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Montgomery, a Cradle of Civil Rights, Elects Its First Black Mayor

“This is our season,” one lifelong resident of Alabama’s capital said of electing Steven Reed to lead the 200-year-old city that has been molded by its Confederate and civil rights history....

Montgomery, a Cradle of Civil Rights, Elects Its First Black Mayor

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Birthplace of U.S. civil rights movement elects first black mayor Montgomery, the capital of the southern U.S. state of Alabama, known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement for its 1950s bus boycotts over segregated seating, has elected the first black mayor in its 200-year history....
13:14 2019-10-09

A Long Time Coming: Montgomery Elects Its First Black Mayor, Steven Reed In more than 200 years, Montgomery, Ala.—the first capital of the Confederacy and the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement—has never had a black mayor. That changed Tuesday night, with voters decisively electing county probate judge Steven Reed to...
01:14 2019-10-10

Montgomery, Ala., elects city's first African-American mayor Alabama’s capital of Montgomery, which is known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected an African American mayor for the first time Tuesday in the city’s nearly 200-year history, according to reports....
12:56 2019-10-09

‘A historic day’: Montgomery, Alabama, elects its first African-American mayor Steven Reed, the Montgomery County probate judge, beat TV station owner David Woods and will be sworn into office Nov. 12 at Montgomery City Hall.        ...
04:00 2019-10-09

Montgomery elected its first black mayor in 200 years. This is why it matters In the two centuries since its founding, Alabama's capital of Montgomery and the birthplace of the civil rights movement has never had a black mayor....
10:00 2019-10-10

Alabama’s Capital Elects Its First Black Mayor in the City’s 200-Year History Voters in Alabama’s capital have elected the first black mayor in the city’s 200-year history. Probate Judge Steven Reed won Tuesday’s runoff election by a wide margin over David Woods, a white businessman. Reed will be the first Af...
06:00 2019-10-09

Alabama’s Capital Elects Steven Reed, First Black Mayor in the City’s 200-Year History (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama’s capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first African American mayor Tuesday. Probate Judge Steven Reed, 45, clasped the...
17:42 2019-10-09

Civil rights activists, actors and others call for release of former Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after 48 years in prisonLeading civil rights activists, academics, actors and writers are calling on Andrew Cuomo to release Jalil Muntaqim, a former Bl...
20:00 2019-05-21

What you need to know about the runoff election for Montgomery mayor Montgomery, Alabama will elect a new mayor and four new City Council members Tuesday. Here's what you need to know before you cast your vote.        ...
17:14 2019-10-08

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first transgender mayor....
15:42 2019-05-28

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
00:42 2019-06-17

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously restricting people’s freedoms, according to a new report that warns of a growing repression around the...
15:28 2019-05-21

How the Civil Rights Act emerged in a divisive U.S. 55 years ago Tuesday marks the 55th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act -- landmark legislation that outlawed discrimination in the United States based on race, religion, sex and national origin....
13:28 2019-07-02

Civil rights lawyers praise Dallas verdict Attorneys representing the family of a black man killed in his own apartment by a white Dallas police officer called a guilty verdict in the case "a huge victory." (Oct. 1)        ...
01:42 2019-10-02

Anti-vaxxers are comparing themselves to civil rights activists White moms in California are protesting against the state’s vaccine mandates — and comparing themselves to civil rights activists, according to a new report. During a recent sit-in at the California State Capitol, a group of anti-vaxxer w...
12:28 2019-09-19

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal law prohibits discrimination only on the basis of a person’s ...
09:56 2019-08-24

Paducah Council Weighing Religious Liberty, Civil Rights PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials are debating possible amendments to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the ordinance that passed in January 2018 added protections for residents who encounter d...
18:28 2019-05-24

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. — has died, her family announced late Saturday. She was 96. “The Chase family is heartbroken to share ...
07:00 2019-06-03

Explainer: Does the impeachment probe violate Trump's civil rights? The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump will refuse to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry by the Democratic-led House of Representatives on the grounds that it is fundamentally unfair and violates his legal rights....
13:14 2019-10-09

Justices tuning in to cable television civil rights lawsuit The Supreme Court is about to weigh in on a racial discrimination lawsuit involving Comcast and a Los Angeles-based media company owned by comedian and media mogul Byron Allen...
16:28 2019-09-08

Biden defends civil-rights record after U.S. debate attack A day after coming under attack by fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris in a debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his record on Friday, arguing that the fiery exchange did not reflect his “lifetime commitment to civil rights.”...
22:14 2019-06-28

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola...
21:56 2019-07-31

Joe Biden Says He Wasn’t Ready for Kamala Harris to ‘Come After’ Him on Civil Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden defended his civil rights record and said he wasn’t ready for California Sen. Kamala Harris to go after him on his past stance on busing during the first round of 2020 Democratic primary debates. “I was pre...
17:00 2019-07-05

Biden defends civil rights record during NAACP appearance Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden defended his civil rights record on Wednesday, reminding a crowd of black leaders of his close relationship with Barack Obama while backing away from his work on the 1994 crime bill....
21:00 2019-07-24

Supreme Court to consider whether LGBT workers are protected by civil rights law The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term’s most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination....
20:28 2019-10-08

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22:56 2019-10-08

Comcast tries to weaken a key protection against racial discrimination, say civil rights groups A coalition accused Comcast of undermining Reconstruction-era protections against racial discrimination in the company’s civil rights case before the Supreme Court....
00:00 2019-10-03

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East Germany. A memorial to the victims of communism is being planned....
15:56 2019-06-06

A Day After Bruising Debate, Biden Pushes Back Against Criticism on Civil Rights Mr. Biden suffered a setback in his exchange with Kamala Harris, raising questions about his electability and highlighting the unsettled nature of the race....
02:28 2019-06-29

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday...
02:28 2019-07-15

Biden, Under Fire for Civil Rights Record, Stresses Ties to Obama In remarks prepared for delivery Saturday, Mr. Biden is expected to say that his rivals want to dissect his decades-long record, but have ignored the eight years he spent serving the nation’s first black president....
20:00 2019-07-06

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week, according to a coroner's report released on Monday....
23:28 2019-07-15

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change characterized by the New York Times, which first brok...
08:42 2019-07-10

CNN panel laughs at Biden claim that he marched in 1988 for civil rights Reporter Jake Tapper and his panel burst out laughing Tuesday over a report about presidential candidate Joe Biden’s 30-year-old false claims that he marched during the civil rights movement....
11:00 2019-06-05

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from liberal civil rights groups that it has turned a bl...
21:00 2019-07-10

City Of Milwaukee Offers Sterling Brown $400,000 To Make Civil Rights Lawsuit Go Away The city of Milwaukee is looking to settle the federal civil rights lawsuit brought by Bucks guard Sterling Brown, who was tased and arrested by city police in January 2018 over a parking violation. Wednesday the city’s Common Council voted to author...
12:28 2019-09-05

Biden tries to defend civil rights record after Kamala Harris criticism – live Biden says ‘30-60 seconds on a debate exchange can’t do justice to a lifetime committed to civil rights’, while Jimmy Carter attacks TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.09pm BST This morning, 2020 Democratic candidates visite...
21:28 2019-06-28

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another country on their way to the United States....
01:14 2019-07-17

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a videotaped police encounter that has caused a national outcry. The meeting at a downtown church Tuesday ...
14:42 2019-06-19

Civil rights groups slam Comcast for trying to weaken a key protection against racial discrimination A coalition of civil rights organizations this week accused Comcast of undermining Reconstruction-era protections against racial discrimination in the company’s civil rights case before the U.S. Supreme Court....
00:00 2019-10-03

Biden campaign defends former VP after debate, calls civil rights record 'unassailable' MIAMI--Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign defended the 2020 hopeful Thursday night after his heated exchange with Kamala Harris following controversy over his comments on segregationist senators, saying his civil rights record is “unassailabl...
14:56 2019-06-28

Louisiana to release autopsy on dead civil rights activist found in car trunk A Louisiana medical examiner is set to release on Monday the results of the autopsy of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week....
18:14 2019-07-15

Tucson community says goodbye to late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON –The Tucson community said goodbye to a very special person Thursday morning. A memorial service was held in honor of civil rights leader and community activist Dr. Betty Liggins at Rising Star MBC, 2800 E. 36th Street. She passed away in a nu...
00:14 2019-05-24

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate the Rev William Barber was convicted on Thursday of second degree trespass for his role in a peaceful ...
02:28 2019-06-07

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday. She was 96 years old....
04:28 2019-06-03

Leah Chase, civil rights pioneer and queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 The famed New Orleans chef's secret ingredient? 'Love,' she told USA Today Network in 2016.        ...
20:28 2019-06-02

89-year-old civil rights leader Dolores Huerta arrested at California labor protest The 89-year-old civil rights icon Dolores Huerta was taken away in handcuffs at a Fresno protest Tuesday.        ...
05:00 2019-08-21

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in civil rights, not only in Tucson but the entire nation, she may have not believed you. But now, near...
20:28 2019-05-23

‘A Lifetime Commitment.’ Following Kamala Harris’ Criticism, Joe Biden Defends His Civil Rights Record (CHICAGO) — Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism” and “the forces of intolerance” and defiantly dismissing any suggestions otherwise. Speaki...
04:42 2019-06-29

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Hears Concerns of Civil Rights Leaders But Offers No Promises A diverse group of civil rights leaders sat down in Atlanta on Thursday for a town hall attended by Facebook officials, including Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, to discuss the matter of hateful content, racist threats, and misinformation th...
09:56 2019-09-27

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice that along with two slices of bacon, two scrambled eggs, and two biscuits sopped in sausage gravy, yo...
20:56 2019-06-30

Civil rights groups snub Barr meeting on police reform, despite past outcry Attorney General Bill Barr got a surprise this week when he hosted a listening session for civil rights groups supposedly concerned about the Justice Department's commitment to police reform. ...
18:28 2019-06-06

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
18:56 2019-07-01

'My time’s up, I’m sorry': Biden abruptly ends answer on civil rights record after Harris pummeling Joe Biden appeared intent to follow the rules while defending himself from an onslaught from Democratic challenger Sen. Kamala Harris who attacked him on his civil rights record during Thursday night's debate, abruptly saying, “my time’s up, I’m sorr...
14:56 2019-06-28

'We Shall Over-WHOMST?' White Anti-Vaxxers Colonize Civil Rights Rhetoric in California Protests The protestors came out in droves at the California State Capitol, furious over new legislation that, if passed, would hack away at the remaining medical exemptions for vaccination in California. But their rage—one protestor reportedly threw a menstr...
15:42 2019-09-20

Kamala Harris confronts Joe Biden over his civil rights record during Democratic debate – video California senator Kamala Harris confronted former vice president Joe Biden over his civil rights record during the second Democratic debate. “I do not believe you are a racist,” Harris said, looking directly at the former vice-president. “But, it is...
10:42 2019-06-28

Memphis Police Charge 3 Mississippi Men With Civil Rights Intimidation in Parking Garage Attack Three Mississippi men have been charged with civil rights intimidation and attempted robbery after allegedly attacking two black men in a downtown Memphis, Tenn. parking garage earlier this month....
20:42 2019-09-12

Another U.S. City Moves to Ban Face Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights [Corrected] On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts moved one step closer to prohibiting local government from using facial recognition. Three other cities in the country have already instituted such bans over concerns that the technology is biased and ...
06:42 2019-08-01

The ashes of Indian civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi were stolen on the 150th anniversary of his birth AP The ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were stolen from the Bapu Bhawan memorial in Pradesh, central India on the 150th anniversary of his birth. According to Indian news site The Wire a photograph of the Indian civil rights leader's face was also defaced w...
13:28 2019-10-04

Stephon Clark shooting: No civil rights charges, officers will return to active-duty in Sacramento Two Sacramento police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man last March will not face federal civil rights charges and will be returned to active duty after an internal investigation conducted by the department cleared them of any wrongdoing,...
09:56 2019-09-27

Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis attacks Trump's tweets in emotional House floor speech Georgia congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis joined his Democratic colleagues in support of the resolution condemning President Trump's tweets, saying on the House floor, "I know racism when I see it."...
06:14 2019-07-17

San Francisco to force treatment for mentally ill drug addicts amid criticism plan violates civil rights Officials in San Francisco decided Tuesday to back a plan allowing the city to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction issues into treatment -- but the program is coming under intense criticism in uber-liberal California for ...
16:56 2019-06-05

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City police officer involved in the controversial and ra...
21:56 2019-07-16

Leading Civil Rights Groups Call Facebook's Latest Internal Audit 'Woefully Inadequate' to Address Hate Facebook on Sunday issued the first major update of 2019 on the progress of its ongoing civil rights audit. The audit was launched a year ago following a sharp upsurge in rebukes of Facebook’s permissive attitude toward hateful and abusive content, ...
06:14 2019-07-01

Kamala Harris Hit Joe Biden on His Civil Rights Record. Here’s What to Know About Biden’s History With Busing Sen. Kamala Harris confronted former Vice President Joe Biden over his civil rights record in one of the most tense moments of Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. And she used her own story as the lone black person on stage. “I do not b...
08:28 2019-06-28

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and their two young children — which went viral over the weekend and sparked cries of racism. R...
06:56 2019-06-17

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
02:56 2019-06-19

Mayor Pete turned around South Bend, but some black residents feel left behind Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg boasts on the campaign trail about the economic transformation of South Bend, Indiana, during his seven years as mayor....
22:14 2019-07-03

Biden Pushes Back on Civil Rights Critics by Playing Up His Obama Connects, While Booker Slams Biden As an ‘Architect of Mass Incarceration’ Joe Biden attempted to ward off doubts raised about his civil rights bona fides Wednesday by reminding attendees of the NAACP convention that he was Barack Obama’s pick to be his vice president....
05:14 2019-07-25

'I just had to cry': Woman discovers sister's photo in Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Dorothy Pitchford marched in a protest on the capitol in 1963. Over 50 years later, her sister saw her photo in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.        ...
02:42 2019-07-19

Taking flight from an automotive cradle Detroit startup Airspace Experience Technologies is creating the Mobi-One, an electric vertical takeoff-and-landing aircraft capable of carrying cargo and passengers. Like the industry it's trying to help create, the aircraft doesn't yet exist....
17:28 2019-07-15

SNL Does Kamala, Mayor Pete Starts to Holla and Booker Says ‘Can I Hold a Dollar?’: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 12 This is by far one of the strangest weeks in the history of The Root Presidential Black Power Rankings. We had a mutiny within our committee, we had a special guest analyst who is just brilliant, and we had half a dozen major events occur this week t...
22:00 2019-10-04

Leah Chase, civil rights activist and 'Queen of Creole Cuisine' at Dooky Chase, dies at 96 New Orleans legend and civil rights activist Leah Chase of Dooky Chase's Restaurant cooked with a secret ingredient: "Love."        ...
02:42 2019-06-03

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washing...
14:28 2019-06-10

Syrians detained, killed in southern cradle of revolt: U.N At least 380 civilians have been arrested in Syria's south and 11 civilians serving on local councils and former fighters have been killed or attacked there since the government retook the area, the United Nations said on Tuesday....
21:14 2019-05-21

‘It’s Time for Bold Action’: Cory Booker Joins Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Black Lives Matter for Gun Violence Roundtable Violence is as American as apple pie, and as we wake up every morning fearful to learn about another mass shooting, or the latest hashtagged black man gunned down by trigger-happy police, what’s become abundantly clear is that gun reform in America i...
04:14 2019-08-27

Kamala Harris Takes Twitter to Task Over Trump Tweets: 'We Need a Civil Society, Not Civil War' On Tuesday night, as the president tweeted about impeachment efforts—likening an inquiry into his self-made Ukraine scandal to a “coup”—Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) called on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to put a stop to Trump’s increasingly toxic nonsen...
03:14 2019-10-03

Four hours from the Raptors’ home, the cradle of basketball also resides in Ontario James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, was born in Almonte, a small town that works hard to honor his legacy while embracing the rise of the Toronto Raptors....
23:56 2019-06-01

As LSU revels in a newly brilliant offense, it can thank the coaching cradle of William & Mary Joe Brady, just turned 30, is the passing game coordinator behind perhaps the freshest wrinkle in college football this year: LSU can throw the ball as well as run it....
20:28 2019-10-11

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statem...
09:14 2019-08-23

It was a mixed bag for the Jets’ Ty Montgomery Ty Montgomery can look at Saturday night’s performance one of two ways. He can be thrilled with his overall effort, his touchdown reception and 45 total yards. Or he can be annoyed by his first touch, a fumble after a 5-yard gain that led to a Saints...
10:00 2019-08-25

Revitalizing Montgomery as It Embraces Its Past Two cultural projects that examine the Alabama city’s role in the civil rights movement are drawing throngs of visitors and encouraging a surge of downtown construction....
16:28 2019-05-21

Ty Montgomery can be a secret weapon for the Jets The guess here is Ty Montgomery probably wasn’t among the top running backs taken in your fantasy draft. When it comes to the Jets, the conversation about their backs usually begins and ends with Le’Veon Bell. That’s understandable. But if there’s a ...
16:00 2019-08-31

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
17:00 2019-06-03

CDC Director applauds Montgomery HIV/AIDS clinic MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The director of the Centers for Disease Control says he’s impressed by a Montgomery-based HIV/AIDS clinic and its commitment to providing health services to rural communities. Director Robert Redfield toured the Medical ...
21:28 2019-06-14

Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1 Mike Montgomery outpitched Noah Syndergaard, and the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets       ...
08:56 2019-08-17

Jordan Montgomery suffers setback; MRI scheduled Jordan Montgomery had a bullpen session yesterday that didn’t end according to plan. According to Aaron Boone, the lefty “walked off” with discomfort. Initially unclear as to whether or not it was elbow related, clarification was re...
23:14 2019-06-20

Cubs get catcher Maldonado from Royals for LHP Montgomery The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Martin Maldonado in a trade with Kansas City that sent left-hander Mike Montgomery to the Royals       ...
10:56 2019-07-16

Guatemala Elects Alejandro Giammattei as President Alejandro Giammattei, a center-right businessman and former prisons director making his fourth bid for the presidency, was elected as Guatemala’s president in a runoff election where corruption and a migration crisis were the two top issues....
14:42 2019-08-12

Attorneys: Court seat puts Montgomery in far different role Bill Montgomery sworn in as Arizona’s Supreme Court Justice on Sept. 6, 2019. Courtesy: Gov. Doug Ducey Twitter PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys say Gov. Doug Ducey’s appointment of now-former Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to the Arizona Sup...
17:00 2019-09-09

Betances, Montgomery experiment is focus of Yankees whimper TORONTO — The Yankees used Sunday’s game against the Blue Jays as a window to view what Jordan Montgomery and Dellin Betances could do in their first big-league games of the season. Montgomery looked rusty, but Betances, who worked without his signat...
02:14 2019-09-16

Jordan Montgomery to make 1st start for Yankees in 17 months TORONTO — Jordan Montgomery will start Sunday for the first time since May 1, 2018, when he left a game in Houston after one inning with a left elbow problem that required Tommy John surgery six weeks later. “It feels like I was 5 years old when it h...
19:28 2019-09-15

Bears sign third-round draft pick Montgomery LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed third-round draft pick David Montgomery. The running back from Iowa State was the first player taken by the Bears after they traded up with New England to grab him at No. 73 overall. Chicago had ...
21:28 2019-06-14

Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure Mike Montgomery was traded from the Cubs to Kansas City, but the left-hander's place in Chicago history is secure       ...
09:14 2019-07-22

Yankees’ Betances, Montgomery pass another rehab test DETROIT — Dellin Betances pitched a scoreless inning and struck out two in his second rehab appearance with Double-A Trenton as he tries to come back from a shoulder impingement that was followed by a lat strain. Jordan Montgomery, who is coming back...
10:42 2019-09-11

Writers Guild Re-elects Leadership at Odds With Agencies It has been five months since thousands of movie and TV writers fired their agents and election results indicate the Hollywood standoff will continue....
04:28 2019-09-17

| Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: commission Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country's electoral commission....
01:28 2019-05-28

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
09:14 2019-09-14

Latvian parliament elects former judge Levits president Latvia's parliament elected former European Court of Justice judge Egils Levits as the Baltic country's next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers....
14:42 2019-05-29

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev president; 500 protesters arrested Police arrested hundreds of protesters in Kazakhstan as the country elected incumbent Kassym Jomart-Tokayev president with more than 70 percent of the vote, according to authorities....
15:42 2019-06-10

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
22:56 2019-07-04

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal firm Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s biggest surface coalmines have vowed not sell their properties to the energy company RWE, and to mou...
00:00 2019-10-01

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
12:00 2019-09-10

Ty Montgomery shed Packers hell to find peace with Jets Sometimes you have to be patient before you see the hole in your life and can run to daylight. Ty Montgomery has recovered the fumble that rocked his world, changed his life, changed his NFL destiny and his destination. Because the victory over yours...
06:14 2019-08-03

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deployment, the U.S. Navy said....
21:28 2019-07-01

Jordan Montgomery is latest Yankees pitcher to suffer new injury Jordan Montgomery’s comeback from last year’s Tommy John surgery has been derailed not because of another issue with his elbow, but because of his shoulder. The left-hander will undergo an MRI exam in New York after he walked off the mound during a b...
02:14 2019-06-20

Jordan Montgomery is the other returning Yankee who can boost pitching staff The narrative has been well-discussed all year — the Yankees awaiting a shot in the arm in the form of a pitcher returning from injury late in the season. That was once Jordan Montgomery’s claim before Luis Severino and Dellin Betances made it ...
00:00 2019-08-30

Ford elects KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney as board member Beth Mooney has more than 35 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. On Ford's board, she will be on the audit and nominating and governance committees....
04:14 2019-07-11

Caught in Trump migration bind, Guatemala elects new president Guatemalans on Sunday were voting for a new president who will face a major challenge after the country signed an unpopular deal with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
21:00 2019-08-11

Guatemala elects new president to inherit Trump migration bind Guatemalans on Sunday elect a new president who will face a major challenge after the country agreed with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
08:42 2019-08-11

Guatemala elects right-wing president amid dismal turnout Alejandro Giammattei will inherit a nation plagued by political scandal. Guatemala is the leading country of origin of migrants and asylum seekers apprehended at the U.S. southern border....
06:42 2019-08-12

Israel’s Labor Party elects Amir Peretz as new leader Israel’s Labor Party announces that former leader Amir Peretz has won the party primaries, fending off two young rivals seeking to lead the one-time ruling party into the upcoming parliamentary elections...
22:42 2019-07-02

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national...
17:56 2019-05-25

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a ...
18:14 2019-05-25

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev as Nazarbayev successor as hundreds protest The designated successor of former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev is set to win the presidency in a vote overshadowed by the arrests of more than 500 protesters. Nazarbayev stepped down in March after decades in power....
23:42 2019-06-09

Austria's far-right Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as leader Hofer's selection comes as his populist Freedom Party tries to repair its credibility in time for national elections. The party is keen on a fresh coalition, despite jinxing its last partnership with the People's Party....
14:28 2019-09-14

Fantasy football: Bears’ David Montgomery has plenty to prove in Week 2 Leading up to the first week of the NFL season, fantasy football owners are overwhelmed with excitement. Not only is football back, but also they now have the opportunity to flaunt their knowledge of both players and the game. Weeks, possibly months,...
02:28 2019-09-14

Dacre Montgomery: I Put Every Drop of Energy Into Billy for Stranger Things Season 3 Forget fireworks, we know your July 4 will be spent indoors with Stranger Things. And--spoiler alert--you'll be making the right choice. This season of Stranger Things is firing on......
18:14 2019-07-03

Fantasy Football Week 5 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: David Montgomery's breakout coming David Montgomery's workload has been building, but the production hasn't been there. That changes in Week 5. With a great matchup against the Raiders in London lined up, Jamey Eisenberg names Montgomery his Start of the Week....
11:14 2019-10-03

Hayes, Montgomery help Dream beat Fever, snap 5-game skid ATLANTA (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 28 points, Renee Montgomery added 16 points and nine assists, and the Atlanta Dream pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Fever 88-78 on Wednesday to snap a five-game skid. Hayes was 9...
20:14 2019-06-19

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
18:56 2019-06-05

Guatemala elects hardline president who opposes Trump immigration deal Ex-prisons chief Alejandro Giammattei says he will seek to modify controversial pact with US A conservative law and order hardliner promising to reinstate the death penalty and deploy soldiers on to the streets has been elected the new president of G...
21:42 2019-08-12

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are still pending approval....
15:42 2019-07-03

House Freedom Caucus elects Biggs to succeed Meadows as chairman Change is coming to an influential group on Capitol Hill following a vote Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., was elected the next chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, and will succeed U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
11:00 2019-09-11

Guatemala elects president who called Trump immigration deal 'bad news' Alejandro Giammattei has criticised US president’s accord, which would turn country into buffer zone to cut migration Conservative Alejandro Giammattei has swept aside his centre-left rival in Guatemala’s presidential election and inherits an unpopul...
08:14 2019-08-12

Fantasy football fallout from Packers-Bears game: David Montgomery worries The Bears fell to the Packers 10-3 in the NFL season opener – not exactly the high-scoring game fantasy owners were hoping for. Here’s what it may mean for fantasy owners going forward: — Concerns about how coach Matt Nagy would utilize C...
21:56 2019-09-06

Swiss parliament re-elects attorney general Lauber amid FIFA scandal The Swiss parliament on Wednesday approved Attorney General Michael Lauber for a third term, opting for continuity despite disciplinary proceedings against him triggered by his handling of a soccer corruption probe....
11:56 2019-09-25

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite....
03:28 2019-07-11

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
23:00 2019-06-06

Fantasy Football Week 4 Winners and Losers: Wayne Gallman proves worthy; David Montgomery still a question David Montgomery is getting the work we wanted to see. So is Wayne Gallman. Only one of us looked worthy of it, as Chris Towers breaks down winners and losers from Week 4....
06:28 2019-09-30

Montgomery County Police Officer Kyle Olinger wrote Facebook post reflecting on shooting that paralyzed him More than a decade since he was left paralyzed from the chest down -- the result of a bullet fired by an 18-year-old who was a passenger in a car he had stopped -- retired Montgomery County Police Officer Kyle Olinger wrote a long post on Facebook to...
00:00 2019-09-21

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: David Montgomery's moves highlight Preseason Week 1 wrap-up Who's standing out this preseason? Who's not? Dave Richard watches and analyzes everything from this and every week of preseason football to help you make good decisions and unearth steals on Draft Day....
20:14 2019-08-09

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Preseason Week 1 highlights include David Montgomery, Chiefs' backfield Who's standing out this preseason? Who's not? Dave Richard watches and analyzes everything from this and every week of preseason football to help you make good decisions and unearth steals on Draft Day....
07:28 2019-08-12

Venezuela reportedly set to join roster of human rights abusers on UN Human Rights Council Venezuela, a country riddled with human rights abuses and that has forced the migration of millions of people, is set to join a host of other countries with similarly poor human rights records on the controversial Human Rights Council....
00:14 2019-09-25

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to...
22:42 2019-09-06

Black Genius, Recognized: Meet the 2019 Class of Black MacArthur Fellows Saidiyah Hartman was sitting in a bar in Durban, South Africa when she got the news: she had just been awarded a $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship. Accompanied by one of her best friends, Hartman—a literary scholar and cultural historian—was in town to h...
19:00 2019-09-25

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
22:14 2019-07-14

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
02:14 2019-08-20

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously rem...
10:56 2019-09-09

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
19:14 2019-08-03

'Black Nonsense': Pennsylvania State Police Says Its Officers Did Not Racially Profile Black Driver Pennsylvania State Police, investigating one of their own for allegations of racial bias, have (surprise!) cleared themselves of any wrongdoing....
03:56 2019-09-24

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
17:56 2019-08-11

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
05:56 2019-08-11

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
22:28 2019-07-11

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
08:42 2019-06-24

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
22:14 2019-05-25

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
18:56 2019-05-25

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Ro...
16:14 2019-09-07

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and ...
17:14 2019-08-13

Black Man With (Possible? Probable?) Hair Plugs Complains That Black People Care Too Much About Our Hair Perhaps the most telling aspect of thrift shop fedora repurposed as a strip club daytime shift buffet tray with sentience Jason Whitlock’s continued descent into Take Perdition is that there’s no variance with him. For someone who frequently decries ...
21:28 2019-10-11

Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone builds on the popular Black Shark 2 smartphone When the Black Shark 2 came out we found it a pretty decent gaming smartphone, albeit with some small flaws here and there; now three months later Black Shark has unveiled a newer version of the device, called the Black Shark 2 Pro.The Black Shark 2 ...
17:56 2019-07-31

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions...
19:42 2019-05-22

Trump's Civil War Is Already Starting Since the very beginning of the 2016 campaign, it’s been exceedingly difficult to describe anything Donald Trump has done or said as a “new low.” On Sunday, he came pretty damn close by extensively quoting Dallas pastor and Trump sycophant Robert Jef...
20:56 2019-09-30

WeWork May Be Headed for Civil War DealBook Briefing: Some directors and large investors in the company, including SoftBank, want Adam Neumann out as C.E.O. So far, he doesn’t appear willing to go....
20:42 2019-09-23

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declaresUK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warYemen has been troubled by civil wars for decades, but...
17:28 2019-06-20

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
16:00 2019-06-09

Britain’s Conservatives Are on the Brink of Civil War A group of renegade Conservative lawmakers — who only months ago were holding the reins of power — are trying to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for Brexit....
22:28 2019-09-03

Syrian Civil War Fast Facts View CNN's Fast Facts on Syria's Civil War to learn more about the on-going conflict, the escalating refugee crisis, and to view a timeline of events....
06:56 2019-10-12

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
22:00 2019-07-02

Empowering women in Yemen's civil war When it comes to gender equality, Yemen is ranked worst in the world, and women and girls have suffered massively in the country's five years of fighting. Yet CARE gender activist Suha Basharen sees glimmers of hope....
02:56 2019-09-26

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White House next year....
17:42 2019-05-21

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure had caused costly diversions to international flights....
10:28 2019-07-16

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70,000 people have been killed....
20:14 2019-07-16

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
05:56 2019-06-11

Top EU civil servant Selmayr to quit post The European Commission's top civil servant Martin Selmayr, whose sudden promotion to that post last year angered EU lawmakers and earned a rebuke from the European Ombudsman, will step down next week, a Commission spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
14:56 2019-07-16

Germany's Selmayr to quit as top EU civil servant Secretary-General Martin Selmayr looks set to quit next week. The German drew rebukes last year over his sudden rise to Commission general secretary and combatant advocacy for outgoing president Jean-Claude Juncker....
20:14 2019-07-16

| Long after Angola's civil war, its veterans are destitute "I was defending this area during the war," Domingo Seiala explains hunched over his rusted crutches - a constant reminder of the injuries he sustained during the Angolan civil war....
19:00 2019-07-07

Alphabet says received civil investigative demand from U.S. DoJ Alphabet Inc said on Friday it had received a civil investigative demand from the U.S. Department of Justice on Aug. 30 seeking information and documents relating to its prior antitrust investigations in the United States and elsewhere....
03:00 2019-09-07

ICE sued for ‘unlawful and unconstitutional’ civil arrests State and local law enforcement officials are suing US Immigration and Customs Enforcement for carrying out “unlawful and unconstitutional” civil immigration arrests in and around New York City courthouses. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan...
04:28 2019-09-26

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collect millions of telephone records. Civil liberties groups aren’t happy about it....
19:28 2019-09-06

VW, SEC urged by judge to resolve civil diesel suit The federal judge in California earlier questioned why the regulator waited two years to sue the automaker, which has paid billions in fines and buyback costs worldwide for skirting U.S. and other diesel emissions rules. The judge put the lawsuit on ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Be My Matelotage! The Civil Union of 17th Century Pirates Love strikes hard like the broadsiding from a warship, leaving both splinters and buckshot in one’s heart. When it hits, there's nothing anyone can do but accept the bombardment with both arms open.  ...
23:42 2019-08-29

Sources: Pats unaware AB involved in civil matter Representatives for Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown and Britney Taylor, his former trainer, were in confidential discussions before the filing of Taylor's civil sexual assault lawsuit, sources tell ESPN's Jeremy Fowler....
09:00 2019-09-13

| Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience on July 14 Sudanese protest leaders called for a one-day nationwide "civil disobedience" campaign on July 14, in an announcement a day after they organised mass protests against the ruling generals that rocked the country....
15:28 2019-07-02

U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal....
21:28 2019-08-16

Corbyn writes to top civil servant over 'too frail' claims Jeremy Corbyn has written to Britain's most senior civil servant to demand a "speedy and thorough independent investigation" into reported claims the Labour leader is "too frail" to be prime minister....
14:00 2019-07-02

Antonio Brown accused of rape in civil lawsuit New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown was accused of sexually assaulting his former trainer in a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday. The NFL will be investigating....
09:28 2019-09-11

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become prime minister....
04:56 2019-06-30

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is worki...
05:42 2019-07-01

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible ef...
11:28 2019-05-30

Top EU civil servant Selmayr to quit post: EU Commission The European Commission's secretary general Martin Selmayr, whose sudden promotion last year angered EU lawmakers and earned a rebuke from the European Ombudsman, will step down from his post next week, a spokeswoman for the EU executive said on Tues...
13:42 2019-07-16

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
22:14 2019-06-21

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
02:14 2019-05-31

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force a transition of power. Monday marks a week since the ruling military council's forces killed more than 100 protesters....
13:42 2019-06-10

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
13:00 2019-06-10

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians....
20:00 2019-06-03

Speaker calls for removal of Civil War plaque in Statehouse ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The speaker of Maryland’s House of Delegates has called for the removal of a Statehouse plaque that honors the Civil War’s Union and Confederate soldiers. Speaker Adrienne A. Jones said Thursday that the plaque ̶...
18:28 2019-05-24

Elizabeth Holmes' lawyers in Theranos civil case want out because she can't pay them Lawyers representing Elizabeth Holmes in a civil lawsuit against Theranos and Walgreens filed a motion to withdraw representation, saying Holmes has not paid them....
23:42 2019-10-04

Nashville Civil War fort gets ‘slave route’ designation NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fort built by freed slaves during the Civil War in Nashville has received an international designation for its significance to the history of slavery and African Americans. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cult...
15:56 2019-05-22

NRA shakes up legal team amid intensifying civil war The gun rights group severed ties with prominent Washington attorney Charles Cooper, who said that during his three decades of work for the NRA, he “adhered to the highest standards of professionalism and loyalty.”...
04:00 2019-08-23

REFILE-Alphabet says received civil investigative demand from U.S. DoJ Alphabet Inc said on Friday it had received a civil investigative demand from the U.S. Department of Justice on Aug. 30 seeking information and documents relating to its prior antitrust investigations in the United States and elsewhere....
05:14 2019-09-07

3 women file new civil suits against Epstein estate Three women have filed three new lawsuits against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, detailing more incidents of sex trafficking -- for which he was jailed and why officials believe he ultimately killed himself in jail....
22:28 2019-08-21

Canada civil liberties group says gov’t spied on activists The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association has released thousands of pages of heavily redacted documents purportedly showing the Canadian Security Intelligence Service illegally monitored groups opposed to a pipeline project...
02:28 2019-07-09

Syrian civil war has damaged more than 120 churches, report finds As many as 124 churches have been damaged or targeted by military forces on all sides of Syria's civil war, which has stretched on for more than eight years....
17:28 2019-09-05

Sudan protesters want civil disobedience to pressure army Pro-democracy protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of their main sit-in...
20:00 2019-06-08

U.S. FAA moves to support growth of civil supersonic air industry The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil supersonic air travel....
22:42 2019-06-17

Explainer: Deadly civil unrest - what is happening in Iraq? Dozens of Iraqis have died in recent days in clashes between protesters and the security forces during street demonstrations that caught the authorities by surprise....
01:28 2019-10-06

Carlos Ghosn reached civil settlement with U.S.'s SEC: lawyers Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has reached a civil settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve its investigation of alleged violations of U.S. securities laws, Ghosn's lawyers said in a statement on Monday....
17:28 2019-09-23

Carlos Ghosn reached civil settlement with U.S.'s SEC - lawyers Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has reached a civil settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve its investigation of alleged violations of U.S. securities laws, Ghosn's lawyers said in a statement on Monday....
17:28 2019-09-23

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation "is on the verge of descending into a civil war" that could divide the country and imperil the security of its neighbors and the wider Mediterranean region....
23:56 2019-05-21

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors of the nuclear deal have vowed to salvage it after the US' withdrawal....
15:14 2019-08-01

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features pan...
17:14 2019-08-28

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
22:42 2019-08-19

Dieselgate damages: civil case against Volkswagen starts in spring Dieselgate scandal broke four years ago – and still rumbles on Motorists affected by emissions scandal seek ‘hundreds of millions’ of pounds in court battle A high court battle to decide if Volkswagen must pay out hundreds of millions of pounds in...
02:28 2019-07-25

US government files civil lawsuit against Snowden over publication of memoir Suit contends whistleblower published Permanent Record ‘in violation of non-disclosure agreements’ with both CIA and NSAThe US government on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit against Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee and National Security Agency (NSA...
22:56 2019-09-17

Centre Determined To Privatise Air India, Says Civil Aviation Minister Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today said that the government is determined to privatise Air India and people are interested in buying it....
15:14 2019-08-29

How a hard-charging lawyer helped fuel a civil war inside the NRA After helping jettison his rivals, William Brewer III now counsels NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre on some of the group’s most important decisions....
22:00 2019-09-18

Biden faces criticism over civil relations with segregationist senators Biden cited James O Eastland and Herman E Talmadge – known for racist views – as senators he disagreed with but ‘got things done’Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing mounting criticism over naming two southern segregationist senators...
01:00 2019-06-20

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while still professing loyalty to Pope Francis...
16:00 2019-06-28

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region, Emirates News Agency (WAM) said....
11:42 2019-06-22

NFL notebook: Pats, Raiders reportedly were unaware of AB civil matter Neither the New England Patriots nor the Oakland Raiders were aware of rape allegations involving Antonio Brown until a civil sexual-assault lawsuit was filed by Britney Taylor, ESPN reported Thursday....
11:14 2019-09-13

See the Civil War general role that Nathan Fielder believes may be his "best performance" Before Nathan Fielder the comedian became inexorably combined with Nathan Fielder, the marketing guru who helps businesses achieve greatness on Nathan For You, he mainly worked in the background of shows like Jon Benjamin Has A Van, This Hour Has 22 ...
01:42 2019-10-05

Artifacts believed to be from final battle of English Civil War discovered Archaeologists have unearthed artifacts believed to be from the final battle of the English Civil War, including musket balls, horse harness fittings and sword hilts....
00:42 2019-09-05

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army Sudan's protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of thseir main sit-in....
21:14 2019-06-08

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals tra...
08:00 2019-06-09

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital A civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted on Sunday, while police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum North, witnesses said....
14:56 2019-06-09

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be doing the opposite....
23:14 2019-07-14

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tackled at the UN Civil Society Conference, which takes place in Salt Lake City, due to take place at the...
14:14 2019-07-03

Ex-U.S. diplomats: Troop withdrawal from Afghanistan risks 'total civil war' Former U.S. diplomats to Afghanistan warned that the country could return to "total civil war" if the Trump administration commits to withdrawing all U.S. troops....
17:42 2019-09-04

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to tackle water shortages....
15:28 2019-07-01

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice....
22:56 2019-06-11

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
20:14 2019-06-10

Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan re-opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday following months of restrictions imposed after clashes with India, which forced lengthy detours that cost airlines millions of dollars....
12:00 2019-07-16

Malaysia pursuing civil action to recover nearly $1 bln from former 1MDB unit Malaysia is pursuing civil action to recover about 4 billion ringgit ($954.65 million) of funds disbursed by a former subsidiary of 1MDB, a now-defunct state fund under investigation for money laundering, the finance minister said on Wednesday....
10:14 2019-09-04

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research suggests some of these remedies were actually quite good at fighting off infections—a finding that could...
01:14 2019-05-23

How Spain Civil War Bomb Was Detonated Underwater Near Barcelona Beach A bomb dating back to Spain's 1930s civil war was detonated on Monday near the beach in Barcelona where it was discovered at the weekend, prompting the evacuation of sunbathers, police said....
18:56 2019-08-26

"Notice" To Those Defending Civil Liberties: Kapil Sibal On P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday took a swipe at the government, saying the "economy is in ICU" and the Modi dispensation has issued a "look out notice" for all those defending civil......
10:28 2019-08-23

Parents eye civil action against Anne Sacoolas after fatal crash The parents of a 19-year-old motorcyclist killed in a hit-and-run crash are considering filing a civil lawsuit against the wife of a US diplomat in the UK after she allegedly ran him over before fleeing the country, according to reports. Harry Dunn w...
17:56 2019-10-11

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could explode againIf Donald Trump’s racist diatribe against four congresswomen of colour was intended to anim...
08:00 2019-07-21

U.S. Judge Urges Volkswagen, SEC To Resolve Civil Dieselgate Suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal....
20:28 2019-08-17

EU Commission shifts top civil servant Martin Selmayr to Vienna Top EU civil servant Martin Selmayr is to leave Brussels to head the bloc's mission in Vienna, Austria. The German aide to outgoing EU commission head Jean-Claude Juncker was regarded as influential but controversial....
23:14 2019-07-24

CBOE ELECTS EIGHT INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors Duane Kullberg, Susan Phillips, Samuel Skinner and Howard Stone Re-Elected, Industry Directors Mark Duffy, David Fisher, Stuart Kipnes and Jonathan Werts Re-Elected Chicago, November 19, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 19, the membership elected eight individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired positions.The new ...
19:42 2019-05-22

Brexit is 'unsettling' the civil service, cabinet sec admits in leaked letter Sir Mark Sedwill, the head of the civil service, has declared that Brexit is "unsettling" his colleagues and has pledged to go "on the road" to listen to concerns, according to a letter leaked to Sky News....
18:56 2019-09-30

GOP rep Kinzinger slams Trump for suggesting impeachment will lead to 'Civil War-like fracture' While the war of words over the impeachment inquiry into President Trump has mostly fallen on party lines, one Republican lawmaker has broken rank and called out the president for his “beyond repugnant” comments suggesting impeachment could lead to C...
20:00 2019-09-30

Former Google exec ran 'sex ring,' estranged wife claims in civil complaint Android co-founder and former Google exec Andy Rubin has found himself at the center of a lawsuit filed his by soon to be ex-wife, who is accusing him of, among other things, running a sex ring with one of several mistresses....
06:56 2019-07-03

Scientists endorse mass civil disobedience to force climate action Almost 400 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change, warning that failure could inflict "incalculable human suffering."...
20:28 2019-10-13

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on the Christian right in the US ranging from religious magazines to authors to elected politicians have...
08:42 2019-05-26

Labour leader to meet Britain's top civil servant over newspaper report Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet Britain's top civil servant on Wednesday to demand an independent investigation into a report citing unidentified senior officials as expressing concerns over his health, his spokesman said....
16:14 2019-07-03

Mozambique leaders sign peace accord to end decades of civil conflict It came as more than 5,200 of the former rebel group’s fighters were disarming just weeks before a visit by Pope Francis and a national election that will test the resolve of the two parties to sustain the peace....
00:56 2019-08-02

Donald Trump Is Keeping the Impeachment Discourse Completely and Totally Civil It was a really normal Sunday night. The Cowboys raised my blood pressure, 60 Minutes aired, and President Donald Trump’s publicized the comments of a pastor who believes impeaching the president would mean a second civil war....
08:28 2019-09-30

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants have joined anti-government street protests while China’s top diplomat accused the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of the demonstrations...
03:14 2019-08-03

UPDATE 2-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India....
09:14 2019-07-16

Civil service should put their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, says Lib Dem mayoral candidate The civil service should "play their part" by putting their concerns about no-deal Brexit on the record, Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate Siobhan Benita said today....
16:28 2019-09-12

Hardeep Singh Puri Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office today amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private airline and concerns over debt-laden Air India,......
01:28 2019-06-01

Another of Brazil president's sons facing civil, criminal probe: prosecutors Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son Carlos is under investigation by the Rio de Janeiro state prosecutor's office, it said on Wednesday, making him the second of the far-right leader's sons to be probed by state investigators....
06:14 2019-09-12

'It should be treated just like every other civil right': Top Trump health official looks to enshrine religious liberty The Trump administration official who enforces civil rights protections in healthcare sees his work on religious liberty as his biggest legacy for the Department of Health and Human Services....
01:42 2019-09-27

Watch: Civil War cannonballs found on South Carolina beach after Dorian A South Carolina couple walking on a beach after Hurricane Dorian discovered the storm had washed up some unusual debris -- a pair of Civil War cannonballs....
05:00 2019-09-12

Top Scotland civil court rules move to suspend Parliament illegal A three-judge panel in Scotland on Wednesday declared British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament illegal because its chief purpose was to hinder lawmakers....
02:14 2019-09-12

Westinghouse to buy Rolls-Royce's North American Civil Nuclear unit U.S. nuclear energy firm Westinghouse Electric Co said on Thursday it would buy Rolls-Royce Holding's Civil Nuclear Systems and Services business in North America, to boost its growth in North American and European nuclear markets....
05:14 2019-09-27

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 t...
20:42 2019-08-02

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
02:28 2019-06-09

GOP Congressman Calls President Trump’s Tweets About Impeachment and Civil War ‘Beyond Repugnant’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is warning that the Democrat-driven impeachment proceedings and any move to oust him from office amount to “treason” and would spark a civil war, prompting outrage from a Republican congressman....
08:56 2019-10-01

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual harassment, creditors to his now-defunct movie studio, and the New York State Attorney General’s Off...
06:56 2019-05-24

Kamala Harris urges Twitter to suspend Trump over 'civil war' tweets Democratic senator and presidential hopeful says no user should be exempt from Twitter’s user agreementThe Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has called on Twitter to suspend Donald Trump’s account over his tweets suggesting the US would...
05:42 2019-10-03

'Manhattan of the desert': civil war puts Yemen's ancient skyscrapers at risk In addition to the conflict’s huge human cost, Yemen’s rich cultural heritage has been ravaged, from the Queen of Sheba’s reputed throne room to the mudbrick high-rises of ShibamOn the edge of the vast Empty Quarter desert that dominates the Arabian ...
11:28 2019-10-04

Honduran president orders military deployment as civil unrest mounts Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez ordered the deployment of military forces on Thursday as violent anti-government protests continued in the capital even after the government reached an agreement with striking truck drivers....
00:28 2019-06-21

Rolls-Royce‎ eyes French buyer for civil nuclear arm A French-led consortium is in advanced talks to buy a big chunk of Rolls-Royce‎ Holdings' civil nuclear operations as part of a deal that will continue the transformation of one of Britain's most important industrial  groups....
04:14 2019-08-21

Amazon's Ring camera raises civil liberties concerns: U.S. senator U.S. Democratic Senator Edward Markey raised concerns on Thursday that law enforcement use of Amazon.com Inc's Ring doorbell camera in investigations could disproportionately affect people of color and encourage racial profiling....
05:00 2019-09-06

'Top priority': PM tells civil servants to prepare 'rapidly' for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson has piled pressure on the civil service to prepare "rapidly" for a no-deal Brexit, after Downing Street aides had their summer holiday cancelled....
22:00 2019-08-09

Britain’s Conservatives Erupt Into Civil War as Unlikely Rebels Defy Boris Johnson A group of renegade Tory lawmakers — who only months ago were holding the reins of power — are trying to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for Brexit....
01:14 2019-09-04

Civil case against crazed Times Square driver should be put on hold: lawyers The civil case against the city and maniac driver Richard Rojas — who drove a Honda Accord into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square in 2017, killing one — should be postponed until his criminal trial concludes, city lawyers argued in new court pap...
00:56 2019-05-29

Hong Kong civil servants protest in defiance of loyalty order Mass walkout from government offices at start of four days of mass demonstrationsThousands of civil servants in Hong Kong have protested against the government in a rare display of defiance as the city braces for four consecutive days of mass demonst...
19:14 2019-08-02

Karl Rove: 2020 Democratic hopefuls engaged in 'two-front civil war' Democratic presidential hopefuls face a 'two-front civil war' as some candidates criticize the current front-runner, while others call out the left wing, Karl Rove claimed....
00:00 2019-06-06

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
03:28 2019-06-21

Afghanistan: current US withdrawal plan risks 'total civil war', top envoys say Nine ambassadors condemn US approach to negotiationsLetter says full withdrawal must come ‘only after real peace’The majority of America’s ambassadors to Afghanistan since the removal of the Taliban government have condemned the US approach to negoti...
20:56 2019-09-03

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will be respected and their rights will be respected," said the Manitoba premier....
01:56 2019-07-19

Nepotism and partisanship in the US civil service is reaching a crisis point | Preet Bharara Here is how we can reform the political appointments process to protect government decision-making from political patronage or nepotismLong before President Donald Trump lied about the path of a hurricane and threatened the leadership at the National...
01:42 2019-10-15

Judge grants Purdue Pharma, Sackler family pause in civil lawsuits District Judge Robert Drain’s ruling is an unusual step halting action in about 25 lawsuits brought by various states against Purdue and members of the Sackler family, which owns the company. The stay only lasts for three weeks to give the parties ti...
08:28 2019-10-12

Former NRL player Jarryd Hayne settles civil suit with alleged US rape victim Woman’s lawyer says lawsuit ‘voluntarily dismissed’Monetary damages were being sought from HayneEx-rugby league star and NFL player Jarryd Hayne has resolved a civil rape lawsuit filed against him by a woman in California. The woman’s lawyer, John Cl...
06:14 2019-08-29

Kanishak Kataria, Alumnus Of IIT Bombay, Tops 2018's Civil Service Exam UPSC 2018: Kanishak Kataria, an alumnus of IIT Bombay topped the civil services exam after the UPSC declared results today. Mr Kataria graduated with a BTech from IIT Bombay and opted for mathematics......
15:56 2019-05-21

UN civil society conference to focus on sustainable solutions for challenges of urban life “Well-planned and managed cities can steer us towards inclusive growth and serve as models of harmony among diverse people”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres declared in a video message on Monday to delegates at the 68th UN Civil Soc...
08:14 2019-08-27

Kevin Spacey accuser files civil lawsuit over alleged groping incident Actor already faces a criminal charge for the alleged incident at a Nantucket bar in 2016A man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him as a teenager, at a Massachusetts restaurant in July 2016 has filed a civil lawsuit against the actor, describi...
01:28 2019-06-28

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
12:56 2019-05-24

Jeffrey Epstein accuser links powerful men to financier: civil court filing A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of keeping her as a sex slave said one of the financier's associates had instructed her to have sex with at least a half-dozen prominent men, according to a court filing unsealed on Friday in a civil lawsuit....
03:56 2019-08-10

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The American Civil Liberties Union and others filed...
18:56 2019-07-17

Civil War-era schooners found in Lake Michigan by history buff 140 years after shipwreck Two Civil War-era schooners that collided and sank into Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago were found thanks to a diver and maritime history buff looking for shipwrecks....
17:28 2019-09-21

Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) allege that the 33 year-old from Killara in New South Wales took advantage of his po...
15:56 2019-05-21

Thousands Of Hong Kong Civil Servants Defy Government To Join Protests Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defying a warning from the authorities to remain......
19:28 2019-08-02

Purdue Pharma reportedly in talks with DOJ to settle criminal, civil opioid probes Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, is in talks with the Justice Department to resolve criminal and civil probes related to its role in the opioid crisis, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:42 2019-09-06

Civil case dropped against Kevin Spacey over alleged Nantucket groping incident Actor still faces criminal charge of indecent assault and batteryNo reason given for ending civil case, which cannot be refiledA young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the actor, his lawy...
01:56 2019-07-06

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of cha...
17:56 2019-06-20

Hong Kong Protesters Plan Double Marches as Part of Civil Disobedience Campaign The marches on opposite ends of town come on the second of three straight days of large-scale actions intended to increase pressure on the government....
09:28 2019-08-04

Hundreds of scientists sign declaration supporting civil disobedience to force climate action The declaration was coordinated by a group of scientists who support Extinction Rebellion, a civil disobedience campaign that formed in Britain a year ago and has since sparked offshoots in dozens of countries....
11:00 2019-10-13

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Uniform Civil Code The Delhi High Court, today, sought the response of the Centre on a petition seeking framing of a uniform civil code to promote unity, fraternity and national integration....
14:14 2019-05-31

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
18:56 2019-05-21

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jeremy Corbyn and his frustrated MPs, widely described...
19:56 2019-06-11

Kevin Spacey's sexual assault accuser abruptly drops civil lawsuit A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him in Nantucket has abruptly dropped a civil lawsuit. The criminal suit will proceed with a hearing Monday.        ...
20:14 2019-07-05

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
13:00 2019-06-10

Mexican President Lopez Obrador's rhetoric 'emboldens other civil servants' to attack press The continued attacks on the press by the president are inciting others in Mexico to follow suit, the NGO Article 19 has argued. The organization claims that 11 journalists have been murdered since he took office....
18:14 2019-09-12

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders issued by President Trump....
22:14 2019-07-16

Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement on climate change, María Fernanda Espinosa, the Pre...
04:14 2019-08-29

Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken pric...
18:42 2019-06-27

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
00:42 2019-06-17

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
05:00 2019-06-15

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
05:14 2019-06-11

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making an...
21:42 2019-06-02

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (...
13:42 2019-06-11

New Hampshire man named ‘Nobody’ is running for mayor This city could soon have a real Nobody as mayor. A former inmate who legally changed his name to “Nobody” is running for mayor of the town of Keene. Nobody — formally Richard Goyan Paul — is competing with two city councilors in a non-pa...
22:00 2019-10-08

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
20:56 2019-07-04

Labour civil war deepens with Diane Abbott retweeting call for Tom Watson to go amid anti-Semitism row Labour's civil war intensified today as Diane Abbott retweeted a call for deputy leader Tom Watson to consider quitting in the ongoing row over anti-Semitism....
15:14 2019-07-12

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegations, which the poultry processors have denied....
19:00 2019-06-27

Harry Dunn death: Family of teenager get lawyers on board for civil proceedings in US as they speak of anger at Government The family of a teenager killed in a fatal hit-and-run have got lawyers on board for civil proceedings against the wife of a US diplomat suspected of being involved in the crash....
22:56 2019-10-09

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
13:42 2019-07-05

Neo-Nazi Appointed District Mayor in Germany Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does email, said a member of the board....
00:28 2019-09-10

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show that he's ahead....
17:42 2019-06-22

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is ech...
17:14 2019-07-08

Mayor de Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but de Blasio tweeted on Saturday th...
12:00 2019-07-14

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a set...
14:31 2019-05-21

Rory Stewart, U.K. Politician, Will Run for Mayor of London Mr. Stewart, one of 21 insurgent lawmakers cut loose by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said he was quitting the Conservative Party to campaign as an independent....
18:00 2019-10-04

Rory Stewart, U.K. Politician, to Run for Mayor of London Mr. Stewart, one of 21 insurgent lawmakers cut loose by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said he was quitting the Conservative Party to run as an independent....
14:14 2019-10-04

Los Angeles Mayor: Fire conditions still dangerous Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says that while some residents are able to return to their homes, a wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate will remain dangerous with strong winds continuing on Saturday. (Oct. 11)    &...
05:42 2019-10-12

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
14:38 2019-05-21

Why mayor blocked plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a controversial tower known as the Tulip, saying the structure would be of "limited" public benefit and "detrimental" to the capital's skyline....
18:28 2019-07-20

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
22:00 2019-06-03

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition’s candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey’s electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid. Ekrem Imamoglu from the secula...
15:28 2019-05-22

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
09:14 2019-06-05

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
14:56 2019-06-17

Don Fraser, ex-congressman and Minneapolis mayor, dies at 95 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Don Fraser, a former congressman from Minnesota and Minneapolis’ longest-serving mayor, has died. He was 95. Son Tom Fraser says his dad died Sunday at his Minneapolis home. Don Fraser featured in Minnesota politics for four ...
18:00 2019-06-03

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an earl...
21:14 2019-07-03

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
09:56 2019-08-01

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a deal aimed at preventing a Catalan pro-independence ...
01:28 2019-06-15

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
01:42 2019-05-25

NJ mayor says he was asked whether he met with terrorists upon return from Turkey Mohamed Khairullah, the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was questioned at JFK Airport, and his phone was seized and held for 12 days.        ...
04:28 2019-09-14

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
17:28 2019-07-15

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
03:28 2019-07-02

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah, a Muslim and the longtime mayor of Prospect Park,...
06:00 2019-09-14

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)   &#...
23:28 2019-06-01

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to accept a foreign power’s help in his 2020 campaign should spur Congress to begin impeachment hear...
16:14 2019-06-14

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said on Thursday....
02:42 2019-08-06

Mogadishu mayor dies after al-Shabab attack Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has died in a Qatari clinic, a week after al-Shahab extremists targeted his office. The former London councilor becomes the seventh victim of the bombing in the Somali capital....
04:14 2019-08-02

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
05:42 2019-05-22

Regina Romero projected to win Democratic bid for Tucson mayor TUCSON – With the polls officially closed, the decision for who Tucson chose to face Independent Mayoral candidate Ed Ackerly come November will soon be determined. On Tuesday, Tucson voters headed to the polls to cast their vote for the city&#...
08:56 2019-08-28

| Six dead and Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office Six people have been killed and the mayor of Mogadishu wounded in a bombing at the mayoral offices in the Somali capital, the government says, in an attack claimed by Al-Shabaab jihadists....
08:28 2019-07-25

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of presidential race New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday he is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic primary, ending his campaign after struggling to gain traction in the race....
14:56 2019-09-20

Mayor: Rob Manfred warned city of A’s-to-Vegas move Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told Oakland, Calif., officials the Athletics could move to Las Vegas if the city doesn’t drop a current lawsuit, mayor Libby Schaaf confirmed Tuesday in a television interview. The city of Oakland is trying to stop ...
11:42 2019-10-09

Missouri's gun law should allow cities to require permits, St. Louis mayor says The mayor of St. Louis said Wednesday she’s asking Missouri lawmakers and the state’s Republican governor to reverse a 2017 law that makes it legal for gun owners without a felony record to carry guns without a permit in the state, according to a rep...
12:42 2019-08-29

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Edward M. Burke is a 50-year veteran of the City Council, making ...
04:14 2019-05-31

Mayor with prosthetic leg mocked online over flat shoes A UK town mayor who has a prosthetic leg says she was viciously mocked online — all because she wore flat shoes to an event. Stockport mayor Laura Booth, who lost part of her left leg in a car crash, said she was “sad to have received abu...
20:42 2019-06-06

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali: mayor Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor said on Tuesday....
21:56 2019-06-18

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romer...
22:42 2019-05-30

Jimmy Kimmel says he’s running for mayor of Dildo, Newfoundland After making the existence of the small Canadian fishing village, Dildo, N.L. a viral trend last week, Jimmy Kimmel conducted an interview with some of its townspeople....
04:42 2019-08-09

MTA board, mayor greenlight $51.5 billion capital plan The MTA’s $51.5 billion capital plan inched closer to reality on Wednesday thanks to endorsements from both Mayor Bill de Blasio and the transit agency’s board. Board members unanimously approved the five-year funding strategy — the MTA’s bigge...
04:28 2019-09-26

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
04:56 2019-07-18

Hizzoner! Jets rookie Sanders was mayor of hometown for day Hizzoner! New York Jets rookie defensive lineman Trevon Sanders served as the honorary mayor of his hometown of North Charleston, South Carolina, for one day in February       ...
23:00 2019-08-04

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a nat...
10:28 2019-06-19

Minnesota mayor responds to video of teen's arrest The mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota, has called video of the arrest of a 13-year-old girl 'disheartening to watch' and wants a thorough investigation into the matter. (October 3)        ...
09:00 2019-10-04

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
20:14 2019-06-07

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial sword after ascending to the throne....
21:00 2019-06-27

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College abo...
02:28 2019-05-23

Amazon wasn't scared off by AOC, says New York City mayor Amazon was not scared off by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in its quest to open a second headquarters in the Big Apple, according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio....
17:14 2019-07-24

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
23:56 2019-06-05

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
22:00 2019-06-19

Rory Stewart: I quit as an MP to run for Mayor so I can make a difference Former Tory minister and leadership candidate Rory Stewart said he is quitting Parliament and standing to be Mayor of London because he wants to make a difference....
02:14 2019-10-13

Tucson mayor caught cursing at council meeting again TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild used profanities near his open microphone at Wednesday’s city council meeting. The council was discussing zoning and annexation plans that may have allowed a large development near River Road and Campbel...
03:00 2019-09-06

Tina Fey Returns to NBC With A Show About Ted Danson as Mayor of Los Angeles The Good Place may be ending, but NBC is doing its best to make up for it. The network just gave a series order to a currently untitled series created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock,......
04:42 2019-07-19

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
18:56 2019-06-02

The Latest: Denver polls close in mayor’s race DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Polls have closed in a Denver mayoral runoff election that’s featured feisty debate over the city’s rapid development. Mayor Michael Hancock i...
04:28 2019-06-05

SBA warns of bad ole days of NYC crime, slamming mayor, commish The head of the city’s sergeants union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill for playing politics with policing, warning that crime will return to the bad old days. “We continue to do the wrong thing because o...
22:00 2019-10-13

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call to the audience with a disclaimer that is also prin...
03:42 2019-06-21

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’...
20:56 2019-07-05

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people and prioritizes their political fu...
18:42 2019-06-27

Detroit mayor wants to wipe out residential blight with bonds Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan unveiled a plan on Monday to sell up to $250 million of bonds to tackle the city's remaining blighted and abandoned houses over the next five years....
10:28 2019-09-17

Mayor of Mogadishu dies as result of al-Shabaab attack Abdirahman Omar Osman was naturalised Briton who had been London Labour councillorThe mayor of Mogadishu has died after being badly wounded in an al-Shabaab extremist attack in his office last week, the government of Somalia announced.Abdirahman Omar...
19:00 2019-08-01

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
22:14 2019-05-21

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gia...
08:14 2019-06-03

In Siberia, a First Female Mayor Builds a National Profile Women are a rarity in Russian politics, as was the free election that brought Sardana Avksentieva to power. But what really sets her apart is her thriftiness....
18:42 2019-08-30

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed b...
04:28 2019-06-22

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of limited public benefit and damage the skyline....
14:56 2019-07-16

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk Hřib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than a month when he came face-to-face with the Czech c...
09:56 2019-07-03

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — during his visit to the grieving Texas city last week after the Walmart shooting. The condemnation alle...
15:28 2019-08-16

Istanbul votes for mayor again in test for Turkey, leader Vote-counting has started in Istanbul’s repeated mayoral election, which was held after the ruling party challenged the first election narrowly won by an opposition candidate...
17:28 2019-06-23

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
08:28 2019-06-17

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican preside...
23:56 2019-07-02

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
08:28 2019-06-17

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
15:14 2019-06-07

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘justice was done’ with Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio said “justice was done” with the firing of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner — and insisted that rank-and-file cops won’t revolt over his ouster. “There was a fair and impar...
11:28 2019-08-20

Two Men Kiss in a Comic Book, and a Mayor Orders a Raid The raid drew a backlash from festival organizers, publishing houses, comedians and, finally, a Brazilian court, which barred the mayor from further seizure efforts....
21:28 2019-09-07

| Supporters cheer Dakar ex-mayor on his release from jail The former mayor of Dakar, Khalifa Sall, has been hailed by jubilant supporters as he crossed the Senegalese capital in a convoy during the night, following his release from prison....
16:00 2019-10-01

California mayor wants to require gun owners to have liability insurance In the wake of mass shootings around the country, the mayor of one California city wants to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons -- or pay a fee to help shoulder the public costs of gun violence....
18:56 2019-08-13

Mayor: Manfred warned city of A's to Vegas move MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told Oakland officials that Las Vegas could be a possible relocation site for the A's if the city didn't drop its lawsuit blocking the sale of the Coliseum to the team....
05:14 2019-10-09

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
19:00 2019-06-17

Chicago mayor clashes with Cruz over gun violence: ‘Keep our name out of your mouth’ Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz over the latest burst of gun violence in the city, claiming Monday that Chicago’s decades-long crime problem is actually the fault of Republican-run states like Indiana – because they don’t have...
20:56 2019-09-03

Brazil court overrules Rio mayor on gay kiss book ban A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has blocked efforts by Rio de Janeiro’s conservative mayor to have a book fair remove a comic book showing two men kissing...
03:14 2019-09-09

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
08:42 2019-07-17

Trump to visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday: mayor U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to pay a visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, four days after a mass shooting that is being investigated by authorities as a hate crime left 22 people dead, Mayor Dee Margo said on Monday....
05:42 2019-08-06

Inside the ‘survivalist’s Burning Man,’ where doomsday preppers share strategies for weathering civil warfare, nuclear attacks, and natural disasters Samantha Lee/Insider Over a thousand doomsday preppers gather every year in the rolling hills of western North Carolina for Prepper Camp. It's a summer-camp-meets-Burning Man meetup, where like-minded preppers come together to learn about farming, c...
20:56 2019-10-03

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist is clashing with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. The Valdosta Daily Times reports police escorted 80-year-old Rev. Floyd Rose from a Valdosta city coun...
18:28 2019-05-24

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
05:42 2019-06-07

Son of Albany mayor robbed and beaten while delivering pizzas: report The son of Albany mayor Kathy Sheehan was beaten and robbed while delivering pizzas late Wednesday evening, the Times Union reported. “Two black males in their 20s, both wearing dark-colored clothing, jumped out of bushes and began to punch and...
17:42 2019-08-03

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo 'gearing up for 20 funerals,' wants to 'bring our city together' El Paso Mayor Dee Margo praised first responders who rushed to the scene of the shooting at a local Walmart that killed 20 people and injured 26 more on Saturday morning and told Fox News he is focused on "making sure that we can bring our city toget...
04:42 2019-08-04

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
17:00 2019-07-15

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the firs...
01:56 2019-06-13

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
14:28 2019-06-04

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a r...
15:56 2019-06-04

Mayor Pete Buttigieg accuses NRA of creating ‘false God’ out of guns Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Sunday compared guns to a “false God” as he called out the gun lobby in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
21:56 2019-08-04

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean Debouzy, mayor of Montereau, a village of just 650...
16:00 2019-05-21

Khan's just here for the photocall: Ex-Met man attacks Mayor on knife crime Former senior Scotland Yard police officer who helped Sadiq Khan write the policing section of his manifesto has hit out at the Mayor, saying: "He's just here for the photocall."...
18:00 2019-07-31

Mayor calls out worker accused of spitting on Eric Trump CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has condemned a cocktail lounge employee who Eric Trump says spit on him. Lightfoot said Thursday she had spoken to Trump, the son of Republican President Donald Trump, and that it was “ver...
04:14 2019-06-28

St. Louis mayor announces $100,000 in rewards for arrests in 4 child killings St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson has announced $25,000 rewards for information leading to arrests of the people who killed four children in a rash of shootings this summer....
01:28 2019-08-26

Rise of populists in Europe resembles eve of WW2, warns London mayor Europe is starting to resemble the situation on the eve of World War Two, with leaders using divisive language to win popularity and spreading hatred against minorities, London Mayor Sadiq Khan warned on Sunday....
19:14 2019-09-01

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he prefers to focus on is “real life” – and seeing it b...
18:42 2019-06-04

Srinagar Mayor Back Under House Arrest Upon Return From Delhi Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu was today put back under house arrest upon his return from New Delhi, where he had gone for medical treatment, reports said. The centre had restricted his movements in......
18:28 2019-09-03

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the ...
14:56 2019-05-27

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops all 2020 Dems in NY fundraising Pete Buttigieg has tapped into the New York fundraising scene better than any other 2020 Democratic candidate — and he’ll be back this Labor Day weekend to rake in more big bucks. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor already brought in $3.7 million f...
04:28 2019-08-30

Judge evicts New Jersey mayor for failing to pay mortgage, taxes The mayor of a northern New Jersey town has been evicted from his home for failing to pay his mortgage and taxes amid a three-year foreclosure fight, records show. Bogota Mayor Christopher Kelemen owed nearly $500,000, according to court papers. The ...
01:14 2019-10-02

'We are not alone' in fighting climate change, says Freetown mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Over 90 mayors of the world's biggest cities have signed a Global Green New Deal in Copenhagen this week. Freetown's mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr talks environmental justice, tackling pollution and what gives her hope....
19:42 2019-10-11

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
19:42 2019-07-03

Philadelphia mayor seeks 2nd term, touting soda tax benefits PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is running for re-election as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city, facing two challengers critical of his handling of the rising homicide rate, ongoing opioid epidemic and his signature achievement, ...
00:00 2019-05-22

Rio's mayor tried to ban book featuring kiss between two male superheroes. Now it's sold out An Avengers comic book featuring a kiss between two male superheroes has sold out at a Rio de Janeiro book fair after the city's conservative mayor attempted to block it from sale, according to Agence France-Presse....
21:56 2019-09-07

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans red light district overhaul Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawping tourists....
13:42 2019-07-03

Former Tory MP Rory Stewart running for Mayor of London as independent Rory Stewart has said he hopes to be a moderate voice as "extremism is taking over our country." He has stepped down from the Conservative Party to run as an independent candidate....
14:00 2019-10-05

Amsterdam mayor under fire for red-light district closure idea City’s first female mayor faces battle with sex workers over proposal intended to tackle human traffickingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is facing a battle with sex workers in the city’s famous red-light district after raising the prospect of closing...
00:28 2019-07-05

Trump fires back at London mayor over golf crack President Trump ramped up his trans-Atlantic feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday, firing back after Khan mocked the commander in chief over the weekend, saying he was “dealing with a hurricane out on the golf course.” “The incompetent Mayor ...
20:00 2019-09-03

Horrific moment mayor is tied to truck and dragged through streets The mayor of a Mexican village is pressing attempted murder charges against locals who tied him to the back of a truck and dragged him through the streets for failing to deliver on an election pledge....
21:14 2019-10-09

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids ar...
02:28 2019-06-03

Angry mob ties mayor to back of truck, drags him through town The incident occurred in Las Margaritas in Chiapas early Tuesday when demonstrators arrived at a government building.        ...
20:00 2019-10-09

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in...
04:28 2019-08-02

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham Palace, in London, for Monday June 3, 2019, on the first day of a three day state visit to Britain. (...
23:42 2019-06-03

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
19:56 2019-07-12

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the end...
03:42 2019-06-02