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Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism

Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth cameras Perth City council is pressing...

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism

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Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indica...
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UPDATE 2-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indica...
20:42 2019-05-22

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22:00 2019-05-23

The FBI and ICE Are Using Your DMV Photos to Run Facial Recognition Searches Records reviewed by the Washington Post show that the FBI and ICE have been scanning through Americans’ state driver’s license photos using facial re...
03:28 2019-07-08

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two ...
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16:28 2019-05-21

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Ed...
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Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology ...
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Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agenci...
07:00 2019-05-31

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a ...
01:28 2019-05-25

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, wh...
04:28 2019-05-25

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New leg...
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Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition tec...
21:56 2019-07-18

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwid...
11:14 2019-07-13

Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial recognition, for now Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear the...
00:14 2019-06-28

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware o...
00:28 2019-07-08

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, wh...
10:42 2019-05-25

Facial recognition is coming to US schools, starting in New York The Lockport City School District in New York will start testing a facial and object recognition system called "Aegis" on June 3rd. According to Buzz...
16:42 2019-05-30

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," acco...
03:28 2019-05-23

Facial recognition in China 'spot on' - Met Police Federation Facial recognition in China is "absolutely correct" and "spot on", the head of the Metropolitan Police Federation has said, calling for it to be depl...
21:28 2019-07-05

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillan...
15:00 2019-05-21

Police face calls to end use of facial recognition software Analysts find system often wrongly identifies people and could breach human rights lawPolice are facing calls to halt the use of facial recognition s...
22:14 2019-07-03

Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study DENVER (AP) — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition researc...
20:28 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a ...
02:42 2019-05-25

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the u...
06:28 2019-07-18

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless ...
19:28 2019-05-22

UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate Facial recognition technology is mistakenly targeting four out of five innocent people as wanted suspects, according to findings from the University ...
23:28 2019-07-04

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end w...
04:01 2019-06-06

81% of 'suspects' flagged by police facial recognition innocent - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an inde...
02:14 2019-07-04

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology i...
02:28 2019-06-15

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite p...
23:14 2019-05-22

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research pro...
03:14 2019-05-30

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expre...
02:14 2019-06-15

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intell...
13:28 2019-05-28

Axon won’t use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras Axon, a major supplier of police body cameras and software, announced today that it will not include face-matching technology in its body cameras -- ...
22:28 2019-06-27

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recogn...
16:14 2019-06-10

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats...
18:42 2019-06-07

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technolo...
15:28 2019-07-13

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?   ...
01:01 2019-05-23

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, ...
03:42 2019-05-22

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenant...
11:42 2019-05-30

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they ...
16:56 2019-05-29

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change an...
13:56 2019-05-23

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and ...
05:14 2019-05-23

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a re...
01:56 2019-05-28

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18:14 2019-05-30

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21:28 2019-05-22

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the...
02:28 2019-05-31

Axon body camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products. ...
15:56 2019-07-01

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19:14 2019-05-21

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08:42 2019-07-11

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03:28 2019-07-02

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17:00 2019-05-23

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04:42 2019-06-06

Axon body-camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products. ...
21:42 2019-07-01

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read M...
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Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activis...
23:56 2019-05-22

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Mic...
11:56 2019-06-11

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and governme...
03:28 2019-05-23

Documents Reveal How ICE Agents Exploit DMV Photos for Shady Facial Recognition Searches Facial recognition is a powerful surveillance tool, one that is deeply unregulated, unjustly biased, and dangerously abused. And yet, over the last f...
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Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement. ...
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18:56 2019-05-30

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03:14 2019-07-04

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12:56 2019-07-09

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Canada raises concern at G20 over Mexico pipeline spat Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolve...
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10:14 2019-05-29

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13:14 2019-06-14

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Mercedes has tyre warm-up "concern" for Monaco Grand Prix qualifying The Mercedes Formula 1 team admits it has a tyre warm-up "concern" for Monaco Grand Prix qualifying, despite its imperious form in the two Thursday p...
21:56 2019-05-23

‘It’s a big concern’: Dozens of dead fish discovered in Moncton’s Jones Lake David Ford, who lives near the lake, says he was walking his dogs along the water on Sunday night when he came across the dead and rotting fish litte...
20:00 2019-06-17

G20 finance chiefs express concern over risks from 'intensified' trade conflict Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but the...
15:00 2019-06-09

Energy Drinks Have Become Wildly Popular With Teens. Here’s Why it’s a Public Health Concern Earlier this year, a half-dozen students from City Hill Middle School, in Naugatuck, Connecticut, traveled with their science teacher Katrina Spina t...
14:56 2019-06-28

Europe’s ‘green wave’ signals growing climate change concern BERLIN — Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing ...
19:00 2019-05-27

Defense contractor consolidation a security concern: U.S. Air Force acquisition head The number of major U.S. defense contractors has shrunk to the point of becoming a national security concern, according to the U.S. Air Force's acqui...
09:42 2019-06-28

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were ...
15:14 2019-07-10

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it i...
18:00 2019-05-21

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo C...
15:56 2019-06-11

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abus...
23:56 2019-05-22

Kate Middleton's Many Facial Expressions Are the True Winners of Wimbledon While there were several champions at Wimbledon this weekend, Kate MIddleton's candid facial expressions have emerged the ultimate winners. The Duc...
18:56 2019-07-15

Spa of the week: We put The Ned's acne-busting fire and ice LED facial to the test The Ned Club Spa is one seriously stylish escape from the city. But, Rosie Fitzmaurice discovers there's more to this spa than its sparkling serene p...
17:28 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Mexico central bank chief flags concern over ratings setbacks Mexico's government must address concerns flagged by rating agencies over the sustainability of the country's finances following debt downgrades last...
22:42 2019-06-11

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn ...
19:56 2019-05-22

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, war...
03:28 2019-06-11

Major U.S. markets fall amid concern for Donald Trump's plan to tax Mexico The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump for new tariffs on Mexico -- an effort to stem illegal migration -- shook world financial markets...
19:42 2019-05-31

Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on...
09:14 2019-06-28

Federal Reserve expresses concern about U.S. economy and signals interest-rate cuts are likely President Trump has urged the Fed to cut interest rates for months. Nearly half of Fed leaders predict there will be a rate cut by the end of the yea...
02:56 2019-06-20

Rex Tillerson airs concern about Jared Kushner’s secret dealings with foreign leaders In a transcript of his testimony to a House panel, the former secretary of state also described the challenge of briefing a president who does not re...
01:14 2019-06-28

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising cas...
16:56 2019-05-21

Iran says it will breach nuclear deal enrichment limit, drawing Western concern Iran said on Monday it would breach internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium in 10 days -- a move likely to worsen already h...
15:14 2019-06-17

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an exp...
03:42 2019-05-28

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that th...
21:56 2019-05-21

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Aus...
16:00 2019-07-10

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, ...
16:14 2019-07-17

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became ...
21:00 2019-06-28

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s ...
01:00 2019-07-18

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for dec...
06:56 2019-06-24

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into t...
20:42 2019-06-07

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture...
12:28 2019-06-04

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies ...
19:00 2019-07-18

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more ci...
14:56 2019-05-21

European Leaders Call for Urgent Meeting on ‘Deep Concern’ About Iran’s Nuclear Power (PARIS) — European parties to a nuclear deal with Iran say they have “deep concern” that Iran has begun enriching uranium to a high...
16:42 2019-07-09

UN committed ‘to support the Libyan people’ as Guterres departs ‘with deep concern and a heavy heart’ The United Nations Secretary-General left Libya on Friday voicing his hope that the divided country can “avoid a bloody confrontation” in and around ...
15:56 2019-05-21

2 Peterborough eateries earn recognition for sustainability, new green routines The Peter Gzowski College dining hall and Tiny Greens Plant Cafe say they have been cracking down on food waste for a while and now have the credenti...
23:00 2019-05-31

Alice Roberts: UK dragging its feet on recognition of humanist weddings TV scientist calls for government to speed up process of changing the lawThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist wedding...
15:42 2019-06-16

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include s...
14:28 2019-05-29

G20 finance leaders express concern over ‘intensified’ trade conflict, stop short of calling for resolution Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified," raising risks to improving global growth, but the...
15:56 2019-06-09

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expre...
17:42 2019-07-04

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemst...
11:28 2019-06-18

Katharine McPhee's Secrets to Being a "Calm and Collected" Bride Include a Facial and Xanax (Maybe) Katharine McPhee's wedding is approaching and she's staying calm. The actress is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, famed record producer ...
17:14 2019-06-28

New PS4 Controller revealed as Sony PlayStation patents next-gen face recognition tech New Sony patents have emerged that suggest the company may be targetting face recognition in its next-generation pads - here's everything you need to...
11:28 2019-06-02

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves. ...
03:01 2019-05-22

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government sai...
06:56 2019-07-10

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone bel...
18:28 2019-05-29

‘Send her back!’ chant: Sen. Tillis says Trump doesn’t control crowd, while Rep. Walker voices concern to Pence The two North Carolina Republicans’ divergent responses to the chant at Wednesday’s Trump rally in their state underscore how the president’s attacks...
19:56 2019-07-18

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, w...
18:42 2019-06-27

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its indepe...
20:56 2019-06-27

Facebook AI study: Major object recognition systems favor people with more money Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more...
07:42 2019-06-08

UN experts voice ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s ‘consistent pattern’ of denying life-saving medical treatment to detainees Despite repeated calls, Iran continues to deny medical treatment to detainees in what amounts to “a consistent pattern”, according to eight UN human ...
18:14 2019-07-10

Leaked Huawei Mate 30 Pro images show front display, face recognition tech Unofficial shots of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro have leaked out on Chinese social media site Weibo, giving us one of our clearest looks yet at wh...
16:56 2019-07-14

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack tr...
23:14 2019-07-10

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers ...
17:42 2019-05-29

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 m...
22:28 2019-06-27

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male counci...
20:14 2019-06-14

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
22:42 2019-07-05

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting...
03:28 2019-05-30

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful b...
20:00 2019-06-07

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major citie...
14:42 2019-05-26

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town ...
20:42 2019-05-28

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
03:56 2019-07-16

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A t...
02:56 2019-07-11

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of...
14:42 2019-06-11

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Gross Value Instead Of ITC The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the...
20:56 2019-06-20

Rapper Scarface running for city council in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — A member of the iconic rap group the Geto Boys is hoping to trade beats and rhymes for politics. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jor...
02:14 2019-06-11

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria's constitutional council scrapped a presidential election planned for July 4 citing a lack of candidates, prolonging a period of political tr...
18:14 2019-06-02

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the all...
00:56 2019-06-11

Sudan’s military council to be dissolved in transition deal Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the ...
16:14 2019-07-08

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security ...
21:28 2019-07-11

The Latest: UN Security Council to condemn attack in Libya The president of the U.N. Security Council says it will issue a statement condemning the attack on a migrant detention camp near Libya’s capital of T...
01:14 2019-07-04

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated wit...
09:28 2019-05-30

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy prot...
10:42 2019-06-04

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missi...
18:28 2019-06-11

Homeopathy Central Council Bill Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill, which seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Homeopathy Central Council from the existing period of one year to two years, was ...
14:28 2019-06-21

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure ...
19:14 2019-07-16

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-government...
18:56 2019-05-30

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for ...
04:14 2019-05-28

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back ...
14:00 2019-06-18

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the gr...
19:28 2019-06-27

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tri...
17:14 2019-07-12

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas ru...
20:28 2019-05-22

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peace...
06:56 2019-06-15

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 e...
22:28 2019-06-27

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head...
21:14 2019-05-24

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some...
23:00 2019-06-11

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with ...
23:00 2019-05-30

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 t...
04:28 2019-07-15

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has ...
16:28 2019-05-21

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a mul...
00:28 2019-06-15

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having ...
04:42 2019-06-15

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested ...
07:56 2019-06-06

Louisville Council Considers Disbanding Youth Detention Services LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s top justice official says the state is ready to take charge of Jefferson County juveniles charged with crimes...
17:14 2019-06-22

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a co...
06:14 2019-07-10

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX -spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman sa...
16:56 2019-05-23

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one milli...
04:28 2019-07-03

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been d...
07:56 2019-06-28

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idli...
07:14 2019-06-04

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this y...
09:56 2019-06-28

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage ...
06:00 2019-06-10

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman sa...
16:42 2019-05-23

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brookly...
15:14 2019-07-12

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council member...
07:14 2019-06-13

Fight to criminalize foie gras heads to City Council Get ready for a big honkin’ fight. Animal lovers crying fowl over “barbarically” raised birds destined to become foie gras will face off against rest...
23:56 2019-06-17

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur p...
23:00 2019-05-30

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A rout...
23:42 2019-05-30

UN Security Council visits Colombia as peace worries mount The United Nations Security Council is getting a firsthand look at the challenges of peace nearly three years into Colombia’s historic accord with le...
22:56 2019-07-12

Sudan military council head says it's ready to negotiate with opposition The head of Sudan's ruling military council said on Wednesday it was ready to meet an opposition alliance to negotiate the country's transition towar...
19:28 2019-06-19

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to...
23:28 2019-07-05

American Chemistry Council lobbyist’s parting warning for Trump The chemical industry’s top lobbyist in Washington said his industry has the ill-fated honor of being one of two most affected by China’s retaliatory...
04:14 2019-07-06

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-to...
05:28 2019-07-04

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Gracel...
01:28 2019-06-19

County Government Council Meetings To Discuss E-Scooter Ordinance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)–E-scooters are a topic of conversation at Lexington-Fayette Urban County  Government Council meeting. To help traffic c...
03:00 2019-06-07

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing t...
17:42 2019-07-04

Jamie Murray blames ‘vendettas’ for resignation from ATP Player Council • Elder Murray brother attacks ‘people out for their own gains’ • Andy’s Wimbledon opener with Serena Williams postponedJamie Murray said “vendettas”...
16:42 2019-07-06

Sudanese officers detained in connection with dispersal of sit-in: military council Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that some officers had been arrested for their involvement in the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in in Kh...
22:00 2019-06-13

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learne...
05:28 2019-07-12

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Counc...
19:42 2019-06-13

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil ta...
20:14 2019-06-06

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a lo...
10:14 2019-06-06

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the re...
01:56 2019-06-29

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....
08:14 2019-07-12

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result...
16:28 2019-05-21

Communication with Sudan main opposition alliance not suspended: council spokesman Sudan's transitional military council TMC said communication with the main opposition alliance had not been suspended and that a joint committee was ...
23:00 2019-05-28

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a...
03:28 2019-07-12

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's votin...
22:28 2019-06-27

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the...
01:28 2019-06-21

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
23:42 2019-06-20

Hundreds gather at Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.    ...
08:28 2019-06-20

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread --...
22:28 2019-07-16

Hundreds storm Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.    ...
04:42 2019-06-20

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leadi...
06:42 2019-07-05

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violen...
21:01 2019-06-19

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
01:14 2019-07-17

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resi...
20:56 2019-06-13

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, ...
16:28 2019-07-05

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions p...
15:28 2019-05-21

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass grav...
02:28 2019-05-31

Sudanese military council says criminals, not protesters, targeted, talks to resume soon Sudanese Transitional Military Council said on Monday that criminal elements near a Khartoum protest site were targeted in a raid by security forces,...
11:14 2019-06-03

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while h...
10:56 2019-06-14

FCA land swap deal, incentives approved by Detroit City Council The city's blessing paves the way for the automaker to invest $2.5 billion in the Jefferson North and Mack Avenue assembly plants and bring an expec...
20:42 2019-05-21

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council...
02:56 2019-06-06

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did...
11:56 2019-07-04

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrum...
00:00 2019-06-04

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had...
19:28 2019-06-11

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cart...
06:00 2019-05-23

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and a...
21:42 2019-06-23

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading th...
11:56 2019-07-17

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court prem...
16:42 2019-06-12

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water man...
15:28 2019-06-04

Indianapolis council backs Pacers arena $300M subsidy plan City officials in Indianapolis are signing off on a deal for nearly $300 million in public subsidies toward renovation of the Indiana Pacers' do...
12:56 2019-07-17

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representa...
15:28 2019-05-21

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several B...
09:42 2019-06-19

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was b...
07:56 2019-06-08

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military,...
18:42 2019-06-14

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fif...
23:56 2019-06-13

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the he...
20:42 2019-06-17

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres t...
15:00 2019-05-21

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security C...
01:14 2019-06-14

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major bac...
19:42 2019-06-28

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “ca...
19:01 2019-07-01

Taika Waititi and the What We Do In The Shadows team on uniting the star-studded vampire council Earlier this season on What We Do In The Shadows, bumbling vampire roommates Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo were summoned by the Vampiric Council, an anci...
22:42 2019-05-30

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high ...
17:28 2019-05-21

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling...
20:14 2019-07-02

Belgium's Michel, European Council president-elect, sees 'immense' challenges Charles Michel, Belgium's prime minister who EU leaders have chosen as the next European Council president, said on Tuesday that Europe is facing "im...
23:00 2019-07-02

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the s...
15:14 2019-07-10

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 ...
18:42 2019-07-03

Sudan opposition ready to discuss sovereign council leadership with military rulers Sudan's main opposition alliance said on Wednesday it was prepared for direct talks with the country's military rulers over who should head a soverei...
19:56 2019-07-03

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run. T...
15:42 2019-06-02

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision med...
02:56 2019-05-30

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender...
15:14 2019-07-12

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency ...
04:28 2019-05-24

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grena...
23:56 2019-06-07

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few yea...
06:56 2019-06-14

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance...
16:00 2019-07-11

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in abou...
16:28 2019-07-17

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop recitin...
19:56 2019-07-10

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as ...
21:00 2019-06-06

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face...
17:56 2019-05-21

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
17:56 2019-05-21

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, Un...
19:00 2019-05-28

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formic...
02:28 2019-05-31

‘Young people care about peace’, declares UN Youth Envoy in Security Council chamber After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visit...
23:28 2019-07-17

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a...
18:42 2019-05-21

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough t...
00:14 2019-05-23

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong...
06:14 2019-06-13

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
21:56 2019-06-27

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the U...
18:56 2019-06-27

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome ...
17:42 2019-06-12

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Aust...
08:56 2019-07-05

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 an...
04:28 2019-07-13

Ethiopian leader Abiy arrives in Sudan to meet head of ruling military council in mediation bid Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to mediate in the political cr...
13:28 2019-06-07

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more inte...
04:00 2019-05-22

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 instruc...
16:28 2019-05-21

California city council woman led officers on high-speed chase with juvenile in backseat: police A city councilwoman in California Wednesday drove through a police parking lot at a high speed then led officers on a high-speed chase while a juveni...
13:28 2019-06-07

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in ar...
22:14 2019-06-11

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanita...
15:28 2019-05-21

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on inter...
16:56 2019-05-21

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
21:28 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Aust...
08:56 2019-07-05

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial ext...
15:00 2019-06-12

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
15:28 2019-05-21

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomat...
16:56 2019-05-21

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General An...
00:01 2019-06-13

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
19:28 2019-06-20

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
00:28 2019-06-08

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels...
17:56 2019-05-21

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any un...
16:28 2019-05-21

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure...
00:00 2019-06-20

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
14:56 2019-05-21

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’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s F...
00:00 2019-06-28

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calli...
23:42 2019-06-27

House-building in London: number of council homes started at highest level since the Eighties but some borough starts in single figures New data from the Mayor's office reveals huge gulf in how many new affordable homes were started by London's 32 councils — with just seven new homes ...
01:28 2019-06-06

Every 5G trial live in the UK right now It has been a long time coming, but 5G has finally landed in the UK, with the first network just switched on and the first wave of 5G handsets hittin...
11:14 2019-06-02

Why a rooster is on trial in France A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an usual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural ...
19:14 2019-07-04

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain na...
19:14 2019-05-26

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan cris...
15:28 2019-05-21

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threa...
23:28 2019-06-04

Reach On Time, Hand-Hold New Ministers: PM Modi To Council Of Ministers Reach office on time and avoid working from home to set an example for others -- these were some of the instructions Prime Minister Narendra Modi gav...
23:28 2019-06-12

We Were Paid Way Too Much Money By The National Bread Council To Post These 5 Pics Of Rye Bread When the National Rye Bread Council approached us about working on a sponsored post, we figured they’d give us $10,000, tops. Instead they offered $1...
07:56 2019-06-22

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.   ...
18:14 2019-06-02

Robert Kraft Trial Is Postponed Judge Leonard Hanser agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial indefinitely while prosecutors appeal his decision blocking their use of secretly shot vide...
04:14 2019-05-22

CES 2020 will allow sex tech on a trial basis At least one sex tech product caused a stir at CES last year. As you might remember, the company Lora DiCarlo had a Robotics Innovation Award for its...
23:14 2019-07-16

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ kicked out of his own trial A Manhattan judge booted accused daddy killer Tommy Gilbert Jr. from his own murder trial after a lengthy outburst directed toward the jury Monday mo...
00:00 2019-06-04

UK and South Korea team up for 5G trial A UK-led consortium is to trial 5G-powered ‘infotainment’ services in Scotland and South Korea as part of the latest government-funded ...
13:14 2019-07-17

Judge: Man’s ‘I’m sorry’ video can be used in murder trial BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Jurors will be allowed to hear what a Mississippi man told a reporter on video as he was arrested in the killings of eight p...
20:14 2019-06-28

Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city ...
03:14 2019-06-11

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a ...
02:01 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state...
07:14 2019-07-12

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentratio...
18:42 2019-06-18

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.   &#...
11:14 2019-06-28

CBOE Vest Technologies and The Options Industry Council (OIC) Offer Options Strategy Builders Tool on OIC Website CHICAGO -- August 17, 2017 -- CBOE Vest Technologies, a software company enabling users to work with target outcome investment strategies, and the Op...
00:28 2019-05-22

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why ...
20:56 2019-07-05

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will stand trial soon on corruption charges, while 41 former officials from his government are being investi...
22:42 2019-06-15

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzi...
00:56 2019-07-17

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spr...
05:56 2019-06-14

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it o...
01:56 2019-05-29

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prec...
03:56 2019-05-29

At trial, babysitters describe doting but strict dad COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Several women who babysat for a South Carolina father charged with killing his five children say he was a doting dad who demand...
22:14 2019-05-29

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing hi...
15:28 2019-06-14

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's Fernández Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and her current presidential running mate Alberto Fernández launch their campaign Saturday with a polit...
06:28 2019-05-25

Three Russians, one Ukrainian to be tried for murder in MH17 trial An international investigation team named four suspects Wednesday in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014 that left near...
14:42 2019-06-20

Pimps of Thai transexuals on trial in Germany The four Thai women and a German man have been charged with forced prostitution, people trafficking, and exploitation. Prosecutors say the gang took ...
16:14 2019-05-21

Judge denies El Chapo’s motion for a new trial Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will not be getting a new trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Lawyers for the kingpin f...
23:42 2019-07-03

Argentina: Fernández in court for first corruption trial BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernández is in court for the first in a series of corruption trials. Secu...
18:00 2019-05-21

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless hom...
12:01 2019-06-10

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces th...
14:42 2019-06-07

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to go on trial next July SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Elizabeth Holmes will go on trial next summer to face criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and ...
21:56 2019-06-29

New date set for Navy SEAL murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy court has postponed the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of murder in the 2017 death of an Islamic State prisoner under his care ...
03:00 2019-06-07

Get Amazon Prime Day Deals With a Free Trial If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can be noncommittal about Amazon Prime Day. You’ve already paid your $119 annual fee or monthly portion of it, ...
21:28 2019-07-01

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump adminis...
14:28 2019-07-17

Ivy league ‘dad killer’ refuses to attend his own trial for second day Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr. refused to attend his murder trial Wednesday for the second day in a row. The trial was delayed a half-hour w...
03:14 2019-06-06

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing ...
18:42 2019-06-12

Man on trial in killings arrested through genetic genealogy A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new inve...
07:56 2019-06-13

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramat...
23:56 2019-05-21

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' trial set Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed blood-testing startup Theranos, will go to trial August 4, 2020, a federal judge ruled Friday in San Jose, Califo...
06:00 2019-07-01

Texas man at large after skipping end of his murder trial DALLAS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old Texas man who went on the run the night before a jury found him guilty of murder. The Dalla...
22:28 2019-06-28

The murder trial of Thomas Gilbert Jr. all came down to a can of Coke He was cooked by a Coke. Jurors in the murder trial of pampered Princeton grad Thomas Gilbert Jr. said their guilty verdict eventually turned on a ca...
02:28 2019-06-29

It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: 'We Are One Step Closer to Justice' Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom and serv...
21:14 2019-07-17

Navy SEAL Goes on Trial in Troubled War-Crimes Case The prosecution of Edward Gallagher, a decorated SEAL platoon leader accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled b...
19:56 2019-06-17

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020...
19:56 2019-07-10

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and s...
04:14 2019-06-18

The Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial will start next summer After the scandal, the book, the podcasts and the documentary, the Theranos debacle is finally going to court -- in 2020. U.S. District Court Judge E...
02:14 2019-06-29

New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial The results of a large phase III trial show that the novel drug rimegepant can relieve pain and other symptoms of acute migraine with minimal side ef...
22:28 2019-07-12

What Jeffrey Epstein could face heading into trafficking trial The arrest of infamous multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein has prompted much speculation — not the least of which is what steps his attorneys will take ...
18:28 2019-07-12

Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new techn...
02:14 2019-06-18

The Latest: Possible jurors questioned for Navy SEAL's trial The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Prospective ...
01:56 2019-06-18

Man caught at St. Pat’s with gas cans found mentally unfit for trial Now even his prosecutors agree: the former Lehman College philosophy adjunct professor accused of entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying can...
15:14 2019-07-12

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s presiden...
12:00 2019-06-28