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Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations to date against th...

Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government

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Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations yet against President Jair Bolsonaro, who called...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jair Bolsonaro as he struggles to maintain his popula...
04:24, 05/16/2019

Protesters march across Brazil, enraged by Bolsonaro education cuts Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to march against education spending freezes by the government of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who labeled the march...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of students and teachers have protested across Brazil against sharp cuts...
05:24, 05/16/2019

Next Government Seen Relying On RBI Rate Cuts To Spur Growth: Report The government has a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of gross domestic product for 2019-20. While the RBI is likely to be open to more policy easing, provided inflation does not surge, their......
14:00, 05/15/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
00:12, 05/16/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Minist...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has abruptly cancelled a US trip to receive a pr...
08:24, 05/04/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in August, reaffirming its lack of interest in partici...
08:36, 05/15/2019

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at what was behind Brazil cancelling a UN workshop on climate change that was to have been held in August, reaffirming its opposition to participating in global efforts to fight gl...
08:24, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says political class is an impediment Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro blamed interest groups for impeding him from governing on Monday and said the country's big problem was its political class....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the world as well while he remains leader....
17:24, 05/19/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammuniti...
02:00, 05/08/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion...
18:36, 05/16/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever there is an opening. In an interview Sunday with Radio...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police officers in a place they barely recognized anymore...
08:36, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people defend themselves in a country plagued by endemic viol...
08:36, 05/08/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to accelerate the country’s recovery....
04:12, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
01:36, 05/08/2019

Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that threa...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro cancels New York trip as sponsors withdraw The far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has pulled out of a trip to attend a gala in his honor in New York. The cancelation came after several companies withdrew their sponsorship for the e...
17:24, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday expressed horror over the 1,000 penis amputations that occur each year in the country including those due to a lack of basic hygiene, a figure h...
21:36, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
18:12, 05/08/2019

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is transforming Brazil into an “exterminator of the future”...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental prote...
22:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
05:24, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun import, ammo limits Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a person can buy....
01:12, 05/08/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
21:36, 05/23/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro mulls trip to Texas after NYC visit nixed Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is considering traveling to the United States to be honored at an event in Texas next week, his spokesman said on Monday, just days after he canceled a hea...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro backs Venezuela uprising, says country 'enslaved by dictator' Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust the "Maduro dictatorship" with street demonstrations on Tuesday, and called on other nat...
20:12, 04/30/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said on Thursday, as the South American leader faces b...
23:12, 05/02/2019

Financial Times pulls out of gala honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Corporate boycott of New York event grows after campaign by LGBT rights activistsThe Financial Times has pulled its involvement in an event honouring Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, afte...
19:24, 05/02/2019

Brazil states forge ahead in climate change fight despite Bolsonaro ambivalence State governments in Brazil have agreed to work toward fulfilling the country's Paris Agreement climate change commitments, despite far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's ambivalence over the pact....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s polarizing right-wing president, abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York that drew fire from Mayor de Blasio and others. Bolsonaro was set to receive an award from the Br...
18:36, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-wing federal government's ambiguous positions on clima...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expre...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro government dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was swor...
16:00, 05/24/2019

| Mali gets new government after protests Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said....
12:36, 05/07/2019

Brazil Cuts 2019 Economic Growth Forecast The government lowered its outlook for Brazil’s economic growth this year to 1.6% as President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration struggled to get an overhaul of the pension approved by Congress....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolso...
00:12, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's TIM to reap benefits from cost cuts in second half Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participações SA expects to reap the benefits from its cost control efforts in the second half of 2019, Chief Executive Officer Pietro Labriola said on Wednesday....
18:12, 05/08/2019

Protests return to Lebanon as government discusses austerity Dozens of Lebanese military and security veterans are protesting for the second time in two weeks against proposed cuts to their pensions and benefits, as the government discusses a budget bill that a...
14:48, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Itau Unibanco cuts estimates as competition grows Brazil's largest private-sector lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA posted a higher first-quarter recurring profit on Thursday, but set lower targets for gains with clients in 2019, indicating it sees fie...
05:36, 05/03/2019

CORRECTED-Brazil airline Gol cuts outlook for 2019, 2020 after posting Q1 loss Brazil's largest airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes on Tuesday cut its earnings projections for 2019 and 2020 after posting a net loss of 32.3 million reais ($8.20 million) in the first quarter of...
15:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil airline Gol cuts forecasts for 2019, 2020 after loss in quarter Brazil's largest airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes cut its earnings forecasts for 2019 and 2020 on Tuesday after posting a net loss of 32.3 million reais ($8.2 million) in the first quarter....
19:24, 04/30/2019

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Ch...
01:24, 05/17/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Brazil airline Gol cuts forecasts for 2019, 2020 after loss in quarter Brazil's largest airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes cut its earnings forecasts for 2019 and 2020 on Tuesday after posting a net loss of 32.3 million reais ($8.2 million) in the first quarter....
15:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Televisa profit falls in 1st-qtr as government cuts ad spending Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language content, reported on Monday a 20 percent drop in its first-quarter net profit, battered by the new government's reduced a...
03:36, 04/30/2019

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education wit...
15:12, 05/17/2019

Argentina's biggest union calls for anti-government strike Argentina's biggest labor union on Tuesday called for a 24-hour national strike to protest the government's austerity policies, heaping pressure on President Mauricio Macri as he battles against a bit...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building A police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death at her office at the municipal education department in Brazil's capital and then killed himself Monday, authorities said....
03:24, 05/21/2019

Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urging the Guatemalan Government to guarantee freedom of...
21:00, 04/28/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 40 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence of Brexit deadlines and extensions, you might be pl...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Google’s Biggest Event of the Year Just Started. Here Are the 4 Biggest Announcements So Far Google on Tuesday kicked off the first day of its 2019 I/O developer conference with a keynote highlighting the company’s latest projects and products, as well as its accessibility initiatives p...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Will China’s Uighur Detentions Spur U.S. Sanctions? Pompeo Won’t Say The secretary of state’s remarks were another sign of the administration’s paralysis on imposing sanctions, as some American officials fear jeopardizing trade talks....
22:12, 05/05/2019

Tennessee House speaker scandals spur ‘no confidence’ vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee House Republicans have cast a vote of no confidence in House Speaker Glen Casada, who remains ensnared by a spate of scandals. House GOP Majority Leader William Lambe...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Lawmaker’s actions outside clinic spur anti-abortion rally PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of anti-abortion protesters are rallying outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Philadelphia in response to a state legislator’s recent treatment of demonstrators at...
18:12, 05/10/2019

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the launch of its all-new Flying Spur, previewing the car...
22:00, 05/16/2019

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside and out...
22:00, 05/16/2019

China launches green subsidies to spur investment in hinterland provinces China is to provide subsidies of up to 60 percent for some "green" investment projects in the Yangtze River Economic Belt, the latest measure to underpin growth while spearheading an anti-pollution dr...
06:12, 05/08/2019

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to address the issue, the UN said on Tuesday...
18:12, 04/28/2019

The education of Zion Williamson His dunks inspire awe, his all-around game will make him millions. But to understand his legend, you have to go back to the place where it all started....
16:36, 05/08/2019

Want An Education Loan? Here Are Five Things To Know About SBI Loans SBI Student Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, offers education loans for higher studies. State Bank of India offers student loans to Indian citizens for pursuing higher......
13:36, 05/13/2019

California set to overhaul sex education guidance for teachers California is close to overhauling its guidance for teaching sex education in public schools, offering teachers a framework for talking to kindergarteners about gender identity, discussing masturbatio...
21:00, 05/08/2019

California set to change sex education guidance for teachers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California State Board of Education is set to vote on new guidance for teaching sex education in public schools that some opponents are calling unnecessary and even obsce...
11:00, 05/08/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 Global Goals (SDGs), said the UN chief on Thursday...
18:24, 04/28/2019

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent test scores reveal a sorry return on that investment...
08:24, 05/22/2019

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Democratic candidates running for Kentucky governor have vowed to push for more state funding for higher education as they met for their second televised debate this week. A...
23:24, 05/15/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Oregon teachers the latest to walk out for more education funds Hundreds of teachers in Oregon are planning a statewide walkout on Wednesday to rally for more education funding -- following a lead taken by tens of thousands of other educators nationwide....
13:48, 05/08/2019

European polls will be 'difficult' for Conservative, says UK education minister European elections are going to be "difficult" for the governing Conservative Party, education minister Damian Hinds said on Sunday, when questioned over those Conservatives who say they will transfer...
13:36, 05/12/2019

Bolsonaro cancels New York trip amid backlash RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is canceling a trip to New York after several companies pulled out of an event where he was to be honored. Government spokesman Otavio Rego Bar...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Bolsonaro's decree allows millions of Brazilians to carry guns Brazil president signs decree allowing a wide range of professionals, including lawyers, politicians and certain journalists, to carry their guns in the street and at work....
19:12, 05/09/2019

Brazilian judge gives Bolsonaro 5 days to clarify gun decree A Brazilian supreme court judge said Friday President Jair Bolsonaro and his Justice Ministry had five days to respond to accusations by the opposition that a recently passed gun decree was unconstitu...
02:24, 05/11/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
02:12, 05/02/2019

Forget Sats – find a true measure of education | Letters Clive Stafford Smith says Sats are irrelevant to his son’s life and Mary Bousted defends Labour’s proposed assessment reforms, while Ann Moore and Richard Wetherell highlight the negative effects of t...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate the...
23:24, 05/02/2019

Former Secretary of Education questions Joe Biden's 'soft' stance on China Former Vice-president and 2020 hopeful Joe Biden has got it “so wrong,” Dr. Bill Bennett, former Secretary of Education and Fox News contributor said on America’s Newsroom Thursday, referring to Biden...
19:36, 05/02/2019

Gorsuch replaces Biden as chair of civic education group WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is the new honorary chairman of a nonpartisan group devoted to education about the Constitution, replacing former Vice President Joe Biden. The Nat...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Julián Castro Unveils Education Plan With Focus on Universal Pre-K Mr. Castro’s sweeping plan would also eliminate tuition at public universities and community colleges and overhaul the student-debt repayment process....
23:24, 05/13/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end for-profit charter schools....
21:24, 05/18/2019

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for free public college tuition and universal prekindergarten under a new education plan in his 2020 campaign. The forme...
18:24, 05/13/2019

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them,...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Art Education, Sports, Yoga: CBSE Writes Letter To Parents On New Changes The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made key changes for the new academic session of 2019-20, and has written a letter to all the parents of students enrolled under it saying that it.....
16:12, 05/01/2019

Some parents turn to insurance to protect the cost of their kids' education With the cost of a four-year degree at a public college at more than $80,000 — and nearly $15,000 at private universities — tuition insurance is gaining a foothold....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Meghan Markle Champions Female Education in Inspiring Message Meghan Markle surprised attendees at the CAMFED Education Changes Everything Gala in New York on Thursday by appearing in a pre-recorded message and talking about the importance of female......
01:00, 05/11/2019

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro govt dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was swor...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings. ...
09:48, 05/26/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings....
09:24, 05/26/2019

'Macri is in trouble': Bolsonaro expresses fears over potential return of CFK Bolsonaro concerned by polls indicating Cristina Fernández de Kirchner could win October's election. "We do not want another Venezuela here in South America," says Brazilian leader, who will visit Arg...
22:12, 04/28/2019

Bolsonaro to Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy Chamber of Commerce award dinners tend to be low-key affairs. But the Brazilian-American chamber’s decision to honor Brazil’s new leader set off outrage....
07:24, 05/04/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger - WSJ Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
07:36, 05/01/2019

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became p...
20:36, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
03:36, 05/19/2019

Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a former public school teacher who is committed to publi...
22:12, 05/13/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters...
21:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, McGraw-Hill said on Wednesday....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Trump's new immigration plan emphasizes skills and education over family connections The proposal includes two parts – a physical infrastructure component that would include border wall construction and be financed by new fees on trade collected at the border, and a revamped points sy...
22:36, 05/15/2019

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets i...
10:36, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black v...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 2007 resurfaced online in which he said Iowa had bett...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Health and education start-ups say recruiting has gotten easier in wake of Facebook, Google scandals Traditionally, it's been a huge challenge for health-tech and ed-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Facebook, Google and the other big tech companies....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
17:48, 05/22/2019

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Kentucky Education & Workforce Development Cabinet Releases April 2019 Unemployment Report FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)-  The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development cabinet have released April 2019’s unemployment report. The seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2019 unemployment rat...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Courier-Journal: Education Department Hands Over Bevin Administration Teacher Sickout Names (The Courier-Journal)– The Courier-Journal is reporting that the names of teachers possibly involved in sickouts this year have been given to Governor Matt Bevin’s administration. Kentucky...
04:12, 05/03/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Warren promises to pick public school teacher as education secretary in response to 'terrible' DeVos Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made a surprise promise regarding her potential cabinet on Monday, in a tirade against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Bolsonaro backlash: Event honoring Brazilian president defies corporate support of LGBT rights Marriott and major Wall Street banks have been vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new controversial president Jair Bolsonaro calls into question their p...
23:12, 04/30/2019

Beyond the protests, BP starts a new era - but how far does it go? In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the terms of the Paris climate change agreement....
00:00, 05/22/2019

France’s May Day protests placed under high security French authorities have placed May Day demonstrations in Paris and across France under high security measures as trade unionists will be joined by anti-government yellow vest protesters...
18:12, 04/30/2019

10,000 Palestinians join in Nakba Day protests Some 10,000 Palestinian protesters gathered along the Gaza border and Ramallah on Wednesday to commemorate Nakba Day, where they were met with tear gas and skunk spray, injuring 60....
19:12, 05/15/2019

Venezuela awaits more protests after a day of turmoil He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy, but as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on an overpass with the same small cadre of troops with whom ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Over 500 abortion ban protests set to take place across US – live Reproductive rights activists are holding a day of action amid a flurry of near-total abortion bans passing through state legislaturesSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.53pm BST S...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Venezuela Braces For More Protests After a Day of Turmoil CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy once and for all. But as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on a ...
12:12, 05/01/2019

Sudan protests turn violent Unidentified attackers opened fire at a sit-in by pro-democracy demonstrators in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Monday, as violence returned to the Northeast African country following the removal of P...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
01:48, 05/23/2019

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country....
21:48, 05/22/2019

From the archive: Greenham Common protests, 1982 Denied a debate on cruise missiles, 30,000 women get ready to ‘embrace the base’The cover story of the Observer Magazine of 12 December 1982 marked the year-long vigil against cruise missiles outside ...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Maduro hangs on as Venezuelan protests peter out Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, but there was little concrete sign of change in a cri...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuela: New protests as Maduro claims victory Acting President Nicolas Maduro has praised "loyal and obedient" troops for stopping an uprising orchestrated by the "coup-mongering far-right." Violent clashes have broken out between opposing factio...
00:36, 05/02/2019

Venezuela on Edge on Day of Rival Maduro Protests “Today we continue,” vowed the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has called on Venezuelans to rise up against their president. Government supporters planned their own demonstrations....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Algeria election may be postponed, protests continue Algeria's imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to the streets for the 13th successive Friday to demand the removal of the nation...
17:24, 05/17/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away...
03:36, 05/17/2019

Here's why the Uber, Lyft protests might not even work Despite the call form organizers to stop using ride-sharing apps, people could still take Ubers, Lyfts during national protests.        ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Macron, Chastened by Yellow Vest Protests, Says ‘I Can Do Better’ President Emmanuel Macron, at the first news conference of his presidency, showed the wear of the economic and social protests that have torn France....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Drivers Lead Protests Ahead of Uber IPO Drivers for ride-sharing companies protested Wednesday, saying companies such as Uber Technologies and Lyft have failed to pay drivers a living wage....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Polish far-right protests US law on World War II Jewish assets Polish nationalists say that Poland should not be required to pay compensation for assets stolen from Jews during World War II. A recent US law is intended to assist Holocaust survivors in recovering ...
02:36, 05/12/2019

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 set to continue anti-govt protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election. The leadership of...
11:12, 05/12/2019

German May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets Unions called on workers to take to the streets to push for a Europe-wide minimum wage. Organizers are also calling for stronger collective bargaining rights and urging workers to vote in upcoming EU ...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Queen's meeting with king of Bahrain prompts protests Campaigners say British monarch should not host king who has led crackdown on political opponents Campaigners have condemned Buckingham Palace’s invitation to the king of Bahrain to attend the Windsor...
19:24, 05/10/2019

Israel hit by rockets from Gaza after Palestinians killed in protests A month-long cessation in hostilities has been broken by a new protest that turned violent at the Gaza border with Israel. This has been followed by a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza into Israel....
10:48, 05/04/2019

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Turin fair kicks out neo-fascist publisher after protests Turin's international book fair refused on Thursday to let a publishing house run by an avowed fascist exhibit at the event following a protest by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Holocaust museum and Italian i...
12:48, 05/09/2019

Stalemate in Venezuela persists after days of protests and violence. What comes next? In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and despera...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
11:12, 05/22/2019

Albanian opposition set to continue anti-govt protests Albania’s center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election...
15:00, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests Indonesia’s top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in Jakarta by supporters of the losing presidential candidate...
09:12, 05/22/2019

Four killed in Sudan protests, military rulers say they will not allow chaos Sudan's ruling military council warned that it would not allow "chaos" after four people were killed in violence that broke out over an agreement on a political transition reached by the generals and...
14:48, 05/14/2019

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union 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 country's political d...
23:24, 05/25/2019

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union 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 reso...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
21:00, 05/25/2019

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the govern...
12:48, 05/22/2019

Czech protests over new justice minister enter third week Thousands protested in the Czech capital Prague for a third week running on Monday against a new justice minister who they fear could meddle in a criminal case against the prime minister....
20:36, 05/13/2019

Sudanese renew talks with army, call for new protests Sudanese protesters have resumed negotiations with the army while calling for renewed demonstrations to press the generals to hand over power to a civilian government...
14:12, 05/13/2019

3-Year-Old's Rape In Bandipore Sparks Protests In Kashmir Protests broke out in several parts of Kashmir Valley today after a three-year-old child was raped allegedly by her neighbour in the Bandipore district. Schools and colleges were shut in the district....
12:12, 05/13/2019

Pennsylvania college's fraternities disband amid protests The only two fraternities at Swarthmore College have decided to disband amid outrage over documents containing derogatory comments about women and the LGBTQ community and jokes about sexual assault....
15:36, 05/01/2019

Sudanese women at forefront of protests after years of oppression Mervat al-Neel was one of the many women whose protests helped bring down Sudanese autocrat Omar Hassan al-Bashir. Now she is standing up to the generals who replaced him....
13:24, 04/30/2019

| Five dead, 233 arrested in Venezuela protests - Attorney General Five people died and 233 were arrested in protests sparked by a failed military uprising against Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro last week, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said....
15:00, 05/07/2019

| Zimbabwe acquits 7 unionists arrested ahead of protests A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyers said....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Westboro Baptist protests Morehouse over transgender policy The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of the country's only all-male historically black college over the school's new admission policy that accepts transgender men....
12:48, 05/20/2019

Protests of Indonesian Election Results Turn Deadly Authorities blocked social media and arrested hundreds of rioters as they struggled to contain deadly protests of a vote count confirming the re-election of President Joko Widodo, whose challenger cal...
02:36, 05/23/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe protests ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, protesters hoped to motivate ot...
13:24, 05/19/2019

Maddon protests loss vs Nats over Doolittle’s delivery WASHINGTON (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon protested Chicago’s 5-2 loss to the Nationals on Saturday night after twice coming out to complain about Washington closer Sean Doolittle’s delive...
04:48, 05/19/2019

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
00:12, 05/23/2019

Causes and treatment of vaginal cuts Vaginal cuts and tears are common and can occur when a person is removing pubic hair or engaging in sexual activity. Minor cuts or tears are generally harmless and usually heal within a few days. Howe...
07:48, 05/03/2019

How tax cuts translate to pay rises for all Ignore how some ignorant economists say about the rich getting richer. Tax cuts are a pay raise for all, especially the minimum wage earners and entry-level employees....
06:48, 05/19/2019

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycot...
09:24, 05/03/2019

Kamal Nath Wants To Identify "Biased" Election Officials, BJP Protests Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has instructed Congress workers and candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections to report government officials on poll duty who may be acting in a "biased".....
21:48, 05/01/2019

After protests, Britain's parliament declares climate change 'emergency' Britain's parliament declared a symbolic climate change "emergency" on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "rapid and dramatic action" to protect the environment fo...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Protests erupt in India after top judge cleared of sexual harassment Dozens of protesters gathered outside India's Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a panel of judges dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the chief justice, carrying placards demanding a n...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Auschwitz Museum protests camp photos on skirts and pillows WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Museum authorities at the Auschwitz-Birkenau former Nazi German death camp in Poland have protested to an online vendor that was selling miniskirts, pillows and other items beari...
13:12, 05/08/2019

Putin Intervenes to Halt Cathedral Project After Popular Protests Workers in Yekaterinburg had fenced off a park, setting off clashes. Amid declining poll numbers, President Vladimir V. Putin is taking a softer stance on civil activity, experts said....
21:36, 05/17/2019

Protests at the Whitney Over a Board Member Whose Company Sells Tear Gas About 200 people squeezed into the lobby of the Whitney Museum of American Art in the ninth of a series of weekly gatherings that have become part of a prolonged public debate....
11:24, 05/18/2019

Sudan protests turn violent as Omar al-Bashir is charged At least four dead in protests in Khartoum after ousted president charged and transition deal moves closerViolence has flared in Sudan’s capital Khartoum after the military council and opposition grou...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Megan Rapinoe: My national anthem protests are an ‘F you’ to Trump administration Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has vowed to continue her national anthem protests while representing the US in next month’s Women’s World Cup — calling it a “good ‘F you'” to the Trump ad...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Ireland’s prime minister welcomes protests during Trump visit Ireland’s prime minister said President Trump will be welcomed to his country during his visit next month – but that protest is not only allowed, it is “welcome.” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was aske...
17:36, 05/17/2019

6 dead, 200 injured in Jakarta protests against presidential election results At least six people were dead and 200 were injured as protests by supporters of a failed presidential candidate turned violent Wednesday in the Indonesian capital, authorities said....
08:24, 05/22/2019

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which, accordin...
11:36, 05/22/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare...
18:36, 05/21/2019

Nearly 50 Palestinians injured in protests along Gaza-Israeli border: officials Nearly 50 Palestinians were injured on Wednesday by Israeli troops as they protested across the West Bank and Gaza Strip to mark the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war, of...
22:12, 05/15/2019

China's Xi appeals to youth patriotism on centenary of student protests President Xi Jinping appealed to China's youth on Tuesday to love the country and dedicate themselves to the Communist Party, warning on the centenary of student-led protests there was no place for th...
07:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
03:12, 05/17/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests in east Syria could endanger US plans The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces defeated the Islamic State group in Syria in March, but the Kurdish-led force is now facing protests by local Arab tribesmen in eastern Deir el-Zour province —...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Angry protests erupt in Tunisian city demanding development About 5,000 Tunisians protested on Monday in central Sidi Bouzid city against marginalization and deteriorating conditions, two days after the deaths of 12 female rural workers in a traffic accident....
14:36, 04/29/2019

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
15:24, 05/01/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
10:36, 05/17/2019

Protests Outside Supreme Court After Panel Clears Chief Justice A protest broke out outside the Supreme Court today after an in-house panel of the Supreme Court cleared Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sex harassment allegations on Monday. Women lawyers and....
10:24, 05/07/2019

Lowest turnout for 'yellow vest' protests in France after May Day clashes France's "yellow vest" anti-government demonstrations recorded their lowest turnout yet on Saturday, days after a wider May Day rally was marked by violent clashes in Paris....
23:00, 05/04/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed. Demonstrators took to the stree...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of Preside...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolas Maduro....
00:00, 05/12/2019

Venezuelan protests peter out as Maduro hangs on; U.S. and Russia squabble Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, but there was little sign of any concrete effects on ...
00:24, 05/02/2019

USAG cuts ties with top doc one day after hiring USA Gymnastics has reversed course once again, severing ties with Edward Nyman just one day after naming him director of sports medicine and science. The governing body cited a "conflict of interest" ...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Saudi ship facing arms protests leaves Spanish port Spanish arms control activists say a Saudi ship they suspect is carrying weapons for possible use in Yemen has left the port of Santander and is on its way to Genoa, Italy....
16:48, 05/13/2019

Anti-arms trade protests as Saudi freighter docks in Italy A Saudi Arabian freighter allegedly carrying weapons that could be used in the war in Yemen has docked at the Italian port of Genoa, despite protests by harbor workers....
15:12, 05/20/2019

French actors and writers back latest yellow vest protests The turnout for yellow vest protests in Paris was thin following May Day marches earlier this week. But a letter penned by well-known members of the French world of culture showed support in the hundr...
21:36, 05/04/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passe...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's bl...
05:12, 05/09/2019

Paris airport a yellow vest site in 25th week of protests PARIS (AP) — Anti-government protests are taking place in France for a 25th straight week, including a demonstration at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport where several people denounced privatizat...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests grow in Syria's Deir al-Zor: residents, locals Arab inhabitants of Syria's Deir al-Zor began a third week of protests against Kurdish rule, the largest wave of unrest to sweep the oil-rich region since the U.S.-backed forces took over the territor...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion pound funding of fossil fuel corporations is spreadi...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Kremlin protests after U.S. arrests Russian accused of smuggling fighter jet manuals The Kremlin protested on Wednesday over the extradition from ex-Soviet Georgia to the United States of a Russian man accused of smuggling F-16 fighter jet manuals into Russia in breach of U.S. arms ex...
15:36, 05/15/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a ne...
22:00, 05/15/2019

May traditions in Germany: Colorfully decorated trees, scary witches — and protests Few months in the year can boast as many traditional celebrations in Germany as the merry month of May. Temperatures rise and with them, so does everybody's mood. The celebrations vary from region to ...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds ...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Guaido urges troops to rise, mass protests planned Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro and armed factions exchanged gunfire outside a Caracas air base as the country hit a...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes in response to Yellow Vest protests French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes and make other reforms Thursday in an address responding to the country's so-called Yellow Vest protests....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their most-wanted list....
20:12, 05/24/2019

| New India PM | Abortion protests hit US: WATCH the top World news videos for today Who is India's next PM? Counting starts soon | Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Return of firebrand opposition leader Lopez energizes Venezuelan protests When Felix Garcia woke up on Tuesday he was fired up by surprising news - Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, under house arrest for the past two years, had appeared in public....
08:12, 05/01/2019

Algeria's ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party has elected businessman Mohamed Djemai as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in ...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential elec...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Antifa, Proud Boys supporters clash outside Portland, Ore., bar after ‘peaceful’ May Day protests Portland, Ore., police responded to a brawl outside a bar Wednesday night, where members of far-left Antifa clashed with those from the conservative Proud Boys group, according to reports....
09:24, 05/02/2019

Dave Brailsford defends Ineos backers with protests due at Tour de Yorkshire • Team Ineos principal: ‘I’m very comfortable with the situation’• Environmental protesters are expected to line the routeSir Dave Brailsford defended the new owners of his cycling team as Team Sky fo...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Time to Bet on Multiple Rate Cuts? Analysts Say It's Too Soon Federal-funds futures suggest investors are more convinced than ever that the Fed will lower rates multiple times by the end of the year. Economic data suggest that’s too drastic a bet....
15:36, 05/15/2019

Benelli TNT 300 And 302R Receive Price Cuts Of Up To Rs. 60,000 Benelli India, a part of Mahavir Group, today announced a price reduction of up to Rs. 60,000 on its 300 cc range of motorcycles. While the naked streetfighter bike, Benelli TNT 300, has received a......
14:24, 05/13/2019

Maruti Suzuki Cuts Production By 9.6% In April India's largest passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India has cut its production by 9.6 per cent to 147,669 units in April this year from 163,368 in April 2018....
15:36, 05/10/2019

Tesla cuts the price of the Models S and Model X Tesla Tesla has lowered the US base prices of its two most expensive models, the Model S sedan and Model X SUV. The electric carmaker's price cuts come amid a slumping stock price and questions about...
01:24, 05/22/2019

US military cuts back on Afghan war data Amid a battlefield stalemate in Afghanistan, the U.S. military has stopped releasing information often cited to measure progress in America's longest war, calling it of little value in fighting the Ta...
11:36, 05/01/2019

Oil lifted toward $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged higher toward $73 a barrel on Friday, supported by real and threatened supply disruptions in the Middle East and heading for a weekly gain....
12:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Strong US job gains of 263,000 cuts rate to 3.6% WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the April jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a strong gain that suggests businesses have shrugged off...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide,...
00:36, 05/21/2019

Asia's biggest and best airports With Beijing's new world-beating airport set to open this year, it adds to the list of megahubs in the region already vying for passengers and airlines while innovating along the way....
06:12, 05/01/2019

Biggest surprises of the MLB season so far As the baseball season heads into May, a look at some of the things we didn't see coming through the season's first month.        ...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuela protests turn violent as Juan Guaido calls for end of Maduro regime Demonstrations turned violent Tuesday after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared he was starting the final phase of the process to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday...
22:36, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday....
11:12, 05/01/2019

Israeli security forces’ response to Gaza protests ‘a recipe for more bloodshed’, says UN expert Since the beginning of the year, Israeli security forces have responded to protests along Gaza’s border fence with tear gas, rubber coated bullets and live ammunition that have caused death, injury an...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Eli Lilly cuts revenue forecast, shares fall U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co cut its full-year revenue forecast on Tuesday, as it predicted further hits from price declines in the United States and increased generic competition for drugs includi...
13:12, 04/30/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a “new vision.”...
13:24, 05/22/2019

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but fe...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank plans cuts at its US equities business Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about its performance, four sources familiar with the m...
10:12, 05/24/2019

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s central bank has cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years to help support growth and counter risks from a global slowdown, trade tensi...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Trade war cuts U.S. liquefied natural gas exports to China No liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels that left the United States in March and April have gone to China, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data shows, as the trade war between the two nations escalates....
19:36, 05/10/2019

North Korea cuts rations to record low after bad harvest, U.N. says North Korea has cut food rations to 300 grams a day -- less than 11 ounces -- the lowest ever for this time of year, and further cuts are likely after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations...
13:00, 05/03/2019

India cuts people off from the internet in the middle of its election India is in the middle of the world's largest election, with more than 900 million people eligible to vote between April 11 and May 19. Despite this grand exercise in political freedom, some Indians a...
10:24, 05/09/2019

SSE cuts 444 jobs blaming tough competition and price cap Energy supplier SSE is to cut 444 jobs in its retail division as it faces up to the "challenges" of tough competition, the government's price cap and higher costs....
21:24, 05/08/2019

Ford cuts 7,000 white collar jobs worldwide About 10% of the Ford Motor company's global, salaried workforce are to lose their jobs. The cuts are part of a major restructuring and a move to the production of electric cars, as well as crossovers...
18:24, 05/20/2019

Credit Card Processor Cuts Ties With CBD Industry FILE – In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the first rendering from hemp plants extracted from a super critical CO2 extraction device on its’ way to becoming fully refined CBD oil spurts i...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Oil Edges Higher on OPEC Cuts, Iran Tensions Oil prices rose slightly on continued U.S.-Iran tensions and as major crude producers including Saudi Arabia signaled they may maintain production cuts until the end of this year....
17:24, 05/20/2019

'It's a dangerous time': can UK and US universities survive funding cuts? The vice-chancellor of the University of California and the University of Bristol’s leader on how universities are threatened by policy and funding changesVice-chancellors in Britain are united in the...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Google cuts off Huawei’s access to key Android services Google yanked Huawei’s access to some of its key Android services, dealing a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker as it’s caught in an escalating trade war between the US and China. The California-bas...
00:48, 05/21/2019

HII cuts first steel for Columbia-class submarine program Huntington Ingalls Industries cut the first steel plate of the Columbia ballistic missile submarine at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia, marking the start of advance construction for the new clas...
19:48, 05/24/2019

EU commission cuts growth outlook over trade pressures FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Union’s executive commission has trimmed its forecast for eurozone growth this year and next as uncertainty over trade conflicts and continued weakness in ...
15:24, 05/07/2019

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s great! But how come people didn’t feel 24.9% richer? Th...
08:36, 05/21/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and ...
23:12, 05/20/2019

Austrian national bank cuts Q2 growth forecast to 0.3 pct Austria's national bank on Tuesday lowered its second-quarter growth forecast for the country by 0.1 percentage points to a quarterly rate of 0.3% in real terms....
10:36, 05/21/2019

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but fed...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Nebraska farmer cuts off trapped leg using pocket knife OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A farmer says he had to cut off his own mangled leg with a pocket knife after it became trapped in a grain hopper in northeastern Nebraska. KETV reports that 63-year...
22:00, 05/15/2019

USAG cuts ties with brand-new medical director USA Gymnastics has reversed course once again, severing ties with Edward Nyman just one day after naming him director of sports medicine and science. The governing body cited a "conflict of interest" ...
03:12, 05/01/2019

Livent cuts 2019 profit, revenue forecast U.S. lithium producer Livent Corp on Tuesday cut its full-year profit and revenue forecast, citing lower delivered volumes of lithium hydroxide to some of its main customers....
23:36, 05/07/2019

Trump receptive to bipartisan deal on budget cuts President Donald Trump left a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday morning seemingly open to a deal with Democrats to raise the budget caps that will cause strict spending cu...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Bayern Munich win German Cup after Lewandowski cuts down RB Leipzig • RB Leipzig 0-3 Bayern Munich• Bayern win 19th DFB-Pokal and complete domestic doubleBayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski to win their 19th DFB-Pokal and comp...
23:12, 05/25/2019

China still most attractive renewables market despite subsidy cuts: EY China is the most attractive market for investment in renewable energy for the fourth year in a row and growth there is set to continue despite the country's efforts to trim subsidies, a report by UK ...
02:24, 05/15/2019

The biggest star in the universe is a monster next to our Sun A hypergiant near the center of the Milky Way is the biggest star we know of, making the sun look like a dust speck.        ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gamin...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign t...
20:36, 04/30/2019

The 7 biggest announcements from Google I/O 2019 The Google I/O 2019 keynote is officially a wrap and the tech world is still buzzing following all of the big announcements Google made during its opening presentation. The event itself is obviously g...
02:12, 05/08/2019

| Bastareaud the biggest name to commit to playing in USA Mathieu Bastareaud is set to become the biggest name to play club rugby in the USA after he announced he will move to New York after this year's Rugby World Cup....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Asking the biggest questions is the very essence of science New Scientist is kicking off a new series of articles entitled The Biq Question to attempt to answer the unanswerable and crack open life's greatest puzzles...
18:36, 04/28/2019

The best and biggest Memorial Day sales of 2019 Summer is the perfect time to stock up on stylish staples, from bikinis to beauty products. Check out some of the most incredible Memorial Day weekend sales. FASHION 2(X)ist | 2Xist.com Enjoy $20 off ...
17:36, 05/25/2019

Biggest problem Americans have with their boss A study examining the performance and productivity of American workplaces found the inefficiencies and daily frustrations add up quickly -- two in five workers described their workplace environment as...
23:00, 05/10/2019

The Biggest Company the Year You Were Born What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed Fortune 500 company revenues from 1955 through 2018.        ...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader pledges ‘largest march’ in country’s history a day after fierce protests Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for his countrymen to take the streets Wednesday in what he pledged would be the “largest march” in the country’s history as he attempts to yet again ga...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a sta...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ amid violent protests Venezuelans are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the militar...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-i...
23:36, 05/22/2019

CNN's Don Lemon cuts off guest who accused him of 'contributing' to political divide CNN anchor Don Lemon lashed out at former White House aide Cliff Sims over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks and ended the segment early....
09:36, 04/30/2019

China cuts taxes on circuit industry in face of US pressure BEIJING (AP) — China is cutting taxes on its fledgling software and integrated circuit industries to spur development in the face of U.S. export controls that threaten to handicap Chinese tech compani...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Apple shares slide as HSBC cuts price target Apple shares were down 2.5% in pre-market Monday after HSBC cut the tech giant's price target over fears of its exposure to the trade war between the U.S. and China....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Viacom profit beats on cost cuts, success of 'Bumblebee' Media company Viacom Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movies "Bumblebee" and "What Men Want"....
21:48, 05/10/2019

Lottery cuts expectations for sports betting revenue in half PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island lottery now says sports betting is expected to bring in about $15 million in the next fiscal year, instead of $30 million. The new estimate is based on a consu...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Deutsche Bank chairman signals cuts are in store as AGM starts Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner on Thursday signaled cuts are in store at Germany's largest lender and that the chief executive would soon elaborate on the topic at the bank's annual general me...
12:12, 05/23/2019

IMF cuts global growth outlook, but predicts pick up later in 2019 The outlook for global growth is at its lowest since the financial crisis, but expected to pick up in the second half of 2019, the International Monetary Fund reported on Tuesday, so long as “policy m...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Nordstrom cuts 2019 forecast after quarterly results miss big Nordstrom Inc on Tuesday cut its forecast for full-year sales and profit after reporting weaker than expected first-quarter results that were hurt by the roll out of a new loyalty program and slow sal...
03:12, 05/22/2019

Lumentum says it's halting all Huawei shipments; cuts its quarterly forecast Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei, following export restrictions put in place by the U.S....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Deutsche Bank ready for more cuts as share price sags FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The CEO of Deutsche Bank says he is ready to make “tough cuts” as he aims to strengthen the struggling bank’s profitability and raise a “disappointing...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Palestinian students ‘compelled to drop dreams because of financial cuts’ For students attending schools funded by the UN relief agency for Palestine refugees, (UNRWA), uncertainty over the future has become a constant worry, said the agency’s Director of Operations in Gaza...
18:24, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin to speed up cost cuts after profit plunges SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Thursday reported a 73 percent plunge in adjusted quarterly profit and said it would speed up its plans to simplify its operational structure to save costs and improve efficie...
15:24, 05/02/2019

Amtrak cuts will ‘jeopardize safety, security’: police union Amtrak plans to cut its nation-wide payroll over the next three years — including potentially dangerous 20 percent reductions in its police force set to begin next month, The Post has learned. A...
05:36, 05/04/2019

Lumentum says halting all Huawei shipments, cuts quarterly forecast Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum Holdings Inc on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei Technologies, following export restrictions put in place b...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Johnson cuts lead to two shots as Koepka crumbles at PGA Championship The PGA Championship suddenly developed high drama as Dustin Johnson moved within two strokes of leader Brooks Koepka, with the tournament on a knife edge late in Sunday's final round....
03:12, 05/20/2019

U.S. shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources cuts 25% of workforce Pioneer Natural Resources Co, one of the largest producers in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, announced on Tuesday that it had cut about a quarter of its workforce to save costs and bo...
23:12, 05/21/2019

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying the risks of abuse and overdose....
02:48, 05/24/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Voce says Argo ROE could double with cost cuts, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund said on Tuesday that insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd could double its return on equity if it cut $100 million in costs, including millions spent on......
00:24, 05/01/2019

Nordstrom first-quarter results disappoint, cuts 2019 forecast Department store operator Nordstrom Inc on Tuesday cut its forecast for full-year sales and profit after reporting weaker than expected first-quarter results that were hurt by the roll out of a new lo...
00:24, 05/22/2019

Buttigieg ‘doesn’t care’ about Trump’s trolling, slams tax cuts Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday evening shrugged off trolling by President Trump during a Fox News town hall Sunday where he laid out stances on abortions and taxes....
07:36, 05/20/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out of his presidency and cast his political future into...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Bigger cuts expected: 23,000 more Ford layoffs needed, analysts say Ford CEO Jim Hackett plans for layoffs won't deliver savings the company has said it wants. An analyst says another 23,000 layoffs are needed.        ...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Leading investor in Britain's Metro Bank cuts stake by nearly a third U.S. investment firm Fidelity Management & Research, one of the biggest investors in Britain's Metro Bank, has cut its stake in the lender by almost a third....
15:48, 05/10/2019

Lebanon's president urges 'sacrifice' as budget cuts debated President Michel Aoun urged the Lebanese on Tuesday to end protests and make sacrifices to rescue the country from financial crisis as ministers debate a draft state budget expected to include spendin...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Trump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off funds Sexual health organisations warn women will die if they are forced to seek DIY abortions‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activismThe Trump administration has taken its...
13:48, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Trade war prompts cuts to global growth forecast The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has cut its forecast for world growth this year and warned about the impact of the escalating trade tensions...
12:24, 05/21/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in o...
18:00, 05/17/2019

NYSE Cuts Fees to Court Biotech Listings Away From Nasdaq The New York Stock Exchange is making a bid to lure biotech IPOs that usually go to Nasdaq, the latest sign of an intensifying rivalry between the exchanges....
16:12, 05/23/2019

Kohl’s cuts profit estimates, sending its shares tumbling Kohl’s cut its full-year profit forecast after the department store operator missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit, sending its shares down over 10% Tuesday morning. M...
21:12, 05/21/2019

Retired Lebanese soldiers picket central bank over cuts Retired soldiers in Lebanon started picketing the Central Bank building late on Sunday in protest at draft budget proposals to cut the state wage bill, saying they aimed to stop workers entering on Mo...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Why the SEC is the biggest story this college baseball season Teams from the West are back in contention, but the SEC could threaten record levels for NCAA bids. Here's what you need to know as the postseason approaches....
19:36, 05/16/2019

The biggest losers of Yankees-Orioles debacle Let us not weep for Luis Cessa and David Hess, the two young men who worked up a sweat for naught Monday evening here at Yankee Stadium, only to see their efforts undone by a surprisingly ineffective ...
08:36, 05/14/2019

Netflix is now streaming one of the biggest movies in the world One of the top-grossing movies in the world right now is a sci-fi blockbuster that’s racked up an impressive global box office haul on par with some of Marvel’s big 2019 hits, like Captain...
00:36, 05/08/2019

The Biggest Films and TV Shows Coming to Netflix This May Chopsticks, When They See Us, Knock Down The House, What/If, The Last Summer, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 3, Good Girls: Season 2, Dunkirk, The Sixth Sense, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2,......
07:36, 05/01/2019

Biggest post-draft questions for all 32 teams When will the rookie QBs be ready to play? Can the Chiefs replace Tyreek Hill if need be? These are some of the post-draft questions facing NFL teams....
14:48, 04/29/2019

These states have the biggest home price increases Home prices are on the rise in several states, while others are experiencing little to no change. The folks at RefiGuide.org compiled data from Zillow on the states that have seen the biggest home pri...
03:48, 05/07/2019

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Oil rises towards $69 but set for 2019's biggest weekly loss Oil rose towards $69 a barrel on Friday after two sessions of losses, but remained on track for its biggest weekly drop this year due to rising inventories and concerns about an economic slowdown....
14:12, 05/24/2019

Third-biggest US coal company files for bankruptcy GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The nation’s third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingly turn to gas-fired generation and renewable energy...
22:00, 05/10/2019

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21:24, 04/28/2019

The business of owning America's biggest home The Biltmore Estate in North Carolina is proving that bigger is better when it comes to historic houses. The property now draws 1.7 million visitors a year. But the gilded mansion is only a part of it...
14:24, 05/10/2019

McDonald’s bringing its biggest international hits to the US Forget fries — anyone up for a McDonald’s Stroopwafel? America’s fast-food giant will soon spice up its usual menu with some international flavors. Starting June 5, participating U.S. bran...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The party has no manifesto and only one aim: get the U.K...
22:24, 05/22/2019

We could solve the biggest problem in maths in the next decade Whoever solves the long-standing P versus NP maths problem will win $1 million. Now a poll of computer scientists suggests the solution may be found sooner than expected...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Exclusive new photos from the biggest summer movies Check out exclusive new photos from the most must-see movies of this summer, including 'Avengers: Endgame' and 'Men in Black International.'        ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple. The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats so thoroughly embarrasses Apple’s AirPods in ...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Klopp: We'd get an award for 'biggest development jump' "Jurgen Klopp says his team deserves an award for the biggest development jump after narrowly missing out on the Premier League title to Manchester City."...
10:48, 05/13/2019

Huawei's biggest problem is now uncertainty, analysts say The U.S. government's temporary easing of trade restrictions may bring little respite for Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, according to analysts that spoke to CNBC....
10:24, 05/21/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the overall most pre...
07:48, 05/13/2019

UK's 5.44p petrol price hike is second biggest since 2000 Data published by the RAC reveals price of filling a family car rose by £3 last month The average price of UK petrol rose by 5.44p a litre in April, the second biggest monthly increase since 2000. D...
01:48, 05/03/2019

CinemaCon: See the biggest stars share their films Hollywood moves to Las Vegas this week for CinemaCon, where the studios show off their biggest movies, and biggest stars, for the year ahead.        ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

The Unreported Yet Biggest Danger of Trade Tariffs Dana Weeks talks to EWI Analyst Jordan Kotick about the April low in Treasuries, how to follow the yield curve, and exactly which Treasury instrument he's got his eye on now....
20:36, 05/23/2019

UK's petrol price hike is second biggest since 2000 Data published by the RAC reveals price of filling a family car rose by £3 last month The average price of UK petrol rose by 5.44p a litre in April, the second biggest monthly increase since 2000. D...
17:24, 05/03/2019

F&I continues to be a sweet spot for biggest dealers The finance and insurance department likely will continue to be a sweet spot for dealers, even as vehicles become more expensive and the market softens....
07:36, 05/13/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could set its value at around US$84 bill...
18:24, 04/29/2019

Look Back at the Biggest Stars of the 1999 Met Gala At the 1999 Met Gala, the stars were partying like it was...1999. Guests included actress now considered '90s icons, such as Jennifer Love Hewitt, Christina Ricci and Minnie Driver.......
12:24, 05/04/2019

Get mad at Justin Amash all you want, but he’s still the biggest fiscal conservative Most Republicans are mad at Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., right now for saying that President Trump’s behavior during special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation rose to the level of an impeachable o...
01:12, 05/22/2019

The phone with the biggest battery in the world has been canceled The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop was announced at MWC 2019 back in February as the smartphone with the world’s biggest battery. But just two months later, the product has been officially canceled.The ...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Oil rises but set for 2019's biggest weekly loss Oil rose on Friday after two sessions of losses but remained on track for its biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and concern over an economic slowdown....
18:12, 05/24/2019

These stocks are the biggest winners from earnings season so far Bespoke found that Twitter has had the most positive reaction to earnings out of all the other companies that have reported. The stock surged 15.6% on April 23 after the social media company reported ...
19:36, 04/28/2019

Solving the 6 Biggest Mysteries of This Broadway Season How does she stay so still? Is that scene really live? And how tall is that guy, anyway? We dig deep into the burning questions about this year’s Tony-nominated shows....
10:36, 05/15/2019

| WATCH: French police clash with demonstrators as yellow-vest protests reach 6-month mark French police have fired tear gas at masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes as heavy rain kept the number of yellow vest demonstrators down in Paris....
21:48, 05/12/2019

Nestle switches delivery model for some U.S. frozen foods, cuts 4,000 jobs Nestle, the world's largest packaged food company, said it plans to abandon direct-store delivery of frozen pizza and ice cream in the United States, a move that will cut 4,000 jobs....
23:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Nordstrom first quarter results disappoint, cuts 2019 forecast Nordstrom Inc on Tuesday cut its forecast for full-year sales and profit after reporting lackluster first-quarter results, blaming softer trends and "executional issues" related to its loyalty program...
23:12, 05/21/2019

Nordstrom quarterly revenue misses, cuts net sales forecast for 2019 Nordstrom Inc's first-quarter sales missed Wall Street expectations on Tuesday, as the department store operator blamed softer trends from the fourth quarter that continued into the reported quarter, ...
23:12, 05/21/2019

Apple optimistic as accessories, iPhone price cuts help China sales Apple Inc said sales in China were stabilizing and touted how increasing demand for services and accessories such as Apple Music and the Apple Watch helped offset a record drop in iPhone revenue....
03:36, 05/01/2019

Cognizant cuts 2019 forecasts on lower financial, healthcare demand Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp on Thursday nearly halved its 2019 revenue expectations after missing first-quarter results, as the IT services and outsourcing company faces sluggish demand in its...
02:12, 05/03/2019

ULEZ cuts number of worst polluting cars in central London Mayor hails ‘significant impact’ in first month of capital’s ultra-low emission zoneThe number of the worst polluting cars and vans driving into central London dropped sharply in the first month of th...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Mobile operator Vodafone cuts dividend to tackle debt burden Vodafone slashed its dividend on Tuesday, reversing a pledge to maintain one of the biggest payouts in Britain so it can build 5G networks and complete its looming acquisition of Liberty Global assets...
11:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Nordstrom first-quarter results disappoint, cuts 2019 forecast Department store operator Nordstrom Inc on Tuesday cut its forecast for full-year sales and profit after reporting weaker than expected first-quarter results that were hurt by the roll out of a new lo...
00:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Nordstrom cuts 2019 forecast after quarterly results miss big Nordstrom Inc on Tuesday cut its forecast for full-year sales and profit after reporting weaker than expected first-quarter results that were hurt by the roll out of a new loyalty program and slow sal...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in in...
05:36, 05/02/2019

Mexican president orders modest budget cuts to support Pemex Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a series of what appeared to be mostly modest cuts to the government's 2019 budget designed to make room for a smaller tax bill for ailing state...
21:24, 05/04/2019

Paris-Based Think Tank OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecast While the OECD pared back its global growth forecast for the current year, it predicted a pick-up in activity to 3.4 per cent next year. It notched up its forecast for US growth this year by 0.2......
15:36, 05/21/2019

Asia oil refiners mull run cuts after margins hit lowest for season since 2003 Asia's oil refiners are considering reducing output after margins slumped to their lowest for the season since 2003, according to industry sources and Refinitiv data....
10:48, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Lumentum says halting all Huawei shipments, cuts quarterly forecast Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum Holdings Inc on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei Technologies , following export restrictions put in place ...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Singapore cuts 2019 GDP forecast as first-quarter growth hits decade low Trade-reliant Singapore has been hit hard by the Sino-U.S. trade war which has disrupted global supply chains in a blow to business investment and corporate profits....
07:24, 05/21/2019

Tech Stocks Sink after Google Cuts Huawei Off Android Support Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of crucial microchips to Huawei, a major customer....
17:48, 05/20/2019

Deutsche Bank plans cuts in U.S. equities, prime unit: sources Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about its performance, four sources familiar with the m...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Mike Pence joins Trump in calling for interest rate cuts Vice President Mike Pence joined the chorus of Trump administration officials calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. “I think it might be time for us to consider lowering interest rates...
22:12, 05/03/2019

Drake Cuts Sweaty Promo About How Raptors Fans Are Really Good At Following The Rules The Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals last night, and Drake, the Raptors’ rowdy uncle/human mascot, was not in the building. He was back home in Toronto, watc...
15:24, 05/24/2019

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
11:48, 05/21/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Danske Bank cuts outlook as money laundering scandal weighs Danske Bank lowered its outlook for 2019 after a disappointing first quarter, due in part to the effects of a massive money laundering scandal at its Estonian branch that has sent ripples across the N...
13:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April, the power went out....
13:36, 05/15/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting rates as early as June....
20:24, 04/28/2019

Toyota annual profit rises 3% on cost cuts, lower incentives Toyota's operating profit edged up nearly 3 percent in the latest fiscal year on rising sales, tighter cost control and lower incentives in the crucial U.S. market....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Canadian Natural cuts Albian mines' output forecast for May, June Canadian Natural Resources Ltd on Wednesday cut its May and June production due to ongoing maintenance at one of its oil sands upgrader at the Albian mines in Alberta that was damaged in a fire incide...
15:48, 05/01/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Pal...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
10:48, 05/22/2019

Bank of England faces climate change protests ahead of interest rate decision - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as activists urge the Bank of England to help address the climate change crisisIntroduction: Protests outside the Bank of England 7.52am BST...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Toni Duggan determined to help Barcelona win on the biggest stage The former Manchester City forward is ready to face favourites Lyon and two England teammates in the Champions League finalWhen Toni Duggan swapped Manchester City for Barcelona the news transcended w...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Report highlights utility failures in biggest US gas leak LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation into the cause of the largest-known release of methane in the U.S. faults a California utility for the way it maintained its natural gas storage field before the ma...
22:00, 05/17/2019

The conditions are ripe for the biggest Brexit backlash imaginable On an unseasonably chilly May afternoon, Nigel Farage looks out at the rows of empty seats at Fylde AFC, a Lancashire football club, the site of the latest of his Brexit Party rallies (eight and count...
04:24, 05/08/2019

See Jenelle Evans' Biggest Family Scandals On and Off Teen Mom Sometimes, life can get too real for reality TV's biggest stars. Earlier this week, MTV announced that they would be parting ways with Jenelle Evans. "MTV ended its relationship......
06:00, 05/09/2019

These animal diseases pose the biggest threat to humanity: CDC Talk of “the plague” may conjure macabre images of skulls, rats and mass burials — but deadly diseases that spread via animal contact remain a threat even today, warns the Centers for Dise...
06:48, 05/08/2019

The Biggest Little Farm is a simplified, PR-friendly look at an agricultural triumph John and Molly Chester’s entire life changed when they adopted Todd, their beloved rescue dog. After his incessant barking forced them to move out of their small Santa Monica apartment, the couple dec...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Hollywood's biggest talent agency is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under th...
20:24, 05/23/2019

What were the biggest companies in the US the year you were born? Walmart rules lately What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? Walmart and Exxon Mobil are among 24/7 Wall St.'s list, which covers 1955 to 2018.        ...
12:48, 05/17/2019

The GTA V Role-Playing Scene Has Lost Some Of Its Biggest Streamers Stream long enough, and you become mercurial. Either that, or you watch the passion you once felt for your favorite game slowly fade into a hazy silhouette of duty. Over the past few weeks, big stream...
00:48, 05/09/2019

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business....
07:24, 05/17/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest increase since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
15:24, 04/29/2019

REI's biggest sale of the year just started — here are 20 of the best deals you can find Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our repor...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Here's the Biggest Steam Locomotive in the World Flying Down the Rails Union Pacific 4014, also known as the largest steam locomotive in the world, also known as a Union Pacific “Big Boy,” is racing to Ogden, Utah, to make it in time for the 150th anniversary celebratio...
00:12, 05/10/2019

Autocar drives Britain's 'biggest, best and most bonkers race' C1 event was by far the biggest motor race ever held in Britain Take (almost) 100 identical Citroën C1 city cars and race all day and all of the night. We joined in You’d think that 100 racing cars...
10:24, 05/19/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber in biggest IPO in five years Ride-hailing service Uber went public on Friday, and the event had been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. But the company's high losses have many questio...
16:24, 05/10/2019

Biggest iOS 13 leak yet reveals every new feature arriving with iPhone 11 Concept render of iOS 13 running on iPhone 11The introduction of iOS 13 is now less than one month away, and today Bloomberg has published a new report which details the version of Apple’s mobile oper...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Playing Atari's Hercules, The Biggest Pinball Machine Ever In 1979, Atari released a pinball machine called Hercules. At 3 feet wide, 7 feet tall, and 8 feet deep, it was the biggest production pinball machine ever made. If only it had been more fun!...
22:36, 05/15/2019

The biggest unsolved mysteries from the Star Wars universe Happy Star Wars Day, a day that only exists because of a peculiarity of the spoken word! As you lean in to your geekery this May the 4th, take some time to ponder some of the biggest mysteries of the ...
18:36, 05/06/2019

Box Office: 'Avengers - Endgame' Assembles Second-Biggest Second Weekend Ever LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's "Avengers: Endgame" continues its unprecedented box office run, assembling another $145 million at the domestic box office during its second weekend in theaters....
20:00, 05/05/2019

PGA Championship: Many of golf’s biggest names lurking after first round The PGA Championship prides itself on being the best field in golf, and it doesn’t seems like those with pedigree are going to let Brooks Koepka run away with it. With the defending PGA champ getting ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Biggest UK parties take Brexit battering in local elections Britain's dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union, according to updated...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Oil rises more than 1% but sets biggest weekly loss of 2019 Oil prices climbed more than 1% on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted the biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries about the global econo...
23:36, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 7-Oil steady but set for 2019's biggest weekly loss * Coming Up: Weekly U.S. oil rig count data at 1 p.m. (1700 GMT) (New throughout, adds comments, updates prices, changes dateline to NEW YORK; previous LONDON)...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Biggest Clue Yet About Her New Album OMG! Did Taylor Swift just reveal the title of her new album? The superstar singer, who has been dropping clues about her new music, just shared the biggest hint about #TS7 to date. In......
20:48, 05/24/2019

'I'm your biggest fan,' says Federer as tennis stars pay tribute to Murray "The biggest stars in tennis paid tribute to Andy Murray in a special video shown to the British hero as he lost in his first-round match on Monday - which could be the last of his career."...
16:36, 05/01/2019

Luxury home sales see biggest slump in nearly a decade The nation's priciest properties are in far less demand this year, and that is taking a toll on their values. Sales of homes listed at $2 million and above fell 16% in the first quarter, accordin...
18:12, 05/01/2019

How Kiki VanDeWeghe handles NBA lottery’s biggest secret Ex-Knick Kiki VanDeWeghe is the NBA’s executive VP who is in his sixth season moderating the behind-the-scenes actual ping-pong-ball lottery drawing and has an interesting viewpoint of how the NBA dra...
06:36, 05/12/2019