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Factbox: How the LSE and HKEX stack up

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange (LSE), with any offer contingent on the LSE ...

Factbox: How the LSE and HKEX stack up

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HKEX to continue to engage with LSE shareholders after rebuff Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd said it will continue to engage with the shareholders of London Stock Exchange Group after the London bourse emphatically rejected its $39 billion takeover offer o...
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By the numbers: How does Calgary’s proposed new arena stack up against other NHL rinks The plan for the $550-million event centre, which will host not only NHL games but other sports and entertainment events, will see taxpayers forking over a great deal of the funds going into the build...
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Eight reasons Trump's 'clean climate' claims fail to stack up President told Prince Charles US has ‘among the cleanest climates there are’. Here’s a reminder of some facts he may have overlookedDonald Trump believes the US has a “clean climate”, telling the inte...
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Porsche's $153,510 electric sports car, the Taycan, is set to compete with Tesla's Model S — here's how they stack up (TSLA) Porsche Porsche on Wednesday unveiled the production versions of its first fully electric sports car, the Taycan Turbo and the Taycan Turbo S. The vehicles will compete against Tesla's Model S sedan....
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Factbox: What's in and what's out at J.C. Penney J.C. Penney Co Inc has been struggling to reassure investors it can lure shoppers back into its stores amid fierce competition from online giants like Amazon.com Inc and discount retailers like TJX ...
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Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cig...
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Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are some who could The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are now looking for his replacement. The shortlists of likely candidates are almost...
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Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electronic cigarette products including the devices and l...
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Factbox: Some facts about the DMZ separating the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, the third meeting between the two leaders in just over a y...
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Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could f...
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Factbox: Recent U.S. corporate responses to gun violence A series of mass shootings in the United States, including one each in Texas and Ohio last month that killed 31 people, once again has revived a national debate on firearms regulation, which in the pa...
00:36, 09/04/2019

Factbox: IMO 2020 - a major shake-up for oil and shipping Tougher rules on sulfur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades....
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11:48, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Australia's election - key themes and contests Australians go to the polls on Saturday in a contest to determine whether conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison can maintain his shaky grip on power or whether the center-left Labor party will re...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Factbox: More than 378,000 without power in U.S. Southeast from Hurricane Dorian More than 378,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast were without power on Friday as Hurricane Dorian skirted the Carolina coast, according to local electric companies....
17:12, 09/06/2019

Factbox: U.S. states with the most and fewest school shootings The shooting at a suburban Denver high school on Tuesday was the 1,369th incident in the United States since 1970, according to the K-12 School Shooting Database maintained by the Naval Postgraduate S...
21:12, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Details on Canada's federal election Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally launched the race for the Oct. 21 election on Wednesday. Here is a breakdown of how Canadian elections work and the possible outcomes....
22:24, 09/11/2019

Factbox: Key issues in South Africa's May 8 election South Africa is due to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mandela's African National Congress (ANC) swept to power...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Factbox: The work at one Facebook 'labeling' project Facebook Inc has thousands of content labelers around the world who categorize content with the aim of creating large datasets that can be more readily analyzed by humans and software....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Greenland for sale? Why Trump's bid fell through President Donald Trump's proposal for the United States to buy Greenland from Denmark has met with surprise and a sharp rebuff from Copenhagen, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calling the idea "...
17:24, 08/21/2019

Factbox: Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ service on Nov. 12 in the United States, Canada and t...
00:00, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Sloane Stephens v Johanna Konta A look at the records of American Sloane Stephens and Briton Johanna Konta before their quarter-final match at the French Open on Tuesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
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Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republic...
06:12, 08/01/2019

Factbox: What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis....
23:48, 09/16/2019

Factbox: Major shootings in the United States Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has become grimly accustomed to mass shootings and hei...
00:24, 08/05/2019

Factbox: Fabio Fognini v Alexander Zverev A look at the records of Italy's Fabio Fognini and German Alexander Zverev before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
10:36, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Stan Wawrinka A look at the records of Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Swiss Stan Wawrinka before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
06:24, 06/02/2019

Factbox: J.C. Penney's revolving door of CEOs J.C. Penney Co Inc late last year tapped Jill Soltau as chief executive officer to stem the decline in sales, the fifth leadership change at the department store operator in 15 years....
13:12, 08/06/2019

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake in 2015. This time however, climbers and guides ar...
14:36, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
21:48, 08/15/2019

Factbox: Garbine Muguruza v Elina Svitolina A look at the records of Spain's Garbine Muguruza and Ukraine's Elina Svitolina before their third-round match at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
08:36, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Naomi Osaka v Victoria Azarenka A look at the records of Japan's Naomi Osaka and Belarusian Victoria Azarenka before their second-round match at the French Open on Thursday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
04:48, 05/30/2019

Factbox: Mass shootings in U.S. ignite new calls for gun legislation A cluster of recent mass shootings that killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio has sparked renewed calls for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
00:00, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Highlights from former U.S. special counsel Mueller's testimony Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any po...
16:12, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Trump impeachment backed by 40% of U.S. House Democrats Ninety-five Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
01:12, 07/27/2019

Factbox: Trump's new national security adviser, in his own words U.S. President Donald Trump named Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his latest White House national security adviser, picking a lawyer who has worked to secure the release of hostages to replace John Bol...
05:36, 09/19/2019

Factbox: Will sparks fly? Five things to watch at the third Democratic debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in ...
06:12, 09/12/2019

Factbox: India becomes latest country to ban sale of e-cigarettes India became the latest country after Brazil and Thailand to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in what could potentially be the biggest move against vaping globally over growing health concerns....
14:01, 09/19/2019

Factbox: Four moments to watch for as U.S. Democrats debate in Detroit Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will take the stage in Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday nights in their second debate of the nominating contest for the November 2020 U.S. election....
17:00, 07/29/2019

Factbox: Where Netanyahu stands on key Israeli policy issues Benjamin Netanyahu, who is seeking a fifth term as Israel's prime minister, has played up his conservative, security-first credentials in the face of inexperienced rivals in the run-up to Tuesday's el...
18:00, 09/13/2019

Factbox: What do U.S. Democrats want from Mueller's grand jury evidence? The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court last week for permission to access grand jury evidence from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in...
03:48, 07/29/2019

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
19:24, 08/01/2019

Factbox: Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ app Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies, as the company founded on theme parks and big-scre...
02:00, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Hurricane Dorian knocks out power to over 156,000 in U.S. Southeast More than 156,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast were without power on Friday as Hurricane Dorian lashed the Carolina coast, according to local electric companies....
11:12, 09/06/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Airlines count the cost of Boeing 737 MAX grounding Some international airlines have reported tentative schedules for when they expect their Boeing 737 MAX up in the air again. More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger planes were taken out of...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Incoming PM Johnson's record as London mayor Boris Johnson has referred to his record as Mayor of London as a pointer to what he could achieve when he replaces Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and British prime minister....
16:36, 07/23/2019

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consumers' personal information....
20:12, 07/22/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizur...
17:24, 07/21/2019

Factbox: Canada's Trudeau in brownface scandal that has echoes in U.S. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brownface picture scandal deepened on Thursday as other images of him emerged wearing dark makeup only hours after he had apologized for what he characterized ...
16:24, 09/20/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreement, moves which ultimately could lead to the return...
23:24, 07/02/2019

Factbox: Auto, other industries' manufacturing presence in Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a tariff of 5% would be imposed on all goods coming from Mexico, increasing gradually each month until reaching 25% on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediat...
09:36, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
18:12, 06/05/2019

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty's rise to number one in the world Factbox on Ashleigh Barty, who will become the first Australian woman in 43 years to be ranked world number one in singles after she beat Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 in the final of the Nature Valley Classi...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Factbox: Investments by automakers in the U.S. and China since Trump came to power Major automakers have announced a slew of investments in the United States since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 and exerted pressure on the industry to create more U.S. jobs....
07:00, 05/21/2019

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on ...
21:12, 05/22/2019

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman du...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Factbox: The Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory. Washington said the aircraft was targeted in international air space in "an unprovoked attack."...
19:24, 06/20/2019

Factbox: The royal instruments for Thai king's coronation During Thailand's main coronation event for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 4, the monarch will be presented with five royal regalia, which are treated as symbols of kingship, marking the legitimacy o...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway at a glance Warren Buffett will host tens of thousands of people in Omaha, Nebraska from May 3-5 at what he calls "Woodstock for Capitalists," the annual shareholder weekend for his company, Berkshire Hathaway In...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Thai king's elaborate coronation by the numbers Thailand's coronation ceremonies for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 4-6 will be the first the Southeast Asian nation has seen in 69 years, when the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was crowned in 1950....
08:00, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President Donald Trump's trade wars, including disputes with Beijing and global steel tariffs, have had an impact on them....
23:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
16:00, 05/28/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
14:36, 05/28/2019

Factbox: EU leaders prepare for another fight over who gets bloc's top jobs The European Union's 28 leaders will meet on Sunday evening for a second attempt to decide who will take over the bloc's top five jobs under the next mandate....
20:12, 06/25/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Explosions that damaged two tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday come a month after four vessels were targeted in "sabotage attacks" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
15:48, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Here are some of New York-headquartered Elliott's top ...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Factbox: Five facts about designated Austrian FPO leader Hofer Norbert Hofer, proposed to replace scandal-tainted Heinz-Christian Strache as leader of Austria's Freedom Party, is the country's transport minister who nearly became western Europe's first far-right ...
13:48, 05/18/2019

Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from China will be passed along to consumers in the form...
20:12, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russi...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Factbox: Women who have accused Trump of inappropriate conduct E. Jean Carroll, a longtime advice columnist for Elle magazine, is the latest of more than a dozen women to publicly accuse President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct in the years before he entered p...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Factbox: Glencore mining fatalities in recent years At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore Plc collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
20:24, 06/27/2019

Factbox: Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge World record holder Eliud Kipchoge is to make another attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon later this year, probably in the United Kingdom....
02:24, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
10:12, 07/01/2019

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him the latest high-level departure from the administr...
20:12, 06/03/2019

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will stand down once her Brexit deal with Brussels is approved by parliament and the government has said it hopes to do this by the time lawmakers break...
19:24, 05/15/2019

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country ...
09:24, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected laun...
11:36, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
16:00, 05/28/2019

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
22:12, 09/12/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the ...
21:24, 05/29/2019

FACTBOX: From Audi to Toyota, duties could upend Mexico output Vehicles and auto parts comprised Mexico's biggest export item to the United States in 2018, totalling $93.3 billion, and President Trump's move to impose escalating tariffs on the country's goods wou...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Highlights from criminal complaint in widening UAW corruption probe A senior United Auto Workers (UAW) official was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in a mushrooming corruption scand...
02:36, 09/13/2019

Factbox: Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behi...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - Results of EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party romped to victory in the European Parliament election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the countr...
23:36, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives l...
13:12, 09/04/2019

Factbox: Here are nine categories of consumer products impacted by Trump's new tariffs A range of consumer products made in China and sold in the United States are affected by Friday's new set of tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, including in categories such as vacuum clea...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls U.S. House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that is likely to land him in protracted court fights w...
21:24, 05/07/2019

Factbox: Next rounds of Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods to hit consumers U.S. President Donald Trump's next round of tariffs on Chinese imports is scheduled to take effect starting on Sunday, escalating the trade war between the world's two largest economies with a big hit...
20:12, 08/31/2019

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens Florida Shares of insurance and freight companies reacted as Hurricane Dorian crept toward the Florida coast on Friday, and the National Hurricane Center upgraded Dorian to a Category 3 storm on Friday aftern...
21:48, 08/30/2019

Factbox: UK government ensnared in court battles over suspending parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for over a month before Brexit is being challenged by three court cases that will be heard over the next month....
12:36, 08/30/2019

Factbox: Key ECB policymaker comments ahead of Thursday's rate meeting The following are key comments by European Central Bank policymakers ahead of the Thursday's policy meeting, which is expected to approve a fresh stimulus package to prop up growth....
02:00, 09/12/2019

Factbox: Foreigners held in China on national security grounds China has arrested a Chinese-born Australian writer on suspicion of espionage, the Australian government said on Tuesday, as tension grows between Canberra and its largest trading partner....
09:24, 08/27/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma judge finds J&J liable in first trial over opioids An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson was liable for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic and ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million following a trial in a lawsuit brought by...
23:48, 08/26/2019

Factbox: The road to Fiat Chrysler, Renault merger talks American-Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler has made an all share merger proposal to French rival Renault as part of a new wave of auto industry consolidation....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Auto industry consolidation - mega-mergers and alliances Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-biggest carmaker and trigger a fresh round of industry...
16:24, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
06:12, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Tweets tell story of souring Trump, Cohen relationship President Donald Trump and his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, have both used Twitter to spar with enemies over the last decade. Cohen, 52, is due to report to federal prison in New York state ...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: The atomic restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal Iran said on Wednesday it will accelerate its enrichment of uranium as of Thursday, a date it has previously suggested could see its stock of enriched uranium exceed a cap imposed by its nuclear deal ...
14:24, 06/26/2019

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key...
15:24, 06/19/2019

Factbox: Britain's insulin providers prepare for Brexit fallout With Britain sourcing the vast majority of the insulin needed by its 1 million diabetics from overseas, its biggest providers have had to restructure their supply chains in case a chaotic Brexit disru...
09:24, 09/17/2019

Factbox: Trump stonewalls House Democrats on multiple probes President Donald Trump is flatly refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration, taking a defiant stance that could trigger protracted court fights with ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Factbox: India's elections - Rules on campaign financing and spending Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is flush with cash in the current Indian general election, and is expected to easily outspend opposition parties, as he seeks a second term ...
09:12, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic l...
03:24, 07/18/2019

Factbox: How have British universities grappled with links to the slave trade? The University of Cambridge will conduct a two-year academic study of how much it benefited from the Atlantic slave trade and whether its scholars reinforced race-based thinking during Britain's colon...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on fo...
03:12, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Tariffs in place or planned for nearly all goods traded by U.S. and China U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators are meeting in Washington this week to find ways to defuse a trade war that has roiled markets and triggered tit-for-tat tariffs on hundreds of billions of goods tra...
09:12, 09/20/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
09:36, 04/30/2019

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could eventually culminate in the return of all internati...
17:00, 07/07/2019

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat to more than half the ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Main policies of Greece's July 7 election rivals Greece will hold a national election on July 7 with the conservative New Democracy party leading ruling left-wing SYRIZA by 9-11 percentage points in opinion polls after it won European Parliament ele...
22:24, 07/04/2019

Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global blows to a vaping industry under pressure over grow...
19:48, 09/20/2019

Factbox: Virginia Beach massacre among deadliest U.S. workplace shootings The massacre on Friday of 12 people at a Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building was the work a veteran employee who had sent in his resignation hours before opening fire, according to police....
20:36, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Facebook takedowns of 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in 2019 Facebook said on Thursday it had dismantled a network of fake accounts and pages it said were run by people connected to the government of Saudi Arabia, the company's latest action to combat "coordin...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Factbox: Apple software developer conference highlights 2019 Apple Inc executives introduced app developers to hardware and software improvements at its Worldwide Developer's Conference 2019 on Monday. Here are some highlights:...
03:24, 06/04/2019

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based ch...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Factbox: Deutsche Bank staff react to 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams at Deutsche Bank were told on Monday their jobs had been axed as it began 18,000 job cuts globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financia...
14:24, 07/08/2019

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world....
21:36, 09/13/2019

Factbox: U.S. readies emergency oil reserves in wake of Saudi attacks The Trump administration said on Saturday it stood ready to tap U.S. emergency oil reserves if needed after attacks in Saudi Arabia shut more than half the crude output in the world's largest oil expo...
09:36, 09/15/2019

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union. But he has made contradictory statements in the past about the r...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Factbox: More Roundup trials, appeals in store for Bayer after $2 billion verdict Bayer shares continued to fall on Tuesday after a California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged that the company's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caus...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Factbox: Tariff wars - duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would raise tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports by the end of the week....
03:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Japanese say farewell to Emperor Akihito, express hopes for successor Japan's Emperor Akihito will step down in favor of his elder son, Crown Prince Naruhito, on Tuesday, ending the 31-year Heisei era during which he sought to bring the monarchy closer to people....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Factbox: Merkel's coalition finalizes German landmark climate plan German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europe's biggest economy meet its CO2 emission reduction t...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Factbox: Bonfire of the Brexit cash - UK leader candidates' spending promises Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to bolster their bids to become Britain's next prime minister by proposing higher public spending and tax cuts which would represent a sudden relaxation of ...
16:00, 07/04/2019

Factbox: Canada's political party positions ahead of October 21 election Canadians head to the polls on Oct. 21 for the 42nd federal election, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party facing a tough re-election battle against the main opposition Conservatives led...
23:48, 09/16/2019

Factbox: Pending mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. firms that need Chinese approval U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, in a new twist in the bitter t...
23:48, 08/23/2019

Factbox: Saudi oil attack puts spotlight on global emergency stockpiles Governments worldwide may need to follow U.S. President Donald Trump's move to tap emergency oil stockpiles if top exporter Saudi Arabia is unable to quickly repair the damage inflicted by attacks on ...
10:36, 09/16/2019

Factbox: Democratic presidential candidates back gun restrictions after mass shootings In the month since shooting sprees in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people, Democrats running for president are pointing to inaction in Washington as evidence they should be elected, offering their ow...
03:00, 09/11/2019

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to...
13:24, 06/09/2019

Factbox: Kashmir's history - India's revoking of special status in context The Indian government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country, the most far-reaching move on the troubl...
07:12, 08/06/2019

Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Saturday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El ...
20:24, 08/05/2019

Factbox: Attacks and thwarted plots targeting New York's Times Square A New York man will appear in federal court on Friday after his arrest the previous day on allegations that he discussed buying grenades and using them in an attack on Times Square, one of the busiest...
18:12, 06/07/2019

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Saturday to seek an end to a costly trade war between the world's largest economies....
02:24, 06/28/2019

Factbox: How Australia plans to curb Facebook and Google's market power The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has found, after an 18-month investigation, that Google and Facebook hold enormous power in the country's online advertising and news distribution ma...
08:24, 07/26/2019

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on the country....
01:12, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Nadal's record-breaking 12 French Open final victories Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Dominic Thiem for the second year running on Sunday to become the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times, edging ahead o...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Factbox: A few of Mueller report's 183 mentions of ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks It is no wonder Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress want to talk to Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump: She is mentioned in the Mueller report more than 180 times....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United States, without giving more details....
20:36, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen. They are:...
19:12, 06/01/2019

Factbox: Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in...
05:36, 06/01/2019

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
00:00, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Apple's streaming TV service to cost $4.99/month; unveils new iPhones Apple Inc on Tuesday launched a new streaming TV service, which will showcase original shows at a monthly price of $4.99, and unveiled three iPhone models featuring new camera systems....
03:00, 09/11/2019

Factbox: Big Tech faces growing number of federal, state probes Several U.S. state attorneys general are set to launch antitrust probes of large technology companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook amid concerns that the companies have too much power and ...
02:48, 09/10/2019

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over South Koreans who were forced to work for Japanese...
14:36, 07/02/2019

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals....
19:00, 07/04/2019

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens East Coast Shares of U.S. insurance companies rose on Tuesday while freight companies dipped as Hurricane Dorian was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast but not make a direct hit....
23:24, 09/03/2019

Factbox: South Korea's top court ruling on Samsung heir and ex-president Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction of Jay Y. Lee, in a scandal that unseated the pres...
03:48, 08/29/2019

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - early results of the EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to sweep to victory in the European election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the country...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage for likely U.S. sanctions on Ankara....
13:48, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Details of Canada's biggest drug pricing overhaul in decades The Canadian government finalized the biggest overhaul to its drug pricing regime since 1987 on Friday, giving new powers to the federal drug price regulator, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board...
01:12, 08/10/2019

Factbox: Alphabet unveils Toronto smart city master plan details Alphabet on Monday released details of a proposed smart city development for Toronto, outlining plans in a 1,500 page document. Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff said at a press conference that Sidewalk...
01:12, 06/25/2019

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it w...
22:48, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Facts about Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo, host of the 2026 Winter Games Facts about Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo which won the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected the winning bid on Monday....
18:36, 06/24/2019

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, is expected to be s...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Animal health sector aims to emulate Zoetis biotech leap A commercial breakthrough in the field of complex therapeutic proteins for dogs by sector leader Zoetis has roused rivals to action in a hunt for biotechnology medicines to treat pets....
14:01, 09/19/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump sup...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Factbox: Netanyahu's West Bank pledge alarms Middle Eastern states Middle Eastern nations have expressed alarm at a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank if he wins a closely contested election less than a week awa...
20:02, 09/11/2019

Factbox: Celebrities, CEOs await sentencing or trial in U.S. college fraud scheme Federal prosecutors will begin sentencing some of the 51 people involved in a $25 million scheme to help celebrities, chief executives and other wealthy Americans cheat their children's way into elite...
22:24, 09/13/2019

Factbox: Reactions to Trump firing of John Bolton, foreign policy hawk U.S. President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia....
03:00, 09/11/2019

Factbox: Boris Johnson's overflowing inbox - Five urgent tasks for Britain's new leader Britain's incoming prime minister Boris Johnson faces an overflowing inbox when he takes office on Wednesday: delivering Brexit, building a relationship with Donald Trump, deciding what to do about Ir...
16:36, 07/23/2019

Factbox: South African athlete Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rule The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
18:12, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Key facts and numbers to watch in Japan's July 21 upper house election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior coalition partner, the Komeito party, look set to retain a solid majority in parliament's upper house in a Sunday election,...
07:12, 07/19/2019

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
10:48, 06/13/2019

Factbox - 'This is tragic': Environmental studies student, sportswriter among victims in North Carolina shooting An environmental studies student, a human rights advocate and a sportswriter for the student newspaper were among the victims when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom at the University of North Ca...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Factbox: As Indian election dust settles, jobs, trade, security high on government's to-do list Exit polls after the end of India's general election on Sunday showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies retaining power with an overwhelming majority....
11:24, 05/20/2019

Assemblyman was paid to serve as ‘honorary’ chair of youth group Bronx Assemblyman and congressional candidate Michael Blake boasted of being an “honorary co-chair” of a national youth nonprofit group — while at the same time getting paid handsomely by the same out...
05:36, 09/19/2019

Cowboys waive former first-round pick Taco Charlton after 2-plus years Taco Charlton struggled to find his way with the Cowboys after the team used a first-round pick on him in the 2017 NFL draft.       ...
05:36, 09/19/2019

| Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe to qualify for tri-series final Mahmudullah struck a quick-fire half-century as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to qualify for the final of their Twenty20 tri-series in Chittagong....
06:24, 09/19/2019

| SAIDS Annual Report confirms 6 anabolic steroids tests at Craven Week The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport's annual report reveals it tested 1 584 athletes during the 2018/19 period - and that there were 50 anti-doping rule violations....
06:24, 09/19/2019

Government-run health care, universal Medicare buy-ins backed by most Dem primary voters: Fox News Poll As health care continues to become a central issue heading into the 2020 presidential election season, Democrats indicate they favor offering some form of a government-run system, according to a Fox N...
06:24, 09/19/2019

| UK Supreme Court | Trump loyalist grilled: WATCH the top world news videos for today What is the UK Supreme Court, and what will this hearing mean for the prorogation of parliament? | Trump loyalist grilled on message to Sessions; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
06:24, 09/19/2019

Crafty Teens Charged With Taking $640,000 Worth Of New GM Trucks, Attempting To Steal ATM Teens! They are amazing and also terrifying. These days some of them are getting addicted to flavored e-cigarettes; others are out there trying to kick climate change’s ass. Yet others still are getti...
06:24, 09/19/2019

Mitsubishi Has Another Weird Hybrid SUV Concept On The Way Mitsubishi might be on the small side when it comes to automakers as a whole, but it dreams big—well, maybe “big” isn’t the word. Its dreams are weird, and in a world that often needs more weird, may...
06:24, 09/19/2019

Kubernetes’ next step could be to try orchestrating everything else Custom Resource Definitions sounds not only innocuous but like something a dungeon master brings to a role-playing party. But if CRD can cast a spell on the data center, virtual machines, big data, ma...
06:48, 09/19/2019

Consumer Bureau’s Complaints Database Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Director Says Consumer advocates and industry groups had a rare moment of alignment over the future of the publicly available record of complaints brought to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
06:48, 09/19/2019

Oracle aims to outpace change and stay ahead of competiton with digital assistant Oracle is trying to differentiate itself from other cloud providers and stay ahead of the game by helping enterprises to communicate with their applications using digital assistant in a bid to dr...
07:12, 09/19/2019

The Tankiest Of Tanks Bruno Gauthier Leblanc is an art director at Eidos Montreal, the studio behind Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Thief and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided....
07:12, 09/19/2019

Tokyo court clears former Tepco execs of negligence over Fukushima disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis si...
07:36, 09/19/2019

Trump tours border barrier as part of a show of force on immigration ahead of reelection campaign The visit comes as the administration has felt emboldened after winning new legal authority to move forward in funding a border wall and gaining additional powers to enforce asylum restrictions....
08:48, 09/19/2019

US Lays Down Line With China On Next Dalai Lama As Tibetans start grappling with the once unthinkable prospect of the octogenarian Dalai Lama's passing, the United States is looking to lay down a red line against China handpicking his successor....
08:48, 09/19/2019

Tom Brady Reveals How He and Gisele Bündchen Motivate Their Kids to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are raising their kids to become anything but ordinary. And how could they be? With a sports legend and a world-famous supermodel as parents, the......
08:48, 09/19/2019

NFL star Victor Cruz scores with stylish finds for fall After a storied career with the NY Giants, NFL legend and Super Bowl winner Victor Cruz is trading pigskin for fine Italian threads. The 32-year-old former wide receiver and current co-host of the Gia...
09:36, 09/19/2019

Biggio’s cycle brings back memories for Frye Jeff Frye woke up Wednesday morning to a flood of tweets about Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio hitting for the cycle against the Baltimore Orioles the night before....
10:00, 09/19/2019

Illegal immigrant from Mexico gets 70 months in prison for attacking Border Patrol agent with flashlight An undocumented Mexican national was sentenced to 70 months in prison after attacking a Border Patrol agent with a flashlight earlier this year, the Justice Department said Monday....
10:00, 09/19/2019

Ex-hospice nurse accused of taking morphine intended for dying vets is arrested Federal prosecutors on Wednesday accused a former hospice nurse of stealing liquid morphine intended for dying veterans, which at least once led to prolonged suffering of a vet during the last days of...
10:00, 09/19/2019

New taser alternative will let police pretend to be Spider-Man Police shootings tend to dominate headlines wherever and whenever they happen, and rightfully so, but sometimes “less-than-lethal” weapons like tasers end up being equally deadly. The powe...
10:24, 09/19/2019

US Treasury yields lower after Fed cuts rates U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday morning, after the Fed failed to signal further rate cuts this year, disappointing market expectations....
10:24, 09/19/2019

You Can Now Download Spider-Man: Far From Home in India Spider-Man: Far From Home is now available for purchase and download on Google Play, iTunes, and YouTube in India. Far From Home full movie costs Rs. 590 for the SD version, with HD at Rs. 690 on......
10:48, 09/19/2019

Will Huawei's Mate 30 Series Find Buyers Without Google Apps? Huawei launches what could be the world's most powerful and feature-packed 5G smartphone on Thursday, but the fate of the device in Europe will hang on whether it can overcome a US ban to give......
10:48, 09/19/2019

Call of Duty: Mobile verschijnt 1 oktober op Android en iOS Call of Duty: Mobile heeft een officiële releasedatum, namelijk 1 oktober 2019. Ook prettig: de titel verschijnt zowel op Android als op iOS. Op de officiële releasedatum is het spel vrijwel...
10:48, 09/19/2019

Some Arizona Democratic Party members say Sinema is not progressive enough TUCSON —  Some members of Arizona’s Democratic Party say their Democratic U.S. Senator isn’t progressive enough. And now, they want to take action. “We want to let her know tha...
11:36, 09/19/2019

Memorable class of 2019 for Pima County Sports Hall of Fame TUCSON – The Pima County Sports Hall of Fame has introduced its class of 2019: -Sean Harris (U of A and Tucson High Football) -Marcus Titus (U of A and Flowing Wells High swimming) -Abdi Abdirah...
11:36, 09/19/2019

TPD: Teenager fatally shot on Tucson’s south side TUCSON – Police are investigating after a teen boy was fatally shot on Tucson’s south side Wednesday morning. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, detectives were dispatched around 6 a.m.to South Avenida Sel...
11:36, 09/19/2019

Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree onLaura Nolan is a modern hero. A former Google software e...
12:00, 09/19/2019

Unnao Rape Survivor Facing "Highest Level Of Threat", CBI Tells Court The teen who was raped allegedly by expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar faces the "highest level of threat", the CBI said on Wednesday to a special court, which then ordered the UP government to report on...
12:00, 09/19/2019

Civil Services Main Exam Begins Tomorrow UPSC will conduct the Civil Services main exam from September 20 to September 29. This year 11,845 candidates have been shortlisted for the exam based on their performance in the preliminary exam....
12:00, 09/19/2019

Taliban takes responsibility for deadly Afghanistan hospital bombing A suicide truck bomber devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, leaving 20 dead and up to 100 injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack....
12:24, 09/19/2019

Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu calls for unity government after election deadlock Benjamin Netanyahu has called on his main political rival, Benny Gantz, to form a unity government with him. The Israeli prime minister made the offer after a second general election failed to produce...
12:24, 09/19/2019

Healthy Diet: 3 Delicious Apple Salad Recipes For A Light Nutritious Meal Healthy Diet: Apple is said to help lower levels of cholesterol and also reduce risk of type-2 diabetes. Here are 3 delicious apple salad recipes to try!...
12:24, 09/19/2019

Head To Shang Palace To Savour Street Food Delights From Yunnan's 'Spring City', Kunming Located at the Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Delhi, Shang Palace is a 47-year old legacy that has recently introduced the culinary trail from Yunnan's 'Spring City', Kunming....
12:24, 09/19/2019

Derrick Henry tired of seeing 99-yard run Titans running back Derrick Henry is tired of seeing his NFL record-tying 99-yard rum and says he’s pretty sure the Jaguars are, too. Henry tied Tony Dorsett’s record against Jacksonville last Decembe...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Buick Name Is Erased From Buicks as Sales Slip for Century-Old Marque Since 2010, Buick dealers’ lots have been filled with a mélange of G.M.-owned vehicles borrowed from Opel, Holden, Daewoo and others, with a Buick badge affixed....
12:48, 09/19/2019

Saints QB Brees has surgery on hand, teammates move on As Drew Brees underwent surgery on his injured throwing hand Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, his New Orleans Saints teammates went about business mostly as usual preparing for their first game wit...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Israelis Are Contending With the Prospect of a Third Poll Just Days After Voting JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were contending with the prospect of a third election on Thursday, two days after an unprecedented repeat election left the country’s two main political parties d...
13:36, 09/19/2019

Can Negative Rates Stimulate Growth? Negative rates are seen by some quarters as the fuel to speed up economic growth. The eurozone and Japanese experience, however, paints a different picture....
14:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage under the federal Medicare program, but not forcing pe...
14:01, 09/19/2019

GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray gets FDA panel backing An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit thei...
14:01, 09/19/2019

How investing in hardware differs from software — and why it’s worth the trouble Software will eat the world. That’s what they say, but IoT is inherently not only software. When it comes to looking at hardware startups, or even products, you need to look at a lot of moving parts. ...
14:01, 09/19/2019

Where twins are worshiped -- and murdered About 50 miles north of Lagos lies Igbo-Ora, a sleepy rural town of about 92,000 citizens. Igbo-Ora is peopled by members of the Yoruba tribe, which makes up around 21% of the Nigeria's population....
14:01, 09/19/2019

Comcast reaches distribution deal with digital sports platform DAZN Media and communications giant Comcast Corp has struck a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and stream...
14:01, 09/19/2019

The Group Trip for People Who Hate Group Trips As independent-minded Gen Xers and baby boomers take more guided trips, tour companies are trying to make the experiences feel less like group travel....
14:01, 09/19/2019

The Latest: Greek police empty 2 buildings used by migrants Greek authorities have evacuated two buildings in a depressed area of central Athens and will rehouse more than 250 migrants who lived there for years with the support of left-wing activists...
14:24, 09/19/2019

The Morning After: Are dual-screen laptops a gimmick or the next big thing? Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we're looking at Facebook's next attempt at making hardware, and investigating the appeal of an indoor/outdoor Sonos speaker. Plus, the i...
15:12, 09/19/2019

Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal publis...
15:12, 09/19/2019

EU's New Boss, Invoking 'European Way of Life,' Sparks Partisan Brawl Partisan bickering between Europe’s left and right is threatening to engulf the once-insulated technocratic institutions of the European Commission as new leaders take charge....
15:36, 09/19/2019

Americans somewhat confident in fight against climate change WASHINGTON — Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming — but there are limits to their optimism. That’s according to a new poll by ...
15:36, 09/19/2019

Country singer Josh Turner's crew members involved in bus accident that left 1 dead, 7 injured Crew members for country singer Josh Turner were involved in a crash late Wednesday night after a show, leaving one dead and seven injured.        ...
16:24, 09/19/2019

The specs of the iPhone 11’s biggest rival have leaked in full In a few short hours, one of the most exciting Android phones of the year will be unveiled, complete with a daring new design, new camera abilities, but also a huge “defect” that will make...
16:24, 09/19/2019

More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work In 2017, at a gala luncheon hosted at the opulent Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, Minda Harts found herself seated next to a recruiter for corporate board positions. Over cocktails and a plated fish...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Skillprint studies how you play games to unlock your hidden skills Play games, unlock your inner superpowers, and win at life. That’s the idea behind Skillprint, a startup that uses advanced analytics to study how you play games and uses that information to dis...
17:36, 09/19/2019

Huawei unveils Mate 30 series with no mention of Google At a press event in Munich, Germany, Huawei took the wraps off of three new flagship phones in its Mate series: the Mate 30, Mate 30 Lite, and Mate 30 Pro.Read More...
17:36, 09/19/2019

Wunder Mobility closes $60 million round to expand its urban transport platform in the U.S. Wunder Mobility, which helps companies and cities create their own urban mobility services, has closed a series B round of funding at $60 million.Read More...
17:36, 09/19/2019

Fed Cuts Rates by Quarter Point but Faces Growing Split The Fed voted to cut interest rates by a quarter-percentage point for the second time in as many months to cushion the economy against a global slowdown amplified by the U.S.-China trade war. But the ...
18:00, 09/19/2019

USA TODAY Sports' Week 3 NFL picks: Do Chiefs or Ravens win battle of 2-0 teams? The Ravens and Chiefs are among the league's nine teams to win their first two games of 2019, but the only ones that will meet this weekend.       ...
18:24, 09/19/2019

Soccer player gunned down in latest Amsterdam violence A former Dutch professional footballer who played for clubs in Portugal, Hungary and England has been shot dead in the latest violence to afflict Amsterdam, police said....
18:48, 09/19/2019

Canadian PM Trudeau's brownface scandal deepens as other images emerge Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brownface picture scandal deepened on Thursday as other images of him emerged wearing dark make-up only hours after he had apologized for what he characterized...
18:48, 09/19/2019

DOT, EPA announce ‘one, and only one’ national fuel standard, hit California The Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency Thursday announced that there will be “one, and only one” national fuel standard, a move made to cut the costs of vehicles and bar ...
18:48, 09/19/2019

Nintendo Switch Lite is the best portable system Nintendo has ever made Congratulations! It's a bouncing, baby gaming console! When I first tried the Nintendo Switch nearly three years ago now, I summed up the experience by saying ...
18:48, 09/19/2019

Man who allegedly changed adopted daughter's age then abandoned her turns himself in An Indiana couple has been charged with neglect after allegedly changing their daughter's age from 11 to 22, moving to Canada and leaving her behind.        ...
19:12, 09/19/2019

Could Mark Francois, Brexit bellower, be TV's next explosive star? Three years ago, no one had heard of him. Now he’s a celebrity in a stab vest and probably the new Steven SeagalLike all Britons, without exception, I am incapable of looking at Mark Francois and not ...
19:12, 09/19/2019

Study: Even short-lived solar panels can be economically viable A new study shows that, contrary to widespread belief within the solar power industry, new kinds of solar cells and panels don’t necessarily have to last for 25 to 30 years in order to be economically...
19:36, 09/19/2019

‘Running With the Devil’ movie review: A weak ‘Traffic’ rip-off Nicolas Cage has had a pretty good run lately (see “Color Out of Space,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last week), so it’s disheartening if not surprisin...
19:36, 09/19/2019

Quebec provincial police interrogate 17 people about Desjardins data leak Desjardins, a Quebec-based co-operative, said a single employee was responsible for the breach detected in December 2018 and that he has since been fired....
19:36, 09/19/2019

MLS Coach Sues Former Club For Firing Him Over Homophobic Tirade Following his firing by Real Salt Lake over a homophobic tirade during a match in Mexico last month, former coach Mike Petke is now suing the club for $687,500 of lost salary (a season and a half’s wo...
20:00, 09/19/2019

Scientists use fossilised finger bone DNA to rebuild ancient human Unprecedented feat reveals little-known Denisovans resembled Neanderthals but had ‘super-wide’ skulls One of the most mysterious relatives in the human family has stepped out of the shadows after scie...
20:01, 09/19/2019

IndyCar's Aeroscreen Testing May Give Top Teams An Advantage Back in May, IndyCar debuted its aeroscreen concept as a sleek form of head protection in response to many other series’ adoption of the halo. That was pretty much the last update we’d heard of it—unt...
20:01, 09/19/2019

Russia, China fail to get enough votes for rival U.N. demand for Syria truce A Russian and Chinese drafted U.N. Security Council resolution demanding truce in northwest Syria with an exemption for military offensives against U.N. blacklisted militant groups failed to get the m...
20:02, 09/19/2019

Yankees' Domingo German placed on administrative leave under MLB domestic violence policy The Yankees will be without Domingo German for the time being as the pitcher was placed on administrative leave due to MLB's domestic violence policy.       ...
20:24, 09/19/2019

He Was 'Healthy' Before Mosquito Bite. 9 Days Later, He Was Brain Dead A Michigan man reportedly "went from perfectly healthy to brain dead" in nine days after he contracted the rare, mosquito-borne virus Eastern equine encephalitis during an uptick in cases this year....
20:48, 09/19/2019

First lady Melania Trump reopens Washington Monument after 3-year repair WASHINGTON — ​First lady Melania Trump, accompanied by a group of fourth-graders from a DC school, participated Thursday in the reopening of the Washington Monument after three years of repairs....
20:48, 09/19/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils Amazon’s sweeping plan to address climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a sweeping new plan to tackle climate change at an event held on Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Bezos said Amazon has committed to meet the goals...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Amazon orders 100,000 electric vans from start-up Rivian Amazon Rivian van Fledging electric firm gets major boost with huge order from internet giant Internet shopping giant Amazon has given a further boost to EV start-up Rivian by placing an order with...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Walgreens to test drone delivery service with Alphabet's Wing The pilot program will deliver food and beverage, over-the-counter medications and other items within minutes, the company said. Prescription deliveries will not be available....
21:12, 09/19/2019

What does Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing actually mean? What cases is Purdue caught up in and who else is involved and what happens next? Here’s what you need to knowPurdue Pharma, the maker of the controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed...
21:12, 09/19/2019

NFL star Antonio Brown 'not a Nike athlete', says company Nike Inc said on Thursday it had cut ties with New England Patriots player Antonio Brown, who has denied allegations by his former personal trainer of rape and sexual assault....
21:12, 09/19/2019

PGA Championship: Matt Wallace takes first-day lead as Rory McIlroy struggles • Englishman’s 65 is one ahead of Henrik Stenson• Rory McIlroy in danger of missing cut after late errorsThe BMW PGA Championship has been good to English golfers since the arrival of the current spon...
21:48, 09/19/2019

‘I couldn’t breathe’: Hong Kong protesters allege beatings and torture by city’s police An Amnesty International report offered evidence of mistreatment of people in police custody and called for an independent investigation into use of force....
21:49, 09/19/2019

'Wake up and face facts' : Greta Thunberg pleads with politicians to lead fight against climate crisis – as it happened The Swedish teen activist made clear her disapproval of Trump leaving the Paris climate agreementThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate cr...
21:50, 09/19/2019

Democratic Donor Eb Buck Will Finally Face Federal Charges For His Role in the Death of Gemmel Moore Yesterday, The Root reported that Ed Buck, a prominent white Democratic donor, was being charged with battery causing serious injury, administering methamphetamine, and maintaining a drug house—all fe...
22:12, 09/19/2019

The Kawhi Leonard ultimatum that got him to the Clippers The publicly quiet Kawhi Leonard was very blunt with his new team before signing with the Clippers to conclude the NBA’s most thrilling offseason drama. “He said, ‘I want to play for you,’...
22:12, 09/19/2019

Trump sues Manhattan prosecutor Vance over tax returns linked to criminal probe Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday, seeking to void a subpoena for eight years of tax returns related to a criminal probe into the U.S. president and his family busi...
23:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. Senate hearing to confirm Trump pick Issa for trade post delayed by concern over FBI check The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee postponed a hearing on Thursday to consider former congressman Darrell Issa to lead the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, after Democrats accused the White...
23:00, 09/19/2019

'Only Bibi' no more: Why does Israel's Netanyahu want to power-share? After failing to secure a clear election victory twice in six months, Israel's longest-serving prime minister now seems to be calculating that he can stay in power only by sharing it....
23:01, 09/19/2019

Bob Dylan's new bootleg release to feature Johnny Cash sessions The latest release in Bob Dylan's bootleg series features Nashville session with Johnny Cash and comes Nov. 1, Rolling Stone reports.        ...
23:01, 09/19/2019

"Throwback" and "Pullback": 2 High-Confidence Price Patterns Worth Knowing Besides Elliott wave patterns, there are other configurations in price charts that you can put to good use. While most of them can be described in terms of Elliott waves, in this video our Trader's Cl...
23:24, 09/19/2019

Egyptian Technology Upgraded Edomite Copper Smelting In the Hebrew Bible, the Edomites were the descendants of Jacob's brother Esau, but did an ancient Egyptian invasion trigger technological innovations within this biblical kingdom? ...
23:48, 09/19/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Investor Summit Postponed To 2020 The State Administrative Council (SAC) on Thursday postponed the Jammu and Kashmir Investor Summit, which was earlier scheduled to take place from October 12-14, to 2020....
23:48, 09/19/2019

| WATCH | Tunisia's ex-president Ben Ali dies in exile Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled by the Arab Spring revolts, has died in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia's foreign ministry says....
00:12, 09/20/2019

6ix9ine recounts alleged abduction for jury during trial "I'm telling him, 'Don't shoot. I gave you everything. I put money in your pocket.' I told him that I was tired of being extorted," 6ix9ine told the court....
00:12, 09/20/2019

Malaysia, choked by smog of forest fires in Indonesia, issues 2 million face masks to students As smog from Indonesia's sprawling forest fires chokes neighboring Malaysia, authorities there have distributed 2 million face masks to students in affected areas, state news agency Bernama reported T...
00:12, 09/20/2019

White House withdraws Byard's nomination to head FEMA The White House said on Thursday it withdrew the nomination of Jeffrey Byard to head the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), after concerns were raised in his background investigation....
00:12, 09/20/2019

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four aut...
00:12, 09/20/2019

Exxon shutting Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding: sources Exxon Mobil Corp began shutting its 369,024 barrel-per-day (bpd) crude oil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, on Thursday morning because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, sources familiar with plant...
00:36, 09/20/2019

Ricky Burns: ‘Maybe when I retire, I’ll step back and think I done alright’ But former three weight world champion Ricky Burns has no plan to stop any time soon. He speaks to John Dennen ahead of his clash with Lee Selby The post Ricky Burns: ‘Maybe when I retire, IR...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Google, Amazon make sweeping renewable energy commitments The new investments and promises come a day before employees from Google, Amazon and other tech companies stage a walkout to protest the industry's role in the climate crisis....
01:00, 09/20/2019

Inside Apple's redesigned 'cube' store in New York City Just in time for the launch of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, Apple is finally re-opening the doors to its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Better known as "the cube," the iconic 77,...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be ...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Texas hit by Imelda deluge, flash floods, 'life-threatening' rainfall: 'It's as bad as I've ever seen' Severe flash flooding hit parts of east Texas on Thursday as the center of Tropical Depression Imela hit close to Houston, just over two years since the community was devastated by Hurricane Harvey....
01:24, 09/20/2019

Ed Buck hit with federal charge in man’s 2017 overdose death Democratic donor Ed Buck was hit Thursday with a federal charge in connection to the 2017 overdose death of a homeless man at his West Hollywood home. Buck, 65, was charged with distributing methamphe...
01:48, 09/20/2019

De Blasio donors agree to settle lobbying violation for $65K Three city developers agreed to pay $65,000 to settle claims that they violated a state lobbying law by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s since-shuttered Campaign for One New York. The New York...
02:12, 09/20/2019

Luckiest man in New Jersey wins another lottery jackpot Freddie Robinson, 64, became a millionaire in 2017 with the top prize in the Platinum Diamond Spectacular scratch-off game bought from a liquor store close to his home in Newark....
02:12, 09/20/2019

French crews rescue Belgian pilot from electrical line after plane crashes French emergency crews rescued a Belgian F-16 fighter pilot from an electrical line Thursday morning after he ejected from a plane that crashed in Brittany, France....
03:27, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau 'brownface' photo: Canadian PM faces fierce backlash after image emerges of him at gala event in 2001 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing an intense backlash after a photo emerged showing him wearing "brownface" at a private school gala in 2001....
03:27, 09/20/2019

Dulce Maria Alavez's family pleads for help finding 5-year-old New Jersey girl Investigators continue to search for a 5-year-old girl who was lured away from a local park in New Jersey earlier this week and the reward for information has climbed to $25,000. ...
03:48, 09/20/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, Trump welcomes it U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, drawing praise from Republican Preside...
03:48, 09/20/2019

5 hidden benefits of an essential oil diffuser Everyone's raving about essential oil diffusers but what do they actually do? Here's 5 hidden benefits from using an essential oil diffuser.       ...
04:12, 09/20/2019

Lamborghini Sian doesn't preview Aventador, says design boss Lamborghini's petrol-electric model was designed to stand on its own, design boss claims cues won't be taken for next series production hypercar The 808bhp Sián FKP 37 unveiled at the Frankfurt motor...
04:36, 09/20/2019

You can finally hide replies to your tweets -- at least for now You can now hide all those obnoxious trolls and reply guys on Twitter. The social media platform today announced a test of its controversial "hide replies" feature in the US and Japan. Rather than del...
04:36, 09/20/2019

Russian artist duo creates optical illusions with psychedelic color-changing portraits Fraktality, a married Russian couple, use lenticular printing to make digital images change color depending on where they are viewed from.        ...
04:36, 09/20/2019

Israel election: Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
04:36, 09/20/2019

The Best Strollers For Getting Around With Two Kids The second baby adds a new layer of complexity to getting out the door, especially with two under 2 years old. In the early days, when my newborn was small and light, I could wear her in a carrier and...
05:00, 09/20/2019

University of Arizona to build integrative medicine center TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona in Tucson has announced plans to build a $20 million facility for its integrative medicine center. The Arizona Daily Star reported the new Andrew Weil Ce...
05:00, 09/20/2019

How to Make Your Old Phone Feel Like New Phones age like bananas, or relationships. Our culture pressures us to spend money on the latest and greatest (phone, not banana). But there’s a wide range of ways to make your current phone feel new,...
05:24, 09/20/2019

This Is the Only Way to Throw Away Dirty Tissues The bad news is, I’ve been disposing of my son’s dirty, germy tissues wrong for the whole first half of his childhood. The good news is, some things are about to change around here....
05:24, 09/20/2019

A blind taste test to determine the best jarred pasta sauce Buying jarred tomato sauce is an affront to everything I was raised to be. I was raised in one of those big Italian families you’ve seen caricatured in pop culture: Our furniture was covered in plasti...
05:24, 09/20/2019

Trump holds ‘constructive’ White House meeting with Mark Zuckerberg Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Trump at the White House on Thursday after spending the afternoon talking to lawmakers on Capitol Hill, the company said in a statement. Zuckerberg had ...
05:24, 09/20/2019

Over 50 horses saved at flooded Texas ranch after historic storms Farmhands and volunteers fought to rescue more than 50 horses trapped in chest-deep water at a horse ranch north of Houston, Texas, on Thursday, as heavy thunderstorms caused “catastrophic”...
05:24, 09/20/2019

F.B.I. Agent Testifies That He Sent Questions for C.I.A. Detainees In a pretrial hearing for the accused 9/11 plotters at Guantánamo Bay, the agent acknowledged previously unconfirmed collaboration with the interrogation program....
05:48, 09/20/2019

Please Be Kinder To Shitty Teams, Sports Games I got to choose a lot of things in my life. My job, my wife, my friends, my dog, all have been good and wonderful . Some things, though, I have been born into, and supporting Aston Villa Football Club...
06:12, 09/20/2019

Google Has Big Plans For Digital Payments In India. Details Here Alphabet Inc.'s Google plans several big moves into digital payments in India, a country with a huge first-time internet user population that serves as a test-bed for innovations in smartphone......
07:12, 09/20/2019

Imran Khan Can't Accept That J&K Is Now On Road To Progress: Indian Envoy The prospect for a more prosperous Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, following the abrogation of the Article 370 "cuts the ground under the feet of Pakistan", a country whose "fingerprints" are on......
07:12, 09/20/2019

California judge blocks law requiring Trump to submit tax returns to compete in state's 2020 primary A federal judge in California Thursday granted the Trump campaign’s request to block a new law that requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to release five years of tax returns to run in th...
07:36, 09/20/2019

| Climate protests | Greek migrants evicted: WATCH the top world news videos for today Fridays for Future: Climate protest in Thailand | Greek police evict migrants from Athens squats; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00, 09/20/2019

UAW cites some progress in GM talks With the union's strike against the automaker set to enter its fifth day, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes also cautioned that several issues remain unresolved and negotiations aimed at ending the walk...
08:00, 09/20/2019

Oktoberfest on a budget? How and where to celebrate for less in the US For an American, traveling to Munich and celebrating Oktoberfest costs an estimated $5,000. But you can celebrate stateside, at a much lower cost.       ...
08:00, 09/20/2019

The Giants were never going to win against Mike Francesa The Giants can’t win. On the field or on WFAN. So the team and coach Pat Shurmur canceled his weekly Monday “interview” with Mike Francesa. The team decided there was no point to go on with Francesa —...
08:00, 09/20/2019

Kris Jenner and Yolanda Hadid Channel Enemies From '80s Dynasty Series in Photo Shoot Kris Jenner and Yolanda Hadid have created their own dynasties, so their latest photo shoot for Harper's BAZAAR's October 2019 issue is only too fitting. But Kim Kardashian may have to do......
08:24, 09/20/2019

Kourtney Kardashian Gives a Tour of Her Kids' Fun and Fabulous Playhouse The playhouse Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick designed for their kids might be your new dream home. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star gave a tour of the playful pad for a new......
08:24, 09/20/2019

| Five killed in offensive on Rwandan warlord - DRC army A total of five people were killed in the offensive that eliminated a Rwandan Hutu rebel leader in DRC who was wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes, the Congolese army says....
09:12, 09/20/2019

Google to invest record-breaking amount in renewable energy Google today announced its intention to spend more than $2 billion in new renewable energy infrastructure across the US, South America and Europe. The 1,600-megawatt package of wind and solar agreemen...
09:12, 09/20/2019

The Latest: Estimated 300,000 rally for climate in Australia Organizers estimate more than 300,000 protesters have taken to Australian streets in climate action rallies in the largest demonstrations the country has seen since the Iraq war....
09:48, 09/20/2019

U.K., Salesforce, and World Economic Forum debut AI procurement guidelines for governments The United Kingdom working with the World Economic Forum launched procurement guidelines to scruitinize AI systems before being used by a government agency.Read More...
10:12, 09/20/2019

|ShoMadjozionviralhit'JohnCena':It'sinspiredbyheartache Like many around the world, I love John Cena. It's a catchy tune – every now and again I find myself randomly humming along to the beat or getting lost in videos of dancers from around the globe showi...
10:12, 09/20/2019

New House bill includes no extra allowance for NASA, threatening 2024 Moon program NASA wants to go back to the Moon. That was true even before Donald Trump won the presidency, but a mandate by the administration to make a crewed Moon mission a reality “within five years&rdquo...
10:36, 09/20/2019

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera Ricoh has a well-earned good reputation when it comes to building smart, technically excellent photographic equipment — including the almost legendary Ricoh GR series of pocketable APS-C cameras...
10:36, 09/20/2019

U.S. stocks are near all-time highs while the OECD predicts the weakest growth in a decade and finan U.S. stocks are near all-time highs while the OECD predicts the weakest growth in a decade and financial officers expect a recession next year and one of the world’s top investors has “sounded the ala...
11:00, 09/20/2019

Nokian Tyres Says High Inventories In Europe To Hurt H2 Sales European distributors are holding back from buying costly winter tyres due to high inventories, Finland's Nokian Tyres said on Thursday, adding it saw weakness in its Russian market too....
11:48, 09/20/2019