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The Debt Ceiling

The very phrase “debt ceiling” sounds austere and restrictive, as if intended to keep a lid on government spending. In fact, the U.S. federal debt limit was first conceiv...

The Debt Ceiling

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Debt-Ceiling Talks Hit More Snags Talks to raise the U.S. government’s borrowing limit and set overall federal spending levels face at least two more hurdles: how to pay for an overhaul of veterans’ health care and Republican demands ...
14:36, 07/17/2019

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 bef...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Pelosi: Mulvaney ‘no credibility’ on debt ceiling debate The acting White House chief of staff said the House speaker was holding up negotiations on a budget deal. Pelosi said he mischaracterized her remarks....
20:48, 06/20/2019

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

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the ne...
01:24, 07/16/2019

Why politicians prefer debt ceiling crises to balanced budgets Once again, it seems, the federal government stands at the edge of a pending debt crisis. According to recent estimates, even while the nation enjoys the longest uninterrupted economic expansion in me...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Government Could Breach Debt Ceiling in September, Mnuchin Warns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Congress that the government could breach its statutory borrowing limit by September, begging for a debt ceiling increase....
18:12, 07/12/2019

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
21:12, 07/10/2019

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 unt...
17:24, 05/23/2019

Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's de...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Treasury could breach debt ceiling in first half of September, much sooner than previously thought The Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank, said Monday that the Treasury Department has brought in far less tax revenue this year than was projected....
23:24, 07/09/2019

No budget deal reached as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to raise domestic spending to avoid a fiscal calamity.I...
23:36, 06/19/2019

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
01:12, 05/22/2019

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 s...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Pelosi rejects short-term debt ceiling hike as budget talks extend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday night turned aside the notion of a short-term debt ceiling hike as she continues negotiating on a broader budget deal with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.After day...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Treasury may run out of cash in early September, urges Congress to raise debt ceiling before recess The Treasury Department said it could run out of cash in two months, asking Congress to increase the debt ceiling before lawmakers leave for a six-week recess....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move for...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Trump is bumping into a very low 2020 ceiling 45 is struggling to crack 42 percent in the polls — even against lesser-known Democrats. It suggests he’ll need to drag his 2020 opponent down with him....
17:48, 06/20/2019

How two women are smashing hockey's glass ceiling A former rancher who became the first woman hired as a full-time scout and a Canadian hockey legend are helping shape draft strategy for the Maple Leafs....
19:24, 06/21/2019

Cory Booker Says Beating Trump Should Be ‘the Floor, Not the Ceiling’ Stuck in the polls and contending with a loaded Democratic field, Mr. Booker emphasized a deeper primary conversation during a four-day swing through Iowa....
00:48, 05/27/2019

Heavy Rain Causes Ceiling Cave In On Redwood Drive LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Heavy rain over the past several days has caused a ceiling to cave in at a Lexington home. It happened around 7 a.m. Thursday at a home on Redwood Drive. The fire depart...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Shattered ceiling: More college-educated women than men have jobs For the first time, there are more college-educated women than men in the labor force, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.FT_19.06.20_WomenLaborForce_Women-now-half-of-US-college-educate...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Big rat drops from ceiling onto customer’s menu at LA Buffalo Wild Wings LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – An unwelcome surprise dropped onto a woman’s table at a Buffalo Wild Wings in the Westchester area of Los Angeles the other day — a live rat dropped from the ceiling o...
23:48, 06/21/2019

Woman says rat fell from ceiling onto table at Buffalo Wild Wings That’s wild — but that’s not a wing! A Houston woman says her Los Angeles vacation got off to a sickening start when a live rat fell from the ceiling onto her table at a Buffalo Wild Wings in the city...
22:36, 06/21/2019

"Shattered Glass Ceiling": Mehbooba Mufti's Message To Nirmala Sitharaman After she was appointed as India's first full time woman finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman was today congratulated for her accomplishment by another prominent woman leader - former Jammu and......
18:12, 05/31/2019

Germans Discover Military Jeep Hoods Used to Repair a Ceiling after World War II Like many other places in Germany, the western city of Bonn had plenty of rebuilding to do after World War II. So, with materials scarce, the owner of one building decided to use hoods from junked arm...
16:00, 05/27/2019

Painting your home this weekend? How a statement ceiling could transform your interiors this Bank Holiday If you need to make a room feel bigger or cosier than it is, painting your ceiling can have a big impact. Try it over a long weekend for a dramatic, contemporary look in any interiors space....
20:24, 05/24/2019

Worried that popcorn ceiling is hiding bigger problems? Here's how to renovate on a budget Taking on a home renovation can be costly, stressful and time-consuming. Here are tips to keep your budget under control and your sanity intact.        ...
12:48, 06/05/2019

Caught on camera: Violent turbulence on plane slams flight attendant, trolley into ceiling A flight attendant was slammed into the ceiling during violent turbulence on an ALK Airlines flight in France.        ...
20:36, 06/17/2019

Live rat falls from Buffalo Wild Wings ceiling as customer watches; store temporarily closed Buffalo Wild Wings has temporarily shut down a Los Angeles location for repairs and cleaning after the reported incident involving a live rat.       ...
04:24, 06/22/2019

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....
19:48, 05/02/2019

Student Debt In terms of American exceptionalism, student loan debt stands out. No other country imposes the kind of costs on college and university students that the U.S. does, and nowhere else do loans cover so ...
21:36, 06/26/2019

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....
19:24, 04/29/2019

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....
05:36, 05/18/2019

How Did You Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt? When I was working to pay down my credit card debt, I opted to earn more instead of cutting back drastically on my expenses. Part of that equation was where I lived: super whackadoodle expensive Washi...
00:36, 07/09/2019

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 abou...
23:12, 05/08/2019

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....
19:36, 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....
13:36, 05/02/2019

States with the most mortgage debt To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
20:00, 06/27/2019

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....
19:36, 06/06/2019

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 discipl...
23:48, 05/29/2019

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....
20:12, 05/23/2019

Q&A: what you need to know about America's student debt crisis Bernie Sanders has a radical plan to wipe out undergraduate and graduate debt for all Americans. Here is what’s at stakeGoing to university in the US is expensive – costing an average of over $34,000 ...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to ...
15:12, 07/09/2019

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....
06:00, 05/15/2019

This debt is most likely to force you to file for bankruptcy Student loans aren't the biggest reason people file for bankruptcy. Those who hit financial rock bottom most often point to medical debt as the cause....
18:48, 06/25/2019

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis. Debt purchases by collectors are also rising....
17:00, 07/05/2019

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....
19:48, 05/16/2019

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 deadli...
21:48, 05/21/2019

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....
00:12, 06/14/2019

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....
21:24, 05/02/2019

Our mum’s hoarding and debt problems are out of control Unless you work on the causes, says Annalisa Barbieri, simply clearing out someone’s house doesn’t work – they will just start hoarding againWe are a group of adult siblings, worried about our mum. Du...
18:24, 07/12/2019

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...
23:24, 06/12/2019

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
05:48, 07/12/2019

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....
19:12, 04/28/2019

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.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

States where students graduate with the most debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
18:24, 07/12/2019

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 abi...
00:48, 05/17/2019

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....
14:12, 05/27/2019

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....
13:12, 06/06/2019

US consumer debt surges to record highs America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are fla...
15:36, 07/14/2019

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, in a report that largely repeated its earlier budget projections....
00:00, 05/03/2019

How much mortgage debt does your state have? Two states are far and away above the rest To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
20:00, 06/27/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise as Much as $2.3 Billion in Debt and Equity Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightened concerns about the company’s cash on hand....
16:24, 05/02/2019

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adul...
18:12, 07/07/2019

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 de...
05:36, 05/21/2019

JC Penney taps debt restructuring advisors J.C. Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday...
14:24, 07/19/2019

Student debt has millennials haggling at a new level Elizabeth Willard Thames, 35, a financial writer based in Vermont, has learned to always negotiate. “On large purchases, I always say, ‘Is there a discount if I pay in full and upfront?’” The answer s...
20:36, 05/22/2019

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....
04:00, 06/14/2019

One-fifth of Americans have no idea if they have credit card debt Americans need a credit check. A survey of more than 1,000 adults released this month from US News and World Report reveals that Americans are extremely unaware of their credit card situation. Indeed,...
16:36, 06/27/2019

Takeda Selling Assets to Novartis, J&J to Pay Down Debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., looking to pay down debt following its megadeal for Shire PLC, is selling eye drug Xiidra to Novartis AG and TachoSil surgical patches and sealants to Johnson & Johnson’s Et...
11:48, 05/09/2019

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....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again: QuickTake Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to ...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to ...
23:12, 07/11/2019

Banco do Brasil's unsecured debt with Odebrecht at $1 bln -CEO The Chief Executive Officer of state-controlled Banco do Brasil SA, Rubem Novaes, said on Wednesday that the bank has around 4 billion reais ($1.03 billion) in unsecured debt with construction conglom...
19:36, 06/19/2019

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 t...
05:12, 05/09/2019

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...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to a statement of the company's investor relations de...
00:48, 06/20/2019

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
15:00, 07/05/2019

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
12:12, 05/29/2019

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 h...
17:12, 06/03/2019

"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...
17:00, 06/12/2019

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.       ...
14:48, 06/11/2019

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 ...
18:48, 05/28/2019

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....
00:48, 05/22/2019

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.        ...
18:48, 05/31/2019

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 addre...
14:12, 06/09/2019

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.       ...
15:48, 06/08/2019

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Virginia college wants wizardry school’s $70K debt to vanish WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The College of William & Mary says the masters of a wizardry school need to make a $70,000 debt disappear. The Virginian-Pilot reports the college says Learn Larp, LLC hasn...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
05:48, 06/21/2019

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....
15:00, 05/29/2019

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 R...
04:00, 06/07/2019

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 Weal...
22:00, 05/31/2019

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. ...
13:12, 06/05/2019

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 deb...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Drowning in debt: What to do if you can't afford your monthly bills Whether you're a little short this month of seriously behind on payments, act quickly to minimize the damage of having debt you can't afford.       ...
19:12, 06/18/2019

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....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Drowning in student loan debt? You may have to ditch your dream job The very student debt that’s taken on to allow someone to pursue their ambitions later morphs into a burden that requires them to ditch those plans.       ...
19:24, 07/10/2019

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...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
20:48, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-WeWork looking to raise up to $4 bln in debt ahead of IPO -source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confi...
01:24, 07/08/2019

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confi...
23:00, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 1-WeWork looking to raise up to $4 bln in debt ahead of IPO -source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confi...
22:48, 07/07/2019

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....
17:48, 05/14/2019

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 Ma...
03:00, 05/08/2019

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...
07:48, 05/08/2019

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 updat...
22:12, 05/07/2019

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
13:36, 07/12/2019

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America's gluttony of loans could work...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
16:48, 07/17/2019

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 ...
16:36, 05/02/2019

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 m...
18:00, 05/03/2019

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.        ...
22:48, 05/03/2019

'I could actually plan my life': What student debt forgiveness would mean for borrowers When Elizabeth Warren released her sweeping student loan forgiveness proposal, many borrowers imagined how their lives would transform with less debt....
16:00, 05/04/2019

Students graduating in these states are drowning in loan debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
18:24, 07/12/2019

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
13:48, 07/12/2019

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
13:48, 07/02/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Misses Debt Payments Two major credit ratings agencies - ICRA, an affiliate of Moody's, and Standard & Poor's local unit Crisil - earlier this month categorised DHFL's commercial paper at default levels for missing bond.....
07:24, 06/26/2019

Powell says he sees ‘moderate’ risk from corporate debt WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says a sharp rise in corporate debt is being closely monitored but currently the Fed does not see the types of threats that triggered the 2008 ...
05:24, 05/21/2019

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....
20:12, 05/20/2019

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) ...
18:36, 05/20/2019

China debt: Baoshang bailout rattles lenders The move prompts questions about which other banks could be at risk, and forces the central bank to guarantee Bank of Jinzhou’s issuance of short-term debt....
11:24, 06/26/2019

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission...
14:12, 06/25/2019

Keep Paying Your Loans While Bernie Tries to Cancel Student Debt It’s an exciting time for Democrats who want to be president, with so many of them running at this early stage that we’re having two debates this week to accommodate 20 leading candidates. Twenty!...
16:12, 06/25/2019

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 bo...
21:48, 05/02/2019

Natixis' H2O sells some illiquid debt to try to staunch outflows H2O, one of French bank Natixis' asset management businesses, has sold off some illiquid assets and removed entry fees across its funds as it tries to stem outflows of customer money....
12:36, 06/24/2019

JC Penney hires advisers to explore debt restructuring JC Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing US retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Th...
21:36, 07/19/2019

IMF: Mozambique debt talks with Russia's VTB on MAM loan "almost finalized" Mozambique's restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in the final stretch, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in ...
12:12, 05/17/2019

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Fannie and Freddie Back More Mortgages of Those Deeply in Debt The gatekeepers of the American mortgage market are increasingly backing loans to borrowers who have heavy debt loads, highlighting questions about mortgage risk....
14:12, 05/13/2019

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action 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....
14:00, 06/12/2019

EU finance ministers urge Italy to respect debt pledges European Union finance ministers are urging Italy to respect its pledges to bring its blown-out deficit back into line with EU rules amid threats of possible legal action...
16:36, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers - sources J.C. Penney Co Inc has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on ...
09:00, 07/19/2019

When Jimmy Carter left office, his peanut business was $1M in debt When President Jimmy Carter left the White House in 1981, he was 56 years old, and his peanut business was deep in debt.       ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

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 interve...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom curtailed appetite for equities on Wednesday and stoked demand f...
13:12, 07/17/2019

Here’s How 2020 Democrats’ Student Loan Debt Proposals Compare Elizabeth Warren and Julían Castro want to help pay off student loan debt. Bernie Sanders wants to forgive it entirely. Student loan forgiveness has become a hot topic in the 2020 Democratic pr...
07:12, 06/25/2019

Pelosi says she would like to have U.S. debt limit proposal on House floor by July 25 U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to have a proposal on raising the U.S. debt ceiling on the House floor by July 25....
20:12, 07/17/2019

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 European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring...
15:12, 06/13/2019

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 wou...
22:36, 06/13/2019

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennial voters, there's no question the senators are spea...
23:36, 07/03/2019

Michigan church erases medical debt for nearly 2,000 families: report Nearly 2,000 families in western Michigan will find out this week that all their medical debts have been paid off by a church in the area. Grand Rapids First, a church in Wyoming, Mich., announced Sun...
02:48, 07/04/2019

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this el...
15:12, 06/30/2019

Seismic surveyor PGS calls off debt refinancing, shares plunge PGS, the world's largest seismic surveyor, called off a planned debt refinancing on Wednesday, citing worsening investor sentiment toward the oilfield services sector over the past weeks, sending the ...
15:24, 06/19/2019

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 de...
21:12, 06/09/2019

Farmer Commits Suicide In Rajasthan, Family Claims He Was Under Debt A 60-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Rajasthan's Baran district, with the family claiming that he took the extreme step as he was under debt....
19:48, 06/28/2019

Treasury could could reach debt limit much sooner than previously thought If lawmakers heed the The Bipartisan Policy Center’s warning that the Treasury Department could run out of money to pay its bills by early September, they could be forced to raise the borrowing limit ...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
16:36, 06/27/2019

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee district attorney is trying to change that. (July 10)...
07:24, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Austria eyes first ever debt sale below ECB deposit rate Austria is set to become the first euro zone country to conduct a public sale of debt below the European Central Bank's deposit rate, as monetary stimulus expectations and worries over the global econ...
12:36, 06/26/2019

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Here's How Long It Takes for Paid Debt to Be Reported to Credit Bureaus You just made the last payment on a large purchase you’ve been paying off for what seems like forever. A celebration is in order, right? Go ahead, dance in your seat as you hit that “pay now” button f...
00:12, 07/03/2019

Italy's PM Conte says no talks on Sunday in Brussels over EU debt action Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will not discuss with European Union leaders on Sunday possible EU action over Rome's debt, for which a decision by the European Commission is expected on...
18:48, 06/30/2019

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 p...
21:48, 06/11/2019

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....
08:36, 05/21/2019

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 f...
11:36, 05/30/2019

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 ...
09:36, 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....
13:36, 05/08/2019

European Central Bank sends Italy a warning over debt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank says that challenges to financial stability in the eurozone have risen amid risks to economic growth from trade tensions, and warns that indebted go...
11:24, 05/29/2019

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, c...
00:48, 05/15/2019

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....
22:00, 05/14/2019

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....
13:00, 05/28/2019

For Gaza grooms, crippling debt overshadows marital bliss GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of young men in the Gaza Strip have turned to a small industry of lenders in the coastal territory to help them pay for their weddings, only to fall onto hard tim...
08:24, 05/23/2019

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....
06:36, 05/22/2019

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 de...
07:48, 05/21/2019

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 ...
01:36, 05/20/2019

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 de...
05:36, 05/20/2019

'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, alt...
19:48, 05/20/2019

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.        ...
06:36, 05/08/2019

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....
23:24, 05/06/2019

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 p...
11:24, 06/05/2019

| 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....
15:12, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla to raise $2 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc said on Thursday it had filed with regulators to launch around $2 billion in fundraising through issues of new shares and debt, with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk pitching in $10 million...
15:24, 05/02/2019

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.        ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

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 countrie...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Mexican president says debt of state oil firm Pemex will not grow Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that the debt of state oil company Pemex has not increased during the current administration, which took office in December, and will not i...
15:36, 05/17/2019

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....
03:12, 05/03/2019

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Nearly 400 young men at Morehouse College learned on Sunday that their commencement speaker – billionaire investor Robert F. Smith – would pay off their student loans. Here's how that could chang...
18:48, 05/20/2019

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....
22:36, 05/02/2019

U.S. may mull cutting debt issuance: Bank of America Merrill Lynch The U.S. Treasury Department may float the idea of reducing the issuance of coupon-bearing debt at its upcoming May refunding after the Federal Reserve's decision to end its balance sheet......
18:12, 04/28/2019

Debt-laden AB InBev agrees sale of Australian unit to Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, has agreed to sell its Australian operations to Japan's Asahi and is interested in reviving the stalled flotation of its Asian business....
14:36, 07/19/2019

'I Don’t Believe the Administration on Anything': Ilhan Omar on Debt, the Debates, and the Awful Border Bill Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has only been in Congress for fewer than six months, but already, she’s made one of the biggest splashes in a high-profile freshman class....
21:00, 06/28/2019

Billionaire Robert Smith pledges $40M to clear debt for Morehouse graduates Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith announced Sunday his family was creating a grant to pay off the debt of Morehouse College's entire graduating class....
07:36, 05/20/2019

Free college and debt forgiveness are within our grasp. Don't settle for less | Astra Taylor Faced with ‘radical’ positions becoming mainstream, centrists are pushing for partial relief as a compromise. But it’s not enoughOn Monday, Ilhan Omar, Pramila Jayapal and Bernie Sanders introduced th...
11:36, 06/27/2019

Fed flags high U.S. business debt, asset prices in financial report U.S. stock prices are "elevated" and business debt is at historic levels, but the financial system overall "appears resilient" with low levels of leverage and less of a destabilizing run in key market...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Misses Debt Payments, Shares Fall 9% DHFL or Dewan Housing Finance Limited shares plunged around 9 per cent on Wednesday, a day after the mortgage lender said it had made a 40 per cent payment on unsecured commercial papers due on......
10:00, 06/26/2019

Why India’s Essar decision could kill the distressed debt market before it starts The insolvency and bankruptcy code is supposed to do wonderful things for India, but a leftfield decision on creditors this week will have a number of unhelpful side-effects....
11:36, 07/19/2019

Students sue Betsy Devos for halting debt relief from for-profit colleges Over 150,000 former for-profit college students filed suit Tuesday against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy Devos over halting their claims for debt relief....
02:36, 06/26/2019

INSIGHT-Mexico's rising oil nationalism faces debt-rating crisis Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December vowing to revive state-owned energy company Pemex and put the brakes on foreign investment to give the public a bigger cut of the ...
17:48, 05/14/2019

Federal debt and deficits set to rise 'substantially,' budget office warns The Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal budget deficit will grow "substantially" over the next few decades, thanks to rising spending on entitlement programs and interest on the fed...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
18:24, 06/29/2019

Manchester United financial report: £300m debt and a deal with Maui Jim "English Premier League soccer club Manchester United stuck to its forecast for the year to June 30 even as it posted a drop in third-quarter core earnings hurt by a hefty wage bill."...
15:24, 05/16/2019

Puerto Rico announces deal to restructure power authority debt Puerto Rico’s power utility struck a deal with a group of creditors that seeks to allow the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth to restructure more than $8 billion of bonds, according to an announcement by gov...
08:36, 05/04/2019

Borrowers left in lurch as U.S. mismanages student debt relief: lawsuit Millions of teachers and other public sector workers have been denied relief of their student loan debt under government programs because of mismanagement by the U.S. Department of Education, a lawsui...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
17:48, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-J D Wetherspoon comparable sales rise, but sees higher debt British pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc on Wednesday reported a higher comparable sales for the 10 weeks to July 7 and tries to keep a tight lid on rising costs that plagued the entire sector....
11:00, 07/10/2019

Student debt can wear on your mental health. Here's how I stayed happy A heavy debt burden can wear on your well-being. Here's how to stay positive while you get back in the black.       ...
13:36, 07/17/2019

New proposal might let debt collectors harass consumers via text message and email Debt collectors are notoriously persistent and annoying, a fact which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that calling people and asking for money is, well, exactly what their job descrip...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Deutsche Bank capital-boosting debt dips on restructuring fears Deutsche Bank's capital-boosting Additional Tier I (AT1) debt issues fell on Monday on worries over future challenges Germany's biggest lender may face in a planned overhaul....
14:24, 07/08/2019

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...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Vodafone CEO Nick Read Slashes Dividend To Tackle Debt Burden The company cut the full-year dividend to 9 eurocents a share from 15.07 eurocents in its financial 2018 year and below the 14.55 eurocents that had been expected...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Debt ghosts return to rattle Argentina's push for shale greatness Production is creeping up in Vaca Muerta. But fears the government is losing the battle to contain inflation and return to economic normalcy are pushing up bond yields to the highest since the country...
22:12, 04/28/2019

U.S. GDP growth based 'exclusively' on government, corporate and mortgage debt -Gundlach U.S. GDP growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt, warns Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, in an investor webcast Tuesday....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Chobani Yogurt Company Pays $77,000 Lunch Debt for Warwick, RI Schoolchildren Warwick Public School district faced controversy earlier this week when it announced that students with unpaid lunch balances would be denied hot food. Now, yogurt brand Chobani is stepping up to pay...
16:12, 05/11/2019

Italy Wins Back Debt Investors as Yields Fall Across Europe Italy seems to be winning back investor confidence, bringing its borrowing costs down to levels last seen before two populist parties formed an unlikely coalition government last year....
17:48, 07/02/2019

Saudi Arabia starts marketing debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia started marketing its debut euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday with initial price guidance of around 115 basis points over mid-swaps for an eight-year tranche, and around 170 bps over the ...
13:24, 07/02/2019

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without v...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Pelosi and Mnuchin have been chatting on the phone, possible indicator that there’s a debt-limit issue The Speaker of the House doesn’t talk to the Treasury Secretary on a Saturday night, then send him a letter, and, then blast out a press release, unless it’s urgent....
06:12, 07/15/2019

Walmart extends debt-free college benefits to high schoolers Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market. The nation’s largest private employer said Tuesday it will o...
11:24, 06/04/2019

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Trivia app Givling offers to help people pay off student debt. It cost one woman $42,000 to win The Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments. It might be making their situations worse....
15:48, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Seadrill considers selling non-core assets to reduce debt-CFO Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill is considering selling non-core assets, including its 15.7% stake in oil service firm Archer , to reduce its liabilities, the firm's outgoing chief financial offi...
18:48, 05/23/2019

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:36, 05/28/2019

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said ...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Italian PM says reviewing ECB mandate to guarantee public debt is an open dossier Italy sees the issue of reviewing the mandate of the European Central Bank so that it could guarantee public debt as an open dossier that requires a lot of work, the country's Prime Minister Giuseppe ...
18:48, 05/28/2019

This is the Number 1 benefit new college grads seek at work — and it's not debt repayment Retirement plan matches and even student loan assistance all take a backseat to the granddaddy of workplace benefits: health insurance. Those are the findings from a survey by the American Institute o...
18:12, 05/29/2019

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.       &...
00:12, 05/29/2019

RPT-China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
14:36, 06/19/2019

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read...
02:48, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalise bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalise its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agreed to wait for money owed and a government-backed f...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Bernie Sanders calls for canceling $1.6 trillion in student loan debt U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating the issue in the 2020 debate and going...
19:24, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to eliminate $1.6tn in student loan debt Democratic presidential candidate proposes to pay for plan, which would cost $2.2tn over next decade, through a tax on Wall Street Bernie Sanders on Monday introduced legislation to eliminate the enti...
20:24, 06/24/2019

Banco Bradesco CEO says banks are negotiating out of court debt restructuring for Odebrecht The Chief Executive Officer of Banco Bradesco SA told journalists on Tuesday Brazilian banks are negotiating a potential out-of-court debt restructuring for the Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA....
18:00, 06/11/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to wipe out college debt, tuition In perhaps the boldest plan yet on tackling college debt, 2020 Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan Monday to wipe out all $1.6 trillion in college student debt, regardless of income stat...
21:36, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges....
22:24, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders unveiling plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student debt Two days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday will unveil legislation canceling all $1.6 trillion of student debt held by about 45 million Americans. Sanders...
17:36, 06/24/2019

College students need new financial habits to avoid piling up credit card debt The broke college kid isn’t just a stereotype: A new survey shows that 36% of college students have more than $1,000 in credit card debt. EVERFI, an education tech company, surveyed over 30,000 colleg...
02:12, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Altice Europe to save 110 million euros annually via debt deal Telecoms and cable company Altice Europe will save more than 110 million euros ($123 million) annually after refinancing debt in a deal that it said would strengthen its financial position....
12:48, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Fed flags high U.S. business debt, asset prices in financial report U.S. stock prices are "elevated" and business debt is at historic levels, but the financial system overall "appears resilient" with low levels of leverage and less of a destabilizing run in key market...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of c...
02:48, 06/17/2019

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: Democrats Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on the overall levels of federal spending for the fiscal year starting o...
23:36, 06/19/2019

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bank...
23:24, 06/11/2019

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
00:12, 06/20/2019

Suarez admits he owes debt of gratitude to Liverpool ahead of Anfield return "Luis Suarez admits he owes a debt of gratitude to Liverpool for helping him become the player he is and believes a warm welcome awaits at Anfield for the service he put in for the club."...
00:24, 05/07/2019

Students who owe lunch money in Rhode Island will only get jelly sandwiches until debt is paid Students at a Rhode Island school district who owe money on their lunch accounts will have the sole option of a sunflower butter and jelly sandwich until they are able to pay their balances, the distr...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s st...
00:36, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Venezuela creditors push back on Guaido's debt restructuring plan Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, urging a "fair and effective" framework for talks and improved communicati...
02:00, 07/10/2019

Thousands of students sue Betsy DeVos, claiming she's denying them student debt forgiveness More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, claiming the agency is depriving them ...
18:48, 06/25/2019

Rhode Island District Tells Students With Lunch Debt: Only Jelly Sandwiches for You The new policy by Warwick Public Schools drew widespread criticism, with many saying that poorer children should not have to struggle with inadequate nutrition while trying to learn....
04:24, 05/09/2019

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitute...
15:24, 06/17/2019

House Speaker Pelosi says she's seeking budget, debt deal before August recess U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she is seeking to finalize a deal to raise the debt ceiling and resolve an impasse over the budget before the August congressional b...
05:12, 07/12/2019

U.S. court grants stay in PDVSA debt cases due to Venezuela 'political situation' A U.S. court granted a 120-day stay in a legal battle between a hedge fund and Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA, over unpaid debt in light of the country's "political situation," according to ...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Heavy Debt Humbles China's Business Champions, Including the Jewelry Queen China’s economic slowdown has exposed how some of the country’s biggest private companies are struggling to manage excessive debt taken on amid easy lending. Case in point: Neoglory, which took on bil...
18:48, 07/08/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet,' seeks up to $2.3 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in...
20:36, 05/02/2019

Trump administration wants to allow debt collectors to call 7 times a week and text, email as much as they want The debt collection industry has been clamoring for an update to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for years, but the CFPB proposal announced Tuesday is likely to meet resistance from consumer ad...
21:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 5-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet,' seeks up to $2.3 bln from share, debt issues Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in...
22:12, 05/02/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
12:48, 05/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding student debt....
23:24, 06/13/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from international investors....
08:36, 05/01/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off student loan debt for Morehouse College class of 2019 Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the historically black, all-male college during his commencement address.        ...
22:24, 05/19/2019

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....
13:12, 06/05/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay student debt for 2019 class at historic black college Robert Smith makes pledge to eliminate students’ debt estimated at $40m at Morehouse, Martin Luther King’s alma materDelivering the commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, the alma mater...
04:24, 05/20/2019

Swalwell racked up credit card debt despite pay increase joining Congress in 2013 Rep. Eric Swalwell has accumulated a massive credit card debt, failed to pay off his student loans and cashed out his pension despite earning $174,000 a year since 2013....
12:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Debt-laden AB InBev agrees sale of Australian unit to Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, has agreed to sell its Australian operations to Japan's Asahi and is interested in reviving the stalled flotation of its Asian business....
11:12, 07/19/2019

MOVES-Regions beefs up loan platform with focus on broadly syndicated debt NEW YORK, May 3 (LPC) - Regions is expanding its loan sales and trading platform to the broadly syndicated market, hiring Kevin Dooley as head of loan trading as trade volume in the asset class reache...
18:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
13:24, 07/02/2019

Sanders calls for wiping out $1.6 trillion in student debt by taxing Wall Street Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., proposed a plan Monday to eliminate all $1.6 trillion in student debt held by Americans by levying a tax on Wall Street banks....
19:48, 06/24/2019

America's largest cities drowning in debt, with Chicago leading the way, study finds America’s 10 largest cities, largely Democrat strongholds, are drowning in municipal debt, according to a new report from government watchdog Truth in Accounting....
01:12, 05/15/2019

Debt collector preyed on desperate cabbies, posed as city marshal: De Blasio A Staten Island man was busted Tuesday for preying on cash-strapped cabbies by posing as a city marshal to repossess their vehicles, Mayor Bill de Blasio ­announced. Debt collector Anthony Medina, 50,...
05:12, 07/03/2019

Ice cream vendor fined $4.4M gets seized trucks back in deal to settle debt Its owners must have brain-freeze. An ice-cream-truck company accused of racking up $4.5 million in traffic fines struck a deal with the city Monday to get back 35 of its vehicles — only to pick up wh...
02:48, 07/03/2019

U.S.-China tariffs tiff saps emerging market bond rally: UBS debt chief U. S. President Donald Trump's tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains, according to a Wall Street portfolio....
23:24, 06/03/2019

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtaine...
03:24, 06/15/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
13:36, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico's president bashes ratings agencies downgrade of Pemex debt to 'junk' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday lashed out against credit rating agency Fitch's downgrade of Mexican oil firm Pemex's bonds to "junk" status, as investors fret over the possibi...
19:36, 06/07/2019

Vice Media Raises $250 Million in Debt From Group of Investors Including George Soros Vice Media said it has raised $250 million in debt from a group of investors including George Soros, a move intended to help the struggling new media company fund its turnaround strategy....
03:36, 05/04/2019

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic env...
21:48, 06/30/2019

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraor...
18:12, 05/21/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off $40 million in student loan debt for Morehouse College class of 2019 Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the historically black, all-male college during his commencement address.        ...
17:12, 05/20/2019

Parents aren't teaching their kids an important life lesson: The danger of debt Controlling debt and other healthy financial habits tend to start early in life, so parents should "have the talk" with their children.        ...
17:24, 05/01/2019

Judge lets New York pursue student loan debt relief fraud case A federal judge said New York's attorney general may pursue a lawsuit accusing Debt Resolve Inc and nine other defendants of involvement in a scheme to induce thousands of struggling student loan borr...
23:12, 07/03/2019

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and...
05:36, 06/20/2019

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18:36, 06/25/2019

Goldman Sachs bought Commerzbank's claim in Saudi's biggest debt saga: sources Goldman Sachs has bought a claim against The International Bank Corporation (TIBC), a Bahraini bank whose default 10 years ago triggered the biggest financial crisis in Saudi Arabia, three sources fam...
12:36, 05/14/2019

After A School District Said It’ll Serve Jelly Sandwiches To Students With Lunch Debt, Chobani Stepped In (CNN) – The schools in Warwick, Rhode Island, can put those sun butter and jelly sandwiches away: Someone is stepping up to pay the massive lunch debt of some of its students. That “someon...
00:48, 05/13/2019

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
19:48, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Edgewell's deal to buy shaving startup Harry's sinks shares on debt concerns Schick and Wilkinson razor brands owner Edgewell Personal Care Co said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry's Inc in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal, but its shares plunged 17 percent as...
18:36, 05/09/2019

After backlash, school district changes decision to give kids with lunch debt jelly sandwiches The district faced criticism from parents after announcing that students who owed lunch debt would be served sun butter and jelly sandwiches.        ...
15:24, 05/09/2019

Debt-Limit Deadline Accelerates, Research Group Finds, Raising Pressure on Congress The U.S. government could exhaust its ability to pay its bills in the first half of September, according to a new estimate, creating pressure on Congress to suspend or raise the federal debt ceiling s...
03:24, 07/09/2019

Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wr...
06:24, 07/10/2019

House Robocall Bill Now Favors Criminal Charges for Offenders, May Target Debt Collectors Soon On Tuesday, members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee unanimously approved several amendments to a popular House anti-robocall bill aimed at putting the screws to those annoying roboti...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Debt-laden Anheuser-Busch InBev's stock jumps after it agrees to sell its Australian unit Shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev jumped Friday morning after the company confirmed the sale of its Australian business, a week after it called off the initial public offering of its Asian business....
14:24, 07/19/2019

Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts Robert F. Smith's Morehouse gift highlights the financial burden carried by many American graduates. Here are three fast facts about student loan debt        ...
18:12, 05/20/2019

Instagram user calls out Oprah for not paying off students’ debt after speech, Queen of Talk responds Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison t...
09:48, 05/21/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz: Time to replace EU's Lisbon Treaty to cope with migration, Brexit, debt The chancellor of Austria has said the 2007 Lisbon Treaty is no longer fit for its purpose and needs some rejigging. One of his demands will not go down well in France....
23:48, 05/03/2019

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt...
07:48, 05/27/2019

NEWSMAKER-Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wr...
07:00, 07/10/2019

DeVos cancels Obama-era rule forcing colleges to prove students could repay their student debt Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the final repeal of an Obama-era rule aimed at holding low-quality education programs accountable by forcing them to prove their graduates were able to repay the...
17:12, 07/01/2019

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives like student debt relief in exchange for service....
16:12, 07/03/2019

Rand Paul nixes bid to fast-track extension to 9/11 victims compensation fund, citing national debt Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., derailed an attempt by Democrats on Wednesday to fast-track an extension to the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, citing the national debt. ...
22:12, 07/17/2019

Bill Bennett on Bernie Sanders' plan to cancel student loan debt: The government 'largely created this mess' As 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls unveil their plans to combat the student loan crisis, Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has argued against the concept of eliminating college debt....
19:48, 06/24/2019

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Monday, we can safely say the Tea Party is over....
09:24, 06/05/2019

Rhode Island school district walks back decision to give kids with lunch debt jelly sandwiches The district faced criticism from parents after announcing that students who owed lunch debt would be served sun butter and jelly sandwiches.        ...
07:24, 05/09/2019

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
23:12, 05/21/2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
04:48, 05/21/2019

A college grad flees U.S. to avoid student loan debt: 'I had to escape this prison' Loan payments rolled in and Chad Albright still couldn't find a job. He felt crushed by his debt. So instead of paying it off, he left the country.        ...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Don’t dig yourself deeper in debt with these ‘solutions’ Many people turn to debt consolidation loans, cash-out mortgage refinancing and retirement plan loans for debt relief.        ...
13:12, 05/08/2019

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
23:12, 06/25/2019

One Morehouse College student's $100,000 in debt, vanished. 'God has smiled on me,' he says after billionaire Robert F. Smith's speech Elijah Dormeus was graduating from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned billionaire Robert Smith would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
18:36, 05/21/2019

'I'm so salty': Twitter reacts to Robert. F. Smith's vow to cover Morehouse grads' debt Morehouse College keynote speaker Robert F. Smith said his family is going to eliminate student loans for the 2019 graduating class. Twitter reacts.        ...
18:12, 05/20/2019

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before additional evidence is developed that could win ove...
02:00, 07/18/2019

James Dolan’s Company Escalates a Fight With The Daily News The Madison Square Garden Company, the parent company of the Knicks, went on the offensive in unusually personal terms after a new report about a battle over real estate in Southern California....
02:24, 07/18/2019

Cuomo rips de Blasio for being too slow to act in Garner case Gov. Andrew Cuomo injected himself into the roiling debate over the wrongful police death of Eric Garner on Wednesday by attacking Mayor Bill de Blasio for taking five years to bring administrative ch...
02:24, 07/18/2019

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, according to city data and plant experts. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the city’s 311 complaint line have nearly doubled in the p...
02:24, 07/18/2019

BMW 3 Series 318d Sport auto 2019 UK review Entry-level diesel is likeable addition to range but doesn't live up to the best of the 3 Series line-up Many of you might remember a fascinating 1990s documentary – From A to B: Tales of Modern Mot...
02:36, 07/18/2019

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States....
03:00, 07/18/2019

‘The Lion King’ is dividing critics, but set for a massive opening weekend anyway Box office prognosticators can already feel the love for the Jon Favreau-directed remake of The Lion King that’s set to hit theaters this weekend. Estimates for how well this photorealistic, CGI...
04:24, 07/18/2019

Millennial Cipriani heir drops price of $8M NYC loft by a hair This might just be the smallest price chop ever. Ignazio Cipriani, a fourth-generation member of the famous restaurateur and hotelier family, has dropped the ask on his full-floor loft in the Financia...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Dad of Bianca Devins murder suspect once threatened to cut wife’s throat, kill himself The father of Brandon Andrew Clark — who allegedly slit the throat of social media star Bianca Devins and then posted photos of her dead body online — once threatened to kill the young man...
05:12, 07/18/2019

Dad murdered autistic sons by driving off pier: prosecutors A cold-hearted dad drowned his two severely autistic sons by intentionally driving his family off a California pier for financial gain, prosecutors said Wednesday. Ali Elmezayen was charged with two c...
05:12, 07/18/2019

Australian shares edge lower as energy firms lead losses, NZ up Australia shares eased on Thursday, tracking declines on Wall Street while the energy sector led losses due to softer oil prices and Woodside Petroleum's disappointing quarterly revenues....
07:12, 07/18/2019

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County She...
07:24, 07/18/2019

Royalty meets royalty: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan, Beyonce and Jay-Z meet at 'The Lion King' British and American royalty collided on "The Lion King" European premiere red carpet, where Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan met Beyoncé and Jay-Z.        ...
07:36, 07/18/2019

Katy Perry, 34, explains how she's combating aging with 'new-age way of living' Perry described how she balances indulging herself with feeling good in her body, adding that her actor husband Orlando Bloom is also on board.        ...
08:24, 07/18/2019

Post Malone announces Swae Lee will join his Runaway Tour, which starts in September Post Malone announced Monday that Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh will appear as openers during his Runaway Tour.        ...
08:24, 07/18/2019

Minnesota taxpayers footed the bill for Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Super Bowl broadcast Minnesota taxpayers helped foot the bill when Jimmy Fallon broadcast "The Tonight Show" from Minneapolis as part of last year's Super Bowl festivities.        ...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Government's Plan To Change Bankruptcy Law Bold And Necessary On Wednesday, the government said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term. Investors will cheer....
09:00, 07/18/2019

There's something in the water: the shocking contents of the River Thames What is London made of? To learn about the quotidian existence of its citizens, look to the murky waters that rush beneath its bridges — and, more importantly, what's in them, says Samuel Fishwick...
09:12, 07/18/2019

Duchess Meghan responds to Pharrell Williams marriage praise: 'They don't make it easy' Meghan Markle responded candidly to praise from Pharrell Williams at 'The Lion King' premiere: "They don't make it easy."        ...
09:24, 07/18/2019

'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of abusing pregnant wife, demanding she get abortion The pregnant wife of 'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss has accused Fleiss of domestic violence and demanding she get an abortion.        ...
09:24, 07/18/2019

Vanished neighbourhoods: the areas lost to urban renewal Some of the world’s most fascinating neighbourhoods from Chicago to Shanghai have been razed by regeneration – and it’s not just the buildings that goThe wave of urban renewal that swept the world in ...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
09:48, 07/18/2019

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators used DNA from discarded cigarette butts to tie him ...
10:00, 07/18/2019

Apple previews its 'Peanuts' series 'Snoopy in Space' Apple isn't just using the Apollo 11 anniversary to hype up its live action shows. The tech giant has offered an early look at its Apple TV+ Peanuts cartoons with a short trailer for "Snoopy in ...
10:36, 07/18/2019

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide: cops A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into the medical clinic where his estranged wife worked...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII repatriated to U.S. The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II were repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said....
12:12, 07/18/2019

Microsoft will turn an Xbox Live sub into Game Pass Ultimate for $1 Microsoft has been pushing its Xbox Game Pass service recently, adding new features and confirming it will be expanding to PC. Bargain hunters have been in the know about a special offer for the servi...
12:24, 07/18/2019

Samsung asks partners to stockpile Japanese components -source South Korea's Samsung Electronics has sent letters to local partners urging them to stockpile more Japanese components in case Tokyo expands its export restrictions, a source with knowledge of the mat...
13:12, 07/18/2019

Richard Russo on Misogyny and Why War is Never Far Away Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize winning author, talks to TIME about his new novel Chances Are …, our nearness to war and the truth about destiny. You often use your life to inspire your books....
13:48, 07/18/2019

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jim...
13:48, 07/18/2019

Jet2 sends big bill to passenger for flight return to London A passenger accused of misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London’s Stansted Airport in June has received a huge bill from the airline....
14:48, 07/18/2019

Medical bills, tuition, cars: The worst things to charge on a credit card There are certain purchases that don’t make sense to charge if you aren’t going to pay off your credit card balance at the end of the month.       ...
15:12, 07/18/2019

Golf: Grillo sinks hole-in-one at British Open Argentina's Emiliano Grillo claimed a hole-in-one on the opening morning of the British Open as he aced the par-three 13th at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
15:12, 07/18/2019

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million A Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 million, according to a new report. Tammy Lawrence-...
16:12, 07/18/2019

Secret papers reveal aides 'feared Major winning first lottery' Newly-released government documents show aides were worried about the prospect of former prime minister John Major winning the first National Lottery draw in 1994....
16:24, 07/18/2019

Los Angeles police officer charged with multiple rapes after DNA links him to cold case A LAPD officer is facing life in prison after an investigation into an accusation of rape led to the discovery of another victim.        ...
16:24, 07/18/2019

Australian MasterChef judge apologises for £4.5m staff underpayment A judge on the Australian version of TV show MasterChef has apologised after a probe found he had underpaid hundreds of restaurant staff by nearly AU$8 million (£4.5 million) over six years....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Dennis pulls out of Tour de France in unclear circumstances Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis has abandoned the Tour de France during the first Pyrenean stage amid reports he clashed with his team's officials       ...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Madhya Pradesh Congress Wants BJP Leader To Apologise To Official He Hit The Madhya Pradesh Congress on Thursday demanded that BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya publicly apologise to the civic official whom he assaulted with a cricket bat last month, and to the people of his......
17:12, 07/18/2019

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to stay behind bars, loses appeal of conviction A federal appeals court upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for defrauding investors in his hedge funds and conspiri...
17:24, 07/18/2019

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb to a Ground Zero-related illness....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Thai Teen, In Coma After Being Kicked By Seniors At School, Dies A Thai high school student kicked into a coma by his schoolmates died Thursday, police said, raising alarm about a hazing culture in the country's institutions....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Message In A Bottle Found In Australia 50 Years On An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Turns out Rose's life raft wasn't a door in 'Titanic'— and sorry, but Jack would've drowned anyway 20th Century Fox The most famous complete piece of debris from the real Titanic is an intricately carved piece of wood door frame from above the first-class lounge, on display at the Maritime Museum ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
18:24, 07/18/2019

The Gruesome New Trailer for It Chapter Two Will Haunt Your Nightmares Tonight Pennywise hath risen, and it’s time for the Losers’ Club to reassemble in Derry and take him down for good. We got a first glimpse at Andy Muschietti’s It Chapter Two back in May, but this brand-new ...
18:36, 07/18/2019

Newcastle manager Bruce aims to prove doubters wrong "Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admits he has \"big shoes to fill\" as he steps in to replace fan-favourite Rafa Benitez, but is determined to prove his doubters wrong."...
18:48, 07/18/2019

What Christine Lagarde Brings to the ECB: Flexibility The career of the next European Central Bank chief shows the institution is getting a diplomat and negotiator, not a technocrat or economist. “She is extremely charming and that is part of her style o...
19:24, 07/18/2019

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 reported....
19:48, 07/18/2019

Trump claims he 'felt bad' about racist chants at his rally Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the "send her back" chants aimed at Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar during an election rally....
21:00, 07/18/2019

The KATRIS Nest Is a Multi-Functional Lounge For Cats That Love to Rub, Scratch, and Sleep Have you ever caught your cat using your rug or carpet to scratch their own back? They very ineloquently wobble around on the floor until their itch has been relieved. If your cat needs a place to scr...
21:12, 07/18/2019

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research....
21:48, 07/18/2019

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
21:48, 07/18/2019

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22:12, 07/18/2019

Cowboys DL in diversion program for bar arrest The Cowboys' Tyrone Crawford was entered into a diversion program on Thursday to settle a charge from an incident in March at a bar in Panama City Beach, Florida....
22:12, 07/18/2019

Spain's Podemos party rejects Sanchez's plan for cabinet Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's hopes of staying on as prime minister suffered a setback on Thursday when supporters of the far-left Podemos voted to back him only if the party gets key roles...
22:24, 07/18/2019

China is now a direct ‘peer’ of the US on cyber, says senior law enforcement official China has grown more sophisticated in its cyber capabilities and is now considered a direct "peer" of the United States after years of lagging behind, a senior law enforcement official told Fox News....
22:36, 07/18/2019

Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry th...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a...
23:12, 07/18/2019

Watch: Kennedy Center honorees include Linda Ronstadt; Earth, Wind & Fire The 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees were announced Thursday as Earth, Wind & Fire; Sally Field; Linda Ronstadt; "Sesame Street;" and Michael Tilson Thomas....
23:24, 07/18/2019

New report shows that iPhone loyalty is as low as it’s ever been iPhone owners historically haven’t been prone to ditching the brand for an Android, but that may finally be changing. Citing a survey conducted by device trade-in company BankMyCell, CNET report...
23:48, 07/18/2019

BMW promotes Oliver Zipse to CEO German luxury carmaker BMW on Thursday named 55-year-old Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive, continuing a tradition of promoting a manufacturing expert to the top job....
00:24, 07/19/2019

African Teen Gives Birth During High School Exam, Returns To Finish Nothing -- not even childbirth -- deterred teenager Fatoumata Kourouma Conde from completing the exam for which she had spent the past year preparing....
00:36, 07/19/2019

In Dustnet, You Explore The Ruins Of One Of Video Games' Most Beloved Maps Even within the internet’s vast digital memory, nothing is guaranteed to last—especially not games. Maybe a company runs out of money and has to cut the cord. Or maybe disinterest turns servers into g...
01:12, 07/19/2019

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) fou...
02:00, 07/19/2019

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
02:24, 07/19/2019

‘Stay together and step up’ action to meet Global Goals, ECOSOC President tells development forum We can realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 “if we all stay together and step up our actions”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC...
02:24, 07/19/2019

Could Beyoncé finally win coveted Oscar with ‘Lion King’ song? Even in 2002, Beyoncé knew what she wanted. And it had nothing to do with music. Back then, she was just a 20-year-old singer best known for her work with Destiny’s Child and had yet to release a solo...
02:48, 07/19/2019

Rory McIlroy’s talk of resilience cannot disguise horrible Open choke | Andy Bull At 10 past 10 the Northern Irishman was 8-1 favourite for the Open, 10 minutes later he was a 33-1 outsider scrambling to make the cutLife comes at you fast on the links, where fortunes change as quic...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Senators reach deal to vote on 9/11 victims fund as Dems blast proposed Lee amendment Senators from both parties reached a deal Thursday to bring a bill that would all but ensure that the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund never runs out of money to a vote next week....
03:36, 07/19/2019

Court documents detail Trump campaign efforts to pay hush money to Stormy Daniels Court documents released Thursday detail efforts by President Donald Trump's campaign to suppress information about his alleged affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels....
03:48, 07/19/2019

US blacklists Iranian nuclear proxies and militia leaders Vice President Mike Pence urged the Iranian people to “press on with courage in the cause of freedom” as the United States imposed sanctions on an array of Tehran’s international proxies....
04:12, 07/19/2019

Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over party in Lebedev mansion Potential PM will not say whether he had police protection during weekend in Italy while foreign secretaryBoris Johnson is refusing to give details of a trip he made to Italy when he was foreign secre...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Dan Le Batard has impassioned rebuke of racist 'send her back' chant despite ESPN rules ESPN personality Dan Le Batard wasn't going to remain silent after he heard the racist "send her back" chants from a Donald Trump rally Wednesday.       ...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates on July 30 and 31 were drawn at random and announced on ...
06:12, 07/19/2019

Ilhan Omar receives hero's welcome home day after Trump rally crowd chant 'send her back' Ilhan Omar has received a hero's welcome home a day after Donald Trump supporters chanted "send her back" as the president took aim at the Congresswoman....
06:48, 07/19/2019

Capitol police meet with members of political 'squad' about safety concerns Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprising Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-M...
07:36, 07/19/2019

GM's mid-engine Corvettes roar onstage to take on Europeans General Motors Co unveiled on Thursday its newly designed mid-engine 2020 Corvette in a splashy tribute to its emblematic sports car, even as the No. 1 U.S. automaker faces mounting pressures in a sl...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Eve: 'I thought of rap as a sisterhood. It was not like that' As she launches her first album in six years, Eve talks about life at the top of the 00s rap scene – and educating her white, British billionaire husband about life as a black womanOn a balmy night in...
09:12, 07/19/2019