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Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost

A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s top priorities. Rep. Tom O’H...

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost

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Dems look to modify Dreamer bill to break internal logjam House Democratic leaders are eyeing changes to legislation to protect “Dreamers” in a bid to resolve an intraparty dispute that’s stalled a key piece of their agenda. In a closed-door meeting Wednesday, a group of top Democrats floated tweaks to the...
20:16, 05/08/2019

Businesses warn Labour over 'tit-for-tat' minimum wage hikes Businesses have warned that a "tit-for-tat" over the minimum wage could damage jobs after Jeremy Corbyn announced Labour plans to increase pay for young workers....
06:16, 05/11/2019

World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth and rising inequality....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Lyft Fails to Overturn NYC Driver Minimum Wage Law Lyft’s lawsuit to overturn New York City’s minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers failed after a ruling by Judge Andrea Masley on Wednesday.Read more......
20:48, 05/01/2019

UK's Labour vows to more than double youth minimum wage A future Labour government would more than double the minimum wage in Britain for workers under the age of 18 to 10 pounds an hour, its leader said on Saturday, stepping up his campaign over the cost of living....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Lyft loses NYC lawsuit over minimum wage for drivers The New York Supreme Court ruled today to uphold New York City's minimum wage for drivers working for ride-sharing services, shooting down a challenge to the rule from Lyft. The ruling will maintain the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scrutiny over the treatment of ordinary employees and their pay....
12:32, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scrutiny over the treatment of ordinary employees and their pay....
12:16, 05/13/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Minimum-Wage Push Slows on Debate Over Regional Differences A debate about whether the U.S. should have a patchwork of minimum wages is complicating a push to raise the federal pay floor to $15 an hour—and hindering House Democrats’ effort to unite on the issue....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire drivers....
04:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutiny recently over the pay and working conditions of ...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Gio Urshela Is Creating Magic, and a Logjam, at Third Base Urshela, who grew up as a soccer goalkeeper in Colombia before choosing to focus on baseball, has excelled at third base even as starter Miguel Andujar returns....
19:16, 05/07/2019

Silicon Valley's build fast break things attitude might break our civil society David Cox is the Director of the MIT IBM Watson Lab and he was in Dubai at the Ai Everything conference and spoke to TechRadar Middle East. He doesn’t believe that Silicon Valley’s ‘build fast break things’ attitude a...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Strong US job growth is expected in April; wages are seen moderate U.S. employers likely maintained a strong pace of hiring in April while steadily increasing wages for workers, pointing to solid economic growth and moderate inflation pressures....
06:48, 05/03/2019

Here's why moderate drinking is probably not good for you | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz People who drink one to two standard drinks a day are the healthiest overall. But moderate drinking isn’t an isolated behaviourAs a society, we love drinking. There are people who abstain, but by and large we love to drink alcohol – it’s part of our ...
22:16, 05/05/2019

Strong U.S. job growth expected in April; wages seen moderate U.S. employers likely maintained a strong pace of hiring in April while steadily increasing wages for workers, pointing to solid economic growth and moderate inflation pressures....
22:32, 05/02/2019

Moderate Democrats fret they made a ‘big mistake’ backing Barr Three Senate Democrats voted for William Barr to be attorney general. Now at least two of them say they might have made a mistake.After revelations that special counsel Robert Mueller took issue with Barr’s presentation of the Russia investigation fi...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Health policy analyst: Democrats' so-called 'moderate' plan would 'effectively end' private health care Chris Jacobs, the founder and CEO of Juniper Research Group, said Tuesday that "Medicare for America," the latest liberal proposal being pitched as a "moderate path," would "effectively end all private health care for many Americans."...
08:01, 05/15/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
11:16, 04/28/2019

May 'concerned' as US and China wage trade war Theresa May is "concerned" about the trade war between the US and China after Donald Trump increased tariffs on $200bn (£153bn) of Chinese imports....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21 NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 in an effort to combat tobacco sales to minors. The world’s largest retailer says the new rules will take effect in July, and ...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Maximum Security goes from running for minimum to Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security is at the other end of the fiscal spectrum of horse racing. Horse owners frequently pay a royal ransom to acquire a horse with potential to win the Kentucky Derby. A million dollars or more is not unheard of. A...
11:16, 05/03/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
11:16, 05/14/2019

Facebook raises minimum wages for U.S. contract workers to $20/hr Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising wages for its U.S. contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $20 per hour in San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D.C. and $18 per hour in Seattle....
12:16, 05/13/2019

Fed should wait for faster wage growth before raising rates: Kashkari The Federal Reserve should allow labor markets to strengthen further and only raise interest rates if wages start to rise so fast that they signal suddenly higher inflation, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan forces....
21:16, 05/10/2019

Michael Cohen set to head to minimum-security prison on Monday President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen heads to jail on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence for campaign-finance violations, tax evasion, bank fraud and lying to Congress....
15:00, 05/05/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they're calling an epidemic of teen vaping....
09:48, 05/12/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgre...
17:32, 04/28/2019

CDC to E-Scooter Riders: Please, for the Love of God, Do the Absolute Bare Minimum Safety Thing Amidst a rise in reports that emergency rooms are seeing a spike in visits from people who have seriously messed themselves up while riding electric scooters, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention decided to assess the threat of the increasi...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Capitalism is failing workers. People want a job with a decent wage – why is that so hard? | Richard Reeves The workings of capitalism have been challenged both from the populist right and the socialist left. At the heart of the discontent in the US is faltering wagesRead our entire Broken Capitalism seriesBefore capitalism, there was work. Before markets,...
08:32, 05/01/2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Stern Center report urges minimum wages for Ethiopia's garment workers Ethiopia's rock-bottom labor costs have attracted companies making garments for some of the world's best-known brands. Labels include H&M, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, JC Penney and Calvin Klein....
12:32, 05/07/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would introduce his own bill....
10:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Femsa's Oxxo stores on Mexican border outperform after wage hikes, tax cuts Mexican conglomerate Femsa on Monday reported first-quarter growth, particularly in its Oxxo convenience stores near the U.S. border after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador this year raised wages and lowered taxes in the region....
10:16, 04/29/2019

As ‘Game of Thrones’ battle nears, we have questions about how Dany, Jon, Cersei wage war As Cersei and Daenerys appear destined for war, we've still got tactical questions relating to earlier 'Game of Thrones' battles.        ...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Celebrity chefs Giada, Ramsay and Fieri on how industry can attract millennials, deal with wage hikes While people may associate New York City, Los Angeles, Paris or London as the places with the finest cuisine, Las Vegas has become a destination for some of the most renowned chefs....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Dems Commit to Keep Calm, Chive On If you thought the Trump administration basically laughing in Democrats’ facing for trying to subpoena top figures like Attorney General William Barr would change their mind about impeachment, fear not: Today, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer reiter...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Trump takes dig at Dems on disaster aid President Donald Trump on Monday attacked Democrats for holding up a disaster aid deal, and reupped his claims that Puerto Rico is receiving too much federal assistance.“Puerto Rico has been given more money by Congress for Hurricane Disaster Relief,...
09:16, 05/06/2019

Georgia rep.: Dems trying to make AG Barr the 'bad guy' Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., accused Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., Thursday of running a "circus" and unfairly maligning Attorney General William Barr over their dissatisfaction with the Mueller report....
02:16, 05/03/2019

RNC chairwoman: Why won't Dems sit and work with Trump on anything? The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee sternly criticized Democrats for not working with President Trump, including his plan to overhaul the country's immigration system....
17:48, 05/16/2019

House Dems Are Getting Serious About Trump's Taxes Fed up with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s almost-certainly-illegal stonewalling of their request for six years of President Donald Trump’s taxes, House Democrats upped the ante Friday afternoon, subpoenaing the president’s returns from both Mnuc...
19:00, 05/10/2019

After Math: Break them up It's been another week of gaffes from the tech industry's marquee companies -- but then again, when aren't firms living the "move fast, break stuff" credo not shooting themselves in the foot? Google is in antitrust trouble with Indian ...
13:16, 05/12/2019

Break up Facebook? Facebook co-founder calls for government intervention for social network, the talk of the week. Google announces new phones and speaker branding.        ...
11:32, 05/11/2019

From Ice Break to possible ice in the mountains TUCSON – One year ago today we broke the proverbial ice on the Santa Cruz River. It was certainly a hot day and the remainder of the week stayed hot. Here’s a list of the high temperatures from last year for the dates May 6 – May 10...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Why we must not let Europe break apart The European project is in big trouble – but it’s worth defending. By Timothy Garton AshIt’s time to sound the alarm. Seven decades after the end of the second world war on European soil, the Europe we have built since then is under attack. As the ca...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Infrastructure could move to the big leagues if Dems, GOP work together We’ve heard about an “infrastructure bill” for years in Congress. It’s been down in the minors. Big promise. Lots of upside. A “five-tool player.” But it’s never made it to the show. That’s why it’s so fascinating that President Trump and top Congres...
18:16, 05/03/2019

Tax returns indicate Buttigieg among the least wealthy 2020 Dems Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released ten years of tax returns on his campaign website. They show that Buttigieg has earned six-figure salaries the past few years – but his income comes in far behind many of his rivals for the Democratic nomination....
14:32, 04/30/2019

House Dems Beginning to Suspect They Are Actually Powerless As the White House continues to stonewall Congress’ efforts to conduct anything remotely resembling oversight, at least one Democratic representative is starting to come around to the fact that maybe his subpoena power is, shall we say, a little lack...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Dems hit back at Trump for attack on Tlaib Democrats in Congress believe the Republican attacks against their freshman progressives have finally gone too far.Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer are charging to the defense of Rep. Rashida Tlaib as she faces a torrent of ...
05:16, 05/14/2019

House Dems wrangle over whether to impeach Trump Stunned by the extent of the White House's blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, House Democrats are wrangling over whether to move forward with official impeachment proceedings of Donald Trump. AP's Lisa Mascaro explains. (...
03:00, 05/15/2019

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the region. Brennan is an outspoken cr...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Pakistan tries to break the IMF habit Pakistan is a bailout addict, having spent 22 of the last 30 years in the fund’s intensive care, but can Imran Khan’s new government break that dependency? His finance minister says he has the cure....
10:32, 04/28/2019

NY Dems said new housing rule would hurt immigrant families NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic members of Congress from New York are calling on federal housing officials to withdraw plans for a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing. The Congress members said in a letter to...
14:48, 05/10/2019

House Dems threaten to hold Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday inched closer to holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report. “Yes, we will continue to negotiat...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Mike Huckabee says Dems have 'got nothing' on Barr, were 'rude and disrespectful' Democrats have "got nothing” in trying to discredit Attorney General William Barr on the Mueller report, former Republican presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Wednesday....
02:48, 05/02/2019

Guy Verhofstadt joins Lib Dems for Euro election campaign Sir Vince Cable's Liberal Democrats showed off a new recruit in the election battle today — the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Trump battles Dems over bank records subpoena President Trump is adamant that congressional committees should not be allowed to demand whatever personal information of his they want, as he asks a federal judge to block subpoenas for financial records, at least until the court has a chance to hea...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats indicated to Republicans late Thursday afternoon th...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Dems to decide Thursday whether to go to court for Trump's taxes House Democrats are expected to decide on Thursday whether to go straight to court to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a move that would escalate their ongoing war with the president over his most sensitive financial documents. Ways and M...
11:48, 05/08/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
11:32, 05/09/2019

India's fintech needs to break free The country’s fintech sector has enormous potential, but it is being hobbled by a host of factors, from inconsistent regulations to a damaging credit crunch affecting local non-bank finance companies....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
13:16, 05/09/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
16:48, 05/09/2019

House Dems Set Contempt Vote For Barr Over Mueller Report WASHINGTON (AP) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Tr...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Former Clinton pollster warns Dems who may not 'move on' from Mueller report Former Clinton pollster Doug Schoen warned Democrats Monday against failing to "move on" from the conclusions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Dems accuse Trump of flouting Russia sanctions deadline The leaders of the House Foreign Affairs and Financial Services Committees are accusing the Trump administration of violating a law requiring a report on human rights abuses in Russia.Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the Foreign Affairs pan...
15:32, 05/06/2019

The Lib Dems’ ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ is crass, but it might just work | Stefan Stern The party of moderation has found a novel, if slightly risky, way to tap into how remainers feel about Brexit“When the general atmosphere is bad, language must suffer,” wrote George Orwell in his famous essay, Politics and the English Language, just ...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Media tries to turn up heat on Barr, with CNN's Blitzer asking if Dems would put AG behind bars CNN’s Wolf Blitzer seriously asked a top Democratic lawmaker whether he and his colleagues are considering putting Attorney General Bill Barr into jail if he refuses to comply with subpoenas....
08:32, 05/03/2019

Donna Brazile: Dems could take Wisconsin and Pennsylvania after losing them in 2016 In 2020, Democrats could regain the purple states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin after losing them to then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016, according to Fox News contributor Donna Brazile....
14:16, 05/17/2019

Louisiana Governor breaks with Dems, indicates he'll sign 'heartbeat' legislation Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reportedly signaled he would sign his state's "heartbeat" legislation -- effectively banning abortions after just weeks of pregnancy -- as his party faced questions over whether it should be more inclusive of pro-l...
19:32, 05/17/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going to pass it all over again.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is eyeing a new strategy that would tak...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Dems ratcheting up demands for answers on the DOJ's hardline ObamaCare position Democratic leaders want to know why the Department of Justice has changed course in its stance on the Affordable Care Act, and are ramping up their efforts to get answers from the Trump administration....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Mnuchin refuses to give Trump’s tax returns to House Dems Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin formally refused to cough up President Trump’s tax returns to Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee on Monday. “I am informing you now that the Department may not lawfully fulfill the Committee&#...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Dems perform marathon public reading of Mueller report House Democrats teamed up Thursday to perform a marathon public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s nearly 500-page report, in a spectacle that underscored the growing tensions with the Justice Department over access to the complete cache of ...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first woman to ascend to the post....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Rep. McClintock: Dems engaging in 'weaponization of IRS' that began under Lois Lerner Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., argued on Saturday that House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., weaponized the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by demanding the Treasury Department hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns....
18:48, 05/11/2019

Vince Cable: Lib Dems are a major force after local elections Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has hailed the party's local election performance as "brilliant" and believes its opposition to Brexit will be the key to future successes....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will likely increase the U.S. rate of inflation, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
03:32, 05/14/2019

Fed's Clarida: US slowing, but expansion will 'almost certainly' break record The U.S. is economy likely slowing from its strong rate of growth in 2018, with "important international risks" clouding the outlook, Federal Reserve vice chairman Richard Clarida said on Thursday....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New York Times op-ed, he wrote that his college roommate and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had "unchecke...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Zuckerberg Rejects Call to Break Up Facebook Zuckerberg has rejected the call for breaking up his company, saying the size of Facebook was actually a benefit to its users and for the security of the democratic process....
02:32, 05/13/2019

U.S.-China Trade Talks Break Off With No Deal Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke off on Friday with no agreement hours after President Trump raised the tariff level on $200 billion of imports from China....
12:48, 05/10/2019

Boosted Announces Brand New Way to Break Your Body The popular electric skateboard company Boosted is now making electric scooters. The company just announced the Boosted Rev, a vehicle with handlebars, a rear fender brake, and even a mechanical disc brake. Those bikes will come in handy, too, becaus...
08:16, 05/15/2019

All You Need To Know About Indian Railways Break Journey Rules IRCTC Break Journey Rules: Indian Railways allows its passengers to break journey once for two days for holders of journey tickets of more than 500 kilometres....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook is too powerful and needs to break up, co-founder argues "Mark [Zuckerberg] is a good, kind person. But I'm angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks," Chris Hughes said in a New York Times opinion piece....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Kittel to take break after terminating Katusha contract "German sprint specialist Marcel Kittel has terminated his contract with Team Katusha by mutual agreement to take a break from cycling, the rider and the team announced on Thursday."...
06:16, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Failed subway bomber could get break at sentencing The leader of a foiled attempt to carry out a massive suicide bombing in New York City’s subways in 2009 deserves “extraordinary” credit for the last decade he’s spent cooperating with authorities, prosecutors wrote ahead of h...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Sudan protesters say security attempted to break up sit-in The organizers of the protests, that drove Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir from power, say security forces have attempted forcefully to break up a sit-in in the Darfur region...
10:48, 05/04/2019

The McLaren GT Will Officially Break Cover Next Week About a month ago during the Geneva Motor Show McLaren announced an upcoming Grand Tourer with more luggage space, and a comfortable-for-long-distances interior. With a video released Tuesday, McLaren gave us the best look at the car without camoufla...
21:00, 05/07/2019

House Dems renew probe on hurricane response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry into the “abominable” U.S. response to deadly 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. V...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Dems settle differences, push forward on bill to protect Dreamers House Democrats are moving ahead with a key bill to offer protections to Dreamers after largely settling an intraparty squabble over citizenship rights for people with criminal records.The House Judiciary Committee plans to hold a hearing to debate ...
23:16, 05/14/2019

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace argues Dems should pursue impeachment despite unpopularity MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace argued on Tuesday that Democratic lawmakers should pursue impeachment against President Donald Trump despite its unpopularity among voters, insisting it's "the right thing" to do....
20:32, 05/07/2019

Larry Elder: Dems cry racism and sexism to combat Trump's success Radio talk show host Larry Elder said Monday on "Hannity" that Democrats will use racismn and  sexism accusations to justify attacks against President Trump even as the economy flourishes....
00:16, 05/07/2019

DOJ says it will block unredacted Mueller report if Dems hold contempt vote The Justice Department said on Tuesday that it would not release an unredacted Mueller report to Congress if Democrats moved forward with their plan to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt. In a letter to New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the rank...
02:00, 05/08/2019

White House accuses Dems of Russia investigation overkill, vows no ‘do-over’ The White House is pushing back against the slew of Russia probe-related document requests from Democrats on Capitol Hill, accusing the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee of seeking to duplicate Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation f...
11:32, 05/15/2019

House Dems delay votes on tribal bills after Trump lashes out Democratic leaders pulled a pair of tribal bills from the House floor Wednesday to avoid their failure after President Donald Trump — echoing complaints from the conservative media — urged Republicans to oppose the legislation.The bills were supposed...
11:48, 05/08/2019

Trump immigration reform is a 'great' proposal, though Dems likely to pan plan, ex-ICE director says President Trump's new immigration reform proposal is a "great plan," but Democratic leadership may oppose the measure because they are averse to White House attempts to secure the southern border, former Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said on "Amer...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez chides Dems over lack of Green New Deal support WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told a packed room of climate change activists at an event which also featured Sen. Bernie Sanders that voting Democrat isn’t enough if they want to pass a Green New Deal. “I am not here to tell you th...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Elizabeth Warren, other Dems call for Barr's resignation as he testifies before Senate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., issued a blistering tweet on Wednesday in which she called for Attorney General Bill Barr to resign from the Justice Department. ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Laura Ingraham: Dems 'self-sabotaging' ahead of 2020, 'obsessed with Trump' In her "Ingraham Angle" commentary, Laura Ingraham said that Democrats are committing "self-sabotage" ahead of the 2020 elections by being "obsessed with" President Trump instead of "pushing policies that actually appeal to working-class Americans."...
22:16, 05/14/2019

NBC's Seth Meyers a 'useful idiot' for some Dems' anti-Semitism, columnist writes After NBC "Late Night" host Seth Meyers welcomed U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib onto his talk show this week, one conservative columnist blasted the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member as a “useful idiot,” alleging that Meyers was giving the far-left M...
02:16, 05/17/2019

Trump slams 2020 Dems as ‘lunatics,’ claims Barr did ‘fantastic’ job President Trump said Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr did a “fantastic” job testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee — and accused the three 2020 Democratic hopefuls who questioned him of acting like “...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Trump blasts Dems' declaration of constitutional crisis as 'pathetically untrue' President Trump blasted the declaration from many Democrats that the United States has been facing a “constitutional crisis” in a series of tweets on Sunday, calling it “pathetically untrue.”...
20:16, 05/12/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong....
05:00, 05/06/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
14:48, 05/02/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
11:00, 05/02/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automakers are equipping more sedans with all-wheel drive....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Would you use a red key to boost your Dodge Challenger or Charger to over 700 horsepower? Thousands of drivers have taken home red keys to their Dodge Challengers and Chargers that unleash more than 700 horsepower.        ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
21:48, 05/12/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death penalty and devolve more power to the different regions of the Philippines....
07:32, 05/13/2019

Co-Founder Chris Hughes: Time to break up Facebook Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break up the social media behemoth. He says in a New York Times opinion piece that CEO Mark Zuckerberg has allowed a relentless focus on growth to crush competitors and “sacrifice securit...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Trump Says Confident North Korea's Kim Won't "Break Promise" US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Saturday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un would not "break his promise," after South Korea said Pyongyang had launched several unidentified projectiles into......
09:48, 05/04/2019

The clubs aiming to break the mould for self-employed women Co-working spaces, immensely popular across the US, are now opening their doors in LondonWhen 32-year-old Kylie Griffiths wants to unwind, she heads to the sea. The Londoner loves the city she grew up in, but she feels it can quickly become claustrop...
16:48, 05/17/2019

There's a tiny little sculpture up on the moon that will break your heart It may surprise you to know that somewhere up there on the moon lies a tiny sculpture of an astronaut and little plaque.        ...
07:32, 04/29/2019

Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say UN experts A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end “disempowering” discrimination....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Small-business owners look to grab this 20 percent tax break The qualified business income deduction is a tempting tax break for entrepreneurs — as long as they are eligible to take it. Here's what you should know....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Fights break out at Utah youth center; several injured Utah media are reporting multiple injuries and at least one person in custody after what appears to be a riot broke out at a residential center for adolescents....
23:32, 04/28/2019

Johnson raring to go after rare break ahead of PGA Championship Long-hitting American Dustin Johnson is mentally fresh after a break from action and eager to get going at this week's PGA Championship where a big and wet course will put a premium on driving distance....
17:32, 05/14/2019

Companies Spent Tax-Break Bonanza on Owners, not Lenders A report from Moody’s shows that large companies used the recent tax break for share repurchases in the second half of the year while the paying down of debt declined....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down in Britain LONDON (AP) — Cross-party talks in Britain aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal have broken down without agreement. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government have “gone ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break it up Et tu, roommate? Chris Hughes, who helped launch Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg in a Harvard dorm room 15 years ago, claims that the 34-year-old billionaire CEO has power that is “unprecedented and un-American” and that the social network should be “s...
11:00, 05/09/2019

House Dems subpoena full Mueller report, following Barr contempt vote The House intelligence committee has subpoenaed the Justice Department for special counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted report and underlying evidence....
19:16, 05/08/2019

State Dems refuse to meet lobbying firm that hired Jeff Klein ALBANY — Two Democratic, freshman state lawmakers are trying to blackball a leading firm that lobbies on behalf of charter schools because it hired an ex-pol who was ousted amid a sex-harassment scandal. Bronx state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi and Queens ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Dems to hold first-ever hearing on Medicare for All, as progressives fear 'deliberation theater' farce House Democrats will hold their first-ever hearing on Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, advancing a sweeping proposal that several prominent 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have embraced -- even as some progressives caution the hearing m...
15:00, 04/29/2019

De Blasio joins 2020 Dems who previously said they weren't running for POTUS to run for president It isn't out of the ordinary for politicians to dismiss a presidential run before they actually launch a presidential run, but with a record-breaking number of Democratic primary candidates currently running for president in 2020, it appears that a r...
19:32, 05/17/2019

Kimmel knocks Dems for mocking Barr with chicken, says stunts like these will lead to Trump win Late night host Jimmy Kimmel mocked House Democrats for using chicken to taunt Attorney General William Barr, hinting on Thursday night that President Donald Trump will win again with these kinds of Democratic "sick burns."...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Vince Cable says voters showed they have no faith in Tories as party chair laments ‘tough night’Local elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inBoth the Conservatives and Labour have been punished by voters in local election...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Doug Collins: Dems calling for Mueller testimony to 'throw dirt at a president that they don’t like' House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins ripped Democrats on Monday for pushing forward in demanding that Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify before Congress about his investigation into President Trump....
14:32, 05/06/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since the state income tax was enacted 50 years ago....
04:00, 05/02/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation, weigh on growth Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will boost U.S. inflation and could dampen economic growth, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Merck's first-quarter profit beats on Keytruda boost Merck & Co Inc reported a higher-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday and raised its earnings and sales forecasts for the year, thanks to surging sales of its blockbuster cancer immunotherapy Keytruda....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciprocate starting in Game 3 on Sunday night....
15:00, 05/18/2019

Alibaba beats revenue expectations on cloud boost Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat fourth-quarter revenue forecasts on Wednesday, thanks to growth in its core business and its diversification into cloud computing and other services....
07:16, 05/15/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
10:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands to boost outlets by 54% in 8-10 years Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants globally, a 54% jump, over the next decade....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Modi gets election boost with U.N. sanction against India's 'enemy No. 1' Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's re-election bid received a big fillip on Wednesday after a U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted Masood Azhar, the head of a Pakistan-based militant group, a decade after New Delhi first demanded such an ac...
10:48, 05/01/2019

Apple results boost stocks, dollar dips Global equities advanced on Wednesday for a fourth-straight day of gains as Apple's strong results soothed concerns about earnings growth and the dollar dipped after some disappointing data ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Phillies vs. Royals: Philadelphia gets back-end of rotation boost Dr. de Blasio to the conference room, stat! Calling a press conference at Lincoln Hospital, Mayor de Blasio introduced his “care card” entitling illegal immigrants to free health care. Plan will cost NYC taxpayers $100 million. “Critics say we can’t ...
14:16, 05/11/2019

Mats Zuccarello’s Stars emergence could be Rangers boost Mats Zuccarello is giving his current team a major boost, and he’s on the verge of doing the same for his old team, too. The former Rangers winger has three goals and seven assists in 12 games for the Stars in the Stanley Cup playoffs, bringing...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
11:32, 05/06/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Looking to catch a break? Why you need to create a financial planning calendar for the year I want to help you find your breaks – when you experience an unordinary influx of money or the disappearance of a monthly obligation.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

At $3,500, Is This a 1992 Volvo 940 Turbo Estate That's Broken-In But Won’t Break The Bank? With a turbocharged red block, a long roof, and a trip to the moon under its belt, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 940 turbo certainly has some interesting aspects. Let’s see if its price can keep you interested....
08:32, 05/03/2019

Facebook cofounder calls for company to break up over 'unprecedented' power Chris Hughes wrote in the New York Times Facebook’s acquisition of rival platforms has given Zuckerberg ‘un-American’ controlA cofounder of Facebook has called for the government to break up the company, warning that Mark Zuckerberg’s power is “unpre...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Want a Break in the 3-Hour ‘Avengers’ Movie? You’ll Need a Passport or a Time Machine Some theaters overseas are providing an intermission for the blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame,” but American moviegoers who want to step away must strategize....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Frustration Mounts Among Farmers as China Trade Talks Break Down The rural Midwest has been a place of strong support for President Trump. But as farmers’ struggles grow, some sound impatient: “Get something done, move ahead.”...
18:16, 05/10/2019

You'll Never Guess What Sheryl Sandberg Thinks About This Whole 'Break Up Facebook' Thing With calls for breaking up Facebook now winning support from multiple 2020 presidential candidates, including Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, it’s getting hard for the social media giant’s leadership to hide from the growing chorus of v...
02:16, 05/19/2019

Pelosi Raises Impeachment as a Way to Break Trump’s Information Stonewall Speaker Nancy Pelosi, facing President Trump’s blanket denial of documents and witnesses, said Thursday that an impeachment inquiry would aid House investigations....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Jack Steven takes another AFL break to manage mental health St Kilda unsure of when player will returnSteven one of several big names to be granted leaveSt Kilda star Jack Steven will take another extended AFL break to manage his mental health, with the club unsure when he will return. The 29-year-old also ha...
23:16, 05/02/2019

World Cup warm-up: a family city break in football-mad Lyon With a month until the Women’s World Cup kicks off in France, a mum and daughter visit Lyon – host for semi-finals and the final – to watch Europe’s best teamAs my seven-year-old daughter, Ella, jumped up and down along with 26,000 Lyon fans, I could...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Samsung folding phone delayed after reviewers break them too easily Several people given early access to the Samsung Galaxy Fold, broke the screen after a day's use. Samsung now says it will delay the release of the device...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Nxivm former members to break vow of silence by testifying against cult leader Opening arguments are set for Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court as prosecutors have been tight-lipped about who will testifyIt was called “collateral” – nude photos and other embarrassing material that female members of an upstate New York self-impro...
03:32, 05/06/2019

US Presidential Contender Kamala Harris Favours Look at Facebook Break-Up Harris said US officials should consider breaking up Facebook, the world's largest social media company, saying it is a utility that has gone unregulated....
06:32, 05/13/2019

German police lead break up of Darknet trafficking platform BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they’ve broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking platform in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. The Federal Criminal Police Office said Friday they arr...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Crews working water main break on north side TUCSON – Several residents on the north side are without water after a contractor hit a water main break Monday morning near Sabino Canyon and Kolb roads. https://www.facebook.com/kvoa4/videos/593024297877924/ According to officials, Tucson Wat...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Trump Gave the Japanese Prime Minister a Break on Trade, For Now President Donald Trump did Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a favor last week, delaying the start of negotiations on a tricky trade decision, potentially pushing it past that country’s elections in July, three officials briefed on the talks t...
09:00, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders is latest candidate to call for Facebook to break up Sen. Bernie Sanders, a long-time critic of the power of large corporations, has joined Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard in outright calling to break up Facebook. “Should antitrust action be taken against Facebook? T...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Cano's MRI shows no break in hand, but swelling remains Mets second baseman Robinson Canó likely will miss a few games with a swollen left hand, yet was relieved an MRI was negative        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

| Sharks catch a break as Crusaders rest string of stars Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has been forced into a number of selections changes for his side's top-of-the-table Super Rugby clash against the Sharks in Christchurch....
05:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook co-founder says Zuckerberg is 'not accountable,' and calls for a government break up Chris Hughes, who started Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, joins a growing chorus of privacy advocates and politicians who have called for antitrust action....
06:16, 05/09/2019

Penis enlargement could break your junk — or make it smaller: study Don’t be a wanker — size doesn’t matter this much. “Ineffective and risky” penis enlargement surgeries performed by “charlatans” leave those who undergo them mentally and physically damaged, according to a new stud...
20:48, 05/10/2019

Stock Markets in Europe Break Records for Calm and Quiet In Europe, markets have hit their summer lull early. As with markets in the U.S. and elsewhere, this very stability could be a dangerous thing for investors....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Dems fume as Trump moves to amend DC's July 4 celebration, possibly address the nation President Trump has apparently taken charge of this year’s Fourth of July celebration in Washington, D.C., and will possibly give a personal address, angering some Democrats who fear the president will politicize the holiday....
05:32, 05/11/2019

Scaramucci challenges Dems: 'Go beat him at the ballot box,' predicts Trump will 'annihilate' Dem nominee in 2020 Former Trump White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci took off his partisan hat Friday saying the president will "annihilate" the Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 before challenging Democrats to work with their Republican adver...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Chris Wallace: Biden's campaign rollout 'very successful,' with Dems' Obama 'nostalgia' a 'big advantage' “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace said Joe Biden had a “very successful” rollout of his 2020 presidential campaign, and he predicted the former vice president will benefit from some Democrats’ “nostalgia” for the Obama administration....
13:00, 05/10/2019

2020 Dems pull back from #AbolishICE while AOC renews call to dismantle immigration agency Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination seem to be backing away from the #AbolishICE movement as a new poll shows the call to dismantle the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has failed to catch on with voters....
04:16, 05/16/2019

2020 Dems look to Jimmy Carter as campaign role model: 'A guiding light and inspiration' The ever-expanding field of Democratic presidential candidates includes a number of fresh faces, but it is the oldest living former president who is providing influence....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Trump legal team slams House Dems for investigating possible Russia probe obstruction Trump campaign lawyers slam House Democrats after a report that they are investigating possible 2016 obstruction saying, “Instead of addressing important intelligence needs, the House Intelligence Committee appears to seek a truly needless dispute.”...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Progressive caucus co-chair calls for 'strong primary challenges' against anti-abortion Dems Anti-abortion Democrats could face dwindling resources and primary challenges as abortion became more of a prominent issue heading into the 2020 elections....
02:00, 05/19/2019

CNN's Chris Cillizza mocked for 'analysis' pairing 2020 Dems to 'Game of Thrones' characters CNN editor-at-large Chris Cillizza was the subject of ridicule over his so-called "analysis" that paired the Democratic candidates running for president in 2020 to characters from the HBO hit series "Game of Thrones." ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Trump: Dems have turned border into 'Disneyland,' says Perry Mason needed to win court fights President Trump told "Sunday Morning Futures" that illegal immigrants are pouring into the country at unprecedented rates "because our economy is so good," and "everyone wants a piece of it" -- and, he asserted, Democrats have provided incentives for...
12:00, 04/28/2019

GOP's Rep. Biggs: Dem lawmaker 'spilled the beans' on Dems' true aims in Barr contempt hearing House Judiciary Committee Member Andy Biggs said Thursday that a Democratic member of that panel "spilled the beans" about Democrats' true intentions when he asked how President Trump could possibly impeached if Congress cannot see the full Mueller r...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Rudy Giuliani: Dems 'afraid' to call new Trump-Russia probes an 'impeachment hearing' President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday night that Democrats are afraid to call their continued investigating into Russia and the Mueller report an "impeachment hearing."  ...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Watters: Dems, media in 'full meltdown mode' over Barr being held in contempt of Congress Jesse Watters chronicled several members of the media and the Democratic Party he said were going into "meltdown mode" over Attorney General William Barr's refusal to turn over the full Mueller report to Congress....
19:00, 05/09/2019

NASA: Budget boost ‘good start’ to put astronauts on moon CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s chief says the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a “good start” for putting astronauts back on the moon. Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed employees Tuesday, ...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Boost Mobile informs customers about a data breach -- two months ago Sprint-owned virtual mobile network operator Boost Mobile quietly informed customers that it suffered a data breach that allowed hackers to access some user accounts. In a notice posted on the Boost Mobile website, the company said a previously undis...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain to boost mid-crop Ivory Coast's cocoa mid-crop could be reduced in quality and length if abundant rain fails to arrive this month, farmers said on Monday, as cocoa regions continue to experience atypically dry weather....
18:16, 05/13/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure to the sun....
09:16, 05/14/2019

Japan provides free preschool, daycare in bid to boost birth rate Japan enacted a new law Friday that allows all children to attend preschool at no cost -- part of a strategy by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost the country's sagging birth rate....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Prime Minister Shinzo ...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Voracious pest threatens China's crops and could boost need for imports A crop-eating pest first detected in China about five months ago is spreading rapidly and could hurt production of key crops critical to the populous nation's food supply, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
13:00, 05/08/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king's regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand are witnessing this weekend the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal trad...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Watching superhero films can boost confidence and reduce anxiety Watching “Avengers: Endgame” could be good for you. It and other superhero flicks aren’t just great entertainment: They can also help you conquer your fears, improve your confidence and reduce anxiety, according to a report. Experts say taking in a b...
00:48, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
10:48, 05/06/2019

How to boost your Bluetooth signal to cover your entire home or office Bluetooth is a great technology for connecting together devices, but it has one limitation – range. But you can fix that! Here's how to spread a Bluetooth signal all around your home and office....
01:48, 05/06/2019

Promoting the experience: how WiFi can boost influencer marketing at festivals Festivals are becoming more and more about the experience than the big names associated with them. Influencer marketing is similar to this. It’s no longer about the ‘who’ and the ‘what’ - it’s the why. People...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Sinclair shares soar after company says RSN acquisition will boost revenue Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group soared 35% after the conservative-leaning TV station group said the 21 regional sports networks it’s acquiring from Disney will boost its results more than expected. Sinclair said the $9.6 billion acquisition from D...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Livent aims to boost lithium sales to EV sector by 2020 Livent Corp aims to derive more than half of its lithium sales from the electric vehicle industry by next year, a shift for a company that historically has supplied the white metal for use in greases and other industrial products, its chief executive...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king’s regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, the people of Thailand are witnessing the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal tradition that last happened 7 decades ago...
19:48, 05/03/2019

Boost.ai aims to reshape customer service industry with conversational AI Online customer service is a profession with one of the highest employee turnover rates which poses a big challenge for businesses in that segment. Many organisations have switched to chatbots to automate such work though the results aren’t al...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Buffett investment in Occidental could boost shareholder approval, says analyst Tim Rezvan of Oppenheimer discusses the bidding war between Occidental and Chevron for Anadarko, and how Warren Buffett's involvement could shake things up....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Albemarle says new technology will boost Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it is moving forward on a project to boost Chilean lithium production by 30 percent without using more brine from the environmentally sensitive Salar de Atacama, the world's driest desert....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Ocasio-Cortez takes break to campaign for old college buddy in Boston Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) took a break from bashing President Trump and the capitalist system to support an old college pal outside Boston....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere accused of ‘trying to break’ Allison Mack Upstate cult leader Keith Raniere reveled in “trying to break” “Smallville” actress Allison Mack with his misogynistic sex club Nxivm, a former member testified Monday. When former follower Mark Vicente told Raniere that cult acolyte Mack...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Sununu on Nadler, Pelosi: 'You'd have to be really dumb' to think court will force Barr to break law Fomer New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu said Monday on "America's Newsroom" that House Democratic leaders would have to be "dumb" to believe that a federal court would force Attorney General William Barr to break the law....
17:32, 05/13/2019

Jenny Slate is a powerhouse in Earth Break as she navigates a postapocalyptic world For four podcast seasons now, journalist, comedian, and LGBTQ activist Gaby Dunn has been offering listeners an approachable guide to personal finance. Bad With Money is a breeze to listen to at a time when, frankly, looking over your finances is not...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Results expose deep fault lines that could break the UK's party system It was supposed to be all about Brexit, but the local elections illuminated the deeper fault lines that continue to threaten to break the British party system apart....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants to break up the social network monster Though he hasn’t worked for the company in a decade, Chris Hughes helped develop Facebook at Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg. However, in a fiery new op-ed for The New York Times, he has an important announcement to make: He feels bad that the site suck...
16:48, 05/09/2019

British PM May, ministers agree must ratify Brexit deal by summer break The British government agreed on Tuesday that it was "imperative" to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for Brexit and the prime minister's possible departure....
11:00, 05/14/2019

British PM, ministers agree Brexit deal must be ratified by summer break The British government agreed on Tuesday it was "imperative" to ratify Britain's exit from the European Union before the summer break, setting out the clearest deadline so far for the embattled plan and the prime minister's possible departure....
12:16, 05/14/2019

England squad will break from World Cup preparation to run in tribute to Ruth Strauss England's entire World Cup squad will take a break from their pre-tournament preparations to run with former captain Andrew Strauss at the Vitality Westminster Mile in honour of his late wife Ruth....
11:32, 05/14/2019

It's not enough to break up Big Tech. We need a progressive vision for Silicon Valley | Evgeny Morozov Presenting tech companies as America’s greatest menace may appeal to voters, but it does little to chart an alternative futureAs Facebook all but pleads guilty to a severe form of data addiction, confessing its digital sins and promising to reinvent ...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Mapping out how Tiger Woods would break Jack Nicklaus’ major record By winning the Masters last month at Augusta National, Tiger Woods has rekindled discussion of whether he can match the record 18 major golf championships Jack Nicklaus won during his legendary career. Woods captured his fifth green jacket and 15th m...
19:16, 05/15/2019

As rains break, aid workers rush to reach cyclone victims in Mozambique Aid workers in northern Mozambique scrambled planes and helicopters packed with aid to communities cut off, sometimes without any supplies, for at least two days after Cyclone Kenneth brought torrential rain to the region....
02:48, 04/30/2019

Jesse Watters: Dems talk up 'global warming hysteria' because it 'makes them feel like they are saving the world' Fox News' Jesse Watters went after the Democratic Party on climate change and global warming Monday saying they use the issue because they feel guilty for "the success of capitalism."...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Matt Gaetz says Dems targeting AG Barr because he's 'turning the tables' on Obama legacy, deep state U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., spoke out against the Democrats' claim that America is facing a "constitutional crisis," saying Thursday that the Dems are worried that Attorney General William Barr is "turning the tables" on the Obama administration's ...
05:16, 05/10/2019

Watch: Attorney General Barr faces grilling from Senate Dems about his handling of Mueller's report Hours before Barr's testimony, news outlets reported that Mueller complained about Barr's initial summary of Russia report's conclusions....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Booker, other Dems are wrong to claim Trump's economic boom started by former president Obama: Gingrich Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday that Sen. Cory Booker was wrong to claim that President Trump is incorrectly taking credit for an economic boom started by former President Barack Obama....
11:48, 05/06/2019

Watters: Dems' threat to withhold Trump admin officials' salaries 'brass knuckle tactics' Fox News' Jesse Watters said Tuesday that tensions between the White House and congressional Democrats escalated to "brass knuckle tactics" when a Democratic House committee chairman reportedly threatened to withhold the salaries of top officials of ...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Schumer urges Trump to 'hang tough on China' after latest tariff threat while other Dems are quiet "Strength is the only way to win with China," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said after President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat to China....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Tariffs may boost next year's Social Security cost-of-living adjustment. Why that could be bad If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Customer service in Apple Stores needs a boost after the Burberry period (results) We asked you if you have experienced a notable decline in customer service focus in your local Apple Store in the past few years when the breakneck expansion of retail locations joined forces with the ex-Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts overhaul of Store...
07:16, 05/14/2019

Selling Boost and Metro may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Joe Biden gets a polling boost in his first week on the 2020 presidential campaign trail Two national polls published Tuesday show Biden, who was already the early front runner, gained substantial ground after formally joining the Democratic presidential primary contest last week following months of hesitation....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium and saturated fats in its food, a spokesman said....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Selling Boost and MetroPCS may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving men and children with autism, suggest that using drugs to interact with a hormone called vasopre...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Trump seeks huge boost in emergency funds for migrant surge The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding, saying a surge in Central American children and families claiming asylum at the U.S. southern border had drained government resources....
13:48, 05/01/2019

Matildas coach Ante Milicic gets boost before World Cup with contract extension ‘Resoundingly positive’ response to his appointmentCoach will now oversee 2020 Olympic campaignCoach Ante Milicic will remain in charge of the Matildas for Australia’s Olympic campaign after Football Federation Australia moved to extend his contract ...
00:48, 05/10/2019

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game "FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women\u0027s World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe, but the governing body is still subject to criticism over gender equality."...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Tesla's New York solar factory making other products in bid to boost jobs Tesla Inc on Wednesday said its solar factory in Buffalo, New York, would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products as it seeks to meet employment targets tied to state subsidies...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credi...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Alibaba revenue beats estimates on cloud boost; shares rise China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue on Wednesday, boosted by growth in its core e-commerce and cloud computing businesses....
05:48, 05/15/2019

Wendy's higher priced burgers, franchisee fee boost quarterly results Wendy's Co on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, as the burger chain was helped by higher royalty fees from franchisees and its new premium burgers that come with avocado and bacon....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes out from the hurly burly school day to reflect on their thoughts and their feelings. Some ground the...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Iran threatens to boost its nuclear activity in 60-day ultimatum to world powers Iran has threatened to increase its uranium enrichment if new and better terms with world powers are not reached under the 2015 international nuclear deal  within the next 60 days....
02:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Allergan CEO says company is urgently looking at all options to boost share price Allergan Plc Chief Executive Brent Saunders said on Tuesday that he and the board of directors were looking with a sense of urgency at all options to revive the Botox maker's falling share price, but a lack of specifics failed to boost investor senti...
10:32, 05/07/2019

Rick Perry: It is time for America to boost its dominance in artificial intelligence The energy secretary announced that the DOE partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system, at Oak Ridge National Lab, capable of up to a billion-billion calculations per second....
04:32, 05/07/2019

Tesla readies $2 billion capital boost in stock, bond offerings Tesla plans to raise about $2 billion through debt and stock offerings, after Elon Musk overestimated the ability of the Model 3 sedan to generate enough cash for the company to be self-sustaining....
09:16, 05/02/2019

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after the mid-crop suffered from atypically dry weather last month....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Buying a house? Getting a loan? 8 ways to boost your credit score to get the best deal Your credit score is a key factor that determines if you qualify for loan and at what interest rate. If your score is too low, here's how to raise it.        ...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Ericsson: 5G can boost enterprise revenue, but security controversy slowing down industry Touting its low latency and high speeds, Ericsson says 5G can introduce a multitude of new applications for businesses and give telcos the cost efficiencies they seek, but the persistent controversy over cybersecurity--specifically involving Huawei--...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Trump immigration plan shows stark difference between GOP, Dems ahead of 2020 election, Matt Gaetz says President Trump's new immigration reform plan was wrongly criticized by Democrats, who in turn need to decide whether to be more serious about what's best for the American people and the nation's economy in that regard....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Brian Terry's brother says Dems, Nadler 'turned their back on an American hero' to protect Eric Holder The brother of slain Border Patrol agent Brian Terry says Democrats like Rep. Jerrold Nadler -- who are leading the charge to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt – “turned their back on an American hero” years ago to protect Obama administ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down, making May’s departure increasingly inevitable Talks between the U.K. government and opposition Labour Party MPs on how to resolve Brexit broke down on Friday -- almost certainly dooming Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, and her hopes of staying on as prime minister beyond June. ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Tati Westbrook Calls for an End to the ''Abuse'' Against James Charles as She Takes a Break From YouTube Tati Westbrook is ready to press pause on her public feud with James Charles... for now. Less than a week after the YouTube star captivated the internet with a 43-minute takedown video......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Barclays analysts call for UBS strategy overhaul, suggest break up of Swiss bank Barclays analysts have questioned the ability of UBS to achieve satisfactory returns, suggesting market expectations of the Swiss investment bank are too high....
02:16, 05/15/2019

Well-Deserved Break: After All His Hard Work, Robert Mueller Is Relaxing By Writing A Report About Himself After spending a long two years conducting an investigation into Russia’s efforts to sway the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump, Robert Mueller is finally enjoying a well-deserved break. With his exhaustive 448-page report on Russian interferenc...
08:16, 05/15/2019

Paper Round: Man Utd to break the bank for Koulibaly, Man City face Champions League ban "Kalidou Koulibaly to Manchester United, Manchester City’s potential Champions League ban and Ryan Sessegnon linked with Tottenham in Tuesday’s Paper Round."...
15:16, 05/13/2019

Johns Hopkins Calls in the Cops to Break Up Student Occupation and Arrest Protesters Since April 3, students and community members at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University have been protesting the university’s state-approved plans to build a private police force, as well as John Hopkins’ contracts with ICE, with a sit-in at the univer...
05:32, 05/09/2019

John Daly’s PGA cart break meets ‘embarrassing’ reality after dizzy spells John Daly can use a cart in next week’s PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. The question now is whether he even makes it to the PGA Championship. Daly tied for 27th last week at the Insperity Invitational in Houston, and withdrew from the Regio...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Ineos to back Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to break two-hour marathon barrier • Petrochemical company behind October attempt in London• It will be history for the human family, says Kenyan runnerExactly 65 years ago on Monday in Oxford Roger Bannister collapsed into a swarm of bowler-hatted men before hearing words that revive...
17:16, 05/05/2019

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict A new study ranks the risks in U.S. counties by the numbers of unvaccinated children and proximity to international airports. But no one predicted the outbreak in Brooklyn....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Nxivm trial: alleged sex cult leader tried to 'break' female followers, says witness Mark Vicente, a key witness at Keith Raniere’s trial, said women would also push their diets as penance if they made mistakesSeveral female members of an alleged New York sex cult, including the actor Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after follo...
18:32, 05/13/2019

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% of consumers have deleted an app or abandoned a website after just one attempt, if there are problems...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Nick Clegg rejects Facebook break-up calls backed by Kamala Harris California Democrat favours action against social media giant Former deputy PM: new employer ‘a great American success’Facebook head of global affairs Nick Clegg has rejected calls for the social media giant to be broken up, an idea gaining currency ...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Senator Warren offers military housing bill to boost inspections, transparency Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed a bill that offers new protections for U.S. military families facing unsafe housing, following a series of Reuters reports revealing squalid conditions in privately managed ba...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for ...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Walmart revenue, profit jump as online grocery sales provide boost Walmart's revenue and profit jumped as the company reported increased online sales and a strong performance in food, beverage and general merchandise.        ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-EA revenue beats estimates on 'Apex Legends' boost, shares jump Electronic Arts Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Tuesday, riding on the popularity of its battle royale game, "Apex Legends", sending its shares up 7 percent in extended trading....
16:32, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
04:00, 05/18/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
13:16, 04/28/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil minister to warn that the cartel is "likely to collapse."...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
09:32, 04/29/2019

Walking for weight loss: Three tips to help you boost calorie count and burn body fat WALKING is a great way to lose weight and improve overall health – here are three tips on how to boost calorie count and burn body fat for weight loss....
09:48, 05/19/2019

£5bn cash boost helps Sadiq Khan narrowly reach homes target The number of affordable homes started in London has hit its highest level for eight years after the capital secured almost £5 billion funding from the Government....
05:48, 05/10/2019

CEE MARKETS-Robust GDP data fail to boost currencies amid uncertain outlook The forint fell to its weakest since November on Wednesday after robust first-quarter economic data from Central Europe failed to ease concern over inflation in the region and growth in...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Go on, scratch that itch, and give yourself a mini serotonin boost | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is nothing more rewarding than a problem solved, and one of the finest examples of this is a satisfactorily scratched itchFirst of all, let’s get this straight: the itch is the thing you scratch. Itch, to me, is not the verb. Some people think ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal that had been stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
07:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Albemarle touts new project to boost its Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it is moving forward on a project it claims will boost its Chilean lithium production by 30 percent without extracting more brine from the environmentally sensitive Salar de Atacama, the world's driest desert....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Investors take 'Spring Break' from risk assets, pulling cash from junk-bond funds Investors took a break from their buying binge of risk assets in the week ended Wednesday, as U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds posted $520 million in cash withdrawals, according to Refinitiv’s......
13:00, 04/28/2019

Rejecting calls to break up Facebook, Booker seeks to restore norm that eroded under Trump Presidents didn’t use to relentlessly attack individual companies. Now, many Democratic candidates on the campaign trail have rattled off long lists of companies that they see as bad actors during their stump speeches....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Tati Westbrook calls for ‘abuse’ against James Charles to stop, says she’s taking a YouTube break 'I do, really, want the hate to stop. I want the picking sides, and the abusive memes and language, I really hope on both sides, it can stop,' Tati Westbrook said of her feud with James Charles....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Injects Energy Into Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Break Up Big Tech In March, Senator Elizabeth Warren published her proposal to break up the tech juggernauts—namely, Facebook, Amazon, and Google. On Friday, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has finally endorsed the plan, possibly providing a major boost to the...
18:32, 05/03/2019

President Trump: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Won’t ‘Break His Promise’ Amid Possible Weapons Test President Donald Trump brushed off news of a possible weapons test by North Korea, vowing that leader Kim Jong Un “will do nothing to interfere” and that a denuclearization deal with the U.S. “will happen.” Saturday’s t...
15:16, 05/04/2019

Spurs live a north London fantasy to break apart Ajax’s butterflies | Barney Ronay This exhibition of Champions League drama, which ended with Mauricio Pochettino hugging everyone, was as good as it getsAnd, freeze that moment. As the ball bounced back out of the netting behind André Onana the white shapes wilted and stretched out ...
22:32, 05/08/2019

Justin Bieber reveals new single with Ed Sheeran after announcing mental health break from music Less than two months after revealing plans to take time off to focus on mental health, Justin Bieber is teaming up with Ed Sheeran on a new single.        ...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Tyson Foods beats second-quarter profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
11:32, 05/06/2019

Health-conscious Britons boost alcohol-free drink sales to record high Sales of non-alcoholic beer, wine and spirits are at a record high in the UK with increasing numbers of London producers looking to make the most of the £100 million industry....
09:32, 05/13/2019

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 the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
10:00, 04/28/2019

RPT-UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
10:48, 05/06/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-EA revenue beats estimates on 'Apex Legends' boost, shares jump Electronic Arts Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Tuesday, riding on the popularity of its battle royale game, "Apex Legends", sending its shares up 7 percent in extended trading....
18:16, 05/07/2019

LeBron James’ I Promise School Receives a $1 Million Boost from Dick’s Sporting Goods The good news keeps coming for LeBron James’ groundbreaking I Promise School in his native Akron, Ohio. Following April reports that the school was already yielding incredible results in its first year, the NBA star surprised I Promise students by an...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Daily on Energy: Ernst lobbies Trump not to undercut ethanol boost with trade wars SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
17:48, 05/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-EM FX weak, Turkish central bank's outlook fails to boost lira Emerging market currencies dipped on Tuesday after soft Chinese data hit broad risk appetite towards developing world assets, while Turkey's lira dropped as comments from the central bank governor failed to whip up much investor confidence....
02:16, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
10:48, 05/06/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it."...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Police break up clashes in east India, Mumbai votes in fourth phase of massive poll Police broke up clashes between rival groups of voters in a key eastern state on Monday as some of India's richest families and Bollywood stars also cast their ballots in Mumbai during the fourth phase of a massive, staggered general election....
00:16, 04/29/2019

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-response-recovery, urges top UN official, as death toll mounts from Cyclone Idai The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “the worst extreme weather event to occur so far thi...
10:00, 04/28/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments following a round of golf with President Trump....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 presidential race, Team Trump would not want even the perception that it was ...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Dems, Trump hold 'productive' infrastructure talks President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed Tuesday to work together on a "big and bold" $2 billion infrastructure package, but put off for later the difficult question of how to pay for it. (April 30)     ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Dems expand housing assistance to middle-income earners to solve housing crisis Across the U.S., Democratic officials are putting forth proposals to expanding subsidies to middle-class families – some with six-figure incomes – in a bid to make housing more affordable....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Schools cut short break times 'to cram in more lessons', study finds School break times have been slashed by up to an hour over the past two decades, affecting children's social skills and opportunities for exercise, a new study has revealed....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Harry and Meghan's baby Archie: How his birth – and name – break with tradition Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's royal baby boy arrived May 6, 2019, in a way that broke most recent royal birth traditions.        ...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Rising gasoline prices and rents boost US consumer prices in March U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic growth....
09:16, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
03:48, 04/29/2019

'The Good Doctor' star Hill Harper in Detroit to help boost your credit score Experian partners with actor and activist Hill Harper to promote new program to help those with limited credit histories improve their scores.        ...
09:48, 05/05/2019

We visited Trump's border Disneyland on spring break. It wasn't the happiest place on earth. A teen at my son's high school has a machete scar on his back. People are not fleeing to the US for Trump's economy. They're trying to save their kids.        ...
01:32, 04/30/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump LPGA pro Lexi Thompson will take social-media break after a round of golf with President Donald Trump and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh.        ...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Sky Broadband Boost is here to pursuade you to buy its broadband deals Sky has announced a new offer that aims to give its customers the fastest broadband speeds possible - and it's aptly named Sky Broadband Boost. Yup, this is a direct attack on BT Broadband and Virgin Media broadband and it might just work.Sky Br...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Lexi Thompson's social media break is 'culmination' of 'harsh, hurtful' commentary Lexi Thompson's management team issued a statement Wednesday regarding her recent break from social media.        ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Wall St. gains on better-than-expected earnings, robust economic data U.S. stock indexes extended gains to trade more than 1% higher on Thursday, as optimism was driven by upbeat earnings from Cisco and Walmart as well as robust economic data that underlined the strength of the domestic economy....
10:32, 05/16/2019

ETA former leader arrested after 16 years on the run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, officials said Thursday....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Wheels: New Parts for Old Cars May Keep Them Running, but Sink Their Value While technology like 3-D printing makes car collecting less expensive and more accessible, it has also made it harder to determine the actual value of a car....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I hope not." (May 16)     ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying actually come from?...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown Thursday morning by setting up a mock, 24-foot oil rig, with a protester clad in mountain climbing gear perched on top. “It’s supposed to represent an oil derrick,” Moni...
11:32, 05/16/2019

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and central Europe that is restricted in the bloc on......
11:32, 05/16/2019

Banks lead stock surge for third straight day, erasing Monday plunge Stocks marched higher for the third day in a row Thursday, erasing the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

County Championship: Somerset v Surrey and more – live! Updates from around the county groundsECB back on defensive over Hundred photo gaffeYou can post BTL, email Tanya or tweet her here 7.37pm BST It’s been all go here at Old Trafford, with Lancashire only a quick scratch from victory over Northants - t...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Homebuilding came to a halt at end of 2018: Taylor Morrison CEO CNBC's Diana Olick sat down with Sheryl Palmer, Taylor Morrison CEO, at CNBC's Capital Exchange event to discuss the current state of the homebuilding industry....
12:32, 05/16/2019

More than 330,000 ‘Game of Thrones’ fans sign petition begging HBO to remake season 8 With just one episode to go in its eighth and final season, many Game of Thrones fans at this point are so dissatisfied with the direction this season has taken — with the gripes mostly focused on the writing that’s now moved beyond the s...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka running away with PGA Championship on Day 1 Brooks Koepka began his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black by dropping a 40-foot birdie bomb on his first hole, the 10th. He ended the round by dropping a 33-foot birdie bomb putt on his final hole, No. 9. And when the dust fro...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios tosses chair, storms off in total Italian Open meltdown ROME — Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay at the Italian Open and was defaulted Thursday from his second-round match. First, Kyrgios kicked a water bottle in his match against Norwegian qualifi...
12:48, 05/16/2019

‘Game of Thrones’: Who still stands a chance to claim the Iron Throne And then there were some. The multiple deaths in last week’s “Game of Thrones” have leveled the playing field of those in contention for the Iron Throne to a select pool of scrappy individuals. If they didn’t suffer post-traumatic stress disorder fro...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman in Texas is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tue...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language that evangelicals embrace....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Sprint's first 5G devices get a release date and some killer introductory deals Mere hours after Verizon kicked off actual Galaxy S10 5G sales and more than a month after Big Red flipped the 5G switch in parts of two markets for the Moto Z3 only, Sprint is finally following suit with a number of exciting related announcements.Th...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Nvidia’s Q1 revenues down 31% to $2.22 billion, beating modest estimates Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that were well below last year's figures, but the graphics and AI chips company beat analyst expectations.Read More...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Judge orders former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning back to jail A U.S. judge on Thursday found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury and ordered her back to jail, a law enforcement official said....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Not enough vaccine: Asylum seekers awaiting rulings face chickenpox outbreak The health department doesn’t have enough vaccine for the asylum seekers and the shelter can't quarantine the sick, a health official said.        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Woodstock, Oprah, Clooney Woodstock 50 is back on; Oprah Winfrey talks about freedom of movement at Statue of Liberty museum launch; George Clooney opens up about his motorbike crash. (May 16)        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Style speaks volume at Cannes Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fanning and Alessandra Ambrosio. (May 16)        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

3 charged in connection to slaying of pregnant Chicago teen Three people were charged Thursday — including a mother and her daughter — in connection to the savage murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who had her baby ripped out of her womb after being strangled to death. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and Desiree...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Rice brothers reduce their EQT director nominees to seven from nine EQT Corp shareholders Rice brothers said on Thursday they will reduce their director nominees to the company's board from nine to seven, after EQT decided to replace three long-serving directors....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Arsenal blast Baku as Europa League final host, with Mkhitaryan in doubt Arsenal will face Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29. The Gunners are unhappy about logistics and worried about whether one of their players will even be allowed to play there....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Belgian former king ordered to take DNA test over alleged love child A Belgian artist who grew up in one of the country's richest families claims to be the illegitimate daughter of King Albert II. He faces a steep fine if he fails to provide results from a DNA test to resolve the case....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Polish minister pops 'what if' question over US gas plans  Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the European Economic Forum this was controversially discussed, says Jo Harper....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 miles from where its Brumadinho dam collapsed, killing more than 230 people....
16:32, 05/16/2019

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam An anaesthetist in the French eastern city of Besancon is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically bring them back from the brink of death....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro loosening regulations on guns and ammunition....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. Josh Phegley had four hits, including one of Oakland’s five home runs, as th...
17:00, 05/16/2019

AP source: Top Rockies prospect Rodgers expected in majors DENVER (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says the Colorado Rockies are expected to call up top prospect Brendan Rodgers for a weekend series in Philadelphia. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Lincoln Co. Parents Concerned About New Learning Platform LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Some parents in Lincoln Co. are pushing back against a new program being implemented in the local middle school. It’s called “Summit Learning,”  an online-based program that’s backed by Fac...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Cam Reddish believes intense spotlight on Zion Williamson 'a little bit unfair' The overlooked Duke star, who says he won plenty of 1-on-1 contests with teammates Williamson and RJ Barrett, excited to prove he has complete game.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Raise a Problem-Solving Kid by Talking Less and Questioning More The hardest parenting lesson I had to learn was to stop telling my kids what to do. It was much easier for me to bark out orders than to let them figure things out on their own. Doing so took time and patience, neither of which I had in abundant sup...
17:16, 05/16/2019

TSA says personnel won't be coerced into border deployment: 'We're soliciting volunteers' The Transportation Security Administration says it will not force employees to relocate to the U.S.-Mexico border to help Customs and Border Protection but is asking workers to volunteer for the deployment, according to a senior TSA official....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays LEADING OFF: Greinke gets MRI after leaving early, Turner plunked 4 games in a row, Sabathia faces Rays after two testy outings        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Snooki Gets Candid About Feeling "Miserable" Ahead of Baby No. 3's Birth Snooki is ready for her son to arrive. The Jersey Shore star, who will welcome her third child in just a few weeks, has been feeling "miserable" as she gets ready to give birth.......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

I. M. Pei, architect who designed famous Louvre glass pyramid, dies at 102 Pei's death was confirmed Thursday by Marc Diamond, a spokesman for the architect's New York firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. One of Pei's sons, Li Chung Pei, told The New York Times his father had died overnight....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Kate Moss lookalike fools everyone She’s no Kate Moss, but 38-year-old Denise Ohnona is the next best thing. After regularly being told she looked like the supermodel, this mother of two decided to hit the gym and embrace her doppelgänger status. Ohnona is regularly stopped on the str...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Fighter Jet Crashes at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KNBC) – An F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed into a warehouse just west of March Air Reserve Base on Thursday, apparently while taking off from the airfield, but the pilot managed to eject before his plane went down. It was not im...
20:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 6-Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will rise due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
20:16, 05/16/2019

How cops used a photo of Woody Harrelson to catch a beer thief He wasn’t a natural born killer — just an alleged beer thief. A creative NYPD detective used an image of Woody Harrelson to track down a look-alike suspect in the department’s facial-recognition system when footage of the actual person of interest di...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Police Commander Texted Officer That Eric Garner's Death Was 'No Big Deal' The police commander in charge at the time of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of NYPD officers in 2014 texted his subordinate that the death was “no big deal,” according to the New York Times....
20:32, 05/16/2019

Now Car Dealerships Are Getting in on the Call Spoofing Game One of the more frustrating spam calling tricks is when telemarketers, scammers, and other characters “spoof” an outgoing number to make it seem like their calls are local. Now, car dealerships have joined the fray....
20:48, 05/16/2019

Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter released from Georgia hospital Doctors released former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter from a Georgia hospital Thursday, his non-profit organization said....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Australian leader denies 2 Rwandans are massacre suspects Australia's prime minister has denied media reports that that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago....
21:16, 05/16/2019

Huawei's HiSilicon says it has long been preparing for U.S. ban scenario Huawei Technologies' chip arm HiSilicon said on Friday it has long been prepared for the "extreme scenario" that it could be banned from purchasing U.S. chips and technology, and is able to ensure steady supply of most products....
21:48, 05/16/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Sony stock leaps on buybacks, partnership Investors sent shares of Sony up more than 4% Thursday after the electronics maker issued a one-two punch of good news, including plans to double down on its newly launched stock buyback program. The Tokyo company Thursday announced plans to spend as...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business....
23:00, 05/16/2019

LG's custom chip is made to power AI in appliances and robots For the last few years LG has been pushing integration of AI features in all kinds of products with its ThinQ brand, and now it's designed custom hardware to enable on-device AI processing in "future robot vacuum cleaners, washing machines, refr...
23:00, 05/16/2019

AOC invokes Bible to blast ‘usury,’ promote payday loan bill Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invoked the Bible to tout an economic bill she co-sponsored with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday — and sarcastically suggested she may win some supporters on the religious right. The Bronx congresswoman made the...
23:16, 05/16/2019

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in the country's southern Helmand province....
00:00, 05/17/2019

A guide to low-carb diets for diabetes A low-carb diet is one strategy to help manage diabetes symptoms and reduce the risk of complications. In this article, learn why a low-carb diet helps, what to eat, and what to avoid....
00:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
00:32, 05/17/2019

RPT-Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
00:32, 05/17/2019

|Richemontprofitmissesestimatesasonlineacquisitionsweigh Richemont reported full-year operating profit that trailed analysts’ estimates as the company consolidated its acquisitions of online platforms YNAP and Watchfinder....
01:00, 05/17/2019

| US election | Venezuela aid: WATCH the top World news videos for today Trump mocks De Blasio's presidential candidacy | Chinese humanitarian aid arrives in Venezuela; here are the top World news videos for your Friday. WATCH THEM NOW....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Networking is pointless — unless you follow this important rule, relationship expert says To be an effective networker, it's important to view relationships as "capital," says Zvi Band, relationship strategist and author of "Success Is in Your Sphere."...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Football transfer rumours: Griezmann to Manchester City instead of Barça? Today’s fluff has a cunning planThe Premier League is the best league in the world again, which simply will not do as far as Spain’s big clubs are concerned. Luckily they’ve come up with a cunning plan to redress the balance: sign all the good player...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Israel Folau sacked over social media posts after panel rules in favour of Rugby Australia $4m contract terminated for breaching code of conductPlayer ‘saddened’ by decision but is ‘considering options’Israel Folau’s rugby career appears over after an independent panel backed Rugby Australia’s intention to rip up his four-year, $4m contrac...
01:32, 05/17/2019

'I hid my scars for years ... I thought I was only good for horror movies' A terrible fire left Vicky Knight physically and mentally scarred. Now a film role as the victim of an acid attack has changed her life – and led her to love her bodyVicky Knight smiles, shakes my hand and sits down to talk. But she doesn’t remove he...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson apologizes for positive PED test Patrick Peterson spoke at an event for his foundation hours after news broke that he'd been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season.        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Doris Day ‘didn’t want to audition for Hollywood,’ biographer claims: ‘She fell into it’ Doris Day, the sunny blonde who became America’s ultimate girl next day and one of the biggest stars in the ‘50s and ‘60s, almost never made it to Hollywood....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Pompeo meets Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Orban says he discussed missiles and natural gas with Trump Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
03:00, 05/17/2019

|Weneedtogetour'houseinorder'tofixour'brokenness'–Eskomexecinleakedmemo In a leaked memo Eskom Chief Operating Officer Jan Oberholzer appeals to staff to be accountable for the work they do at the power utility to help fix its 'brokenness'....
03:16, 05/17/2019

New 2019 MG ZS EV makes London Motor Show debut News 17 May, 2019 The new MG ZS EV will arrive with a 170-mile range in September, and will cost less than the Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona Electric...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Group Pulls TV Ad Attacking Beshear In Democratic Race LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A well-funded group backing Adam Edelen shook up Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Thursday, running a short-lived TV ad denouncing rival Andy Beshear’s private legal work for the Boy Scouts of America ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for an immediate end to the fighting. The aid groups said, in an appeal issued Friday, violence has dis...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Tamar Reaves of Franklin Township to 27 years behind bars. He must serve 2...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Galaxy S10 5G speed tests show Verizon’s 5G network is getting faster and faster The Galaxy S10 5G smartphone is now available from Verizon, which means you’ll soon be able to test out the carrier’s 5G network assuming you reside in one of the first Verizon 5G markets. We’ve already seen early tests performed on...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words World share markets suffered a fresh bout of risk aversion on Friday after tough words on trade from China, while bets on a new pro-Brexit leader in Britain whipped the pound towards its worst week since October....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Congress Questions PM Modi's Silence On Pragya Thakur's Remarks On Godse Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on BJP leader Sadhvi Pragya's remarks describing Nathuram Godse as a "patriot"....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Accountant for 'ugly models' agency fleeced firm out of more than £21,000, court hears An accountant for an alternative modelling agency fleeced the firm out of more than £21,000 by forging her boss's signature in a bid to clear her debts, a court heard....
05:00, 05/17/2019

| Marawa snubbed as host for PSL awards Fresh from his sacking from pay channel SuperSport, Robert Marawa is now set to be overlooked by the PSL for their upcoming end-of-season awards ceremony....
05:16, 05/17/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
05:48, 05/17/2019

Cupra Leon ditches Seat badge and goes hybrid for 2020 First Cupra Leon prototypes hit the Nurburgring in disguise; it’s set to use plug-in powertrain The first hot Leon to ditch the Seat badge for Cupra branding has been spotted at the Nürburgring for the first time ahead of the car’s debut in 2020.  ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Slack Kills Bug That Could've Let Hackers Steal or Change Files A bug discovered in Slack, the workplace messaging app, may have allowed an attacker to intercept files downloaded from inside Slack’s Windows desktop client, according to security researchers.Read more......
06:16, 05/17/2019

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost-cutting plan Elon Musk, in an email to employees, said Tesla's net proceeds from its recent stock and debt offering gave the company only 10 months to achieve breakeven at the rate it burned cash in the first quarter....
06:32, 05/17/2019

San Diego Padres' Ian Kinsler appears to yell 'f--- you all' at crowd after big home run San Diego Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler hit a clutch three-run home run in the sixth inning to help the team defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday, 4-3....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Olympian runner Jo Pavey accuses Nike of punishing her ‘for being pregnant’ British Olympian runner Jo Pavey accused Nike of punishing female athletes for starting a family after she revealed the brand froze her endorsement money when she became pregnant....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $70 Off Right Now Drop (formerly Massdrop) is offering one of the best deals on the best noise canceling headphones right now, the Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Juventus' Allegri out as manager after season Juventus has announced that Massimiliano Allegri will leave his post as manager at the end of the season. The team has won five straight Serie A titles but was eliminated in the Champions League quarterfinals this year....
07:32, 05/17/2019

Girl narrowly misses being hit by car Dash cam video shows an elementary school child almost get hit by a car as she crosses the street to catch her school bus.        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

EU extends sanctions against Assad's Syria regime for a year The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civilians in the war-ravaged country....
08:00, 05/17/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro has already had a software update The OnePlus 7 Pro has only just gone on sale and there’s already a software update for it, bringing some new features, fixes and improvements to the handset.Highlighted by GSMArena, the update claims to optimize photo quality, and adds haptic ...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Andre Iguodala's Hands Are Still Crazy I’m not saying it’s a good thing that one of the top five basketball players in the world isn’t healthy enough to play in the Western Conference Finals, but without Kevin Durant (or DeMarcus Cousins, to a lesser extent), the Golden State Warriors los...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth at private London hospital Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth earlier this month at a private hospital in London, her son's birth certificate shows, according to the Press Association....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Motor racing: Visser heads Chadwick in W Series practice at Zolder Dutch racer Beitske Visser ended the practice domination of inaugural W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick on Friday ahead of the second round of the all-female championship at Zolder in Belgium....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
09:32, 05/17/2019

De Blasio, Trump face off in dueling videos after campaign launch: ‘We’re coming for you’ President Trump and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio traded barbs in dueling videos Thursday after the liberal mayor announced he was running for president -- and told his fellow New Yorker: “We’re coming for you.”...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Review: The $99 Urbanista Stockholm wireless earbuds get the fundamentals right Oh Sweden. It’s the birthplace of A-Ha’s Morten Harket. Home of the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund. And yes, its capital city, Oslo, is a sight to behold. The fjord-pocked Scandinavian nation is also home to Urbanista – a trendy boutique audio...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
10:00, 05/17/2019

House Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Italy's Salvini says EU vote will lead to big changes in Europe This month's European Parliament election will shake up the continent, leading to a relaxation of budget rules and influencing the choice of the next central bank chief, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Norway says talks to resolve Venezuela crisis in "exploratory phase" Talks taking place in Oslo with representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition to resolve the country's political crisis are in an "exploratory phase," Norway's foreign ministry said on Friday....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast: Buying Breakouts? Most added, rankings review, Week 9 preview Ready to get dialed into Week 9? We are. We also talk about breakouts we are buying into, rankings review, most added and much more on Friday's Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast....
10:32, 05/17/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’, most watched comedy in U.S., ends 12-year run with sentimental finale It was a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight. WARNING: Spoiler alert....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Solution for remotely monitoring oil wells wins MIT $100K The winner of Wednesday’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition was a startup helping oil well owners remotely monitor and control the pumping of their wells, increasing production while reducing equipment failures and cutting methane emissions. ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

The National: I Am Easy to Find review – melodious mood music to enthral (4AD)The band’s eighth album hymns other artists including REM on understated songs full of trademark emotional intensityDo the National do a lot with a little, or a little with a lot? On the one hand, theirs is a lush, grandly developed sound, in wh...
11:16, 05/17/2019

'Punches, attacks, milkshakes': inside the Tommy Robinson campaign As the far-right activist fights to become an MEP, the Guardian learns new details of his modus operandi and support networkA drone hovers high above the crowd on a Wigan housing estate. About 300 men, women and children are gathered before a mobile ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Chris Wallace on Fox News exclusive interview with AG Barr: ‘He clearly is protecting this president’ “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace weighed in on the Fox News exclusive interview with Attorney General William Barr, saying Friday that Barr “clearly is protecting this president and advocating his point of view.”  ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator's successful effort to repeal net neutrality rules...
11:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat President Donald Trump on Friday declared that some imported vehicles and parts pose a national security threat but delayed a decision for as long as six months on whether to impose tariffs to allow for more time for trade talks with the European Uni...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Herman Wouk, author of 'The Caine Mutiny' and 'The Winds of War,' dies at 103 Author Herman Wouk, whose World War Two experiences provided the foundation of his bestseller "The Caine Mutiny" and two epic novels about the war, died on Friday at the age of 103, his literary agent said....
11:32, 05/17/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
11:48, 05/17/2019

New BMW 1 Series: first deliveries due by the end of 2019 News 17 May, 2019 Following a barrage of teaser images, BMW has announced that first deliveries for the new 1 Series will arrive before the end of the year...
12:00, 05/17/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any we have seen" in Syria are now coming true....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Tesla adjusts Autopilot to comply with new EU regulations Tesla will push an updated Autopilot in Europe that scales back on a couple of functions in order to comply with new regulations. The changes will require faster lane changes and limit how far you can turn the steering wheel on Autosteer. Electrek re...
12:00, 05/17/2019

HP Enterprise is acquiring supercomputing giant Cray Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has a shiny new toy. The information technology firm announced today that is spending $1.3 billion to acquire supercomputer manufacturer Cray. HPE, which is a business-facing spin-off of the Hewlett Packard company, w...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Feds probe MTA overtime king, over a dozen other LIRR workers: report Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed pay records for a recently retired Long Island Rail Road official who has emerged as the MTA reigning overtime king — as well as more than a dozen other workers at the LIRR and New York City Transit, a...
12:16, 05/17/2019

China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course....
12:32, 05/17/2019

|WATCH:Googleadscomingtomobileapphomefeed Google will begin featuring ads on the home feed of its smartphone app later this year, it said, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
12:48, 05/17/2019