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

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

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

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Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S. plan for Palestine a 'betrayal of the Muslim world' The U.S. plan for Middle East peace will "never materialize" and is doomed to fail, the leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said....
17:51, 06/05/2019

Iran's Khamenei calls U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace a 'dangerous plot' Iran's supreme leader said on Monday that a U.S. plan to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians through development fueled by international investment was a "dangerous plot" to destroy Palestinian identity with money....
12:34, 07/22/2019

OSCE calls on Albania for restraint, constructive dialogue TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Leaders of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are calling on Albanian political leaders to show restraint, engage in a “constructive dialogue” and ensure that Sunday’s election is peaceful. The OSCE, which has a monitoring mission of some...
13:17, 06/28/2019

Kazakh president calls for dialogue, more protests planned Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev invited critics on Wednesday to join a new public council after days of protests over his election, while state prosecutors warned against further rallies and police were on high alert....
12:17, 06/12/2019

Fighting rages in Yemen's Aden as U.N. calls for dialogue Fierce fighting broke out on Saturday in Yemen's southern port of Aden between nominally allied forces that have turned on each other, exposing rifts in a pro-government military coalition and complicating U.N. efforts to end a devastating war....
11:17, 08/10/2019

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
16:51, 05/25/2019

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “immediately” set up a platform for dialogue with citizens and tackle complaints against the police, after a weekend of peaceful protests that she hoped wo...
12:51, 08/20/2019

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature in a direct challenge to China....
18:51, 07/01/2019

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Maduro calling for dialogue and opposition leader Juan Guaido decrying alleged human rights violations by Maduro's "dictatorship."...
03:51, 07/06/2019

China calls for dialogue, restraint to prevent Iran situation from spiraling out of control China called on all parties involved in the Iran nuclear deal to increase dialogue and exercise restrained in order to prevent the situation from escalating further....
11:00, 05/09/2019

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, during an address to the Human Rights Council, coinciding with the publication of a new UN report on Ven...
13:51, 07/27/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests in the South American country and competing claims...
19:00, 04/28/2019

South Korean Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight and hopes for 'One Korea' by 2045 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
09:34, 08/15/2019

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
00:17, 06/11/2019

Son of Hamas leader calls the militant movement a ‘racist terror organization’ Suheib Yousef caused an uproar in Palestinian society when he told an Israeli news channel of his disillusionment with the group’s corruption and his disappointment with leaders living large while people in Gaza suffer in poverty....
07:51, 07/05/2019

US backs calls for Taiwan to get role at UN health assembly The United States is backing calls for Taiwan to be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency’s biggest annual gathering, the U.S. health secretary said Monday....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Jeanie calls Magic exit 'a surprise,' backs Pelinka Lakers controlling owner Jeanie Buss on Monday said she was caught "off guard" by Magic Johnson's resignation but reiterated her confidence in general manager Rob Pelinka overseeing the team's basketball operations....
06:17, 06/25/2019

China backs Hong Kong, calls for swift punishment for rioters After eight weeks of protests in Hong Kong, the Chinese government made a rare statement Monday to support leaders and police on the island territory, and said rioters must face swift punishment....
15:51, 07/30/2019

Trump backs Boris Johnson and calls Meghan, Duchess of Sussex 'nasty' US president says Johnson would be excellent leader and reacts to duchess’s criticismDonald Trump has backed Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister, in an interview with the Sun in which he also described Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, as “nasty”.The president, speaking to the British newspaper...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Carl Lewis backs equal pay for women, calls President Donald Trump a 'racist' Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis said female athletes deserve fair and equal pay, and then also called President Donald Trump a "racist."       ...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy: Tweet Iran said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in the country permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
10:51, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Khamenei says Iran won’t budge over US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Mideast and Persian Gulf amid tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Iran’s supreme leader says Iranians will not budge or change their stance following the new U.S. sanctions targeting Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and hi...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Iran's Khamenei: Tehran will not abandon its missile program Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Tehran would not be "deceived" by U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of negotiations and would not give up its missile program....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Sen. Marco Rubio says war with Iran is in the hands of Ayatollah Khamenei: 'It's all on them' Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said on Tuesday that whether the U.S. goes to war with Iran is ultimately in the hands of that country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easing regional tension, in what experts called a rare, bold move for a Japanese leader....
06:17, 06/11/2019

Khamenei says Iran to continue to cut nuclear deal commitments Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Tuesday Iran would continue to reduce its commitments under its nuclear deal, accusing European partners of not fulfilling their obligations....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Iran could consider talks with U.S. only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday....
13:00, 07/04/2019

Trump threatens "obliteration" as Iran slams sanctions on Khamenei U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if the Islamic Republic attacked "anything American", as Iran said the latest U.S. sanctions had closed off any chance of diplomacy....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Ayatollah Khamenei Condemns US Mideast Plan As "Great Betrayal" Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday slammed a US Middle East peace plan as a "great betrayal of the Islamic world", and warned Gulf rivals not to back it....
16:51, 06/05/2019

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see the group as the start of a new citizens' rights movement....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges haj pilgrims to oppose U.S. Israeli-Palestinian plan Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday condemned a U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and called on haj pilgrims to oppose it, Iranian state media reported....
11:17, 08/10/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United States served only a "mafia of gun manufacturers", his website reported....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran ‘will in no way repeat’ negotiations with the US as atomic deal unravels TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran ‘will in no way repeat’ negotiations with the US as atomic deal unravels....
12:17, 06/13/2019

Intra-Afghan dialogue – end of war more likely than ever Experts say the first direct talks between the Taliban and Afghan officials are crucial because the Islamists had previously refused to engage with Kabul. The US has hailed substantive progress on all parts of a deal....
20:17, 07/06/2019

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did....
12:17, 06/13/2019

Vedanta CEO open to dialogue with Zambia Vedanta Resources is open to dialogue with the Zambian government but will defend its legal rights and opposes the appointment of a provisional liquidator at its Konkola Copper Mines business, the company's CEO said on Monday....
10:34, 05/27/2019

U.N. says first day of Houthi withdrawal from Yemen ports went to plan The first day of a withdrawal of forces by Yemen's Houthi movement from three of Yemen's Red Sea ports went "in accordance with established plans", the head of a U.N. mission to monitor the deal said on Sunday....
14:51, 05/12/2019

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday....
03:51, 06/14/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access to those in need The United Nations World Food Programme warned that it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
11:17, 05/21/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
14:34, 05/21/2019

Airstrike killed 4 children, say Houthi rebels Four children were among 14 civilians killed in an airstrike on Al-Thabet market in Yemen's northern Saada province on Monday, according to Houthi authorities, amid conflicting accounts of what happened....
16:51, 07/30/2019

Houthi rebels attack Saudi oil pipeline A Saudi minister says that a crude oil pipeline in Riyadh province has been attacked by Yemeni drones. The attack follows Saudi claims of sabotage attempts on two of its oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen's Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition spokesman said in statement released by Saudi Press Agency early on Tuesday....
06:17, 06/11/2019

Day one of Houthi withdrawal from Yemen ports went according to plan, UN says The development marks the first concrete step since a fragile UN ceasefire agreement was brokered between the war-ravaged nation's rival parties last December....
17:34, 05/12/2019

Hong Kong leader sees 'way out' of chaos through dialogue Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that dialogue with peaceful protesters would provide a "way out" for the Chinese-ruled city....
07:51, 08/20/2019

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
12:51, 06/01/2019

Inter-Afghan dialogue makes 'substantive progress' U.S. Special Rep. Zalmay Khalilzad said Saturday intra-Afghan dialogue, negotiated in most productive Taliban talks so far, is critical to the peace process....
00:00, 07/07/2019

U.S. supports direct dialogue between Pakistan, India on Kashmir The United States on Wednesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on the disputed Kashmir region and called for calm and restraint as the dispute escalated....
04:00, 08/08/2019

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
08:00, 08/07/2019

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
13:34, 06/10/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Venezuela’s government and opposition to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no signs of letting up...
07:51, 06/22/2019

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa 'not ready for genuine dialogue' In an exclusive interview with DW, Zimbabwe's former finance minister and opposition politician, Tendai Biti, says he fears "an implosion" in the country....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Mohan Bhagwat For Dialogue On Quota, Says "Need Atmosphere Of Harmony" There should be a conversation in an atmosphere of harmony between those in favour of reservations and those against it, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Sunday, provoking criticism and allegations......
15:17, 08/19/2019

Bolton Blames Iran for Houthi Drone Attacks Iran bears responsibility for recent drone attacks carried out by Houthi rebels on targets in Saudi Arabia, John Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, said Thursday....
04:34, 05/31/2019

Houthi rebels claim attack on Saudi air base A drone attack on King Khalid Air Base in southwest Saudi Arabia by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels Monday evening resulted in competing narratives from the opposing sides....
03:00, 07/17/2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
00:34, 06/24/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone, says no airports hit: SPA Saudi-led coalition forces trying to restore Yemen's government intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthi militia toward the kingdom on Thursday, the state news agency SPA quoted the coalition's spokesman as saying....
22:34, 07/25/2019

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Begin Withdrawal From Key Port Houthi rebels in Yemen began to withdraw fighters from the country’s most strategic port city, a move that if completed would mark a significant step toward salvaging a peace deal that hasn’t been implemented since it was brokered by the U.N. in December....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from Hodeida Yemen's Houthi rebels began on Saturday a long-delayed withdrawal of their forces from the key port city of Hodeida, the group said, following the terms of a cease-fire....
15:00, 05/11/2019

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from key ports in Yemen Yemen's Houthi rebels say they have begun a long-delayed withdrawal of their forces from the key port city of Hodeida, following a U.N.-brokered cease-fire....
16:17, 05/11/2019

Bahrain responds frostily to French call for dialogue with opposition Bahrain's foreign minister gave a frosty response on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron urged the Gulf Arab state to resume political dialogue with the opposition....
14:34, 05/01/2019

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Trump suggested stepping up mutual dialogue to Putin: Ifax U.S. President Donald Trump suggested stepping up a dialogue with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when the two met in Osaka, Japan, Interfax news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying....
14:17, 06/30/2019

Spanish PM: Catalonia veto of new Senate chief would undermine dialogue Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez warned on Wednesday that the likely rejection by Catalan pro-independence parties of his Catalan nominee for chairman of Spain's Senate would undermine dialogue and co-existence with the northeastern region....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Algerian interim leader says dialogue and elections only democratic solutions Algeria needs a national dialogue to lay the groundwork for presidential elections to end a political crisis, interim President Abdelkader Bensalah said on Wednesday as mass protests calling for political reforms continued....
00:17, 07/04/2019

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine conflict....
21:17, 07/18/2019

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

Catalonia's Puigdemont urges Pedro Sanchez to be open to dialogue Catalonia's former separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday urged Pedro Sanchez, the winner of Spain's parliamentary election last month, to be open to dialogue with the independence movement but declined to say if his party would back him in parliament....
18:51, 05/07/2019

South Korea urges dialogue with Japan on World War Two anniversary On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to engage in talks to repair strained ties, while Japan pledged to never repeat the horrors of war....
09:00, 08/15/2019

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
11:17, 05/29/2019

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
02:51, 06/01/2019

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi airport with drone Yemen-based Houthi rebels have launched their third attack in three weeks on Abha international airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis say they will intensify air raids on rebel positions....
09:17, 07/02/2019

U.N. urges Yemen Houthi court to review 30 death sentences Thirty men were sentenced to death by Houthi authorities in Yemen this week amid credible allegations that many were tortured during three years of politically-motivated detention, the U.N. human rights office said on Friday....
13:00, 07/12/2019

Saudi-led coalition says it intercepted Houthi drone launched at Asir: TV Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthis at a residential area in Saudi Arabia's southern Asir region, a coalition spokesman said late on Saturday in a statement reported by Al-Arabiya TV....
03:34, 06/30/2019

Houthi-run TV says Yemeni group targeted vital Saudi installations A television station run by Yemen's Houthi group said on Tuesday the Iran-aligned movement had launched drone attacks on Saudi installations, without identifying the targets or time of the attacks....
13:17, 05/14/2019

Houthi rebels injure 26 with rocket attack on Saudi airport Iranian-backed Houthi rebels launched a rocket attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport on Wednesday, injuring 26 civilians, officials said....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparent war crime.” Human Rights Watch urged the Houthis to stop attacks on civilian infrastructure in Saudi Arabia. Michael Page, deputy Middle East d...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched at kingdom A Saudi-led military coalition said on Saturday it had intercepted and destroyed drones launched by Yemen's Houthi group at targets in the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported....
02:17, 07/07/2019

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region....
18:34, 06/17/2019

Algeria names panel to oversee dialogue, hold presidential election Algerian interim president Abdelkader Bensalah has set up a six-member panel to oversee a national dialogue and hold a presidential election aimed at ending months of political crisis, the presidency said on Thursday....
22:34, 07/25/2019

France urges Hong Kong authorities to renew dialogue with protesters French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called on Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday to renew talks with protesters to find a peaceful solution to the current crisis....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:34, 05/24/2019

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue moving forward....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Venezuela's Maduro promotes dialogue with opposition after Guaido dismisses talks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was committed to talks with the opposition to resolve a political crisis, hours after opposition leader Juan Guaido said there would "never" be a good time to negotiate with a "dictatorship."...
02:51, 07/03/2019

Catalan leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial nears end Jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied the prosecutors' charge of inciting violence in the Spanish region's failed bid for independence and used their final arguments in a four-month Supreme Court trial in Madrid to call for dialogue....
21:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi's Abha airport with drones: Houthi TV Yemen's Houthis launched a drone attack against Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the movement's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, citing a military spokesman....
11:17, 08/10/2019

Iran denies ties to Houthi drone attack on Saudi oil installations Iran's foreign ministry on Friday rejected accusations by Saudi Arabia that Tehran had ordered an attack on Saudi oil installations claimed by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia....
06:51, 05/18/2019

Houthi drone attack on Saudi oilfield causes gas fire, output unaffected A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a limited fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said....
16:00, 08/17/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepted a Yemeni Houthi drone launched at kingdom: SPA The Saudi-led military coalition spokesman said late on Monday that the coalition had intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi group at civil targets in the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported....
00:51, 07/09/2019

Saudi-backed Yemen forces attack Houthi sites: Al Arabiya Forces of the internationally recognized Yemeni government, which is backed by a Saudi-led coalition, killed 97 Houthi forces and captured 120 in the governorate of Al-Dhalea, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Wednesday, citing military sources....
09:17, 05/15/2019

Aden attack exposes splits in Yemen's anti-Houthi alliance Yemen's southern separatists on Tuesday accused an Islamist party of complicity in last week's deadly attack on Aden, the seat of government, exposing rifts in the Saudi-backed coalition battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
17:34, 08/06/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepted Houthi drone launched toward residential area Saudi Arabia's air defenses intercepted a drone launched toward a residential area in the Khamis Mushait by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis on Tuesday, the spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition said....
00:51, 06/26/2019

Saudi-led coalition says intercepted Houthi drone launched at Jizan airport Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthis at Jizan airport in southern Saudi Arabia, a coalition spokesman said on Saturday....
03:34, 06/30/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched at Jizan airport Saudi-led military coalition said on Thursday it had intercepted drones launched by Yemen's Houthi group that was targeting Jizan airport, a statement on Saudi state media said....
00:00, 07/05/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home to an air base. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satellite news channel reported early Tuesday the rebels launched Qasef-2K drones to strike the city of Kh...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Yemen government minister dismisses Houthi pullout from Hodeidah as a 'show' A minister in the Yemeni government backed by Saudi Arabia dismissed on Saturday the Houthi movement's pullout from the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah as a "show" meant to "disinform the international community"....
17:17, 05/11/2019

Yemen's Houthi group says will target UAE, Saudi vital military facilities Yemen's Houthi group said targeting Saudi Aramco's installations last week was the beginning of military operations against 300 vital military targets, Houthi-controled SABA news agency said on Sunday, citing a source in the movement's military....
22:17, 05/19/2019

Iran-Allied Houthi Rebels Withdraw Last Troops From Key Yemeni Ports Houthi rebels allied with Tehran have finished pulling forces out of three Red Sea ports in Yemen, the United Nations said, a withdrawal that comes as the U.S. has warned of heightened threats from Iran and its proxies in the region....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha airport with drones, Houthi TV says Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi militia attacked Abha airport in Saudi Arabia on Thursday with drones, the group's Al Masirah TV said, citing a military spokesman....
22:34, 07/25/2019

Austria to shut Saudi-backed religious dialogue center in rights protest Austria's government said on Wednesday it plans to shut a Saudi-funded center for religious dialogue in Vienna after parliament urged it to try to prevent the possible execution of a teenager in Saudi Arabia over acts committed when he was a minor....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current opportunity to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace....
06:51, 08/20/2019

Kim Jong Un, Trump agree to push forward on denuclearization dialogue: state media Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met Kim in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks....
18:00, 07/01/2019

Milwaukee can’t stop talking about the Bucks. The team hopes to create a dialogue about race. The Bucks, chasing their first NBA championship since 1971, have become a source of civic pride. But the franchise has a bigger goal: healing Milwaukee's long-held racial tensions....
21:00, 04/28/2019

South Korea urges dialogue with Japan in measured World War Two anniversary message On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to engage in talks to repair strained ties, while Japan pledged to never repeat the horrors of war....
12:34, 08/15/2019

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday that “restraint and genuine dialogue are urgently needed”, in order to avoid a major confrontation, which would have disastrous consequences, even well...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport leaves nine injured A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia early on Tuesday left nine people injured, a Saudi-led coalition statement said....
04:17, 07/02/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drones targeting Abha and Jizan airports The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted and downed three drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the southwestern Saudi cities of Jizan and Abha, state TV reported on Tuesday....
23:00, 07/16/2019

Saudi Arabia shuts down pipeline following drone attack by Yemen Houthi rebels Rebels in Yemen on Tuesday said they carried out a coordinated drone strike on one of Saudi Arabia’s oil pipelines. The attack, confirmed by the Saudi energy minister, follows recent reports of sabotage against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.  ...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Houthi drone attack on Saudi oilfield causes "limited" gas fire, output unaffected A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said....
14:34, 08/17/2019

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implement a “phased suspension”....
22:17, 05/20/2019

Houthi drone attack causes "minor" gas fire, oil production unaffected: Saudi source A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia caused a "minor" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, a Saudi industry source said....
14:34, 08/17/2019

Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthi targets in Yemen's Hodeidah: state news The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said on Friday it had struck targets around the port city of Hodeidah belonging to the Iran-aligned Houthis, after the Houthis fired a missile at a utility plant in southern Saudi Arabia....
01:17, 06/21/2019

Iran deputy foreign minister says ready for dialogue with Gulf Arab countries: statement Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that his country was ready to engage in dialogue with Gulf Arab countries in order to address escalating tensions in the region....
21:34, 05/28/2019

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communities, made up of Tutsis and Hutus, especially in t...
15:34, 05/26/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tuesday, amid reports that 70 people have died in the latest anti-Government clashes....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
05:51, 06/13/2019

‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled top official, held out an olive branch to anti-government protesters Tuesday, promising “a platform for dialogue with people from all walks of life.” She added: “This is something that we want to do in a very sincere and humble manner.”...
12:17, 08/20/2019

UN monitoring chief welcomes Houthi offer to unilaterally withdraw from key Yemeni port of Hudaydah As Yemenis continue to finalize redeployment procedures in line with the UN-brokered Hudaydah Agreement, under which Government coalition and rebel leaders are to pull forces out of the key port city of Hudaydah, the Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee on Friday welcomed an offer by the...
00:17, 05/11/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression’ CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arabia meant to send message to kingdom to ‘stop your aggression’...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south....
23:17, 06/23/2019

Is Sweden's no-fly movement just media hype? Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg refuses to travel by plane. Media coverage would have us believe it’s a movement that has spread across Sweden – but is it all just hype? DW's Louise Osborn reports....
19:17, 08/02/2019

What youth movement? The Big Three still dominate at Wimbledon The tennis world keeps wondering when a generation of young stars will unseat Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It won't be this year at Wimbledon....
16:51, 07/11/2019

US rhetoric up, pushing Guaido movement The Trump administration quickly declared enthusiastic support for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro. AP's Matt Lee explains what we can expect going forward. (May 1)        ...
02:00, 05/02/2019

What Is Antifa? Explaining the Movement to Confront the Far Right The assault of a conservative journalist in Portland over the weekend has brought renewed attention to anti-fascist protesters, whom he blamed for the attack....
00:00, 07/03/2019

'A new Hawaiian Renaissance': how a telescope protest became a movement Demonstrators opposed to the building of a telescope on Mauna Kea, the state’s highest peak, have forged a communityOn Hawaii’s Big Island, a protest against a $1.4bn observatory on Mauna Kea, a mountain considered sacred by many Native Hawaiians, is entering a second month. In that time, the prote...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as far-right extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The movement, which espouses an ethnopluralist ideology, has gained traction across Europe....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs ranging from ballads to reggaeton. Now she’s also the center of a new phenomenon in Cuba after publicly ...
06:34, 07/16/2019

In Europe, the Movement to Give Up Air Travel Is Taking Off. Could the U.S. Be Next? As a fairly reserved group, Scandinavians tend to be generally disinclined to chat to people they don’t know. But as the train for Berlin pulls out of Malmo station in southern Sweden late on a July afternoon during one of this summer’s many heatwaves, the atmosphere among the strangers ...
22:51, 08/01/2019

QAnon: The far-right conspiracy movement gaining prominence The death of Jeffrey Epstein has ignited a firestorm of conspiracy theories - and added new fuel to one of the more bizarre fringe movements to have taken hold in Donald Trump's America....
12:17, 08/20/2019

#MeToo Cuba: will the movement spread to the island? An abuse accusation against one of the island's most prominent musicians raises questions over Cuba's lack of #MeToo. The country currently has no organized involvement in the global feminist movement....
15:34, 06/27/2019

US wants to see movement towards unity government in South Sudan As an extension for the formation of a power-sharing government goes into effect, there are few signs of progress. The US ambassador Thomas Hushek tells DW the additional time should be used wisely....
18:34, 05/09/2019

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
11:00, 07/15/2019

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
21:34, 07/14/2019

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules would end at the same time, with no transition period. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Corbyn: Plan to end EU free movement 'Windrush on steroids' Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan have called on the government to scrap plans to immediately end freedom of movement from the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo......
13:34, 07/01/2019

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the world."...
07:17, 06/05/2019

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Deepika Padukone Lends Her Support To #AllSleepMatters Movement Deepika Padukone has put forward a sentiment that is sure to strike a chord with many. The Bollywood star took to Instagram on Tuesday to talk about a subject close to the hearts of many - the......
19:51, 06/04/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at the forefront of the movement that toppled him....
19:34, 04/28/2019

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22:34, 08/06/2019

Austria Government's Breakup Is New Blow to Europe's Far-Right Movement Chancellor Sebastian Kurz dissolved the government after Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache, a prominent anti-immigration advocate, resigned after the release of a video of him offering public contracts to a woman he believed to be a Moscow oligarch....
04:17, 05/20/2019

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement rules in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules with the EU would immediately end. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
06:17, 08/20/2019

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
14:34, 05/22/2019

Historical Markers Honor Women Who Led The Way During Suffrage Movement MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Next year marks the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote in the united states. So here in Kentucky we are honoring the women who led the way during the suffrage movement with historical markers. White Hall here in Madison County was Mary Barr Clay...
01:34, 06/03/2019

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Movement May Be Growing A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dangerous propaganda....
05:17, 05/15/2019

Yellow brick road: Lib Dem Jo Swinson wants to lead a new movement As her party's popularity soars, the Jo Swinson tells Susannah Butter about unity, introducing proxy voting and why taking her baby into Parliament isn't the naughtiest thing she's ever done...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have emboldened Iranian hard-liners and cornered reformists even further....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement’s mistakes, passion One of the most outspoken student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests is now more circumspect but remains just as harsh a critic of China’s Communist regime...
05:00, 05/31/2019

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
07:34, 05/22/2019

Award to drop name of author tied to sterilization movement BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Libraries says it is changing the name of a children’s book award that honors a prominent author and activist accused of once being connected to a movement that led to the sterilization of people with severe mental and physical disabilities. The Stat...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement's mistakes, passion Wu'er Kaixi was among the most outspoken of the student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, famously reproaching then-Premier Li Peng at a meeting broadcast on national television....
07:34, 05/31/2019

'Reckless' plan to cut off free movement alarms EU nationals European citizens in UK fear they could be caught up in hostile environment policies‘It’s a sign of panic’: EU nationals on the UK’s threatPlans to end freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit have caused anxiety and confusion among European nationals in the UK, with co...
23:51, 08/19/2019

Mata's 'Common Goal' movement reaches 100 signatories A hundred players and managers have signed up for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata's Common Goal cause, with Australia women's players Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac the latest to join the movement....
06:51, 05/30/2019

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
03:51, 07/24/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the initiative....
19:17, 05/17/2019

Threat to end freedom of movement overnight is reckless, say EU citizens Priti Patel’s reported aim contradicts the PM’s promises, says the3million campaignEnding freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit would be reckless and could create a hostile environment for European nationals, a campaign group has said.The3million, a citizens group th...
14:17, 08/19/2019

The socially responsible investing movement is hot and there are no signs of it cooling off Socially responsible investing has exploded across the globe and interest in it has never been higher. But there is a real chance the business and financial communities will let slip opportunities to fully capitalize on the demand....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as right-wing extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend European identity through ethnopluralist ideology, has gained traction....
21:51, 07/11/2019

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
14:02, 08/11/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
02:34, 05/18/2019

Trump, Duda announce movement of 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrated a new military cooperation agreement Wednesday with a flyover of U.S. F-35 fighter jets at the White House in Washington, D.C....
23:51, 06/12/2019

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy....
23:17, 08/19/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday was filed by the country’s three governing parties, along with two mainstream opposition part...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Stonewall 50: A look at the history — and future — of the movement that changed the world How do we recall an event for which only the vaguest of records exists, with most of the central actors dead and gone? The Stonewall riots of 1969, which gave rise to the modern LGBTQ-rights movement, rest on one unequivocal historical fact: On the night of June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in China, she’s still a superstar to demonstrators in her hometown....
23:17, 08/19/2019

When ‘fat acceptance’ movement leaders decide to lose weight 'Body positivity' and 'fat acceptance' are growing movements online. But influencers who decide to lose weight often face a backlash from their fans....
04:00, 07/23/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
07:51, 06/15/2019

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, part of an escalation of tit-for-tat strikes that has stoked regional tensions....
14:00, 06/15/2019

Saudi-led coalition: Houthi projectile lands near Saudi desalination plant The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Thursday a projectile launched by Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi forces had landed on Wednesday night near a Saudi desalination plant in Shuqaiq, causing no casualties or damage....
11:17, 06/20/2019

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said in a statement....
14:34, 08/17/2019

Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition Yemeni Houthi forces launched a missile strike on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday which wounded 26 people, the Saudi-led military coalition said....
12:17, 06/12/2019

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press agency said on Tuesday, citing the Saudi-led coalition....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the country....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Germany designates BDS Israel boycott movement as anti-Semitic The German parliament voted on Friday to condemn as anti-Semitic a movement that calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian land, grant Arab citizens equal rights and recognize the right of return of Palestinian refugees....
21:00, 05/17/2019

30 years after Tiananmen – Is China's pro-democracy movement losing steam? Many pro-democracy activists fled China after the Tiananmen massacre, but they continue to support dissidents from abroad. With Beijing intensifying its crackdown on civil society, the movement faces new challenges....
16:17, 06/03/2019

The big picture: Kwame Brathwaite captures the ‘black is beautiful’ movement Kwame Brathwaite captures African American women embracing a new ideal of black female beauty in the civil rights eraPhotographer Kwame Brathwaite grew up in Harlem during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. He had been a jazz musician and promoter when he first became interested in ta...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Budget deal is 'death of the Tea Party movement,' Rand Paul says Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that the hard-won, warts-and-all budget pact between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump "marks the death of the Tea Party movement in America," and will uncontrollably balloon the national debt, which now stands at $22 trillion....
23:51, 07/31/2019

Pioneering surgery brings movement back to paralysed hands Melbourne-based Natasha van Zyl has treated 13 young adults with nerve transfer surgeryThirteen young adults who were paralysed in sporting or traffic accidents have had movement in their hands restored through pioneering nerve transfer surgery, enabling them to feed themselves, hold a drink, write ...
03:34, 07/05/2019

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers. The group marched through the Capitol chanting protests Tuesday morning before taking positions outside ...
20:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
20:17, 06/26/2019

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their television using only their eyes. The Xfinity X1 eye control will give Comcast customers the ability to......
19:17, 06/17/2019

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she described how the Indian leader influenced American......
01:00, 07/12/2019

Mexico Detains Fewer Migrants as Crackdown Discourages Movement Mexico’s apprehensions and deportations of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. remained high in July, but fell from the previous month as a policy reversal that cracked down on irregular migration deters attempts to cross Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala, Mexican officials said...
12:34, 08/05/2019

I tried out a vegetarian diet for 21 days. Here's what I learnt about the growing meatless movement. Meatless alternatives are on the rise, fueled by startups and companies. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi tried out 21 days as a vegetarian and explores whether this is a fad or the future of food....
07:51, 06/20/2019

Georgia Governor Signs "Heartbeat" Abortion Ban, Joining A US Movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the......
04:51, 05/08/2019

'Tortilla movement' seeks to restore Mexico's iconic food As Mexico City's 9 million residents sleep in the pre-dawn darkness, busy hands are already preparing the day's corn tortillas in the small kitchen of Molino El Pujol, a tortilla shop that is part of a famed chef's bid to help recover Mexico's iconic food....
21:17, 05/20/2019

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
22:34, 05/30/2019

‘Retake Hong Kong’: A Movement, a Slogan and an Identity Crisis Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government is struggling not only for control of the streets but over what the city means as a place and political entity....
02:34, 08/15/2019

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture...
08:17, 06/17/2019

Lakshadweep Reviews Security Over Reports Of Movement Of ISIS Terrorists The Lakshadweep administration Tuesday held a multi-agency security review meeting following intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to the scenic......
20:17, 05/28/2019

Tlaib urges boycott of Bill Maher after he slams BDS movement Rep. Rashida Tlaib has suggested that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO show after he denounced the international boycott movement against Israel as a “bulls–t purity test.” Tlaib said in a tweet that she was tired of “folks” like Maher “discrediting a form of speech that i...
02:36, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about direction and leadership....
01:34, 07/02/2019

Pashtun movement leader: 'Pakistani army is afraid of our popularity' The Pakistani military is facing immense opposition in the restive northwestern region — not from the Taliban, but rather a popular anti-war Pashtun movement, whose leader Manzoor Pashteen spoke to DW about the conflict....
19:17, 06/05/2019

England batsmen will dread facing the mystery movement of Tim Murtagh The Ashes are just nine days away, but England's batsmen will face a very different challenge against Ireland on Wednesday to that at Edgbaston next week....
15:34, 07/23/2019

| Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates....
20:34, 06/22/2019

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of me. It has the word ALSOK plastered across its ne...
03:51, 08/14/2019

'Boycott Apple' Movement Grows in China as US Goes After Huawei: Report As US-China trade war intensifies along with fresh restrictions on Huawei in the US, there has been a significant rise in "Boycott Apple" movement in China....
13:51, 05/20/2019

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violence....
05:51, 08/05/2019

New movement has parents pledging to not give kids smartphones until 8th grade AUSTIN (NBC News) — The realization that kids as young as first and second graders were using smartphones convinced Brooke Shannon that her three daughters should grow up a little more old school. “There were so many children in our elementary school that were going through the day with their ...
05:51, 05/04/2019

Georgia governor to sign heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday is expected to sign a bill outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the country....
13:34, 05/07/2019

Houthi attack on Saudi oil field aims to disrupt global oil supply: Saudi minister A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on a Saudi oil field on Saturday aims at disrupting the global oil supply, said the kingdom's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
16:00, 08/17/2019

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition has said....
16:17, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement that has rocked Asia’s financial center this summer. The staid two-hour gathering at a garden in the heart of the financial district reflects just h...
20:51, 08/02/2019

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment.        ...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.” Vets around the country say they are seeing increased cases of pet owners influenced by anti-vaccination rhetoric shun inoculation against dange...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Indian-Origin Pioneer Of Islamic Movement In South Africa Dies At 81 Shawkat Ali Thokan, an Indian-origin man considered the pioneer of the Islamic movement in South Africa, died on Wednesday following a lengthy illness. He was 81....
10:34, 06/21/2019

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
19:17, 06/04/2019

New Video Inspired by Madonna’s ‘I Rise’ Captures Global Protest Movement “Freedom,” sings Madonna, “is what you choose to do with what’s been done to you.” This lyric from the artist’s new song “I Rise,” off her 14th studio album Madame X, is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit. A new video inspired by the song,...
15:34, 06/20/2019

Tyson Fury shows off incredible head movement during Tom Schwarz fight Tyson Fury defeated Tom Schwarz via technical knockout in the second round Saturday night to stay the world’s lineal heavyweight champion and remain unbeaten overall....
21:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. 'deeply concerned' by reports of China paramilitary movement near Hong Kong The United States is "deeply concerned" about Chinese paramilitary movement along the Hong Kong border, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday, while warning that continued erosion of the territory's autonomy put at risk the preferential status it enjoys under U.S. law....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Toy Story 2 casting couch 'blooper' deleted by Disney after #MeToo movement Now removed scene features Stinky Pete behaving in an inappropriate way with Barbie dollsA fake blooper scene from Toy Story 2 featuring a “casting couch” scenario has been quietly deleted by Disney from the latest home releases of the animated film.A running gag in Pixar’s films are the faux outtak...
13:17, 07/03/2019

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

President Felicitates Freedom Fighters On Quit India Movement Anniversary President Ram Nath Kovind felicitated freedom-fighters at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi on Friday on the occasion of 77th anniversary of Quit India Movement....
04:51, 08/10/2019

UK tourists still in love with long-haul holidays despite flight shame movement The popularity of the package holiday remains undimmed for British travellers hooked on trips to the US and Caribbean, according to a new Abta reportLong-haul package holidays are more popular than ever among UK travellers, according to a new report from the Association of British Travel Agents (Abt...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Simone Biles is right to ask why adults in Olympic movement didn't do their job Star gymnast Simone Biles renews criticism of USA Gymnastics and Olympic officials after Senate report shows FBI dragged feet on Larry Nassar probe       ...
13:00, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
13:17, 06/10/2019

Israel may bar Omar, Tlaib from entering country over support of BDS movement: reports Israeli officials told the country's lawmakers Wednesday that U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may be barred from entering Israel for a planned visit this weekend, according to reports....
12:34, 08/15/2019

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Casey Affleck said....
22:34, 08/06/2019

Wireless movement-tracking system could collect health and behavioral data We live in a world of wireless signals flowing around us and bouncing off our bodies. MIT researchers are now leveraging those signal reflections to provide scientists and caregivers with valuable insights into people’s behavior and health. The system, called Marko, transmits a low-power radio-fr...
16:34, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
11:51, 06/07/2019

Sean Savoy is closer to home with Maryland football. The other movement doesn’t matter. The junior transferred from Virginia Tech with the understanding he would switch to defensive back from wide receiver. But he has no problem with having switched back after spring football....
21:52, 08/13/2019

Final Wheel Movement Decided Controversial Penalty That Undid Ferrari's F1 Win: Report The Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday began as a welcome break from the norm in Formula One, with a car finally giving Mercedes, which has won every race this year, a real challenge—a beatdown, even. But the race ended with Mercedes on top yet again, by virtue of a penalty dealt to the team that actual...
19:51, 06/10/2019

Facebook is mapping demographics, human movement, and network coverage to combat diseases Facebook is partnering with organizations to combat diseases using maps powered by satellite imagery, computer vision, census data, and Facebook's own data.Read More...
19:34, 05/20/2019

Rep. John Lewis says Trump's message in 2016 'arrested' the movement toward goodness, openness Rep. John Lewis said Monday that President Trump’s election in 2016 “arrested” the movement for positive change and the president of felling “at home” with racist violence....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Airlines scramble to overcome polluter stigma as 'flight shame' movement grows In Lorna Greenwood's London home, there is a shelf lined with travel guides. But the 32-year-old mother and former government employment lawyer has given up flying....
19:00, 06/03/2019

The Queens teen who inspired Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan and an entire artistic movement Without Barbara Rubin, the Velvet Underground’s first album might not have ever seen the light of day. Allen Ginsberg would not have headlined London’s first “happening” and Bob Dylan would likely have missed out on writing “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat.”...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Controversy over Missouri Planned Parenthood branch shows the dishonesty of the pro-abortion movement In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, the debate over abortion stand outs as an issue that can sway voters like no other. Many Democrats, angry after the seating of Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, are convinced the "right" to kill the unborn is under attack. On t...
21:00, 06/25/2019

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before entering politics....
04:34, 05/27/2019

Japanese women petition against high heels at work, with #KuToo movement going viral A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
08:00, 06/04/2019

All hail Theresa May, reluctant hero of the Scottish independence movement | Kevin McKenna With Brexit and Boris Johnson playing badly north of the border, the PM’s legacy could be a break-up of the unionThe problem with legacies and the obsession of departing leaders to bequeath them is that the wrong sort can breenge in and wreck the place. Tony Blair modernised the Labour party, repeal...
16:17, 07/05/2019

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
09:17, 08/18/2019

New York leads Pride parades as LGBTQ activists debate state of movement Two marches in Manhattan, many more around USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersNew York’s massive LGBTQ Pride march kicked off Sunday with attendees cheering the cast of Pose, the FX show about late-20th century ballroom culture, and a car representing the activists Sylvia Riv...
21:34, 06/30/2019

NYPD Apologizes for 1969 Stonewall Inn Raid That Sparked Modern Gay Pride Movement New York City’s police commissioner apologized Thursday for the “discriminatory and oppressive” police raid 50 years ago on the Stonewall Inn that inspired what became the modern gay pride movement....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a threat to families and society. US and other weste...
00:00, 06/09/2019

Uber’s Movement Speeds feature offers hourly street-level traffic data Uber today announced the launch of Uber Movement Speeds, an expansion of its Movement product that offers street-level hourly traffic speeds.Read More...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't want their child vaccinated....
22:51, 06/13/2019

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' as demonstrators 'prepared to die for the movement' Two-months of growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have become increasingly violent have drawn a stark warning from China on Tuesday, which said it will be "only a matter of time" before it punishes those behind the demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
05:00, 08/07/2019

Georgia's effective abortion ban reveals the cruelty of the anti-choice movement | Moira Donegan Under the new law, it’s possible that Georgia authorities could start treating every miscarriage as a potential homicideThe anti-choice movement has taken a sadistic turn in Georgia, where a new abortion ban, called HB 481, has just been signed by Governor Brian Kemp. Signed into law this Tuesday an...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement, regional leaders fear arrest The disputed region of Kashmir was thrown into further turmoil in the early hours of Monday as regional leaders said they feared being arrested and Indian officials imposed restrictions in the city of Srinagar and suspended mobile data services in parts of the state....
01:17, 08/05/2019

LGBT rights movement a threat to Poland, says conservative party chief Jaroslaw Kaczynski Jaroslaw Kaczynski, a parliament member who has tremendous influence as leader of the Law and Justice party, said "everyone must accept Christianity."        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

NYPD apologizes for 1969 Stonewall raid that birthed modern LGBT rights movement New York City's police commissioner apologized Thursday for the June 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar, an event widely cited as the beginning of the modern LGBT rights movement....
01:34, 06/07/2019

Maher slams far-left Dems for backing anti-Israel BDS movement: A 'bulls--- purity test' "Real Time" host Bill Maher spent part of Friday's show slamming the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement, calling it a "bulls--- purity test."...
10:00, 08/17/2019

Bold Stance: Secret Has Announced That No Matter How Far The Body-Positivity Movement Goes, They’ll Never Pretend Like A Woman Smelling Bad Is Anything But Disgusting Many companies choose to play it safe with their marketing to avoid offending potential customers, but one deodorant brand just took a seriously bold stance: Secret has announced that no matter how far the body-positivity movement goes, they’ll never pretend like a woman smelling bad is anything but...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Is Suing a Blogger in an Effort to Push Back Against the ‘Free Britney’ Movement LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conservatorship that oversees Britney Spears’ personal life and career sued the creator of a blog devoted to the pop superstar Wednesday in an increasingly aggressive effort to push back against the so-called “Free Britney” movement, which alleges the s...
07:17, 06/27/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can force politicians to listen....
19:51, 05/03/2019

BlackRock backs Persimmon on CEO's £25m pay The biggest shareholder in Persimmon has thrown its weight behind the housebuilder‎'s board ahead of a crunch shareholder meeting on Wednesday that will provide another focal point in the debate about executive pay....
19:51, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement — going from strength to strength An extradition bill has recently sparked mass protests in Hong Kong. The bill has been stalled, but the citizens want it scrapped and Chief Executive Lam ousted. DW looks at the pro-democracy movement's major milestones....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Anadarko backs Occidental's revised bid Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday that its board backed a $38 billion bid from Occidental Petroleum Corp, adding pressure on rival Chevron Corp to raise its offer or walk away from the takeover contest....
01:34, 05/07/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
20:34, 05/27/2019

Severe Threat Backs Off But We’re Still Unsettled Our midweek round of strong to severe storms faded early Thursday morning but we’re not done with active weather. The combination of a cold front stalling out across the Ohio River Valley and an approaching upper low will keep scattered showers and storms firing the rest of the week and into t...
12:51, 06/06/2019

CBOE TO LAUNCH S&P 500 ANNUAL DIVIDEND INDEX OPTIONS ON MAY 25:Aimed at Customers Accustomed to Viewing Dividend Movement Over Entire Year CHICAGO, IL, May 13, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced plans to begin trading options on the S&P 500® Annual Dividend Index (ticker symbol - DIVD) on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Initially, two annual expirations - December 2010 and December 2011 - will ......
07:34, 05/03/2019

Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League "Liverpool are overwhelming favourites to win the Champions League title when they face Tottenham Hotspur in the final in Madrid on June 1, former England striker and television pundit Gary Lineker has said."...
09:34, 05/17/2019

| Serena backs Nike after maternity pay controversy Serena Williams backed her sponsor Nike after controversy over the sporting goods giant's maternity policy, saying that "it's about learning from mistakes"....
02:34, 05/28/2019

Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants’ win over D’backs PHOENIX (AP) — Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Belt hit solo home runs to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5 Saturday night. Madison Bumgarner (3-4) pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing four runs and five hits with six strikeouts. He won for the third time in his last four starts....
10:17, 05/19/2019

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
02:34, 07/13/2019

| Curwin Bosch backs Beauden Barrett: 'We all do this' Sharks back Curwin Bosch seemingly has no issue with Beauden Barrett stealing a few metres before kicking a penalty against the Springboks last weekend....
22:17, 07/31/2019

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count immigrants in the US....
10:34, 07/12/2019

Protect Your Pin Collection With These Affordable Locking Backs Do you collect enamel pins? If so, you’ve probably noticed that the soft backs that usually come with them can be removed all too easily. Get these locking backs instead to keep them secure....
03:34, 07/23/2019

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants’ 6-3 win over D-Backs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Posey came into the game hitless in 15 straight at-bats and with only 18 RBIs on the ent...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems....
01:17, 06/27/2019

Lamb hits first HR in more than a year, D-backs top Rockies Jake Lamb hit his first home run in more than a year and Robbie Ray threw six strong innings to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies       ...
15:17, 07/07/2019

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
07:51, 07/19/2019

Trump backs away from stronger gun background checks Trump had initially showed support for strengthening the federal background check system -- so that "sick people don't get guns" -- following the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. But he appears to have softened his stance, telling reporters that "we have very, very strong backgrou...
01:34, 08/21/2019

Webb backs VAR to improve Premier League "Howard Webb has more experience than most of officiating top flight football matches and his stint in North America\u0027s Major League Soccer has convinced him that Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will only improve the English Premier League."...
15:00, 08/09/2019

D-backs roll Pirates but Greinke injured Zack Greinke pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings before leaving with abdominal tightness as the Arizona Diamondbacks cruised past the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1 Wednesday afternoon in Phoenix....
03:17, 05/16/2019

Brunei backs away from death by stoning for gay sex, adultery The country’s sultan said that Brunei had a de facto moratorium on the death penalty under common law and that it would be extended to cases under a new Islamic law penal code....
14:17, 05/06/2019

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:34, 05/23/2019

These running backs will provide best fantasy football value “The Price Is Right” is a game show everyone knows. We watched as children with our parents. Our children watched with us. And every show magically culminates in an epic Showcase Showdown. Well, maybe it isn’t so epic, especially in today’s times, because the showcase often is a collection of stuff ...
06:17, 08/18/2019

Schumer backs Trump on China tariffs Republicans are anxious about President Trump’s effort to impose new tariffs on China, but one of his staunchest political foes continues to defend him on it....
04:51, 05/15/2019

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says he plans to recommend the agency approve the $26.5 billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint, saying it’ll speed up 5G deployment in the U.S. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai also said Monday that the combination w...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Peralta’s hit gives D-Backs 3-2 win, stops Dodgers streak PHOENIX (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit a tying double in the eighth inning with the help of Chase Field’s new artificial turf, David Peralta had a winning single in the 11th, and the Arizona Diamondbacks slowed the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 3-2 win Wednesday that avoided a three-game sweep. The two-...
03:51, 06/06/2019

Britain's richest man backs new sub two-hour marathon bid Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will once again attempt to become the first athlete to break the two-hour marathon barrier in an event being staged in London later this year....
13:34, 05/06/2019

Rockets owner backs D'Antoni as coach Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni will return for the final season of a four-year contract, team owner Tilman Fertitta said in a story in the Houston Chronicle on Friday....
02:00, 05/18/2019

UK Labour's Corbyn backs second referendum on any Brexit deal British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backed a second referendum on any Brexit deal on Wednesday, his strongest support yet for a vote he said must offer "real choices" for those who want to leave or stay in the EU....
18:51, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
22:51, 07/13/2019

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

Airbus Backs Upgrades to Planes Despite Boeing's 737 MAX Troubles Airbus supported upgrading older-model planes for efficiency—instead of always pursuing brand-new designs—after the two crashes by Boeing’s 737 MAX planes raised questions about whether legacy planes can evolve safely....
15:00, 05/21/2019

McMahon drives in 3 as Rockies beat Greinke, D-backs 6-4 Ryan McMahon hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning to make up for a costly error, and the Colorado Rockies added on in a 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
10:17, 06/20/2019

ISS backs activist investor Kimmeridge's two nominees to PDC board Activist investor Kimmeridge Energy Management Co said on Friday shareholder advisory group ISS recommended two of its board nominees for PDC Energy Inc, a day after Glass Lewis backed the company's full slate of directors....
02:34, 05/18/2019

Pep Guardiola happy to start season with only three centre-backs • Manchester City manager ‘so happy’ with the squad he has• Guardiola wants Leroy Sané to stay despite Bayern interestPep Guardiola has said it is not vital Manchester City sign a new centre-back before the start of their Premier League title defence. Related: Kompany quits Manchester City to become...
18:00, 07/19/2019

| Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca are still hurting Lionel Messi wants Ernesto Valverde to continue as Barcelona coach but admits the team have not recovered from their Champions League loss to Liverpool....
00:17, 05/25/2019

D-backs place LF David Peralta on IL with shoulder injury SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left fielder David Peralta on the 10-day injured list with an injured right shoulder. The Diamondbacks also called up first baseman Kevin Cron and outfielder Tim Locastro from Triple-A Reno on Friday. Arizona had an open spot on the 25-man ro...
01:00, 05/25/2019

The Londoner: Entreprepurr Jeremy Hunt backs Larry the Cat In today's Londoner: Fears for Larry the cat / Germans want their own John Bercow / Georgia Toffolo joins team Boris / Nick Clegg sticks out "like a sore thumb"...
04:34, 07/19/2019

| Sharks hooker backs Pollard's French sojourn After spending several years in France, Sharks hooker Craig Burden says Handre Pollard's decision to join Montpellier is an experience he will never regret....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Arenado, Senzatela lead Rockies to rout of D-backs PHOENIX (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered and drove in three, Antonio Senzatela pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 Tuesday night. Charlie Blackmon stayed hot with three hits, and the Rockies (39-35) took over second place in the NL West...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Backs P Chidambaram, Says He's "Being Hunted" Congress MP P Chidambaram's lawyer has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation under what law his client has been told to appear within two hours in an alleged corruption case....
07:34, 08/21/2019

Lewis backs 'F1 great' Vettel to rebound from slump Lewis Hamilton is sure Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel will recover from his recent run of mistakes and rediscover the form which made him a four-time world champion....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Renault backs new electric car in Andros Trophy for 2019/20 Renault will provide manufacturer backing to the DA Racing team in the top class of the Andros Trophy, as the series switches to electric power in 2019/20...
19:17, 07/20/2019

MLB roundup: Zobrist, Cubs outlast D-backs in 15 innings Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras homered, and Ben Zobrist broke a tie with a two-run double in a three-run 15th inning as the Chicago Cubs outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks for a 6-5 victory on Sunday in Phoenix....
10:51, 04/29/2019

Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson in UK leadership race LONDON (AP) — A former candidate to lead Britain’s Conservative Party has thrown her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson. Andrea Leadsom, an ardent backer of Britain’s exit from the European Union, told LBC Radio that she’s backing Johnson, because “I think he will be a...
11:17, 06/18/2019

Austrian far right crashes out of government as president backs Kurz The far-right Freedom Party (FPO) quit Austria's coalition government on Tuesday after the president sided with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and sacked the hardline FPO interior minister, paving the way for a caretaker government....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
16:51, 06/18/2019

China backs police in Hong Kong unrest Beijing has urged protesters to renounce violence, saying it's having a "disheartening" effect on the economy. The mainland government said it "strongly supports" the Hong Kong government and its police force....
18:51, 07/29/2019

ISS backs Icahn's call for more shareholder say after Anadarko deal Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Thursday urged Occidental Petroleum Corp shareholders to ask management to let them weigh in on board and governance issues as the company......
01:17, 07/26/2019

Wainwright throws 7 scoreless, Cardinals beat D-Backs 5-2 Paul Goldschmidt homered, Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2       ...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Senate panel backs Saudi sanctions measure The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday backed legislation that would impose some sanctions on the Saudi royal family and block some weapons sales, pushing back against President Donald Trump's close ties to the kingdom....
19:17, 07/25/2019

The top 10 defensive backs in college football for 2019 is headlined by LSU USA TODAY Sports wraps up its positional rankings for the 2019 college football season by breaking down the best defensive backs in the country.       ...
16:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. Senate committee backs Trump nominee to be U.N. ambassador The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday backed Kelly Craft, currently the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations....
19:00, 07/25/2019

"He Is Being Shamefully Hunted Down": Priyanka Gandhi Backs P Chidambaram As former Union Minister P Chidambaram appeared to face arrest in a corruption investigation, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted in support of the senior Congress leader, alleging that he was being......
07:34, 08/21/2019

'Once you win here, why not win on the Champs-Elysees?' - Kelly backs Ewan to win in Paris "Caleb Ewan can underline his status as the fastest man in cycling by claiming victory on the Champs-Elysees, according to Eurosport expert Sean Kelly."...
23:51, 07/23/2019

Top EU court backs environmentalists on stricter air quality standards The European Court of Justice has ruled that results from different areas cannot be averaged to assess air quality standards. The judgement could compel local and national authorities to tighten air pollution standards....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Erdogan backs re-run of Istanbul vote after 'organized corruption' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that March's Istanbul election was marred by "organized corruption" and illegality, and that the decision to re-run the vote was an important step towards strengthening democracy....
12:17, 05/07/2019

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
02:51, 06/07/2019

| 'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan Analysts have rebuked the economic part of the United States' Middle East peace plan for failing to address the main problem that has heavily curbed the Palestinian economy - the 52-year-old Israeli military occupation over the Palestinian territories....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Let the most popular win: Oregon backs change in presidential voting Lawmakers in Oregon passed legislation on Wednesday to award its seven Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide, rather than the candidate who gets the most votes in the state....
12:51, 06/06/2019

Army Backs Plan To Tax Disability Pension, Says Not For "Tax Exemption" In a circular issued June 24, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said pensions drawn by personnel who retired under normal circumstances would be taxed. It also clarified that disability pensions,......
14:00, 07/03/2019

Peralta's hit gives D-Backs 3-2 win, stops Dodgers streak Jarrod Dyson hit a tying double with the help of Chase Field's new artificial turf in the eighth inning, David Peralta had a winning single in the 11th, and the Arizona Diamondbacks slowed the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 3-2 win that avoided a...        ...
03:17, 06/06/2019

Locastro wins it, D-backs end six-game losing streak PHOENIX (AP) — Tim Locastro’s single with the bases loaded in the 10th inning gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Locastro line drive to left field scored Nick Ahmed and helped the Diamondbacks end a season-long six-game losing streak. Giants reliev...
01:51, 06/24/2019

Teenager Gauff backs up Venus win to reach third round American 15-year-old Cori "Coco" Gauff showed her stunning first-round defeat of Venus Williams was no flash in the pan as she outclassed Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-3 to reach the third round of Wimbledon on Wednesday....
06:17, 07/04/2019

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoenaed six years of Trump’s tax returns in May...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 for 5th straight home walk-off win All-Star Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a major league-tying fifth consecutive walk-off victory at home, 5-4 over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
08:51, 07/04/2019

MLB roundup: Bellinger blasts D-backs, extends L.A.'s walk-off run The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their late-game heroics, winning their fifth consecutive home game in walk-off fashion, this time on a Cody Bellinger home run in the 10th inning for a 5-4 victory Wednesday over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks....
10:34, 07/04/2019

Google Backs Down After New Zealand Murder Case Gaffe Google agreed Friday to change how it publishes New Zealand news after top officials lashed out at Google for breaching court suppression orders in a high-profile murder case....
20:51, 07/05/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela uprising, but says it won't intervene militarily Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, and called on other nations to do the same....
03:51, 05/01/2019

"Above All This": Harbhajan Singh Backs Gautam Gambhir In Pamphlets War Former cricketer and East Delhi candidate Gautam Gambhir, who is in the eye of a raging row with the Aam Aadmi Party over derogatory pamphlets on his rival Atishi, got support from cricketer colleague......
12:34, 05/10/2019

LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated, Epstein backs Maddon LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated for leukemia, Epstein supports Maddon, prospects set for Futures Game, Yankees-Rays cap hard-fought series       ...
15:17, 07/07/2019

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country has taken such strong action against the chemical over concerns that it can cause cancer....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Djokovic backs Gimelstob's decision to quit ATP board "World number one Novak Djokovic said Justin Gimelstob made a \u0027wise decision\u0027 to step down from the ATP board of directors but also suggested he might make a return in the future."...
08:51, 05/07/2019

House oversight panel backs subpoena for Conway The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the panel as it looks into allegations that she repeatedly violated the Hatch Act. (June 26)        ...
01:51, 06/27/2019

D-Backs, Phillies set MLB record with 13 combined home runs The Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies combined to hit 13 home runs, a new Major League single-game record, in Monday's 13-6 Diamondbacks victory....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Walk this way: Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 on 5 straight walks Cody Bellinger's bases-loaded walk _ the fifth in a row given up by Arizona's bullpen with two outs _ forced in the winning run in the ninth and helped the Los Angeles Dodgers edge the Diamondbacks 5-4       ...
09:51, 07/03/2019

D-backs ruin Gonsolin’s debut, whip Dodgers Arizona led 4-0 after four batters to spoil the debut of Los Angeles Dodgers rookie right-hander Tony Gonsolin, and the Diamondbacks cruised to an 8-2 win Wednesday afternoon in Phoenix....
04:34, 06/27/2019

MLB roundup: D-backs top Phils in record 13-homer game The Diamondbacks hit a franchise-record eight home runs, and they combined with the Phillies for a major-league-record 13 homers as Arizona won 13-8 at Philadelphia on Monday....
21:34, 06/11/2019

CNN backs Chris Cuomo after caught-on-video confrontation CNN says it completely supports anchor Chris Cuomo after video surfaced of him threatening to push a man down some stairs during a confrontation after the man apparently called him “Fredo,” in a seeming reference to the “Godfather” movies...
15:52, 08/13/2019

Dodgers, D-backs clear benches after heated 11th Both benches cleared after the final out Friday when D-backs reliever Archie Bradley shouted at the Dodgers' dugout after completing his third save. Earlier in the 11th, Bradley had exchanged gestures with A.J. Pollock after a controversial video review....
11:51, 08/10/2019

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

England center backs doubtful for World Cup quarterfinals England could be without center backs Steph Houghton and Millie Bright for the team's Women's World Cup quarterfinal match against Norway       ...
12:34, 06/26/2019

| Warne backs Archer to challenge Smith in Ashes Australia great Shane Warne believes Jofra Archer could be the man to stop Steve Smith's Ashes run-spree as "no one likes to face tall 145km/h bowlers"....
00:17, 08/10/2019

Brunei backs down on gay sex death penalty after international backlash Brunei will not impose the death penalty on those convicted of having gay sex, in an apparent bid to temper international condemnation following its roll out of strict new Islamic laws last month....
09:00, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump Says US Backs Israel '100%' Over Gaza Escalation President Donald Trump assured Israel on Sunday that it has Washington's full support after the Jewish state led waves of retaliatory strikes in the Gaza Strip in response to Palestinian rockets....
12:17, 05/06/2019

Erdogan signals he backs re-run of contested Istanbul vote Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Saturday he backs a re-run of mayoral elections in Istanbul which resulted in a narrow victory for the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) for the first time in 25 years....
19:51, 05/04/2019

| Kirsten backs Mzansi Super League to keep improving New Durban Heat coach Gary Kirsten believes that if CSA takes on key learnings year after year, the Mzansi Super League can become a financial success...
11:34, 08/15/2019

Brexit Party MEPs turn their backs on EU anthem Members of Britain's Brexit Party turned their backs on the EU anthem on Tuesday as it was played live at the opening of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, in a move that other lawmakers branded disgraceful and pathetic....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Shoaib Akhtar Backs India To Win World Cup 2019 India will take on New Zealand in the first semi-final, which will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday. The final of World Cup 2019 will be played at Lord's on July 14....
15:17, 07/07/2019

Iannetta homers in 7th, Rox beat D’backs 6-2 on rainy night DENVER (AP) — Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the seventh on a cool and drizzly Tuesday evening, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Iannetta sent a curve from Merrill Kelly over the left-field fence for his fourth homer of the season. He was a late additio...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Top NY biz group backs driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants ALBANY — A top New York State top business group backs legislation giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — claiming it will be a boon to the economy. “This is the law in 12 states and its been beneficial to those states’ economies,” Heather Briccetti, CEO of the Business Council of New York...
04:17, 05/30/2019

MLB roundup: Homer-happy Rockies sweep D-backs Trevor Story had four hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 on Thursday in Denver to sweep a four-game series....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Adams has 2 HR, 7 RBIs as Nats pound D'backs 15-5 Matt Adams homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, Anibal Sanchez got his 100th career victory, and the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 15-5 to split their four-game series       ...
19:17, 06/17/2019

Hal Steinbrenner backs Yankees’ quiet trade deadline After a very long search to add a starting pitcher to a rotation that has been leaking fluids recently, the Yankees weren’t going to make a deal just to complete a cosmetic move. Showing his trademark patience and balancing the Yankees’ determination to win today while not crippling tomorrow’s chanc...
03:51, 08/02/2019

Garver’s homer backs Gibson in Twins’ 2-0 win over Royals MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver’s two-run homer in the eighth inning snapped a scoreless tie, and Kyle Gibson gave up two hits in eight innings in the Minnesota Twins’ 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Garver’s 11th home run of the season was deep to the berm...
05:51, 06/15/2019

Brailsford backs Froome to come back after horror crash Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford expects four times Tour de France champion Chris Froome to return to elite cycling after last week's horror crash at the Criterium du Dauphine....
12:34, 06/17/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit....
20:17, 05/13/2019

El Salvador ex-first lady backs out of corruption plea deal SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A former El Salvador first lady has pulled out of a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to corruption charges after they demanded she return $17.3 million in allegedly ill-gotten gains. Ana Ligia de Saca’s deal would have given her an abbreviated legal proces...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
19:17, 05/30/2019

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
14:17, 06/16/2019

Senate committee backs Hyten for Pentagon post The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed General John Hyten to be the second-highest ranking U.S. military official, a day after he denied sexual assault allegations against him....
00:17, 08/01/2019

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
14:51, 07/09/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit, as the EU called for restraint....
04:17, 05/14/2019

Former rival Hancock backs Johnson to 'bring country together' Boris Johnson has won the much sought-after endorsement of former Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock, despite being attacked by his rivals for snubbing the first TV debate....
05:51, 06/17/2019

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi......
03:51, 06/10/2019

LeSean McCoy isn’t threatened by all the running backs Bills brought in LeSean McCoy isn’t bothered by a few fresh faces in Buffalo. McCoy, who hill turn 31 in July, struggled through the worst year of his illustrious career in 2018, rushing for 514 yards and three touchdowns, averaging just 3.2 yards per carry. Both McCoy’s rushing yards and yards per carry were career...
18:17, 06/13/2019

Johnson dodges question on ambassador's future as Hunt backs Sir Kim Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he will keep Britain's ambassador to the US in post after the leak of sensitive diplomatic messages about Donald Trump....
09:00, 07/10/2019

Coach Kerr backs Scots to bring 'A-game' against Argentina Scotland must "bring their A-game" to their final group stage match of the women's World Cup against Argentina on Wednesday if they are to have any hope of reaching the last-16, coach Shelley Kerr has said....
09:17, 06/19/2019

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restored in Belfast by October 21....
02:17, 07/10/2019

NASA backs demo that will 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit NASA is expanding its efforts to bring 3D printing to space. The agency has given Made In Space a $73.3 million contract to demonstrate the ability to 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit using Archinaut One (shown above), a robotic manufacturing ship......
00:17, 07/15/2019

Bolsonaro backs Rio to host 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vowed on Monday to move the 2021 Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix to Rio de Janeiro after the contract for Sao Paulo's Interlagos racetrack expires next year....
04:00, 06/25/2019

Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliament Nigel Farage faces wall with party members for European anthem on opening dayNigel Farage and his Brexit party MEPs turned their backs during the playing of the European anthem at a ceremony to mark the opening of the European parliament.As a saxophone quartet and opera singer performed Beethoven’s ...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection....
19:51, 07/10/2019

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any Brexit deal after the Labour leadership came under overwhelming pressure to halt the exodus of its remain voters who backed pro-EU parties at the Euro...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Clijsters backs Bertens as contender for Roland Garros title "Eurosport pundit Kim Clijsters says the women’s competition at Roland Garros is “wide open” as defending champion Simona Halep returns without former coach Darren Cahill."...
17:34, 05/25/2019

President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Trump issued an executive order Thursday that directs other federal agencies and departments to provide...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an international framework....
21:51, 07/11/2019

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
19:51, 06/17/2019

The Supreme Court Backs White Minority Rule for Generations to Come The Supreme Court dealt a potential hammer blow to voting rights in America on Wednesday, ruling that federal courts could not judge issues of partisan gerrymandering because it would “countermand the Framers’ decision to entrust districting to political entities.” The decision could lead to...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Steph Houghton backs ‘scary’ England to improve at World Cup • Captain in bullish mood after narrow win over Scotland• ‘In another day we’d have scored a few more,’ says HoughtonSteph Houghton sent a warning to England’s World Cup rivals following their 2-1 defeat of Scotland on Sunday, saying it was “scary” that the Lionesses came out on top despite not play...
15:51, 06/10/2019

‘I don’t know why he’s here’: Adam Peaty backs Scott’s decision to snub Sun Yang • Sun shouted ‘you’re a loser’ at Duncan Scott after being shunned• ‘Should he be in sport when people are booing him,’ says PeatyAdam Peaty has backed the decision by British bronze medallist Duncan Scott to snub Sun Yang on the podium on Tuesday after the controversial Chinese swimmer’s victory in...
19:17, 07/23/2019

Lewis Hamilton performs handbrake turn and backs Wolff for F1’s top job • World champion now concedes Mercedes principal fits bill• GPDA to continue offering input into the future of F1Lewis Hamilton has changed his stance on the suitability of his Mercedes team principal to run Formula One and now says Toto Wolff would make an excellent candidate to take over the sport...
03:34, 06/28/2019

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champion has sent a message of support to the Matildas ahead of their women's World Cup opener....
12:17, 06/09/2019

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation. In an interview with the Mir television station in Russia, ...
12:17, 06/13/2019

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency recommended against it on grounds the plane would not be operationally ready in 2019....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Late Night Backs Up ‘the Squad’ After Trump’s Accusatory Tweets Seth Meyers said of the congresswomen that “if you’re asking them to fix the totally broken, crime-infested governments of their home countries, they’re trying.”...
10:34, 07/16/2019

Unifor backs UAW's 'nice and aggressive' start to contract talks Unifor President Jerry Dias doesn’t get a chance to sit across from Detroit 3 executives until the summer of 2020 -- all but one Canadian contract expires in September 2020....
04:34, 07/16/2019

Apple backs up privacy chest-beating with critical new feature Apple showed at WWDC that it’s practicing what it’s preaching, with strong new privacy features woven in everywhere from the Mac to the Apple Watch.        ...
19:34, 06/04/2019

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
00:17, 06/17/2019

D'backs tie franchise record with 21 hits, beat Rangers 19-4 Eduardo Escobar homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record with 21 hits while thumping the Texas Rangers 19-4       ...
09:17, 07/18/2019

Renault backs Nissan's move to give it boardroom seats French ministers have consistently highlighted the importance of ensuring the two-decade alliance between Renault and Nissan remains strong, before planning any further consolidation....
23:51, 06/20/2019

German court backs Bundeswehr decision to dismiss far-right janitor A Berlin labor court has ruled that the dismissal of a janitor by the German military due to links with the far-right was justified. The employee was fired over his online opinions and membership of an extremist group....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
09:34, 06/04/2019

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
07:51, 06/04/2019

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
02:51, 05/23/2019

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris....
19:51, 06/16/2019

On eve of UK visit, Trump backs Boris Johnson, dings duchess WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing in on the United Kingdom’s political maelstrom days before his state visit, saying Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” prime minister and calling Meghan Markle “nasty.” Trump is expressing support for Johnson, the c...
02:34, 06/01/2019

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face hefty fines....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Aidy Boothroyd backs England Under-21s’ hard work to excite • Coach out to enhance home reputation in Euros• Boothroyd’s team face tricky French test on TuesdayRoaring lions and motivational lines from figures such as Raheem Sterling and Gareth Southgate decorate the walls of England’s training base but the home of Sammaurese provides none of the comfort of ...
07:00, 06/16/2019

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

Team Trump backs off threat to slap tariffs on Mexico Team Trump on Wednesday appeared to back off the president’s threat to slap 5 percent tariffs on Mexican imports, with a top White House trade official suggesting they wouldn’t be needed because the US now has “the Mexicans’ attention” on border security. “We believe that these tariffs may not have ...
20:17, 06/05/2019

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
23:34, 07/09/2019

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger Sprint and T-Mobile US has won the support of the chairman of the US telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint’s Boost Mobile cell service. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he wil...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint's Boost Mobile cell service....
17:17, 05/20/2019

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc....
17:51, 07/09/2019

Wiggins backs Thomas to impress at 2019 Tour de France "Bradley Wiggins says Geraint Thomas as the mental strength to mount a strong bid for a second Tour de France title despite a difficult 2019 season."...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Gareth Southgate backs Stones and Barkley after errors against Netherlands • ‘John will get horrible criticism for that mistake’• England to continue playing from the backGareth Southgate has thrown his support behind John Stones and Ross Barkley and insisted his team will continue to play the ball out short from the back after dreadful errors in extra time condemned Engla...
01:51, 06/07/2019

Tucson native with Dodgers excited to play in Arizona vs. D-Backs PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are gearing up for a 3-game series against Major League Baseball’s top team (The Dodgers) beginning Monday evening.  It’ll also be a state homecoming for the Dodgers’ Alex Verdugo.  Verdugo was born and raised in Tucson and is a Sahuaro High...
10:34, 06/24/2019

Etzebeth backs changed Boks to rise to the occasion against Australia South Africa captain Eben Etzebeth says the team selected for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday is not second-string in comparison to the one sent to New Zealand....
15:34, 07/19/2019

Crown backs down and ‘refines’ plans for offshore wind auction Tender process for seabed use made more transparent after warnings from energy firmsThe Queen’s property manager has bowed to criticism over its plans for the biggest offshore wind auction in a decade by agreeing to fairer terms for renewable energy companies.The Crown Estate, which holds the rights...
08:00, 07/19/2019

UK PM May backs return of maintenance grants for poorer university students Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce her backing on Thursday for the reintroduction of maintenance grants for university students from disadvantaged backgrounds, a move that will pressure her successor to follow suit....
05:17, 05/30/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautioned China that the "one country, two systems" should not be cast aside....
14:00, 07/03/2019

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded jet with 200-plane order Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX jets that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Vidal backs Messi over Copa America referee criticism "Chile\u0027s Arturo Vidal has backed Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi after the Argentina attacker slammed the quality of refereeing in the Copa America."...
19:17, 07/07/2019

Greinke exits with abdominal tightness, D-backs rout Pirates PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1 on Wednesday. Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Greinke would get an MRI on Friday. Greinke (6-1) all...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Anadarko backs Occidental's revised bid, pressuring Chevron to respond Anadarko Petroleum Corp's board on Monday backed a $38 billion bid from Occidental Petroleum Corp, adding pressure on rival Chevron Corp to raise its offer or walk away from the takeover contest....
06:34, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-ISS backs Icahn's call for more shareholder say after Anadarko deal Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Thursday urged Occidental Petroleum Corp shareholders to ask management to let them weigh in on board and governance issues as the company buys rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp.....
21:00, 07/25/2019

Tony Romo reveals top fantasy football running backs Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo told UPI which running back he would pick first in a fantasy football draft. He also said he thinks Ezekiel Elliott is a 'coin flip' when it comes to missing games in 2019....
05:34, 08/16/2019

Guardiola thanks ‘incredible’ Liverpool but backs Manchester City to kick on • Manager turns sights to FA Cup final after Premier League title• ‘Winning gives you energy … it’s so addictive,’ says Pep GuardiolaPep Guardiola thanked Liverpool for pushing Manchester City to new heights this season and having claimed the toughest top-flight title of his career warned that his t...
01:34, 05/13/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal ahead of crucial meeting German, French and British foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise visit....
12:51, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Total backs Occidental's Anadarko bid with deal to buy assets France's Total SA said on Sunday it has agreed with Occidental Petroleum Corp to acquire the African assets of Anadarko Petroleum Corp for $8.8 billion, should the two U.S. oil and gas companies clinch a deal to combine....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Warne Backs Archer To Be Smith's "Biggest Challenge" In Ashes Shane Warne believes Jofra Archer's extra pace, as well as the knowledge gained from playing alongside Steve Smith in the IPL, will stand him in good stead if he is selected....
00:17, 08/10/2019

Singapore PM's brother backs opposition party in election twist The Singapore prime minister's estranged brother has thrown his support behind a newly-formed opposition party in an intriguing twist ahead of elections expected to be held as soon as this year....
06:51, 07/29/2019

FDA panel backs Gilead's HIV prevention drug Descovy, except in women An FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted in favor of Gilead Sciences Inc's combination drug to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV infection in men and transgender women who have sex with men....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Fantasy football: Running backs with easiest schedules, best values New England Patriots running back Sony Michel could be the steal of your draft this season, according to UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler. Read for more running backs with easy schedules in 2019....
16:00, 08/14/2019

Acuña crushes tiebreaking homer, Braves beat D’backs 2-1 PHOENIX (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a long, tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves overcame Zack Greinke’s latest strong start to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Friday night. After hitting cleanup for much of the season, Acuña returned to the leadoff spot — his regul...
11:00, 05/11/2019

Sanders backs Warren after Liz Cheney attacks 'no first use' nuclear policy Sanders rejects ‘national security advice from a Cheney’Congresswoman is daughter of Iraq war architect Dick CheneyBernie Sanders has defended his rival for the Democratic presidential 2020 nomination, Elizabeth Warren, after her policy against pre-emptive use of America’s nuclear weapons was attack...
21:51, 08/03/2019

Capitol Hill rally backs freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar Activists and members of Congress rallied in support of Rep. Ilhan Omar. Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. (April 30)        ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Congress's Janardhan Dwivedi Backs Centre's Kashmir Move. He's Not Alone While it led protests in parliament today against the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir by scrapping Article 370, the Congress was embarrassed by voices of its own leaders......
22:34, 08/05/2019

The big kick-off, English centre-backs and Crusty – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss the Community Shield, Harry Maguire and the centre-back daisy chain, Nicolas Pépé, the return of the Football League and Crusty the PieJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.Back for another season, we start by lo...
23:34, 08/05/2019

Yastrzemski hits 3 HRs, Giants beat D'backs in 11 innings Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th inning, and the San Francisco Giants recovered after squandering two late leads, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9       ...
16:34, 08/17/2019

"Aimed At Improving Efficiency": UAE Backs India On Article 370 Move The United Arab Emirates today supported the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcation of the state into two union territories. Several nations, including the UN......
15:34, 08/06/2019

Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission Denmark said on Friday it welcomed a British government proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution....
14:00, 07/26/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Kelly blasts 2 late homers, D-backs beat Dodgers 3-2 in 11 Carson Kelly hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning and a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th, propelling the Diamondbacks to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Dodgers       ...
11:17, 08/10/2019

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Mamata Banerjee Backs Raj Thackeray Initiative For End To Voting Machines Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday invited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to a rally his party will hold on August 21 in Mumbai to launch a movement demanding the......
20:17, 07/31/2019

Senate backs Trump judicial pick who disparaged Obama WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a new federal judge in Eastern Texas, despite comments he made disparaging former President Barack Obama. Lawyer Michael Truncale was confirmed, 49-46, on Tuesday. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was the only Republican to vote against President Donald Trump’s ...
22:51, 05/14/2019

White House says still backs Moore for Fed, reviewing past remarks U.S. President Donald Trump's economic adviser on Tuesday said the White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, despite Democratic lawmakers' concerns about his competence and questions over his past remarks....
22:34, 04/29/2019

Man City's Guardiola backs 'special' Sterling to shine as striker "Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling\u0027s improving physicality and finesse can help him excel as a central striker when he is deployed in the role, manager Pep Guardiola has said."...
10:04, 08/12/2019

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration keep the United States as a party to the Paris Climate Agreement....
23:34, 05/02/2019

French interior minister backs off hospital ‘attack’ claim PARIS (AP) — France’s interior minister is backing off allegations that anti-government protesters carried out an “attack” on a hospital during a chaotic May Day demonstration that saw marchers scale a fence and enter the facility’s grounds. Under pressure over the disputed e...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Liverpool's Van Dijk backs Adrian to cover for injured Alisson "Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian\u0027s Premier League experience can help him seamlessly slot into their starting lineup if first choice Alisson is out for a long spell with a calf injury, defender Virgil van Dijk has said."...
10:04, 08/12/2019

State commission backs judge’s censure over conspiracy posts MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — County commissioners in Tennessee have voted in support of censuring a criminal court judge who posted links to anti-immigration articles and anti-Jewish conspiracy theories on social media. The Commercial Appeal reports the Shelby County Commission voted Monday in favor of a r...
15:17, 05/14/2019

UK PM backs 'stop-and-search' power, says will create 10,000 more spaces in prisons British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given support to the police's "stop-and-search powers" and also pledged to create "another 10,000 spaces" in UK prisons....
05:17, 08/11/2019

Bayliss backs Morgan to remain England captain after World Cup triumph • Head coach trusts captain for T20 World Cup next year• ‘The rest of the boys try and run through a brick wall for him’Eoin Morgan has been backed to remain as England captain for the foreseeable future after masterminding the World Cup victory that has sealed his place in the pantheon of British s...
20:17, 07/15/2019

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his presidency is creating "grave national concerns."...
08:51, 08/20/2019

Acuña crushes tiebreaking homer, Braves beat D'backs 2-1 Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a long, tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves overcame Zack Greinke's latest strong start to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1        ...
07:34, 05/11/2019

Lauer throws 7 impressive innings, Padres beat D'backs 5-2 Left-hander Eric Lauer pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in seven starts and the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2        ...
02:34, 05/23/2019

Gujarat Government Backs Potato Farmers In Legal Battle With PepsiCo The Gujarat government has decided to back the nine potato farmers locked in a legal battle with food and beverages giant PepsiCo after the latter dragged them to court for growing a potato variety......
05:17, 04/29/2019

Sen. Martha McSally, assault survivor, backs general accused of misconduct McSally — a retired Air Force pilot who revealed this year that she was raped by a superior officer — came out with a staunch defense of Air Force Gen. John Hyten....
17:51, 07/30/2019

Ump leaves Mets-D'backs game after foul ball to mask Plate umpire Jim Wolf was forced to leave the game between the New York Mets and Arizona Diamondbacks when he was struck in the mask by a foul ball in the second inning        ...
05:17, 06/01/2019

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
04:51, 06/01/2019

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cause cancer....
19:34, 07/02/2019