UBERABANEWS.COM: Latest News of The Day 02:16, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Abu Dhabi sovereign fund buys full ownership of New York office block

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) said on Wednesday it had bought a 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue from Vornado Realty Trust, gaining full ownership of the office block close to New York's Grand Central Station....

UPDATE 1-Abu Dhabi sovereign fund buys full ownership of New York office block

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Norway's wealth fund extends ownership of New York real estate Norway's sovereign wealth fund will pay about $98 million dollars to extend the term of its ownership in a portfolio of New York properties and to acquire a few new, the fund said on Wednesday....
13:00, 04/28/2019

World's biggest sovereign wealth fund to ditch fossil fuels Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global gets go ahead to divest $13bn of investmentsThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which manages $1tn (£786bn) of Norway’s assets, has been given the go ahead for the largest fossil fuel divestment to date ...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Russian sovereign wealth fund says US allegations against Huawei are unproven and unfair The head of Russia's sovereign investment fund has urged the U.S. to back-up claims that China's Huawei represents a national security threat....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Saudi sovereign fund invests indirectly in Arabian Centres IPO -sources Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, has indirectly invested in the $747 million initial public offering of mall operator Arabian Centres, sources familiar with the matter said....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from international investors....
22:48, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Fund firm GAM excludes sacked fund manager from AGM GAM Holding AG blocked Tim Haywood, the fund manager sacked for misconduct last year in a scandal that prompted a collapse in the Swiss firm's share price, from attending its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday....
03:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership -industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday....
18:16, 05/22/2019

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appea...
12:32, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Nivea-maker Beiersdorf buys Coppertone for $550 mln Beiersdorf, the maker of Nivea and other skin care brands, is buying U.S. sun care brand Coppertone from Bayer for $550 million to strengthen its position in North America, the German consumer goods firm said on Monday....
12:16, 05/13/2019

Trump cites executive privilege to block Congress from getting full Mueller report The White House on Wednesday invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block the release of the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, challenging U.S. House Democrats as they met to vote on holding Attorney General Willi...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Bill Ackman pitches spare office space while celebrating hedge fund’s prosperity Bill Ackman’s hedge fund is up nearly 40 percent this year — but that isn’t distracting him from pitching some spare office space he co-owns in Hell’s Kitchen. “If you’re interested in renting space, give me a call,” Ackman joked on a Tuesday call wi...
19:32, 05/14/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's lead kidney cancer drug candidate....
08:32, 05/21/2019

New York Gov. Cuomo calls for investigation into whether Intuit, H&R Block hid tax filing options Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for an investigation into whether Intuit, H&R Block and other tax preparation companies allegedly hid tax filing options from individuals who are eligible to file their taxes for free....
19:16, 05/01/2019

New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal (NEW YORK) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the merger would hurt ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

The Latest: House chair vows to fund New York rail tunnel NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s tour of the Hudson River tunnel and New York’s Penn Station (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The chairman of a House transportation committee say...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Macy's jumps on report it may add office tower to flagship New York City store Shares of retailer Macy's rose 2% Wednesday, following a report by Bloomberg the retailer may build an office tower on top its flagship New York store. The reports are indication that the retailer may be further evaluating ways to make money off...
19:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Macy's shares rise 2% on report retailer may build office tower on top of flagship New York store Shares of retailer Macy's rose 2% Wednesday, following a report by Bloomberg that the retailer may build an office tower on top its flagship New York store....
09:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-SoftBank mulls IPO of $100 bln Vision Fund -source Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
09:48, 05/03/2019

The Million Dollar Listing New York Season 8 Trailer Is Full of Drama, Returning Faces and Real Estate Porn New season, new drama, new real estate porn. Yep, Million Dollar Listing New York is back for season eight with a special 90-minute premiere and changes are coming. In the exclusive......
11:16, 06/10/2019

Greatest Fund Manager Update: Stick With Delaware Healthcare And 3 Others Three of the four mutual fund managers I recommended beat the S&P 500 in June. Only the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities fund lost money. What happened and what should we do?...
05:10, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
17:48, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's wealth fund made record returns in Q1 Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, made record returns on investment in the first quarter amid a surge in tech stocks, it said on Friday....
04:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One to block House subpoenas U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and seven of his companies filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Deutsche Bank and Capital One Financial Corp to block the banks from complying with federal subpoenas investigating his financial dea...
00:48, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Algeria to block Total from buying Anadarko's Algerian assets - minister Algeria will block Total from acquiring Anadarko's assets in Algeria, energy minister Mohamed Arkab told reporters on the sidelines of a conference on Sunday....
16:16, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 8-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
18:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 9-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
21:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Hargreaves CEO says to forgo bonus until Woodford fund issue resolved Hargreaves Lansdown Chief Executive Officer Chris Hill said on Monday he will forgo a bonus until investors in Neil Woodford's suspended fund, which was backed by the British fund supermarket, have access to their money....
06:00, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
14:48, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Intel Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
07:16, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Fidelity to curb investments in Woodford Income Focus Fund Investment firm Fidelity International said on Tuesday that it has decided to restrict its customers from making new investments in money manager Neil Woodford's Income Focus Fund....
06:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines asks court to block disruptive 'slowdown' by mechanics unions American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it said on Monday threatened to disrupt U.S. summer travel....
22:16, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking a White House plan for $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without the consent of Congress, setting up Senate votes on the matter as soon ...
16:32, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Amazon starts recruiting and leases office for Virginia 'HQ2' Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it had leased office space and posted several jobs for its second headquarters outside Washington, D.C., the start of more than a decade of investment and hiring that cities across North America had sought....
12:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 4-Amazon starts recruiting and leases office for Virginia 'HQ2' Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it had leased office space and posted several jobs for its second headquarters outside Washington, D.C., the start of more than a decade of investment and hiring that cities across North America had sought....
16:32, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business, sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, and position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
16:32, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for infrastructure fund Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack and Digital Bridge Holdings, said on Wednesday it had raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as...
09:00, 06/05/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 7-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
18:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
20:16, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay chairman's bid unlikely to get full support -Investor Land & Buildings Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday a C$1.74 billion go-private offer for Hudson's Bay Co from chairman and other shareholders would likely not receive majority approval of remaining shareholders....
06:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said on Thursday....
15:16, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund Voce urges Argo to slash expenses, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund on Tuesday nominated five directors and urged insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd to cut $100 million in expenses, including corporate jets and housing for its chief executive....
17:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-TJX raises full-year profit forecast after same-store sales beat TJX Cos Inc raised its full-year profit forecast and beat quarterly same-store sales estimates on Tuesday, as the off-price retailer's steep discounts attracted more shoppers....
06:48, 05/21/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Best Buy keeps full-year view, warns of higher prices from more tariffs Best Buy Co Inc on Thursday stuck to its full-year forecast due to the impact of the latest U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports and warned any new levies would increase prices for U.S. shoppers, sending its shares down as much as 5.4%....
15:48, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
14:48, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Lululemon raises full-year forecast, beats quarterly estimates Canadian athletic apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc raised its full-year forecasts and reported strong quarterly results on Wednesday, benefiting from its efforts to boost online presence in a highly competitive retail industry....
17:32, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Broadcom cuts full-year revenue forecast on slowdown in demand Broadcom Inc on Thursday cut its full-year revenue forecast, blaming a broad-based slowdown in demand due to continued geopolitical uncertainties and impact of export restrictions on one of its largest customers....
14:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Lululemon beats quarterly estimates, raises full-year forecast Canadian athletic apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc's first-quarter profit and revenue beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, as efforts to boost sales at its stores and online investments paid off....
14:48, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
17:16, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-SecureWorks cuts full-year revenue forecast; shares fall SecureWorks Corp on Wednesday cut its full-year revenue forecast range, overshadowing the cybersecurity firm's narrow first-quarter loss and sending its shares down 6%....
08:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Shopify raises full-year forecast on strong demand for e-commerce tools Canada's Shopify Inc raised its 2019 profit and revenue forecast on Tuesday, as a booming e-commerce market boosted demand for its tools used in buildings online shopping apps and websites....
05:48, 04/30/2019

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

UPDATE 2-Dropbox raises full-year revenue forecast as paying users rise File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported better-than-expected quarterly results, as it added more paying subscribers....
16:48, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Merck raises full-year forecasts as vaccines power profit beat Merck & Co Inc reported higher-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday on increased demand for vaccines and cancer immunotherapy Keytruda, and the U.S. drugmaker raised its 2019 earnings and revenue forecasts....
08:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Merck raises full-year forecasts as vaccines power profit beat Merck & Co Inc reported a higher-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday and raised its earnings and sales forecasts for the year, boosted by its vaccines business and demand for its cancer immunotherapy Keytruda....
05:48, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents - sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday as part of a widening probe into a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources told Reuters....
09:32, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil fintech Nubank opens Mexico office as it seeks Latam expansion Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, a company executive said....
16:32, 05/07/2019

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery [Update] Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeared to get in some sort of altercation with a cop. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office claimed that Uji...
14:48, 06/14/2019

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bond: All You Need To Know Sovereign Gold Bond or SGB is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India. The gold bonds will be issued every month from June till September......
08:48, 06/08/2019

Fitch Downgrades Mexico's Sovereign Rating Fitch Ratings lowered Mexico’s sovereign debt rating, saying the deteriorating credit profile at Pemex weighs on government finances while the economy is underperforming and the country faces external threats on the trade front....
23:16, 06/05/2019

Abu Dhabi's property law reforms are 'game changing': CEO Abu Dhabi is relaxing its foreign real estate investment laws. Talal Al Dhiyebi of Aldar Properties says, with this change, his company wants to attract non-resident property investors....
19:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
21:16, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
17:16, 05/28/2019

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a polarized political world on global investment....
07:32, 05/09/2019

Abu Dhabi set to Sheikh up Newcastle after 'agreeing' takeover terms "Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed al-Nahyan, a member of Abu Dhabi\u0027s ruling family, says he had agreed to buy Newcastle United and submitted \"proof of funds\" to the Premier League, British media reported on Wednesday."...
09:00, 05/29/2019

Schumacher's 2002 F1 title Ferrari to be auctioned at Abu Dhabi GP The Ferrari F2002 that Michael Schumacher drove in the race where he secured the 2002 Formula 1 world championship will be auctioned at the 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix...
14:16, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
18:32, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-New York adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal in the state by the end of 2020. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been highly critical of ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-New York Times profit beats estimates as digital subscriptions surge The New York Times Co reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Wednesday as it signed up more digital subscribers, sending its shares up 3 percent before the bell....
07:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary surgeries to remove transvaginal mesh implants in order to profit from settlements paid to the women by mesh manufacturers...
16:32, 05/24/2019

The Netherlands becomes first triple-A rated sovereign to launch green bond The Netherlands became on Tuesday the first AAA-rated sovereign to offer investors a green bond, saying it would give preference to funds that prove their own environmentally friendly credentials....
06:16, 05/21/2019

Site For Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Refinery Identified The 1.2 million barrels per day refinery and associated petrochemical project is seen as a game changer - offering India steady fuel supplies and meeting Saudi Arabia and ADNOC's need to secure......
10:32, 06/19/2019

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses key issues with Russia's Putin Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed said he discussed regional and international issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a phone call on Monday....
15:16, 06/10/2019

Pompeo meets Abu Dhabi crown prince, discusses Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday discussed countering the threat from Iran in the region with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, the U.S. Mission in the UAE said....
15:16, 06/24/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund nearing settlement with mutual fund Legg Mason - WSJ Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP is nearing a settlement with Legg Mason Inc that will give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on the mutual fund's board and avoid a proxy fight, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/ar...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski, people familiar with the......
20:00, 05/08/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltz' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has targeted the mutual fund company....
16:48, 05/14/2019

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
00:16, 06/18/2019

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar al-Bashir, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
13:00, 05/26/2019

Abu Dhabi's real estate investment law reforms are 'game changing,' developer says The relaxing of foreign real estate investment laws in Abu Dhabi will create jobs and stoke demand for property, according to Aldar Properties CEO Talal Al Dhiyebi....
19:16, 04/28/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks propel Saudi, lender FAB drags Abu Dhabi Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a third straight session on Thursday, rebounding from recent sell-offs and ahead of MSCI inclusion later this month. Abu Dhabi was pressured by its top-lender. On Monday, MS...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions......
22:00, 06/18/2019

Fund firm GAM excludes sacked fund manager from AGM GAM Holding AG blocked the attendance of a sacked fund manager, whose suspension for suspected due diligence failings last year prompted a collapse in the Swiss-based fund manager’s share price, to its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday....
03:48, 05/08/2019

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
22:16, 05/15/2019

Dog ownership could be down to genes A study of tens of thousands of identical and nonidentical twins in Sweden suggests that genetic makeup could be a strong factor in choosing to own a dog....
17:16, 05/23/2019

Weekend Box Office: Toy Story 4 makes Forky the king of the box office Yeah, we can totally admit that when it comes to movie news, there are far more climatic outcomes than the fourth installment of a Disney/Pixar franchise dominating the box office. Still, any film that firmly positions an existential collection of cu...
10:00, 06/24/2019

Navy probes claims war college leader kept margarita machine in office, invited students for games of Twister in his office The head of the Navy’s college for future leaders is under investigation—and the charges include keeping a margarita machine in his office, according to a report Friday....
07:00, 06/07/2019

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent land reform....
08:32, 06/05/2019

Tanque Verde Swap Meet under new ownership TUCSON- There could be some changes coming to the Tanque Verde Swap Meet.  The local market was recently acquired by The United Flea Markets.  The United Flea Markets own and operate several properties from coast to coast.  No word yet on what change...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Row over monkey ownership: The celebs who have owned primates "Moron" celebrities who share pictures with monkeys and own them as pets are wrongly setting the example that primates are domesticated, a scientist has warned....
04:16, 05/31/2019

Japan to add IT, telecom sectors to foreign ownership restriction Japan's government said on Monday it will add from August the information-technology and telecommunication sectors to a list of industries for which restrictions on foreign ownership of Japanese firms apply....
21:16, 05/26/2019

Volvo CEO determined to shake up vehicle ownership model Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said the automaker's Care by Volvo subscription service and new M brand for mobility services will help change the way automaker brings its products to customers, but he said dealers should not fear they will no longer be n...
13:32, 05/14/2019

Pima County to host Home Ownership Fair TUCSON – If you are interested in becoming a homeowner, Pima County has an upcoming opportunity for you. As part of National Home Ownership Month, and partnership with a number of other agencies, the county will be hosting a Home Ownership Fair...
16:16, 05/31/2019

Korean Air CEO says ownership discussions are ongoing after patriarch's death Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's chief executive on Monday said ownership discussions are ongoing with family members after their patriarch's sudden death in April raised questions about the future of the airline and parent Hanjin Group....
05:48, 06/03/2019

Paddle surfing still plotting Olympic course despite ownership dispute Paddle surfers could yet be racing for gold medals down the River Seine at the 2024 Olympics if a row over who controls the sport is resolved soon, the head of the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) believes....
15:00, 05/18/2019

Chagos Islands: isolated UK faces thrashing in UN vote on ownership General assembly expected to vote in favour of UK relinquishing control of Indian Ocean archipelago claimed by MauritiusThe UK is facing a diplomatic rout at the United Nations on Wednesday when the general assembly is expected to vote overwhelmingly...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership -industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday....
18:16, 05/22/2019

CBOE Holdings Takes Minority Ownership Stake In CurveGlobal CHICAGO, IL -- October 16, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it made a minority investment in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate derivatives venture of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and a number of major dealer ba...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its IT, telecom sectors Japan's government said on Monday that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is restricted....
21:48, 05/26/2019

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday....
19:48, 05/22/2019

Administration Nears Plan to Return Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to Private Ownership Trump administration officials are finalizing a plan to put mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on a sounder financial footing, then return them to private-shareholder ownership....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfers involving China....
02:16, 05/27/2019

Wizards could try to lure Raptors’ Masai Ujiri with a notable ‘ownership stake’ Ujiri built the Raptors team that won the franchise's first NBA title on Thursday. To lure him, a percentage of ownership would be one major sweetener Washington would have to present over Toronto....
23:16, 06/13/2019

UK energy network firms rattled by Labour state ownership plan Britain's opposition Labour Party intends to take energy networks back into state ownership if elected, prompting infrastructure owners to warn of damage to investment, high taxpayer costs and a slower transition to green energy....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Shared ownership by the sea in Sussex: Shoreham flats for priced-out Londoners heading to the coast Prices start at £260k at The Waterfront, a new development of apartments and townhouses built in contemporary-style architecture in Shoreham, West Sussex....
07:32, 06/03/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Confidential: PSA has a reminder for PHEV owners, Audi talks touchscreens, Morgan on new ownership and more Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry Audi, Geely and Morgan all gave our newsgatherers snippets of automotive info this week, but it's PSA that leads with its plans to remind PHEV own...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Man buys painting for $300 that could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the UK when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique colle...
21:32, 06/07/2019

CEO buys over-the-top Hamptons manse for around $35M — more than half off Real estate hotshot Ivan Kaufman, CEO and president of Arbor Realty Trust, is in contract to buy Three Ponds Farm in Bridgehampton for around $35 million — more than half off of its $75 million asking price from 2003. (It most recently asked $49 mill...
19:00, 05/29/2019

AbbVie buys Allergan for $63 billion Biopharmaceutical giant AbbVie Inc. announced Tuesday that it was purchasing Botox-maker Allergan in cash and stock transfers valued at about $63 billion....
12:48, 06/25/2019

'No one buys albums': why pop stars are selling cannabis From Jenny Lewis to Margo Price, pot is music’s new money-spinner. And it’s targeting womenBid farewell to the merch stand mainstays of T-shirts and tote bags and say hello to pop’s latest money-spinner: weed. Noted musical marijuana enthusiasts Snoo...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Australia's Santos buys into Exxon-led PNG nat gas venture for $187 mln Gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it will buy a 14.3 percent stake in the Petroleum Retention License 3 Joint Venture (PRL 3) for $187 million, as part of expansion efforts at the PNG LNG project in Papua New Guinea....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Man buys Tesla with money he made with Alexa's help When Nick Schwab isn't at his day job, working as a software engineer at Ford, he's building voice apps for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. It's a part-time gig that's proved quite lucrative....
04:16, 05/07/2019

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
04:32, 05/09/2019

The best buys from Pat McGrath’s first UK store | Sali Hughes She’s the world’s most influential makeup artist, and these are the products to get your hands onCharlotte Tilbury, Glossier, Huda, Fenty, Drunk Elephant: the most anticipated launches in modern beauty history have a 2019 inductee. This month, Pat Mc...
05:16, 05/01/2019

U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina "Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday."...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Amy Sedaris buys apartment above current Village home In a recent New York magazine video tour of her Greenwich Village home, Amy Sedaris reveals a darling rabbit, a lampshade made of wigs, a craft room and a rainbow bookshelf. Now Sedaris has pulled another rabbit out of a hat: She just bought a co-op ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Netflix buys kids show producer StoryBots Netflix Inc said on Thursday it acquired StoryBots, known for "Ask the StoryBots" series, as it looks to make more shows for children ahead of the launch of Walt Disney Co's streaming service later this year....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Newly legalized ‘Jackpocket’ app buys lottery tickets for you The state Gaming Commission has approved new rules allowing “courier services” to buy your Take 5 and Mega Millions tickets for you, in case that trip to the bodega is just too taxing....
16:48, 05/18/2019

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, according to CNBC. The startup's CEO and chief operating officer switched their employer to Apple on L...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by developing a recurring payment solution specifically ...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Oprah Buys Wedding Dress For One Of Her Former School Students Oprah Winfrey gifted a former student of her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) a wedding dress - a $10,000 wedding dress, to be exact....
01:48, 05/01/2019

Twitch buys Bebo to build out its esports platform With Amazon's help, Twitch has become the game streaming service of choice for PC and console players all over the world. Viewers have witnessed superstar Fortnite player Ninja team up with Drake and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez guest-star in a Donk...
03:32, 06/19/2019

Tracy Morgan Buys a Used Bugatti Only to Get It Sideswiped 30 Minutes Later Man, poor Tracy Morgan seems to have the worst luck with cars and driving, sometimes. It was about five years ago that a Walmart truck crashed into the bus he was in, severely injuring him. This accident, of course, is far less serious, but very news...
11:16, 06/05/2019

India's Hexaware Technologies buys U.S.-based Mobiquity for $182 mln Indian IT services company Hexaware Technologies Ltd said on Friday it bought privately owned Mobiquity Inc for $182 million, to expand its cloud and automation service offerings....
21:48, 06/13/2019

10 best cheap phones: $400 (or much less) buys an iPhone, Pixel, or Galaxy alternative In the past, low-cost smartphones offered terrible performance, were never updated, and it was tough to recommend them. As flagship prices skyrocket, the low end is being lifted up and there are some excellent options, including a couple from Apple a...
14:32, 05/14/2019

Altice USA buys digital news network Cheddar for $200M Altice USA is snapping up Cheddar, the millennial-focused live streaming-video news company, for $200 million. Cheddar CEO Jon Steinberg, a former president of BuzzFeed, will now become head of Altice News, which will include Cheddar’s offerings on c...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Epic buys 'Rocket League' creator Psyonix (updated) Epic's determination to score exclusives for its game store now includes buying well-known studios. The company has acquired Rocket League creator Psyonix for an unspecified amount, and will bring the vehicular soccer game to the Epic Games Stor...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Paxton Media Group buys newspapers in Michigan, Tennessee GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A Kentucky-based media company has bought daily newspapers in Grand Haven, Michigan, and Lebanon, Tennessee. Paxton Media Group announced Friday it bought the Grand Haven Tribune and Lebanon Democrat from Ohio-based Sandusky...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Azerion buys Spil Games’ mobile game division Media, gaming, and tech company Azerion has acquired the mobile game division of Spil Games. The two companies have also set up a strategic partnership.Read More...
08:48, 06/20/2019

Microsoft Buys Psychonauts 2 Developer Double Fine Productions Surprising the audience in attendance at its E3 2019 press conference (and basically everyone), Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Double Fine, the studio that made Psychonauts and is currently working on its sequel....
16:48, 06/09/2019

Sleazy Right-Wing Propaganda Mill Buys Up More Sports Networks Thanks in large part to federal regulations meant to prevent media consolidation, Sinclair Broadcast Group, the Donald Trump-favored media company that infamously forced its local news anchors to read mindless Trumpian statements about the dangers of...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Selfless stranger buys supplies for teacher after learning about her $35K salary An Arizona elementary school teacher, who drew widespread sympathy last year when she shared her meager salary on Facebook, said a New York City businessman has "adopted" her classroom to ensure her students have crucial school supplies....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Netflix buys 'Power of the Dog' Western starring Moss, Cumberbatch Netflix has bought global rights to The Power of the Dog, a feature film directed by Jane Campion (The Piano, The Portrait of a Lady) and starring Elisabeth Moss and Benedict Cumberbatch. The streaming giant plans to release the film in 2021, both on...
19:48, 05/30/2019

Compassionate cop buys stranded Florida family Taco Bell When two weeks ago a Florida police officer met a family in need, she helped out in the best way she could — by buying them each a meal from Taco Bell. Officer Mikayla Edwards, of the Lynn Haven Police Department, said she noticed people standing in ...
03:32, 06/13/2019

Company buys 2 Texas water parks in deal with Schlitterbahn AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas-based water park company has sold two of its attractions and given the buyer the right to acquire its Kansas site where a 10-year-old boy was killed nearly three years ago. Schlitterbahn on Thursday announced the $261 mil...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Cop buys family groceries after finding boy ‘getting snacks’ for younger sibling A Texas police officer went beyond the call of duty last week after learning that a young boy walking alone in an Austin parking lot was out “getting snacks” for a younger sibling. Officer James Riley was on patrol in the Baker sector of Austin on Ju...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Actor BD Wong quietly buys home in converted church Tony-winning actor BD Wong has quietly purchased a duplex in a converted Brooklyn Heights church for $1.25 million, according to records recently filed with the city. Wong is known to many for his role as Dr. George Huang on the popular television se...
18:48, 06/05/2019

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has already said it would stop accepting Turkish pilots for F-35 training, which was one of the biggest sig...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
15:00, 06/17/2019

Discovery buys Golf Digest and strengthens PGA Tour deal FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Discovery Inc. purchased Golf Digest on Monday in a deal that will provide exclusive content from Tiger Woods and strengthen its relationship with the PGA Tour as it sets out to build golf’s largest digital network. Ter...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Italy's Edison buys EDF assets to boost green credentials Italy's Edison has agreed to buy green energy assets from its French parent company EDF to make it Italy's No. 2 wind player and pave the way for "major" growth in solar power....
13:32, 06/19/2019

Altice USA Buys Streaming-Video Network Cheddar for $200 Million Cable operator Altice USA agreed to acquire streaming-video network Cheddar for $200 million, a deal expected to raise the profile of the company’s news division....
09:48, 04/30/2019

German Chip Maker Infineon Buys U.S. Rival in $9.4 Billion Deal German chip maker Infineon Technologies said it would acquire Cypress Semiconductor in a multi-billion dollar deal, the latest in a series of transactions that have been reshaping the industry....
17:16, 06/03/2019

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo Buys World's Most Expensive Car: Report If reports are to be believed, Cristiano Ronaldo has laid his hands on the one-off Bugatti La Voiture Noire -- reportedly the most expensive car ever built....
11:32, 05/01/2019

Sam Adams beer buys Dogfish Head for $300m in cash and stocks Combined company will be led by Boston Beer chief executive and maintain a significant presence in DelawareThe hip craft beer company Dogfish Head is being acquired by the Boston-based brewer of Sam Adams beer in a $300m cash and stock deal. The Bost...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Shaq buys shoes for 13-year-old with size 18 feet to help family who can’t afford them Former NBA great Shaquille O’Neal surprised a 13-year-old basketball player with new shoes after learning the teen’s mother can’t afford to buy her son size 18 sneakers....
08:32, 05/10/2019

‘Pokémon Go’ creator buys hybrid board game company Sensible Object Niantic, the company behind Pokémon Go, is up to something -- but exactly what is yet to be revealed. Following a number of AR and game company acquisitions over the last 18 months, Niantic has now purchased London-based Sensible Object, a gam...
07:00, 06/18/2019

FedEx Express buys Israel's Flying Cargo international division * FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, has acquired the business and assets of the international express division of Israel's FC (Flying Cargo) Express Ltd, the companies said on Wednesday....
03:16, 05/01/2019

Power couple who sold DC home to Obamas buys $9M Brooklyn townhouse Political power couple Joe Lockhart and Giovanna Gray Lockhart have presidential taste when it comes to homes. After selling their Washington, DC, home to the Obamas for $8.1 million in 2017 — the couple had previously rented it to the ex-White House...
14:48, 06/18/2019

Eldorado Resorts buys Caesars to create largest U.S. gaming company Eldorado Resorts announced Monday it will acquire Caesars Entertainment in a $17.3 billion cash and stock deal that will create the largest gaming company in the United States....
08:00, 06/24/2019

UnitedHealth Buys PatientsLikeMe After Startup Was Forced to Divest Chinese Investment UnitedHealth Group bought PatientsLikeMe, a company that helps connect people who have similar health conditions, after the startup was forced to divest an investment by a Chinese firm....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Shaq Buys Teen Who Can’t Afford Size 18 Sneakers 10 Pairs Of Shoes (CNN) – When Shaquille O’Neal was 18 and trying to get to the prom, his father asked around to find a pair of size 18 penny loafers. Bruce Teilhaber, the owner of Friedman’s Shoes in Atlanta, gave the future Hall of Famer a free pai...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Rapper Badshah Buys A Rolls-Royce Wraith Worth Rs. 6.46 Crore Under the hood it's the same 6.6-litre V12 twin-turbocharged engine which is good enough for 623bhp and 800Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission which enables the......
00:16, 05/03/2019

Tesla boosts capital raise to $2.7 billion, Musk buys more stock Tesla Inc on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge the company's cash-depleted balance sheet....
08:16, 05/03/2019

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
06:32, 06/03/2019

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
14:16, 05/28/2019

McDonald's settles with former India partner, buys out Connaught Plaza Restaurants - report McDonald's Corp's Indian arm has reached a settlement with former partner Vikram Bakshi, acquiring full ownership in their joint venture Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd, the Economic Times reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-p...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development in hematology and immunology....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Poet buys out upper level (7,000 tickets) for Phoenix Mercury season opener Spoken word artist Truth B. Told bought out upper level at Talking Stick Resort Arena hoping for Phoenix Mercury sellout for home opener.        ...
05:48, 05/08/2019

James Ruppert: when shopping saloons, designer labels make great used buys Used Mondeos are good value – and better still in Vignale spec Reader Lee reminded me of a glory time for Ford of Europe when it was making models that people really wanted to buy. He has seen some of the classics that pop up on our pages. “My absol...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Esports platform Super League Gaming, in first post-IPO deal, buys Framerate The amateur esports platform Super League Gaming Inc has acquired the fast-growing social video network Framerate for $2.5 million in cash and stock, according to a corporate filing on Friday....
16:48, 06/07/2019

Russell Wilson Buys Mom a House, Loves Ciara and Continues to Dunk on Future I’m convinced that Russell Wilson is not human. I don’t watch football, but I do watch SportsCenter and at this point, I’m waiting for the Seattle Seahawks quarterback video clip that shows him getting sacked and all of his computer wires getting exp...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Rocket League could ditch Steam after Epic Games buys developer Psyonix The feud between PC gaming storefronts Steam and the Epic Games Store is still burning bright, with the latter recently throwing down the gauntlet and suggesting it would drop its controversial pursuit of exclusive titles if Steam is willing to pay g...
20:16, 05/01/2019

China's top state-owned refiners skip Iranian oil buys as US sanctions waivers end Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) are skipping Iranian oil buys for May loadings, after Washington ended sanction waivers to turn up pressure on Tehran, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
23:48, 05/09/2019

UnitedHealth buys PatientsLikeMe, which faced Trump administration scrutiny over Chinese investor PatientsLikeMe was bought by UnitedHealth following a review by Trump's Treasury Department, which scrutinized the start-up because it's backed by Chinese cash....
14:00, 06/24/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg buys two Lake Tahoe estates for $59 million, report says The Facebook CEO has purchased two adjoining estates on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, the Wall Street Journal recently revealed.        ...
14:32, 05/08/2019

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
05:16, 06/21/2019

Navy Chief Buys Jeep Compass, Narrowly Beats New Rules On Canteen Cars Major General Satbir Singh, who led the fight for One Rank One Pension (OROP) for armed forces personnel and widows, said that implementation of the new policy would adversely affect the moral and......
06:00, 05/29/2019

Lori Loughlin's Daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli Buys New Furniture After Moving Out of Family's Home Somebody hand Olivia Jade Giannulli an Allen wrench because she might need it for her new IKEA furniture. The 19-year-old daughter of Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli was spotted at......
01:48, 05/05/2019

Milwaukee Bucks fan buys Danica Patrick's drink in front of Aaron Rodgers during playoff game Danica Patrick and her Green Bay Packers star boyfriend Aaron Rodgers took in Game 5 between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics courtside Wednesday night....
14:48, 05/09/2019

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
13:16, 05/17/2019

Ellen DeGeneres buys Adam Levine’s house: the chatshow host bought the Maroon 5 singer's Beverly Hills home for £35m The Maroon 5 frontman has made a killing – he paid just £26.7m for the property only a little over a year ago and had it on the market for just five weeks before it sold to the US comedian and talk show host....
09:00, 05/29/2019

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes: Title Update 3 Content Changes and Raid news The Division 2 Title Update 3 launches today. Here's everything you need to know about the games latest changes, patch notes, server downtime and when the Raid will launch....
02:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorit...
05:16, 05/02/2019

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
12:48, 05/29/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update to Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Occidental to sell Anadarko's African assets to Total SA for $8.8 bln if it buys Anadarko Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Sunday it entered a binding agreement to sell Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa to Total S.A for $8.8 bln if it succeeds in completing its proposal to acquire Anad...
12:16, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla to update battery software following car fires Tesla Inc will update its battery software after two recent fires involving its Model S electric vehicles (EV) in Shanghai and Hong Kong, the U.S. automaker said on Thursday, adding that investigations into the incidents are ongoing....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Barnes & Noble acquired: Elliott Management buys bookstore chain, plans 'growth strategy' Barnes & Noble has agreed to sell itself to an arm of investment firm Elliott Management, which owns one of the largest booksellers in the U.K.        ...
09:16, 06/07/2019

YouTuber "buys" Hell, Michigan, renames it Gay Hell A YouTube star has “purchased” the town of Hell, Michigan, re-named it “Gay Hell,” and outlawed flying any flag that is not a Pride flag as a protest of Donald Trump. Elijah Daniel, a YouTube comedian and musician, announced he had bought the town in...
16:00, 06/18/2019

UK porn block: everything you need to know The UK 'porn block' is coming into effect on July 15. After this date, all UK-based internet users will have to confirm that they are 18 or older to access adult entertainment sites. Given that Pornhub alone received 33.5 billion visit...
12:00, 05/02/2019

CBS Sports buys some Big East men’s games from Fox Sports NEW YORK (AP) — The Big East Conference has reached a multi-year agreement with CBS Sports to televise its men’s college basketball games through the 2024-25 season. Games will be shown on CBS and on the CBS Sports Network. The conference and C...
12:32, 05/09/2019

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems. Part of the Digital Economy Act 2017, the regulation is aimed at preventing children from viewing in...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Lord & Taylor may be put on the block soon NEW YORK (AP) — Lord & Taylor, one of the country’s oldest department stores, may be put up for sale. Hudson’s Bay, which owns Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue, said Monday that it hired a financial adviser to review Lord & Taylor̵...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
05:32, 05/01/2019

FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of nuisance calls from telemarketers and scammers....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to block unwanted robocalls....
07:00, 05/29/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S. government moved to blacklist the Chinese telecoms giant....
03:32, 05/16/2019

The legal ins and outs of the UK Porn Block The Government has announced that as of 15 July 2019, qualifying websites which host pornography will be required to implement age verification processes before users can access them. Porn hosting websites who run commercial activities will...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Block Comments on the Web With This Chrome Extension Scroll the comment section on virtually any site on the web and you’re bound to encounter at least a few toxic comments. Maybe more than a few, depending on the site you’re looking at and the topic of the post people are commenting on....
20:48, 05/05/2019

Phil Kessel Is On The Trade Block And That's Probably For The Best One of the hardest things to do in the NHL is to rebuild a team on the fly—to remake the roster, usually younger and cheaper, while still remaining competitive. The Blackhawks are the success story of the salary cap era, but even they had to pay the ...
07:16, 05/24/2019

Russia will block nine VPN providers imminently Back in March, the Kremlin's communication watchdog, Roskomnadzor, sent out letters to 10 VPN providers informing them that their services would soon be blocked in Russia unless they complied with local laws.Now the head of Roskomnadzor, Alexand...
02:32, 06/10/2019

The FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Democratic commissioner....
16:16, 06/06/2019

China's Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated China this week for using its growing Arctic research program as a Trojan horse for its military and commercial goals....
15:48, 05/07/2019

UK porn block scheme delayed for another six months Ed: The Secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport has announced that the scheme, commonly known as the UK porn block, has been postponed for another six months because of an "administrative oversight"The UK porn block scheme could be f...
07:16, 06/20/2019

Antony Gormley is the new kid on the block in ancient Greece The British sculptor has, controversially, been commissioned to create works for the island of Delos, a sacred classical siteIn all seasons the elements rage on Delos. In winter, salt winds pound its granite rocks; in summer the sun beats so heavily ...
16:32, 05/04/2019

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want Pinterest in your image search results, or there’s a really gross forum that keeps appearing in searc...
10:16, 06/18/2019

RB Leipzig: New kids on the block target first trophy RB Leipzig head into the German Cup final against Bayern Munich aiming to win their first piece of silverware. Victory would send a message to German football that RB are ready to challenge the Bayern hegemony....
18:48, 05/24/2019

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Democratic commissioner....
16:16, 06/06/2019

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 bi...
18:48, 06/06/2019

FCC empowers carriers to block robocalls by default The FCC's quest to kill robocalls is moving forward. The regulator has voted for a ruling that explicitly lets phone carriers block robocalls by default. They'll have to use "reasonable" call data to make the decision, inform customers of...
10:16, 06/06/2019

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competition and raise prices for cellphone service. They ar...
15:48, 06/11/2019

US loan market seeks to block CDS manipulation NEW YORK, May 13 (LPC) - US companies are trying to stop speculative investors from calling events of default on leveraged loans to get payouts under Credit Default Swap (CDS) contracts at the expense of other lenders as investor activism rises....
12:16, 05/13/2019

The UK porn block is now one month away, and it's still a terrible idea The controversial UK porn block comes into effect on July 15 2019. According to the government it’s going to save the children from online awfulness, and there won’t be any negative effects whatsoever.But I just know it’s all goi...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Chrome will let you block cross-site tracking The rumors were true -- Google plans to let you block cross-site tracking in Chrome. The search firm has unveiled efforts to improve its cookie controls by distinguishing between single- and multi-site cookies, giving you the option to delete tracke...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Biggie’s Block: Notorious B.I.G. gets his own street in Brooklyn Hip-hop luminaries and Bedford-Stuyvesant locals celebrated the long-awaited co-naming of a street for slain Brooklyn-native rapper Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace Way” on Monday....
16:16, 06/10/2019

Your phone carrier can now block robocalls by default Robocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a cost....
10:00, 06/07/2019

The Latest: House chairman says he’d try to block tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Mexican-U.S. talks on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee says he will move to block President Donald Trump if T...
12:16, 06/06/2019

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service....
03:32, 06/19/2019

Trump: ‘We’ll see what happens’ with 9/11 victims fund President Trump said he was “impressed” with Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony about continuing health care for 9/11 responders before a House panel but sidestepped a question whether he would direct Senate Majority Leader Mitch McC...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fortnite Battle Royale....
15:16, 06/05/2019

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the vessel, saying that "cruises kill climate."...
18:16, 06/09/2019

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s great! But how come people didn’t feel 24.9% richer? That’s because the IRS changed the withholding table...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Iran: New U.S. sanctions 'idiotic,' block 'path of diplomacy' Iran lashed out Tuesday at new sanctions imposed by the United States that punish Tehran for shooting down a U.S. unmanned military drone over the Strait of Hormuz last week....
06:32, 06/25/2019

Trump: Mexico tariffs ‘will take effect,’ ‘foolish’ for GOP to block President Trump said Tuesday he expects his tariff threat against Mexico to “take effect” next week while adding it would be “foolish” for Republican lawmakers to try to block his move....
09:32, 06/04/2019

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.Read more......
11:16, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Demonstrators Block Roads Thousands of people occupied roads around Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Wednesday, defiantly protesting a bill that would permit extradition to mainland China....
19:16, 06/11/2019

Heathrow brushes off fears Johnson could block expansion Heathrow has brushed off the potential threat of a Boris Johnson premiership to its expansion plans as it kicked off a consultation over the £14bn scheme....
10:48, 06/18/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina has signed oil block contract -regulator Indonesian state energy firm PT Pertamina has signed a production sharing contract with the government for the country's second-largest crude producing field, said the head of the nation's upstream oil and gas regulator....
00:32, 05/10/2019

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location tracking. But I’m particularly excited about one that didn’t get much time in the spotlight during the...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Judge Refuses To Block Subpoenas Sent Over Teacher Sickouts FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to block subpoenas issued by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration during an investigation into teacher sickouts that closed some schools. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday denied...
17:00, 05/09/2019

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to prevent central initiatives from reaching people......
13:32, 05/31/2019

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
09:32, 06/06/2019

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediately, phone companies will be permitted (and encouraged) to automatically block robocalls....
10:32, 06/07/2019

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade sal...
10:32, 06/04/2019

How the UK Porn Block could give one company an unfair advantage The UK's Porn Block will go into effect on July 15th at which time users will have to verify their age when viewing adult content online.There will be several ways for users to verify their age online such as by submitting official government ID...
13:48, 05/06/2019

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of plastic bottles have piled up over the years, causing deadly floods when it rains....
08:00, 05/19/2019

England and Germany ‘will block European Super League’ • German Football League president says new solution needed• ‘If you make a pyramid like the ECA, we would destroy the clubs’Combined opposition from the Premier League and Bundesliga will block the plans developed by the European Club Association fo...
13:00, 06/04/2019

| Facebook to block discriminatory ads in ‘historic' legal accord Facebook said it will make major changes to its rules for advertisers in order to settle a string of lawsuits alleging its platform enables discrimination in housing, credit and employment....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products....
01:48, 06/19/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says: Parliament likely to block a no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt, one of the candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said the British parliament would likely block a no-deal Brexit so the country needed a leader who could negotiate with the EU rather than making empty threats....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Judge declines to block pro-Palestinian panel at UMass BOSTON (AP) — A panel discussion about Palestinian rights at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst will be allowed to move ahead following a challenge by a group of Jewish students at the school. A Superior Court judge on Thursday ruled against the...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
05:48, 05/20/2019

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
03:16, 06/19/2019

Court lifts block on Keystone XL pipeline construction HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court has lifted a judge’s injunction that blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. But it’s not clear whether the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling Thursday will have...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Lockheed nabs $1.8B for F-35 Block 4 software development, testing Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.8 billion contract for the design and development of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 for the U.S.military branches and non-Defense Department participants....
20:32, 06/10/2019

FCC ready to let phone companies use tools to block robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of unwanted calls....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Ministers urged to delay porn 'block' for third time The government is under pressure to delay its controversial online pornography age verification scheme for a third time, or risk "nefarious" companies "using this opportunity to harvest and manipulate user data"....
11:00, 06/19/2019

Judge Refuses To Temporarily Block New Election-Related Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has denied a request by the state’s chief election officer to temporarily block a law aimed at removing her power over the State Board of Elections. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed by Secretary of St...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Forbes Media may soon be on block again as investors explore sale The Asian investors who bought a controlling stake in Forbes Media from the Forbes family in 2014 are quietly exploring a sale of the magazine and related Web properties, sources say. Reached for comment, a spokesman for Forbes, also known as the “Ca...
00:48, 06/19/2019

Court refuses to block Alabama execution set for Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing to block Alabama’s bid to execute an inmate convicted of killing a country preacher with a sword. The 11th U.S. Circuit of Appeals on Wednesday refused a stay requested by 46-year-old ...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Protesters block Aiteo's Nembe oil facility in Nigeria Protesters in Nigeria's Nembe region barricaded the logistics base of oil company Aiteo on Sunday and briefly disrupted its operations, the company said....
02:32, 05/06/2019

Keep calm and wank on: UK porn block delayed for the third time With less than a month to go until pornographic sites are forced to implement their own age-checking software for UK users, the government has delayed the rollout for the third time running in over a year, says Sky News. At the end of 2017, parliamen...
10:16, 06/20/2019

GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block tariffs on Mexican imports: Trump Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the economy and imperil a major pending US-Mexico-Canada trade deal....
16:48, 06/04/2019

UK Porn Block is 'pointless misleading and potentially dangerous' With just one month until the UK Porn Block comes into effect, a new report has warned that the government is failing to protect the privacy and security of those who view adult content online.The Open Rights Group has analyzed the BBFC's Age-ve...
02:16, 06/17/2019

Thyssenkrupp expects EU to 'block' Tata merger plan Neither Thyssenkrupp nor Tata were prepared to make the concessions necessary to get their planned merger passed by the European Commission, fearing a negative effect on synergy. Thyssenkrupp then announced job cuts....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Judge to hear bid to block Indiana abortion procedure ban INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge is set to take up the American Civil Liberties Union’s bid to block a new Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure. A judge in Indianapolis was scheduled to hear arguments Monday from ...
06:48, 06/03/2019

L.A. sues H&R Block, TurboTax maker, alleging misconduct Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer detailed suits Tuesday against tax-prep giants H&R Block and Turbo Tax, alleging the firms defrauded low-income clients into paying for services they should've gotten for free....
13:32, 05/07/2019

Ten States Seek to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review.....
08:48, 06/11/2019

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt...
21:32, 06/18/2019

|Full-blowntradewarquicklyshiftingfromrisktobaseline After months of predicting a trade deal between the world’s two largest economies, economists at some of the biggest financial institutions are growing increasingly pessimistic....
04:00, 05/23/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-sett...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Cboe Welcomes New ARK Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new ARK fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

New iShares ESG Fund Off to Roaring Start A brand new exchange-traded fund that tries to invest in the best corporate citizens in the U.S. began trading at Thursday’s opening bell, but is already on track to be one of the most successful fund launches in history....
02:16, 05/11/2019

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

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
12:16, 06/08/2019

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
05:16, 06/05/2019

Plumb Balanced Fund Is Beating The S&P 500 "We're not trying to duplicate the stock market. We're trying to make money for people," said Tom Plumb, manager of the Plumb Balanced Fund. The fund is the top fund in its Morningstar category for the 1-year, 3-year, 5-year periods. It also beat the...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Kuwait looks at Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz 'with concern' Kuwait is looking at Iranian threats to block the Strait of Hormuz with concern, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Sunday quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah as saying....
15:48, 04/28/2019

How to Block Annoying Spam Calls and Texts In Android Nougat Android wants to keep you and spammy callers as far away from each other as possible. When you block a number in Android’s settings, it’s blocked for all apps on your phone forever and without having to go through your network provider. While Google ...
10:16, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. They insist that a controversial law allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland, be scrapped completely....
02:00, 06/21/2019

‘Rarest Beatles record in the world’ hits the auction block Lady Gaga was not the first superstar to rock raw meat. The Fab Four’s “Yesterday and Today” album, often referred to by musicologists as the “rarest Beatles record in the world,” features the band in white coats covered...
09:00, 05/09/2019

AP Sources: Man City asks court to block UEFA case Manchester City has launched a legal challenge to block UEFA's pursuit of a Champions League ban for irregularities to comply with soccer's spending regulations, The Associated Press has learned        ...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Home DNA-testing firm will let users block FBI access to their data A big home DNA-testing company, FamilyTreeDNA, is to allow customers to block law-enforcement agencies from accessing their data, after a recent backlash...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content.        ...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Man With Disabilities Dies In Custody, Protesters Block Trains In Bengal Chaos descended on the railway tracks near Kolkata in West Bengal as the family of a 27-year-old man with disabilities, who died in police custody, blocked rail lines demanding the arrest of those......
09:32, 05/09/2019

DOJ Attorneys Reportedly Ready to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger To literally no one’s surprise, the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced Monday that he’d recommend approving the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. But it now looks as if the Justice Department’s own attorneys vehemently opp...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal....
10:48, 05/24/2019

Instagram will block hashtags spreading fake news about vaccines Just one day after coming under fire for inconsistent practices in its handling of misinformation about vaccines, Instagram told Engadget that it will block hashtags that surface "verifiably false" information regarding vaccinations. The new policy w...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Why Trump Wants to Block Deutsche Bank From Sharing His Financial Records President Trump and Deutsche Bank had a long, symbiotic relationship. Now, Mr. Trump is racing to prevent the bank from sharing his financial information with Congress....
12:32, 04/30/2019

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The me...
10:48, 06/13/2019

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
14:32, 06/11/2019

| Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas for records US President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records....
06:48, 04/30/2019

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger. Authorities pulled out some of the pro...
05:48, 06/23/2019

Feds block SALT workarounds that high-tax states favored The feds blocked a move by blue states to craft a workaround to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limiting state and local tax deductions, saying receipt of a SALT credit in return for making such a contribution would constitute a quid pro quo....
09:32, 06/12/2019

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

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
16:32, 04/30/2019

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertising policy this week, after facing scrutiny for providing tens of thousands of dollars in free adverti...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
16:32, 05/30/2019

Fourth Circuit rules move to block DACA is illegal A federal appeals court has ruled that move to end program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children from deportation is illegal....
10:00, 05/18/2019

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, accord...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Iran says if it decides to block Strait of Hormuz, it will do it 'publicly': Fars Iran's military denied on Monday being behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, and said if it decided to block Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway in the Gulf for the oil industry, it will do it publicly....
04:16, 06/17/2019

Young people 'will use VPNs' to beat porn block, gambling age ban New rules about age verification within the gambling industry in the UK won’t deter the most determined young people from accessing online gaming services and pornographic content, experts have said - despite being a welcome step in the right ...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One to block subpoenas After US lawmakers demanded Donald Trump's financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, the US president sued to stop the release. The subpoenas would serve to "ferret" for damaging material, the lawsuit says....
11:48, 05/01/2019

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the president....
13:48, 06/04/2019

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China’...
14:32, 06/13/2019

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
05:00, 05/31/2019

State attorneys general sue to block merger between Sprint and T-Mobile Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, believing that the combination of the country’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers would threaten competition and harm cons...
11:32, 06/11/2019

Senate Republicans Threaten to Block Trump on Mexico Tariffs Senate Republicans threatened Tuesday to block the White House’s planned tariffs on Mexico, hours after President Trump signaled he was prepared to move ahead with the levies barring a last-minute deal over border security....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Huawei ban causes trade-ins to surge as news breaks of Android block It seems that the news of Google's ban on Android services for Huawei phones is causing worry among users, as a large surge in trade-ins began as soon as the situation was confirmed.UK trade-in site Music Magpie told TechRadar that it saw 154% m...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Speaker warns Tory hopefuls: MPs will block no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has suggested MPs will thwart plans for a no-deal Brexit if they are put forward by the next leader of the Conservative Party....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Another judge refuses Donald Trump request to block subpoenas A second judge has declined to block subpoenas that seek financial records from President Donald Trump, moving congressional Democrats one step closer to obtaining the documents that date back nearly a decade....
04:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advocacy groups are expected to ask a federal judge to ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for the hard bit....
11:48, 06/06/2019

Judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advocacy groups are expected to ask a federal judge to ...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Trump uses executive privilege to block unredacted Mueller report President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege Wednesday to keep the unredacted Mueller report from being released to Congress, as lawmakers meet to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt....
12:16, 05/08/2019

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies block cellphone signals inside the country’s prisons, in a bid to stop gang leaders from ordering murders and extortion from behind bars...
19:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to prevent a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
17:16, 06/14/2019

Insurgent Democrats, Many of Them Women, Worry a New Party Policy Will Block Them Democratic primary challengers are often female, young and nonwhite. Many fear a recent move by House Democratic leaders will prevent them from being elected....
03:16, 06/02/2019

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a deal, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Sunday....
05:00, 05/26/2019

Huawei protests FCC actions to block it in the U.S. on national security grounds Huawei released an ex parte memo today outlining its position against the Federal Communications Commissions national security related ban of its equipment....
16:16, 06/12/2019

Two deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital Sunday as they demanded the removal of President Jovenel Moise, while police reported two people killed and five injured. Demonstrators burne...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
12:00, 06/09/2019

Kraft’s prosecutors appeal block of massage parlor video WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge’s decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach County State ...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Planned Parenthood sues to block U.S. rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
12:00, 06/11/2019

2 deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital as they demanded the removal of President Jovenel Moise, while police reported two people killed and five injured...
20:48, 06/09/2019

Protesters block FDR Drive traffic on first day of Eric Garner trial A small group of demonstrators snarled Monday morning rush-hour traffic on the FDR Drive to protest Eric Garner’s chokehold death — as Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s administrative trial got underway at police headquarters. About half a dozen ...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Follow states lead and block fetal tissue in research The United States is the world leader in most areas of science and medicine, yet our current medical establishment is decades behind in its ineffective and immoral use of aborted fetal tissue for research. It is time for the federal government to sto...
21:48, 05/29/2019

High court dismisses attempt to block Heathrow third runway Campaigners argued expansion plan was inconsistent with Paris climate agreementCampaigners fighting to stop the expansion of Heathrow have failed in their attempt to block the new runway in the high court.Five judicial reviews were challenging the le...
07:32, 05/01/2019

GM Recalls Trucks Due To Engine Block Heater Cord Fires DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling over 368,000 pickups and other trucks worldwide after 19 reports of fires caused by engine block heater cords. The recall covers certain 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 trucks, as well as the 20...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Your office job might be making you fat The average American office worker says they gained 12 pounds while working at their desk job, according to new research. Not only that, but a whopping nine in 10 who gained weight while working an office job blame their workplace for playing a role....
22:32, 06/11/2019

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
09:00, 05/27/2019

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respon...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Schumer calls on CDC to fund battle against ‘superbug’ ​Sen​. Chuck Schumer on Sunday urged the federal government to designate ​a multi-drug-resistant ​superbug an emergency​ so millions more in funds can be made available to New York ​where hundreds of cases have already been reported. “When it c...
21:48, 05/05/2019

China Mobile to set up $4 billion 5G industry fund China's largest telecommunications operator China Mobile said on Tuesday it will set up a 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) 5G industry fund and has already raised the first installment of 7-10 billion yuan....
03:16, 06/25/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Aptus Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Aptus fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Pacer Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 12, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Pacer fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
18:16, 06/11/2019

Judge Jails Hedge Fund Founder A federal judge in Brooklyn jailed Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners, after government lawyers said he accosted a prosecutor during a break in his trial....
16:32, 05/06/2019

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
21:32, 06/12/2019

Need To Make A Fund Transfer From SBI Account? Here Are Your Options SBI online banking: From National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) to Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) and Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), SBI customers can remit funds using one of these payments......
04:00, 05/30/2019

The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and public investment....
10:00, 06/19/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Global X Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Global X fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund Less than two years after the Vision Fund’s launch, the Japanese company has deployed most of its money, investing in the world’s most valuable technology companies, including Uber and WeWork....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Cboe Welcomes New iShares Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 9, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new iShares fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

SoftBank Considers IPO for $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank is considering audacious fundraising plans, including a public offering of its $100 billion investment fund and the launch of a second fund of at least that size, as it looks to seize on an exploding startup scene....
07:00, 05/03/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Friday....
13:16, 05/10/2019

9/11 first responder pleads for victims fund from his hospice bed Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, asked Congress to ‘do the right thing’ in what he expects to be his last interviewAn emergency first responder who was diagnosed with cancer following his work at Ground Zero in New York has spoken from h...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money...
13:16, 06/11/2019

Loeb's Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion on its deal to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
10:32, 05/24/2019

WWE Is Finally Using NXT To Its Full Potential There is a lengthy list of things that WWE is currently doing wrong, but its stewardship of developmental promotion NXT is not on it. The flagship is still bobbing around aimlessly, but the promotion WWE created as a sort of minor league currently s...
12:16, 06/18/2019

That Big Rig You're Passing Might Be Full of Bees There are still cowboys driving livestock across America in 2019. While most of us are snoozing, they’re rolling up to dark fields with trucks full of creatures that are critical to our nation’s agriculture: thousands and thousands of bees.Read more....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from before he was president to the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives Oversight Committee....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls-sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the rising number of unwanted "robocalls", industry officials briefed on the plans said....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Trump Is Suing Two Banks in an Effort to Block Subpoenas for His Financial Records (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records. The lawsuit by Trump, sons Donald Jr. and Eric and daughter Ivanka, was filed Mo...
03:00, 04/30/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Belgian firefighters light fires, block roads in wages protest About 250 Belgian firefighters took to the streets of central Brussels on Wednesday lighting fires and blocking traffic in a protest over remuneration....
11:00, 06/19/2019

Italy's Salvini orders ports to block ship carrying 65 migrants A ship operated by the German rescue charity "Sea Watch" rescued more than 60 migrants near Libya. Italy's far-right interior minister said he doesn't want them "getting near Italian territorial waters."...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Microsoft refuses to deny that it will block Windows 10 updates on Huawei laptops Google’s decision to block Android updates for Huawei smartphones has been making waves around the world, but owners of Huawei laptops – such as the Huawei MateBook 14 – have been left wondering if Microsoft will follow suit and ...
04:32, 05/20/2019

GM recalls diesel Silverado, Sierras with block heaters over fire concerns General Motors is recalling hundreds of thousands of trucks equipped with engine block heater cords after 19 of them caught fire, the automaker announced Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

South Sudan hires U.S. lobbyists to help block war crimes court: contract South Sudan has hired U.S. lobbyists to help it reverse U.S. sanctions and stop the establishment of a court meant to prosecute war crimes, a document showed - a move rights groups said could undermine victims seeking justice....
14:32, 04/29/2019

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers A coalition of 23 U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read more......
03:32, 05/21/2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One to block House subpoenas U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and seven of his companies filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Deutsche Bank and Capital One Financial Corp to block the banks from complying with federal subpoenas investigating his financial dea...
23:00, 04/29/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
23:48, 05/30/2019

House panel looks to block funds for low-yield nuclear warhead development Legislation by a Democratic-lead U.S. House committee would block funding for the deployment of a new low-yield nuclear warhead, proposed by the Trump administration amid Russia restarting its own nuclear testing....
18:16, 06/04/2019

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the United States, being referred to Europe's top court....
03:48, 05/31/2019

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet providers began preparing to conduct tests to find out if Russia can build an internet disconnected fr...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Rights group tries to block Saudi vessel loading French arms A French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, its lawyers said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Dems threaten to block defense bill absent Iran debate Democratic opposition to moving forward on defense legislation without an Iran debate is rising in the Senate, raising the prospect that the party will block the annual, must-pass policy bill absent a compromise that would allow them a vote on a key ...
12:48, 06/25/2019

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to the kingdom....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Spread Love, It’s the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn, N.Y.,f may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyone from standing in it longer than they absolutely had to. But on Monday, on one block bordering the ...
21:16, 06/11/2019

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
19:32, 05/21/2019

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

Block associations file suit to stop 14th Street bus plan An attorney representing West Village and Chelsea block associations filed a lawsuit against the city Friday, charging that the city’s plan to give buses priority on 14th Street will cause “horrific traffic jams” in the surrounding ...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
19:32, 05/20/2019

Robocall ruling by FCC will let phone companies block unwanted calls by default The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to allow phone providers to block robocalls and other unwanted calls by default.        ...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Sainz takes three-place grid drop for Canadian GP after Albon block McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr will be demoted three places on the Canadian Grand Prix grid for impeding Alex Albon during Montreal qualifying...
16:16, 06/08/2019

Anti-corruption protesters, burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters denouncing corruption have paralyzed much of the Haitian capital as they demand the removal of President Jovenel Moise. Demonstrators burned tires and threw stones during Sunday’s march in Po...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Venezuela security forces block opposition lawmakers from entering parliament Venezuelan security forces prevented opposition lawmakers from entering the parliament building for a session on Tuesday, a week after the top court stripped several lawmakers of their immunity amid a political crisis in the South American country....
11:00, 05/14/2019

'Poison pills': Pentagon tells EU not to block U.S. companies from defense pact A new European Union military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the bloc, hinting at possible retaliation....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Algeria to block Total from buying Anadarko’s Algerian assets - minister Algeria will block Total from acquiring Anadarko’s assets in Algeria, energy minister Mohamed Arkab told reporters on a sidelines of a conference on Sunday....
16:16, 05/26/2019

NY judge denies Trump bid to block House Deutsche Bank subpoenas A Manhattan federal judge has denied a bid by President Donald Trump and his companies to block congressional subpoenas on two banks to obtain years worth of financial records. The ruling Wednesday by District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan federal...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Chris Paul, Clint Capela on trade block as Rockets trying to blow it up The Rockets may be ready to tear it all down and start, relatively, anew. According to ESPN.com, Rockets GM Daryl Morey has made all of his players and picks available in trade talks with the exception of James Harden. Even Chris Paul may be availabl...
11:48, 05/29/2019

OnePlus demos 7 Pro's pop-up camera with 12-hour torture video and a cement block The OnePlus 7 Pro is finally official, and indeed features a pop up selfie shooter that extends from the body to snap one for the team, and then retract back, leaving you with the uninterrupted front of the device. Thankfully, the company listened to...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon emissions target for 2050.European leaders meetin...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Haiti: Anti-corruption protesters burn tires, block roads Thousands of demonstrators denouncing corruption have called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in further protests over alleged misuse of funds. He formerly headed a firm under scrutiny by state auditors....
16:16, 06/09/2019

House votes to block Trump’s eased health coverage rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to prevent the Trump administration from easing health care coverage rules required by President Barack Obama’s health care law. Under guidance the administration issued last year, sta...
17:00, 05/09/2019

No injuries reported so far at blaze at block of flats in London: ambulance service No injuries have so far been reported at a fire in east London, a London Ambulance spokesman said on Sunday, adding that ambulance units were still at the scene....
09:16, 06/09/2019

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the deal be approved, but the Department of Justice has yet to make a decision. Amid rumors that the DOJ wan...
18:32, 06/11/2019

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend, the utility said on Sunday....
14:48, 06/23/2019

Lyft sues San Francisco to block rival bike-sharing services It looks like San Francisco's call for applications to expand its dockless bicycle program didn't sit well with Lyft. The company has just filed a lawsuit against the California city, seeking an injunction that would prohibit SF from giving...
17:00, 06/08/2019

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

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions – one for each...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Judge throws out lawsuit attempting to block Obama's Presidential Center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that tried to prevent construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side, saying that construction should begin immediately....
16:48, 06/11/2019

Tory rebels line up with Labour to say: We'll unite to block no deal Senior Tories today hit out at leadership contenders threatening to suspend Parliament to ram through a no-deal Brexit as MPs prepared for a crunch vote to block such an "anti-democratic" move....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
15:16, 06/04/2019

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
22:48, 06/20/2019

Microsoft Office vs LibreOffice Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are both excellent office suites, but how can you be sure which is right for you? On the surface the two look very similar, but there are some important differences to bear in mind when making your decision.   Pr...
07:32, 06/23/2019

Estonian far-right minister goes after one day in office Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Tuesday she had relieved a minister from the far-right party EKRE of his duties, just a day after the new government was sworn in....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Office grumps could be making the job better for everyone The office grump may be doing the whole company a favor. When disgruntled employees have a chance to gripe about pay and conditions, they skip work and leave for other jobs at lower rates, according to new research. As garment workers absorbed news t...
15:00, 05/29/2019

BT to close most of UK office locations under new CEO Britain's former telecoms monopoly BT will consolidate its UK offices from 300 locations to roughly 30 sites while pressing ahead with plans to leave its St Paul's headquarters in London, the company said on Wednesday....
13:32, 06/05/2019

The Perils of Being ‘Office Oprah’ Once upon a time in a newsroom as white as the newly fallen snow, I stood out as the only black person there—woman or otherwise. I was it. It was me. Trying to rep for millions of black folks while my newsroom’s black population was less than 1 perce...
12:16, 06/11/2019

Pensions commit $8B to fund of prison-phone magnate Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores has been freed from his fundraising prison. Two massive pensions — including New York City’s pensions and the Pennsylvania Teachers pension — are planning to commit more money to a new $8 billion fund Gores is raising ...
19:48, 06/19/2019

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
16:32, 06/21/2019

‘Titans’ missing from Las Vegas hedge fund conference After taking a hiatus last year, the SALT Conference has changed in several ways, including panels on cryptocurrency and cannabis replacing spots where hedge fund titans once reigned supreme. Conference attendees also noted that the conference, now i...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
10:48, 05/29/2019

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
20:00, 06/13/2019

CBOE Launches Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL – August 18, 2015 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched four new benchmark indexes in collaboration with Eurekahedge, a Singapore-based hedge fund research and data collection compan...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Norway's wealth fund made record returns in Q1 Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, made record returns on investment in the first quarter amid a surge in tech stocks, it said on Friday....
01:32, 05/03/2019

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
13:48, 06/04/2019

SoftBank mulls IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: source Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
08:48, 05/03/2019

California Wildfire Fund Would Put Aside $21 Billion for Damage Claims Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
17:16, 06/21/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Exponential ETFs Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Exponential ETFs fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
14:48, 06/17/2019

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund...
15:32, 06/24/2019

Democrats may fund parts of Trump’s $4.5B border request WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats are signaling a willingness to include major elements of President Donald Trump’s $4.5 billion request for humanitarian and security needs on the U.S.-Mexico border into an unrelated, widely backed disa...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Vulture fund Hilco plots swoop on Bathstore A vulture fund which has swooped on a string of retailers including Homebase and HMV is plotting a move to take over Bathstore as it hovers on the brink of collapse....
03:16, 06/21/2019

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victim’s fund WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. John Feal, a Ground Zero recovery worker and longtime activist, says a g...
11:16, 06/24/2019

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Claim Status Via Umang App Users can also check their EPF balance, search establishment, get EPFO address and apply for Jeevan Pramaan certificate via Umang app, which is currently available on google, apple and windows......
04:00, 05/30/2019

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
16:16, 06/11/2019

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the a...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Hedge fund tries to gain support for Gannett takeover Heath Freeman, the hedgie behind Alden Global Capital is frantically trying to shore up some votes ahead of the May 16 Gannett shareholder meeting as his $1.36 billon takeover for the publisher of USA Today and 110 local papers is losing steam. Freem...
02:48, 05/10/2019

Kentucky conservation fund wins award for preservation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The American Battlefield Trust has recognized the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping preserve battlefields and historic sites. American Battlefield Trust President James Lighthizer recognized the fund last week...
03:48, 06/10/2019

Is It Time To Sell? 4 Questions Fund Investors Should Answer Getting better at selling funds can help you keep your investments in shape and may even improve your results. These four questions can help you know when it's time to move on....
05:10, 05/01/2019

How To Check Provident Fund Account Balance Online Provident fund account balance: Retirement fund body EPFO or Employees' Provident Fund Organisation allows EPF subscribers to access their passbook - which contains information on their account......
10:32, 05/19/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right governmen...
16:16, 05/17/2019

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (C...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wed...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Fund for cyclist who hit woman on phone soars past £50k More than £50,000 has been raised for a cyclist who was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian he crashed into as she crossed the road while looking at her mobile phone....
05:00, 06/24/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 bln against stakes in Uber and two others - FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved...
22:00, 05/29/2019

US charities fund fringe Islamophobia network — report US charities and foundations have empowered a web of anti-Muslim groups spreading misinformation and hate, according to a report. The Islamophobia network has extended its tentacles to the halls of power in Washington....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Tesla to issue more than $2 billion in debt to fund expansion Tesla launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion Thursday, with chief executive Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric car maker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bolster its cash reserves. Analysts have been predic...
11:00, 05/02/2019

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly....
09:16, 06/17/2019

NFL concussion fund pays out $485M, but more doctors sought PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A claims administrator for the NFL concussion fund says it has paid out $485 million since its start in 2017. But some retired players’ lawyers at a court hearing Tuesday in Philadelphia say there aren’t enough doctors...
12:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions afte...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
06:48, 06/06/2019