homeless shelter in their waterfront neighborhood are employing a new tactic: arguing...
2019-07-12, 03:13

The Sperminator’s 50th baby mama is a homeless 18-year-old from Harlem The Sperminator strikes again — this time donating his seed to an 18-year-old who lives in an East Harlem shelter. Her daughter, due July 12, will make it number 50 for the serial sperm donor....
2019-06-16, 00:26

Spanish homeless camp in tourist hotspot to demand housing About 150 homeless people have set up tents outside El Prado museum in Madrid, a tourist hotspot, to demand secure housing and send a message to local officials that "we are not invisible"....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces a particular challenge unlike anyone else in his graduating class: he’s homeless....
2019-05-23, 01:26

Trump Administration Wants Homeless Shelters to Deny Transgender People Trump’s invalid administration is considering a rule change that would allow discrimination against homeless transgender people seeking shelter....
2019-05-23, 01:26

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
2019-05-22, 15:39

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices through which foreign companies that want to operate in China are induced to part with their know-how. That may be simply through a requirement to fo...
2019-06-16, 01:26

The Californians forced to live in cars and RVs As the state grapples with a housing crisis, thousands of people around the San Francisco Bay Area are sleeping in their vehiclesThe faded, creased photograph shows a 13-year-old Vallie Brown smiling shyly as she pulls back her hair in the back of a large van. She is wearing a white one-piece swimsu...
2019-08-05, 09:00

Remember When Apple Forced a U2 Album on Us All? September 9, 2014 started out like any other day. The birds were chirping, the sun was shining, and everyone was gearing up to hear what new Apple products the tech giant would be......
2019-09-10, 00:26

1 in 16 US women forced or coerced into first-time sex Many American women are physically forced or coerced into having sex for the first time, and a new study suggests these women have a higher risk for developing sexual and general health problems....
2019-09-17, 05:13

R.I.P. Leo The Cat, a.k.a. Pet Sematary's Church Bad news for cat fans today—and also just anybody who’s iffy on the prospect of feline revenants roaming the countryside, going ham on infernal catnip: Leo the cat, one of four feline actors who portrayed family pet Church in the recent Pet Semetary remake, has died. Per The Wrap, his recent adopter...
2019-05-31, 00:13

City whitewashed records for homeless youth, runaway shelters: audit A city agency whitewashed inspections of emergency shelters that house homeless youths and runaways at a cost of $8 million a year, according to a new report by city Comptroller Scott Stringer obtained by The Post. The Department of Youth and Community Development covered up unspecified hazards that...
2019-08-09, 15:39

West Palm Beach uses 'Baby Shark' to keep homeless away from banquet hall Officials in West Palm Beach, Florida are playing continuous loops of children's songs to keep the homeless from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned banquet facility. ...
2019-07-18, 03:00

Homeless Father Turns Tragedy Into Triumph After Being Publicly Shamed on Facebook As if being homeless isn’t stressful enough, imagine waking up from taking a nap inside of the McDonald’s where you work and learning that a picture of you sleeping was uploaded to Facebook....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Homeless high school valedictorian from Tennessee earns $3 million in scholarships (CNN) – Becoming homeless your senior year in high school is the kind of thing that can really throw your future for a loop. But when it happened to one teen in Tennessee, he stayed focused, graduated as valedictorian and was offered millions of dollars in scholarships. Raleigh Egypt H...
2019-05-22, 01:39

City-funded nonprofit packed homeless in shelters with ‘wiring hazards’ A city-funded nonprofit tasked with helping the homeless instead packed people into dangerous hotel rooms fraught with “wiring hazards,” busted plumbing and broken cribs, The Post has learned. City inspectors detailed the hazards found in a dozen inspections of the dismal hotel-shelter operations ru...
2019-08-26, 08:26

$700K for an apartment? The cost to solve the homeless crisis is soaring in Los Angeles With thousands living on the streets, Los Angeles is spending lavishly to try to solve the problem. But, $320,000 a year for a toilet?        ...
2019-08-20, 16:00

YouTuber Sentenced to Prison For Giving Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreos YouTube contains hundreds of videos of the toothpaste-filled-Oreo prank. A cursory search will turn up many of these videos showing children tricking their family into eating a fluoride-filled faux treat. But in January 2017, a teenage, Barcelona-based YouTuber published a video showing a particular...
2019-06-03, 17:26

Homeless Crisis in Los Angeles Highlights the Fall of the Black Middle Class Blacks make up just 9 percent of Los Angeles County’s population overall, but comprise 40 percent of the area’s homeless, pushed to the margins by decades of redlining, layoffs, mass incarceration and gentrification....
2019-09-10, 08:39

San Francisco plans to reserve parking lot for homeless living out of vehicles: reports A California city with a rising homeless population is reportedly planning to open its first facility to serve those who are living out of their cars and recreational vehicles....
2019-07-16, 11:13

Seattle-area council member proposes $1M busing program for homeless A Seattle-area council member is pushing a $1 million proposal that would bus homeless people out of the state as part of a "family reunification" plan. ...
2019-09-14, 12:39

Manhattan jogger appears to give sneakers to homeless man, walks off barefoot He’s a good ‘sole.’ Heart-warming video shows a jogger in the Financial District gifting his socks and sneakers to a man sitting on a sidewalk grate on Sunday morning. The clip, posted on Twitter by user @NYorNothing, shows the runner in a red shirt and shorts standing barefoot on ...
2019-08-19, 21:52

Park Slope residents labeled hypocrites for protesting homeless shelter Residents of liberal Park Slope are angrily ramping up their battle to block two towering new homeless shelters in their midst — but other locals are blasting them as hypocrites....
2019-06-16, 01:39

Ex-porn star Jenni Lee found living homeless in Las Vegas tunnel A down-on-her-luck porn star has been found living in a massive tunnel that stretches for miles underneath the Las Vegas strip. The gaunt-looking and filthy woman – identified in reports as former X-rated actress Jenni Lee – was discovered by a Dutch TV crew while interviewing some of th...
2019-08-22, 21:39

Terrifying trapeze and homeless histories: Edinburgh festival 2019 – in pictures Our photographer hits the ground running to capture highlights, from a journey through Kate Grenville’s The Secret River to a fierce look at power by comedian Lucy McCormick Continue reading......
2019-08-04, 19:26

Homeless and poor people recruited to fake slipping in alleged $31M scam Three men recruited poor and homeless people to stage phony slip-and-fall accidents in front of businesses around the city to cheat the companies and their insurers out of more than $31.7 million, jurors found Tuesday. Following a three-week trial, the federal jury in Manhattan found Bryan Duncan, R...
2019-05-29, 02:26

Homeless Children Are Being Housed in Shipping Containers, English Report Finds A lack of affordable housing and changes to welfare benefits crisis have resulted in tens of thousands of children being forced to live in temporary facilities....
2019-08-21, 23:13

High school student skips graduation party to help homeless families A Houston high school student skipped out on her own graduation party — to celebrate a homeless shelter for women and children. Leanne Carrasco, who graduated from Waltrip High School on Saturday, marked her personal milestone the next day by serving pizza at the Star of Hope Family Development Cent...
2019-06-04, 22:39

UFC fighter Macy Chiasson says she's homeless after Dallas crane crashed into her building UFC fighter Macy Chiasson said Tuesday a crane that collapsed in Dallas over the weekend has left her homeless and that she has filed a lawsuit against the operator and two apartment buildings....
2019-06-12, 23:13

Homeless man kicks dog 15 feet in air, collapsing dog's lung, displacing heart, police say A homeless man who allegedly kicked a small dog so hard the pup was launched 15 feet and suffered a collapsed lung and displaced heart was arrested after the shocking attack at a California beach....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Lil Nas X somehow forced to explain homophobia to Kevin Hart Here, have some quick biographical facts about Kevin Hart and Lil Nas X, apropos of whatever: Hart is 40, one of the world’s highest-paid stand-up comics, and, for like a minute there, he was supposed to host the Oscars earlier this year. Said minute abruptly ended, though, after folks resurfaced so...
2019-09-05, 08:00

Apple’s new credit card comes with forced arbitration—here’s how to opt out Enlarge / Shiny! Apple's new credit card is rolling out in stages to interested users (I got mine on Monday) and the early reception is generally positive. The card's primary draw isn't in its benefits, which are perfectly fine but not outstanding by any metric. Instead, the card's strength is in...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Kerr: Forced trade by Davis 'bad for the league' Warriors coach Steve Kerr says free agents have every right to change teams, but when players such as Anthony Davis are forcing trades before contracts are up, then it's "bad for the league."...
2019-07-24, 22:52

State Department’s Top Policy Planner Forced Out Kiron Skinner, the highest-ranking African-American woman in the department, oversaw a unit trying to develop a long-term strategy addressing China’s rise....
2019-08-02, 17:52

Infiniti forced to move back in with parent Nissan Motor Co. last week said Infiniti's headquarters would leave Hong Kong for Japan in 2020 as part of a push to centralize and streamline operations....
2019-06-03, 07:26

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steals childhood," UNICEF's executive director said....
2019-06-07, 09:52

GE says forced to redesign part for GE9X jet engine GE Aviation has found unexpected wear in a part for its new engine for the new Boeing 777X passenger plane, forcing a delay of several months while it redesigns and tests the part, the engine maker said on Monday....
2019-06-17, 11:52

Let's Debunk This BS Trump Campaign Ad, Since We're Going to Be Forced to Watch it Anyway There aren’t enough hours in a day to address the cataract of lies shat out by the Trump administration during “normal” times, to say nothing of misinformation threatening to drown us during primary season. But this Trump campaign ad stoking fear of immigrants coming and stealing OUR health care pro...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Hulu execs believe Netflix will eventually be forced to run ads A few years ago, back in 2015 to be exact, Netflix decided to run a harmless little experiment. For an extremely brief stint, Netflix began advertising promos for its own original programming between episodes while customers were in the midst of a binge. Again, it was altogether harmless and not too...
2019-06-21, 01:39

Three Beaten Up, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" In Assam Barely two weeks after a youth was arrested for forcing some Muslim youths to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', four miscreants in Assam's Barpeta district thrashed three Muslim youths and forced them to chant......
2019-07-06, 22:52

CMB could be forced out of WFAN by Mike Francesa’s indecisiveness The future of WFAN’s “Carlin, Maggie & Bart” is in question, The Post has learned. In an odd situation, CMB’s status for the fall is unclear, even as they generate very strong ratings, including being tied for first in their time slot two-thirds of the way into the latest ratings book. Nonetheless, ...
2019-06-12, 19:13

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says. ...
2019-05-28, 13:39

Homeless people reject developer's offer of 'free money' to leave area In a bizarre stunt Friday, an elf-costumed real estate developer threw money at residents of a homeless camp in California in an effort to entice them to leave....
2019-07-13, 20:39

4 Dogs Left Homeless After Shocking Murder Of Gurgaon Family Find A House Four dogs that were rescued from a crime scene in Gurgaon on Tuesday are now being taken care of by a Delhi-based group. Lola, Mouli, Blue and Pippa were brought to an animal rescue group, All......
2019-07-08, 17:00

Orange County reached settlement that allows cops to arrest homeless people in some areas Orange County reached a settlement Tuesday that will allow law enforcement to immediately arrest homeless people in certain locations, including the John Wayne Airport, flood control channels and high-risk wilderness areas....
2019-07-17, 17:39

Cruel Google Maps trick marked livestreamer's mansion as a homeless shelter While most pranks that originate from YouTube are terrible, a recent one targeted at homeless people in Los Angeles was particularly abhorrent and cruel. According to the Los Angeles Daily News, a group of online pranksters connected with popular You......
2019-08-01, 15:52

Argentine soccer club River Plate takes in winter homeless people The River Plate football team has welcomed homeless people to shelter from the winter cold in their stadium. Freezing temperatures have been forecast....
2019-07-04, 16:52

Los Angeles business owners put up fences, thorny plants to deter homeless: report Amid the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, home and business owners are reportedly planting cacti, thorny rosebushes and other deterrents to keep the homeless from sleeping in front of their property....
2019-07-11, 09:00

Argentine soccer giant River opens stadium to homeless as winter bites Argentine soccer club River Plate opened the doors of its Monumental stadium on Wednesday to give shelter to people living on the streets, as temperatures fell during the Southern Hemisphere winter and a biting economic recession exacerbates poverty in the South American country....
2019-07-04, 02:13

Samaritan: Revolutionary app lets users directly donate to and interact with the homeless in their neighborhoods In November of 2015, Jonathan Kumar stood on a street corner in Seattle and watched wincingly as a man begged. It was that one encounter that spurred Kumar to take the matter into his own hands – and the Samaritan app born....
2019-08-10, 02:52

MTA blames shoddy decor, homeless people for dip in Grand Central dining revenue MTA officials are blaming the homeless — and shoddy decor — for a drop in revenue at Grand Central Terminal’s dining concourse. In the agency’s July report to board members, officials highlighted a 3% drop in gross sales at the glorified food court in 2018. They pointed the finger at the concourse’s...
2019-07-24, 04:52

Motels as homeless shelters? More local governments are housing people in motel rooms With homelessness increasing in Los Angeles and across the country, some cities are repurposing run-down motels to house those in need.        ...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Local housing regulations driving New York’s homeless population: White House New York’s homeless population could be slashed by 23% if not for restrictive local housing regulations, a study released Monday by the Trump administration’s Council of Economic Advisers claims. “Over-regulation of local housing markets have reduced supply and raised prices, makin...
2019-09-17, 08:52

'Sperminator' strikes again: Donor's 50th baby mama is homeless 18-year-old from Harlem The Sperminator strikes again — this time donating his seed to an 18-year-old who lives in an East Harlem shelter. Her daughter, due July 12, will make it number 50 for the serial sperm donor....
2019-06-16, 10:26

'Full-scale emergency': musician burned in his tent highlights LA's homeless crisis Darrell Fields, 62, who was known as Mr Guitar, was often seen playing music on the street and at neighborhood eventsLos Angeles homeless advocates and Skid Row residents are mourning the death of a beloved guitarist who was killed when his tent was set ablaze in what authorities say was an “intenti...
2019-08-30, 12:00

High school grad holds pizza party for homeless instead of graduation bash Leanne Carrasco ordered 95 pizzas. The high school senior and her friends filled up goody bags and awaited a celebratory crowd. But this was not your typical graduation party....
2019-06-05, 10:13

Kellen Winslow II, ex-NFL player, found guilty of rape involving homeless woman Kellen Winslow II was also found guilty of indecent exposure in a case involving a 58-year-old woman, and lewd conduct involving a 78-year-old woman....
2019-06-11, 02:39

A Homeless, Mustachioed Dean Unglert Is Ready to Atone for His Sins on Bachelor in Paradise Dean Unglert is in the building--sorry, in the villa, on the Tuesday, Aug. 13 episode of Bachelor in Paradise. E! News has an exclusive sneak peek at Dean's hair-raising arrival on the ABC......
2019-08-14, 02:52

YouTuber Gave Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreo Cookie, Gets Jail Term A Spanish YouTube star, who gave a homeless man an Oreo cookie filled with toothpaste, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. He also owes $22,300 to his victim, The New York Times has reported....
2019-06-03, 10:52

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for conservation, the authorities confirmed Saturday.“Gi...
2019-06-16, 11:26

On Video, 24 Thrashed, Forced To Say "Gau Mata Ki Jai" In Madhya Pradesh In a disturbing video of the incident, filmed with a mobile phone, the men can be seen tied together with rope and forced to kneel by the side of the road, in full view of the public, while being made......
2019-07-08, 08:39

Mom forced to breastfeed son on train floor when no one offered her a seat Sophie Molineux, 22, her toddler Chester Moore and partner Rob Moore were heading from Shropshire to Ludlow for a family outing Tuesday when they couldn’t find a seat on the packed train, Molineux told The Mirror....
2019-08-23, 20:26

Accused Of Stealing From Temple, 8-Year-Old Forced To Sit On Hot Tiles An eight-year-old boy suspected of theft was forced to sit on hot tiles as punishment at Arvi in Maharashtra's Wardha district on Saturday. He has been admitted to a local hospital with burns....
2019-06-17, 15:52

San Francisco eyes forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering a proposal to force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move known as conservatorship is necessary to help addicts who are often homeless and sufferin...
2019-06-04, 08:13

UK's Eye On Indian Subcontinent Flights As It Tracks Forced Marriages With summer holidays beginning in Britain this week, officials are redoubling efforts at the border to stop young people being dragged into forced marriages....
2019-07-17, 14:39

At Least 100 Bahamians Forced Off Boat Headed to U.S. Because They Didn’t Have Visas Adding to what is undoubtedly a deeply traumatic experience—losing one’s home and upending any sense of safety and normalcy—many evacuated Bahamians bound for Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian were told they could not enter the United States without proper paperwork, and reportedly as man...
2019-09-10, 00:52

Boris Johnson 'will be forced from power if he defies no-deal law' If PM fails to comply with anti-no deal act, he could face jail, legal experts warnBoris Johnson would trigger a legal and constitutional crisis that would force his resignation as prime minister if he failed to obey a law mandating him to seek another extension to Brexit, according to high-level le...
2019-09-08, 20:26

San Francisco considers forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors were expected to consider a proposal Tuesday that could force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move — known as conservatorship — is necessary to help addicts who are of...
2019-06-04, 17:39

Wander Franco could be the MLB star the Yankees were forced to miss If the Yankees missed out on baseball’s next wunderkind, they have the international signing rules to blame. The Yankees were set to sign Wander Franco, one of baseball’s top prospects, out of Latin America for $6 million, ESPN’s Jeff Passan wrote in a long feature detailing Franco...
2019-06-12, 02:13

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
2019-07-06, 13:52

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
2019-07-06, 19:00

Man, Woman Forced To Share Stretcher In Indore Hospital In a shocking case of apathy, a male and female patient were forced to share a stretcher while being wheeled to the X-Ray room at a government hospital in Indore...
2019-07-04, 09:52

Boy Judge Forced Off NY Bench for Racist Facebook Meme People never learn: A part-time New York judge was forced off the bench, according to the Albany Times-Union, after posting a meme on Facebook showing a noose with the message, “IF WE WANT TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN WE WILL HAVE TO MAKE EVIL PEOPLE FEAR PUNISHMENT AGAIN.”...
2019-09-17, 23:13

15-Year-Old Allegedly Forced Into Marriage By Relatives In UP: Police A 15-year-old girl was allegedly forced to get married three months ago and kept captive by her cousins in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district, the police said today....
2019-08-31, 17:13

US and Taliban could be forced into awkward alliance to take out ISIS in Afghanistan It may have seemed inconceivable 18 years ago following the September 11 terrorist attacks and the invasion of Afghanistan, but the United States is inching closer to a peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban....
2019-08-27, 19:39

Game of Thrones: the stars forced to nominate themselves for Emmys Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen have had go it alone after HBO chose not to put them up for awards consideration. But can they win, against the odds?Unless you actively enjoy excruciatingly drawn-out scenes of roundtable policy minutiae, the Game of Thrones finale was a bit of a disappointment. ...
2019-07-18, 20:26

More women say opera’s Domingo harassed them, forced kisses Weeks after The Associated Press published a story outlining allegations of harassment against opera star Placido Domingo, 11 more women have come forward to say that the star groped, harassed them or behaved inappropriately...
2019-09-05, 13:13

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after only eight months on the job.Dr Leana Wen said in a statement she was forced out after “philosophical...
2019-07-17, 00:52

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's national oil company has been sanctioned by the Trump administration....
2019-06-19, 19:52

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its customers' real-time location data to third partie...
2019-07-09, 21:13

"Can We Be Forced To Attend Assembly?" Karnataka Rebels In Top Court The Supreme Court is hearing the plea of 15 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in Karnataka who have petitioned against the state's Speaker for not accepting their......
2019-07-16, 09:26

Suzann Pettersen forced out of first Solheim Cup morning by illness • Norwegian says she is ‘fine’ but misses foursomes• Korda sisters to make history as first siblings in Solheim CupSuzann Pettersen’s propensity to create headlines at the Solheim Cup shows no sign of abating. Four years after being central to chaos over a concession in Germany and two on from havin...
2019-09-12, 21:26

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday evening, an...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Verstappen: Formula 1 stewards forced to give certain penalties Max Verstappen believes stewards do not want to give certain penalties during Formula 1 races but are obliged to do so because of how the rulebook is worded...
2019-06-20, 15:52

Cars Forced To Make Way For The Two-Wheel Revolution In Paris With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic. In the......
2019-07-14, 11:52

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers commercial flights into space as well, and its El...
2019-08-17, 10:13

IoM TT 2019: Hickman forced to run Superbike BMW in Senior finale The Smiths team has confirmed that five-time Isle of Man TT race winner Peter Hickman will race a full Superbike-spec BMW S1000RR in Friday's Senior finale...
2019-06-07, 11:52

United passenger says he was forced to sit in vomit-covered seat A passenger aboard a United Airlines flight claims he and his wife were forced to sit in a vomit-soaked seat — and given paper towels to clean it up himself, according to a report. Texas resident Sam Trail said that when he and his wife boarded United Flight 2057 from Vancouver to Houston on S...
2019-08-21, 18:13

Euro Papers: Joao Felix 'forced' into Man Utd transfer? "According to Portuguese paper Correio da Manhã, Jorge Mendes is attempting to force Joao Felix into accepting a transfer to one of Atletico Madrid or Manchester United..."...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Daniel Jones has forced the Eli Manning clock to already start Daniel Jones showed up as The Natural in his preseason debut, and the unmistakable rumble of his thundering footsteps cannot possibly go in one of Eli Manning’s ears and out the other. No one is calling Daniel Jones a draft-day reach anymore, only a precocious rookie reaching for Manning’s beloved j...
2019-08-10, 13:39

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his department admit residents based on their stated gender identity instead of their sex at birth, arguing that people could intentionally misrepresent their ...
2019-05-22, 23:52

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless population and his handling of the crisis....
2019-06-20, 07:39

‘Elated’: Tennessee Team Named Valedictorian, Receives $3 Million In College Scholarships All While Homeless (Courtesy Black Market Strategies) MEMPHIS, Tn. (NBC NEWS) – A Tennessee teenager received more than $3 million in college scholarships and graduated as his high school’s valedictorian all while being homeless. Tupac Moseley at his graduation.Tupac Moseley / via Facebook On Sunday, Tupac...
2019-05-25, 22:52

Maine city offers homeless people tents as it faces affordable housing shortage Officials say under municipal and state policy the city can’t put people into temporary housing like hotel rooms in nice weatherFacing a shortage of affordable housing or shelter accommodation options, Maine’s homeless people, or those at imminent risk of becoming homeless, are being offered tents a...
2019-07-05, 22:52

Florida city constantly plays Baby Shark to deter homeless from civic building Official praises ‘effective temporary measure’ using looped children’s song to drive away people from banqueting venue City officials in West Palm Beach, Florida, are using extremely catchy children’s music to try and drive away homeless people from one of its civic buildings.The city’s mayor, Keith...
2019-07-18, 20:52

YouTube star who gave toothpaste-filled Oreo to homeless man gets 15-month jail sentence A YouTube star who pranked a homeless man by filling an Oreo cookie with toothpaste was sentenced on Friday to 15-months in prison and now owes $22,300 to his victim....
2019-06-03, 00:52

Texas officer fatally shoots homeless woman after firing at charging, unrestrained dog: reports A homeless Texas woman was killed when she was struck by a stray bullet fired by a police officer allegedly shooting an unrestrained dog who was charging at him....
2019-08-02, 19:39

City Hall finally tackles late payment epidemic that slowed homeless fight City Hall is finally fixing a dysfunctional contracting system that left the nonprofits that provide housing, counseling and aid for New York’s neediest in dire financial straits — waiting months or more for payment — thanks in part to a string of stories in The Post. The embattled Depar...
2019-08-08, 04:39

YouTube star fined 20,000 euros for tricking homeless man into eating Oreo filled with toothpaste A YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating an Oreo filled with toothpaste has been handed a 15-month jail sentence and banned from social media for five years....
2019-06-04, 08:39

San Francisco homeless stats soar: city blames big business, residents blame officials San Francisco is a city of extremes.  It's got more billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the world but it's also got a homeless problem so severe that it rivals some third-world nations....
2019-08-20, 20:00

Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County. The post Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-11, 04:26

A city in Florida is blasting 'Baby Shark' overnight to keep homeless people from sleeping in parks Shutterstock West Palm Beach, Florida, is playing children's songs, including "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," at Waterfront Lake Pavilion overnight to keep homeless people from sleeping outside of it. City spokeswoman Kathleen Walter told CNN that the music is used to discourage "congregating at...
2019-07-18, 00:00

The Christian church: Dying out or thriving like never before? In Germany priests often preach to empty church benches while in Zambia, Christian churches play a leading role in society. At the Religions for Peace World Assembly, Tessa Walther explores the root of these differences....
2019-08-22, 10:13

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past language that discourages firearms....
2019-08-28, 00:52

She Led a Famed Progressive Church. Then She Said She Was Harassed. New York's Riverside Church has dismissed its first female pastor by not renewing her contract, setting off a debate about sexism, harassment and hypocrisy....
2019-07-11, 12:26

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange story of the Sedlec Ossuary, aka the "Church of Bones."...
2019-06-11, 05:39

You can have a church or be a free woman – but having both is a struggle After a lifetime of attending evangelical churches, Lyz Lenz went on a journey to find a place where she didn’t need to pretend to be an obedient wife, and not much else Since moving to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 2005, my husband Dave and I had attended almost 20 churches. One church we went to never in...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Woman billed $105,000 after 'dangerous' behavior forced flight diversion A passenger whose "extremely disruptive behavior" caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort has been sent a bill for £85,000 ($105,000) and permanently banned from the airline....
2019-07-18, 20:39

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
2019-06-01, 14:39

In Drought-Hit Beed, Locals Forced To Drink Contaminated Water In the drought-hit Beed district of Maharashtra, cases of water-related diseases have gone up in the last couple of months. Amid water shortage, people here say they are forced to drink contaminated......
2019-06-07, 17:52

Evgeni Malkin forced Penguins to choose between him and Phil Kessel It was one or the other, and the Penguins chose the one they knew the best. Rising tension reportedly forced the club to choose between two of their biggest stars as Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel could apparently no longer co-exist. So after a tumultuous season when the team got swept in the first r...
2019-09-11, 20:13

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband fears she will be forced to confess British-Iranian woman held by Revolutionary Guards in mental hospital in TehranThe husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman detained in Tehran, says he is becoming increasingly worried she is being pressured to sign a forced confession after she was moved to an isolated ward i...
2019-07-17, 13:00

Kevin Durant forced to leave Game 5 of NBA Finals with injury Durant, who had been out since May 8 with a calf strain, returned to the starting lineup with his team down 3-1 in the series against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-11, 20:13

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued companies TicketNetwork and Ticket Galaxy along with th...
2019-07-11, 02:13

New Yorkers would pick Gillibrand over de Blasio in 2020 — if forced to choose It’s no contest if New York Democratic voters had to choose just between the two home town candidates running for president — Mayor Bill de Blasio or Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Gillibrand trounces de Blasio 56 percent to 25 percent, with the rest of the Democrats undecided, according to a hypoth...
2019-06-10, 15:39

1 in 16 American Women Were Forced or Coerced Into Sex as Teens, Study Finds (CHICAGO) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. The experiences amount to ra...
2019-09-17, 08:00

Brazilian women wanted to be K-pop stars but were forced into prostitution, police say A group of Brazilian women who traveled to South Korea hoping to join its multibillion-dollar K-pop industry instead found themselves trafficked into prostitution, according to South Korean police....
2019-09-04, 09:52

Brazilian women promised K-pop fame were forced into prostitution: police A group of Brazilian women who traveled to South Korea hoping to join its multibillion-dollar K-pop industry instead found themselves trafficked into prostitution, according to South Korean police....
2019-09-04, 10:13

After being forced to cut prices in China, Apple still hasn't learned its lesson Apple's new iPhone 11 range commands a premium of up to 23% in China. While that's lower than the previous generation, analysts say that could hurt sales in China....
2019-09-11, 11:00

Kevin Spacey accuser may be forced to testify about missing cellphone Massachusetts judge has ordered the accuser, his parents and his lawyer to appear in court if phone wanted by lawyers is not foundThe man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar could be forced to testify about what happened to a cellphone wanted by lawyers for the Oscar-winning actor.A Mas...
2019-07-08, 18:52

ESA forced to redirect satellite after SpaceX ignores collision risk You’d never be able to tell from the ground, but the area around Earth is getting a bit crowded. Fully functional satellites from NASA, the European Space Agency, and other groups have to regularly account for all manner of manmade space junk, and occasionally they even have to dodge one anoth...
2019-09-04, 01:52

Sex cult leader who branded victims and forced them to have abortions caged THE vile mastermind of a cult who branded his victims with his initials, kept them on a starvation diet and ordered them to have sex with him has been found guilty....
2019-06-20, 06:26

Grimacing Gary Sanchez forced out of Yankees game with injury The Yankees kept reiterating Gary Sanchez was healthy. Now the struggling catcher really might not be. Sanchez exited Tuesday night’s game against the Twins in the top of the eighth inning after running to first on a ground out. The 26-year-old appeared to grimace after crossing the first-base bag, ...
2019-07-24, 07:13

Chinese liberal thinktank forced to close after being declared illegal Unirule Institute of Economics founded to promote economic and political liberalisation One of China’s only independent thinktanks has been ordered to shut down, another sign of the dramatically shrinking space for public debate under the government of the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping.The Unirule Inst...
2019-08-28, 10:00

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.        ...
2019-07-06, 00:39

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said. The blaze — described by the local fire department as “a ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Muslim Men Beaten Up In Assam's Barpeta, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" Complaints were filed against a little-known right-wing organisation on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a group of Muslim men in Assam and forcing them to utter slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Pakistan......
2019-06-20, 23:13

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
2019-07-05, 02:26

Dubai princess seeks forced marriage protection order The estranged sixth wife of the ruler of Dubai, Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, applied in a London court Tuesday for a forced marriage protection order....
2019-07-31, 20:52

StockX forced password resets after 'suspicious activity' alert For all the sneakerheads and hypebeasts out there, if you received an email from StockX asking you to reset your password, then it was probably authentic. The online marketplace told Engadget in a statement that it was "recently alerted to suspicious......
2019-08-02, 05:00

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their grasp Canadian basketball fans did not wake up on Tuesday nursing hangovers from a championship celebration but rather with a mild sense of panic after the Toronto Raptors missed a chance to clinch a maiden NBA title....
2019-06-11, 22:26

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a crowded evening,” Cooksey said. “People ...
2019-07-06, 07:52

How Venezuela’s Political Crisis Is Pushing Women Into ‘Forced Motherhood’ (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic in the impoverished Caucaguita neighborhood armed with one of Venezuela’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy. In a country where contraceptives are in short supply, word in the s...
2019-08-22, 03:26

School forced black student to ‘Sharpie in’ his haircut: lawsuit Another black student has been humiliated by school faculty over hair. Pearland Independent School District in Texas is being hit with a lawsuit by parents Dante Trice and Angela Washington, who say faculty at Berry Miller Junior High School disciplined their son, J.T., by using a black Sharpie mark...
2019-08-20, 22:52

New York police looking for men who allegedly forced goat to drink beer Authorities in New York are looking to identify a group of men captured on surveillance video breaking into a Long Island nature preserve in February and forcing a goat to drink beer....
2019-06-27, 23:52

Teen held in Cyprus after being 'forced' to revoke rape claims A British teenager, who claimed she was gang raped in Ayia Napa, has been held in prison after police forced her to retract the allegations, a UK legal group has said....
2019-08-06, 05:13

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media giant has been forced to address a growing number of fake communications associated to its digital asset. Around a dozen “fake accounts, pages, and gro...
2019-07-23, 14:52

3 Forced To Consume Human Excreta On Suspicion Of Witchcraft In Jharkhand Three people were allegedly forced to consume human excreta in Jharkhand's Giridih town last week on the suspicion of practising witchcraft, the police said on today....
2019-07-23, 15:39

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century architecture in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sol...
2019-06-01, 15:39

8,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people, authorities said. The blaze has charred around 6,000 hectares (14.800 acres) in just 48...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Stressed-out Facebook monitors forced to toil in filth: report The contract workers tasked with keeping Facebook free of disturbing content — including beheadings and child pornography — are often forced to toil in unsafe, filthy working conditions, a new report has found. Employees at a Tampa, Fla., office of Cognizant, an agency Facebook contracts to police t...
2019-06-20, 07:13

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
2019-07-03, 23:52

Los Angeles County seeks action from city on toilets, rats and trash to combat homeless crisis In a letter, the county recounts a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to try to get basic sanitation for thousands living on the streets        ...
2019-06-08, 21:00

Seattle residents blame inefficient elected officials for homeless problem, say they've 'lost faith' in system The richest man in America calls Seattle home. So do thousands of others who spend their days wandering the streets glassy-eyed and dirty. Some are on drugs. Others display clear signs of mental illness. At night, Seattle's homeless sleep wherever they can: in tents tucked away on side streets, in p...
2019-08-22, 20:00

Detroit police investigating possible serial killer targeting sex workers arrest homeless man as 'person of interest' Police in Detroit have arrested a “person of interest” Friday night in the case of a possible serial killer and rapist targeting sex workers in the east side of the city....
2019-06-08, 13:52

Jaden Smith Really Is an Icon Living: Debuts Free Vegan Food Truck for the Homeless in Los Angeles While Jaden Smith has enjoyed plenty of box office and Billboard success, it’s his benevolence and giving heart that his fans truly adore....
2019-07-09, 23:26

Minneapolis church expelled over support of gay marriage MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church have voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church for permitting gay marriage. The Rev. Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on ...
2019-06-30, 00:00

The Latest: Church followers say leader is innocent LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Worshippers at an East Los Angeles affiliate of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo say they believe their leader is innocent of child rape and human trafficking ch...
2019-06-07, 05:52

| Anglican Church of Canada rejects same-sex marriage The Anglican Church of Canada - which has more than 500 000 members - has rejected a motion to modify its definition of marriage to embrace same-sex unions....
2019-07-15, 23:39

Man Convicted in Deadly Church Shooting in Tennessee Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
2019-05-25, 04:13

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague Minister Joey Spann watched Friday as 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted of first-degree murder for killing one person and wounding seven others when he sprayed Spann's church and its congregants with bullets in 2017....
2019-05-25, 08:52

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the evangelicals to have it, saying they don't belong in the neighborhood....
2019-09-14, 22:26

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
2019-07-16, 02:00

Crystal Cathedral reopens as Catholic church California’s famed Crystal Cathedral — once the home of the late evangelical pastor Robert Schuller’s famed “Hour of Power” TV show — has been purchased by the local Catholic diocese and re-dedicated following a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, according to a new report. T...
2019-07-19, 01:26

4 dead, 8 hurt in church van crash in Virginia Four people were killed and eight hurt in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot Tuesday night when a pickup truck hit it. The van flipped several times. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-29, 13:39

4 dead, 8 wounded in church van crash in Virginia FORD, Va. — Four people have been killed and eight others have been wounded in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot off of U.S. 460 Tuesday night when it was hit by a pickup truck hauling metal. A......
2019-05-29, 12:13

Ukrainian Catholic Church in US installs new leader PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Eastern Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has installed a new leader. The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia has named the Rev. Borys Gudziak as the metropolitan archbishop, which makes him the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States. Gudziak is a...
2019-06-04, 22:26

'The Discord Is The Church:' A Place For Gamers To Worship A few months ago, I was watching streamer Matt Souza play Fortnite on a custom server while I played along with his community, GodSquad Church. With a laptop earbud in one ear and my PC headset over another, I landed randomly on a hilltop near Polar Peak, only to immediately be killed by a player I ...
2019-07-19, 18:00

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police....
2019-05-22, 23:52

Defendant says he doesn’t recall if he shot 8 at church NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding seven others in a Nashville church in 2017 says he can’t remember if he did it. In court Wednesday, 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson testified that he doesn’t remember if he shot others at Burnette Chape...
2019-05-23, 02:52

Roman Catholic church could allow married men to become priests Vatican summit to discuss proposal to address clergy shortage in remote Amazon areasA Vatican document has called on the Roman Catholic church to consider allowing older married men to become priests in remote areas of the Amazon as a way to overcome the shortage of clergy in the region.The recommen...
2019-06-17, 15:52

Cult investigation game 'The Church in the Darkness' is available now It took years to make, but Paranoid Productions' ambitious The Church in the Darkness is finally ready. The cult investigation title has been released for computers through both GOG and Steam, and the console crowd can play it on PS4, Switch and Xbo......
2019-08-04, 16:52

A Lifetime at a Church, Filled With Faith and Drama Cara Wall’s novel, “The Dearly Beloved,” is the story of two ministers and their wives, as their lives intertwine over the decades, in love and religious devotion....
2019-08-13, 22:00

AOC says migrants forced to drink toilet water after tense border visit Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims Border Police agents are forcing migrants to drink out of toilets and live under other extreme conditions — while the officers sit back and laugh. “I see why CBP officers were being so physically &sexually threatening towards me,” the congresswoman tw...
2019-07-02, 01:39

Seafarers trapped on ship for 33 months say jail threats forced them to reboard Men stranded off UAE for almost three years claim they were told they could face two-year sentence for leaving vessel unmanned Seafarers who abandoned their ship after being stranded at sea for almost three years say they were forced back to their boat after they were warned they faced jail.The four...
2019-07-11, 15:26

Man Forced To Rub Nose On Shoes, Lick Dust After Tiff At Family Function A man was forced to rub his nose on the shoes of those people, who allegedly beat him after an argument broke out between them during a marriage ceremony in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh....
2019-06-23, 13:26

AOC claims women at border facility being forced to drink 'out of toilets' after tour Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., tweeted about her first visit to a southern border detention facility on Monday and claimed there had been rampant abuse by the guards, that was going completely unchecked. ...
2019-07-02, 01:13

UK ‘modern day slavery’ ring that forced 400 victims to work for under 75 cents a day busted The largest modern-day slavery ring in the United Kingdom that saw more than 400 victims forced to work for less than 75 cents a day and live in squalor while the “masters” made millions was broken up, authorities revealed Friday....
2019-07-06, 09:52

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who was reportedly sent to a labour camp has attended a concert alongside the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, state media have said.There had been speculation about the fate of Kim Yong-chol...
2019-06-03, 11:26

Yankees’ Cameron Maybin forced to exit early with calf injury Cameron Maybin survived the roster crunch Thursday night with Aaron Judge’s return. The veteran outfielder did not, however, make it through Friday completely unscathed. Maybin was removed from the game with strained left calf after the third inning and replaced by Aaron Hicks. He was set to u...
2019-06-22, 05:00

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
2019-06-12, 07:26

Four Indian Women Locked, Forced To Work As Bar Dancers In Dubai, Rescued Four Indian women who were tricked into working as bar dancers flew back to home on Friday after being rescued by Dubai Police following a tip-off from the Indian consulate....
2019-06-29, 20:39

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
2019-06-11, 21:13

Alabama: Where You Can Be Forced to Give Birth After Being Raped and Maybe Have to Parent the Child With Your Rapist What is up with these Southern states when it comes to women’s rights? (And as a proud New Yorker with deep roots in the Tar Heel State, aka North Cackalacky, aka North Carolina, where it’s perfectly legal to continue having sex with someone who told them to stop, I think I am well within my rights ...
2019-06-13, 05:26

Ocasio-Cortez: Manafort shouldn't be forced into Rikers solitary confinement Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York said Wednesday it was wrong for the government to hold people in solitary confinement as she called for better treatment of Paul Manafort....
2019-06-06, 03:52

Border Patrol agents forced migrant to hold sign that said ‘I like men’: report Texas Border Patrol agents allegedly demeaned a migrant in their custody by forcing him to walk around the detention facility carrying a sign that read “I like men” in Spanish, a report said Thursday. An agent at the facility witnessed the scene on March 5 and sent an email to a supervis...
2019-07-05, 05:00

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
2019-07-09, 06:52

"Forced To Deliver Beef And Pork": Zomato Riders Protest In Kolkata Zomato employees in Kolkata today refused to deliver food containing either beef or pork and said they planned to go on an indefinite strike, starting Monday...
2019-08-11, 15:52

Dallas Middle Schoolers Forced to Learn in Sweltering Classrooms With Broken AC Students at a Dallas middle school started their first week of classes in sweltering indoor temperatures, as the school’s air conditioning system was still broken after weeks of repairs, the Dallas Morning News reported....
2019-08-24, 20:26

Audible forced to defend the legal difference between audiobook transcripts and, uh, "books" Today, in the exciting world of niche legal battles over publishing giant turf wars: Amazon-owned Audible is being sued by a number of major publishers over its decision to include auto-captioning services with some portions of its library of audiobooks. And honestly, we love this sort of shit, beca...
2019-08-25, 00:52

Video of trans women forced from LA bar prompts hate crime investigation Women describe being physically removed by security after a couple inside the bar harassed and attacked themSecurity at a Los Angeles bar physically removed a group of transgender women after they were harassed and attacked by a straight couple, according to video and the women’s accounts of the inc...
2019-08-27, 02:13

Belgian anti-racism activist forced to flee town in blackface row Folkloric festival urged to ditch practice of parading a chained white man in black makeupAn anti-racism activist has said he was forced to leave the Belgian town of Ath on Sunday after a row with local authorities about a folkloric festival.A carnival float featuring a white man in blackface called...
2019-08-27, 02:13

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
2019-05-23, 03:13

Oklahoma woman who forced kids to eat dog feces avoids jail time An Oklahoma woman who allegedly forced her two young children to eat dog feces won’t be thrown in the slammer right away — but she has been ordered to stay away from her kids, according to a new report. Mary Elizabeth Moore, 34, of the city of Miami, was charged in Delaware County District Cou...
2019-08-27, 23:39

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and emboldened hostility towards even those on the front...
2019-06-13, 18:26

Costco forced to close first store in China as shoppers jostle over chickens US retail chain Costco was forced to close its first store in China on its opening day due to overcrowding after large crowds flocked there, sparking traffic jams in the area....
2019-08-28, 15:39

Joe Biden forced to defend record in onslaught from younger Democrat rivals Former vice president Joe Biden was forced to defend his political record as the Democratic front-runner to take on Donald Trump in next year's election came under fierce attack from his younger rivals in a televised debate....
2019-08-01, 14:13

Al Qaeda-linked Syrian militants forced to flee key rebel town The main Syrian group linked to Al Qaeda pulled out of a key rebel town following the Syrian government forces’ campaign of bombardment and airstrikes....
2019-08-20, 17:52

Japan court says forced sterilizations unconstitutional, refuses compensation: media The forced sterilization of two women decades ago as teenagers was unconstitutional, a Japanese court said on Tuesday, but rejected their demands for compensation, in the first of about 20 such cases closely watched nationwide, media said....
2019-05-28, 12:13

Glencore mine could be forced to sell coal only to Paris agreement signatories Approval of the Wambo open-cut coalmine in the NSW Hunter Valley may be linked to the countries it exports toMining company Glencore could be forced to only sell coal from a new mine in New South Wales to signatories of the Paris climate agreement, under a proposal floated by the state’s independent...
2019-08-06, 11:00

Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged ‘sex slave’ reveals the men she claims she was forced to sleep with Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged teenage “sex slave” claims she was ordered to sleep with powerful men — including a former US senator, the former governor of New Mexico, a prominent hedge fund manager and a late longtime MIT professor. The identities of the men were revealed in some 2,00...
2019-08-10, 04:13

Arizona authorities searching for 'endangered' woman who was chased, forced into truck by man Authorities in Arizona believe a woman seen in surveillance video being forced into a truck by a man may be in danger, and officials are pleading with the public for help finding the unidentified pair....
2019-08-13, 20:39

People, companies forced to save water in parched India city Chennai’s acute water shortage has reinforced one couple’s years ago to install a rainwater harvesting system in their home as neighbors wait for delivery trucks to bring water...
2019-08-14, 05:52

Korean wartime forced laborers still seeking apology, reparations from Japan While a trade dispute been Japan and South Korea sparked by the issue of wartime forced labor rages on, many are still waiting for compensation and an apology....
2019-08-14, 15:39

Planned Parenthood warns it ‘will be forced to withdraw’ from family planning program Planned Parenthood said Wednesday it will soon leave the federal family planning program unless a court puts a hold on Trump administration rules that bar clinics from referring patients for abortions....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Terrorism survivors: Forced to farm, fish, fight, ‘they slaughtered three of my friends’ To mark next week’s International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier in the year, to interview people who have personal stories to tell about how terrorism has shattered their lives....
2019-08-16, 19:39

Denied Ambulance, Mother Forced To Carry Body Of Her Child Home In UP A shocking incident has come to the fore in Shahjahanpur, where a woman was forced to carry the body of her child home as no ambulance was provided to them....
2019-05-27, 23:39

US pressure group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutical industry for its prominent role in pressuring doctors to prescribe opioids, is to shut down in th...
2019-05-25, 13:26

85 Google Play apps with 8 million downloads forced fullscreen ads on users Enlarge (credit: Trend Micro) Researchers found 85 Google Play apps with more than 8 million downloads that forced users to view fullscreen ads. The apps, which posed as photography and gaming programs, contained a family of adware that was highly disruptive to end users. Once installed, the apps ...
2019-08-20, 09:39

Protruding neck disc pain forced Stanaway out of Supercars race Supercars driver Richie Stanaway has had a scan that has revealed a protruding disc in his neck is causing the pain that sidelined him from last Sunday's race at Winton...
2019-05-29, 15:39

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 survivors and victims of sexual violence. KFI clai...
2019-05-22, 13:13

Airlines Forced to Cancel, Reroute Flights After Hong Kong Shutdown International airlines scrambled to reschedule flights for throngs of passengers caught in the political turmoil engulfing Hong Kong after authorities shut down the city’s airport, one of the world’s busiest hubs....
2019-08-12, 22:00

Murder suspect’s dad forced female witness to shower in bleach: cops A New Jersey man forced a woman who witnessed his son commit an alleged murder to strip out of her clothes and bathe in bleach in an effort to destroy evidence, authorities said. Frank Baker, 25, of Bridegton, NJ, was charged with murder in the shooting death Saturday of Jair Rennie 22, also of Brid...
2019-07-23, 23:39

More CEOs were forced out for ethical lapses in 2018 than poor financial performance A new study by PwC found that CEO turnover hit a record high -- and that improper conduct was behind more forced departures than any other reason for the first time....
2019-05-21, 15:52

DJ Arafat fans who forced open coffin and took photos held by police Fans of Ivorian singer who died in motorbike crash clashed with police after funeralIvorian police have detained 12 people as part of an investigation into the desecration of DJ Arafat’s tomb after fans opened the musician’s coffin to take pictures of him shortly after his burial, according to offic...
2019-09-03, 05:00

Devoid Of Accommodation, Odisha BJP Chief Whip Forced To Stay On Footpath BJP chief whip in Odisha Assembly, Mohan Charan Majhi, has claimed that he has not been allotted an official residence or guest house in Bhubaneswar, forcing him to stay on the footpath....
2019-07-14, 06:13

Inside the lawless tunnel network below the Las Vegas strip where thousands of homeless people live in fear of being washed away Jacob Kepler/Bild am Sonntag A network of sewage tunnels underneath the Las Vega strip houses thousands of homeless people, who call themselves the "Mole People". They live in concrete pits that are meant to drain rainwater from the city after a storm. This means that when it does rain, people are ...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Church of Scientology: ‘Leah Remini has blood on her hands’ The Church of Scientology has reached out to The Post in response to the announcement that Leah Remini’s A&E docuseries is ending. The news broke Thursday that the final episode of “Scientology and the Aftermath” will air on Aug. 26, at Remini’s behest — it was not canceled. The former Scientologist...
2019-08-17, 03:39

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret BERLIN (AP) — A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany’s richest Catholic archdiocese doesn’t have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year. The investigative journalism group Correctiv had sued for the information, arguing that t...
2019-06-13, 18:13

Church at center of the D-Day invasion honors American paratrooper The bond between a Normandy town and the Americans who liberated it is memorialized in a unique way -- on a church where an American paratrooper found refuge 75 years ago....
2019-06-06, 19:52

Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church Former President Jimmy Carter is back to teaching Sunday school in Georgia after taking time off to undergo surgery. Speaking at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Carter spoke about a recent phone call he had with President Donald Trump. (June 9)        ...
2019-06-10, 18:39

'Always ask if there’s coffee in it': Mormon church stands by rule with new advice Church offers guidance to avoid unintentional rule-breaking, such as ‘the word coffee isn’t always in the name of coffee drinks’The Mormon church has renewed warnings to its younger members that there’s no grey area when it comes to the temptations of coffee – don’t drink it.“The word coffee isn’t a...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
2019-06-06, 02:13

Spain: Unfinished Gaudí church gets permit after 137 years An official building permit has been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudí 137 years after construction started on La Sagrada Familia Basilica...
2019-06-08, 17:13

Mexican church leader still its ‘apostle’ after rape arrest A spokesman for the Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church says its leader remains the spiritual guiding force and apostle of the church despite his arrest in Los Angeles on charges of child rape and human trafficking...
2019-06-06, 04:39

Person of interest sought in Oro Valley church vandalism ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Oro Valley Police Department is on the lookout for a person of interest in connection to vandalism involving the candle boxes at St. Mark Catholic Church. According to officials, the incident took place on Aug. 27. Authorities believe the person of interest may have witness...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Gunmen raid Burkina Faso church, kill four Gunmen burst into a church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday and shot dead four people, a security source said - at least the fourth attack on Christians in the past month....
2019-05-26, 21:13

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres have voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were reportedly killed by gunmen. ...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Archaeologists uncover mosaic from 5th century church near Sea of Galilee A fire that destroyed an ancient Holy Land church near the Sea of Galilee around 700 CE appears to have preserved the church's beautiful mosaic floor, which includes depictions of baskets, loaves and fish....
2019-09-17, 14:13

Archbishop Sheen’s remains moved to Illinois from NY church PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen have been removed from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York and are on their way to central Illinois. The move comes after three years of litigation that ended with a court ruling Sheen’s niece could bury him in Peoria, where h...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
2019-06-10, 19:39

FBI busts trucker for threatening to shoot up Memphis church A Florida truck driver was busted by the FBI for threatening to shoot up a church in Memphis — telling a friend he wanted “to take his knife and slit the pastor’s throat,” according to court papers. Thomas Matthew McVicker, 38, made “credible threats to conduct a mass shooting and suicid...
2019-08-20, 22:52

Church of England expresses no-deal Brexit concerns A group of Church of England bishops have expressed concerns about a no-deal Brexit and vowed to "respond to the call by Jesus to tell the truth and defend the poor"....
2019-08-28, 16:52

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted “swiftly and justly” to the allegations made by a woman who claims his former deputy lured h...
2019-06-05, 05:01

Three-alarm fire rips through 115-year-old Philadelphia church Nearly 100 firefighters are working to put out a fire that threatens to collapse a 115-year-old church in West Philadelphia's Parkside section Tuesday. ...
2019-08-28, 15:13

The Latest: Mexican church blasts charges against leader LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of La Luz del Mundo’s leader and self-proclaimed apostle (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A controversial Mexico-based church decried accusations of human trafficking and child rape against its leader Tuesday, calling them “false.” Charges fi...
2019-06-05, 05:01

Developer who started a church to worship AI indicted for stealing AI Anthony Levandowski, a former employee at Google sister company Waymo, today was charged with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets after he allegedly stole more than 14,000 sensitive documents that eventually ended up in Uber‘s clutches. You might recognize the case from a year-lo...
2019-08-28, 02:13

Sri Lanka church bomber’s remains exhumed after protests Police say the remains of a suicide bomber who attacked a church in eastern Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have been exhumed after a court order that they be reburied elsewhere following public protests...
2019-09-02, 17:00

Serial church burglar wanted by police has banked nearly $5K Someone needs to go to confession. A man is wanted for breaking into at least six churches and three other commercial buildings in less than a month, making off with nearly $5,000 in loot, police said Thursday. The spree began on Aug. 4 when he broke into a printing supply store on Jamaica Avenue t...
2019-09-05, 21:00

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
2019-06-05, 17:13

Prosecutors: Mexico church might harass victims, witnesses An arraignment for the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and two followers on child rape and human trafficking charges has been pushed back to June 21....
2019-06-11, 02:39

The Latest: Jurors consider Tennessee church shooting case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee church shooting suspect’s trial (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A jury is considering whether to convict a man charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville, Tennessee, church in 2017. Jurors began deliberating 2...
2019-05-23, 23:26

'Emanuel' explores life after tragic church shooting Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 rounds in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers....
2019-06-17, 21:13

Catholic Church considers married priests for Amazon A historic shift in policy could pave the way for married men to preach in areas where clergy are scarce. The requirement for priests to have never been married has been in place for centuries....
2019-06-18, 01:39

Archbishop tried to discredit BBC film on church links to abuse Cardinal Vincent Nichols filed formal complaint over 2003 programme, documents showThe most senior Catholic leader in England and Wales went to extraordinary lengths to try to discredit a BBC documentary on child sexual abuse and its cover-up by the church, the Guardian can disclose.Cardinal Vincent...
2019-07-24, 19:52

‘I’m going to where people are’: the viral priest using TikTok to start a church His videos were designed to draw Austinites to religion but have made him a star of the new social media app that most of his age still don’t understand‘It just takes off’: how the short-video app TikTok has caused a global stirDavid W Peters has been set a unique task: travel to a growing suburb in...
2019-08-23, 04:52

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serb official has branded Montenegro a “criminal” state and threatened a “fierce” response over the neighboring country’s plans to introduce a church law. The draft law calls for all religious communities in Montenegro to provide proof that the...
2019-06-19, 13:13

At one church, dozens of parishioners taken in Mississippi ICE raids, pastor says The Rev. Roberto Mena estimates people from 90 families were detained in raids at food processing plants. His message is "the church is with them."        ...
2019-08-21, 01:13

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
2019-06-19, 21:52

Byzantine baptism font discovered at Nativity Church A Byzantine baptism font was discovered during renovation works at the Nativity Church, Palestinian officials said on Saturday. (June 22)        ...
2019-06-22, 18:26

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
2019-07-02, 15:52

Church criticises Wayne Rooney over Derby gambling tie-up Former England captain’s surprise move to Derby partly funded by online casinoThe Church of England and healthcare professionals have criticised the footballer Wayne Rooney over his transfer to Derby County, which involves a lucrative deal to promote a betting company.The former England captain has ...
2019-08-09, 14:52

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
2019-05-29, 21:00

Man sues church, Episcopal diocese after abuse allegations TUCSON — A local man is suing Grace Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona for allegedly ignoring credible accusations of sexual misconduct against a former priest. Charles Taylor said he suffered abuse at the hands of now-deceased Father Richard Babcock in the earl...
2019-07-23, 08:39

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a documentary about clerical abuse....
2019-05-30, 11:13

Minneapolis pastor and his church expelled for permitting gay marriage Rev Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s annual meeting Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church have voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church – for permitting gay marriage.The Rev Dan Collison had his credentials removed by ...
2019-06-30, 14:52

Hey friends, have you heard the good news about gaming church? Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
2019-07-19, 13:26

Pastor out at famed Riverside Church after sex toy harassment accusations The reason for her ouster is far more stimulating than any sermon this pastor could have delivered. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, the first woman to lead Manhattan’s famed Riverside Church, lost her lofty post amid complaints that she brought ministers and a congregant on a sex toy shopping spree a...
2019-07-12, 02:52

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church says that allegations of child sex-abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million. The annual report of the U.S. Conference of Catho...
2019-05-31, 22:00

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were hospitalized after they were sickened at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a malfunctioning stove, FDNY officials said. Approximately 80 people were inside St. Malachy’s The Actors’ Chapel on West 49th Street near Eighth Avenue at arou...
2019-07-17, 00:39

Guatemalan teen was forced to work at Texas restaurant to pay off $10G smuggling debt, authorities say A Texas man faces child trafficking charges after forcing a 15-year-old Guatemalan girl to work at a restaurant to pay off a $10,000 debt she incurred in exchange for being smuggled into the U.S., authorities said Tuesday....
2019-09-12, 06:39

Planned Parenthood was just forced to admit in court to harvesting aborted fetal parts In a recent preliminary hearing in the court case against the Center for Medical Progress, a Planned Parenthood official admitted to harvesting aborted fetal parts for the purpose of selling them to human tissue procurement companies....
2019-09-12, 17:52

| Zimbabwean comedian abducted, beaten and forced to drink sewage for 'mocking government' A popular Zimbabwean online comedian and satirist has said she was abducted from her Harare home and beaten by unknown assailants, becoming the latest perceived government critic to be attacked in recent weeks....
2019-08-23, 23:39

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labour that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
2019-07-19, 05:00

Hacker who sold Uber’s and Sainsbury’s customer data forced to give up $1M in cryptocurrency A hacker has been ordered to pay back over $1.1 million (£900,000) in cryptocurrency after carrying out attacks on several well-known businesses including Uber, Sainsbury’s, and Groupon. Grant West, a 27-year-old, who lived in a caravan park in Kent, England, has been told to pay back £922,978.14 af...
2019-08-23, 19:13

German theme park forced to shut down ride that looked like ‘flying swastikas’ A theme park in Germany was forced to close their new ride Eagle Fly after people said it looked like “flying swastikas.” Park guests reported the resemblance to Tatzmania theme park in Löffingen after it debuted. The ride, which opened at the end of July, features one long arm with two ...
2019-08-21, 11:00

Planned Parenthood warns of ‘public health crisis’ after forced withdrawal from Title X “We believe there will be a public health crisis created by this denial of care,” said Sarah Stoesz, the Minnesota-based president of Planned Parenthood North Central States. “It’s a very sad day for the country.”...
2019-08-22, 21:13

European Space Agency forced to redirect satellite after SpaceX ignores risk You’d never be able to tell from the ground, but the area around Earth is getting a bit crowded. Fully functional satellites from NASA, the European Space Agency and other groups have to regularly account for all manner of manmade space junk and occasionally they even have to dodge one another. That...
2019-09-03, 21:26

Cops search lake where Jennifer Dulos’ kids were allegedly forced to water ski Divers were scouring the lake off Old Farms Road in Avon — a wealthy suburb of Hartford — while troopers with dogs searched through nearby woods, the Hartford Courant reported....
2019-06-13, 01:00

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
2019-07-03, 00:39

Woman who was forced to give birth in handcuffs awarded $610,000 in New York City settlement The complaint also said that she fed her baby with only one arm because she was still handcuffed after the birth.        ...
2019-07-06, 00:39

Branded "Witch", Nepal Woman Beaten Up, Forced To Eat Human Excreta: Cops A 35-year-old woman in Nepal was allegedly beaten up and forced to eat human faeces by a group of villagers over accusations of witchcraft, the police said on Sunday....
2019-08-19, 08:26

Black Woman Alleges She Was Denied Service, Forced to Give Up Her Seat for White Men Welcome to 2019: Where our president is racist, our college campuses aren’t far behind, and black people are apparently still expected to give up their seat to white folks....
2019-06-28, 21:52

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) said on Wednesday. ...
2019-05-21, 14:32

A filmmaking family is forced into exile in the tense Sundance winner Midnight Traveler Over the past few years, the plight of political refugees has been a divisive social issue in nations around the globe, with some of our more nationalist, rabble-rousing leaders downplaying the complicated circumstances that force families to flee their homelands, and instead suggesting that anyone ...
2019-09-17, 23:13

Valve forced to tweak its confusing Steam 'Grand Prix Summer Sale' The little cooperative game Valve conjured up to go with the Steam Summer Sale this year caused some pretty big issues, enough for the company to change things up a bit. Apparently, its mechanics were so complex, confusing and even broken that player......
2019-06-28, 17:00

Dubai princess seeks court order to prevent child's forced marriage The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for an order to prevent one of her children from being forced into marriage, news agencies reported....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Dubai Ruler’s Wife Seeks ‘Forced Marriage Protection Order’ in U.K. Court Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, the wife of Dubai’s leader, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, asked a court in London for a “forced marriage protection order,” Reuters reported Tuesday. She also filed for a “non-molestation order” and applied for wardship, which mea...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Amazon Echo devices are assembled by teenagers forced to work overtime hours In a scathing report that shouldn’t shock anyone, a new expose from China Labor Watch reveals that a Foxconn-owned factory has been employing upwards of 1,500 teenagers (aged 16-18) as interns. Their task? Making speakers for Amazon. While there’s nothing necessarily wrong with a teenage...
2019-08-10, 01:13

Thousands forced to flee as rights group warns of 'war' in Colombia border area Three groups are fighting over drug routes and coca plantations as 40,000 have fled their homes, says Human Rights WatchIllegal armed groups have forced about 40,000 people to flee their homes as they fight for control of drug trafficking routes in Colombia’s Catatumbo region bordering Venezuela, ac...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Trump lawyers ask judge to dismiss former campaign staffer's forced-kiss claim Lawyers for President Donald Trump are asking a federal judge in Florida to throw out a lawsuit filed by a 2016 campaign staffer who claims Trump grabbed her hand and forcibly kissed her at an event during the campaign....
2019-06-06, 03:52

Fears of no-deal chaos as ministers forced to publish secret Brexit papers Operation Yellowhammer documents predict public disorder, rising prices and disruptions to food and medicinesA no-deal Brexit could result in rising food and fuel prices, disruption to medicine supplies and public disorder on Britain’s streets, according to secret documents the government was forced...
2019-09-12, 05:00

The best Labor Day sales you can already get Labor Day is right around the corner, but you can already on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.       ...
2019-08-27, 01:26

The best Labor Day events in the US If you still haven’t figured out your Labor day Weekend plans, listen up! It’s not too late to figure out something fun to do during the holiday. Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
2019-08-31, 03:39

Homeless man who fatally stabbed Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena sentenced to life in prison The homeless man who fatally stabbed a former Iowa State University golf star in broad daylight will spend the rest of his life in prison, a judge decided. Story County Judge Bethany Currie handed down the mandatory sentence — life without parole — on Friday in the first-degree murder of Celia Barqu...
2019-08-24, 22:26

Police investigating Satanic graffiti at west side church TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson police are investigating Satanic graffiti that vandals spray-painted at a west side church. The satanic messages and symbols were reported Thursday morning at Flowing Wells Assembly of God, 3198 N. Flowing Wells Road. Assembly of God church on Flowing Wells near Miracle...
2019-06-13, 21:39