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A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy

Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen vaping epidemic is a...

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy

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Rick Pitino driven crazy by Greek fans smoking at games: ‘Awful’ ATHENS, Greece — Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are ...
21:34, 2019-05-30

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2...
05:34, 2019-06-14

A dad fatally shot his daughter's boyfriend for smoking weed with her at a party, police say Pennsylvania man Michael D'Biagio was arrested Friday in connection to the death of Darren Jevcak outside of a pizza shop.    &#...
23:51, 2019-07-23

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic...
15:00, 2019-06-14

Fire Up The Grill and Save 20% On Our Favorite Wireless Smoking Probe For the Fourth of July Whether you’re a seasoned backyard pit master, or this will be your first summer as a Smokeboy, ThermoWorks’ Smoke is our favorite tool for monitorin...
00:34, 2019-06-23

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 bln in six months -filings Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious h...
02:00, 2019-05-25

Joe Biden Has Raised $21.5 Million, His 2020 Campaign Says Mr. Biden’s fund-raising haul fell short of Pete Buttigieg’s total for the second quarter of the year, though Mr. Biden did not enter the race until ...
19:34, 2019-07-03

Joe Biden has raised over $21M since launching 2020 campaign WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his presidential bid since entering the race on April 25, his campaign an...
07:34, 2019-07-04

These $70 wireless earbuds raised over $3 million on Indiegogo Loads of fans were immediately taken with Padmates’ PaMu Scroll Wireless Earbuds and Case offering, so taken that they actually pledged over $3 milli...
19:51, 2019-06-10

This smart personal air conditioner that raised over $1M on Indiegogo is now $70 off This personal smart air conditioner is the answer to a bunch of cooling problems — and right now, you can save $70 off the price (an over 25 percent ...
16:17, 2019-06-01

It’s time for the Islanders to meet their raised expectations Think about this: Since the Islanders’ new owners took control just over three years ago, they have amicably parted ways with an embedded, complacent...
05:01, 2019-07-14

Kik raised $98M with a potentially illegal ICO. Now it wants your money to fight the SEC Kik, the embattled messaging startup behind the Kin cryptocurrency, is now crowd-sourcing donations to help fund its legal battle with US regulators....
23:00, 2019-05-28

Democrat Pete Buttigieg says he raised $24M in 2nd quarter SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he raised nearly $25 million in the second quarter,...
12:17, 2019-07-01

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, ...
20:17, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Sunken boat unlikely to be raised before Tuesday BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 3 p.m. Hungarian rescue ...
16:51, 2019-06-08

Defence Sector Allocation Must Be Raised By At Least One-Third: Experts India Budget 2019: Experts believe the defence industry is looking for a signal that the Defence Ministry is serious about catalysing the development...
11:34, 2019-07-02

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
19:34, 2019-05-31

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona f...
01:51, 2019-06-07

| Mum raised wrong child for 23 years after botched DNA test A Chinese mother thought she had been reunited with her kidnapped son, only to discover she'd been given someone else's tot when the kidnapper turned...
18:51, 2019-06-08

Tulsi Gabbard has raised no money for congressional campaign Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has gone all in on the White House. The Hawaii congresswoman has raised money exclusively for her 2020 presidential bid and has ne...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Pro-Balochistan Slogans Raised During Imran Khan's Address In US A group of Baloch activists raised anti-Pakistan slogans during Prime Minister Imran Khan's address at an indoor stadium in Washington, demanding fre...
08:17, 2019-07-22

Cuomo has raised over $4M this year for 2022 re-election campaign The Cuomo campaign already has $8.5 million stashed in his campaign treasury, according to a financial disclosure report filed with the state Board o...
11:00, 2019-07-16

Trump and R.N.C. Raised $105 Million in 2nd Quarter, Outdoing Obama The figure reported by the president’s campaign and the Republican National Committee dwarfed President Barack Obama’s fund-raising during the same p...
15:34, 2019-07-02

Trudeau mum on why he is ‘confident’ Trump raised detentions with China The prime minister is not saying whether he has received specific assurances that a conversation about detained Canadians took place between Trump an...
03:51, 2019-07-03

Trump’s Reelection Campaign Says It Raised $105 Million in 2nd Quarter (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it raised $105 million during the second fundraising quarter. The campai...
02:34, 2019-07-03

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My ci...
16:17, 2019-07-14

U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez raised $1.2 million in second quarter U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has been in the middle of a controversy that includes House Democratic leadership and President Don...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his White House bid, campaign says Biden showed his fundraising prowess, but probably did not see a boost in donations after the Democratic debate when he came under sharp attack from ...
23:00, 2019-07-03

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit a...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Kamala Harris Raised $2 Million in 24 Hours Following the Debate After calling out Biden for waxing nostalgic about how nicely he played with segregationists on the second night of the Democratic debates, Kamala Ha...
03:51, 2019-06-30

Income Tax Bar May Be Raised In Budget To Revive Economy: Report Any tax exemptions will add stimulus to an economy that's slowed sharply this year, with growth reaching a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the first...
19:51, 2019-06-20

Senator Kamala Harris raised nearly $12 million in second quarter U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California, who emerged as a top contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after last week's presidenti...
21:51, 2019-07-05

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious h...
03:51, 2019-05-25

Reliability concerns raised over pi-top’s STEM learning laptop TechCrunch has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech ...
04:34, 2019-08-23

Trump raised $12 million for his reelection at two Hamptons fundraisers The first event, hosted by billionaire Stephen Ross, was not without controversy. Businesses owned by Ross, Equinox Fitness and SoulCycle, have been ...
02:34, 2019-08-10

Boris Johnson Smashes Record For Most Money Raised By UK Politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eur...
00:17, 2019-07-18

Alert level raised for Hawaii volcano due to rumbles, quakes The Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii has been hit by at least 50 small earthquakes since October of last year, scientists said on Tuesday, prompting U.S. ...
04:17, 2019-07-03

Chuck Klosterman’s Raised In Captivity is a bunch of empty premises Billed as “microdoses of the straight dope” and somewhat charmingly subtitled Fictional Nonfiction, Chuck Klosterman’s Raised In Captivity is of a pi...
20:17, 2019-07-15

North Korea’s Cyber Experts Raised Up to $2 Billion, U.N. Report Says (UNITED NATIONS) — A panel monitoring U.N. sanctions says North Korean cyber experts have illegally raised money for the country’s weapon...
01:51, 2019-08-07

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly afte...
04:34, 2019-06-01

This super-slim laptop stand raised over $1 million on Indiegogo The solution to the solution is the MOFT, or, as it’s better known, the “invisible” laptop stand. Right now, you can get the MOFT and save a couple b...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Nogales-born, Tucson-raised Valdez stays unbeaten RENO –  Unbeaten WBO Featherweight champion Oscar Valdez knocked formerly unbeaten Jason Sanchez down in the 5th round and retained his title. ...
09:51, 2019-06-09

Alert Level Raised At World's Largest Volcano In Hawaii The Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii has been hit by at least 50 small earthquakes since October of last year, scientists said on Tuesday, prompting U.S. ...
10:51, 2019-07-03

Thousands raised for memory of San Miguel High athlete/mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She wa...
08:17, 2019-06-05

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.   ...
04:00, 2019-06-05

Chandrayaan 2 Orbit Successfully Raised For Fourth Time: ISRO The fourth orbit raising activity for India's moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 was performed successfully at 3.27 p.m. on Friday, the Indian Space Resea...
17:51, 2019-08-02

4 more bodies found as sunken tour boat raised from Danube Recovery crews found four more bodies Tuesday when they raised a tourist boat in the Danube River in Hungary that had sunk last month and killed doze...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Trump and R.N.C. Raised $105 Million in 2nd Quarter, a Sign He Will Have Far More Money Than in 2016 The figure reported by the president’s campaign and the Republican National Committee dwarfed President Barack Obama’s fund-raising during the same p...
00:51, 2019-07-03

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign raised only $3.6 million in the second quarter Beto O'Rourke's campaign for the 2020 election raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter of this year, putting him in the lower tier o...
15:51, 2019-07-16

$117M raised for charity in honor of a Home Depot founder ATLANTA (AP) — A fundraising bash honoring the 90th birthday of philanthropist Bernie Marcus, one of Home Depot’s founders, has raised more tha...
22:34, 2019-06-10

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigi...
22:00, 2019-07-16

Thousands raised in memory of San Miguel High athlete, mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She wa...
22:01, 2019-06-05

US Presidential Race: Kamala Harris Raised $12 Million In Second Quarter US Senator Kamala Harris of California, who emerged as a top contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after last week's presidential...
23:17, 2019-07-05

Democrat Cory Booker raised $4.5 million in second quarter for presidential bid Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker raised $4.5 million in the three months ended June 30, nearly a quarter of it in the four days after a st...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Trump raised nearly $25 million as he kicked off 2020 reelection, RNC chief says The president’s campaign is on track to report the best fundraising quarter, underscoring the financial dominance he has over the sprawling Democrati...
19:51, 2019-06-19

Alert level raised for world’s largest active volcano Federal officials this week upped the alert level for the world’s largest active volcano — Mauna Loa in Hawaii — which last erupted in 19...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters raised to ‘critical’ The threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters was raised to its highest level this week — with officials claiming that the risk of an attack ...
13:51, 2019-07-12

Chilling: This New Anti-Smoking Campaign Demonstrates The Horrific Effects Of Having To Make Small Talk With A Coworker By The Dumpster Tobacco use tragically kills more than 8 million people per year worldwide, but this new anti-smoking campaign may have people thinking twice before ...
23:00, 2019-08-20

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained Canadians with China: Trudeau Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is "confident" U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Can...
00:17, 2019-07-03

President Trump Raised $24.8 Million in Just a Few Hours After His Campaign Launch Rally President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million in the hours following the official launch of his campaign for re-election in 2020, Republican National C...
19:17, 2019-06-19

Ghosn lawyer says news conference canceled after his daughters raised concerns Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn canceled what would have been his first news conference since he was arrested last year after his daughters expre...
13:51, 2019-06-28

Admiral chosen to lead the Navy will instead retire as concerns are raised about his judgment The four-star admiral set to become the Navy’s top officer on Aug. 1 will instead retire, an extraordinary downfall prompted by what Navy Secretary R...
22:34, 2019-07-08

"Doubts Were Raised But Won't Blame EVMs": Sharad Pawar On Poll Result National Congress Party Sharad Pawar today said he would not "blame the voting machines" after the leads indicated that the ruling BJP will come back...
14:51, 2019-05-23

Japan Volcano Erupts For First Time In 4 Years, Alert Level Raised A volcano near Tokyo has erupted for the first time in four years, throwing ash and smoke nearly two kilometres into the sky and sparking warnings no...
12:51, 2019-08-08

14 Tamil Nadu Men Raised Funds To Set Up ISIS Cell In India: Sources Fourteen men from Tamil Nadu who were arrested by the National Investigation Agency raised funds in Dubai to set up a cell of the terror group in ISI...
08:34, 2019-07-17

‘We weren’t raised like that’: Meet the kindhearted cops who paid for shoplifter’s food “We weren’t raised like that,” a kindhearted NYPD lieutenant explained Friday, when asked why he and two fellow bike cops did not a...
00:51, 2019-07-06

''Mandir Vahin Banayenge'' Slogans Raised As Sakshi Maharaj Took Oath Slogans of "mandir vahin banayenge" (temple will be built there) were raised in the Lok Sabha after Sakshi Maharaj, the BJP lawmaker who won Unnao in...
18:51, 2019-06-18

Kamala Harris raised $12 million in second quarter, trailing Biden and other 2020 rivals The haul is significantly behind three other presidential contenders who announced their total fundraising hauls last week. So far, Mayor Pete Buttig...
22:51, 2019-07-05

Buyer raised asking price on Mesa home disabled veteran lost over tax dispute MESA, Ariz. (12 News) – Jim Boerner still can’t believe his days in his Mesa home might be numbered—after getting a notice from the Maricopa Co...
20:34, 2019-07-19

Kyoto Animation arson attack: More than $500,000 raised for victims after 33 killed in horror fire A US animation studio has raised more than half a million dollars (£415,000) in eight hours to help the victims of a devastating fire in Kyoto, Japan...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Iran has raised its 'intensity of malign activity' following US pullout of nuclear deal, top general says The general President Trump has picked to become the military’s next top officer says Iran has raised its “intensity of malign activity” since the U....
23:34, 2019-07-11

Naveen Patnaik Asks Lawmakers To Submit Report On Issues Raised In Parliament BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday asked party MPs to apprise him of the issues they raise in Parliament and steps taken to resolve them once in two...
03:17, 2019-07-15

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian ...
21:00, 2019-07-01

Supreme Court orders new trial in murder case that raised questions of racial bias Justices throw out the most recent conviction of Curtis Flowers, who has been tried an extraordinary six times for a 1996 quadruple murder in Mississ...
17:17, 2019-06-21

England fans say police raised batons amid ‘dangerous crushing’ at semi-final • Ticket system failed before Nations League semi-final• ‘No violence, just panic,’ says one England supporterEngland supporters have criticised the ...
21:51, 2019-06-07

Chauncey Billups Drags Out Tired Trope, Says Zion Williamson Was "Raised Right" Because He Had "Two Parents In His Home" With the first pick in the NBA Draft, ESPN draft analyst Chauncey Billups selected one of the worst possible approaches to complimenting a player’s c...
08:00, 2019-06-21

Summer Games Done Quick 2019 Raised Over $3 Million Dollars In One Week, Setting A New Record Summer Games Done Quick 2019 has been a huge success and earlier this morning it was announced that the event had raised $3,003,889 for the charity D...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Funko stock pops on strong sales of 'Avengers' and 'Fortnite' collectibles, raised forecast Shares of pop culture collectible maker Funko jumped as much as 11% after the closing bell Thursday after the company posted a 38% increase in sales ...
09:00, 2019-08-09

Massachusetts man diagnosed with deadly mosquito-borne virus; risk raised to 'critical' in nearby areas The first case of the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been confirmed in a Massachusetts man, the state’s department of...
15:51, 2019-08-12

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for Al...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking ...
23:34, 2019-05-30

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they p...
09:51, 2019-08-05

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Some Of EVE Online's Most Powerful Groups Are Heading For War EVE Online is infamous for many things: scams that leave their victims devastated, player-created empires that span the stars, and perhaps most for w...
22:00, 2019-05-23

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.  ...
00:17, 2019-08-18

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of...
02:51, 2019-06-14

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy...
14:34, 2019-06-05

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration groups across US Company will match rider donations to Raices, which provides legal aid to immigrantsThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride c...
06:00, 2019-07-02

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON -Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton OH, Moms D...
07:51, 2019-08-21

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as soci...
15:51, 2019-06-07

How Facebook Handles Speech in 'Secret' Groups Facebook enforces complex guidelines against hate speech, abuse and other categories when it comes to users' posts to their friends or to the public....
16:17, 2019-07-03

Both far-right and antifa groups claim victory in Portland PORTLAND, Ore. — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the libe...
14:34, 2019-08-20

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
05:51, 2019-06-14

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they w...
00:17, 2019-08-15

Nigel Farage derides Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and calls the Queen Mother 'overweight, chain-smoking gin drinker' in speech in Sydney Nigel Farage has lashed out at the Duke of Sussex apparently labelling him the "prince of wokeness" while criticising other members of the Royal Fami...
11:17, 2019-08-12

Modi government freezes ads placed in three Indian newspaper groups India's government has cut off advertisements to at least three major newspaper groups in a move that executives and an opposition leader said was li...
16:51, 2019-06-28

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans n...
02:34, 2019-05-25

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech...
09:51, 2019-05-22

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in f...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at th...
20:17, 2019-07-07

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europo...
19:00, 2019-05-22

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Mu...
14:34, 2019-05-25

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.   ...
01:17, 2019-08-22

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities o...
09:51, 2019-07-12

Anti-abortion groups found a way around Google’s new ad policy In May, Google announced plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics onlin...
15:34, 2019-08-20

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like rac...
10:34, 2019-07-10

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Af...
04:51, 2019-07-18

Crowdfunding for surgery is a 'distressing' trend, medical groups say ‘Something is seriously wrong if a terminally ill girl with a brain tumour has to raise $120,000,’ one doctor saysTwo of Australia’s leading health b...
14:34, 2019-05-28

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile cou...
09:34, 2019-06-13

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dro...
04:34, 2019-06-09

Marches by far-right, anti-fascist groups lead to clashes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday, with fights breaking out in places as march...
03:34, 2019-06-30

UN postpones conference on torture after rights groups' criticism The United Nations has postponed a conference in Cairo on torture that was to take place in September following criticism from rights groups that say...
01:34, 2019-08-21

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an i...
04:34, 2019-06-13

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pa...
20:34, 2019-05-27

Antifa and Far-Right Groups Face Off in Portland as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very cl...
21:51, 2019-08-18

Kanye West and Khloe Kardashian raised suspicions about Kris Jenner's boyfriend Corey Gamble: 'We don’t know anything about Corey like that' E! On Sunday night's new episode of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," Corey Gamble crashed a girls' trip Kris Jenner was taking with Khloe Kardashi...
09:51, 2019-05-28

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report...
08:51, 2019-07-17

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the sep...
00:17, 2019-06-11

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent a...
22:34, 2019-07-09

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candid...
18:51, 2019-06-06

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republ...
05:34, 2019-05-31

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers ...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan fr...
21:17, 2019-06-06

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic...
14:34, 2019-06-12

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollutio...
23:17, 2019-07-08

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete of...
01:17, 2019-07-10

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations...
03:51, 2019-06-06

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor thos...
17:51, 2019-07-05

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups PHOENIX (AP) — The Southern Poverty Law Center has sued members of two anti-immigrant groups known to protest and harass Arizona churches that aid im...
20:51, 2019-06-04

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom f...
07:17, 2019-06-10

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people inju...
05:34, 2019-07-07

Venezuela's mining arc: a legal veneer for armed groups to plunder Their methods and origins differ, but their hunger for gold drives violence – and any foreign incursion could trigger escalationLate 2016, Nicolás Ma...
13:17, 2019-06-08

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation...
23:17, 2019-06-08

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union....
03:34, 2019-05-31

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from v...
22:34, 2019-06-13

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very cl...
01:17, 2019-08-18

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted ...
03:00, 2019-06-23

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who ca...
15:17, 2019-08-07

Pak Action Against Terror Groups Post Pulwama Attack Still Reversible: US Pakistan has taken some steps against terror groups post the Pulwama attack but they are still reversible, a top US official said on Wednesday, urgin...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Army To Roll Out Integrated Battle Groups Along Border With Pak: Report The Indian Army is planning to raise Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the borders with Pakistan that will help it carry out swift strikes in cas...
05:51, 2019-06-20

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but expert...
15:51, 2019-07-07

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  ...
20:34, 2019-05-24

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being f...
23:34, 2019-05-28

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of...
08:17, 2019-05-25

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US t...
17:51, 2019-08-04

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun pe...
14:51, 2019-05-28

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects includin...
01:51, 2019-06-14

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other rac...
22:00, 2019-07-01

Ethnic community groups fighting city on Ubers, Lyfts cap Groups representing New York’s Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, Hispanic business owners and black pastors have joined Uber’s campa...
09:17, 2019-08-02

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabo...
17:34, 2019-08-01

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio s...
10:00, 2019-08-14

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against wors...
17:00, 2019-08-16

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups...
18:00, 2019-08-13

Asian draw for 2022 World Cup qualifying groups next month KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation says groups for the next round of World Cup qualifying will be drawn in Kuala Lumpur i...
18:17, 2019-06-17

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Vi...
02:00, 2019-08-23

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups Announcement comes after Guardian revealed Google gave $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle has changed its advertising policy af...
02:00, 2019-05-22

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing critic...
04:17, 2019-08-15

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions ...
18:34, 2019-06-28

Didn't Tell The Truth; 40 Terror Groups Were Operating In Pak: Imran Khan Successive governments in Pakistan did not tell the truth to the United States, in particular in the last 15 years, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Kh...
08:00, 2019-07-24

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the End...
20:34, 2019-08-22

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that...
21:00, 2019-06-15

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigat...
01:34, 2019-06-20

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victori...
04:17, 2019-06-28

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about t...
14:51, 2019-07-13

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place b...
02:17, 2019-06-12

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada ...
15:51, 2019-08-08

Aid groups urge Lebanon army to halt punitive refugee raids Dozens of international aid groups are calling on Lebanese armed forces to put an end to a campaign of dismantling homes of Syrian refugees, calling ...
19:00, 2019-08-09

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the ...
09:01, 2019-06-14

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects includin...
01:34, 2019-06-15

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in ...
20:00, 2019-06-27

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak ...
19:00, 2019-05-21

Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces...
12:34, 2019-08-07

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future he...
01:51, 2019-06-06

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consum...
19:34, 2019-08-06

Walmart says it will keep selling guns, even as advocacy groups and workers voice concerns Walmart says it won't change its policies, after a man with an assault rifle opened fire Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Tx., killing 22 people. Da...
05:51, 2019-08-06

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platfo...
13:17, 2019-08-10

Chemnitzer FC sack captain for 'openly displaying' sympathy for neo-Nazi groups Daniel Frahn watched Saturday’s game with far-right fansIn March he joined a tribute to deceased hooliganThe German third division team Chemnitzer FC...
19:34, 2019-08-05

Tanzania charges journalist, rights groups say case politically motivated An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court doc...
18:17, 2019-08-05

The Supremes’ Mary Wilson: ‘We were one of the most fabulously dressed girl groups of all time’ Many of the outfits worn by the Motown greats have ended up in museums – but Wilson still has all three of these African-inspired gownsWe called thes...
15:51, 2019-08-06

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their r...
17:00, 2019-06-20

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by...
00:51, 2019-06-30

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king...
05:51, 2019-06-01

Business groups warn Trump's new tariffs on Mexico jeopardize USMCA The nation's leading business trade associations warned that President's Trump's decision to slap tariffs on Mexico to force it to halt mass immigrat...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
23:34, 2019-05-31

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some...
17:34, 2019-07-08

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and...
05:51, 2019-06-01

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsibl...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seekin...
07:17, 2019-08-22

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist ...
01:00, 2019-07-03

Fertility App Downloaded by Thousands Is Reportedly Funded by Anti-Abortion Groups Period tracking apps aren’t anything new, but recently, a few have been subject to greater scrutiny regarding their privacy, and efficacy—especially ...
21:34, 2019-05-30

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would ...
00:51, 2019-07-19

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top l...
03:17, 2019-06-03

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to ...
14:01, 2019-07-20

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecolog...
04:00, 2019-08-23

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Portland police keeping far-right protesters, antifa groups apart; violence avoided during rallies A heavy police presence kept members of the Proud Boys and other far-right groups separated from far-left activists at a downtown park Saturday. ...
00:17, 2019-08-18

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-gove...
23:17, 2019-06-15

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria beg...
07:00, 2019-07-07

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
04:51, 2019-06-01

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist count...
03:17, 2019-08-18

California, advocacy groups file lawsuit against Trump public charge rule The state of California and several advocacy groups filed separate lawsuits Friday against a rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigran...
02:17, 2019-08-17

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline...
03:00, 2019-07-05

A year after election triumph, Mexican president faces flak from business groups Mexico's president drew sharp rebukes about his performance from major business lobbies on Monday, the one-year anniversary of his landslide election...
06:34, 2019-07-02

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpo...
03:51, 2019-08-14

WRAPUP 3-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
22:00, 2019-05-31

Peru native groups use new legal strategy to push back on oil, mining plans Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their land, racking up victorie...
21:34, 2019-06-27

‘It had nothing to do with us’: Restrictionist groups distance themselves from El Paso shooter who shared similar views on immigrants Three Washington-based organizations have helped provide the intellectual and ideological framework for President Trump’s hard-line immigration agend...
20:51, 2019-08-08

Recalled infant sleepers still used at 1 in 10 childcare centers surveyed by public advocacy groups A new survey claims that many daycare centers — even in states that ban recalled products — are still using infant sleepers that have been pulled fro...
20:17, 2019-08-08

Iran-backed Hezbollah partnering with communist terror groups in Latin America Iran’s main proxy terrorist group is expanding in Latin America and networking with organized crime and other violent groups, according to U.S. and A...
03:34, 2019-07-20

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supre...
04:00, 2019-06-13

Republican groups vow to stop buying Twitter ads until McConnell campaign account is unfrozen The Republican Senate and House campaign arms, along with the Republican National Committee and President Trump’s campaign, said Thursday they were w...
20:51, 2019-08-08

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 ...
16:51, 2019-07-17

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within ni...
06:51, 2019-06-04

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in p...
12:00, 2019-06-12

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody ...
23:34, 2019-06-03

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Insta...
21:51, 2019-07-01

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 fr...
01:17, 2019-07-17

Safety groups want FTC, state probes of Tesla's Autopilot system–and its marketing efforts Two consumer safety groups are calling for federal and state investigations of Tesla's semi-autonomous technology in the wake of several fatal c...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in s...
05:51, 2019-08-01

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to...
13:00, 2019-06-13

Community groups in Halifax and Dartmouth offer ‘heat relief’ to vulnerable populations Several community organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality who are working together to reduce the negative health effects vulnerable popula...
02:51, 2019-07-09

| Ceasefire accords signed by armed ethnic groups in central Mali - officials Armed groups of the rival Fulani and Dogan ethnic communities in central Mali have signed accords to "cease hostilities", during a visit by the count...
16:17, 2019-08-06

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, suc...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups ...
02:51, 2019-06-22

Swastikas Carved at Prehistoric Sites in England by Neo-Nazi Groups that Worship Norse God Odin Neo-Nazi groups in England have been carrying out sinister torchlit rituals and carving swastikas into trees at ancient sites across the country. An ...
20:51, 2019-08-11

Lawmakers and journalism groups blast big tech for sending news industry into 'economic freefall' The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony from a number of media activists and journalists about the harmful impact that tech giants l...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Elections Canada climate advertising guidelines puts chill on green groups' advocacy Canadian environmental groups fear losing their tax-free charity status if they run paid climate change advocacy adverts ahead of the October nationa...
23:00, 2019-08-20

Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs died last year in England, welfare groups call to end sport Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs either died or were killed last year in England, leading animal welfare charities to call for an end to the sport ...
21:34, 2019-06-16

Iraq paramilitary groups blame U.S., Israel for blasts at Iraqi militia bases: statement Iraq's mostly Iran-backed paramilitary groups on Wednesday blamed blasts at its weapons depots and bases on the United States and Israel, a statement...
18:00, 2019-08-21

Daily on Energy: GOP-aligned groups make the fiscal case for a carbon tax on Capitol Hill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:17, 2019-07-22

‘It had nothing to do with us’: Restrictionist groups distance themselves from accused El Paso shooter, who shared similar views on immigrants Three Washington-based organizations have helped provide the intellectual and ideological framework for President Trump’s hard-line immigration agend...
22:51, 2019-08-08

Business groups warn new Trump China tariffs threat hurts ability to plan President Trump’s threat to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods has hurt businesses' ability to plan, trade groups say, even though th...
14:17, 2019-08-03

Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past ye...
01:51, 2019-07-18

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...
20:17, 2019-06-06

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Handicapping the league's most intriguing receiver groups Who should you draft first in Minnesota? What about with the Rams? Dave Richard evaluates all the non-obvious receiving corps to make a call on who s...
09:17, 2019-08-08

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into ne...
20:01, 2019-06-04

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn aw...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Liberal dark money groups mull secret progressive judge list to counteract Trump Liberal dark money groups are working to come up with a secret list of progressive judges who will fill the courts if a Democrat wins in the 2020 pre...
12:51, 2019-06-11

House Oversight Committee seeks documents related to secret CBP Facebook groups that ridiculed migrants The move suggests that the panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, is not backing down from his investigations despite the president’s recent atta...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Arsenal and Chelsea fan groups plan Uefa talks after Europa League Final venue farce Prominent fans groups from Arsenal and Chelsea are seeking talks with Uefa to avoid a repeat of the farce that has left both London clubs returning t...
19:51, 2019-05-28

Ohio 'heartbeat bill' blocked by federal judge as pro-life groups push for Supreme Court appeal Pro-life groups are vowing to go to the Supreme Court after a federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a so-called "heartbeat bill" in Ohio, wh...
00:17, 2019-07-04

The Mueller Report will be read in its entirety over 24 hours in New York this weekend in an event organized by local theater groups Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A reading of all 448-pages of the Mueller Report is taking place in Queens, New York on Saturday and Sunday. Beginning...
10:34, 2019-06-02

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Liberal groups sue over Trump administration’s conscience objection rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 1990s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual as...
04:34, 2019-08-23

Mount Everest death spike: Inexperienced climbers, competitive tour groups, bad weather window to blame, experts believe An American climber became the latest to perish after reaching the world's tallest summit on Monday amid concerns that overcrowding on Mount Everest ...
23:51, 2019-05-28