Extinction Rebellion wins court challenge to London police ban

World / Social Issues Nov 6, 2019

Extinction Rebellion wins court challenge to London police ban

Extinction Rebellion climate-change activists won a legal challenge in London's High Court on Wednesday against a police-imposed blanket ban on protests during its "Autumn Uprising" in the British capital in October. The court said separate gatherings, even if coordinated by one organization, could not be ...

U.S. Navy prepares allies to 'protect navigation' in Gulf

World Nov 6, 2019

U.S. Navy prepares allies to 'protect navigation' in Gulf

The United States is training Persian Gulf allies to "protect navigation" in the region's troubled waterways as Washington seeks to build an alliance of friendly nations to contain Iran. The three-week-long U.S. International Maritime Exercise (IMX), which began on Oct. 21, comes after a number ...