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ECB President Mario Draghi's swansong stimulus faces stiff opposition

Draghi plans to launch a fresh round of monetary easing amid slowing growth and sluggish inflation in the eurozone. But the outgoing ECB president's efforts to exit with ...

ECB President Mario Draghi's swansong stimulus faces stiff opposition

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Labor nominee Eugene Scalia touted for expertise and experience, but faces stiff Dem opposition President Trump this week formally announced his intention to nominate Eugene Scalia as Labor secretary – with the White House pointing to the pick as one that brings both expertise as well as direct ...
23:00, 08/31/2019

Opposition Mounts to Draghi's Plans for a Last ECB Stimulus Package European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s plans for a final burst of monetary stimulus before his term ends is running into opposition, raising the prospect he will have to temper or hold off on ...
21:00, 09/10/2019

After Fed turn, Europe faces stimulus question FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is wrestling with what to do about growth worries and sluggish inflation, just two days after the U.S. Federal Reserve opened the door to more stimu...
07:12, 06/06/2019

Wrongful death lawsuit against Tiger Woods faces stiff challenge because of 'habitual drunkard' law A Florida law requiring proof that a "habitual drunkard'' was knowingly served alcohol is at the heart of the lawsuit against Tiger Woods and his bar.        ...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Bundesliga: Mario Götze faces yet another crossroads with a move abroad a possibility Five years after his World Cup winner, Mario Götze faces another battle to reestablish himself. New faces at Borussia Dortmund mean a scrap for selection and with his contract expiring, Götze admits h...
16:12, 07/22/2019

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanCelebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly gro...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charge in 2017 Encounter at Boston Restaurant The celebrity chef faces a criminal assault charge related to an allegation that he groped and kissed a woman. His lawyer said he denies the allegation....
08:36, 05/23/2019

ECB vice president says another bond-buying program could be part of new stimulus The European Central Bank's (ECB) vice president said another large bond-buying program could be an option if inflation in the region doesn't reach its intended target....
11:12, 06/19/2019

Thai PM faces first opposition challenge as he sets out plans Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faced opposition questions in parliament for the first time on Thursday as the former junta leader set out his government's plans....
09:12, 07/25/2019

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and recalls connected with Takata airbags, among other th...
16:36, 07/18/2019

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, two of India’s leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Though their party leaders refused to let them step d...
22:12, 05/26/2019

Italy's Salvini faces mounting opposition to snap election plans The leader of Italy's far-right League, Matteo Salvini, has been met with defiance over his plans to hold a no-confidence vote. Salvini could become Italy's leader if the snap elections he wants are h...
00:24, 08/13/2019

'An existential threat': Bernie Sanders faces mounting opposition from moderate Democrats Moderates are increasingly vocal in their disdain for socialism, and Sanders, but the question of how to constrain him is complicatedModerate Democrats have stepped up their opposition to Bernie Sande...
08:24, 06/21/2019

Brilliant Mario Maker 2 Designer Makes Courses Unlike Any Mario Game The suite of building blocks offered by Mario Maker 2 means there’s no shortage of creative users out there fine-tuning a wide array of levels that would likely never be seen in the original series. B...
08:48, 09/13/2019

Legendary Mario Player Is Building Some Of The Hardest Mario Maker 2 Levels You'll Ever See It’s a good thing you have to beat a level before uploading it in Super Mario Maker 2, or else who knows what kind of twisted horrors longtime player PangeaPanga would be coming up with?...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 news dump: Finally, Mario gets an online-versus mode Yes, you can stack Goombas, or any characters, in Super Mario Maker 2. And more. Much, much more. [credit: Nintendo ] ...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Arsenal's Ramsey denied swansong as hamstring injury ends season "Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will miss the remainder of the season with a hamstring injury that also ends an 11-year career at the London club, Arsenal manager Unai Emery has said."...
10:12, 05/02/2019

Harlequins miss out on fourth spot as Joe Simpson shines in Wasps swansong Joe Simpson ended his Wasps career in sensational fashion with a brace that confirmed that Harlequins would not make the Premiership's top four in agonising fashion....
19:36, 05/18/2019

A Mario Master Coached Me On The Hardest Mario Technique I’ve been playing Super Mario games since the first Super Mario Bros. came out on the NES. I think I’m pretty good at them. However, whenever I see masters like GrandPOOBear playing demonically diffic...
01:36, 07/27/2019

A Mario Maker Level Where Mario Has Post-War PTSD Oh, you’ve been playing nearly impossible kaizo levels or 20-second speedruns? Sounds great. Me, I just played a Super Mario Maker 2 level where Mario comes back from the army with PTSD....
02:00, 07/12/2019

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will foll...
14:00, 05/28/2019

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Philippine President Flicks Off Cockroach, Jokes It's Opposition's. Watch Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night....
12:24, 05/09/2019

Opposition Plans An Unusual Request For President After Polls: Sources With two more rounds of elections to go, opposition parties are planning to meet the President after the elections are over, to impress upon him not to call the single largest party to form the......
04:12, 05/08/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the countr...
19:48, 07/18/2019

| Malawi president accuses opposition of wanting to 'overthrow government by force' Malawi President Peter Mutharika accused the opposition which has rejected the outcome of last month's election of wanting to "overthrow the government by force"....
17:12, 06/07/2019

Massa: President Macri should negotiate exit strategy with opposition, including CFK "I want to be president. I believe I have the necessary team of people but I understand that it's not yet time, it's not time to discuss candidacies", says Massa....
09:12, 04/30/2019

Zambian opposition leader arrested, accused of defaming president: lawyer Police arrested the leader of a small Zambian opposition party on Wednesday on charges of defaming President Edgar Lungu by describing the head of state as a dog, his lawyer said....
18:36, 08/28/2019

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge after president's re-election confirmed Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent Prabowo Subianto who has refused to conce...
08:00, 05/21/2019

U.K. Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn Refuses to Attend President Trump’s State Dinner (LONDON) — The leader of Britain’s main left-wing opposition party criticized the government Friday for “rolling out the red carpet” for U.S. President Donald Trump’s Jun...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
16:24, 04/30/2019

A Modder Recreated Super Mario Odyssey's Sand Kingdom In Super Mario 64 One of the best kingdoms from Super Mario Odyssey is now playable in Super Mario 64 and it’s all thanks to talented modder Kaze Emanuar....
21:12, 05/27/2019

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors President of Basketball Operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claimi...
01:24, 07/16/2019

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power f...
09:24, 05/21/2019

President Trump Faces Protests During Visit to Dayton and El Paso (DAYTON, Ohio) — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country, as he ...
02:24, 08/08/2019

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for...
14:24, 05/23/2019

Peru's 'fugitive' ex-president Toledo arrested in U.S., faces extradition Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo was arrested in the United States on Tuesday and faces extradition back to Peru, the South American country's justice minister said, as part of a sweeping co...
03:48, 07/17/2019

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces sustained backlash as opposition parties 'demand' Parliament is not suspended A backlash against the PM's plan to prorogue Parliament further intensified this evening as opposition parties issued a joint statement against the action....
23:48, 08/29/2019

Alejandro Toledo: Peru ex-president faces corruption charges after US arrest Toledo is a fugitive from Peru for allegedly receiving $20m from a Brazilian construction company Peru’s former president Alejandro Toledo has been arrested in the United States following an extraditi...
23:36, 07/16/2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit....
20:48, 05/11/2019

Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev faces murder charge in soldier's death Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev faces a charge of murder, in the death of a special forces soldier who was killed while trying to arrest the former leader....
15:00, 08/14/2019

A year after election triumph, Mexican president faces flak from business groups Mexico's president drew sharp rebukes about his performance from major business lobbies on Monday, the one-year anniversary of his landslide election that ousted a long-ruling party and shook investor...
06:24, 07/02/2019

South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Super Mario 64 Is Being Remade Inside Super Mario Odyssey If you ever wondered what it’d be like to play through Super Mario 64, only with Cappy doing his thing, here’s your chance to (hopefully) find out....
03:00, 08/27/2019

Before the White House, Trump faced an array of sexual misconduct accusations. As president, he faces another Trump is fighting back against an allegation by writer E. Jean Carroll that he forced himself on her in a store dressing room in the 1990s.        ...
06:48, 06/23/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college bas...
22:12, 05/28/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

McConnell stiff-arms Democrats on Iran Senate Democrats are agonizing over whether to block a must-pass defense bill in order to debate war with Iran, seeing a rare opportunity for leverage in the GOP-controlled Senate. Despite a bipartis...
04:12, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court strikes down stiff firearms penalties Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the U.S. Supreme Court's four liberal members on Monday in striking down as unconstitutionally vague a law imposing stiff criminal sentences for people con...
00:48, 06/25/2019

Judge gives reputed Bonanno boss stiff sentence for racketeering Sometimes it really sucks being the captain — especially in the mafia. Joseph “Joe Valet” Sabella, a Bonanno capo who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, has been sentenced to more than ...
01:48, 07/19/2019

IRS warns crypto holders: dodge tax and we'll hand out stiff punishments Service sending out warning letters to more than 10,000 peopleIRS chief: ‘Taxpayers should take these letters very seriously’Watch out, crypto-heads – the taxman cometh. The Internal Revenue Service h...
10:00, 07/27/2019

Padres’ Paddack (stiff neck) scratched, to pitch Wednesday TORONTO (AP) — San Diego Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack was scratched from his start against the Blue Jays because of a stiff neck and is expected to throw Wednesday instead. Manager Andy Gr...
20:12, 05/26/2019

Brandon Nimmo’s stiff neck lands him on Mets shelf Brandon Nimmo was concerned his stiff neck would cause him in-game problems. Now there’s more reason to worry. The Mets placed their outfielder on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, a day after ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Toll evader named Stiff to pay up; had $128K in tolls, fines PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The worst toll evader in Pennsylvania is being ordered to pay up. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Jarrett Stiff didn’t pay for trips on the Pennsylvania Turnpike 2,264...
17:00, 05/03/2019

UK Treasury chief issues stiff no-deal Brexit warning LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Treasury chief is warning that leaving the European Union without a deal would damage the economy and ultimately risk the break-up of the United Kingdom. Philip Hammond i...
11:36, 06/20/2019

MLB warns of stiff penalty as gas station sex pill problem spirals MLB issued a hard warning to its players this week: Stay away from gas station sex pills. According to multiple reports, Major League Baseball sent a memo on Monday warning about the “very real ...
00:36, 08/22/2019

A company named STIFF BOY had to recall supplements because they were spiked with Viagra This is one of those rare stories that sounds like it could have come straight from a parody news site but I swear to you it’s real: A company that calls itself STIFF BOY, LLC (yes, it styles it...
23:24, 05/08/2019

Russia Drops Charges Against Investigative Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebritie...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Navy pilots who drew a huge dong in the sky faced stiff reprimand Navy pilots receive intense training and are held to an incredibly high performance standard. They’re also human, and as such, they find things like giant sky penises amusing, which is why a mas...
06:12, 05/15/2019

Padres' Paddack (stiff neck) scratched, to pitch Wednesday San Diego Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack was scratched from his start against the Blue Jays because of a stiff neck and is expected to throw Wednesday instead      ...
21:24, 05/26/2019

D.C. United’s schedule has coach grousing, but Wayne Rooney’s got a stiff upper lip Ben Olsen said the club's swing of home match on Sunday followed by dates in Toronto on Wedensday and Houston on Saturday “should never happen in the league.”...
05:12, 05/15/2019

Stiff Competition, High Employee Cost Hitting BSNL, MTNL: Telecom Minister Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the total employee cost of MTNL and BSNL far outweighed the total employee cost for private telcos. As of May-end, BSNL had 1.63 lakh employees and MTNL had.....
19:12, 06/26/2019

Women's Coworking Space The Wing Has a Pretty Stiff Non-Disparagement Clause in Their Membership Contract The Wing, a mini-empire of coworking spaces for women that we have discussed a great deal, is facing scrutiny yet again today, this time for its membership contract. A portion of that contract was mad...
23:36, 05/13/2019

Tiger Woods 'stiff' in pro-am, casts some doubt over outlook for Northern Trust playoff opener Tiger Woods did not hit any full-swing shots over the last nine holes of his practice round at Northern Trust pro-am and later said he felt 'stiff.'       ...
04:00, 08/08/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,R...
00:36, 06/30/2019

Fed Stimulus Just Ain't What It Used to Be Unnerved by mounting risks to the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve is considering lowering interest rates. Rate cuts might not provide the economy with as much oomph as in the past, though....
13:12, 06/17/2019

Stocks Climb After ECB Stimulus Package U.S. stocks edged higher after the European Central Bank unveiled a sweeping stimulus package and President Trump said he would delay an increase in tariffs on some Chinese imports....
17:13, 09/12/2019

Kudlow: no stimulus tax cuts in near future Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters outside the White House on Thursday the economy is in good shape and there are no stimulus tax cuts in the near future. The White House had floated t...
18:12, 08/23/2019

Stimulus supports stocks, oil heads higher An index of global stock markets edged higher on Friday as stimulus measures by major central banks eased worries about growth, especially in Asian markets, while oil headed for its best week since Ja...
18:48, 09/20/2019

Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating glo...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Bundesbank chief Weidmann critical of new ECB stimulus The head of Germany’s central bank says the European Central Bank “overshot the mark” in delivering a new blast of monetary stimulus to help the continent’s shaky economy...
17:36, 09/13/2019

ECB hawks rally against Draghi's farewell stimulus Conservative policymakers slammed the European Central Bank's lavish stimulus measures on Friday, voicing doubts about the need and effectiveness of a package that could consume most of the bank's rem...
09:36, 09/15/2019

Stocks Edge Up on Trade Hopes, Stimulus U.S. stocks edged higher as trade tensions with China appeared to cool, putting major indexes on track for a third consecutive week of gains and within a hair of their records....
19:36, 09/13/2019

Does Germany need a stimulus package to cope with recession? German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has been mulling an economic stimulus package, should Europe's largest economy slide into a full-blown recession. It would mark a departure from a policy of balance...
13:48, 08/21/2019

Draghi's stimulus hints put ECB in Trump's crosshairs The European Central Bank will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, signaling one of the biggest policy reversals of his eight-year tenure an...
17:12, 06/18/2019

European stocks steady after ECB stimulus boost European shares were roughly flat in early trading on Friday, on course for a fourth straight week of gains after the European Central Bank took strong action on economic growth and signalled governme...
12:48, 09/13/2019

The case for US stimulus just got weaker. Europe's is only getting stronger 1. America vs. Europe: The United States and Europe could both soon turn on the stimulus taps. The events of the past week have bolstered the case in Europe, but undermined it in the United States....
13:24, 07/08/2019

METALS-Copper rises on hopes of China stimulus Copper prices rose on Monday after China, the world's top consumer of the red metal, announced new measures to support its economy amid a damaging trade war with the United States....
05:36, 08/19/2019

As Fed meets, Trump calls for sharp rate cut, stimulus President Donald Trump, in perhaps his most unorthodox statement yet on monetary policy, called for the U.S. Federal Reserve to act as if the country was back in the throes of recession, with sharp in...
01:12, 05/01/2019

China's bank loans up in August, more stimulus expected Chinese regulators have been trying to boost bank lending and lower financing costs for more than a year. But some analysts say credit demand has not picked up as much as expected....
05:00, 09/12/2019

European Central Bank joins Fed in paving way for stimulus The European Central Bank has joined the U.S Federal Reserve in making clear that more stimulus could be coming soon to support an economy weakening in the face of global trade tensions...
20:24, 07/25/2019

ECB announces fresh stimulus as eurozone economy falters Mario Draghi says bank will reboot quantitative easing in month Lagarde succeeds himThe European Central Bank has announced a fresh stimulus package in an attempt to prevent the fragile eurozone econo...
02:36, 09/13/2019

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Thursday....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Wall St. ends up sharply on German stimulus optimism U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to equities, but major indexes still ended the week with losses....
22:24, 08/16/2019

METALS-Chinese stimulus hopes support copper Copper prices touched their highest in two weeks on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that top consumer China will pump money into building metals-intensive infrastructure....
19:36, 06/11/2019

ECB hints at more stimulus as global economy outlook dims If eurozone inflation stays low, the European Central Bank (ECB) could cut interest rates even further and take other steps to boost it, ECB chief Mario Draghi said. The remark prompted accusations fr...
18:36, 06/18/2019

ECB Cuts Rates and Launches Sweeping Stimulus Package The European Central Bank cut its key interest rate and launched a sweeping package of bond purchases that commits the bank to ultraloose monetary policy for a long period, jolting European financial ...
15:00, 09/12/2019

Oil rises 2% after attack on Saudi field, stimulus expectations Oil prices gained roughly 2% on Monday after a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemen's Houthi forces threatened crude supplies and as traders looked for signs that top economies would take m...
00:00, 08/20/2019

ECB Minutes Back Up Signals of Broad Stimulus Package European Central Bank officials gave a further signal that they would launch a big stimulus package next month, which could include rate cuts and asset purchases, in an effort to arrest the region’s e...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Draghi's dovish talk steers his successor toward a new era of stimulus Investors in Europe are likely to receive more clues this week on who will replace Mario Draghi, just days after the European Central Bank president signaled that more accommodative policy could be on...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Government's 70,000-Crore Stimulus No "Game Changer", Say Some Economists On Saturday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the tax refund program for exporters from January 1 will cost the government Rs 50,000 crore ($7 billion) in revenue annually....
07:12, 09/16/2019

Wall St. rallies on stimulus cheer, trade optimism U.S. stocks surged on Monday, building on previous session's rally, fueled by growing hopes that major economies would act to prop up slowing growth, while technology stocks got a lift from trade opti...
19:36, 08/19/2019

US STOCKS-Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating glo...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Hopes Of Fiscal Stimulus To Drive Markets: Experts Analysts opined that investors are awaiting a stimulus package and relief for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from the super-rich surcharge which was announced in the Budget in July....
10:00, 08/19/2019

Global Stocks Edge Up on Stimulus, Trade Hopes Global markets posted ticked higher Friday as investors digested news of fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and signs that the deadlock in U.S.-China trade talks could be broken....
10:49, 09/13/2019

Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharpl...
05:24, 08/22/2019

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
21:12, 08/16/2019

ECB injects fresh stimulus in bid to inspire sluggish eurozone Outgoing ECB President Mario Draghi achieved his goal of further cuts to interest rates and the renewal of bond buying for the euro area. But some policymakers are skeptical that the move was necessar...
16:12, 09/12/2019

I Will Never Make A Mario Super Mario Maker 2 gives players a chance to flex their creative muscles and craft their own levels. These can be difficult, trap-laden hell worlds, oddball narratives, or classic platforming romps. ...
19:24, 07/04/2019

Wall Street rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Slowing Growth Raises Pressure on China's Stimulus Efforts A strategy by Chinese policy makers to stimulate the economy with tax and fee cuts hasn’t stopped growth from slowing, stoking expectations that Beijing will roll out more incentives such as easier cr...
16:12, 07/15/2019

Growing stimulus hopes set to boost Wall Street at open Wall Street was set for sharp gains at open on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalatin...
15:36, 08/19/2019

IMF stands by yuan view; says China could need stimulus if trade war worsens The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that the value of China's yuan was largely in line with economic fundamentals, but an IMF official said the fund was encouraging China...
11:36, 08/10/2019

Stimulus optimism boosts stocks, eases pressure on bonds World stock markets rose on Monday on signs that major economies would look to prop up stalling growth with fresh stimulus measures, easing pressure on bonds and dampening demand for perceived safe-ha...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Bank of England’s Carney hints at stimulus in no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says he’d be inclined to back a stimulus package to shore up the British economy if the country crashes out of the European Union at the end of...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Global Stocks Rise as China Plans New Stimulus Measures Global equity markets rallied on Tuesday, led by gains in China after Beijing announced fresh stimulus measures to support the world’s second-largest economy....
10:12, 06/11/2019

ECB to turn stimulus taps back on to prop up ailing economy The European Central Bank is set to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, but its exact moves are far from certain and a decision that underwhelms markets...
02:00, 09/12/2019

China second quarter GDP growth slows to 27-year low, more stimulus expected China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting U.S. trade pressure....
08:12, 07/15/2019

US STOCKS-Futures gain on China stimulus, tariff relief U.S. stocks were set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for r...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Stocks buoyed by stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted fo...
12:24, 08/16/2019

Powell Says Fed Prepared to Provide Stimulus if a Slowdown Hits U.S. Economy Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was prepared to provide more stimulus if a global economic slowdown, aggravated in recent weeks by geopolitical events and trade policy unc...
18:12, 08/23/2019

European Central Bank: ready to give more stimulus if needed FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says that the eurozone’s monetary authority stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulu...
12:24, 06/18/2019

Recession Fears Grow in Europe and E.C.B. Signals Increase in Stimulus Mario Draghi, the central bank’s president, said “additional stimulus will be required” unless the economy improves. Action could come as early as July....
17:48, 06/18/2019

Factory pain spreads through Asia, Europe; stimulus expected Factory activity contracted across Asia and Europe in July, fuelling worries a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and an economic slowdown could tilt the world toward recession, which central banks would ...
15:00, 08/01/2019

German central bank chief slams ECB stimulus package Interest rate cuts and bond-buying programs to boost Europe's flagging economy "overshot the mark," according to Jens Weidmann. And he wasn't the only central banker to criticise Mario Draghi's moneta...
21:36, 09/13/2019

Germany's investment in renewables almost a small stimulus package, analyst says Karsten Neuhoff, director of climate policy at the German Institute for Economic Research, discusses Germany's plans to reduce carbon emissions....
22:48, 09/20/2019

US STOCKS-Futures edge higher on hopes of monetary stimulus U.S. stock index futures ticked higher on Monday, as mixed global economic data drove expectations of monetary stimulus from central banks, including the U.S. Federal Reserve....
14:00, 09/09/2019

Germany's economic resilience is crumbling and it's time for stimulus, say economists Germany's economic resilience is crumbling, fueling fears of a recession and increasing pressure on the government to deliver a fiscal stimulus package....
15:48, 08/14/2019

Brazil eyes 63-bln-reais economic stimulus package - newspaper Brazil's government planning to unveil a fiscal stimulus package worth 63 billion reais ($16.8 billion) in the coming days to kickstart a flagging economic recovery, newspaper Valor Economico reported...
15:48, 07/17/2019

Economy Doesn't Need Fiscal Stimulus To Tackle Slowdown: Top Official The GDP growth in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year came in at 5.8 per cent caused by slowdown in key sectors like agriculture, manufacturing and industry....
15:24, 08/22/2019

India's GDP growth hits six-year low, raising prospects of more stimulus India's economy grew at its weakest pace since 2013 between April and June as consumer demand and government spending slowed amid global trade frictions, raising chances of the central bank slash...
11:01, 09/02/2019

Nikkei climbs to new 4-mth high on US-China trade hopes, ECB stimulus Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh four month-high on Friday, as hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute and stimulus from the European Central Bank helped to counter lingering wor...
06:36, 09/13/2019

Germany's Small Steps Into Stimulus Are Unlikely to Meet Economists' Hopes Economists and international organizations have urged Berlin for months to spend more to fight a looming recession, but while officials say the government is preparing measures to support demand, they...
23:48, 09/01/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks take heart in stimulus speculation Asian shares found some footing on Friday after a turbulent week as China hinted at more support for its economy, amid growing expectations of aggressive stimulus from all the major central banks....
06:36, 08/16/2019

US STOCKS-Futures subdued after strong rebound on stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Tuesday as investors paused after a three-day run that was driven by hopes that major economies would act to counter a global economic downturn....
15:00, 08/20/2019

Wall Street ends higher on trade, ECB stimulus hopes Wall Street advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 ended the session within striking distance of its all-time closing high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise o...
02:36, 09/13/2019

Stocks gain on stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted fo...
13:36, 08/16/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Going Up! For a long time, Mario went left to right and sometimes right to left. Life was good but simple. But over the years vertical sections and levels have become more a thing in Mario games. Let’s add some...
21:12, 09/21/2019

Mario Kart Tour: everything we know so far Despite a somewhat inconsistent record with smartphone games, Nintendo is continuing to add to its roster, revealing that its next effort will be a mobile Mario Kart.Update: Mario Kart Tour is out in ...
07:36, 05/23/2019

It's Time To Mario & Chill Following on from last year’s Zelda & Chill, GameChops just released Mario & Chill, a synthwave mix that “explores the rich musical history of the Super Mario video game series through the len...
03:48, 05/06/2019

European markets close lower after Draghi's mixed message on stimulus European stocks whipsawed Thursday afternoon, after the European Central Bank ECB kept interest rates on hold but signaled that more monetary easing could be on the horizon....
17:48, 07/25/2019

Nikkei hits 4-month high on U.S.-China trade hopes, ECB stimulus Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh four month-high on Friday, as signs of thawing in U.S.-China trade tensions and the European Central Bank policy easing tempered worries about a global eco...
12:48, 09/13/2019

Wall Street gains on stimulus cues, U.S.-China trade progress U.S. stocks ticked higher on Friday, as cues of easing monetary policy around the globe and signs of further co-operation on Sino-U.S. trade talks kept the S&P 500 within 1% of a record high....
18:48, 09/20/2019

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
16:00, 06/18/2019

China second quarter GDP growth slows to 27-year low as trade war bites, more stimulus seen China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting U.S. trade pressure....
12:00, 07/15/2019

Economic Growth Seen Slipping In April-June, More Stimulus Expected: Poll If the latest number for expansion of gross domestic product is 5.7 per cent or less, the quarter had the slowest expansion in 21 quarters, since 5.3% in January-March 2014....
17:00, 08/29/2019

Donald Trump Accuses China, Europe Of Currency Manipulation, Stimulus US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain competitive advantages over the United States....
01:12, 07/04/2019

Investors unwind bearish bets as optimism grows on trade and stimulus World stocks rose for the sixth straight day on Wednesday and bond prices fell as investors unwound safety bets, encouraged by hopes of a resolution to the Sino-U.S. trade standoff and signs Europe ma...
15:36, 09/11/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman To Hold Press Briefing Amid Stimulus Expectations Several businessmen say the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government needs to take swift action on the economy, as the economic growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent....
11:24, 08/23/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on hopes of central bank stimulus Global stock markets gained on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on stimulus that's expected from the world's central banks to support slowing growth....
12:24, 09/09/2019

Centre Working On Stimulus Package To Address Economic Slowdown: Report The stimulus is also likely to cover the financial markets that have shown volatility in recent weeks and particularly after the Budget presentation....
18:24, 08/13/2019

Stocks rise with focus on stimulus; U.S. yield curve briefly inverts A global equities gauge rose on Wednesday for a third day in four as bets on more economic stimulus overcame, for now, worries over the rising prospect of a global recession....
02:12, 08/22/2019

Expected Fiscal Stimulus, US-China Trade War To Guide Markets: Experts Analysts opined that investors are awaiting a stimulus package and relief for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from the super-rich surcharge which was announced in the Budget in July....
05:36, 08/19/2019

Wall Street ends sharply higher on German stimulus optimism U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous week....
08:24, 08/17/2019

Analysts divided on ECB stimulus prospects amid conflicting tones from officials Analysts are split over what to expect from the European Central Bank (ECB) week, after central bank officials moved to downplay market expectations of immediate and substantial quantitative easing (Q...
12:48, 09/09/2019

FOREX-Safe-haven currencies under pressure as stimulus hopes grow Safe-haven currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc were under pressure on Monday as expectations policymakers would unleash new stimulus eased immediate concerns about a slowing global economy....
05:36, 08/19/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharpl...
03:00, 08/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond yields climb as ECB stimulus expectations fade Global bond yields rose on Tuesday, amid growing caution over the extent to which the European Central Bank will add stimulus to boost an ailing economy this week and rising hopes that Berlin could lo...
14:36, 09/10/2019

US STOCKS-Wall Street futures rise on global stimulus efforts U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday as China became the third country to trim interest rates in the past few days, raising hopes that major central banks stand ready to blunt the impact of a prolo...
15:12, 09/20/2019

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment cen...
05:48, 06/18/2019

It's Been A Spectacular Few Days For Mario Speedrunning The Super Mario games are among some of the most popular in all of speedrunning. From console to console, Mario has been pushed to his breaking point. The last few days have formed a watershed moment ...
00:48, 08/06/2019

30 Minutes With Super Mario Maker 2 Is Not Nearly Enough Last week, Nintendo invited us to play the upcoming Super Mario Maker 2 for thirty minutes. Those 30 minutes with the game were phenomenally good. I made a video about how it made me feel. Here’s a su...
16:36, 05/28/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 needs friends Super Mario Maker 2 has a friends problem. The game doesn't have a way to see your friends' levels or to play with your friends in multiplayer.Read More...
01:48, 07/06/2019

If You’re Going To Play Mario Maker 2, You Should Probably Get A Stylus Super Mario Maker 2 is coming on June 28, the latest in a growing line of Wii U games to get repurposed (and in this case, substantially enhanced) for Switch. I was a bit apprehensive about how Mario ...
20:36, 06/19/2019

Here's how multiplayer works in 'Dr. Mario World' Nintendo is set to release its latest mobile game Dr. Mario World on July 10th, and we're starting to get a better idea of what the game will look like. Today, Nintendo dropped a trailer that rev...
08:24, 07/03/2019

'Dr. Mario World' hits iOS a day early The doctor is in, at least on iOS, as Nintendo's latest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, has arrived a day early on iPhone, iPad and iPad touch. Several Engadget editors were able to play Nintendo&#...
16:24, 07/09/2019

Mario Kart VR is like racing on mushrooms Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP in virtual reality is simple: drive around tracks from the game series and feel every bump, green shell and ‘Waaaaaaaugh!’ in immersive VR and ...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day International Cat Day happened this week, not to be confused with National Cat Day, which happens in October. Do cats deserve two different days dedicated to them? I don’t know. But let’s celebrate ou...
21:48, 08/10/2019

Nintendo makes over Dr. Mario for iOS and Android Nintendo revealed last night that its next mobile game is finally hitting the stores next month, and it’s the comparatively low-key Dr. Mario World. The game appears to be Nintendo‘s attempt to cash i...
21:12, 06/18/2019

Put Some Checkpoints In Your Mario Maker Levels I’ve been playing Super Mario Maker 2 nearly every night since the game was released last week and I’ve encountered some really fun and well-made levels. But I’ve also noticed an annoying trend in man...
19:36, 07/06/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 time! Super Mario Maker 2 time! Paul is streaming the game right now over on Twitch. Join us in chat as we attempt some truly weird levels. And, as always, subscribe to us on Twitch for more streams as the...
23:48, 07/01/2019

Week In Games: Let's Go Make Another Mario Perhaps the best-known game coming out this week is Super Mario Maker 2, a sequel much anticipated by many of us here at Kotaku, not to mention Mario fans everywhere. But that’s not the only cool game...
23:24, 06/23/2019

FOREX-Euro weakens vs dollar as Treasury yields pick up on stimulus talks The euro hovered around a two-week low versus the dollar as the U.S. currency held strong on Tuesday, boosted by slightly higher Treasury yields, while political uncertainties in Italy also kept the c...
12:00, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 2-European shares hit 6-week high on trade relief, stimulus hope European shares hit six-week highs on Wednesday, supported by easing U.S.-China trade tensions and hopes of fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank, while news from individual companies played i...
21:36, 09/11/2019

Wall Street ticks higher after jobs data, Chinese stimulus plan U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday as a new Chinese stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth, while investors digested underwhelming jobs data that rounded off a week of mixed econ...
20:48, 09/06/2019

Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, boosting riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bond...
07:12, 08/20/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares advance on U.S.-China trade hopes, ECB stimulus Asian stocks advanced on Friday as hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute and aggressive stimulus from the European Central Bank helped to counter worries about a global economic slowdown....
05:24, 09/13/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares inch higher as stimulus hopes spur rebound European shares followed their Asian counterparts higher on Tuesday as investors bet possible monetary and fiscal stimulus measures would help stave off a major global economic downturn....
12:24, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-German yield hits -0.30% for first time as Draghi rekindles stimulus bets The euro dropped and German government bond yields fell to -0.30% for the first time on Tuesday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said the bank would provide more stimulus if inflation f...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Asia stocks rise as stimulus, policy hopes calm nervous investors Asian stocks rose on Monday as hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China soothed investors' fears of a sharp global ...
04:24, 08/19/2019

CEE MARKETS-Stocks rise on stimulus hopes, investors await c.bank signals Central European stocks and bond yields rose on Monday, as investors eyed the prospect of fiscal stimulus in Germany and looked ahead to a week heavy with central bank events. U.S. Federal Reserve...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Global stocks inch higher as stimulus hopes spur tentative rebound Stock markets edged higher on Tuesday as investors welcomed signs that more monetary and fiscal stimulus was on its way, hoping more easing would help stave off a major global economic downturn....
16:36, 08/20/2019

Investors focus on US growth figures after ECB holds fire on new stimulus – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news as traders assess bets on interest rate cutsSports Direct shares fall as company delays results for a second time UK weather: rail travel dis...
12:12, 07/26/2019

Wall Street ekes out gains after China stimulus plan, jobs data U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday as China's stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth, while investors digested underwhelming jobs data that capped a week of mixed economic signal...
20:48, 09/06/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks rise on hopes of stimulus; currencies fall Latin American stocks broadly rose on Monday as signs of stimulus for major economies lifted global sentiment, while currencies in the region were dented by a stronger dollar. Stocks in Mexico le...
22:00, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil government to announce economic stimulus package this week -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that his administration will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports....
00:36, 07/18/2019

Mario Maker 2 Is Hiding Two Secret New Power-Ups While most of the course creation parts in Super Mario Maker 2 are unlocked from the start, there are two that you can’t immediately access. You’ll definitely want them, though....
06:12, 06/28/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 review – The war rages on Super Mario Maker 2 has a right way to play. Get a friend and start exchanging stages with them. That way the war never has to end. Here's our review.Read More...
00:36, 06/27/2019

Doping expert Mario Thevis: 'There are a lot of risks' Doping is widespread not only in elite-level sports, but also in amateur sports. German doping expert Mario Thevis spoke to DW about the health risks that athletes expose themselves to by using banned...
22:48, 07/10/2019

Mario's Iconic 1-1 Level Is Way Harder When It's Vertical Super Mario Maker 2’s many player-created levels can range from intense deathtraps to clever first-person dungeons. There are also a lot of riffs on the very first Mario level ever, World 1-1. It’s a ...
09:24, 08/21/2019

Germany squad omits Mario Götze again Mario Götze's improved form late in the season for Dortmund has not caught Joachim Löw's eye. The Germany coach is looking to other attacking options, including teenager Kai Havertz and new BVB signin...
20:24, 05/22/2019

Mario Maker 2 Lets You Feel Like A Speedrunner Psst—hey, you! Do you want to be a Mario speedrunning genius? Okay, you might not be able to, but Super Mario Maker 2 can make you feel like one—thanks to both the cool features Nintendo has included,...
04:00, 07/10/2019

Mario Batali is being charged with indecent assault Celebrity chef and disgraced talk show host Mario Batali is being charged in relation to accusations of sexually misconduct against him. Per NBC Boston, Batali—who has been accused of inappropriate be...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Summer Time Fun Summer is here. The sun is out longer and longer each day, shirts are drenched in sweat, ice cream is back on the menu and ACs are turned down to their lowest temperature. So, instead of going outside...
20:36, 07/05/2019

What's on TV: 'Super Mario Maker 2,' 'Into the Spider-Verse' This week Nintendo's Super Mario Maker 2 brings the series to the Switch. Gamers can also check out Samurai Shodown, while Democratic presidential candidates take over NBC for two nights. Netflix...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Super Mario Maker 2: The Kotaku Review There’s more to Super Mario Maker 2 than just making Mario. It’s got a story mode, for instance, plus online and local multiplayer for groups of four. But the level editor is still the star of the sho...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Mario Lopez and Wife Courtney Welcome Baby No. 3 It's a boy! Mario Lopez and wife Courtney Lopez have welcomed their third child together, a baby boy! The Saved By the Bell star announced the birth of the couple's son, Santino......
23:36, 07/08/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners! Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various takes on “Summertime Fun.” Some went for vacations a...
19:00, 07/13/2019

Mario Maker 2 Level Is Like If Satan Got His Hands On 1-1 The opening level of the original Super Mario Bros. is iconic. Anyone who’s played it likely remembers exactly where to get the first mushroom, which pipe to enter for the secret coin stash, and how t...
02:48, 07/17/2019

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day, Winners! Last week I asked you wonderful people to create some cat-themed Mario levels in celebration of International Cat Day. It was time to honor our cats by turning a plumber into a cat and throwing him at...
08:36, 08/18/2019

The Switch was made for 'Super Mario Maker 2' Super Mario Maker single-handedly justified the Wii U's existence. Not only did it finally deliver on my childhood dream of designing my own Mario levels, it proved that the console's gigant...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Has A Story Mode And Much More The sequel to Super Mario Maker will have a story mode, unlike its predecessor, Nintendo said today in a Nintendo Direct dedicated to the game. In said story mode, you’ll get to rebuild Princess Peach...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Everything We Know About The Viruses In Dr. Mario World, Including Their Lethality Dr. Mario World was released recently and I’ve been playing a lot of it. The latest game in the series, Dr. Mario World is the first built for mobile phones and features new and old viruses. But how d...
19:48, 07/14/2019

Someone Turned Mario Into A Battle Royale, And It's The Best Thing Battle royale is one of the most dominant gameplay forms of the last few years, and Tetris 99 showed that you could apply the battle royale concept to anything. Mario Royale turns the classic NES game...
19:12, 06/20/2019

Haggling Begins Over Who Will Succeed ECB's Mario Draghi The opaque process for finding a successor to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is coming under scrutiny as the region faces economic and political turmoil....
09:48, 05/28/2019

When City-Builders Meet Mario Galaxy Not too long after Islanders, there’s another peaceful, cute-as-hell city-builder on the way, only this times things are on a more planetary scale....
06:00, 07/17/2019

Got an unbelievable Super Mario Maker 2 moment? Got an unbelievable Super Mario Maker 2 moment? A killer kill in Apex Legends? Did a game just hilariously break on you? We wanna see it for our show Highlight Reel. Send your clips to Highlightreel@...
01:36, 07/25/2019

Shaved Mario Is Making Me Feel Strange Here is a very simple, but very effective mod for Super Mario Odyssey that shaves Mario’s moustache for the entirety of the game. Cutscenes, gameplay, everything. It’s gross and I hate it....
07:36, 08/13/2019

A Super Mario battle royale should not be this addictive It’s finally happened… our beloved Mario has finally made his way into a battle royale game, just like everything and its shadow. My first reaction was, “What madness hath we wrought?” My second was, ...
22:12, 06/17/2019

Fan-made 'Mario Royale' pits you against 74 speedrunners The battle royale craze has invaded the Mushroom Kingdom, albeit unofficially. A programmer and video game streamer going by the handle Inferbro has hacked together a web-based multiplayer version of ...
00:12, 06/19/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Short And Sweet “Brevity is the soul of wit.” This is a famous line written by some dude named Shakespeare. Anyways, what it basically means is the best Mario Maker levels don’t waste your time. They are short, sweet...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Japan stocks edge higher as stimulus optimism eases global recession worries Japanese shares advanced on Monday after hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China eased immediate concerns about a ...
05:36, 08/19/2019

Fed chair Powell's remarks, China stimulus help markets look past weak U.S. jobs data Wall Street advanced on Friday and Treasury yields pared their losses as upbeat remarks from Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell and a Chinese economic stimulus package helped investors shrug off a we...
20:48, 09/06/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after China stimulus plan, jobs data U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday as China rolled out a stimulus plan to shore up its flagging economy and weak jobs data cemented expectations of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later t...
17:12, 09/06/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall Street flat after jobs data, China stimulus plan U.S. stocks treaded water on Friday as underwhelming jobs data rounded off a week of mixed economic signals about the domestic economy, while a new stimulus plan from China helped ease some concerns a...
20:24, 09/06/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets rise, lifted by China stimulus, U.S. rate cut bets An index of Latin American currencies rose on Friday, on track to record its first weekly gain in seven weeks, as China's move to boost lending boosted their appeal to investors, as did slower U.S. jo...
02:00, 09/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks hit five-week high on stimulus hopes; Turkish lira slips Emerging market stocks climbed for a fourth straight session on Monday as hope for stimulus to support growth in the world's major economies buoyed investor sentiment, while currencies in the developi...
12:24, 09/09/2019

US STOCKS-Wall Street ekes out gains after China stimulus plan, jobs data U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday as China's stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth, while investors digested underwhelming jobs data that capped a week of mixed economic signal...
20:24, 09/06/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-FX nears six-week peak on easing trade worries, stimulus hopes Developing world currencies rose for the eighth straight session on Friday to a near six-week high on signs of a thaw in U.S.-China trade tensions and monetary easing in the euro zone and Turkey....
12:48, 09/13/2019

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus Australia's re-elected coalition said on Tuesday it would struggle to deliver tax breaks for tens of millions of voters by July 1, a cornerstone of it's election campaign, as the central bank called f...
12:24, 05/21/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, edging back toward record territory, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite ...
16:12, 06/11/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks rise on hopes for U.S.-China trade, monetary stimulus Asian stocks rose on Thursday on hopes for a thaw in U.S.-China trade frictions and expectations that the European Central Bank will kick off another wave of monetary easing by global central banks....
06:38, 09/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks inch higher as stimulus hopes spur tentative rebound Stock markets edged higher on Tuesday as investors welcomed signs that more monetary and fiscal stimulus was on its way, hoping more easing would help stave off a major global economic downturn....
15:00, 08/20/2019

Player Makes Duck Hunt In Mario Maker 2 They say legends never die, so it makes sense that Duck Hunt seems immortal. The NES Zapper classic has lived on, homaged in games like Halo 5 and featured in the last two Super Smash Bros. games. Now...
19:36, 09/05/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Recreated In LittleBigPlanet 3 Looks Stunning Someone has been hard at work making a faithful adaptation of Super Mario Maker 2 inside LittleBigPlanet 3, and the results look so good you can hardly tell the difference....
23:48, 07/01/2019

Hot Wheels Wants You to Channel Your Inner Child and Buy This Mario Kart Track If you thought the only way you could play Mario Kart was on your Nintendo Switch, you’re wrong. And no, we don’t mean you can play the game on your N64. You can channel your inner child and get a Hot...
02:24, 06/26/2019

Watch the 'Super Mario Maker 2' Nintendo Direct here If you're excited for Super Mario Maker 2, you'll want to watch the dedicated Nintendo Direct livestream tonight at 6PM ET (3PM PT, 11PM GMT)....
03:24, 05/16/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Short And Sweet, Winners! Last week I asked the readers of Kotaku to fire up their Nintendo Switch consoles and make some Mario levels. But keep them short and sweet. I got a bunch of entries and had a (mostly) great time play...
07:24, 07/28/2019

How To Use Mario Maker 2's Tricky 'Scroll-Stop' Feature How’s your Super Mario Maker 2 going? Making some Marios? Trying out some of the cool new features? One of the most subtle but powerful new tricks you can do with the Switch version of Nintendo’s bril...
02:48, 07/17/2019

Review: Super Mario Maker 2 is an infinite source of joy Four years ago, Nintendo did something brave and uncharacteristic: it let players create their own Mario levels, with Super Mario Maker for the Wii U. Super Mario Maker was arguably one of the most in...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Dr. Mario World: release date, trailer and first impressions Like bad medicine, we've been served a lot of mediocre puzzle games on mobile in recent years – mostly an endless parade of poor Candy Crash clones. Good news: Nintendo is trying to put a ...
18:36, 07/09/2019

Donald Trump Has a Point About Mario Draghi and the Euro The economic messaging of the president was as hypocritical as ever, but the relative strength of the euro will figure highly in the thinking of the ECB. ...
11:12, 06/19/2019

It Only Took Five Hours To Beat Super Mario Odyssey Blindfolded The best speedrunners in the world can beat the Nintendo Switch game Super Mario Odyssey in under an hour. On Monday, it took speedrunner Katun24 just over five. It would have been a pretty bad perfor...
11:25, 08/14/2019

What we played in July: 'Bloodstained' and 'Super Mario Maker 2' Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This time around, we've finally got our hands on Kickstarter darling Bloodstained: Ri...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Mario Andretti relives his sole Indy 500 win 50 years later SportsPulse: Racing legend Mario Andretti looks back on one of the greatest accomplishments of his incredible career: winning the 1969 Indy 500.        ...
16:12, 05/02/2019

Super Mario Maker 2's Boo Button Can't Stop This Nonsense Today on Highlight Reel we have Mario Maker nightmare machines, undersea kingdoms in Breath of the Wild, Sekiro nightmares, and much more...
03:24, 07/02/2019

The Internet Has Some Ideas For More Mario Maker 2 Game Styles Leave an empty space on a promotional image, and the internet will fill it for you. This is as certain as the sun rising in the East and setting in the West and gravity keeping us all from spinning ou...
22:12, 05/16/2019

Grab Some Friends and Save $10 On Super Mario Party You’re forgiven if you haven’t given Mario Party much thought in the last decade, but Super Mario Party seems like a return to form for the minigame-based party series, and you can grab a copy from Am...
03:48, 05/04/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Won’t Let You Play Online With Friends Nintendo showed off Super Mario Maker 2’s new four-player competitive and co-op online modes earlier this month, and the company has now confirmed that players will only be able to matchmake online wi...
03:12, 05/29/2019

DJI's Robomaster S1 Is the Closest Thing to RC Mario Kart, and It's a Blast DJI is already the worldwide leader for drones, and despite recently taking aim at GoPro with new Osmo Action, it’s venturing into yet another market with the new Robomaster S1. While this might seem ...
17:36, 06/12/2019

Best Nintendo Wii games: from Super Mario to Metroid, Zelda and beyond Nintendo's all-time top-selling home console was a massive success, to say the least, but also enormously divisive. By focusing on accessibility and affordability, the Wii reached millions of pla...
14:12, 08/26/2019

Getting The Highest Score Possible In Mario Maker 2 Is Harder Than You Might Expect If I asked you what is the highest possible score achievable in Super Mario Maker 2, you would assume 999,999,990. That’s usually how video games work. And technically you would be right. But actually...
23:12, 08/11/2019

Nintendo's Dr. Mario World coming to Android and iOS in July Nintendo's next mobile game is coming sooner than we expected. The Japanese company has just announced that Dr. Mario World will be making its debut on Android and iOS no later than July 10, and, more...
06:48, 06/18/2019

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will ...
19:48, 08/20/2019

Heads Up: Mario Maker Is Finally Coming To Switch This week we’re cashing checks in Hitman 2, clashing katanas in Samurai Shodown, and tinkering around in Super Mario Maker 2. Here’s your heads up for the things making waves, both big and small, this...
02:24, 06/25/2019

Mario Kart Tour boosts onto iOS and Android in September Mario Kart Tour is about to launch for iOS and Android mobile devices. It features a tour system where Nintendo will swap out courses every two weeks.Read More...
12:36, 08/27/2019

Mario Gonzalez, Father of Golf in Brazil, Is Dead at 96 A master teacher, he was content to stay in Brazil. “If he had played more on the PGA Tour,” one golfer said, “I am sure he would be in the Hall of Fame.”...
07:48, 08/02/2019

Mario Kart Tour arrives on your phone September 25 In a surprise evening announcement, Nintendo revealed that its next big mobile title, Mario Kart Tour, will arrive on September 25. The company made the announcement in an unceremonious tweet. Though ...
11:00, 08/27/2019

Reap what you sow: Mario Del Curto's world of vegetation – in pictures The Swiss photographer took a 10-year journey around the globe to consider the relationship between the human and plant worlds – from the boxwood topiary of France to the motorway bridge gardens of Du...
16:12, 07/23/2019

Twitch Uses Mario Reference To Let Viewers Know Ninja Left Last Thursday, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced he was leaving Twitch to stream exclusively on Mixer. Twitch has subsequently added a tongue-in-cheek reference to the original Super Mario Bros. at the ...
16:00, 08/05/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares nudge higher on stimulus hopes, recession fears ease Asian shares extended their gains on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, boosting riskier assets and drawing money from safe-havens such as bond...
07:36, 08/20/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open higher after jobs data, China stimulus plan U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Friday as China rolled out a stimulus plan to shore up its flagging economy and weak jobs data cemented expectations of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reser...
20:24, 09/06/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall Street ticks higher after jobs data, Chinese stimulus plan U.S. stocks edged higher on Friday as a new Chinese stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth, while investors digested underwhelming jobs data that rounded off a week of mixed econ...
20:24, 09/06/2019

June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart It's time for the June 2019 NPD report for the video games industry. Super Mario Maker 2 came out on top for the month, and Crash Team Racing was No. 2.Read More...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Nintendo brings 'Dr. Mario World' to Android and iOS on July 10th Earlier this year Nintendo announced that its Dr. Mario puzzle game would return in a new iteration for mobile devices, and now Dr. Mario World has a release date: July 10th. Set to appear on Android ...
05:48, 06/18/2019

Mario 64 Expert Climbs One Of The Game's Trickiest Levels Without Jumping Scott “pannenkoek2012" Buchanan is a Super Mario 64 expert known best for achieving memetic status thanks to a complex trick that involved “parallel universes” to complete. Buchanan is a master o...
07:36, 08/13/2019

Nintendo lets you share twice as many 'Super Mario Maker 2' courses Super Mario Maker 2 is as much about building your own Mario courses as it is playing through the millions of stages other players have already uploaded. But many players have already hit the limit of...
20:24, 07/24/2019

Even Your Offline Mario Maker 2 Levels Aren’t Safe From Deletion Nintendo will delete Mario Maker levels from its servers for any number of reasons, be they glitches, inappropriate content, or unspecified offenses that leave creators baffled. This practice can be f...
03:12, 07/25/2019

DOT patching road signs that left out ‘M.’ in ‘Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge’ What’s in a name? Or in the case of New York’s new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, what’s not in it? Roughly year-old signs for the long suburban bridge are being patched over because they don’t bear the ...
21:12, 08/16/2019

Odds Of Beating A Particularly Devious Mario Maker Level Are 1 In 7.5 Million There have been over two million attempts to beat a Mario Maker level called Lucky Draw, and seemingly all of them have failed because, well, they just haven’t gotten lucky enough yet....
03:24, 05/30/2019

'Super Mario Maker 2' is another love letter to Nintendo’s 2D platformers  It's impossible to play Super Mario Maker 2 without having a huge smile on your face. It's a total deconstruction of what makes Nintendo's 2D platforming franchise so special. You'...
20:24, 06/26/2019

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.        ...
17:12, 05/24/2019

Mario Batali to face assault charge on groping accusation BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is set to appear in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali is scheduled to be arraigned ...
09:36, 05/24/2019

26 Years Later, Here's A Deleted Scene From The Super Mario Bros. Movie As terrible as it was, the 1993 Mario Bros. movie has a cult following online, led by the dedicated team at SMBmovie.com, who have spent years cataloguing and uploading everything you’d ever want to k...
05:00, 08/16/2019

'Dr. Mario World' will make a new generation of virus-killing addicts Was anyone really asking for a mobile Dr. Mario game? That was my immediate thought when Nintendo announced Dr. Mario World, its new free-to-play mobile title for iOS and Android, which launches on We...
16:12, 07/08/2019

Mario Maker 2’s Hell Level Is Even Worse In Counter-Strike Sometimes, you’ve just got to dust off an old classic. And ruin it. Last month, that’s exactly what one Mario Maker 2 player did with the original Super Mario Bros’ opening level, transforming it into...
07:36, 08/13/2019

Three Incredible Mario Kart Wii Shortcut Glitches Discovered Within 24 Hours Mario Kart Wii remains the best-selling game in the series, and despite being over a decade old, players are still discovering new secrets hidden deep inside its 31 courses. Just last week, three new ...
00:12, 07/20/2019

'Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games' will feature three 'Dream Events' The Mario and Sonic series will feature three new "Dream Events" in its upcoming 2020 Tokyo edition. Nintendo offered a glimpse today at the three events in a trailer for the game, which will be relea...
20:12, 09/16/2019

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
17:12, 05/24/2019

Mario Draghi Saved the Euro. Will His Successor Be Equally Committed? The exiting president of the E.C.B. famously vowed to do “whatever it takes” to preserve the eurozone currency. It is unclear whether whoever follows him can be counted on to do the same....
10:36, 06/17/2019

Nintendo Will Add Friend Matching To Mario Maker 2 Online Play Last month we reported that Super Mario Maker 2 would not allow players to matchmake with friends for online play. The news did not go over well. Now it’s going to reverse course with an update....
00:24, 06/12/2019

Mario Kart Tour Is Pretty Good When It’s Not Nickel And Diming You The Mario Kart Tour beta is now live for Android users in the United States. I’ve had some time to check out how Nintendo’s upcoming free-to-play mobile game adapts the beloved kart racing series for ...
17:36, 05/22/2019

Players have created over 2 million levels on ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Super Mario Maker 2 players are having a busy summer. Nintendo announced today that players have uploaded 2 million courses on the level creator since its worldwide release on June 28th. The highly-an...
01:36, 07/10/2019

'Super Mario Maker 2' will offer online multiplayer with friends For all the improvements to online features in Super Mario Maker 2, multiplayer is oddly limited -- you can play with random people on the internet, but not your friends. That won't be true forev...
01:24, 06/12/2019

'Super Mario Maker 2' has a story mode and online multiplayer Super Mario Maker 2 is an update to 2015's level-creating masterpiece for the Wii U, and it features a slew of new tools. Nintendo broke down a few of these fresh features during a livestream tod...
03:24, 05/16/2019

Mario Kart Tour release date, price and trailer Nintendo's smartphone games shrink down their source experience to enjoy on the go, and the next one is big: Mario Kart Tour. This will be the third mobile Mario game, following Super Mario Run a...
03:12, 09/18/2019

Football transfer rumours: Mario Mandzukic to Manchester United? Today’s tell-all is praying for more rain While Manchester United are ready to cease in their attempt to lure Paulo Dybala from Juventus, due in no small part to their frustration at the Argentinian’s...
12:48, 08/05/2019

Mario Williams caught on video allegedly sneaking into ex’s apartment Former NFL No. 1 draft pick Mario Williams is facing trespassing charges after allegedly trying to enter his ex-girlfriend’s apartment using a pilfered garage-door opener and then engaging in a ...
00:36, 08/22/2019

You can download Nintendo’s ‘Dr. Mario World’ mobile game for free right now Shortly after Nintendo announced that Dr. Mario World would launch on iOS and Android on, Wednesday, July 10th, the mobile puzzle game suddenly went live on the iOS App Store a day early. Nintendo ann...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Grab the Shockingly Great Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle For Just $20 If you like XCOM, and you like Mario, the best thing you’ll buy today is Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, which I’ve been playing pretty much nonstop for the last week. It’s just $20 on Amazon right no...
21:12, 05/07/2019

New Glitch Leads To Fastest Mario Kart 7 Track Time Did you know Daisy has a cruise ship? And also that it’s full of holes? Nearly eight years after the game’s release, Mario Kart 7 players have found a new way to glitch through the vessel’s hull and c...
11:25, 08/14/2019

Get a Bunch of Cult-Favorite Mario Badescu Products For 25% Off at Ulta Has the change in weather been messing with your skin? Don’t freak out, because right now you can get 25% off of all Mario Badescu products at Ulta. It is time to stock up on cult favorites, like the ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Mario Maker 2 Online Multiplayer Is Laggy, Too Basic, And Tons Of Fun Super Mario Maker 2 is the first Mario game to include online multiplayer, and it’s exactly what you’d expect from Nintendo: The tech kinda sucks, the implementation is extremely bare-bones, and despi...
06:24, 06/29/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 price is $5 off ahead of Amazon Prime Day Amazon Prime Day 2019 is only two weeks from today, and there are deals coming out ahead of it – like $5 off the just-released Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch.Like its predecessor, ...
02:00, 07/02/2019

‘Mario Kart Tour’ will hit iPhone and Android on September 25th It’s finally happening, Mario Kart fans, Nintendo’s mobile version of the game is almost ready to launch on iPhone and Android, as the company revealed the app’s release date. You on...
04:12, 08/28/2019

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D event...
17:24, 08/20/2019

Mainland Chinese stocks tumble amid stimulus concerns; South Korean economy unexpectedly contracts Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing could pull back on stimulus measures following recent better-than-expected economic data....
22:36, 04/28/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens slightly stronger amid stimulus hopes, easing trade tensions U.S. stocks opened marginally higher on Friday as an interest rate cut by China's central bank and signs of co-operation on trade between the world's two largest economies allayed concerns about a slo...
16:24, 09/20/2019

Twitch App Lets Viewers Mess With People Playing Mario, Metroid, And More The idea underlying Twitch extension Crowd Control is not wholly new. Since the dawn of time, people have messed with each others’ games for laughs. In the beginning, there was Lucy pulling the footba...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Super Mario Maker 2’s Endless Challenge lets you skip levels Super Mario Maker 2's Endless Challenge mode is a great way to experience a lot of player-created levels, but it's not going to turn into an esport.Read More...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Clever Player Creates First-Person Dungeon-Crawler In Mario Maker 2 The Mario Maker series offers creators an expansive suite of tools with which to build punishing, unique, or thought-provoking levels. A recent level uses these tools to meticulously recreate the firs...
04:24, 08/09/2019

How to watch Nintendo’s ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Direct live stream The Switch is primed for a big holiday season with Animal Crossing, Pokemon Sword and Shield, and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake, but yet another major release is right around the ...
02:12, 05/16/2019

GameStop's Offering a Super Mario Maker 2 and Switch Online Bundle For Just $70 Right now, GameStop is offering Super Mario Maker 2 and a 12-Month Switch Online Bundle for just $70. The game is currently on pre-order for $60 in most stores and the subscription retails for $20. Ad...
21:12, 05/17/2019

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of young children who identify with a gender other th...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District AttorneyR...
08:24, 05/23/2019

Lavish home of late ‘prince of chintz’ Mario Buatta to hit market Late interior decorator Mario Buatta, known as “the prince of chintz,” famously decorated the homes of clients including Barbara Walters, Billy Joel, Mariah Carey and Patricia Altschul. Now BuattaR...
05:48, 08/22/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 review: A great sequel, playable on a better console Enlarge / The swinging crane makes for some interesting puzzle options. When I reviewed the first Super Mario Maker in 2015, I lamented that the game didn't debut years earlier as a Wii U console ...
16:36, 06/26/2019

This Super Mario battle royale game challenges you to outrun 74 other Marios After PUBG introduced the world to the concept of ‘battle royale’ games, a number of games in the genre starting cropping up overnight including Fortnite, Apex Legends and Tetris 99. Now...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Eataly ends relationship with Mario Batali amid misconduct scandal Chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid sexual misconduct allegations, no longer owns a stake in Italian marketplace Eataly.        ...
22:12, 08/17/2019

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allow their children to pick their gender identities a...
03:24, 08/01/2019

"Steamed Hams" is now a Super Mario Maker 2 level because this meme will outlive us all Every time it seems “Steamed Hams”—a classic Simpsons bit turned constant presence in online life—has reached its peak, it continues to morph into new, ever more ludicrous forms. Over a year ago, with...
21:12, 07/08/2019

We don't know why people are complaining, our dad could totally beat this Mario Maker level if he wanted to In what’s turned out to be the best news for sadists since the first human killed the first cow, then dyed the leather black and glued a bunch of spikes to it, Nintendo put out Super Mario Maker 2 a f...
03:24, 07/18/2019

Déjà Poo: Nintendo Deletes Another Mario Maker Level By Popular Speedrunner A popular Mario speedrunner and Mario Maker level creator said Tuesday morning that Nintendo is once again deleting his Mario Maker levels, this time targeting his popular Super Expert course in Super...
19:12, 07/16/2019

Nintendo deletes popular Mario Maker 2 level for unexplained reasons Enlarge / A scene from the creation of the since-deleted "Kai-Zero G" in Super Mario Maker 2. (credit: YouTube / GrandPooBear) The unexplained removal of one of the most popular, ultra-difficult Sup...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Mario Maker 2 Player Finds Useful Trick For Making Randomized Levels Make a brand new stage in Super Mario Maker 2 and you may find that objects which had an element of random chance in the first Mario Maker are now completely predictable. Clown cars, for example, will...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Nintendo is holding an online 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' tournament this Sunday Top-tier Mario Kart 8 Deluxe players better limber up with some thumb exercises. Nintendo has announced a North American online tournament which will take place on Nintendo's Switch Online servic...
03:36, 09/18/2019

This ‘Mario Maker’ level is the most stressful video-game clip you’ll ever watch A monster with Mario Maker 2 turned the first level many of us had ever played into a fiery hellscape from which, as of Tuesday afternoon, only five people had emerged unscathed....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Playing As Luigi In Super Mario Maker 2 Probably Won't Help You Complete Levels Faster Last week, after a few individual level records were broken in Super Mario Maker 2 using Luigi, a question began to form: Was Mario’s lanky brother somehow faster? Was playing as the Big L essential f...
15:36, 07/17/2019

Dr. Mario World Copies The Worst Mechanics of Mobile Gaming and It's Our Fault Back in 2015 when Nintendo announced that it would start developing games for smartphones and tablets, I was excited by the prospect of playing Nintendo classics like Mario, Animal Crossing, and other...
03:36, 07/09/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 on Switch has hit 2 million player-made courses When Nintendo released the first Super Mario Maker title on its Wii U console in 2015, it became an instant classic due to its star feature – allowing players to design their own levels for Mar...
05:00, 07/10/2019

Super Mario Maker 2’s paid online mode won’t let you matchmake with friends A first for any Super Mario game: online play. This expands upon the local-multiplayer insanity of the New Super Mario Bros. series. [credit: Nintendo ...
03:24, 05/29/2019

Mario Maker Level Locks You In A Room With A Goomba And Your Darkest Thoughts A lot of the Mario Maker levels that go viral are pretty universally deranged. They’re usually levels made in the “kaizo” style, impossibly hard courses for expert-level Mario players to speedrun. It’...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my m...
23:36, 05/15/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
10:12, 05/23/2019

Brazil president's trip to Texas brokered by ex-president Bush: spokesman Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decision to visit Texas next week followed an invitation from former U.S. President George W. Bush, a spokesman for Bolsonaro said on Thursday....
00:48, 05/10/2019

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Ru...
08:48, 08/14/2019

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there. Biden sa...
16:49, 09/21/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Tr...
03:36, 06/13/2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments ...
04:36, 08/28/2019

Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for Ame...
23:24, 07/31/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White Hou...
05:48, 06/11/2019

'Saved by the Bell' star Mario Lopez reflects on 30th anniversary of show The first episode of "Saved by the Bell" premiered on August 20, 1989, on NBC and now, nearly 30 years after the beloved teen sitcom first aired, actor and entertainment TV host Mario Lopez is reflect...
13:48, 07/25/2019

Nintendo announces 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2' at E3, 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Nintendo announced a number of new games coming to the Switch console during its E3 Direct presentation including a sequel to "Zelda: Breath of the Wild."...
21:24, 06/11/2019

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithfu...
07:36, 05/23/2019

Amazon Constructed a Super Mario Maker 2 Preorder Discount, For Prime Members Only Amazon’s $10 video game preorder credits seem to have gone the way of the dodo, but that doesn’t mean you can’t save a few bucks. Super Mario Maker 2 for Switch is discounted to $52 right now for Prim...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Edifier Speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, Backcountry Gear, and More A couple of Edifier bookshelf speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, and up to 40% off Climb Gear at Backcountry lead of Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:24, 08/20/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 is out today, which means many makers are making Marios as we speak. Super Mario Maker 2 is out today, which means many makers are making Marios as we speak. So we wanna Make a Super Mario, Too—on our Twitch channel!...
20:12, 06/28/2019

Donald Trump slams Mario Draghi's rate cut plans - business live The US President says Draghi’s plans will weaken the euro putting the US at a competitive disadvantage ECB’s Draghi signals more eurozone rate cutsEuropean markets jump and euro falls after Draghi’s s...
14:36, 06/18/2019

Mario creator Miyamoto counters cloud gaming hype (but don’t count Nintendo out) Cloud gaming — however a company chooses to define that — is shaping up to be a big part of the next generation of consoles and other platforms. But Mario creator and Nintendo veteran Shigeru Miyamoto...
03:12, 07/06/2019

Peers, fellow competitors share 15 of the best Mario Andretti stories you've never heard You know everything there is to know about Mario Andretti. At least you thought you knew everything about Mario Andretti.        ...
19:24, 05/25/2019

In honor of Far From Home, let's make some Spider-Man-themed levels in Super Mario Maker 2 Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite y...
14:00, 07/05/2019

‘Mario Kart Tour’ is a surprisingly faithful take on Nintendo’s popular racing game Although Nintendo has more than a few anticipated games set to launch in 2019, few are as intriguing as Mario Kart Tour — a mobile take on the company’s popular kart racing series. This we...
21:48, 05/22/2019

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s prison reform activism — and called out Chrissy ...
20:48, 09/09/2019

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
04:00, 07/25/2019

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
08:24, 09/14/2019

Singer Alanis Morissette, rapper Mario Treadway announce the birth of son Winter Mercy Alanis Morissette and Mario Treadway's new son won't feel left out. Little Winter Mercy joins brother Ever Imre, 8, and sister Onyx Solace, 2.        ...
02:36, 08/14/2019

Mario Kart Tour beta hands-on: Microtransactions land like a nasty blue shell Enlarge / This is the only Mario Kart Tour closed beta image we're officially allowed to share. (credit: Nintendo) Nintendo's first racing game for smartphones, Mario Kart Tour, is barreling like a ...
22:36, 05/22/2019

Arsenal and Man Utd in Mario Lemina transfer race as clubs battle for £18m-rated Southampton midfielder Arsenal and Manchester United will have to cough up at least £18million by next week if they want to secure a deal for Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
07:24, 05/23/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to groping woman at Boston restaurant Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where a not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf to a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and kiss...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Mario Lopez issues apology for ‘ignorant and insensitive’ remarks about parenting transgender kids Mario Lopez fanned flames with comments he made in a recent interview that suggested it was a slippery slope for parents to allow their children to choose their gender identity at an early age....
22:36, 07/31/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Creation Tips From A Nintendo Icon And A Level Design Guru Need advice for Super Mario Maker 2? The game’s producer Takashi Tezuka has five helpful tips, and Chris Totten, the author of An Architectural Approach to Level Design, has ten more....
13:12, 07/02/2019

Speedrunner Smashes A Computer-Assisted Super Mario Bros. Record By A Single Frame A tool-assisted Super Mario Bros. speedrun category that had seen no significant improvements for years may be getting a second wind after a single-frame improvement submitted by runner Maru370....
13:12, 05/02/2019

The legends of 1969: Mario Andretti’s unlikely Indy 500 victory filled with racing lore Mario Andretti shares the stories of his strange path to victory in 1969 Indy 500 as the 50th anniversary approaches.        ...
03:12, 05/17/2019

'Mortal Kombat' and 'Super Mario Kart' join the Video Game Hall of Fame Sorry, Half-Life fans, you'll have to wait at least another year to see the classic FPS make it into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The National Museum of Play has announced this year's ...
20:12, 05/02/2019

Galatasaray sign Radamel Falcao as Mario Lemina and Florin Andone join on loan Galatasaray sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao from Monaco as Florin Andone and Mario Lemina join on season-long loans from Brighton and Southampton....
11:48, 09/03/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Warped Pipes: How Super Mario Land Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Warped Pipes: How Super Mario Land 2 Fits Into The Timeline • With All Due Respect: You Were Wrong About Battleborn • TAY Retro: NES -...
17:00, 06/05/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade optimism lifts Latam markets; Brazil cheers stimulus Latin American markets rose on Wednesday as optimism from U.S.-China trade talks offset concerns of slowing global growth, while a new policy to control Brazil's fiscal woes and provide stimulus to th...
00:24, 07/25/2019

U.S. Stocks Flat, Chinese Stocks Gain on Hopes for Stimulus Chinese stocks inched higher after new data showed economic growth slowed to its weakest pace since 1992, raising expectations that Beijing would introduce stimulus measures to support the economy....
16:00, 07/15/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshe...
22:12, 04/28/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to be arraigned on indecent assault charge, accused of grabbing woman's chest Despite saying in December that he was a “lucky man” following a “bad” 2018, the celebrity chef is now facing a criminal charge in connection with 2017 sexual assault allegation. ...
18:12, 05/23/2019

I spent an hour playing the crazy upcoming 'Super Mario' game where you can play unlimited levels and create your own — here's what it's like Nintendo Nintendo's next major "Super Mario" game is headed to the Nintendo Switch in late June. The new game, "Super Mario Maker 2," is a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic Mario title from Ninte...
22:24, 05/28/2019

Dr. Mario World Is Classic Puzzle Gaming, With The Good And Bad Of Mobile Gaming Nintendo’s mobile games have ranged from the simplified platforming of Super Mario Run to the light strategy gacha Fire Emblem Heroes. It’s only natural that the company would move out to puzzle games...
15:36, 07/08/2019

Nintendo Direct May CONFIRMED: Super Mario Maker 2 headlines 15-minute Nintendo stream Nintendo has unceremoniously dumped a new announcement on us: we'll be getting more Super Mario Maker 2 news TOMORROW - here's everything you need to know....
21:36, 05/14/2019

Mario Lopez regrets his 'ignorant and insensitive' comments about transgender children "Moving forward I will be more informed and thoughtful,” Mario Lopez said amid backlash resulting from his comments about transgender children.        ...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Mario Andretti at abandoned Nazareth Speedway: ‘It’s not a happy reunion’ As the 50th anniversary of his Indianapolis 500 victory approaches, Mario Andretti take us back to Nazareth, Pennsylvania.        ...
08:48, 05/20/2019

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the driver...
15:12, 06/08/2019

Three Generations of Andretti's Predict Indy 500 While Playing Mario's Classic Sega Game Mario Andretti won the Indy 500 50 years ago, his grandson Marco will compete in the race this year. Watch as Marco races his father Michael on Sega.        ...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Cease-and-desist transforms Mario Royale into DMCA Royale Enlarge / Mario? Who is Mario? My name is Infringio, and I'm a completely original character. (credit: Inferno Plus) Web-based game Mario Royale attracted quite a bit of attention last week by takin...
18:24, 06/25/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies jump as emerging markets cheer China stimulus Latin American currencies rose on Friday as stimulus from China's central bank pumped up emerging markets, while weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data reinforced bets of an interest rate cut by the Fede...
17:12, 09/06/2019

What Is NIA Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill-2019, introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 8, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid protests by the Opposition. While the government....
15:48, 07/15/2019

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were...
23:36, 07/09/2019

Rwanda's disappearing opposition Disappeared or dead - Rwanda's opposition party Forces Democratiques Unifiées is mysteriously "losing" members. The fate of the government critics is unknown. But who is responsible?...
13:12, 08/05/2019

Mike Tirico takes wild ride with Mario Andretti: 'Coolest freakin' thing I've ever done in sports' Mike Tirico, who will broadcast Sunday's Indy 500, was picked up at the airport by 1969 winner Mario Andretti in a street-legal Indy car.        ...
02:24, 05/24/2019

'Mortal Kombat,' and 'Super Mario Kart' are 2019 Video Game Hall of Fame inductees The 2019 class of World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees includes three games you probably heard of, including Solitaire, and one you might not of.        ...
00:12, 05/03/2019

| Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the president....
17:24, 07/09/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
14:12, 05/17/2019

IMF meets with Argentina opposition candidate A team from the International Monetary Fund met on Monday with opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez, the front-runner for October's presidential election, according to a spokesman for Fernandez....
06:12, 08/27/2019

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent....
16:36, 07/22/2019

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change...
15:00, 08/21/2019

‘We Will Win Again,’ Opposition Vows in Istanbul Election Do-Over A day after the authorities annulled a result that embarrassed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, several minor candidates withdrew to avoid splitting the vote....
15:24, 05/07/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
13:12, 05/24/2019

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the govern...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing after throwing firecrackers and flares to police who re...
01:36, 06/09/2019

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says....
16:00, 06/29/2019

PNG opposition says new defections mean it has enough support to oust PM Opponents of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Friday they had mustered enough support in parliament to oust him over a range of grievances including a gas deal with France's...
13:12, 05/24/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
20:48, 05/27/2019

Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Russian opposition leader says he was poisoned in custody Alexei Navalny, a prominent Russian opposition leader, was discharged from a Moscow hospital and sent back to jail, despite claims by his doctor that he may have been poisoned by an unknown chemical a...
06:12, 07/30/2019

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norw...
07:00, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition reported in talks The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving ...
04:12, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition reported in talks Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Opposition Should Reveal Its PM Candidate, Says Rajnath Singh Expressing confidence that the BJP will win more seats that it did in 2014, senior party leader Rajnath Singh today said a two-thirds majority for the NDA cannot be ruled out....
10:36, 05/14/2019

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament r...
08:00, 06/23/2019

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the co...
19:48, 05/25/2019

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
21:12, 06/02/2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have the resources to break up such demonstrations and ja...
23:24, 07/27/2019