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Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Democratic candidates running for Kentucky governor have vowed to push for more state funding for higher education as they met for their second televised debate this week. Andy Beshear, Adam Edelen, Rock...

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding

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The Latest: GOP again thwarts Oregon education funding vote SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon teachers to protest education funding (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Oregon’s Senate Republicans have failed to turn up for a second day, keeping majority Democrats from voting on a $1 billion...
12:48, 05/08/2019

10 things we learned from the Democratic candidates’ Instagrams In a crowded pool of candidates, one stacked from top to bottom with political icons and young upstarts hoping to unseat them, it’s time to put up or shut up. The Presidential Election is still more than 18 months away, but we find ourselves quickly ...
10:16, 05/02/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Trump uses energy speech in Louisiana to criticize Democratic candidates U.S. President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
20:32, 05/14/2019

Robots, war, climate: is apocalyptic rhetoric dangerous for Democratic candidates? Critics say that warnings of impacts of automation, nuclear catastrophe and environmental collapse outlined by several candidates are not politically helpful, and even dangerousRobots replace truckers, sparking a protest movement that snowballs into ...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Democratic presidential candidates seek union support at workers' forum Six Democratic presidential hopefuls declared their support for American workers and a $15 federal minimum wage on Saturday as they seek the backing of labor unions in their battle to become the candidate to take on Republican President Donald Trump ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

‘A Guiding Light and Inspiration.’ Why 2020 Democratic Candidates Are Flocking to Jimmy Carter (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from ...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Democratic senators call for DOJ inspector general to investigate Barr’s handling of the Mueller report A dozen Democratic senators on Tuesday called for the Justice Department’s inspector general and the Office of Professional Responsibility to launch an investigation into Attorney General Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report....
12:48, 04/30/2019

The education of Zion Williamson His dunks inspire awe, his all-around game will make him millions. But to understand his legend, you have to go back to the place where it all started....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Want An Education Loan? Here Are Five Things To Know About SBI Loans SBI Student Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, offers education loans for higher studies. State Bank of India offers student loans to Indian citizens for pursuing higher......
06:48, 05/13/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
18:16, 05/15/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 Global Goals (SDGs), said the UN chief on Thursday, marking the first-ever International Day of Educ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

European polls will be 'difficult' for Conservative, says UK education minister European elections are going to be "difficult" for the governing Conservative Party, education minister Damian Hinds said on Sunday, when questioned over those Conservatives who say they will transfer their loyalty to Britain's new Brexit Party....
05:48, 05/12/2019

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent test scores reveal a sorry return on that investment. The city shelled out a whopping $25,199 per pupi...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants w...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jair Bolsonaro as he struggles to maintain his popularity....
17:32, 05/15/2019

Oregon teachers the latest to walk out for more education funds Hundreds of teachers in Oregon are planning a statewide walkout on Wednesday to rally for more education funding -- following a lead taken by tens of thousands of other educators nationwide....
04:48, 05/08/2019

Julián Castro Unveils Education Plan With Focus on Universal Pre-K Mr. Castro’s sweeping plan would also eliminate tuition at public universities and community colleges and overhaul the student-debt repayment process....
11:48, 05/13/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end for-profit charter schools....
12:16, 05/18/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for free public college tuition and universal prekindergarten under a new education plan in his 2020 campaign. The former Obama Cabinet member’s proposals unveiled ...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Some parents turn to insurance to protect the cost of their kids' education With the cost of a four-year degree at a public college at more than $80,000 — and nearly $15,000 at private universities — tuition insurance is gaining a foothold....
11:48, 05/09/2019

Forget Sats – find a true measure of education | Letters Clive Stafford Smith says Sats are irrelevant to his son’s life and Mary Bousted defends Labour’s proposed assessment reforms, while Ann Moore and Richard Wetherell highlight the negative effects of testsAmanda Spielman may be warning the wrong peopl...
12:16, 05/15/2019

Gorsuch replaces Biden as chair of civic education group WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is the new honorary chairman of a nonpartisan group devoted to education about the Constitution, replacing former Vice President Joe Biden. The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia says Gor...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Pelosi calls for investments in child care, early education MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the country should be making more investments in child care and early education. The California Democrat said better access to affordable, quality early education and child care not only helps chi...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Meghan Markle Champions Female Education in Inspiring Message Meghan Markle surprised attendees at the CAMFED Education Changes Everything Gala in New York on Thursday by appearing in a pre-recorded message and talking about the importance of female......
12:48, 05/10/2019

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Priyanka Chopra promotes refugee education on Ethiopia visit ASSOSA, Ethiopia (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children’s agency. She spoke with The Associated Press after visiting a s...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Art Education, Sports, Yoga: CBSE Writes Letter To Parents On New Changes The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made key changes for the new academic session of 2019-20, and has written a letter to all the parents of students enrolled under it saying that it......
09:00, 05/01/2019

In Her Words: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Assesses a Year on the Job In the last 12 months, there isn’t much Ms. DeVos has done that hasn’t been met with a barrage of backlash. But in a wide-ranging interview, she said her agenda had not been derailed....
09:00, 05/20/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate they are enduring a similar episode....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Top election candidates vow to run again in Istanbul Mayoral candidates from both Turkey's ruling AK party and the main opposition said they would again run for election in Istanbul on June 23 after results from an initial vote were scrapped, they said late on Monday in televised statements....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
18:00, 05/18/2019

Dr Madhava Menon, Father Of Modern Legal Education In India, Passes Away Considered as the tallest figure in modern legal education NR Madhava Menon passed away early on Wednesday, here at a private hospital, said family sources. He was 84....
01:16, 05/08/2019

Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations yet against President Jair Bolsonaro, who called marchers "useful idiots and imbeciles."...
21:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger - WSJ Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
23:32, 04/30/2019

Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say A state “target” meant to limit the number of students receiving special education services violated federal law, regulators said in a letter ordering the state to make amends....
09:00, 05/20/2019

Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations to date against the government of President Jair Bolsonaro, who called marchers "useful idiots and...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Trump's new immigration plan emphasizes skills and education over family connections The proposal includes two parts – a physical infrastructure component that would include border wall construction and be financed by new fees on trade collected at the border, and a revamped points system for those applying for U.S. citizenship....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous ...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a former public school teacher who is committed to public education."...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Democrats Have 20 Spots in the First Debate. There Are Now 21 Candidates. Seventeen candidates have already qualified for the first debate. Here is a look at how the party will decide who makes the stage if that number passes 20....
07:16, 05/02/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last Both candidates vying to become Australia's prime minister in elections on Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term, shut the revolving door to high office and put the choice of the nation's leader back in voters' hand...
00:16, 05/15/2019

EU election candidates face off in TV debate With European elections looming, the lead candidates from six pan-EU party groups have met for a head-to-head debate on a range of issues. Though the field is broad, only two candidates are considered front-runners....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 2007 resurfaced online in which he said Iowa had better schools than Washington, D.C., while mentioning...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Courier-Journal: Education Department Gives Bevin Administration Teacher Sickout Names (The Courier-Journal)– The Courier-Journal is reporting that the names of teachers possibly involved in sickouts this year have been given to Governor Matt Bevin’s administration. Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis ...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Health and education start-ups say recruiting has gotten easier in wake of Facebook, Google scandals Traditionally, it's been a huge challenge for health-tech and ed-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Facebook, Google and the other big tech companies....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator in his previous...
09:48, 05/18/2019

Taboos fall away as far-right EU candidates breach red line Virulent language castigating immigration and Islam is creeping from extremist fringe groups on social media and the dark web into politics, gaining new visibility ahead of this month's European Parliament elections....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Candidates face off in GOP primary for NC congressional race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans are deciding who should carry their banner into a high-profile congressional race in a North Carolina district lacking a delegate in Washington because last year’s election was tainted by ballot fraud. Republica...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Some Things Presidential Candidates Could Do Instead of Running for President New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president, joining 22 other people who are running as Democrats. The majority of those people are white men. There are seven senators, three governors, and two Johns....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Presidential pets: Candidates are going to the dogs (and turtle) Who let the dogs in? Apparently, most every Democrat hoping to run for the White House in 2020. Maybe in efforts to distinguish themselves from the current president who does not have a canine companion — Trump acknowledged that he’d “feel a little p...
15:32, 05/08/2019

42 Candidates To Contest In 3 Lok Sabha Seats In Jharkhand The electoral fortunes of 42 candidates including that of former Chief Minister and Union Minister Shibu Soren will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of the general elections in Jharkhand....
04:32, 05/18/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Nine possible candidates to replace John Beilein at Michigan John Beilein has left Michigan after 12 seasons for the NBA and the Cleveland Cavaliers. A look at nine possible candidates to replace him.        ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: NC candidates on the attack in election redo RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming election for a still-vacant North Carolina congressional seat. (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The candidates in an election that merges North Carolina’s most infamous political issues of recent year...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them to be better-protected from the effects of Israeli...
11:48, 04/28/2019

NSA Ajit Doval's Son, 10 Bengal BJP Candidates Get VIP Security Cover Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top "Z" category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday....
17:32, 04/30/2019

Fate Of 134 Candidates From 12 Seats To Be Decided Today In Rajasthan Two former Olympians, one former IAS and one former IPS officer, and two seers are among the 134 candidates whose fate will be decided by voters in Rajasthan's 12 Lok Sabha seats that will go to the......
13:16, 05/05/2019

EU candidates face off in live debate a week before polls Leading candidates in the European Parliament elections are facing off in a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world’s biggest transnational polls on May 23-26...
15:00, 05/15/2019

With Rs 680 Crore, Industrialist Jayadev Galla Among Richest Candidates Jayadev Galla, a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker in Andhra Pradesh, has declared assets worth over Rs 680 crore, which makes him one of the richest candidates in the national election....
10:32, 04/28/2019

US presidential candidates aren't using basic email security New research has revealed that almost all of the upcoming 2020 presidential candidates in the US are falling behind when it comes to email security despite the fact that Hillary Clinton's email accounts were targeted and breached by Russian hack...
11:16, 04/30/2019

Online histories bite Australian election candidates Australian political parties have cut loose or chastised several of their own candidates for sexist, anti-Muslim, racist and homophobic behavior less than three weeks before elections, with most falling victim to their own online histories...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Judge blocks new filing deadline for third-party candidates FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge in Kentucky has temporarily blocked a new section of state law that the Libertarian Party says denied its candidates access to the statewide ballot this year. The ruling on Thursday applies to a provision moving ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Can a Woman Win? 2020 Candidates Offer an Easy Answer: ‘I Have’ While the “must defeat Trump” calculus has largely buoyed male presidential candidates, several women in the Democratic field have a track record of winning over skeptical voters....
02:16, 05/05/2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019 6th Phase Voting: A Look At Top Candidates Lok Sabha Election Phase 6 Voting: The seven states where polling will take place are Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Haryana and Delhi....
10:16, 05/11/2019

California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues....
17:48, 05/08/2019

New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve State Candidates' Cybersecurity In advance of the 2020 elections, a new federal law proposed on Tuesday seeks to remove impediments faced by national political parties when seeking to help shore up the cybersecurity of their state-level counterparts.Read more......
13:32, 05/21/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality The polls opened in Panama on Sunday for a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated in the wake of bribery scandals and the canal nation's role in hiding the ...
07:00, 05/05/2019

Texan pleads guilty over scam PACs for 2016 candidates AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Texas man has pleaded guilty to creating fake political action committees in 2016 supporting Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that raised more than $500,000. Kyle Gerald Prall pleaded gui...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Lawbreakers to lawmakers? The 'criminal candidates' standing in India's election India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates among the major parties who are facing criminal charges. Its mai...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Elections 2019: Mamata Banerjee's Nephew Among Key Candidates In Bengal Preparations are in place for the seventh and final phase of the general elections in West Bengal, where nine Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls on Sunday....
04:32, 05/18/2019

No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media Lok Sabha elections 2019: About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday,......
04:32, 05/18/2019

Hungarian leader finds main EU exec candidates unsuitable BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister says he thinks the main candidates for president of the European Union’s executive arm are unsuitable for the job. Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Monday that he won’t support Manfr...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Nine candidates vie to fill Jumaane Williams’ seat on City Council Voters in Central Brooklyn will head to the polls Tuesday for a special election to pick Public Advocate Jumaane Williams’ replacement on the City Council. Nine candidates are running to replace the former lawmaker in the city’s 45th Council Di...
14:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: 2020 candidates mourn transgender woman's death The Latest on a transgender woman found dead in Texas (all times local): 5 p.m. Democratic presidential candidates are mourning a 23-year-old transgender woman in Texas who authorities say was the victim of "homicidal violence."...
19:16, 05/20/2019

The top 10 Heisman Trophy candidates in college football after spring practice An Oklahoma quarterback has won the last two Heisman awards and there's a candidate this year. But Trevor Lawrence and Tua Tagovailoa lead the race.        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Spain faces major changes as candidates head into election weekend Nationalism and the push for Catalonian independence could shake up the national election in Spain Sunday as far-right candidates vie to unseat socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
17:00, 04/28/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
06:32, 05/09/2019

EU Commission president candidates clash on climate change, migration Germany's Manfred Weber and the Netherlands' Frans Timmermans hope to succeed EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. In a debate aired on German TV, the two discussed climate change, taxes, terrorism and migration....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Gillibrand proposes giving 'Democracy Dollars' to voters to donate to candidates Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., on Wednesday rolled out a plan to give voters up to $600 worth of vouchers to donate to federal candidates for office....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Hiring etiquette: Don’t ghost candidates after interviews, do acknowledge receipt of any résumé After an employer has interviewed a job candidate in person, the employer should notify the applicant whether it has made the decision to hire them — or not....
18:48, 05/19/2019

We must demand of candidates: how real is your commitment to fixing democracy? | Lawrence Lessig Nancy Pelosi’s HR1 bill is an important start but the key to tackling a broken system is a president committed to fundamental reformThe wires were abuzz last week with news that the presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was returning $30,000 in contr...
06:16, 05/05/2019

Google Doodle For Phase 5 Polling Answers Questions On Voting, Candidates Google Doodle: Like it did in the last four phases of polling, Google today dedicated its doodle to the ongoing seven-phase general elections in India to mark the fifth phase today....
20:32, 05/05/2019

Most Democrats say age is not just a number for White House candidates: Reuters/Ipsos poll As Democrats weigh a field of 20 White House hopefuls that includes candidates who would be the youngest or oldest president ever elected, new Reuters/Ipsos polling shows age could be a liability at either end of the spectrum....
04:48, 05/01/2019

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says Some Candidates Have Policies, Others Have Male Privilege Noah said that while Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris came to the CNN town hall armed with actual policies, Pete Buttigieg apparently tried to wing it....
09:16, 04/28/2019

At a Historic Moment for Asian-American Candidates, Andrew Yang Leans In One of three presidential candidates with roots in the Asian-American and Pacific-Islander community, Mr. Yang has unabashedly embraced his heritage....
03:00, 05/22/2019

NASA Announces Tenth Round of Candidates for CubeSat Space Missions NASA has selected and prioritized 16 small research satellites from 10 states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard space missions planned to launch in 2020, 2021 and 2022....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Adams wins GOP nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State, beating three other candidates LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Adams wins GOP nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State, beating three other candidates....
18:32, 05/21/2019

India's Bigbasket gets $150 mln in fresh funding A group of investors including South Korea-based Mirae-Naver and China's Alibaba Group has led a fresh $150 million funding round in online grocery company Bigbasket, the Indian startup said on Monday....
02:48, 05/06/2019

Yorkshire miner gets Sirius with £2.7bn funding A London-listed company presiding over the UK biggest mining ‎project for a generation will take a big step towards achieving its ambition this week when it taps investors for more than £2.5bn of debt and equity funding....
11:32, 04/29/2019

A hiring company posted a job looking for 'preferably Caucasian' candidates. It now says it fired the employees responsible. Helena McCabe/Twitter The staffing firm Cynet Systems apologized for a job listing for "preferably Caucasian" candidates for an IT job. The company said it fired the employees responsible for the posting. "Cynet apologizes for the anger & frustratio...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Steve Buckhantz remains in limbo as NBCSW considers 12 candidates for Wizards TV role Dan Hellie and Dave Feldman are among the potential replacements for Buckhantz, who has held the position for the last 22 seasons and would like to return....
10:32, 05/13/2019

European far-right fields ultra-young candidates to make inroads with demographic that once ignored it, AP finds BOKRIJK, Belgium (AP) — European far-right fields ultra-young candidates to make inroads with demographic that once ignored it, AP finds....
00:48, 05/16/2019

Rodríguez Larreta defends Macri: 'In Argentina, we choose candidates, not Wall Street' President Mauricio Macri's successor as Mayor of Buenos Aires criticises business leaders and markets as exchange rate volatility rattles confidence....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a woman who worked for another MP....
13:32, 05/03/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spending is failing to recognise the “scale and urgency” of the climate change challenge facing the worl...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
04:16, 05/15/2019

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Teachers across Oregon to walk out over classroom funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Oregon teachers are expected to walk out this week to press for more money for education. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers hold rallies to highlight classroom condi...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
11:32, 04/29/2019

Thousands of Oregon teachers walk out over funding Thousands of teachers are marching through downtown Portland to call for more money for Oregon schools. The Portland protest was one of many statewide as teachers walked out to draw attention to education funding. (May 8)     ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as three million homes and businesses in urban areas.The company has created a new entity called FibreN...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Secret strip-club videos and lewd posts: Australia’s fallen election candidates Several candidates quit ahead of election after deluge of offensive behaviour exposedIn a whirlwind 48 hours, the Australian election has lost a host of its most controversial candidates.From homophobic comments about sitting MPs to secret strip-club...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. A federal district judge blocked Texas’ effort to stop Planned Parenthood fund...
22:00, 05/13/2019

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

TransferWise closes $292 mln secondary funding round at $3.5 bln valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
21:32, 05/21/2019

Fugees rapper embroiled in election funding conspiracy One of Barack Obama's favorite rappers has been charged with illegally financing his re-election campaign. He has also been tied to Malaysia's sprawling 1MDB embezzlement scandal....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory, told reporters on Wednesda...
20:32, 05/08/2019

'It's a dangerous time': can UK and US universities survive funding cuts? The vice-chancellor of the University of California and the University of Bristol’s leader on how universities are threatened by policy and funding changesVice-chancellors in Britain are united in the view that this is the most challenging time to ru...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Kansas faces questions about school funding law before court TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court is wrestling with whether a new public school funding law with bipartisan support provides enough additional money to ensure that the state’s spending on education is sufficient. State Supreme Cou...
09:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
14:16, 04/29/2019

DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar with the situation....
21:16, 05/17/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, Bigbasket said....
03:48, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Nextdoor Valued at More Than $2 Billion in Fresh Funding Round Neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor said it has secured a $123 million investment led by Riverwood Capital, valuing the company at $2.1 billion....
10:16, 05/14/2019

UK's Deliveroo says Amazon heads latest funding round of $575 mln Deliveroo said on Friday that Amazon.com Inc was the lead investor of a new $575 million funding round in the British online food delivery company alongside its existing investors....
00:32, 05/17/2019

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding.Read More...
06:32, 05/22/2019

Woodstock 50 festival announces new funding to get show back on The organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Friday they have obtained new funding to enable the show to go on....
12:32, 05/17/2019

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution of the case until they can get funding....
06:32, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-India's Bigbasket valued at over $1 bln in fresh funding round A group of investors, including South Korea-based Mirae-Naver and China's Alibaba Group , led a $150 million funding round in online grocery company Bigbasket, valuing the startup at over $1 billion, the Indian company said on Monday....
05:32, 05/06/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games has received an unexpected shot in the arm after the IOC revealed it will likely provid...
03:16, 05/06/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more....
21:48, 05/15/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
12:32, 05/01/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
19:16, 05/21/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with a surge of Central American migrant families seeking refuge in the U.S....
13:48, 05/01/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
10:32, 05/21/2019

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
08:32, 05/22/2019

A-list celebs help pump $300M in funding into Impossible Foods Silicon Valley’s hottest new veggie burger startup, Impossible Foods, is beefing up its coffers with an additional $300 million in funding, including from A-list celebs like Katy Perry. Perry, Serena Williams, Jay-Z and Trevor Noah were all part of t...
23:16, 05/13/2019

The Latest: School funding pulled into Kansas budget impasse TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Republican legislators in Kansas are trying to break an impasse over the budget and Medicaid expansion by suggesting ...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Homeland Security to seek more funding to handle migrant crossings Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Tuesday said his department plans to ask Congress for more money to deal with an influx of migrants along the southern border with Mexico....
20:32, 04/30/2019

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
11:16, 05/21/2019

Podimetrics completes $13.4 million funding for disease-detecting foot mat Podimetrics, the maker of a smart foot mat that detects warning signs of diabetic foot ulcers, said on Thursday it raised $13.4 million in a funding round led by a group of investors, including venture capital firm Scientific Health Development....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
15:00, 05/15/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Falls Short of Funding Goal E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings Inc., setting aside the lofty $5 billion valuation it had been seeking, has closed a funding round at a valuation of about $2 billion. The development nevertheless marks a turnaround for a vaping pioneer that filed for...
16:00, 05/17/2019

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
12:32, 05/21/2019

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
00:32, 05/18/2019

The Democratic Party's Tent Is Too Big At some point this week, the Louisiana House of Representatives will take up and undoubtedly pass a version of a “fetal heartbeat” bill, just another wave of the nonstop offensive we’ve seen from the fundamentalist right against abortion over the pas...
08:16, 05/20/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state — a case that could also end up before the Supreme Court....
13:16, 05/14/2019

NASA plans to use Trump funding to send woman to the moon by 2024 NASA plans to send the first woman to the moon in 2024 with the help from $1.6 billion funding increase in their budget from president Trump, the agency said this week. The 2024 mission, called Artemis, after the Greek goddess of the moon and twin si...
14:32, 05/14/2019

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
04:32, 05/07/2019

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
00:16, 05/22/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials....
10:32, 05/16/2019

NASA reveals funding needed for Moon program, says it will be named Artemis Enlarge / The Trump administration's lunar plan finally has a price. Sort of. (credit: NASA) NASA revealed Monday that it needs an additional $1.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2020 to stay on track for a human return to the Moon by 2024. The ...
21:32, 05/13/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water and health care supplies to hundreds-of-thousands...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion pound funding of fossil fuel corporations is spreading to countries around the world.In the civil diso...
04:32, 05/07/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing group director and Lead Scout and Advisory Board Member. Krouwels’ talk at TNW2019 discusses how both fou...
09:48, 05/09/2019

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for...
11:32, 05/10/2019

The 18,000mAh Energizer phone dies an undignified death after funding failure The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop, an Energizer phone with a massive 18,000mAh battery, has finally finished ringing its death knell, after a wildly unsuccessful Indiegogo campaign saw it receive only 1% of the required funding.The massive handset was...
06:16, 04/30/2019

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
01:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012 election The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as "Jho Low," for conspiring to steer illegal foreign campaign funds into the ...
18:32, 05/10/2019

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

The Democratic 2020 frontrunners are too old. And I say that as an old man myself | Art Cullen Call me ageist, but I worry about the fact that Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will all be over 70 on election dayI became eligible for social security the week I realized new eyeglasses were needed to renew my driver’s license. I fin...
17:48, 05/18/2019

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

Border crossings to surpass last 13 year totals in 122 days, DHS heightens funding plea The Department of Homeland Security is forecasting that border apprehensions of illegal immigrants will surpass the totals of the last 13 years in just 122 days, prompting a new push for President Trump’s $4.5 billion in emergency funding to handle t...
14:16, 05/10/2019

Sen. McSally urges action on Trump’s $4.5B emergency border funding, ‘crisis’ situation Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, citing the humanitarian and security “crisis” on the southern border, is demanding that the Senate move to provide the $4.5 billion emergency funding President Trump is seeking, comparing it to other disasters plaguing th...
18:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon wades into British food delivery battle with Deliveroo funding Amazon has led a new funding round in Britain's online food delivery company Deliveroo, throwing its weight behind the app in the battle with Uber Eats and Just Eat to deliver takeaway meals....
00:32, 05/17/2019

Africa’s mobile-based healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support – not just funding As a community health worker tasked with tracking infant vaccinations in Kenya, Collince Oluoch was overwhelmed by the burdens of the job. He encountered mothers with no record of their children’s vaccinations, caregivers who could not remember clini...
12:48, 05/05/2019

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
17:00, 05/09/2019

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

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest institution to sever ties over the family’s link to the opioid crisis in America....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Report says Coke's academic research funding comes with a hitch. It can kill studies it doesn't like It said Coke retained the right to "quash studies" or "pressure researchers" in at least five agreements with academic institutions from 2015 to 2016....
16:48, 05/07/2019

Democratic state lawmakers try to get Trump tax returns, too TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Congress won’t be seeing President Donald Trump’s tax returns any time soon, but that request is not the only way Democrats are trying to pry them loose. So far this year, lawmakers in at least 20 states have introduc...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Democratic-Run States Are Experimenting With Healthcare, and It's Not Looking Good Slick California governor and ex-husband to the current girlfriend of the dumbest of the president’s sons Gavin Newsom is hitting the road to sell his healthcare plan, according to the LA Times. This will be a tough sell, because the plan is very bad...
12:32, 05/15/2019

Only Two Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Have a Climate Plan Scientists warn that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale changes to stop global warming. The next administration will have even less time....
09:16, 05/10/2019

The Democratic Leadership Is Actually Standing Up for Rashida Tlaib Republicans have bent themselves completely out of shape over the past day twisting Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s words on Palestine and the Holocaust. But the Democrats, miraculously, might just have enough backbone this time around to put an early ...
15:48, 05/13/2019

A Quick Guide to the Big Ideas in the Democratic Primary The 2020 Democratic presidential primary is centered on some big ideas. While some of the 20 candidates for the nomination have stayed away from specifics so far, a handful have shared some dramatic and detailed proposals on bread-and-butter topics s...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Montana governor in Democratic presidential race Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself as the field's only statewide elected official to win a state that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. (May 14) ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the...
13:00, 05/21/2019

House Democratic, GOP leaders weigh in on Iran Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in Thursday on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (May 16)        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela says talking with "democratic" opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Sudanese commander says democratic elections are his goal The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats on Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame for violence in Khartoum this week....
15:32, 05/18/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that would cut some funding for Planned Parenthood, is unpopular across party lines, according to new polling....
04:00, 05/03/2019

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
21:48, 05/21/2019

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

ISIS Claims First Attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo Islamic State propagandists said the group was responsible for an assault that left eight Congolese soldiers dead. It was the group’s first Congo attack....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Sudan agrees to 3-year transition to democratic government The Sudanese military and protest leaders said Wednesday they've reached an agreement on a three-year transition of power, signaling an end to its political crisis....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
15:48, 05/17/2019

Venezuela government talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark a military uprising against President Nicolas Madu...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders meet for Round 2 on infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks have passed since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband. Republican leaders in Congress have shown little e...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Democratic lawmaker says Congress' oversight of WH is no 'partisan issue' House Oversight Committee Member Raja Krishnamoorthi said Thursday that Congress' continuing demands for information from the White House and others in President Trump's orbit should not be seen as a "partisan issue."...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Ana Navarro: 2020 Democratic field beginning to look like a 'clown car' "View" co-host Ana Navarro derided the growing number of Democratic presidential candidates, suggesting the 2020 field was beginning to look like a "clown car."...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Strengthened Trump crippling Democratic Senate recruitment, 0-7 so far President Trump, riding the surging economy to better approval ratings, is giving top-tier potential Democratic Senate candidates pause as they mull taking on Republican candidates with strong ties to the White House in 2020....
09:00, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Kentucky AG Beshear wins Democratic gov. primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis — Republica...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Sudan Takes First Tentative Steps Toward Democratic Rule Leaders of Sudan’s military and the protest movement that unseated dictator Omar al-Bashir agreed on a three-year blueprint for democratic rule, days after clashes between the two sides left at least four people dead....
10:16, 05/15/2019

Limbaugh says Democratic presidential primary may be over with Biden leading the way Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Friday that former Vice President Joe Biden may have already won the Democratic presidential primary and that President Trump may benefit from disenfranchised Bernie Sanders voters....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims posted a two-min...
22:32, 05/07/2019

A Former Democratic Senator Has a Warning for Her Party Ahead of 2020 A senator who lost re-election in 2018 is using her leftover campaign funds to push her fellow Democrats to reconnect with rural voters, arguing that they risk letting President Donald Trump win a second term if they don’t. On Thursday, former ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque.” State ...
23:32, 05/06/2019

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
03:33, 05/14/2019

Looks Like That Splashy New Right-Wing Democratic Group Has Ties to the Worst People Former Sens. Joe Donnelly of Indiana and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota both lost their re-election bids last November in states that overwhelmingly went for Donald Trump in 2016. Last month, Axios reported that the two were starting something called...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Trump slams Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib for comments on the Holocaust U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday morning for her previous comments on the Holocaust, saying she has “tremendous hatred of Israel.”...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand on being underestimated for 2020 Democratic nod: 'I think it's just gender bias' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Saturday she feels like she’s being underestimated in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, who will likely go up against President Trump in 2020....
20:48, 05/12/2019

Montana Gov. Bullock Joins 2020 Democratic Presidential Race HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself among nearly two dozen candidates as the field’s only statewide elected official to win a state that P...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Joe Biden enters the Democratic primary with a commanding lead in the polls Surveys show the former vice president leading Sen. Bernie Sanders by significant margins, with the potential to gain even more of a lead with a post-announcement bump in the polls....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Democratic presidential contender Hickenlooper aims to fight monopolies Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a two-time former governor of Colorado, called on Friday for beefing up U.S. anti-trust laws, part of a business-friendly yet progressive agenda he hopes will set him apart among 20 candidates seekin...
09:16, 04/28/2019

'I have a plan for that': Elizabeth Warren leads the Democratic 'ideas primary' As candidates follow the senator in churning out progressive proposals, some activists warn the priority must be beating TrumpElizabeth Warren has a plan for that. And that. And that as well. On Wednesday, the Massachusetts senator unveiled the 12th ...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Confident Trump handicaps Democratic field during energy speech President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new prime minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of him?...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Jimmy Carter finds renaissance in 2020 Democratic scramble Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity at age 94 to wi...
20:00, 05/19/2019

This May Day, let’s hope democratic socialism makes a come back | Bhaskar Sunkara For the sake of our planet and our species, we need to remember what was good in the old socialist dreamsIn recent decades, socialism has been challenged from all directions. The influential German sociologist Ralf Dahrendorf was right when he wrote ...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Here's where the Democratic front-runners stand on some of the biggest issues in 2020 With a crowded field and a growing progressive wing of the party, here is where some of the front-runners in the 2020 Democratic campaign stand on the biggest issues of this election cycle....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Sheri Donahue wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky auditor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Sheri Donahue wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky auditor....
18:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. Democratic hopeful Inslee unveils second climate change plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 trillion in 10 years in modern manufacturing and green infrastructure to "revitalize America's economy ...
05:48, 05/16/2019

Marianne Williamson Preaches a Message of Love in the Democratic Primary When Andrea Martinez asked about medical marijuana, the question quickly turned from the political to the personal. At a town hall in a dimly lit church in Washington Monday evening, the 51-year-old Navy veteran suggested to Democratic presidential c...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Dollar Ticks Higher Against Yen The dollar rebounded against the Japanese yen while declining relative to emerging-market currencies, as investors regained some of their appetite for riskier assets....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Turkish Democratic Left Party candidate withdraws from Istanbul poll An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month's rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was initially held in March....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Heather French Henry Wins Democratic Nod For Secretary Of State Race (AP/LEX 18) — Heather French Henry  has won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky Secretary of State. An activist, veterans advocate and former Miss America, French Henry emerged victorious Tuesday in a field of Democratic candidates vying to ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Democratic Presidential hopeful Buttigieg draws crowd for Fox town hall Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called for higher taxes on the wealthy, backed abortion rights and promised to run what he called an inclusive campaign in a New Hampshire town hall broadcast on Fox News....
18:32, 05/19/2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One to try to block Democratic subpoenas President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization have sued Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to try to block them from responding to subpoenas issued by U.S. congressional Democrats seeking financial records....
08:00, 04/30/2019

New York City Mayor de Blasio to announce bid for Democratic presidential nomination New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, an unapologetically progressive Democrat who has been a frequent critic of the Trump administration's policies, has decided to go after the president's job....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Calls to jail Attorney General Barr grow from Democratic ranks In the days since the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress, more and more Democratic lawmakers have opened the door to the possibility of arresting the Justice Department leader in a bid to force ...
10:32, 05/13/2019

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she'll veto 'dismemberment' abortion ban bill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, says she will veto legislation passed by the Republican state Senate that would ban a common abortion procedure....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Biden holds campaign rally in Philadelphia as Democratic rivals prepare to take him on Since entering the race last month, Biden, 76, has largely ignored the other 23 contenders in the Democratic field, instead training his fire on Republican Trump....
10:48, 05/18/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Banker Michael Bowman wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky treasurer....
18:32, 05/21/2019

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke lays out $5 trillion climate plan U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday laid out one of the most detailed climate policies so far in the crowded Democratic field, calling for a $5 trillion investment in clean energy technology and infrastructure over 10 years with a goa...
09:48, 04/29/2019

A Democratic Lawsuit Over Trump’s Business Dealings With Foreign Governments Can Proceed (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday that a group of Democrats in Congress can proceed with a lawsuit against President Donald Trump alleging his businesses violate a constitutional ban against gifts from foreign governmen...
21:00, 04/30/2019

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency....
13:16, 05/18/2019

Biden rejects Trump's 'clenched fist' in appeal for Democratic and US unity Former vice-president launches campaign in PennsylvaniaArt Cullen: The Democratic frontrunners are too oldFormally launching his third presidential campaign, Joe Biden appealed for party and national unity while accusing Donald Trump of leading Ameri...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Gun control takes center stage in 2020 Democratic presidential race U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Monday released a sweeping plan to curb gun violence by creating a national licensing program and repealing a law that gives gun manufacturers legal immunity, becoming the latest Democrat in the 2020 presidential race to m...
11:16, 05/06/2019

Democratic Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet joins 2020 presidential race Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet on Thursday joined the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, promising to improve the middle class and fix the U.S. political system....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Rupee Edges Higher To 70.25 Against Dollar Rupee dollar exchange rate: The rupee opened at 70.26 at the interbank forex market, and touched a high of 70.25, marking a gain of 9 paise over its last close. The rupee had on Wednesday appreciated......
03:16, 05/16/2019

Fed may not be able to engineer higher inflation: Kashkari The Federal Reserve should not cut interest rates unless there is hard data signaling economic weakness ahead, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said on Thursday, and should not rely on a rate cut to try to kickstart a healthier level of inflat...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Why is unemployment for blacks 86% higher than US average? The unemployment rate for black Americans was 6.7% in April, which is 86% above the national rate. The reason for the disparity is not a simple one.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

How do I negotiate a higher salary for my dream job? I received an offer for a job I really want from a company I really want to work for. However, the compensation is lower than I was hoping for. I’m afraid to negotiate too hard and risk losing the offer, because I will take the job even if they don’t...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Rupee Ends Higher At 70.02 Against Dollar Forex traders said the greenback's weakness against key rivals overseas, sustained foreign fund inflows and heavy buying in domestic equities also supported the rupee upmove....
14:00, 04/28/2019

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Rupee Edges Higher Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened almost flat at 69.70 against the dollar and moved 5 paise higher to 69.67 in early trade....
01:32, 05/22/2019

Don't Get Too Used to Higher Bank Deposit Rates The “good times” for bank depositors may not last much longer. Investors increasingly think the Federal Reserve is on course to cut interest rates at least once this year. That makes it likely banks could start to reverse course on deposit rates....
18:16, 05/19/2019

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet Announces 2020 Democratic Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado jumped into the packed Democratic presidential primary on Thursday, announcing a 2020 campaign that had been stalled while he was treated for prostate cancer. Bennet, a former head of Denver Publi...
07:16, 05/02/2019

Dem and GOP strategists talk Biden’s early frontrunner status for the Democratic presidential nomination As former Vice President Joe Biden was about to kick off his campaign speech in Pittsburgh, Pa., Democratic strategist Jessica Tarlov, and GOPAC Chairman David Avella weighed in on new poll numbers suggesting the Democratic field is wide open....
19:00, 04/29/2019

New York City Mayor de Blasio to join crowded Democratic presidential field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who emerged as a progressive standard-bearer in 2013 but has struggled amid middling approval ratings to build a national profile, will enter the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, according to a source close to t...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Austrian Social Democratic provincial governor ends cooperation with Freedom Party The Social Democratic governor of Austria's Burgenland province ended cooperation with the Freedom Party on Sunday and called early elections, in the latest political turmoil unleashed by a scandal at the far right party over state contracts....
13:16, 05/19/2019

Ben Shapiro: Rep Tlaib 'part of an anti-Semitic contingent' protected by Democratic leadership Conservative commentator and The Daily Wire editor-in-chief, Ben Shapiro, lashed out at Rep. Rashida Tlaib Monday calling her part of an "anti-Semitic contingent" of the Democratic Party for making controversial comments about the Holocaust....
20:16, 05/13/2019

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, after the two had connected on the social media pl...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Scott County farmer Robert Conway has won the Democratic nomination for agriculture commissioner....
18:32, 05/21/2019

Escalating fight, Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One over Democratic subpoenas President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization have sued Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to try to block them from responding to subpoenas issued by U.S. congressional Democrats seeking financial records....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands....
10:48, 05/20/2019

Klobuchar pitches pragmatism as she seeks to carve identity in Democratic presidential field U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar pitched her "heartland" credentials and disputed that she was not liberal enough to win the Democratic nomination for president in a Wednesday town hall on the Fox News channel, a network that targets conservatives....
21:48, 05/08/2019

Democratic committee chairman accuses Trump of using farmers as 'pawns' in China talks Democratic Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson accused President Trump of putting farmers in the crossfire of his administration's trade war with China....
15:48, 05/10/2019

‘That’s My Whole Life’s Work.’ Watch How Elizabeth Warren Has Become the Policy Engine of the Democratic Party Elizabeth Warren, the senior senator from Massachusetts, has made a name for herself in a crowded field of more than 20 presidential candidates by styling herself the policy engine of the Democratic party. “I want to fix the systems in this cou...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Democratic 2020 candidate Moulton says Sanders, Warren too liberal to beat Trump U.S. congressman Seth Moulton, one of 20 Democrats running for president, criticized rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Friday, saying they were so liberal they risked handing President Donald Trump a second White House term....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Byron York on latest 2020 polls: Democratic voters may not be as far left as many thought The Democratic Party may not be leaning as far to the left heading into the 2020 election as many had assumed, according to Fox News contributor Byron York....
10:00, 05/14/2019

'It's sickening': Liz Cheney slams Democratic leaders for defense of Tlaib's Holocaust remark Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming sounded off Tuesday on Democratic colleagues in Congress, accusing them of being anti-semitic for not condemning comments by Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Biden holds U.S. election kick-off rally as Democratic rivals sharpen attacks Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday will hold a presidential-style rally intended to make his march toward becoming the Democrat to take on President Donald Trump seem inevitable, even as rivals search for ways to slow him down....
12:48, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon -White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer....
12:00, 04/30/2019

End of Oil Waivers Pushes Price Forecasts Higher Investment banks in April raised their forecasts for this year’s oil prices, driven by a U.S. decision to tighten sanctions on Iran’s oil industry, as well as OPEC-led production cuts....
14:48, 04/29/2019

Gold Edges Higher After Tariff Threat Gold prices inched higher Monday, boosted by declines in stocks and other risk assets after President Trump threatened to escalate the U.S.-China trade fight....
16:32, 05/06/2019

The Latest: US says higher tariffs on China to hit on Friday WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China trade talks (all times local): ___ 5:15 p.m. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says the higher tariffs on China that President Donald Trump threatened over the weekend will take effect at 12:01...
21:16, 05/06/2019

U.S. Treasury Yields Edge Higher After Fed Decision Treasury yields initially fell after the Federal Reserve held rates steady and highlighted slowing inflation, but then moved higher amid comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes (Reuters Health) - Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don't quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Gold Price Moves Higher By Rs 180 Per 10 Grams Traders said the sentiment turned bullish on the back of pick-up in buying support from local jewellers amid positive overseas trend as rising US-China trade tensions boosted gold's safe-haven appeal....
06:32, 05/08/2019

U.S. stocks open higher on Huawei reprieve U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the Dow rising more than 100 points, as technology stocks rebounded after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei....
07:16, 05/21/2019

Armenian ex-president’s case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of the country’s former president in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Oil Inches Higher, on Track for Weekly Gain Oil prices were on track for a fourth consecutive advance, boosted by geopolitical uncertainty surrounding supply from Iran and Venezuela despite some cautious sentiment about continuing trade talks....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Higher Tariffs Ripple Through American Business The increased tariffs enacted by the U.S. on products coming from China raise the costs for many American companies. Here’s a look at the affected industries....
12:48, 05/10/2019

Armenian ex-president's case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of former President Robert Kocharian in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Rupee Ends Higher At 69.56 Against Dollar: 5 Things To Know The rupee appreciated for the second straight session on Tuesday to close higher by 46 paise at 69.56 against the US dollar, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI). The gain came as crude oil......
09:00, 04/30/2019

‘Democratic aspirations of the Sudanese people’ must be met urges Guterres, following military removal of al-Bashir from power UN chief António Guterres said on Thursday that the “democratic aspirations of the Sudanese people” need to be realized through “an appropriate and inclusive transition process”, following the overthrow and arrest of President Omar al-Bashir by order...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts to the kind of repression carried out under previous military regimes, said the UN human rights exp...
11:16, 04/28/2019

In White House launch, Democratic Governor Bullock vows to reform campaign finance Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to take on campaign finance reform on his first day in office....
19:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Escalating fight, Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One over Democratic subpoenas President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization have sued Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to try to block them from responding to subpoenas issued by U.S. congressional Democrats seeking financial records....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Democratic congresswoman Tlaib accuses Israel of oppressing, targeting 'Palestinian children and families' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., has accused Israeli forces of targeting Palestinian children and families after a bloody weekend in the bitter conflict....
07:32, 05/06/2019

As Republicans rally behind Trump’s effort to block Democratic probes, McConnell says ‘case closed’ In an escalating fight, the White House invoked executive power to prevent former counsel Donald McGahn from complying with a congressional subpoena....
22:16, 05/07/2019

Brit Hume: Joe Biden a ‘walking time-bomb’ despite Democratic front-runner status Former Vice President Joe Biden was a "walking time bomb" who, because of his age and history of gaffes, likely wouldn't make it to the general election....
17:00, 05/21/2019

As Higher Tariffs Loom, Big U.S. Firms Plan for the Worst Many big U.S. firms say they are prepared for the U.S. to impose higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports and have anticipated the trade friction in their forecasts....
09:00, 05/09/2019

“Aussie PayPal” Explodes Higher: These Were the Warning Signs The guidelines that are laid out in the Wall Street classic book, Elliott Wave Principle, are there for a reason: They work. Of course, no forecasting method is perfect, but see how applying the Elliott wave model helped one of our global analysts sp...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Global Stocks Inch Higher to Start the Week Global stocks posted modest gains Monday ahead of economic figures and a policy statement from the Federal Reserve this week that could help investors to confirm or dispel recent fears of a global slowdown....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Study: '13 Reasons Why' may have led to higher youth suicide rates The popular show's debut on March 31, 2017, coincided with a nearly 29 percent increase in suicide rates among young people between ages 10 and 17 in following months...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Oil Edges Higher on OPEC Cuts, Iran Tensions Oil prices rose slightly on continued U.S.-Iran tensions and as major crude producers including Saudi Arabia signaled they may maintain production cuts until the end of this year....
08:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. Consumers Poised to Take the Hit From Higher Tariffs on Imports From China The round of tariffs that went into effect at midnight will likely hit Americans in the pocketbook, making $40 billion of consumer goods on retailers’ shelves more expensive....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Wall St. ends higher as trade worries ease U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday as reports that U.S. President Donald Trump would hold off on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts eased growth concerns even as economic data disappointed investors....
17:48, 05/15/2019

Midwestern Floods Pit Communities Against One Another as Levees Rise Ever Higher Residents of Grafton, Ill., which has no levee, are being pummeled by flooding from the Mississippi River, again and again. “It’s frightening,” the mayor said....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Administration projecting higher cost for migrants’ care WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told lawmakers that it probably will cost more to care for migrants crossing into the United States from Mexico than the $2.9 billion in emergency money requested just two weeks ago. The White House has ...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Under Armour Sales Inch Higher as It Pushes Abroad Under Armour reported revenue rose slightly in the first quarter, despite declines on its home turf, as the sportswear maker continued to shrink its inventory and expand abroad....
08:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. Takes Aim at $300 Billion in Chinese Imports for Higher Tariffs (BEIJING) — U.S. officials are targeting a $300 billion list of additional Chinese imports including laptop computers for tariff hikes, ratcheting up a trade fight that is shaking financial markets and fueling fears about global economic growth...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Target Posts Higher Comparable Sales, Profit Target posted an increase in comparable sales that was more than expected and reaffirmed that guidance for the fiscal year, sending shares higher in premarket trading....
05:16, 05/22/2019

Blamed for Wildfires, PG&E Seeks Higher Electricity Rates The California utility and two others says higher rates are needed to pay for safety improvements and to offset the financial risk of more frequent wildfires....
15:16, 04/28/2019

Chick-fil-A says it has ‘much higher calling’ amid charity backlash Chick-fil-A is taking the high road in response to a handful of liberal critics alleging the popular fast food restaurant is hostile to LGBTQ individuals. The executive director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation and Chick-fil-A’s vice president of ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Exchanges Face Higher Hurdles in Boosting Fees New guidelines from the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it tougher for stock exchanges to boost data fees by requiring them to provide detailed disclosures....
19:16, 05/21/2019

Shares claw higher before U.S. jobs data, oil sinks again World stocks were battling to avoid their first weekly fall in six weeks on Friday, as investors waited to see whether key U.S. jobs data later would give the Federal Reserve another reason to dismiss rate cut calls....
03:16, 05/03/2019

Spotify revenue jumps 33 pct on higher subscriber addition Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected 33 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, as the music streaming company racked up 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service....
03:48, 04/29/2019

Sleepy athletes may face higher concussion risk (Reuters Health) - College athletes may face a higher risk for sport-related concussions if they have insomnia or even if they're just chronically sleepy, a new study suggests....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Sensex Ends 279 Points Higher, Nifty Reclaims 11,250 Thirty nine stocks on the50-scrip index finished higher. Top gainers on the index were Zee Entertainment, Bharat Petroleum, Bajaj Finance, Indian Oil and UltraTech Cement, finishing between 3.86 per......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Retail's Latest Challenge: Higher Trade Tariffs Shares of retailers, buffeted by rising trade tensions in recent sessions, face a key test this week when Macy’s, Walmart and others begin reporting quarterly earnings....
12:32, 05/13/2019

VW shrugs off 1 billion euro legal hit with higher SUV sales Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge to meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares 4.7 percent higher....
10:32, 05/02/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
19:32, 05/21/2019

Ocasio-Cortez 'entertaining' idea of endorsing 2020 Democratic candidate, possibly Sanders or Warren Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman Democrat, said Thursday that she’s “entertaining” the thought of endorsing a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate....
06:48, 05/10/2019

Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urging the Guatemalan Government to guarantee freedom of expression and opinion, and the right to peaceful...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Interior's Bernhardt rejects Democratic calls to stop drilling because of climate change, species extinction Interior Secretary David Bernhardt rejected calls from House Democrats on Tuesday to reconsider the agency's efforts to expand oil and gas drilling in light of recent reports about the damaging effects of human activity on the climate and biodiversit...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Democratic rivals attack Joe Biden over report he prefers 'middle ground' climate change policy Fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and activist groups attacked former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday for being insufficiently devoted to combating climate change after a news report said Biden prefers a “middle ground” policy....
12:48, 05/10/2019

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents....
18:32, 05/21/2019

Climate-focused Democratic candidate Jay Inslee proposes $9T clean energy jobs and infrastructure plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a clean energy plan Thursday that he says would create 8 million jobs in a decade while transitioning the economy away from fossil fuels to combat climate change....
06:32, 05/16/2019

Among Democratic 2020 Hopefuls, Kamala Harris Seems to Be Pulling in the Most Money From Big-Dollar Donors in Communities of Color Sen. Kamala Harris is the No. 1 favorite among big-dollar donors of color when it comes to the crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls for 2020....
02:48, 05/09/2019

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
12:00, 05/05/2019

U.S., China Trade War Deepens as Beijing Retaliates With Higher Tariffs The United States and China escalated their trade dispute on Monday as Beijing announced higher tariffs and the Trump administration prepared to tax all Chinese imports....
11:48, 05/13/2019

"Passion Is Higher, Endeavour Greater": PM Tweets Throwback From 2014 Days before the last round of the mammoth 7-phase Lok Sabha elections that bring in a new government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a moment today to reflect on a memory from 2014 when he was......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Tilray posts bigger quarterly loss due to higher costs Canada's Tilray Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss on Tuesday, as the cannabis producer ramped up investments, acquired a hemp-based food maker and expanded internationally....
13:48, 05/14/2019

State Officials Hope Voter Turnout Is Higher Than Expected LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A record 3.4 million people in Kentucky are registered to vote this year. The voter turnout is projected at 12.5%, but state officials hope that the turnout is higher than they expect. “I think a lot of people bru...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Wall St. turns higher as Trump likely to delay auto tariffs U.S. stocks reversed course to trade higher on Wednesday after a report that President Donald Trump may delay a decision to impose auto tariffs, offering respite to markets worried about slowing global growth after a batch of weak economic data....
09:32, 05/15/2019

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

Higher Learning: in praise of John Singleton's forgotten masterwork The late writer-director’s 1995 college-set drama was met with a lukewarm reception on release but, looking back, its themes were eerily prescient “I am a black man in America. I have so much angst. So that’s what I’m going to write about,” said then...
02:16, 05/04/2019

The new AirPods 3 features may bring a higher price, how much will Apple release them for? Apple updated the three-year-old OG AirPods this year around the margins, adding a new H1 chip to allow for 2x faster connection and 50% longer talk time. It kept the $159 standalone price but added a wireless charging case option that bundles for $1...
04:32, 05/09/2019

Black households try to close wealth gap by chasing higher returns Black investors are trying to close the wealth gap and feather their retirement nests should avoid taking on too much risk to speed their savings rate. Professional advice can help....
11:00, 05/20/2019

On Politics: China Hits Back at Trump’s Higher Tariffs The United States and China escalated their trade dispute after Beijing announced higher tariffs and the Trump administration prepared to tax all Chinese imports....
22:16, 05/13/2019

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

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Global stocks higher, dollar weaker in wake of Fed statement Global equities advanced on Wednesday for a fourth straight day of gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve held rate steady as expected and as Apple's strong results eased concerns about earnings growth....
12:00, 05/01/2019

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

Seeking to avert higher tariffs, China dispatches top negotiator to U.S. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will travel to Washington for two days of trade talks this week, China said on Tuesday, setting up a last-ditch bid for a deal that would avoid a sharp increase in tariffs on Chinese goods ordered by U.S. President Donald ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Higher Chinese tariffs just made your home renovation much more expensive The latest increase in Chinese tariffs is hitting home remodelers where they live, and they are passing those higher costs on to clients remodeling their homes. From tile to countertops, laminates to lighting, all the fancy finishings....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death People with one copy of a sickle cell gene are thought to have no health issues, but other gene variants may place carriers at a higher risk of sudden collapse...
05:32, 05/03/2019

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

China will impose ‘necessary countermeasures’ as higher U.S. tariffs start Friday U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest tariff hike on Chinese goods took effect Friday and Beijing said it would retaliate, escalating a battle over China’s technology ambitions and other trade tensions....
08:32, 05/10/2019

Saudi GDP could surprise on the upside, higher budget deficit seen in 2019 - IMF The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that Saudi Arabia's economic growth in 2019 may be slightly higher than its earlier 1.8 percent forecast as the non-oil sector is expanding faster than the wider economy, a senior official said....
00:52, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Mastercard beats profit estimates on higher spending Mastercard Inc beat Wall Street's estimates for 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

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

Trump unleashes higher tariffs on China as trade war intensifies President Trump's move came after discussions between President Xi Jinping’s top trade envoy and his U.S. counterparts in Washington made little progress on Thursday, with the mood around them downbeat, Bloomberg reported....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Markets Right Now: Jobs report, earnings send stocks higher NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as investors found plenty to like in a robust jobs report and more solid earnings from U.S. companies. Banks...
06:48, 05/03/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 ends higher after Trump trade comments The S&P 500 rebounded from early losses on Friday to snap a four-day losing streak after U.S. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were "constructive."...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly trade higher after earlier losses this week Shares in Asia were mostly higher in Wednesday morning trade following an earlier slump this week amid escalating tensions on the U.S.-China trade front....
20:48, 05/14/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25% this year and up over 1% Tuesday morning....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Who is that guy? Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign draws crowds, money and an expected spot on the Democratic debate stage. The tech entrepreneur is pushing a $12,000 annual income for adult U.S. citizens and lamenting a coming “crisis” as robots take jobs now held by humans....
03:16, 05/10/2019

Democratic senator accuses Attorney General Barr of lying to Congress in fiery exchange over Mueller's report AP Images Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono ripped into Attorney General William Barr with a nonstop line of questioning about his actions related to the FBI's Russia investigation on Wednesday. Barr appeared to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Cirrhosis and liver cancer risk higher in people with type 2 diabetes A large European study now suggests that many diagnoses of cirrhosis and liver cancer come too late, and that diabetes might be an independent risk factor....
13:48, 05/21/2019

William Hill posts higher revenue, boosted by online and U.S. strength British bookmaker William Hill Plc reported higher revenue for the year to April 30 on Wednesday, as the success of its online business and operations in the United States offset weak retail performance back home....
00:16, 05/15/2019

How the trade war with China could hit you: Higher prices, lost jobs and falling stocks Trump on Friday more than doubled a tariff on $200B in Chinese imports, escalating a trade war between the two countries. What does it mean for you.        ...
17:48, 05/10/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Mastercard beats profit estimates on higher spending Mastercard Inc beat Wall Street's estimates for 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....
08:00, 04/30/2019

US futures higher as traders await Federal Reserve meeting outcome U.S. stock index futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and waited to hear from the Federal Reserve....
00:16, 05/01/2019

U.S., China data send Asian shares higher, Europe to follow Asian shares climbed on Monday, with markets in Europe poised to track their gains, after strong U.S. first-quarter economic growth and data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months....
00:52, 04/29/2019

Brazil's development bank BNDES posts higher profit on participations Brazil's state development bank BNDES posted a first-quarter profit more than five times higher than in the same period a year earlier, helped by the performance of its participations arm, the bank said on Tuesday....
09:16, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-CN Rail quarterly profit rises on higher petroleum shipments Canadian National Railway Co reported a 6 percent rise in quarterly profit on Monday, as it transported higher volumes of petroleum and chemical products....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Treasury yields move higher after Trump's remarks on China deal U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday after President Trump said that a breakthrough with China, if it happens, will be announced in three to four weeks....
04:32, 05/14/2019

FOREX-Dollar hovers near 3-1/2-week high, supported by higher U.S. yields The dollar hovered near a four-week high on Wednesday, supported by higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
18:48, 05/21/2019

Higher gasoline costs sent consumer price index soaring in April The consumer price index jumped 0.3 percent in April, driven mostly by higher gasoline prices and rent costs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday....
11:32, 05/10/2019

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

OPEC supply squeeze seen supporting higher oil prices: Reuters survey Oil prices are likely to stay buoyant this year as the U.S. decision to end waivers on Iranian oil and OPEC output curbs are expected to keep supply tight, a Reuters survey showed on Tuesday....
05:00, 04/30/2019

US-China trade deal: higher tariffs come into effect as talks continue Damaging trade war could destabilise the already slowing global economy US-China trade war: latest updatesWhat has Trump done and what next?A cast of thousands: products from China facing 25% US tariffThe US on Friday hiked tariffs on $200bn worth of...
05:32, 05/10/2019

U.S. Slaps Higher Tariffs on Chinese Imports as Trade Talks Resume The U.S. increased tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25% Friday as President Trump ratcheted up pressure on Beijing and threatened to impose additional levies on virtually everything China exports to the U.S....
06:32, 05/10/2019

Dow ends higher after US backs off China sales restrictions, snapping 2-day skid The Dow Jones industrial average ended higher Tuesday after the U.S. eased up on China sales constraints. Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak.        ...
15:16, 05/21/2019

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

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

New York Times Posts Higher Profit, Adds 223,000 Digital Subscribers The publisher continued spending aggressively to pursue its goal of reaching 10 million total subscriptions by 2025, adding 223,000 new digital subscribers in the first quarter....
11:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Canada's WestJet beats profit on higher passenger traffic WestJet Airlines Ltd beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the Canadian carrier flew more passengers to the United States and other overseas destinations....
06:00, 05/07/2019

KAR posts higher revenue in Q1, but TradeRev rollout still weighs on bottom line KAR's TradeRev business showed an operating loss of $16.8 million in the first quarter as the company continues to invest in expanding the online auction service....
13:16, 05/08/2019

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader Juul said on Tuesday....
07:16, 05/07/2019

Semis look like they could repeat a 2016 rally when chip stocks roared 73% higher One analyst says it's time to buy the chips dip: The SOX semiconductor index's setup resembles a sell-off that preceded a 73% surge in 16 months....
11:16, 05/07/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after strong jobs data U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday as a surge in job growth in April pointed to a solid domestic economy, while a steady wage growth backed the Federal Reserve's patient view on interest rate hikes....
07:32, 05/03/2019

Oil slips but ends week higher on Mideast supply disruption fears Oil prices edged lower on Friday due to demand fears amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks, but both benchmarks ended the week higher on rising concerns over supply disruptions in Middle East shipments due to U.S.-Iran political tensions....
02:32, 05/18/2019

Trump's threat could lead to higher Apple iPhone prices in the states If you live in the U.S., be prepared to pay more for the Apple iPhone. A multi-part tweet disseminated today by President Donald Trump (via The New York Times) revealed that starting next Friday, $200 billion of Chinese goods imported into the U.S. w...
16:16, 05/05/2019

Trump announces higher U.S. tariffs on China goods starting Friday _____ WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump raised pressure on China over trade negotiations on Sunday by saying U.S. tariffs on certain Chinese products will increase to 25% on Friday and that more Chinese goods will face addition...
14:16, 05/05/2019

Teen drivers with ADHD have higher crash rates even with graduated licenses (Reuters Health) - New teen drivers with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely to crash their cars than adolescents who don't have ADHD - especially right after they get their license, a new study suggests....
17:00, 05/20/2019

In abrupt turn, Trump vows higher U.S. tariffs on China goods U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a long-sought trade deal by announcing he will markedly increase U.S. tariffs on certain Chinese goods....
10:48, 05/05/2019

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

UPDATE 1-LendingClub beats profit estimates on higher transaction fees LendingClub Corp beat quarterly profit estimates on Tuesday, boosted by a rise in loan originations that helped the online-loan marketplace earn more in fees from processing transactions....
16:32, 05/07/2019

TREASURIES-Yields, Wall Street higher as trade tensions cool Treasury yields rose on Tuesday in sympathy with U.S. stock indexes as hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal boosted demand for risk assets after Monday's heavy sell-off....
13:48, 05/14/2019

US futures point to a slightly higher open amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures hovered around the flatline on Wednesday morning, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U.S. and China....
01:48, 05/08/2019

Stock turbulence returns after Trump threatens higher tariffs on Chinese imports The market volatility follows a global sell-off ignited by weekend tweets from President Trump that threw a curve into trade negotiations with China....
15:48, 05/06/2019

Spotify revenue beats on higher paid subscriber addition, shares rise Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent....
05:00, 04/29/2019

Iran threatens to resume higher uranium enrichment in standoff on nuclear deal Iran will resume high level enrichment of uranium if world powers did not protect its interests against U.S. sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, responding to the U.S. withdrawal from a nuclear deal a year ago....
00:48, 05/08/2019

Ultra-processed foods lead to higher calorie consumption and weight gain People who eat a lot of ultra-processed foods - such as frozen entrees, white bread and canned side dishes - tend to consume more calories than those who eat foods that aren't processed, a new study suggests....
13:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Walmart says higher tariffs on China goods will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on imports from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Money from Nipsey Hussle and DJ Khaled's new song, "Higher," will go to slain rapper's kids The marathon continues, DJ Khaled says, announcing on Instagram that his upcoming album will include a track with Nipsey Hussle and that all the money from the song will go to the slain rapper's children....
15:32, 05/16/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher after steep selloff a day earlier U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, following a sharp selloff in the previous session, as optimistic comments from Washington and Beijing took the edge off market concerns about a further escalation in trade war....
08:16, 05/14/2019

Dow Jones industrial average: Stocks end higher on solid jobs, earnings reports The Dow ended higher Friday, fueled partly by a snapshot of U.S. employment, which showed job growth surged and unemployment hit a five-decade low.        ...
15:16, 05/03/2019

FOREX-Dollar treads water near 3-1/2-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges on Wednesday, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
21:32, 05/21/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after upbeat Cisco, Walmart earnings U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, helped by upbeat earnings from Cisco and Walmart, although the Trump administration's move to blacklist Chinese telecom company Huawei kept chip stocks under pressure....
07:32, 05/16/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as oil prices rise, upbeat jobs data Canada's main stock index rose at open on Thursday, helped by energy stocks which gained on the back of higher oil prices and as a private survey showed higher job additions in April....
07:32, 05/16/2019

Air France loss widens, buffeted by higher fuel costs, fierce competition Air France-KLM blamed higher fuel costs and tough price competition as it posted a deeper first-quarter loss on Friday, but said pressure would ease in the rest of the year as rival airlines' capacity growth slows....
01:32, 05/03/2019

Dow futures slightly higher amid fresh optimism on US-China trade talks U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and fresh data releases....
00:16, 04/29/2019

Fiji PM rebuffs 'move to higher ground' advice as Australia frets over climate Fiji's prime minister hit back on Wednesday at remarks by an Australian politician that Fijians should seek higher ground in response to rising seas, backed up by a poll showing Australian voters see global warming as their top threat....
03:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Continental raises 2019 cash flow outlook on higher oil prices Top Bakken producer Continental Resources Inc nearly doubled its 2019 outlook for free cash flow to $1 billion on Tuesday, citing an uptick in oil prices....
11:16, 04/30/2019

GE CEO expects weaker quarters for rest of 2019, higher China tariff costs General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Wednesday that the company will likely have weaker quarters for the rest of the year after a surprisingly good start in the first quarter....
13:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-William Hill posts higher revenue, bolstered by U.S. sports gambling British bookmaker William Hill Plc reported higher revenue for the year to April 30 on Wednesday, as the success of its online business and operations in the United States countered a weaker retail performance back home....
00:16, 05/15/2019

Iran threatens to resume higher uranium enrichment if nuclear deal fails President Hassan Rouhani also said that Iran would stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program, two requirements of the deal....
06:00, 05/08/2019

A Democratic lawmaker sparked confusion Sunday, suggesting that Robert Mueller had agreed to testify before Congress, before walking back his comments House Judiciary Committee Hearings/YouTube Democratic Rep. David Cicilline sparked confusion in an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," where he appeared to suggest that Special counsel Robert Mueller had tentatively agreed to testify in mid-May. "A te...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Trans teens face higher sexual assault risk when schools restrict bathrooms (Reuters Health) - Transgender adolescents may be less likely to be sexually assaulted when they can use school bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity rather than their sex assigned at birth, a U.S. survey suggests....
10:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Ambev misses quarterly profit estimates amid higher costs Brazilian beverage firm Ambev SA reported a 6.2 percent rise in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday which still missed market expectations amid a double-digit increase in the cost of goods sold and higher financial expenses....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Processed foods make us fatter and are linked to a higher risk of cancer. Here’s what science suggests we should eat instead. Shutterstock Eating processed foods can lead to weight gain and is linked to higher rates of cancer and early death. But it can be difficult to avoid these items when we're busy or looking for something cheap to eat. Researchers at the National Inst...
13:16, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-GE CEO expects weaker quarters for rest of 2019, higher China tariff costs General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Wednesday that the company will likely have weaker quarters for the rest of the year after a surprisingly good start in the first quarter....
11:00, 05/08/2019

EU refuses to concede to Iran’s threat to resume higher uranium enrichment in 60 days unless new terms are met An increasingly hamstrung European Union announced Thursday that it would not accept the 60-day “ultimatum” issued by Tehran this week, in which the pariah government announced it would stop adhering to parts of the controversial 2015 Iran Deal unles...
11:32, 05/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S., China data send Asian shares higher, Europe to follow Asian shares climbed on Monday, with markets in Europe poised to track their gains, after strong U.S. first-quarter economic growth and data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months....
00:52, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Spotify revenue beats on higher paid subscriber addition, shares rise Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent....
04:32, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Gilead to separate Kite cell therapy unit, posts higher profit Gilead Sciences Inc, which hired Roche veteran Daniel O'Day to be its new chief executive, on Thursday said Kite Pharma, the cancer-focused cell therapy company it acquired in 2017, will become a separate business unit....
16:32, 05/02/2019

GE CEO expects weaker quarters after 'good start' to year, higher China tariff costs General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Wednesday the company will likely have weaker quarters the rest of the year after a surprisingly good start in the first quarter....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Lowe's tumbles as earnings fall short and forecast cut as higher costs weigh on results Lowe's shares plummeted 8% before the bell Wednesday after the company posted mixed fiscal first-quarter results and cut its forecast for the year, as higher costs weighed on results....
05:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Nvidia revenue forecast beats estimates on higher demand for graphic chips Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates, saying that its graphics chip business returned to growth, sending the chipmaker's shares up about 6% in extended trading....
16:16, 05/16/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as positive comments on U.S.-China trade ease concerns Canada's main stock index opened slightly higher on Tuesday, as upbeat comments from the United States and China calmed nerves over a further escalation in their trade war which has roiled global financial markets....
08:16, 05/14/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on ...
14:00, 04/28/2019

This Louisiana town is moving to higher ground as taxpayers foot the bill for growing climate crisis Residents of Pecan Acres are some of America's first climate refugees. The plan to move them could become a blueprint for other endangered towns....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Lara Trump says Trump campaign 'not worried' about Democratic challengers Lara Trump, said Tuesday they aren’t “worried about anyone we’ve seen get in the campaign” in the ever-widening field of Democratic candidates looking to challenge her father....
19:00, 05/14/2019

New York Knicks fans turn to higher power in hopes team gets top draft pick, selects Zion Williamson The New York Knicks enter the 2019 NBA Draft lottery with a 14 percent chance of getting the No. 1 overall pick after another disappointing season when the team finished with only 17 wins....
23:32, 05/13/2019

Don’t Call It Tex-Mex A writer and chef is on a quest to tell the world about Texas Mexican food, the cooking of South Texas and northern Mexico that predates and spans the border....
11:00, 04/28/2019

5G Is Still a Tough Call Apple’s surprise decision to settle its long-running legal battle with Qualcomm confirms the importance of 5G technology, but consumer adoption will take years....
07:00, 05/07/2019

The Fiver | Don't call it a comeback Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Yesterday, 4.10pm The last line of the Fiver reads: BANNED UNDER A FORMER REGIME, THE ‘HOW WE WORK’ FIVER CAME PERILOUSLY CLOSE TO A COMEBACK Continue reading......
13:32, 05/21/2019

Well, Here's Another Type Of Call That Needs To Be Reviewable Now The Boston Bruins can’t be too bent out of shape about it, because they still ended up beating the Blue Jackets 4-1 to even the series at two-all. But they did get their shutout ruined by a goal that shouldn’t have counted, and now we have another vi...
09:16, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Tyson Foods profit beat on higher demand for beef, prepared foods Tyson Foods Inc on Monday reported quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, boosted by higher sales of its beef and prepared foods segment, which includes Hillshire Farm meat products....
05:32, 05/06/2019

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22:16, 05/13/2019

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22:48, 05/05/2019

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22:16, 05/20/2019

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21:32, 05/21/2019

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20:48, 05/12/2019

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

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00:00, 05/02/2019

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21:00, 05/15/2019

FCC: Don't call back 'One Ring' robocalls The Federal Communications Commission is warning people not to call back robocalls that ring only once because it could mean heavy charges on their phone bills....
23:00, 05/04/2019

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21:16, 05/09/2019

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21:00, 05/14/2019

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21:00, 05/02/2019

Sharks’ Vlasic wants NHL to apologize after non-call San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic is hot and bothered after officials failed to make an icing call Sunday night, when the visiting Colorado Avalanche won 4-3 in Game 2 to even the second-round playoff series at 1-1....
22:32, 04/28/2019

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

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other feminine hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
06:32, 05/04/2019

GOP frowns on but does not punish Amash’s impeachment call WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy says Rep. Justin Amash, the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, is an outlier. But neither he nor the most conservative House members are punishing the Michigan...
12:16, 05/21/2019

If Sinemia Owes You a Refund, Call Your Bank Sinemia, the discounted movie-ticket subscription service and a massive competitor to MoviePass, announced today it would be ceasing operations in the U.S.—affecting movie-goers everywhere on the day of one of the biggest movie releases of the year....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Call of Duty Esports Is Getting Ready To Change Again The Call of Duty World League has only been around since 2016, but it’s already making an overhaul that could spell the end of its current format, which mixes weekly matches that have their own cash prizes with bigger bimonthly tournaments. Activisio...
17:32, 05/03/2019

Fed likely to ignore Trump's call to cut interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve, leaning back against pressure from President Donald Trump to slash interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged on Wednesday as it maintains a 'patient' monetary policy stance amid strong economic growth....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Trump says call with Putin focused on Venezuela aid U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he focused on humanitarian aid for Venezuelans during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, backing away from recent harsh rhetoric about Russian involvement in the crisis....
12:48, 05/03/2019