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As China's growth slows, CEO of Burger King's parent focuses on the long-term opportunities

As Restaurant Brands International aims to surpass 40,000 stores in the next eight to 10 years, some of its new stores will be in China, which is seeing its economy slow down....

As China's growth slows, CEO of Burger King's parent focuses on the long-term opportunities

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Burger King Parent Defends Strategy as Growth Cools Restaurant Brands International, the parent of Burger King, is under pressure from investors to show it has a plan to boost sales at its restaurant chains....
20:16, 05/15/2019

Burger King parent company RBI unveils global growth strategy The parent company of Burger King, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Tim Hortons said Wednesday it will increase its global locations by 55 percent in an effort to become one of the world's largest restaurant firms....
06:48, 05/15/2019

Sales Cool for Parent Company of Tim Hortons and Burger King Restaurant Brands International reported profit and same-store sales growth that were lower than expected in the first quarter, pushing down shares in the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Dollar Drops as Manufacturing Growth Slows The WSJ Dollar Index declined 0.2% after the Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index fell to 52.8 in April from 55.3 during the previous month....
09:16, 05/01/2019

Google Parent Posts Slowed Growth Across the Board One of Silicon Valley’s blue-chip names, Google, posted weaker earnings than expected as mounting competition to a once-untouchable online advertising operation finally landed a blow....
15:16, 04/29/2019

Exclusive: Sequoia China to cut up to 20 percent of investment staff as tech growth slows - sources Sequoia Capital China, widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment, is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of investment staff as a slowdown in the country's tech sector saps appetite for risk, said two people with knowledge of the mat...
04:32, 05/06/2019

Google parent Alphabet’s stock tumbles on slow advertising growth The firm said growth in advertising sales slowed to 15 percent from a year earlier, compared with 20 percent in the prior quarter and 24 percent a year ago....
15:48, 04/29/2019

Burger King to expand sales of new meatless burger to Europe COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Burger King will launch in Sweden a version of its Impossible Whopper, the plant-based burgers that have attracted attention in the United States for resembling meat far more closely than traditional veggie burgers. The foo...
06:16, 05/21/2019

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with....
17:16, 05/15/2019

Keep playing, keep paying: Ubisoft seeks games with “longterm engagement” Games like Rainbow Six: Siege are indicative of a new focus on long-lasting "live" games at Ubisoft. For a long time, Ubisoft was known for cranking out annual or near-annual releases in popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Far Cr...
06:32, 05/02/2019

| Kings, Davids in discussion over 'future options' After reports that his job was hanging in the balance the Southern Kings have confirmed that they are in talks with Deon Davids regarding his future....
09:48, 05/14/2019

Sacramento Kings Use Their Free Time To Get Everyone To Argue About The Order Of Operations Today the Sacramento Kings and De’Aaron Fox invited everyone into their shared mind palace when they asked what the answer to this seemingly simple math equation. The result was chaos, and it nearly broke the Deadspin staff, although to be fair, basi...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Documentary focuses on foster care system The co-directors of the new HBO documentary "Foster" say the U.S. foster care system is "misunderstood" -- and they're hoping to change that. (May 17)        ...
00:32, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are carefully going over his full confession in court as they seek to prove thei...
15:00, 05/22/2019

The secrets of boxing's knockout kings: what makes a perfect power puncher The mysterious nature of power remains one of the most elusive and least understood phenomena in all of sportsDeontay Wilder’s chiseled ebony frame is aglow with sweat as he methodically circles the perimeter inside the cramped ring at Gleason’s, lan...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Urban League focuses on minority voting for 2020 Voter suppression and Russian interference are some of the greatest barriers to minority voting in 2020, the National Urban League said Monday. (May 6)        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Livent's head of strategy, IR leaving for 'other opportunities' Lithium producer Livent Corp said on Friday that its head of strategy and investor relations, Rasmus Gerdeman, is leaving to pursue other opportunities....
15:16, 05/10/2019

High Fidelity VR firm lays off 25%, focuses on virtual offices Philip Rosedale, CEO of High Fidelity and a virtual world pioneer, confirmed that his company has laid off about 25% of its staff, or 20 people, and pivoted to social communications for workers using 3D audio. High Fidelity now wants to enable virtua...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Cosco Focuses on Pacific International Lines as Takeover Target China’s Cosco Shipping Holdings is eyeing Singapore’s Pacific International Lines as a potential takeover target as it looks to expand its footprint in developing markets....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Amarnath Urges All-Rounders To Seize Opportunities At World Cup Mohinder Amarnath has stressed on the importance of all-rounders as they can help with the balance of the squads participating at the World Cup 2019....
04:48, 05/16/2019

Latest commercials from Apple include one that focuses on an important iPhone XR feature If Apple sticks to tradition, we are four months away from the introduction of the 2019 iPhone models. But that doesn't mean that the company is giving up on the 2018 iPhones. So Apple has released two new television commercials, one for the iPhone X...
17:32, 05/12/2019

Ethiopia offers opportunities as high risks gently subside Risk analysts have become more optimistic since Abiy Ahmed was appointed prime minister, thanks to a positive start translating vision into practice....
07:48, 05/03/2019

Cyprus serial killer case focuses on search for suitcases in murky waters of toxic lake The probe into an unprecedented spate of killings by a suspected serial killer on Cyprus has focused on the toxic waters of a man-made lake on the small Mediterranean island nation, where authorities are scouring for suitcases that may contain the bo...
07:48, 04/30/2019

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base. Its market value has doubled from 2016 to 2018, ...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Mike Pompeo Omits Climate Change and Says Melting Ice Creates ‘New Opportunities’ for Trade at Arctic Summit (ROVANIEMI, Finland) — The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to talk about climate change. Nor even to agree on a text that mentions it. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in the world...
09:00, 05/07/2019

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public ser...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: Masked man shot a 'blank-firing handgun', early investigations suggest Police today suggested a "blank-firing handgun" was fired outside the Seven Kings Mosque in east London on Thursday night, as the main entrance to the building remained closed....
14:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. Factory Activity Slows in April U.S. factory activity slowed in April, with the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index falling to 52.8, amid concerns over trade tensions and delays at the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: terrified worshippers 'thought of New Zealand attacks' as gunshot rang out during prayers in east London Worshippers have told of their horror after a "masked" gunman entered an east London mosque during Ramadan prayers before discharging a firearm outside....
02:16, 05/10/2019

U.S. Slows Hiring of Chinese Nationals by Chip Makers The U.S. has sharply slowed approvals for the nation’s semiconductor companies to hire Chinese nationals for advanced engineering jobs, according to industry insiders, limiting access to talent....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Eurozone Economy Slows as Demand for Exports Stalls Europe’s economic recovery appears to be stalling amid flagging international demand for its exports, according to a closely-watched business survey that puts fresh pressure on the European Central Bank to act to shore up growth....
17:32, 05/23/2019

Veoneer to raise cash as driverless car progress slows Sweden's Veoneer will seek up to $500 million in new capital to help the supplier cope with a downturn in the vehicle market, delays in introducing self-driving technology and costs associated with new product development....
10:48, 04/29/2019

Archaic testing slows innovation and causes a brain drain If you have a slow testing process standing between highly accelerated development and operations processes, you can't achieve the desired delivery speed.Read More...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Walmart's first-quarter U.S. comparable sales rose, e-commerce slows U.S. retailer Walmart Inc on Thursday reported an estimate-beating jump in first-quarter U.S. comparable sales, but overall revenue growth and online sales slowed....
04:32, 05/16/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales reach 24 million as momentum slows The massive cowboy adventure game seems to be hitting its peak. But publisher Take-Two is optimistic about its future, especially with Red Dead Online.Read More...
19:32, 05/13/2019

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

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
14:48, 05/16/2019

US economy posts strong first quarter, but consumer spending slows The US economy grew at a much better than expected rate in the first quarter, the Commerce Department reported Friday. The top-line number is a pleasant surprise in a quarter marked by a government shutdown, severe weather, Boeing's troubles with the...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, th...
10:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-GE profit rises, cash outflow slows, shares jump 10 pct General Electric Co said on Tuesday first-quarter profit from its continuing operations more than tripled, helped by higher sales in its aviation, oil and gas, and healthcare units, and its shares rose more than 10 percent in premarket trading....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Sony flags disappointing profit, scraps targets as gaming slows Sony Corp warned of a sharper-than-expected drop in its annual profit and scrapped some longer-term targets, in a sign a slowdown in its gaming business as its PlayStation 4 console nears the end of its life was beginning to hurt....
17:32, 04/28/2019

Strange odor slows Dallas-Fort Worth Airport to a crawl At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport were delayed Thursday after some employees were evacuated from an air traffic control facility due to a strange odor, according to reports. “We are continuing to provide air traffic serv...
13:32, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-GE profit rises, cash outflow slows, shares jump 10 pct General Electric Co said on Tuesday it generated more profit and lost less cash than expected in the first quarter, suggesting an improving outlook under its new leader and sending its shares up more than 10 percent in premarket trading....
06:16, 04/30/2019

'Missed opportunities' led to death of father whose neck got stuck in cinema seat footrest, inquest finds A string of "missed opportunities" led to the death of a cinema-goer whose head became trapped in an electronic footrest as he searched for his keys and phone under his seat, a inquest jury has found....
18:32, 05/23/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: 'Masked' gunman chased out of London mosque before firing weapon during Ramadan prayers Armed police swooped on an east London mosque after a "masked" gunman entered the building during Ramadan prayers before shooting his weapon outside....
23:16, 05/09/2019

CEE MARKETS-Crown falls as Czech inflation slows, trade war fears return Most Central European currencies and stocks eased on Monday as the Czech Republic published lower-than-expected inflation data and the U.S.-China trade talks ran into a deadlock over the week-end....
05:16, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 5-GE cautious as profit rises, cash burn slows; shares rise General Electric Co said on Tuesday it generated more profit and lost less cash than expected in the first quarter, suggesting an improving outlook under its new leader that sent its shares up more than 5 percent....
08:00, 04/30/2019

GE cautious as profit rises, cash burn slows; shares, bonds rise General Electric Co said on Tuesday it generated more profit and lost less cash than expected in the first quarter, suggesting an improving outlook under its new leader that sent its shares and bonds higher....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Here’s what New Yorkers think about the Impossible Burger Impossible Burgers may be hard to find these days, but not everyone is crying over the shortage. In fact, many fast food consumers are completely oblivious to the suddenly popular plant-based burger — whose maker, Impossible Foods, apologized on Wedn...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Is there a sustainable future for the veggie burger? Whole grains, legumes, and vegetables enjoyed one year at the top of the burger heap. In 2015, “the best burger of the year,” as declared by GQ, was from New York City’s Superiority Burger, a tiny vegetarian joint run by former upscale pastry chef Br...
12:48, 05/05/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Working parent? We got you We’re exactly one week away from TNW Conference! As we get closer to the event, I’d like to share some practical resources for you to use on May 9 and 10. TNW2019 tips and tricks Make your life easier by downloading the official TNW2019 app. Get in t...
10:16, 05/02/2019

I'm Comedian Gastor Almonte, and This Is How I Parent Gastor Almonte is an East New York comedian. In Immigrant Made, his debut standup album, he tells stories about what it was like growing up in Brooklyn as the son of Dominican immigrants, how gentrification is affecting his neighborhood, and how pare...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Oh, the Shame: Why Being a Celebrity Parent Is Harder Than It Looks Being a celebrity parent has its perks. You can afford quality childcare and all the best schools, and your name alone can open up incredible career opportunities for your children. But though......
04:48, 05/11/2019

Burger King’s “Real Meals”—Wow, a lot to unpack there Burger King’s latest publicity gimmick is, like many a fast food stunt before it, a bit of a swipe at McDonald’s. And it’s possible to view it as that, and that alone. Real Meals, available starting today at select BK locations in Austin, Seattle, Mi...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Stop being a lazy parent and chaperone your kids Hey NYC parents: Get off your butts and chaperone your kids! Not only because it’s good to be involved in your children’s school lives (particularly when pre-teens/teens reveal less and less), but because you never know what surprises are in store fo...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Burger King’s new combos are anything but ‘Happy’ meals Burger King is dunking on McDonald’s in the name of mental health awareness. The King’s latest promotion targets the McDonald’s “Happy Meal” — but swaps in a range of other emotions, because “no one is happy all the time,” an online release sta...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Burger King's Impossible Whopper is available in three more cities Burger King is taking its Impossible Whopper on tour. The meatless Whopper's debut in St. Louis, Missouri, earlier this month, was such a success, that Burger King has plans to roll it out across the country. Today, it arrived in three new marke...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Get a Free 'Beyond Meat' Burger Today at These Restaurants If you haven’t tried Beyond Meat’s meatless burger yet, then today might be the right time to give the company’s plant-based a try. In honor of “Beyond Day,” the company is offering deals on the burgers at restaurants around the country included Carl...
19:00, 05/03/2019

The world is scary for girls. But there's never been a better time to parent I can’t shield my daughter from sexism and racism. But she will be more empowered to confront it than I ever was A few months ago I met my husband and five-year-old daughter at one of those soft-play centres. This one has two storeys of obstacle cour...
04:16, 05/12/2019

A parent's guide to raising a good digital citizen "Do you know what you're looking at?" I ask my five-year-old and seven-year-old when we're on the iPad. "Yeah, yeah," they grumble as they swipe and tap during their 10-minute dip into deviceland. While we peruse pictures of dinosaurs or e...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Burger King’s Meatless ‘Impossible Whopper’ Is Going Nationwide Burger King’s meatless Impossible Whopper will soon be available across the country. After testing the meatless version of its signature Whopper in Burger King locations around St. Louis, Missouri this month, the fast food company said in a sta...
08:48, 04/29/2019

I'm Paul Goodloe, Meteorologist at The Weather Channel, and This Is How I Parent As a veteran on-air meteorologist, Paul Goodloe has reported from the scenes of blizzards, floods, fires and hurricanes—here’s footage of him trying to stay upright while covering Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. Today, he co-hosts Weekend Recha...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Veggie burger maker Beyond Meat raises its IPO price A new crop of veggie burgers is fooling carnivores — and Wall Street is licking its chops. On Wednesday, Beyond Meat — a startup whose plant-based patties are available at Whole Foods, Kroger and eateries like TGI Friday’s and Carl’s Jr. — priced its...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Man watches as his truck explodes at Burger King drive-thru A truck exploded at the drive-thru of a Burger King in Arkansas, injuring the driver, who was not in the vehicle at the time of the blast.        ...
13:00, 04/29/2019

A 3rd parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A California executive has pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in...
14:32, 05/07/2019

| Parent outrage as sick US teacher forced to pay for substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Burger King Figured out How to Monetize Traffic Jams Traffic is bad in many parts of the world, especially in one of the most congested city in the world: Mexico City. On average, people there apparently gain an additional 59 minutes of travel time a day, which adds up to an extra 227 hours per year. S...
12:00, 05/15/2019

‘Snarling’ Burger King customer allegedly hid 7 syringes in vagina You can’t “have it your way” by stashing seven syringes in your vagina. A Burger King customer who caused a commotion inside the fast-food joint was arrested Tuesday in Florida after cops found several syringes inside her groin, new...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Burger King takes on McDonald's with a range of 'unhappy' meals Burger King has launched a range of burger meals that focus on "real" moods. The fast-food chain introduced a range of boxed deals it's calling "Real Meals," as part of Mental Health Awareness Month in May....
05:48, 05/02/2019

Beyond Meat's share price more than doubles in vegan burger maker's IPO Shares of vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc rose more than 160 percent in their market debut on Thursday, as investors look to cash in on the first publicly listed veggie meat company and the growing popularity of plant-based meat alternatives....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat sizzles in market debut Shares of vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc surged 84 percent in their market debut on Thursday, as investors look to cash in on the growing popularity of plant-based meat alternatives....
10:32, 05/02/2019

National Enquirer's parent company says it's likely to sell the tabloid 'in the near future' Earlier, The Washington Post reported that efforts to sell came after the hedge fund manager who controls American Media Inc. through his fund "became 'disgusted' with the Enquirer's reporting tactics."...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Google parent struggles with mobile clicks, YouTube changes, shares down 7% Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes...
15:16, 04/29/2019

Months before shooting, parent warned Colorado school could be next 'Columbine' Five months before Tuesday's deadly shooting at a Colorado school, a district official urged the school's director to investigate allegations of student bullying and violence by a parent who feared they could lead to the next "Columbine."...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Impossible Burger not on menu for celebrity chef Bobby Flay just yet Celebrity chef Bobby Flay is not ready to embrace the meatless burger craze as of yet. The Impossible Burger costs three times a real burger, he says.        ...
14:32, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Vegan burger company Beyond Meat's IPO sizzles with $25 share price Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc, which counts Microsoft founder Bill Gates and actor Leonardo DiCaprio among its investors, on Wednesday priced its initial public stock offering at $25 per share, the top of its anticipated range in a reflection of...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Google parent's shares dive as YouTube changes, competition hurt revenue Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday saw its slowest revenue growth in three years from increased competition in advertising, stumbles in its smartphone business and disruptive changes at YouTube that left the leading internet ad company lagging rivals....
17:32, 04/29/2019

Burger King plans to sell Impossible Whopper nationwide this year Burger King will soon make the plant-based Impossible Whopper a part of its menu nationwide. The fast food giant's trial run of the alternative meat burger in St. Louis earlier this month turned out to be a resounding success. José Cil, C...
12:16, 04/29/2019

Parent of Schick razors to buy shaving start-up Harry’s for $1.37 billion Edgewell Personal Care, the conglomerate that owns Schick razor and other brands, announced it's buying the shaving start-up Harry’s for $1.37B.        ...
07:16, 05/09/2019

Burger King unveils moody meals for mental health awareness Burger King is bringing attention to mental health issues -- and taking a stab at rival McDonald's -- with a line of so-called Real Meals, boxed hamburger combos with different moods....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat raises price range in upsized IPO Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat Inc on Tuesday increased the expected price range and size of its initial public offering, ahead of an expected market debut on Wednesday, indicating strong investor demand....
05:00, 04/30/2019

8-year-old boy is youngest person to receive a bionic arm, celebrates by eating a burger How should the world’s youngest recipient of a bionic arm celebrate? Why, with a burger of course! Nathan Rousseau Smith has the incredible story.        ...
05:48, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 4-Google parent struggles with mobile clicks, YouTube changes, shares down 7 pct Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes...
16:32, 04/29/2019

Parent warned of 'repeat of Columbine' months before Colorado school shooting Months before two students at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado killed one student and wounded eight others, a parent had told the school she was worried the school's climate would result in another Columbine....
17:48, 05/10/2019

Solid, low-mass planets have best chance to survive parent star's death When stars about the sun's size swell into red giants and finally dwindle into white dwarfs, their planets may be kicked out of the system or consumed....
11:48, 05/20/2019

Burger King’s latest plan to reach customers: Whoppers delivered right to your car. Now Burger King has unveiled a direct to driver delivery concept the company has labeled “The Traffic Jam Whopper.” The initiative, which is being rolled out in Mexico City, allows drivers to order food directly to their car, where it is delivered vi...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Google parent company Alphabet misses first-quarter revenue estimate Shares of Google parent company Alphabet dropped more than 7% in after-hours trading as advertising slowed to its lowest level in three years. The search giant posted first-quarter revenue of $36.3 billion, up 17% from the same time last year. Howeve...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Colorado school shooting suspects reportedly took guns from parent’s cabinet The Colorado charter school shooting suspects got the weapons allegedly used in the deadly attack by smashing into a locked gun cabinet at a parent’s house, according to a report. Devon Erickson, 18, and Alec McKinney, 16, allegedly broke into ...
06:16, 05/10/2019

Burger King’s Impossible Whopper is going national. Is that bad news for small restaurants? Mom-and-pop restaurants are already complaining about a limited supply of the meat alternative. But the Bay Area company says it's ramping up production....
15:00, 04/29/2019

The most savage celebrity parent clap backs by Chrissy Teigen, Pink, Kardashians and more Celebrity parents including Chrissy Teigen, Pink, Dax Shepard, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, Ayesha Curry and Gabrielle Union take aim at trolls.       ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 5-Google parent's shares dive as YouTube changes, competition hurt revenue Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday saw its slowest revenue growth in three years from increased competition in advertising, stumbles in its smartphone business and disruptive changes at YouTube that left the leading internet ad company lagging rivals....
17:48, 04/29/2019

Stock of Tinder’s parent company soars thanks to dating site’s ‘secret sauce’ Spring is in full swing — and Wall Street is gaga over Tinder again. Shares of Match Group, the hookup app’s parent company, soared 12 percent to $67.88 on news of hotter-than-expected growth in paid subscribers, as the app’s pricey “Tinder Gold” fea...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Denon parent Sound United now owns Pioneer and Onkyo home audio The audio world just got noticeably smaller. Sound United, the parent company for brands like Denon, Polk Audio and Marantz, has reached a deal to buy Onkyo's home audio division, including everything from smart speakers to receivers and turntab...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Inside Impossible Foods' mission to mass-produce the fake burger of the future Fake burgers are for real. The Beyond Meat IPO and national restaurant-chain deals for Impossible Foods show that the meat industry has a long-term problem. And the science of plant-based burgers keeps getting better in a way that cows are not....
10:32, 05/15/2019

Gina Torres' new lawyer show to debut in July, right after parent series Suits Two seasons after airing a backdoor pilot for it on the show’s parent series, Suits—which continues to not be about the whimsical adventures of living laundry in a magical drycleaner’s, unfortunately—Gina Torres’ spin-off show Pearson is finally read...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Google parent Alphabet's revenue misses estimates, rises at slowest pace in three years Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter, leaving the search giant's revenue below Wall Street targets on Monday....
14:48, 04/29/2019

Burger King plans to release plant-based Impossible Whopper nationwide by end of year Burger King plans to expand its Impossible Whopper test in more markets and targeting a national release. Plus, is Pizza Hut adding vegan cheese?        ...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Monsanto parent company Bayer faces thousands of Roundup-cancer cases after $2 billion verdict Annually, for weeks at a time over his more than 30 years of farming, John Barton would spray a thousand gallons of Roundup every day to kill the weeds springing up among his cotton crop outside Bakersfield, California. Tugging a 200-foot hose when h...
17:16, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Google parent Alphabet's revenue misses estimates, rises at slowest pace in 3 years Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter, leaving the search giant's revenue below Wall Street targets on Monday....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Burger King faces backlash over mental health ad campaign, showing risks of cause-based marketing While some have applauded the campaign for helping raise awareness around mental illness, others have criticized it for seeming to make light of mental health issues....
08:32, 05/03/2019

McDonald's released a new meatless, vegan burger, but you'll need a passport to try it McDonald's has a new plant-based burger the Big Vegan TS in Germany. The global fast-food giant has not announced plans for a vegan burger in the U.S.        ...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Burger King launches 'Real Meals' based on moods for Mental Health Awareness Month Burger King has unveiled a selection of Whopper meals to suit a variety of moods in a bid to promote "authenticity" and the message that "no one is happy all the time."...
07:16, 05/02/2019

Step by step: how to become a good parent – to someone else’s child Dakota Johnson is reportedly taking $400 lessons on how to be stepmother to Chris Martin’s daughter. Here’s some cheaper, but no less effective, adviceIt was news to me that the actor Dakota Johnson was even going out with Coldplay frontman Chris Mar...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Seriously, what’s growth hacking? There are lots of buzzwords out there — so many that it’s pretty easy to make up new ones and get others to start using them. Next time you’re introducing yourself to someone, just say you work as a Responsive Synergy Disruptor, and see their jaws dr...
05:48, 05/13/2019

What are the alternatives to endless growth? Upside readers are calling for a shift to a sustainable economy. So what would that look like?Another week, another report lamenting the decimation of wildlife and the threat of natural collapse.The UN tome was so gloomy it needed 1,800 pages to spel...
04:48, 05/10/2019

EU slashes growth forecasts for Germany — again The EU has cut growth forecasts for Germany for the second time this year, as trade tensions and a Chinese slowdown weigh on the traditional economic powerhouse of the region....
05:32, 05/07/2019

Think Tank Points to U.S. Growth Slowing Anxious about the U.S. economy? The Conference Board think tank is pointing to growth slowing to 1.5-2.0% but there are no imminent signs of a recession....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Blackstone says: We still like the UK but Brexit hurting growth Blackstone, one of the world's biggest private equity investors, said on Tuesday it still liked the United Kingdom as a long term prospect because assets were attractively priced even though Brexit had hurt economic growth....
08:16, 05/14/2019

Growth Is Great, What Could Go Wrong? Trade. Markets have been in Goldilocks territory recently, aided by better growth in the world’s two largest economies and easing trade tensions. But better growth also undermines one key impetus for a deal....
04:32, 05/06/2019

Japan Surprises With 2.1% Growth, but It's Not All Roses The Japanese economy unexpectedly grew in the first quarter of 2019 supported by government spending, although there were some worrying signs connected to the U.S.-China trade dispute....
07:00, 05/20/2019

Trump Repeats Calls for Fed to Stimulate Growth President Trump called for the Fed to cut interest rates by 1 percentage point and resume its crisis-era bond-buying program to stimulate economic growth....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Eurozone Growth Rebounds Despite Trade War and Other Fears The monetary bloc grew 0.4 percent in the first quarter compared with the last quarter of 2018, a surprise given the dark clouds looming over the economy....
06:16, 04/30/2019

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Lyft Reports Strong Revenue Growth Lyft posted strong growth in its first quarterly report as a public company, with revenue nearly doubling from the year before, even as losses continued to mount....
13:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. Service Sector Growth Slowed in April Growth across U.S. service industries decelerated in April, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s nonmanufacturing index, which fell short of economists’ expectations....
07:48, 05/03/2019

Walmart Extends Streak of Sales Growth Walmart’s sales rose in the first quarter, adding to over four years of sales increases as the retail behemoth grabs market share from struggling competitors and grows online....
06:48, 05/16/2019

Uber quizzed on growth at IPO roadshow in London Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi sought to persuade money managers in London that the loss-making ride hailing firm's growth plans justified a valuation of up to $91.5 billion in an initial public offering (IPO)....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Viacom Revenue Falls as It Looks Beyond TV Sets for Growth Revenue at Viacom declined in its latest quarter, as the media company grapples with shrinking distribution fees and moving its content and advertising beyond traditional television platforms....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Markets are worrying about slower global growth again Higher tariffs and the absence of a trade deal will force investors to lower estimates for the earnings multiple associated with higher global growth....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Economic Growth 'Really, Really Strong' in First Quarter, Hassett Says President Trump’s top economist said he is optimistic about the economy’s prospects in 2019 after a stronger-than-expected report on gross domestic product in the first quarter....
10:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 % U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in nearly half a century, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive stimulus from Republican tax cuts and spending increases fades....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Celebrate economic growth, but remain cautious Last week, the Department of Commerce released a surprisingly strong estimate of 3.2% gross domestic product growth for 2019’s first quarter. President Trump called the news “incredible,” and a better term might have been “almost unbelievable.” But t...
04:16, 05/02/2019

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06:16, 05/12/2019

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global trade barriers....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Powell says policies needed for income growth slowdown WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the United States needs to find ways to address a decades-long slowdown in income growth and upward economic mobility. In a speech at a Fed research conference, Powell says that incomes ha...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Viacom CEO Charges Less for Channels in Bid for Long-Term Growth Viacom accepted a cut in payments for carriage of its TV channels including MTV and Nickelodeon in its recent distribution deal struck with AT&T—a sign of shifting clout in the cable industry....
17:16, 05/09/2019

Chasing Growth, a Women’s Health Start-Up Cut Corners Nurx, an online prescribing app, drew attention with its pitch about female empowerment. Former employees said it took a laissez-faire approach to women’s health....
10:32, 04/28/2019

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

Escalating Tariffs Test Investors' Faith in U.S. Growth Economic growth remains solid, but some analysts and investors said the escalation of trade tensions stokes concern that this year’s stock rally could be growing fragile....
09:32, 05/14/2019

Trade Disputes Are Weakening Future Growth, OECD Says Conflicts between the U.S. and its major trade partners have weakened business investment around the world, threatening to hamper future as well as current rates of economic growth, the OECD said....
04:32, 05/21/2019

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

Ajit Pai admits FCC got broadband growth figures wrong The impressive broadband growth numbers the FCC reported in February were actually off by millions, and now the agency has admitted in a revised draft that its figures were indeed inflated. It was advocacy group Free Press that originally revealed (P...
08:32, 05/02/2019

Economists Expect Steady Jobs Growth in April Economists expect the government to report employers added a seasonally adjusted 190,000 jobs during the month and the unemployment rate to hold at 3.8%. Here are five things to watch in the report....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Fortescue's CEO is seeing 'strong growth' in China's steel production Amid concerns about the state of the Chinese economy, Australian mining company Fortescue says it is seeing robust steel production coming from the country....
03:48, 05/01/2019

Japan's Blossoming 2.1% Growth Stuns Economists, but It's Not All Roses The Japanese economy unexpectedly grew in the first quarter of 2019 supported by government spending, although there were some worrying signs connected to the U.S.-China trade dispute....
02:48, 05/20/2019

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10:00, 05/17/2019

Men are a multibillion dollar growth opportunity for the beauty industry The men's personal care industry is predicted to hit $166 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research. Last year, men's skin-care products alone saw a more than 7% jump in sales, according to market researcher NPD Group....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Copper's Slide Signals Caution About Chinese Growth A slide in copper prices in recent days is causing investors to grow warier of a slowdown in Chinese economic growth, increasing their focus on coming trade talks....
14:48, 04/29/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after US restrictions On Thursday, Washington put Huawei, one of China's biggest and most successful companies, on a trade blacklist that could make it extremely difficult for Huawei to do business with U.S. companies....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Huawei founder says growth "may slow, but only slightly" after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
17:48, 05/18/2019

It's not just the Apple Watch powering the smartwatch market's growth The smartwatch market is still growing at a breakneck pace several years in. Counterpoint Research estimated that smartwatch shipments jumped by 48 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2019 -- no mean feat in a season that's typically...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Yum beats expectations on KFC growth, Taco Bell weighs Yum Brands Inc reported quarterly earnings and same-store sales above Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, as KFC recorded its best growth in three years, but weaker-than-expected growth at Taco Bell weighed on the company's shares....
09:48, 05/01/2019

UN lowers global economic growth forecasts for 2019-20 The U.N. says it is lowering its forecasts for global economic growth in 2019 and 2020 as a result of high trade tensions, uncertainty over economic policies and softening business confidence....
17:16, 05/21/2019

Boeing's 737 Max troubles expected to sap US growth with projected hit to GDP in the second quarter "Boeing's production cuts are large enough to negatively impact incoming reads on the economy," Wells Fargo senior economist Sarah House told CNBC....
12:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 percent, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive fiscal stimulus fades....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Europe's lackluster economy have an impact on the upcoming elections?...
02:16, 05/21/2019

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

Late Easter blamed as Asda sales growth run comes to end Asda has recorded its first quarter of falling sales for the first time in almost two years, insisting it kept its "focus" as it fought in vain for its planned merger with Sainsbury's....
09:48, 05/16/2019

Real Meals: Burger King counters Happy Meals with options if you are 'pissed' or 'salty' McDonald's has the Happy Meal, but Burger King has countered with the Real Meal for those customers that just aren't 'happy all the time.'        ...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Real Meals: Burger King counters Happy Meals with options if you are are 'pissed' or 'salty' McDonald's has the Happy Meal, but Burger King has countered with the Real Meal for those customers that just aren't 'happy all the time.'        ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth A compound present in broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous plants restored an underperforming tumor suppressor in a mouse model of cancer, study reveals....
12:00, 05/20/2019

UN lowers global economic growth forecasts for 2019-2020 The U.N. says it is lowering its forecasts for global economic growth in 2019 and 2020 as a result of high trade tensions, uncertainty over economic policies and softening business confidence...
16:16, 05/21/2019

WRAPUP 2-Weak U.S. manufacturing underscores slowing economic growth New orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell more than expected in April, further evidence that the economy was slowing after a growth spurt in the first quarter that was driven by exports and a buildup of inventories....
10:00, 05/24/2019

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
06:48, 05/22/2019

U.S.-Chinese tariffs seen cutting global growth by 0.15%: Societe Generale The latest U.S. and Chinese round of planned tariffs on each other's imports may reduce global economic growth by 0.15% and lower China's gross domestic product by 0.5% and U.S. GDP by 0.25%, Societe Generale's U.S. chief economist said on Monday....
08:48, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in gov't, consumer debt -Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said in an i...
16:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said in an i...
19:16, 05/14/2019

German central bank expects feeble growth in second quarter Germany's central bank says it expects the country's economy, Europe's biggest, to turn in a feeble performance in the current quarter after returning to growth in the winter....
06:16, 05/20/2019

Next Government Seen Relying On RBI Rate Cuts To Spur Growth: Report The government has a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of gross domestic product for 2019-20. While the RBI is likely to be open to more policy easing, provided inflation does not surge, their......
09:48, 05/15/2019

European Central bankers hold out hope for growth rebound FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Top officials at the European Central Bank at their last meeting held on to their hopes for a return to stronger economic growth in the second half of the year even as they underlined their readiness to deploy more stimulus ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

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

Lower growth in one key U.S. metric could hurt Apple's most profitable unit As iPhone sales turn sluggish, Apple is counting more and more on the installed base of iPhones for revenue growth. To make this transition from hardware sales to work, Apple has aggressively expanded its Services unit by adding Apple News+, Apple TV...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Senior China official says trade war with U.S. could cut growth by 1% point: SCMP A senior official of China's ruling Communist Party said the trade dispute with the U.S. could reduce China's growth pace this year by as much as 1 percentage point, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Why a New Hampshire legal case is vital to U.S. sports betting growth One year after the Supreme Court paved the way for U.S. state-by-state sports betting legalization, an ongoing legal case in New Hampshire could shape its expansion....
12:48, 05/14/2019

AMD Results Beat Estimates on Data Centre, Server Growth The results underscored AMD's success in bolstering its data centre and server sales with new launches in the Ryzen and EPYC line of chips for desktops and servers....
22:32, 04/30/2019

Lyft’s first report since IPO shows strong growth, huge loss Lyft's quarterly report suggests intense competition with Uber in the ride-hailing market will continue. Lyft projected a loss before interest, taxes and other expenses of as much as $1.18 billion for 2019....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Iran's recession is driving a growth slowdown among region's oil exporters, IMF says U.S. sanctions on Iran, oil production cuts and tighter fiscal conditions have all led to lower growth forecasts for the region's crude producers, the IMF reported Monday....
08:48, 04/29/2019

European shares fall as growth worries linger; AMS rises European shares fell on Tuesday as a decline by banks and weak China factory data offset a surge in shares of chipmaker AMS, while investors waited for euro zone economic growth numbers....
02:16, 04/30/2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 woes crimp Asian airlines’ growth plans SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian airlines are cutting routes, revamping their schedules and leasing extra aircraft to fill the gaps left by groundings of Boeing 737 Max 8s after deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people. So far, carriers have ...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Job growth surged in April, unemployment rate falls to 49-year low Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a strong gain that suggests businesses have shrugged off any concerns the economy may slow this year. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to a new five-decade low of 3.6 pe...
07:32, 05/03/2019

India's Service Sector Growth Hits 7-Month Low: Survey Factory output also expanded at a weaker pace in April than the previous month amid uncertainty about what policies the new government might adopt. That brought down the composite PMI to its lowest in......
08:32, 05/06/2019

Panamanians choose president amid slowing growth, corruption Panamanians are choosing among seven mostly business-friendly candidates to lead the Central American nation for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic growth...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Panamanian choose president amid slowing growth, corruption PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panamanians will choose Sunday between six mostly business-friendly candidates to lead this Central American trade and financial hub for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic gro...
22:32, 05/04/2019

Hindustan Unilever's Net Profit Rises 14%, Volume Growth Contracts In Q4 Hindustan Unilever quarterly results: Hindustan Unilever's net profit rose 13.84 per cent year-on-year (Y-o-Y) to Rs 1,538 crore in January-March quarter compared with Rs 1,351 crore during the same......
11:32, 05/03/2019

Airtel's New Data Plans Unlikely to Hurt Jio's Growth: Credit Suisse Airtel has recently introduced two new schemes - Rs. 48 plan that gives 3GB data with 28-day validity, and Rs. 98 plan with 6GB data and 28-day validity....
02:32, 05/03/2019

In Sign of Resilient Global Growth, Europe Regains Momentum The eurozone economy regained some lost momentum at the start of 2019, offering fresh evidence of surprisingly resilient global growth amid lingering uncertainties about trade with the U.S. and the strength of demand for its exports from China....
07:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Banco Santander Brasil's lending growth may slow, says CEO Banco Santander Brasil SA's aggressive pace of growth in lending may decelerate this year, as Chief Executive Sergio Rial said on Tuesday that demand for corporate loans has been weak and competition is likely to be fiercer....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Clorox Predicts Slower Sales Growth For Fiscal Year Clorox struggled with paltry sales growth in the most recent quarter, bested by stronger-performing rivals and hurt by a weak flu season that curbed demand for disinfecting wipes and other cleaning products....
16:32, 05/01/2019

IMF cuts global growth outlook, but predicts pick up later in 2019 The outlook for global growth is at its lowest since the financial crisis, but expected to pick up in the second half of 2019, the International Monetary Fund reported on Tuesday, so long as “policy missteps that could harm economic activity” are avo...
10:00, 04/28/2019

China's JD reports slowest revenue growth on record in first quarter Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com's revenues grew at their slowest pace on record in the first quarter as China's tech giants start to tap out their existing user bases, though its 21% expansion marginally beat analysts' forecasts....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Canada's Manulife posts nearly 19 pct rise in profit on Asia growth Manulife Financial Corp, Canada's biggest insurer, reported an 18.8 percent increase in core earnings on Wednesday, boosted by strong growth in Asia....
14:48, 05/01/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the International Monetary Fund....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Trade Shifts From Growth Engine to Potential Drag for China China’s exports dropped unexpectedly in April, likely adding a further complication to Beijing’s efforts to stabilize growth amid renewed trade tensions with the U.S....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Broadcaster CME lifts 2019 core profit outlook, sees 12-14 pct growth Broadcaster Central European Media Enterprises (CME) raised its 2019 outlook on Tuesday, forecasting its core operating income before depreciation and amortisation (OIBDA) to grow 12-14 percent at constant exchange rates....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Activision Blizzard snacks on another strong quarter of Candy Crush growth Activision Blizzard said today Candy Crush active users were up for the second quarter in a row, 2% to 272 million, in its Q1 earnings report.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Paris-Based Think Tank OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecast While the OECD pared back its global growth forecast for the current year, it predicted a pick-up in activity to 3.4 per cent next year. It notched up its forecast for US growth this year by 0.2......
05:48, 05/21/2019

CFE'S APRIL VOLUME UP 148% OVER YEAR-AGO; Growth Paced By Strong Trading In VIX Futures CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that trading volume during April 2008 totaled 103,438 contracts, an increase of 148% over the April 2007 volume of 41,644 contracts.Average daily volume during April was 4,7...
03:32, 05/02/2019

McDonald's earnings beat estimates as promotions drive sales growth McDonald's on Tuesday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations, thanks to a string of successful promotions and its store upgrades....
07:16, 04/30/2019

Growth Rate Of The Automobile Sector Keeps Changing Every Month: Nitin Gadkari Only two of the 16 companies on BSE Auto Index have held their heads above water this year. Tata Motors which rebounded last month after declining to its lowest level since 2011 in February....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Singapore cuts 2019 GDP forecast as first-quarter growth hits decade low Trade-reliant Singapore has been hit hard by the Sino-U.S. trade war which has disrupted global supply chains in a blow to business investment and corporate profits....
23:32, 05/20/2019

Sri Lankan state minister says Easter Sunday bombings will likely drag down growth Eran Wickramaratne, Sri Lanka's state minister of finance, said 2019 growth "would be around 3%" because of the deadly bombings on Easter Sunday....
23:32, 05/20/2019

Marriott Revenue Lags as Slower Economic Growth Pressures Hotels Marriott International posted weaker than expected revenue growth from guest stays in the latest period, but said its business is stable as it generates more money in fees and expands its portfolio....
10:48, 05/10/2019

Trump’s effort to remake the Fed and accelerate economic growth hits a setback Multiple Republican senators criticized or outright rejected President Trump’s plans to nominate political supporter Stephen Moore, and another backer, Herman Cain, pulled out of consideration after facing opposition....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Mitsubishi Motors switches gears to slower growth in post-Ghosn era Mitsubishi Motors Corp forecast on Thursday a 19 percent fall in operating profit this year as it reins in aggressive growth amid slowing global car demand and charts a new course after the ouster of former chairman Carlos Ghosn....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Russia c.bank expects economic growth to pick up later this year - official Russia's central bank expects economic growth to pick up later this year due to large state investments, First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Monday....
04:48, 05/20/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Suzuki Registers A Growth Of 9.25 Per Cent Suzuki Motorcycle India has had an optimistic start to the 2019-20 financial year. The Japanese two-wheeler make registered a growth of 9.25 per cent for the month of April 2019 with 57,072 units sold......
09:00, 05/01/2019

Despite strong growth outlook, financial advisors see first decrease in base pay in years On the heels of the Great Recession and with the recent change in the tax law, demand – and pay – for financial advisors have risen steadily — until now....
09:16, 05/08/2019

Trade disputes are damaging growth and must be tackled 'at a multilateral level,' OECD says Global trade tensions that are hitting growth and investment need to be dealt with at a multilateral level, the OECD's chief economist told CNBC Tuesday....
06:48, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Chesapeake sees growth from less-crowded Wyoming basin in second half Oil and gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp on Wednesday reported better-than-expected quarterly production and said it expects growth in the second half to get a boost from the less-crowded Powder River Basin in Wyoming....
11:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. GDP growth based 'exclusively' on government, corporate and mortgage debt -Gundlach U.S. GDP growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt, warns Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, in an investor webcast Tuesday....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Toyota operating profit growth to drop this year on revenue slip Toyota Motor forecast lower growth in operating profit for the current year on an expected drop in revenue and weaker vehicle sales in Japan and North America, underscoring the hard task ahead as it gears up to face a rapidly shifting industry....
23:32, 05/07/2019

April business survey predicts slower pace of economic growth in the US A survey of corporate economists predicts the pace of growth will decline as employers face pressure to raise wages, spend more on worker training, and automate tasks because of the low unemployment rate....
04:32, 04/29/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
19:48, 05/22/2019

Strong U.S. growth, weak inflation leave Fed stuck happily on hold The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its policy meeting this week as policymakers balance recent stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth against sluggish inflation....
11:32, 04/29/2019

Restaurant Brands quarterly profit falls on slowing sales growth Restaurant Brands International Inc posted a 19 percent fall in first-quarter adjusted profit on Monday, hit by slower sales growth at its Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chains....
04:32, 04/29/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX dip, growth concerns weigh on Brazil Latin American currencies broadly softened against the dollar on Wednesday and an index of Latin American stocks slid as surprisingly weak data out of China dented risk sentiment. Data showed China's industrial output growth in April slow...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Chinese EV maker CHJ seeks to raise up to $500 million in growth push: sources Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker CHJ Automotive is seeking to raise $300 million to $500 million in its latest funding round, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said, joining its peers in tapping more investors to finance growth....
03:32, 04/30/2019

Slack IPO Filing Shows Sharp Revenue Growth but Continued Losses Slack Technologies published plans for its unusual initial public offering, detailing financial results of a fast-growing business whose software has become the main method of communication for some customers....
11:32, 04/28/2019

China's central bank adviser says U.S. tariffs could cut GDP growth by 0.3 percentage points Plans by Washington to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could cut China's growth by 0.3 percentage points but the strengthening economy has become more resilient to external shocks, a Chinese central bank adviser said on Friday....
21:48, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Restaurant Brands profit misses on slowing sales growth Restaurant Brands International Inc missed analysts' estimates for first-quarter profit on Monday, hit by slowing growth at its Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chains....
04:32, 04/29/2019

Starbucks rolls out summer drinks amid solid sales growth Starbucks rolled out its new summer 2019 offerings Tuesday, announcing the return of fan favorites S'more, Mocha Cookie Crumble and Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccinos along with one new drink....
13:16, 04/30/2019

Modi's likely return to power looks like good news for Indian economic growth, experts say Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's likely return to power for a second term will likely be positive for his country's growth, according to economists and investors....
17:48, 05/22/2019

US-China trade uncertainty is 'the enemy of growth,' OECD warns as it slashes forecasts Trade tensions between the U.S. and China stalled a global recovery and are continuing to endanger investment and growth, the secretary general of the OECD warned Monday....
01:00, 05/20/2019

China's retail sales growth slumps to 16-year low as trade war risks rise China reported surprisingly weaker growth in retail sales and industrial output for April on Wednesday, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more stimulus as the trade war with the United States escalates....
03:00, 05/15/2019

NASA, Blue Origin Agreement Signals Rocketing Growth of Commercial Space Officials from NASA and the private space company Blue Origin have signed an agreement that grants the company use of a historic test stand as the agency focuses on returning to the Moon and on to Mars, and America’s commercial space industry continu...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Walmart posts record sales growth, but warns of price hikes due to tariffs Walmart said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on imports from China as the world’s largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years. Walmart shares, which have gained ...
06:32, 05/16/2019

Microsoft exec: Windows 10 upgrade cycle is driving sales growth — and it's only halfway done Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 and Office 2010 in 2020. As customers move to newer products, Microsoft will be able to sell them additional tools, an executive said Tuesday....
13:32, 05/14/2019

Chinese tech firms' search for growth seen boosting costs in March quarter Three of China's biggest tech companies are expected to report that they ramped up or broadly maintained their pace of quarterly spending to develop new technology and push into relatively new markets, as current growth drivers stall....
00:32, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Coca Cola HBC's quarterly sales driven by emerging markets growth Soft drink bottler Coca Cola HBC AG reported a 4.4 percent rise in first-quarter net sales revenue on Thursday, driven by strong demand in emerging markets - its largest segment....
01:48, 05/02/2019

Lachlan Murdoch speaks to FOX investors: ‘We have created a company extremely well-positioned for growth’ FOX is “returning to its roots” following a blockbuster deal with Disney, and now stands “at the apex” of the media industry, Executive Chairman and CEO Lachlan Murdoch said Thursday at the company’s first-ever investor day....
13:16, 05/09/2019

iPhone User Base See Dismal Growth in US in Q1 2019, CIRP Data Reveals Apple iPhone user base in the US saw a dismal growth in the first calendar quarter of 2019.The quarter ending March 2019 recorded the US iPhone user base at 193 million units....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Bajaj Auto Beats Industry Slowdown, Posts 21 Per Cent Growth In Net Profit Bajaj Auto bucked the trend of an overall industry slowdown and posted better than expected results in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19, as well as overall numbers for FY 2019....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
20:48, 05/24/2019

US tariffs could cut China's GDP growth by 0.3 percentage points, says Chinese central bank advisor Plans by Washington to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could cut China's growth by 0.3 percentage points but the strengthening economy has become more resilient to external shocks, a Chinese central bank advisor said on Friday....
20:32, 05/09/2019

India Uncertainty, Japan Tax Rise To Limit Profit Growth: Suzuki Motor Suzuki Motor Corp anticipates currency volatility, particularly the rupee and euro, to weigh on profit growth, even as it expects overall global vehicle sales to hit record highs....
01:32, 05/10/2019

Our obsession with growth is ruining the planet. A Green New Deal can save us | Kate Aronoff If we want to head off mass extinction, we should grasp this once-in-a-species chance to throw out the old rules completelyWe seem to be caught between parallel universes. You may have caught a glimpse of the first last week, when GDP was announced t...
12:48, 05/10/2019

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies a...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Level Since 2017 Amid Worries on Growth, Trade The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since 2017, dragged down by growing investor concerns that trade tensions between the U.S. and China could last longer and strain growth more than previously thought....
14:00, 05/23/2019

METALS-Copper rises on renewed trade deal hopes, Germany's growth recovery Copper and most other base metals rose on Wednesday, as investors took a breather on the U.S.-China trade tension after U.S. President Donald Trump's positive comments, and a rebound in Germany's economic growth in the first quarter....
00:48, 05/15/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks extend losses on trade concerns, growth worries Latin American stocks extended losses on Tuesday as trade tensions between the United States and China continued to dampen risk sentiment, while currencies of net crude exporters in the region fell on lower oil prices. MSCI's index of Latin Ameri...
09:16, 05/07/2019

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
13:00, 05/24/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Global growth worries slam Wall St as trade tensions persist U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalating trade war between United States and China would stymie global economic growth....
15:48, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Magazine luiza seeks accelerated growth in financial services platform Luizacred Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Magazine Luiza will push for high growth of its financial services division Luizacred over the next quarters, executives said on Tuesday....
09:16, 05/07/2019

Equities drop after China data; euro zone growth lifts single currency European shares edged down on Tuesday after weak Chinese business surveys doused appetite for risk, while the single currency climbed after euro zone growth beat expectations....
05:00, 04/30/2019

WRAPUP 4-China's retail sales growth slumps to 16-year low as trade war risks rise China reported surprisingly weaker growth in retail sales and industrial output for April on Wednesday, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more stimulus as the trade war with the United States escalates....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
15:48, 05/21/2019

How a teenage growth spurt helped put England debutant Jofra Archer on fast track to success On Friday at Malahide, England began the most exciting summer in a generation by giving a debut that is almost as hotly-anticipated. Jofra Archer's first steps in international cricket were of particular interest at the southern end of both Barbados ...
03:16, 05/03/2019

Global Q1 2019 market reports highlight Samsung and Apple's struggles, Huawei's incredible growth While foldable designs and 5G connectivity are widely expected to eventually bring back growth to the stagnant smartphone market, it shouldn't come as a big surprise to hear the industry's major players haven't done enough during 2019's first quarter...
03:32, 05/02/2019

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL....
22:32, 05/23/2019

Fed holds rates steady amid Trump pressure to ease money, calls economic growth 'solid' Federal Reserve officials announced Wednesday that they had held their interest rate target steady, further cementing the central bank’s shift away from previous plans to tighten monetary policy over the course of 2019....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Apple shares drop 7% this week on fears China trade turmoil threatens iPhone growth plans Apple shares have slid steadily amid tumultuous U.S. trade negotiations with China, as investors fear CEO Tim Cook's warning earlier this year about iPhone sales in China may yet come true....
11:00, 05/10/2019

METALS-Most metals fall as China April factory growth is below expectations Most industrial metals fell on Tuesday after data showed factory activity in China, the world's biggest copper consumer, unexpectedly slowed in April, suggesting the country's economy is struggling....
02:16, 04/30/2019

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. Stories are on track to become the main format for social media consumption,...
23:16, 05/11/2019

US jobs report: April continues growth as 263,000 jobs added Economy has now added jobs every month for 103 months in a row as wages rose an annual rate of 3.2%The US economy added 263,000 jobs in April, continuing an unprecedented run of jobs growth as the unemployment rate fell to 3.6%, a near 50-year low.Th...
11:48, 05/03/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES SOLID SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS; REVENUES, NET INCOME RISE 12% AND 11%, RESPECTIVELY, AS CBOE CONTINUES TO FUND GROWTH INITIATIVES Chicago, July 30, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2009. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2009 rose 12 percent to $109.4 million from $97.6 m...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Cboe Vest’s New “Dividend Aristocrats” ETF (Ticker: KNG) Combines Quality Dividend Growers with Partial Call Overwriting Strategy, Targeting Income with Growth McLean, VA – March 27, 2018 – Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”), a majority-owned asset management subsidiary of Cboe Global Markets, Inc., has launched the Cboe Vest S&P 500® Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF (KNG), its first ETF....
06:16, 05/01/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD RESULTS FOR 2007; FOURTH QUARTER MARKS EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT REVENUE AND EARNINGS GROWTH CHICAGO, January 30, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 of $24.3 million, a 76 percent increase compared with $13.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2006. Total revenues for the q...
03:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE: TENTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH; Pre-tax profits jump 36% for second quarter, 55% Y-T-D; Revenues up 15% and 24% for quarter and Y-T-D, respectively CHICAGO, July 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that its unaudited pre-tax profits rose 36 percent for the three-month period ending June 30, 2008, totaling $43.9 million versus $32.2 million for the same period a y...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November, total trading volume at CFE stands at 1,119,553 c...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX) McLean, Virginia, January 11, 2017 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launched the CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX). The fund is designed to track the CBOE...
07:00, 05/01/2019

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year ...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The...
00:32, 05/02/2019

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
16:16, 05/22/2019

NBA announces the 2018-19 all-defensive teams Three of the four finalists for the 2018-19 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award were among those named Wednesday to the 2018-19 NBA All-Defensive First Team....
16:32, 05/22/2019

NFL tweaks several television rules for 2019, including elimination of single-headers NFL guarantees three games every Sunday afternoon in all markets, moves start times of divisional playoffs, cuts commercial breaks for Super Bowl.        ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Marc Gasol's turnaround helps Toronto rebound, roll back to Milwaukee with series tied When the Raptors acquired him at trade deadline, they sacrificed depth for a proven playoff center who can anchor a defense and facilitate offense.        ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
16:32, 05/22/2019

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study....
17:00, 05/22/2019

PLL: The Perfectionists Is Putting Alison On a New Journey For Now, But Emison Might Not Be Over The murder mystery isn't the only thing about Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists that fans have been obsessing over. From the moment the spinoff was announced, starring only......
17:16, 05/22/2019

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Nor...
18:00, 05/22/2019

How to adjust the brightness of your iPhone flashlight Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Did you know you can adjust the brightness of your iPhone’s flashlight? If you’re like me, and have owned an iPh...
18:00, 05/22/2019

University of St Thomas kicked out of conference for winning too much MIAC announces St Thomas will be ‘involuntarily removed’University president calls decision ‘extremely disappointing’St Paul school has been original member of league since 1920The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has decided to oust the...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. accuser graphically details alleged Mother’s Day rape Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. faced another one of his rape accusers on Wednesday — with the 58-year-old woman describing in graphic detail how he picked her up for a coffee date in his Hummer before allegedly assaulting her on Mother’s Da...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Orioles’ commentator can no longer fathom Gleyber Torres The rest of the Yankees can probably take the night off. Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez have it from here. Torres cranked his 11th and 12th homers of the season on Wednesday night in Baltimore, bringing his season-total against the lowly Orioles to ...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 Americans found more than 80% experience some type ...
18:16, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Mexican government punishes former Pemex CEO - sources Mexico's government has punished the former chief executive of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos for misuse of public funds in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal, according to three people with knowledge of the matter....
18:16, 05/22/2019

US to reportedly blacklist Chinese surveillance camera giant Hikvision The reported ban on Hikvision comes at a time when US is restricting technology exports to several leading Chinese technology companies, including Huawei....
18:32, 05/22/2019

California police defend using spit mask on 12-year-old boy Police on Wednesday defended their use of a clear mesh "spit mask" on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained....
18:32, 05/22/2019

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei just made a surprise confession: He’s an Apple fan When two Huawei employees got caught using an iPhone earlier this year to send out a “Happy #2019” greeting on Twitter, they were demoted and had to take a pay cut. Not a good look to be seen relying on your American rival’s wares, ...
18:32, 05/22/2019

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of American civilization....
18:32, 05/22/2019

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
18:48, 05/22/2019

New Paper Confirms Near-Room-Temperature Superconductivity in Wild, Hydrogen-Rich Material A team of physicists has published peer-reviewed results documenting near-room-temperature superconductivity in the hydrogen-rich compound lanthanum hydride. Read more......
19:16, 05/22/2019

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
19:16, 05/22/2019

Trump awards highest honor for bravery to public safety officers President Trump awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers on Wednesday; the medal is the nation’s highest honor for bravery by a public safety officer....
19:16, 05/22/2019

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat following his refusal to turn over President Trump's p...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Trump Says He Won't Work With Democrats Until Probes Are Done President Trump said he told Democratic congressional leaders he would only work with them on infrastructure and other initiatives when they finish investigating him....
19:16, 05/22/2019

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
19:16, 05/22/2019

WTA roundup: Putintseva rallies to reach quarters in Germany Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan saved three set points in the first set and went on to defeat Mona Bathel 7-6 (8), 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Nurnberger Versicherungscup in Germany....
19:32, 05/22/2019

"Confident In Fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the victor....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: Counting Of Votes To Begin At 8 am Counting of votes for the mammoth election that began last month and ended last week will begin at 8 am. The seven-phase election, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a second term, saw......
19:32, 05/22/2019

Steroids for rheumatoid arthritis: Everything you need to know Steroids are a type of drug that can reduce inflammation by suppressing the immune system. They are often part of a treatment plan for rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more here....
19:32, 05/22/2019

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flight after two fatal crashes since October prompted the plane to be grounded worldwide....
19:48, 05/22/2019

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
19:48, 05/22/2019

41,000 portable speakers recalled after multiple reports of explosions About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received five reports of explosions from the devices, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said....
19:48, 05/22/2019

Quick Question: What Makes a Truck a Truck? Earlier today I was doing some research on an interesting 4x4 vehicle that predated the world-famous Jeep, when an interesting question came up: is a Jeep a truck? It seems like a passenger vehicle, but it was technically categorized as a truck. And ...
19:48, 05/22/2019

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Pilot reports flash just before fatal mid-air Alaska plane collision The surviving pilot in last week's fatal mid-air plane collision in Alaska saw a flash just before the two planes collided with a "large, loud impact," according to a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report issued on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Dog jumps from motor home during police chase A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield. (May 22)   ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Hamels no decision against old club, Cubs top Phillies 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Chicago Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final. The Recopa is played between the winners of the Copa Libe...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Montero scores on penalty kick, Whitecaps tie Red Bulls 2-2 HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Fredy Montero tied it for Vancouver with a penalty kick in the 61st minute and the Whitecaps held on for a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night. Referee Victor Rivas awarded the Whitecaps (3-6-5) the kick afte...
20:32, 05/22/2019

India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi in pole position India began counting about 600 million votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party predicted to win a clear majority....
20:32, 05/22/2019

New Mexico counties revolt against migrant releases Two more New Mexico counties have declared their opposition to taking in migrants in a growing revolt against federal authorities dropping off a surge in Central American families in the state's rural, southern communities....
20:32, 05/22/2019

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approaching patients....
21:16, 05/22/2019

The forgotten running back Giants just can’t get rid of He is listed on the roster. He has a locker. He continues to wear No. 28. His name continues to appear on the depth chart at running back. Yes, Paul Perkins is still here. If you are surprised to learn Perkins continues to be a full-fledged member of...
21:32, 05/22/2019

Why NYers spend big bucks for ‘exclusive’ Hampton Jitney memberships The Hampton Jitney, the bus that runs hourly between Manhattan and the North and South forks, is now offering a limited-in-number membership. Yep, you can pay for exclusivity — on a bus. It’s billed as The Ultimate Motor Coach Membership, but it does...
21:32, 05/22/2019

Forget the Hamptons: Long Island has closer, cheaper escapes Forget the Hamptons: The rest of Long Island is often overlooked as a worthy escape from New York City. But with artsy small towns, historic mansions galore, dozens of nature preserves and a solid wine region, there’s more than enough to keep you ent...
21:32, 05/22/2019

Jim Jordan says Dems' attacks on Trump hurt US, overlook president's accomplishments The Democrats’ fixation on taking down President Trump ahead of the 2020 election is not in the country’s best interest and ultimately overlooks his accomplishments, U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Wednesday....
21:32, 05/22/2019

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
21:48, 05/22/2019

North Carolina edges Virginia 3-2 in 10 innings in ACC DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Angel Zarate scored the winning run on a hit batsman with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting North Carolina past Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Aaron Sabato dre...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Tyson Foods to set up beef processing plant in Kazakhstan eyeing China -FT Tyson Foods Inc is in talks to set up a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, as part of the central Asian country's push to attract investment by projecting itself as an agricultural powerhouse on China's border, the Financial Times reported on Thurs...
22:16, 05/22/2019

METALS-Copper slides in trade war selloff Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell to their multi-month lows on Thursday amid an unresolved Sino-U.S. trade tension and after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead....
22:16, 05/22/2019

| Track star Felix criticises Nike maternity policy Olympic star Allyson Felix joined a chorus of recent criticism against Nike, accusing the US sporting goods giant of penalising female athletes who took time off to have a child....
22:16, 05/22/2019

‘When I Sleep, I Dream of War’: A View Inside Iran as U.S. Escalates Rhetoric Over the past month, the U.S. ramped up pressure on Iran. We spoke with Iranians to see how they feel about the threat of war and U.S.-Iran relations....
22:48, 05/22/2019

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… round the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Manipur Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Manipur Election Results: There are two seats in the state - Outer Manipur and Inner Manipur - with prime parties being BJP, Congress and Naga Peoples Front (NPF)....
23:16, 05/22/2019

Fujifilm launches the groundbreaking 102-megapixel mirrorless GFX100 While there are four full-frame mirrorless cameras battling it out for supremacy, Fujifilm is content to stick with APS-C and medium-format. Now, it has announced that its impressive flagship medium-format camera, the 102-megapixel GFX100, will soon....
23:32, 05/22/2019

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life appeared and then diversified. Yet studies of DNA su...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Rise in ozone-depleting CFC gases traced to China Foam insulation factories in China are responsible for a mysterious increase in CFC production, according to a new study. The gases, which damage the Earth's ozone layer, were supposed to be phased out by 2010....
01:00, 05/23/2019

MS Dhoni Should Bat At No. 5 In World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar Over the years, MS Dhoni has proved that he can vary the pace of his innings at will and that is what makes him so dangerous in the shorter formats of the game....
01:32, 05/23/2019

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they can be.        ...
02:16, 05/23/2019

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Instant View: India PM Modi's party storms to thumping majority in election Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday swept to a huge election victory, giving his party a mandate to pursue policies that put Hindus first, are mainly business-friendly and take a hard line on national security....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath of the storm....
02:32, 05/23/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports....
02:32, 05/23/2019

74-year-old woman kidnapped, raped in San Francisco home: police A 74-year-old woman was kidnapped in San Francisco street earlier this month, held captive for five hours, and raped repeatedly before being left semi-conscious on a sidewalk, police said. ...
02:48, 05/23/2019

China says lodged solemn representations with U.S. over Huawei China said on Thursday it had lodged solemn representations with the United States after it escalated a trade war between the two countries by placing Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers....
02:48, 05/23/2019

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Which devices play Audible audiobooks but can't surf the web? Amber wants her son to be able play Audible stories but does not want him to have internet access As a child I had a cassette tape player. I could choose the music and stories I wanted to listen to alone in my room without my parents worrying about m...
03:00, 05/23/2019

$200M cryptocurrency mixing operation dismantled by Eurocops A cryptocurrency mixing service that turned over $200 million worth of Bitcoin has been shut down following an investigation led by authorities from a number of European nations. The Dutch anti-fraud agency (FIOD) and Public Prosecution Service annou...
03:16, 05/23/2019

Father of murdered 10-year-girl says she was raped and acid thrown on her The murder of a 10-year-old Pakistani girl has sparked public outrage, with police under fire for inaction and authorities accused of failing to protect children in an increasingly brutal society....
03:16, 05/23/2019

European Union Elections Kick Off As Polls Open In Britain, Netherlands Polls opened in the Netherlands on Thursday for European Parliament elections, launching four days of voting across the EU in which populists hope to make big gains....
03:32, 05/23/2019

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,500 k...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei Insists It's the Victim This Time of Stolen Trade Secrets Huawei may be fighting allegations around the world that it's stolen technological know-how from other companies, but in a Texas court case it says it's the victim....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Apple Sends Out WWDC 2019 Keynote Invites: What to Expect Apple has sent out press invites for its WorldWide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote, which will take place on June 3 at 10am local time (10:30pm IST) at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose,......
04:00, 05/23/2019

Lothar Matthäus: ‘With Putin I talked football, judo and Brexit' The German legend discusses Bayern’s defeat by Manchester United 20 years on, Maradona and meeting Russia’s presidentIt is hard to define Lothar Matthäus. A box-to-box midfielder or a libero? Germany’s most-capped player but perhaps still a little un...
04:16, 05/23/2019

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption        ...
04:32, 05/23/2019

French Open 2019: Roland Garros gets makeover but familiar faces set to dominate "The French Open is back - and while this year Roland Garros has undergone a modern makeover, the same familiar faces will battle it out for the glory."...
04:32, 05/23/2019

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a crushing response, Fars news agency reported. ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Cheat sheet: Can Verstappen, Red Bull halt Mercedes' dominance? Here's everything you need to know about the Monaco Grand Prix, including whether or not Mercedes can pull off the unthinkable and win all 21 races in season 2019....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Ford Partners With Robots Maker Agility Robotics In Mobility Service Push Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes. Ford's move into......
05:00, 05/23/2019

US briefing: India election, Trump's bank records and an extinction crisis Thursday’s top story: Narendra Modi poised for landslide re-election in India. Plus, why are Republicans denying the wildlife extinction crisis?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Posh salt is having a moment – does enjoying it make me pretentious? Believe it or not, you really can tell the difference between fleur de sel and bog-standard table saltIt was 1987 when I encountered salt perfectionism – or salt poncery, if you prefer – for the first time. I was watching telly with my uncle, who alw...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Busy Philipps stars in ACLU ad for #YouKnowMe abortion access campaign In the wake of revealing to “Busy Tonight” viewers that she had had an abortion — and creating the #YouKnowMe hashtag on social media — Busy Philipps is teaming up with the ACLU on a “You Know Me” ad campaign meant to rebut recent legislation in seve...
05:16, 05/23/2019

Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news....
05:32, 05/23/2019

The Latest: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The British government has delayed plans to hold a vote on its key Brexit bill, as Prime Minister Theresa May faces remorseless pressure from ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Police Investigating Shooting On North Side Of Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- A man is in serious condition in the hospital this morning after police say he was shot on the north side of Lexington late last night. The shooting happened on Alice Drive off Georgetown Road. Police are looking for multiple...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
05:48, 05/23/2019

China's Hikvision says takes cybersecurity seriously: China Daily China's Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd takes cybersecurity seriously and abides by applicable laws and rules wherever it operates, the China Daily newspaper quoted the company on Thursday as saying....
05:48, 05/23/2019

| Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, saying the population had increased and farmers' livelihoods were being impacted....
05:48, 05/23/2019

PUBG Mobile Godzilla Update: Event Release Date Latest and Gameplay News Tencent is planning another collaborative project with PUBG - this time merging the game with the newest Godzilla film. Here's what you need to know....
06:00, 05/23/2019

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handse...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Sen. John Thune: The Senate is working for America During his 1980 debate with then-President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan famously asked Americans whether they were better off than they’d been four years earlier. That question has been a measuring stick for elected officials ever since. Republicans i...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semetic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
06:32, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank flags 'tough cutbacks' as shareholders grumble Chief executive Christian Sewing has promised to speed up the embattled bank's "transformation," as he faces disgruntled shareholders and activists in Frankfurt....
06:32, 05/23/2019

Calories In Avocado: Amazing Avocado Nutrition Facts And Benefits You Must Know (With Recipes) Calories In Avocado: When it comes to dips, salads and desserts, one food that is being widely talked-about and used in various restaurants and cafes across the world is avocado....
06:48, 05/23/2019

Motor racing: Lauda's death has taken away heart and soul of F1, says Wolff Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda had stripped Formula One of its heart and soul, leaving him feeling 'like a zombie' and struggling to contain his emotions....
06:48, 05/23/2019

Soccer: Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women's World Cup A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan's training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura's team began their final preparations for the women's World Cup in France....
06:48, 05/23/2019

UEFA aims to double number of women soccer players by 2024 European soccer's governing body UEFA launched a five-year plan for women's soccer on Friday, aiming to double the number of women and girls playing the sport by 2024....
06:48, 05/23/2019

What Bachelor Nation's Most Iconic Villains Are Up to Now Villains gotta vill...and viewers gotta hate. As any loyal Bachelor Nation fan knows, there's always one contestant each season that seems more than happy to take on the villain role.......
07:00, 05/23/2019

On This Day: Harry Greb dishes out one of boxing history’s most savage beatings Harry Greb outclassed and handed New York's idol Gene Tunney his only defeat on May 23, 1922 The post On This Day: Harry Greb dishes out one of boxing history’s most savage beatings appeared first on Boxing News....
07:00, 05/23/2019

In memorium: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been stronger....
07:16, 05/23/2019

Slow-Selling Audi TT to End Production, Be Replaced by Electric Car The Audi TT has been around for 20 years, and its original and bold design probably doesn’t get enough credit for helping put Audi back on the map in America. But as we all know, sporty coupe sales aren’t what they used to be, and Audi’s parent compa...
07:32, 05/23/2019

Huawei’s next big challenge is building its own OS After a bunch of companies stopped trading with Huawei, the company is preparing for life after that. Most important of them all was Google, whose ban means the Chinese tech giant can’t use Android, Google Play Store, Play Services, and apps like Gma...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services platform from Britain's Vodafone, Safaricom's CEO said on Thursday....
08:16, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration to Announce Farm Aid to Ease Pain of Trade War The Trump administration is preparing to announce a substantial aid package for farmers as early as Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Why Saying ‘Like’ a Lot Is Like, Actually a Good Thing In 2016, I was offered a promo code to test out a new app designed to help young people talk without filler phrases like you know and like, so they could sound more “authoritative.” I tried not to take the offer personally. For decades, l...
08:32, 05/23/2019

'I Was Terrified I Would Lose This Baby': Tamron Hall Reveals Baby Moses—and Her Pregnancy Fears When Tamron Hall announced in March that she was 32 weeks pregnant with her first child at age 48, fans and followers were shocked, to say the least. After all, most of us had no idea Hall had even married, let alone conceived a child with new husban...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low Deutsche Bank's chief executive promised shareholders "tough cutbacks" at its underperforming investment bank on Thursday as he battled to convince them he can turn around Germany's biggest lender, whose shares hit a record low....
08:48, 05/23/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far along it is.        ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
09:00, 05/23/2019

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09:00, 05/23/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s wor...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who could pick up the pieces and reassemble them, says DW's Christian Trippe....
09:16, 05/23/2019

AAP Compliments PM Modi, But Says Delhi Elections A "Different" Ball Game The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the BJP's electoral gains in Delhi, but dismissed claims that it was a reflection of the people's disillusionment with the......
09:16, 05/23/2019

Montenegro moves to halt small hydro power plants Bowing to pressure from environmental groups, Montenegro's government has decided to stop issuing permits for the construction of small hydro power plants and reconsider those awarded so far, economy minister said on Thursday....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Rogue Chinese factories damaging ozone with use of illegal gases In May 2018, a startling study revealed that there was an "unexpected and persistent increase" of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the atmosphere. At the time, scientists could not pinpoint the exact location of the ozone-depleting gas, but subsequent m...
09:32, 05/23/2019

The 1975, Mariah Carey and Dido honored at Ivor Novellos Pop rock band The 1975 were the big winners at the Ivor Novellos in London on Thursday, scooping two major prizes at Britain's annual awards honoring songwriting and composing....
09:32, 05/23/2019

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Pakistan PM suspends police amid outrage over child's murder Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has suspended police accused of being slow to investigate the abduction and murder of a 10-year-old girl in a case that has sparked national outrage, a minister said on Thursday....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Los Angeles Dodgers' Rich Hill launches into profane tirade after bunt single during shift Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill went into an expletive-laced tirade Wednesday night after the team allowed a bunt single down the third base side because of the shift....
09:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgage rates hit 16-month lows - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages decreased to their lowest levels in 16 months in step with lower U.S. bond yields amid worries about trade tension between China and the United States, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
09:32, 05/23/2019

American CEO: 'I don't know … that any amount of marketing' can reassure flyers on 737 Max American CEO Doug Parker said marketing won't convince skittish travelers, but if pilots board, travelers should know Boeing 737 Max is "100% safe.''        ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Campenaerts hits back at Wiggins over claims he should swap teams "Victor Campenaerts has hit back at claims made by Bradley Wiggins that he should swap teams by stating he is very happy to remain with Lotto Soudal."...
10:00, 05/23/2019

'Real Housewives' star Joe Giudice can stay in US as he appeals deportation ruling Perhaps Teresa Giudice's confidence is growing after a victory in Joe Giudice’s battle to stay in the United States.        ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Kendall Jenner Needs a New Mattress (& Maybe a New Fish) After Hosting Kourtney Kardashian's Family It's time for Kourtney Kardashian to return home. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the mother of three reveals to best friend Larsa Pippen that......
10:00, 05/23/2019

India captain Virat Kohli talks up Jofra Archer's 'x-factor' as new England star prepares for Cricket World Cup India captain Virat Kohli says "world class" Jofra Archer "has the x-factor", after the England new boy singled him out as the wicket he prizes most at this summer's World Cup....
10:16, 05/23/2019

Comedian Artie Lange awaits drug program violation hearing NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a court hearing has not yet been scheduled for comedian Artie Lange following his arrest on a charge of having failed to comply with his court-ordered drug program. The Essex County sheriff in New Jersey says Lange...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Judge questions secrecy in Chemours lawsuit against DuPont WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is chastising attorneys over secrecy related to a dispute between chemical manufacturer Chemours and DuPont Co., which spun off the company in 2015. Chemours attorneys filed a sealed complaint May 13 with a co...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme to get Trump administration post The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in a scheme to land a top Trump admi...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Elizabeth Warren, a Lawyer, Got Paid?? to Be a Lawyer?? The Washington Post published a report late Wednesday night in which the venerable newspaper walked readers through a list of past cases that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a lawyer, worked on while she was simultaneously teaching law as a professor at Harva...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Pentagon Reportedly Thinking of Sending Thousands of Troops Near Iran For, Uh, Reasons This week, Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief Donald Trump’s national security team on a plan to send as many as 5,000 more American troops to the Middle East in preparation for potential armed conflict with Iran, according to CNN. The proposa...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Booksmart Is the Perfect Coming-of-Age Story for Right Now Only recently have filmmakers begun thinking seriously about coming-of-age stories told from a young woman’s point of view. Olivia Wilde’s clever, peppery Booksmart—in which Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever play two brainy teenage...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Cavs owner expects Kyrie Irving to leave Celtics Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said he expects Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving, who began his career in Cleveland, to leave Boston as a free agent this summer....
11:32, 05/23/2019

Watch: Jets coach Adam Gase shuts down rumored Mike Maccagnan, Le'Veon Bell rifts New York Jets coach Adam Gase denied having a role in the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan, while also voicing his excitement to work with Le'Veon Bell during a news conference Thursday....
11:32, 05/23/2019

How using marijuana could benefit your relationship So much for the lazy, snacking stoner stereotype. New research reveals that cannabis use between couples increases might benefit their relationship, in the bedroom and beyond. “We found robust support for these positive effects within two hours...
11:48, 05/23/2019

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Judge weighs court's role in dispute over border wall A federal judge is weighing whether courts should intervene in a political dispute between Congress and President Donald Trump over funding the border wall....
11:48, 05/23/2019

The ATS-V and CTS-V Replacements Are Almost Here The Cadillac ATS-V and CTS-V are some of the best and funnest cars on the market today, facts that, alas, weren’t enough to convince buyers, with Cadillac killing off the ATS altogether. But we also knew the CT5 and CT4 were coming as replacements. A...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Surprise: The ‘AI bot’ people talk to on Google Duplex calls is sometimes actually a person When Google unveiled Google Duplex last year at I/O 2018, the brand new Assistant feature looked terrific. It was the kind of futuristic technology nobody else had. With a simple voice command, you could instruct the Assistant to make restaurant rese...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage. Jurors deliberated over two days before acquitting 32-year-...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone compa...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Ole Miss rallies in 9th to beat Texas A&M 1-0 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cole Zabowski’s two-out double in the ninth brought home the game’s only run as Mississippi edged Texas A&M 1-0 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game Thursday despite going hitless for the first eigh...
12:00, 05/23/2019

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country."...
12:00, 05/23/2019

‘The Proposal’ Review: The Artist, the Architect and the Other Woman Jill Magid’s documentary is part of her campaign to bring the tightly controlled archives of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán to a wider audience....
12:32, 05/23/2019

| Woods to play Memorial ahead of US Open Tiger Woods confirmed Thursday that he will play next week's Memorial Tournament as he aims to rediscover his best form ahead of next month's US Open....
12:48, 05/23/2019

Global markets rocked as US-China trade and tech rift deepens Shares fall sharply in Asia, Europe and North America in intensifying war of wordsThe deepening trade and technology war between the US and China has sent global stock markets sharply lower and prompted a warning from the IMF of the increasing risks ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Hedge fund manager David Tepper plans to send investors' money back Billionaire David Tepper plans to turn his hedge fund Appaloosa Management into a family office where he will invest his personal fortune and return capital to outside clients at some point, a person......
12:48, 05/23/2019

Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda was found by SEARCH Inc in collaboration with the Alabama Historical Commission The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the US has been discovered in Alabama’s Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a...
12:48, 05/23/2019

British man arrested on suspicion of giving bleach-based 'cure' to Ugandans Sam Little arrested after Guardian exposed massive distribution network of MMS in Uganda that was being supervised by US pastorA British man has been arrested in Uganda on suspicions of “intoxicating the public” after he claimed to have carried out a...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein: ‘Everyone said we didn’t belong in LA’ She was Lady Bird’s best friend and her brother Jonah Hill got a tattoo in her honour – meet the sparky star of this summer’s wildest high school comedyBeanie Feldstein is eating ice-cream in a red dress that is as bright as strawberry sauce. “This i...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Without true friends or allies, Theresa May’s downfall was inevitable | Simon Jenkins The prime minister’s failure to embrace pragmatism sealed her fate. Her successor will have to deploy very different skillsAll political careers end in failure. Not all end in a punishment beating. The apparently imminent departure of Theresa May as ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Italian surgeons discover 'world's oldest heart valve' in woman Prosthesis was implanted by the pioneering doctor Christiaan Barnard 50 years agoItalian doctors have discovered one of the first heart prostheses, implanted almost 50 years ago by Christiaan Barnard, who performed the world’s first human-to-human he...
12:48, 05/23/2019

US mafia explosives expert 'helped Sicilian mob kill judge' Informant says American helped Cosa Nostra assassinate Giovanni Falcone in 1992New York’s powerful Gambino mafia family sent a bomb expert to Sicily to train Cosa Nostra mobsters to assassinate an anti-mafia investigator, a former hitman has claimed....
12:48, 05/23/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Trump pays respect to military dead at Arlington ahead of Memorial Day President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday ahead of Memorial Day to pay their respects to the members of the U.S. military who died in service....
12:48, 05/23/2019

Grab Two Right Angle, Nylon Braided USB-C Cables Starting Under $10 Our readers have bought thousands of Aukey’s nylon braided right angle Lightning cables, and now, you can do the same for USB-C. Get a pair of these unique, 6.6' long cables for just $12 with promo code NGXRR3X7, or a pack of two 3' cables fo...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Court Rules Redditor Can Stay Anonymous in Significant Copyright Case What do Reddit, free speech, and the Jehovah’s Witness religion have in common? A lawsuit regarding the right to remain anonymous online. Last week, a federal court ruled that a Redditor does not have to reveal his identity in a copyright case.Read ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger conducts surprise AMA, reveals hilarious rejected Commando scene Earlier today, the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate dropped, featuring all the human vs. robot vs. maybe-sorta-robot action you’d expect. More importantly, the responsibility of uploading a link to that trailer to Reddit somehow fell to Arnold...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Revisit Twin Peaks with this eerie charcoal map drawn by David Lynch Two years ago, David Lynch did the impossible with Twin Peaks: The Return. He revived a 25-year-old TV show for a third season and managed to produce something even more critically acclaimed than the first go-around. One of the many things that made ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

The 7 best credit cards for small businesses and entrepreneurs Starting a company? Whether it's a small business or a venture-backed startup, these credit cards can help your enterprise's bottom line.        ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

New study shows credit and debit cards are the dirtiest payment methods A new study from LendEDU.com showed debit and credit cards were dirtier on average than cash or coins. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.        ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Kendall Jenner, Eva Longoria go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Hamilton on song in Monaco as he tops both practice sessions A quick hug from another sporting great and then it was back to business for Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton at the Monaco Grand Prix        ...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Fox Nation announces new shows hosted by Tyrus, Kat Timpf, Tammy Bruce and Lawrence Jones Fox News contributors Tyrus, Kat Timpf, Tammy Bruce and Lawrence Jones will host new shows on Fox Nation, the on- demand, subscription-based streaming service, the network announced Thursday....
14:00, 05/23/2019

How Abortion Became a Top Issue in the 2020 Democratic Primary Among the hundreds who gathered in front of the Supreme Court to protest for abortion rights on Tuesday were roughly a half-dozen candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. As activists held up signs reading #StopTheBans to protest recent...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Nxivm ‘sex cult’ master Keith Raniere couldn’t get it up: witness He preached empowerment — but was impotent. Keith Raniere, the accused founder of alleged upstate sex cult Nxivm, had problems in the bedroom but tried to cover it up by lying, one of his “sex slaves” testified Thursday. The woman, only i...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump adminis...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Bury players urge owner to leave, saying they have gone 12 weeks without pay • ‘Stop negatively impacting everyone’s livelihoods,’ say players• Dale says he is ‘unable to leave my bed’ due to serious illnessThe financial crisis at Bury has been laid bare by a statement on behalf of the players, who won promotion to League One...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Apple Watch sale: Walmart has the Apple Watch 3 back down to $199 Memorial Day sales are officially here, and Walmart has discounted a variety of best-selling tech items. A standout deal from the sale event is the Apple Watch 3 that's currently on sale for $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Xbox at E3 2019: what we want to see from Microsoft's big keynote conference It's shaping up to be a big E3 for Microsoft. With Sony skipping this year's event entirely, Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 conference has the chance to steal the whole show. And it looks like that could be the case, with rumors circulating ...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Best domain name registrars of 2019 Every great website needs a snappy, memorable domain name. Coming up with something new is a serious challenge, but once inspiration strikes, you'll need to register that name with a domain name registrar before you can use it online.Registratio...
14:32, 05/23/2019

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to The Verve’s hit “Bittersweet Symphony” and given the...
14:48, 05/23/2019