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Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment

The move marks a rare public rebuke by international proxy firms against the CEO of a top-tier Japanese company, and comes just as the scandal-hit automaker struggles to move on from the legacy of Carlos Ghosn....

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment

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Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment: Nikkei Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged shareholders of Japanese automaker Nissan Motor to vote against the reappointment of Chief Executive Officer and President Hiroto Saikawa, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Proxy company advises shareholders against Saikawa at Nissan TOKYO (AP) — An investor research company is advising Nissan shareholders to vote against the proposal to reappoint Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa as board director, saying the Japanese automaker needs a “break from the past” after the ar...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Proxy adviser ISS recommends EQT shareholders vote for Rice nominees Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services urged investors of natural gas producer EQT Corp to vote in favor of all nominees of shareholders Toby and Derek Rice....
08:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser ISS recommends EQT shareholders vote for Rice nominees Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services urged investors of natural gas producer EQT Corp to vote in favor of all the nominees of shareholders Toby and Derek Rice, sending the company's shares up 8%....
10:32, 06/28/2019

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which recommended voting in favor of a competing slate ...
17:32, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which recommended voting in favor of a competing slate ...
17:32, 06/29/2019

ISS Recommends EQT Shareholders Back Rice Brother Nominees in Proxy Fight Natural-gas producer EQT was dealt a blow in its attempt to fend off a pair of brothers seeking control of its board, as an influential proxy adviser urged shareholders to support all of the dissidents’ nominees in a coming vote....
07:16, 06/28/2019

Nissan governance steps, board win shareholders’ approval YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Scandal-battered Nissan has won shareholders’ approval for a new system of committees to oversee governance and for keeping Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa on its board. The Japanese automaker had seen profits tumble amid ...
22:32, 06/24/2019

Renault chief endures Nissan shareholders' fury Jean-Dominique Senard says his top priority is mending relations with Nissan. But a raucous backlash by investors shows just how deep the bad blood runs....
23:00, 06/30/2019

Renault chairman ‘begs’ for trust of skeptical Nissan shareholders Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard begged skeptical Nissan shareholders to believe that he has the company’s best interests at heart, while arguing that the scrubbed merger between Renault and FCA also would have delivered big benefits to the Jap...
07:48, 06/25/2019

Nissan shareholders set to back CEO Saikawa amid fraying ties with Renault Nissan shareholders are expected to back CEO Hiroto Saikawa at the company's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday, days after the executive resolved a tussle with Renault over Nissan's corporate governance reforms....
08:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week, according to two advisory firms that hold sway over investor votes....
17:48, 05/15/2019

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against for Ghosn expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding linked to ousted chief Carlos Ghosn. In a statement Tuesday night, the French carmaker recommended joint Rena...
15:16, 06/04/2019

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against Ghosn for expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding allegedly linked to ousted chief Carlos Ghosn. In a statement Tuesday night, the French carmaker recommended ...
01:00, 06/05/2019

JPMorgan shareholders advised to vote against executive compensation by ISS Proxy advisory group ISS has advised JPMorgan Chase & Co shareholders to vote against the bank's executive compensation at its upcoming annual shareholder meeting, according to a report the firm published this week that was seen by Reuters....
13:32, 05/08/2019

JPMorgan shareholders advised to vote against executive compensation -ISS Shareholders of JPMorgan Chase & Co were advised to vote against the bank's executive compensation at its annual shareholder meeting by the proxy advisory group ISS, according to a report the firm published this week seen by Reuters....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Carlyle to give shareholders a vote in switch to corporation Carlyle Group LP emulated its peers on Wednesday with plans to convert from a publicly traded partnership into a corporation, and went one step further by announcing it will become the first U.S. private equity firm to hold shareholder votes....
13:16, 07/31/2019

Anadarko shareholders to vote next month on Occidental deal Anadarko Petroleum Corp shareholders will vote Aug. 8 on the oil and gas producer's planned $38 billion sale to Occidental Petroleum Corp - the biggest oil and gas deal of the year....
15:48, 07/11/2019

Morgan Stanley shareholders vote to approve executive pay, director Morgan Stanley said on Tuesday that more than 95 percent of shares voted to approve its executive compensation packages and that all of its directors were elected at the bank's annual shareholder meeting in Purchase, New York....
08:48, 05/23/2019

CtW urges Mylan shareholders to vote against board nominees for panel Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group on Friday urged Mylan NV shareholders to vote against the company's nominees for the board's nominating and governance committee....
09:16, 06/07/2019

Standard Bank shareholders vote down climate-risk resolution Standard Bank shareholders on Thursday voted down a resolution that would have required the South African lender to report climate risk in its activities, although they passed another forcing it to disclose its coal financing policies....
07:48, 05/30/2019

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
12:48, 05/21/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
11:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Democratic Senators Urge FCC to Delay T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Vote, Seek Public Comment In July, the Department of Justice cleared T-Mobile’s planned takeover of Sprint, paving the way for the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless carriers to merge into a titan to rival AT&T and Verizon. Sixteen states are suing to block the me...
15:16, 08/17/2019

Wildly Improbable Nissan-on-Nissan-on-Nissan Wreck Reveals Universe to Be a Simulation There’s all kinds of theories floating around now that reality, the place where you sleep and pee and buy lunch, may in fact be a simulation of some sort, run on some vast, unknowable computer. Even Elon Musk thinks we’re likely living in a simulatio...
18:32, 06/20/2019

"Why This Farce": BCCI Trolled After Shastri's Reappointment As Coach While many slammed the BCCI directly, saying that they were anything but sure of Ravi Shastri's reappointment, others criticised the CAC calling their decision a "farce"....
03:00, 08/17/2019

U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday said it would hold a meeting next week on whether to publish new guidance regarding the responsibilities of investors when relying on so-called proxy advisors....
17:00, 08/13/2019

IP Proxy Network vs VPN: Luminati CEO answers this and a lot more Gathering accurate online data can be difficult for businesses which is why Luminati is working on building the world’s largest business proxy network. The company has connected millions of devices through its P2P network which it uses to prov...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Why Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV Munchausen syndrome by proxy is having an unexpected moment—at least on television. The medical disorder, which manifests when a person “acts as if an individual he or she is caring for has a physical or mental illness when the person is ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Gannett Set to Win Proxy Fight With Digital First Gannett is poised to retain control of its entire board in a proxy fight with a hedge-fund-backed rival that made a hostile bid for the USA Today owner....
20:16, 05/15/2019

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Barr proxy for Dem anger WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is calling a Democratic effort to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt o...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
03:32, 05/22/2019

Pakistan Should End ''Proxy War'' Against India: Indian Envoy Pakistan should end its "proxy war" against India and make efforts to build trust with New Delhi to move forward the bilateral relationship, Indian high commissioner to Islamabad Ajay Bisaria said......
19:32, 05/22/2019

Rice Brothers Get Boost From Proxy Adviser in EQT Fight Natural-gas producer EQT was dealt a blow in its attempt to fend off a pair of brothers seeking control of its board, as an influential proxy adviser urged shareholders to support all of the dissidents’ nominees in a coming vote....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Proxy adviser ISS recommends against three directors at Sturm Ruger Institutional Shareholder Services recommended investors withhold support from three directors at gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co ahead of its May 8 annual meeting, the top proxy adviser said in a report......
13:00, 04/28/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended stockholders to vote in favor of Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc, the health insurers said on Wednesday....
06:48, 06/12/2019

Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday formally launched a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, according to a regulatory filing, after talks with the oil company's chief executive failed to reach an agreemen...
22:16, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has shown support for Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc by recommending shareholders favor the deal, the health insurers said on Wednesday....
06:48, 06/12/2019

In Gannett Proxy Fight, ISS Adviser Backs One Digital First Nominee Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett to sell itself, picked up some support as it seeks board seats at the USA Today publisher in a proxy vote this month....
05:48, 05/02/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
21:16, 07/09/2019

Gannett retains all board seats in proxy fight against MNG Enterprises Gannett Co Inc said on Thursday all its eight director nominees were elected to its board based on a preliminary vote count, beating candidates put up by its shareholder MNG Enterprises, better known as Digital First Media....
07:32, 05/16/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
14:32, 05/16/2019

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are pressing for changes to its board....
06:00, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Gannett retains all board seats in proxy fight against MNG Enterprises USA Today owner Gannett Co Inc said on Thursday all its eight director nominees were elected to its board, based on a preliminary vote count, beating candidates put up by its shareholder MNG Enterprises, better known as Digital First Media....
07:32, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are pressing for changes to its board....
06:00, 07/01/2019

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources said....
13:16, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn formally launched on Thursday a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, a regulatory filing showed, after talks with the oil company's CEO failed to reach an agreement....
22:16, 07/18/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
19:16, 06/20/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest: source HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
12:32, 06/20/2019

Proxy adviser Egan-Jones supports Rice Brothers' nominees to EQT board Proxy advisory firm Egan-Jones Ratings Co recommended that investors in EQT Corp vote in favor of nominees by shareholders Toby and Derek Rice, who have been locked in a battle with the natural gas producer....
07:48, 07/05/2019

Iran’s ‘proxy’ terror army with cells ready to strike across West EXPOSED IRAN has a massive network of terrorist cells which are ready to step up attacks in the worsening crisis in the Middle East, Daily Star Online can reveal....
13:48, 08/03/2019

Trump Meets With Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump met with his top national-security advisers Friday to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
00:32, 08/17/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an...
16:48, 05/01/2019

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO said on Tuesday....
09:16, 05/07/2019

JC Penney hires advisers to explore debt restructuring JC Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing US retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The 117-year-old department store chain’s move repre...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Palestinian leader fires advisers, wants bonuses returned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday laid off all of his advisers and ordered a former prime minister and other ex-Cabinet ministers to return tens of thousands of dollars from a pay raise he had secretly approved....
17:48, 08/19/2019

Petrol and diesel car ban should be moved to 2030, say Government advisers News 30 Apr, 2019 Government advisers believe the cost of electric cars will be on the same level as that of petrol and diesel cars by 2024 to 2025...
03:00, 05/02/2019

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
22:16, 07/09/2019

President Trump Is Sounding More Cautious on Iran Than His Top Advisers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic.Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going ...
01:16, 05/17/2019

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
18:16, 07/15/2019

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official said...
14:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from judges to compel officials to cooperate with congressional inquiries....
20:16, 06/11/2019

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government's climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and Britons eating 20 percent less beef and lamb...
16:48, 05/01/2019

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactio...
17:33, 09/13/2019

Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers - sources J.C. Penney Co Inc has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
02:00, 07/19/2019

'I don't see a recession': Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which could pr...
20:16, 08/18/2019

New York Subpoenas Banks and Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities....
11:32, 08/15/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
12:00, 05/10/2019

G7 advisers discuss 'concrete measures' on Amazon fires: France Advisers to G7 leaders are discussing concrete measures to be decided on during the Group of Seven industrialized countries' summit this weekend in France, a French diplomatic source said on Friday....
15:32, 08/23/2019

Clients Want to Work With Female Advisers, and Firms Are Taking Notice Financial advisory firms have seen an increase in requests from prospective clients who want to work with female financial advisers. However, women are still a minority in the wealth-management business....
12:00, 08/24/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that cast ballots on their behalf should vote in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity....
12:32, 08/21/2019

Trump Advisers Accuse China of Reneging on Trade Commitments A trade war that seemed to be on the brink of ending now appears likely to be prolonged as President Trump threatens to impose more tariffs on China....
19:48, 05/06/2019

More contempt citations ahead for Trump advisers: senior U.S. Democrat Congressional Democrats, faced with blanket opposition to their oversight probes by President Donald Trump, are considering more contempt citations against administration officials who defy their subpoenas, a leading Democrat said on Friday....
18:32, 05/10/2019

When Smaller Advisers Deceive, Investors Have Little Chance of Recovering Losses Smaller advisers usually don’t have enough capital or insurance to compensate customers for losses the advisers caused, even after investors received new protections from regulators last month....
10:32, 07/23/2019

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and a 20 percent cut in beef and lamb consumption....
07:48, 05/02/2019

Don’t rely on Social Security for future retirement plans: advisers Your retirement years won’t be very golden if they’re primarily funded by Social Security. That’s what retirement plan advisers are telling clients, warning that they need substantial private savings to augment Social Security income, which averages ...
13:48, 08/04/2019

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face sw...
00:32, 06/12/2019

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, including former White House Counsel Don McGahn....
15:32, 06/11/2019

Sen. David Perdue: A 'no' vote on the budget deal is a vote for more spending When President Trump set out to negotiate a budget deal, he had two primary goals: continue to reduce discretionary spending as a percentage of the economy and fully fund our military....
01:16, 08/01/2019

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests worldwide....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Climate policy: German advisers recommend CO2 pricing as 'central instrument' A council of economic experts advising the government says the German government should put a price on CO2 emissions. It would be 'economically efficient' and should be a key part of climate policy, advisers say....
02:48, 07/12/2019

Top Trump advisers downplay recession risks after tumultuous week in the markets Larry Kudlow and Peter Navarro appeared on Sunday morning shows to argue that the president's trade offensive against China isn’t harming American producers or consumers....
19:48, 08/18/2019

House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday....
08:48, 06/13/2019

Russia withdraws key defense advisers support to Maduro, seen as major setback Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
23:00, 06/02/2019

‘You’re a prop in the back’: Advisers struggle to obey Trump’s Kafkaesque rules The rupture with John Bolton is a case study in the president’s management style and his unusual demands and expectations of those who report directly to him....
05:01, 09/12/2019

Federal Job-Training Programs 'Largely Ineffective,' Trump's Advisers Find As U.S. employers struggle to fill near-record-high job openings, government training programs aimed at solving that problem are coming up short, according to President Trump’s economic advisers....
13:16, 06/24/2019

Belgian king appoints two advisers to find path toward coalition government Following an inconclusive election that laid bare Belgium's longrunning divisions, King Philippe has asked Foreign Minister Didier Reynders and former deputy Prime Minister Johan Vande Lanotte to look into the conditions required for forming a coalit...
14:16, 05/30/2019

Cull of special advisers as Downing Street tightens grip on Whitehall A cull of government special advisers is being carried out tonight in what is being seen as Downing Street attempting to take a tighter grip on Whitehall....
14:32, 08/12/2019

'Strong economy through 2020': Trump advisers insist recession is not coming Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump’s chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which could cost the...
11:32, 08/18/2019

Iran exiles tied to top Trump advisers demand regime change WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of an Iranian exile group with ties to some of President Donald Trump’s top advisers are rallying for regime change in Iran. The demonstration comes amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Trump claimed Fri...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Guatemala ready for ‘vote-by-vote election recount MEXICO CITY (AP) — Guatemalan officials say they will begin on Wednesday a “vote-by-vote” recount of the country’s June 16 general election results. Political party leaders say they reached an agreement with election officials to re...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
07:32, 07/10/2019

Meet Team Boris: the strategists and advisers Johnson is planning to bring into Number 10 Boris Johnson has persuaded his right-hand man from City Hall days to stay with him as chief of staff in charge of a new administration at 10 Downing Street....
04:32, 07/23/2019

Departing advisers urged John Hickenlooper to quit White House race: source Five senior advisers are leaving the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat John Hickenlooper after staff urged the former Colorado governor to quit the race as his fundraising flounders, a source with knowledge of the situation said....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Trump meets with top advisers about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in potential peace deal with Taliban President Trump met with his top Cabinet officials on Friday afternoon to discuss negotiations with the Taliban that would lead to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
16:00, 08/16/2019

White House letter blasts Mueller report, says Trump has right to instruct advisers not to testify President Donald Trump has the right to instruct advisers not to testify before congressional oversight probes related to the Russia investigation, the White House said in a letter that blasts Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report as deeply flawed....
22:16, 05/02/2019

Trump: A vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel President Donald Trump beat back criticism of his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty" and went a step further on Wednesday, saying any vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel....
13:32, 08/21/2019

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson moves to trigger snap general election after losing crunch Commons vote to rebels aiming to block no-deal Boris Johnson has said he will move to trigger a snap general election after suffering a crushing Commons defeat as 21 senior Tory MPs rebelled to stop him from crashing Britain out of the EU....
18:48, 09/03/2019

With Dan Coats departure, Trump completes transition of national security team to more loyal, like-minded advisers COATS OFF: In a long expected move, President Trump has received the resignation of Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, the last man standing from Trump’s original national security team, which included Rex Tillerson, Jim Mattis, and H.R. Mc...
20:16, 07/29/2019

DealBook Briefing: C.E.O.s Look Beyond Their Shareholders The Business Roundtable said companies should also invest in their employees, protect the environment and deal fairly with suppliers — a sign that shareholder democracy hasn’t worked....
11:32, 08/20/2019

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay -CEO American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compensation only narrow approval....
12:00, 06/06/2019

AIG shareholders approve $21 mln pay package for CEO American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday....
08:32, 05/21/2019

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay: CEO American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compensation only narrow approval....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
04:32, 05/17/2019

‘Hateful attacks’ pushing Sri Lanka backwards, UN advisers warn, urging an end to ‘discriminatory practices’ that feed intolerance Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful attacks” directed towards the country’s Muslim minority....
11:32, 05/14/2019

A Reminder for CEOs: Shareholders Are Still King While 181 CEOs say they are committed to serving ‘all stakeholders,’ when it comes to assessing companies’—and CEOs own--performance, there is really only one master....
16:32, 09/08/2019

Alphabet Shareholders Demand Accountability Shareholders proposed 14 resolutions, from Google's conduct in China to conditions for Google workers. Cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin didn't attend....
00:16, 06/20/2019

CEOs say corporations should no longer put shareholders first Corporate America’s lobbying group, the Business Roundtable, says it will no longer put shareholders first — but critics aren’t buying it. The powerful business lobbying group, led by JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, changed its definition...
03:16, 08/20/2019

Betting giant GVC's shareholders revolt over pay Ladbrokes and Coral owner GVC has suffered a shareholder revolt over pay despite its boss agreeing to a £150,000 salary cut in an attempt to calm investor anger....
09:16, 06/05/2019

GE Bondholders Benefit at Shareholders' Expense General Electric’s bonds are outperforming GE’s stock by one key measure, a sign that the company’s restructuring is benefiting lenders more than shareholders....
12:16, 07/10/2019

Shareholders Have No Love for Shale Companies American shale companies have never pumped more. They have never been loved less. A broad index of U.S. oil-and-gas company shares fell last week to the lowest point since it was created during the early days of the shale boom in 2006....
22:32, 08/13/2019

EQT shareholders Rice brothers say board changes not enough EQT Corp shareholders Rice brothers on Thursday said the company's plan to replace three board members was not enough and urged it to change its leadership....
07:32, 05/09/2019

Boeing CEO faces shareholders frustrated by 737 Max response Dennis Muilenburg stuck to a script, saying that the company “owns” some responsibility but stopped short of acknowledging any design flaws in the aircraft....
14:00, 04/29/2019

Anadarko shareholders go for the cash in Occidental buyout Shareholders of Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to sell the company for $38 billion to rival Occidental Petroleum Corp , ending a short-lived contest that pitted two of the most storied names in the oil industry against one ...
08:48, 08/08/2019

PG&E shareholders outline possible $15 billion rights issue PG&E Corp shareholders have committed to engaging in a rights offering worth a potential $15 billion in support of a planned reorganization of the embattled company, according to a company filing on Thursday. [https://bit.ly/2GVp33o]...
08:48, 08/08/2019

JPMorgan Shareholders Approve Jamie Dimon's Pay JPMorgan Chase investors voted to approve the chief executive’s pay at the bank’s annual meeting over the objections of ISS, the shareholder-advisory firm....
19:16, 05/21/2019

Boeing shareholders meet amid 737 Max questions Moment of silence for Boeing 737 max crash victims opens shareholders meeting on a somber note. (April 29)        ...
09:32, 04/29/2019

BP shareholders overwhelmingly adopt climate resolution BP shareholders overwhelmingly approved a climate resolution on Tuesday backed by investors and the oil and gas company which calls for it to meet the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
11:32, 05/21/2019

RPT-Boeing CEO faces shareholders for first time since 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX's grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, lawsuits and a sharp loss in share value....
03:48, 04/29/2019

Shareholders say Bayer bosses need more time after AGM rebuke Two of Bayer's largest German investors said the drugmaker's embattled management needed to stay at the helm for now to avoid further upheaval, despite a share price slump in the wake of the $63 billion Monsanto takeover....
00:52, 04/29/2019

HKEX to continue to engage with LSE shareholders after rebuff Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd said it will continue to engage with the shareholders of London Stock Exchange Group after the London bourse emphatically rejected its $39 billion takeover offer on Friday....
08:48, 09/13/2019

Boeing CEO faces shareholders for first time since 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX's grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, lawsuits and a sharp loss in share value....
22:16, 04/28/2019

Anadarko shareholders go for the cash in $38 billion Occidental buyout Shareholders of Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to sell the company for $38 billion to rival Occidental Petroleum Corp , ending a short-lived contest that pitted two of the most storied names in the oil industry against one ...
19:16, 08/08/2019

Advent takeover deal for Cobham backed by most shareholders -FT U.S. private equity firm Advent International is set to clinch its 4 billion pound ($4.99 billion) takeover of defence and aerospace group Cobham Plc after Advent received support from more than 75% of shareholders, the Financial Times reported on Fr...
13:00, 09/13/2019

CBS shareholders to get slight premium from Viacom deal: sources CBS Corp and Viacom Inc are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters....
08:50, 08/12/2019

Occidental Chief Defends Anadarko Deal to Shareholders Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub defended her aggressive and ultimately successful pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum in her first public remarks to investors after striking the $38 billion deal....
12:48, 05/10/2019

'We are the rightful owners' of Anadarko, Occidental CEO tells shareholders Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub on Friday touted her $38 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp and defended the pricey terms she negotiated in a 90-minute session with billionaire investor Warren Buffett to secure the deal withou...
17:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 4-Anadarko shareholders go for the cash in $38 bln Occidental buyout Shareholders of Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to sell the company for $38 billion to rival Occidental Petroleum Corp , ending a short-lived contest that pitted two of the most storied names in the oil industry against one a...
16:16, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering The Brazilian government and state-controlled insurance company BB Seguros raised 7.4 billion reais ($1.99 billion) in a share offering by reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA, the company said on Friday....
07:32, 07/19/2019

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
17:48, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, according to a securities filing....
06:48, 07/19/2019

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman of the social network by an independent director, citing a shareholder vote last week that revealed ...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla Inc. failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
19:48, 06/11/2019

Five things to watch for at Tesla’s annual shareholders meeting Tesla's annual shareholder gathering is typically a ritualized affair where Elon Musk talks about his bold vision for the future, but there’s also corporate governance business to attend to....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Global Fashion Group IPO mostly backed by existing shareholders Global Fashion Group (GFG) raised less than half the sum it had originally targeted in an initial public offering of new shares that drew weak investor demand and ended up being mostly backed by its existing shareholders....
09:16, 06/29/2019

Business Roundtable's new commitment to more than shareholders is right on the money Top CEOs have redefined the purpose of a corporation. They now should also acknowledge that the biggest threat to capitalism is capitalists: Our view       ...
21:00, 08/28/2019

Slack Plans May 13 Online Presentation for Prospective Shareholders Slack Technologies is planning to make an online presentation to prospective shareholders May 13 as the messaging-platform company moves closer to a stock-market debut that is expected in June, people familiar with the matter said....
02:32, 05/03/2019

Mitsubishi Motors shareholders approve ouster of Ghosn Mitsubishi shareholders approved the ouster of Carlos Ghosn, who was pivotal in the Japanese automaker’s partnership with Nissan and Renault until he was arrested on financial misconduct charges...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Occidental shareholders criticize bid for Anadarko, Buffett financing Several major Occidental Petroleum Corp shareholders have voiced opposition to the oil company's $38 billion bid for rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp that now includes a pricey financing deal with billionaire Warren Buffett....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Critics cast doubt on CEO pledge to downgrade shareholders Corporate America’s lobbying group, the Business Roundtable, says it will no longer put shareholders first — but critics aren’t buying it. The powerful business lobbying group, led by JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, changed its definition...
11:32, 08/20/2019

Move Over, Shareholders: Top CEOs Say Companies Have Obligations to Society The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
13:16, 08/19/2019

JPMorgan shareholders approve bank's executive pay with protest JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 71.64 percent of shareholders voted to approve its executive compensation packages, marking a rare instance of criticism over the bank's top leaders pay....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
10:16, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Advent takeover deal for Cobham backed by most shareholders -FT U.S. private equity firm Advent International is set to clinch its 4 billion pound ($4.99 billion) takeover of defence and aerospace group Cobham Plc after Advent received support from more than 75% of shareholders, the Financial Times reported on Fr...
13:00, 09/13/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO: chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
19:16, 05/29/2019

Musk tells Tesla shareholders consumer demand not a problem Tesla has said it expects to deliver 90,000 to 100,000 cars in the second quarter, but questions of demand have lingered after a disappointing first quarter with deliveries of just 63,000 vehicles....
08:16, 06/12/2019

Goldman Sachs shareholders back directors, executive pay packages Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Thursday that shareholders voted to elect all of the company's directors and that more than 90 percent of votes favored its executive pay packages....
10:32, 05/02/2019

CORRECTED-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering -source Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
06:48, 07/19/2019

Neuberger urges Verint shareholders to back its three board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged the shareholders of data analytics company Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees after the company rejected them last month....
12:16, 05/13/2019

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

Boeing Wins Shareholders' Confidence, Prepares For Key 737 MAX Test Flight Boeing executives successfully beat back shareholder challenges to their authority on Monday as the company signaled it expects regulators to take a key step next week in the effort to get the 737 MAX......
23:32, 04/29/2019

Occidental chief faces shareholders on cusp of takeover victory Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub takes her case for buying Anadarko Petroleum to the company's shareholders on Friday, bolstered by rapid deal-making that put her on the cusp of victory....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Fridays for Future climate activist denounces RWE at shareholders' meeting Luisa Neubauer told RWE shareholders their company's long affair with coal needed to end soon. A leader for the German Fridays for Future movement, she said the energy giant bears responsibility for the climate crisis....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Rich Energy shareholders say "rogue" individual behind Haas F1 tweet The shareholders behind the Rich Energy brand have described the claim that it had terminated its deal with the Haas Formula 1 team as "the rogue actions of one individual"...
15:32, 07/11/2019

MSG Shareholders Sue James Dolan, Reportedly For Spending Too Much Time With His Band A group of shareholders in the Madison Square Garden Company claim that MSG CEO and Knicks owner James Dolan is paying himself way too much money for a job he’s barely doing. Court records show shareholders filed a civil suit against Dolan in Delawar...
03:32, 05/02/2019

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

Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc -controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday....
13:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) in the company's initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
22:16, 06/06/2019

Gannett board members reelected as shareholders reject MNG nominees Gannett shareholders have voted to reject MNG Enterprises' board nominees, according to preliminary results of the vote.        ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Transat shareholders approve Air Canada's C$720 mln bid for leisure group Transat AT Inc shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favor of Air Canada's bid for the leisure group, in a deal that still requires domestic and European regulatory approval....
15:32, 08/23/2019

Nucor shareholders reject proposal on disclosing lobbying details Nucor Corp shareholders have rejected a proposal that would make the company report on its political lobbying, heading off efforts to make one of the most high-profile corporate actors in Washington more transparent....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Sports Direct shareholders approve Mike Ashley directorship Shareholders in Mike Ashley's Sports Direct International retail empire have voted overwhelmingly in favour of his re-election as a director of the company....
08:16, 09/11/2019

Unesco advisers raise concerns over plan to raise Warragamba dam wall World Heritage centre says proposal would result in inundation of large part of world heritage-listed Blue Mountains wilderness area Advisers to the United Nations have expressed concerns about a plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall because of its l...
01:16, 06/09/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
03:00, 05/30/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
09:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 5-Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO-chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Vale shareholders push to loosen company control over board elections Minority shareholders of Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA have enough votes to request that board members be elected independently using a cumulative voting system and not in a single vote approving all names proposed by controlling shareholders, the...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Berkshire shareholders seek Warren Buffett's wisdom at annual meeting Tens of thousands of shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc will gather in Omaha this weekend to hear life advice from billionaire Warren Buffett, but they also will look for clues on what he plans to do with his company's cash....
02:16, 05/04/2019

Two Exxon shareholders to withhold support for directors over climate change response Two Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders said on Friday they would withhold their support for the re-election of all ExxonMobil directors at the company's annual meeting due to the U.S. oil major's "inadequate response" to climate change....
21:16, 05/03/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
14:32, 05/22/2019

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
12:32, 08/14/2019

Activists call on Facebook shareholders to dump Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Civil rights and corporate accountability activist groups encouraged Facebook shareholders not to vote to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the board, citing his majority voting rights and past privacy problems....
17:48, 05/06/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employee proposal to put workers on the company's board....
08:48, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc-controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders learn what it's like to fly a plane ahead of annual meeting Berkshire Hathaway shareholders got something they had never seen experienced before ahead of the conglomerate's annual meeting: the chance to fly a fighter jet, virtually speaking....
11:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72% of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking unusual opposition to pay for the bank's top leaders....
12:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72 percent of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking a rare instance of criticism over the bank's top leaders pay....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Alphabet investors and employees are planning a joint demonstration at shareholders' meeting The groups will try to pressure investors to vote on proposals that ban NDAs in harassment and discrimination cases and tie executive compensation to diversity goals....
10:16, 06/14/2019

Climate advisers warn Government faces 'get-real' moment over 2050 zero-emissions target The Government's own climate advisers have warned it faces a "get-real" moment as the bold new target to cut pollution to zero by 2050 is not supported by a plan of action....
03:00, 07/10/2019

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
21:16, 06/03/2019

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit ...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Italian utility Enel launches tender offer for Eletropaulo shareholders - filing Italian utility Enel SPA launched on Thursday a tender offer to purchase a 4.1% stake in its Brazilian power distribution company Eletropaulo Metropolitana that was still in the market, according to a securities filing....
06:00, 06/27/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

CORRECTED-Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
17:16, 06/04/2019

Alibaba shareholders approve stock split that could boost shares ahead of reported Hong Kong IPO The one-to-eight stock split would mean the current number of ordinary shares — which stands at 4 billion — will increase to 32 billion. It comes ahead of a reported Hong Kong listing....
22:16, 07/15/2019

End onshore windfarm ban, Tories urge Conservative party voters want to scrap block on new land turbines, survey findsPressure is mounting within the Conservative party to end its block on new onshore windfarms after evidence that Tory supporters overwhelmingly back their return.Both Bor...
23:32, 06/29/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must c...
05:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying he should follow a law mandating penalties for doing business with Russia'...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Bipolar: Experts urge better initial care Specialists reveal that people with bipolar disorder have to wait for a long time for a diagnosis, and that they fail to receive appropriate initial care....
12:16, 06/26/2019

Don't use the term 'race,' German scientists urge Following the 100th anniversary of the death of the "German Darwin," researchers have distanced themselves from the classification of humans into races. Scientific decency should preclude using the term "race," they say....
20:48, 09/11/2019

| HK activists take cause to US Congress, urge pressure on Beijing Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have appealed directly to US lawmakers to exert pressure on Beijing, warning that an erosion of the city's special status would embolden China's leaders around the world....
13:16, 09/17/2019

Verizon Retirees Urge Change to Executive Pay The Association of BellTel Retirees wants the wireless carrier to stop offering executives an investment option that generates above-market returns. Verizon doesn’t offer the option to rank-and-file workers....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Will she flip? Deputies urge woman to say she was trafficked STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Chinese masseuse shrinks into her chair as the Florida sheriff’s detective tells her deputies installed hidden cameras in her spa’s ceiling. He knows she and other women had sex with men for money. But you can save...
10:16, 06/10/2019

U.S. and Poland urge tough checks on 5G suppliers The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated to check whether they are subject to control by a foreign government, according to a joint declaration signed on Monday....
11:16, 09/02/2019

EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests Albanian opposition supporters marched in another anti-government protest to demand the prime minister’s resignation as the European Union and the U.S. warned them to avoid violence and to hold talks instead to resolve the country’s political deadloc...
13:32, 05/25/2019

Cousins overcame urge to quit after quad injury DeMarcus Cousins didn't think he had what it took to return from yet another injury after tearing his quad in the first round of the playoffs. "I was just ready to quit," he said. "Like, throw the towel in."...
13:32, 06/05/2019

Top CEOs urge GOP-controlled Senate to take action on guns ​Scores of the nation’s top CEOs are urging the Republican-controlled Senate to take action to curtail gun violence after the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. “Doing nothing about America’s gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable and it is ...
08:32, 09/12/2019

Europeans urge US, Iran to step back from confrontation European leaders are being guarded in their responses to the deepening tensions between the United States and Iran, urging both sides to step back from confrontation...
11:16, 06/21/2019

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a "human rights abyss" in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces' deadly break-up of the main protest sit-in in the capital, Khartoum....
04:32, 06/12/2019

Far be it from me to influence your political choices, but I urge you to consider Impulse Turbo/CRX Far be it from me to influence your political choices, but I urge you to consider Impulse Turbo/CRX as an option for 2020. They won’t let you down. ...
14:16, 08/01/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
00:00, 06/08/2019

Milwaukee officials urge people to stop vaping Milwaukee's city health department is urging residents to immediately stop using vaping products after 16 people were hospitalized this month with a severe lung disease. (Aug. 29)        ...
18:00, 08/29/2019

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Police leaders urge next PM to reverse policing cuts Letter calls on winner of Tory leadership contest to provide funding to tackle violent crimePolice leaders have written to the two Conservative leadership candidates to say whichever of them becomes prime minister should make providing more money to ...
07:16, 07/11/2019

At UN body, 22 nations urge China to end Xinjiang detentions Human Rights Watch says 22 Western countries have issued a statement urging China to end mass arbitrary detentions and other violations against Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region...
14:32, 07/10/2019

Israeli police urge sex abuse charges against minister Deputy health minister Yaacov Litzman had allegedly helped a sex offender escape extradition to Australia. Victim support groups have called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to remove the official from office....
06:48, 08/06/2019

Italian GP stewards urge FIA to find a rapid fix for F1 Q3 queues The Italian Grand Prix stewards have reprimanded three drivers for their role in the farcical end to Monza qualifying and urged the FIA to "expedite a solution" for such situations...
00:48, 09/08/2019

British Steel lenders urge swift end to auction Lenders to British Steel are urging the government to conclude efforts to find a buyer for the stricken business as they seek to protect their financial position amid mounting losses....
17:16, 08/06/2019

CVS, Walgreens urge against openly carrying guns in stores NEW YORK (AP) — Drug chains CVS and Walgreens, as well as grocery chain Wegmans Food Market, have joined the chorus of retailers requesting that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in their stores even where state laws allow it. The annou...
15:48, 09/06/2019

Prominent Afghans Urge Cease-Fire as War Grinds On A special national assembly convened by Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani to advise him on future peace talks with the Taliban called for both sides to enter a permanent cease-fire in the nearly 18-year war....
10:32, 05/03/2019

Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. (July 15)        ...
13:48, 07/15/2019

Counterintuitive? Here's why advisors may urge retirees to load up on equities Got guaranteed income? Retiring investors with pensions, Social Security or income annuities have a bit of a buffer that may allow them to invest a little more aggressively in stocks. Here's why....
06:16, 06/12/2019

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Re...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the forthcoming European elections, Jeremy Corbyn will warn, as he blames government cuts for opening the do...
17:48, 05/17/2019

WHO urge nutrition interventions against worrying global trends In a new report, the World Health Organization argue that nations must prioritize nutrition interventions to fight global trends in obesity and hunger....
18:48, 09/11/2019

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged California legislators to keep the Southern California track open after the deaths of 29 horses since December       ...
16:16, 06/20/2019

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play a more active role in restoring democracy to Venezuela....
11:32, 06/03/2019

Protesters urge discussion of Hong Kong issues at G-20 Protesters In Hong Kong opposed to contentious extradition legislation are calling on leaders of the U.S., the EU and others to raise the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping at this week’s G-20 summit in Japan...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
04:16, 06/19/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin...
18:48, 08/08/2019

Palestinians urge Egypt, Jordan to reconsider going to U.S.-led conference Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it would weaken any Arab opposition to Washington's coming peace plan....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Airlines on Thursday urged global regulators to coordinate on measures needed to bring the grounded 737 MAX jetliner back into service, as Boeing grappled with a new technical glitch and investors sold shares of suppliers over fears of more disrupti...
09:48, 06/27/2019

EU ministers urge action over Turkey’s drilling off Cyprus European Union foreign ministers are urging the 28 member-bloc to immediately draw up a list of “appropriate measures” targeting Turkey over Ankara’s efforts to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights...
13:16, 06/18/2019

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
11:32, 06/14/2019

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

Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major automobile manufacturers are urging the Trump administration and California restart negotiations over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a legal battle. The companies sent letters Thursday to President Donald Trump a...
17:00, 06/06/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the ...
07:19, 09/18/2019

EU AI experts urge nations to avoid mass surveillance European AI experts issued investment and policy recommendations for EU member nations today including avoid mass surveillance and investment in startups.Read More...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Employees Urge Google Not To Work With US Immigration Officials Hundreds of Google employees on Wednesday called on the internet titan to avoid working for US immigration officials until they stop "engaging in human rights abuses."...
09:32, 08/15/2019

Environmentalists urge Tour de France to end 'avalanche of plastic' The corporate "caravan" that motors across valleys and mountains ahead of the cyclists competing in the Tour de France has been a crowd-pleaser for decades, but ecologists want organizers to put an end to the avalanche of plastic it generates....
08:32, 07/25/2019

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities next month....
06:48, 07/30/2019

Business groups urge new PM to back Heathrow plan Boris Johnson is facing his first substantive challenge from Britain's business community with a demand that he ditches his long-standing opposition to the expansion of Heathrow Airport....
05:00, 07/25/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN's refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing conflict-torn Libya or stuck in detention centers there....
09:16, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Governments to Confront Beijing at G-20 Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonomy, a strategy that risks antagonizing China’s government and alienating broad public support....
14:00, 06/26/2019

India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir India’s ‘patriotism pop’ genre, known for celebrating Hinduism and opposing Pakistan, now promotes settling in disputed Kashmir region after government revoked its statehood...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Dan Coats disrupted meeting to urge Sue Gordon to resign: Report Outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats disrupted a meeting his deputy, Sue Gordon, was holding on election security to urge her to resign from her post....
20:16, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this week's G20 summit to back their demand to scrap a much criticized extradition bill....
15:32, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Global airlines on Thursday urged regulators to coordinate on technical requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry to service of the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft, which was grounded in March after two fatal accidents....
06:00, 06/27/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
06:48, 06/07/2019

Experts urge EU to ban AI-designed social credit ranking systems An advisory group to the European Union has suggested that the body bans systems of rating individuals automatically. In its latest report, the EU's High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence says that "AI enabled mass scale of scoring o...
08:32, 06/27/2019

Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the country's new target to cut net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, organizers said....
11:00, 06/26/2019

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stopped commercial whaling more than 30 years ago....
06:16, 06/28/2019

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud compu...
13:32, 08/16/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump Government Not To End India's Trade Privileges Twenty-four US members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration......
14:48, 05/03/2019

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member nations to take note of the high numbers of migrants fleeing Central America through Mexico....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer urged Canada's justice minister on Monday to withdraw extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, who has been detained in Vancouver since December on U.S. fraud charges....
18:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump administration to not end India's trade privileges Twenty-four U.S. members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration is likely to announce a decision on it....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resources and personnel to help respond to the "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong protesters urge Trump to ‘liberate’ their city Thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong march to the U.S. Consulate, urging President Donald Trump to “liberate” their city as they press for more democratic freedom in the semiautonomous Chinese territory...
04:00, 09/08/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave everything in the hands of a “reckless driver” who is p...
11:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. adviser Bolton to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, arrived in London on Sunday for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei....
14:18, 08/11/2019

Boeing, aerospace group urge limits to U.S. tariffs over EU subsidies Senior officials from Boeing Co and a U.S. aerospace industry trade group on Wednesday urged the U.S. government to narrowly tailor any tariffs imposed on the European Union over illegal aircraft subsidies to avoid harming American manufacturers....
07:16, 05/15/2019

Health officials urge testing after Indiana wrestling event NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Health officials are warning attendees at a recent wrestling event in southern Indiana to get tested for HIV and hepatitis C due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. The Floyd County Health Department says those at last S...
08:16, 06/28/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
11:32, 05/17/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
17:00, 05/14/2019

Raptors urge some fans to stop cheering Durant’s injury A few Raptors fans appeared delighted after Warriors star Kevin Durant fell down with an Achilles injury that will sideline him for the rest of the NBA playoffs....
02:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help ‘liberate’ city HONG KONG – Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this week’s summit of G20 nations to back their demand to scrap a controversial extraditio...
16:48, 06/26/2019

QPR urge Uefa to act strongly over racist abuse in under-18 game in Spain • Team left pitch in protest of abuse in Andalucia last week• QPR’s chief executive praises players and staff for their actionsQueens Park Rangers have called on Uefa to take stronger action against racism after their under-18 team were forced to lea...
14:01, 08/14/2019

Rewild a quarter of UK to fight climate crisis, campaigners urge Subsidies to restore woodlands and meadows would also boost wildlife, says Rewilding BritainA quarter of the UK’s land could be restored to nature, making a significant contribution towards cutting the nation’s carbon emissions to zero, under a new r...
01:00, 05/21/2019

25 US Lawmakers Urge Against Ending Preferential Trade Treatment To India A group of 25 influential American lawmakers has urged the US Trade Representative not to terminate the GSP programme with India after the expiry of the 60-day notice on Friday, saying the country's......
01:00, 05/03/2019

8 European nations urge EU to ramp up climate change fight The leaders of eight European countries are calling for the European Union to take stronger action to fight climate change by pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a net-zero level within three decades....
14:16, 05/08/2019

U.S. and Poland urge tougher checks on foreign influence over 5G networks The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control, a joint declaration signed on Monday said, as Washington pressures allies to exclude China from 5G networks....
06:32, 09/02/2019

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, continued to plunge on Friday, as senior figures in his New Progressive party calle...
12:32, 07/19/2019

UN agencies urge stronger efforts to stop illegal fishing BANGKOK (AP) — Major United Nations agencies are urging major fishing nations to join efforts to fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. The UN Food and Agricultural Organization and other groups made the call at a meeting in Bangk...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Lawyers for Epstein, his victims urge judge to investigate suicide Attorneys for both Jeffrey Epstein and his accusers implored a Manhattan judge on Tuesday to launch his own investigation into the late pedophile’s suicide death. The request came during a lengthy hearing in Manhattan federal court where Judge ...
18:32, 08/27/2019

Palestinians urge ‘Arab masses’ to oppose US peace workshop RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the “Arab masses” to act against the gathering. The Fatah R...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Use your waste water to save street trees, experts urge Dishwater and bathwater can be used to give vital support that councils often cannot afford to young treesInstead of letting your dirty dishwater go down the drain, consider using it to water the trees on your street. That is the message from tree ex...
05:48, 08/01/2019

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the "Arab masses" to act against the gathering....
09:48, 06/12/2019

Iraqi protesters urge Baghdad to stay out of U.S.-Iran showdown Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between Baghdad's two biggest allies, Iran and the United States....
21:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: 11 UN council nations urge Idlib cease-fire BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian civil war (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Eleven members of the U.N. Security Council are urging fighters in Syria’s last rebel-held stronghold in Idlib province to honor last September’s cease-fire arr...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
08:16, 05/21/2019

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in ...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Investors Urge AI Startups to Inject Early Dose of Ethics Backers of artificial-intelligence startups are paying more attention to ethics and rooting out potential biases embedded in algorithms that power AI systems, a focus that is starting to affect company development....
08:00, 06/16/2019

Three U.S. senators urge Amazon's Bezos to check driver abuse Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce company....
13:00, 09/12/2019

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli....
14:00, 05/29/2019

| PFA urge social media platforms to protects stars from abuse The Professional Footballers' Association has called on social media companies to ensure Premier League stars get better protection from racist abuse....
20:48, 09/04/2019

2020 Democrats Urge New Hampshire Voters to Not Play It Safe MANCHESTER, N.H. — A trio of Democratic presidential candidates urged voters in New Hampshire on Saturday to not play it safe in the 2020 election, leveling an implicit critique of front-runner Joe Biden. Biden has centered his campaign on his ...
17:48, 09/07/2019

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a W...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, seeking to ensure the compromise negotiated for weeks passes with broad bipartisan majorities....
12:00, 07/24/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers urge judge to deny him bail One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers stepped into the spotlight for the first time Monday to urge a Manhattan federal judge to keep the wealthy pedophile behind bars. Annie Farmer broke her silence as she told Judge Richard Berman that she was underage ...
12:32, 07/15/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday called for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows at the theme parks....
20:16, 06/05/2019

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
00:48, 07/03/2019

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and are tasked with essential work, they are largely treated as second-class citizens. In response, a group...
23:16, 08/05/2019

Senators urge FAA to complete remote drone identification rules There's no question that drone sightings can be disruptive. In December, a drone spotted at Gatwick Airport in London led to the grounding and diversion of hundreds of flights, and similar disruptions have happened at Dubai International Airport...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Israeli PM in London to urge Johnson to end nuclear talks with Iran British PM has cleared his diary amid the Brexit chaos to meet Benjamin Netanyahu The Israeli prime minister flew into London on Thursday to urge Britain to end talks with Iran over the nuclear deal.Benjamin Netanyahu met the British prime minister, ...
06:48, 09/05/2019

Folks, The Nissan GT-R Might Be Here For A While It feels like just yesterday when I, a young, eager, bright-eyed car blogger still capable of feeling emotions, was writing about the next Nissan GT-R. It’d be faster than ever, I thought! It’d have hybrid power next time, like that Nissan LMP1 car n...
15:32, 08/21/2019

Nissan Maxima The flagship sedan was freshened last year and updated with a revised V-Motion front grille, new LED headlights, redesigned rear lights and a new rear fascia....
12:16, 08/04/2019

Nissan Terra The creation of a global light-commercial-vehicle business unit within the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance has tantalizing prospects for Nissan Division's North American truck line. One of them is the decision to introduce a midsize truck-based SU...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Nissan Might Have Played Itself There is continued fallout from Fiat Chrysler and Renault’s merger plan, Model 3s in China probably won’t be $35,000, Ford is good, and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 28, 2019....
15:48, 05/28/2019

New Nissan GT-R Nismo available in UK from £174,995 Motorsport-honed GT-R Nismo gets turbochargers from GT3 race car, more carbonfibre bodywork and big price jump The updated version of Nissan's hardcore, track-focused GT-R Nismo super sports car is now available to order in the UK. The Nismo, which ...
12:32, 07/10/2019

Nissan Rogue The Rogue compact crossover received a technology upgrade in 2018 to add the autonomous ProPilot Assist package, which includes assisted steering, braking and accelerating during single-lane highway driving....
22:48, 07/16/2019

Nissan Pathfinder The midsize crossover received a freshening in 2016 and is up for a redesign in 2021. The new Pathfinder is expected to ride on the revised D platform....
05:48, 08/02/2019

Nissan 370Z In April, the automaker debuted a 50th anniversary edition of the 370Z at the New York auto show. Last redesigned for 2009, the iconic roadster could be replaced with a sporty, performance-oriented, possibly electric offering. It would serve as a hal...
03:16, 08/02/2019

Nissan Versa The entry-level sedan adopts styling elements from Nissan's "Emotional Geometry" design language seen on higher-end models such as the Maxima and Altima for the 2020 model year....
23:32, 07/16/2019

Nissan Altima Redesigned for the 2019 model year, the midsize sedan sports all-wheel drive and Nissan's newly developed variable-compression turbo four-cylinder engine, a powertrain that provides quick acceleration and improved fuel economy....
12:48, 08/02/2019

Nissan Leaf The 2019 Nissan Leaf e+ comes with a 62-kilowatt-hour battery pack and will get an EPA-estimated range of 226 miles, about 40 percent more than current Leaf cars....
17:00, 07/16/2019

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on Sunday....
10:32, 05/19/2019

Nike, Under Armour, among others, urge Trump to remove footwear from tariff list U.S. footwear companies, including Nike Inc and Under Armour, on Monday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to remove footwear from the proposed tariffs list on goods imported from China....
17:00, 05/20/2019

‘Tax us more’: Group of ultra rich urge 2020 candidates to introduce wealth tax In an open letter, the heirs to fortunes and self-made billionaires urged 2020 presidential candidates to impose a wealth tax on the richest 1 percent of Americans....
10:48, 06/24/2019

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China -letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
14:48, 06/13/2019

U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in ongoing trade talks with China....
08:48, 06/13/2019

N.B. officials urge caution as some residents return to flood-damaged homes The province is also encouraging New Brunswickers to register damages to their homes, promoting the disaster financial assistance program announced on Friday....
12:32, 05/04/2019

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
15:32, 06/13/2019

Weather forecasters urge caution for Tuesday after 18 tornadoes across five states on Monday After 18 tornadoes swept through five states Monday, forecasters say Tuesday's severe weather threat warrants caution, but lacks the same potential.        ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. states cheer April income tax deluge but analysts urge caution April, typically a big revenue month for U.S. states that levy personal income taxes, was especially robust this year, making up for subpar collections in prior months, but analysts cautioned the tax surge underscores how state budgets face greater v...
14:32, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday....
03:32, 06/16/2019

U.S. officials urge caution as Solomons considers cutting Taiwan link U.S. officials have warned the Solomon Islands to be wary of Chinese funding promises and not to be pressed into cutting ties with Taiwan, highlighting increasing big-power competition for influence in the South Pacific....
06:32, 09/12/2019

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military. The protest leaders said on Monday they&...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Lawmakers urge Trump to back away from ultimatum to world on auto imports Lawmakers urged President Trump on Friday to pull back from a threat to impose tariffs on auto imports. Their warnings followed Trump declaring a national emergency to protect the domestic auto industry. The order gave U.S. trading partners six month...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to fight the climate crisis, which poses an existential t...
20:16, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
00:00, 08/23/2019

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit)....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Lawmakers urge the FCC to seek public input on T-Mobile / Sprint merger T-Mobile and Sprint found a powerful ally in FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who officially endorsed the merger after the DOJ's conditional approval in August. In fact, Pai asked the FCC's commissioners to vote in favor of the deal, and the two Repu...
09:32, 08/17/2019

U.S. Senators urge FTC to scrutinize multi-billion dollar pharma mergers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday led a letter by U.S. senators that urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to closely scrutinize pharma mergers, raising concerns about the potential harm to customers....
01:00, 09/18/2019

Lawmakers urge release of ex-Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges Members of Congress on Thursday introduced a bipartisan measure calling for the release of former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who has been detained in Russia since December on espionage charges amid deteriorating health and tough conditions....
16:32, 09/12/2019

Castro becomes first 2020 Dem to urge embattled Puerto Rico governor to step down Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is urging embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down in the wake of mass protests against Rosselló on the island....
10:32, 07/19/2019

U.N. officials urge Israel against toppling Palestinian homes in West Bank Top United Nations aid officials are urging the Israeli government to dispense with plans to demolish Palestinian housing properties near East Jerusalem, a move that's already been cleared by the nation's high court....
09:48, 07/19/2019

Anxious Democratic Governors Urge 2020 Field Not to Veer Too Far Left “I think it scares people,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico said of a proposal to eliminate private health insurance. Other governors echoed similar concerns....
03:16, 07/19/2019

| 70 countries urge North Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons Seventy countries urged North Korea on Friday to scrap its nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles and related programs, decrying the "undiminished threat" posed to world peace....
08:00, 05/11/2019

Lawmakers urge McConnell to pass 9/11 victims fund bill quickly Federal lawmakers including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged Senate leadership to quickly pass the bill permanently funding the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund — now that the House of Representatives has approved the measure. “We ha...
12:32, 07/15/2019

U.N. investigators urge nations to snap financial ties with Myanmar military The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar's armed forces, a U.N. fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority....
01:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
09:32, 07/11/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump To Press India To Lift J&K Communication Blackout A bipartisan group of four influential US lawmakers on Thursday expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and urged President Donald Trump to press India to lift the communication......
18:00, 09/12/2019

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk....
17:48, 07/21/2019

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
08:48, 05/23/2019

Film-makers, historians urge Indian PM to stop mob attacks on minorities A group of Bollywood film makers, historians and citizens have written to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to stop mob attacks on minority Muslims and others at the bottom of society....
13:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump administration to restore India's trade privileges Forty-four members of the U.S. Congress have urged President Donald Trump's trade representative to restore trade concessions to India, saying the withdrawal of the privilege had led to retaliatory tariffs from New Delhi which were hurting U.S. indus...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Hong Kong Activists Urge U.S. to Reassess City's Trade Status Joshua Wong and other Hong Kong activists told a Congressional hearing that Beijing was eroding the city’s relative autonomy and unable to govern a free society, urging the U.S. to reassess Hong Kong’s trade status....
20:32, 09/17/2019

Rudy Giuliani plans Ukraine trip to urge investigation into Democrats President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is planning a trip to Ukraine in an attempt to encourage the country to investigate actions in the country leading up to the 2016 presidential election, a report said Thursday. Giuliani told The N...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
12:16, 05/31/2019

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise ...
05:00, 07/23/2019

UN agencies urge Brunei to repeal new ‘extreme and unjustified’ penal code New criminal laws in Brunei that impose the death penalty for same-sex relationships, adultery and childbirth out of marriage, “breach international human rights norms”, and should be suspended or repealed said the heads of two United Nations agencie...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Puerto Rico: Thousands urge governor's resignation in massive protests The protests are expected to be the largest yet against Governor Ricardo Rossello. His vow to not run for reelection did little to quell public outrage over corruption allegations as well as sexist and homophobic texts....
11:16, 07/22/2019

Cities' officials urge residents to take precautions during grueling heat wave The dangerous heat wave that is producing some of the highest temperatures in years in the eastern U.S. has already made its presence felt in the form of emergency and code red declarations and major event cancellations....
10:32, 07/20/2019

Democrats Urge Pompeo to End Policy Used to Deny Citizenship to Children of Gay Couples Nearly 100 Democratic members of Congress, including several presidential hopefuls, signed letters calling for an end to the State Department policy....
20:48, 06/06/2019

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carries crude from Alberta's oil sands to British Colu...
12:48, 08/08/2019

Germany, France, UK, EU urge Iran to revert to upholding nuclear deal The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Britain and the European Union said on Tuesday that they were concerned about Iran scaling up its uranium enrichment and urged Tehran to revert to upholding the 2015 nuclear deal....
07:16, 07/09/2019

US health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported Officials are investigating more than 450 possible cases of a severe breathing illness among otherwise ‘healthy young people’US health officials warned people not to vape until they determine the cause of a severe respiratory illness, which has kille...
12:48, 09/06/2019

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings against the president....
05:16, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Osaka, Japan, this week....
11:48, 06/27/2019

Congress Workers To Go On Hunger Strike To Urge Rahul Gandhi To Stay On Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are set to go on a hunger strike on Saturday to urge party president Rahul Gandhi to not resign from the post....
17:16, 06/28/2019

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., say they sent a letter to Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services seeking answers....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Reddit users urge man allegedly given 12 months to live to tell his wife: 'She'll never forgive you' Commenters let an anonymous Reddit poster claiming that he has between 12 and 16 months to live have it after he said he was hesitating to tell his wife of four years that he was dying....
10:00, 06/27/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: French police urge victims and witnesses to come forward Three victims who have already come forward were interviewed in August and as recently as Monday, prosecutor’s office saidFrench police are appealing for victims and witnesses to come forward to aid their investigation into Jeffrey Epstein and anyone...
08:16, 09/11/2019

Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chinese territory and condemning violence, as weeks of pro-democracy protests show no sign of abating....
23:00, 08/21/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to stop issuing waivers to oil refiners on requirements to blend biofuels into motor fuels....
17:32, 06/26/2019

70 U.S. mayors urge USDA to forgo rule change for food stamps A group of 70 mayors from across the United States are urging the Trump administration to shelve a proposal they say would cut off critical food benefits to millions of American homes....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Top U.S. diplomat for Africa to travel to Sudan to urge talks: State Department The U.S. top diplomat for Africa will visit Sudan this week to meet with a transitional military council and the country's civilian opposition to urge talks, the State Department said on Monday....
15:16, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-HK braces for more protests as world leaders urge calm, talks * Airport reopens but more protests planned across city (Recasts throughout with comments by Trump, France and Canada, pro-government advertisements, protest details; adds bullet points and byline)...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other Democratic governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault weapons, among other restrictions on purchasing firearms....
16:48, 09/11/2019

U.S., EU urge Moldova to use 'restraint' as President Igor Dodon is removed from power International bodies called on Moldova to use restraint Sunday after its court suspended the European country's president and snap elections were called by his replacement....
20:32, 06/09/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
14:32, 04/29/2019

Lawmakers urge Trump to stop deportations to Iraq after Michigan man's death Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals after the death of a Michigan man sent to the Middle Eastern country.In a letter dated Tuesday, the lawmakers say Trump is risking causing mor...
03:32, 08/14/2019

Blasting facial-recognition technology, lawmakers urge regulation before it ‘gets out of control’ A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, ...
12:16, 05/22/2019

I-League Clubs Urge PM To Form Panel To Probe AIFF's Functioning Six I-League clubs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to save Indian football from victimisation by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) by forming an enquiry commission....
17:32, 07/08/2019

Nissan Connect Now Available With More Features Nissan India has introduced NissanConnect last year and now it has said that it comes with an additional 18 features. NissanConnect will now be available at zero subscription charges for three years......
06:16, 07/24/2019

What Do You Want to Know About the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus? Burning through fuel with a naturally aspirated, shouty V8 is fun and everything, but there’s an opposite end to that spectrum, too. There, you’ll find cars like the electric 2019 Nissan Leaf, which happens to also be a joy to drive in a wholly diffe...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Nissan CEO Saikawa Resigns Nissan Motor Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa will step down effective Sept. 15, ending a term marked by controversy over the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
05:32, 09/09/2019

Why Is the Nissan Maxima Still a Thing? We’ve all kind of moved beyond the model bloat conversation, but I just want to take a moment to point out how large the 2019 Nissan Altima is now. It’s now bigger than a Nissan Maxima....
14:32, 07/23/2019

Nissan to cut nearly 1 in 10 jobs worldwide The car company also reported a huge drop in profits in 2019's first quarter. The departure of former chairman Carlos Ghosn, accused of financial misconduct, is touted as one of the reasons for the cutbacks....
04:32, 07/25/2019

What Happened To The Nissan Pathfinder? I’ll admit I’m not the first person to think about the Nissan Pathfinder all day. I’m more of a “check the used-car sites to see if Lotus Elise prices are holding” type, and the Pathfinder doesn’t necessarily scream “Think about me, you absolute dunc...
16:48, 09/17/2019

The New Nissan Juke Sure Looks... Jukish Last month, we got a shadowy teaser of the upcoming, apparently not-for-the-U.S. Nissan Juke. It looked like a chunky-faced crossover, which was essentially what the original Juke was. Now, with new photos of the car in camouflage wrap, it’s more app...
13:16, 08/19/2019

Nissan searching for third CEO in 3 years Following the resignation of Hiroto Saikawa after a scandal over pay, the Japanese automaker’s board needs to find a leader who can guide the company through decade-low profits and job cuts as car sales slow globally....
05:01, 09/10/2019

Nissan Rogue Sport Most prominent among the 2020 Rogue Sport updates is the exterior styling, which includes new front fascia features, a new hood, Vmotion grille and bumper....
17:00, 07/16/2019

Crunch Time for Nissan CEO Nissan Motor’s Hiroto Saikawa will face greater scrutiny from the company’s new board, two directors said, adding pressure on the chief executive to revive the fortunes of the Japanese car maker....
12:00, 07/18/2019

Why the new Nissan Juke is as polarising as ever The new Nissan Juke Nissan Europe's design boss explains the ethos behind the latest Juke “You either love it or hate it,” says Nissan Europe design boss Matt Weaver, referring to the looks of the first-generation Juke. That’s certainly true, but ...
22:16, 09/03/2019

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026....
15:16, 06/06/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ righ...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Consumer groups, unions urge caution on $63 billion AbbVie deal for Allergan About a dozen advocacy groups and unions, including Public Citizen and the American Federation of Teachers, wrote the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday urging it to consider blocking drugmaker AbbVie Inc's planned $63 billion purchase of Botox ma...
17:00, 09/12/2019

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
23:00, 05/31/2019

US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says....
13:16, 04/30/2019

Toyota Woke Up in 2019 to Realize People had 'Sudden' Urge for Electric Cars I would say that today is Tuesday, June 11, 2019, but it appears that if you’re a major automaker or automotive researcher, apparently it’s the mid 2000s. I guess everyone woke up this morning and realized that electric cars are a thing. Maybe they’d...
08:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
14:16, 04/29/2019

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
17:48, 05/31/2019

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
02:48, 06/13/2019

George Soros, fellow billionaires urge tax on ultrawealthy in a letter to 2020 candidates Signatories include investor George Soros and filmmaker Abigail Disney, singling out Elizabeth Warren's policy as an example of wealth tax policy.        ...
15:00, 06/24/2019

| European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could fall apart, as they called for the resumption of dialogue amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran....
03:48, 07/15/2019

Arsenal urge Uefa to guarantee Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s safety for Baku final • Armenian sat out Europa League group game in Azerbaijan• Arsenal ‘hugely concerned’ player could miss Chelsea matchArsenal have expressed concern that they have not yet received “acceptable guarantees” from Uefa that their midfielder Henrikh Mkhita...
08:16, 05/10/2019

U.S. metals firms urge Washington to drop copper items from EU tariff list Proposed U.S. tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies could concentrate market control over some supplies of copper alloy in the hands of a German-owned company and hurt American businesses, U.S. industry players said on Monday....
17:16, 08/05/2019

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott Morrison to acknowledge the world faces a climate emergency and block all new coal and gas projects, i...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Lawmakers urge Trump to delay $10B defense contract over Amazon conflicts probe The Pentagon is gearing up to award a massive $10 billion winner-take-all contract for cloud computing, but 12 members of Congress are pushing President Trump to hold off until after the conclusion of an investigation related to one of the bidders....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Biden says he's coming for assault weapons, as 2020 Dems urge new ban in wake of shootings The horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton that left 31 people dead and dozens more injured have thrust the issue of gun violence into the center of the 2020 presidential campaign -- with calls growing louder in the Democratic field for the re...
12:16, 08/06/2019

Twenty-three U.S. states urge Trump to drop vehicle fuel-efficiency freeze Nearly two dozen U.S. state governors, including those of California and New York, urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to abandon a proposal to freeze fuel-efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
08:00, 07/09/2019

Lift 'unfair' ban on ivory trade, southern African leaders urge summit Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Angola and Namibia call for embargo suspension to allow sale of hugely valuable stockpilesSouthern African leaders have renewed calls for a lifting of the ban on the ivory trade as debate over the “unfair” embargo escalate...
23:32, 06/25/2019

Governors urge Trump to reconsider rolling back vehicle emission standards President Donald Trump's plan to reduce vehicle efficiency standards has come under fire from governors and automakers who want to keep Obama-era clean car rules....
09:48, 07/09/2019

Super funds and investors with $34tn urge leaders to speed up climate action Fund managers call on world leaders to bring in carbon pricing and phase out coal power ahead of G20Superannuation funds and investors representing US$34tn in assets – nearly half of the total under management across the globe – have called on world ...
23:32, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chinese territory and condemning violence, as weeks of pro-democracy protests show no sign of abating....
23:00, 08/21/2019

Tottenham and Liverpool fans urge Champions League sponsors to solve ticket row Tottenham and Liverpool fans have called on Uefa's leading Champions League sponsors to return a portion of their tickets for this year's Final and be reallocated to supporters of both clubs....
04:32, 05/16/2019

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada's Justice Minister to withdraw extradition proceedings Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer, who is being detained in Vancouver on U.S. fraud charges against her, on Monday urged Canada's Minister of Justice to reconsider whether to withdraw the extradition proceedings....
10:32, 06/24/2019

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceuti...
08:32, 07/17/2019

Lawmakers urge U.S. to block sales of crowd-control gear to Hong Kong A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Friday urged the Trump Administration to suspend future sales of munitions and crowd-control equipment to Hong Kong police which has been accused of using excessive force against anti-government protesters....
01:48, 08/03/2019

At U.N., Britain, France, Germany urge North Korea to hold 'meaningful' talks with U.S Britain, France and Germany called on North Korea to engage in "meaningful" talks with the United States and said international sanctions need to be fully enforced until Pyongyang has dismantled its nuclear and ballistic missile programs....
16:48, 08/01/2019

Tanzanian lawyers urge speedy trial, medical help for prominent jailed journalist Lawyers for a prominent Tanzanian investigative journalist called on Friday for urgent medical attention for their client after a court adjourned his case for the third time since he was arraigned nearly a month ago....
05:00, 08/30/2019

Puerto Rico: protesters urge governor to quit after leak of homophobic messages Thousands march against Ricardo Rosselló after chats revealed sexist language and anti-gay remarks about singer Ricky MartinThousands of protesters have marched in Puerto Rico’s capital city for a third day to call for the resignation of Governor Ric...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts”...
13:16, 08/01/2019

CORRECTED-Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk....
03:48, 07/22/2019

Nissan e-NV200 van: ‘The UK’s first zero-emission ice-cream van’ Time to phase out old vans with their engines idling, churning out foul emissions for kids to breathe inNissan e-NV200Price from £20,0050-62mph 14 seconds Top speed 76mphRange 199.6 km (battery only)Battery 40kWhThe heatwave means that the queues for...
22:16, 07/06/2019

The 2020 Nissan GT-R Got Another Big Price Increase Each time a new model year of the Nissan GT-R comes around, it’s a reminder that we’re all a year older, and, like the GT-R, probably haven’t grown much or significantly improved ourselves during that time. But the GT-R has one thing on all of us: th...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Nissan adamant about its small cars Nissan remains committed to both its Versa subcompact and its Sentra compact, despite the industry trend away from small sedans. And despite its plan to reduce fleet sales, Nissan says some fleet is still important....
21:32, 08/12/2019

ProPilot 2.0 alters Nissan's curves The automaker is discovering that as its self-driving technologies become more sophisticated, it will need to rethink some of its vehicle design touches....
02:32, 07/22/2019

Nissan retreats on pickup strategy Nissan has vowed for years to become a more serious contender in the U.S. full-size pickup market. But now it is stepping back from one of its cornerstone options by killing its V-8 diesel....
21:32, 08/12/2019

Emmanuel Macron Gets It All Wrong Over Nissan It’s hard to fathom why France is still seeking a Renault merger, even after the idea helped bring down Carlos Ghosn. Why not defuse tensions instead?...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Nissan not currently considering asking CEO Saikawa to resign: sources Nissan Motor Co is not currently considering asking embattled CEO Hiroto Saikawa to resign, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, a day after he admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures....
21:16, 09/05/2019

The New Nissan Juke Might Be Great But It's Not Coming Here The Nissan Juke is dead here in the United States because we don’t deserve nice things, but that doesn’t mean it’s dead everywhere else. The Juke is alive and well in Nissan’s European markets and it’s about to get a revamp....
11:48, 07/23/2019

Nissan to Cut 12,500 Jobs as Profit Sinks Nissan Motor said it would cut 12,500 jobs, or 9% of its global workforce, after reporting an implosion in profit in the latest quarter that stemmed in large part from the U.S....
14:48, 07/25/2019

Nissan CEO resigns after admitting he was overpaid Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa has resigned, dealing a new blow to the Japanese carmaker as it struggles to recover from the ousting of Carlos Ghosn last November....
10:32, 09/09/2019

Nissan is adding 200 more chargers to its network Nissan has been building charging stations across the US with help from EVgo over the past few years. Now, the two companies are expanding their six-year partnership by adding 200 direct current fast chargers to their network across the country. All....
08:48, 08/06/2019

July Wasn't Entirely Terrible Unless You're Nissan In a surprise turn, things could be going better for the company that hasn’t debuted an interesting new car in, what is this now, eight or nine years? All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, August 2, 2019....
23:48, 08/02/2019

Your Nissan Leaf May Soon Charge Your House You might think an electric car is a car, but you’d be wrong. It is a giant battery that, for some reason, spends most of its existence powering a thing that’s not moving at all. That’s why Nissan sees a future for the Leaf as a battery that can pow...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Nearly-new buying guide: Nissan Qashqai Mk2 Qashqai gives you a decent mix of ride comfort and body control If you’ve more sense than money, a still-fresh Qashqai adds up The car that created a whole new model class is now in its second generation and past its first facelift, to boot. T...
22:48, 05/22/2019

At $59,995, Could This Modded 2009 Nissan GT-R Get You To Say ‘Go-Go-Godzilla?’ If you’re going to drive an epic Nissan GT-R, you certainly don’t want a stock edition just like all your neighbors. Instead, you want a wild one-of-a-kind car like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom. Let’s see how much you might pay for this le...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Nissan gives dealers a look at compact crossover EV Nissan pioneered the business case for a mass-market battery-powered EV in the Leaf. Now nearly a decade later, Nissan is following up with a second EV model....
05:48, 09/07/2019

The Nissan Frontier Has a Little Life Left in It After All The Nissan Frontier is a fine pickup truck, but its biggest problem is that there’s not really a compelling reason to get a 2019 model over a 2009. I don’t know why Nissan can’t be bothered to revise the vehicle, but I do like its newest take on it: ...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Nissan Not Considering Asking CEO Saikawa To Resign At The Moment Nissan Motor Co is not considering asking embattled Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa to resign now, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, a day after he admitted to being......
07:16, 09/06/2019

How Nissan’s CEO went from defiant to fired in 24 hours The end of Hiroto Saikawa’s four-decade career came in a conference room at Nissan’s Yokohama headquarters, about 17 miles south of Tokyo, where board members met for more than five hours on Monday....
04:32, 09/12/2019

The Nissan Rogue Hybrid Is Dead You’ll be forgiven for not knowing Nissan sold a Rogue Hybrid. It came and went without much fanfare. Nissan doesn’t even have a photograph of the Rogue Hybrid available on its press site. The picture included above is actually a non-hybrid Rogue SL....
00:16, 07/25/2019

New 2020 Nissan GT-R: pricing announced News 30 Aug, 2019 The updated Nissan GT-R is available to order now, priced from £83,995 for the entry-level version and rising to £174,995 for the NISMO...
19:32, 08/30/2019

|Nissan:Reportof90%plungeinprofitis'broadlyaccurate' Nissan has said a media report that the company’s operating profit dropped about 90% last quarter was "broadly accurate" in the latest indication that pressure is building for CEO Hiroto Saikawa....
21:00, 07/24/2019

Opinion: Nissan will need to up the Juke's game Outgoing Juke used radical styling to obscure its dynamic flaws. The new model won't have that option It would be very easy to paint the outgoing Juke as a prime example of style over substance, yet it isn’t quite that bad. However, it isn’t great ...
22:16, 09/03/2019

Nissan set to cut 10,000 jobs globally, according to reports Japanese media report cuts could be announced this week, as crisis-hit firm looks to turn around its fortunes Nissan is preparing to axe more than 10,000 jobs globally, according to Japanese media. The car maker announced 4800 job cuts earlier this ...
03:48, 07/24/2019

The computer glitch that crashed Nissan The power went out at Nissan's Denver data center and the automaker's North American retail business was stymied for four days. Many are wondering how that's possible....
22:32, 08/25/2019