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Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation

Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation

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A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were probably involved in the killing....
13:48, 07/31/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg announces privacy overhaul: ‘We don’t have the strongest reputation' At annual F8 developer conference, CEO focuses on ‘sense of intimacy’ and unveils plans for payments toolsEven Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t keep a straight face.The Facebook founder and chief executive repeatedly broke out in laughter as he announced a p...
05:10, 05/01/2019

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Spending Deal Calms Worries, But Is Unlikely to Boost Growth A new spending deal removes a key source of uncertainty heading into a presidential election year, but it won’t translate into a big budget increase, muting its impact on economic growth....
22:16, 07/23/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
09:48, 05/28/2019

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
15:00, 06/25/2019

European NATO members to boost defense spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
08:00, 06/25/2019

D.R. Horton expects lower incentive spending to boost margins No.1 U.S. homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc on Tuesday said it expects lower incentive spending and strong buyer demand to benefit margins, sending its shares up about 6%....
09:48, 07/30/2019

Putin promises social spending boost in annual call-in show MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is promising to boost spending on social programs as part of the government’s modernization efforts. Speaking in an annual live call-in show Thursday, Putin faced an array of complaints about low wages and...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Back-to-school spending won't give retailers much of a boost this year, survey says Consumers shopping for back-to-school clothing, school supplies and electronics are expected to spend $27.8 billion this year, up just 1.8% from 2018, according to a new survey from Deloitte....
22:16, 07/09/2019

Rejecting calls to break up Facebook, Booker seeks to restore norm that eroded under Trump Presidents didn’t use to relentlessly attack individual companies. Now, many Democratic candidates on the campaign trail have rattled off long lists of companies that they see as bad actors during their stump speeches....
10:16, 05/13/2019

New Zealand unveils spending boost in 'wellbeing' budget; cuts 2019 growth forecast New Zealand unveiled plans on Thursday to spend up to NZ$3.8 billion ($2.47 billion) a year under its 'wellbeing' approach, which the government has touted as a new way of budgeting that moves beyond measuring just economic growth....
20:16, 05/29/2019

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
14:00, 05/28/2019

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Donald Trump spending more on Facebook ads in Texas than in any other state Beginning in June, thousands of voters saw a fundraising plea in a Facebook ad from the president's official social media page. It described how the "fake news media" would bolster Donald Trump's re-election bid....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
16:16, 06/14/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
11:00, 05/02/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from last week’s peak of nearly $14,000.Continuing its wild ride, the digital currency dropped to $9,717 o...
00:48, 07/02/2019

Apple is spending up to $15M per episode on its TV shows, as Netflix starts spending less There was a time, not that long ago in fact, where HBO’s reported budget of $5 million spent on each episode of Game of Thrones sounded pretty extreme. Like something approaching a small movie budget. Not that Westeros fans would argue such spe...
15:48, 07/11/2019

Rescuing MSG's Unsavory Reputation Japan’s Ajinomoto is in the middle of a campaign to persuade Americans that the seasoning it has made for more than a century is safe--and maybe even good for you....
10:00, 04/28/2019

This Is Why Mitsubishi Deserves a Better Off-Road Reputation The Mitsubishi Montero suffers from also-ran syndrome in the United States; it doesn’t enjoy the level of nostalgic love people have for the Ford Bronco or Toyota Land Cruiser. But Mitsubishi’s SUV basically dominated the Dakar Rally, arguably the to...
12:32, 06/06/2019

Die-off from plague gives prairie dogs a bad reputation, advocates say A die-off of several prairie dog colonies from plague near Denver has prompted conservation advocates to insist the chubby ground squirrels get a bad rap and don't spread the flea-borne disease....
00:16, 08/08/2019

How we met: ‘He had a reputation for playing the field. He sounded really dodgy’ Amanda Woodard, 56, is a journalist and Clive Hopkins, 60, is a screenwriter and teacher. They have been together for 23 years and live in SydneyAmanda and Clive had been hearing about each other for about 10 years before they met. “We had mutual fri...
04:48, 07/22/2019

FAA reputation has taken a hit from Boeing 737 MAX grounding: United executive The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) reputation has taken a hit as a result of the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding, United Airlines President Scott Kirby said on Monday....
21:16, 05/26/2019

Rosanna Arquette: ‘I’ve got a reputation as a trouble maker’ The actor and activist, 59, on Harvey Weinstein, Bette Davis and being married four timesMy childhood shaped the person I became. It was artistic, musical and left-wing. My parents were activists and my mother was hugely involved with the anti-Vietna...
06:16, 05/18/2019

After years as a pariah, MLS sees its reputation rising Major League Soccer, once shunned by the international football community, is gaining respect thanks to its steady growth in popularity and new stadium projects, commissioner Don Garber said....
15:48, 06/04/2019

What Shailene Woodley Really Thinks of Her "Crunchy" Reputation Shailene Woodley doesn't care what you think about her lifestyle. The 27-year-old actress made this perfectly clear during an interview with Vogue published Tuesday. When......
08:32, 06/05/2019

FAA reputation has taken a hit from Boeing 737 MAX grounding - United exec The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) reputation has taken a hit as a result of the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding, United Airlines President Scott Kirby said on Monday....
22:00, 05/26/2019

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
10:48, 05/31/2019

U.S. Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate...
16:48, 06/26/2019

The Forbidding Reputation and Hypnotic Scenery of the Devil’s Highway If your timing is right, along this 130-mile dirt road in the Sonoran Desert you may see blankets of flowers along with sad reminders of its history....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Brexit ‘shambles’ has ruined UK reputation, says senior diplomat Outgoing high commissioner in Singapore says Britain seen as divided and ‘careless of truth’Scott Wightman, Britain’s outgoing senior diplomat in Singapore, has said Britain is now seen worldwide as a country beset by division, obsessed with ideology...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Xbox head thinks E3 is about boosting gaming’s reputation — it’s not E3 has drawn to a close for another year, and with the end comes the usual question of what the conference’s purpose is in the gaming industry. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the purpose is to raise the profile and reputation of gaming worldwid...
14:16, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate...
07:48, 06/27/2019

RPT-U.S. Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate...
05:16, 06/27/2019

Ron Darling’s lawyer: Lenny Dykstra’s reputation is so bad it ‘cannot be defamed’ Former Met Ron Darling says in new court papers that he couldn’t possibly have defamed his old teammate Lenny Dykstra — because Dykstra’s reputation can’t get any worse. “Dykstra is a classic libel-proof plaintiff, whose reput...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Giants’ Dexter Lawrence is angered by his run-stuffing reputation The question is about being pigeonholed, and Dexter Lawrence gives a soft laugh before he answers. “I gave them that perspective, so it’s kinda just up to me,” Lawrence said. “Cause I know who I am. I know I can pass rush and get to the quarter...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, saying it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in weedkiller research....
11:32, 06/14/2019

Trump boosts reputation of cozying up dictators at G-20 Summit President Donald Trump continued to embrace a reputation of cozying up to dictators Friday, defending his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
15:00, 06/29/2019

Opinion: Dolphins CB Xavien Howard has paycheck that exceeds his reputation Dolphins CB Xavien Howard became NFL's highest-paid cornerback this offseason despite this being his fourth season in the league.       ...
10:16, 08/06/2019

Reputation.com raises $30 million to help businesses manage their online presence Reputation.com, a startup that provides solutions for tracking and improving online reviews, has raised $30 million in fresh venture capital.Read More...
11:32, 08/20/2019

To be continued … can the sequel album save Usher’s musical reputation? The R&B star has hinted at a follow-up to Confessions, but history is littered with late-career gimmicksThe last we heard from Usher Raymond IV, he was taking a curling iron to his hair and dressing up for a New Year’s Eve party like a lost member of...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Souths defend George Burgess's reputation after nine-game NRL ban for eye gouge Rabbitohs player ruled out for rest of season‘It’s a tragedy for George,’ says club’s general manager The fate of George Burgess’ career at South Sydney now sits in the hands of his teammates after being handed a nine-game NRL ban for an eye gouge. T...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Comey says Barr has 'lost most of his reputation' by acting like Trump's lawyer James Comey initially said he would give Attorney General William Barr the benefit of the doubt when it came to the Mueller report. But on Thursday at a CNN town hall the former FBI director said Barr has acted less than honorable in his public rollo...
12:32, 05/10/2019

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where cogs like DeAngelo Williams, Steve Smith and Josh ...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Capital One Hack Hits the Reputation of a Tech-Savvy Bank Capital One has been known as a bank that plowed into new technology. But a recent hack could shift the lender’s approach from advantage to liability....
04:16, 07/31/2019

Tom Hanks Stole a Cardboard Cutout of Himself to Try to Sully His Pristine Reputation Jimmy Kimmel is a bad influence. The late night talk show host dared America’s sweetheart, Tom Hanks, to go on a crime spree and Hanks was peer pressured into complying. On Thursday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Kimmel teased the...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Courtroom fills with laughter over Nxivm leader’s ‘bulls–t’ reputation An entire Brooklyn courtroom — judge and jurors included — burst into laughter Thursday as a witness in the Nxivm trial shared her unfiltered opinion on Keith Raniere’s god-like reputation in the alleged sex cult. “It sounded ...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong's business reputation takes hit with second day of airport chaos Protests at Hong Kong's airport caused a second day of travel mayhem, threatening the city's reputation as a stable place for business.        ...
20:00, 08/13/2019

Apple’s privacy reputation at risk with new iTunes class-action lawsuit Apple has marketed itself as a company that puts customers’ privacy first, but a new class-action lawsuit claims to the contrary. Leigh Wheaton, Jill Paul, and Trevor Paul — three iTunes users from Rhode Island and Michigan — filed a federal lawsuit ...
05:00, 05/27/2019

I drove a $48,000 Blazer to see if Chevy's revival of the classic SUV lives up to its reputation — here's the verdict (GM) Matthew DeBord/BI The 2019 Chevy Blazer is the latest version of an SUV that's been around since the late 1960s. The new Chevy Blazer is a stylish crossover that might confuse some fans of the nameplate's rugged lineage. I thought my test vehicle wa...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Ex-Trump partner says affiliation with failed projects hurt his reputation and cost him millions Giorgi Rtskhiladze, who is noted in the Mueller report, met with congressional investigators this week about the Trump Organization’s work in Russia, Georgia....
02:48, 06/27/2019

Saudi race not about F1 healing powers but cash and cleaning the regime’s reputation | Marina Hyde For all the talk of social change in Saudi Arabia, the beneficiaries of a grand prix would be F1’s coffers and the country’s rulerWas it really only last year that Formula One’s owner, Liberty Media, was making its pious announcement that “grid girls...
07:48, 08/07/2019

My husband and I want to restore our sex life but I don’t want more children After having two children, we’re exhausted all the time and postnatal depression has left me with zero sex driveMy husband and I are really struggling to get our sex life back on track after having two children. We’re both exhausted all the time and,...
02:32, 06/04/2019

Pelosi Concerned Outspoken Progressive Flank Of Party Could Harm Democrats’ Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards WASHINGTON—Admitting she had worries about the rise of left-leaning activist groups within her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns Thursday that outspoken progressives could do permanent damage to Democrats’ reputation as ineffectual...
15:00, 07/25/2019

Why have Americans given so much money to restore Notre-Dame? When the iconic cathedral was nearly lost to flames, the wave of grief was felt across the Atlantic as donations came rolling inAs news broke on 15 April 2019 that the roof of the French cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris was on fire, phones immediately s...
23:48, 08/07/2019

Windows 10 system restore bug will stop your PC from booting Windows 10 has a bug with system restore which happens to be a show-stopper that prevents your PC from even booting up, although fortunately there’s action you can take to get around this.That said, we’d obviously recommend avoiding the...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
17:48, 07/15/2019

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next year....
07:16, 06/19/2019

Italy restore fan pride at women's World Cup Italy's women have gone some way to restoring pride among the country's football fans after reaching the World Cup quarter-finals following a series of failures by the men's team....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Vecchio: Venezuela uprising to restore democracy Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States says the current uprising happening on the streets of his country, are not a 'coup,' but a push to "to restore our democracy." (April 3)        ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Trump wants to restore waiver for service academy athletes WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow service academy athletes to play professional sports immediately upon graduation. Trump made the announcement Monday while presenting the Commander-in...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Bio-manipulation to restore clear waters of Norfolk Broads Conservationists plan for removal of excess algae in two of the region’s lakesIt was once famed for its gin-clear waters but today the waterways of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads are more typically a murky greeny-brown.Now a new “bio-manipulation” pr...
01:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government to restore constitutional order....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Microsoft Working on Cloud OS Restore Feature for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a way to facilitate Cloud-based downloading of the Windows 10 operating system (OS). The "Cloud download" feature has not been made available for public testing as yet....
17:16, 08/01/2019

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
10:16, 07/22/2019

Cardiologist Eric Topol: 'AI can restore the care in healthcare' The doctor, geneticist and author talks about his new book on the future of our relationship with medicineEric Topol is an American cardiologist and geneticist – among his many roles he is founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational In...
04:16, 07/07/2019

Luka Jovic: The man to restore faith at Real Madrid Luka Jovic enjoyed two defining years in a blossoming career with Eintracht Frankfurt. Having opted to take his talents to Spain, the Serbian now has the chance to be a defining figure in Real Madrid's rebuild....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands....
21:32, 07/04/2019

Lebanon vows to restore security after deadly shootout The Lebanese government vowed on Monday to restore security to an area of a deadly shooting that has stirred fear of renewed strife on Mount Lebanon, one of the bloodiest theaters of the 1975-90 civil war....
05:32, 07/01/2019

Vladimir Putin Says Wants To "Fully Restore" Russia-US Ties Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said he wanted to "fully restore" strained ties between Washington and Moscow, during a visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Declining monarch-butterfly populations may be hard to restore Enlarge (credit: Beth Waterbury) Monarch butterflies engage in a spectacular migration that encompasses multiple generations. They surf the green wave of spring as it spreads north, producing new generations on the way. Then, as autumn sets in, tha...
14:16, 06/25/2019

And then there was light: Cardinal breaks law to restore power for homeless A close aide to Pope Francis has drawn the ire of Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini by climbing down a manhole to restore electricity to hundreds of homeless people living in an occupied building....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Maximum Security owners suing to restore Kentucky Derby win FRANKFORT, Ky. — The owners of Maximum Security have sued the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and race stewards, seeking to reverse the horse’s disqualification for interference as Kentucky Derby winner and restoration of purse money. The laws...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Argentina, Uruguay work to restore power after major failure BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s main energy company said it was “slowly beginning to restore” electricity after a massive power failure left large swathes of the country and neighboring Uruguay without power. It was uncle...
07:48, 06/16/2019

Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field Officials at Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year...
18:32, 05/27/2019

House seeks to restore Central American aid, defying Trump A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee moved on Thursday toward restoring hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to Central America that was cut off by President Donald Trump, setting up a potential showdown with the White House....
12:48, 05/09/2019

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the f...
14:16, 06/12/2019

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworth...
16:16, 06/30/2019

No Plan To Restore Special Category Status To States: Centre There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think-tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Scientists Restore Some Brain Activity in Recently Slaughtered Pigs (NEW YORK) — Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death. The brains could not think or sense anything, ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

‘We Have a Problem’: Admiral Tells Navy SEALs to Restore Discipline After reports of misconduct in the ranks of the elite commando force, the head of Naval Special Warfare, Rear Adm. Collin P. Green, calls for immediate action....
05:16, 08/02/2019

British conservationists work to restore acclaimed slavery painting Ahead of the annual remembrance day for the abolition of the slave trade, art conservationists are working to restore a rare painting of a kneeling African slave to go on display in the British port city of Liverpool....
09:16, 08/19/2019

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir: top court judge Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests....
08:00, 08/13/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Trump: Shell’s new Pennsylvania plant will restore ‘glory’ of US manufacturing President Trump on Tuesday visited a massive new plant in western Pennsylvania that converts the region’s huge natural gas deposits into plastics — saying, “This would have never happened without me.” Trump spoke at Shell’s nearly completed Petrochem...
22:00, 08/13/2019

India urges Pakistan to restore diplomatic ties, keeps lid on Kashmir India on Thursday urged Pakistan to review its decision to downgrade diplomatic ties over the withdrawal of special status to Kashmir, saying it was an internal affair and aimed at developing the revolt-torn Muslim majority region....
05:16, 08/08/2019

Pornhub wants to buy Tumblr and restore site to former porn-filled glory Enlarge / A monitor seen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) Less than two years after buying Tumblr as part of its Yahoo acquisition, Verizon is reportedly trying to sell the bl...
14:16, 05/03/2019

'Tortilla movement' seeks to restore Mexico's iconic food As Mexico City's 9 million residents sleep in the pre-dawn darkness, busy hands are already preparing the day's corn tortillas in the small kitchen of Molino El Pujol, a tortilla shop that is part of a famed chef's bid to help recover Mexico's iconic...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field Officials at Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year....
18:16, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Vale CFO says hopes to restore lost output within two to three years Brazilian miner Vale SA expects to restore capacity lost after the deadly Brumadinho tailings dam burst within two to three years, executives said on Friday, emphasizing that the company is not rushing to resume full output....
13:00, 05/10/2019

300 Men Working To Restore Rail Line Near Mumbai Where Train Was Stuck As many as 300 workers have been called in to restore rail connectivity between Maharashtra's Badlapur and Karjat after heavy rain in the last two days led to flash floods in the area, affecting......
15:48, 07/28/2019

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Group travels country to restore true meaning of Memorial Day TUCSON- A group is on a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. Carry the Load, a non-profit organization, is now a national movement to honor and remember those who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. The group is walking a...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Joe Sestak seeks to restore accountability to White House in 2020 bid Former Rep. Joe Sestak has positioned himself as a candidate seeking to seeking to restore trust and accountability to the White House in his 2020 bid to be president....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Wales beat England 13-6 to restore World Cup warm-up momentum "Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to go top of the official world rankings and avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday as the Rugby World Cup looms."...
14:16, 08/17/2019

To Restore Internet Access After a Massive Quake, Peru Turned to Balloons Loon - an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google's parent company - is providing Peru's people with wireless broadband communication....
23:32, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence As Hong Kong enters its 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, the city is waiting anxiously to see if both protesters and police can avoid the violent clashes that have characterized recent weeks....
01:32, 08/18/2019

Maximum Security owners file lawsuit to restore Kentucky Derby win Gary and Mary West, owners of Maximum Security, filed a lawsuit to restore win after jockey Luiz Saez's controversial Kentucky Derby disqualification.        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet seeks to restore integrity to government in White House bid Sen. Michael Bennet, one of two Coloradans running for president in 2020 as a Democrat, said his campaign is about restoring integrity to the government....
08:16, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-India needs time to restore order in Kashmir -top court judge Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests....
08:00, 08/13/2019

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
15:00, 06/06/2019

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The l...
21:48, 07/06/2019

Cuomo to restore comptroller’s audit powers after ‘Buffalo Billion’ scandal Cuomo and state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli had an agreement in January to restore the comptroller’s powers to audit development projects being pushed through State University of New York and City University of New York non-profits and the Office of Gen...
18:16, 08/07/2019

France in a rush to train skilled workers to restore Notre-Dame France is in a hurry to rebuild world famous Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Romain Legoube, an 18-year-old apprentice carpenter, hopes to be among those chosen for the prestigious task of restoring its centuries-old roof....
06:16, 04/29/2019

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
03:16, 06/02/2019

Corey Johnson calls on de Blasio to restore funds for trash collection The dirtiest neighborhoods in the city will only get worse if Mayor de Blasio doesn’t restore the $4.2 million in funding for litter-basket collection, City Council leaders said Saturday. Brooklyn is plagued with six of the 10 messiest neighbor...
20:32, 05/18/2019

O-Line guru: Giants trio can restore unit’s glory days There are three Giants a certain offensive-line guru finds intriguing, believing they have the potential to anchor the position group for years to come. They are not newcomers Kevin Zeitler and Mike Remmers. It is not Nate Solder, entering year No. 2...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Argentina and Uruguay Work to Restore Power After Major Electrical Failure (BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid. Authorit...
13:32, 06/16/2019

Uruguay, Argentina work to restore power after massive system failure It was unclear how many people had been affected by the blackout, but the South American countries have a combined population of more than 45 million....
08:16, 06/16/2019

Turkey says no truce in Syria after attack on its troops, urges Russia to restore calm Turkey denied Russian assertions on Thursday that a ceasefire had been put in place in Syria's Idlib province and demanded Russia restore calm, after the Syrian army and its allies shelled and attacked a Turkish observation post there....
04:32, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Belarus says months needed to restore clean oil supply via Druzhba pipeline Months of work will be needed to restore clean oil supplies via the Druzhba pipeline from Russia to Europe, a Belarusian state energy company said on Tuesday, after Western oil consumers suspended imports of Urals crude due to contamination....
03:32, 04/30/2019

Brazil Marshals Forces to Fight Amazon Fires (and Restore ‘Positive Perception’) The fires had burned for weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only now, after photographs began circulating widely....
15:00, 08/24/2019

Brazil Military Mobilizes to Fight Amazon Fires, and Restore ‘Positive Perception’ The fires had burned for weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only now, after photographs began circulating widely....
11:00, 08/24/2019

France moves forward with bill to restore Notre Dame to original glory The roof of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral may not be converted into a swimming pool or a greenhouse after all — government officials this week OKed a bill mandating that the landmark house of worship should be restored precisely as it w...
10:16, 05/30/2019

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
00:32, 07/14/2019

To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area....
15:16, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong airport says aiming to restore normal service but more protests planned Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Tuesday it was working with its partners to restore normal operations as soon as possible but noted that more protests are planned....
22:32, 08/12/2019

Watching Someone Restore a Filthy Game Boy to Its Original Pristine Condition Is Soothing For the Soul It was a tragic day when, after being dropped on the floor, my original Game Boy was left with a bunch of dead lines on its screen. But it lived a good life, and has the scars, knicks, and scratches to prove it. However, it wasn’t quite as abused as ...
10:16, 05/31/2019

I’m a journalist. Monsanto built a step-by-step strategy to destroy my reputation | Carey Gillam Company records show an action plan that includes promoting certain search results and targeting book reviewsAs a journalist who has covered corporate America for more than 30 years, very little shocks me about the propaganda tactics companies often ...
06:16, 08/09/2019

Don't trash party's reputation with no deal Brexit, bosses warn Tories Bosses today issued an unprecedented warning to the Conservatives not to "trash" their reputation as the party for business by catapulting Britain out of the EU without a Brexit deal....
06:16, 05/29/2019

Sen. Richard Blumenthal pushes AT&T and Nexstar to strike a deal, restore channels for DirecTV, U-verse Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging AT&T and Nexstar to restore access to 120-plus Nexstar stations that were blacked out July 3.       ...
05:32, 07/09/2019

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Divine intervention: Vatican aide defies police to restore power to homeless shelter Pope Francis aide crawls into manhole to return power for hundreds of homeless in unused state-owned buildingAn aide to pope Francis has shimmied down a Rome manhole in order to restore electricity for hundreds of homeless people living in an unused ...
21:32, 05/12/2019

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
06:48, 06/08/2019

All-England finals offer London clubs a golden chance to restore capital pride At San Siro, 15 European trophies have their place in the show cabinets. That leaves AC Milan and Inter with five more of the big prizes than London's four major teams combined....
01:16, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Urges Protesters to ‘Restore Order’ Amid a Citywide Strike Addressing the public for the first time in weeks, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday lashed out at protesters as they moved to immobilize Asia’s financial center with a citywide strike. Her hastily called press conference comes as the semia...
21:16, 08/04/2019

Hundreds in occupied building had no power for days. A Pope Francis aide climbed down a manhole to restore it A cardinal and aide to Pope Francis for charitable missions climbed down a manhole to restore power to hundreds of people, including children, who were living without electricity and hot water for days in a Rome building, according to local reports....
03:32, 05/13/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
20:16, 06/26/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
11:32, 07/26/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
16:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
19:01, 06/27/2019

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Cricket World Cup: Half-empty Lord's Pavilion is 'damaging MCC's reputation' MCC chief executive Guy Lavender has warned members of the damage to the club's global reputation caused by the Lord's Pavilion being half-empty during the World Cup....
12:32, 07/03/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Taylor Swift says 'Reputation' was inspired by 'Game of Thrones,' Arya Stark's kill list It turns out Taylor Swift is a huge "Game of Thrones" fan just like the rest of us – so much so, that it heavily inspired her album "Reputation."        ...
19:48, 05/09/2019

'Grey's Anatomy' star Patrick Dempsey's kids 'make fun' of him for heartthrob reputation According to "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey, being a Hollywood Hunk doesn't make you cool to your kids.        ...
20:32, 08/20/2019

You're Spending Too Much on 'Convenience' How much money do you waste each month? Have you ever tallied it up, or do you just groan at the impulse buys as they add up on your bank statement?...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
16:32, 05/11/2019

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Fed...
15:00, 07/14/2019

So, What Are You Spending Your Equifax Money On? Back in 2017, credit rating agency Equifax suffered what those in the data security business call a “catastrophic fuckup” affecting in the neighborhood of 150 million Americans, all of whom are now eligible for, on average, $125—and up to $20,000 in ...
13:00, 07/26/2019

ICT spending in UAE to grow 2.5% to $16.7b this year Spending on information and communications technology (ICT) in the UAE is expected to reach $16.7 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of about 2.5% compared to $16.3 billion a year ago, an industry expert said.Jyoti Lalchandani, vice-president...
05:16, 05/14/2019

The CBO sounds another spending alarm Just 10 months into the fiscal year, our budget deficit has already surpassed the totality of that of 2018. Currently at $867 billion, the federal government's 2019 budget deficit is slated to surpass the $1 trillion mark for the first time ever....
06:32, 08/13/2019

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in front of a screen, sometimes the last thing you want to do is open your budgeting app for a checkup....
11:32, 06/12/2019

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month. The Commerce Department says spending fell 0.8% in May, the first decline since a 1.3% drop in Novem...
08:32, 07/01/2019

Election spending’s trickle-down conundrum Here’s the ironic thing about next year’s presidential election: The economy will be boosted by the flood of campaign money being spent at a time when the 26 Democrats running for president want the economy to look lousy so they can defeat President ...
07:16, 08/01/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US concerns were unfounded....
18:16, 05/14/2019

Progress seen on debt, spending talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the House says congressional negotiators are making progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government̵...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
08:00, 06/16/2019

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meeting told CFO Journal....
01:00, 06/13/2019

Why It's Worth Spending Money to Save More of It A lot of personal finance advice gets caught up in the little things—the cup of coffee you buy in the morning for $3. The streaming music subscription for $9.99 per month. Cut out these small expenses and clutch those dollar bills and you’ll save tho...
06:32, 07/03/2019

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
13:48, 06/14/2019

Procter & Gamble keeps spending in Russia Procter & Gamble is to invest 2.4 billion rubles ($37 million) in its Russian operations this year to expand its distribution center, modernize some manufacturing and localize more product production....
22:48, 06/05/2019

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the candidates spending the most and least, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
04:32, 08/14/2019

5 ways to get more back from your everyday spending Want to get back even more from your everyday spending? Here are five ways to get even more back from your everyday spending.        ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Don’t let Congress bust the spending caps again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently told reporters he had spoken with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about a potential deal to increase the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. House and Senate Republicans ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Rishi Sunak: Government spending more on no-deal Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak has told the BBC the government is spending additional money on no-deal Brexit preparations and extra staff at the borders....
08:48, 08/01/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak...
08:16, 06/13/2019

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all focus ...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Flexa launches mobile app for spending cryptocurrency Flexa has launched a global payment network and mobile app to help people buy and sell their cryptocurrency and make payments at select retailers.Read More...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Dream of spending your retirement on the beach? Here are the best towns Spending your days with your toes in the sand may sound like the perfect way to spend your retirement. Here are top beach towns for retirees from U.S. News & World Report....
12:16, 06/11/2019

La Liga's big clubs have different outlooks after summer of spending Barcelona are fighting to maintain supremacy, Atlético have a new identity and Real Madrid’s rebuild is under threatSometimes being the best isn’t good enough and this time being second best might not be either. Being third definitely isn’t. A week a...
11:00, 08/16/2019

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the group's spending....
16:00, 08/20/2019

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
05:48, 06/20/2019

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says A report by Federal Reserve officials said that United States economic activity increased at a “solid pace” in early 2019, but that risks still loomed....
12:00, 07/05/2019

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, in...
23:16, 08/06/2019

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in April with inflation up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. There was a burst of spending in the prior month as well. The Commerce Department said Friday that spending increased 0....
07:16, 05/31/2019

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
06:16, 06/12/2019

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital projects by $1.26 billion. The package addresses some worthy causes. It directs $100 million to the tro...
22:48, 06/21/2019

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
08:48, 07/30/2019

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
08:32, 05/31/2019

New technologies drive military spending: SIPRI Military spending has surged across the globe, according to a new report published by SIPRI. With new advances in defense technologies, countries are spending more to gain an edge....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Travel agents reveal how much you should really be spending on your honeymoon Getty Images The average US couple spends $4,500 on their honeymoon. But the cost of a honeymoon can vary widely based on the style of vacation you choose, your accommodations, and several other factors. We asked travel agents how much couples shoul...
19:16, 06/27/2019

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
17:16, 06/15/2019

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of ...
12:00, 07/08/2019

Theresa May pledges to make UK aid spending more eco-friendly Prime minister will tell G20 leaders they are last generation that can limit global warmingTheresa May is to pledge that Britain’s aid budget will in future be spent in a more environmentally sustainable way and tell her G20 counterparts: “We are the...
23:48, 06/28/2019

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
07:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
07:48, 08/03/2019

Juul targeted teens by spending over $200K on influencers E-cigarette company Juul Labs Inc. went to great lengths to “convey its messaging directly to teenage children” — spending more than $200,000 and marketing to young people by recruiting online influencers, according to a new Congressional report. The...
18:16, 07/26/2019

Back to school spending expected to hit record heights (NBC News) The average household spending for back to school is hitting record heights, with a big chunk of that going towards tech. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are going to spend about $1,673 on back-to-school items this y...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of health care." Nearly 16 million people gained coverage through Medicaid expansion while just over 11 ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

BMW profit hit by anti-trust case, spending on technology FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker BMW says its profits fell 74 percent in the first quarter as earnings were hit by a 1.4 billion-euro ($1.6 billion) set-aside for an expected anti-trust penalty from the European Commission and by higher up-...
00:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. consumer spending roars back, but inflation tame U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March as households stepped up purchases of motor vehicles, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
11:32, 04/29/2019

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port S...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
11:16, 06/12/2019

Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
15:00, 07/23/2019

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay perio...
07:48, 06/11/2019

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
00:48, 05/30/2019

French government reports clear ex-minister of over-spending Two reports have cleared the former No. 2 in the French government of excessive spending a week after Francois de Rugy resigned as environment minister...
11:00, 07/23/2019

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates — including just $915 on Twitter ads. The term-limited pol has refused to say how much money he has r...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
11:48, 07/22/2019

Realist Klopp ‘not jealous’ of rivals’ spending power "Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has spoken about his club’s transfer strategy, saying that they are not living in ‘fantasia land’ when it comes to signings this summer."...
08:48, 07/28/2019

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps....
15:16, 07/22/2019

‘Burn’ out? These 2020 Dems are spending $$ faster than they can raise it The presidential candidates are off to the races, speaking to voters, visiting small towns -- and burning through cash reserves faster than donors are giving....
10:32, 07/19/2019

These four places in Asia account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region's burgeoning travel appetite, according to a new Mastercard report....
03:32, 07/22/2019

Conor McGregor is spending his retirement beating up old men in bars Conor McGregor, former two-division UFC champion and noted hater of mass transit, “retired” from the sport of MMA back in March of this year. It was the second time he had retired, as well as the second time he had retired via Twitter. Ev...
18:32, 08/15/2019

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
20:16, 07/21/2019

Glendale pup finds new home after spending 276 days in shelter PHOENIX (KPNX) — Gus arrived at the Arizona Humane Society on July 31, 2018. He had been found in Glendale. He was placed on stray hold but no one ever came to claim the 12-year-old Australian shepherd mix, according to the Arizona Humane Society. ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Jeremy Hunt: Military spending must increase 'decisively' Jeremy Hunt has signalled he wants military spending to increase "decisively" to counter new threats as he waded into the defence brief in a move many will see as a leadership pitch....
16:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Budget ups fire spending; no money for retrofits SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he wants to see Californians “harden” their homes to protect them from deadly wildfires. But ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

2019 Beatlemania means spending $234,000 on their rarest record As everyone knows, the only way to prove that you care about an artist is to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars collecting their memorabilia. In this post-truth world, there’s no way to know for sure that someone who says they love the Beatles, f...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Leaked Documents Show Some Pretty Insane Spending at the NRA We already knew the National Rifle Association was experiencing internal turmoil and financial problems as of late. But new documents leaked online shed some new light on the extent of spending by the NRA, its chief executive, Wayne LaPierre, and its...
11:16, 05/12/2019

Big Companies Tightened Spending as Trade Fears Intensified Spending on factories, equipment and other capital goods slowed in the first quarter among a broad cross-section of large, U.S.-listed firms, highlighting investor concerns that a key driver of economic growth is fading....
10:48, 05/19/2019

Trump says he will decide on foreign aid spending cuts within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was looking at various options for a budget package that could cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and that he would decide on the issue "sooner than a week."...
13:32, 08/20/2019

Wall Street spending big to protect against hacking: report Wall Street’s biggest companies are pumping more cash into cybersecurity, as the industry’s brass openly frets that hackers are the next major threat to the financial system. Financial middlemen like stock exchanges, clearinghouses and payment proces...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Hoda Kotb says spending time with daughters matters 'more than anything' "Today" host Hoda Kotb gave an update on Haley and Hope, her daughters with Joel Schiffman, and shared plans for a new book, "I Really Needed This Today."...
02:16, 08/03/2019

U.S. economy slows in second quarter; consumer spending accelerates U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
10:32, 07/26/2019

Company offering $5,000 spending money for 'Shopping Specialist' A savings-finding website is offering $5,000 in spending money to a "Shopping Specialist" charged with testing out coupon codes and cash back offers....
16:16, 08/02/2019

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department....
15:00, 08/12/2019

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates on Wednesday for the first time in a decade....
07:48, 07/30/2019

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a closely watched sur...
08:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. adults are spending big on video games, playing mostly on smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content -- 20 percent more than a year ago and 85 percent more than in 2015, a report showed on Thursday....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Trump’s lavish inauguration spending eyeballed by the feds Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are poring over tens of thousands of documents related to President Trump’s inauguration in a sign that the investigation into the committee’s finances was moving forward, a new report said Monday. The President’s Ina...
13:32, 05/20/2019

California governor to reveal updated spending plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is preparing to reveal a revised plan for how the state should spend its more than $200 billion state budget. The Democratic governor’s plan will be announced Thursday and kick off weeks of...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Senators back big jump in federal highway spending A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled a proposal on Monday to authorize $287 billion in federal government spending over five years to maintain and repair the country's aging highways, bridges and tunnels, but Congress still faces the tough ta...
00:48, 07/30/2019

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat America’s top representative in Taiwan says Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as security threats to the U.S. ally continue to grow...
03:32, 08/15/2019

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
15:00, 06/14/2019

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million The city’s budget has sprung a big leak. Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct the scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the ...
20:32, 08/13/2019

Confident Consumers Keep Spending Amid Soft Inflation U.S. consumers continued to spend and maintained confidence heading into the summer while inflation remained soft, according to data that will likely reinforce the Federal Reserve’s expected decision to lower interest rates....
00:16, 07/31/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
14:32, 06/15/2019

Hammond warns Johnson and Hunt over spending promises Chancellor says no-deal Brexit would drain £26bn that rivals claim could be a ‘war chest’Brexit latest - live updatesPhilip Hammond has warned the two Conservative leadership candidates that their spending plans cannot be funded if the UK crashes out...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Logistics Spending Jumped 11.4% on Strong Economic Growth Rising logistics costs consumed a bigger share of U.S. corporate spending over the past year as companies rushed to take advantage of an improving U.S. economy, according to a new report....
11:16, 06/18/2019

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
07:16, 07/01/2019

General Electric gets more 'candor' by spending time with businesses -CFO General Electric Co is getting more "candor" from managers of its businesses by spending days - rather than hours as it previously did - on review meetings with each unit, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday....
12:32, 06/05/2019

Party leaders bullish on quick spending deal Mitch McConnell isn't exactly prone to public displays of optimism. But the Senate majority leader was downright ecstatic — for him — after a lengthy Tuesday meeting with Democrats and Trump administration officials about cutting a two-year budget de...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Spending money like water – David Cameron’s £8,000 ‘posh tub’ The former prime minister has splashed out on a luxurious addition to his Cornish retreat – what better way to chillax as Brexit unfolds?Writing a book is hard work. Just ask David Cameron. Even though it hasn’t got a title or an exact publication da...
15:32, 05/09/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest increase since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
08:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said....
06:48, 04/29/2019

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages a...
04:48, 07/19/2019

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Disney shares drop 5% in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5% in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-First Cent...
19:16, 08/06/2019

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster dinners and costly renovations of his ministerial residence....
10:00, 07/16/2019

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
05:32, 07/01/2019

Dish could help T-Mobile and Sprint merge without spending a penny The 2013 takeover battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to win the hand of Sprint was quite a drama. Finally, SoftBank won out and the company now owns 80% of the fourth-largest U.S. carrier. Six years later, Sprint is involved in another merger w...
16:32, 06/22/2019

My fiancé and I are spending $30,000 on our Las Vegas elopement. Here's why it's worth every penny. A couple that always dreamed of having a highly personal, non-traditional wedding is eloping in Las Vegas, but still spending $30,000. The bride explains how she still gets to put the money towards exactly what she wants, such as Gianvito Rossi thigh...
11:48, 07/26/2019

Budget 2019: Modest Rise In Military Spending Likely, Says Official In an interim budget announced in February before national elections, the government allocated Rs 4.31 lakh crore ($62.27 billion) for defence, a 6.6 per cent rise over the previous year, raising......
08:16, 07/03/2019

Modest rise in Indian military spending likely, modernization on hold India is likely to stick to a modest rise in defense spending in the 2019/2020 budget due on Friday because of tight government finances, officials said, further delaying a long-planned military modernization program....
04:16, 07/03/2019

UK Treasury chief warns Tory contenders on spending promises LONDON (AP) — U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond has warned the two contenders to become the next prime minister that their expensive spending promises will be impossible to deliver if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. Hammond...
07:00, 07/01/2019

‘It bothers me’: Guardiola defends Man City’s spending after Klopp’s jibe • City broke own transfer record for Rodri this summer• Liverpool and City meet in Community Shield at WembleyPep Guardiola has dismissed Jürgen Klopp’s claim that Manchester City live in a “fantasia land” where they can spend £200m every year as he ...
11:16, 08/02/2019

Netflix is finally going to stop spending so much money on original projects For the past several years, Netflix has seemingly been opening its checkbook at every available opportunity for every creator with an idea. The era of big spending may finally be coming to an end, though, as The Information reports that Chief Content...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Only 17 Days in Office, Opposition Candidate Saw Spending to ‘Spoil a Mayor’ Before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey forced a do-over of the Istanbul election, the opposition leader Ekrem Imamoglu found evidence of wasteful spending by Mr. Erdogan’s allies, he said....
18:16, 05/09/2019

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
10:32, 06/28/2019

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ke...
10:48, 06/09/2019

UK's Hammond warns PM contenders over post-Brexit spending promises British finance minister Philip Hammond challenged the two contenders seeking to become the country's next prime minister over their promises to use existing room for maneuver in the government post-Brexit budget plans to increase public spending....
03:32, 07/01/2019

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion ...
09:16, 06/04/2019

Belgian woman survives after spending 6 days trapped in crashed car A Belgian woman who disappeared for nearly a week was found alive after she was discovered trapped in her car for six days during last week’s heatwave in Europe....
11:48, 08/02/2019

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
13:32, 07/18/2019

Tory treasurer cleared of false campaign spending claims Scotland Yard has dropped a case against a former treasurer of the Conservative Party accused of making false declarations about the party's 2015 election campaign in key marginals, the Standard has learned....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit rating was sacred....
10:48, 07/19/2019

Trump's UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee to be the next US envoy to the United Nations has come under congressional scrutiny for absenteeism a...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Chance the Rapper's Postmates Bill Will Make You Feel Better About Your Spending Think your Postmates bill is crazy? It's probably a fraction of what Chance the Rapper has spent on the goods delivery service. The music artist has spent more than $30,000 on......
11:00, 07/26/2019

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending ...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
19:32, 06/13/2019

How Frank Ntilikina is spending potential final days with Knicks It’s fitting Frank Ntilikina’s final days as a Knick may be spent holed up in Dallas, where he could have started his NBA career. With Thursday’s draft night approaching, Ntilikina could still be on the move as the Knicks are extremely open to tradin...
18:48, 06/18/2019

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

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left party says advisers treat the military as an "El Dorado."...
10:48, 08/08/2019

No Intention To Criminalise Default In Corporate Social Spending: Official As per data available with the ministry from disclosures made by companies, more than Rs 52,000 crore has been spent from 2014-15 to 2017-18 period towards CSR activities....
14:48, 08/08/2019

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
08:32, 06/14/2019

GOP freezes Twitter spending to protest locking of McConnell’s account Twitter temporarily locked McConnell’s campaign account Wednesday after it shared a video in which some protesters spoke of violence outside his Kentucky home, where he is recovering from a shoulder fracture....
20:48, 08/08/2019

Good food is bringing people to the mall. And they're spending more money when they get there Forty percent of customers will choose a center to shop at based solely on the food that's there, JLL found in a new study. And nearly 38% of people want healthy options when they go there....
11:32, 05/20/2019

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, accor...
13:32, 06/16/2019

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Massive spending deal poised for House passage Thursday House Democrats plan to call up a two-year deal to lift federal budget caps and suspend the debt ceiling and they say they’ve got the votes to pass it, despite criticism from conservatives....
05:16, 07/25/2019

Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S.-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used to make plastics....
09:48, 07/25/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter economic growth estimate....
20:48, 04/28/2019

US economy posts strong first quarter, but consumer spending slows The US economy grew at a much better than expected rate in the first quarter, the Commerce Department reported Friday. The top-line number is a pleasant surprise in a quarter marked by a government shutdown, severe weather, Boeing's troubles with the...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Disney shares drop 5 percent in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5 percent in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-Fir...
18:48, 08/06/2019

House approves $4.5bn border crisis spending bill – live Democratic-controlled chamber passes Senate-drafted measure despite opposition from progressives – follow the latest live Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.06pm BST Texas Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar called for a moment of ...
15:16, 06/27/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
08:16, 06/11/2019

Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday....
05:32, 07/22/2019

White House and Congress Near Agreement on Spending, Debt Ceiling White House and congressional negotiators are closing in on terms for an agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit, though no deal was final Monday morning....
06:48, 07/22/2019

Leaked letters reveal details of NRA chief's alleged spending National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre billed the group’s ad agency $39,000 for one day of shopping at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique, $18,300 for a car and driver in Europe and had the agency cover $13,800 in rent for a summer ...
08:32, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Mastercard beats profit estimates on higher spending Mastercard Inc beat Wall Street's estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a strong U.S. job market and a boom in online shopping boosted transaction volumes on the company's payment network....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Virgin Australia to delay taking Boeing 737 MAX jets to cut spending Virgin Australia Holdings said on Tuesday it would delay taking the first deliveries of Boeing Co 737 MAX jets for nearly two years to reduce capital spending and give it time to be satisfied with the model's safety....
21:48, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Televisa profit falls in 1st-qtr as government cuts ad spending Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language content, reported on Monday a 20 percent drop in its first-quarter net profit, battered by the new government's reduced advertising spending....
16:32, 04/29/2019

Removal Of Corporate Social Spending Can Aid Growth: Bibek Debroy Bibek Debroy said that steps such as a three-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure and removal of corporate social responsibility spending could be among the options to revive the economy....
05:20, 08/12/2019

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m ...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, stepping up spending to fend off an eastern offensive as the war enters a fifth month....
12:16, 08/06/2019

Economy Week Ahead: New-Home Sales, Consumer Spending This week brings a steady flow of economic data, culminating in a meeting between President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28-29....
16:16, 06/23/2019

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

Volkswagen Is Spending a Billion on a Battery Factory to Try to Leapfrog Tesla There may be a day that Tesla looks back on all this—the Roadster, the S, those troublesome early Xs—and laugh at how simple it was. Volkswagen is rolling in. All that and more in The Morning Shift for May 15, 2019....
10:32, 05/15/2019

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
17:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. House set to vote Thursday on Trump-backed spending deal The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday aimed to pass legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits and suspend limits on Washington's borrowing powers over the next two years....
11:00, 07/25/2019

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

Canadiens start spending Aho offer sheet money on Chiarot The Canadiens began using the money they won't be paying Sebastian Aho by signing defenseman Ben Chiarot to a $10.5 million, three-year contract       ...
10:16, 07/04/2019

Clash over deep spending cuts faces another round in Alaska Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by 40%, but opponents vowed to keep fighting the unprecedented cut, which university officials have warned would wreak havoc....
21:16, 07/10/2019

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal increases in defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program intended to improve healthcare for mi...
23:16, 07/13/2019

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavish that they can raise “exponentially higher” amounts....
03:48, 05/02/2019

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Go’s 2019 spending up 33% from first 4 months of 2018 Sensor Tower estimates Pokémon Go brought in $65 million worldwide in April, a 15 percent over what it made in April 2018, and $270 million for the year, up 33% from 2018.Read More...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
04:00, 06/05/2019

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
09:48, 06/05/2019

Despite Deficit Worries, Senate Gives Final Approval to Spending Increases The Senate gave final approval to a two-year budget deal that would lift the federal debt limit and raise spending by hundreds of billions of dollars....
11:48, 08/01/2019

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts Alaska's governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the state's main university has warned would force it into financial ruin....
19:48, 07/10/2019

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
12:16, 06/06/2019

ConocoPhillips profit misses on lower crude prices, higher spending ConocoPhillips missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday as it spent more than expected and took a hit from lower crude prices due to fears of a slowing global economy....
07:48, 07/30/2019

Micron Technology sees rebound in cloud, data center spending Micron Technology's third quarter wasn't as bad as feared and one big reason is that cloud providers are starting to build out infrastructure after a spending pause....
12:48, 06/26/2019

AmEx beats profit on higher card spending; expenses a worry Credit card issuer American Express Co beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Friday, as a healthy U.S. economy fueled higher spending by its customers....
08:00, 07/19/2019

At $13,000, Could This ‘Mint’ 2005 Mazdaspeed Miata be Worth Spending a Good Bit of Green? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mazdaspeed Miata has a 178-horsepower turbo mill and a ridiculously low number of miles for that pumped up four to have traveled. Let’s see if its price is equally ridiculous....
08:48, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-GrubHub profit misses on higher spending to fend off competition GrubHub Inc's quarterly profit missed analyst estimates on Tuesday, hit by soaring costs as the online food delivery company tries to fend off competition, sending its shares down 8% in afternoon trading....
12:48, 07/30/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Mastercard beats profit estimates on higher spending Mastercard Inc beat Wall Street's estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a strong U.S. job market and a boom in online shopping boosted transaction volumes on the company's payment network....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Catfish, rice, Navy ships: Cochran spending leaves legacy JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was a master of the federal budget process, quietly shrugging off criticism about pork-barrel spending while directing billions of dollars back to his home state of Mississippi. Cochran died Thursda...
11:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary defense and non-defense programs and to suspend the limit on government borrowing through July 2021....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Wynn Resorts Revenue Falls as High-Rollers Slow Spending Wynn Resorts swung to a profit in the first quarter but missed Wall Street revenue targets as it was hit by lower casino revenue from high-rollers in Macau, the world’s largest gambling market....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Weakness in Japan's household spending and wages clouds economic outlook Japan's household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on broader economic activity....
00:00, 06/07/2019

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platform locked the account belonging to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign....
19:16, 08/08/2019

Trump announces bipartisan budget agreement, would raise spending by $320 billion After negotiations with both Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress, President Trump announced the parties had come to a compromise on a two-year budget agreement....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what was described as a first, he asked for zero extra ...
10:48, 05/17/2019

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
09:32, 07/08/2019

Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021 and enact spending caps on a wide range of federal programs, a source close to the talks said on Monday....
10:16, 07/22/2019

Restaurant spending set to hit high in 2019 as consumers spend more of their budget on dining out A strong jobs market and tax cuts are bolstering consumer spending at restaurants. The National Restaurant Association projects a sales record for 2019....
11:48, 08/19/2019

Japan's economy grows more than expected on strong consumer, business spending Japan's economy grew much more than expected in April-June to mark the third straight quarter of expansion, as robust private consumption and business investment offset the hit to exports from cooling global demand....
00:48, 08/09/2019

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

China's spending ability has the Pentagon eager to develop hypersonics as the US tries to catch up The United States does not have a defense against hypersonic weapons, which can travel at least five times the speed of sound, or a little more than a mile per second....
20:32, 08/20/2019

Online spending helps UK retail sales grow unexpectedly in July British retail sales unexpectedly edged up in July, helped by the strongest growth in online spending in three years, as consumers continued to support the economy before the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline....
09:32, 08/15/2019

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
14:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021 and establish spending caps on a range of federal programs, a source close to the talks said on Monday....
14:48, 07/22/2019

Wild Rumors, Archie's Christening and a Serious Split: How the Royals Are Spending Their Summer Summer doesn't even officially begin until Friday, but the scorching heat is already bearing down on the royal family. At least the actual weather is only expected to be 66......
05:32, 06/18/2019

Texas man accused of spending PAC donations on lavish lifestyle pleads guilty A Texas man pleaded guilty on Thursday to scamming voters out of over $540,000 using phony PAC’s that instead funded his lavish lifestyle including trips to Belize, bottle service and “club dances performed by entertainers,” prosecutors said....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Update 3:32 p.m.: The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill for the southern border, one day after the House approved its own legislation.House and Senate leaders must now decide whether to reconcile their conflicting proposals or dism...
13:48, 06/26/2019

San Diego spending millions to build elaborate tent facility for homeless A recent report by the Department of Housing and Urban Development found the city of San Diego and the surrounding county had the fourth-highest population of homeless people in the country – a crisis prompting city officials to take big, yet costly,...
08:32, 06/24/2019

The debt and spending deal includes $738 billion for defense, and the Pentagon has 'no complaints' Defense officials are rooting for the Senate to pass a massive $1.37 trillion two-year spending package this week, a measure that bumps up the Pentagon's spending power to $738 billion....
15:48, 07/30/2019

Pegatron eyes spending up to $1 bln in Indonesia to make chips for Apple -official Taiwan electronics company Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10 trillion to 15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to produce chips for Apple smartphones, the Indonesian deputy indus...
02:48, 05/28/2019

Former Danish Prime Minister Responds to Trump’s Attacks on Defense Spending (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about the amount of money spent. Lars Loekke Rasmussen...
10:00, 08/22/2019

Trump urges House Republicans to back U.S. government spending deal Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives should vote for a two-year deal to fund the federal government and extend the nation's borrowing authority, President Donald Trump said on Thursday before a vote on the agreement....
07:16, 07/25/2019

Pelosi urges fellow Democrats to back bipartisan spending deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged rank-and-file Democrats to support a bipartisan deal to dramatically raise federal spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
12:00, 07/23/2019

Factbox: Bonfire of the Brexit cash - UK leader candidates' spending promises Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to bolster their bids to become Britain's next prime minister by proposing higher public spending and tax cuts which would represent a sudden relaxation of the country's tight grip on the public finances....
07:16, 07/04/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Strong consumer spending vs. weak business investment: What really matters for the US economy U.S. consumer spending, the biggest part of the economy, saved the day for the record-long expansion, but a big decline in business investments raised concerns about how much longer it can last....
10:32, 07/26/2019

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
05:48, 05/24/2019

Senate Passes Two-Year Spending Deal That Suspends Debt Ceiling A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it passed the Senate with more Democrats voting for it than Republicans....
09:48, 08/01/2019

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
05:00, 06/09/2019

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its required NATO defense spending. ...
03:48, 08/10/2019

Divided House Passes 2-Year Budget Deal to Raise Spending Republicans defected by the dozens, despite President Trump’s endorsement and pressure from key outside groups, and Democrats were left to get the deal passed....
14:16, 07/25/2019

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Signals Concern Over Sluggish Spending, Low Inflation Federal Reserve officials agreed to hold their benchmark interest rate steady and noted some key economic activity had slowed during the first quarter....
16:32, 05/01/2019

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
22:16, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 4-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China trade dispute and an oversupply of chemicals used to make plastics....
16:48, 07/25/2019

Asian renewable investment to overtake upstream oil and gas spending in 2020: Rystad Renewable energy investment in the Asia-Pacific region will overtake spending on oil and gas exploration by 2020, consultancy Rystad Energy said on Monday....
02:48, 05/28/2019

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
12:00, 07/18/2019

Amazon is spending $800 million to make free one-day shipping standard for Prime More than a decade ago, Amazon launched its Prime membership service with the promise of free two-day shipping. The unique offer helped attract millions of subscribers, shifted consumer expectations for shopping convenience and forced other large ret...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Trump pledges veto of House defense bill, wants more military spending U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday he would veto a $733 billion defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its pol...
16:32, 07/09/2019

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
09:48, 08/01/2019

Pep Guardiola defends Manchester City’s spending after Jürgen Klopp’s jibe • City broke own transfer record for Rodri this summer• Liverpool and City meet in Community Shield at WembleyPep Guardiola has dismissed Jürgen Klopp’s claim that Manchester City live in a “fantasia land” where they can spend £200m every year as he ...
08:48, 08/02/2019

TikTok User Spending Crosses $10 Million in June: Sensor Tower While India is TikTok's largest market, the growth in spending was driven by users in China, where gross revenue for the app has increased 271 percent since January....
05:16, 07/23/2019

U.S. House passes Trump-backed spending and debt limit bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits and suspend limits on Washington's borrowing powers over the next two years....
00:00, 07/26/2019

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak....
08:32, 07/01/2019

Investigation: NCAA schools' spending on college football recruiting is skyrocketing The college football arms race is being reflected in recruiting expenditures, which have climbed dramatically among top NCAA programs in recent years.       ...
08:32, 08/20/2019

White House pushes for a debt ceiling increase while Democrats are divided over spending The White House is opposed to bundling together the debt ceiling and a measure to fund the government, while expressing that Trump will not accept another significant increase in federal spending, a source says....
14:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Capri forecast hit by higher Versace spending, Michael Kors weakness Capri Holdings Ltd forecast current-quarter profit below estimates on Wednesday as it plans to invest heavily in its luxury brand, Versace, while battling weak demand in its Michael Kors business, sending its shares down 10%....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an array of other domestic programs, significantly adding to rapidly escalating government debt....
09:48, 08/01/2019

Global military spending at new post-Cold War high, fueled by U.S., China - think-tank Global military expenditure reached its highest level last year since the end of the Cold War, fueled by increased spending in the United States and China, the world's two biggest economies, a leading defense think-tank said on Monday....
06:16, 04/29/2019

Rand Paul declares Tea Party dead as Congress, Trump agree on new spending Budget hawk Sen. Rand Paul, ripping the new and expensive $2.7 trillion budget deal and its supporters on both sides, declared the tight-fisted Tea Party dead in a Senate speech....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Man Utd had spending power to make bigger statement in transfer window, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United did have the spending power to make a bigger statement in the transfer window – but he refused to waste money on the wrong targets....
05:16, 08/09/2019

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal on debt limit, spending caps President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders reached a deal on Monday on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps that would avert a feared government default later this year but add to rising budget deficits....
17:48, 07/22/2019

Senate plans vote on spending, debt limit deal on Thursday: senators The U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to pass legislation backed by President Donald Trump that would suspend the limit on federal borrowing for two years while adding billions of dollars in deficit-spending, Republican senators said on Wednesday....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Budget talks at impasse as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to raise domestic spending to avoid a fiscal calamity.Given the lack of progress, administration official...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its po...
18:32, 07/09/2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that rolled back several key industry regulations....
08:48, 04/30/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending under goal of returning to moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
20:48, 05/13/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his climate change plan as most Democratic contenders for p...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by......
22:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Televisa posts 78.6% drop in net profit on lower government spending Mexican broadcaster Televisa's net profit plunged by 78.6% in the second quarter, the company said on Monday, a consequence of reduced advertising spending by both the Mexican government and clients in the private sector....
23:16, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump seeks extra $1.6 bln in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
22:16, 05/13/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
23:32, 05/13/2019

Virginia teen achieves dream of graduating with classmates after spending 5 months in a coma A Virginia teen who spent five months in a coma following a 2017 car crash walked across the stage with her classmates last week to receive her high school diploma....
14:32, 06/20/2019

Khloe Kardashian Claps Back at Criticism Over "Excessive Spending" on True Thompson Khloe Kardashian won't stand for being shamed for spoiling her daughter. On Saturday, she posted on her Instagram page a video of True Thompson, 1, sitting in a pink sparkly toy......
12:48, 07/07/2019

Seagull wars: councils spending scarce resources in effort to banish birds Plastic owls, birds of prey and swapping eggs for dummy eggs among methods being usedIt’s not just your chips that are threatened by seagulls at the British seaside: increasingly, the gull menace is hitting taxpayers in their pockets too, as research...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Dad sentenced for stealing kid’s Girl Scout cookie money, spending it on an erotic massage Father of the year, he is not. An Oregon dad swiped over $700 from his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie fund and then told her the money was taken during a home invasion — when, in reality, it got spent on an erotic massage. Brian Couture, of...
20:32, 05/20/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 60 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence of Brexit deadlines and extensions, you might be pleased to know that there are at least some long-te...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Norwich spurn spending spree as promoted sides stay cautious | Ben Fisher Daniel Farke and Chris Wilder are keen to learn from others’ mistakes and resisting the urge to splash out excessivelyIt is hardly a science but for a rough indication of how promoted clubs can best make a fist of staying up, perhaps it is best to ex...
08:16, 07/18/2019

Pushback: Trump’s July Fourth critics spending 3-times more on Capitol concerts Congressional Democrats claiming that President Trump “illegally” diverted $2.4 million for the acclaimed July Fourth “Salute to America” have helped to set aside three times as much for holiday concerts on Capitol grounds, according to budget docume...
23:32, 07/11/2019

Apple is spending $6 billion on original shows and trying to beat Disney+ to market, reports FT Apple has spent more than $6 billion on original TV shows and movies for its forthcoming Apple TV+ service, according to a Financial Times report on Monday....
18:16, 08/19/2019

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
12:32, 05/21/2019

Higher consumer spending helps Mastercard beat quarterly profit estimates Mastercard Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more, boosting fee income for the world's second-largest payment processor....
05:48, 07/30/2019

Trump Pushes Allies on Trade and Defense Spending at the G20 Summit Before Meeting Putin (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump opened his most consequential trip of the year by plunging into a series of high-stakes meetings at an international summit in Japan on Friday by pushing allies on both trade and defense spending. Trump s...
21:32, 06/27/2019

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
15:00, 06/20/2019

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at...
17:00, 07/17/2019

House to passes budget deal to raise spending caps, suspend debt ceiling The House on Thursday passed a two-year budget proposal to raise spending caps and again suspend the U.S. debt ceiling, moves intended to head off potential economic turmoil....
15:16, 07/25/2019

CNN Exclusive: New documents reveal behind-the-scenes clash over spending inside Trump inaugural committee The former adviser to first lady Melania Trump, who has come under fire for the cost of President Donald Trump's inauguration, was among the event planners who raised concerns about excessive spending in the weeks before the events, according to docu...
22:00, 08/15/2019

American Express tops profit estimates on higher card spending; expenses a worry Credit card issuer American Express beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Friday, as a healthy U.S. economy fueled higher spending by its customers....
06:48, 07/19/2019

House Moves Forward With Spending Bills as Congress Grapples With Looming Fiscal Deadlines The burst of productivity stood in stark contrast to the tenor of the wider negotiations, which are hung up over how much to increase domestic spending....
19:00, 06/19/2019

Home Depot misses on sales and cuts outlook on worries tariffs could hit consumer spending Home Depot's CEO said the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tariffs."...
03:48, 08/20/2019

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly....
07:16, 05/31/2019

House passes budget deal to raise spending caps, suspend debt ceiling The House on Thursday passed a two-year budget proposal to raise spending caps and again suspend the U.S. debt ceiling, moves intended to head off potential economic turmoil....
17:16, 07/25/2019

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Eliot Engel warns foreign officials: Stop spending money at Trump properties House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel directed his aides on Tuesday to warn foreign officials that they are “facilitating” President Donald Trump’s alleged emoluments violations by spending money at properties owned by Trump’s sprawlin...
03:32, 08/14/2019

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
15:48, 06/14/2019

Home Depot misses on sales, cuts outlook on worries tariffs could hit consumer spending Home Depot's CEO says the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tariffs."...
06:00, 08/20/2019

President Trump Is Spending $20 Billion on an Aircraft Carrier. The Navy Wanted That Money for Cybersecurity In March, a report to the Secretary of the Navy warned that the service is preparing for the wrong war, one fought not with bombs and artillery but with terabytes and artificial intelligence. “We find the Department of the Navy preparing to win...
14:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Higher consumer spending helps Mastercard beat quarterly profit estimates Mastercard Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more, boosting fee income for the world's second-largest payment processor....
05:48, 07/30/2019

F-35 set for laser boost Fighter Jet laser weapons are on the fast track, expected to bring new air attack options to “burn holes” through enemy targets at the speed of light....
18:00, 08/22/2019

AI could boost GDP by millions Artificial intelligence (AI) could provide a 22 percent boost to the UK's GDP by 2030 according to new research from McKinsey and Quantumblack.The research also revealed that British companies which fully incorporate AI tools into their organiza...
11:00, 06/10/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that rejects President's Trump's proposed budget cuts....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Julian Assange is unwell after spending years inside Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, friend says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "unwell" and needs "a great deal of rehabilitation" after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, his friend has said....
06:48, 05/30/2019

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be fo...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

Fact check: Joe Biden falsely claims he opposed spending more money to build state prisons In a campaign speech in South Carolina on Saturday, former Vice President Joe Biden defended the 1994 anti-crime law he played a primary role in writing....
06:16, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 8-As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of an economic crisis months before elections, but his announcement failed to halt the peso currency's co...
19:00, 08/14/2019

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says e-commerce giant Amazon is interested....
08:00, 06/01/2019

F-35C may get massive firepower boost As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons i...
13:48, 08/06/2019

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote health services that keep patients in their homes....
20:16, 06/06/2019

Why cloud can be the boost your business needs McAfee has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report revealing that 87 percent of companies experience business acceleration from the use of cloud services.The cybersecurity firm surveyed 1,000 enterprise organizations worldwid...
11:32, 06/19/2019

California to boost gasoline tax again California will charge the highest taxes on gasoline in the United States come Monday but some complain that even more money is needed to maintain the Golden State's roads and freeways....
19:00, 06/29/2019

Best 10 foods to boost metabolism Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best metabolism boosting foods and other tips to increase metabolic rate....
20:16, 05/21/2019

Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being? Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full benefit....
08:32, 06/17/2019

Bolton touts NATO allies' $100B military spending spree after Trump push: ‘Unequaled triumph’ National Security Adviser John Bolton said Tuesday that an increase in defense spending from NATO allies, after pressure from President Trump, marked a significant victory for the United States and made the alliance stronger....
14:00, 07/16/2019

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
10:32, 06/12/2019

| Trump praises Orban | Brexit demands defence spending: WATCH the top World news videos for today Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM | Hunt: UK should boost defence spending after Brexit; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
21:32, 05/13/2019

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
02:16, 05/23/2019

Working abroad could boost your salary by more than a third Working professionals at the age of 34 or under stand to gain more from moving overseas to work, compared to any other group of professionals, a new study has revealed....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Tesla prepares to boost production An internal Tesla email said the company "hit new records in all production lines for output and efficiency" in the most recent quarter and that "quality is also reaching record highs."...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Boost your retirement income with these key moves The more money you have in retirement, the more freedom and flexibility you'll enjoy. Here are a few strategic moves to boost retirement income.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients? A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit....
06:16, 05/23/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will likely increase the U.S. rate of inflation, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
03:32, 05/14/2019

Target surges on same-day service boost Target Corp raised its annual profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results as higher investments to remodel stores and beef up digital business drew in more shoppers, sending shares up 17%....
06:00, 08/21/2019

You might not believe how much money Boost Mobile could be sold for The $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint still requires approval from the Justice Department. About a week and a half ago, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that his fellow commissioners approve the deal after T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to a n...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Trump's tax cut isn't giving the US economy the boost it needs Benefits from what President Trump called "the biggest reform of all time" to the tax code have dwindled to a faint breeze just 20 months after its enactment, writes John Harwood....
09:32, 08/16/2019

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10:48, 06/10/2019

Ferrari dismiss speculation about aerodynamic boost "Ferrari have poured cold water on speculation they have discovered an aerodynamic mapping error that has cost them precious lap time in the battle with Formula One champions Mercedes."...
04:32, 06/22/2019

Tax on top earners could boost UK budget by billions - Oxfam Taxing the UK's top 1% of earners could raise billions of pounds each year and reduce the country's inequality, according to a study conducted by the charity Oxfam....
20:32, 08/21/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Will a Rate Cut Boost Equities, Defer any Recession? The Fed is expected to cut rates next week. Is a rate cut deep into an economic expansion unusual? It did so in 1987 and 1998. Find out what happened....
07:00, 07/26/2019

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
12:00, 06/12/2019

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protracted trade war....
12:32, 07/16/2019