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How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths

Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.        ...

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths

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700,000 Rocking Baby Sleepers Are Recalled After 5 Infant Deaths The children’s product company Kids II will offer refunds for the sleepers, which were sold nationwide by retailers including Walmart, Target and Toys “R” Us....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Black Unemployment Rate for April 90 Percent Higher Than US Rate Overall Headlines have been heralding the nation having the lowest unemployment rate in almost 50 years, but the jobless rate for black people is almost 90 percent higher than the national rate and higher than every other racial demographic in the nation....
07:00, 05/07/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around the country....
09:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Marriott quarterly profit beats on lower tax rate Marriott International Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, as the world's biggest hotel chain benefited from a lower effective tax rate and higher room rates....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Fed's Williams says policymakers need to better prepare for lower interest rate world Torturously slow recoveries from recessions and low inflation are here to stay unless policymakers can get a better grip on how to stabilize the global economy in an era of lower interest rates, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
01:32, 05/14/2019

Fed's Williams says policymakers need to better prepare for a lower interest rate world Torturously slow recoveries from recessions and low inflation are here to stay unless policymakers can get a better grip on how to stabilize the global economy in an era of lower interest rates, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
21:16, 05/14/2019

Baltimore shooting of infant and toddler leads to cash reward; city's weekend homicide tally hits 6 Baltimore authorities are offering a $15,000 reward after a 1-year-old infant and a 2-year-old toddler were injured when a street corner was sprayed with bullets....
13:00, 05/05/2019

Femicide rate alarmingly high at the start of 2019 According to new data, in the first 120 days of 2019 there were 87 femicides throughout Argentina, which is equivalent to one femicide every 33 hours....
08:00, 05/07/2019

New York City traffic deaths surge in 2019 after years of progress Sixty-five people have been killed so far this year, up from 50 at the same time in 2018, according to police statistics Traffic deaths have surged in New York City this year, alarming advocates after years of progress under the Vision Zero push to e...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Cory Booker and Ayanna Pressley Introduce Sweeping Bill to Prevent Pregnancy-Related Deaths Among Black Women Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) will unveil on Wednesday legislation aimed at tackling America’s rising maternal mortality rates, particularly among black mothers, among whom death rates related to childbirth and pregnancy are highest....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Paper: Georgia mayor said city isn’t ready for black leader HOSCHTON, Ga. (AP) — A newspaper reports that the mayor of a mostly white north Georgia city is being criticized for saying the community wasn’t ready to have an African American city administrator. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that...
12:48, 05/06/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this.”...
22:16, 05/07/2019

Duchess Meghan's pregnancy has sparked a conversation about doulas: What you should know Doulas are not midwives. They are not medically trained, but they serve as an emotional and physical support system for the birthing family.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Ga. Mayor Says City is 'Not Ready' for Black Employee. Councilman Agrees, Citing Jesus' Stance Against Race-Mixing The mayor of a nearly all-white Georgia town has come under fire after allegedly acknowledging that she disqualified a candidate for employment because of his race. Meanwhile, her fellow city councilman excused her actions, explaining that interracia...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Infant girl dies in hot car in Lake Havasu Saturday TUCSON – An infant girl died on Saturday afternoon after she was left inside a vehicle in Lake Havasu for about an hour. According to a KidsAndCars.org press release, the father of the child reportedly left her alone in the vehicle while he was...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Mother charged with murder in fatal stabbing of infant LITTLE FERRY, N.J. (AP) — A mother accused of fatally stabbing her infant in the family’s northern New Jersey home has been charged with murder. Hiralbahen Bhavsar also faces a weapons count stemming from the child’s death. Bergen County ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

One Infant Dead, More Missing After Rio Grande Raft Overturns A ten month old infant died and several more went missing when an inflatable raft overturned on the Rio Grande river as smugglers attempted to cross the river from Mexico to the U.S. with migrants on Wednesday night, according to CNN....
19:16, 05/02/2019

Falcons' Jamon Brown pays for infant's funeral Atlanta Falcons guard Jamon Brown paid for the funeral expenses of a 1-month-old infant who died after his father allegedly hit him in a post-video game rage last week....
18:48, 05/15/2019

Russian teacher who told infant to kiss ground to be fired MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian kindergarten teacher who forced a boy to his knees and ordered him to kiss the ground is to be fired. Video appeared on social media and news sites this week showing the teacher harshly speaking to the boy, forcing him to his ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Mom rips anti-vaxxers after infant son contracts measles: '100% preventable' A California mother whose 5-month-old son contracted the measles virus posted heartbreaking photos of her infant suffering from a head-to-toe rash in an effort to urge others to get their children vaccinated....
09:00, 04/30/2019

Hero Dog Saves Infant Buried In Field By Mother In Thailand An attentive dog in northeastern Thailand is being hailed as a hero after finding and saving an infant allegedly buried in a field by his teenage mother, police said Saturday....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Father hit infant son in head, killing him, after losing video game, police say Anthony Trice, 26, is accused of striking his 1-month-old son in the head after losing a video game Friday evening. He's now charged with murder.        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

California infant diagnosed with incredibly rare, incurable genetic disorder The parents of a nearly 8-month-old California boy are searching high and low for answers after he became one of an estimated 50 people to ever be diagnosed with a genetic disorder that currently has no treatment or cure....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Uber announces major Black and Black SUV enhancements, including Quiet Mode Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, the original luxury experiences, are getting consistent improvements in the United States this week. Apparently, many customers have requested top-notch service and premium comfort when using these experiences, and Uber...
02:16, 05/15/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Amy Schumer salutes 'warrior' women and praises doulas in 'post baby annoying post' The comedian said she "threw up violently and felt sick mostly every day of my pregnancy." But her friends were right: It was worth it.        ...
10:00, 05/13/2019

| Suarez thanks Liverpool for helping him to the top Barcelona striker Luis Suarez returns to Anfield hoping to beat Liverpool but remains eternally grateful to the Reds for helping him win a move to the Catalan giants....
13:16, 05/06/2019

Lowry on Kawhi: 'I'm not helping him enough' Kyle Lowry shrugged off an apparent elbow to his groin from Philadelphia's Ben Simmons, but the Raptors guard had a harder time shrugging off his subpar performance in Thursday's loss to the 76ers. Lowry said it's imperative he play better....
01:16, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Suspect’s brother accused of helping him BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Mississippi police officer (all times local): 8:45 a.m. The brother of a man accused of gunning down a police officer is accused of aiding him. Davian Lewanika Atkinson was booked into the Harrison ...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Biden's son under scrutiny for helping China spy on Muslims The son of Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden is under scrutiny for allegedly investing in a surveillance app used to spy on Muslims in China....
10:48, 05/04/2019

AMD says it’s helping Sony with the PlayStation 5’s ‘special sauce’ Sony is working on its next-gen console, and that’s hardly a secret at this point. But while the PlayStation 5 isn’t expected to drop this year, we keep seeing it pop up in more and more reports. The newest teaser comes from AMD, which co...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment across the continent....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
18:00, 05/01/2019

How rediscovering my faith is helping me cope with a chaotic world The Catholicism of my childhood was overshadowed by books and politics in my 20s. But speaking to survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire encouraged me to find solace and support at churchThe first time I went to church as an adult, I had been up all ni...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines A Norwegian woman who recently traveled to the Philippines for a vacation with friends died following her return after contracting rabies from a stray dog....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are now stranded, their lives at risk due to that work...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Are streaming platforms helping make the case for diversity? Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival have a spat about how the streaming platform's content is distributed. But could Cannes be missing out on content that is revolutionizing the industry's approach to diversity?...
01:16, 05/18/2019

Crowning glory: the Globe's triple helping of Henrys – in pictures The Globe theatre, London, kicks off its new season with Shakespeare’s Henry IV Parts I and II and Henry V, performed back to back on 10 and 11 May. Photographer Tristram Kenton captured the rigours of rehearsal and the backstage buzz Continue readin...
09:00, 05/10/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Teen mauled to death by pack of dogs while helping care for them A 14-year-old boy was mauled to death by a pack of dogs at the Massachusetts home of a professional dog trainer, according to reports. Ryan Hazel was attacked as he cared for the animals in Brighton, Massachusetts on Thursday night while their owner ...
05:32, 05/11/2019

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
20:32, 05/16/2019

The secret trick used by firms helping cyberhacking victims: pay the ransom Four payments sent after SamSam ransomware targeted entities across the US were traced by ProPublica to Proven DataFrom 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware known as SamSam paralyzed computer networks across North America and the UK. It caused more t...
02:32, 05/15/2019

6 surprising ways robots (and their anuses) are helping people live and work How many times in the past week do you think your life was affected by a robot? Unless you have a robot vacuum cleaner, you might say that robots had no real impact on your life. But you’re wrong. Let’s take a look at some of the ways robots are bein...
08:16, 05/14/2019

Galaxy S10 sales are helping Samsung regain market share in China Over the past three years, Samsung has seen its market share in China shrink drastically as local rivals such as Xiaomi and Huawei continued to grow. But thanks to the Galaxy S10’s release in March, the South Korean giant finally seems to be gaining ...
09:32, 05/06/2019

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoulder....
15:16, 05/16/2019

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
11:16, 05/07/2019

Just a Normal Story About a Good Samaritan Getting Arrested for Helping a Sick Migrant The Trump administration is doing everything in its power to hurt immigrants, both citizens and undocumented, leaving even the most well-intentioned of volunteers at risk for retribution....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Teen American Recruiter For Lashkar Admits To Helping Terror Group A teenage American recruiter for the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has admitted in a Texas federal court that he was guilty of a conspiracy to help the terrorist organisation, according to John......
22:16, 05/08/2019

Steward died helping passengers escape burning Russian plane A young flight attendant was hailed as a hero Monday after refusing to leave the doomed Russian airliner while passengers were still aboard and died while helping them evacuate the flaming plane, according to a report. Maxim Moiseyev could not open t...
16:32, 05/06/2019

How Stormi Webster Is Helping Kylie Jenner Expand Her Billion-Dollar Empire It's never too early to introduce your children to the business world. Long before Kylie Jenner welcomed her first child with Travis Scott, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star......
12:00, 05/14/2019

Technology in sport: How AI is helping one football club to make game-changing decisions Leatherhead FC is using artificial intelligence tools to check out rivals and analyse player performance, but the biggest benefit of the project went beyond just the data....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Elon Musk Owes $507 Million To Banks Helping Tesla Raise Capital Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk personally owes $507 million to Wall Street banks involved in Tesla's stock and debt sale, backed by his stake in the electric car maker, a company filing showed on......
19:16, 05/02/2019

Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black) Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black)...
16:16, 04/28/2019

Brockmire serves up a heaping helping of Panda Express meltdown in this exclusive sneak peek Nobody knows benders, being on the losing end of adultery, and calling a baseball game like Jim Brockmire. And in the next episode of the IFC comedy that bears his name, he’s putting that expertise toward helping out new broadcast booth partner Gabby...
11:48, 05/06/2019

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized dietary guidance, health coaching and biomarker tracking....
04:48, 05/16/2019

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which travel to places where no regular court exists.  ...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Star Wars Fans Will Love Helping the Dark Lord Achieve His Destiny in Vader Immortal For years, we’ve enjoyed watching Star Wars stories from the outside. And typically Star Wars in VR and AR feels more like a very cool tech demo than a full immersion into a galaxy far, far away. But with Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series - Episo...
16:32, 05/09/2019

US pregnancy deaths up, most preventable: CDC More U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and more than half of those deaths are preventable, government health officials said in a report Tuesday....
14:16, 05/07/2019

Notable deaths of 2019 Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Broadway legend Carol Channing and retired U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, are among the famous people who have died in 2019....
07:00, 04/29/2019

Fed: Neither rate hike nor cut is likely soon The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and signaled that it's unlikely to either raise or cut rates in coming months amid signs of renewed economic health but unusually low inflation. (May 1)     ...
14:16, 05/01/2019

'Deaths of despair' on the rise in Britain One of the world's leading economists has warned of a rise of "deaths of despair" in Britain, revealing that suicide, drug abuse and alcoholism are now claiming more middle-aged lives than heart disease....
03:00, 05/14/2019

US pregnancy deaths up, and report says most are preventable A new government report finds that more U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and that more than half of those deaths are preventable. Deaths during pregnancy, at birth and in the following year are still relatively rare in the United S...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Rate Spikes and Crises: Here We Go Again Interest rates make a lot of headlines these days. We find important correlations between the rates and the overall health of the stock market and economy, too. See the correlations in this chart pulled directly from our brand new January Elliott Wav...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, according to a statement released to CNN on Monday....
11:48, 05/15/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says Congo should exceed the grim milestone of 1,000 deaths from Ebola later on Friday. Michael Ryan, WHO’s emergencies chief, made the announcement at a news conference in Geneva. The Ebola outbreak ...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Boeing 737 crashes into Florida river, no deaths A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night, though no critical injuries or deaths were reported, officials said. (May 4)        ...
12:00, 05/04/2019

Carbon monoxide seen as potential cause of 4 deaths in home DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide may have caused the deaths of four family members at a home in central Ohio. Officials in Genoa Township say first responders went to a home shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday after receiving a cal...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Passau crossbow deaths may be suicides, of a sort Investigators say they need more time to find out how and why three people died in Passau from crossbow wounds and two women died 600 kilometers away. How the deaths are linked is a question posing challenges....
10:48, 05/14/2019

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

EPF Vs GPF: Benefits, Rate of Interest And Other Details There are three major provident fund accounts -- namely Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, General Provident Fund or GPF and Public Provident Fund or PPF -- available in the country....
13:48, 05/14/2019

The Fed Is Fighting for Control of Its Key Interest Rate If a ship crossing a wide and placid harbor yaws so far that it almost hits the channel markers, its captain might want to have the rudder adjusted. That’s essentially what the Federal Reserve has done three times since 2018. With the fed funds rate ...
15:32, 05/03/2019

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Funds rate....
08:32, 05/01/2019

Traders see fading prospects for Fed rate cut Traders of U.S. short-term interest rate futures trimmed bets the Federal Reserve would cut rates before the end of the year after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell poured cold water on the idea....
18:48, 05/01/2019

Fed's not yet done with U.S. rate hikes, says Guggenheim Global CIO Federal Reserve policymakers have no reason to change U.S. interest rates anytime soon but will startle global markets by resuming rate hikes rather than pivoting to cuts, according to a leading Wall......
16:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% Rate in First Quarter The U.S. economy roared back in the first quarter, growing at a rapid pace despite multiple headwinds, suggesting the current expansion has more room to run amid its 10th year....
10:48, 04/28/2019

The UK's 'right' to healthcare doesn't stop a racial gap in maternal deaths The birth of a new royal baby is all the buzz: Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex welcomed a son this week who will now be seventh in line for the British throne. The story has once again piqued interest in maternal mortality rates, which hav...
16:16, 05/08/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths has exceeded 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded with a new vaccine....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives Air bags have hurt and killed people. In recent years millions of vehicles were recalled for defective air bags. Still, there's nothing safer in a car.        ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak to pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths is to exceed 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded with a new vaccine....
10:32, 05/03/2019

Autopsy results expected soon in German crossbow deaths Police investigating the death of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts inside them at a hotel in Bavaria say they have found a third, unused crossbow inside a bag....
02:32, 05/13/2019

Death penalty trial set to start for dad in deaths of 5 kids LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A jury has been selected and opening statement should begin soon in the death penalty trial of a South Carolina father charged with killing his five children. The 12-member jury with six alternates was selected Monday at the Le...
07:48, 05/14/2019

Cooperstown mom charged with manslaughter in deaths of twin babies COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — A 27-year-old woman faces manslaughter charges after authorities in central New York say she recklessly caused the deaths of her twin babies. State police say the charges stem from an investigation into the deaths last June of Kim...
23:32, 05/13/2019

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

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly three-quarters of the...
07:48, 05/06/2019

Heart failure deaths rising in U.S., especially among younger adults (Reuters Health) - More U.S. adults are dying from heart failure today than a decade ago, and the sharpest rise in mortality is happening among middle-aged and younger adults, a new study suggests....
01:16, 05/08/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 64 The number of deaths due to cyclone Fani rose to 64 with 21 new deaths confirmed on Sunday, nine days after the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm devastated coastal Odisha....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Plane crashes into Florida river at end of runway, no deaths JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway, though no critical injuries were reported. A Naval Air Station Jacksonville news release ...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 41 The number of deaths in cyclone Fani on Wednesday rose to 41 against the 37 till yesterday, officials confirmed today. Information and Public Relations secretary Sanjay Singh, however, did not name......
09:16, 05/08/2019

Calling all pet lovers: This website warns you of dog deaths in movies I can handle just about anything that happens in the most gruesome of movies, but pets or babies murdered for lazy emotional manipulation will leave me in a rotten mood for the rest of the day. I get that it’s “just a movie,” but sometimes I’m not in...
16:16, 05/03/2019

Kentucky Derby to kick off under cloud of horse deaths Saturday marks the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs — but this year’s race will set off under a cloud of controversy originating at a track some 2,000 miles away. Twenty-three thoroughbreds have died since Dec. 26 at Santa...
21:16, 05/03/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Arizona unemployment rate declines to 4.8% in April PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.8% in April, down from 5% in March. State officials say Arizona’s labor force declined by nearly 3,000 people during the same period while the number of nonfarm j...
05:16, 05/18/2019

NYC’s rent-stabilized units about to see rate hikes The city’s Rent Guidelines Board narrowly backed a proposal Tuesday night that would hike rents for the million-plus New Yorkers who live in rent-regulated housing. The board okayed a tentative proposal that would allow for hikes ranging from ....
14:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Strong US job gains of 263,000 cuts rate to 3.6% WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the April jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. 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 ...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the increase Wednesday night. If it passes, everyone in the town will see a higher water bill. It would just ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Time to Bet on Multiple Rate Cuts? Analysts Say It's Too Soon Federal-funds futures suggest investors are more convinced than ever that the Fed will lower rates multiple times by the end of the year. Economic data suggest that’s too drastic a bet....
07:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. Worker Productivity Advances at Best Rate Since 2010 U.S. workers’ efficiency improved during the past year at the best pace in nearly a decade, laying groundwork for stronger wage growth and continued economic expansion....
05:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. birth rate fell to a 32-year low in 2018 The U.S. birth rate dropped 2 percent from 2018 to 2017, hitting a 32-year low, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics reported Wednesday....
07:32, 05/15/2019

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

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Cherry Brook Zoo cleared by CAZA in deaths of guinea pigs Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums said that their investigation has found that there is no evidence to support accusations that the method of euthanasia was inhumane. ...
11:00, 05/12/2019

Pregnancy-related deaths, mostly preventable, occur up to a year after birth: CDC Some 700 women in the United States die from pregnancy-related complications each year, up to a year after giving birth, and the deaths are usually preventable, according to a study released by U.S. health officials on Tuesday....
11:32, 05/07/2019

Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone (Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer people died from opioid overdoses, a new U.S. study finds....
17:48, 05/09/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
20:48, 05/09/2019

Egypt holiday deaths: Daughter hits out at 'immoral' delays The daughter of a British couple who both died suddenly while on holiday in Egypt has accused authorities of showing an "immoral" lack of assistance to her family. ...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, 4...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Funeral provider profits hit as number of deaths falls sharply Funerals provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower than expected number of deaths" in the first quarter....
04:16, 05/13/2019

Whale Deaths In US' West Coast May Be Linked To Arctic Warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Germany: 2 more bodies found in Passau crossbow deaths case A bizarre case in Bavaria continues to develop. After three people were found dead in a hotel room accompanied by two crossbows, now two further corpses have been discovered, at the home of one of the first victims....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Charged in Connection With Protester Deaths Sudan’s deposed president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has been charged by prosecutors with inciting violence that led to the deaths of people protesting his rule....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Surgical safety checklist linked to decline in hospital deaths After the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist went into effect in 2008, patient deaths after surgeries fell by a third in Scotland....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Gothic guru blamed in sex-slave crossbow deaths in Germany Authorities believe cult leader Torsten Weiss, 53 — the owner of a medieval fetish shop — directed the gory, murder-suicides that left himself and two women impaled with crossbow bolts, The Daily Beast reported, citing German news accounts. Two other...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Quake of 6.1 magnitude in Panama injures one, no initial reports of deaths A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled homes in southwest Panama on Sunday near the border with Costa Rica, damaging buildings and injuring at least one person, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities, authorities said....
15:32, 05/12/2019

3 Germans in crossbow deaths killed by shots in hearts, neck German authorities say autopsies show three people found dead with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, but are still trying to determine exactly what happened...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Horse Deaths at Santa Anita and Pimlico: Same Day, Same Track Owner A filly died after a race on Friday at Pimlico, the site of Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. The fatality at Santa Anita, the 24th at the track since Dec. 26, occurred after a gelding broke down during training....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white women in the United States....
20:16, 05/07/2019

Horse Deaths are Threatening the Racing Industry. Is the Sport Obsolete? A Kentucky family in the horse business for decades says action to address the health of the animals is overdue. The consequences of inaction could be catastrophic....
04:16, 04/29/2019

Multiple deaths in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown Tuesday evening following reports of a shooting.        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Natural ways to lower cholesterol High cholesterol levels can increase a person’s risk of heart disease. Natural ways to lower cholesterol include replacing trans fats and saturated fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, eating more soluble fiber, and exercising regularl...
14:48, 05/07/2019

A Case for Lower Rates Still Lurks Inflation could starts to reflect new technology, business models and statistical methods. If that happens, the case for lowering rates could become overwhelming....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 pct rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalising a plan to tax global internet giants and will submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
05:48, 04/30/2019

As Fed meets, Trump calls for sharp rate cut, stimulus President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched his latest salvo at the Federal Reserve, saying the U.S. economy could go "up like a rocket" if the central bank were to cut interest rates....
13:16, 04/30/2019

Gold Rate Declines By Rs 250 Amid Weak Demand In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity declined by Rs 250 each to Rs 32,620 and Rs 32,450 per 10 gram, respectively....
21:16, 05/02/2019

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s central bank has cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years to help support growth and counter risks from a global slowdown, trade tensions and extended weakness in commodity prices. Ban...
03:16, 05/07/2019

Free to use cash machines disappearing at 'an alarming rate' Free to use cash machines are disappearing at an alarming rate with more than 1,000 ATMs converted to charge fees in March alone, according to the consumer group Which?...
21:00, 04/30/2019

UK jobless rate falls to its lowest level in 45 years LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that Britain’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 45 years, though wage growth softened slightly. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that the jobless rate in the three months to ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

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

Fed's Harker Expects One More Rate Hike in 2019 and Another in 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker said Monday he is still expecting more central bank interest-rate increases, but acknowledged that view has become somewhat more tentative....
08:48, 05/06/2019

UN study says humans are damaging nature at 'unprecedented' rate You probably weren't expecting a feel-good nature report from the UN after its alarming findings on climate change, and you won't get one. The organization's Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Serv...
08:48, 05/06/2019

April jobs blowout keeps Fed rate cut out of Trump's grasp Blowout April hiring that leaves the U.S. the economic envy of the world, according to President Trump, comes with a spoiler: It makes the Federal Reserve interest-rate cut he has advocated via Twitter that much less likely....
19:32, 05/03/2019

SBI Annuity Deposit Scheme: Rate Of Interest And Other Details Under SBI (State Bank of India) annuity deposit scheme, the facility of premature payment is available. However, it is permitted only in case of death of the depositor....
14:32, 05/11/2019

EU devouring natural resources at unsustainable rate: report The world would need 2.8 Earths if everyone burned through natural resources as greedily as the average person in the EU, according to a new study. Its authors say drastic action is needed to avert a crisis....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one figure could be adjusted....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Google's Q1 means cloud revenue run rate still AWOL Google's parent company delivered mixed first quarter financial results due in part to the recent $1.7 billion antitrust fine​ by the European Commission...
18:32, 04/29/2019

Upward Move on Key Market Rate Could Bring Fed Response The Federal Reserve’s tool kit for controlling interest rates is facing a challenge that could prompt changes in the mechanics of how the central bank influences the economy....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says The number of babies born in the U.S. in 2018 fell to the lowest level in 32 years, according to a government report released Wednesday. The numbers are part of a decadeslong trend toward fewer and fewer babies being born each year — which means we’r...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Texas woman pleads guilty in Kansas fair vendors' deaths A Texas woman has admitted to her role in the deaths of a couple who were killed at a Kansas fair after one suspect ordered the killings as part of a "carnival mafia" initiation....
10:32, 05/15/2019

First slavery, then a chemical plant and cancer deaths: one town's brutal history Long before Reserve, Louisiana was home to a chemical plant and riddled with cancer, it had suffered the violent deprivations of enslavementAt night the Pontchartrain Works lights up the horizon. During the day the tall scaffolding and plumes of emis...
03:32, 05/06/2019

Jail deaths highlight ongoing rural Alaska safety issues ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A spokeswoman for an Alaska regional tribal consortium says the recent deaths of three people at village jails underscores ongoing public safety problems in rural parts of the state. Azara Mohammadi (ah-ZAHR-ah moh-HAH-mah-de...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Dutch court will hear widows' case against Shell over deaths of Ogoni Nine Judges order oil firm to release confidential documents as wives of late Nigerian activists get go-ahead to pursue claimA Dutch court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine whether Royal Dutch Shell was complicit in the Nigerian government’s...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
18:48, 05/16/2019

Another sombre milestone for Afghanistan: 2018 saw record civilian deaths – UN report With over 3,800 civilian women, children and men killed in just one year, Afghanistan has hit yet another “deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable” record, according to a new report issued on Sunday by the UN political mission in the country (UNAMA...
13:00, 04/28/2019

As the Kentucky Derby approaches, deaths pose existential questions for US racing A rash of deaths at the famous Santa Anita Park in California has left many wondering about the future of horse racing in AmericaTank Team, Unusual Angel, Secret Street, Derby Treasure, Noise Mandate, Amboseli. There will be no statues built at Santa...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Japan's Suga: possible for PM Abe to dissolve lower house Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday it is possible that the prime minister could dissolve the lower house of parliament if the opposition submits a motion of no confidence against his cabinet....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inventories....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Antarctic ice thinning at an ‘extraordinary’ rate, satellite data show Antarctica is losing ice at a rapid rate, according to new satellite information. Glaciers are now sliding into the sea because of the warming Southern Ocean as ice vanishes five times faster than it did in the 1990s. The West Antarctic ice sheet use...
15:16, 05/17/2019

March consumer spending climbed at highest rate since 2010 U.S. consumer spending rose about 1 percent in March, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Monday, a possible indication the post-recession rebound continues....
10:16, 04/29/2019

CBOE To Introduce First Interest Rate-Based Volatility Index CHICAGO, June 13, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it will begin disseminating values for its first interest rate-based volatility index, the CBOE Interest Rate Volatility Index (ticker: SRVX)...
21:16, 05/01/2019

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

Global stocks fall, dollar, yields climb as Fed rate cut seen less likely Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to alter expectations for a rate cut by the central bank this year....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Before withdrawing, Stephen Moore disagreed with Trump on steep Fed rate cut "I'm not so sure I agree with the White House that we should cut rates by an entire percentage point," Moore said hours before Trump's announcement....
10:00, 05/02/2019

ProBeat: Has Google’s word error rate progress stalled? If Google hit a wall in 2017 with cloud-powered speech recognition, it makes sense to shift resources to improving offline, on-device speech recognition.Read More...
14:00, 05/10/2019

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

Wall Street drops after Fed chair dampens rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks ended lower on Wednesday and the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record high closes as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appeared to dampen hopes the central bank could move later this year to cut interest rates....
18:48, 05/01/2019

England’s Eoin Morgan banned for fourth ODI because of slow over-rate • England captain suspended for slow over-rate in third ODI• Bairstow reprimanded for hitting stumps after dismissal Eoin Morgan is set to hand over the England captaincy to Jos Buttler for Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in No...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Investors Await Clues on Fed's Rate Pause, Policy Outlook Federal Reserve officials are poised to leave interest rates unchanged at their two-day meeting ending Wednesday, and the debate could center on what it would take for them to move off the sidelines....
04:00, 05/01/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steady near one-week low as Fed clouds rate cut bets Gold steadied on Thursday, holding just above a one-week low touched in the previous session after comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dashed hopes of a near-term rate cut, boosting the dollar....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Stocks slip, dollar drifts after Fed cools rate cut bets The dollar nursed overnight gains while Europe's share markets struggled early on, after the U.S. central bank dampened bets that it might be readying its first interest rate cut in years....
02:48, 05/02/2019

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

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
14:16, 04/30/2019

Nurse who was stabbed while helping London Bridge victim asked terrorist: 'What's wrong with you?' A nurse who was stabbed as she tried to save a man during the London Bridge terror attack said she looked into the eyes of one of the "evil" extremists and asked him: "What's wrong with you?"...
06:32, 05/16/2019

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. There have been 64 traffic deaths this year — up 10 percent from 58 during the same period last year,...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Union Minister Slams Report Stating 1.2 Million Pollution Deaths in India Union minister Harsh Vardhan has discredited the recent global reports claiming over one million deaths in India due to air pollution, saying such studies are only aimed at "causing panic"....
02:16, 05/05/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” of civilians were reportedly killed and injured....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment....
12:48, 05/12/2019

Eating Whole Walnuts May Help Lower BP For Those At Risk Of Heart Diseases A new study has said that eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure, especially in people who are vulnerable to or at risk of cardiovascular diseases or heart diseases....
07:16, 05/02/2019

Apache's adjusted profit falls 69 pct on lower prices U.S. oil and gas producer Apache Corp reported a 69 percent plunge in adjusted quarterly profit on Wednesday, as lower crude and natural gas prices offset higher output from the Permian basin in the United States and the UK North Sea....
14:48, 05/01/2019

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer Breast cancer treatments have come a long way in recent decades, but understanding how to prevent tumors from forming in the first place has been a major challenge. In a new study being presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology me...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Markets Right Now: Trade jitters send US stocks lower NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street as investors keep a close eye on trade talks between the U.S. and China. Top trade officials are meeting in W...
07:32, 05/09/2019

DowDuPont profit slumps 28%, hit by lower chemical demand Floods in the U.S. Midwest and a sluggish growth in auto and smartphone markets hit prices of its specialty and agricultural chemicals as well as volumes in North America....
05:16, 05/02/2019

How Much Lower Will a Dealer Go on a Heavily Discounted Advertised Price? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about heavily discounted advertised prices, playing the waiting g...
08:32, 05/03/2019

Stocks Edge Lower as U.S.-China Trade War Worsens U.S. stocks opened lower and global markets rose despite President Trump’s tariff increase, amid hopes that the two sides still have time to negotiate....
08:32, 05/10/2019

Dollar Edges Lower Following Soft Inflation Data The dollar slipped Friday after a measure of first-quarter inflation came in below expectations despite surprisingly strong economic growth in the first three months of the year....
11:32, 04/28/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
12:00, 05/01/2019

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Dollar Inches Lower Ahead of Fed, Jobless Report The dollar edged lower ahead of two events slated for later this week—the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy statement and the U.S. employment report—as investors look for insights into the U.S. economy....
14:48, 04/29/2019

FCC clears SpaceX to fly internet satellites in lower orbit SpaceX is one step closer to fulfilling its plans of launching a host of internet satellites. The FCC has approved its revised plan that would fly over 1,500 of its Starlink satellites at a lower orbit of 'just' 550km (about 342 miles). T...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Uber shifts into lower gear, prices IPO at $45 per share SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. The world’s leading ride-hailing service set the stage for its long-awaited arrival on the stock market by pricing ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk....
06:00, 05/13/2019

Semenya's future in doubt after she says no to medication to lower testosterone The future of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya was in doubt on Friday after she said she would not take medication to lower testosterone levels to comply with new rules for the 800 metres....
13:32, 05/03/2019

AIG profit jumps 44 pct on improved underwriting, lower costs American International Group Inc reported a 44.1 percent surge in quarterly adjusted earnings on Monday, boosted by higher premiums, improved underwriting in its general insurance business and lower expenses....
13:48, 05/06/2019

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

Theory test pass rate drops to lowest level in a decade News 14 May, 2019 The proportion of learner drivers passing the driving theory test has fallen 18 per cent in a decade, new data reveals...
09:32, 05/14/2019

Microsoft cloud annualized run rate hits $13bn in strong first quarter Microsoft posted revenue of $20.5 billion in the first quarter of its 2017 financial year, a negligible rise on the same quarter last year. Operating income was $5.2 billion, down 8 percent year on year, net income was $4.7 billion, down 4 percent, a...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Gundlach says buy interest rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries: Sohn Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer at Doubleline Capital, said on Monday at the Sohn Investment Conference that his best idea for investors is to buy interest rate volatility on long maturity......
15:32, 05/06/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in interest rates at this moment....
19:16, 05/01/2019

England captain Eoin Morgan hit with one-game ban after slow over-rate against Pakistan Eoin Morgan will sit out England's fourth ODI against Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Friday after he was banned for one match for England's dismal over-rate on Tuesday....
06:48, 05/15/2019

UA, AZDHS study doubles survival rate for traumatic brain injuries MESA, Ariz. – It is a situation no one wants to imagine themselves or a loved one in, but traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a major cause of death in the United States. Now, a University of Arizona and Arizona Department of Health Services stu...
20:48, 05/08/2019

Gundlach says buy interest rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries -Sohn Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer at Doubleline Capital, said on Monday at the Sohn Investment Conference that his best idea for investors is to buy interest rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries via a put-call straddle on TLT....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting rates as early as June....
10:16, 04/28/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX weaken after Fed dampens rate cut bets Latin American currencies softened against a stronger U.S. dollar on Thursday, a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates steady, while most regional stock markets broadly fell along with their global peers. Regional markets, return...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Dented Fed rate cut hopes drag on stocks; dollar, yields climb Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to lower expectations for a rate cut by the U.S. central bank this ...
14:32, 05/02/2019

'Not adequate': experts rate Australian political response to extinction crisis Following the publication of the UN’s shocking report, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the GreensThe United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity declining at an unp...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Mike Pence joins Trump in calling for interest rate cuts Vice President Mike Pence joined the chorus of Trump administration officials calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. “I think it might be time for us to consider lowering interest rates,” Pence said in an interview with CNBC Friday. Pe...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
14:48, 05/16/2019

'People are dying horrible deaths' the Louisiana town where cancer haunts the streets – video Residents of the town on the banks of the Mississippi River have watched a family members and neighbors have been lost to cancer. Official figures show the risk of cancer from toxic air is 50 times higher in Reserve than the national average. Feeling...
03:32, 05/06/2019

World Health Organization says Ebola deaths in Congo outbreak expected to exceed 1,000 later Friday GENEVA (AP) — World Health Organization says Ebola deaths in Congo outbreak expected to exceed 1,000 later Friday....
05:32, 05/03/2019

Wall St. opens lower as trade worries keep investors on sidelines U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, as renewed worries over a prolonged trade spat between the United States and China weighed on investor sentiment....
07:16, 05/07/2019

Europe lower after comments from Fed's Powell; factory activity contracts; VW up 5% European stocks followed their U.S. counterparts lower on Thursday morning after the Federal Reserve chairman hinted that lower rates may not be in the cards....
03:48, 05/02/2019

Dow, stocks poised for a lower open after higher tariffs kicked in Stocks were poised for a lower open on Friday after higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods kicked in after midnight.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-DowDuPont profit slumps 28 pct, hit by lower chemical demand DowDuPont Inc reported a 28 percent fall in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, as floods in the U.S. midwest and a sluggish growth in auto and smartphone markets hit prices of its speciality and agricultural chemicals as well as volumes in North ...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Walnuts may lower blood pressure, risk for heart disease People who switched out 5 percent of saturated fat in their diets for walnuts had lower central diastolic blood pressure readings than those who didn't make the change....
07:48, 05/02/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks open broadly lower on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly lower with the biggest losses going to technology companies and banks. Chipmaker Intel fell 1.2% early Tuesday. Bank of America fe...
07:48, 05/07/2019

SoftBank Group shares tumble as Uber prices IPO at lower end Shares in Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp tumbled 5.5% on Friday, a day after one of its biggest tech bets, Uber Technologies, priced its initial public offering at the low end of the targeted range....
04:16, 05/10/2019

Trump's China tariff threat sends Wall St. lower U.S. stocks posted broad-based declines on Monday after President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods this week, triggering worries about a global economic slowdown....
11:32, 05/06/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX lower as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday, as anxious investors awaited the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks amid signs that negotiations were turning sour as Washington readies tariffs on Chinese goods....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Crude oil prices drop after API reported lower-than-expected draw Oil prices fell early Wednesday, likely a result of lower-than-expected draws in an API with traders awaiting official EIA inventory data later in the day....
11:00, 04/28/2019

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

NL MVP Yelich pulled from Brewers game with lower back issue Reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich has been pulled from the Milwaukee Brewers game against the New York Mets with low back discomfort        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Markets Move Lower as U.S. Prepares to Raise China Tariffs President Trump and Beijing both indicated that a trade war could continue, surprising businesses and investors who had expected a resolution this week....
07:48, 05/09/2019

Treasury yields tick lower as US-China trade war escalates U.S. government debt prices ticked higher Thursday after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology....
06:32, 05/16/2019

Fed can lower rates if U.S.-China trade spat causes slowdown: Rosengren The Federal Reserve has the tools it needs, including lowering interest rates, to respond to any slowdown resulting from the U.S.-China trade spat, a top Fed policymaker told Reuters on Monday, adding that he is not necessarily expecting such a need ...
15:48, 05/13/2019

Marathon Oil profit rises 66 pct on higher production, lower costs Marathon Oil Corp reported a 66.2 percent rise in first-quarter adjusted profit on Wednesday, getting a boost from higher output and lower production costs at its U.S. shale assets....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Trump pushes Fed to lower interest rates in series of tweets President Donald Trump is pushing the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, claiming it would help the economy to "go up like a rocket."        ...
18:32, 04/30/2019

Slide in energy stocks push Wall Street lower Wall Street's main indexes slipped on Thursday, as a slide in energy stocks added to the gloom after the Federal Reserve dampened expectations of an interest rate cut this year....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Type-2 diabetes: Why this one drink could lower blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include peeing more than usual and feeling very tired. To reduce blood sugar levels it’s important to watch what you eat and drink....
08:48, 05/01/2019

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

US employers added robust 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment rate fell to 49-year low of 3.6% WASHINGTON (AP) — US employers added robust 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment rate fell to 49-year low of 3.6%....
05:32, 05/03/2019

1 million species face extinction as humans plunder nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate More than 1 million species are likely to go extinct, many within decades, unless their habitats are restored through dramatic change, a UN report says....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Gundlach recommends buying rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries: Sohn Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Monday at the Sohn Investment Conference that his best idea for investors is to buy interest rate volatility on long maturity......
16:32, 05/06/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops after Fed chair dampens rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks ended lower on Wednesday and the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record high closes as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dampened expectations the central bank could move later this year to cut interest rates....
13:48, 05/01/2019

Mysterious German crossbow deaths may have been part of murder-suicide pact by medieval cult: reports The mysterious deaths of five Germans – three who died by crossbow bolts lodged in their bodies – may have been part of a murder-suicide pact by a cult-like group devoted to medieval folklore, baffled police speculate as new tantalizing details emerg...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Germany crossbow murder victims were medieval combat enthusiasts, linked to deaths of 2 others hundreds of miles away The three people killed by crossbow arrows inside a German hotel room were medieval combat enthusiasts and their deaths have been linked to two more deaths at one of the victim’s apartment several hundred miles away....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Diabetes: Resistant Starch Benefits And Foods That May Help Lower Glucose Levels Diabetes Diet: Resistant starch is a type of starch that is not digested in the upper digestive tract and a small part of it remains in the gut unchanged. Here's why resistant starch rich foods are......
05:00, 05/09/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Thursday, as anxious investors awaited the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks amid signs that negotiations were turning sour as Washington readies tariffs on Chinese goods....
07:32, 05/09/2019

Midwest floods, local rains swell lower Mississippi River NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans office is asking to do something unprecedented: open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans for the second time in one year. This comes as floods across the Midwest have ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Type-2 diabetes: Eat this complex carb to lower blood sugar naturally DIABETES symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. To cut your type-2 risk, you should consider adding these complex carbohydrates into your diet....
10:16, 05/04/2019

Wall St. lower from Trump's China tariff threat but recovers some losses U.S. stocks posted broad-based declines on Monday after President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods reignited fears of a global economic slowdown, though the major indexes pared losses in afternoon trading as energy shares rose....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Dow ends 473 points lower, its worst day since January, as trade fears grow The Dow extended its losses into a second day after President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate a trade war moved closer to reality.        ...
16:16, 05/07/2019

AIG profit beats on strong underwriting, lower costs; shares up 6 percent Insurer American International Group Inc reported first-quarter earnings that trounced Wall Street estimates on Monday, as its general insurance business posted its first underwriting profit since the financial crisis....
15:48, 05/06/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says determined to lower interest rates to desired levels Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he was determined to lower interest rates, inflation and the lira exchange rate to desired levels and will take every step within free market rules....
04:32, 05/02/2019

Supplement for joint pain linked to lower heart disease risk A large new study has found an association between glucosamine, a common dietary supplement for joint pain, and a lower risk of cardiovascular problems....
03:16, 05/16/2019

Cognizant cuts 2019 forecasts on lower financial, healthcare demand Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp on Thursday nearly halved its 2019 revenue expectations after missing first-quarter results, as the IT services and outsourcing company faces sluggish demand in its financial and healthcare businesses....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Toyota annual profit rises 3% on cost cuts, lower incentives Toyota's operating profit edged up nearly 3 percent in the latest fiscal year on rising sales, tighter cost control and lower incentives in the crucial U.S. market....
05:00, 05/08/2019

AIG shares jump as profit beats on strong underwriting and lower costs Insurer AIG reported first-quarter earnings that trounced Wall Street estimates, as its general insurance business posted its first underwriting profit since the financial crisis....
05:32, 05/07/2019

U.S. says military killed 120 civilians abroad in 2018, lower than watchdog estimates United States military actions killed about 120 civilians and injured 65 others in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia last year, the Pentagon said in a report on Thursday, though the figures were far lower than those reported by watchdog groups....
09:32, 05/02/2019

BA Province Lower House speaker takes leave over sex abuse claims Female member of PRO has accused the speaker of the Buenos Aires Provincial Legislature, Manuel Mosca, of sexual abuse. Mosca is the husband of national Senator Gladys González....
09:48, 05/10/2019

Bridgewater warns of peak U.S. profit margins, lower stock prices The major drivers of high U.S. corporate profit margins are unsustainable and "now under threat", which will eventually result in much lower equity prices, Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest......
13:00, 04/28/2019

New office space will bring the chic back to the Lower East Side A quart of sour pickles on Grand Street costs just $8. But a single square foot of newly minted, amenities-rich office space on Delancey Street will set you back a C-note. Hello, the new Lower East Side....
20:48, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Marathon Oil profit beats on higher production, lower costs Marathon Oil Corp beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter profit on Wednesday, boosted by higher production and lower costs at its U.S. shale assets in the Bakken and Northern Delaware regions....
14:48, 05/01/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures edge lower on trade deal uncertainties Futures for Canada's main stock index pointed to a lower opening on Monday, as the United States and China appeared to be at a deadlock over trade negotiations....
05:16, 05/13/2019

Using CRISPR to stop male calves being born may lower animal suffering Male cows and chickens are routinely killed soon after birth because they are not wanted, but it may be possible to prevent their embryos developing in the first place...
10:00, 04/28/2019

FCC Clears SpaceX to Launch Nearly 1,600 Internet-Beaming Satellites to a Lower Orbit The Federal Communications Commission has approved SpaceX’s plans to fly a fleet of internet-transmitting satellites, Starlink, at a “lower orbit than originally planned,” the Verge reported on Saturday.Read more......
10:32, 04/28/2019

Chase tried to motivate customers with lower bank balances. It backfired badly. Chase Bank tried to offer customers on Twitter some #MondayMotivation to save money. The backlash was so strong the banking giant deleted their tweet.        ...
06:16, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Apache profit misses on lower crude, natural gas prices U.S. oil and gas producer Apache Corp missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as lower crude and natural gas prices offset higher output from the Permian basin in the United States and the UK North Sea....
14:48, 05/01/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends lower on trade uncertainty; Dow down for 4th week Wall Street ended lower on Friday as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses in its longest weekly losing streak in three years....
13:48, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Gundlach recommends buying rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries -Sohn Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Monday at the Sohn Investment Conference that his best idea for investors is to buy interest rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Fitbit's enterprise health unit hits Q1 stride, $122 million annual revenue run rate Fitbit is also seeing strong demand for its devices. The hardware is seen as a customer acquisition avenue for a broader software and services strategy....
16:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Cognizant cuts 2019 forecasts on lower financial, healthcare demand Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp on Thursday nearly halved its 2019 revenue expectations after missing first-quarter results, as the IT services and outsourcing company faces sluggish demand in its financial and healthcare businesses....
18:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Telefonica Brasil lifts profit with lower operating and debt costs Lower operating and debt servicing costs helped Telefonica Brasil SA post a 22.2 percent rise in first quarter net income, outperforming its rival TIM Participações and exceeding market expectations....
05:00, 05/09/2019

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
17:48, 05/16/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. Here’s how eating this one food for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels....
05:16, 05/19/2019

Lockheed signs long-term contracts with supplier for lower costs, better availability Lockheed Martin has negotiated new long-term logistics and repair contracts with F-35 Lightning II suppliers with lower costs and better availability....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Toyota annual profit increases 3 percent on cost cutting, lower incentives Toyota's operating profit edged ahead nearly 3 percent in the latest fiscal year on rising sales, tighter cost control and lower incentives in the crucial U.S. market...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Paper Round: Pogba to push for Real move – but needs United to lower asking price "Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial’s Manchester United future, Paulo Dybala to Old Trafford and Ajax’s David Neres all feature in Tuesday’s Paper Round."...
16:32, 05/06/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens marginally lower amid U.S.-China trade worries Canada's main stock index opened marginally lower on Wednesday, as gains in material and energy shares were more than offset by concerns about the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks....
07:16, 05/08/2019

The world's first 1TB microSD card is finally on sale at a slightly lower price than expected Just in case you needed further proof the mobile tech industry is making incredible progress at breakneck speed nowadays, you might recall Samsung's first ever "terabyte-ready" phone was only unveiled last fall. The Galaxy Note 9 offered 512 gigs of ...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Mazda's profits tumble 43% on foreign exchange, lower sales, dealer outlays In announcing the lower earnings results, CEO Akira Marumoto outlined a new mid-term business plan that targets lifting operating profit margin to a sustainable 5 percent by the fiscal year ending March 31, 2025....
05:32, 05/09/2019

D-Wave releases lower-noise quantum processor on its Leap cloud service D-Wave Systems released a lower-noise D-Wave 2000Q processor in its Leap cloud service and research showing a correlation with improved performance.Read More...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Wall Street to open lower as tensions escalate ahead of trade talks Wall Street was set to open lower on Thursday, with focus on a high-stakes meeting between the United States and China that could decide the fate of a long-awaited trade deal, even as additional tariffs on Chinese goods loomed....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Hope in the drug crisis: New data show prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the single largest annual decline ever recorded, said research firm IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science...
04:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Cognizant cuts full-year forecast on lower financial, healthcare demand Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp cut its full-year revenue forecast and missed its first-quarter results on Thursday, due to lower demand in its financial services and healthcare business....
16:32, 05/02/2019

Mazda's full-year profit tumbles 43% on forex, lower sales, dealer outlays Mazda's operating profit slumped 43 percent in the latest fiscal year, with results broadsided by falling global sales, increased marketing expenses, foreign exchange losses and spiraling dealer costs in the U.S....
02:48, 05/09/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends lower on property, banking as Gulf markets mixed Dubai's stock market closed down on Sunday, dragged lower by property and banking shares as Gulf markets ended the day mixed amid rising geopolitical tensions that have shaken investor confidence. Dubai's main index fell 2.2%, led by a 3.1% decl...
11:16, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Embraer reports quarterly loss, lower revenue, ahead of Boeing tie-up Embraer SA reported a $42.5 million loss for the first quarter on Wednesday as revenue fell in its three main divisions due to fewer plane deliveries and as the Brazilian planemaker burned through cash in preparation for a deal with Boeing Co....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
15:16, 05/07/2019

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and partners warned o...
06:16, 04/29/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold edges lower as improved risk sentiment dents safe-haven demand Gold extended its losses on Friday, following its biggest one-day percentage loss in a month in the previous session on a firmer dollar and as a strong U.S. data, corporate results boosted investor appetite for riskier assets....
20:16, 05/16/2019

White House takes on surprise medical bills in continued push to lower US health-care costs President Donald Trump announced a new push Thursday for legislation designed to end surprise medical bills that leave Americans saddled with costs for care that they thought were covered by their insurance....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Cboe Global Markets Reports Record Results for First Quarter 2018 and Raises Run-rate Expense Synergy Target to $85 Million CHICAGO, IL – May 4, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today reported record financial results for the first quarter of 2018....
06:16, 05/01/2019

All those deaths from 'Game of Thrones' Battle of Winterfell, ranked Spoiler alert: We list and rank significant character deaths from Sunday's 'Game of Thrones' episode, 'The Long Night,' which featured an epic battle.        ...
03:32, 04/29/2019

Red flags before deaths of 7 in Tennessee a 'wake-up call,' attorney says Michael Lee Cummins, the suspect in the Tennessee deaths, had a lengthy criminal history in the state before the deaths last month.        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Services.        ...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Vice President Mike Pence backs Trump's call to lower interest rates, citing low consumer inflation Trump and economic advisor Larry Kudlow have also called for lower rates, though the Fed generally makes decisions independently of political demands....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Announce New Interbank Lending Exchange and Interest Rate Benchmark CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Environmental Financial Products, LLC and CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced plans to launch the American Financial Exchange, an electronic marketplace for small and mid-sized banks to lend and borrow short-ter...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Taking a group 'egg-cation': Women band together to lower costs of egg-freezing treatments Women 'Freeze with a Friend' or take group 'egg-cations' to get discounts, split costs of expensive egg-freezing treatments at clinics.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Those shocking deaths from 'Game of Thrones' King's Landing battle, ranked Spoiler alert: We rank the most significant deaths from the second-to-last episode of the HBO hit 'Game of Thrones.'        ...
22:48, 05/12/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES THIRD-QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS REVENUES, NET INCOME LOWER AGAINST RECORD THIRD-QUARTER 2008 Chicago, October 28, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and nine months ended September 30, 2009. Total Exchange revenues for the third quarter of 2009 decreased by 17 percent to $9...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Google unveils the lower-cost Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL Google's worst-kept secret in a long time is now official: meet the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. As expected, both phones are mid-tier devices aimed at people who want the Pixel line's photographic chops (not to mention a 'pure' take...
11:32, 05/07/2019

What to know about black stool The causes of black stool usually include colitis, stomach ulcers, and certain foods. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about black stool, and when to see a doctor, here....
19:00, 05/03/2019

What causes black mucus? Black mucus or phlegm is usually a sign of an underlying condition, smoking, or exposure to pollutants. It may clear up on its own, but it sometimes requires treatment. Here, find out what causes black mucus and how to treat it....
05:16, 05/08/2019

CBOE Interest Rate Options Products Closed on Columbus Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, October 8, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), 10-Year Treasury Note (TNX), and 13-Week Treasury Bill (IRX) interest rate products will...
00:32, 05/02/2019

President Trump slams 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett as a 'third-rate actor' President Donald Trump is taking a shot at "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, again, for referencing MAGA country.        ...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image Space and physics reporter Leah Crane answers New Scientist readers’ questions on the first ever images of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Eczema on black skin: What to know Eczema is a common skin condition that causes inflammation and itching. It can present differently in different skin tones. In this article, learn about the symptoms of eczema and how it might look on black skin....
00:48, 04/30/2019

Black hole breakthrough: a lot done, much more to do The first direct image of a black hole is another triumph for Einstein's general relativity – but to make further progress we must look for even better theories...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Psoriasis on black skin: What to know Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes itchy, inflamed, and scaly patches. It can be more challenging to diagnose on black skin. Learn more about psoriasis on black skin in this article....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Celebrating black masculinity in Harlem When British designer Ozwald Boateng announced he'd be staging a fashion show about "AI," most people assumed he was talking about artificial intelligence....
04:16, 05/07/2019

Shell Shines in a Black Quarter for Oil Following big divestments in recent years, Shell has distinguished itself by taking a low-cost, lower growth approach to oil and by heavy investment in natural gas. This quarter, that strategy worked well....
05:00, 05/02/2019

What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings Welcome to the place of no return — a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape it. This is a black hole....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Black bears battle it out on front lawn Two bears were spotted biting, clawing and lunging at each other just outside a residential home in Branchville, New Jersey.        ...
09:32, 05/10/2019

Nigel Slater: 10 recipes from my little black book Exclusive extract: For years, Nigel Slater has been writing down everything he eats in his notebook. These notes shape the plant-based recipes in his new book, Greenfeast There is a little black book on the kitchen table. Neatly annotated in places, ...
06:48, 05/19/2019

How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater Jackie Sibblies Drury, Jeremy O. Harris, Antoinette Nwandu and Jordan E. Cooper, on influences, gatekeepers and helping “the young black theater nerd find work that looks like them.”...
10:00, 04/28/2019

| New York policeman tried five years after black man's death Five years after an African American father of six died after being apparently held in an illegal police chokehold, a video of which triggered the Black Lives Matter Movement, a disciplinary trial of the policeman accused of killing him got under way...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Why young, black girls are often criminalized in schools Black girls don’t misbehave more, but experts say they often receive more severe punishments for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Black Ops 4 Update Stokes Debate About Who The Spectre Really Is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s latest event “Spectre Rising” brings back the series’ most mysterious Specialist, and the community seems torn over the character’s identity....
16:48, 05/09/2019

First ever picture of a black hole may be revealed this week The Event Horizon Telescope aims to capture an image of the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way – and its first results will be released on 10 April...
10:32, 04/28/2019

First black hole picture: The big mysteries we still need to solve We finally have the first real image of a black hole, so researchers can begin studying these cosmic mysteries in detail. Here is what they are hoping to learn...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Black Hole Given the Hawaiian Name ‘Powehi.’ Here’s What That Means The black hole that was captured in a first-ever picture this week has been named “Powehi,” courtesy of a language professor at the University of Hawaii-Hilo. Powehi means “embellished dark source of unending creation”, accord...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Rory McIlroy could have edge at Bethpage Black There aren’t a lot of golf courses that don’t set up well for Rory McIlroy. But ones like Bethpage Black, where the PGA Championship starts Thursday, are tailored for him. The four-time major champion is aiming for his third PGA Championship win this...
01:16, 05/15/2019

Stunning photos show 'Black is Beautiful' To some, Kwame Brathwaite was the "Keeper of the Images," capturing black creativity and expression in its purest and most candid of forms. Between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the Brooklyn native made his career documenting the burgeoning blac...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Pay gap between black, white college graduates has grown Members of the college class of 2019 are starting out on some of the best economic footing in recent memory, but that fortune isn’t spread equally. The gulf in wages between young black college graduates and young white college graduates has actually...
19:32, 05/14/2019

Call of Duty's 2020 release may be Black Ops 5 According to a recent report from Kotaku, a “major upheaval” by Activision could see Call of Duty: Black Ops 5 launch in 2020, a year earlier than previous release patterns would lead fans to expect it.The Call of Duty franchise has fol...
11:32, 05/19/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
15:00, 05/14/2019

'The Twilight Zone' gets a makeover for the 'Black Mirror' age Rod Serling's classic "The Twilight Zone" made its debut almost 60 years ago, but each generation seems destined for its own revival. The latest incarnation, courtesy of streaming site CBS All Access, tries to give the sci-fi anthology a new coat of ...
11:32, 04/28/2019

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black The pardon was the latest example of the president using a unilateral power of his office to absolve a prominent figure whose case personally resonates with him....
21:16, 05/15/2019

At Black Colleges, the Baseball Teams Increasingly Aren’t As the number of African-American baseball players continues to decline, black players are often surprised to find themselves in the minority even at historically black colleges....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Our galaxy’s supermassive black hole may be spewing matter right at us The best image yet of the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way shows that if it has a powerful jet like others do, it may be pointing at Earth...
11:32, 04/28/2019

"PM's Gujarat Legacy Black Spot Not Only For Him But Country": Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today by calling his "Gujarat legacy a black spot". "PM Modi has been Gujarat chief minister for a longer time than me......
04:00, 05/15/2019

Deputy tried to arrest black man after mistaking him for fugitive: video A Houston deputy tried to arrest a black man playing with his kids outside his own home — because he apparently mistook him for a fugitive with a similar hairstyle wanted in Louisiana, viral video shows. A 5-minute video on Facebook posted on May 8 b...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Black Comedy Dead to Me Is Your Twisty New Netflix Binge “Wherever Judy Goes, Chaos tends to follow.” So says James Marsden in the Netflix black comedy Dead to Me. Taken together, his utterance (an early contender for my own epitaph) and the fact that a long list of embargoed spoilers prevents ...
04:32, 05/02/2019

PGA Championship: The fight behind Bethpage Black’s famous sign -WARNING- The Black Course Is An Extremely Difficult Course Which We Recommend Only For Highly Skilled Golfers. Mike Asheroff can still remember that day in 1981 — or was it 1982? — when the sign was first created to prepare golfers for the challenge...
16:32, 05/14/2019

Pence visits black churches burned in Louisiana Vice President Mike Pence visited St. Landry Parish in Louisiana, where three Baptist churches with predominately black congregations were set ablaze by an arsonist. (May 3)        ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Black Twitter Earns Ph.D. With Hilarious Dissertation Thread When it comes to ingenuity and creativity, very few things surpass the unending inventiveness of black folks. Whether it is out of necessity or unbridled imagination, not only can we make something out of nothing, but we can make it fun. Enslaved Afr...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Black hole may have swallowed neutron star, say astronomers Scientists analyse whether gravitational wave detectors picked up signs of collisionAstronomers may have spotted a neutron star being swallowed by a black hole for the first time, marked by a belch of gravitational waves rippling across the cosmos.If...
15:00, 05/03/2019

VP Pence to visit black church burned by arsonist OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has come to Louisiana to show his support for members of three black churches burned by an arsonist. Pence arrived Friday and is scheduled to meet with community leaders and parishioners of the three ch...
11:16, 05/03/2019

Russian Investigators Examine Black Boxes for Cause of Jet Fire Russian officials were examining the black boxes and flight data recovered from the wreckage of a passenger jet that caught fire and killed 41 people at Moscow’s busiest airport....
10:16, 05/06/2019

'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole Using a global network of telescopes to see "the unseeable," an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - in an achievement that validated a pillar of science put forward...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church's 4th black female bishop A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Golfers must brace for New York attitude at Bethpage Black Ian Poulter was on the first tee at Bethpage Black on Wednesday, getting ready for his final practice round before Thursday’s official start of the PGA Championship. “Hey, Poulter, welcome to my course,” someone yelled from the grandstands behind the...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Black holes and lasers could let us cheat at interstellar travel Firing a laser at a pair of black holes can produce more energy than you start with, letting you travel the galaxy without needing a large amount of fuel...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Chadwick Boseman to play history's first black samurai Fresh from being snapped back to reality, Chadwick Boseman is heading to 16th century Japan to play Yasuke, the first man from Africa to become a samurai—though actual historical proof of his existence is slim, so it’s unclear if he literally held th...
17:16, 05/07/2019

CBS All Access will stream 'Twilight Zone' in black and white It's not often that streaming services are willing to release new versions of their shows to cater to fans, but CBS All Access is willing to make an exception. It's launching a black-and-white version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zo...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Activist who was 1st black woman mayor in Mississippi dies JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights activist who was the first African American woman to win a mayor’s race in Mississippi has died. Unita (yoo-NEE-tah) Blackwell was 86. Her son, Jeremiah Blackwell Jr., said she died Monday in Ocean Springs H...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Jury awards $3M to black strippers in discrimination case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American strippers after a federal judge found the women worked under worse conditions than their white colleagues. The judge ruled in the discrimina...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black woman director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black woman filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
08:48, 05/17/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Five story lines to watch in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Bethpage Black, playing to a par of 70 and stretching out north of 7,400 yards, will greet the players each day like a jab to the face.        ...
06:16, 05/14/2019

Alabama A&M-Morehouse to play 1st Black College HOF Classic CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Alabama A&M and Morehouse College will play Labor Day weekend at the campus of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in the first Black College Hall of Fame Classic. The season opener on Sept. 1 at 4 p.m. ET will be played at Tom Benson H...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Astronomers reveal first-ever picture of a black hole – video Scientists working on the Event Horizon Telescope project have produced an image of the "unseeable", capturing the world's first picture of a black hole. It took nearly two years for 200 researchers and a network of eight radio telescopes spanning th...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Texas officer charged with homicide for shooting black man A Texas grand jury indicted a suburban Dallas police officer Wednesday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide for fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop last year....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Brooks Koepka previews the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Last year's PGA Championship winner, Brooks Koepka, on what it will take for him to defend his title at Bethpage Black in New York.        ...
10:32, 05/13/2019

A major return to Bethpage Black brings more rain FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Major championship golf returned to Bethpage State Park and found the Black course just how it left it 10 years ago: wet. More than one-half inch of rain fell Sunday as some players began to arrive for the PGA Championship. A...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Former Clinton campaign adviser: AOC can’t help Sanders with black voters Former Hillary Clinton campaign adviser Antjuan Seawright said Friday that whether or not Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports 2020 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, he would still have the same problem “with the most dominant voting block in ou...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Expelled in 1956, black woman gets doctorate at U of Alabama TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama has bestowed an honorary doctorate degree to Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African American to attend the university. Her brief enrollment came after a lengthy court battle. She had first applied t...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, 'still waiting for my run in the majors'        ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Astronomers Make Movie of Black Hole Spinning Like a Top Scientists around the world were able to create a short visualization of an active black hole wobbling like a top, according to a new paper—an important observation for the field.Read more......
13:32, 04/29/2019

Daly says cart a disadvantage at PGA on hilly Bethpage Black John Daly hates having to use cart in PGA Championship, probably wouldn't do it unless major didn't mean so much to him        ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

That First Black Hole Seen in an Image Is Now Called Pōwehi, at Least in Hawaii The word, which means “adorned fathomless dark creation,” is derived from the Kumulipo, a centuries-old Hawaiian creation chant, said a professor who helped with the naming....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Spinoff of ABC’s ‘black-ish’ to focus on mixed-race issues LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spinoff of the ABC sitcom “black-ish” will focus on a young Rainbow Johnson and her challenges growing up in the 1980s. ABC said Thursday that the new series, titled “mixed-ish,” will be narrated by Tracee...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Black Ops 4's 'Spectre Rising' Event: The Good, The Bad, And The Flooded Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s “Operation Spectre Rising” update arrived on April 30 for PlayStation 4, with Xbox One and PC users joining the event within a week, but the new content drop comes with some highs and lows....
06:16, 05/02/2019

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spotted testing The Black Series should go even further than the recent GT R Pro, a track-focused variant built with suspension and aero tweaks in mind rather than uprated power AMG's fastest-accelerating model yet will be beaten only by the One hypercar when it a...
03:00, 05/06/2019

A black hole the size of Jupiter is just wandering around the galaxy Black holes are usually the mass of one star or the mass of millions, but we may have found one wandering through our galaxy that’s right in the middle...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Tiger practices at Bethpage Black in cold, rain As he prepares for his first tournament since winning the Masters, Tiger Woods got an early start with a practice round before 8 a.m. on Monday at Bethpage Black....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Black holes: seeing 'the unseeable' – Science Weekly podcast Using a global network of telescopes, scientists have managed to capture an image of a black hole for the first time. Hannah Devlin investigates why it’s more than just a pretty pictureBlack holes have long featured in science fiction movies as dark ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Jim Nantz: Bethpage Black won't be so vicious for PGA Championship Jim Nantz said he doesn't expect conditions at Bethpage Black to be nearly as tough as we've seen in recent years.        ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

'Call of Duty' shake-up may see 'Black Ops 5' arrive in 2020 Activision's Call of Duty release schedule has been predictable for years -- the company has rotated between three studios, with Treyarch pumping out a Black Ops game every three years like clockwork. However, you might be in for a surprise in 2...
00:48, 05/19/2019

Guy Kawasaki’s key to success: get high and to the right Kicking off the TNW2019 Conference in Amsterdam today, tech evangelist Guy Kawasaki shared a number of forgettable pieces of wisdom from his life in the industry over the past few decades. But his final bit of advice made sense for figuring out how t...
04:32, 05/09/2019

The dark side of technology is back in first Black Mirror S5 trailer An impressive ensemble cast will appear in three new episodes for Netflix series Black Mirror season 5. The first trailer for the highly anticipated fifth season of the Netflix sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror is finally here, and it looks to b...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Trump pardons friend and convicted fraudster Conrad Black US President Donald Trump has pardoned former media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison after being convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007....
03:16, 05/16/2019

Trump pardons fraudster Conrad Black after glowing biography Former media mogul who owned Daily Telegraph spent more than three years in prisonConrad Black, the former media mogul who owned the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator before being jailed for fraud, has been pardoned by Donald Trump – shortly after wr...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Art so white: Black artists want representation (beyond slavery) in the Met, National Gallery Black art is largely absent from the world's largest museums. Now, African American artists and curators are working to change that.        ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Black Mirror is back – with Fleabag's priest Andrew Scott Andrew Scott, Miley Cyrus and Avengers: Endgame’s Anthony Mackie will all star in the new series of the near-future dystopiaDetails of the new series of Black Mirror have been announced – and Fleabag fans will be thrilled.The fifth outing of Charlie ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Buttigieg acknowledges work needed to appeal to black voters Democrat Joe Biden's visit to a South Carolina church Sunday is part of his 2020 presidential campaign's outreach to black voters, who play a pivotal role in the early-voting state's primary....
02:48, 05/06/2019

Rapper Kodak Black due in court on federal weapons charges Rapper Kodak Black is due in Miami federal court on weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred....
05:16, 05/15/2019

They've got masterpieces worth millions. But including more black art would be priceless Black art is largely absent from the world's largest museums. Now, African American artists and curators are working to change that.        ...
19:48, 05/05/2019

Black boxes recovered from Russian Aeroflot crash that killed 41 The black box flight recorders have been recovered from the Aeroflot plane crash site at the Moscow airport where at least 41 people died, Russian officials said Monday....
08:48, 05/06/2019

LIGO may have just spotted a black hole devouring a neutron star In a cosmic clash of the titans, we may have just spotted a black hole eat a neutron star - the first collision seen between a mixed pair of these massive objects...
10:48, 04/30/2019

Saray Khumalo Becomes The First Black African Woman To Conquer Everest A South African business executive reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African woman....
05:00, 05/16/2019

White Assistant Principal Admits to Saying the N-Word to a Black Student but Not In a Bad Way A Texas high school assistant principal is disputing claims that he told a student to “turn off that nigger music,” insisting instead that he used the offensive racial slur in a different way than the students have alleged....
21:48, 05/07/2019

‘Matured’ Sergio Garcia will be put to test in Bethpage Black return CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Call it a case of bad timing, but it’s happening again. Sergio Garcia’s countless waggles before each swing are back. The PGA Championship begins in two weeks at Bethpage Black. Garcia, who played himself into the cusp of contention...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Rapper Kodak Black pleads not guilty to weapons charges Rapper Kodak Black pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred....
05:48, 05/16/2019

VP Pence praises members of black churches torched by arson Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
18:16, 05/03/2019

VP Pence visit Louisiana black church torched by arsonist Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
14:32, 05/03/2019

‘Black Leadership Matters’: Why a Racial Rift Is Growing Among N.Y. Democrats A progressive push, fueled by newly energized activists, has alienated the old guard of black leaders, igniting an internal battle with racial overtones....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Officials: Rapper Kodak Black arrested on weapons charges MIAMI (AP) — Officials say Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested on federal and state weapons charges just before he was to perform at a hip-hop festival. The U.S. Marshals office says in a news release that the 21-year-old Black was taken into cus...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Opinion: European Socialists struggle with black sheep Romania The Party of European Socialists wants to distance itself from its Romanian comrades — but there's still no consensus over how to do so. This hasn't done any favors for the party's credibility, writes Robert Schwartz....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Why being pregnant while black can seriously damage your health | Miriam Zoila Pérez In the US, women of color face more risks in pregnancy and childbirth than white women, and the reason for the disparity has become clear: racismWhen Jessica Roach’s second daughter was born premature, at just 34 weeks and five days, Roach found hers...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Bethpage Black’s perplexing soft finish after 17 rugged holes It doesn’t fit. The 18th hole on Bethpage Black, when lumped in with the other 17 magnificent holes on the muscular golf course, stands out like a Chevy Vega in a car lot of Porsches. It’s like opening a dozen Pro V1 golf balls and finding a sl...
01:16, 05/15/2019

West Point set to see record number of black women graduate Class of 2019 will include 34 female African America graduates, the largest in the military academy’s history, and 19 Hispanic womenThe US Military Academy at West Point is set to see a record number of black women graduate this spring. The group of ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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

Tiger Woods targets 16th major in US PGA at Bethpage Black Tiger Woods hasn't played since that miraculous Masters win last month but he says he is physically fresh and mentally ready to launch his quest for a 16th major title....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Pakistan Should Be On Global Watchdog's Black List, Says Arun Jaitley India on Thursday said that Pakistan should be put on the blacklist for countries who are not cooperating in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Marvel must work a miracle with Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow The plot of Avengers: Endgame presents a challenge, but the studio should show this underused superhero some love – even if it means cheatingWARNING: contains spoilers!Pity poor Scarlett Johansson, AKA Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. No...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump Wants His Border Barrier To Be Painted Black With Spikes The barrier that President Donald Trump wants to build along the Mexico border will be a steel bollard fence, not a concrete wall as he long promised, and the president is fine with that. He has a few......
19:32, 05/16/2019

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is keeping fans engaged better than WWII did Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is doing a better job of keeping players than its predecessor, WWII, according to Activision Blizzard's Q1 financial report.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colors So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as "fun" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Orangutans are being murdered so their babies can be sold as pets on black market The jungle animals, often just a few months old, are taken from their mothers and kept in cages as "status symbols" in their homeland of Indonesia -- but Europe and the Middle East are also big emerging markets for the sick trade....
07:32, 05/02/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign freed 100 black mothers—and raised an additional $1 million to set even more incarcerated women free....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Make Your New Favorite Bean Dip With Refried Black-Eyed Peas Canned black-eyed peas are quickly becoming one of my favorite pantry staples. They make an excellent quick stew, a surprising hummus, and—as I had suspected for a while now—are extremely delicious when refried....
13:32, 05/01/2019

Well Done! Two Rising Black Chefs Win Big at the 2019 James Beard Awards It’s been a thrilling few months for the culinary world since February, as the James Beard Foundation has rolled out its series of annual accolades, culminating in its highly anticipated awards gala on Monday night in the food mecca of Chicago....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Golf: No Tiger sighting at sunny Bethpage Black on Wednesday The PGA Championship finally took on a major feel on Wednesday as the sun shone, the players emerged from seclusion and spectators turned up in droves to watch the world best players put the finishing touches to their preparations....
15:16, 05/15/2019

LIGO may have spotted a black hole-neutron star merger Enlarge / Our gravitational wave detectors really are a series of tubes. (credit: Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab) On April 1, the teams behind the three gravitational wave detectors started them up for a new observational run, the first with all three operat...
12:48, 05/02/2019

'Black Mirror' to return in June for fifth season with Cyrus among cast Sci-fi series "Black Mirror" will begin a fifth season of technology-fueled paranoia from June 5, Netflix announced on Wednesday, with a cast including pop singer Miley Cyrus, "Avengers" actor Anthony Mackie and "Fleabag" star Andrew Scott....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Ain’t Too Proud to Sing: Claiming Black Space on the Great White Way Two days ago, the Broadway show Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations was nominated for 12 Tony Awards. For those who don’t follow the Great White Way, this is big. Big! For those of you who do, you know that this grand spotlight mea...
10:32, 05/02/2019

Fleabag's 'hot priest' & Miley Cyrus in new Black Mirror series Andrew Scott, who became a sex symbol after playing a "hot priest" in Fleabag - and singer Miley Cyrus are among the stars featuring in the new season of Black Mirror....
20:16, 05/15/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
15:00, 05/16/2019

ABC hands out a series order to the Black-ish prequel show, Mixed-ish Continuing and expanding its successful line of ish-branded sitcoms, ABC announced tonight that it’s giving a series order to Mixed-ish, a prequel series to Kenya Barris’ celebrated Black-ish. The news comes at the same time that Variety reports that...
17:32, 05/02/2019

Trump grants pardon for former media baron Conrad Black Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain's Daily Telegraph and the Jerusalem Post....
23:32, 05/15/2019

The larger-than-life character who restored Bethpage Black’s greatness It’s the same reaction whenever someone is asked to describe Dave Catalano — a big chuckle, because how do you describe someone with such an immense presence? “Dave was bigger than life,” said Mike Butz, the USGA managing director of Open Championshi...
18:48, 05/11/2019

Texas officer fired after shooting black man in traffic stop ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas police officer has been fired after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year. In a statement Friday, Arlington police announced Officer Bau ...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Ex-black militant-turned Muslim cleric says rights violated ATLANTA (AP) — A 1960s black militant-turned Muslim cleric is challenging his imprisonment for the killing of a sheriff’s deputy in 2000, saying his constitutional rights were violated at trial. Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin gained prominence in the 1...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Maryland County Apologizes After White Cop Uses N-Word While Questioning Black Men Montgomery County police have released body camera footage of a police officer using the N-word while questioning black man over the report of a trespassing, according to the Baltimore Sun....
17:16, 05/11/2019

Trump wants his border barrier to be painted black with spikes. He has other ideas, too. Pointed tops. Fewer gates. Resistance to climbing. The president’s frequently changing design requests have frustrated Homeland Security officials and military engineers....
01:48, 05/17/2019

Trump wants border wall painted black, with sharp spikes on top President Donald Trump has a very specific vision for his proposed border wall with Mexico — paint it black, and put sharp spikes on the top, according to a new report. The “wall” will in fact be a steel bollard fence and not a concrete barrier as Tr...
12:16, 05/17/2019

New telescopes to help astronomers acquire sharper black hole images Earlier this year, scientists captured the first up-close image of a black hole. Now, researchers are working on plans to produce even sharper images of the cosmic phenomena....
15:00, 05/06/2019

The big picture: Kwame Brathwaite captures the ‘black is beautiful’ movement Kwame Brathwaite captures African American women embracing a new ideal of black female beauty in the civil rights eraPhotographer Kwame Brathwaite grew up in Harlem during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. He had been a jazz musician ...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Natasha the Snitch: Black Twitter Savages DC Metro Tattletale Early Friday morning, a brave citizen named Natasha Tynes boarded the Washington, D.C., Metro with her pockets and soul apparently overflowing with an abundance of fucks that she intended on disbursing throughout the day. Upon boarding, our brave Nat...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Bethpage Black no beast but will offer a stern test at PGA Championship Bethpage Black, a stout par-70 that stretches 7,459 yards on rolling Long Island land, proved a beast when it hosted the U.S. Open in 2002 and 2009 but scoring might be easier at this week's PGA Championship....
03:16, 05/13/2019

In Home Videos, Jerrod Carmichael doesn't know what to do with black women Home Videos should be a natural progression for Jerrod Carmichael’s work—a personal, comedic look at his own life and family isn’t too much of a departure from his work on The Carmichael Show or his production of Ramy Youssef’s family comedy, Ramy. B...
13:48, 05/11/2019

Razer Phone 2 vs. Black Shark 2: Gaming flagships face off I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that just about all modern flagship smartphones are starting to look very, very similar. An edge-to-edge display up front, a few camera lenses on the back and — bam! — you’ve reached t...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Rare black bear seen in no-go zone between North and South Korea Find shows ecological value of demilitarised zone after decades cut off from humansWhen an unmanned camera captured movement inside the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea, it wasn’t a sign of troops on the march. Instead, p...
11:16, 05/10/2019

Watch the Trailer for Black Mirror Season 5, Out June 5 on Netflix Netflix has released a trailer for Black Mirror season 5, which gives us the first piece of casting news, the number of episodes (three), and the release date: June 5....
09:32, 05/15/2019

Cannes contender Diop wanted to see more black actors on screen Mati Diop, the first woman of African descent to compete for the top prize at Cannes with a haunting film about migrants, said on Friday the label made her "sad" but showed how much work there was to do for equality in the movie industry....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Soledad O'Brien slams CNN over its headline asking 'how black' will royal baby be Ex-CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien slammed her former network on Monday after CNN’s website responded to the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s son by asking, “How black will the royal baby be?”...
17:00, 05/07/2019

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Oil Prices Retreat Further From Six-Month High Oil prices fell further as investors continued to book profits after prices hit a six-month high last week and President Trump urged OPEC to boost production to lower oil and fuel prices....
08:32, 04/29/2019

Unsold vehicles hit ten year high in May Automakers and dealers had an estimated 4,120,900 unsold vehicles on hand to open May, a 78-day supply, according to the Automotive News Data Center....
21:48, 05/12/2019

5 Foods High In Sugar That You Must Avoid Weight Loss: Having too much sugar in your food - be it in natural form or additives - can make you addicted to it. And, when you are stressed or feeling emotional or bored, you will crave for it even......
19:32, 04/28/2019

Anker Gaming Mouse with 6Dpi Levels (800, 1600, 2400, 3200, 4800, and 6400), 1000 Hz Polling Rate, Programmable Buttons, Ergonomic USB Computer Mouse, RGB Gamer Desktop Laptop PC Gaming Mouse Anker Gaming Mouse with 6Dpi Levels (800, 1600, 2400, 3200, 4800, and 6400), 1000 Hz Polling Rate, Programmable Buttons, Ergonomic USB Computer Mouse, RGB Gamer Desktop Laptop PC Gaming Mouse...
16:48, 05/11/2019

Biden, Stressing Obama Ties, Has Support From Older Black Voters. Is It Enough? Mr. Biden is the early pacesetter in the South Carolina primary, buoyed by his long ties to elected officials there. But some question whether his support will endure....
11:48, 05/07/2019

Czech Republic approved for Viper, Black Hawk helicopter purchases The U.S. State Department has approved two possible contracts with Czech Republic worth more than $1 billion for AH-1Z Viper and UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters....
08:00, 05/07/2019

Trump grants full pardon to ex-press baron Conrad Black President Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to former press baron Conrad Black, who spent 3-1/2 years in prison after being convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice. Black, a Canadian-born British citizen, was found guilty in Chic...
23:00, 05/15/2019

One of Stephen Hawking's theories about black holes may have just been proven wrong Stephen Hawking theorized that the invisible substance known as dark matter is actually made up of primordial black holes.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Cold and wet weather at the PGA Championship creates soft conditions for Bethpage Black Golfweek: The PGA Championship could be marred by bad weather. Golfweek's David Dusek reports from a wet and slippery Bethpage Black.        ...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Black holes eat negative energy and vomit out huge powerful jets Many black holes shoot out powerful jets of plasma and radiation, and they may be partially powered by strange particles that appear to have negative energy...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Black Falcon's Engel and Stolz win second Brands Hatch Blancpain race Black Falcon Mercedes pair Maro Engel and Luca Stolz took a dominant race two win in the Brands Hatch Blancpain sprint season-opener, after surprise poleman Fabian Schiller dropped back...
10:32, 05/05/2019

Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone Will Soon Be Available in Black and White, as the Cosmos Demands The Twilight Zone in color feels off, even as a revival. Soon, we’ll be able to watch it as it was always supposed to be: in black and white.Read more......
20:32, 05/12/2019

Trump signs full pardon for ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison, the White House said....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
09:48, 04/28/2019

White Mayor Gives Extremely Racist Answer on Why She Won’t Hire Black Candidate A mayor of an overwhelmingly white city outside of Atlanta is facing calls to resign after the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that she stopped considering a candidate for city manager because he is black, reportedly remarking to another city e...
21:16, 05/06/2019

In South Africa Elections, A.N.C. Can’t Count on Black Middle-Class Voters President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
03:48, 05/07/2019

John Daly, smoking a cigarette, arrives at Bethpage Black for PGA Championship John Daly, who will use a cart at the PGA Championship, rolled into Bethpage Black on Wednesday, smoking a cigarette before practice round.        ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

A Few More Black Students Are Offered Spots at Stuyvesant, Fanning Fresh Uproar A once-obscure program named Discovery has become an unexpected flash point in a local debate about specialized school admissions and the national fight over affirmative action....
10:00, 04/28/2019