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Trump's Doral Resort Suffering Under the Dictator's Presidency; Net Income Drops 69 Percent in Two Years

This very well could be one of those Trump tax schemes in which he grossly undervalues the property and the income on his resort in order to avoid paying taxes, but one of the crown jewels in Trump’s property portfolio is grossly ...

Trump's Doral Resort Suffering Under the Dictator's Presidency; Net Income Drops 69 Percent in Two Years

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Australian DJ Adam Sky dies in Bali after suffering injury at resort Indonesian police said they are still investigating the death of the 42-year-old performer Adam Neat, who used the stage name Adam Sky.        ...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Popular Australian DJ Dies at Bali Resort After Smashing Window, Suffering Massive Bleeding: Police JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Australian DJ popular on the Asian club circuit was found dead after suffering massive bleeding from an injury at a resort complex on the Indonesian island of Bali, police said Monday. Adam Neat’s official soc...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Delphi Q1 net income drops; outlook remains unchanged Net profit at the powertrain supplier fell 84 percent to $16 million from a year earlier on lower revenue, unfavorable product mix and lower production volume....
14:00, 05/02/2019

MetLife profit rises 8 percent on higher investment income MetLife Inc on Wednesday reported an 8 percent rise in profit for its last quarter under long-time Chief Executive Officer Steven Kandarian, driven by higher investment income and premiums....
13:48, 05/01/2019

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

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump Says 2 Years Of Presidency "Stollen", Twitter Reacts To Typo US President Donald Trump became the butt of Twitter jokes when he misspelled the word "stolen" as "stollen" -- which is a type of fruit bread served in Germany on Christmas....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Claiming two years of his presidency were ‘stolen,’ Trump suggests he’s owed overtime The idea came from Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of Liberty University, who said the president deserved “reparations” because of the Russia investigation. Trump appeared to endorse the call....
12:00, 05/06/2019

North Korea Says It’s Suffering Worst Drought In Nearly 40 Years (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. The official Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday that an average of 54.4 millimeters (2.1 in...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Trump’s early financial losses were so steep that he did not pay income taxes for eight years, according to new report The New York Times reported Tuesday that Trump reported $1.17 billion in financial losses to the IRS between 1985 and 1994, according to official IRS tax transcripts....
22:16, 05/07/2019

Trump's tax records show his businesses lost so much money over a decade, he didn't have to pay income taxes for 8 of those ten years AP Photo/Alex Brandon President Donald Trump's tax information covering the years 1985 to 1994 show a business empire nearly in ruin, according to financial information obtained by The New York Times. Trump's negative adjusted gross income allowed h...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government figures released Friday....
10:32, 04/28/2019

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

A Great New Reason to Bleed the Trumps Dry A new Guardian report published on Monday found that new New York City environmental regulations are set to begin costing the Trump Organization millions of dollars in fines unless they renovate their buildings....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
19:48, 05/10/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Tencent first quarter profit beats estimates as FinTech trumps mobile gaming Tencent Holdings Ltd booked a 17% profit rise for the three months ended March, and revealed it made more revenue from FinTech and business services than smartphones games for the first time as it bore the brunt of regulatory setbacks in its mainstay...
03:00, 05/15/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE 2009 ADV UP THREE PERCENT; June 2009 Daily Volume Averages 4.2 Million Contracts, Down 14 Percent CHICAGO, July 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during June was the highest to date during 2009, while total trading volume at CFE reached its highest level since October 2008.The 3,012 contracts...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: I'll run for VP, not for the presidency News confirmed by senator for Buenos Aires Province in a 12-minute video released on Twitter. Unidad Ciudadana leader says she will run for vice-presidency, accompanying her former chief-of-staff Alberto Fernández on the ticket....
07:16, 05/18/2019

White House Memo: Trump and the Four-Letter Presidency At rallies and in interviews, on Twitter and in formal speeches, he relishes the bad-boy language of a shock jock, just one more way of provoking the political establishment....
17:48, 05/19/2019

Ukraine's new leader Zelensky must turn his TV presidency into a real one Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, knows he needs help. He’s surrounded himself with reformist ex-ministers and other experts. But his campaign gave away little about his plans, which remain a work in progress....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Is Melania Trump's Be Best campaign doomed by her husband’s presidency? First lady marks first year of initiative as sceptics question how it measures up to those of past first ladiesJust for once, Donald Trump entered the White House rose garden without fanfare, did not say a word and seemed content to play second fiddl...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Tech Executive Charts Old and New Path to Vice Presidency San Francisco tech executive David Blake is running for vice president and wants to spark a change by bringing back the days of electing the veep by popular vote....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Trump says China is ‘DREAMING’ of a Sleepy Joe Biden presidency President Trump believes China is desperate for a Joe Biden presidency. “China is DREAMING that Sleepy Joe Biden, or any of the others, gets elected in 2020,” tweeted the commander-in-chief on Sunday night. “They LOVE ripping off Am...
21:00, 05/12/2019

Veep Series Finale: Did Selina Meyer Win the Presidency? RIP President Selina Meyer...eventually. Selina's (Julia Louis Drefyus) dreams came true in the series finale of Veep tonight as she finally won the job of POTUS. Sure, she had to......
00:32, 05/13/2019

Foxconn's Gou to keep board seat as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
12:00, 05/10/2019

The Supermodel-Approved Resort To Check Into This Summer On the search for a destination with a difference for summer 2019? Somewhere that marries nature and luxury, elegance and adventure, relaxation and activity?...
06:32, 05/20/2019

Facebook breakup would be solution of last resort: EU's Vestager A break-up of U.S. social media company Facebook would be a solution of last resort that would probably generate long judicial procedures, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Friday....
21:32, 05/17/2019

$100,000-a-night private island resort opens A luxurious private resort stretching across an island in the western Philippines has opened for business. But with a price tag of $100,000 a night, Banwa Private Island is among the most expensive getaways anywhere in the world....
05:32, 05/07/2019

1 dead, 2 hurt in shooting near Fla. Trump resort The Miami Police Department is investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of one person and injuries to two others at the Trump International.        ...
06:00, 05/13/2019

No holds Barred: Trump and his troops push for imperial presidency With his compliant attorney general, the man in the White House is taking aim at the constitutional balance of powersWilliam Barr, the attorney general, came face to face this week with Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, at the Capitol in Washin...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Why Yellow Vests Remain Thorn in Macron Presidency: QuickTake No matter which side of France’s political divide you’re on, the yellow vests donned by protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron’s policies and personal style have come to represent everything that’s wrong with the country. For supporters of the...
04:16, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido in video says troops have joined him to end Maduro presidency Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday he had begun the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nicolas Maduro, calling on Venezuelans and the military to back him to end Maduro's "usurpation."...
03:48, 04/30/2019

Joko Widodo Wins Indonesian Presidency by a Wide Margin Indonesia’s president won re-election by an 11-point margin in an official vote count released as security was tightened in the capital because his opponent’s supporters were gathering to protest the results....
22:48, 05/20/2019

1 dead, 11 wounded in Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen A pair of gunmen in Mexico burst into a bar and opened fire with pistols, killing one person and wounding 11 others in the resort city of Playa del Carmen...
17:48, 05/14/2019

Reporter shot and killed in Mexican tourist resort A crime reporter has been shot and killed in the beach resort of Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Thursday, the latest in a rising death toll of journalists under the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrado...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Arizona ski resort plans record by staying open until May 19 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona ski resort is planning its longest season by remaining open through mid-May. The Arizona Daily Sun reports the Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff expects operate until May 19 due to favorable weather conditions and a rec...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Ah, the Taco Bell hotel: a dystopian resort destination Next month, reservations will open for The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort in Palm Springs. The destination, which a press release describes as a “Tacoasis resort,” will run for a limited time, as the restaurant transforms an existing hotel into...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Bystander killed as US rapper is targeted outside Trump resort Entourage of YoungBoy Never Broke Again return fire during shooting in which musician’s girlfriend and a five-year-old are hurtLouisiana rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again has been targeted in a shooting in Miami that left a bystander dead and his gir...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Florida: Police investigating shooting near Trump resort SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting near one of President Donald Trump’s resorts in Florida that apparently involved a dispute outside a rental car facility. Media outlets report the shooting happened Sunday after...
18:32, 05/12/2019

I can’t believe this Taco Bell hotel and resort is a real thing The newest creation that Taco Bell has cooked up is something the fast food chain is describing, with great fanfare in an official announcement today, as a “tacoasis.” No, it’s not some new menu item that’s going to clog your ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Playa del Carmen resort A crime reporter has been killed in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen, the fifth journalist slain in the country so far this year. He had been under official government protection....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Taco Bell is opening a themed resort in Palm Springs If your idea of a vacation means soaking up the sun on a “hot sauce packet pool float” surrounded by corporate branding and unlimited Quesaritos (quesadillas fused with burritos), then you better demand time off right now. Taco Bell has a...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Biden 'absolutely' agrees with woman who blasts Trump presidency by calling it 'illegitimate' Former Vice President Joe Biden, the frontrunner among 2020 Democratic candidates, told a woman at an event on Tuesday that he agreed with her after she stated that Donald Trump's presidency was "illegitimate."...
17:32, 05/14/2019

France's Macron to meet Libya's eastern commander Haftar next week: presidency French President Emmanuel Macron will meet eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in the middle of next week to discuss how to resume peace talks in the country, a French presidential source said on Thursday....
09:32, 05/16/2019

1 dead, 11 wounded after gunmen attack bar in Mexican resort city Playa del Carmen A pair of gunmen burst into a bar and opened fire with pistols, killing one person and wounding 11 others in the Mexican resort city of Playa del Carmen....
20:32, 05/14/2019

Florida Keys' first all-inclusive resort shuttering for months after devastating fire The Florida Keys' first-ever all-inclusive resort, Bungalows Key Largo, is shutting down until the end of the year after a fire.        ...
15:48, 05/09/2019

B.C. pilot, resort owner killed in Honduras plane crash remembered as ‘great person’ Friends and family have confirmed that Patrick Forseth was the Canadian pilot killed in a plane crash in Honduras on Saturday along with four American passengers....
17:32, 05/19/2019

Part-Time Travel Agent Kills Wife In Goa Resort Over Fight, Caught: Cops A 28-year-old Chandigarh-based part-time travel agent Sukhvinder Singh has been arrested by the Goa Police for allegedly murdering his wife while on a holiday in North Goa's Arpora village on April......
19:00, 05/03/2019

Spanish GP: Bottas beats Ferraris in FP1 before suffering oil leak Formula 1 championship leader Valtteri Bottas eclipsed the two Ferraris to set the pace in opening Spanish Grand Prix practice but his session was ended early by an oil leak...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Florida residents want Trump to see post-hurricane suffering PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Residents in parts of the Florida Panhandle that were devastated by Hurricane Michael hope President Donald Trump gets a glimpse of their continued suffering when he arrives for a campaign rally this week. Thousands of homes ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Navarro out of Giro after suffering multiple fractures in crash "Dani Navarro is out of the Giro d’Italia after suffering a broken collarbone, three broken ribs and a lung contusion in a huge crash during Stage 4."...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Georgia officer dies after suffering injuries while on duty SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police in coastal Georgia say an officer has died after being injured while responding to a call. The Savannah Police Department said in a news release Sunday that officers were following up on a previous robbery call a little af...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Siddhartha Gautama: How The Father of Buddhism Walked From Suffering to Enlightenment Siddhartha Gautama, also known as the Buddha or “Enlightened One,” is probably one of the most influential individuals to come out of India through the incidental founding of Buddhism. How did this fascinating historical figure come to be? ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Mayawati Suffering From 'Political Depression': BJP Leader Dinesh Sharma Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said BSP president Mayawati is suffering from "political depression" as she fears defeat of her party's candidates in the general election under way......
01:48, 05/13/2019

UN: 10 million North Koreans suffering severe food shortages ROME (AP) — The United Nations says about 10 million people in North Korea are suffering from “severe food shortages” after the East Asian nation had one of the worst harvests in a decade. The World Food Program said Friday that “un...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Iker Casillas recovering in hospital after suffering heart attack • Porto’s former Spain international rushed from training• 37-year-old in stable condition, club say in statementThe Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas was recovering in hospital on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack during training.The former Spai...
08:48, 05/01/2019

St. Louis Blues Give Long-Suffering Fans Reason to Believe After a double-overtime victory on Tuesday night in a Game 7, the Blues are in the conference finals, with the elusive Stanley Cup Finals within reach....
09:16, 05/08/2019

What It's Like to Pay 50% of Your Income in Taxes The average Dane pays nearly half of their income in taxes—the third highest in the world. That seems incredible to most Americans, who pay, on average, 25.6% of their income to taxes. Even more incredible: Danes don’t seem to mind—at least, that’s w...
11:16, 05/02/2019

Soccer Referee Dies After Suffering Heart Attack During A Match In Bolivia Víctor Hugo Hurtado was refereeing Sunday’s Bolivian first division match between Always Ready and Oriente Petrolero when he collapsed on the pitch midgame due to a reported heart attack. Stadium support staff took Hurtado to a local hospital, where ...
12:00, 05/20/2019

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm....
10:48, 04/28/2019

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

Diplomat to donate brain to science after suffering mysterious injury in China A US diplomat who suffered a mysterious brain injury in China — and believes it was a microwave attack by a foreign government — has pledged to donate his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Mark Lenzi, now 44, was working as a security engine...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson warned on Tuesday, at a press briefing in Geneva. In March alone, some 88 civili...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat still “very high”....
21:16, 05/20/2019

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah stretchered off after suffering head injury vs Newcastle Liverpool star Mohamed Salah was stretchered off during Saturday's Premier League clash against Newcastle United after suffering a worrying head injury at St James' Park....
13:48, 05/04/2019

‘Bubbles’ steps in to help Trailer Park Boys fan suffering from severe chronic pain Mike Smith, better known as Bubbles from the Trailer Park Boys, has set up an online crowdfunding campaign to help a die-hard fan living with chronic pain....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Mohamed Salah Exits Game On Stretcher After Suffering A Head Injury Against Newcastle In the 67th minute of Liverpool’s match against Newscastle, Mohamed Salah darted into the penalty box to get to the end of a lobbed pass and try to score. At the same time, Newcastle keeper Martin Dúbravka ran off his line to try and clear the ball h...
20:32, 05/04/2019

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tue...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Kevin Durant Leaves Game After Suffering Alarming Non-Contact Leg Injury [Update] Late in the third quarter of Wednesday night’s Game 5 of Rockets-Warriors, Kevin Durant pulled up with a sudden non-contact lower leg injury, and had to leave the game. Reggie Miller, working the TNT broadcast, observed that the sequence of Durant’s ...
23:48, 05/08/2019

How to make the switch from a two-income household to just one Whatever the reason a couple considers going from two incomes to one, the decision can be overwhelming and even frightening. However, anyone can sail through this transition with proper planning and be glad they made the change....
03:32, 05/09/2019

All 62 flats at new hotel to be for low income families Developers behind plans to demolish the "eyesore" Kensington Forum hotel and replace it with an even bigger building have offered to make all the housing in the scheme affordable....
07:48, 05/03/2019

Own a home? How you can get some tax-free income this summer Travel season is about to heat up. Here's what you should know if you want to rent out your dwelling to vacationers and reap a windfall on the side....
07:16, 05/15/2019

How to Choose Which Passive Income Stream to Pursue If you want to earn more money, passive income is one of the best ways to do it. Earning money through a job or side hustle is great, but if you can set up a passive income stream that generates money even when you’re not actively working—well, that’...
10:48, 05/07/2019

GM doubles Q1 net income; operating profit falls General Motors' first-quarter net income doubled from a year earlier, though operating profit fell 11 percent primarily due to downtime at the company's full-size SUV plant in Texas. GM reported net income of $2.15 billion, up from $1.04 billion in t...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, warned the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday. ...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Dan Patrick Talks About Suffering From Severe Joint Pain And How The Initial Treatment Made Him Feel Worse This morning Dan Patrick revealed on his titular radio show that he’s been suffering from severe joint pain for seven years, but is now going through the brutal treatment plan that has finally helped him feel better. Patrick was diagnosed with polymy...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Monday to examine ways to promote and strengthen the rule of law, especially in the humanitarian field...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Blackstone CEO blames gap between rich and poor on income 'insufficiency' Steve Schwarzman outlined what he called a Marshall plan for the middle class that would introduce a higher minimum wageIncome “insufficiency”, not inequality, is to blame for the widening gap between rich and poor, private equity titan Steve Schwarz...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Millions of retirees are returning to work looking for extra income Millions of retirees, fearful of Social Security cutbacks, are returning to the workforce or finding new income sources. They are going after something many other American workers also seek: better income. Indeed, more than half of elderly employees ...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Income Tax Department Files 11 Chargesheet Against Deepak Talwar The Income Tax Department has filed as many as 11 charge sheets against corporate aviation lobbyist Deepak Talwar for alleged tax evasion by him and his companies, official sources said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/14/2019

For Musicians, Screen Time Is a Growing Source of Income Licensing music for ads, TV, movies and other visual media—placements known as “sync”—is a growth engine for the recording business and increasingly the way many artists make a living....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Brazil energy group Cosan net income up 14.5% -filing Cosan SA Indústria e Comércio CSAN3.SA, one of Brazil's largest energy and logistics companies, said on Tuesday it posted a quarterly net profit of 395.7 million reais ($99 million), up 14.5% from a year earlier....
18:32, 05/13/2019

Brazil's JBS posts Q1 net income of $273 mln, beats analysts' estimates Brazil-based food processor JBS SA on Monday reported first-quarter net income of 1.09 billion reais ($273 million), above analysts' estimates of a 526.19 real net income for the period, as net revenues rose across all its business segments....
18:32, 05/13/2019

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

Low-income moms in four cities are getting $4,000 a year with no strings attached Mothers in four US cities are being paid $4,000 a year as part of a national study on how regular infusions of cash affect the well-being of children, including how well their brains work and their behavior. Some 1,000 low-income mothers in New York ...
21:00, 05/07/2019

‘Critical test’ for North Korea’s Government as civilian suffering remains rife, warns UN rights expert The human rights situation in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – DPRK - remains “extremely serious”, and along with international demands for denuclearization, this constitutes a “a critical test” for the year ahead, a senior UN-appointed expert...
13:00, 04/28/2019

Study: For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050 The following announcement was released jointly by MIT and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Successful global efforts to substantially limit greenhouse gas emissions would likely boost GDP growth of poorer countries over the next 30...
14:16, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian ministry preparing changes to low-income housing program The Brazilian government is preparing changes to the country's low-income housing program by July that may reduce subsidies, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday....
10:48, 05/15/2019

American Axle Q1 net income falls 53% amid program changeovers The supplier said its financial results reflected customer downtime for two of its largest programs and lower light-vehicle production in North America, Europe and China....
12:00, 05/06/2019

DBS posts record quarterly profit, powered by lending income DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Southeast Asia's biggest lender, beat market estimates on Monday to post a record quarterly profit, as strong net interest income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment banking fees....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
08:32, 05/17/2019

Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're born into....
08:48, 05/20/2019

TurboTax says report about duping low-income taxpayers is ‘fake news’ It’s one of the most charged phrases in American culture at the moment and now a tax prep giant is using it to fend off accusations that it cheated customers. Customer service representatives for Intuit’s TurboTax have been telling angry customers th...
13:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS posts Q1 net income of $273 mln, beats analysts' estimates Brazil-based food processor JBS SA said on Monday that net profit rose by almost 116% in the first quarter, after the company, which produces proteins on four continents, registered revenue growth in all of its business segments....
18:32, 05/13/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, Daniel (Russell Tovey) cradles his newborn nephew ...
06:48, 05/13/2019

50 Years After Apollo, NASA Celebrates 25 Years of Student Rover Competition As NASA marks 50 years of lunar discovery, nearly 100 student teams from around the world will converge April 12-13 on Huntsville, Alabama, to compete in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge -- which is celebrating its own 25th landmark year....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Thomas Ulsrud's Norwegian Team Is Disbanding After 12 Years Of Curling, 10 Years Of Outrageous Pants The curling team with the pants. That’s all you have to say. The imagery is instant: four grown Scandinavian men and their provocative trousers. It’s quite an accomplishment, especially for a niche Olympic sport....
11:00, 05/08/2019

What Congress Couldn't In 55 Years, PM Modi Did It In Five Years, Says Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a mega poll rally at the Ramleela Ground today in support of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the seven Lok Sabha seats of the......
01:16, 05/08/2019

CBOE Launches S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index (SPRI) CHICAGO, IL – January 31, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index, which is designed to serve as a benchmark for investors aiming for consistent income d...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Older Americans are relying too much on Social Security as a main source of income Older Americans are relying too heavily on Social Security as their main income source. Many are claiming benefits at age 62, lowering monthly payouts        ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Joseph Stiglitz weighs in on Universal Basic Income and the future of work Joseph Stiglitz talks about Universal Basic Income, inequality, and the future of work. Stiglitz says he is "not a big UBI person". But he still "understands there are some advantages" to the idea....
12:32, 05/06/2019

CBOE Holdings Launches S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index CHICAGO – September 26, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), a benchmark index designed to track the hypothetical performance of a par...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Malawi: Head-to-head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

Massive data breach exposes ages, addresses, income on 80 million U.S. families Researchers discovered an unprotected cloud-based database with names, ages, income brackets and marital status on 80 million U.S. households        ...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Los Angeles sues H&R Block and maker of TurboTax for allegedly misleading low-income taxpayers LOS ANGELES — The City of Los Angeles filed suit Monday against tax preparers H&R Block and Intuit, maker of the popular software TurboTax, alleging that the companies defrauded low-income taxpayers and charged them for a service that the companies a...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Goldman Sachs to sell fixed income products in South Africa, seeks licence Goldman Sachs is seeking a South African banking licence as part of plans to offer fixed income products in the country, sources and the Wall Street investment bank said, beefing up its African operations as global rivals scale back....
00:16, 05/15/2019

Dem 2020 candidate Andrew Yang: Universal basic income will make Americans healthier Longshot Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that the benefit of his $1,000-a-month “Freedom Dividend” will be healthier Americans--physically and mentally....
12:48, 04/30/2019

Andrew Yang explains his universal basic income plan, why he is the anti-Trump for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Fox News Thursday that he's "laser-focused on the problems that got Donald Trump elected in 2016," and thinks that his plan for a universal basic income will resonate with voters....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Trump gross income at least $434 million in 2018, saw drop in Mar-a-Lago money, new filing reveals The filing reveals that Trump in 2018 had a minimum of $434 million in gross income from all sources. That's a slight drop from the at least $452 million he reported as his minimum income in 2017....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Suffering From Hypertension? Don't Take Work Stress Lightly: Eat These Foods To Beat Stress According to a recent study, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, it was found that impaired sleep and work stress are linked to a threefold higher risk of cardiovascular death......
03:00, 05/02/2019

John Singleton, 'Boyz N the Hood' director, in a coma after suffering stroke "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton is in a coma, eight days after the 51-year-old suffered a stroke, the Associated Press reports.        ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in fourth-quarter 2008, a five-percent increase over the same period in 2007. Net income for the fourth quar...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Sale drops to 0-5 as Rays beat Red Sox 5-2 Chris Sale remained winless in six starts this season, giving up Daniel Robertson's two-run homer in the first inning and Yandy Diaz's two-run triple in the second as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2    ...
13:48, 04/28/2019

Billionaire drops $30M on Hamptons properties next door While legendary fashion designer and artist Helmut Lang is quietly shopping his Tyson Lane estate for $100 million, his high-profile neighbor is also making real estate waves. Billionaire Howard Marks, of Oaktree Capital Management, bought Donny Deut...
23:00, 05/15/2019

HBO drops first teaser for its upcoming Watchmen series HBO's new Watchmen series. The clock is ticking faster and faster as the world escalates toward destruction in the first teaser for Watchmen, HBO's forthcoming new miniseries based on the hugely popular graphic novel by Alan Moore and artist Dave G...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Ronan Farrow drops $5.65M on a New York penthouse Ronan Farrow — whose coverage of sexual harassers like Harvey Weinstein galvanized the #MeToo movement and earned him a Pulitzer Prize — how has a trophy home, too. The New Yorker contributing writer has bought a penthouse on Manhattan’s Lower East S...
11:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. factory output drops for third time in four months Declining output of cars and machinery led U.S. factory production to fall unexpectedly in April, a sign the economy is losing a step as a trade war with China intensifies....
07:16, 05/15/2019

Sensex Drops Over 100 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a choppy note with the benchmark indexes switching between gains and losses in the first few minutes of trade, a day after government data showed......
00:00, 05/14/2019

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

Medication use drops when local drugstores close (Reuters Health) - People are less likely to take their heart medicine when their local pharmacies close, and the drop-off persists for at least a year, according to a U.S. study....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Sensex Plunges Over 450 Points, Nifty Drops Below 11,600 Shares in global markets tumbled after US President Donald Trump raised pressure on China to reach a trade deal. The Sensex and Nifty had ended 0.05 per cent and 0.11 per cent lower on Friday,......
03:48, 05/06/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision as the UK drops to the bottom The Netherlands triumphed at a glitzy Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, taking home the crown after a typically kitsch and occasionally political show in Tel Aviv....
16:16, 05/18/2019

Rage 2 Drops Denuvo DRM In Record Time Denuvo is anti-piracy tech that was once seen as uncrackable but is now viewed as more of a nuisance than anything. While tests have proven inconclusive, some believe it has a notable impact on games’ performance. It’s also the de facto DRM software ...
17:16, 05/17/2019

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

Average US price of gas drops 3 cents per gallon to $2.93 CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that it’s the first price drop a...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Apple's iPhone SE drops below $90 in killer new prepaid deal Believe it or not, the 2016-released iPhone SE is still available at the time of this writing through Apple's official US e-store (specifically, the clearance section) in a couple of paint jobs with T-Mobile, Verizon, or TracFone SIM cards included a...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Hate crimes skyrocket in NYC as overall crime drops: NYPD Reported hate crimes are skyrocketing in the Big Apple, but overall index crime in the city is down by 6.7 percent this year, the NYPD said Thursday. Bias crimes are up a staggering 67 percent, with 145 incidents this year compared to 87 incidents du...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil airline Azul's Q1 profit drops to $35 million Brazilian airline Azul SA on Thursday posted net income of 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million) for the first quarter, a 20 percent decrease compared with the same period a year earlier....
05:00, 05/09/2019

US drops steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico The US has dropped steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. The tariffs had stood for just under a year and were part of a bitter trade dispute between the North American trading partners....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Leader Bayern drops points in 1-1 draw at Nuremburg Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich unexpectedly dropped points in a 1-1 draw at 17th-place Nuremberg on Sunday, leaving the title race wide open        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Turkish TV drops Enes Kanter's NBA playoff games Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter is playing in the NBA Western Conference finals for the second time in his career. But the US series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where he is accused of terrorist links....
18:16, 05/14/2019

Pre-Monsoon Rainfall Deficit Drops To 22%, Says Weather Office From March 1 to April 24, the pre-monsoon rainfall recorded in the central division was five per cent compared to normal. The region has also been witnessing intense heat waves and several dams in the......
10:32, 05/19/2019

Symantec CEO Greg Clark steps down, stock drops Shares of security company Symantec fell Thursday after the company said its CEO, Greg Clark, has stepped down. The company is looking for a replacement....
15:00, 05/09/2019

TransferWise drops IPO hint by hiring Adyen chief TransferWise, the fast-growing British digital payments group, has provided investors with a fresh signal of its long-term flotation ambitions by appointing the finance chief of a major European peer to its board....
05:16, 05/02/2019

Pennsylvania school drops ‘God bless America’ after pledge SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school principal will no longer say “God bless America” after leading students in the Pledge of Allegiance. Peter Brigg’s practice at Sabold Elementary School in Springfield led at least one pa...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Dow Jones drops over 600 points amid US-China trade war BEIJING — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese products. Duties of 5% to 25% will take effect on June 1 ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Lindsey Graham drops F-bomb on live television Where’s a redaction when you need one? Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham accidentally dropped an F-bomb during the nationally televised hearing, while giving a little-too-faithful reading of a Mueller report excerpt. “Trump is a f–king i...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Unlocked Moto E5 Play drops to an irresistible $49.99 at Woot for one day only Motorola sells a lot of decent low-cost smartphones, many of which frequently get even cheaper than usual at third-party retailers like Best Buy under certain conditions and with various strings attached. That's actually not the case of the GSM unloc...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Dortmund drops more points, Bayern closes in on Bundesliga BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich won and moved to the verge of a record-extending seventh straight Bundesliga title on Saturday, while rival Borussia Dortmund blew a two-goal lead and drew at Werder Bremen 2-2. Robert Lewandowski, Leon Goretzka, and Franc...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Samsung Counts on Better Second Half as First-Quarter Profit Drops Samsung flagged better second-half results after posting a 60 percent drop in first-quarter profit, pointing to higher expected sales of memory chips and smartphones....
22:48, 04/29/2019

Dow drops again, with average falling over 600 points, as trade war with China escalates The Dow slid more than 600 points in midday trading after China planned to hike tariffs on U.S. goods, signaling an escalation in the trade war.        ...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Brazil's Iguatemi 1st-qtr profit drops even as mall sales pick up Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers SA, one of Brazil's largest mall operators, reported a 4.6 percent drop in quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as improved operational results were eclipsed by higher financial expenses and taxes....
16:32, 05/07/2019

Chevron drops $33 billion pursuit of Anadarko, hands win to Occidental Chevron Corp abandoned its pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday, outmaneuvered by a higher rival bid of $38 billion that included more than three times as much cash....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Australian PM's party drops election candidate over Islamophobic comments Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social media....
00:16, 05/03/2019

Password1, Password2, Password3 no more: Microsoft drops password expiration rec For many years, Microsoft has published a security baseline configuration: a set of system policies that are a reasonable default for a typical organization. This configuration may be sufficient for some companies, and it represents a good starting p...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 drops to $999 and adds Qualcomm’s XR1 Six years have passed since Google unveiled the original version of its AR headset Glass. Now it's back with a more powerful, cooler-looking sequel.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries....
03:32, 05/17/2019

Scotland drops aviation tax cut plans after declaring climate emergency Cutting passenger duty incompatible with new pledge to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2045The Scottish government has dropped controversial plans to cut its taxes on aviation after Nicola Sturgeon declared last week the world faces a climate eme...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Below 11,250; Eicher Motors Drops 4% The domestic stock markets had extended declines to eight straight days last Friday, with the Sensex and Nifty ending 0.26 per cent and 0.2 per cent lower....
00:16, 05/13/2019

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

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will finally get access to a drug that can slow the disease’s progress after NHS bosses pressured its maker to ...
17:16, 05/08/2019

Wall St. slips as energy drops, investors digest Fed comments U.S. stocks eased further from recent record highs on Thursday as energy shares dropped along with oil prices and investors continued to digest comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell....
14:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) DROPS TAKER FEE SIGNIFICANTLY Chicago, September 22, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that the Exchange will significantly reduce its fee for taking liquidity, beginning on October 1, 2009. ......
00:32, 05/02/2019

Canada's Garda World drops interest in British rival G4S Canada's Garda World Security Corporation does not intend to make an offer for rival G4S, it said on Sunday, having previously said it was considering a cash offer for some or all of the British company....
15:32, 05/05/2019

Chevron Drops $33 Billion Bid for Anadarko, Ceding Key Oil Asset to Occidental By walking away from a bidding war for a significant chunk of the lucrative Permian Basin, the energy giant put a much small rival in position to dominate the largest oil field in the United States....
07:48, 05/09/2019

Chevron drops Anadarko takeover battle after Occidental raises bid Chevron Corp abandoned its takeover bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday, outmaneuvered by Occidental Petroleum Corp's higher, $38 billion offer that included more than three times as much cash....
21:48, 05/09/2019

Attendance drops for 12 MLB teams, as loss of gate takes on more permanent look Major League Baseball’s attendance problem is not going away, as a significant dip in 2018 has endured into the new season.        ...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Congo drops mercenaries investigation of opposition leader Katumbi Congolese prosecutors have dropped an investigation into allegations opposition leader Moise Katumbi hired mercenaries, a document showed on Tuesday, opening the door for him to return home from three years in exile....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Samsung Electronics counts on better second half after first-quarter profit drops Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday flagged better second-half results after posting a 60 percent drop in first-quarter profit, pointing to higher expected sales of memory chips and smartphones....
19:32, 04/29/2019

‘Stranger Things’ plaintiff drops plagiarism lawsuit before trial A plagarism case against the creators of Netflix hit Stranger Things, Matt and Ross Duffer, has come to an end after plaintiff Charles Kessler withdrew his lawsuit. A trial was scheduled to take place this week, but that'll no longer be going ah...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: The PS4 Pro for 10 percent off This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
12:16, 05/09/2019

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

| WATCH: Netflix drops strong earnings report, addresses new competition Netflix earned $4.52 billion in revenue and gained an additional 9.6 million paid subscribers in the first quarter of 2019, beating expectations, the company said in a note to shareholders....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Wall St. drops as tech stocks tumble on Huawei fallout fears U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as a crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies raised concerns of a bigger impact on chipmakers and added to fears of an escalation in trade war between the two nations....
08:00, 05/20/2019

Deal: Fitbit Alta HR fitness tracker price drops below $80 (40% off) at Walmart Even if you're not a sports person, it's great to have at least one gadget to remind you that you should be active when you're not. Fitbit, one of the companies that specialized in wearables, has a rich portfolio of such gadgets, and one of them is n...
03:16, 05/10/2019

Hyundai Twists Knife, Drops Manual on Elantra and Hikes Price $2,000 No matter which month, year or state of ruin the world is in, a few things have always seemed constant: at least one cat begging for food in the early hours of the morning, seasonal allergies and Hyundai offering a manual Elantra in America. Not to s...
10:32, 05/15/2019

Deal: Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones price drops to $280 ($70 off) The sequel to the acclaimed Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless noise-canceling headphones seem to be just as popular among audiophiles. Although they're quite expensive at $350, many US retailers offer various discounts on Sony's WH-1000XM3 headphones to make ...
14:48, 05/19/2019

New York Times drops syndicated cartoons after anti-Semitic backlash The Israeli ambassador to the U.S. on Monday blasted the New York Times as a “cesspool of hostility towards Israel” — as the newspaper said it has suspended publishing syndicated cartoons....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Boston Globe Drops Out Of The Legal Fight For The Robert Kraft Video The Boston Globe—hometown newspaper to billionaire Robert Kraft and the NFL team he owns—is no longer among the media outlets intervening in the criminal case against him. Kraft faces two counts of misdemeanor solicitation after he was one of two doz...
19:48, 05/09/2019

NBC Drops Steve Harvey’s Talk Show, Replaces Him With Kelly Clarkson Fans of his casket-sharp suits and oversized veneers may be sad to read the following news: Steve Harvey’s talk show, Steve, will be ending its run in June....
09:32, 05/13/2019

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

Crowdfunded 'Outer Wilds' drops Steam for Epic Store exclusivity It's not surprising to see Epic snapping up exclusives for its Games Store, but now it's making moves on crowdfunded titles. Mobius Digital has revealed that its space exploration title Outer Wilds (not to be confused with The Outer Worlds...
11:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. drops plan to require vehicle brake-throttle override system The Trump administration said Monday it will drop rules first proposed in 2012 that would have required automakers to install brake-throttle override systems to prevent runaway vehicles....
10:32, 05/13/2019

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

CBOE First-Half 2010 ADV Up 7 Percent CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that average daily volume (ADV) year to date through June 2010 was 4.9 million contracts, up seven percent from 4.6 million contracts f......
23:32, 05/01/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX drops, Brazil's real clocks 8-month closing low Latin American currencies softened on Friday against a robust dollar amid rising U.S.-China tensions, with Brazil's real facing intense selling pressure as investors' concerns about growth in Latin America's top economy gathered steam. A commenta...
04:00, 05/18/2019

Tesla stock drops after a report that Autopilot was engaged during a deadly crash in Florida The National Transportation Safety Board said Tesla's Autopilot system was active when a driver was killed in during a 2018 crash in Florida.        ...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Drone Drops Anti-Media Swastika Flyers Outside Ariana Grande Concert Last Friday, a drone dropped flyers with swastikas and anti-media messages written on them outside an Ariana Grande concert at Sacramento State University, according to BuzzFeed. The school newspaper, the State Hornet, was the first to report the inc...
07:48, 05/07/2019

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

Norwegian Air drops high heel, makeup requirement for female flight attendants Norwegian Air has dropped a policy requiring female flight attendants to wear high heels and makeup. Men can also now wear makeup.        ...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49.4 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announced on Tuesday....
04:48, 04/30/2019

Embattled New Jersey mansion is now a whopping 75 percent off This northern New Jersey mansion dates to the roaring ’20s, but it’s certainly not roaring now. The grand property — once one of the state’s most expensive properties — is back on the market asking just $9.99 million. ThatR...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Pinterest slumps 17 percent after weak forecast Pinterest shares slumped as much as 17 percent on Friday after the online scrapbook company’s disappointing annual forecast shook investors’ faith in its ability to turn in a profit soon. The fall in shares after Pinterest’s first quarterly results a...
07:32, 05/17/2019

Wholesale prices edge up 0.2 percent in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices edged up 0.2% in April, driven higher by a big jump in energy costs. The Labor Department says the increase in its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach the consumer, follow...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Activist hacking declined 95 percent since 2015 Have you noticed a conspicuous absence of hacktivist attacks lately? You're not the only one. IBM's X-Force has published data showing that activist hacks dropped 95 percent since 2015, falling from a peak of 35 known incidents to just tw...
00:48, 05/19/2019

Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday....
02:32, 05/09/2019

Bitcoin jumps as much as 6 percent to new six-month high Bitcoin jumped to a new six-month high on Friday in a move that traders said was the result of technical forces, with no immediate news catalysts sending the cryptocurrency higher....
05:00, 05/03/2019

State oil ADNOC sells 35 percent in refining to Eni, OMV ADNOC sold a 20 percent state in its refinery operations to Italy's Eni and 15 percent to OMV, from Austria in one of the biggest refinery transactions ever....
11:00, 04/28/2019

John Hegarty: 90 percent of content is crap Emma Harman, Managing Director EMEA for Whaler, a company that connects businesses to creators; and John Hegarty, founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), a creative agency, talked about how technology aids brands and creators at TNW2019 conference tod...
09:48, 05/09/2019

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

Laura Ingraham gets a first-hand look at the 'border crisis,' Fox Nation behind-the-scenes special drops Tuesday Laura Ingraham took the "Ingraham Angle" to the U.S.-Mexico border Monday to get a first-hand look at the 'border crisis' in the Del Rio sector of Texas....
00:16, 05/07/2019

Teva drops 16% after states accuse drugmaker of conspiring to hike generic drug prices Forty-four U.S. states, led Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, claim 20 drug companies, including Teva, "systematically" divided up the market for generic drugs to avoid competing with one another....
10:00, 05/13/2019

Drone drops anti-media flyers with swastika over Ariana Grande concert: report Hundreds of anti-media flyers – some of which included a swastika – were dropped over a Sacramento State University fundraising dinner and outside a nearby Ariana Grande concert on Friday, according to reports....
02:48, 05/06/2019

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

Dish revenue falls 8 percent on pay-TV subscriber losses U.S. satellite TV service provider Dish Network Corp on Friday reported an 8 percent drop in quarterly revenue, as it lost about 259,000 net pay-TV subscribers....
04:00, 05/03/2019

In the N.B.A. Lottery, the Knicks Will Take Their 14 Percent Shot at Zion Williamson Under the previous lottery system, the Knicks — by finishing with the league’s worst record — would have had a 25 percent chance at getting the Duke star....
01:48, 05/14/2019

Mastercard profit rises 27 percent as it processes more payments Mastercard Inc reported a 26.7 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a strong U.S. job market and a boom in online shopping boosted transaction volumes on the company's payment network....
05:48, 04/30/2019

TMX Group reports 3 percent fall in first-quarter profit TMX Group Ltd, owner of the Toronto Stock Exchange, reported a 3 percent drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by slower capital formation business....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according to a Pentagon survey released Thursday....
20:48, 05/02/2019

Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 38 percent: NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce on Tuesday that it has started selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 38 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
01:32, 04/30/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about forever. Unfortunately, those upsides are also terrible news for the environment, as plastic waste cont...
10:16, 05/08/2019

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

Ola Partners SBI to Launch Credit Card With Up to 20 Percent Cashback Ola has partnered the state-run SBI cards to launch Ola Money SBI Credit Card. Ola users will be able to apply for, view, and manage their Ola Money SBI Credit Card directly on the Ola app with a few......
23:16, 05/15/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints about partisan activities on campus...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Nearly half wager Knicks will get top pick, despite just 14 percent shot LAS VEGAS — As we have reached the crux of the 2019 NBA playoffs, it seems premature to have too much of a focus on next season. But more than two-thirds of the league’s 30 teams and their respective fan bases are doing exactly that — and savvy betto...
10:48, 05/10/2019

90 percent of data breaches are caused by human error A new report from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that security incidents in public cloud infrastructure are more likely to occur as a result of a customer's employees rather than by actions carried out by cloud providers.The cybersecurity firm'...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Logitech fourth-quarter profit rises 22 percent Logitech International SA said keyboards and mice for players of multiplayer online games like Fortnite had surged as the peripherals maker on Tuesday reported a 22 percent increase in profit during its fourth quarter....
19:00, 04/29/2019

Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 38 percent - NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce that it has begun selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 38 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
00:48, 04/30/2019

Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 500 points as escalation of trade dispute between U.S. and China worries investors NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 500 points as escalation of trade dispute between U.S. and China worries investors....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
17:48, 05/16/2019

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

CHEAP: Get a ridiculously good Dyson cordless vacuum for 61 percent off Corded vacuum cleaners suck (I’m sorry). The cables snag. Your range is limited to the nearest available wall socket. They’re often bulky and cumbersome. And, if you’re as hopelessly clumsy as I am, you’re perennially tripping on the wires. Lugging m...
16:00, 05/02/2019

North Atlantic Ocean productivity has dropped 10 percent during Industrial era Virtually all marine life depends on the productivity of phytoplankton — microscopic organisms that work tirelessly at the ocean’s surface to absorb the carbon dioxide that gets dissolved into the upper ocean from the atmosphere. Through photosynt...
11:16, 05/06/2019

Kellogg to replace CFO, earnings dive 36.5 percent; shares drop Kellogg Co said on Thursday it will replace its chief financial officer, and the breakfast foods and snacks maker reported a 36.5 percent decline in first-quarter earnings, citing a strong U.S. dollar and higher costs....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Android Pie hits 10 percent adoption two months ahead of its ancestors Google left people in the dark regarding Android Pie's adoption for more than half a year, but it's finally lifting the curtain -- and Pie is doing better than its predecessors. Updated stats supplied to VentureBeat show that 10.4 percent ...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Trump: U.S. backs Israel 100 percent against Gaza rocket attacks President Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States fully supported Israel's response to a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza and called for an end to the Palestinian militant attacks, warning Gazans such actions would bring them "nothing but mor...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Poll: 53 Percent Of Americans Support Move To Popular Vote (NBC News)– A majority of Americans say that the United States should amend the Constitution to do away with the Electoral College in favor of a national popular vote, but their answers have a lot to do with how they voted in the last president...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Realme X to Sport 91.2 Percent Screen Ratio, Pop-Up Selfie Camera Realme X is to launch in China alongside Realme X Youth Edition aka Realme X Lite, which is expected to be the rebranded version of the Realme 3 Pro....
08:48, 05/07/2019

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
13:00, 05/08/2019

September Trading at CBOE Futures Exchange Up 154 Percent Over Year Ago CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that September 2011 trading volume totaled nearly one million contracts, and average daily volume was almost 50,000 contracts, both up 154 percent from year ag...
22:48, 05/01/2019

DoubleLine's Gundlach sees better than 50 percent chance new tariffs happen Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer at DoubleLine Capital, said on CNBC on Tuesday that he sees a better than 50 percent chance that new tariffs will happen....
10:32, 05/07/2019

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging that Apple overcharges customers for App Store purchases. Apple had asked courts to throw out the lawsu...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Warrantless searches of Americans’ data spiked 28 percent in 2018 An annual transparency report published by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence shows warrantless searches of Americans' data jumped 28 percent in 2018. According to the report, the National Security Agency (NSA) conducted 9,637 w...
19:32, 04/30/2019

CBOE Holdings Increases Quarterly Dividend By 10 Percent, To $0.23 Per Share CHICAGO, IL – July 29, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 10-percent increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend, to $0.23 from $0.21 per share of common stock. The change will b...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Canadian National Railway first-quarter profit rises 6 percent Canadian National Railway Co reported a 6 percent jump in quarterly profit on Monday, as the country's largest railroad operator shipped higher volumes of petroleum and chemical products....
14:16, 04/29/2019

U.S. youth suicides rise 29 percent after Netflix debut of '13 Reasons Why' Suicides by young Americans rose by almost a third in the month following the 2017 streaming debut of popular Netflix television series "13 Reasons Why," in which a teenage girl is shown slitting her wrists, a U.S. study showed on Monday....
14:32, 04/29/2019

Mexico's America Movil reports 3.6 percent jump in net profit America Movil, the telecommunications giant of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, reported a first-quarter net profit of 19.44 billion pesos ($1 billion) on Monday, up 3.6 percent from the year-ago period and exceeding analysts' expectations....
16:32, 04/29/2019

Anti-Semitic crime rose 20 percent in Germany last year BERLIN – Anti-Semitic crime rose by almost 20 percent in Germany last year, the interior minister said on Tuesday, blaming most incidents on individuals espousing far-right world views. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said around 90 percent of...
03:48, 05/15/2019

Support for South Africa's ANC at 51-61 percent, opinion polls show South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears headed for victory in next month's election, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to strike a reforming tone, with three opinion polls showing support ranging between 51 and 61 percent....
08:16, 04/30/2019

US-China Trade War Could Make iPhone Models 3 Percent More Expensive The ongoing trade-war between the US and China has caused Apple's iPhone production costs to rise as much as 3 per cent because of the new retaliatory tariffs imposed by Beijing....
09:32, 05/15/2019

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

Controversial stablecoin Tether is only 74 percent backed by cash (and other assets) Tether’s lawyer has now admitted that the stablecoin is only 74 percent backed by cash and equivalents, according to an affidavit filed on Tuesday. In the filing, Stuart Hoegner, the company’s general counsel, said Tether held approximately $2.1 bill...
05:32, 05/01/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 20 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain won a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to an early tally of results from the interior ministry with 20 percent of votes counted....
14:16, 04/28/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 50 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 50 percent of votes counted....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Spanish voter turnout at 41.4 percent at 2 p.m. - higher than in 2016 election Turnout in Spain's national election stood at 41.4 percent at 2 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Sunday, according to interior ministry data, compared to 36.9 percent recorded at the same time during the previous election in June 2016....
09:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. economy grew 3.2 percent in early 2019, smashing expectations The strong growth at the start of the year was mainly driven by a smaller trade deficit and businesses beefing up their inventories, factors that aren't expected to last....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Verizon has the big-battery Moto G7 Power on sale at a 50 percent discount For a mid-range device, the Moto G7 Power is certainly shining in the US carrier support department, with official availability ranging from Verizon to T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and Metro in addition to the typical slew of major authorized retailer...
23:16, 05/17/2019

Maple Leaf Foods quarterly profit surges 80 percent Canada's Maple Leaf Foods Inc reported a 80 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday, primarily driven by higher prices for its products and lower input costs for its prepared meats....
04:32, 05/02/2019

Ford To Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10 Percent of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried w...
10:00, 05/20/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 80 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 80 percent of votes counted....
14:16, 04/28/2019

There's A 14 Percent Chance That A Generation Of Accursed Knicks Fandom Has Been Worth It In tonight’s draft lottery the Knicks have a 14 percent chance of obtaining the first pick and Zion Williamson. They were the worst team in the NBA, but this year, odds have been flattened out at the top of the lottery to disincentivize tanking. So t...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Desert Storm 2019: Aabhishek Mishra, Adrian Metge Strengthen Lead; Gaurav Gill Drops To P8 On Day 3 The third day of the 2019 Desert Storm saw a number of drivers move up the order while several fan favourites struggling to keep pace during the lengthy stage. Cementing his lead from yesterday,......
21:00, 05/10/2019

Amazon stock jumps 3 percent after Buffett reveals colleague’s stake Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called himself an “idiot” for not buying stock in Amazon, but said someone at his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, is making up for his lack of foresight. Buffett told CNBC on Thursday that a money manager at B...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 percent fatality rate. And the situation is making public health experts on the ground increasingly ne...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
05:48, 05/11/2019

Amazon's India unit sees 56 percent rise in export merchants Amazon.com Inc's India unit saw a 56 percent rise in the number of local merchants selling to international markets, hitting export sales of over $1 billion, the company said on Tuesday....
05:16, 04/30/2019

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez want to cap credit card interest rates at 15 percent The proposal from Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is sure to meet stiff resistance from the banking industry, which brought in $113 billion in interest and fees from credit cards last year, up 35 percent from 2012....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Boys junk food purchases drop by 31 percent after intervention, study says The urge for kids to buy junk food is made at a gut level, triggered by elaborate marketing designed by the product's manufacturer, a new study says....
09:48, 04/28/2019

BMW quarterly profit tumbles 78 percent, hit by 1.4 billion euro legal provision BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effects of higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 bln) legal provision....
03:32, 05/07/2019

Samsung faces 60 percent drop in profits, still plans foldable phones A few weeks ago, Samsung warned investors that its Q1 profit would drop about 60 percent from the same period in 2018. Now the detailed report has arrived, confirming that projection with an operating profit of $5.4 billion that reflected a 23 percen...
19:16, 04/29/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subsequent crowdfunding campaign has crashed and burned, as The Verge points out....
08:00, 04/30/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Results; Diluted EPS of $0.36, Up 44 Percent CHICAGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported first quarter 2011 net income allocated to common stockholders of $32.1 million, an increase of 42 percent compared with net income of $22.7 million in the first q...
22:48, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results; Diluted EPS of $0.36, Up 33 Percent CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported second quarter 2011 net income allocated to common stockholders of $32.6 million, an increase of 32 percent compared with $24.8 million in the second quarter of 2...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Oil prices tumble by more than 2 percent after Trump announces new tariffs on Chinese goods Oil prices tumbled by more than 2 percent on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he would sharply hike tariffs on Chinese goods this week, risking derailing months of trade talks between the world's two biggest economies....
19:16, 05/05/2019

Spanish voter turnout at 60.7 percent at 1800 CET, higher than in 2016 election Turnout in Spain's national election stood at 60.7 percent at 6 pm (1600 GMT) on Sunday, according to the interior ministry compared to 51.2 percent recorded at the same time during the previous election in June 2016....
09:48, 04/28/2019

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

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

Leftist bloc holds advantage in Spain's election with 95 percent of votes counted The leftist political bloc in Spain held the advantage over its rightist rivals in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 95 percent of votes counted....
15:48, 04/28/2019

Most Americans don’t want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings. But 70 percent of black voters disagree. The conclusions from the Mueller report confirm to black voters something many of them have believed about Trump since the day he launched his presidential campaign: He is unfit for the office....
10:00, 04/29/2019

Mylan revenue misses on Morgantown plant issues, shares fall 8 percent Mylan NV missed first-quarter revenue estimates on Tuesday, hurt by lower demand for its products and manufacturing problems at its Morgantown plant, sending its shares down nearly 8 percent....
07:16, 05/07/2019

3M cuts 2019 profit outlook on weak China, shares fall 11 percent Shares of 3M Co fell 11 percent on Thursday after the U.S. manufacturing conglomerate cut its 2019 earnings forecast and said it would lay off 2,000 workers, citing worsening performance in high-growth markets such as China....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Tourist arrivals in Colombo to drop by 50 percent after bombings: Sri Lanka tourism chief Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lanka's Tourism Bureau Chairman Kishu Gomes said on Monday....
06:16, 04/29/2019

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

Trump threatens to raise tariffs on $200B worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent President Trump issued a threat Sunday to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent at the end of the week, as trade talks with China appeared to be stalling....
15:00, 05/05/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results; Diluted EPS of $0.37, Up 3 Percent CHICAGO, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported first quarter 2012 net income allocated to common stockholders of $32.9 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, compared with $32.1 million, or $0.36 per diluted shar...
21:16, 05/01/2019

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

Amazon's newest Echo Dot is trying to fend off the Google Home Mini with a 40 percent discount Amazon's domination of a booming smart speaker market the e-commerce giant single-handedly created just a few years ago is probably safe for the foreseeable future, but while the "regular" Google Home doesn't feel like a serious threat for the Echo, ...
09:16, 05/02/2019

DowDuPont profit falls 28 percent on delayed shipments, weak chemical demand DowDuPont Inc posted a 28 percent slump in quarterly profit on Thursday, as floods in the United States delayed seed shipments and demand for its specialized chemicals used by the auto and smartphone industries declined, sending shares down about 6 p...
10:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results; Diluted EPS of $0.44, Up 22 Percent CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported second quarter 2012 net income allocated to common stockholders of $37.9 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, compared with $32.6 million, or $0.36 per diluted sh...
21:16, 05/01/2019

Buttigieg receives 0 percent support from likely black voters in South Carolina: poll Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg received zero percent support among likely African African primary voters in South Carolina, according to a new poll. Buttigieg — a previously little-known Indiana mayor who otherwise is getting en...
23:48, 05/13/2019

SHOCKING VIDEO: Arizona hospital staff allegedly drops newborn on head, baby suffers brain hemorrhage days later A prematurely born twin girl was dropped on her head by hospital staff moments after birth at Chandler Regional Medical Center in Arizona last February and suffered a brain hemorrhage days later, the child's parents claim. ...
07:32, 05/03/2019

CBOE Holdings Increases Quarterly Dividend By 17 Percent And Stock Repurchase Authorization By 100 Million CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 17-percent increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend and, effectively immediately, a $100 million-increase in...
14:00, 05/01/2019

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

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Newell Brands sees Toys 'R' Us woes ending, shares up 10 percent U.S. consumer products maker Newell Brands Inc on Friday beat first-quarter estimates and said the bankruptcy of its retail partner Toys 'R' Us would not have anymore impact on its business, sending its share up 10 percent....
09:48, 05/03/2019

U.N. Secretary-General warns world 'not on track' to limiting temperature rise to 1.5 percent: TVNZ United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises to 1.5%, TVNZ reported on Sunday, during his visit to New Zealand....
01:48, 05/12/2019

Samsung Electronics' first quarter profit falls 60 percent on-year as weak chip prices bite Industry heavyweight Samsung Electronics posted a 60% drop in first-quarter operating profit on Tuesday, hit by falls in chip prices and slowing demand for display panels....
17:32, 04/29/2019

$2.5 trillion 'Holy Grail' found? Breakthrough discovery could lead to 100 percent recyclable plastics, scientists say Plastic pollution in the world's oceans may have a $2.5 trillion impact, negatively impacting  "almost all marine ecosystem services," including areas such as fisheries, recreation and heritage. But a breakthrough from scientists at Berkeley Lab coul...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Ishrat Jahan Case: Court Drops Case Against Ex-Cops DG Vanzara, NK Amin Former Gujarat police officers DG Vanzara and NK Amin will no longer be accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jehan fake encounter killing. A CBI court today approved their request for discharge....
01:16, 05/02/2019

Sony Xperia XZ3 price drops further to $500, Xperia XZ2 Compact gets 'clearance' discount As the official US release of the extra-tall, Snapdragon 855-powered Sony Xperia 1 is finally drawing near, the compelling deals on the Snapdragon 845-packing Xperia XZ3 are piling on and getting sweeter by the day. Originally available for an exorbi...
12:32, 05/18/2019

Eden Hazard drops Chelsea transfer bombshell: 'I have made my decision' Eden Hazard has dropped the biggest hint yet that he is leaving Chelsea this summer after revealing he told the club two weeks ago where he wants to play next season....
15:48, 05/12/2019

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 scores 49 percent discount with tablet and smart display functionality In a market comfortably dominated by Apple, it seems like we rarely talk about Android tablets nowadays outside the context of massive discounts routinely offered by companies like Amazon or the occasional semi-interesting Samsung release. But Huawei...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Chinese electric car maker BYD's first-quarter profit up 632 percent, sees first-half profit up Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD Co Ltd, backed by U.S. investor Warren Buffett, reported on Sunday a 632 percent jump in its first-quarter net profit, buoyed by strong demand for its new energy vehicles....
17:32, 04/28/2019

Epic Games offers up to 75 percent off select games in its 'Mega Sale' Starting today, you can find some of your favorite Epic Games for up to 75 percent off. The "Epic Mega Sale" runs now through June 13th, and during the sale, Epic Games is also offering an additional $10 off for every game purchase over $14.99. Plus,...
07:00, 05/16/2019

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JANUARY UP 8 PERCENT OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH; Off From 2008's Record January CHICAGO, February 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during the month of January 2009 was 2,070 contracts, an increase of eight percent over the previous month when 1,919 contracts per day changed...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Florida teen dies more than a year after 95 percent of her body was engulfed in flames at New Year's Eve bonfire A Florida teen that sustained third degree burns to 95 percent of her body after catching on fire at New Year’s Eve bonfire in 2017 has reportedly died....
19:00, 05/11/2019

OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro Cashify Offer Assures 60 Percent Buyback Value As part of its offer, Cashify is giving extra value on selling of old OnePlus smartphones if they upgrade to the new OnePlus 7 series and register for the buyback offer....
06:32, 05/16/2019

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

Working mom drops the mic with list of society's expectations: 'I'm ready to lean out' Sarah Buckley Friedberg's late-night rant about societal expectations for working moms has gone viral for all the right reasons.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

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

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
00:32, 05/02/2019

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

Before You Buy a Home, Think About What You'll Need Five Years From Now The standard homebuying advice is “only buy as much home as you need.” Makes sense, right? If a newly married couple is shopping for their first home, for example, a two-bedroom bungalow might be a smarter choice than a four-bedroom ranch house....
13:32, 05/08/2019

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

Ex-ETA leader arrested after 16 years on run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, Spanish officials said Thursday....
04:48, 05/16/2019

Larry King through the years The former CNN talk-show host (and USA TODAY columnist) has been married eight times, to seven women, and faced several health scares.        ...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Memorable Met Gala looks through the years The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has hosted a gala every year since 1948 to premiere the Costume Institute's annual exhibit. Here's a look back at memorable Met Gala looks through the years....
08:48, 05/03/2019

We’re 24 years apart and crazy in love After city planner Lorena Matarrita started a new job a few years ago, her boss casually asked about a photograph she had on her desk. “That’s your dad, right?” he said. Matarrita, now 33, blushed with embarrassment. The man in the picture was her bo...
07:32, 05/02/2019

How the Galaxy S has changed through the years From the first 4-inch Galaxy S in 2010 to 2019's 6.7-inch Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung's flagship has changed a lot over the years.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

1,550 years ago, someone ate a rattlesnake whole—and we have poo to prove it An example of Crotalus atrox, aka western diamondback rattlesnake. (credit: Wikipedia) Sometime around 450 CE in the Chihuahuan Desert, one brave soul ate a whole rattlesnake raw. If you think that takes guts, imagine passing an 11mm (0.43 inch) fa...
04:48, 05/02/2019

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
10:16, 04/29/2019

I was taken into care at two years old – what really happened? The aftershocks of growing up poor affect me every day. I set out to solve the puzzle of my early yearsWhen I was a few months old, my father came to see me. We met up in a cafe in Aberdeen. It was winter. My mum often described the scene, how I was ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Dr. Ruth Westheimer through the years Dr. Ruth Westheimer gets the celebrity documentary treatment in "Ask Dr. Ruth." Click through for more photos of America's most celebrated sex guru.        ...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Man exonerated after 45 years will get $1.5M from Michigan A Michigan man who spent 45 years in prison before he was exonerated of murder will receive $1.5 million from the state, the attorney general's office said Friday....
16:00, 05/17/2019

This Is The Most Entertaining The Lakers Have Been In Years Now THIS is the kind of story fantasists are asking for, and there isn’t as much as a matchbook in sight. There is an attempt here by several people of power and influence to seize the Los Angeles Lakers, and though you may wish this kind of plot tur...
20:00, 05/20/2019

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run reworking of the 616bhp M5 Competition. The BMW M5 Edit...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Foragers may have settled in the Amazon 10,000 years ago Human burial sites and evidence of hunting, foraging and a cooking hearth reveal that foragers lived in the Amazon thousands of years earlier than we thought...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Porsche Celebrates 10 Years Of The Panamera Of course, there was a second generation to be made that it made its world debut on June 28, 2016. The development involved multiple streams: in addition to the Gran Turismo with a standard and......
06:48, 04/29/2019

Neanderthals may have breastfed their young for more than two years An analysis of 250,000-year-old Neanderthal teeth suggests that these ancient humans nursed their young for two and a half years - about the same time as modern humans in traditional societies...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Of more than 600 guns stolen 2 years ago, only 73 recovered SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says authorities have recovered only 73 of the 654 guns stolen in 2017 in Springfield, Missouri. Prosecutors say six men from Texas stole the guns by maneuvering several trailers into a United Parcel Servi...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Google Shows First Cracks in Years Google’s once-untouchable online-advertising operation took a body blow, hurt by mounting competition and struggles within its increasingly high-profile YouTube unit....
16:48, 04/29/2019

There's Only One Reason to Buy the 2020 BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Brands throw themselves anniversary celebrations all the time. BMW just happens to do it a lot. For the 2015 model year, BMW celebrated 30 years of the M5 with the “30 Jahre M5” edition. Now, the M5 is another five years older and you know what that ...
08:16, 05/17/2019

D'Antoni has sights on 3 more years minimum Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, who told ESPN he has let the team's GM and owner know he is "energized to keep coaching," has had preliminary discussions on a contract extension that would keep him from entering the final year of his current deal....
03:48, 05/20/2019

Spain Is Going to the Polls for the Third Time in Four Years. Here’s What to Know Spain goes to the polls Sunday for its third general election in four years, as socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez tries to break the political deadlock that has gripped his country and left him unable to govern. Over the last five years,...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Storm could be India's strongest in 5 years India is preparing for the strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in nearly five years, as Tropical Cyclone Fani moves up the east coast of the subcontinent....
02:16, 05/02/2019

Limited-run BMW M5 Edition 35 Years announced News 17 May, 2019 To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the BMW M5, the German brand has released a new special edition model, limited to just 350 units...
12:00, 05/17/2019

5 Takeaways From 10 Years of Trump Tax Figures The Times obtained details from a decade of the president’s tax returns, revealing $1.17 billion in business losses. Here’s what else the numbers show....
22:48, 05/07/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verifie...
14:32, 04/28/2019

NBC bets on comedy next year, ‘This Is Us” for years to come NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is betting big on comedies for its upcoming fall television schedule. The network announced Sunday that it is adding four new sitcoms to its lineup for 2019-20, with stars including Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night LiveR...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Judge sentences would-be bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing the sentence. (May...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Europe: 10 Years After Lehman: What’s Changed? European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touches on why today’s European financial markets are “180 degrees different” than they were 10 years ago, before the financial crisis....
10:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. unemployment in April lowest in 50 years The United States added 263,000 jobs in April, while the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent, the lowest since 1969, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported....
12:00, 05/03/2019

60 years on, 'Catch-22' lands on TV in new age of absurdity Joseph Heller's 1961 novel "Catch-22" was set in World War Two, but the makers of the first television adaptation believe its satirical take on the insanity of war is just as relevant in today's age of anxiety....
06:32, 05/14/2019

Oklahoma mayor has seen eight tornadoes in 20 years Moore, Okla., Mayor Glenn Lewis is resigned to his area of expertise. He has been the city's mayor for 25 years, a span during which his city has experienced eight tornadoes, including four rated EF4 or higher....
12:00, 05/03/2019

What Joe Biden Has Said About Anita Hill Over the Years Mr. Biden said this week that he takes “responsibility” for the way Ms. Hill was treated when she testified in the 1991 hearings for Justice Clarence Thomas....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
12:32, 05/12/2019

Man wins $167,407 after following same lotto routine for 30 years A Michigan man who has stuck to the same lottery playing routine for the past 30 years had his habits finally pay off when he won a $167,407 jackpot....
14:48, 05/14/2019

Plants vs Zombies Is Ten Years Old, So Here's A Look At Where It All Began One of the main reasons I run Fine Art every night is that I’m fascinated by the earliest origins of the characters and worlds that we love. And it doesn’t get much earlier than these sketches laying down the foundations of classic tower defence game...
17:48, 05/05/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intima...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Sudan transition to last three years: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council agreed with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance that the country's transition period will last three years, a TMC member said on Wednesday....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Fights over lampposts could delay 5G rollout in the U.K. by two years In the U.K., 5G transmitters must be placed on a group of structures that are taller than a double-decker bus. According to The Guardian, this has turned lampposts into hot properties in the region because they are lined up close to each other and ar...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss that he is even worse than previously thought. Between the years of 1985 and 1994, Trump lost an asto...
19:32, 05/07/2019

All the Baby Names Kim Kardashian Has Nixed Over the Years Kim Kardashian and Kanye West recently welcomed their fourth child, and have yet to reveal the name of their newborn son. The couple's baby was born via surrogate, like his 1-year-old......
12:48, 05/10/2019

Freddie's Layton: Privatization likely to take several years to complete It could take four to five years to raise the capital needed to privatize mortgage giant Freddie Mac using a combination of retained earnings and a public offering of stock, Freddie Mac chief executive Donald Layton said on Tuesday....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice Department said....
15:48, 05/17/2019

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observers are skeptical the measure will do much to lift the shrinking economy. Few people lined up at money ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

RPT-Freddie's Layton: Privatization likely to take several years to complete It could take four to five years to raise the capital needed to privatize mortgage giant Freddie Mac using a combination of retained earnings and a public offering of stock, Freddie Mac chief executive Donald Layton said on Tuesday....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Incidents of fly-tipping in England jump by almost 40% in six years LGA says councils struggling to tackle problem amid budget cuts and lenient sentencingThe illegal dumping of waste across England has increased by nearly 40% in six years.Local councils are struggling to tackle escalating fly-tipping as their budgets...
01:00, 05/11/2019

EA Access comes to PlayStation 4 nearly 5 years after debuting on Xbox One Electronic Arts said today it's adding the PlayStation 4 to its EA Access subscription program. It'll cost $5 a month (or $30 a year) and starts in July.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

It’s taken me years to get comfortable saying this: I'm a gay footballer | Andy Brennan After ruminating over this decision for so many years and being entirely unsure about myself, I couldn’t be happierFirstly, it is really important for me to say that the main reason I am doing this is to make me feel most comfortable in who I am. It ...
05:16, 05/15/2019

50% of businesses fail in their first 5 years. What’s the secret for those that survive? An entrepreneur's technology infrastructure is now vital, especially at launch, when the technology foundation needs to be laid with an eye on the future.Read More...
11:48, 05/13/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
12:48, 05/07/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of the company in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
15:16, 05/13/2019

After 18 Years Away, Ted Turner Is Back In The Wrestling Business With AEW Last Wednesday, All Elite Wrestling and WarnerMedia made a longstanding wrestling rumor official when they announced that the startup promotion’s flagship show will air weekly on TNT beginning this Fall. No financial terms were revealed in the initia...
08:16, 05/20/2019

Google Translate is getting its most important update in years Google Translate's camera translation feature sounds very futuristic on paper, but in practice—so far, at least—it's been more of a proof of concept. It's still usable and gets the job done, but it's far from polished and intuitive to interact with. ...
02:16, 05/15/2019

150 years ago, the day America started a grand party — too soon Americans were on pins and needles exactly 150 years ago. They gathered at train stations and outside newspaper offices eagerly awaiting word that a modern marvel was now a reality. They’d followed developments closely as two railroads raced each oth...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years The rapper, banned from entering the country in 2015, said impromptu London show got ‘too rowdy’The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from entering the country, only to see his impromptu gig ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Cards sign No. 1 pick Murray to 4 years, $35M Saying this is "just the beginning," No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray signed a four-year deal with the Cardinals worth about $35 million, the team announced....
18:16, 05/09/2019

Pakistan agrees to 13th bailout in 30 years from the IMF Pakistan will receive around $6 billion in a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) it was announced Sunday, the thirteenth time the South Asian country has received financing from the IMF in 30 years....
01:32, 05/13/2019

One of our favorite ST: The Next Generation episodes aired 31 years ago This article contains spoilers about an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation that aired 29 years ago today. That's outside the statute of limitations as far as we're concerned. Also, Lee Hutchinson did a great job with the image captions in th...
10:32, 05/09/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen This month marks Editor-in-Chief Stephen Totilo’s 10th anniversary at Kotaku. A whole decade! Wow! In honor of this milestone, let’s take a look back at one of his most famous photos and see what fun we can have with it!...
12:32, 05/12/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old suspect identified only as AV was charged with nearly...
08:00, 05/17/2019

| 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

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More...
01:32, 05/14/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Britain Just Went a Week Without Coal For the First Time in 137 Years Coal may have helped birth the Industrial Revolution in Britain, but the nation is working hard to leave it behind. And it just hit a big milestone: This marks the first time since 1882 that Britain has run a week without coal.Read more......
12:48, 05/08/2019

4 Your Health: Birth rates lowest in U.S. in 32 years New government data shows there were roughly 3.7 million births in 2018. According to the Centers For Disease Control, that is the lowest total in 32 years. This year’s total is down two percent from last year. The number of teen births continu...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO Airlines should get ahead of regulators by voluntarily eliminating single-use plastic within five years, the chief executive of Portuguese charter Hi Fly said, ahead of a Thursday forum on replacements for plastics on commercial flights....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Kenyan: UK man jailed for 4 years for explosive possession A Kenyan court has jailed a British national believed to be part of an extremist cell to four years in prison for possession of bomb-making material....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Man charged in son’s death 20 years after remains found HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been indicted on a murder charge decades after his son’s skeletal remains were found under a highway billboard. News outlets report 57-year-old John Russell Whitt was also indicted Monday on a ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Beltre missing baseball less than he thought after 21 years DALLAS (AP) — Adrian Beltre isn’t missing baseball as much as he thought he would when he retired after 21 seasons and 3,166 hits. The former Texas Rangers third baseman says he’s still at peace with the announcement he made last November...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Apple wants you to use your iPhone for three years… then 'do one last great thing with it' Apple's latest ad encourages users to do their part for the planet and trade in their old iPhone after they are done with it. But how much of this is related to the environment, and how much is Apple crassly tugging at user's heartstrings in order to...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

100 years on: the picture that changed our view of the universe Arthur Eddington’s photograph of the 1919 solar eclipse proved Einstein right and ushered in a century where gravity was kingA hundred years ago this month, the British astronomer Arthur Eddington arrived at the remote west African island of Príncipe...
02:32, 05/12/2019

US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-China trade blowup was a long time coming. And it won’t be easily resolved, not even if U.S. and Chinese negotiators reach a truce in the next few weeks. The Trump administration raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chin...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Newlywed who vanished at sea declared dead two years later WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A judge has declared a missing Florida newlywed dead, almost two years to the day she disappeared while honeymooning in the Bahamas with her husband. Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Scott Suskauer’s May 9th order d...
06:16, 05/15/2019

Switch Outsells PS4 In Japan Despite Launching Three Years Later In just over two years, the Nintendo Switch has sold 8,125,637 units in Japan, according to the latest sales figures reported by Famitsu. That puts it above the current lifetime total of 8,077,756‬ for the PS4....
14:16, 05/15/2019

John Daly Is Still Driving, at the Tee and Wheel, After All These Years Daly, granted a waiver to be the second golfer ever to use a cart to get around at a major championship, got a hero’s welcome at the P.G.A. Championship....
18:48, 05/16/2019

German driver service Blacklane will IPO in the next three years: CEO German driver service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years, its chief executive Jens Wohitorf told Reuters on Monday....
05:48, 04/29/2019

Vegetative state: Years of minimal consciousness For 27 years, Munira Abdulla was in a vegetative state — not to be confused with a coma! DW explains the difference and what patients in a vegetative state are actually aware of....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Man gets 4-plus years in counterfeit sporting tickets case PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say a man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison in the sale of counterfeit tickets to sporting events, including the Super Bowl. Prosecutors said 45-year-old Eugene Smith of Litho...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Apple Music has gotten a lot better in the last couple years — especially if you know these tricks Here are some tips and tricks to get the most out of Apple Music, including how to listen to friends' playlists, search for songs by lyrics and more....
09:32, 05/03/2019

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington....
16:48, 04/28/2019

Kompany: For 15 years midfielders told me ‘Don’t shoot!’ "Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany revelled in his remarkable match-winning goal which left the club on the brink of defending their Premier League title, and dismissed suggestions he could retire at the end of the season."...
16:32, 05/06/2019

See Blake Lively's Most Iconic Met Gala Looks Over the Years Blake Lively has become a style icon over the years, turning heads in jaw-dropping outfits. When she's not dazzling audiences on the screen, the Gossip Girl alum is inspiring......
10:48, 05/05/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases 10 years of tax returns Pete Buttigieg released 10 years of tax returns on Tuesday that show the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is among the lowest earning Democrats in the 2020 field....
08:48, 05/01/2019

After years as the NBA playoffs’ JV bracket, the sun is rising in the East All four of the conference’s remaining teams are capable of winning it all, but each carries a measure of uncertainty and urgency that will ratchet up the drama....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Dead could outnumber living on Facebook in 50 years The number of dead people on Facebook may outnumber the living within 50 years, according to an extreme-case analysis by academics from the University of Oxford....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Mangled van removed from Mount Lemmon, 19 years later MOUNT LEMMON, Ariz. – After 19 years sitting in a canyon off Catalina Highway, the mangled wreckage of a rusted van has finally been removed. Manuel Montijo drove the van off a cliff in 2000. His wife, Jenny said the remnants of the vehicle are...
18:00, 05/02/2019

40 years of the laptop: how mobile PCs changed the world Main image: The IBM ThinkPad 700 series first appeared in 1992If you own a PC there’s a very good chance it's a lightweight and portable laptop, rather than a big and bulky desktop. Those rectangular boxes that are tethered to your desk h...
10:48, 05/06/2019

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard announced the game would be transitioning to a free-...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Two retired PCSD detectives reunite after many years TUCSON – Earlier in the week, News 4 Tucson did a story on a man named Sergeant John Rock. Sgt. Rock is the oldest retired deputy with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD). After the story ran, News 4 Tucson got a call to the newsr...
18:00, 05/02/2019

After three years away, Roger Federer returns to clay Having skipped the clay circuit the past two years, Roger Federer is back on the surface this week in Madrid in preparation for something bigger: the French Open....
08:00, 05/06/2019

27 years later, woman wakes up from comatose state A woman in the United Arab Emirates has woken up after 27 years of being in a comatose state. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Would-be NYC subway bomber turned informant gets 10 years A former al Qaeda recruit who plotted to bomb New York City's subway system was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, nearly a decade after he pleaded guilty and became one of the U.S. government's most valuable counterterrorism informants....
14:32, 05/02/2019

What We've Learned About Target-Date Funds, 10 Years Later A decade after target-date funds were damaged during the financial crisis, they have re-emerged bigger than ever as retirement investments. But they still have vulnerabilities....
20:16, 05/05/2019

Judge sentences would-be Chicago bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than p...
15:16, 05/06/2019

'Earthworm Jim' returns after 20 years as an Intellivision exclusive It's been 20 years since there was a genuinely new Earthworm Jim game, and longer still since the original team was involved. However, the gang is coming back -- if you're willing to take a chance on a retro console. Intellivision Entertain...
08:16, 05/01/2019

Driver sentenced to 30 years in fatal wreck MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — A driver accused of killing a pregnant woman and three other people while on drugs in Kentucky has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. WYMT-TV reports a judge handed down the sentence on Monday for Jason Gibso...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Thailand crowns king for first time in 69 years The Saturday coronation of Maha Varijiralongkorn is the first time anyone has sat on the throne since his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died in 2016...
16:16, 05/04/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The Republican newspaper reports 50-year-old George Pe...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a century ago is tricky....
22:00, 04/29/2019

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sentenced Monday to 72 months after being convicted in ...
10:16, 05/07/2019

From the archives: 30 years ago, a nascent 'Internet' was under attack A software worm invaded a supernetwork of computers and sparked a scare. Our report at the time heralded the rise of hacking and the importance of cybersecurity...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Spurs' Ginobili retires after 16 years in league "Aug 27 (Reuters) - San Antonio Spurs basketball star Manu Ginobili is retiring after 16 years in the National Basketball Association, the Argentine guard said on Monday."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Landon Collins plans to take heartbreak out on Giants for years Landon Collins leaves the Giants with a broken heart and some extra incentive. “I’ve got a lot of motivation for the next six years,” Collins, who signed a six-year, $84 million contract with the Redskins this offseason, told NJ.com. Collins said it ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

J’Ouvert shooter gets over 17 years in death of promising student The man who drunkenly shot a 22-year-old woman in the face, killing her, during Brooklyn’s 2016 J’Ouvert celebration was sentenced Friday to 17 and 1/3 years prison by a judge who blasted the gunman’s “idiocy” and “...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
11:32, 04/28/2019

US YouTube Celebrity Gets 10 Years In Jail For Child Pornography A YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced on Friday in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years in prison for enticing girls as young as 14 to produce sexually explicit videos of themselves....
00:48, 05/04/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
04:16, 05/04/2019

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years The loss of Antarctica’s ice has been accelerating ominously since 2012, and could lead to big rises in sea level if the rate of loss keeps increasing...
12:32, 04/28/2019

U of A researchers: 5 to 10 years from implementing mosquito ‘birth control’ TUCSON- Researchers say they have invented a “birth control” for mosquitoes, and say they could implement the treatment as early as 2024. Dr. Roger Miesfeld at the University of Arizona has been working on the project with his team for mo...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Man convicted in kidnapping, murder of Menachem Stark gets 15 years One of the men convicted for his role in the fatally botched kidnapping of a notorious Brooklyn landlord wept in court Wednesday as he apologized to the victim’s family before he was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. “I wish I coul...
13:00, 05/02/2019

EIA sees fuel prices below 2018 average for the next two years U.S. retail fuel prices will drop this year and in 2020 from 2018, but in both cases higher than January levels due to mandated lower sulfur in marine fuel....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Police: South Carolina mom abandoned 2nd baby 30 years ago COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a mother already facing a murder charge for abandoning her baby daughter in 1990 is now charged with dumping the body of her infant son nearly a year earlier. Greenville County Sheriff’s Lt. Ryan Flood said...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-pastor who raped adopted daughter receives 12 years KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A former pastor who repeatedly raped his adopted teenage daughter has been given an effective 12 year prison sentence. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports prosecutors sought the maximum term of 72 years behind bars. The judge cited...
02:32, 05/13/2019

Apollo Moon Rocks Set to Solve More Puzzles, 50 Years Later For 50 years, research on these rocks has transformed our understanding of the moon, revealing the circumstances of its birth and the reasons for its mottled face....
02:32, 05/13/2019

These Samples Of Moon Rock Have Waited 50 Years For This Moment Neil Armstrong needed to pick up rocks - as many as he could carry, as interesting as he could find. The material he collected would constitute humanity's first samples taken from another world....
22:16, 05/12/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court......
22:16, 05/12/2019

Saturn’s rings formed in a smash-up less than 100 million years ago Some of the Cassini spacecraft’s final measurements of Saturn’s gravitational field show that its rings are younger than we thought, and its winds run deeper...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly severe fall...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Woman in China sentenced to four years for slapping bus driver An unruly passenger who reached out and slapped a bus driver in a southern Chinese city has been sentenced to four years in prison, according to Chinese media....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO jailed for five years over Hewlett-Packard fraud Sushovan Hussain also fined $4m by US district judge over role of sale in British firm to Hewlett-PackardThe former chief financial officer of Autonomy has been jailed for five years, after a US jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1bn (£8.5bn...
18:32, 05/13/2019

House Democrat subpoenas six years of Trump tax returns Committee chair Richard Neal says treasury secretary and IRS commissioner must provide documents by 17 MayA top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and ...
22:32, 05/10/2019

US War Pilot, Shot Down In Iraq 15 Years Ago, Returns As Senator Tammy Duckworth, the helicopter pilot who lost her legs when she was shot down over Iraq 15 years ago, returned to the country for the first time this week as a US senator, her office said Friday....
15:32, 04/28/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Woman meets daughter 70 years after giving her up for adoption A 90-year-old Louisiana woman who put her newborn up for adoption more than 70 years ago has been reunited with her daughter thanks to a DNA test. Elizabeth Pullen of Lafayette said she never thought she would see her daughter again after giving her ...
15:16, 05/17/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
00:00, 05/18/2019

After 36 years, DNA evidence and genealogy help to ID a murder victim and her killer DNA evidence helped detectives to identify Mary Silvani. Her killer was much more difficult to find.        ...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Kentucky doctor convicted of fraud sentenced to 5 years COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor convicted of health care fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay $1 million in restitution. The Daily Independent reports former cardiologist Richard Paulus appeared ...
07:32, 05/03/2019

150 years ago, 12 men in Cincinnati took a chance on baseball and changed the world The Cincinnati Red Stockings did something brand new in 1869, and it worked, for a year. Now, a monument will honor that effort for all time.        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death The deadly confrontation five summers ago flickers in Gwen Carr's mind, competing for attention with warm, happy memories of her late son Eric Garner's life....
08:32, 05/12/2019

Florida man returns chunk of Stonehenge he swiped 60 years ago He didn’t have a heart of stone after all. A 90-year-old Florida man has returned a missing chunk of Britain’s prehistoric Stonehenge — more than 60 years after he swiped it. Brit-born Robert Phillips took a 42-inch-long piece of one of t...
18:00, 05/10/2019

'Tolkien' looks at early years of 'Lord of the Rings' writer J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastical world of hobbits, elves and orcs have won over fans around the world in the decades since "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" stories were published....
17:16, 04/28/2019