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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....

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training

Source: washingtonpost.com

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
21:32, 05/31/2019

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

NYSE Cuts Fees to Court Biotech Listings Away From Nasdaq The New York Stock Exchange is making a bid to lure biotech IPOs that usually go to Nasdaq, the latest sign of an intensifying rivalry between the exchanges....
07:48, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

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 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

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday a...
04:16, 06/05/2019

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

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the prospect of imminent legal action. Pierre Moscovici told reporters Wednesday that...
06:00, 06/12/2019

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

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt....
04:16, 06/05/2019

Donors gave 'Egg Boy' $70K to pay his legal fees. He says he's giving it to Christchurch shooting victims The Australian teen known as "Egg Boy" donated funds raised for his legal fees to victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand.        ...
05:48, 05/29/2019

Mobile operator Vodafone cuts dividend to tackle debt burden Vodafone slashed its dividend on Tuesday, reversing a pledge to maintain one of the biggest payouts in Britain so it can build 5G networks and complete its looming acquisition of Liberty Global assets....
05:32, 05/14/2019

Inside the 76ers' traveling training room, and why it's on the court While other teams conduct pregame work on players in a training room, the 76ers bring their massage tables onto the court when they're on the road. Joel Embiid, for one, prefers the public setting....
08:00, 05/06/2019

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

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant children around the country, imposing budget cuts it says are necessary at a time when record numbers...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters.        ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

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

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Germans split over deepening ties with the EU An ARD-Deutschlandtrend poll shows a majority of voters feel Germany should strengthen EU ties, but a growing bloc wants more autonomy. Many also say climate change must be a priority — but they don't want to pay for it....
23:00, 05/02/2019

‘A zombie party’: the deepening crisis of conservatism The traditional right is clinging on to power – but its ideas are dead in the water.By Andy BeckettConservatism is the dominant politics of the modern world. Even when rightwing parties are not in power, conservative ideas and policies set the shape ...
23:48, 05/27/2019

Nvidia to work with Arm chips, deepening push into supercomputers Nvidia Corp on Monday said it will make its chips work with processors from Arm Holdings Inc to build supercomputers, deepening Nvidia's push into systems that are used for modeling both climate change predictions and nuclear weapons....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Election results reveal UK's deepening polarisation over Brexit Nearly three years after the UK voted by a narrow majority to leave the EU, the Brexit Party - formed just six weeks ago - topped the polls in the UK's elections to the European Parliament, providing a further signal of Britain's deepening polarisati...
03:00, 05/27/2019

8 ways to spring clean your finances You’ve filed your taxes and now it’s time to make good on your promise to “spring clean” your finances.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
06:16, 05/16/2019

‘Threatening the Future’: The High Stakes of Deepening School Segregation In a multiracial America, school segregation looks very different than it did in 1954, when the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education. But it still persists....
09:48, 05/10/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transactions....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Make a home down payment without wrecking your finances The bigger the home down payment, the lower the monthly mortgage bill and the better the chance of building equity more quickly.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Austrian Chancellor Calls for Top Minister’s Ouster, Deepening Government Chaos Austria’s chancellor called for the dismissal of his interior minister, a member of the Freedom Party, leading the far-right party’s other ministers to quit the government....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Trump to provide rare look of finances in disclosure report NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report expecte...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Thomas Cook in talks with lenders about strengthening finances Heavily indebted British travel company Thomas Cook said on Friday it was in talks with its lenders about bolstering its finances, following recent media speculation about the firm's ability to pay its debts....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Fingerprints and finances: next Wells Fargo CEO will be under regulatory microscope From submitting their fingerprints to giving up their tax records, Wells Fargo & Co's next chief executive will go through a vetting process that could rival that of top U.S. government officials....
03:48, 05/21/2019

President Trump Will Provide a Rare Look Into His Finances With His Disclosure Report (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report, whi...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Ed Woodward backs Solskjær after Manchester United post strong finances • Club posts revenues of £152.1m for the quarter• Executive vice-chairman says finances offer a solid foundationEd Woodward reflected on a “turbulent season” for Manchester United but the executive vice-chairman gave his unequivocal backing to Ole Gu...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Special Status, Finances Feature In PM-Jagan Reddy Discussions In Delhi Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister elect Jaganmohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah in Delhi today to discuss the several issues including the Special Category status for the state.......
01:32, 05/26/2019

How to Protect Yourself From Overdraft Fees Senators Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown are reintroducing a 2018 bill to put an end to banking overdraft fees, Vox reported this week. The Stop Overdraft Profiteering Act would prohibit banks from imposing overdraft fees on debit transactions and from...
17:00, 05/23/2019

A New Fight Breaks Out Over 401(k) Fees Investors have saved big as fees have fallen in many retirement plans. But recent lawsuits have claimed some financial-services companies have sought new revenue beyond administrative fees, sometimes at consumers’ expense....
12:32, 05/08/2019

Premier League finances: the full club-by-club breakdown and verdict Club accounts for 2017-18 show Manchester United spent the most on wages while champions Manchester City had the third-highest billFinancial figures for 2017-18, for the 20 clubs who were in the Premier League during that season. All details from the...
13:48, 05/22/2019

How to Avoid Paying Extra Fees on Your Car Rental When You're Under 25 When you’re over the age of 24, your options in life are endless—at least when it comes to renting a car. But if you’re a young driver, you better saddle up to the idea of renting an old minivan with crazy, added fees....
16:32, 05/14/2019

These U.S. Airlines Charge the Most in Baggage Fees, According to a New Report According to a new report by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. airlines brought in roughly $4.9 billion—yes, billion—in baggage fees last year. This is up from $4.6 billion in 2017....
13:00, 05/08/2019

Booking.com is cracking down on hotel ‘resort fees’ Booking.com will soon begin to charge hotels a commission on the resort fees they collect from consumers in an effort to combat the practice. For tourists, it could provide hope that they will finally be rid of these pesky fees. The travel-booking si...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Check Rental Car Fees After You've Made a Reservation Should I buy insurance? Should I get a sports car? Am I actually getting the best rate? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions, it’s likely because you’ve dealt with the existential crisis brought on by rental car websites....
09:16, 05/09/2019

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

Florida bill mandates felons pay all fees before voting TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Most Florida felons will have their voting rights restored under a bill the state Senate passed Thursday to implement a constitutional amendment approved by voters, though it won’t just be a matter of walking out of prison a...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pixel smartphones and the Google Nest Hub Max, a new smart home device with a built-in camera. TheyR...
11:32, 05/09/2019

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learne...
21:48, 06/09/2019

President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is dire...
19:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-CME earnings top estimates, helped by market data fees CME Group Inc, one of the world's largest exchange operators, on Wednesday reported higher-than-expected first quarter earnings, as higher market data revenues helped offset lower trading volumes....
06:16, 05/01/2019

Nissan Leaf electric car price increased in UK Increase of nearly £2000 is a reaction to shifts in market demand and inflation; 62kWh e+ model put into full production Nissan has raised the price of its Leaf electric hatchback in the UK by nearly 7%. The Volkswagen e-Golf rival is now available ...
05:32, 05/01/2019

EU accepts Visa, Mastercard offer to cut non-EU card fees to end antitrust probe The European Union said on Monday that it has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
03:48, 04/29/2019

June is ‘Adopt a Shelter Cat Month’ at PACC, adoption fees waived TUCSON – Are you thinking about adopting a cat? Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center If so, you might want to stop by Pima Animal Care Center this June. The shelter says cats are free to adopt as part of their “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month” event. On Tuesd...
10:00, 05/31/2019

T-Mobile gets into banking, offering 4% interest and no fees on its free checking account T-Mobile is jumping into the banking business with a checking account that offers no fees, no minimums and up to 4% in interest.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-EU accepts Visa and Mastercard fees offer to end antitrust probe The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
03:48, 04/29/2019

Make graduates pay back tuition fees for 40 years, Theresa May told Tuition fees in England should be reduced to £7,500 a year and maintenance grants reintroduced - but graduates should pay back their loans for 40 years, the government has been told....
22:32, 05/29/2019

American slashes fees to check sports and music gear (but not antlers) American Airlines has slashed fees for surf boards, skis and other oversize sports equipment as well as music gear. United last year took a similar step cutting fees on checked surf boards for travelers flying to and from California....
05:48, 05/21/2019

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
17:32, 06/06/2019

Bitcoin miners earn $305M in April as transaction fees jump 250% Bitcoin miners earned $291 million through ‘block rewards’ in April, marking a 30-percent monthly revenue increase, reports research unit Diar. They collected an additional $14 million with Bitcoin transaction fees, 250 percent more than in March. Th...
07:16, 05/07/2019

Trump administration may overhaul rules limiting bank overdraft fees This comes at a time when Democrats in Congress are taking a closer look at the banking industry. Banks made more than $11.5 billion in overdraft fees last year....
13:48, 05/14/2019

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Ac...
10:00, 06/13/2019

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

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
14:16, 06/06/2019

Climate Change Has Already Increased Global Inequality. It Will Only Get Worse Scientists have long predicted that warmer temperatures caused by climate change will have the biggest impact on the world’s poorest, most vulnerable people. New research now indicates that’s already happened over the last several decades...
09:48, 04/28/2019

US imposes increased tariffs on Chinese goods, despite talks Washington has ramped up tariffs on Chinese imports, despite talks aimed at easing economic tensions with Beijing. China has already threatened retaliation....
00:48, 05/10/2019

Lockheed's Sidekick adds increased firepower to F-35 fighters Lockheed Martin has developed a new weapons rack -- called a Sidekick -- that allows the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter to carry six missiles instead of four....
09:32, 05/03/2019

Knee injuries tied to increased risk of arthritis (Reuters Health) - Osteoarthritis of the knee is more common in people who've had injuries to the ligament or the cartilage that help stabilize the knee joint, a research review suggests....
15:32, 05/30/2019

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Global alcohol intake has increased by 70%, study warns A large new study shows that global alcohol intake increased sharply between 1990 and 2017. This pattern is set to continue up to 2030, the authors warn....
16:16, 05/09/2019

China would still have room to 'maneuver around' increased US tariffs, expert says Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is still set to join a delegation of Chinese negotiators this week in Washington, but the latest development between the world's largest economies has rekindled concerns about the global growth outlook....
00:48, 05/07/2019

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
14:48, 06/06/2019

VA owes $190 million to disabled veterans improperly charged home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs owes about $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who were charged home loan fees they were exempt from having to pay, an investigation has found....
09:48, 06/09/2019

Former French Justice minister Dati probed over fees paid by Renault-Nissan Former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is being probed over consulting fees she has received from the Renault-Nissan strategic partnership, France's financial prosecutor office said on Tuesday....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Flights Cancelled, Airlines Waive Fees As Cyclone Fani Nears Coast Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said all authorities concerned have been alerted so that they are ready to deal with cyclone Fani and all airlines have been requested to offer......
07:48, 05/02/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange November Volume Increased 9% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that trading volume during November 2011 totaled 822,783 contracts, an increase of nine percent from the 751,481 contracts traded in November 2010. Average da...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Merck steps up U.S. measles vaccine production with increased demand Merck & Co said on Wednesday it has increased production of the measles vaccine to meet an uptick in demand in the United States in the midst of the country's biggest outbreak in 25 years....
13:48, 05/01/2019

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

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissen...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldwide....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Boeing’s South Carolina Plant Subject to Increased Scrutiny The factory, which makes the 787 Dreamliner, faces an unusually high level of oversight, a sign of Federal Aviation Administration concerns about the plant....
06:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2016 Dividend CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors declared an increased dividend of $0.25 per share for the third quarter of 2016, representing a 9 percent increase compared to the prior quarter’s dividend of $0.23 per sh...
13:32, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO – July 28, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock for the third quarter of 2017, representing an 8 percen...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Trump, Polish leader to announce increased US troop presence WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is welcoming Polish President Andrzej Duda to the White House for an expected announcement on boosting the U.S. military presence in the European country. U.S. officials said Trump is expected to announce that...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Boeing to replace 900 inspectors with technology amid increased scrutiny over 737 Max Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.        ...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Sweeping class-action lawsuit could force unions nationwide to refund millions in fees A massive class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois on Wednesday could force unions to refund hundreds of millions of dollars in agency fees paid by thousands of workers nationwide prior to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling last year in Janus v. AFSCM...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on any pets 4 months or older Moxie from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona: Courtesy HSSA Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on any pets 4 months or older. It’s all part of a special adoption event this weekend. PACC currently has about 380 dogs and puppies and...
05:16, 05/18/2019

The government's plans to cut student fees threaten life-changing research | Stephanie Smith The cuts expected to be announced by the government to tuition fees next month will take a vital subsidy for science Everywhere you go, your life is improved by breakthroughs developed in the labs and classrooms of UK universities. Treatments for dia...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using long-standing protections....
23:48, 04/29/2019

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted....
06:00, 06/12/2019

REFILE-BRIEF-Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Board Increased Its Size From Six To Seven Trustees * PEBBLEBROOK HOTEL TRUST - ON APRIL 26 BOARD INCREASED ITS SIZE FROM SIX TO SEVEN TRUSTEES Source text: (http://bit.ly/2UL1Oxm) Further company coverage: (Reuters.Briefs@thomsonreuters.com)...
16:32, 04/29/2019

Trump announces increased troop presence in Poland in meeting with Duda The president and his Polish counterpart agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were penned; Trump also mooted sanctions for Germany for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline....
12:48, 06/12/2019

Chronic depression after heart attack tied to increased risk of death (Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors with chronic mood disorders may be more likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't suffer these problems, a recent study suggests....
11:48, 06/12/2019

Dow set to decline at Friday open as increased tariffs on Chinese goods kick in Shares on Wall Street were poised to see losses at Friday's stateside open, as tariffs on Chinese goods were increased shortly after the stroke of midnight ET....
23:48, 05/09/2019

Sepsis survivors at increased risk of death after critical illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years after their illness if it has been critical, research has shown.Of those discharged from hospital in E...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Evening newscasts increased ‘impeachment’ talk following Mueller report, study says Evening newscasts on ABC, CBS and NBC have ramped up “impeachment” talk since Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced that he did not find evidence that of Russian collusion, according to a new study....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Why the esports audience is set to surge — and how brands can take advantage of increased fans and viewership This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. BI Intelligence Espor...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Low-Carb Diets May Lead To Irregular Heartbeat, Increased Risk Of Stroke A new study has warned that cutting out carbs from your diet can result in heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation or (AFib), which is an indicator of serious heart complications....
07:00, 05/08/2019

Hate the hassle of paying bag fees at the airport? American (finally) plans to offer prepay option American plans to let travelers pay for bags before they get to the airport beginning this fall. United, Delta and discount airlines already do.       ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Cricket World Cup: Jason Roy and Jofra Archer fined 15 per cent of England vs Pakistan match fees England pair Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have been fined 15 per cent of their match fee for incidents during Monday's Cricket World Cup defeat to Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday....
03:48, 06/04/2019

No increased threat from Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria: British general There has been no increase in the threat from Iran-backed militia against U.S.-led coalition forces fighting remnants of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a senior British officer in the coalition told a Pentagon news briefing on Tuesday....
11:00, 05/14/2019

British General Contradicts U.S. Claim of Increased Threat From Iran-Backed Militias The top British general in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS says there is not an increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, despite claims to the contrary by the U.S. to justify increasing its presence in the region. “No &...
23:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. Expects China Retaliation Over Increased Tariffs, White House Economic Adviser Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. is awaiting retaliation from China over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade, the president’s chief economic adviser said on Sunday. “The expected countermeasures have no...
09:16, 05/12/2019

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small....
10:00, 06/04/2019

Mark Shuttleworth sees increased demand for enterprise Ubuntu Linux desktop Canonical's real money comes from the cloud and Internet of Things, but AI and machine learning developers are demanding -- and getting -- Ubuntu Linux desktop with enterprise support....
11:32, 04/30/2019

Sensor Tower: Clash of Clans’ battle pass introduction increased revenue by 72% Clash of Clans debuted its battle pass in April, and the new monetization model helped the mobile game increase its revenues that month by 72%.Read More...
17:32, 05/03/2019

India imposing increased, retaliatory tariffs on US exports including apples, almonds India is now imposing increased tariffs on 28 U.S. products including apples, almonds and walnuts, a move seen as a retaliatory act.       ...
21:32, 06/16/2019

Consumer watchdog sues two large credit-repair firms, alleging unlawful fees and deceptive practices The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit against the owners of Lexington Law and CreditRepair.com, accusing them of violating federal laws intended to protect consumers....
06:16, 05/03/2019

PS5 will offer "seamless" Remote Play cloud gaming and "dramatically increased graphics" rendering Sony's PS5 next-generation console will offer improved cloud gaming performance and "dramatically improved graphics rendering" power.That's the word straight from the company itself, as it showed off a sneak peak at what we're expectin...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.        ...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Cboe Global Markets Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2018 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO – August 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange- holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per shar...
06:16, 05/01/2019

What's causing Mount Everest's deadly season? 381 permits, $11,000 in fees and a long line to the top At least 11 people have died climbing Mount Everest this year. Many blame Nepal's permit system for overcrowding, though inexperience is also a cause.        ...
06:32, 05/29/2019

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

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

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

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak tr...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Tariffs on tap: Craft breweries facing increased steel, aluminum costs — and warn that costs may fall to consumers When it comes to the US-China trade war tariff talks, what’s on tap for craft breweries is dealing with the ripple effects of this impacting their bottom line....
16:48, 05/20/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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....
15:00, 06/14/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Let Your Kids Go Into Debt There are a lot of reasons to give children allowances. Letting children earn and manage small amounts of money teaches them about budgeting, spending, saving, and giving....
09:16, 05/02/2019

Don’t keep debt around like it’s a Pet Rock For many people, their debt has matured into a faithful companion that has been hanging around for years. Here are some things to consider before raiding your emergency fund to get rid of debt....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Don't Go Into Debt for Your Kid's Extracurriculars A new survey suggests that over half of Americans have gone into debt for their kids’ extracurriculars—and that might not be such a good idea....
09:32, 04/29/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
11:00, 06/06/2019

Why Debt Collectors May Soon Be Able to Text You The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is making plans to enter the technology age with its proposal to change the rules for debt collectors. While it’s great that they’re getting more specific about what is and isn’t allowed, you’re almost certain...
17:00, 05/08/2019

EU wants answers from Italy over debt Brussels has asked the Italian government to explain its lack of progress in reducing debt. Italy's populist government is accused of exposing the bloc to financial problems by ignoring budget discipline rules....
12:48, 05/29/2019

If you have tax debt, take these 5 tips to set things right with the IRS Struggling with tax debt? There are moves you can make to reduce the impact of unpaid taxes on your life, credit and financial well-being. Here are five tips to lessen that burden....
09:32, 04/28/2019

One Belt, One Road, and a Lot of Debt There’s scant evidence Beijing is deliberately creating debt traps with its huge infrastructure-lending program. But concerns about corruption, waste and rising debt in emerging markets are valid....
05:00, 05/02/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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10:32, 04/30/2019

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05:48, 06/04/2019

Pay what you want for this massive Excel training bundle Excel continues to find new ways to make it irreplaceable among number crunchers and data hoarders, which means it’s a good time to expand or brush up on your Excel skills with The Epic Excel 2019 Mastery Bundle of training. All seven courses in the ...
12:00, 06/02/2019

Tom Brady’s training regimen gets even more ridiculous This doesn’t look like Gillette Stadium. Tom Brady continued his offseason training over the weekend, suiting up in pads and a helmet under a scorching sun on the beach. Taking to Instagram, Brady, 41, posted two clips from the session, in whic...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Is your cybersecurity training reaching the right people? Cybersecurity training should be targeted so it changes behaviours to minimise cyber harm. As the Victorian government found, the most appropriate targets might not be who you first think....
05:48, 06/03/2019

Fit in my 40s: will Shaolin training bring me calm? I’m sitting in a carpeted temple-ish space, with three Buddhas looking down peaceably• Fitness tips: three key Shaolin movesI wasn’t sure I’d recognise the whereabouts of the Shaolin monk in north London, but the martial arts temple was bedecked with...
23:32, 05/31/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the technical debt metaphor is awareness....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
20:00, 06/13/2019

AT&T to pay off 75% of Time Warner debt by yearend In a shareholder update, AT&T also reaffirmed its pledge to have nationwide 5G coverage by early 2020 and said it's attracting new customers with its FirstNet network for first responders....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold debt....
12:00, 05/02/2019

How To Send Money To Anyone Through SBI Debt Card SBI online Instant Money Transfer through internet banking portal (onlineSBI.com): An online service by State Bank of India, the Instant Money Transfer or IMT service, enables users to electronic......
06:32, 05/08/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
10:48, 05/16/2019

How to get out of debt: 4 balances you should refinance in 2019 Is this a good time to refinance your debt? Here are a few debts that you should consider refinancing in 2019.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
14:00, 05/23/2019

How to Help Reduce School Lunch Debt Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—cold sun butter and jelly sandwiches (along with milk and veggies) instead of hot meal items, available...
11:32, 06/12/2019

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| Sanchez set for off-season training to prove fitness Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez will reportedly return to the club in the off-season as he looks to prove his fitness ahead of a potential move away....
23:16, 05/20/2019

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07:32, 05/04/2019

Sephora closes stores for diversity training NEW YORK (AP) — Sephora is closing its U.S. stores for an hour to host “inclusion workshops” for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California. The b...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Women Sue F.B.I., Claiming Discrimination at Training Academy The women say they were exposed to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and inappropriate jokes while training to become agents or intelligence analysts....
18:16, 05/29/2019

Patriots cancel OTAs, off until training camp The Super Bowl champions are taking an extended vacation, after the New England Patriots opted to cancel their final week of organized team activities (OTAs)....
08:16, 06/10/2019

Arkansas officer shoots police dog during training JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Police in Jonesboro, Arkansas, say an internal investigation is underway after an officer shot and wounded a police dog last month during a training session. Police say the dog, named Rocket, is trained to respond to gunfire an...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Joshua to continue training with McCracken despite criticism "Anthony Joshua insists he will continue to work with Rob McCracken as his trainer despite the criticism of his role in the 29-year-old’s shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr."...
08:00, 06/05/2019

McDonald’s says it’s offering training to combat harassment McDonald’s Corp. says it’s enhancing training and offering a new hotline for workers in response to mounting allegations of sexual harassment. On Tuesday, the labor group Fight for $15 filed 25 sexual harassment charges against McDonald&#...
14:00, 05/21/2019

VR training helps police interact with autistic Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. (May 24)        ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Pediatricians don't always get adequate suicide-prevention training (Reuters Health) - Although experts supervising new pediatricians and teaching trainee doctors agree that preventing child and teen suicide is important, most also say current training isn't adequate, according to a new U.S. study....
15:32, 05/30/2019

Sit. Study. Fetch a bachelor's degree in dog training. The State University of New York at Cobleskill is launching a new four-year program in "canine training and management" amid a surge in demand for specially trained dogs to detect threats and assist veterans in the wake of 9/11....
11:48, 05/27/2019

NC Combat Medic uses training in campus shooting As an enlisted Combat Medic with the National Guard, 21-year-old Cooper Creech expects to use training on the battlefield but not when shots rang out Tuesday in his UNCC classroom. (May 3)        ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Sephora closes US stores for diversity training Sephora is closing its U.S. stores for an hour Wednesday morning to host "inclusion workshops" for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California....
10:32, 06/05/2019

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09:48, 05/09/2019

Hospitals offer free CPR training courses TUCSON – Carondelet hospitals are providing free CPR training courses for Southern Arizonans during National Emergency Medical Services Week. The first class was held at St. Joseph’s Hospital, on Tuesday. The goal is to teach people how they ca...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Breathpod training – can you really learn how to breathe properly? Breathwork is little understood, but over a 90-minute session I release my anxiety in gulping sobs. It should be called Catharsis R UsI had a panic attack once in the bathroom of a Wimpy. It is a long story involving a motorway, a vicarage and, oddly...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Sit. Study. Fetch a bachelor’s degree in dog training. COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) — The State University of New York at Cobleskill is launching a new four-year program in “canine training and management” amid a surge in demand for specially trained dogs to detect threats and assist veterans in the...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
19:32, 05/26/2019

It’s the greatest: Ali’s training camp opens to the public DEER LAKE, Pa. (AP) — The rustic Pennsylvania training camp where Muhammad Ali prepared for some of his most famous fights has undergone an elaborate restoration. The camp in Deer Lake opened to the public Saturday as a shrine to his life and career....
08:48, 06/08/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of yet, no laws have changed; despite increasingly severe restrictions in many states, abortion is stil...
13:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. Could Run Out of Room on Debt Ceiling in Late Summer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the government could run out of room to keep paying its bills in full and on time in late summer unless Congress raises the federal borrowing limit before then....
10:16, 05/22/2019

Investors Bet Against Persian Gulf Debt Boom Some contrarian investors are increasing bets against bonds of countries in the oil-rich Persian Gulf, figuring a wave of issuance that has led to huge debt loads will come back to bite issuers....
05:48, 05/09/2019

CBO Sees National Debt Continuing To Grow The U.S. continues to be on a path to an expanding national debt, the Congressional Budget Office said Thursday, in a report that largely repeated its earlier budget projections....
13:48, 05/02/2019

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
11:48, 05/27/2019

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, in the first divestment since its takeover of Britain's Shire....
01:32, 05/09/2019

More people will soon be able to use their vacation days to pay off student debt What’s more valuable — getting out of debt or getting away? Soon more workers will have the opportunity to make that calculation. PTO Exchange, a platform that allows employers to give workers the ability to put the monetary value of their vacation d...
19:32, 05/16/2019

How Washington Learned to Love Debt and Deficits Political support for taming federal debt has melted away, and the U.S. is testing just how much it can borrow as few see evidence of dire economic consequences today....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
09:16, 05/20/2019

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
06:16, 05/31/2019

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

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

Sephora Will Shut Down for an Hour of Diversity Training Tomorrow In April, R&B star SZA said a Sephora employee called security to monitor her. Now the makeup store will take an hour off to address diversity and inclusion....
07:48, 06/04/2019

Thursday's best photos: a military parade and etiquette training The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world, including smiling practice in China and an Israeli air show Continue reading......
15:32, 05/09/2019

Redskins surprised by OT Williams’ training staff concerns ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams skipped the opening day of the team’s mandatory minicamp reportedly over contract concerns. The reason for his absence reportedly shifted to a medical-based issue by Wednesday&#...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Salesforce.com signs on to White House job-training initiative San Francisco-based cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc on Thursday said it was joining a White House initiative to provide training for new skills to U.S. workers....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Neymar sits out Brazil training again because of knee issue Neymar sat out Brazil's training session for a second straight day during the team's Copa America preparations as he continues to recover from a left knee problem        ...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Farquhar makes 1st appearance at extended spring training TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Danny Farquhar allowed two unearned runs during two-thirds of an inning Friday in his first extended spring training game for the New York Yankees. Against Toronto Blue Jays minor leaguers, Farquhar gave up a single and a double bu...
11:48, 05/10/2019

F35-B fighters arrive in UK's Cyprus base for training tests Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.'s newest fighter, have arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft's first overseas deployment....
14:16, 05/21/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking religious ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles, and religious symbols and statements....
15:32, 05/14/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking Christian ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles and religious symbols and statements. After one person who has sold “Christian Fashion Gifts” on the platform ...
14:32, 05/14/2019

Sephora will close for diversity training after incident with celebrity Sephora will close all locations on June 5 to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April....
19:48, 06/03/2019

Air Force deploys F-35 squadron to Italy for exercises, training The U.S. Air Force has deployed a squadron of F-35A Lightning II fighter jets, airmen and equipment to an air base in Italy for exercises and to conduct training with other Europe-based aircraft....
11:48, 05/28/2019

Retail chiefs dismiss AI job threat, promise more training Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday and pledged more training to help staff adopt more high-value tasks as machines take over their work....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Training a single AI algorithm emits as much CO2 as five American cars Processing data takes a lot of power, and researchers from the University of Massachusetts, Amhurst have found that training a single machine learning algorithm can emit as much carbon dioxide as five average American cars do during their entire life...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Air Force to reactivate aggressor squadron at Nellis for F-35 training The U.S. Air Force announced plans to reactivate an aggressor squadron and move 11 F-35A Lightning IIs to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada in an effort to improve training for the stealth fighter aircraft....
09:00, 05/10/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI claiming 'good old boy' training discrimination: NYT Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
01:00, 05/30/2019

1 dead, 22 injured in West Point training accident A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned on a dirt road Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring 22 other passengers.Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams said the cadets are seniors at the U.S. Military Academy. (June 6)  &#...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Carondelet celebrates EMS Week, offers free CPR training TUCSON – Ever wanted to thank first responders for their live-saving services? To recognize all of the men and women who devote themselves to saving lives and caring for patients, Carondelet St. Mary’s and St. Joseph’s hospitals will be hosting the N...
19:32, 05/21/2019

1 Dead, 22 Injured In US Military Academy Training Accident One US military cadet was killed and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured when their transport vehicle overturned Thursday at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, the academy said....
20:16, 06/06/2019

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
12:00, 05/23/2019

F35-B fighters arrive in UK’s Cyprus base for training tests AKROTIRI, Cyprus (AP) — Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.’s newest fighter, have arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft’s first overseas deployment. The jets from 617 Squadron, flown ...
12:16, 05/21/2019

1 Marine killed, 6 injured in California training crash CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — One Marine is dead and six others have been injured after their light armored vehicle rolled over during training at Camp Pendleton in Southern California. Authorities say the cause of the Thursday morning rollover at the spr...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Sephora closes all US stores for diversity training – but how helpful will it be? Beauty chain acts after singer SZA says she was racially profiled, but many experts are sceptical of such training’s effectivenessThe beauty chain Sephora is closing its US stores for an hour on Wednesday morning to hold diversity training for the co...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet a growing demand for training pilots who will fly U.S.-made Apache attack helicopters. A letter signe...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Sephora closing for diversity training after complaint by singer SZA Cosmetics retailer Sephora will close all its U.S. locations this week to conduct employee diversity training -- after accusations of racial profiling by singer SZA....
12:48, 06/03/2019

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Pilots demand better training if Boeing wants to rebuild trust in 737 MAX American Airlines pilots have warned that Boeing Co's draft training proposals for the troubled 737 MAX do not go far enough to address their concerns, according to written comments submitted to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and seen by R...
10:16, 04/28/2019

RPT-Pilots demand better training if Boeing wants to rebuild trust in 737 MAX American Airlines pilots have warned that Boeing Co's draft training proposals for the troubled 737 MAX do not go far enough to address their concerns, according to written comments submitted to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and seen by Re...
04:32, 04/29/2019

Army training brigade prepares for new worldwide deployments Just months after the Army's new training brigade returned from Afghanistan, its teams are preparing for a different type of deployment that will scatter them around the world....
08:32, 05/08/2019

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12:32, 04/28/2019

As Diplomacy Shifts, U.S. Expands Military-Style Training The State Department is opening more military-style counterterrorism training facilities around the world, expanding plans to prop up local forces as the Trump administration seeks cutbacks in conventional diplomacy programs....
10:16, 05/06/2019

Brabham Wants Its Next Car to be Street Legal and Cost Less The Brabham name came back to the fore a couple of years ago with the announcement of the BT62, an exceedingly fast track car with a huge $1.3 million price tag. The company says it is working on its follow up, a road legal supercar fighter that will...
21:48, 05/28/2019

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

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much use for themIn the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’...
08:00, 05/27/2019

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers ...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Investments, legal charge put brakes on BMW BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effects of higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 bln) legal provision....
07:16, 05/07/2019

Are electric scooters legal? Know the law where you live Electric scooters are a relatively new way to travel, and the law is still catching up with the technology.Wherever you live, it’s unlikely that you’ll be allowed to ride on pavements or sidewalks. Electric scooters can typically reach ...
09:48, 06/10/2019

New Vodafone boss tackles debt burden with dividend cut The new boss of Vodafone cut the mobile operator's dividend for the first time, securing the firepower it needs to build 5G networks and complete its acquisition of Liberty Global assets....
04:48, 05/14/2019

Here's what borrowers would do if Elizabeth Warren forgave their student debt When Elizabeth Warren released her sweeping student loan forgiveness proposal, many borrowers imagined how their lives would transform with less debt....
10:00, 05/04/2019

A New Rule Would Allow Debt Collectors to DM and Text You With Reckless Abandon The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a new set of rules on Tuesday that would change how debt collectors can pester debtors. The good news for the money-owers out there is the rules would restrict how often collection agencie...
12:48, 05/08/2019

World's top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet Finance leaders from the world's top economies on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a move seen as addressing concerns that China's lending practices have...
03:48, 06/09/2019

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

Man fatally shot cousin during argument over $45 debt: cops A Missouri man fatally shot his cousin during an argument over a $45 debt and some personal belongings, police said. Lamont Devon Lacombe, 27, of St. Charles, confessed to investigators that he shot his cousin, Joseph Lacombe, 26, after police respon...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Administration wants to allow debt collectors digital free rein This digital-first approach has alarmed consumer advocates who worry that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could give an industry known for high-pressure tactics a new way to violate consumers’ privacy....
19:16, 05/07/2019

EU's Tajani plays down Italian concerns over EU sanctions for debt The head of the European parliament, Antonio Tajani, played down concerns of Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini that the European Commission could fine Italy over the country's growing debt and deficit....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Forget these 5 myths you’ve heard about debt consolidation Consolidating debt with a personal loan doesn't reduce your debt or damage your credit score. And it can be a relatively quick process.       ...
10:16, 06/11/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. (May 19)        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Tesla seeks up to $2.3 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion on Thursday, with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric carmaker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bolster its cash reserves....
08:48, 05/02/2019

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
06:48, 06/08/2019

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests of boxers and preserve the organization....
04:48, 05/29/2019

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a ...
18:16, 06/07/2019

A Billionaire Will Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt. This Reaction Was Priceless. The look on the face of Henry Goodgame, who was sitting behind Robert F. Smith when the billionaire announced that he would pay off the class of 2019’s debt, says it all....
12:16, 05/20/2019

Factbox: Timeline of possible EU disciplinary procedure over Italy's debt The European Commission may say on Wednesday that Italy is breaching European Union rules over its growing public debt, starting a process that could lead to financial sanctions and stricter oversight of the country's fiscal policy....
03:00, 06/03/2019

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches. Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Fannie and Freddie Back More Mortgages of Those Deeply in Debt The gatekeepers of the mortgage market are increasingly backing loans to borrowers who have heavy debt loads, highlighting questions about risk as policy makers debate ways to change the system....
12:32, 05/13/2019

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Mother of Philando Castile gives $8,000 to pay off student lunch debt The mother of Philando Castile presented a Minn. high school with an $8,000 donation to cover unpaid student lunch debts.        ...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Ultimate Fighting Championship Shrinks Its 'Debt Cushion' UFC Holdings, the company behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship, completed a loan deal worth more than $400 million Friday that will save money but reduce some protections for senior lenders....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Impact of below 1% on federal debt/GDP ratio from Mexico's new oil refinery Mexican ratings agency HR Ratings on Wednesday forecast an impact of below 1% on the ratio of Mexico's federal debt to gross domestic product (GDP) derived from the cost of building the new Dos Bocas oil refinery....
11:48, 05/15/2019

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
18:16, 06/06/2019

Program to Relieve Student Debt Proves Unforgiving More than a decade after Congress set up a way to erase student debt for people who hold public-service jobs, the system is in disarray. Around 73,000 people have applied for debt forgiveness as of March 31 of this year, but just 864 have had their l...
13:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its borrowing authority around late summer....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Zambia's finance minister says tax reforms needed to cut debt Zambia will pay off all outstanding legitimate VAT refunds, but plans to press ahead with a new non-refundable sales tax despite criticism from some businesses as it strives to cut debt, its finance minister said on Friday....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Debt collectors to use email, texts under new Trump rules NEW YORK (AP) — Debt collectors are going to be able to start contacting borrowers via text and email under new regulations proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The rules are an update to debt collection regulations passed in the 197...
14:32, 05/07/2019

"Will Go After Thieves Who Left Pakistan In Debt," Says Pak PM Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to go after the "thieves" who left the country badly in debt and set up a high-powered commission to probe huge debts incurred during the last 10 years, as......
04:32, 06/12/2019

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

Kentucky State Police Welcomes Recruits To Training Academy KSP Twitter FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky State Police Training Academy is welcoming 72 new recruits. A news release says the recruits are an encouraging sight to the law enforcement agency that has experienced several retirements recently. Th...
04:32, 05/13/2019

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
08:32, 06/13/2019

Texas officer in fatal Taser struggle had crisis training State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training before the deadly arrest attempt....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
13:32, 05/17/2019

Jonathan Lewis added to US soccer training camp roster Colorado forward Jonathan Lewis has been added to the U.S. training camp roster ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, leaving coach Gregg Berhalter to make eight cuts before submitting his final 23-man group on Wednesday night     ...
12:16, 06/02/2019

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
15:00, 05/28/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The German Defense Ministry says it’s resuming its military t...
03:48, 05/17/2019

At least one dead, 22 injured in training vehicle crash at West Point A military vehicle overturned on a dirt road in a training accident at West Point, N.Y., on Thursday morning, killing at least one person and injuring 22 others, officials said....
09:48, 06/06/2019

Sephora to shut U.S. stores for diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
17:32, 06/02/2019

Governor Announces Appalachia Aviation Maintenance Training Project MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Governor Matt Bevin spent the day jet-setting from airport to airport across the state to announce new job opportunities for former coal workers, veterans, and young people. The governor landed just in time for the...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Service held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A memorial service was held at West Point for a cadet who was killed during a training exercise. Christopher J. Morgan was buried Saturday at the academy’s cemetery after the private service at the Cadet Chapel. ...
20:16, 06/15/2019

Taking a spin at the RAF's cutting-edge high-G training facility This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar OriginalsStaying conscious and alert while experiencing high G-forces is hard enough. Flying a plane at the same time is quite ...
07:32, 05/06/2019

Funeral held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy’s cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy. WABC-TV reports speakers includ...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Sephora to close its stores June 5 for diversity training after SZA says she was profiled Sephora by Michael Seachang / Flickr By Janelle Griffith Sephora will close more than 400 stores in the United States on the morning of June 5 to host inclusion workshops for its employees, according to a statement posted on the company’s websi...
08:48, 06/03/2019

Sephora to shut U.S. stores for day of diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
21:16, 06/02/2019

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
02:32, 05/30/2019

NYPD training official: Garner video shows ‘chokehold’ NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the New York Police Department’s recruit training says video shows that a restraint technique used on Eric Garner in 2014 “meets the definition of a chokehold.” Inspector Richard Dee testified Tuesday at ...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Marines participate in medical readiness training in Puerto Rico Marine, Navy and other members of the U.S. military, including physicians, dentists and optometrists, are participating in Innovative Readiness Training in Puerto Rico....
11:00, 04/29/2019

Better training ‘a necessary and strategic investment’ in peacekeeping that saves lives: Guterres Better training for peacekeepers being deployed to increasingly hostile environments is a “necessary and strategic” investment which can also save lives, the UN Secretary-General told Security Council members on Tuesday....
09:48, 05/07/2019

Ethiopian pilot pleaded for training after Lion Air Boeing 737 Max crash Just days after a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max nosedived in Indonesia, an Ethiopian Airlines pilot began pleading with his bosses for more training on the Max.        ...
15:48, 05/29/2019

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objections to Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian technology....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Simulator training remains 'possible option' for Boeing 737 MAX pilots in Canada Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it's too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night, further distancing the regulator from previous remarks by ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Richard Carranza held DOE ‘white-supremacy culture’ training City Department of Education brass are targeting a “white-supremacy culture” among school administrators — by disparaging ideas like “individualism,” “objectivity” and “worship of the written word,” The Post has learned....
01:16, 05/21/2019

Brazil’s Marta injures left thigh in World Cup training RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Football Confederation says star forward Marta has injured her left thigh and is undergoing physical therapy. The confederation announced on Saturday that Marta said she was feeling pain in the back of her left leg...
18:48, 05/25/2019

England captain Eoin Morgan taken to hospital for x-ray after injury in training • Morgan injured left index finger in training at Ageas Bowl• England set to face Australia in World Cup warm-upEngland have suffered a major scare ahead of the World Cup after Eoin Morgan, their captain, sustained a finger injury during the team’s p...
08:32, 05/24/2019

1 Marine killed, 6 injured in Camp Pendleton training incident A Marine was killed and six others were injured Thursday when a vehicle rolled over during a training exercise at Camp Pendleton, according to authorities....
23:48, 05/09/2019

Real Madrid dismiss Pochettino’s training ground claims "Real Madrid have rejected claims by Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino that the north London club were denied permission to stay at their training ground ahead of the Champions League final."...
07:16, 05/24/2019

One Marine dead, six injured in training accident in California: media One Marine was killed and six others were injured in an accident on Thursday morning when their light-armored vehicle rolled-over at Camp Pendleton, California during a training drill, media reports said....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Firmino back in training ahead of Champions League final MARBELLA, Spain (AP) — Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino has returned to training ahead of the Champions League final. The Brazil international missed Liverpool’s last three matches because of a thigh injury but was able to take part in the fir...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Happiness training may ease dementia caregivers' anxiety, depression (Reuters Health) - Much has been written about the stresses and emotional demands of caring for family members with dementia, and a new study suggests that some of this burden can be offset by training that helps caregivers focus on the positives of ...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Simulator training remains ‘possible option’ for Canadian Boeing MAX pilots Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it is too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night after the meeting in Fort Worth....
19:32, 05/23/2019

Free local training events for National Stop the Bleed Day TUCSON- National Stop the Bleed Day is this Thursday and the Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Arizona partnered with ICSAVE to conduct three free Stop the Bleed training events in Tucson and Oro Valley. ICSAVE said that an average time for someone t...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Google releases AI training data set with 5 million images and 200,000 landmarks Google's AI research division has released an AI model training data set containing 5 million images of more than 200,000 different landmarks.Read More...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Sephora To Close For Training After Racial Profiling Involving R&B Star High street makeup powerhouse Sephora has announced it will close all its US stores, distribution centres and corporate office for employee training after a racial profiling incident involving......
03:00, 06/03/2019

Sleep training: can night owls really learn to be morning larks? Try as she might, our reporter can’t manage early nights and mornings. Yet new research now suggests that we can reset our body clocksTonight’s the night, I tell myself. I’ll go to bed early. It’s 10pm and I have a mound of work to motor through the ...
06:48, 06/15/2019

Sri Lanka Police Discover Suspected Training Camp For Terrorists Sri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where terrorists linked to the deadly Easter attacks are believed to have practiced shooting and bombmaking....
12:16, 05/05/2019

Pilot Flies Plane Unconscious For 40 Minutes During Training In Australia A trainee pilot flew unconscious for about 40 minutes through controlled airspace above Adelaide airport in Australia after he skipped breakfast on the morning of the flight....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Quinn: Freeman, Neal, Allen should return by training camp FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn says running back Devonta Freeman and safeties Keanu Neal and Ricardo Allen are still on the mend and that he believes each of the injured starters will be ready for the start of training cam...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Police crash victim's kin: Officers lack training Family members of an 84-year-old woman killed last month when two Chicago Police vehicles slammed into a car she was riding in say a lack of officer training in pursuits led to her death. (June 11)        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

One year into legal U.S. sports betting: What have we learned? Pro sports leagues and media companies partnering with casinos, nearly $8 billion wagered and plenty of mistakes. Here's what we've learned in a year of legalized U.S. sports betting....
12:48, 05/14/2019

AP analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Associated Press analysis has found existing medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults over age 21. In the most extreme case, the AP found the number of medical cardholders in Oregon d...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Owners of DQ’d Derby winner considering legal options The owners of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security are evaluating their legal options after an appeal of the decision was denied by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Gary and Mary West said in a statement Thursday that they believe...
17:00, 05/09/2019

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to three conditions....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Key events in the Julian Assange legal saga Swedish prosecutors say they are reopening a rape case against Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London A look at key events in the Assange saga: — August 2010: Sw...
05:32, 05/13/2019

EU threatens legal steps against Romania over rule of law The European Commission said on Monday it would take legal action against Romania unless it reversed measures that undermine the independence of its courts and the fight against corruption....
08:16, 05/13/2019

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’y...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Why legal weed in Britain may be a pipe dream While public interest is growing, experts say a mix of political and social factors is holding back changeThe legalization of cannabis in the US shows no signs of slowing down – but the prospect of a green rush in the UK, experts say, is “bleak”.The ...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Musk, SEC settle legal dustup over his Tweets Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the SEC settled a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about the EV maker, avoiding a decision by a federal judge in New York on whether the billionaire should be held in contempt of court....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
20:48, 05/28/2019

Matt Gaetz Is In Mounting Legal Trouble Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz—a racist, conspiracy theory spreading, maniac—spent the bulk of his Wednesday morning ranting and raving during a House Judiciary hearing on whether or not to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congre...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan delivered his message in a televised speech on Monday, vowing punitive measures for Pakistanis who won...
03:48, 06/10/2019

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
06:16, 05/22/2019

Study: Extracurricular activities for kids are putting parents in debt From soccer practice to piano lessons, a new study shows extracurricular activities for kids are putting their parents into debt.        ...
09:16, 04/30/2019

Atlanta college graduation speaker pledges to pay off students' debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
13:32, 05/19/2019

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said in an i...
19:16, 05/14/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a s...
08:48, 05/23/2019

Fed Flags Risky Business Debt as Vulnerability for Financial System The Federal Reserve identified rising sales of risky corporate debt as a top vulnerability facing the U.S. financial system, according to a new report....
19:48, 05/06/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson would freeze $50bn Brexit debt to EU Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50bn in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union. WATCH NOW....
07:48, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in gov't, consumer debt -Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said in an i...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off student debt ATLANTA- A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans- estimated at up to $40 million. Robert F. Smith, this year’s...
16:48, 05/19/2019

Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalize bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalize its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agreed to wait for money owed and a government-backed fund offered to waive debt....
02:48, 05/30/2019

'Big 4' leaders to meet Tuesday on budget caps, debt limit The four top party leaders will meet on Tuesday morning to begin talks on a potential deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a possible boost to the debt ceiling, according to multiple sources, although any agreement will be hard to reach.Speaker ...
14:16, 05/20/2019

Fed's Powell Warns of Economic Risks From Rising Business Debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said financial regulators must take seriously potential dangers that rising levels of business debt pose to the U.S. economy but said some comparisons to last decade’s subprime mortgage bubble overstate the risk...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt ATLANTA (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College. Robert F. Smith made the announcement Sunday morning in front of nearl...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Occidental to sell parts of Anadarko after debt-fueled acquisition Occidental Petroleum snatched up some of the richest shale oilfields in Texas when it beat out rival Chevron Corp in a bidding war to acquire Anadarko Petroleum....
05:16, 05/28/2019

Yogurt company offers to pay school district’s lunch debt TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt at an Idaho school district. The Twin Falls School District announced Tuesday that the donation would cover the debt acquired by more than 900 studen...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the ...
10:16, 05/21/2019

EU finance ministers agree Italy should face debt action BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers say Italy’s high debt contravenes EU rules and that the country should face penalties for failing to comply. Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of finance ministers from the 19 countries using th...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah says banks have duty to help cut cost of public debt The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement said on Thursday Lebanese banks had a "national and moral duty" to help the government resolve its high cost of servicing debt....
11:48, 05/02/2019

Puerto Rico Seeks to Have $9 Billion in Debt Ruled Unconstitutional The territory and a group of unsecured creditors brought their complaint against dozens of financial firms, including some of the country’s biggest banks....
20:48, 05/02/2019

Gary Vaynerchuk: I've seen this side hustle generate up to $100,000 for kids in debt Gary Vaynerchuk, serial entrepreneur turned social media mogul, may be worth $160 million but he still loves a good side hustle. He has witnesses a gig called retail arbitrage flipping make homeless people as much as $50,000 to $100,000....
08:48, 06/11/2019

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
13:16, 06/09/2019

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Here's how billionaire Robert F. Smith's promise to pay off student loans for nearly 400 Morehouse College graduates could change their lives....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure its European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules....
05:48, 06/13/2019

Telecom Italia trims debt burden with Persidera sale Telecom Italia (TIM) has sold its majority-owned broadcasting unit, Persidera, in a 240 million euros ($270 million) deal, fulfilling a part of the heavily indebted phone company's latest turnaround plan....
04:00, 06/05/2019

CFPB proposes rule to limit debt collectors’ calls Federal regulators proposed a new rule on Tuesday to curb debt collectors’ calls to delinquent borrowers — but consumer advocates complained that the rules leave open too many loopholes when it comes to spam emails and texts. The Consumer Financial P...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion mixed offering of shares, debt Tesla Inc said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was over-subscribed, giving the electric carmaker much needed cash as it ramps up production....
08:00, 05/08/2019

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Italy's Di Maio raps Salvini over 'irresponsible' debt remarks Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday criticized a suggestion by his coalition partner Matteo Salvini that Italy could break European Union fiscal rules and increase its public debt in order to spur job creation....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Debt collectors would be able to text and email about missed payments under proposal Under a proposed rule, debt collectors may soon be able to text, email and private message consumers over unresolved debt.        ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

| 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

$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

Ford: Job cuts had to be slow Executives are adamant that being deliberative about cutting 10 percent of its global white-collar work force was necessary to yield meaningful benefits....
08:00, 05/27/2019

How tax cuts translate to pay rises for all Ignore how some ignorant economists say about the rich getting richer. Tax cuts are a pay raise for all, especially the minimum wage earners and entry-level employees....
20:16, 05/18/2019

Causes and treatment of vaginal cuts Vaginal cuts and tears are common and can occur when a person is removing pubic hair or engaging in sexual activity. Minor cuts or tears are generally harmless and usually heal within a few days. However, a person with larger, deeper, or more numerou...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Bengals rookie Rodney Anderson expects to be ready for training camp Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Rodney Anderson expects to be ready for training camp after missing most of Oklahoma's 2018 season with a knee injury....
11:48, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Sephora to shut U.S. stores for day of diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
23:00, 06/02/2019

Sephora to shut US stores for diversity training after SZA racial profiling claim R&B singer SZA, who is black, said in April she was racially profiled at a Sephora store in CalabasasThe Sephora beauty chain will close all its US stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for empl...
02:16, 06/03/2019

N’Golo Kanté misses training but Chelsea refuse to rule him out of final • Midfielder expected to travel with squad to Baku on Monday• Knee injury puts Europa League final place in jeopardyChelsea have not given up hope of N’Golo Kanté playing a part in the Europa League final, despite the midfielder missing training on M...
06:48, 05/27/2019

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

Exclusive: New training document for asylum screenings reflects tougher U.S. stance The Trump administration has revised training guidelines for asylum officers in ways that could make it harder for migrants seeking refuge in the United States to pass an initial screening....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Outsourced parenting: From toilet-training to baby stylists, there's any service you need The rise of consultants from childproofing inspectors to gender-reveal party planners has turned this basic biological milestone into Mom & Dad, Inc.        ...
05:48, 05/10/2019

Sephora to close its stores for company-wide diversity training on June 5 Sephora is following in the footsteps of Nike, Starbucks and Papa Johns by hosting diversity training after SZA tweeted she was racially profiled.        ...
08:48, 05/30/2019