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Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its Ripple of Hope Award....

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award

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Pelosi being honored with JFK Profile in Courage Award BOSTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for her efforts to pass former President Barack Obama’...
16:14, 05/19/2019

‘Most Important Woman in American Political History.’ Nancy Pelosi Set to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award (BOSTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for her efforts to pass former President Barack Obama...
19:42, 05/19/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climat...
11:56, 06/07/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
18:28, 06/04/2019

Superintendent Dustin Williams honored with award TUCSON – Pima County School Superintendent Dustin J. Williams was selected as the 2019 Outstanding Correctional Professional of the Year award recipient by the Arizona Correctional Educators Inc...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Kool & The Gang to be honored with Marian Anderson Award PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Funk-soul band Kool & The Gang is being honored with an award named for pioneering opera singer Marian Anderson. Kool & The Gang, known for hits like “Get Down on It,” ...
20:56, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Nipsey Hussle honored with award at BET Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The late Nipsey Hussle was honored with the Humanitarian Aw...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Kidnapping survivor Jayme Closs honored with ‘Hometown Hero’ award Kidnapping victim Jayme Closs made a rare public appearance on Wednesday, when she was honored with the “Hometown Hero” award by Wisconsin lawmakers. The 13-year-old girl — who escaped Jan...
00:28, 05/16/2019

Mary J. Blige Set to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards Mary J. Blige's list of accolades is about to get even more impressive. The nine-time Grammy winner will be honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET......
17:00, 06/12/2019

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
21:00, 06/13/2019

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 ...
21:56, 07/04/2019

Missy Elliott to be honored at 2019 MTV VMAs with Video Vanguard Award, set to perform Missy Elliott will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.        ...
02:28, 08/13/2019

The Marathon Medal: Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards Along with his business acumen and music, Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) was known for his humanitarian spirit. Locals lovingly called him “Neighborhood Nip.” It’s one of the main reasons why th...
00:28, 06/18/2019

Taylor Swift to Be Honored With First-Ever Icon Award at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards You may need to calm down when you hear this news: Taylor Swift is already a 2019 Teen Choice Awards winner. The pop singer is set to receive a special honor at the annual award show this......
03:14, 07/26/2019

What Is Nancy Pelosi Afraid Of? Another day, another example of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi doing anything she possibly can to avoid the question of what it will actually take for the House to finally impeach the motherfucker....
03:14, 05/08/2019

Nancy Pelosi Isn't Even Pretending to Try Democrats seem content to let Trump lounge in the White House for as long as he wants. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she was not ready to impeach President Donald Trump Wednesday. She spoke at a pre...
07:56, 07/25/2019

Is Nancy Pelosi Kidding or What Since Robert Mueller’s Very Important Statement this morning, and the ensuing rush of some Democratic presidential candidates to support impeachment, the question has turned to: What about Nancy Pelos...
01:28, 05/30/2019

Michael Douglas to be honored at Monte-Carlo Television Festival with Crystal Nymph award Michael Douglas is set to receive the prestigious Crystal Nymph award for lifetime achievement at the 59th annual Monte-Carlo Television Festival on June 18....
20:28, 04/28/2019

The Impeachment Dam Is Breaking Against Nancy Pelosi After multiple reports on Monday night that several members of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s leadership team were breaking with her in pushing for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump...
17:00, 05/21/2019

William Barr and Nancy Pelosi Are Having Fun Here’s a nice little anecdote about two of the most powerful people in Washington D.C. having a laugh about President Donald Trump’s efforts to deliberately create a constitutional crisis....
23:42, 05/15/2019

2019 BET Awards: Nipsey Hussle Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award and Star-Studded Performance Nipsey Hussle may be gone but he will never, ever be forgotten. Though the rapper, born Ermias Asghedom, was shot and killed in late March outside his South L.A. clothing store, the......
13:28, 06/24/2019

The evolution of Nancy Pelosi's impeachment talk Speaker Nancy Pelosi has remained firm in her opposition to seeking President Donald Trump’s impeachment, but she’s walked a careful rhetorical line — at times channeling the left’s anger to accuse Tr...
02:28, 06/07/2019

Nancy Pelosi sounds like she’s more open to impeachment than ever before Pelosi throws out that Trump is “becoming self-impeachable,” that the country is in a “constitutional crisis” and is talking about the “i” word a lot this week....
17:56, 05/09/2019

‘Very, Very, Very Strange.’ How Nancy Pelosi’s Meeting With Trump Went Down Nancy Pelosi began her day preparing to talk infrastructure with President Donald Trump. By the afternoon, it was clear that was not going to be the subject of the day. On Wednesday morning, the House...
23:56, 05/22/2019

The Only Thing Nancy Pelosi Understands Is Power The most prominent freshmen members of Congress in the House have finally grown tired of Nancy Pelosi constantly slamming them in public. Will they do anything about it?...
10:42, 07/12/2019

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes President Trump is “engaged in a cover-up” following a meeting Wednesday with House Democrats over whether to launch impeachment hearings. ​ &#...
18:42, 05/22/2019

AOC and Her Fellow Freshmen Are Fed Up With Nancy Pelosi's Bullshit Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley made history last year. Omar and Tlaib are the first Muslim women to serve in Congress. Pressley and Ocasio-Cortez both b...
06:14, 07/11/2019

Nancy Pelosi Had a Good Opinion For a Change Asked about the horrific photo of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter Valeria which made headlines earlier this week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters that entering the U.S. shoul...
02:56, 06/28/2019

Alan Dershowitz: Nancy Pelosi should be 'ashamed of herself' Famed Harvard law professor and attorney Alan Dershowitz said Thursday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should be "ashamed of herself" for reportedly saying she wanted to see President Trump in prison....
06:28, 06/07/2019

Don't You DARE Ask Nancy Pelosi Questions About Trump Nancy Pelosi deeply does not want to answer any more questions about Donald Trump, which she made clear while appearing at a forum today where she mocked a CNN reporter for asking her multiple questio...
23:14, 06/11/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says Democrats Are ‘Not on a Path to Impeachment’ The House speaker said President Trump was trying to precipitate a crisis through his stonewalling and suggested that he was too unstable to govern the country....
21:28, 05/23/2019

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Not Impeached, Says Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moving quickly to quell impeachment talk in her Democratic caucus, telling colleagues she wants to see President Donald Trump "in prison" but not impeached and......
09:56, 06/07/2019

Nancy Pelosi to Dems: I Don’t Want to See Him Impeached, I Want to See Him in Jail! Suurrrreeeeee She Does House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats during a meeting Tuesday night that President Donald Trump’s impeachment isn’t as high on her list as seeing President Donald Trump in prison....
04:56, 06/07/2019

Trump lashes out at ‘Crazy Nancy’ Pelosi, says she’s ‘lost it’ President Trump ripped into “Crazy Nancy” Pelosi on Thursday after the House speaker called for the president’s family to stage an intervention. “I have been watching her for a...
23:56, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi says Facebook is lying about Russian manipulation After Facebook refused to take down a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi that made her appear drunk, the House Speaker went on the attack. She said that the social media network's willingness to leav...
14:28, 05/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi: Case to impeach Trump must be ‘ironclad’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House needs to ensure their case to impeach President Trump is “ironclad” — as she was grilled on why the process hasn’t started yet. Impeaching the pre...
18:14, 05/31/2019

Nancy Pelosi invites USWNT to Capitol following World Cup win House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited the US women’s national soccer team to the Capitol following its World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday. T​he California Democrat praised the team for it...
21:00, 07/08/2019

'Queen of shade': five times Nancy Pelosi got the better of Trump The Democrat has mastered the art of setting off a Trumper tantrum. Here’s a roundup of her most recent jabs Nancy Pelosi is adept at getting under Donald Trump’s thin skin. The House speaker has rece...
08:14, 05/25/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Doesn’t Know Right From Wrong (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump doesn’t know right from wrong and is “indifferent to law and any sense of ethics about who we are as a country.&...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says She’s ‘Done With’ Trump as She Pushes Back Against Impeachment (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is brushing back impeachment questions, saying “it’s not even close” to having enough support among House Democrats for a vote. Pelosi said ...
20:28, 06/11/2019

Nancy Pelosi Agrees to Fund More Concentration Camps Today, the House passed a Senate version of a bill that will provide emergency funding to address the crisis on the border, according to CNN. The vote came after disagreements about whether House Demo...
02:56, 06/28/2019

Nancy Pelosi says White House is 'crying out for impeachment' House speaker urges family to intervene over Trump’s wellbeingPelosi: ‘Maybe he wants a leave of absence’The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for imp...
22:14, 05/23/2019

Frank Pallone and Nancy Pelosi rein in the left Nancy Pelosi tried to quash Frank Pallone five years ago in a nasty proxy war over the future of the Democratic Caucus. Now, with Pelosi reinstalled as speaker and Pallone chairman of the powerful En...
21:00, 07/09/2019

You Got Complaint? Talk To Me, Do Not Tweet: Nancy Pelosi To Democrats US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged unity among fellow Democrats in the face of battles over the direction of the party and warned members to ditch Twitter and keep their disagreements......
05:14, 07/11/2019

AOC and Other Democrats Are Rebelling Against Nancy Pelosi's Border Bill Amid the rush to deliver more funds to the border to assist crowded facilities, some of which lawyers have reported seeing children taking care of toddlers, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and ...
19:28, 06/25/2019

UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honored Britain warned China on Tuesday there would be serious consequences if Beijing broke its promises to protect freedoms in Hong Kong, after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters....
14:14, 07/02/2019

Nancy Pelosi Keeps Coming for the Fab Freshmen of Congress but She Doesn’t Have the Range House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) may have overstayed her welcome. For some reason—maybe it’s jealousy, maybe it’s because the new crop of freshmen members of Congress—Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Ale...
21:28, 07/08/2019

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
06:00, 06/14/2019

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least...
15:28, 05/21/2019

Flame-throwing AOC chief of staff ‘looking for fight’ with Nancy Pelosi Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be putting the heat on Congress, but it’s her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, who’s dropping the napalm. In the last three weeks, he’s accused House Speaker Nancy Pelo...
05:42, 07/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi: ‘The White House is just crying out for impeachment' – video The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing “for the good of...
22:14, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi to Dems: 'You have to be ready to throw a punch ... for the children' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., warned Democrats at the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting on Friday that they have to be "ready to take a punch" and "be ready to throw a punch- for ...
04:00, 08/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
22:56, 05/29/2019

The Only Thing Worse Than Nancy Pelosi's Case Against Impeachment Is Her Supporters Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden has had enough—of people criticizing Nancy Pelosi for her handling of the Donald Trump impeachment non-inquiry—talk of which flared up again after T...
17:28, 06/13/2019

Nancy Pelosi condemns Facebook as 'willing enablers of Russian interference' House speaker says ‘I can take it’ after site keeps doctored video up, but criticizes their role in spread of false informationHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi has strongly criticised Facebook for failing t...
15:56, 05/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi Has to Decide Whether to Halt a New Push to Impeach Trump Amid Tuesday’s circus show in Congress, it was almost hard to notice that someone did the damn thing and filed articles of impeachment against the president. That person was Rep. Al Green, who acted d...
17:14, 07/17/2019

Nancy Pelosi blasts Facebook for keeping up doctored video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted Facebook Wednesday for keeping up a phony video on the social media website that appeared to show her drunk. “I think they have proven — by not taking down something...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Nancy Pelosi Tells Democrats: Report Donald Trump should be sent to "prison," US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats in a closed-door meeting about whether to launch impeachment proceedings against the president, Politico......
00:00, 06/07/2019

Nancy Pelosi says Trump wants to 'make America white again' – video US house speaker Nancy Pelosi says president Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year's census because he wants to 'make America white again.' The California democrat says the adm...
18:56, 07/09/2019

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made about working with two segregationist senators were...
21:42, 06/20/2019

Trump Crying For Impeachment, Democrats Not On That Path: Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed Thursday that President Trump wants to be impeached and is upset that House Democrats are not rushing in that direction now, as tensions continued to......
04:42, 05/24/2019

House Dems defend Nancy Pelosi amid spat with AOC A number of Democrats stood by Nancy Pelosi Thursday after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the speaker of singling her out based on race. “I think the speaker is doing a hell of job under some v...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Nancy Pelosi Is ‘Committed to Avoiding Impeachment,’ New York Times Says If a New York Times article by Glenn Thrush is accurate, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi believes that President Donald Trump is thoroughly unfit for office, but she doesn’t believe impeachment is an appro...
17:28, 05/05/2019

Immigration reform is Congress’ moral responsibility: Nancy Pelosi  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees comprehensive immigration reform not only as Congress’ official work but also as its moral responsibility as she finishes up a tour of Central America....
03:47, 08/12/2019

Kellyanne Conway mocks ‘huge catfight’ between AOC and Nancy Pelosi White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday mocked the dispute over border spending between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four female freshman Democratic lawmakers as a “major meow moment” and ...
21:14, 07/09/2019

Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats: I want Trump 'in prison' but not impeached House speaker reportedly told Democrats ‘I don’t want to see him impeached’ in a closed-door meetingFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has told Democrats calling f...
21:56, 06/06/2019

Trump slams Nancy Pelosi, Mueller before D-Day ceremony in France President Trump on Thursday ripped Nancy Pelosi and mocked Robert Mueller during an interview from France before the solemn memorial ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day. “Nancy Pelosi, I ca...
22:56, 06/06/2019

Nancy Pelosi’s renewed attacks on AOC aren’t just disrespectful, they’re dangerous As America grows increasingly brazen in its bigotry, Pelosi should be standing up for her new colleagues – so why isn’t she?Can progressives please shut up and listen to Nancy Pelosi? The speaker of t...
14:42, 07/12/2019

Sen. Graham: Nancy Pelosi is 'biggest loser' now that Mueller will testify Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" where he talked about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming testimony on Capitol Hill calling it a "political circus."...
05:56, 06/27/2019

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by Presid...
19:28, 05/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi takes aim at Trump and 'slumlord' Jared Kushner – live Speaker defends Elijah Cummings in Trump Baltimore rowPentagon reviews $10bn Amazon deal after Trump criticismSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.14pm BST It’s been a busy day so ...
23:42, 08/01/2019

Nancy Pelosi Video Flagging Delay An 'Execution Mistake': Facebook CEO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said his social media company took too long to flag as false an altered video of U.S House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that appeared to show the......
11:56, 06/27/2019

Nancy Pelosi and Ilhan Omar team up to slam Trump, in Africa Rep. Ilhan Omar and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi set aside the squabble between The Squad and House leadership — to take a shot at President Trump. “They said ‘send her back’ but Speaker @SpeakerPelosi ...
01:42, 08/02/2019

Nancy Pelosi Warns Move To Impeach Trump New Premature, 'Very Divisive' Democrats are not yet ready to initiate impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump, top Democrat Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday, warning that such a course of action would be "very......
04:42, 05/24/2019

Bill Barr asks Nancy Pelosi at DC event: ‘Did you bring handcuffs?’ Attorney General Bill Barr asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi if she brought “handcuffs” for him Wednesday at an event at the Capitol, according to reporters at the scene. Barr approached the California...
00:28, 05/16/2019

Nancy Pelosi meets Democrats to talk Trump investigations, impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure from party lawmakers increases about whether to introduce impeachment action for President Donald T...
13:28, 05/22/2019

Nancy Pelosi's Drug Price Compromise Is Bad Policy and Worse Politics Mere weeks ago, we brought you the news that progressive House Democrats were joyful that Democratic leadership was not “wedded” to a terrible drug pricing proposal that would appoint an arbitrator to...
19:42, 05/24/2019

Real v fake: debunking the 'drunk' Nancy Pelosi footage - video Footage of the Democratic House Speaker was edited to make her appear drunk or unwell, in the latest incident highlighting social media's struggle to deal with disinformation. Compare the original foo...
19:42, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi 'clearly succeeded to some degree' in getting under Trump's skin, says Chris Wallace Chris Wallace said Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was trying to get "under President Trump's skin" this week and "clearly succeeded to some degree" in her efforts. ...
20:14, 05/24/2019

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’...
20:56, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi on Attorney General Barr: 'He Lied to Congress. That's a Crime' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is tired of Trump and his cronies’ bullshit. On Thursday, Pelosi, the top cop of the house speakers, didn’t mince her words and wants everyone to know that Attorney General ...
22:56, 05/02/2019

Facebook is fact checking the 'drunk Nancy Pelosi' video, but won't remove it Facebook won't remove a viral video that purports to show Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nacy Pelosi slurring her words. Instead, according to a Gizmodo report, the social ...
23:28, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi, Trying to Walk a Middle Path, Accuses Trump of a ‘Cover-Up’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation was intended to slow the building momentum toward opening an impeachment inquiry among Democrats, but it set off the president....
19:14, 05/22/2019

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual v...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Nancy Pelosi says a higher minimum wage would boost GDP — but the CBO predicts the opposite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, reacting to the quarterly economic numbers, claimed that gross domestic product would be boosted if the minimum wage were increased, but the Congressional Budget Office rec...
13:56, 07/27/2019

Trump Retweets Video Of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Claims She Has "Lost It" US President Donald Trump, engaged in personal attacks on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, retweeted a heavily edited video that falsely claimed the Democratic leader had difficulty......
10:14, 05/26/2019

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—one was shared by President Donald Trump on Thursday—...
05:56, 05/27/2019

Nancy Pelosi says a higher minimum wage would boost GDP -- but the CBO predicts the opposite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, reacting to the quarterly economic numbers, claimed that gross domestic product would be boosted if the minimum wage were increased -- but the Congressional Budget Office r...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Is ‘Engaged in a Cover Up’ But Urges Patience (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Wednesday that President Donald Trump is “engaged in a cover up,” but she tamped down some Democrats’ rush toward an impeachment in...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTube took down uploads of the video, a call which see...
04:56, 05/27/2019

"That's A Crime": Nancy Pelosi Accuses William Barr Of Lying To Congress Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a....
01:56, 05/03/2019

Donald Trump Engaged In "Cover-Up", Says US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that...
00:56, 05/23/2019

Richard Goodstein on AOC remarks: Nancy Pelosi is the speaker because of moderate Dems House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in the position she is because of moderate congressional districts flipping from Republican to Democrat, according to Richard Goodstein....
06:56, 06/18/2019

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement.Before leaving for the A...
23:00, 08/18/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s comments on foreign assistance appalling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election....
20:28, 06/13/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a y...
17:42, 07/09/2019

AOC calls Nancy Pelosi ‘outright disrespectful’ for singling out women of color Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued her war of words with Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday night, calling the Speaker of the House “outright disrespectful” for criticizing women of color. The...
07:42, 07/11/2019

Impeachment talk is rising among Democrats. Nancy Pelosi is right to shut it down | Zaid Jilani Opening an impeachment inquiry would start a process many Americans would see as an attempt to circumvent the 2020 election Upon taking control of Congress in 2006, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelos...
18:56, 05/27/2019

Hillary Clinton Calls Doctored Video of Nancy Pelosi ‘Sexist Trash’ Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton knows a thing or two about being the target of sexist smear campaigns by Donald Trump and his supporters....
09:14, 05/26/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Wants to Make the U.S. ‘White Again’ by Adding the Census Citizenship Question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year’s Census because he wants to “make America white again.” The California Democr...
03:56, 07/09/2019

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
16:42, 05/25/2019

‘She Is Making a Mistake’: Rep. Justin Amash Says Nancy Pelosi Should Move Forward on Impeachment Independent Representative Justin Amash criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her handling of the Mueller report on Sunday, saying that the Democrat from California is wrong to avoid moving forwar...
20:56, 07/07/2019

Conway blasts Nancy Pelosi for losing control of her 'temper' and her House caucus White House counselor Kellyanne Conway blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday, claiming the top Democrat "lost control of her temper" and her caucus. ...
16:14, 06/10/2019

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: On Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—expos...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Nancy Pelosi rejects Trump impeachment calls following Mueller testimony – live House speaker rebuffs judiciary committee chairman Jerry Nadler’s entreaties to launch impeachment proceedings against Donald TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.46pm BST Good...
15:28, 07/25/2019

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly......
15:56, 05/30/2019

North Korea blasts Nancy Pelosi for support of Hong Kong protests North Korean media is singling out U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after she expressed opposition to the use of force against protesters in Hong Kong....
04:28, 08/14/2019

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
17:00, 05/22/2019

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media, highlighting how political......
04:42, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi, 12 other lawmakers to visit Central America, Texas border town House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will lead a U.S. congressional delegation to Central America in the near future, before visiting south Texas to examine the controversial immigration situa...
01:28, 08/09/2019

Nancy Pelosi's Trump 'cover-up' claims the second generation of Russia 'witch hunt,' WH spokesman says Nancy Pelosi's claim of a presidential "cover-up" is the second generation of the "Russia collusion hoax witch hunt," according to a White House spokesman....
04:28, 05/24/2019

Progressives blame Nancy Pelosi for 'horrendous' migrant aid bill and holding them back on impeachment Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Sen. Jeff Merkley blamed Democratic leadership for the $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package Congress passed last week that was bitterly opposed by many progressive Democrats....
21:28, 07/13/2019

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the video...
16:42, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi backs Elijah Cummings, blasts Trump’s ‘racist’ Twitter attack House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., decried on Saturday what she described as a “racist” attack by President Trump on Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., -- after the president called the chairman of the H...
20:14, 07/27/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says She Hasn't 'Spent Any Time' Thinking About the Most Recent Rape Allegation Against the President Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful woman in Congress and likely all of the Democratic Party, said on Thursday that she hasn’t spent any time thinking about the most recent rape allegation made against th...
02:56, 06/28/2019

Donald Trump, Democrats Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer agree to spend $2T to fix U.S. infrastructure President Donald Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress met Tuesday, and said they agreed that efforts to repair and maintain U.S. infrastructure will cost about $2 trillion....
22:56, 04/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says Facebook's Policy Toward Faked Video Shows It Is Complicit in Political Meddling Last week, a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi went viral, slowed down so the House Speaker’s words were slurred, giving off an appearance of intoxication. Facebook left the video up, albeit alongside...
18:14, 05/30/2019

Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosting fundraiser for Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn is hosting a fundraiser for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats as they prepare to defend their seats in the upcoming 2020 congressional elections....
10:56, 05/01/2019

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s defense for controversial c...
20:28, 06/20/2019

Nancy Pelosi accuses Trump admin of using citizenship census question to 'Make America White Again' Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, slammed the Trump adminisration for its ongoing efforts to include a citizenship question in the 2020 U.S. Census, suggesting there's a racial component by invoking Pres...
02:28, 07/09/2019

Nancy Pelosi to meet Democrats amid impeachment talk; Donald Trump slams 'harassment' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure builds on whether to introduce impeachment action against President Donald Trump....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Mark Levin rails against Nancy Pelosi for declaring Trump a criminal: Democrats 'totally out of control' Fox News host Mark Levin called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats for acting in an "unconstitutional" fashion toward President Trump. ...
15:56, 06/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.Read More...
16:28, 05/30/2019

Trump slams 'nervous Nancy' Pelosi for accusing him of 'criminal cover-up': It's a 'fascist,' disgraceful statement President Trump called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Friday on "Fox & Friends" after she again accused him of a "criminal cover-up" and claimed he "does not know right from wrong."...
15:56, 06/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi 'isn't going to be able to hold off' impeachment push from inside her party, senior House Dem tells Fox News House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could soon be left with no choice but to embrace calls from some within her party to impeach President Trump, one senior Democrat told Fox News....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who ...
15:14, 07/09/2019

Ilhan Omar joins Nancy Pelosi-led delegation visiting Ghana, US Army Africa headquarters in Italy House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Friday that she would lead a U.S. congressional delegation to Ghana and visit the U.S. Army Africa headquarters in Italy next week....
18:42, 07/27/2019

Trump Posts Fake News on Twitter, Shares Spliced Video of Nancy Pelosi Stumbling Over Her Words President Trump is so scared of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that he had to post a spliced video of her stumbling over her words because he doesn’t know how to deal with powerful women who th...
19:14, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inqui...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Robert Mueller comments on Russia probe leave Nancy Pelosi holding 'a pair of deuces:' Geraldo Rivera Did Special Counsel Robert Mueller deal House Speaker a "pair of deuces" and is that enough to impeach President Trump? That's the question presented by Fox News' Geraldo Rivera Wednesday on "The Five...
02:42, 05/30/2019

Pelosi heckled by protesters demanding Trump impeachment at San Francisco award dinner Liberal protesters fed up with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s reluctance when it comes to impeaching President Trump disrupted a “Heart of the Resistance” dinner where the California Democrat was receiv...
15:42, 08/22/2019

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...
14:56, 07/26/2019

Nancy Pelosi questions if time for Donald Trump 'intervention' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi openly questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office Thursday. At one point she even joked about the 25th Amendment, the Constitution's provision laying o...
20:42, 05/23/2019

Kellyanne Conway complains Nancy Pelosi treated her like a 'maid' White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is taking verbal jabs at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following a White House meeting that dissolved into rancor, Wednesday. Conway said Pelosi treated her "as sh...
20:42, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexande...
07:00, 05/17/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated to the promotion of human rights, in a move that is...
15:14, 05/20/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
18:00, 05/12/2019

Nancy Pelosi warns 'no chance' of trade deal between US and UK if Brexit puts Good Friday agreement at risk US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is "no chance" of a US-UK trade deal passing through Congress if Brexit puts the Good Friday agreement at risk....
20:00, 08/14/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, ...
13:42, 04/30/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kr...
02:28, 06/27/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's a...
21:28, 07/08/2019

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on street demonstrations that began in the Central Americ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

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, according to a new report....
05:28, 06/14/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children fr...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's forei...
04:56, 07/12/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
23:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on four Iraqis over human rights and corruption The United States imposed sanctions on two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human rights abuses and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursd...
18:56, 07/18/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet high...
08:56, 07/13/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterrane...
14:14, 06/03/2019

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of “terrorism” and killing a police ...
09:28, 07/27/2019

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
13:14, 07/19/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
23:14, 05/03/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (...
15:14, 05/28/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human...
22:28, 06/19/2019

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, where the rich pay to escape heat and hunger caused...
10:28, 06/25/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization direc...
19:28, 06/05/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue ai...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any fur...
14:00, 06/22/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three month...
04:14, 05/09/2019

Pelosi tells Dems to spread 'know your rights' campaign ahead of ICE raids Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned her caucus about President Donald Trump’s planned immigration raids this weekend, urging members to spread information about unauthorized immigrants' legal righ...
17:42, 07/11/2019

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
00:42, 07/09/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published...
11:28, 06/28/2019

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being subjected to numerous human rights violations, acc...
14:56, 07/04/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, especially ...
03:14, 05/15/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order. A lower court in April...
14:56, 06/02/2019

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates ...
15:14, 07/18/2019

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate disputes in small claims courts...
19:56, 08/08/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt ...
23:14, 07/08/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it interviewed four gay men who had fled the conserv...
14:42, 05/09/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday HELSINKI (AP) — Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s key human rights body, the Council of Europe. The festivit...
20:56, 05/16/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also...
21:56, 05/16/2019

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro...
16:56, 06/21/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going too far....
21:14, 07/11/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election ...
23:56, 06/24/2019

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Pola...
19:56, 06/19/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption...
09:14, 06/20/2019

Human Rights Campaign Picks Alphonso David as New President For the first time, a person of color will be the face of the nation’s largest LGBTQ lobby. The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced civil rights lawyer Alphonso David had been officially ...
20:56, 06/25/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
16:56, 06/17/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court o...
14:28, 08/01/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah...
13:42, 07/10/2019

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized ne...
22:28, 07/15/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed ...
23:28, 06/28/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensur...
17:28, 05/17/2019

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s...
14:42, 05/22/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
19:00, 06/14/2019

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met separately in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro, who are locked in a prolonged struggle over control of the ...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
00:28, 08/24/2019

Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries with poor human rights records, the Standard can reve...
12:00, 05/02/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights gr...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independenc...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Top Court Fines 7 States Over Status Of Human Rights Courts The Supreme Court on Tuesday slapped penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh on seven states for failing to file responses on setting up human rights courts despite its direction last year....
17:42, 08/13/2019

Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has challenged Britain in the European Court of Human R...
18:42, 07/01/2019

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the rol...
05:28, 07/09/2019

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
15:42, 08/23/2019

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist...
18:14, 07/18/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abste...
05:14, 07/12/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to "crimes." Ambassador Han Tae Song said in Genev...
19:28, 05/09/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including ex...
22:56, 05/16/2019

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims h...
18:42, 05/22/2019

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, w...
20:42, 08/16/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to “crimes.”...
16:56, 05/09/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate vo...
04:28, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group, comment from lawyer who says he wa...
04:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
06:56, 07/17/2019

WhatsApp Hack Aided by Spyware Linked to Human Rights Abuses Israeli spyware maker NSO Group was in the limelight Tuesday after its software was suspected of being used in hacking the phones of human rights activists through WhatsApp....
08:42, 05/15/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift prote...
04:14, 06/05/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
02:42, 06/22/2019

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights Campaign. David served Cuomo for more than a decad...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a......
01:56, 07/16/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confro...
22:56, 05/12/2019

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights to life, health and well-being, as well as the righ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has walked out in protest after Rus...
16:14, 06/25/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-ol...
19:28, 08/07/2019

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and activists worry could be a move to minimize abort...
19:42, 07/08/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive us...
19:00, 06/10/2019

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed...
20:28, 06/18/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispu...
20:28, 05/17/2019

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused China of being responsible for the human rights “st...
18:28, 07/19/2019

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
09:14, 07/19/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human ri...
21:56, 06/06/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work...
18:56, 04/28/2019

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
05:14, 06/27/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children rel...
23:14, 05/10/2019

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human right...
04:28, 06/29/2019

CBI Raids Indira Jaising, Anand Grover: "Targeted For Human Rights Work" Senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover are being raided by the CBI, which have accused them of violating a law on foreign funding for Mr Grover's NGO....
10:42, 07/11/2019

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
05:14, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift prote...
04:00, 06/05/2019

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian Government decided to stop granting him asylum in...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
00:42, 06/20/2019

Israel plans to deport a U.S. human rights activist. Democrats are pushing back. Democratic lawmakers wrote to Netanyahu about the planned deportation of Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, but the Trump administration has taken little action....
18:42, 05/07/2019

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, denouncing the world’s apparent indifference to the ...
18:14, 07/26/2019

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secr...
18:28, 06/16/2019

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday conevened t...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 — Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization sa...
19:56, 06/19/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the...
04:00, 05/17/2019

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and sever...
10:00, 08/03/2019

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the United States declared unconstitutional....
17:28, 05/29/2019

U.S. 'gravely concerned' by human rights abuses in North Korea: State Department North Korea's government has subjected its people to "egregious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" and the United States remains "gravely concerned and deeply troubled" by the abuses...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an int...
19:28, 07/03/2019

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of a...
17:42, 06/11/2019

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of...
00:14, 04/29/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to pro...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extra...
18:56, 06/17/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights...
02:42, 06/20/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to th...
18:28, 04/28/2019

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and human rights" resonated on Sunday from UN-GLOBE memb...
03:28, 07/01/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After caref...
20:14, 07/09/2019

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence earlier this year, his lawyer and supporters said....
21:42, 06/10/2019

Intensified Al Qaeda and ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office Armed groups affiliated with the Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups, appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) declare...
23:00, 08/06/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which g...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan to talk Afghanistan, human rights Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan makes his first trip to Washington, D.C., Monday and will meet with President Donald Trump, hoping to restore financial ties with the United States....
18:56, 07/22/2019

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security fo...
02:28, 05/02/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
12:56, 06/01/2019

North Korea's forced abortions: The Hermit Kingdom's underreported human rights abuses While North Korea routinely makes headlines for its missile tests, nuclear program and the various apocalyptic pronouncements of dictator Kim Jong Un, one of Pyongyang’s most horrific tools of abuse r...
20:42, 08/05/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
21:56, 07/08/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a holding company controlled by the Myanmar armed forc...
00:28, 05/15/2019

Europe's human rights court rules against owners of Georgian pro-opposition TV channel in ownership row Europe's human rights court dismissed on Thursday a case filed by the owners of a Georgian pro-opposition television channel Rustavi 2 accusing Georgia's Supreme Court of bias and that it was subject ...
16:42, 07/18/2019

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989...
00:14, 05/30/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally conducted, there is room for improvement, the right...
03:56, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Moh...
17:42, 07/10/2019

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the National Human Rights Commission (...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement released on Monday,...
01:00, 08/20/2019

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government...
20:42, 07/17/2019

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed her concern and condemned “any form” of violence o...
15:14, 08/14/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN hum...
19:42, 05/21/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of globa...
02:56, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. A...
07:28, 06/19/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a ...
23:42, 05/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, duri...
05:00, 07/28/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, befo...
20:42, 04/28/2019

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
04:56, 07/19/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Afr...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the attack on conservative journalist Andy Ngo over the...
22:56, 07/02/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Ba...
18:00, 07/31/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted ...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Ba...
02:56, 07/31/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fe...
00:14, 05/10/2019

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a p...
03:00, 07/03/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’ Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the verg...
23:42, 06/27/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund t...
18:14, 04/28/2019

JK Rowling to publish four short books on the history of magic Pottermore Publishing due to release non-fiction ebooks, modelled on the curriculum followed by Harry PotterHarry Potter fans are due to be given new insight into the “rich history” of JK Rowling’s wi...
16:14, 05/30/2019

J.K. Rowling is releasing four new Harry Potter books online Welcome to another year at Hogwarts! “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling announced Thursday that she’s releasing four brand new stories in the magical series These new eBook editions ...
20:56, 05/30/2019

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and drugs, an official report has said....
14:14, 05/30/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the path towards sustainable development, according to ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and beha...
23:28, 05/29/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investiga...
00:14, 07/13/2019

Emma Watson Gifts Harry Potter Fans a "Sexy and Scary" Photo on J.K. Rowling's Birthday Happy birthday, J.K. Rowling! The author of the Harry Potter series turned 54 years old on Wednesday. To celebrate, Emma Watson shared an old photo of the duo hanging out at a costume......
23:42, 07/31/2019

The Saga Continues: J.K. Rowling Has Revealed That Ron Eventually Loses His Job For Calling Busy Philipps A Mudblood On Twitter If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, you’re going to want to check out this fascinating new update to the series that J.K. Rowling just announced: The Harry Potter author has revealed that Ron Weasley eve...
19:14, 07/10/2019

Emma Watson gives J.K. Rowling a 'sexy and scary' throwback photo for her birthday It's Harry Potter's birthday, and author J.K. Rowling's as well. Emma Watson gave a throwback greeting.        ...
06:28, 08/01/2019

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York T...
13:14, 07/08/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as...
03:56, 06/06/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the ...
01:42, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissione...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
11:14, 08/01/2019

WWII Vet Honored For Service (LEX 18)– A Kentucky man was received France’s Legion of Honor Medal Friday for his service in World War II. The medal is France’s highest award for merit. It was given to Lawrencebu...
05:14, 06/08/2019

Late 9/11 responder will be honored with key to the city After an activist prodded him on national TV Monday morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he will posthumously award a key to the city to Luis Alvarez– the 9/11 first responder who succumbed to col...
01:56, 07/02/2019

37 Fallen Troopers, Officers Honored FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police held a memorial Friday honoring troopers and officers who have died while serving. Thirty-seven names were read and thirty-seven people were honore...
23:28, 06/21/2019

D-Day at 75: Veterans, memory of fallen honored With somber remembrance, President Donald Trump joined French President Emmanuel Macron and veterans at the Normandy American Cemetery in France to honor those fought 75 years ago on D-Day, the assaul...
22:42, 06/06/2019

Red Sox contingent honored at White House Some members of the Boston Red Sox celebrated their 2018 World Series title with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, as the team downplayed the decision of nearly a dozen members of...
02:00, 05/10/2019

How BH90210 Honored Luke Perry BH90210 is finally here, featuring the main cast of Beverly Hills, 90210 reuniting for a fictional fan convention in the midst of fictional but also reality-inspired personal problems.......
04:42, 08/08/2019

Fallen cyclists honored at Ride of Silence TUCSON – Hundreds of cyclists gathered at Reid Park for the annual Ride of Silence, on Wednesday. The ten-mile ride paid tribute to those who were killed or seriously injured while cycling on lo...
10:42, 05/16/2019

Black postmaster honored 121 years after lynching Just months after becoming Lake City, South Carolina’s first black postmaster, Frazier Baker was lynched by an angry mob. 121 years later, the Post Office he died trying to protect bears his nam...
07:56, 07/17/2019

Stacey Abrams says she would be 'honored' to be considered for VP by 'any' Dem nominee Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams has closed the door to her own presidential bid but reportedly said she'd be "honored" to be considered as a running mate by her party's eventual nominee....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Jayme Closs honored by Wisconsin Assembly A 13-year-old teenager who was held prisoner in a Wisconsin cabin for three months before escaping her abductor is being honored by state lawmakers as a "hometown hero." (May 15)    &#...
01:56, 05/16/2019

Kentucky Women Honored For Suffrage Work MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Markers are being placed across Kentucky telling people about the work of Kentucky women in the suffrage movement. A visit to White Hall tells a story of Kentucky&...
23:56, 05/28/2019

Five goats honored for eating their way through Riverside Park These kids are more than all right. Five of the 24 goats brought in to spend the summer chewing their way through the poison ivy and weeds choking the Upper West Side’s Riverside Park were feted Thurs...
22:56, 08/02/2019

Recently honored teacher gunned down in Louisiana FERRIDAY, La. — A Mississippi school teacher who had recently been honored by his school district was found fatally shot Monday across the state line in Louisiana. Two people have been arrested in con...
11:14, 06/25/2019

Military families honored with baby shower TUCSON-  Several expectant parents at the Morris Air National Guard were honored with a baby shower on National Armed Forces Day. “I love this,” said Pamela Rodgers. “We can’t ...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Tiger to be honored at White House on Monday Tiger Woods will celebrate his Masters victory and receive the nation's highest honor for a civilian when he visits the White House and President Donald Trump on Monday....
19:42, 05/02/2019

Louisville Officers Honored By School District LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Two Louisville Metro police officers were honored Tuesday after they stopped a potential school shooting. The district took time to honor at Valley High School Resource...
20:00, 06/12/2019

'Everyone was her sister': Woman killed at synagogue honored Family and friends remembered a woman killed in a shooting at a Southern California synagogue as a generous person dedicated to spreading kindness, with her daughter telling the crowd Monday that she ...
03:28, 04/30/2019

Lauda to be honored with special tributes at Monaco GP MONACO (AP) — Special tributes will be held in memory of Formula One great Niki Lauda at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. The three-time champion died on Monday at the age of 70 , less than one year a...
19:14, 05/24/2019

What would Nancy Reagan do, at 98 Nancy Reagan would have turned 98 this week. In remembering her, it’s remarkable to think of how different the world is today from when she first “arrived,” but especially how much has changed since s...
14:01, 07/06/2019

Heroic firefighters honored at FDNY Medal Day ceremony Members of the FDNY earned their department’s nickname, The Bravest, Wednesday at a City Hall ceremony that celebrated acts of heroism. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro pr...
08:56, 06/06/2019

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his views on women and same-sex couples to give...
02:42, 05/20/2019

Cop dragged by teen gang member honored for heroism The hero detective who suffered a severe brain injury when he was dragged by a fleeing driver two years ago was met with a standing ovation from fellow officers and friends Wednesday as he accepted an...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Alabama girl honored for role in saving grandmother ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An 8-year-old south Alabama girl is being honored for her role in helping save the life of her grandmother. Sheriff’s officials in Escambia County say second-grader Kenleigh ...
17:28, 06/01/2019

Sunnyside Little Leaguers honored by County Board of Supervisors TUCSON – The Sunnyside Little League team that came within a victory of making it to the Little League World Series received a special honor from the Pima County Board of Supervisors.  Here̵...
14:28, 08/20/2019

Utley honored, tosses pitch to Always Sunny’s Rob McElhenney Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song by Led Zeppelin blared and adoring fans st...
05:42, 06/22/2019

President Jimmy Carter honored for China-U.S. relations Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, who helped set the China-U.S. diplomatic relationship in motion forty years ago, was recognized for his crucial role in an award ceremony on Wednesday. (June 13) &...
18:42, 06/13/2019

WWII veteran and POW survivor honored with Purple Heart United States Senator Martha McSally presented 95-year-old Walter Ram with a Purple Heart Tuesday. Ram, a World War II veteran and P.O.W. survivor, began his service enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Cor...
08:56, 08/21/2019

Delivery Man Who Rescued Girls From Alleged Abuse Honored LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark Buede was honored ...
11:42, 06/19/2019

Shanahan: honored by Trump's nomination to be defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he was honored by President Donald Trump's plan to nominate him to be defense secretary, after more than four months performing the job in an acting capacity....
23:00, 05/09/2019

CC Sabathia honored in final season at All-Star Game New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia will be honored by Major League Baseball at Tuesday night's All-Star Game in Cleveland       ...
22:42, 07/05/2019

Sunnyside Little League team to be honored by AllSportsTucson.com on Wednesday TUCSON – The Sunnyside Little League team that advanced to the regional finals and finished just one victory away from advancing to the Little League World Series will be honored on Wednesday at...
14:56, 08/13/2019

Remarkable Mom: Nancy Sweitzer TUCSON – Mother’s Day is coming up, so News 4 Tucson is highlighting moms in the community who are remarkable. Nancy Sweitzer is one of the winners of the Tu Nidito Remarkable Mom contest....
18:28, 05/09/2019

Alan Turing, Computing Pioneer, Will Be Honored on Britain’s £50 Note During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homosexuality, and his war work remained a secret until...
16:14, 07/15/2019

Arizona fallen officers honored for giving the ultimate sacrifice PHOENIX – Three law enforcement officials made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting Arizona citizens over the past year. The Arizona Peace Officers Memorial Board honored those men who were k...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Stanley Cup champion Blues will be honored Saturday with parade and rally A parade 52 years in the making will finally happen Saturday in St. Louis, when the city celebrates the Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup championship       ...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Where the streets have cool names: Wu-Tang Clan and Obama honored from NY to LA Hip-hop group honored with Staten Island district in their name while former president gets own boulevard in Los AngelesThey are very different honorees and they were immortalized in places thousands ...
00:56, 05/06/2019

Anita Hill, Bob Woodward honored at annual PEN American gala Anita Hill, Bob Woodward and three Saudi Arabian dissidents were among those honored at the annual gala hosted by PEN America, the literary and human rights organization...
16:28, 05/22/2019

'He's here with us': How the Angels honored Tyler Skaggs with an emotional historic tribute After losing their teammate and friend, the Halos added triumph to tragedy. Those who knew the pitcher best reflect on the hard homecoming and incredible night that followed....
23:56, 07/15/2019

LGBT pioneers Sylvia Rivera, Marsha P. Johnson to be honored NEW YORK (AP) — Two pioneering advocates for gay and transgender rights will be celebrated with a public monument in New York City. City officials are announcing Thursday that a monument to Sylvia Riv...
03:56, 05/30/2019

A slave became a Revolutionary War hero. Now, 151 years late, he's being honored Pvt. James Robinson, a slave, played an important role in the Revolutionary War before his death in 1868 in Detroit.        ...
23:28, 05/27/2019

Tucsonans honored at Chicanos Por La Causa 50th anniversary event SAHUARITA, Ariz. – In celebration of their 50th anniversary, Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC) has a special Southern Arizona Dinner & Awards gala on June 6 in Sahuarita. In addition to celebrating 5...
05:42, 06/08/2019

Dolly Parton honored by FBI for donation to Gatlinburg wildfires victims Dolly Parton was honored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over the weekend for her donations to hundreds of families who lost their homes during the 2016 wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tenn....
03:00, 05/07/2019

Anita Hill, Bon Woodward honored at annual PEN American gala NEW YORK (AP) — Anita Hill, Bob Woodward and three Saudi Arabian dissidents were among those honored at the annual gala hosted by PEN America, the literary and human rights organization. Hill, best kn...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Marine sergeants honored for bravery in Las Vegas mass shooting Two United States Marines were recognized for their actions during the Oct. 17, 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas. The shooter targeted the crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest festival, killing over 50...
14:28, 05/02/2019

Photos: New York park-cleaning goats honored with G.O.A.T. awards A New York conservancy presented G.O.A.T. awards at a ceremony Thursday to five actual goats that have been working to clear invasive plants from a park....
10:56, 08/02/2019

Cardi B wins big, Nipsey Hussle honored at 2019 BET Awards Cardi B, Lil Baby and Snoop Dogg were the big winners Sunday night during the 2019 BET Awards that saw artist Mary J. Blige and the late rapper Nipsey Hussle honored....
12:56, 06/24/2019

Utley honored, tosses pitch to Always Sunny's Rob McElhenney Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song by Def Leppard blared and adoring fans sto...
04:14, 06/22/2019

Teacher who stopped student shooter honored as Carnegie Hero PITTSBURGH (AP) — A high school teacher who subdued a gun-wielding student as he opened fire in the school cafeteria is one of 18 people being honored with Carnegie Medals for heroism. The Pittsburgh-...
19:42, 06/25/2019

Actress Lily Tomlin to be honored at Michigan film festival TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Emmy and Tony award-winning actress Lily Tomlin will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 15th annual Traverse City Film Festival in northern Michigan. Oscar winner ...
21:28, 06/28/2019

Student with autism gets diploma, honored with supportive, silent ovation These upstate high school graduates made the commencement day extra special for their autistic classmate — by staying absolutely silent as he walked across the stage to receive his diploma, a he...
01:00, 07/11/2019

‘Waffle House hero’ honored with joyride in Blue Angels jet SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who wrestled a gun away from a Waffle House shooter has been honored with a joyride in a Blue Angels jet. The Daily News Journal reports James Shaw Jr. enjoyed a s...
16:42, 06/06/2019

Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki honored by Texas governor, lawmakers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Retired Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki has been honored by Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas lawmakers for his outstanding 21-year career with the same NBA team. Nowitzki was in Aus...
22:42, 05/14/2019

School attack hero to be honored as suspects return to court DENVER (AP) — A memorial service for a student hailed as a hero for tackling one of the armed attackers at his suburban Denver school is set for Wednesday afternoon. The celebration of 18-year-old Ken...
09:14, 05/15/2019

The 1975, Mariah Carey and Dido honored at Ivor Novellos Pop rock band The 1975 were the big winners at the Ivor Novellos in London on Thursday, scooping two major prizes at Britain's annual awards honoring songwriting and composing....
20:14, 05/23/2019

Shaq hosts, Bird and Magic honored at NBA Awards show SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The biggest names in pro basketball are gathering for the annual NBA Awards show. Shaquille O’Neal presides over the festivities Monday night from Barker Hangar at th...
05:42, 06/25/2019

'They're icons': US women's champion team honored with New York parade Women’s World Cup winners to go down ‘Canyon of Heroes’USA beat Netherlands 2-0 to capture second straight titleThe US women’s soccer team, fresh from its second straight World Cup triumph, will retur...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Cyclist who helped save Italy's Jews from Nazis honored The memory of Gino Bartali, the champion cyclist who risked his life to save hundreds of Italian Jews during the Holocaust, is set to be honored with the establishment with a youth leadership school i...
20:28, 05/02/2019

Paul Simon, Alice Quinn honored by Poetry Society of America NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon was honored by the Poetry Society of America, and he celebrated by reading a couple of poems and singing a few songs. During a dinner benefit Tuesday night at the New York B...
13:00, 06/19/2019

In photos: Kenny Ortega honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Director, choreographer and producer Kenny Ortega participated in an unveiling ceremony honoring him with the 2,667th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on July 24, 2019....
22:00, 07/25/2019

Tennis champion, trailblazer Althea Gibson will be honored at US Open with statue Althea Gibson, the first African American to win a major title in tennis, integrated two sports during an era of racial segregation in the 1950s.        ...
01:14, 08/25/2019

Olivia Colman honored by Queen Elizabeth ahead of her 'The Crown' debut Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman was honored Friday by Queen Elizabeth II — the monarch she is about to play on television in "The Crown."...
17:28, 06/08/2019

Here's How Lena Waithe Honored Nipsey Hussle and Other Rappers at the 2019 Met Gala Lena Waithe is giving credit where credit is due! During tonight's 2019 Met Gala, the actress and screenwriter wanted to make a fashion statement at New York City's star-studded......
05:28, 05/07/2019

Beth Chapman to Be Honored With "True Hawaiian Style" Memorial Service Fans are invited to say goodbye to Beth Chapman in "true Hawaiian style." Just days after the 51-year-old reality star's untimely death amid a battle with throat cancer, her......
01:28, 06/29/2019

David Bowie's alter ego, Ziggy Stardust, honored with Barbie doll US toymaker Mattel has unveiled a limited edition David Bowie Barbie doll modeled on the late artist's alter ego Ziggy Stardust. The collectible honors the 50-year-anniversary of Bowie's cult hit "Spa...
16:42, 07/12/2019

New York high school grad with autism honored with 'silent ovation' The silence was golden at a high school graduation ceremony in New York last week as classmates gave a student with severe autism and noise sensitivity a silent ovation. ...
06:14, 07/12/2019

Christine Lagarde "Honored" To Be Tapped To Head European Central Bank International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday announced she would step down "temporarily" from the global crisis lender after being nominated to lead the European Central Bank....
23:28, 07/02/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still fa...
09:00, 05/20/2019

World War II veteran honored for his life and service at Arlington National Cemetery Carl Mann, a World War II veteran, was honored by the U.S. Army and his family during his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.        ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Microsoft's Solitaire Is Finally Getting Honored in the Video Game Hall of Fame It’s hard to imagine a video game dominating more screen time than Microsoft’s Solitaire has since first introduced with Windows 3.0 in 1990. It’s been the go-to distraction for procrastinators for al...
21:28, 05/02/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell posthumously honored for heroism Riley Howell, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte student who died tackling a man accused of opening fire on campus, was honored Wednesday for his heroic actions....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Chester Bennington Honored by Mom, Wife and Linkin Park on 2nd Anniversary of His Death Chester Bennington's loved ones paid tribute to the late rocker on Saturday, the second anniversary of his death. The Linkin Park frontman committed suicide in 2017. He was 41.......
20:56, 07/20/2019

Groundbreaking World War II unit of black women honored decades after their service A documentary by a Wisconsin filmmaker shines a spotlight on a little-known groundbreaking all-female African American World War II postal unit.        ...
19:42, 05/26/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 14: Sister Nancy, 'Bam Bam' I literally have zero recollection of the first time I heard Sister Nancy’s “Bam Bam.” I don’t remember it at all before college though, so I’ll just go ahead and assume I heard it at the same place I...
22:56, 06/14/2019

Tennis Great Arthur Ashe Honored with Street Naming Ceremony in Virginia In 1968, a year fraught with violent civil rights protests and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., tennis legend Arthur Ashe became the first black male athlete to win the U.S. Open. But beyo...
21:56, 06/22/2019

In photos: Teddy Riley honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Recording artist and music producer Teddy Riley is honored during an unveiling ceremony honoring him with the 2,670th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on August 16, 2019....
18:42, 08/19/2019

Germans who resisted Nazi regime honored on 75 anniversary of plot of kill Hitler Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, honoring those who resisted the Nazi regime. The resisters, who were stigmatized for decades as traitors, will be ...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Hero NYPD cops honored for risking lives to protect fallen comrade The wife of an NYPD sergeant who was gunned down by ex-con in the Bronx became emotional Tuesday when the three cops who put their lives on the line to defend her husband until his last moments were a...
03:14, 06/05/2019

Zion Williamson, Bill Russell, Giannis Antetokounmpo Among Those Honored at 2019 ESPYs On Wednesday night, some of the most celebrated athletes and entertainers converged at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the year that was in professional sports at the 2019 ESPY Award...
17:56, 07/11/2019

Melania Trump honored with odd statue likened to a 'scarecrow' in her Slovenian home town First Lady Melania Trump’s Slovenian home town is paying a tribute to her as a “Slovenian hero” with wood-carved statue that has raised some eyebrows, with some decrying it as a “scarecrow.”...
19:03, 07/06/2019

John Dean on Trump calling him a 'loser' and 'sleazebag': 'I'm honored to be on his enemies list' Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean said Monday, after testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, that he is "honored" to be considered an enemy by President Trump. ...
18:28, 06/11/2019

Wounded US Special Forces veteran honored at Yankee Stadium with family by his side For Marty Bailey, Saturday was about more than just being honored at Yankee Stadium by his favorite baseball team on a picturesque afternoon -- the important part was having his family by his side....
22:28, 08/22/2019

Nancy Meyers: focusing on my movie kitchens is sexist Director of It’s Complicated and Something’s Gotta Give says male directors who make ‘gorgeous’ films don’t face similar criticismNancy Meyers, the multimillion-dollar grossing director of The Intern ...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Abbey Cheek Wins 2019 SEC Player of the Year; Reed, Schaper, Kowalik Also Honored UK Athletics COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Kentucky senior third baseman Abbey Cheek was named the 2019 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday morning....
22:56, 05/07/2019

Selma Blair Is Honored at Race to Erase MS Gala and Reunites With Sarah Michelle Gellar and Others Selma Blair was beaming as she showed off her adorable son and reunited with celeb friends and received a special honor at the annual Race to Erase MS Gala on Friday. This marked the......
21:56, 05/11/2019

American Gold Medalists Placed on 12 Months' Probation for Pan Am Games Protests: ‘I’m Honored to Make That Sacrifice’ Two American gold medalists were put on probation for a year as punishment for their decision to demonstrate during the National Anthem at the 2019 Pan American Games....
23:42, 08/22/2019

The teen who sacrificed his life to help stop the Colorado school shooting is honored by hundreds of Jeeps CNN – When a memorial service was held today at a Colorado church for Kendrick Castillo, the streets around the church were filled with Jeeps. Castillo, the teen who was killed while trying to ...
06:28, 05/16/2019

Marvel trio Kevin Feige, Jon Favreau, and Jeph Loeb to be honored at Saturn Awards The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films will give awards to Kevin Feige, Jon Favreau, and Jeph Loeb at their 45th annual awards ceremony in September....
09:14, 08/23/2019

Local Fox reporter Nancy Parker among 2 killed in plane crash Longtime FOX 8 New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people killed Friday when a small plane crashed near the city’s Lakefront Airport, the station confirmed. The pilot, id...
11:56, 08/17/2019

Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman wants her ankle bracelet removed Salzman had been out on $5 million bond and subject to home detention and electronic monitoring following her 2018 arrest on charges of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy....
00:00, 07/04/2019

'Friends, you're going to love Greenland. I was there on 9/11' | Lawrence Douglas and Nancy Pick Manhattan? I’d’ve got Staten Island too for half the guilders. Louisiana? Bum deal. But Alaska? I’m giving that back to RussiaWASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump tweeted today he had purchased Gr...
18:14, 08/17/2019

Abortion is a winning issue for Democrats – look at history | Nancy L Cohen When abortion becomes a presidential campaign plank – as it did in 1992 and 2012 – it results in wins for DemocratsLate Thursday night, Joe Biden reversed his position on the Hyde amendment, which ban...
13:42, 06/10/2019

Ohio State campus police officer honored by President Trump for response to knife attack Ohio State police officer Alan Horujko, who fatally shot a knife-wielding attacker on campus, received the Medal of Valor at the White House.        ...
07:28, 05/23/2019

Harrison Ford honored late Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew at the Galaxy’s Edge opening Last night, Star Wars fans rejoiced as the new Galaxy’s Edge attraction at the Disneyland park in Southern California officially opened for business. There to help Disney CEO Bob Iger kick off the fes...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Judith Kerr was both sweetness and steel – and I'll miss her | Nancy Banks-Smith She was as dedicated to her work as she was to her family, right to the end. And no one could draw a tiger’s smile quite like her, remembers Nancy Banks-Smith• Share your tributes and memories of Judi...
19:28, 05/23/2019

Fiery pundit Nancy Grace is back to fight ‘Injustice’ on Oxygen Nancy Grace is back on cable TV covering crime with her trademark doggedness and in-your-face panache. “Injustice With Nancy Grace,” airing Saturdays at 6 p.m. on Oxygen, marks the onetime Atlanta pro...
02:42, 07/19/2019

Nxivm members Kathy Russell and Nancy Salzman ‘wish to interact socially’ Think of it as a guilty pleasure. Nxivm’s former bookkeeper is asking a judge to be able to spend time with the alleged sex cult’s president and co-founder — saying there’s no ...
02:28, 05/16/2019

Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman must keep curfew, ankle bracelet: judge Brooklyn federal court judge Nicholas Garaufis Tuesday denied a request by Nxivm co-founder Nancy Salzman that he ease up on the terms of her supervised release. Salzman has been out on $5 million bon...
03:28, 07/10/2019

New Orleans reporter Nancy Parker killed in plane crash while shooting story New Orleans reporter Nancy Parker was killed in a plane crash Friday after the aircraft she was shooting a story in went down in near an airport.       ...
11:00, 08/17/2019

Basketball legend Nancy Lieberman leads charge for women to head NBA teams Nancy Lieberman was the first woman to coach a men's professional basketball team. She wants to see more women follow in her footsteps.       ...
06:14, 06/24/2019

New Orleans TV anchor Nancy Parker dies in plane crash while reporting a story (NBC NEWS) — An award-winning local TV news anchor in New Orleans died in a plane crash while working on a story about a stunt pilot. Nancy Parker, 53, was killed along with the pilot, Franklin ...
01:56, 08/18/2019

Fox New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker, 53, among 2 killed in plane crash, station says Longtime FOX 8 New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people killed Friday when a small plane crashed near the city's Lakefront Airport, the station confirmed....
08:14, 08/17/2019

I Won an Award, but Who's the Real MVP? Last week, on Monday night, was the 19th annual Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century gala at Club 101 in Manhattan, N.Y. There was some revelry, but there was a lot more talk about how we can...
15:14, 05/12/2019

The CW picks up Batwoman, Katy Keene, and Nancy Drew, passes on Jane The Virgin spin-off Some big moves are happening over at The CW, with Variety reporting that the network has granted series orders to three of its new pilots: Batwoman, Katy Keene, and Nancy Drew. Batwoman is a spin-off ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Autistic Boy Given “Most Likely To Get Lost” Award   An end-of-the-year superlative has angered the mother of a student with autism in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Desiree Perez said teachers at Normandin Middle School gave her son a certificate on the...
12:42, 06/19/2019

Tarantino picks up best dog award in Cannes Quentin Tarantino surprises Cannes festival goers by picking up this year's Palm Dog Award in person, for his movie "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood." (May 24)       &...
20:28, 05/24/2019

See the iPhone Photography Award winners Contest shows versatility of Apple's iPhone and iPad cameras in worldwide competition. Want to submit your work? You have until March 31, 2020 to apply.       ...
13:42, 07/26/2019

F1 says Kubica's 'Driver of the Day' award was an error A technical error led to Williams back-marker Robert Kubica being declared 'Driver of the Day' at the Austrian Grand Prix instead of race winner Max Verstappen, Formula One said on Tuesday....
19:42, 07/02/2019

Former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen to be honored NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky The former Kentucky quarterback, who died July 3, will be honored at Kentucky Speedway during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300.       ...
07:42, 07/12/2019

Melvil Dewey's name stripped from top librarian award The American Library Association will rename the Melvil Dewey medal in recognition of their co-founder’s racial discrimination and sexual improprietyAmerican librarians have voted to remove the name o...
17:28, 06/27/2019

| Kawhi claims second MVP award as Raptors take NBA title Kawhi Leonard trusted himself when people doubted he was injured last year, finding an inner calm that one year later has returned him to the level of NBA champion....
11:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: US, UK teams share $10M XPRIZE award LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the competition for the XPrize For Global Learning (all times local): 8 p.m. A US company founded by game-developer parents who wanted to help their special-needs son ...
06:56, 05/16/2019

Klopp: We'd get an award for 'biggest development jump' "Jurgen Klopp says his team deserves an award for the biggest development jump after narrowly missing out on the Premier League title to Manchester City."...
10:14, 05/13/2019

Missy Elliott to receive MTV's Vanguard Award The MTV Video Music Awards will honor Missy Elliott this year with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the show's equivalent of a lifetime achievement award....
05:42, 08/13/2019

Award-Winning Lamb Under Investigation For PEDs A grand champion lamb is currently under investigation after a veterinarian discovered a foreign substance in the animal’s system that might have given it an unfair advantage over its competitors. Tes...
02:14, 07/21/2019

Teacher disciplined after boy with autism given ‘most annoying’ award An Indiana special education teacher is in hot water for mocking a fifth-grader with autism by giving him a trophy for “most annoying male.” Rick Castejon said he was “blindsidedR...
20:14, 06/04/2019

Award is offered _ and rescinded _ for ‘American Pie’ singer PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A lifetime achievement award has been offered — and rescinded — for “American Pie” singer Don McLean. The 73-year-old announced Monday that he’s receiving the ...
02:56, 05/07/2019

Award-winning director’s son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship...
11:14, 08/01/2019

5 snubs from the 71st Emmy Award nominations The 71st Emmy Award nominations included big names in TV like "Game of Thrones" and "Stranger Things," but it did not include these five names.        ...
09:42, 07/18/2019

Jimmy V Award recipient Rob Mendez: 'It's only the beginning' Born without arms and legs, Rob Mendez was determined to become a head football coach. Here, the 2019 recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance writes a letter to the game that changed his life ...
14:28, 06/18/2019

"Blindsided," Says Father As Autistic Boy, 11, Gets "Most Annoying" Award It was a typical end-of-the-year school celebration at the Golden Corral restaurant in Gary, Indiana, last month. Parents, teachers and the school's principal ate lunch while students received awards....
07:56, 06/05/2019

VentureBeat announces the Women in AI award nominees VentureBeat is pleased to announce its first ever Women in AI Awards at Transform 2019, honoring the changemakers in the field of artificial intelligence.Read More...
00:00, 07/04/2019

Marilyn Nelson given $100,000 award from Poetry Foundation Marilyn Nelson is receiving a $100,000 lifetime achievement award from the Poetry Foundation, which also is honoring Naomi Shihab Nye and Terrance Hayes. The Chicago-based foundation announced Tuesday...
14:28, 05/07/2019

‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical NEW YORK (AP) — ‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical....
07:00, 06/10/2019

‘Fortnite’ is about to award its best players $30 million. What happens next is anyone’s guess. The fledgling “Fortnite” competitive scene has been as volatile, unpredictable, and maddening as its signature storm. And with the advent of the Fortnite World Cup, Epic Games has created a lightning ...
14:56, 07/25/2019

$1.5M award in breastfeeding discrimination case overturned WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal judge has overturned a jury verdict awarding $1.5 million to a Delaware fast food worker who claimed she was mistreated because she wanted to pump her breast milk. Th...
23:56, 06/05/2019

Braiding a Bond: Serena Williams Shares the Time-Honored Tradition of Braiding With Daughter Olympia It’s been years since we’ve seen Serena or Venus Williams rocking their once-ubiquitous braids and beads; memorably, long before #TeamNatural renewed respect for textured and traditional hairstyles, t...
22:56, 06/14/2019

Gaurav Gill Nominated For Arjuna Award 2019 In a big step up for the world of Indian motorsport, ace rally driver Gaurav Gill has been nominated for the Arjuna Award 2019. The selection committee for the Sports Awards 2019 announced its......
23:28, 08/17/2019

Here are the finalists for 2019’s “Board game of the year” award Enlarge (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The nominees for boa...
15:00, 05/25/2019

Police: Award-winning band director had sex with student HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police say an award-winning high school band director gave an underage female student marijuana and engaged in sexual acts with her multiple times. News outlets repor...
18:28, 06/06/2019

Taser Chief Gets $246 Million Stock-Option Award The company that sells Tasers to police departments around the world paid its chief executive $246 million last year, according to a proxy filed last month, one of the biggest compensation packages fo...
21:56, 05/02/2019

Ken Niumatalolo and his Mids help award his son — a walk-on at Utah — a scholarship The Navy coach and his team assist the Utes in surprising his son, Ali'i, with a scholarship after the Broadneck High alum spent his first two seasons at Utah as a walk-on....
11:28, 08/17/2019

Kentucky conservation fund wins award for preservation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The American Battlefield Trust has recognized the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping preserve battlefields and historic sites. American Battlefield Trust Presid...
12:14, 06/10/2019

The Latest: ‘Hadestown’ wins Tony Award for best new musical NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 11:10 p.m. “Hadestown,” the brooding musical about the underworld, has reason to smile broadly: It’s the best new mus...
07:00, 06/10/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for tr...
21:28, 05/27/2019

CBOE Wins "Equities Exchange of The Year" Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 18, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today was named "Equities Exchange of the Year" at GlobalCapital's (www.globalcapital.com) Global Derivatives Awards ce...
02:14, 05/02/2019

Rams win Rozelle Award for public relations performance The Los Angeles Rams public relations staff has been selected as the 2019 Pete Rozelle Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. They also won the award in 1997 while in St. Louis....
21:28, 06/07/2019

Cunningham, Westhoff win assistant coach achievement award Mike Westhoff and the late Gunther Cunningham have won the 2019 Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. Cunningham spent 33 of his 35 NFL seasons as...
03:42, 06/11/2019

Sam Kerr places third in BBC women’s footballer of the year award Australian loses out to winner Ada Hegerberg Pernille Harder comes second in global fan voteMatildas captain Sam Kerr narrowly missed out on adding another accolade to her impressive list of individua...
14:42, 05/22/2019

Award-winning musician: 'Nationality is an accident of birth' Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin...
14:14, 05/22/2019